What's Hot in Gastroenterology

 
 
  • Seeking Less-Invasive Care in Obesity-Related Liver Disease At DDW 2017, the focus was on finding better ways to detect disease and encourage weight loss. Dr William Balistreri highlights the results.
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis: Clinical Outcomes Studies focused on pediatric patients and factors predicting posttransplant survival. Dr William Balistreri surveys their results.
  • With HCV on the Run, Meet the New Challenge: HCC Dr William Balistreri reviews several studies investigating the uptick in hepatocellular carcinoma.
  • Hepatitis C Therapies Perform Well in Challenging Patients This year's Digestive Disease Week focused on shorter, simpler treatments, and new ways to predict outcome. Dr William Balistreri shares the results.
  • Fine-Tuning Hepatitis B Treatment Strategies Dr William Balistreri reviews new data on how to quantify--and reduce--the long-term risks of hepatitis B infections.
  • Unhealthy Attraction: Magnet Ingestion's Risks to Kids The ban on these magnets appeared to be a success. Now that an appeals court has overturned it, Dr William Balistreri shares what you need to know.
  • New Insights Into Liver Disease and Transplantation Findings on new therapeutic options, long-term outcomes, and diagnostic tools were on view at the recent Liver Meeting. Dr William Balistreri reports what you need to know most.
  • New Drugs Seek to Further Improve Outcomes in Hepatitis C At the recent Liver Meeting, the spotlight was on next-generation interferon- and ribavirin-free regimens. Dr William Balistreri highlights the most interesting results.
  • New Studies Highlight Increasing Prevalence of NAFLD/NASH Dr William Balistreri shows how recent data act as a wake-up call to this expanding public health issue, while also revealing some promising interventions.
  • ‘The Most Popular Diet Ever’: Why Going Gluten-Free Is Risky   Experts discuss the increasing trend among Americans to eliminate or reduce the amount of gluten in their diet and why it may not be right for everyone.
  • Celiac Disease in Children   Experts discuss today's reality of diagnosing and managing celiac disease and related disorders in children. Will new recommendations help?
  • Lean Patients, Yet Still at Risk for Fatty Liver Disease Dr William F. Balistreri shines a light on nonobese fatty liver disease, including its outcomes, risk factors, and management.
  • New Data May Soon Reshape Transplantation Decisions in ESLD Dr William Balistreri provides an overview of the research that's adding compelling new ideas on how to enhance transplantation protocols for all types of patients.
  • Progress Noted in Treatment of Several Common Liver Diseases Dr William Balistreri provides an overview of the latest data on such disorders as alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, drug-induced liver injury, and parenteral nutrition-associated cholestasis.
  • Surveying the Latest Data in Fatty Liver Disease The recent Liver Meeting featured a wealth of studies on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and steatohepatitis. Dr William Balistreri shines a light on those most likely to affect your practice.
  • Hepatitis B Takes Center Stage Dr William Balistreri surveys hepatitis B, touching on everything from the virus' role in the European migrant crisis to the novel treatment strategies being used closer to home.
  • A Focus on Hepatitis C: Outcomes Dr William Balistreri completes his three-part series on hepatitis C with a discussion about possible outcomes and a glimpse into the future of treatment.
  • A Focus on Hepatitis C: Novel Therapeutic Regimens In the second part of this three-part series, Dr William Balistreri continues his discussion of hepatitis C with a review of new antiviral agents and novel therapeutic strategies.
  • A Focus on Hepatitis C: Cascade of Care In the first part of this three-part series on hepatitis C, Dr William Balistreri discusses the prevalence of this infection, screening methods, and access and barriers to care.
  • Unsafe at Any Lunch? In the wake of several high-profile foodborne disease outbreaks, Dr William Balistreri details the clinical consequences, possible causes, and what can be done to stop them in the future.