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Quality Indicators for Eosinophilic Esophagitis Management January 2023

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic condition increasingly encountered in clinical practice. The establishment of quality indicators (QIs) in EoE will lead to the standardization

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Another CADx Program With Good but Limited Performance for Diminutive Colorectal Polyps January 2023

This study describes the prospective testing of a computer-aided diagnosis (CADx) system called POLyp Artificial Recognition (POLAR), developed for real-time diagnosis of diminutive colorectal polyps.

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Does Appendectomy Increase Risk of Colorectal Cancer? January 2023

This systematic review and meta-analysis identified 22 studies from 3 continents that addressed the risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) after appendectomy in the general population.

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ASGE Journal Scan | Esophagus

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy Is Effective in Chronic Opioid Use-related Esophageal Motility Disorders January 2023

Chronic opioid use can lead to a variety of esophageal disorders, including type III achalasia, esophagogastric outflow obstruction (EGJOO), diffuse esophageal spasm (DES), and hypercontractile

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ASGE Journal Scan | Stomach and Small Bowel

Could Upper GI Eosinophilia Account for Abdominal Pain? January 2023

Eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGIDs) are rare inflammatory conditions of the GI tract characterized by tissue eosinophilia and chronic GI symptoms. EGIDs include eosinophilic gastritis (EoG)

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ASGE Journal Scan | Colon

Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates Increased During the COVID Pandemic, but With Stool-based Tests, Not Colonoscopy January 2023

This report is from the National Health Interview Survey, an annual survey of U.S. households covering a wide range of health topics. Response rates were

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