Hepatitis B

Principles of Gastroenterology for the NP and PA

Aug. 11, 2017

Hear from the experts as they provide you with critical updates on treating and managing patients with a variety of GI disorders.

Liver & Biliary Sessions Scheduled at DDW® 2017

April 17, 2017

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

A New Pathway for Transmitting HBV DNA?

March 7, 2017

Extracellular vesicles carry HBV DNA as cargo that can be transmitted to other hepatocytes, researchers report in CMGH. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

Incidence of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in All 50 United States, From 2000 Through 2012

March 1, 2017

In an analysis of the incidence of HCC in all 50 US states, we found the rate of increase in HCC to have slowed from 2010 through 2012.

2017 AGA Postgraduate Course Online Sessions

Jan. 4, 2017

Pre-order the on-demand online sessions from the 2017 AGA Postgraduate Course: The Full Scope of GI Advances to learn key treatment advances that you can immediately implement in your practice.

HBV-Associated Acute Liver Failure After Immunosuppression and Risk of Death

Jan. 2, 2017

Patients undergoing chemotherapy should be screened for HBV infection and given appropriate antiviral therapies to reduce preventable mortality.

HBV DNA Integration and Clonal Hepatocyte Expansion in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Considered Immune Tolerant

Oct. 28, 2016

We measured HBV-specific T cells, HBV-DNA integration, and clonal hepatocyte expansion in different disease phases of young patients with chronic hepatitis B.
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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.

Association Between Level of Fibrosis, Rather Than Antiviral Regimen, and Outcomes of Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B

Oct. 25, 2016

We performed an analysis to investigate whether entecavir can reduce risk of HCC in patients with chronic HBV.

Repeated Measurements of Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Identify Carriers of Inactive HBV During Long-term Follow-up

Sept. 27, 2016

We assessed the performance of repeated measurements of HBsAg over a median time period of 8 years.

Unusual Cause of an Umbilical Nodule

Sept. 27, 2016

A 48-year-old man with chronic hepatitis B (but was not regularly followed up) was diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma.

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.

Long-term Effects of Hepatitis B Immunization of Infants in Preventing Liver Cancer

Aug. 25, 2016

We investigated whether immunization of infants against HBV prevents their developing HCC as adults. We also searched for strategies to maximize the cancer-preventive effects.

DDSEP 8® Features Latest HCV Updates

Aug. 11, 2016

Contributor Dr. Carl Berg offers his take on why the latest DDSEP offering is among the best.

AGA Clinical Guidelines App Now Available

Aug. 1, 2016

Download the new app through AGA App Central.

Take Action for World Hepatitis Day

July 27, 2016

World Hepatitis Day is July 28 and there is plenty for you to do to help spread awareness, increase testing and improve future treatment options.

AGA Clinical Guidelines App

July 22, 2016

Improve patient outcomes and quality with easy to access point-of-care guidelines at your fingertips. Download the AGA Clinical Guidelines App for free at the Apple App Store or Google Play. It's also part of AGA App Central.

New, One-Time Test Identifies Active Chronic HBV Cases

June 1, 2016

GI & Hepatology News explains that the test had a reported sensitivity of 71 percent and a specificity of 85 percent.

Dr. Lok Awarded 2016 Beaumont Prize

May 22, 2016

Anna S. Lok, MD, AGAF, received the William Beaumont Prize during DDW® 2016.

Neeral Shah Receives UVA Teaching Award

May 17, 2016

Dr. Shah was nominated by medical students at the University of Virginia.

Learn the Latest Cognitive and Technical Tools to Utilize in Practice

April 27, 2016

Registration is still open for the AGA Postgraduate Course at DDW.

GI & Hepatology Pathology Series: Part Three

April 12, 2016

GI- and pathology-related webcasts on cases encountered in a diagnostic practice.

DDSEP 8 - Chapter 5 - Viral Hepatitis

April 12, 2016

Focus on a specific GI topic area and master the content most important to you.

DDSEP 8 - Question Bank Only

April 12, 2016

Assess your knowledge with more than 800 questions, answers and rationales.