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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Young-onset colon cancers present with physical symptoms, left-side disease

October 18, 2017
ORLANDO — Patients with young-onset colorectal cancer commonly presented with physical symptoms such as rectal bleeding, pain and bloating and…
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VIDEO: Mechanical enhancements best visual in colonoscopy technology

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — As endoscopists aim to ever improve their adenoma detection rates through honing technique, new technologies offer the promise of…
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Dose-escalation in IBD after CDI does not increase adverse outcomes risk

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — Initiating immunosuppressive medication following treatment for Clostridium difficile infection was not correlated with adverse…
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VIDEO: Diverticular disease deserves more awareness in GI

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — Despite diverticulitis being viewed as the realm of surgeons or internists, there are new data that gastroenterologists need to…
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VIDEO: ACG plans to continue focus on MOC, MIPS, quality of services

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017, ACG President-Elect Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG,
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Burnout in gastroenterologists more related to work-life balance than employment factors

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — A survey of more than 700 gastroenterologists revealed that nearly half experienced burnout, and that work-life balance drives it…
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Liver pressure has 'come of age,' aids management of liver disease

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — Measuring hepatic pressure should be done by gastroenterologists and hepatologists because it can best direct treatment and outcomes…
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VIDEO: For physicians, ‘the customer service experience starts at Google’

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — In this exclusive video from the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017, Kenneth Brown, MD, of Digestive Health Associates…
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Newly industrialized nations see rise in IBD hospitalization

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — From 1990 to 2015, the rate of hospitalizations for IBD across industrialized countries of the Western world appeared to stabilize or…
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‘Expanded global vision’ needed to deliver care to limited resource areas

October 17, 2017
ORLANDO — In his address to the World Congress of Gastroenterology at ACG 2017, World Gastroenterology Organization President David J
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