Current Opinion in Gastroenterology

 
 

  • Hemorrhoids, Skin Tags and All Things Perianal Review recent advances in management of common benign anorectal diseases including hemorrhoids, anal fissure, and anal fistula.
  • Advances in the Treatment of Gastric Cancer: 2020-2021 This review presents an update of recent advances in the treatment of esophageal and gastric cancers, including the use of immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy as first-line treatment.
  • Single-use Duodenoscopes: Where Are We and Where Are We Going? How feasible are single-use disposable duodenoscopes? This commentary reviews the current status and future prospects of this new technology.
  • Diagnosis and Management of C. Difficile in Patients With IBD Clostridioides difficile infection is a common but serious complication of IBD, and can present atypically. Review the risk factors, diagnosis, and management of CDI in IBD patients in this article.
  • Novel Treatments for Alcoholic Hepatitis This review summarizes several promising therapeutic options under clinical investigation for the treatment of alcoholic hepatitis and alcohol-associated liver disease.
  • 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?
  • Chronic Pancreatitis The authors review important new observations that relate to pathogenesis and prevalence, improving diagnosis, alleviating suffering and decreasing the cost of chronic pancreatitis.
  • 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?