Barrett's Esophagus Perspective

 
 
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2016 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2016.
  • Operating on Recurring Paraesophageal Hernia   A 78-year-old's paraesophageal hernia returns 5 months after being treated with a biological mesh. What surgical techniques are needed to fix the problem?
  • Top 10 Practice Changers in Gastroenterology: 2015 Dr David Johnson looks back on a notable 12 months in published gastroenterologic research, and picks the data most likely to affect our practices for years to come.
  • Osmosis Question of the Week Dec 11, 2015 Our question this week focuses on a concern about heartburn.
  • GI Wrap-up: Highlights From ACG 2015   Dr David Johnson discusses some of the key studies presented at this year's American College of Gastroenterology meeting and provides his perspective on what will be useful in clinical practice.
  • Keeping 'Tract': GI Updates From DDW 2015   Dr David Johnson provides a comprehensive review of the most interesting and intriguing topics that were presented at this year's Digestive Disease Week (DDW) meeting.
  • Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2015 Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from DDW 2015.
  • A New Operative Approach for GEJ Adenocarcinoma Is traditional resection the only management option for this patient's gastroesophageal junction tumor?