Exclusive enteral nutrition in adult Crohn’s disease, machine learning in capsule endoscopy and dosing of Vedolizumab based on T cell function

In this month’s blog we focus on two recently published articles in BMJOG and discuss a highly impactful basic science manuscript published in Gut which is likely to have implications of dosing of Vedolizumab. As we move forward from COVID-19 and face a potentially difficult winter it remains vital to practice evidence-based speciality medicine. BMJOG, […]

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A close look at recent guidelines for the consensus management of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency

In August’s blog we have decided to take a detailed look at one of the most impactful papers published in BMJOG within the last 12 months. Phillips and colleagues detail practical guidelines on the consensus management of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. This widely shared article provides concise, evidence-based, recommendations for managing patients with pancreatic exocrine insufficiency […]

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BMJOG blog: Best treatment strategy for gallstones and something completely new

In this month’s blog, we take a we take a look at a clinical paper and several discoveries in more basic science. Dr James Ashton discusses an article from BMJOG on gallstone disease treatment outcomes in early cholecystectomy versus conservative management/delayed cholecystectomy, whilst Dr John Ong, one of our trainee editors, discusses two recent scientific […]

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BMJOG Blog: Depression and IBD, artificial intelligence in colorectal cancer, coeliac disease and managing underperforming endoscopists

In this month’s blog, Dr. Christian Selinger, one of BMJOG’s associate editors and consultant Gastroenterologist in Leeds, selects his top publications from the last month and reflects on the findings and impact of these papers. These articles cover a wide-range of topics, reflecting contemporary luminal GI research in IBD, colorectal cancer, coeliac disease and endoscopy. […]

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Endoscopy for PEG and foreign bodies, opportunistic detection of liver disease and drugs for intestinal failure

In this May edition of the BMJOG blog we take a break from discussing COVID-19 and look at some of the recently published articles in hepatology, intestinal failure and endoscopy. The journal continues to accept articles on a wide range of topics and we would encourage readers to explore the full range of manuscripts available […]

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Gastrointestinal infection with COVID-19

In this blog Dr. John Ong, one the BMJOG trainee editors discusses the gastrointestinal manifestations of COVID-19. Whilst gastrointestinal COVID-19 infection is now well recognised its pathophysiology remains poorly understood. In this month’s blog, Dr. Ong briefly discuss two articles that may shed some light on the disease processes within the GI tract. In addition, […]

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Gastrointestinal pathogens, iron deficiency and IBD, primary biliary cirrhosis, and IBD medications in COVID-19: March 2021

In March’s edition of our BMJ Open Gastroenterology blog I discuss three articles published in the journal within the last 4 weeks, on testing for gastrointestinal pathogens, use of oral iron preparation in IBD and on an exercise-based trial for fatigue in liver disease. Whilst the third wave of COVID-19 rescinds in the UK, it […]

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BMJ Open Gastroenterology- February blog

In the second of our BMJ Open Gastroenterology blogs I will focus on three articles, on Coeliac disease, on long-term use of proton pump inhibitors and on endoscopic ultrasound in pancreatitis. All articles have been published online within the last month. Alongside this I want to summarise a hugely important publication in Gut that will […]

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Inaugural BMJ Open Gastroenterology Blog

Welcome to the inaugural blog from BMJ Open Gastroenterology, in this concise monthly summary we will highlight 2-3 articles published in the journal and describe important manuscripts from the wider literature. We also intend to cover some specific topics throughout the year, including the importance of open access publishing, statistical reviews and calls for specific […]

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