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Career Steps in the Right Direction

May 25, 2017

Online panel discussion for GIs searching for best career path fit.

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Become an AGA Fellow — AGA’s Highest Level of Membership

May 24, 2017

Apply by the July 31 deadline.

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Advent of Biosimilar Products in US GI Practice

May 24, 2017

In this DDW TV interview, Dr. Gary Lichtenstein provides an update on biosimilars, discussing the current U.S. regulatory pathway for these treatments.

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AGA Experts Weigh in on Probiotics

May 24, 2017

Dr. Kaplan and Dr. Kashyap, members of AGA’s Center for Gut Microbiome Research and Education Scientific Advisory Board, weigh in on probiotics debate.

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FUSE Outperforms Forward-viewing Colonoscopy in Detecting Dysplasia in Patients With IBD

May 23, 2017

The panoramic views obtained with full-spectrum endoscopy (FUSE) increase the number of dysplastic lesions detected in the colon, compared with conventional forward-viewing colonoscopy, researchers report in the May issue of Gastroenterology.

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AGA-Funded Research Highlighted by The Atlantic

May 23, 2017

Gluten research from Dr. Lebwohl, an AGA Research Scholar Award recipient, featured in The Atlantic.

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FUSE Outperforms Forward-viewing Colonoscopy in Detecting Dysplasia in Patients With IBD

May 23, 2017

Researchers report on the advantages of full-spectrum endoscopy (FUSE) in detecting dysplastic lesions. Read more about this study in the AGA Journals Blog.
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Women of GI Celebrate Landmark at DDW 2017

May 23, 2017

The annual luncheon attracted over 180 attendees at DDW® 2017 and recognized accomplishments of women in GI.

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Two New Strategies Emerging to Treat GI Cancers

May 22, 2017

Engineered T cells and immune checkpoint inhibitors show promise for treating GI cancers, according to a well-attended AGA talk at DDW® 2017.

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Deep Beneath the Skin: An Unusual Causa of Melena

May 19, 2017

This Gastroenterology image challenge shares the case of a 76-year-old man who visited the hospital complaining of recent exertional dyspnea and an episode of presyncope that day.

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New Guideline Covers Elastography in Liver Fibrosis

May 18, 2017

View the latest clinical practice guideline and then test your knowledge on the role of elastography in the evaluation of liver fibrosis.

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More Research is Needed to Improve the State of Gastric Cancer

May 18, 2017

AGA hosted a summit to discuss the state of the science in gastroesophageal cancers.

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AGA Plans Education About IBD & Pregnancy

May 18, 2017

UCB provides support, research and education of health-care professionals and patients surrounding the issue.

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House Approves the American Health Care Act to Repeal Obamacare

May 17, 2017

Patient access to quality health care, preventive screenings and specialty care are AGA priorities.

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What Factors Associate With Symptom Recurrence After Anti-reflux Surgery for GERD?

May 17, 2017

Factors associated with symptom recurrence after anti-reflux surgery for patients with GERD are a primary complaint of extraesophageal reflux symptoms, researchers report. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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What Factors Associate With Symptom Recurrence After Anti-reflux Surgery for GERD?

May 16, 2017

The most reliable factors associated with symptom recurrence after anti-reflux surgery for patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are a primary complaint of extraesophageal reflux symptoms and lack preoperative response to

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A Unique Cause of Persistent Diarrhea

May 16, 2017

This Gastroenterology image challenge highlights the case of a 60-year-old man with a history of intermittent diarrhea now experiencing approximately five episodes a day.

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Five Innovations to Keep an Eye On

May 16, 2017

Five technologies were presented to our panel of "Sharks" at the 2017 AGA Tech Summit. Which innovations will make it to market?

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MACRA Law Brings Dramatic Changes to Physician Payment

May 16, 2017

With MACRA, Medicare payment systems are undergoing perhaps the greatest change since Medicare was enacted in 1965. Summary of recent MACRA talk available on the DDW Blog.

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New Research Grant will Support Pediatric Genomics Research

May 15, 2017

AGA is pleased to partner with the Rady Children’s Institute of Genomic Medicine to establish a new Research Scholar Award.

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Gastroduodenal Metastases from Melanoma

May 12, 2017

Researchers describe a case of gastroduodenal metastases from cutaneous melanoma, in Gastroenterology. Read more about this case on the AGA Journals Blog.

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Enteritis a Common Trigger of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

May 11, 2017

Incidence of post-infective IBS could increase, thanks to spread of Clostridium difficile. Learn more in this AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room article.

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HCV Rare in Kids; Treatment Isn't Straightforward

May 11, 2017

DAAs may be around the corner for children, but many considerations remain. More insights in this AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room article.

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DDW® at a Glance

May 11, 2017

Thanks to all of our attendees for a great Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2017! Here are some of our favorite moments, as seen on Twitter.