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

EoE patients improve with atopic dermatitis drug Dupixent

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — Dupixent, a fully human monoclonal antibody approved for the treatment of atopic dermatitis, improved symptoms and objective measures…
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TOUCHSTONE: 2-year data support phase 3 trial of ozanimod in UC

October 16, 2017
ORLANDO — Long-term treatment with ozanimod remained safe and well-tolerated with good compliance and durable efficacy at 2 years follow-up…
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ACG elects Irving M. Pike 2017-18 president

October 16, 2017
ORLANDO – American College of Gastroenterology 2017-2018 president Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG, officially assumed his position during the World…
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VIDEO: WCOG at ACG 2017 highlights include early-onset colon cancer, smoking and GI disease, burnout

October 16, 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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Endoscopic therapy effective in Barrett’s carcinoma, dysplasia

October 16, 2017
ORLANDO — Endoscopic therapy was equally effective in patients with Barrett’s esophagus who had intramucosal carcinoma or high-grade…
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ACG President: We are ‘moving the needle’ on MOC

October 16, 2017
ORLANDO — With the inception of a Maintenance of Certification Taskforce upon the start of her term, ACG is ‘moving the needle’ at…
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Fujifilm introduces new video endoscopy system at ACG 2017

October 16, 2017
ORLANDO – Fujifilm Medical Systems introduced its next-generation endoscopic video system, Eluxeo, for enhanced visualization of mucosal…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Bariatric surgery patients at risk for alcohol abuse

October 16, 2017
ORLANDO — Patients who undergo bariatric surgery show a significantly increased risk for alcohol abuse, highlighting the need for better…
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Endoscopy should be first fix for bariatric surgery complications

October 16, 2017
ORLANDO — While endoscopic bariatric procedures for obesity treatment increase, one expert here addressed the need for endoscopy as first-line…
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Serrated polyps plus high-risk adenomas increase colon cancer risk

October 16, 2017
ORLANDO — Individuals in whom colonoscopy revealed both serrated colon polyps and high-risk adenomas showed a significantly higher risk for…