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Listen to The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology

The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology is a monthly journal that considers original research, reviews, and personal views in gastroenterology and hepatology from around the world. In the monthly podcasts, editors of the journal discuss highlights of the current issue.

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Epidemiology of chronic liver disease

Jennifer Flemming talks with The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology about recent developments in the field of chronic liver disease.


8 Feb 2019

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Irritable bowel syndrome: The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology: Feb 2017

Magnus Simrén comprehensively reviews treatments and therapies for irritable bowel syndrome.


12 Jan 2017

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Statins and decompensated cirrhosis

Dr. Elisa Pose discusses the potential beneficial effects of statins on the treatment of patients with decompensated cirrhosis


27 Nov 2019

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Treating faecal incontinence in women

Dr Eric Jelovsek discusses new research into the treatment of this important and often overlooked condition.


17 Jul 2019

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Inflammatory bowel disease: The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology: December issue

Gil Kaplan discusses the rise of IBD in countries that don't have a history of the disease.


9 Nov 2016

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Global burden of pancreatic cancer and colorectal cancer

Mohsen Naghavi describes the key findings from two new Global Burden of Disease studies investigating the global burden of pancreatic cancer and colorectal cancer.


4 Nov 2019

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Liver fibrosis screening: The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology: October 12, 2016

Pere Ginès from the Liver Unit at the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona, Spain, discusses a Viewpoint for liver fibrosis screening in the general population.


13 Oct 2016

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A new drug for short bowel syndrome

Dr Rahim Naimi discusses the results of a phase 2 trial of glepaglutide to treat short bowel syndrome.


5 Apr 2019

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Colorectal cancer in sub-Saharan Africa: The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology: April 5, 2017

Leo Katsidzira talks about the epidemiology of colorectal cancer in sub-Saharan Africa.


6 Apr 2017

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Acute hepatitis C

Bart Rijnders discusses his recent work on the treatment of people with acute hepatitis C.


8 Mar 2019

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Whole-body MRI: the STREAMLINE trials

Stuart Taylor discusses the results of the STREAMLINE trials, which assessed the use of whole-body MRI to stage colorectal and lung cancers.


11 May 2019

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Paediatric inflammatory bowel disease

Viktor Wintzell joins The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology to discuss the risk of serious infection after use of tumour necrosis factor-α inhibitors in children with inflammatory bowel disease.


12 Sep 2019

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Pancreatic cancer treatment

Michele Reni speaks with The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology about the PAXG regimen for treatment of pancreatic cancer.


6 Sep 2018

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Viral hepatitis in children & adolescents

Philippa Easterbrook discusses a series of two Review articles on viral hepatitis in children and adolescents.


23 May 2019

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Faecal microbiota transplantation in IBS

Dr Olga Aroniaidis discusses the results of a newly published trial of FMT to treat IBS.


30 Jul 2019

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DAA treatment for hepatitis C among people who inject drugs

Behzad Hajarizadeh joins The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology to discuss his work with direct-acting antiviral treatments for hepatitis C among people inject drugs.


25 Oct 2018

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Barrett's oesophagus: The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology: Jan 2017

Rebecca Fitzgerald discusses her paper on risk stratification for patients with Barrett's oesophagus.


10 Dec 2016

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Treatment of an appendix mass in children: The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology: March 8, 2017

As part of The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology’s April issue, Nigel Hall discusses the CHINA trial of observation versus interval appendicectomy for children with an appendix mass.


8 Mar 2017

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Treatment and reinfection risk for hepatitis C treatment: The Lancet Gastroenterology & Hepatology: February 8, 2017

Naveed Janjua discusses a study looking at the risk factors associated with hepatitis C reinfection and means to prevent it.


9 Feb 2017

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Transplanting hepatitis C-infected hearts

Prof Raymond Chung discusses new research in transplantation of HCV-infected hearts.


28 Aug 2019

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