A team of researchers from ACG and CAG released guidelines on periprocedural antithrombotic drug management.
Investigators compared the efficacy of clear liquid diet with different polyethylene glycol-based bowel preparation methods in patients with small bowel bleeding.
Investigators assessed the effects of proton pump inhibitor use prior to endoscopy on mortality, surgical, and bleeding outcomes in patients with gastrointestinal bleeding.
Researchers conducted a study to determine whether coexposure to systemic fluconazole or topical azoles increases the risk for incident bleeding among patients with atrial fibrillation on apixaban, rivaroxaban, or dabigatran.
Investigators assessed the efficacy of prophylactic clip closure at reducing postendoscopic mucosal resection bleeding in the right colon.
Investigators assessed factors associated with unsuccessful endoscopic hemostasis in patients with severe peptic ulcer bleeding.
Investigators compared rates of post-ERCP bleeding in patients receiving dual antiplatelet therapy vs aspirin monotherapy.
Study is the largest to explore this potential safety issue to date.
The FDA has approved the new Gvoke® Kit formulation for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia in patients with diabetes 2 years of age and older.
Investigators compared 3 machine learning models against the often used HAS-BLED risk score in predicting GIB in patients using antithrombotic drugs.
Investigators assessed the effectiveness of Hemospray for the management of GI bleeding.
Researchers compared the performance of multiple risk stratification scores used in the assessment of patient outcomes with upper GI bleeding.
Researchers aimed to assess the impact of aspirin on incidence of serious GI bleeding in an older population, identify risk factors, and calculate absolute bleeding risk according to age and presence of risk factors.
EndoClot PHS is a single-use device consisting of a starch-based powder hemostat to control bleeding in the GI tract.
Investigators assessed the outcomes of patients with peptic ulcer and non-ulcer lesions who did or did not receive pre-endoscopic proton pump inhibitor therapy.
Danish investigators conducted a cohort study to assess the impact of low-dose aspirin on lower gastrointestinal bleeding, colorectal bleeding, and colorectal polyps.
Time to rebleeding was a significant predictor of mortality risk following an endoscopic variceal ligation procedure.
Ticagrelor and prasugrel, the newer generation of P2Y12-inhibiting antiplatelet agents, were found to be associated with fewer gastrointestinal bleeding events the first year after percutaneous coronary intervention compared with clopidogrel.
Researchers conducted a meta-analysis to evaluate prophylactic clipping in preventing post-polypectomy bleeding and published the results in Gastroenterology.
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused physicians in the New York area to reevaluate how they care for patients with gastrointestinal (GI) diseases.