The Gastroenterologist’s Guide to Preventive Management of Compensated Cirrhosis

Akshay Shetty, MD, Jung Jun Yum, BA, and Sammy Saab, MD, MPH

  Abstract: Despite advances in medical care, the prevalence and mortality associated with cirrhosis continue to rise. The majority of medical care and physician efforts are […]

Utility of Diagnostic Tests in Children With Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders

Alejandro Llanos-Chea, MD, and Miguel Saps, MD

  Abstract: Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) and functional Pediatric disorders (FAPDs) are common in pediatric patients. The prevalence of FGIDs using the Rome IV criteria ranges […]

Stool-Based Tests Vs Screening Colonoscopy for the Detection of Colorectal Cancer

David A. Ahlquist, MD

  G&H  What tools are available to screen for colorectal cancer? DA  Several tools are available for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening, including the guaiac-based fecal occult […]

The Role of High-Resolution Manometry in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

C. Prakash Gyawali, MD, MRCP

  G&H  What is high-resolution manometry primarily used for? What is its role with gastroesophageal reflux disease? CPG  High-resolution manometry (HRM) is primarily used for the […]

Diagnosis and Treatment of Hepatic Encephalopathy

Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MD

  G&H  What is hepatic encephalopathy, and how is the severity of this condition currently being graded? JB  Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a neuropsychiatric abnormality in […]

Fecal Diversion in Patients With Crohn’s Disease

Feza Remzi, MD

  G&H  What are the main reasons for performing fecal diversion in a patient with Crohn’s disease? FR  There are 2 reasons to perform fecal diversion, […]

Gastro-Hep News

Samantha Alleman

US Preventive Services Task Force Reaffirms Hepatitis B Virus Screening in Pregnant Women All pregnant women should still b8e screened for hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection […]

Letter from the Editor: Tools for the Screening of Colorectal Cancer

Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, AGAF, FACP, FACG

Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related death in the United States. However, the effectiveness of screening for this condition still needs to […]

Highlights in the Management of Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease From the 2019 Digestive Disease Week Meeting

A Review of Selected Presentations From the 2019 DDW Meeting • May 18-21, 2019 • San Diego, California   Vedolizumab Shows Superior Efficacy Versus Adalimumab: Results […]

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