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GI Insights highlights the latest clinical issues, trends and technologies in gastroenterological practice.

GI Insights highlights the latest clinical issues, trends and technologies in gastroenterological practice.
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GI Insights highlights the latest clinical issues, trends and technologies in gastroenterological practice.

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Episodes

Making Dollars and 'Sense' of Physician Quality Reporting Systems in Gastroenterology

11/2/2015
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Host: Barnett Mennen, MD Physician Quality Reporting Systems, or PQRS, are here to stay in clinical medicine. Within the field of gastroenterology, understanding the metrics of PQRS can make a substantial difference in the success of a practice. Joining host Dr. Barry Mennen to detail the ins and outs of PQRS in gastroenterology is Dr. Ziad Gellad, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director of Quality in the Division of Gastroenterology, and Director of Clinical Improvement in the Department...

Duration:00:06:59

Can Dietary Zinc Help Treat and Prevent Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

10/26/2015
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Host: Barnett Mennen, MD Host Dr. Barry Mennen welcomes Dr. Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and medical co-director at the MGH Crohn’s and Colitis center. Dr. Ananthakrishnan is involved in several large cohort studies that are attempting to examine established and novel environmental factors, including diet, that influence the risk of development of inflammatory bowel diseases. His recent study focusing on the potential role of dietary zinc...

Duration:00:08:59

Bringing Gender Disparities in GI Practice and Colorectal Cancer Care to Light

8/17/2015
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Dr. Carol Burke, Director of the Center for Colon Polyp and Cancer Prevention at the Cleveland Clinic, unveils ongoing but underrecognized gender disparities in the practice of gastroenterology, such as differences in academic vs private practice opportunities, average salaries and hours worked, rates of promotion and partnerships, and male-modeled endoscopic equipment designs. Dr. Burke then explores gender disparities in GI care for patients with colorectal cancer, including differences in...

Duration:00:09:59

The Many Faces of Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Multimodal Treatments for a Complex Disease

8/10/2015
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Irritable bowel syndrome is becoming increasingly recognized as a complex interplay of pathologies, from changes in gut microflora to nutrient absorption abnormalities to psychosocial stressors. The ways in which these factors contribute and interact create different profiles of disease, requiring personalized therapeutic plans for IBS patiets. Joining Dr. Barry Mennen to discuss a multimodal model for approaching the root causes of IBS is Dr. Neelesh A. Tipnis, the Paul H. Parker Professor...

Duration:00:07:59

Boosting Awareness of GI Cancers: Focus on Colorectal and Liver Carcinomas

8/3/2015
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Live from the floor of Digestive Disease Week in Washington DC, GI Insights presents two interviews focusing on screening, surveillance, and therapeutic updates for colorectal and liver cancers, hosted by Dr. Barry Mennen. Guests on this program include: Dr. Linda Rabeneck, Vice President of Prevention and Cancer Control at Cancer Care Ontario (CCO), Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and Senior Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) in Toronto....

Duration:00:17:59

Novel Perspectives on Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Focus on Microbiomes and Stool Transplants

7/27/2015
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Live from the floor of Digestive Disease Week in Washington DC, GI Insights presents two interviews focusing on innovative approaches to inflammatory bowel disease, hosted by Dr. Barry Mennen. Guests on this program include: Dr. Jonathan Braun, Professor and Chair of Pathology and Lab Medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. His research centers on the biology of mucosal interaction of host immunity with the local microbial community, and its impact on chronic mucosal...

Duration:00:15:59

Comparative Effectiveness of Drug Therapies for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

7/20/2015
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Host Dr. Barry Mennen welcomes Dr. Ryan Stidham, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Center of the University of Michigan Health System, to discuss the current therapeutic landscape for IBD based on recent comparative clinical trials.

Duration:00:13:29

IBS and Functional GI Disorders (FGIDs)

4/27/2015
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Host: Jay Goldstein, MD Guest: Douglas Drossman, MD Host Dr. Jay Goldstein discusses the latest in IBS & Functional GI Disorders (FGIDs) with guest expert Dr. Douglas Drossman of the Drossman Center for the Education and Practice of Integrated Care. Dr. Drossman is Professor Emeritus in the departments of Gastroenterology and Psychiatry at the Center for Functional GI and Motility, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Duration:00:17:29

Crohn's Disease: Latest Diagnosis, Treatment & Management Strategies

4/20/2015
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Host Dr. Jay Goldstein welcomes Dr. Sunanda V. Kane, Professor of Medicine in the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Mayo Clinic, to dicuss the latest in Crohn's disease diagnosis and management. Dr. Kane is author of IBD Self-Management: The AGA Guide to Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, now in its second edition.

Duration:00:18:29

Detecting Small Bowel Abnormalities in Pediatric Patients

9/21/2010
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Guest: Stanley Cohen, MD Host: Jay Goldstein, MD What types of small bowel abnormalities are most common among pediatric patients? How can physicians investigate suspected small bowel disease or gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding in our younger patients? Dr. Stanley Cohen, gastroenterologist at the Combined Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Children's Center for Digestive Health Care at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and adjunct clinical professor of pediatrics, Emory...

