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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ACG President announces GI-focused MOC alternative in the works

October 8, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The American College of Gastroenterology, along with other gastroenterology-focused societies, met with the American Board of…
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Multidisciplinary approach significantly improved inpatient colonoscopy bowel prep outcomes

October 8, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — The creation of a clinical care pathway through a multidisciplinary effort, multifaceted educational efforts, and IT…
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Computer-assisted crypt dysplasia finding predicts more aggressive Barrett’s

October 8, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – A finding of crypt dysplasia using a computer-assisted sampling system known as WATS helped predict a more histologically…
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3 minutes or more during screening improves ADR in right colon

October 8, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Examining the right colon for an extra three minutes during screening helped increase adenoma detection rate, according to…
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VIDEO: IBD research shows ‘very favorable’ outcomes for patients

October 8, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – In this exclusive video perspective from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Sophie M. Balzora, MD
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VIDEO: Gemelli Biotech launches IBS blood test at ACG

October 7, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — In this exclusive video perspective from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Matt Mitcho, CEO of…
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Early liver disease detection during pregnancy key for improved outcomes

October 7, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Early detection of liver-related complications and hepatic diseases in patients who are pregnant leads to reduced risks and…
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Appropriate sedation minimizes endoscopy risks during pregnancy

October 7, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Minimal use of sedatives such as opiates minimizes risks during endoscopy in patients who are pregnant, making it relatively…
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No ‘one right answer’ among pharmacologic, non-pharmacologic IBS therapies

October 6, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Given the vast number and varying kinds of therapies currently available for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome, choosing…
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VIDEO: ACG President highlights young leadership, named lectures

October 5, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – In this exclusive video perspective from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting, Irving Pike