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GI fellow at Colorado (@CUAnschutz)| Former @EmoryIMChiefs & @EmoryMedicine | #IBD, #Microbiota & #MedEd enthusiast. Opinions my own. RT≠endorsement.
May 20, 2021 11 tweets 18 min read
@GiJournal @AGA_Gastro @8pm @ZubairMalik_MD @mgrover_gi @ANMSociety Excited to be talking about this article tonight. Let's kick it off! ⚽️🦵 @GiJournal @AGA_Gastro @8pm @ZubairMalik_MD @mgrover_gi @ANMSociety Some background:

⬛️ Chronic N/V, early satiety & post-prandial fullness are common, affecting up to 30% of pop.

⬛️ Traditionally, a gastric emptying study (GES) is done. If ➕, pt is dx with gastroparesis (GP). If ➖, dx with functional dyspepsia (FD)
Aug 9, 2020 10 tweets 5 min read
Last week I asked about confusing #GI topics for internists, and the consensus was that acute on chronic liver failure (#AoCLF) has been causing ample confusion (🤞 not from NH3). Plus, I've been consulted every week for AoCLF, despite none actually having it. So, a 🧵

1/10 So, what IS AoCLF? Same thing as acute liver failure (#ALF), right?

NO! 🤷‍♂️

There's no clear consensus, but generally you need to have:

▶️Decompensated cirrhosis
▶️Acute change 2/2 sudden inflammatory state (infection, acute hepatitis, etc)
▶️End organ damage