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#FGCUP2023 – and the review paper of the year goes to…
  1. Aditi Kumar1,
  2. Jennifer Clough2,
  3. Oliver Tavabie3
  1. 1 Gastroenterology, Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, Wolverhampton, UK
  2. 2 Gastroenterology, Guy's and Saint Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  3. 3 Gastroenterology, Kingston Hospital NHS Trust, Kingston upon Thames, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Aditi Kumar, Gastroenterology, Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP, UK; aditikumar{at}

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Awards season is on us and none is more important than the #FGCUP2023 readers’ choice award. Now in its second year (and soon becoming a permanent annual fixture), the #FGCUP2023 allows readers across the world to vote for their favourite paper published in Frontline Gastroenterology over the last 12 months. Each of the eight papers is selected by our editor-in-chief Professor Mark Beattie and, following a random draw, go head-to-head in the round of 8 competition until the winning paper is selected by our readers on Twitter (figure 1).

Figure 1

#FGCUP2023 finalists.

In the first round of the quarter-finals, Edwards’ and Monahan’s article on the ‘Diagnosis and Management of Lynch syndrome’1 competed against Nightingale’s review entitled ‘How to manage a high-output stoma’.2 Nightingale discussed the importance of getting the basics right first, including rehydrating, correcting electrolytes and renal function, and restricting oral hypotonic fluids. The article describes the use of medications to slow transit and reduce secretions and offers practical advice on the use of subcutaneous and parenteral fluids. Lynch syndrome is an autosomal dominant condition with a cancer point prevalence of …

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  • Contributors AK wrote the main draft of the manuscript. JC and OT revised and edited manuscript. All authors approve of the final manuscript.

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