Fifty Shades of Red: Calling a GI Consult for Rectal Bleeding

When calling Gastroenterology (GI) for a consult for bleeding, there are many descriptors you should provide to help determine the location of a bleed and the urgency in which a bleed needs management. The first and most important descriptor is color. Describing the color of the stool accurately, helps the GI team to determine the... Continue Reading →

The Butt Stops Here: the story of tobacco and adenomatous polyps

The past two months have been an exciting time for me as I embark on my fellowship experience. I started out on my endoscopy month scoping routine outpatient cases. During this time, I noticed a trend. Patients that smoked had more polyps in their colon. This isn’t a new concept. In fact, there is strong... Continue Reading →

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