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November 19, 2021

Esophageal Cancer Requires Long-term Postop Surveillance Esophageal Cancer Requires Long-term Postop Surveillance

LAS VEGAS – Although endoscopic resection of T1 esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) is associated with excellent overall survival, recurrence can occur years later, emphasizing the need for […]
November 19, 2021

NAFLD, ALD Prevalent Among Teens, Young Adults NAFLD, ALD Prevalent Among Teens, Young Adults

Two fifths of adolescents and young adults in the United States may have nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), many with significant or advanced fibrosis, results of […]
November 19, 2021

AGA Clinical Care Pathway: NAFLD and NASH AGA Clinical Care Pathway: NAFLD and NASH

The American Gastroenterological Association recently published a Clinical Care Pathway for screening, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Recommendations are intended […]
November 19, 2021

Prior Biologic Exposure No Barrier for Ozanimod in Colitis Prior Biologic Exposure No Barrier for Ozanimod in Colitis

The oral sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor modulator ozanimod is significantly more effective than placebo for treating patients with moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, regardless of prior biologic exposure, […]
November 19, 2021

In Diabetes, Fast-Growing Pancreatic Cysts May Be a Red Flag In Diabetes, Fast-Growing Pancreatic Cysts May Be a Red Flag

LAS VEGAS – New results from a single center, retrospective analysis suggest that individuals with diabetes and pancreatic cysts have larger cyst sizes at diagnosis, and […]
November 18, 2021

In Pill or Food Form, Healthy Fatty Acids Reduce Liver Fat In Pill or Food Form, Healthy Fatty Acids Reduce Liver Fat

For patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) who supplement their diets with polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), liver and metabolic parameters improve, results of a systematic […]
November 17, 2021

Patient Risk Key to Timing Biologics in IBD Patient Risk Key to Timing Biologics in IBD

The decision to Initiate biologics early in the treatment of Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) should be based on complication risk, not on the […]
November 16, 2021

Age, Geography Predict COVID Vaccination of Vets With Cirrhosis Age, Geography Predict COVID Vaccination of Vets With Cirrhosis

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 infection can protect patients with liver cirrhosis from decompensation, […]
November 12, 2021

Managing Pain in Gut-Brain Interaction Disorders Managing Pain in Gut-Brain Interaction Disorders

An American Gastroenterological Association clinical practice update for gastrointestinal pain in disorders of gut-brain interaction (DGBI), published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, emphasizes patient-physician collaboration and improvement […]
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