During the course of pain management with opioids, the line between relief and complications may be thin. At ACG 2015, the problems and solutions were covered.
Nearly 1/3 of C. difficile cases are community-acquired, placing the infection squarely in the sights of primary care physicians. A review from ACG 2015, here.
At least one-fifth of patients with abdominal pain may present in atypical fashion. A session at ACG 2015 stressed how essential it is to keep a broad differential.
From ACG 2015: Managing these complex patients requires a multidisciplinary approach--something like cardiogastroenterology.
An update for primary care from ACG 2015 on the evolving recipe for the "ideal prep.”
Results of a first-of-its-kind study announced at ACG 2015 compare the results of 2 common approaches to stop rebleeding after endoscopic intervention.
Sometimes called "asthma of the esophagus," EoE requires early detection for optimal management. This 2015 ACG presentation reviews Dx and Rx for primary care.
ACG 2015: Your patient with stubborn GERD may be a candidate for a new surgical approach, but before you refer to a specialist, check all the basics again.
A presentation on individualized treatment of pancreatic disease based on specific disease etiology offered a glimpse of the future at the 2015 American College of Gastroenterology Scientific Session on Sunday, October 18, 2015.
Diet diaries and food frequency questionnaires are both effective tools to capture important patterns between food items and symptoms of IBD.