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Top AGA Community patient cases


 

Physicians with difficult patient scenarios regularly bring their questions to the AGA Community to seek advice from colleagues about therapy and disease management options, best practices, and diagnoses. In case you missed it, here are the most popular clinical discussions shared in the forum recently:

1. Crohn’s disease, infliximab and liver abscess (http://ow.ly/mTod50uyXCQ)

A 22-year-old Crohn’s patient presented to the hospital in septic shock with acute renal failure due to pyogenic liver abscess, which had ruptured into the peritoneal cavity. Member seeks consult from the AGA Community on treatment options given this serious infection.

2. EUS-guided cholecystoenterostomy with LAMS (http://ow.ly/IqLP50uyXLg)

A member poses the question: how long should the stent stay in?

3. Colorectal cancer surveillance in Crohn’s colitis and small duct PSC (http://ow.ly/tbe650uyXQh)

A member asks if you would continue yearly CRC surveillance on a patient with Crohn’s colitis with very limited colonic involvement in the ascending colon, who is currently in clinical remission. The patient also has small duct PSC with early cirrhosis.

Access these clinical cases and more discussions at https://community.gastro.org/discussions.

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