Clinical Edge

Summaries of Must-Read Clinical Literature, Guidelines, and FDA Actions

This Week's Must Reads

5-Aminosalicylic Acid for Diverticulitis Disappoints, Cochrane; 2017 Oct 3; Carter, et al

Surgery vs Infliximab for Crohn’s Disease, Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol; 2017 Nov; Ponsioen, et al

Cytosponge vs Biopsy for Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Am J Gastroenterol; 2017 Oct; Katzka, et al

How Common is Hepatic Sarcoidosis?, Am J Gastroenterol; 2017 Oct; Ungprasert, et al

Achalasia Responds to Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy, Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol; 2017 Oct; Ngamruengphong, et al

Clinical Guidelines

ACG/CAG Updates Guidelines on Dyspepsia, Am J Gastroenterol; ePub 2017 Jun 20; Moayyedi, et al

EGFR Inhibitors Benefit Metastatic CRC Patients, Cochrane; 2017 Jun 27; Chan, et al

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FDA Actions

Opdivo Approved for Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Bristol-Myers Squibb news release; 2017 Sep 22

Mavyret Approved for Chronic Hepatitis C, FDA news release; 2017 Aug 3

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Endoscopy

Endoscopic Dilation for Anastomotic Stricture?, Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol; 2017 Aug; Lian, et al

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Liver Disease

How Common is Hepatic Sarcoidosis?, Am J Gastroenterol; 2017 Oct; Ungprasert, et al

Statins Reduce Threat of Hepatic Complications, Clin Gastoenterol Hepatol; 2017 Oct; Kim, et al

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GI Oncology

Opdivo Approved for Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Bristol-Myers Squibb news release; 2017 Sep 22

Mailed Invitations Boost Colon Ca Screening Rates, JAMA; 2017 Sep 5; Singal, Gupta, et al

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Upper GI Tract

Patient-Reported Diary Measures Dyspepsia Severity, Am J Gastroenterol; ePub 2017 Sep 19; Taylor, et al

Manometry Helps Pinpoint Supragastric Belching, Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol; ePub 2017 Sep 11; Yadlapati, et al

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