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ACG Case Reports Journal Podcasts

Each month the editors of the ACG Case Reports Journal interview authors of key gastroenterology and hepatology case reports and discuss essential teaching points.

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Previous Episodes

Cannabis Improves Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life in Patients With Chronic Pouchitis

November 2023

Dr. Robert Pattison

Associate Editor Dr. Robert Pattison joins author Dr. Timna Naftali to discuss her recently published case report, "Cannabis Improves Clinical Outcomes and Quality of Life in Patients With Chronic Pouchitis," which appeared in our August 2023 issue. (17:50)

Rare Case of Pediatric Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder Presenting With Pleural Masses Complicated by Pleural Effusions

October 2023

Dr. Nicholas Placone

Associate Editor Dr. Nicholas Placone joins author Dr. Erini Kostandy to discuss her recently published case report, "Rare Case of Pediatric Post-transplant Lymphoproliferative Disorder Presenting With Pleural Masses Complicated by Pleural Effusions," which appeared in our September 2023 issue. (11:16)

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Restoring Candidacy for Liver Transplant in Patients With Cirrhosis

September 2023

Dr. Vaishnavi Boppana

Associate Editor Dr. Vaishnavi Boppana joins Dr. Euriko Torrazza Perez and Dr. Bharath Yarlagadda to discuss "Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Restoring Candidacy for Liver Transplant in Patients With Cirrhosis," published in the August 2023 issue of ACG Case Reports Journal. (19:55)

A Novel Mutation in the ATP7B Gene: A Rare Manifestation of Wilson Disease With Liver Failure

August 2023

Dr. Shazia Rashid

Associate Editor Dr. Shazia Rashid joins coauthors Dr. Rehmat Ullah Awan and Dr. Hrishikesh Samant to discuss this novel case of a rare manifestation of Wilson disease.

Weight Loss Success With Repeat Intragastric Balloon Placement After Hyperinflation and Removal of the Index Balloon

July 2023

Dr. Vibhu Chittajallu

Editor-in-Chief Dr. Vibhu Chittajallu discusses a unique case of successful repeat intragastric balloon placement following hyperinflation of the initial balloon with Dr. Raj Shah and author of the case report, Dr. Michael Craig.

ACG Case Reports Journal 10th Anniversary Podcast

June 2023

Dr. Nicholas McDonald

Current Editor-in-Chiefs Dr. Nicholas M. McDonald and Dr. Tomoki Sempokuya join the journal's first Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Mohammad Yaghoobi to take a look back at how ACG Case Reports Journal started and discuss its future goals.

Endoscopic Removal of Postcholecystectomy Clip Eroding in the Common Bile Duct Causing Recurrent Choledocholithiasis and Acute Cholangitis

January 2023

Dr. Nicholas McDonald

Editors-in-Chief Nicholas McDonald, MD and Tomoki Sempokuya, MD join Associate Editor Anand Kumar, MBBS, MD to talk with Jayakrishna Chintanaboina, MD and Hunza Chaudhry, MD about this case published in the October 2022 issue of the journal.

How to be a Great Peer Reviewer

December 2022

Dr. Nicholas M. McDonald

Case Reports Journal EICs Dr. Nicholas M. McDonald and Dr. Tomoki Sempokuya, and Clinical and Translational Gastroenterology EIC Dr. Brian Jacobson discuss the peer review process and how to write high-quality reviews. (12:38)

Learning From Highly Effective Teams: What Can We Apply to the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit Team?

March 2022

Dr. Nick McDonald

Dr. Nicholas M. McDonald discusses Highly Effective Teams and how Gastroenterologists can apply this type of teamwork to the Endoscopy Unit Team

Endoscopic Mucosotomy and Lumen-Apposing Metal Stent Placement for the Management of a Closed Colorectal Anastomosis

February 2022

Tarun Rustagi

Dr. Tarun Rustagi, MD, talks about the management of a Closed Colorectal Anastomosis using Endoscopic Mucosotomy and Lumen-Apposing Metal Stent Placement

Infectious Abscess as Complication of Steroid Injection With Dilation of Refractory Upper Gastrointestinal Strictures

January 2022

John Fang

Dr. John Fang discusses how to treat upper gastrointestinal strictures using dilation combined with intralesional steroid injection.

Achieving Competence in Endoscopy

March 2020

Dr. Samuel Han

Dr. Samuel Han discusses ways to get the most out of your endoscopy fellowship training. (19:14)

Acute Esophageal Necrosis Associated With Acute Pancreatitis

March 2020

Dr. Palash Jaiswal

Dr. Palash Jaiswal discusses the rare clinical entity of acute esophageal necrosis, or black esophagus, and how it relates to low-flow hemodynamic states. (12:44)

Treatment of a Bleeding Rectal Varix Using an Over-the-Scope Clip

January 2020

Dr. Sergio Sánchez-Luna

Dr. Sergio Sánchez-Luna discusses use of an over-the-scope clip to manage bleeding from a rectal varix refractory to management with endoscopic banding.

Tofacitinib for the Treatment of Arthritis Associated With Ulcerative Colitis

December 2019

Dr. Noa Krugliak Cleveland

Dr. Noa Krugliak Cleveland discusses successful treatment of seronegative inflammatory arthritis in an ulcerative colitis patient using tofacitinib. (9:59)

Endoscopic Sinusotomy Using Needle Knife Technique for H-Pouch With Leak and Sinus

December 2019

Dr. George Khoudari

Dr. George Khoudari discusses successful treatment of an H-pouch complicated with anastomotic sinus with needle-knife sinusotomy. (6:50)

Successful Treatment of Extensive Esophageal Squamous Papillomatosis With Cryotherapy

December 2019

Dr. Mohammad Alomari

Esophageal squamous papillomatosis (ESP) is considered exceptionally rare, and little is known about the management of these lesions. Dr. Mohammad Alomari discusses the successful treatment of ESP with spray cryoablation. (9:19)

Postcholecystectomy Biliary Clip Migration Causing Acute Pancreatitis

November 2019

Dr. Jodie A. Barkin

Postcholecystectomy biliary clip migration is a rare but important cause of acute pancreatitis. Dr. Jodie Barkin discusses a case of recurrent acute pancreatitis due to clip migration after laparoscopic cholecystectomy for cholelithiasis. (12:59)

Esophageal Leukoplakia

November 2019

Dr. Diana Snyder

Esophageal leukoplakia is a very rare white patch on the surface of the esophageal mucosa that cannot be rubbed off. Dr. Diana Snyder discusses the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal leukoplakia in a middle-aged man with a history of smoking. (8:12)

Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis Masquerading as Small Bowel Obstruction

November 2019

Dr. Ahmad Al-Taee

Mesenteric venous thrombosis is an uncommon cause of intestinal ischemia. Dr. Ahmad Al-Taee discusses a case of mesenteric venous thrombosis in the setting of small bowel obstruction, infarction, and perforation.

Keys to Success in the Match: The Rank Order List

October 2019

Dr. Matthew Chin

Dr. Matthew Chin, former Editor-in-Chief of the ACG Case Reports Journal, offers advice for creating a rank list for GI and hepatology fellowship programs. (18:01)

The Interview Process for Gastroenterology Fellowship

October 2019

Dr. Tossapol Kerdsirichairat

Dr. Tossapol Kerdsirichairat, former Associate Editor of the ACG Case Reports Journal, discusses his experience and tips for navigating the interview process for GI and hepatology fellowship. (18:18)

The Light at the End of the Tunnel

September 2019

Dr. Rufaat Mando

Percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopic lithotomy is 90% successful for removing common bile duct stones. Dr. Rufaat Mando discusses the use of this method to remove common bile duct stones in a patient with a history of Roux-en-Y surgery.

Cryptogenic Multifocal Ulcerative Sclerosing Enteritis: A Case of Intestinal Obstruction in the Setting of HIV

August 2019

Dr. Kelly Hathorn

Cryptogenic multifocal ulcerative sclerosing enteritis (CMUSE) is a rare clinical entity characterized by chronic, relapsing episodes of ileus and obstruction resulting from superficial ulcerating lesions of the small intestine. Dr. Kelly Hathorn discusses a case of CMUSE arising in an HIV patient and highlights the unique pathology and potential pathogensis of CMUSE.