Abdomen: foreign body reaction (glass fragments in worker’s abdomen)

Treatments for achalasia

Acute intermittent porphyria

Acute lymphocytic leukemia

Acute portal vein thrombosis

Adalimumab in the US

Adenomyomatosis of the gallbladder

Adult cholangitis s/p Kasai in infancy w/dilation of tributary

Effect of alcohol on GI cancers

Ampullary perforations

Antibiotics s/p biliary stent removal

Autoimmune hepatitis overlap syndromes (not distinct: treat dominant features first)

Autoimmune hepatitis: predictors of response for early treatment

Autoimmune pancreatitis (Ig64-associated systemic disease)

Bariatrics and endoscopy

Barrett’s biopsies as evidence for systematic bx

Barrett’s esophagus

Biliary stenting in malignant obstruction

Black esophagus (necrosis) ischemia secondary to another injury

Bleeding and mortality risk of percutaneous liver bx (mild bleed 1:100, severe 1-6:1000, mortality 1-2:10,000 (stay > 60,000 pH INR)

Burping (supragastric)

Cancer risk and its decline in ulcerative colitis

Cannabinoid hyperemesis

Carcinoid tumors

C.difficile fecal transplant s/p ampullectomy

C.difficile: new tx

Celiac crisis versus autoimmune enteropathy

Celiac disease (silent) and lymphoma (screening justification?)

Celiac disease versus tropical sprue in Mexicans

Center for Latino Health

Cholangiocarcinoma: diagnostic methods


Chronic elevated transaminases

Chronic pancreatitis

CMV colitis in IBD – is it real? (only treat in setting of + immunohistochemistry)

Colonic interposition (replacing esophagus)

Complications of peptic ulcer disease

Conference pearls

Is criminality a barrier to transplant?

Crohn’s axillary and gluteal abscess: metastatic Crohn’s, hidradenitis, or pyoderma gangrenosum?

Cryoglobulinemia treatment (rituvimab)

Cyclic vomiting syndrome (use of Namenda in chronic pain)

Cystic fibrosis patient with GERD – pretransplant Nissen

DIO syndrome: distal intestinal obstruction syndrome in cystic fibrosis

Diseases of liver vasculature: medical aspects


Endoscopic diagnostic modalities for common duct stones

Endoscopic remission in IBD

Esophageal cancer in achalasia

Esophageal cancer on biphosphonates?

Esophageal ulcers in HIV

EUS for endometriosis

Exercise-induced hematochezia and other exercise-related GI symptoms

Factitious diarrhea

Fecal markers of IBD activity: calprotectin, lactoferrin

Fever of unknown origin > cholangitis

Fiber does not protect against diverticulosis

Fundic polyps in FAP

Generalized megaviscera of lupus

GERD-related cough and gabapentin

GI neurofibromas and periampullary cancer in neurofibromatosis

Giant gastric ulcer penetrating the colon to the small bowel > cancer?

GVHD of the GI tract

Heart-liver-kidney transplant (treat HCV pre-transplant?)

Heavy metal screen

Helicobacter pylori in non-ulcer dyspepsia — equivocal trials

Hepatic granulomas

Hepatitis-associated aplastic anemia

Hepatitis E

High-grade dyplasia in ulcerative colitis

HSV esophagitis in immune competent patient

IBD Rx (part 1 – advances; part 2 – more advances)

IL28 B genotype in response to HCV Rx

Incontinence: failing biofeedback: sacral nerve stimulation

Irregular Z line

J pouch-related obstruction by volvulus

Liver lesions in Osler-Weber-Rendu syndrome

Liver update from EASLD

Mallory-Weiss syndrome

Mantle cell lymphoma polyps

Marizzi syndrome secondary to cystic duct stone and cholelithiasis

Maternal antiviral therapy versus vertical hepatitis D transmission

Metaclopramide and lawsuits

Metastatic gastrinoma

Methotrexate hepatotoxicity

Microscopic colitis

Mucinous adenocarcinoma of the colon > ovarian > liver

Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension secondary to cystic fibrosis (role of liver bx in CF? use of ursodiol?)

Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension secondary to oxaliplatin chemotherapy

NSAID enteritis versus Crohn’s disease

Nutrition support in stress

Palliation of esophageal cancer

Pancreas divisum

Pancreatic cystic neoplasm – main duct versus breached duct

PEG tube complications

Pelvic floor dysynergia

Peutz-Jeghers syndrome vs sporadic hamartoma

Plasmopheresis in pancreatitis with elevated triglycerides

Polycystic liver disease

Post-surgical ERCP (after Billroth II, Roux-en-Y, or Whipple)

Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorder


Predictors of Crohn’s disease

Prognostic tests for Crohn’s disease

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Protein-losing enteropathy

Pseudo-colitis: polyposis secondary to mucosal prolapse

Radiation enteritis

Radiation proctitis

Rectal bleeding in pregnancy: cautions around endoscopy

RFA contraindicated in Barrett’s with varices (PDT, cryoablation, or banding)

Screening for HCC in cirrhotic medical population

Sickle cell crisis and its effects on the liver

Small bowel AVMs and efficacy of endoscopic Rx

Rapid gastric emptying (dumping syndrome)

Rectal prolapse in men

Seroquel risks in functional GI disorders

Serrated adenomas

Severity scores in a) pancreatitis and b) aggressive fluid resuscitaton (outcomes no better, but unclear)

Sorafenib in HCC

S/p anastomosis – resection of rectal CA

Sphincter of Oddi dysfunction

Stimulant laxatives

Topamax, Depakote and hepatic encephalopathy

TPMT assay in 6-MP Rx (6-MMPR and 6-TGN levels)

Tysabri for progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

Ustekinimab and tofacitinib in IBD

Variable stiffness colonoscopy

Vascular diseases of the liver