Author | Fouad Moawad, MD

Articles

PPIs and Dementia: Is Causality Really There?

April 15, 2016

"Keep calm and carry on" suggests a thoughtful gastroenterologist whose patients continue to ask for reassurance.

Lifestyle Interventions for GERD: What Works?

March 09, 2016

What 2 interventions do you think were found the most effective in a recent comprehensive meta-analysis?

H Pylori 3-question Quiz

December 15, 2015

When should you test for Helicobacter pylori? For what conditions is H pylori a risk factor? And one more question, here.

Victual Avoidance

December 01, 2015

A 25-year-old man presents with progressive dysphagia to solids. You order an upper endoscopy. What do the results tell you?

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Which Rx When and for How Long?

November 17, 2015

Our short case-study quiz will test your recall of current standard of care for EoE.

Test Your Hepatic Hubris

September 16, 2015

If hepatology is your strong suit, you should do well on this short quiz.

PPIs May Up MI Risk in General Population

July 14, 2015

Authors of a new study used data mining techniques to examine the risk associated with PPI use outside of high-risk cohorts.

Which of the “Six Foods” Would You Eliminate First?

June 02, 2015

For a young man with eosinophilic esophagitis, which potential allergen is most likely the cause of his symptoms?

Which Pancreatic Lesion Requires Resection?

June 02, 2015

Cystic pancreatic lesions fall into several categories. Some are indolent and can be followed; others are precancerous.

What’s Next in Workup for Portal Vein Thrombosis?

June 02, 2015

Portal vein thrombosis is often an ominous sign. What next for this patient with HCV cirrhosis?