AGA has published three new clinical practice updates in the October issues of Gastroenterology and Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CGH). Each clinical practice update provides you with best practice advice that you can immediately implement as you care for your patients.
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)
AGA Clinical Practice Update on Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO): Expert Review by Eamonn M.M. Quigley, Joseph A. Murray and Mark Pimentel, published in Gastroenterology.
This review focuses on severe SIBO cases that cause steatorrhea and vitamin B12 deficiency in patients. The experts provide nine pieces of best practice advice for managing patients with SIBO.
Esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC)
AGA Clinical Practice Update on Reducing Rates of Post Endoscopy Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Commentary by Sachin Wani, C. Prakash Gyawali and David A. Katzka, published in Gastroenterology.
Experts suggest that like interval colon cancer, significant number of patients with Barrett’s esophagus (BE) have missed dysplasia and/or cancer missed at the index endoscopy. The experts provide best practice advice to improve dysplasia and neoplasia detection in patients undergoing BE screening and surveillance, thereby reducing rates of post-endoscopy esophageal adenocarcinoma.
Colorectal cancer (CRC)
AGA Clinical Practice Update on Young Adult Onset Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis and Management: Expert Review by Lisa A. Boardman, Eduardo Vilar, Y. Nancy You and Jewel Samadder, published in CGH.
Experts provide six pieces of best practice advice to help you recognize evidence-based risk factors and improve management for patients with young onset colorectal cancer.