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CRE decolonization: Can we? Should we?

A paper in American Journal of Infection Control poses an interesting question: can CRE (carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae) be eradi...
April 2020

Probiotics actually work

Probiotics are live bacteria and eating or drinking them can have a profound beneficial effect on your health. Before you say “ewww,” let's ...
April 2020

Colorectal screening methods debated

While the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force doesn't currently prioritize any method, the American College of Gastroenterology guidelines describe a colonoscopy every 10 years beginning at age 50 as ... Imperiale said. He cited a couple of studies,
June 2016

QD: News Every Day--Much more practice needed to do colonoscopies correctly

But it takes an average of 275 procedures for a gastroenterology fellow to reach minimal cognitive and motor competency. ... The study's findings may apply to specialties other than gastroenterology, according to a press release from the Mayo Clinic.
April 2020

How I realized I am a senior (doctor)

He attended Harvard and Johns Hopkins Medical School. He completed his residency at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City and a gastroenterology fellowship at Beth Israel-Deaconess, which he completed ... Since then he has practiced general
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Limiting anesthesia during endoscopy eyed as potential source of savings

These represent 2.2 million gastroenterology procedures performed on Medicare beneficiaries and 7 million gastroenterology procedures performed on commercially insured patients.
April 2020

Are CT scans accurate for diagnosing cancer?

A female patient came to see me with some difficulty swallowing, a very routine issue for a gastroenterologist. I performed a scope examinat...
April 2020

Array of symptoms can point to celiac

childhood infection, among other reasons suggested in “Increased Prevalence and Mortality in Undiagnosed Celiac Disease,” published in Gastroenterology in 2009. ... Green, MD, in a July 2007 American Journal of Gastroenterology editorial, “Where
April 2010

New colonoscopy recommendation makes gastroenterologist consider his options

A recent article summary in Journal Watch Gastroenterology concludes that when we see a right-sided colon polyp, we may have missed another, so we should go back and look again.
April 2020

QD: News Every Day--Comorbidities associated with GI bleeds more than aspirin, NSAIDs

Results appeared in the June issue of Gastroenterology. Comorbidity had a strong graded association with gastrointestinal bleeding, the authors wrote.
April 2020

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