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  1. Physicians sometimes misdiagnose IBD patients with IBS — 4 points

    Researchers with United European Gastroenterology have discovered physicians sometimes misdiagnose inflammatory bowel disease patients with irritable bowel syndrome, according to Bel Marra Health.  By Allison Sobczak -
  2. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Michael Camilleri of Mayo Medical School

    Michael Camilleri, MD, is a professor of medicine at the Mayo Medical School in Rochester, Minn. He previously served as president-elect of the American Gastroenterological Association between 2014 and 2015.  By Allison Sobczak -
  3. PENTAX Medical names Dr. Hudson Garrett global chief clinical officer, FDA approves Gilead Sciences' new chronic HCV drug — 6 GI company key notes

    Here are six recent news updates on key gastroenterology and endoscopy companies.  By Anuja Vaidya -

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  1. FDA approves Gilead Sciences' Epclusa for chronic HCV: 4 observations

    The FDA has approved Gilead Sciences' Epclusa to treat adults with chronic hepatitis C, both with and without cirrhosis.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Steven Shields of Atrius Health

    Steven Shields, MD, joined Atrius Health in 2000 and sees patients in Wessesley Hills and Kenmore, both in Massachusetts. Specializing in gastroenterology and endoscopy, Dr. Shields is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He currently is a faculty member of Boston-based Harvard Medical School.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. 4 key trends in the $2.35B GI/endoscopic devices market

    An iData Research report estimates growth in almost all gastrointestinal endoscopic devices market segments through 2020, according to Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  4. USPTF final 2016 recommendations for CRC screening include Cologuard: 4 notes

    The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force included Exact Sciences' Cologuard in its final 2016 colorectal cancer screening recommendations and clarified Cologuard's position as equal to other recommended screening tests.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. Merit Health Natchez adds Dr. W. Kirk Mullins: 4 points

    Gastroenterologist W. Kirk Mullins, MD, joined Merit Health Natchez (Miss.).  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. 5 most read GI/endoscopy stories: June 20 — June 24

    Here are the five most popular Becker's ASC Review gastroenterology and endoscopy stories for the week of June 20 to June 24, 2016.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Hemant Roy of Boston Medical Center

    Hemant Roy, MD, serves as the chief of gastroenterology and professor of medicine at Boston Medical Center. He has been a faculty member at BMC since 2013.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  4. Dr. Paul Levy joins Mountain Medical Associates: 3 points

    Haywood Regional Medical Center in Clyde, N.C., added gastroenterologist Paul Levy, MD, to Mountain Medical Associates, also in Clyde.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. GI Dynamics announces ENDO trial final results: 3 notes

    GI Dynamics announced the final results of its ENDO Trial, the clinical trial for its EndoBarrier therapy in the United States.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Lowcountry Gastroenterology Associates adds Dr. William Bulsiewicz — 5 points

    William J. Bulsiewicz, MD, joined Lowcountry Gastroenterology Associates in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., according to The Post and Courier.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  3. Laparotomy morality rates outrank other emergency procedures at 23.76%: 7 statistics

    Boston-based Brigham & Women's Hospital researcher found laparotompy procedures had the highest mortality rates among other emergency general surgeries, according to Medscape Multispecialty.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  4. 9 things to know about GIQuIC

    Here are nine things to know about the GI Quality Improvement Consortium and its national registry, from the consortium's website and Becker's ASC Review.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  5. PENTAX Medical names Dr. Hudson Garrett global chief clinical officer: 4 things to know

    Hudson Garrett, PhD, is PENTAX Medical's new global chief clinical officer.  By Mary Rechtoris -
  6. 5 GI physicians in the news — June 24, 2016

    Here are five gastroenterologists who recently made headlines.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. Healthmark releases Now! test for ensuring endoscope safety: 3 points

    Healthmark Industries launched the NOW! test for checking endoscope safety.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  8. Gastroenterologist to know: Dr. Uzma Siddiqui of University of Chicago Medical Center

    Uzma D. Siddiqui, MD, is associate director of the Center for Endoscopic Research and Therapeutics at the University of Chicago Medical Center. She also serves as director of endoscopic ultrasound and advanced endoscopy training at the center.  By Allison Sobczak -
  9. A colonoscopy is required for IBD patients once every 5 years — 5 points

    Netherlands-based University Medical Center Utrecht researchers found patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease only need a colonoscopy once every five years, Bel Marra Health reports.  By Allison Sobczak -

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