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Another Study Supports Underwater Versus Conventional Endoscopic Mucosal Resection for Lesions ≥10 mm

Recent randomized controlled trials found that underwater endoscopic mucosal resection (UEMR) results in more en bloc resections and faster resection for flat and sessile colorectal

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Randomized Trial of Sequential Testing Versus Multiple Choices for CRC Screening

Many guidelines on colorectal cancer (CRC) screening advocate that the choice of screening tests should be based on a discussion between the provider and patient

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Ontario Physicians More Likely to Get Colonoscopy Than Their Patients

This study evaluated administrative health care data from Ontario, Canada, to determine colorectal cancer screening rates among physicians, aged 52 to 74 years, and their

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ASGE Journal Scan | Esophagus

1% Lugol’s Iodine Solution Should Be Used for Esophageal Chromoendoscopy

Prateek Sharma, MD, FASGE reviewing Gotoda T, et al. Gastrointest Endosc 2019 Oct 25. Lugol’s iodine has been utilized for dye-spray chromoendoscopy to detect esophageal

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ASGE Journal Scan | Esophagus

Medical Versus Surgical Treatment for Refractory Heartburn: What Should You Do?

Prateek Sharma, MD, FASGE reviewing Spechler SJ, et al. New Engl J Med 2019 Oct 17. Although proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are widely utilized for

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Colon Capsule Doesn’t Help in FIT-Positive Patients

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Pecere S, et al. Gastrointest Endosc 2019 Oct 17. In some European countries with limited colonoscopy resources, capsule colonoscopy

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Biennial Surveillance Is the Right Interval in Lynch

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Peterese EFP, et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019 Oct 17. Universal screening of colorectal cancers (CRCs) for Lynch syndrome

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

ACP Issues CRC Screening “Guidance Statement”; Declines to Endorse Either FIT-Fecal DNA or CT Colonography

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Qaseem A, et al. Ann Intern Med 2019 Nov 5. The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued a

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ASGE Journal Scan | Stomach and Small Bowel

Selective Research Summary From the World Summit on Gut Microbiota for Health

Vanessa M. Shami, MD, FASGE reviewing Fuhler GM, et al. Gastroenterology 2019 Sep 6. The 2019 Gut Microbiota for Health World Summit focused on microbiota

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

More on Bad Outcomes After Surgery for Benign Colon Polyps

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Ma C, et al. Am J Gastroenterol 2019 Oct 11.  Recent studies have established that surgery for benign colon

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Seven Percent Are “One-and-Done” Colonoscopists

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Fedewa SA, et al. Endosc Int Open 2019 Nov. “One and done” in colonoscopy refers to endoscopists who find

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ASGE Journal Scan | Stomach and Small Bowel

Artificial Intelligence Could Help Early Discharge of Patients With UGI Bleeding

Prateek Sharma, MD, FASGE reviewing Shung DL, et al. Gastroenterology 2019 Sep 25. A number of clinical scoring systems (eg, the Glasgow-Blatchford, Rockall, and AIMS65)

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Judged Safe for Cold Snare Polypectomy ≤10 mm

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Won D, et al. Clin Transl Gastroenterol 2019 Oct 10.  Patients on both aspirin and a second antiplatelet agent

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Endocuff Vision Made Polypectomy Faster

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing von Figura G, et al. Endoscopy 2019 Oct 15. Endocuff Vision (EV) has been shown in randomized controlled trials

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ASGE Journal Scan | Stomach and Small Bowel

Use of Artificial Intelligence for Blind Spots During Sedated Versus Unsedated Upper Endoscopies

Vanessa M. Shami, MD, FASGE reviewing Chen D, et al. Gastrointest Endosc 2019 Sep 18.  High-resolution esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is commonly used in diagnosis and treatment

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ASGE Journal Scan | IBD

Proactive Versus Reactive Monitoring of Anti-TNF Drug Levels: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Kenneth R. McQuaid, MD, FASGE reviewing Assa A, et al. Gastroenterology 2019 Oct. In IBD, loss of response to anti-TNF therapy is more likely with

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Modeling Study Shows Current Surveillance Colonoscopy Paradigms Are Cost-Effective

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Meester RGS, et al. Ann Intern Med 2019 Sep 24. Some modeling studies suggest that surveillance colonoscopy in patients

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Follow Pyogenic Liver Abscess With Colonoscopy

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Mohan BP, et al. Dig Liver Dis 2019 Oct 7.  Researchers examined results from 12 previous studies including a

