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 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 ...

Patients with Abdominal Symptoms of Constipation Most Likely to Restrict Eating, Need Dietary Intervention

Poster 322 Restricted Eating Patterns in Chronic Constipation Are Associated With Bloating and Abdominal Symptoms More so Than Rectal and Stool Symptoms Kyle Staller, MD Author Insight from Kyle Staller, MD, MPH, Massachusetts General Hospital, ...

Co-morbid Depression Bigger Predictor of Work, School Absenteeism than Symptom Severity for Patients with Chronic Constipation

Kyle Staller, MD Poster 323 Co-morbid Depression, Not Symptom Severity or Disease-Specific Quality of Life, Predicts Work Absenteeism in Chronic Constipation  Author Insight from Kyle Staller, MD, MPH Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard ...