Crohn's Disease

Crohn's & Colitis Congress™ (A Partnership of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation and American Gastroenterological Association)

Jan. 18, 2018

Expand your knowledge, network with IBD leaders, spark innovative research and get inspired to improve patient care.

Healing of Tonsillar Crohn’s Disease With Infliximab

Oct. 22, 2017

Association Between Low Trough Levels of Vedolizumab During Induction Therapy for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Need for Additional Doses Within 6 Months

Oct. 22, 2017

We investigated whether serum trough levels of vedolizumab, during the induction phase can determine whether patients need additional doses within 6 months.

How Will Translational Advances in Pediatric IBD Affect Practices?

Oct. 17, 2017

Dr. Rosen will discuss how new findings can make a difference for pediatric IBD patients at the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress.

Apply Biomarkers to Better Target Therapies to IBD Patients

Oct. 12, 2017

Dr. Lee A. Denson will present his findings on biomarkers in Las Vegas at the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress.

Ten-Year Retained Video Capsule With Crohn’s-Associated Small-Bowel Adenocarcinoma

Oct. 11, 2017

A 66-year-old man with small-bowel Crohn’s disease diagnosed in the 1970s presented for a second opinion regarding Crohn’s disease treatment.

Blog: Special 15th Anniversary Collection from Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Oct. 11, 2017

Celebrate this milestone with a look back at landmark articles, commentaries and reviews. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.
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GIs Should be Able to Prescribe the Most Beneficial Treatments

Oct. 4, 2017

AGA supports Restoring the Patient’s Voice Act — new legislation that facilitates treatment appeals to insurance companies.

Spotlight on Fellow-Led Quality Improvement Projects

Oct. 3, 2017

These 19 projects presented at DDW® 2017 showcase the extensive work being done by fellows to improve the quality of care provided to GI patients.

Crohn’s & Colitis Congress Offers Reporters Access to Leading IBD Research

Sept. 20, 2017

Implementing AGA’s Newest IBD Guideline in Your Practice

Sept. 18, 2017

Experts will provide guidance around the latest IBD guidelines at the 2018 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress.™

Share Your Cutting-Edge IBD Research

Sept. 11, 2017

The processing fee for oral and/or poster presentation is being waived. Submissions are due by October 31 at 9 p.m. ET.

Comparison of Endoscopic Dilation vs Surgery for Anastomotic Stricture in Patients With Crohn's Disease Following Ileocolonic Resection

Sept. 1, 2017

Surgical resection for ICA stricture in patients with Crohn’s disease was associated with a lower risk of further surgery than EBD.

Asthma Is Associated With Subsequent Development of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Population-based Case–Control Study

Sept. 1, 2017

We associated asthma with Crohn’s disease, and with early and late-onset ulcerative colitis.

A Look Back at the TREAT Registry

Aug. 31, 2017

CGH is reviewing the strides made in Crohn’s disease treatment.

IBD 115: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in IBD

Aug. 24, 2017

Learn more about Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, based on the AGA Clinical Guideline "Therapeutic Monitoring in Inflammatory Bowel Disease."

A Message for IBD Professionals

Aug. 23, 2017

In this brief video, Dr. Brent Polk shares why the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress™ is the must-attend meeting for IBD education.

Submit Your IBD-Related Abstract for the Crohn’s & Colitis Congress

Aug. 16, 2017

Abstracts will be accepted from Aug. 15 through Oct. 31.

Is Endoscopic Balloon Dilation Better Than Surgery?

Aug. 3, 2017

Endoscopic balloon dilation should be attempted first for patients with a lower risk for disease progression researchers report. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

A Selection of the Best AGA Abstracts of DDW® 2017

July 27, 2017

Read the best AGA abstracts from Digestive Disease Week, published in Gastro.

Link Between Antibiotics and IBD Remains Circumstantial

July 24, 2017

Effect stronger in children, and underscores need for antibiotic stewardship in prescribing for pediatric infections.

Crohn’s and a Cough: Connecting the Dots

July 19, 2017

What caused a 22-year-old man with Crohn’s ileocolitis to experience a productive cough characterized by thick green sputum? This week’s Gastroenterology image challenge.

Latest Issue of AGA Perspectives is Now Available

July 19, 2017

The new issue of AGA Perspectives examines the use of anti-TNF therapy, the promising outlook of stool DNA testing and revisits the gut microbiome of AGA members.

AGA Patient Guide Received SILVER for the Spring 2017 Digital Health Awards

July 13, 2017

AGA patient education resource, Crohn’s Disease – What You Need to Know, acknowledged with 2017 Digital Health Award.