Bible Class 2016

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2016-12-14

Short bowel syndrome

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. B. Friedli - Prof. A. Macpherson - PDF 0.6Mb )

Bible Class literature:


2016-11-30

Drung induced liver injury

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. G. Stirnimann - PDF folgt )

Bible class paper:

  • Ostrov DA. et al. Drug hypersensitivity caused by alteration of the MHC-presented self-peptide repertoire. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jun 19;109(25):9959-64. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Chalasani NP et al. ACG Clinical Guideline: the diagnosis and management of idiosyncratic drug-induced liver injury. Am J Gastroenterol. 2014 Jul;109(7):950-66; quiz 967. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

2016-11-23

Preoperative assesement of liver function

Question and answers & presentation (Prof. D. Candinas - PDF 2Mb )

Bible Class literature:

  • Hoekstra LT et al: Physiological and biochemical basis of clinical liver function tests: a review. Ann Surg. 2013 Jan;257(1):27-36. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members

2016-10-19

Liver Transplantation

Question and answers & presentation (Prof. A. De Gottardi - PDF 3Mb)

Bible Class literature:

  • European Association for the Study of the Liver. EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: Liver transplantation. J Hepatol. 2016 Feb;64(2):433-85. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

2016-10-12

Gastric Cancer

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. B. Diaconu - PDF Folgt)

Bible class paper:

Additional literature:

  • Dinis-Ribeiro M et al. Management of precancerous conditions and lesions in the stomach (MAPS): guideline from the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), European Helicobacter Study Group (EHSG), European Society of Pathology (ESP), and the Sociedade Portuguesa de Endoscopia Digestiva (SPED). Endoscopy. 2012 Jan;44(1):74-94. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members
  • NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines)® : Gastric Cancer (Including cancer in the proximal 5cm of the stomach) 2.2013. PDF for institution members

2016-09-07

Differential diagnosis of focal liver lesions

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. M. Maurer - PDF 3Mb)

Additional literature:


2016-09-07

GERD: Gastroenterologist's point of view

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. J. Lenglinger - PDF folgt)

Bible class paper:

  • Dulery C. et al. A study with pharyngeal and esophageal 24-hour pH-impedance monitoring in patients with laryngopharyngeal symptoms refractory to proton pump inhibitors. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Jul 18. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Katz PO. et al. Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Mar;108(3):308-28; quiz 329. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

2016-08-24

Variceal Bleeding

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. A. Tatu - PDF 1.5Mb)

Bible class paper:

  • Escorsell À. et al. Esophageal balloon tamponade versus esophageal stent in controlling acute refractory variceal bleeding: A multicenter randomized, controlled trial. Hepatology. 2016 Jun;63(6):1957-67. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Tripathi D. et al. U.K. guidelines on the management of variceal haemorrhage in cirrhotic patients. Gut. 2015 Nov;64(11):1680-704. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members
  • de Franchis R et al. Expanding consensus in portal hypertension: Report of the Baveno VI Consensus Workshop: Stratifying risk and individualizing care for portal hypertension. J Hepatol. 2015 Sep;63(3):743-52. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

2016-08-10

Barrett's oesophagus

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. B. Heimgatner - PDF 1.9Mb)

Bible class paper:

  • Phoa KN. et al. Radiofrequency ablation vs endoscopic surveillance for patients with Barrett esophagus and low-grade dysplasia: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Mar 26;311(12):1209-17. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Fitzgerald RC. et al. British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines on the diagnosis and management of Barrett's oesophagus. Gut. 2014 Jan;63(1):7-42. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members
  • Shaheen NJ et al. ACG Clinical Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Barrett's Esophagus. Am J Gastroenterol. 2016 Jan;111(1):30-50; quiz 51. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

2016-07-27

Acute Liver Failure

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. F. Brunner - PDF folgt)

Bible class paper:

  • O'Grady JG. et al. Early indicators of prognosis in fulminant hepatic failure. Gastroenterology. 1989 Aug;97(2):439-45. PDF for institution members

Additional literature:


2016-06-29

Hereditary GI Cancer Syndroms

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. H. Horvath - PDF 1.1 Mb)

Bible class paper:

  • Kastrinos F. et al. Comparison of the clinical prediction model PREMM(1,2,6) and molecular testing for the systematic identification of Lynch syndrome in colorectal cancer. Gut. 2013 Feb;62(2):272-9. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Syngal S. et al. ACG clinical guideline: ACG clinical guideline: Genetic testing and management of hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Feb;110(2):223-62; quiz 263. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

2016-06-01

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. M. Rusticeanu - PDF 0.5Mb)

Bible class paper:

