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Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology

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M. Brian Fennerty, MD

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USPSTF Guide to Clinical Preventive Services, 2014

Recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force offers a free pocket guide for all providers of primary care services. The clinical summaries are abridged versions of USPSTF recommendations.

Guideline Watch

Prevention and Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients with IBD

New recommendations address managing VTE specifically in patients with IBD, whose risk for VTE is threefold higher than in the general population.

New Guideline for Treatment of Crohn Disease

The AGA has issued recommendations on use of immunomodulators and anti–TNF-α agents for induction and maintenance of remission in moderate-to-severe Crohn disease.

Gut Check Blog

What Bowel Prep for the Sensitive Stomach?

In some patients, standard solutions used for bowel cleansing before colonoscopy cause vomiting. Dr. M. Brian Fennerty discusses this challenge in his practice and queries practitioners on their strategies.