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UWGI Top Doctors

Seattle Met 2016 Top Doctors

Seattle Met Mazagine published its 11th annual list of the best health practitioners in the Seattle area. Congratulations to Drs. Teresa Brentnall, Margaret Eugenio, Joo Ha Hwang, John Inadomi, Cynthia Ko, and Scott Lee for making the list.

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Dr. Evan Tiderington

Gallstones: New Insights Into An Old Story

Gallstones, particularly cholesterol gallstones, are common in Western populations. What are the new advances in our understanding of the natural history, clinical associations, and management of gallstone disease?

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Dr. Anita Afzali

Racial and Ethnic Minorities with IBD in the United States

IBD has predominantly affected whites, particularly Ashkenazi Jews. Over the last 2 decades, IBD has emerged in minorities. Differences in natural history and disease characteristics have been suggested. This systematic review summarizes these differences in studies from the U.S.

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Faculty: Dr. Anita Afzali,Dr. Charles Landis, Dr. Chris Damman, Dr. Leu Yu, Dr. Lisa Strate, Dr. Alex Ende, Dr. Joo Ha Hwang Fellows: Dr. Sophia Swanson, Dr. Margot Herman, Dr. Stephen Vindigni, Dr. Anand Singla

ACG 2016- Las Vegas

Congratulations to the UW Gastroenterology Faculty and Fellows that presented at the 2016 American College of Gastroenterology meeting in Las Vegas

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Dr. Anita Afzali

Pediatric-to-Adult Transition of Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A common and necessary process

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a heterogeneous group of diseases that includes both ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD). Approximately 30% of CD and 20% of UC patients have disease onset prior to the age of 20 and the incidence of pediatric IBD is rising.

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