Hospitalist Corner: Lightning RoundFrom June 2019, Does My Liver Look Fat?
Our favorite hospitalist Dr. Maj Cina is back, this time with a lightning round of common inpatient scenarios and the latest evidence to support or refute our common practices in these situations, which span the fields of GI, ID, Pulmonology, and Nephrology. •16min 22Majid Cina, MD and Neda Frayha, MD
Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: It’s a Thing?From May 2017, My Gut Biome Told Me So
Non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) is a controversial emerging clinical entity. Individuals without celiac disease or wheat allergy can describe IBS-like gastrointestinal symptoms as well as other manifestations like brain fog when they consume gluten containing foods. While the …15min 16Heidi James, MD, Robert Berger, MD, and Vanessa Cardy, MD
Gut BiomeFrom May 2017, My Gut Biome Told Me So
Brandon brings us interesting research showing the bacteria that colonize our bowels may be big players in everything from our dietary preferences to autoimmune diseases and beyond. Increased levels of pro-inflammatory bacteria have been found in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome …13min 21Brandon Grove, MD and Heidi James, MD
Evaluation and Treatment of DiarrheaFrom February 2017, Sweat Puddled, Brains Muddled
Mike and Nate discuss a practical approach to the evaluation of a patient who presents with diarrhea. Pointing out key features that make certain patients high risk for infectious versus inflammatory causes, as well as management discussion.22min 34Mike Weinstock, MD and Nathan Finnerty, MD
Portal and Hepatic Vein ThrombosisFrom May 2015, Agony, Misery, and Torment. It’s a Pain Extravaganza!
Should all patients with portal vein thrombosis be anticoagulated? Our hematology expert weighs in. •5min 38Tom Deloughery, MD and Rob Orman, MD
Paperchase 5: Mortality Benefit of Bariatric SurgeryFrom May 2015, Agony, Misery, and Torment. It’s a Pain Extravaganza!
Obese patients who have surgery are at higher risk for bad outcomes, but that may be outweighed by long term benefit when it comes to bariatric procedures.7min 20Andrew Buelt, MD and Joe Weatherly, MD
Colorectal Urgencies and Emergencies Part 2From November 2014, Is That a AAA In Your Pocket?
Part of treating anal fissures is for stool to be like a soft, fluffy cloud - it just floats out, no straining. •21min 58Megan Cavanaugh MD, Mel Herbert, MD, and Rob Orman, MD
Colorectal Urgencies, Part 1From October 2014, Butts, Handshakes, Blood and T… Shaky Shoulders and ADHD
Some patients carry all of their stress in the anus.33min 15Megan Cavanaugh MD, Rob Orman, MD, and Mel Herbert, MD