ERCP

AGA Supports New Government Scope Safety Protocols

Feb. 28, 2018

While voluntary, AGA encourages GIs to review and consider adopting sampling and culturing of reprocessed duodenoscopes.

Attend the AGA Postgraduate Course for Practical, Take Home Information

Feb. 12, 2018

Join us on June 2-3 in Washington, D.C. This course is held in conjunction with Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018.

Voluntary Recall of Pentax ED-3490TK Duodenoscopes

Feb. 8, 2018

Recall designed to reduce the potential for leakage of patient fluids into the closed elevator channel and under the distal cap.

Reprocessing of Duodenoscopes: How Do We Get to Zero?

Jan. 31, 2018

Prevention of endoscope transmitted infection will be the focus of a session at the 2018 AGA Tech Summit, a meeting for stakeholders in GI innovation.

Compendium of AGA 2017 Clinical Guidance

Dec. 21, 2017

Are you up-to-date on AGA's latest clinical guidance?

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Dec. 19, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

A Prospective Multicenter Study Evaluating Learning Curves and Competence in Endoscopic Ultrasound and Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Among Advanced Endoscopy Trainees: The Rapid Assessment of Trainee Endoscopy Skills Study

Oct. 22, 2017

These results demonstrate the feasibility of establishing a centralized database to report individualized learning curves and confirm the substantial variability in time to achieve competence among AETs in EUS and ERCP.
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Device Recall: Fujifilm ED-530XT Duodenoscopes

July 24, 2017

If you use this device, Fujifilm will be in touch by October 2017 with next steps for replacing your device(s).

AGA Offers Coding Tools for Moderate Sedation

March 1, 2017

CMS changes will impact your practice and coding for moderate sedation.

A Case of Rosai-Dorfman Disease Masquerading as Cholangiocarcinoma

Feb. 28, 2017

The AGA Journals Blog recaps this challenging case published in CGH.

Vigorous Periprocedural Hydration With Lactated Ringer’s Solution Reduces the Risk of Pancreatitis After Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Hospitalized Patients

Jan. 2, 2017

We found vigorous periprocedural intravenous hydration with lactated Ringer’s solution to reduce the incidence and severity of post-ERCP pancreatitis in average-risk and high-risk cases.

GI Patient Education Materials at Your Fingertips

Oct. 31, 2016

As an AGA member, you have free, quick and easy access to the new AGA Patient INFO Center’s robust library of GI patient education materials.

Prevention of Post–Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Pancreatitis: Medications and Techniques

Oct. 25, 2016

This review summarizes the data on medications and ERCP techniques that have been studied for the prevention of post-ERCP pancreatitis.

AGA Speakers to Lead Best of DDW® 2016 Session at Columbia Conference

Aug. 29, 2016

Five AGA speakers will present at Pan American Digestive Disease Week, which takes place Sept. 10 to 13.

AGA Perspectives Examines Role of Anesthesiologists in Routine GI Procedures

July 28, 2016

The latest issue of the magazine features a debate from Drs. Jeff Mandel and John Vargo on this prominent topic.

Medicare’s Planned Overhaul of Moderate Sedation Impacts Everyone

July 28, 2016

CMS has proposed values for new moderate sedation codes, which will impact the way GIs are reimbursed. Read AGA's analysis on this proposal.

Similar Efficacies of Endoscopic Ultrasound–guided Transmural and Percutaneous Drainage for Malignant Distal Biliary Obstruction

July 1, 2016

EUS-BD and PTBD had similar levels of efficacy in patients with unresectable malignant distal biliary obstruction and inaccessible papilla based on rates of technical and functional success and QOL.

Abdominal Wall Bile Staining Without Jaundice

July 1, 2016

A 25-year-old woman presented with severe diffuse abdominal pain and distention 5 days after laparoscopic cholecystectomy at an outside facility.

ERCP 106: Safety (Spanish)

June 29, 2016

ERCP 102: What is the Purpose of an ERCP? (Spanish)

June 29, 2016

ERCP 105: After (Spanish)

June 29, 2016

All ERCP (Spanish)

June 29, 2016

ERCP 103: Preparation (Spanish)

June 29, 2016

ERCP 104: During (Spanish)

June 29, 2016