Hepatitis B

Principles of GI for the NP & 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.

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.

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.

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.

HIV and Hepatitis Management: THE NEW YORK COURSE

Nov. 17, 2016

This advanced CME activity will provide participants with state-of-the-art information and practical guidance from internationally recognized experts on progress in managing HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
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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.

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.

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.

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.

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 - 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.