Chronic Narcotic Use Is High Among Kids with IBD
Chronic narcotic use is more than twice as prevalent in children with inflammatory bowel disease, compared with children without this disease, according to a new study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Reactivation of HBV Can Be Prevented, Treated During Immunosuppressive Drug Therapy
Long-term immunosuppressive therapy can cause the hepatitis B virus to become active, even in patients who are not aware that they are infected with the virus. A new guideline from AGA provides guidance to physicians and patients who use immunosuppressive agents.
GI Societies Discuss Patient Safety in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Patient safety is a primary concern for gastrointestinal endoscopists. You may have recently heard or read about the spread of infection of difficult bacteria, called CRE, through a procedure called ERCP. The following information provides background information and explains important concepts.
AGA Institute Journal Embargo Policy
When a manuscript is accepted for publication in either Gastroenterology or Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, it is under embargo and not for public release until publication. Articles are typically embargoed until 3 p.m. ET the day of online publication.
Authors are permitted to present their research prior to publication before peers at scientific meetings, but should refrain from distributing copies of their paper, including data tables and figures.
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To help you understand and manage your digestive health condition or to prepare for your procedure, the AGA Institute provides patients with educational information, designed to give you some basic facts and to serve as a starting point for discussions with your doctor.
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