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e-WGN Expert Point of View Articles Collection

Welcome to the collection of scientific and expert point of view articles from WGO's e-WGN from the past five years. Please click on a topic to view a list of its respective articles. Then click the title of any individual article to read the full article. Scientific articles published prior to 2011 can be found in the e-WGN issue archive.


Biliary

The Growing Global Burden of Gallstone Disease
Monica Acalovschi, MD
Frank Lammert, MD
Vol. 17, Issue #4 (December 2012)

 

Colon

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Refractory Constipation
Noemi Baffy, MD, MPH
Lucinda A. Harris, MD
Amy E. Foxx-Orenstein, DO
Vol. 22, Issue 1 (May 2016)

Heartburn and Chronic Constipation: The Asian Perspective
Kwong-Ming Fock, MD
Daphne Ang, MD
Poh Choo Hean, MD
Vol. 17, Issue #2 (July 2012)

 

Colon Cancer

The Future of Colorectal Cancer Prevention in Developing Countries
René Lambert, MD
Vol. 18, Issue #1 (March 2013)

The Future of Colorectal Cancer Prevention in the United States
Dennis J. Ahnen, MD
Vol. 18, Issue #1 (March 2013)

Colorectal Cancer in More and Less Developed Countries
René Lambert, MD
Vol. 17, Issue #1 (March 2012)

Revolution by Epigenetics Expected in Digestive Oncology
René Lambert, MD
Vol. 16, Issue #1 (March 2011)

 

Endoscopy

Endoscopy: The Future is Wireless, Indeed
Konstantinos Triantafyllou, MD, PhD, FEBGH
Chrysoula Malli, MD
Vol. 21, Issue #3 (November 2016)

Quality in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in 2015. Providing the Best Care for Our Patients
Maria Claudia Stefanoli, MD
Vol. 20, Issue #3 (September 2015)

 

Esophagus

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: The Only Constant Thing is Change
Shahan Fernando, MD
Glenn T. Furuta, MD
Vol. 18, Issue #3 (September 2013)

Adenocarcinoma at the Esophago-Gastric (EG) Junction
René Lambert, MD
Vol. 18, Issue #2 (July 2013)

Heartburn and Chronic Constipation: The Asian Perspective
Kwong-Ming Fock, MD
Daphne Ang, MD
Poh Choo Hean, MD
Vol. 17, Issue #2 (July 2012)

 

Hepatology

Emerging Issues in Hepatitis D
Zaigham Abbas, MBBS, FCPS, FRCP, FRCPI, FACP, FACG, AGAF
Vol. 21, Issue #2 (July 2016)

Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy: Even Today a Puzzling Disease of Pregnancy
Rodrigo Zapata MD, FAASLD
Vol. 21, Issue #2 (July 2016)

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease – A Growing Public Health Problem
Davor Stimac, MD, PhD
Ivana Mikolasevic, MD, PhD
Vol. 20, Issue #4 (January 2016)

Outcomes and Treatments of Dual Chronic Hepatitis B and C
Chun-Jen Liu, MD, PhD
Vol. 19, Issue #4 (January 2015)

HIV/HBV and HIV/HCV Co-infection in Sub-Saharan Africa: Transmission, Disease Outcomes, and Treatment Options
Mark W. Sonderup, MD
C. Wendy Spearman, MD
Vol. 19, Issue #4 (January 2015)

WGO Lectureship, Georges Brohée Medal and Lecture: New Views on NASH Pathogenesis – How Should They Inform Management?
Geoffrey C. Farrell, MD, FRACP
Vo0l. 18, Issue #3 (September 2013)

From Obesity to Fatty Liver/NASH: Two Parallel Epidemics
Sofia Carvalhana, MD
Helena Cortez-Pinto, MD, PhD
Vol. 18, Issue #2 (July 2013)

New Era of Antiviral Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis C Infection: Implications on Global Health
Joseph K. Lim, MD
Vol. 17, Issue #4 (December 2012)

Part II: Global Burden Of Liver Disease: A True Burden on Health Sciences and Economies!!
S. K. Sarin, MD, DM   
Rakhi Maiwall, MD, DM
Vol. 17, Issue #3 (October 2012)

Global Burden Of Liver Disease: A True Burden on Health Sciences and Economies!!
S. K. Sarin, MD, DM   
Rakhi Maiwall, MD, DM
Vol. 17, Issue #2 (July 2012)

Acute Hepatitis E
Wasim Jafri, MD, FRCP, FACG, FACP
Om Parkash, MBBS, FCPS, FCPS (GI), MSc, FACP
Vol. 17, Issue #1 (March 2012)

 

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Colorectal dysplasia in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases
Haleh Vaziri, MD
Chioma Ihunnah, MD, MPH
Vol. 21, Issue 4 (February 2017)

