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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Early endoscopy linked to fewer complications for patients with IBD

October 15, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Early endoscopic assessment following the initiation of biologic therapy was associated with a lower risk for hospitalization…
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Victor J. Colon, MD, wins ‘Fighting CRC in the Face of Disaster’ SCOPY award

October 13, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Despite the destruction of his office as a result of Hurricane Maria in September 2017, Victor J. Colon, MD, and his staff…
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VIDEO: Information, compromise ‘king’ in payer negotiations

October 12, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – In this exclusive video from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Costas Kefalas, MD, MMM, FACG, from…
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Rifaximin reduces overt HE recurrence regardless of Child-Pugh class

October 12, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Treatment with rifaximin significantly reduced the risk for overt hepatic encephalopathy among patients with cirrhosis…
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VIDEO: Shortened esophagus increases risk for hernia recurrence

October 12, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — In this exclusive video, Scott Gabbard, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic, discusses a study presented by his team at the American…
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FibroScan after endoscopy found undiagnosed NAFLD, NASH

October 11, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — FibroScan screening for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis could significantly improve patient…
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VIDEO: WATS3D brush helps diagnose aggressive precancerous esophageal lesions

October 11, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — In this exclusive video from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Nicholas J. Shaheen, MD, MPH, FACG, from…
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VIDEO: Data highlights diet, nutrition impact on GI disorders

October 11, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — In this exclusive video from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, William Chey, MD, FACG, discusses a pair…
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Video: Food-restrictive eating disorders should be front of mind

October 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – In this exclusive video from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, William Chey, MD, FACG, from the…
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Second-generation IBS blood test available for commercial distribution

October 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – Gemelli Biotech, in cooperation with the Medically Associated Science and Technology Program at Cedars-Sinai, announced the…