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What is the Best Way to Assess Treatment Response in Patients With Achalasia?

April 24, 2018

A more accurate method to evaluate outcomes of treatment for achalasia is described in the May issue of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. The method identifies patients with good outcomes with higher

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Open for public comment: management of mild-moderate UC guideline

April 24, 2018

Review and submit your feedback by Monday, May 21.

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Blog: What is the best way to assess treatment response in patients with achalasia?

April 24, 2018

Researchers provide a more accurate method to evaluate treatment outcomes after performing a prospective study of 70 patients with achalasia. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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Image challenge: An unusual cause of a solid-cystic pancreatic lesion

April 23, 2018

What caused bloating and dyspepsia in a 50-year-old Chinese woman that presented with no other symptoms and unremarkable physical examination?

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Have you seen our new website?

April 23, 2018

We’re excited to give everyone a sneak peek to our new website. Click on over to check it out and let us know what you think.

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Vitamin D supplements show promise for easing IBS

April 19, 2018

Many irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients deficient in this pivotal vitamin, which may affect GI immune system, gut motility and serotonin metabolism.

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New FDA alert on endoscope connectors

April 19, 2018

FDA issues new warning about the risk of cross-contamination with certain connectors used in GI endoscopy.
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AGA early career networking hour at DDW 2018

April 19, 2018

Meet your peers from around the world, network with AGA committee members and snack on light refreshments during this one-hour event.

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AGA hosted productive Hill meeting advocating for GIs

April 19, 2018

A recent policy roundtable focused on regulatory issues that impact physician practices and their ability to provide timely care to patients.

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Supervised injection sites gain ground in US

April 19, 2018

Evidence shows they can reduce overdose deaths and HIV and viral hepatitis transmission.

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Vote for the next AGA Institute Council: Deadline April 30

April 18, 2018

The deadline to submit your vote for the AGA Institute Council section elections is fast approaching on Monday, April 30.

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Lo mejor de la DDW 2018

April 17, 2018

Join us on June 5 in Washington, D.C., as part of AGA’s international program for DDW and gain practical, take home information in your own language.

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Psychotherapy helps patients with chronic digestive disorders

April 17, 2018

New AGA Clinical Practice Update explains benefits of psycho- gastroenterology for patients.

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Leading patient, professional organizations announce funding to improve communications, address IBD shared decision-making

April 17, 2018

Funding recipients will address ways to improve shared decision-making and effective health communications.

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James Freston conference preview: Clinical and socioeconomical implications of obesity

April 16, 2018

Learn about session one of the 2018 James W. Freston Conference taking place in Arlington, Virginia, this August.

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Course for APPs benefits all experience levels

April 16, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will take place Aug. 10 through 12 in Chicago, Illinois.

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MIPS Group Web Interface

April 16, 2018

Groups must register to use the CMS Web Interface and/or CAHPS for MIPS survey by June 30, 2018.

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3 considerations for your practice's next technology investment

April 11, 2018

V. Raman Muthusamy, MD, AGAF, provides guidance to help you in assessing a potential new technology for your practice.

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2018 Interim duodenoscope surveillance and culturing protocols

April 11, 2018

FDA, CDC and ASM compare 2018 and 2015 protocols to reduce further the risk of infection and increase safety of duodenoscopes.

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CMS releases 2018 MIPS eligibility tool

April 11, 2018

Prepare now to earn a positive payment adjustment in 2020 for your 2018 performance.

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Blog: What are the challenges to in vitro maturation of hepatic stem cells?

April 11, 2018

Researchers review factors, consider criteria for establishing whether cells derived from stem cells are fully mature hepatocytes. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

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What are the Challenges to In Vitro Maturation of Hepatic Stem Cells?

April 10, 2018

New approaches are needed to generate and maintain stable and mature adult liver cells ex vivo. In the April issue of Gastroenterology, Bart Spee and colleagues review factors that promote hepatocyte differentiation

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Final days to save on AGA Postgraduate Course

April 10, 2018

Early bird deadline is April 18 – last chance to save $75.

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What clinical guidelines are missing from GI practice?

April 10, 2018

AGA’s annual call for new guideline topics now open.