Liver Transplantation

Did You Miss AGA Sessions at DDW® 2017?

June 14, 2017

Check out more than 100 hours of AGA Institute Council sessions with DDW On Demand.

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.

New Hepatitis C Treatment Not Linked to Liver Cancer

May 25, 2017

Contrary to some earlier research, most recent studies see no association between response to DAAs and HCC.

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.

Which Patients Are at Greatest Risk From Mushroom Poisoning?

May 2, 2017

Almost 20 percent of patients with liver damage from mushroom (Amanita) poisoning and peak levels of total bilirubin greater than 2 mg/dL require liver transplantation or die, researchers report in CGH.

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.
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AGA Biannual Scientific Exchange With UEG Continues at DDW® 2017

April 10, 2017

AGA and the United European Gastroenterology (UEG) will cosponsor two sessions at DDW 2017 on May 7 & 8 in Chicago, IL.

High Cure Rates for HCV Patients Undergoing Liver Transplant with New DAAs

March 30, 2017

Indications that post-transplant treatment should start sooner rather than later - read more in the AGA-MedPage Today Reading Room.

New AGA Guidelines Released

Feb. 22, 2017

Guidelines on Crohn’s disease after surgical resection and acute liver failure will help GIs efficiently manage patient care.

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.

Management of Acute Liver Failure

Feb. 16, 2017

Management of Acute Liver Failure

Highlighted Abstracts from the International Digestive Disease Forum

Dec. 21, 2016

CGH features 104 abstracts from the 2016 meeting, which took place in Hong Kong.

Fragmented Readmission After Liver Transplant Linked to Adverse Outcomes

Nov. 29, 2016

GI & Hepatology News reports on new data that finds that post-discharge surgical care fragmentation significantly increases the risk of 30-day mortality following liver transplantation.

Inflammation Contributes to the Development of Anemia

Nov. 17, 2016

The process involves increased liver expression of a microRNA that reduces production of erythropoietin in the kidney, according to a study in Gastroenterology.

Deadline to Submit Section Election Nominations: Nov. 28

Nov. 14, 2016

Get involved with the AGA Institute Council to help plan the next DDW®, select future James W. Freston Conference topics and much more.

AGA Members Take Center Stage at UEG Week 2016

Nov. 2, 2016

The Best of DDW® and Rising Stars sessions at the October conference highlighted a number of AGA members and their research.

Why do Pancreatic Tumor Cells Love the Liver?

Nov. 1, 2016

The AGA Journals Blog answers this question by breaking down a new Gastroenterology study.

NAFLD Estimated to Cost $103 Billion Annually

Oct. 26, 2016

Dr. Zobair Younossi and coauthors sought to estimate the prevalence and economic burden of NAFLD in the U.S., Germany, France, Italy and U.K. Read more about the study results in GI & Hepatology News.

AGA Liver Fibrosis Guideline Open for Public Comment

Oct. 19, 2016

Share your thoughts on the role of imaging for liver fibrosis by Nov. 9.

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.

Share Your Thoughts: New Acute Liver Failure Guideline

Aug. 8, 2016

Guideline and technical review are open for public comment until Sept. 2.

DDSEP® 8: Everything You Need to Succeed

July 26, 2016

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

Treatment of Hypohepatia After Transplantation of Liver From a Living Donor Liver by Transcatheter Embolization, Using a Simulated 3-Dimensional Printing Vascular Model

July 1, 2016

A 68-year-old man with severe alcoholic liver cirrhosis underwent a left lobe adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation.