ACG 2012 Abstracts Featured in Press Releases

Statins May Protect Against Esophageal Cancer

Paper 1. Statins and the Risk of Esophageal Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Bone-Building Drugs for Osteoporosis Do Not Add to Risk of Esophagus Cancer

Poster 577. Bisphosphonates (BP) and Risk of Esophageal Cancer: A Meta Analysis of Observational Studies

Death from GI Bleeding Decreased in United States in Past Two Decades

Paper 2. The Inpatient Mortality Rate for Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage Is Decreasing in the United States: A Nationwide Analysis Over Two Decades

Experimental Treatment in Pediatric Patient Resolves Life-Threatening GI Bleeding Crisis

Poster 506. Hemospray for Life-threatening Gastrointestinal Bleeding Secondary to Ulcer Disease: First Case Report in the United States

Electrical Stimulation of the Esophagus Promising Treatment for Unresolved Reflux Symptoms

Paper 46. Lower Esophageal Sphincter (LES) Electrical Stimulation Eliminates Proximal Esophageal Acid Exposure in Patients with GERD – 1 Year Results
Poster 13. Lower Esophageal Sphincter (LES) Electrical Stimulation Eliminates Proximal Esophageal Acid Exposure in Patients with Proximal GERD – One Year Results
Poster 581. Electrical Stimulation Therapy (EST) of the Lower Oesophageal Sphincter (LOS) – An Emerging Therapy for Refractory GORD – Preliminary Results of an International Multicenter Trial

Chronic Constipation Linked to Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Poster 866. Risk of Developing Colorectal Cancer and Benign Neoplasm in Patients with Chronic Constipation

Younger Endometrial Cancer Patients Face Increased Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Paper 14. Risk of Colorectal Cancer after Diagnosis of Endometrial Cancers: A Population Based Study

Increased Colorectal Cancer Risk for Extended Family Members

Paper 9. Elevated Risk of Colorectal Cancer and Adenomas in Relatives of Patients with Colorectal Cancer: A Population-based Study in Utah

Marijuana Use May Cause Severe Cyclic Nausea, Vomiting, A Little-Known, But Costly Effect

Poster 72. Marijuana: Anti-emetic or Pro-emetic?
Poster 83. Spicing Up the Differential for Cyclic Vomiting: A Case of Synthetic-Cannabinoid Induced Hyperemesis Syndrome

A New Scarless Option to Treat Rare Swallowing Disorder, Achalasia

Paper 6. POEM (PerOral Endoscopic Myotomy): Effective NOTES (Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery) Accessible to the Gastroenterologist, 3 Year Experience at a U.S. Center

Gut Permeability in Irritable Bowel Explored with Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy

Paper 52. Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy Findings of the Small Intestine in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Chronic Electrical Stimulation at Acupressure Points May Relieve Stomach Woes for Diabetics

Paper 63. Chronic Electrical Stimulation at Acupuncture Points Improves Dyspeptic Symptoms in Patients with Diabetic Gastroparesis

Impact of Gender, Race and Obesity on Colorectal Cancer, Adenoma Detection Rates

Poster 547. Impact of BMI and Gender on Advanced Adenoma Detection Rates in Minority Populations
Poster 1095. Gender Specific Prevalence of Adenomas, Advanced Adenomas, and Colorectal Cancer in Patients Undergoing Screening Colonoscopy

Type 2 Diabetes May Increase the Risk of Barrett’s Esophagus

Paper 49. Diabetes Mellitus Increases the Risk of Barrett’s Esophagus: Results from a Large Population Based Case Control Study

Studies Suggest Possible Overlap of IBS Symptoms and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Paper 7. Mesalamine Granules 1500 mg Once Daily for 12 Weeks Provides Adequate Relief of IBS Symptoms in Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea: Results from a Phase 2 Trial
Poster 1010. Tricyclic Antidepressants in the Management of IBD Patients with Functional GI Symptoms

Studies Explore Racial Disparities in IBD Symptoms and Therapy

Poster 391. Racial Differences in Fistulizing Perianal Crohn’s Disease
Poster 941. Lower Infliximab Use in African American Compared to Caucasian IBD Patients: Analysis of a Large U.S. Comparative Hospital Database
Poster 957. Comparing Disease Characteristics between African-American and Caucasian Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients

Clostridium difficile: No Longer Just a Hospital-Acquired Infection; Linked to Longer Hospital Stays, Other Health Complications for Children

Paper 40. The Epidemiology and Outcomes of Clostridium difficile Infection in Children from 2005-2009: Results from a Nationwide Survey
Poster 857. Changing Epidemiology of Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea (CDAD) Among Long-Term Care Facility Patients

Fecal Microbiota Therapy May Help Pediatric Patients with Recurrent CDI

Poster 539. A Novel Treatment for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in a 20-month-old

Heath Risks of Non-Compliance with Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation Post-Gastric Bypass

Poster 627. Malnutrition Secondary to Non-Compliance with Vitamin and Mineral Supplements after Gastric Bypass Surgery: Complex Problem, Simple Solution
Poster 1292. Selenium Deficiency Causing Cardiomyopathy in a Patient with Gastric Bypass Surgery