In the Journals

Hepatobiliary MRI may predict liver cancer recurrence rates

August 18, 2018
The presence of a satellite nodule or peritumoral hypointensity in the hepatobiliary phase during preoperative hepatobiliary magnetic resonance…
Meeting News

Microbiome holds clues to success with personalized nutrition in diabetes

August 17, 2018
BALTIMORE — Postprandial glucose responses to specific foods vary from person to person depending on the makeup of his or her gut microbiome…

Mayo Clinic rated best hospital nationwide

August 17, 2018
Mayo Clinic has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the nation for the third consecutive year by the U.S. News & World Report’s Best
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VIDEO: Physician leadership development ‘now more than ever’ imperative

August 17, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Karen L. Woods, MD, of Houston Methodist Gastroenterology…
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VIDEO: ASGE works toward movement on MIPS, MACRA

August 17, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Steven A. Edmundowicz, MD, FASGE, interim Division Director of…
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CMS 2019 proposal offers new coding options to GIs

August 17, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Glenn Littenberg, MD, FASGE, chair of the ASGE reimbursement…
In the Journals

Liver cancer screening did not reduce mortality in cirrhosis cases

August 16, 2018
Screening patients with cirrhosis for hepatocellular carcinoma using either or both abdominal ultrasonography and serum alpha fetoprotein did not…
FDA News

FDA approves Lenvima for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma

August 16, 2018
The FDA approved lenvatinib capsules for the first-line treatment of patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma. The FDA based this…
In the Journals

MELD-Na allocation improves liver transplant waitlist outcomes

August 16, 2018
Liver allocation based on MELD-Na score improved transplant waitlist outcomes and provided significant benefit to hyponatremic patients, according to…
Meeting NewsVideo

3 take-aways on payment models at GI Outlook 2018

August 16, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Colleen M. Schmitt, MD, MHS, FASGE, president of the Galen Medical…
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VIDEO: Integrity chief among characteristics for succession in physician leadership

August 16, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Joseph J. Vicari, MD, MBA, FASGE, from the University of Illinois…

FDA: Modeling, simulation offer opportunity to advance public health

August 16, 2018
Modeling and simulation are valuable research and product development tools that are helping to advance regulatory science, according to the FDA. The…
In the Journals Plus

Liver disease linked to lower risk for venous thromboembolism

August 16, 2018
Patients with moderate-to-severe liver disease demonstrated a lower risk for venous thromboembolism compared with those without liver disease…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: CMS Quality Payment Program continues to challenge physicians

August 16, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Walter G. Park, MD, MS, assistant professor at Stanford University…
In the Journals

Multimorbidity increases among US adults

August 16, 2018
Multimorbidity increased from 1988 to 2014 in adults, according to findings recently published in the Journal of the American Board of Family

Direct-acting antiviral updates: 6 recent reports on drug trials

August 15, 2018
Direct-acting antivirals present not only a highly successful therapy for treatment-naive patients with hepatitis C but also a curative option for…
In the Journals

All-cause mortality increases in US, life expectancy stalls

August 15, 2018
From 1999 to 2016, all-cause mortality among adults aged between 25 years and 64 years in many different ethnic groups in the United States increased…
In the Journals

Chronic liver disease hospitalizations outpace other chronic diseases

August 15, 2018
Patients with chronic liver disease had increasing rates of hospitalization, longer hospital stay, more readmissions and less access to post-acute…
Meeting NewsVideo

VIDEO: Digital marketing offers a ‘clear’ return on investment for physicians

August 15, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Reed B. Hogan, MD, a gastroenterologist at Flowood GI Associates and…
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Using data to improve quality, develop new relationships

August 15, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In this exclusive video perspective from GI Outlook 2018, Colleen M. Schmitt, MD, MHS, FASGE, president of the Galen Medical…