Does dye-based chromoendoscopy improve dysplasia detection in patients undergoing surveillance colonoscopy for long-term ulcerative colitis? It does, according to Anna Buchner, MD, PhD, and her coauthors, and this raises the question of whether US guidelines should endorse dye-based chromoendoscopy... More »
In this engaging session, 5 patients with complex and difficult cases of ulcerative colitis were presented to an expert panel, which consisted of Maria Abreu, MD, Edward Loftus, MD, and David Rubin, MD. The panel moderator was Jean-Paul Achkar, MD. More »
Why do some patients continue to suffer symptoms when by all objective indications their inflammatory bowel disease is resolved? Evidence that a fecal biomarker is increased in these baffling patientsmay set up a vicious cycle of defective signaling between the gut and the brain that can lead to... More »
How Physicians Can Manage Unexpected Free Time Jennifer Frank, MD, October 22, 2013 Whether you have an unexpected patient no-show, or two hours before bed, figuring out how to spend spurts of free time can be a work-life balance stressor.