The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force all released new guidelines this month.
The International Organization for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease recently released new dietary guidance, and two studies found that adherence to a Mediterranean diet may beneficially alter the gut microbiome in older adults and those with
Highlights from the conference, held this past week in San Diego, included new research and clinical tips on stopping Barrett's esophagus surveillance, diet and environmental risk factors in patients with inflammatory bowel disease, and new research
New guidance from the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the Infectious Diseases Society of America recommended universal hepatitis C virus (HCV) screening for all adults, and two recent studies reported on interventions that
In the past month, several studies looked at potential treatments for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), including a probiotic strain, psychological therapies, and internet-based versus face-to-face education.
The past month's gastroenterology research may not have been simple as ABC, but it did focus on the major types of hepatitis, including a hepatitis A outbreak, a comparison of hepatitis B drugs, and new data on hepatitis C complications and incidence
One recent study assessed occurrence of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C-associated cirrhosis, while another looked at the effect of hepatobiliary cancer surveillance on outcomes in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis.
An open-label randomized trial looked at long-term albumin administration in patients with decompensated disease, and another evaluated the use of IV albumin in hospitalized patients with cirrhosis and hyponatremia at admission.
In the past month, the American Gastroenterological Association published new recommendations, a meta-analysis compared first- and second-line treatments, and a study found a recent decrease in colorectal cancer incidence in patients with ulcerative
One recent study compared postpolypectomy surveillance with colonoscopy versus fecal immunochemical testing, while another assessed the rate of postpolypectomy complications in patients prescribed antithrombotic agents.