American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACG, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

Tenapanor improves global endpoints in IBS-C

November 10, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Tenapanor at a dose of 50 mg twice per day significantly improved global endpoints in constipation-predominant irritable bowel…
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Edible colon prep better tolerated than standard bowel prep options for colonoscopy

November 9, 2016
LAS VEGAS — A physician-formulated meal kit for colonoscopy preparation resulted in similar safety and effectiveness as standard bowel…
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One in five C. diff patients re-hospitalized within 30 days

November 8, 2016
LAS VEGAS — More than 20% of patients hospitalized with Clostridium difficile infection in the U.S. are readmitted to the hospital within 30…
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Segmental withdrawal during colonoscopy may improve polyp detection

November 7, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Segmental withdrawal and increased withdrawal time protocols for colonoscopy demonstrated a trend for increased polyp and adenoma…
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5 hepatology updates from ACG

November 3, 2016
Several developments in hepatology were presented at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting in Las Vegas last month…
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G-POEM shows promise for relieving gastroparesis symptoms, improving QOL

November 3, 2016
LAS VEGAS — The minimally invasive procedure called gastric per oral endoscopic pyloromyotomy, or G-POEM, demonstrated promising short-term…
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Case-finding strategy ineffective for clinical detection of celiac disease

November 3, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Testing at-risk groups, or “case-finding,” is the current paradigm for clinical detection of celiac disease, but it may…
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Same-admission cholecystectomy halves gallstone pancreatitis rehospitalization

November 2, 2016
LAS VEGAS — Patients hospitalized for gallstone-associated acute pancreatitis were less likely to be readmitted within 30 days if they…
By the Numbers

8 IBD updates from ACG, UEG Week

November 1, 2016
Several developments in inflammatory bowel disease were presented at the two major gastroenterology conferences last month: the American College of…
Meeting News

Patient-centered IBD home reduces expenditures, improves QOL

October 27, 2016
LAS VEGAS — The institution of a patient-centered medical home for patients with inflammatory bowel disease resulted in less visits to the ED…

Meeting Calendar

American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

October 14, 2016 - October 19, 2016

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