Current Opinion in Gastroenterology

 
 

  • Dietary Interventions and IBS: What Really Works? Diet can be both a trigger of IBS symptoms as well as a therapeutic tool. What does the latest research reveal regarding the use of dietary interventions in the management of IBS?
  • COVID-19: Implications for the Gastroenterologist Review the gastrointestinal symptoms that may present in patients with COVID-19 as well as the impact of COVID-19 in patients with chronic gastrointestinal diseases.
  • Advances in the Treatment of Gastric Cancer This article provides an updated review on the surgical and adjuvant management of cancers of the stomach and esophagogastric junction.
  • Early Detection of Pancreatic Cancer Detecting pancreatic cancer at its earliest stages remains challenging. What recent progress has been made in this area?
  • Opioid-induced Esophageal Dysfunction Opioid-induced esophageal dysfunction is common in chronic opioid users. Review its pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management in this article.
  • Refractory Celiac Disease: What Should We Be Doing Different? This article examines the challenges of accurately diagnosing and managing patients with celiac disease who do not demonstrate clinical improvement with a gluten-free diet.
  • Cancer Cachexia: A Multifactoral Disease Cancer cachexia is a complex condition with multifactorial etiologies, which should optimally be managed by a multidisciplinary team that includes an oncologist, pharmacist, and oncology dietitian.
  • Immune-checkpoint Inhibitors Induced Diarrhea and Colitis Might immune-checkpoint inhibitor induced diarrhea and colitis represent more than just an adverse reaction? New evidence suggests these events might aid in assessment of response to ICI therapy.
  • PPIs: Placing Putative Adverse Effects in Proper Perspective Are doctors modifying PPI therapy based on solid scientific evidence? Most serious adverse effects attributed to PPIs are based on observational data.
  • The ABC's of Re-do Ileoanal Pouches Patients sometimes develop complications that require surgical measures to restore function of ileoanal pouches. Review indications, patient selection, and operative approaches in this article.
  • The Overlap of IBS and Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity This review explores possible etiologies for nonceliac gluten sensitivity, as well as the complex relationship between NCGS and irritable bowel syndrome.
  • Diet and Colon: What Matters? How do dietary patterns impact the risk of developing colorectal cancer? This meta-analysis summarizes current evidence regarding the complex relationship between diet and colorectal cancer.
  • Significance, Detection, and Management of Serrated Polyps When might serrated polyps have malignant potential? Review the diagnostic challenges and management recommendations for these lesions in this overview.
  • Adverse Effects of PPIs: Fact or Fake News? Recent media reports have ascribed serious adverse effects to proton pump inhibitors, raising concerns in both patients and providers. Is there good clinical evidence to back up these assertions?
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreatic Exocrine Insufficiency Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency is a frequent but often undertreated complication of pancreatic diseases and extrapancreatic conditions. Review its diagnosis and management in this brief primer.
  • DAA Treatment for Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma What factors need to be considered when using DAAs for HCV in patients with HCC? Review recent findings surrounding indications, efficacy and outcomes associated with DAA treatment in these patients.
  • Implications of Dietary Interventions for GI Disorders Therapeutic diets, such as low FODMAP, high-fiber, or gluten-free, are increasingly being used in the management of gastrointestinal disorders. Might they negatively impact nutrition?
  • New Therapies in IBS: What Works and When This review examines the evidence supporting both traditional and recently developed therapies for irritable bowel syndrome. What should be first-line therapy?
  • How Diet Impacts Gut Microbiota to Promote or Endanger Health This brief report highlights how changes in diet might profoundly impact gut microbiota in ways that can have either beneficial or detrimental effects.
  • Obesity and Pancreatitis This review explores the mechanisms by which obesity contributes to and exacerbates acute pancreatitis, and examines potential therapies for this obesity-related disease.