Duration:00:14:59

Evaluating Obscure GI Bleeding

9/21/2010
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Guest: Jonathan Leighton, MD Host: Jay Goldstein, MD Guest: Moshe Rubin, MD Obscure gastrointesinal bleeding can pose investigational challenges. What are the potential causes of obscure GI bleeding? After initial negative upper endoscopy and colonoscopy tests are performed, what new technologies can help physicians more effectively detect small bowel abnormalities? Dr. Jonathan Leighton, professor of medicine and chair of the division of gastroenterology at the Mayo Clinic in...

Duration:00:14:59

When PPIs Fail: Evaluating and Managing Patients with Refractory GERD

9/16/2010
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Guest: Brian Lacy, MD, PhD Host: Lee Freedman, MD Resistance to proton pump inhibitors, or PPIs, is not uncommon among patients with gastroesophogeal reflux disease, or GERD. How should physicians initially approach managing patients with suspected GERD, and at what point should physicians classify a patient as a PPI non-responder? Our guest, Dr. Brian Lacy, associate professor of medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, and director of the GI Motility Laboratory at...

Duration:00:14:59

Value-Based Purchasing: How Can Guidelines Help Gastroenterologists?

8/19/2009
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Guest: Joel Brill, MD Host: Jay Goldstein, MD How do we categorize and define value-based purchasing, and how can it help us avoid unnecessary costs and foster better quality of care? What are some examples, and how do guidelines work in conjunction with value-based purchasing? Dr. Joel Brill, assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of Arizona School of Medicine and chief medical officer of Predictive Health, LLC, talks about how we can best characterize and measure the...

Duration:00:14:59

Women's Reproductive Health and IBD

8/19/2009
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Guest: Maria T. Abreu, MD Host: Jay Goldstein, MD Dr. Maria Abreu, professor of medicine and chief of the division of gastroenterology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, joins host Dr. Jay Goldstein to discuss inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, and women's reproductive health. Does inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, affect female fertility? What influence does IBD have on the course of pregnancy, and how does pregnancy, in turn, affect the natural history of IBD?...

Duration:00:13:59

Malpractice 101 for Gastroenterologists

8/6/2009
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Guest: Rebecca West, JD Host: Mark DeLegge, MD The cost of malpractice insurance and the cost of resolving malpractice claims continues to climb. What are the trends in premiums for gastroenterologists around the country? And what are some of the most common risks and most commonly alleged errors? What’s the likelihood of a gastroenterologist being sued during his career? Rebecca West, CEO of Piedmont Liability Trust, a non-profit serving the University of Virginia School of...

Duration:00:14:59

The Motility of the Gut: What Do We Know?

8/4/2009
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Guest: Jack Grider, PhD Host: Mark DeLegge, MD What is the underlying mechanism of propulsion in the digestive system, and how is motility stimulated? How are some newer pharmacotherapies looking to target serotonin to treat conditions such as IBS and constipation? Dr. Jack Grider, professor in the department of medicine, division of gastroenterology at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, talks about future pharmacotherapy directions that either suppress or encourage...

Duration:00:14:59

Obesity in Children: What's the Role of Fructose?

8/4/2009
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Guest: Miriam Vos, MD, MSPH Host: Mark DeLegge, MD Although it's important to consider the many factors that contribute to childhood obesity when designing a weight loss plan, sugar may be one of the most important components to target. Specifically, how does fructose influence childhood obesity? Dr. Miriam Vos, assistant professor in the department of gastroenterology at Emory University and author of the book The No-Diet Obesity Solution for Kids, published by the AGA Institute Press,...

Duration:00:14:59

Oral Vaccines Using Probiotics

7/13/2009
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Guest: Mansour Mohamadzadeh, PhD Host: Jay Goldstein, MD Researchers have developed an oral vaccine utilizing probiotics and, in preclinical studies, have found it successful in providing immunity against anthrax. Why are probiotics a good delivery component, and why might this method encourage a greater degree of response than the traditional vaccine injection? Dr. Mansour Mohamadzadeh, associate professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology at Northwestern University Feinberg...

Duration:00:13:59

Notes From a Pathologist on Collaborating With GI Docs

7/13/2009
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Guest: Elizabeth Montgomery, MD Host: Jay Goldstein, MD Gastroenterologists and pathologists often rely on each other to care for patients. How can clinicians and pathologists best facilitate each other's work for the good of the patient? Dr. Elizabeth Montgomery, professor of pathology and oncology at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, explores the interaction between gastroenterologists and pathologists with host Dr. Jay Goldstein. Also, Dr. Montgomery outlines biopsy tips for...

Duration:00:14:59

Gastroparesis: Causes and Management Strategies

7/13/2009
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Host: Jay Goldstein, MD Guest: Linda Lee, MD How does delayed gastric emptying, or gastroparesis, affect patients? What are some of the common comorbid conditions of gastroparesis, and why are women and diabetic patients more susceptible? Dr. Linda Lee, clinical director of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology and director of the Johns Hopkins Integrative Medicine and Digestive Center at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, reviews the best gastroparesis diagnostic...

Duration:00:14:59