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

Entyvio safely treats immunotherapy-induced enterocolitis

October 18, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Treatment with Entyvio for immunotherapy-induced enterocolitis demonstrated favorable outcomes and a good safety profile…
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Multiple Crohn’s strictures lead to poor balloon dilation response

October 18, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with multiple Crohn’s disease-associated strictures experience less success with endoscopic balloon dilation…

Healio honors Disruptive Innovators at ACG 2018

October 17, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Healio Gastroenterology and Liver Disease unveiled its inaugural Disruptive Innovators Awards recipients at the American…
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Xeljanz appears safe, effective for long-term ulcerative colitis treatment

October 17, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Xeljanz, an oral Janus kinase inhibitor, showed efficacy and safety in the treatment of ulcerative colitis in a 24-month, open…
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Combination immunotherapy may increase liver injury risk

October 17, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Patients who received treatment with multiple immunotherapy drugs had increased risks for drug-induced liver injury compared…
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VIDEO: Multi-target stool DNA test reliably detects colorectal cancer

October 17, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – In this exclusive video perspective from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, John B. Kisiel
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Patients with celiac disease have trouble determining gluten exposure based on symptoms

October 17, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with celiac disease who rely on symptoms to know when they have been exposed to gluten have trouble determining if they…
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Black patients with ALF more likely listed for liver transplant as status-1

October 16, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Black patients were more likely to be waitlisted with acute liver failure, require status-1 listing and undergo liver…
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Anastomotic ulcers after ileocolic resection predict Crohn’s recurrence

October 16, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Anastomotic ulcers that develop after ileocolic resections are linked to the recurrence of Crohn’s disease and the need…
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Anti-TNF dose augmentation occurs without evidence of active IBD

October 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with inflammatory bowel disease on anti-TNF therapy often have their dose augmented without any evidence of active…