Latest American Gastroenterological Association Stories

2010-03-03 13:50:30

Propofol is safe for advanced endoscopic procedures with a low rate of sedation-related adverse events when administered by a trained professional.

2010-02-25 12:39:00

U-M study indicates investigation needed to find accurate ways to complement ultrasounds ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb.

2010-02-25 12:37:41

While biomarkers are needed to complement ultrasound in the early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC; liver cancer), neither des-gamma-carboxy prothrombin (DCP) nor the most widely used biomarker, alpha fetoprotein (AFP), is optimal.

2010-02-23 14:41:45

Following a negative complete colonoscopy, those who had their colonoscopies at a hospital and had their procedures performed by a non-gastroenterologist may be at a significantly increased risk of developing subsequent colorectal cancer (CRC).

2010-02-19 08:46:55

Early tumor formation in Barrett's esophagus (BE) can be effectively and safely treated with radiofrequency ablation (RFA), in combination with prior endoscopic removal of visible lesions.

2010-02-16 15:12:58

New guideline identifies major risk factors in the development of colorectal cancer in children and adults with inflammatory bowel disease.

2010-01-04 15:38:27

Peginterferon alpha-2a may yield higher response rate than peginterferon alpha-2b.

2009-11-04 13:20:46

Recommendations made that will lead to even better patient care.

2009-10-21 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md. and CHICAGO, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and Horizon Therapeutics, Inc.

2009-10-01 12:01:54

When used "off-label," the antidepressant amitriptyline works just as well as placebo in treating pain-predominant gastrointestinal disorders in children.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.