VIDEO: Relistor effective in achieving rescue-free laxation in opioid-induced constipation

VIDEO: Relistor effective in achieving rescue-free laxation in opioid-induced constipation

In this video exclusive, Gregory S. Sayuk, MD, MPH, discussed a presentation from the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting on the use of Relistor for patients with opioid-induced constipation with advanced illness.Sayuk, associate professor of medicine and psychiatry and associate director of the fellowship training program in the division of gastroenterology at Washington University School of…

VIDEO: Expert discusses new ACG guidelines, importance of microbiota

VIDEO: Expert discusses new ACG guidelines, importance of microbiota

In this video, Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG, AGAF, spoke about new changes to the American College of Gastroenterology’s guidelines on infection treatment, which were discussed at the ACG Annual Scientific Meeting.Based on the new guidelines, treatment for first-time infection should be chosen based on severity, with non-severe cases categorized as a white blood cell count…

VIDEO: C. difficile incidence rate not lower with COVID-19 precautions

VIDEO: C. difficile incidence rate not lower with COVID-19 precautions

In this video, Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG, AGAF, discussed the annual incidence rate of Clostridioides difficile infection during and in the years preceding the COVID-19 pandemic.In 2011, health care-associated infections, as compared with community-associated infections, accounted for two-thirds of C. difficile infections, Feuerstadt, assistant clinical professor of medicine at Yale University, said. By contrast, in…