Newswise — The American College of Gastroenterology is pleased to announce that its Monograph on Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) was published this week in The American Journal of Gastroenterology, the College’s flagship journal.

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Treating IBS can be challenging because no “validated treatment algorithm exists,” the authors write, “patients with similar symptoms frequently respond to the same treatment differently,” and some patients do not respond to therapy. However, novel therapeutic strategies and new compounds have been introduced since the monograph’s last iteration. As a result, the monograph is intended “to provide an updated, evidence-based document on the therapy of this common and, at times, debilitating disorder.”

About The American Journal of Gastroenterology

Published monthly since 1934, The American Journal of Gastroenterology (AJG) is the official peer-reviewed journal of the American College of Gastroenterology. The goal of the Journal is to publish scientific papers relevant to the practice of clinical gastroenterology. It features original research, review articles and consensus papers related to new drugs and therapeutic modalities. The AJG Editorial Board encourages submission of original manuscripts, review articles and letters to the editor from members and non-members. AJG is published by Springer Nature.

About the American College of Gastroenterology

Founded in 1932, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) is an organization with an international membership of more than 14,000 individuals from 85 countries. The College's vision is to be the pre‐eminent professional organization that champions the evolving needs of clinicians in the delivery of high‐quality, evidence‐based and compassionate health care to gastroenterology patients. The mission of the College is to advance world‐class care for patients with gastrointestinal disorders through excellence, innovation and advocacy in the areas of scientific investigation, education, prevention and treatment. Follow ACG on Twitter @AmCollegeGastro.    


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