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Younger Physicians Are Better Detectors at Colonoscopy

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Shaukat A, et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019 Sep 10. A previous study showed that female endoscopists had higher

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ASGE Journal Scan | IBD

Vedolizumab Is More Efficacious Than Adalimumab for UC in a Head-to-Head Trial

Monika Fischer, MD, FASGE reviewing Sands BE, et al. N Engl J Med 2019 Sep 26. A head-to-head phase 3 trial involving patients with moderately

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Meta-analysis Confirms Two Observers Better Than One for Polyp Detection

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Aziz M, et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019 Oct 4. Among 5 randomized controlled trials, 2 observers increased the

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Cancer Incidence and Mortality in Adenoma Cohorts in Northern California Kaiser

Douglas K. Rex, MD, FASGE reviewing Lee JK, et al. Gastroenterology 2019 Oct 4. Databases developed from colonoscopies performed in the Kaiser Permanente Northern California

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ASGE Journal Scan | IBD

Ustekinumab Is Efficacious for Induction and Maintenance of UC

Monika Fischer, MD, FASGE reviewing Sands BE, et al. N Engl J Med 2019 Sep 26. Ustekinumab, an antagonist of the p40 subunit of interleukin-12

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ASGE Journal Scan | Esophagus

How to Manage PPI-Refractory Regurgitation

Prateek Sharma, MD, FASGE reviewing Bell R, et al. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2019 Sep 10. Magnetic sphincter augmentation (MSA) uses a series of titanium beads

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Large RCT Shows No Benefit of Early Colonoscopy in Patients With Acute LGIB

A benefit of early colonoscopy (in the first 24 hours) after hospitalization for acute lower-GI bleeding (LGIB) remains uncertain. In a large, randomized, controlled trial

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

One Positive FIT and One Negative? Still Do Colonoscopy

Most fecal immunochemical testing as a screen for colon cancer is done with one sample. However, patients with a positive test sometimes request a second

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Acute Diverticulitis Still an Indication for Colonoscopy

Acute diverticulitis is generally considered an indication for colonoscopy, but the results of studies have been mixed with regard to the risk of colorectal cancer

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

6- to 9-mm Adenomas Again Shown to Predict Advanced Neoplasia Versus Diminutive Adenomas

Current postpolypectomy surveillance guidelines lump adenomas 1 to 9 mm in size together in a category of low-risk adenomas. Advanced adenomas are defined as those

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ASGE Journal Scan | IBD

Subcutaneous Vedolizumab Is as Effective as Intravenous Formulation for Maintenance of Remission in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis

Vedolizumab is a highly effective and safe treatment option for patients with moderately severe and severe ulcerative colitis, with over 40% of patients achieving clinical

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

What’s the Best Way to Examine Lynch Colons?

Because of the more rapid transformation of adenomas to cancer in Lynch syndrome, one often sees recommendations that colonoscopists performing Lynch examinations should be proven

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ASGE Journal Scan | Esophagus

Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis Need Long-Term Treatment

Although it is known that eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic disease and recurs if treatment is discontinued, the rates of recurrence and the impact

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ASGE Journal Scan | Stomach and Small Bowel

Safety and Efficacy of Peppermint Oil Treatment for IBS Tested

Peppermint oil is commonly prescribed to treat irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) without any evidence from high-quality controlled trials. This double-blind study (NCT02716285) evaluated the safety

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Rising Rates of CRC in Young People: Not Unique to U.S.

It is now widely recognized that colorectal cancer (CRC) rates have been increasing in the U.S. in persons under age 50, while simultaneously decreasing in

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Screening Rates Still Behind in Blacks

Blacks have higher colorectal cancer (CRC) incidence and mortality rates, develop CRC at a younger age, and are screened for CRC less often than whites

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ASGE Journal Scan | IBD

Therapeutic Drug Monitoring of Vedolizumab: Should Trough Levels Be Measured…and When?

In IBD patients treated with anti-TNF agents, therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) is commonly used to optimize therapy, reduce risk of antibody formation, and determine mechanisms

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ASGE Journal Scan | Esophagus

Are Potassium-Competitive Acid Blockers Superior to PPIs for GERD Treatment?

Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are widely used for the treatment of GERD, including healing erosive esophagitis. Since several PPIs have a slow, cumulative onset of

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

When Colonoscopy for a Positive Cologuard Is Negative, STOP the Workup

The Cologuard test from Exact Sciences looks for hemoglobin and abnormal DNA in the stool. Because abnormal DNA can be shed from the GI tract

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