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Issue Highlights - February 2020Optimizing Outcomes of Single-operator Cholangioscopy-guided Biopsies: Results of a Randomized Trial. Supplementary Anal Imaging by Magnetic Resonance Enterography in Patients With Crohn's Disease Not Suspected of Having Perianal Fistulas. Efficacy of Epicutaneous Immunotherapy in Children With Milk-Induced Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Outcomes of Long-term Treatment of Chronic HBV Infection With Entecavir or Other Agents From a Randomized Trial in 24 Countries. Risk Of Gastrointestinal Bleeding Increases With Combinations Of Antithrombotic Agents And Patient Age.
Issue Highlights - January 2020Prevalence and Incidence of Intestinal Metaplasia and Dysplasia of Gastric Cardia in Barrett's Esophagus After Endoscopic Therapy. Effects of Vedolizumab in Patients With Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Tofacitinib Treatment Is Associated With Modest and Reversible Increases in Serum Lipids in Patients With Ulcerative Colitis. Development and Validation of Hepamet Fibrosis Scoring System A Simple, Noninvasive Test to Identify Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease With Advanced Fibrosis.
Issue Highlights - December 2019Clinical and Molecular Features of Post-Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancers. Incidence of Immune-mediated Inflammatory Diseases Among Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in Denmark. Increased Risk of Death in First Year After Liver Transplantation Among Patients With Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis vs Liver Disease of Other Etiologies. Daily Aspirin Use Associated With Reduced Risk for Fibrosis Progression in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.
Issue Highlights - October 2019Efficacy of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training and Biofeedback vs Attention-control Treatment in Adults With Fecal Incontinence. Metachronous Neoplasias Arise in a Higher Proportion of Colon Segments From Which Large Polyps Were Previously Removed, and Can be Used to Estimate Incomplete Resection of 10-20 mm Colorectal Polyps. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Significant Fibrosis in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Without Steatohepatitis. Association between Renal Function Pattern and Mortality in Patients with Cirrhosis.
Issue Highlights - July 2019Combination Therapy With Infliximab and Azathioprine Improves Infliximab Pharmacokinetic Features and Efficacy: A Post Hoc Analysis. Safety of Tofacitinib for Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis, Based on 4.4 Years of Data From Global Clinical Trials. Effects of Alcohol. Consumption and Metabolic Syndrome on Mortality in Patients With Nonalcoholic and Alcohol-Related Fatty Liver Disease. Preoperative Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Is Not Associated With Increased Pancreatic Cancer Mortality. Association Between Endoscopist Personality and Rate of Adenoma Detection.
Issue Highlights - June 2019Rebleeding and Mortality After Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients Taking Antiplatelets or Anticoagulants. Time to Colonoscopy and Risk of Colorectal Cancer in Patients With Positive Results From Fecal Immunochemical Tests. Efficacy of Live Attenuated Herpes Zoster Vaccine in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Heterogeneity of Colorectal Cancer Risk Factors by Anatomical Subsite in 10 European Countries: A Multinational Cohort Study. Barriers and Facilitators to Mediterranean Diet Adoption by Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Northern Europe.
Issue Highlights - May 2019Accuracy of Noninvasive Scoring Systems in Assessing Risk of Death and Liver-Related Endpoints in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Most Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Who Failed Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy Have Functional Esophageal Disorders. Numbers and Features of Patients With a Diagnosis of Celiac Disease Without Duodenal Biopsy, Based on a National Survey. Clinical and Molecular Factors Associated With Histologic Response to Topical Steroids in Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis.
Issue Highlights - January 2019New data shed little light on if screening individuals at high-risk for pancreatic cancer is effective and cost-effective in the long term. Tofacitinib-induction therapy reduces symptoms within 3 days for patients with UC. Vedolizumab is effective for adult UC patients who are anti-tumor necrosis factor naive. ESD is safer and more effective than esophagectomy for early-stage esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. New findings show that endoscopic ultrasound accurately distinguishes celiac lymph nodes and celiac ganglia.
Issue Highlights - April 2019Progression of Barrett's Esophagus to Malignancy. Low-Dose Aspirin and Gastrointestinal Bleeding. Functional Nausea and Vomiting Disorders in Adults. Cost Effectiveness of Universal Screening for Hepatitis C Virus.
Issue Highlights - March 2019Safety and Efficacy of Budesonide Oral Suspension Maintenance Therapy in Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Safety and Acceptability of Esophageal Cytosponge Cell Collection Device in a Pooled Analysis of Data From Individual Patients. Acceptability, Accuracy, and Safety of Disposable Transnasal Capsule Endoscopy for Barrett's Esophagus Screening. Normal Values of Esophageal Distensibility and Distension-Induced Contractility Measured by Functional Luminal Imaging Probe Panometry. Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis is the Fastest Growing Cause of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Liver Transplant Candidates.