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August 27, 2013 Journal Club Articles Posted

Welcome back to Journal Club! We are looking forward to seeing everyone on August 27th at 5PM in the Tyor Conference room.

This month, Jeff Basile will present a paper on Celiac disease by Lebwohl et al entitled: Mucosal healing and risk for lymphoproliferative malignancy in celiac disease. Annals of Internal Medicine. 159: 169-175. 2013. PMID 23922062. Please note that there is an accompanying review by Forsmark: Why take follow-up Biopsies in celiac disease?

Majed El Zouhairi will present a paper by Singh et al entitled: Liver stiffness measurements are associated with risk of decompensation, liver cancer, and death in Patients with Chronic Liver Diseases: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis from Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2013 ePub ahead of print. PMID 23954643.

Cindy Moylan will present a paper  by Gentry et al: Addressing geogrpahic disparities in liver transplantation through redistricting. Am J Transplantation. 13: 2052-2058. 2013. PMID 23837931.

Cristal Brown will present a paper by Von Renteln et al: Peroral endoscopic myotomy for the treatment of achalasia: an international prospective multicenter study. Gastroenterology. 145: 309-311. PMID 23665071.

If time permits, Cristal will also present the recent review by Bonavina et al: LINX reflux management system in chronic gastroesophageal reflux: a novel effective technology for restoring the natural barrier to reflux. Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. PMID 23814607.

Thanks, everyone. See you on the 27th.




April 23, 2013 Articles Posted

Here are the articles for the April 23rd GI Journal Club. Looking forward to seeing everyone there for another excellent discussion of what is new in our field.

Cristal Brown will present a paper from Hepatology: Second Infections Independently Increase Mortality in Hospitalized Patients with Cirrhosis: The North American Consortium for the Study of End-Stage Liver Disease (NACSELD) Experience by Bajaj et al (PMID 22806618).

Travis Cox will present the esophageal paper from Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology: Proton Pump Inhibitors Reduce the Risk of Neoplastic Progression in Patients with Barrett’s Esophagus by Kastelein et al (PMID 23200977).

Jeff Basile will present the hot topic: Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Clostridium difficile Infection: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by Kassam et al from this months American Journal of Gastroenterology (PMID 23511459).

This article is accompanied by new Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infections by Suawicz et al from the same issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology (PMID 23439232).


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