Disorders of the gut-brain interaction--formerly called functional disorders—result from abnormal functioning of the GI tract rather than structural abnormalities such as tumors. Take our poll to voice your opinion about diagnosing these conditions.
Patients with chronic pancreatitis (CP) have a higher overall prevalence of pancreatic malignancy, particularly those with genetic or environmental risk factors for pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma, according to the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG). What does ACG’s most recent guideline for diagnosing and treating chronic pancreatitis recommend in regard to screening patients with CP for pancreatic cancer? Take our quick quiz to find out!
The American Gastroenterological Association recently issued a clinical practice update on managing colonic diverticulitis. Do you know what the update says about procedures for diagnosing this disease? Take our quiz to find out!
Tell us how you will advise your patients with chronic gastrointestinal illnesses about whether they should receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available to them.
Earlier this year, the American Gastroenterological Association released a clinical guideline on managing moderate to severe ulcerative colitis (UC). Do you know what the guideline suggests for treatment of UC? Take our quiz to show your knowledge!
Tell us which eating-habit changes you have suggested to your patients with gastroparesis by taking our quick poll.
The precise mechanisms by which diet contributes to flares of ulcerative colitis or even development of the disease is not clear, but most patients look to their gastroenterologists for nutritional advice. Tell us what advice you give on diet in the management of ulcerative colitis.
The American College of Gastroenterology clinical guideline for ulcerative colitis (UC) advises looking beyond C-reactive protein to assess active inflammation. Do you know the other markers the ACG recommends be checked? Take our quiz to find out!
To help endoscopists identify features of polyps that can predict the presence of cancer, the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer has issued recommendations to clarify when surgery may be advisable after endoscopic resection of a malignant polyp. What does the task force recommend? Take our quiz to find out!
Earlier this year, the American Gastroenterological Association issued clinical practice guidelines on managing moderate to severe ulcerative colitis. Do you know what the guidelines recommend regarding combination vs monotherapy? Take our quick quiz to find out!