Recent Gastroenterology Articles
Q&A: Why ERCP Is So Critical to Effective GI Care
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy ProcedureThe risk of infection from inadequate endoscope reprocessing is relatively low, but there is a risk nonetheless – which has sparked much discussion around endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and patient safety. Dr. Mark Gromski says research needs to drive future attention to cross-contamination.
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.
Webinar Highlights Tools and Methods for Visually Inspecting Endoscopes
Prevention ChallengesEach type of endoscope features unique components that are prone to damage or residue collection. Magnified and lighted visual inspection is a foundational technique essential to proper upkeep, an epidemiologist says.
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.