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GI bleeding outcomes improve with structured services and referral pathways

Organising gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding services better locally and having established networks and pathways to refer on the sickest patients to...
GI bleeding outcomes improve with structured services and referral pathways

Lack of awareness about autoimmune hepatitis

Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is on the rise but remains under-diagnosed and under-recognised, the 2019 ISG Winter Meeting heard Irish-born AIH...
Lack of awareness about autoimmune hepatitis

Chemoprevention in Barrett’s oesophagus

High-dose proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and aspirin chemoprevention therapy, especially in combination, significantly and safely improved outcomes in patients with...
Chemoprevention in Barrett’s oesophagus

Primary sclerosing cholangitis on the rise in Europe

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a serious, rare, progressive cholestatic liver disease, is becoming more prevalent in Europe, the 2019 ISG...
Primary sclerosing cholangitis on the rise in Europe

ISG Winter Meeting deemed a great success

The 2019 Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Winter Meeting, which was held in Dublin from 21-22 November, was deemed a...
ISG Winter Meeting deemed a great success

New clinical care pathway for IBS at TUH

A new clinical care pathway at Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) is providing patients with timely access to effective, quality care...
New clinical care pathway for IBS at TUH

Psychological disability in IBD discussed at meeting

Non-pharmacological treatments could significantly help patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the recent Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Summer Meeting...
Psychological disability in IBD discussed at meeting

Terminology in alcohol dependency

Doctors were warned to be aware of negative terminology when dealing with patients with alcohol dependency, a leading UK-based psychiatrist...
Terminology in alcohol dependency

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Summer Meeting 2019

Antibiotic resistance rates are rising for H.Pylori infections Antibiotic resistance rates are rising for H.pylori infections, which is having an...
Irish Society of Gastroenterology Summer Meeting 2019

Proton pump inhibitors should continue to be used

Patients with a proven indication for proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) should continue to receive them in the lowest effective dose,...
Proton pump inhibitors should continue to be used
GI bleeding outcomes improve with structured services and referral pathways GI bleeding outcomes improve with structured services and referral pathways
Organising gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding services better locally and having established networks and pathways to refer on the sickest patients to...
Lack of awareness about autoimmune hepatitis Lack of awareness about autoimmune hepatitis
Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is on the rise but remains under-diagnosed and under-recognised, the 2019 ISG Winter Meeting heard Irish-born AIH...
Chemoprevention in Barrett’s oesophagus Chemoprevention in Barrett’s oesophagus
High-dose proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and aspirin chemoprevention therapy, especially in combination, significantly and safely improved outcomes in patients with...
Primary sclerosing cholangitis on the rise in Europe Primary sclerosing cholangitis on the rise in Europe
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a serious, rare, progressive cholestatic liver disease, is becoming more prevalent in Europe, the 2019 ISG...
ISG Winter Meeting deemed a great success ISG Winter Meeting deemed a great success
The 2019 Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Winter Meeting, which was held in Dublin from 21-22 November, was deemed a...
New clinical care pathway for IBS at TUH New clinical care pathway for IBS at TUH
A new clinical care pathway at Tallaght University Hospital (TUH) is providing patients with timely access to effective, quality care...
Psychological disability in IBD discussed at meeting Psychological disability in IBD discussed at meeting
Non-pharmacological treatments could significantly help patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the recent Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Summer Meeting...
Terminology in alcohol dependency Terminology in alcohol dependency
Doctors were warned to be aware of negative terminology when dealing with patients with alcohol dependency, a leading UK-based psychiatrist...
Irish Society of Gastroenterology Summer Meeting 2019 Irish Society of Gastroenterology Summer Meeting 2019
Antibiotic resistance rates are rising for H.Pylori infections Antibiotic resistance rates are rising for H.pylori infections, which is having an...
Proton pump inhibitors should continue to be used Proton pump inhibitors should continue to be used
Patients with a proven indication for proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) should continue to receive them in the lowest effective dose,...

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Winter Meeting 2019

Bridging the north-south divide

Sandra Ryan speaks to Irish Society of Gastroenterology President Dr Tony Tham in advance of the Society’s Winter Meeting 2019 Specialists will gather in Fitzpatrick’s Castle Hotel in Killiney, Co Dublin, on 21-22 November for the annual Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Winter Meeting, where topics for discussion include an update on managing autoimmune hepatitis;…

Irish Society of Gastroenterology Summer Meeting 2019

ISG to host important debate on direction of gastroenterology

The Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Summer Meeting will feature an important discussion on the future direction of the specialty, as well as scientific presentations on latest treatment advances, President Prof Laurence Egan told Catherine Reilly Members of the Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) have overwhelmingly stated their wish to focus exclusively on gastroenterology and…

Call to double IBD nurses in health service

Call to double IBD nurses in health service

The Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease (ISCC) has called on Minister for Health, Simon Harris to double the number of specialist Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) nurses from 14 to at least 28. The ISCC said it met with Minister Harris six months ago where it delivered a petition, containing over 3,600 signatures, supporting…

Spotlight on inflammatory bowel disease

Dr IS Reynolds and Mr Reza Kalbassi highlight the latest diagnosis and management approaches to Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) account for the majority of cases of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), although there are several rarer variants, such as microscopic colitis, diversion colitis, indeterminate colitis and Behçet’s disease. …

The Gander – 14 November 2019

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