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Looking to digest the latest in gastroenterology? GI Insights is here to provide updates on screening guidelines, diagnostic options, and management tools for all diseases and disorders affecting the gastrointestinal tract.

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Looking to digest the latest in gastroenterology? GI Insights is here to provide updates on screening guidelines, diagnostic options, and management tools for all diseases and disorders affecting the gastrointestinal tract.

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English


Episodes

Reviewing Updated Guidelines and Knowledge Gaps for Pouchitis Management

2/23/2024
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH Pouchitis is a common inflammatory complication after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (J-pouch) surgery, but the why behind patients who develop this condition seems to be unclear. So to dive into the updated guidelines for the management of pouchitis and to also hear about some knowledge gaps in preventing pouchitis, join Dr. Peter Buch as he takes a deep dive with Dr. Edward Barnes, Associate Professor of Medicine and Associate Fellowship Program Director at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Primary Author of article, titled “AGA Clinical Practice Guideline on the Management of Pouchitis and Inflammatory Pouch Disorders,” which was published in Gastroenterology in 2024.

Duration:00:11:56

Addressing the Unique Cases of Portal Vein Thrombosis

2/22/2024
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Shilpa Junna, MD Symptoms of portal vein thrombosis (PVT) are primarily driven by the extent of the obstruction that the PVT is causing, and some of it’s also driven by how quickly the thrombosis has developed. There’s also some cases where symptoms can be nonspecific. So the role of a multidisciplinary team in helping to address this condition is very important because every case is unique. This collaboration can help provide the best care to our patients case by case. Dive in with Dr. Peter Buch and Dr. Shilpa Junna, Transplant Hepatologist and Assistant Professor at the Cleveland Clinic, to learn more.

Duration:00:12:30

Exploring New Developments in the Treatment of Recurrent C. Difficile

2/15/2024
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Paul Feuerstadt MD, FACG, AGAF C. difficile is a major problem in the United States. On top of that, patients who are diagnosed with this infection have the chance of getting caught in a vicious cycle of recurrence. So how can we provide our patients with the best care and work with them to give them the best treatment option? Learn more with Dr. Peter Buch as he takes a deep dive with Dr. Paul Feuerstadt, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Duration:00:14:00

The Spectrum of Liver Transplantation: Addressing the Needs of Diverse Patient Groups

2/12/2024
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Michael Lucey, MD There are a lot of considerations to keep in mind when it comes to liver transplantation in patients with various diseases, like metabolic-associated stereotactic liver diseases, alcoholic liver disease, hepatitis B and C, and more. Joining Dr. Peter Buch to discuss those key considerations surrounding liver transplantation is Dr. Michael Lucey, Professor of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Duration:00:13:47

Harnessing the Power of Social Media in GI

2/6/2024
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Benjamin Schmidt, MD It’s become clear that social media is here to stay, and it’s become a way that people get their information and spread information. Dive into this episode to learn about the benefits and challenges of social media in healthcare from a recently published article with Dr. Peter Buch and Dr. Benjamin Schmidt, Gastroenterologist at Esse Health in St. Louis, Missouri. He’s also the author of the article, titled “How a GI Fellow Found a Following: Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Education and Fun,” which was published in Digestive Diseases and Sciences in 2023.

Duration:00:11:30

The Role of Antibiotics in Acute Uncomplicated Appendicitis Treatment

2/6/2024
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: David Talan, MD Until recently, surgery was always utilized for appendicitis, but now, antibiotics are an alternative treatment. Find out who the best candidates are for an antibiotic regimen, the efficacy and safety of this approach to treating acute uncomplicated appendicitis, and more with Dr. Peter Buch and Dr. David Talan, Professor of Medicine at UCLA Geffen School of Medicine.

Duration:00:09:47

Postoperative Recurrence of Crohn‘s Disease: Reviewing Monitoring and Treatment Strategies

1/22/2024
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Miguel Regueiro, MD There are a few factors that may predict patients who are more likely to experience postoperative recurrence of Crohn’s disease. So how should we be monitoring our patients for recurrence, and what therapies are available? To learn more, Dr. Peter Buch is joined by Dr. Miguel Regueiro, Chief of Cleveland Clinic’s Digestive Disease Institute.

Duration:00:13:10

Assessing IBD with Intestinal Ultrasound and Exploring Ongoing Research

1/19/2024
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: David T. Rubin, MD Intestinal ultrasound has become a useful tool in assessing disease progression and pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). It’s an approach to visualizing the intestines using a transabdominal ultrasound probe to provide real-time information. But could research from the STARDUST substudy on ustekinumab provide new options for these patients? Tune in with Dr. Peter Buch for an in-depth conversation with Dr. David Rubin, Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

Duration:00:13:29

Hope on the Horizon: The Evaluation and Treatment of Fecal Incontinence

11/21/2023
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Kyle Staller, MD, MPH Unfortunately, there are not a lot of specific pharmacologic agents for incontinent patients; however, using typical antidiarrheal therapies can be helpful for patients who have diarrhea. So what other treatment options should we know about? To learn more, join Dr. Peter Buch as he speaks with Dr. Kyle Staller, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of the Gastrointestinal Motility Laboratory at Mass General.

Duration:00:11:30

The Updated Role of Non-Invasive Biomarkers in MASLD

11/21/2023
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Julia J Wattacheril, MD, MPH Non-invasive biomarkers for metabolic dysfunction-associated steatosis liver disease (MASLD) are used to stratify risk and assess disease severity in our patients. In this episode, Dr. Peter Buch is joined by Dr. Julia Wattacheril, Associate Professor of Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, to discuss the American Gastroenterological Association’s clinical practice update on the role of noninvasive biomarkers in MASLD.

