Today's Top 20 Gastroenterology and Endoscopy StoriesRSS
  1. 4 recent GI market updates to know

    Here are four recent updates on the gastroenterology/endoscopy market. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. 5 most-read GI articles – March 23 to March 27

    Here are the five most popular gastroenterology/endoscopy articles on Becker's ASC Review for the week of March 23 to March 27. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Stephen Hanauer of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

    Stephen Hanauer, MD, is the Clifford Joseph Barborka Professor of Medicine and medical director of the Digestive Disease Center at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago. He is also the president of the American College of Gastroenterology. He previously served as the Joseph B. Kirsner Professor of Medicine, professor of clinical pharmacology and chief of gastroenterology and nutrition at University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  1. Boston Scientific CEO says medical device tax hinders industry

    In an interview on FOX Business Network Boston Scientific CEO Mike Mahoney said that the medical device tax should be repealed, according to a Street Insider report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. Retroflexion vs. forward view in right colon ADR: 7 things to know

    Screening colonoscopy has been found to be effective for distal colon cancer prevention, but its role in preventing right-sided cancer remains uncertain. A recent study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology compares adenoma detection rate with retroflexion versus forward viewing colonoscopy during a second exam of the proximal colon. Here are seven things to know about the study. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. 18 statistics on gastroenterologist habits & burnout

    How much do lifestyle habits and decisions affect physician burnout? Here are 18 statistics on gastroenterologists' exercise habits, weight and alcohol use in relation to burnout, according to the Medscape Gastroenterologist Lifestyle Report 2015. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. AGA: Asymptomatic pancreatic cysts do not require constant surveillance

    The American Gastroenterological Association has released new recommendations on surveillance periods for patients with asymptomatic pancreatic cysts. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Jack Groover of Borland-Groover Clinic

    Jack R. Groover, MD, is president and CEO of the Borland-Groover Clinic, Jacksonville Center for Endoscopy and Jax Anesthesia Providers in Jacksonville, Fla. He has previously held the position of chief of gastroenterology for the Jacksonville Hospitals Education Program and for University Hospital in Jacksonville, where he founded the first GI fellowship program. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and American College of Laser Surgery.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  2. 6 gastroenterologists making headlines — March 27, 2015

    Here are six gastroenterologists who were featured in the news for leadership moves or industry honors within the past week.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  3. Professional advice in GI: 2 gastroenterologists on the words that helped shape their careers

    Advice, whether given with careful forethought or by chance, can have a lasting impact. Two gastroenterologists share the best pieces of professional advice they have ever received. By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. 7 things for gastroenterologists to know for today – March 27, 2015

    Here are seven news updates for gastroenterologists to know for March 27, 2015. By Carrie Pallardy -
  1. GI/endoscopy company stock report – March 27, 2015

    Here is a stock report on five publically traded GI/endoscopy companies for March 23 to March 27. By Carrie Pallardy -
  2. FDA to host patient-centered meeting on GI disorders

    The FDA will host a public meeting to solicit patient input on functional GI disorders on May 11, according to an AGA eDigest report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  3. Olympus issues new reprocessing instructions for duodenoscopes

    In letters dated March 26, Olympus sent updated, validated manual reprocessing instructions for the TJF-Q180V duodenoscopes, according to an EINNEWSDESK report.   By Carrie Pallardy -
  4. Shire, Cincinnati Children's partner to focus on rare disease research

    Shire and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center have created a three-year partnership to focus on developing therapies for rare diseases with unmet need, according to a Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News report. By Carrie Pallardy -
  5. GI physician leader to know: Dr. Pedro Greer of Florida International University

    Pedro Greer Jr., MD, is a gastroenterologist practicing at Herbert Wertham College of Medicine at Florida International University in Miami, where he is also a professor and the founding chair of the department of humanities, health and society and association dean for community engagement. He also practices with Gastro Health in Miami. He is a recipient of the MacArthur "Genius" Fellowship and a Presidential Medal of Freedom honoree.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  6. Have Gilead Sciences & AbbVie shut Merck out of the HCV drug market?

    The competition in the hepatitis C drug market is heating up, with Gilead Sciences and AbbVie controlling most of the market despite Merck's attempts to close the gap, according to a Seeking Alpha report.  By Anuja Vaidya -
  7. Global Crohn's disease market to grow at CAGR 2.84% through 2019

    The global market for Crohn's disease is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 2.84 percent from 2014 to 2019, according to a Market Research report.   By Carrie Pallardy -
  8. 6 reasons patients avoid undergoing screening colonoscopy

    A number of healthcare stakeholders have pledged to bring the national colorectal cancer screening rate to 80 percent by 2018, but many Americans remain reluctant to undergo one of the key screening procedures: colonoscopy. Here are six statistics on why patients avoid undergoing the procedure, according to a study from market research firm Mizzouri. By Carrie Pallardy -
  9. Study finds link between IBD & cervical cancer

    A new study published in the journal Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology has found an association between inflammatory bowel disease in women and increased risk of cervical dysplasia and cancer. By Carrie Pallardy -