Bible Class 2018

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Question and answers & presentation (Dr. J. Lenglinger, PDF)

Bible class paper:

  • Mearin F et al. Patients with achalasia lack nitric oxide synthase in the gastro-oesophageal junction. Eur J Clin Invest. 1993 Nov;23(11):724-8. PDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Sami SS et al. UK guidelines on oesophageal dilatation in clinical practice. Gut. 2018 Jun;67(6):1000-1023. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Vaezi MF et al. ACG clinical guideline: diagnosis and management of achalasia. Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 Aug;108(8):1238-49; quiz 1250. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Kahrilas PJ et al. Clinical Practice Update: The Use of Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy in Achalasia: Expert Review and Best Practice Advice From the AGA Institute. Gastroenterology. 2017 Nov;153(5):1205-1211. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members


Surgery in Crohn's disease

Question and answers & presentation (PD Dr. P. Juillerat, PDF folgt )

Bible class paper:

  • Ponsioen CY et al. Laparoscopic ileocaecal resection versus infliximab for terminal ileitis in Crohn's disease: a randomised controlled, open-label, multicentre trial. Lancet Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Nov;2(11):785-792. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Bemelman WA et al. ECCO-ESCP Consensus on Surgery for Crohn's Disease. J Crohns Colitis. 2018 Jan 5;12(1):1-16. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Eshuis EJ et al. Laparoscopic ileocolic resection versus infliximab treatment of distal ileitis in Crohn's disease: a randomized multicenter trial
    (LIR!C-trial) protocoll. PDF for institution members


Eosinophilic Esophagitis and Esophageal Eosinophilia

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. I. Linas, PDF )

Bible class paper:

  • Attwood SE et al. Esophageal eosinophilia with dysphagia. A distinct clinicopathologic syndrome. Dig Dis Sci. 1993 Jan;38(1):109-16. PDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Dellon ES et al. ACG clinical guideline: Evidenced based approach to the diagnosis and management of esophageal eosinophilia and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Am J Gastroenterol. 2013 May;108(5):679-92; quiz 693. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Patel RV et al. New Developments in the Diagnosis, Therapy, and Monitoring of Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Curr Treat Options Gastroenterol. 2018 Mar;16(1):15-26. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Assa'ad A. Eosinophilic Esophagitis Through the Flexible Endoscope and the Lens of a Photographer in the Amazon. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2018 Feb 9. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members


Hepatitis B: evidence update

Question and answers & presentation (Prof. Dr. N. Semmo , PDF)

Bible class paper:

  • Berg T et al. Long-term response after stopping tenofovir disoproxil fumarate in non-cirrhotic HBeAg-negative patients - FINITE study. J Hepatol. 2017 Nov;67(5):918-924. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • European Association for the Study of the Liver: EASL 2017 Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of hepatitis B virus infection. J Hepatol. 2017 Aug;67(2):370-398. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members


Gallstone disease

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. J. Maubach, PDF)

Bible class literature:

  • ASGE Standards of Practice Committee: The role of endoscopy in the management of choledocholithiasis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Oct;74(4):731-44. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • ASGE Standards of Practice Committee: The role of endoscopy in the evaluation of suspected choledocholithiasis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Jan;71(1):1-9. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • National Institute for Health an Care Excellence: Gallstone disease: diagnosis and management. Clinical guideline Published: 29 October 2014 PDF for institution members


Parasitic intestinal infections

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. B. Friedli, PDF pending)

Bible class paper:

  • Tyzzer E.: An extracellular coccidium, Cryptosporidium muris of the gastric glands of the common mouse. Journal of medical research, (487) Sep 1910. PDF for institution members

Additional literature:


Diverticular disease

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. I. Kapoglou, PDF)

Bible class paper:

Additional literature:

  • Stollman N et al: American Gastroenterological Association Institute Guideline on the Management of Acute Diverticulitis. Gastroenterology. 2015 Dec;149(7):1944-9. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Stollman N et al: Diagnosis and Management of Diverticular Disease of the Colon in Adults. Am J Gastroenterol. 1999 Nov. PDF for institution members
  • Lembcke BJ et al: Statement of the section internal medicine of the DEGUM - ultrasound obtains pole position for clinical imaging in acute diverticulitis. Ultraschall Med. 2015 Apr;36(2):191-5. PDF for institution members


Chronic pancreatitis

Question and answers & presentation (Prof. R. Wiest, PDF)

Bible class paper:

  • Gorry MC et al: Mutations in the cationic trypsinogen gene are associated with recurrent acute and chronic pancreatitis. Gastroenterology. 1997 Oct;113(4):1063-8. PDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Raphael KL et al:Hereditary pancreatitis: current perspectives. Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 2016 Jul 26;9:197-207. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Angst E et al: Moderne Therapie bei chronischer Pankreatitis. Ther Umsch. 2016 Nov;73(9):533-537. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Dumonceau JM et al: Endoscopic treatment of chronic pancreatitis: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Clinical Guideline. Endoscopy. 2012 Aug;44(8):784-800. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Hoffmeister A et al: English language version of the S3-consensus guidelines on chronic pancreatitis: Definition, aetiology, diagnostic examinations, medical, endoscopic and surgical management of chronic pancreatitis. Z Gastroenterol. 2015 Dec;53(12):1447-95. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Lenglinger J et al: Exokrine Pankreasinsuffizienz: Rechtzeitig erkennen, erfolgreich behandeln. Ther Umsch. (2016), 73(9), 1–5. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members


Management of Helicobacter pylori infection

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. M. Rusticeanu, PDF)

Bible class paper:

  • Chan FK et al: Eradication of Helicobacter pylori and risk of peptic ulcers in patients starting long-term treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs: a randomised trial. Lancet. 2002 Jan 5;359(9300):9-13. PDF for institution members

Additional literature:

  • Chey WD et al: ACG Clinical Guideline: Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection. Am J Gastroenterol. 2017 Feb;112(2):212-239. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Ierardi E et al: How antibiotic resistances could change Helicobacter pylori treatment: A matter of geography? World J Gastroenterol. 2013 Dec 7;19(45):8168-80. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members


Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndroms: Part I

Question and answers & presentation (Dr. O .Carstens, PDF to be published with second part)

Bible class paper:

Additional literature:

  • Syngal S et al: ACG clinical guideline: Genetic testing and management of hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes. Am J Gastroenterol. 2015 Feb;110(2):223-62; quiz 263. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Balmaña J et al: Familial risk-colorectal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines. Ann Oncol. 2013 Oct;24 Suppl 6:vi73-80. DOI-Link - PDF for institution members
  • Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft, S3-Leitlinie Kolorektales Karzinom, Langversion 2.0 – November 2017 AWMF-Registernummer: 021/007OL. PDF for institution members

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