Editor’s Choice: The safety and efficacy of 2% vitamin C solution spray for relief of mucosal irritation caused by Lugol chromoendoscopy

GIE Associate Editor, Dr. Fauze Maluf-Filho, highlights this article from the September issue “The safety and efficacy of 2% vitamin C solution spray for relief of mucosal irritation caused by Lugol chromoendoscopy” by Duochen Jin, PhD, et al.  Lugol chromoendoscopy is necessary for the identification of superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. Lugol solution is alcoholic, …

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GIE Reviewer Tips

Jeanin E. van Hooft, MD, PhD, MBA, FASGE, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, LUMC Leiden University, offers advice to new reviewers after participating in GIE’s Reviewer Mentorship Program. What might happen when you start to do reviews is that the names of the authors or the quality of the language will unconsciously impact …

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Applications Open for Peer-Review Mentorship Program

Guidelines for peer review abound, but nothing beats one-on-one learning with a seasoned researcher. The deadline to apply for the 2020 program is June 15, with the next cohort beginning on July 1. Please contact the GIE editorial office for more information or to apply. GIE is grateful for the mentors who generously shared their …

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New Members of GIE Editorial Review Board

We are delighted to welcome Drs Amy Hosmer and Andrew Yen as the newest additions to our Editorial Review Board. Their record of dedication (former top reviewer awardees) should serve as a wonderful example to authors and reviewers who are at the early stages of their career. Amy E. Hosmer, MD Clinical Assistant Professor University …

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Editor’s Choice: Trends in EMR for nonmalignant colorectal polyps in the United States

GIE Associate Editor, Dr. Lyndon Hernandez, MD, MPH, highlights this article from the January issue “Trends in EMR for nonmalignant colorectal polyps in the United States” by Jessica X. Yu, MD, MS, et al.  Using a large health insurance claims database, the authors observed an increase in the performance of EMR for colorectal lesions. However, …

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Editor’s Choice: Endoscopic focal cryoballoon ablation for esophageal squamous cell neoplasia

GIE Associate Editor, Dr. Fauze Maluf-Filho, highlights this article from the August issue “Prospective study of endoscopic focal cryoballoon ablation for esophageal squamous cell neoplasia in China” by Yan Ke, MD, et al.  This is one of the first and probably the largest clinical trial reporting on the treatment of moderate- and high-grade dysplasia of …

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GIE Reviewer Tips

Timo Rath, MD, from the Ludwig Demling Endoscopy Center of Excellence, University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany offers advice to new reviewers after participating in GIE's Reviewer Mentorship Program. Reviewing is an important part of my clinical and scientific endoscopic activities that I would not want to miss. Reviewing cutting-edge papers definitely improves my daily endoscopy …

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GIE Reviewer Tips

Georgios Mavrogenis, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Mediterraneo Hospital, Athens, Greece, offers advice to new reviewers after participating in GIE's Reviewer Mentorship Program. Giving feedback to a mentee can be difficult. How do you inspire young reviewers to do a good job?  I encourage them to detect the weaknesses and the strong points of …

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Applications Open for Peer Review Mentorship Program

Guidelines for peer review abound, but nothing beats one-on-one learning with a seasoned researcher. Our goal is to improve the quality of peer review by training endoscopists who are at the early stages of their career. The deadline to apply for the 2019 program is June 14, with the next cohort beginning on July 1. …

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