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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Video: TIF treats GERD with less side effects

October 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – In this exclusive video from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Skip Baldino, president and CEO of…
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VIDEO: Future of liver transplant points to changing indications, allocation

October 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — In this exclusive video perspective from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Paul Y. Kwo, MD, FACG
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Large volume paracentesis bleeding rare in patients with renal disease

October 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — The incidence of bleeding related to ultrasound-guided large volume paracentesis was rare in a cohort of high-risk patients with…
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Immunomodulators not necessary with long-term Stelara therapy in Crohn’s

October 10, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Concomitant immunomodulator use is not necessary with Stelara therapy for Crohn’s disease, according to long-term data…
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Ulcerative colitis patients benefit from Stelara induction

October 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Patients with ulcerative who receive a single intravenous dose of Stelara experienced clinical, endoscopic and quality of life…
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VIDEO: Stelara effective in patients with ulcerative colitis

October 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – In this exclusive video perspective from the American College of Gastroenterology Annual Meeting, Bruce E. Sands, MD, MS, talks…
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Collis gastroplasty may reduce hiatal hernia recurrence risk

October 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — A shortened esophagus was associated with an increased risk for hiatal hernia recurrence in patients who previously underwent…
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Malnutrition decreases quality of life, social function in cirrhosis

October 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Malnutrition as measured by subjective global assessment correlated significantly with decreased health-related quality of life…
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Minimally invasive BE screening cost effective in non-GERD population

October 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — Implementing minimally invasive screening strategies might make population-based Barrett’s esophagus screening regardless…
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Vosevi safe, effective in ‘triple-infected’ patients with HCV, HBV, HIV

October 9, 2018
PHILADELPHIA – The direct-acting antiviral Vosevi demonstrated an average sustained virologic response rate of 87% among patients who were…