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ACG and ASGE Issue New Comprehensive Quality Indicators for Capsule Endoscopy and Deep Enteroscopy

ACG and ASGE are the first to issue comprehensive quality indicators for capsule endoscopy and deep enteroscopy, endoscopic procedures that have an important positive impact on the diagnosis and management of suspected small-bowel diseases.
26-Sep-2022 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Transcutaneous Electrical Acustimulation for IBS-C, Infliximab Retreatment for Crohn’s Disease Featured in September Issue of AJG

The September issue of AJG highlights new clinical science, including a potential therapy to improve IBS-C symptoms, reintroduction of infliximab for Crohn’s disease, and population-based data to examine incidence and mortality of certain GI and...
7-Sep-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Gastroparesis Clinical Guideline Featured in August Issue of AJG

The August issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology highlights new clinical science, including a brand new ACG clinical guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of patients with gastroparesis.
8-Aug-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Smartphone App to Assess Stool Form, Rural-Urban Disparities in Cirrhosis Mortality, Lung Infection Risk in Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis in July Issue of AJG

The July issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology highlights new clinical science including using a smartphone app to assess stool form, rural-urban disparities in cirrhosis mortality, and lung infection risk in severe alcohol-related...
5-Jul-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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AJG Special Food as Medicine Issue Includes Pickle Juice Study, Guide to Alpha-Gal Meat Allergy, Digestive Health in Sexual and Gender Minority Populations and More

In a special Food as Medicine issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology, Co-Editors-in-Chief Jasmohan S. Bajaj, MD, MS, FACG, and Millie D. Long, MD, MPH, FACG, have selected clinical studies, analyses, and reviews that aim to acknowledge...
9-Jun-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Abdominal Bloating, Endoscopic Brushing, and Non-EoE Eosinophilic Conditions Addressed in the May Issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology

The May issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology features articles on abdominal bloating treatment, endoscopic brushing frequency to improve malignant biliary structure detection, and eosinophilic conditions not including eosinophilic...
4-May-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Guidelines on Barrett’s Esophagus and Antithrombotics During GI Bleeding Featured in the April Issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology

The April issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology includes two new guidelines—an update to the 2016 guidelines on Barrett’s Esophagus and a joint society guideline on the management of antithrombotics during GI bleeding and the...
4-Apr-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rock Musicians Rufus Wainwright, Ben Folds, Tim Reynolds and More Lend Their Voices to Free Virtual Concert for Colorectal Cancer Awareness

The American College of Gastroenterology offers an open invitation to all to enjoy a free virtual event, “Tune It Up: A Concert To Raise Colorectal Cancer Awareness,” on Thursday, March 31, 2022 at 8 pm EDT featuring dynamic performances by a...
24-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ciarán P. Kelly, MD, FACG, Available to Discuss Celiac Disease: Myths and Mysteries

Ciarán P. Kelly, MD, FACG, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, is available to discuss Celiac Disease: Myths and Mysteries, topic of The American Journal of Gastroenterology Lecture
23-Oct-2019 7:00 AM EDT

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Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day Brings Attention to Hereditary Colorectal Cancer Syndromes

Cancer prevention advocates and researchers have designated March 22nd as National Lynch Syndrome Awareness Day. Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, President of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), a gastroenterologist specializing in hereditary...
21-Mar-2017 11:45 AM EDT

Food as a Key Management Strategy for Functional Gastrointestinal Symptoms?

Professor Peter Gibson, MD, Monash University, Victoria, Australia who is presenting this year’s The American Journal of Gastroenterology lecture, will address how food components can induce or trigger functional gut symptoms, and how food choice...
27-Oct-2011 1:10 PM EDT

The Right Colorectal Cancer Test for the Right Patient

Experts available to explain screening options for March Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
2-Mar-2010 10:20 AM EST

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The mission of the College, founded in 1932, 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.

More than 15,000 physicians from 86 countries are members of the ACG. Through annual scientific meetings, the American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical & Translational Gastroenterology, and the ACG Case Reports Journal, as well as regional postgraduate training courses and research grants, the ACG provides its members with the most accurate and up-to-date scientific information on digestive health and the etiology, symptomatology, and treatment of GI disorders.

ACG's advocacy in the public policy arenas and the work of the ACG's 24 committees have made tremendous strides with many premiere accomplishments to improve the future of clinical gastroenterology and the quality of care available to patients with GI conditions and diseases today. The information exchange and training acquired through College membership provide physicians with the knowledge necessary to offer the most effective patient care and to meet the challenges of today's changing health care system.


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