Surveillance of High - Risk Group May Downstage Pancreatic Cancer
For patients with screen - detected PDAC, median survival was 9.8 years versus 1.5 for those with PDAC detected outside of surveillance (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 20, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Journal, Source Type: news

Laparoscopy Noninferior to Open Surgery in Locally Advanced Gastric Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Five-year follow-up results from the KLASS-02 randomized trial confirmed that laparoscopic surgery is not inferior to open gastrectomy in patients with locally advanced gastric cancer. At a median follow-up of 69.4 months, 5... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - July 20, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

FDA Clears Endoscopic Devices for Sleeve Gastroplasty, Bariatric Revision FDA Clears Endoscopic Devices for Sleeve Gastroplasty, Bariatric Revision
The Apollo Endosurgery devices are the first and only ones approved by the FDA for endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) and endoscopic bariatric revision, the company says.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - July 20, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

Black Children With EoE May Present With More Severe Symptoms Black Children With EoE May Present With More Severe Symptoms
Differences in presentation and atopic burden, coupled with poorer adherence, may point to access to care problems among Black vs non-Black children with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), suggests study.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 20, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Biologics for IBD May Come With Added Risks in Hispanic Patients Biologics for IBD May Come With Added Risks in Hispanic Patients
Risks for hospitalizations, IBD-related surgeries, and serious infections were significantly higher among Hispanic patients in the year after starting a biologic compared with non-Hispanic patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 20, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

13 Tips for Pancreatic Cyst Surveillance 13 Tips for Pancreatic Cyst Surveillance
It can be mystifying sorting through various guidelines on pancreatic cysts and cystic neoplasms. A new review article provides clarity.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 20, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology Viewpoint Source Type: news

Antidepressant Medication Use in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Antidepressant Medication Use in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
How prevalent is the use of antidepressants among individuals diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease?Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

GeneIQ snags health care veteran as new Chief Commercial Officer
Shihabi brings over 25 years of health care experience to the role, having most recently led the Women ’s Health Diagnostics and Gastroenterology Precision Medicine divisions at Progenity as Chief Commercial Officer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 19, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: DBJ staff Source Type: news

Alzheimer's-Gut Links; Long COVID and ME/CFS; ALS Patient Gets Novel Brain Interface
(MedPage Today) -- Genome-wide association studies revealed significant genetic overlap and correlation between Alzheimer's disease and gastrointestinal tract disorders. (Communications Biology) Depressive symptoms emerged in the years both before... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - July 19, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

IBD in Pregnancy: Ustekinumab, Vedolizumab Use Appears Safe IBD in Pregnancy: Ustekinumab, Vedolizumab Use Appears Safe
There were no significant differences in pregnancy outcomes and no negative safety signals in postnatal outcomes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 19, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

' Reassuring' Safety Data on PPI Therapy'Reassuring' Safety Data on PPI Therapy
PPIs were generally not associated with an increased risk for mortality due to major causes in a novel analysis accounting for potential protopathic bias.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - July 19, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Gastrointestinal problems and non-oral feeding in children evaluated for medical child abuse (fabricated and induced illness) - Feldman KW, Ambartsumyan L, Goldin A, Jenny C, Wiester RT, Metz JB, Crumm C, Ganti S.
Victims of medical child abuse (MCA) often have gastrointestinal (GI) complaints and nutritional difficulties, leading to non-oral feeding methods. We documented the frequency of GI complaints, non-oral feeding methods, medical complaints leading to them a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The Paradigm Shift From NAFLD to MAFLD The Paradigm Shift From NAFLD to MAFLD
In this paper, the authors provide perspective regarding the redefinition of NAFLD to MAFLD and how it will improve the implementation of effective fatty liver disease management in primary care.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Evaluating Effectiveness of Routine HBV and C Testing in an ED Evaluating Effectiveness of Routine HBV and C Testing in an ED
This study evaluated the real-world sustainability of an emergency department opt-out HCV and HBV testing program. Is opt-out ED testing practical in a large urban hospital setting?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 19, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

What's the Safest Path to Neoadjuvant Therapy in Liver Cancer?
(MedPage Today) -- Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs) had a more favorable safety profile for advanced liver cancer than did tyrosine kinase inhibitors (TKIs), according to a clinical trial meta-analysis. In a pooled analysis of 30 studies, ICIs... (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - July 18, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news