AI-assisted colonoscopy; best hospitals for GI surgery

05 August 2022

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According to a recent study, artificial intelligence-assisted colonoscopy improved the overall detection of adenomas compared to conventional colonoscopy.

In light of the findings, researchers said, “It’s time to consider generalizing the use of AI-assisted endoscopy in the gastrointestinal tract.” It was the top story in gastroenterology last week.



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Another top story was about US news and world report‘s top-ranked hospitals for gastroenterology (GI) and GI surgery. Mayo Clinic was ranked number one for the seventh consecutive year.

Read these and more top gastroenterology stories below:

AI-assisted colonoscopy beats conventional colonoscopy for adenoma detection

AI-assisted colonoscopy improved the overall adenoma detection rate compared to conventional colonoscopy, according to research published in Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology. Read more.

Mayo Clinic Tops the List Again as Best Hospital for Gastroenterology, GI Surgery

Mayo Clinic has been ranked the number one hospital in the nation for the seventh straight year in both overall and for gastroenterology and GI surgery by the United States. US news and world report for the year 2022 to 2023. Read more.

Q&A: Non-invasive liquid biopsy test could be ‘game changer’ for NASH, liver fibrosis

A noninvasive liquid biopsy test diagnosed the presence and severity of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis and liver fibrosis more reliably than liver biopsy, according to research published in gut. Read more.

Heavy consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks linked to higher IBD risk

Excessive intake of sugar-sweetened drinks may increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease, according to research published in Alimentary pharmacology and therapy. Read more.

Updated Crohn’s Fistula Management Broadens Options, Doctors Retain ‘Ultimate Judgement’

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons has published clinical practice guidelines for the management of patients with cryptoglandular fistulas, rectovaginal fistulas, and anorectal fistulas in the presence of Crohn’s disease. Read more.

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