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

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…

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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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…
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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…