Each month the Co-Editors-in-Chief Dr. Jasmohan Bajaj and Dr. Millie Long interview authors of clinically relevant articles published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology (AJG). A must-listen for any practicing gastroenterologist.
Management of Patients With Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding: An Updated ACG Guideline
Co-Editor-in-Chief Dr Millie Long interviews Dr. Neil Sengupta about the updated ACG Guideline on the management of patients with acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding.(14:57)
Gravity and the Gut: A Hypothesis of IrritableBowel Syndrome
Co-Editor-in-Chief Dr Millie Long interviews Dr Brennan Spiegel of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on his new hypothesis that seeks to accommodate the manifold theories, clinical symptoms, somatic comorbidities, neuropsychological features, and treatment outcomes of IBS by describing the syndrome in relation to a principal force of human evolution: gravity. (20:33)
Impact of Obesity on Risk of Hospitalization, Surgery and Serious Infection in Biologic-treated Patients with IBD
AJG Co-Editor-in-Chief Millie Long and Dr Phillip Gu from Cedars-Sinai Medical System in Los Angeles, California discuss a new study on whether or not obesity is associated with an increased risk of unplanned healthcare utilization and serious infections.(09:04)
ACG Clinical Guidelines: Gastroparesis
Michael Camilleri, DSc, MRCP (UK), MACG and co-Editor-in-Chief Millie Long, MD, MPH, FACG discuss the new ACG Clinical Guideline on Gastroparesis. Increasingly seen in clinical practice, Gastroparesis is characterized by symptoms suggesting retention of food in the stomach with objective evidence of delayed gastric emptying in the absence of mechanical obstruction in the gastric outflow. Camilleri summarizes risk factors, diagnosis, and management of gastroparesis in adults. (16:41)
A Randomized, Dose-Finding, Proof of Concept Study of Berberine Ursodeoxycholate in Patients with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
Co-Editor-in-Chief Jasmohan Bajaj, MD, MS, FACG interviews Kris Kowdley, MD on the recent Rapid RCT "A Randomized, Dose-Finding, Proof of Concept Study of Berberine Ursodeoxycholate in Patients with Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis," published in the November 2022 issue of AJG. (17:35)
Randomized Controlled Trial Investigating Cold Snare and Forceps Polypectomy Among Small POLYPs in Rates of Complete Resection: The TINYPOLYP Trial
Author Mike T. Wei, MD and Co-Editor-in-Chief Millie Long, MD, MPH, FACG discuss the largest randomized clinical trial to date evaluating cold forceps and cold snare removal of nonpedunculated polyps ≤3 mm. (7:56)
Great but audio needs improvement
The audio needs to improve. It needs to be more clear. Some of the episodes, it is very difficult to hear the speaker. Overall, great podcast! Learn a lot of these episodes.
Hard to hear sometimes
One of the best Specialty podcasts. Intended for gastroenterologists, but very helpful to primary care practitioners. Keep up the good work.