  • Jiao D. et al. Similarities and differences among eosinophilic esophagitis, proton-pump inhibitor-responsive esophageal eosinophilia, and reflux esophagitis: comparisons of clinical, endoscopic, and histopathological findings in Japanese patients. J Gastroenterol. 2016 Apr 23. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Dellon ES et al. ACG clinical guideline: Evidenced based approach to the diagnosis and management of esophageal eosinophilia and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 May;108(5):679-92; quiz 693. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members
  • Ikuo Hirano, MD. Dilation in eosinophilic esophagitis: to do or not to do? Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Volume 71, No. 4 : 2010. PDF for institution members
  • D’Alessandro A et al. Eosinophilic esophagitis: From pathophysiology to treatment. World J Gastrointest Pathophysiol 2015 November 15; 6(4): 150-158. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

2016-05-18

Pancreatic Cancer part II

Question and answers & presentation (Dr O. Carstens - PDF folgt)

Additional literature:

  • Ducreux M. et al. Cancer of the pancreas: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up. Annals of Oncology 26 (Supplement 5): v56–v68, 2015. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members
  • NCCN clinical guidelines in oncology: Pancreatic adenocarcinoma V2.2015. PDF for institution members
  • S3-Leitlinie zum exokrinen Pankreaskarzinom. Kurzversion 1.0 – Oktober 2013. Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft. PDF for institution members

2016-05-04

Nutritional support

Question and answers & presentation (Prof. A. Macpherson - PDF 0.9Mb)

Bible class paper:

Additional literature:

  • Nutrition Support for Adults: Oral Nutrition Support, Enteral Tube Feeding and Parenteral Nutrition. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (UK): Guidance. PDF for institution members
  • Nutrition Support for Adults: Oral Nutrition Support, Enteral Tube Feeding and Parenteral Nutrition. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (UK): METHODS, EVIDENCE & GUIDANCE. PDF for institution members
  • Nutrition Support for Adults. National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (UK): Evidence update 2013. PDF for institution members

2016-04-20

GERD: Surgeon's point of view

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. Y. Borbérly - PDF 1.5Mb)

Bible class paper:

  • Galmiche JP et al. Laparoscopic antireflux surgery vs esomeprazole treatment for chronic GERD: the LOTUS randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2011 May 18;305(19):1969-77. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

Additional literature:


2016-04-06

Autoimmune Pancreatitis

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. B. Diaconu - PDF 0.5Mb)

Bible class paper:

Additional literature:

  • Joshi D et al. Biliary and hepatic involvement in IgG4-related disease. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Dec;40(11-12):1251-61. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Shimosegawa T et al. International consensus diagnostic criteria for autoimmune pancreatitis: guidelines of the International Association of Pancreatology. Pancreas. 2011 Apr;40(3):352-8. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Hart PA et al. Recent Advances in Autoimmune Pancreatitis. Gastroenterology. 2015 Jul;149(1):39-51. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members

2016-03-23

IBD and Pregnancy

Bible class paper:

  • Zelinkova Z et al. Effects of discontinuing anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy during pregnancy on the course of inflammatory bowel disease and neonatal exposure. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Mar;11(3):318-21. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • van der Woude CJ et al. The second European evidenced-based consensus on reproduction and pregnancy in inflammatory bowel disease. J Crohns Colitis. 2015 Feb;9(2):107-24 PDF for institution members

2016-03-09

Hepatitis C

Question and answers & presentation (Prof. J. F. Dufour - PDF 0.8Mb)

Bible class paper:

  • Manns M et al. Ledipasvir and sofosbuvir plus ribavirin in patients with genotype 1 or 4 hepatitis C virus infection and advanced liver disease: a multicentre, open-label, randomised, phase 2 trial. Lancet Infect Dis. 2016 Feb 18. pii: S1473-3099(16)00052-9. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

Additional literature:


2016-02-24

Principles of ERCP: papilla cannulation, indications, contraindications and risks

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. H. Horvath - PDF 1 Mb)

Bible class paper:

  • Elmunzer BJ et al. A randomized trial of rectal indomethacin to prevent post-ERCP pancreatitis. N Engl J Med. 2012 Apr 12;366(15):1414-22. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

Additional literature:


2016-02-10

Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. F. Brunner - PDF 1Mb)

Bible class paper:

Additional literature:


2016-01-21

Diagnosis and management of constipation

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. M.Hädrich - PDF 2Mb)

Bible class paper:

  • Chey WD et al.Linaclotide for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation: a 26-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial to evaluate efficacy and safety. Am J Gastroenterol. 2012 Nov;107(11):1702-12. DOI-LinkPDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  •  Bharucha AE et al: American Gastroenterological Association medical position statement on constipation. Gastroenterology. 2013 Jan;144(1):211-7. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  •  Bharucha AE et al: American Gastroenterological Association technical review on constipation. Gastroenterology. 2013 Jan;144(1):218-38. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Irritable bowel syndrome in adults: Diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome in primary care. The NICE guidelines. National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care commissioned by National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. PDF for institution members
  • Eswaran S et al. Emerging Pharmacologic Therapies for Constipation-predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Chronic Constipation. J Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2014 Apr 30;20(2):141-51. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Ford AC et al. Effect of laxatives and pharmacological therapies in chronic idiopathic constipation: systematic review and meta-analysis. Gut. 2011 Feb;60(2):209-18. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
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