GERD

Image Challenge: Chronic Abdominal Pain and Cutaneous Swelling

Sept. 27, 2017

What caused five to eight week episodes of intermittent abdominal pain, diarrhea, and associated nontender, non-itchy cutaneous erythema and swelling in patient?

What Is Afflicting This Woman With Celiac Disease?

Sept. 1, 2017

A 75-year-old woman with celiac disease presented with abdominal distension, intermittent suprapubic cramping abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and nonbloody diarrhea.

A Modern Magnetic Implant for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Sept. 1, 2017

Magnetic augmentation of the lower esophageal sphincter is a safe and effective operation for GERD.

Cost Effectiveness of Screening Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease for Barrett’s Esophagus With a Minimally Invasive Cell Sampling Device

Sept. 1, 2017

We found Cytosponge screening with endoscopic confirmation to be a cost-effective strategy.

Reflux Diagnostics: Modern Techniques and Future Directions

Aug. 31, 2017

Esophageal testing should be undertaken for esophageal symptoms potentially attributed to GERD that persist despite optimized PPI therapy.

White Paper Provides Insight Into Drug Development for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Aug. 8, 2017

Future GERD drug trials must move away from traditional therapeutic endpoints and toward a more holistic approach that includes patient-reported outcomes.

Research Update: PPIs Do Not Cause Dementia

July 20, 2017

New Gastroenterology research from Andrew T. Chan and colleagues helps clarify the connection between PPIs and cognitive function.
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How to Talk with Your Patients About PPIs and Dementia

July 20, 2017

Updated information regarding concerns among patients about the use of PPIs.

Setting the Record Straight: PPIs Do Not Cause Dementia

July 20, 2017

New Gastroenterology research finds no convincing evidence to support the suggestion that proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use increases dementia risk.

A Guide to Conversations About the Latest PPI Research Results

July 6, 2017

New research indicates long-term PPI use may be associated with a higher risk of death.

What Comes First — the Psychological Disorder or the Gastrointestinal Disorder?

July 5, 2017

According to researchers, more patients receive a diagnosis of a mood or anxiety disorder before diagnosis of a functional gastrointestinal disorder. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

Watch Session Highlights on Neurogastroenterology & Motility at DDW® 2017

July 3, 2017

Whether you missed or want to re-watch the best science and cutting-edge research in neurogastroenterology and GI motility, top session highlights are now available.

Complications of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy

June 26, 2017

We reviewed many of the proposed adverse consequences of PPI therapy and apply established criteria for the determination of causation.

Course for NPs and PAs Benefits All Experience Levels

June 14, 2017

Find out how AGA's popular course, Principles of GI for the NP and PA, benefits all those who attend, regardless of experience level or practice setting.

AGA Responds to New York Times Opinion Article

June 8, 2017

AGA works hard to ensure the voice of GI is being heard.

2017-18 AGA GI Resource Catalog

May 30, 2017

Whether it’s the latest in clinical education, cutting-edge science or navigating the future of medicine, AGA has you covered. Find resources to address all of your professional needs in the GI Resource Catalog.

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.

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

May 6, 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.

Association Between Response to Acid-Suppression Therapy and Efficacy of Antireflux Surgery in Patients With Extraesophageal Reflux

April 28, 2017

We found the effectiveness of ARS to be less predictable in patients with extraesophageal symptoms of GERD than in patients with typical GERD.

Top 3 Neurogastroenterology & Motility Sessions to See at DDW® 2017

April 26, 2017

Hear the best science and cutting-edge research in neurogastroenterology and GI motility at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).

AGA Releases Best Practice Advice on Long-Term PPI Use

April 7, 2017

Health-care professionals should weigh the risks and benefits of use for common conditions

AGA Releases Best Practice Advice on Long-Term PPI Use

April 6, 2017

GIs should weigh the risks and benefits of PPIs when given for common conditions.

Esophageal, Gastric & Duodenal Disorders Must-See Sessions at DDW® 2017

April 3, 2017

AGA Council leadership hand-picked a preview of sessions for you to add to your DDW itinerary.

GERD 107: Long-term Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs)

March 31, 2017

Learn more about PPIs for the treatment of GERD in this patient companion, based on the AGA Clinical Practice Update "The Risks and Benefits of Long-term Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors."