Colonoscopy

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

May 6, 2017

Registration is now open for this clinically focused, multi-topic course that offers immediately applicable information. Held in conjunction with DDW®. Register by March 22 and save.

Registration Open for 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

Jan. 11, 2017

Early access to registration is open for AGA members. Secure your spot a week before general registration opens and save $75.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course eSyllabus

Jan. 11, 2017

Pre-order the eSyllabus, available in June 2017, from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances and gain access to a multi-topic course taught by world-renowned leaders.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Resources

Jan. 6, 2017

Pre-order resources from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances and gain access to a multi-topic course taught by world-renowned leaders.

Highlighted Abstracts from the International Digestive Disease Forum

Dec. 21, 2016

CGH features 104 abstracts from the 2016 meeting, which took place in Hong Kong.

Save the Date: 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course

Dec. 6, 2016

Learn the full scope of GI advances on May 6 and 7, 2017, in Chicago, IL.

A (Not So) Rare Complication of Colonoscopy

Nov. 25, 2016

A 65-year old, healthy woman underwent gastroscopy and colonoscopy because of altered bowel habits and mild epigastric pain.
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Comparison of Targeted vs Random Biopsies for Surveillance of Ulcerative Colitis-Associated Colorectal Cancer

Nov. 25, 2016

In a randomized controlled trial, we found that targeted and random biopsies detect similar proportions of neoplasias.

Invest in Your Education and Patients’ Care

Nov. 14, 2016

Purchase the AGA Postgraduate Course resources to review the expert advice that was presented at the course.

CMS Releases 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule

Nov. 3, 2016

CMS created new moderate sedation codes for GI endoscopy procedures, which need to be billed separately.

Grant Opportunity for CRC Research

Oct. 27, 2016

SU2C will provide three years of funding dedicated to improving treatment for the disease. Letters of intent for the grant are due Dec. 1.

Accuracy of First- and Second-Generation Colon Capsules in Endoscopic Detection of Colorectal Polyps: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Oct. 25, 2016

We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the accuracy of CCE in detecting colorectal polyps.

Access AGA Guidelines and Clinical Decision Support Tools on Your Mobile Device

Oct. 25, 2016

The AGA Guidelines App allows you to take notes and bookmark information for future reference.

GI Quality Measures for 2017 Released in MACRA Final Rule

Oct. 19, 2016

While 2017 is a transition year for MACRA, GIs need to report quality measures to succeed.

Engage in Flexible Learning with 2016 AGA PG Course Resources

Oct. 18, 2016

Captured in these resources are all six general sessions, 12 luncheon breakout sessions and 12 clinical challenge breakout sessions.

Congress Passes Continuing Resolution, Avoids Shutdown

Oct. 10, 2016

Expected busy lame-duck session could focus on many of GI's priorities.

Tell Congress to Remove Financial Barriers to CRC Screening

Oct. 6, 2016

Ask your member of Congress to sign the Dent-Payne letter today, which would fix the Medicare coinsurance problem for beneficiaries.

Urge Congress to Vote on CRC Screening Act

Sept. 28, 2016

Removing financial barriers to colorectal cancer screening for Medicare beneficiaries will help save lives.

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.

Cellphones and Medicine: Here's What Hippocrates Would Do

Aug. 29, 2016

Dr. Joel Brill highlights the pitfalls of patient recordings and ways GIs and their staffs can protect themselves.

White Spots in the Rectum

Aug. 25, 2016

A 35-year-old previously well woman underwent colonoscopy as part of a health checkup.

The Correct Answer Is …

Aug. 25, 2016

On Monday, we asked members in AGA Community a question from DDSEP® 8 for board exam practice. Did you get it right?

AGA: Preparing Practicing GIs for the New World of Reimbursement

Aug. 23, 2016

In the ever-changing world of health care, Dr. Timothy Wang outlines the ways AGA is helping members prepare for the future.

Colonoscopy Enables the Diagnosis of Opiate Abuse

Aug. 23, 2016

A 64-year-old man with a history of chronic opioid dependence was referred for endoscopic mucosal resection of a large flat cecal polyp.