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

Sex, ethnicity drive disparities in successful linkage to HCV care

October 30, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Researchers observed sex-specific and ethnicity-specific disparities in successful linkage to care for chronic hepatitis C…
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VIDEO: Trulance improves patient-assessed symptom, QOL scores

October 29, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — In this exclusive video from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Darren M. Brenner, MD, associate professor…
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VIDEO: Oral budesonide effective in EoE

October 29, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — In this exclusive video from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Ikuo Hirano, MD, FACG, a professor of…
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Liver transplant linked to worse pregnancy-related complications

October 29, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Pregnant women who were liver transplant recipients had more pregnancy-related complications and worse hospital outcomes during…
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Endoscopic submucosal dissection lowers recurrence rates in Barrett’s early neoplasia

October 29, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Treatment with endoscopic submucosal dissection helped lower recurrence rates and reduce the need for repeat treatment in…
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Therapeutic antibody effective in eosinophilic gastritis

October 29, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — A novel therapeutic agent helped reduce eosinophil counts and improve symptoms in patients with eosinophilic gastritis and…
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Avoidant food intake disorder rarely connected with body image concerns

October 29, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — While avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder has often been associated by clinicians with underlying psychiatric and eating…
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Experts report good performance of single use duodenoscopes

October 28, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — New, single use duodenoscopes received overall good marks for use in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography from a group…
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ACG President announces telehealth initiative, lauds concrete accomplishments

October 28, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — In the Presidential Address at the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Sunanda V. Kane, MD, announced a new…
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Telehealth visit acceptable alternative prior to advanced endoscopic procedure

October 28, 2019
SAN ANTONIO — Data from a small pilot study conducted in an academic VA medical system demonstrated that patients deemed a pre-procedure…