Advances in Digestive Diseases is written for medical professionals who are interested in research and clinical developments in digestive diseases.


Spring 2014
  • Probiotics in Functional Bowel Disorders by Christopher Chang, MD, PhD
  • Evaluating Harm in Medication for IBS by Mark Pimentel, MD and Eric Shah, MD
  • Laparascopic Nissen Fundoplication and Collis Gastroplasty by Harmik J. Soukiasian, MD
September 2011
  • ERCP and Cholangioscopy by Kapil Gupta, MD, MPH
  • Diagnosing GEP-NETs of Unknown Primary by Neel K. Mann, MD
  • ERCP in Bariatric Surgery Patients by Simon K. Lo, MD
July 2011
  • Hepatitis C: A New Standard of Care by Tram Tran, MD
  • Hepatitis C: Beyond the New Standard of Care by Fred Poordad, MD
  • Cholangiocarcinoma: A Challenging Disease by Steven Colquhoun, MD
September 2010
  • Obesity and Intestinal Bacteria by Mark Pimentel, MD
  • Esophageal Dysfunction in Patients with Severe Pulmonary Disease by Jeffrey Conklin, MD
  • CMV Severity and Antiviral Therapy in IBD Patients by Minh Nguyen, MD and David Q. Shih, MD, PhD
June 2010
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy by Harmik J. Soukiasian, MD
  • Comparing Top-Down to Step-Up Therapy for IBD by Andrew Ippoliti, MD
  • New Guidelines for Management of HBV by John Ryan, MD 
January 2010
  • Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy by Jeffrey Conklin, MD and Laith H. Jamil, MD
  • Split-Dose of 6-MP/Azathioprine for IBD by David Q. Shih, MD, PhD, Minh Nguyen, MD and Eric A. Vasiliauskas, MD
  September 2009
  • Pathophysiology of IBS by Mark Pimentel, MD, FRCPC
  • Novel Approach to C. Diffiile Infectious Colitis by Leo Treyzon, MD, MS and Irving Posalski, MD
  • Management of Hepatitis B in Pregnancy by Tram Tran, MD
March 2009
  • Seeking Answers for Post-Infectious Irritable Bowel Syndrome by Christopher Chang, MD, PhD
  • Staging of Advanced Esophageal Cancer by Laith H. Jamil, MD
October 2008
  • A New Method for Endoscopic Closure of Gastrocolonic Fistula Gil Y. Melmed, MD
  • High-Resolution Esophageal Manometry by Jeffrey Conklin, MD
  • Recent Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics by Dermot McGovern, PhD
September 2008
  • Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding by Simon K. Lo, MD
  • Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome by Edward J. Feldman, MD
  • Immunization Issues in Patients with IBD by Eric Vasiliauskas, MD
September 2007
  • Update on Small Bowel Endoscopy by Simon K. Lo, MD
  • Gastric Electrical Stimulation Provides a New Option for Obese Patients with Type II Diabetes by Edy E. Soffer, MD
  • Case Study: Chronic Epigastric Pain, Weight Loss and a Dilated Pancreatic Duct by Simon K. Lo, MD
  • Surveillance for Postoperative Recurrence in Crohn’s Disease by Andrew Ippoliti, MD