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2017 Membership Renewal Period Now Open

Sept. 28, 2016

Stay connected with AGA and thrive in GI.

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MOC Debate Heats Up: 2 Things to Know

Sept. 28, 2016

Join the discussion on the AGA Community to share your thoughts on the recent ABIM proposals.

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Technology Meets Education in AGA Community

Sept. 28, 2016

Members of the Academy of Educators recently brainstormed innovative ways to improve training programs with technology.

Gastroenterology

Hepatitis C Virus RNA Persists in Liver Explants of Most Patients Awaiting Liver Transplantation Treated With an Interferon-Free Regimen

Sept. 27, 2016

We assessed the presence of hepatitis C virus RNA in liver explants from 39 patients awaiting liver transplantation who were treated with an interferon-free regimen and had undetectable serum HCV RNA at the time of liver transplantation.

Gastroenterology

ADAR-Mediated RNA Editing Predicts Progression and Prognosis of Gastric Cancer

Sept. 27, 2016

Emerging evidence suggests a role for RNA editing and ADARs in cancer, however, the relationship between RNA editing and GC development and progression remains unknown.

Gastroenterology

High Efficacy of ABT-493 and ABT-530 Treatment in Patients With HCV Genotype 1 or 3 Infection and Compensated Cirrhosis

Sept. 27, 2016

In cirrhotic HCV GT1- or GT3-infected patients, ABT-493 plus ABT-530 with or without RBV achieved SVR12 rates of 96%–100% and was well tolerated.

Gastroenterology

Prevalence of Sclerosing Cholangitis Detected by Magnetic Resonance Cholangiography in Patients With Long-term Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Sept. 27, 2016

Using MRC analysis of patients with long-term IBD, we found the prevalence of PSC to be around 3-fold higher than that detected based on symptoms.
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Gastroenterology

Duodenal Bacteria From Patients With Celiac Disease and Healthy Subjects Distinctly Affect Gluten Breakdown and Immunogenicity

Sept. 27, 2016

We investigated gluten metabolism by opportunistic pathogens and commensal duodenal bacteria and characterized the capacity of the produced peptides to activate gluten-specific T-cells from CD patients.

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Flex Your Endorsement Muscle

Sept. 27, 2016

Use the 'recommend' button in AGA Community to endorse a response and boost its value to the discussion author.

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Have a Topic in Mind for the 2018 Freston Conference?

Sept. 27, 2016

Send in your suggestions for the next James W. Freston conference by Jan. 6, 2017.

Gastroenterology

Genetic Complexity of Crohn’s Disease in Two Large Ashkenazi Jewish Families

Sept. 27, 2016

We studied 2 large Ashkenazi Jewish families with a high prevalence of CD in an attempt to identify novel genetic risk variants.

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What's the Cause of This Patient's Gastrointestinal Ulcers?

Sept. 22, 2016

The patient was treated 15 years ago with interferon alpha for infection with HCV genotype 1, but the treatment failed to eradicate the virus.

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AGA Celebrates Its Peer Reviewers

Sept. 22, 2016

AGA recognizes the important role peer reviewers play in advancing our scholarly publications. Here are a few ways we are highlighting them during Peer Review Week.

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AGA Perspectives Features Asymptomatic Pancreatic Cyst Debate

Sept. 22, 2016

The issue also provides quick takes on the growing role of GI in obesity treatment, big data in health care and the future of HCV therapy.

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AGA Rejects ABIM’s Proposed MOC Pathways

Sept. 22, 2016

ABIM proposes to replace the 10-year exam with either a two or five year alternative MOC Pathway.

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Free On-Demand Webcast Addresses Challenges in HCV Patient Care

Sept. 21, 2016

Experts provide NPs and PAs with timely information on recent developments in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C.

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Kimberly Agbo Awarded 2016 AGA Investing in the Future Student Research Fellowship

Sept. 21, 2016

The award, presented by the AGA Research Foundation, will provide Abgo with the opportunity to work in a research lab for the first time.

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Help Your Practice Thrive with the AGA Coding and Billing Center

Sept. 21, 2016

Take advantage of AGA’s member benefits to make sure you code properly.

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Patient Interest Comes First

Sept. 21, 2016

A patient case conversation in our members-only forum touches on reimbursement issues surrounding two procedures in one day.

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Did You Answer Correctly?

Sept. 21, 2016

We posted a GERD question in AGA Community to help you prep for the board exam. Find out the correct answer.

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Tip for GI Fellows: Be a Sponge

Sept. 21, 2016

GI fellows should take advantage of the everyday learning opportunities, AGA members advise. Help us reach new GI fellows by sharing this tip and more.

AGA Journals Blog

Time for Peer Review Week!

Sept. 20, 2016

September 19th to 25th is Peer Review Week! Peer Review Week is a global event celebrating the essential role that peer review has in maintaining scientific quality. The goal is to bring

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Sept. 23: Deadline for 3 AGA Recognition Prizes

Sept. 20, 2016

Submit your nominations soon to be considered.

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AGA Meets with CMS on Sedation

Sept. 16, 2016

We reinforced our recommendations on important payment issues impacting GI in the proposed rules.