From Medscape Gastroenterology

Coverage from

Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2018

June 02 - 05, 2018; Washington, DC

June 02 - 05, 2018 Washington, DC

Conference News

Popular News From DDW 2017

  • Enzyme Supplement Protects Gluten-sensitive Patients Enzyme Supplement Protects Gluten-sensitive Patients An enzyme that degrades gluten in the stomach and duodenum might help people with gluten sensitivity who unintentionally consume wheat or other grains avoid troublesome GI symptoms.
  • 'Underwater' Colonoscopy Amplifies Polyp Detection 'Underwater' Colonoscopy Amplifies Polyp Detection When water is used to expand the colon before colonoscopy, instead of air, higher-risk polyps are easier to detect, new research shows, but the technique is controversial.
  • Direct Comparison Favors Electrolyte Bowel Prep Direct Comparison Favors Electrolyte Bowel Prep Polyethylene glycol is a better bowel preparation than sodium picosulfate plus magnesium citrate, and colonoscopy results are best when prep is spread over 2 days, new research shows.

Medscape Gastroenterology© WebMD, LLC

Any views expressed above are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect the views of WebMD or Medscape.

DDW on Twitter

Previous Coverage