Study Links Morbid Obesity to Significant Healthcare Burden

Poster 557 Inpatient Burden of Morbid Obesity in U.S.: An Analysis of Time Trends from 1997 to 2012 Salman Nusrat, MD Author Insight from Salman Nusrat, MD, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center What’s new here and important for clinicians? Prevalence ...

Will Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) Really Make Me Fat?

  Monika Fischer, MD, MSCR Poster 795 Weight Change After Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) Is Not Associated With Donor Body Mass Index (BMI) Author Insight from Monika Fischer, MD, MSCR, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, Division ...

Obesity Increases Length of Stay, Interventions, Not Death Risk, for Lower GI Bleeding

    Marwan S. Abougergi, MD Poster 98 Obesity Impacts Resource Utilization but Not Mortality among Patients Admitted with Lower Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage: A Nationwide Analysis Author Insight from Marwan S. Abougergi, MD, Catalyst ...

Increasing Incidence of Anal Cancer in Major US Populations

  Jamal A. Ibdah, MD, PhD, FACG Poster 544 Increasing Incidence of Anal Cancer in Major US Populations: A SEER Database Study From 1973 to 2011 Author Insight from Jamal A. Ibdah, MD, PhD, FACG, Division Director of Gastroenterology and ...

Study Suggests Alternative to Common HCV Treatment with Equally High SVR, No PPI Modification Needed

  Mitchell L. Shiffman, MD, FACG Poster 413 Efficacy of Ombitasvir/Paritaprevir/ and Dasabuvir +/-Ribavirin in Patients Receiving Concomitant Acid-Reducing Agents in Phase 3 Trials Author Insight from Mitchell L Shiffman, MD, FACG, Director, ...

Severe Obesity Predicts Adverse Outcomes in Acute Pancreatitis

  Ben L. Da, MD Poster 5 Severe Obesity Predicts Adverse Outcomes in Acute Pancreatitis Author Insight from Ben L. Da, MD, Department of Medicine, University of Southern California Medical Center What’s new here and important for clinicians? This ...