An engaging, informative mix of author interviews and expert commentary on the latest articles from Gastroenterology, hosted by the AGA journals' online editor, John F. Kuemmerle, MD, AGAF.
A Review of Helicobacter Pylori
A review article in the April 2015 issue of Gastroenterology looks at the effects of Helicobacter pylori infection and challenges to and benefits of its eradication.
Mucosal Impedance Discriminates GERD from Non-GERD Conditions
A study in the February issue of Gastroenterology looked at mucosal impedance (MI) patterns in patients with GERD and common nonreflux conditions, to assess MI patterns before and after treatment with proton pump inhibitors and to compare performance.
A Review of Gut–Liver Axis in Alcoholic Liver Disease
A review article in the January issue of Gastroenterology summarizes recent findings and highlights emerging trends in the gut–liver axis relevant to alcoholic liver disease. Dr. Kuemmerle interviews author Dr. Gyongyi Szabo
Clinical Management of Eosinophilic Esophagitis
A review article in the December issue of Gastroenterology looks at current options and new advances in management of eosinophilic esophagitis. Dr. Kuemmerle speaks with the co-author of this review, Dr. Evan Dellon.
Comparing Fecal Immunochemical Tests and Colonoscopy in Familial Colorectal Cancer Screening
A study in the November issue of Gastroenterology shows results of a controlled randomized trial to compare the efficacy of repeated fecal immunochemical tests (FITs) and colonoscopy in detecting advanced neoplasia in family members of patients w/ CRC.
Risk of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding from Combinations of Drugs
A study in the October issue of Gastroenterology estimates the risk of upper gastrointestinal bleeding during concomitant use of nonselective (ns)NSAIDs, cyclooxygenase -2 selective inhibitors (COX-2 inhibitors), and low-dose aspirin with other drugs.