Endoscopy

AGA Tech Summit: Connecting Stakeholders in GI Innovation

Nov. 27, 2017

Attend the only GI-centric forum dedicated to advancing medical innovation in the GI space.

Blog: Does Enhanced Sterilization of Duodenoscopes Reduce Contamination?

Nov. 1, 2017

Initial research finds no significant differences in contamination when using different sterilization methods. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

AGA Launches New Registry To Track Patient Outcomes

Oct. 25, 2017

AGA has partnered with Apollo Endosurgery to develop a registry to track real-world data for flexible endoscopic suturing procedures.

Comparable Long-term Outcomes of 1-Minute vs 5-Minute Endoscopic Papillary Balloon Dilation for Bile Duct Stones

Oct. 22, 2017

We found that the risk of recurrent choledocholithiasis and hepatobiliary complications did not increase with long-duration EPBD.

Spotlight on Fellow-Led Quality Improvement Projects

Oct. 3, 2017

These 19 projects presented at DDW® 2017 showcase the extensive work being done by fellows to improve the quality of care provided to GI patients.

A Selection of the Best AGA Abstracts of DDW® 2017

July 27, 2017

Read the best AGA abstracts from Digestive Disease Week, published in Gastro.

Video: EUS Detection of Early-stage Gastric Cancer in a Patient with FAP

July 25, 2017

Researchers report on the difficulty of and solution to surveying the entire gastric mucosa in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP). Read more on the AGA Journals blog.
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Gastrointestinal Bleeding Caused by Gastric Tuberculosis

June 5, 2017

Researchers describe a case of gastric tuberculosis that led to GI bleeding. Read more on the AGA Journals Blog.

A Unique Cause of Persistent Diarrhea

May 16, 2017

This Gastroenterology image challenge highlights the case of a 60-year-old man with a history of intermittent diarrhea now experiencing approximately five episodes a day.

Gastroduodenal Metastases from Melanoma

May 12, 2017

Researchers describe a case of gastroduodenal metastases from cutaneous melanoma, in Gastroenterology. Read more about this case 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.

Doppler Endoscopic Probe Monitoring of Blood Flow Improves Risk Stratification and Outcomes of Patients With Severe Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

April 25, 2017

In a randomized controlled trial, Doppler probe guided endoscopic hemostasis significantly reduced 30-day rates of rebleeding compared with standard, visually guided hemostasis.

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.

Introducing Our "Shark Tank" Participants

March 28, 2017

Do these innovative GI devices/technologies have what it takes to achieve success in the marketplace? These five participants will go up against a panel at the 2017 AGA Tech Summit.

AGA Releases Clinical Guidance on Endoscopic Bariatric Therapy

March 14, 2017

GIs should incorporate obesity management into their practice as part of a multi-disciplinary care team.

AGA Releases Expert Advice on Use of FLIP

March 2, 2017

A new AGA Clinical Practice Update reports that data supports use of FLIP in assessing esophageal function.

AGA Offers Coding Tools for Moderate Sedation

March 1, 2017

CMS changes will impact your practice and coding for moderate sedation.

On-Demand Learning at Reduced Prices

Feb. 13, 2017

The 2016 AGA Postgraduate Course resources are still available at a reduced cost.

CMS is Mistakenly Denying Specific Moderate Sedation Codes

Feb. 8, 2017

The correction for the error with esophagogastric fundoplasty and unlisted procedure, colon, codes will take effect on April 1.

Similar Risk of Cardiopulmonary Adverse Events Between Propofol and Traditional Anesthesia for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Feb. 1, 2017

The aim of this study was to compare the sedation-related adverse events associated with use of propofol vs nonpropofol agents for endoscopic procedures.

New AGA Perspectives Issue Live

Jan. 26, 2017

Read expert opinions on dysplasia surveillance in Barrett's esophagus, refractory H. pylori treatment and diversity in GI.

Happy Birthday, GI & Hepatology News!

Jan. 19, 2017

AGA’s newspaper is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Look out for a special “flashback” column in the next 10 issues of the newspaper.

New Gastro Special Issue on IBD

Jan. 11, 2017

This supplement includes commentaries from leading experts in the field on innovations and changing paradigms in IBD.

Minimally-Invasive Endoscopic Procedure Offers New Option for Obese Patients

Jan. 10, 2017

Endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG) delays gastric emptying, induces early satiation and significantly reduces body weight, researchers report in CGH.