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.

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VIDEO: Half of gastroenterologists report burnout

October 20, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017, outgoing ACG president Carol Burke, MD, of the…
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Obeticholic acid decreases GLOBE score in PBC

October 19, 2017
Patients treated with obeticholic acid for primary biliary cholangitis were significantly more likely to achieve a GLOBE score of 0.3 or lower…
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Age, comorbidities greater impact on HCC rates than DAA therapy

October 19, 2017
Researchers found no evidence of increased rates of de novo or recurrent hepatocellular carcinoma following treatment with direct-acting antivirals…
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Self-administered cognitive behavior therapy improves IBS symptoms

October 19, 2017
ORLANDO — Self-administered cognitive behavior therapy was significantly better than an education intervention, and equivalent to…
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Vibrating capsule relieves chronic idiopathic constipation

October 19, 2017
ORLANDO — An intraluminal vibrating capsule called Vibrant safely relieved moderate-to-severe chronic idiopathic constipation in a…
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Toxin, drug-induced hepatitis increasing in south, western US

October 19, 2017
Hospital discharges for toxin and drug-induced hepatitis increased significantly between 2001 and 2011 in the U.S., particularly in the south and the…
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Long-term cannabis use increases risk for IBS

October 18, 2017
ORLANDO — Cannabis use increased the risk for irritable bowel syndrome in the general population, according to a poster presented at the World…
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VIDEO: Telemedicine enters new age in gastroenterology

October 18, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017, ACG Public Relations Committee Chair Jordan J
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Esophageal cancer in first-degree relative increases Barrett’s risk

October 18, 2017
ORLANDO — Patients with Barrett’s esophagus who have a first-degree relative with esophageal adenocarcinoma are at 5.5-fold increased…
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VIDEO: IBS-D tied to food poisoning, treated without relapse for 6 months

October 18, 2017
ORLANDO — Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea found further definition this year with pinpointing causes and improved treatments, according…

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American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting

October 5, 2018 - October 10, 2018

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
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