I wanted to share several tweets from this year’s ACG World Congress that looked helpful.
Topic: SBBO and IBS-D
A positive breath test is the ONLY variable that can predict response to Rifaximin in IBS-D: ACG and Mark Pimenthal. tweet from @AllRezale, MD
Topic: Polyps -slides recommend cold forceps for polyps 1-3 mm and cold snare for 4-5 mm polyps.
Topic: Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndromes
Topic: Aggressive fluids for pancreatitis
Rising BUN is Associated with mortality with pancreatitis. Tauseef, Ali @ibdtweets: “Pancreatitis pearls: aggressive fluid hydration 250-500 cc lactated ringer’s (my personal favorite also) and ensure BUN dropping #WCOGatACG2017”