SSAT President Mark P. Callery, MD, highlighted presentations that reflect the wide range of recent clinical innovations and successful outcomes of surgery for the GI tract, liver and pancreas.
New research shows pairing endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty with semaglutide leads to improved weight loss results.
New research indicates that the use of probiotics for weight loss may help prevent upper respiratory tract infections in the most vulnerable patient populations.
How should gastroenterologists counsel patients about the use of dietary supplements? Gastroenterologists with nutritional expertise addressed that question in an AGA session on Monday, May 20, at DDW® 2019 in San Diego, CA. Jost Langhorst, MD, said the widespread availability and use of dietary supplements makes the question impossible to ignore.
Nearly half of gastroenterology patients take dietary supplements despite toxicity concerns and the lack of rigorous research behind many supplements, according to Gerard E. Mullin, MD, MS. In this DDW News video, Dr. Mullin discusses what every gastroenterologist should know about dietary supplements.