2017

2017

The Journal Club meetings are held at the Post Graduate Centre every Friday at 8am

Friday 6th January 2017 M&M (Morbidity and Mortality) meeting

Friday 13th January 2017 presented by Dr Aloysious Dominic Aravinthan ‘Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunts With Covered Stents Increase Transplant-Free Survival of Patients With Cirrhosis and Recurrent Ascites’ . Dr Rajni Tiwari will be presenting the case.

Friday 20th January 2017 (to be held in the NDDC Seminar Room - West Block, D Floor, QMC) presented by Prof Krish Ragunath ‘Relationship between timing of endoscopy and mortality in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding: a nationwide cohort study’. Heuy Tan will be presenting the case.

Friday 27th January 2017 presented by Dr Gordon Moran ‘Ustekinumab as Induction and Maintenance Therapy for Crohn’s Disease’. Dr Jane Chalmers will be presenting the case.

Friday 3rd February 2017 M&M (Morbidity and Mortality) meeting

Friday 10th February 2017 (to be held in the NDDC Seminar Room - West Block, D Floor, QMC) presented by Dr Frank Philips ‘Crohn’s Disease Activity and Concomitant Immunosuppressants Affect the Risk of Serious and Opportunistic Infections in Patients Treated With Adalimumab’. Dr Pete Eddowes will be presenting the case.

Friday 17th February 2017 presented by Dr Waleed Fateen ‘Role of the GALAD and BALAD-2 Serologic Models in Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Prediction of Survival in Patients’. Dr Shiv Budilal will be presenting the case.

Friday 24th February 2017 presented by Prof Maura Corsetti ‘Current Trends in Functional Bowel Disease.’ During this presentation Maura will present the re-organization of the service for functional bowel patients including the GI Motility Lab.

Friday 3rd March 2017 M&M (Morbidity and Mortality) meeting

Friday 10th March 2017 presented by Emily Tucker ‘Bezlotoxumab for Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection’. Frank Philips will be presenting the case.

Friday 17th March 2017 presented by Madhavi Kasi ‘Regorafenib for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma who progressed on sorafenib treatment (RESORCE): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial’. Dr Tanya Monaghan will be presenting the case.

Friday 24th March 2017 presented by Dr Colin Crooks ‘Long term eff ects of once-only fl exible sigmoidoscopy screening after 17 years of follow-up: the UK Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Screening randomised controlled trial’. Dr Jane Chalmers will be presenting the case.

Friday 31st March 2017 presented by Dr Rajni Tiwari ‘Integration of palliative and supportive care in the management of advanced liver disease: development and evaluation of a prognostic screening tool and supportive care intervention’. Dr Sarmed Sami will be presenting the case.

Friday 7th April 2017 M&M (Morbidity and Mortality) meeting

Friday 21 April 2017 presented by Dr Tanya Monaghan ‘Oncostatin M drives intestinal inflammation and predicts response to tumor necrosis factor–neutralizing therapy in patients with inflammatory bowel disease’. Dr Emily Tucker will be presenting the case.

Friday 28th April 2017 presented by Dr Mirela Pana ‘A randomised trial of endoscopic submucosal dissection versus endoscopic mucosal resection for early Barrett’s neoplasia’. Dr Madhavi Kasi will be presenting the case.

Friday 5th May 2017 M&M (Morbidity and Mortality) meeting

Friday 12th May 2017 Digestive Diseases Week (DDW) Feedback meeting

Friday 19th May 2017 presented by Dr Aye Aye Thi ‘Tofacitinib as Induction and Maintenance Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis’. Dr Sabina Beg will be presenting the case.

Friday 26th May 2017 presented by Dr Giles Major ‘Comparison of risk scoring systems for patients presenting with upper gastrointestinal bleeding: international multicentre prospective study’. Dr Prarthan Thiagarajan will be presenting the case.

Friday 2nd June 2017 M&M (Morbidity and Mortality) meeting

Friday 9th June 2017 presented by Dr Neil Guha ‘Portal hypertension – guidelines and evidence’

Friday 16th June 2017 presented by Dr Sunil Samuel ‘Long-term outcome of patients with steroidrefractory acute severe UC treated with ciclosporin or infliximab’. Dr Victoria Wilkinson-Smith will be presenting the case.

Friday 23rd June 2017 BSG (British Society of Gastroenterology) Annual Meeting 2017 feedback.

Friday 30th June 2017 presented by Dr Suresh Vasan Venkatachalapathy ‘EUS-guided portal pressure gradient measurement with a simple novel device: a human pilot study’

Friday 7th July 2017 M&M (Morbidity and Mortality) meeting.

Friday 14th July 2017 presented by Dr Dr Aditya Agarwal ‘Efficacy and safety of EUS-guided biliary drainage in comparison with percutaneous biliary drainage when ERCP fails: a systematic review and meta-analysis’. Dr Shivkumar Budihal will be presenting the case.

Friday 21st July 2017 presented by Prof Guru Aithal ‘Aerobic or Resistance Exercise, or Both, in Dieting Obese Older Adults’. Huey Tan will be presenting the case.