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Gastroenterology Teaching Articles of the Week

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November 2014

November 6, 2014 - The Role of Endoscopy in the Management of Variceal Hemorrhage

November 13, 2014 - The Role of Endoscopy in the Patient with Lower GI Bleeding

October 2014

October 9, 2014 - Pruritus in Cholestasis: Facts and Fiction

October 16, 2014 - Cholangiocarcinoma.

September 2014

September 4, 2014 - Food Allergy Testing in Eosinophillic Esophagitis: What the Gastroenterologist Needs to Know

September 11, 2014 - Management of Gastric Varices

September 18, 2014 - Review Article: The biology, Diagnosis and Management of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

September 25, 2014 - Treatment of Esophageal (noncardiac) Chest Pain: An Expert Review

August 2014

August 14, 2014 - Acute Infectious Diarrhea in the Immunocompetent Adult

August 28, 2014 - Coagulation in Liver Disease: A Guide for the Clinician


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June 2014



May 2014

May 1, 2014 - The Role of Endoscopy in the Evaluation and Management of Dysphagia

May 22, 2014 - Rational Helicobacter pylori Therapy: Evidence Based Medicine Rather Than Medicine-Based Evidence

May 29, 2014 - Alcoholic Hepatitis: Current Challenges and Future Directions


April 2014

April 3, 2014 - Microsatellite Instability Testing in Colorectal Carcinoma:  A Practical Guide

April 10, 2014 - Management of Hepatitis B: Our Practice and How it Relates to the Guidelines

April 17, 2014 - New Anticoagulant and Antiplatelet Agents:  A Primer for the Gastroenterologist

April 24, 2014 - Infectious and Malignant Complications of TNF Inhibitor Therapy in IBD


March 2014

March 27, 2014 - An update on the management of implanted cardiac devices during electrosurgical procedures

March 20, 2014 - ERCP for Gallstone Pancreatitis

March 13, 2014 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Choledochoceles

March 6, 2014 - Critical Care Medicine: Acute Liver Failure


February 2014

February 27, 2014 - Medication-associated lesions of the GI tract

February 20, 2014 - Prevention of Interval Colorectal Cancers: What Every Clinician Needs to Know

February 13, 2014 - An Update on Anorectal Disorders for Gastroenterologists

February 6, 2014 - Management of Gastric Polyps: An Endoscopy-Based Approach


January 2014

January 30, 2014 - American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Use of Thiopurines, Methotrexate, and Anti–TNF-a Biologic Drugs for the Induction and Maintenance of Remission in Inflammatory Crohn’s Disease

January 23, 2014 - Diverticular Disease: Reconsidering Conventional Wisdom

January 16, 2014 - Pouchitis: What Every Gastroenterologist Needs to Know

January 9, 2014 - Interpretation and Management of Hepatic Abnormalities in Pregnancy


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