Management and Risks Before, During, and After Liver Transplant in Individuals With Obesity

Abstract: Obesity has become a global epidemic, adding to the burden of chronic diseases and disabilities. Metabolic syndrome, especially obesity, is a significant risk factor for […]

Fecal Incontinence and Defecatory Disorders in Patients With Ileal Pouch–Anal Anastomosis

Abstract: Functional anorectal disorders are common in patients with ileal pouch–anal anastomosis (IPAA) and often have a debilitating impact on quality of life. The diagnosis of […]

Interventional Endoscopic Ultrasound: The New Frontier

G&H  How did endoscopic ultrasound transition from a purely diagnostic tool to a therapeutic tool as well?  MK  Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) was developed to stage tumors. […]

Combining Mechanisms of Action to Treat Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

G&H  What is the rationale for combining mechanisms of action to treat patients with inflammatory bowel disease?  SD  A therapeutic ceiling has been achieved in that […]

Stenting for Esophageal Cancer

G&H  What are the main symptoms and risk factors for esophageal cancer?  VK  The typical symptom for patients who present with esophageal cancer is dysphagia or […]

Use of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors in Patients With Liver Disease

G&H  How do angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors work, and can they have an effect on liver disease? ET  Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors block an enzyme that increases […]

Letter From the Editor: Liver Transplant in Patients With Obesity

It is well known that obesity is a significant public health issue both worldwide and in the United States. According to global estimates from the World […]

When to Order Anorectal Function Testing 

G&H  Why is anorectal function testing important?  AB  Anorectal function tests are needed for 2 reasons: to help providers make diagnoses and to facilitate therapy. Anorectal […]

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