Probiotics in preterm infants, ambulatory ASUC and coeliac disease in Sudanese children

In the 2nd blog of 2022, we take a look at a trio of recently published articles in BMJOG covering a wide range of luminal gastroenterology. In our first article we look at the evidence for modulation of the luminal microbiome of the preterm infant using single and multiple strains of probiotics. Secondly we discuss […]

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Exclusive enteral nutrition in adult-onset Crohn’s disease, big-data and machine learning to predict mortality in C. Diff, and a structured approach to management of non-coeliac enteropathies

In this month’s blog we will focus on three articles, including two state of the art reviews and a highly innovative and important study involving artificial intelligence. To aid with the understanding of this article we highlight a recently published review in our sister journal, Frontline Gastroenterology, detailing the potential uses of machine learning in […]

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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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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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