GERD Procedures

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.

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.

Test Your EndoFLIP Knowledge

March 8, 2017

Apply the best practice advice in the AGA Clinical Practice Update on the management of esophageal disorders using EndoFLIP by taking this short quiz.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Features 29 Breakout Sessions

Feb. 16, 2017

Step beyond basic learning in six general sessions, plus your choice of one luncheon breakout and one case-based session.

New GERD Patient Education Video Available for Sharing

Nov. 30, 2016

AGA has created a new video discussing symptoms and causes of GERD, as well as when to see a GI.
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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.

Functional Dyspepsia: Can We Get the Trial Design Right?

Oct. 6, 2016

Dr. Nimish Vakil discusses the need for improved definitions and clinical trials to develop treatment for this common condition.

Clinical Trials in Eosinophilic Esophagitis — Advances and Opportunities

Aug. 30, 2016

In a new blog post, Dr. Evan S. Dellon highlights the marked need for better treatment options for EoE patients.

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: 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.

The Case of a Man With Lupus and 10 Years of Dysphagia

Aug. 17, 2016

The patient had a diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus for approximately 30 years and was chronically on daily prednisone.

AGA Community: Talking GERD

Aug. 15, 2016

Chat with colleagues about the latest advances and challenging cases.

He Did Not Cry Wolf: The Case of a Man With Lupus and 10 Years of Dysphagia

Aug. 1, 2016

A 64-year-old man with systemic lupus erythematosus was referred for evaluation of dysphagia and regurgitation.

DDSEP® 8: Everything You Need to Succeed

July 26, 2016

Maintain professional excellence with AGA’s premier GI education resource.

What Does the Future Hold for Upper GI Disorders?

July 13, 2016

Join your colleagues at the first annual AGA Drug Development Conference Oct. 27 and 28.

A Giant Esophageal Mass in a Patient Without Dysphagia

July 1, 2016

An 88-year-old man with a history of long-standing gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett’s esophagus was referred for evaluation of an esophageal mass.

Join the Dialogue on Promising Diagnostics and Therapeutics for Upper GI Disorders

June 21, 2016

Join the AGA Center for Diagnostics and Therapeutics on Oct. 27 and 28, 2016, in Washington, DC, for the AGA Drug Development Conference: Clinical Endpoints in Upper GI Disorders.

FDA Recalls Bravo pH Capsule Delivery Device

May 17, 2016

Recall aims to prevent potential allergic reactions in patients.

Just Announced: AGA Drug Development Conference

May 11, 2016

Register by Sept. 16 to take advantage of early registration discounts.

NPs and PAs: Enhance Your Delivery of Patient Care

May 10, 2016

AGA's popular course for NPs and PAs will be help this summer in Chicago, IL.

New Clinical Trial Opportunity: Budesonide and EOE

April 27, 2016

The study, which is being led by Shire, is set to finish in July 2018.

DDSEP 8 - Complete

April 12, 2016

The eighth edition of AGA's premier GI education program features new and expanded content to help you enhance your knowledge, build expertise and improve patient care.