Barrett's Esophagus Perspective

 
 
  • The Year's Top 10 Gastroenterology Articles Dr David Johnson comments on the latest recommendations and clinical studies that are reshaping how we treat some of the most common gastrointestinal disorders.
  • New Discoveries Take Center Stage at ACG 2018   From novel biopsy methods to data showing gluten-free foods aren't what they appear to be, this year's meeting had practice-changing implications. Dr David Johnson highlights some key studies.
  • ACG 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACG 2018.
  • Top News From ASCO 2018: Slideshow Highlights include practice-changing data in advanced non-small cell lung cancer, early breast cancer, and kidney cancer, plus welcome news of $10 million in new funding for research.
  • DDW 2018 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2018.
  • The Year in Gastroenterology: 10 Must-Read Studies New guidelines offered a high-level look at some of the biggest issues in the field. Dr David Johnson chooses the ones most likely to reshape your practice.
  • A 'Wake- up Call' for Burnout; More From WCOG at ACG 2017   Dr David Johnson provides his takeaways from this meeting. Part 1 reveals a 'wake-up call' for gastroenterologist burnout and updates in bariatric surgery, Barrett esophagus, G-POEM, NAFLD, and more.
  • A 68-Year-Old Man With Severe Joint Pain and Nodules A 68-year-old man presents with severe pain and swelling in his left foot. He also describes vague, mild epigastric pain. Can you make the diagnosis?
  • It's All Here: Your Guide to Highlights of DDW 2017   Dr David Johnson provides his perspective on many of the exciting scientific advances presented at this year's Digestive Disease Week.
  • When It Comes to PPIs, Why All the 'Mayhem'?   With this review of the new literature, Dr David Johnson wants to put the risks associated with proton pump inhibitors into perspective and quiet the noise.
  • Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2017 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2017.
  • Cost Analysis Supports RF Ablation for Barrett Esophagus This is the first trial-based analysis to offer "real data" on the cost-effectiveness of radiofrequency ablation in this setting, says Dr David Johnson.
  • Low Cancer Risk in Barrett Esophagus With Irregular Z Line Dr David Johnson takes a closer look at new data supporting earlier recommendations not to biopsy in Barrett esophagus less than 1 cm.
  • Dysphagia and Weight Loss in a 73-Year-Old Woman A 73-year-old woman reports dysphagia and weight loss of 10-15 lb over 3 months. She denies fever, chills, nausea, emesis, abdominal pain, diarrhea, hematochezia, or melena. What's the diagnosis?
  • 2016 in Review: Key Guidelines in Gastroenterology You Need to Know Stay current on new important guidelines and recommendations.
  • Top 11 Practice Changers in Gastroenterology: 2016 When there's so much good to choose from, you can't pick just 10. Dr David Johnson comments on what he considers this year's most important articles with the biggest impact on clinical practice.
  • Gastroenterology Guidelines: 2016 Midyear Review Stay current on new important guidelines and recommendations.
  • Dysphagia: Differential Diagnosis & Case Presentations Dysphagia (difficulty during swallowing) may arise from a wide variety of conditions and events, both benign and malignant. How can you best evaluate the patient with dysphagia to detect or rule out cancer or precancerous conditions and identify the specific cause?
  • Clinical Trends for June 2016 Every week, we choose a search term that increased in popularity, speculate as to why it was popular, and present an infographic with useful clinical information about a related condition. Find out what trended each week of June!
  • It's a Wrap: A Look Back at the Highlights of DDW 2016   Dr David Johnson discusses some of the most important studies coming out of this year's Digestive Disease Week and reflects on the implications of these data in clinical gastroenterology.