Study: GI Detection Suggests Other Ways Coronavirus Can Spread
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsAs the novel coronavirus continues to affect countries around the globe, a new study shows other methods of COVID-19 transmission may be a risk long after respiratory symptoms are cleared.
How GI Physicians Can Help with COVID-19
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsThe American College of Gastroenterology and other groups jointly issued 13 recommendations for how gastroenterologists can keep themselves and their patients safe during this global pandemic.
Q&A: Winning the Battle Against Esophageal Cancer
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsMindy Mintz Mordecai, founder, CEO of the Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN), shares how the organization has adjusted during the pandemic to keep momentum going toward a cancer-free future for Americans at risk for Esophageal Cancer. April is Esophageal Cancer Awareness Month.
Our Top GI Endoscopy Stories of 2020
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsThe FDA’s recommendation that duodenoscope manufacturers and healthcare facilities transition to different types of duodenoscopes that may pose less risk to patient safety was a common theme in our most-read stories of the year.
How Gender Preferences Affect Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsSurveys show that patients in urban settings are willing to pay more, and rural patients will wait longer, for a same gender endoscopist.
Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month: The Current Role of Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsPancreatic cancer causes 7 percent of cancer-related deaths in the U.S., but newly approved clinical trial procedures may save valuable time in developing new treatments. As for current care options, an NYU doctor weighs in on benefits and challenges of ERCP.
Endoscopic Analysis: COVID-19 Has Limited Impact on GI Tract
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsNew study findings suggest endoscopic resources may be re-allocated in the event of future pandemic surges.
Championing Opportunities for Women in Advanced Endoscopy
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsIn honor of International Women’s Day, we’re showcasing mentorship programs and networking opportunities that seek to grow the ranks of female gastroenterologists.
GI Endoscopist Panel: The Future of ERCP is Single-Use
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsThree advanced endoscopists, with more than eight decades of experience in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) between them, discuss the impact of emergent single-use duodenoscopes on the field.
Endoscopists Detail Multifaceted Approach to Infection Prevention
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ApplicationsTwo advanced endoscopists outline the challenges in infection prevention in ERCP and discuss the potential for single-use endoscopy as part of a comprehensive solution.