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August 2017

Patient Care

Advanced imaging modalities offer improved colorectal cancer screening and surveillance in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
David H. Bruining, M.D., a gastroenterologist specializing in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and endoscopic imaging at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, answers key questions about colorectal cancer screening for patients with IBD.


Research

Mayo researchers evaluate gastrointestinal safety profile of 3 commonly prescribed direct oral anticoagulants
This retrospective, propensity-matched study provides head-to-head comparisons of dabigatran, rivaroxaban and apixaban to help evaluate their risk of causing gastrointestinal bleeding.

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty and state-of-the-art Healthy Living Program collaboration show promise as obesity treatments
Study results published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology and Obesity Surgery evaluate the procedure's durability and effects on body weight and gastrointestinal function.

See all Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinical Trials at Mayo Clinic

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Education

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Board Review 2017
Sept. 14-17, 2017, in Chicago
Designed for candidates preparing for certification or maintenance of certification examinations in gastroenterology and hepatology, the board review includes relevant topics such as pathology, endoscopy, radiology and nutrition.


3rd Annual Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Sept. 23, 2017, in Phoenix
This course addresses diagnosis and management of common disorders such as esophageal strictures, complications of bariatric surgery, functional gastrointestinal disorders, colon cancer screening, inflammatory bowel disease, fatty liver, and hepatitis B and C.


Real World Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Dilemmas and Discussion 2017
Oct. 7, 2017, in Minneapolis
This course updates clinicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants with information on diagnosis and management of inflammatory bowel disease, with emphasis on a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.


Individualized Medicine Approaches for the Diagnosis and Therapy of Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease in Clinical Practice
Oct. 11, 2017, in Rochester, Minn.
This Individualizing Medicine Conference 2017 post-conference course explores inflammatory bowel disease in children, metabolic and cholestatic liver disease, early-onset colon cancer, gastrointestinal stromal tumors, and clinical genomics-based testing. See the post-conference schedule.
See the post-conference schedule.

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