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Washed microbiota transplantation improves symptoms of functional constipation at 4 weeks
Washed microbiota transplantation improved straining, hard stools and reduced stool frequency among patients with refractory functional constipation, with greater efficacy reported with additional courses of treatment. Read More

Shorter time between prep, colonoscopy means more adequate prep
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News
Shorter time between bowel prep completion and colonoscopy initiation is associated with improved bowel prep adequacy, but not necessarily adenoma detection rates, according to results of a meta-analysis. Read More


NHE3 inhibitors for IBS-C: A Texas gastroenterologist's perspective
Physician's Weekly
There's only one NHE3 inhibitor right now on the market, and that's tenapanor. It is FDA approved for the treatment of IBS-C. That's the intended use of this medication. This is a unique mechanism of action. Read More

GI medication facing supply constraints
Becker's GI & Endoscopy
Pharmacy giant Sanofi has warned of supply constraints facing its over-the-counter gastroenterology medication Dulcolax, a laxative, according to a Sept. 12 report from NBC News. Read More

Patients receiving nintedanib for SSc-ILD at increased risk for malnutrition vs placebo
Patients with systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease who receive nintedanib demonstrate a higher risk for malnutrition, compared with placebo, according to data published in Arthritis Care & Research. Read More

AI for polyp detection: Some benefit, but limitations still exist
Computer-assisted colonoscopy driven by artificial intelligence may increase detection of small polyps, but not colorectal neoplasias or advanced adenomas, two new reports show. Read More

Review offers strategies for improved bowel prep in difficult-to-prep populations
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News
Certain patient populations are more challenging when it comes to bowel prep. To help colonoscopists address this, researchers in Italy recently reviewed literature about and summarized recommendations for bowel prep in various populations known to be more difficult to prepare adequately for colonoscopy. Read More


EUS ENDO International Live Course 2023
When: September  28-30, 2023
Location: Marseille, France
Organizer(s): Dr. Marc Giovannini, Course Director
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Semana Panamericana de las Enfermedades Digestivas 2023
When: October 8-11, 2023
Location: Naples, Italy
Organizer(s): Santiago,Chile
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UEG Week 2023
When: October 14, 2023
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark
Organizer(s): United European Gastroenterology
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