Pediatric-to-Adult Transition of Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A common and necessary process
Anita Afzali MD, MPH
Vol. 21, Issue #3 (November 2016)

Gut Microbiota, Diet, and Antibiotics in IBD Pathogenesis; from a Developing Country Perspective
Tarkan Karakan, MD
Vol. 20, Issue #4 (January 2016)

Migratory Movements and the Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Manuel Barreiro-de Acosta, MD, PhD
J. Enrique Domínguez-Muñoz, MD
Vol. 20, Issue #1 (April 2015)

The Impact of Racial and Ethnic Differences in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Phenotype in the United States
Anita Afzali, MD, MPH
Vol. 20, Issue #1 (April 2015)

Mini Guts – Human Stem-Cell Derived Organoids as Tools to Study Epithelial Properties
Michael Schultz, MD
A. Grant Butt, MD
Vol. 19, Issue #3 (October 2014)

Helminths and the Control of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Joel V. Weinstock, MD
Vol. 16, Issue #4 (December 2011)

 

Microbiome

Gut Microbiota, Diet, and Antibiotics in IBD Pathogenesis; from a Developing Country Perspective
Tarkan Karakan, MD
Vol. 20, Issue #4 (January 2016)

Is Fecal Microbiota Transplantation Through the Mid-Gut a Rescue Therapy for Refractory IBD?
Faming Zhang, MD, PhD
Vol. 19, Issue #2 (July 2014)

Gut Microbes
Virginia Robles-Alonso, MD
Francisco Guarner, MD
Vol. 19, Issue #2 (July 2014)

The Human Gut Microbiota: a 2012 Perspective
Francisco Guarner, MD
Virginia Robles-Alonso, MD
Vol. 17, Issue #3 (October 2012)

Is Diet Related to IBS No Matter Where You Live or What You Eat?
Max Schmulson, MD
Enrico Corazziari, MD
Dan Dumitrascu, MD
Carlos Francisconi, MD
Shin Fukudo, MD, PhD
Ami Sperber, MD
and the Rome Foundation International Liaison Committee
Vol. 16, Issue #3 (September 2011)

 

Small Intestine

Diagnosis of Celiac Disease
Edgardo Smecuol, MD
Julio C. Bai, MD
Vol. 16, Issue #2 (June 2011)

The Global Village of Celiac Disease and Its Evolution Over Time
Alessio Fasano, MD
Carlo Catassi, MD
Vol. 16, Issue #1 (March 2011)

 

Stomach

Bariatric Surgery and the Gastroenterologist
Srikantaiah Manjunatha, MBBS, MD, MRCP(UK)
Michael Schultz, MD, PhD
Vol. 21, Issue #1 (May 2016)

The Healthy Stomach Initiative
Peter Malfertheiner, MD
Vol. 19, Issue #1 (April 2014)

 

Other

Neuroendocrine Neoplasm in China —Present and Future
Min-Hu Chen, MD, PhD
Jie Chen, MD, PhD
Vol. 21, Issue #1 (May 2016)

More Women Leaders: Patching the Leaky Pipeline
Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG
Vol. 20, Issue #2 (August 2015)

Post Graduate Education in Gastroenterology
Alejandro Piscoya, MD
Vol. 19, Issue #3 (October 2014)

Mini Guts – Human Stem-Cell Derived Organoids as Tools to Study Epithelial Properties
Michael Schultz, MD
A. Grant Butt, MD
Vol. 19, Issue #3 (October 2014)

WGO Lectureship, Henry L. Bockus Medal and Lecture: Research Misconduct: A Grand Global Challenge for the 21st Century
Michael Farthing, MD
Vol. 18, Issue #4 (December 2013)

How Does Language Affect the Impact of a TTT Course?
Dr. Eddy Rios
Dr. Roque Sáenz   
Dr. Eamonn Quigley
Along with the Faculty of the Chilean Spanish Language TTT May 2010, Santiago, Chile: Drs. Fernando Fluxá, Cecilia Castillo, Marisol Sirham, Zoltan Berger, Alex Navarro, Percy Brante, Victor Corzo, Ricardo Santander and Carlos Bustos
Vol. 16, Issue #3 (September 2011)

Is Diet Related to IBS No Matter Where You Live or What You Eat?
Max Schmulson, MD
Enrico Corazziari, MD
Dan Dumitrascu, MD
Carlos Francisconi, MD
Shin Fukudo, MD, PhD
Ami Sperber, MD
and the Rome Foundation International Liaison Committee
Vol. 16, Issue #3 (September 2011)

How to teach Evidence Based Medicine
Alejandro Piscoya, MD
Vol. 16, Issue #2 (June 2011)