#GUTBlog: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance on monitoring and management of Barrett’s oesophagus and stage I oesophageal adenocarcinoma

Professor El-Omar has selected Dr Massimiliano di Pietro from the Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK to do the next #GUTBlog. Dr Massimiliano di Pietro is the first author. The #GUTBlog focusses on the Guideline paper “National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance on monitoring and management of Barrett’s oesophagus and stage I […]

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#GUTBlog: Standardised training for endoscopic mucosal resection of large non-pedunculated colorectal polyps to reduce recurrence (*STAR-LNPCP study): a multicentre cluster randomised trial

Professor El-Omar has selected Ms Lonne Meulen and Dr Leon M G Moons to do the next #GUTBlog. Dr Moons is from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands. Ms Lonne Meulen is a MD, PhD candidate, Gastroenterology resident in training, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Maastricht University Medical Center, Netherlands. Ms […]

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#GUTBlog: Early-life exposures and the microbiome: implications for IBD prevention

Professor El-Omar has selected Professor Tine Jess to do the next #GUTBlog. Professor Jess is Director of the National Center of Excellence for Molecular Prediction of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, PREDICT, at Aalborg University, Copenhagen, Denmark. She is MD from University of Copenhagen, DMSc from University of Copenhagen and Mayo Clinic, Minnesota, and Fellow of the Royal Danish […]

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#GUTBlog: British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines on sedation in gastrointestinal endoscopy

Professor El-Omar has selected Professor Reena Sidhu to do the next #GUTBlog. Professor Sidhu is a Consultant Endoscopist at the Academic Department of Gastroenterology, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK. The #GUTBlog focusses on the paper “British Society of Gastroenterology guidelines on sedation in gastrointestinal endoscopy” which was published in paper copy in GUT in February 2024.     Professor Reena […]

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#GUTBlog: UK and Ireland Joint Advisory Group (JAG) consensus statements for training and certification in diagnostic endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)

Professor El-Omar has selected Dr Manu Nayar and Dr Tareq El Menabawey to do the next #GUTBlog. Dr Nayar is a Consultant Hepatopancreatobililary (HPB) Endoscopist at the Department of Gastroenterology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK and Dr El Menabawey is a Consultant HPB trainee Endoscopist at the Pancreatobiliary Medicine Unit, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation […]

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#GUTBlog: Bismuth quadruple three-in-one single capsule three times a day increases effectiveness compared with the usual four times a day schedule: results from the European Registry on Helicobacter pylori Management (Hp-EuReg)

Professor El-Omar has selected Professor Xavier Calvet to do the next #GUTBlog. He is Consultant at the Servei d’Aparell Digestiu, Parc Taulí, Hospital Universitari, Barcelona, Spain (the full biography of first and senior authors are below). The #GUTBlog focusses on the paper “Bismuth quadruple three-in-one single capsule three times a day increases effectiveness compared with the […]

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#GUTBlog: An efficient strategy for evaluating new non-invasive screening tests for colorectal cancer: the guiding principles

Professor El-Omar has selected Professors Professors Young, Bresalier and Senore (on behalf of the Members of the World Endoscopy Colorectal Cancer Screening New Test Evaluation Expert Working Group) to do the next #GUTBlog. The #GUTBlog focusses on the paper “An efficient strategy for evaluating new non-invasive screening tests for colorectal cancer: the guiding principles” which was published […]

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#GUTBlog: Life cycle assessment of routinely used endoscopic instruments and simple intervention to reduce our environmental impact

Professor El-Omar has selected Professor Vicente Lorenzo-Zúñiga from La Fe University and Polytechnic Hospital, Valencia, Spain to do the next #GUTBlog. The #GUTBlog focusses on the paper “Life cycle assessment of routinely used endoscopic instruments and simple intervention to reduce our environmental impact“ which was published in paper copy in GUT in September 2023.     Professor Vicente […]

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#GUT Blog: Joint Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology (APAGE)–Asian Pacific Society of Digestive Endoscopy (APSDE) clinical practice guidelines on the use of non-invasive biomarkers for diagnosis of colorectal neoplasia

Professor El-Omar has selected Professors Francis KL Chan, Siew C Ng, Martin CS Wong, Raja Affendi Raja Ali, and Kaichun Wu to do the next #GUTBlog. Prof. Francis Chan is the Dean of Faculty of Medicine and Chair Professor of the Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). Prof. Siew […]

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#GUT Blog: Hepatic encephalopathy is not a contraindication to pre-emptive TIPS in high-risk patients with cirrhosis with variceal bleeding

Professor El-Omar has chosen Dr Marika Rudler and Professor Dominique Thabut to do the next #GUTBlog on behalf of the International Variceal Bleeding Observational Study Group: a Baveno Cooperation.  Dr Rudler and Professor Thabut are from the Hopitaux Universitaires Pitie Salpetriere-Charles Foix, Paris, France. The #GUTBlog focusses on the paper “Hepatic encephalopathy is not a contraindication […]

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