Approach to Incomplete Colonoscopy: New Techniques and Technologies

Diana L. Franco, MD, Jonathan A. Leighton, MD, and Suryakanth R. Gurudu, MD

  Abstract: Colonoscopy is the most widely used screening modality for the detection and removal of colon polyps and for the prevention of colorectal cancer. To […]

The Enigma of Hepatitis E Virus

Liza Bronner Murrison, PhD, MPH, and Kenneth E. Sherman, MD, PhD

  Abstract: Globally, hepatitis E virus (HEV) is the most common cause of acute viral hepatitis. HEV is endemic in many developing countries, yet it is […]

When Not to Pouch: Important Considerations for Patient Selection for Ileal Pouch–Anal Anastomosis

Shannon Chang, MD, Bo Shen, MD, and Feza Remzi, MD

  Abstract: Ileal pouch–anal anastomosis (IPAA) is the preferred surgical treatment for patients who undergo colectomy and wish to avoid a permanent ileostomy. The overall outcomes […]

Endoscopic Ultrasound–Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Vs Fine-Needle Biopsy

V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, MAS

  G&H  What is the difference between fine-needle aspiration and fine-needle biopsy? RM  The primary goal of fine-needle aspiration is to acquire individual cells as opposed […]

Health Maintenance Assessment for Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH

  G&H  Why is health maintenance assessment important in patients with inflammatory bowel disease? SK  Many patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are relatively young (ie, […]

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