Higher Rates of Serrated Polyp Detection Linked to Reduced Risk of Postcolonoscopy Colorectal Cancer

A recent study reveals that improved detection of clinically significant serrated polyps and traditional serrated adenomas is associated with lower rates of colorectal cancer.

Why Aren’t More Surgeons Using Minimally Invasive Techniques for Emergent Colorectal Surgery?

A recent study concluded that minimally invasive techniques are associated with better outcomes for patients who undergo emergent colorectal surgery. The study also identified factors that may account for the disparity in the use of these techniques for emergent operations compared with elective surgeries.

Lack of Sleep Leads to Visceral Fat Creep

A new study finds sleep deprivation leads to increased caloric intake and visceral fat accumulation, which was only identified via CT scan.

Bariatric Surgery Offers Cardiovascular Benefits to People Over 65

New research finds bariatric surgery after age 65 offers substantial cardiovascular health protection and reduces all-cause mortality.

Gastroenterologists: Well Paid, Mostly Happy with Their Chosen Specialty

Looking at data points measured from 2019–2022, gastroenterologists are in high demand.