Duration:00:11:31

Colorectal Cancer in Young Patients: A Multidisciplinary Approach

11/15/2023
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: David Liska, MD Since the 1990s, clinicians have been seeing a significant increase in colorectal cancer among young patients, who are under the age of 50. A multidisciplinary approach is key as diagnostic and treatment considerations are specific to their age. Dive in with Dr. Peter Buch as he’s joined by Dr. David Liska, Section Chief of Oncology in the Department of Colorectal Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic.

Duration:00:11:48

The Use of Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Medications in Cirrhosis

10/24/2023
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Naga Chalasani, MD With the increasing incidence and prevalence of cirrhosis in patients, healthcare professionals have to routinely consider giving anticoagulants to these patients. Understanding how we can safely administer these types of medications to cirrhosis patients is important. To learn more, tune in with Dr. Peter Buch as he speaks with Dr. Naga Chalasani, Co-Author of the article, titled “The Safety of Anticoagulants and Antiplatelet Agents in Patients with Cirrhosis,” which was published in Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics in November 2022, and the David W. Crabb Professor of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis.

Duration:00:12:30

Managing Liver Disease in Diabetic Patients: A Comprehensive Approach to Care

10/10/2023
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Michael Charlton, MD Liver disease is highly prevalent in patients with type 2 diabetes, and it’s much more likely to be a clinically significant issue in these patients as well. So it’s important to evaluate patients for liver disease during routine check-ups. Dive further into the effects of liver disease in diabetic care with Dr. Peter Buch as he speaks with Dr. Michael Charlton, Professor of Medicine and Co-Director of the Transplant Institute at the University of Chicago.

Duration:00:12:00

Learning About the New Definition of MASLD

10/5/2023
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Paul Kwo, MD Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease connoted that there's no alcohol contribution to the fat and didn't accurately convey the interplay between metabolic-driven cytosis, which can come from insulin resistance and all of the other metabolic dysfunction-associated inflammatory patterns, as well as the contributions of alcohol. So what do we know about patients who have metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD) and also consume alcohol? To learn more, join Dr. Peter Buch as he discusses this with Dr. Paul Kwo, Professor of Medicine and the Director of Hepatology at Stanford University.

Duration:00:13:26

The Increasing Incidence of IBD and the Use of Biosimilars

10/3/2023
Host: Mary Katherine Cheeley, PharmD, BCPS, CLS, FNLA Guest: Shubha Bhat, PharmD Fortunately, there are a lot of studies that have evaluated biosimilars in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and those all confirmed that biosimilars are safe, effective, and do not result in worsening patient outcomes. But are we using biosimilars enough in the treatment of IBD? Dive in with Dr. Mary Katherine Cheeley as she speaks with Dr. Shubha Bhat, Clinical Pharmacist in the Digestive Disease Institute at the Cleveland Clinic.

Duration:00:09:17

Distinguishing Digestive Disorders: How to ID Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

9/26/2023
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Marianna Arvanitakis, MD, PhD Patients with non-celiac gluten sensitivity can experience the same symptoms of those with celiac disease and IBS, complicating the diagnostic process. Find out how you can accurately identify and distinguish non-celiac gluten sensitivity from other digestive disorders with Dr. Peter Buch and Dr. Marianna Arvanitakis, Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology, and Digestive Oncology from the HUB Erasme Hospital in Brussels, Belgium.

Duration:00:07:59

10 Recommendations for Managing CIC

9/26/2023
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: William Chey, MD Roughly 1 in 10 Americans suffer with some degree of constipation, and many of those patients suffer with ongoing chronic issues around constipation. So for the first time, the American Gastroenterological Association and the American College of Gastroenterology have released joint recommendations for the management of chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC). To dive into these guidelines, Dr. Peter Buch is joined by Dr. William Chey, Marvin Pollard Professor of Gastroenterology and Chief of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Michigan.

Duration:00:12:38

Reviewing Cardiac Complications in Liver Disease

9/7/2023
Host: Charles Turck, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP Guest: Zobair M Younossi MD, MPH, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD Guest: Alan H.B. Wu, PhD Liver disease patients are at an increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE), which is why the doctor in today’s episode believes the multidisciplinary team plays an essential role in managing these patients. Tune in with Dr. Charles Turck as he speaks with Dr. Zobair Younossi, Chair of the Global NASH Council and Professor of Medicine at the Inova Fairfax Medical Campus in Falls Church, Virginia as well as Dr. Alan Wu, Professor in Laboratory Medicine and is Chief of the Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology Laboratories at San Francisco General Hospital.

Duration:00:15:29

Personalizing Care to Fit GERD Patient Needs

8/16/2023
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: John Pandolfino, MD, MSCI There are a wide range of therapeutic options when it comes to personalizing your patient’s treatment approach, such as simple lifestyle modifications all the way to a surgical procedure. To learn more, tune in with Dr. Peter Buch as he speaks with Dr. John Pandolfino, Hans Popper Professor and Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago.

Duration:00:10:13

How to Recognize & Manage an Angry Patient

8/7/2023
Host: Peter Buch, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP Guest: Douglas Drossman, MD We all face angry and disruptive patients from time to time, making it essential to know how to properly de-escalate and handle the situation. That’s why Dr. Peter Buch speaks with Dr. Douglas Drossman, co-author of an article that was published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology titled “De-escalate, Don’t Escalate: Essential Steps to Effectively Recognize and Manage the Patient Who Is Angry and Disruptive.”

Duration:00:11:13