Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases Beyond the Esophagus: An Evolving Field and Nomenclature

Abstract: The eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGIDs) are a group of chronic, immune-mediated gastrointestinal (GI) diseases characterized by GI symptoms and pathologic eosinophilic infiltration of specific areas […]

Hepatitis Delta: Current Knowledge and Future Directions

Abstract: Hepatitis delta virus (HDV) infection is caused by a unique circular RNA virus that relies on both the hepatitis B virus (HBV) antigen and human […]

The Relationship Between Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Chronic Kidney Disease

G&H  Has research demonstrated that there is an association between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, including nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, and chronic kidney disease? CB  Before answering this question, […]

Vaccination Updates for Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

G&H  Why are vaccinations important for patients with inflammatory bowel disease?  FF  As many as 70% of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) will be on […]

Gaps in Hepatitis B Evaluation and Treatment

G&H  What is the typical evaluation process for hepatitis B? CC  At the first clinic visit, the provider will confirm the diagnosis of hepatitis B and […]

Update on the Use of High-Resolution Manometry in the Diagnosis of Achalasia 

G&H  What spurred the most recent update of the Chicago Classification? RY  The Chicago Classification is the scheme for interpretation of high-resolution manometry (HRM). This classification […]

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