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Broccoli and Brussels sprouts are good for you

An interesting article featured in the New England Journal of Medicine , Diet and Intestinal Immunity , addressed some basic science that ma...
April 2020

Is colonoscopy the best colon cancer screening test?

When I was a gastroenterology fellow over 20 years ago, our department was active in new technologies to crush and dissolve gallstones and stones that had wandered from the gallbladder into
April 2020

Improving Patient Satisfaction: What's Holding Doctors Back?

Some time ago, I endured a medical staff meeting, where attendance is taken and 50% attendance of all meetings is required. I learned that t...
April 2020

Drug resistant bacteria versus advanced medical technology: No contest

The duodenoscope implicated now in several deadly outbreaks of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) is an otherwise terrific devi...
April 2020

Are you pro biotics or anti biotics?

Probiotics contain microorganisms that are similar to the beneficial bacterial that occur naturally in our intestinal tract. There is solid ...
April 2020

Increasing help for physician impairment

This issue also covers new drugs for depression, conference coverage about gastroenterology, and escalating generic drug prices.
September 2019

Presenting on a consult service: Rule number four

A while back, I posted three “rules” of presenting on a consult service. I’d now like to add a fourth rule. Rule Number 4: In patients with ...
April 2020

C. diff infection? Think of the effect of proton pump inhibitors

Following up on last year’s MMWR that reported that “nearly 75% of all Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) related to U.S. health care ...
April 2020

A death well spent

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

Watching as the patient digs herself a hole

I saw a woman making a decision that might lead to her death, and I feel powerless to stop her. I cannot talk about her in detail. Her gastr...
April 2020

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