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AGA Perspectives Examines Role of Anesthesiologists in Routine GI Procedures

July 28, 2016

The latest issue of the magazine features a debate from Drs. Jeff Mandel and John Vargo on this prominent topic.

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Medicare’s Planned Overhaul of Moderate Sedation Impacts Everyone

July 28, 2016

CMS has proposed values for new moderate sedation codes, which will impact the way GIs are reimbursed. Read AGA's analysis on this proposal.

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The GI Research Revolution: A Look Back at 2015

July 27, 2016

CMGH has published a digital mini-issue with some of the most interesting articles from 2015.

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Take Action for World Hepatitis Day

July 27, 2016

World Hepatitis Day is July 28 and there is plenty for you to do to help spread awareness, increase testing and improve future treatment options.

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DDSEP® 8: Everything You Need to Succeed

July 26, 2016

Maintain professional excellence with AGA’s premier GI education resource.

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New CME Program: Opioid-Induced Constipation

July 26, 2016

Address clinical challenges in treating and managing opioid-induced constipation.

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Do You Need Funding for an Educational Project?

July 26, 2016

Submit an application by Aug. 31 to the AGA Academy of Educators.
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John Allen Named Next Editor-in-Chief of GI & Hepatology News

July 26, 2016

Dr. Allen is a recent past president of the AGA Institute and has an exceptional reputation within the community of GI health-care delivery.

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Honor a Loved One and Support the AGA Research Awards Program

July 25, 2016

Your gift will assist in furthering basic digestive disease research, which can ultimately advance research into all digestive diseases.

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What Happens to Infants Whose Mothers Took Anti-TNF Agents During Pregnancy?

July 25, 2016

Gastro study says anti-TNF agents can be detected in infants born to mothers with IBD who took the drugs during pregnancy.

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Improve Outcomes for Your Ulcerative Colitis Patients

July 25, 2016

Bridge gaps in knowledge using AGA's UC Care Pathway.

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One Month Left to Join Distinguished Community of AGA Fellows

July 20, 2016

Don't miss the opportunity to be recognized for your accomplishments in GI.

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Don’t Lose Hundreds of Dollars Due to Improper Coding

July 20, 2016

Get answers to all your coding and billing questions through the AGA Coding and Billing Center.

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An Unusual Cause of Massive Ascites

July 20, 2016

July Gastroenterology image challenge focuses on patient who developed fever, jaundice and abdominal distention during his hospital stay.

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This Week in the AGA Community

July 20, 2016

The AGA member-only networking forum is skipping vacation this summer. Are you keeping up with the conversations?

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Hepatic Transmembrane 6 Superfamily Member 2 Regulates Cholesterol Metabolism in Mice

July 19, 2016

We investigated the long-term effects of altered TM6SF2 levels in cholesterol metabolism.

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Two Additional Research Scholar Awards Announced

July 19, 2016

Ensure a major portion of your time is protected for pancreatic cancer and gastric cancer research.

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Navigating the Ship: The Role of Program Coordinators in Graduate Medical Education

July 18, 2016

Program coordinators must serve as organizers, leaders, advocates and ultimately resources, writes Rebecca Williams of Mayo Clinic.

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Open for Public Comment: New Crohn’s Disease Guideline

July 18, 2016

Share your thoughts on the AGA guideline on post-op management of Crohn's disease by Aug. 15.

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Blue Polypoid Colorectal Lesions in a Woman With Ulcerative Colitis Taking Qing-Dai

July 18, 2016

A 31-year-old woman with ulcerative colitis (UC) in clinical remission underwent colonoscopy for confirmation of endoscopic mucosal healing.

CGH

Sigmoid Colon Compression Due to Liver Migration and Hypertrophy

July 18, 2016

A 70-year-old woman presented with diffuse abdominal pain and constipation. In 2007 at another institution she had a right hemihepatectomy because of a giant hemangioma.

CGH

Inflammation of the Jejunum Caused by Myeloid Sarcoma

July 18, 2016

A 56-year-old man with no past medical history presented with intermittent abdominal pain, anorexia, nonbloody diarrhea, and an associated 30-pound weight loss of 6 weeks' duration.

CGH

A Rare Cause of Ischemic Colitis

July 18, 2016

A 60-year-old man with a history of liver transplant 1 year prior, secondary to hepatitis C and hepatocellular carcinoma, presented with a 1-month history of abdominal pain.

CGH

Making the Cut: An Isolated Filiform Polyp

July 18, 2016

A 75-year-old woman with a remote history of sigmoidectomy for perforated diverticulitis, as well as benign colonic polyps found during colonoscopy 4 years prior, presented for surveillance colonoscopy.