Latest Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology Stories

2013-10-02 13:09:58

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) leads to remission for 91 percent of patients with dysplastic Barrett's esophagus.

2012-07-26 00:54:06

Follow-up exams for patients with celiac disease are often inadequate and highly variable.

2012-06-22 11:32:41

An Indiana University School of Medicine gastroenterologist led a team of distinguished physicians who developed the first guidelines for diagnosis and management of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

2011-11-30 14:19:50

Across U.S. outpatient clinics between 1997 and 2008, opioid prescriptions for chronic abdominal pain more than doubled.

2010-05-04 09:23:00

BETHESDA and BOWIE, Md., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), the leading association representing clinicians and researchers who specialize in the digestive tract, and MedAssurant Inc., a leading provider of data-driven healthcare solutions, announced today that gMed, the market leader in electronic health records (EHRs) for gastroenterologists, has agreed to configure its EHR solutions to enable seamless data transmission to the AGA Digestive Health...

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.

2009-08-01 08:45:20

Patient satisfaction with their medications and the quality of interactions with their doctor reflect the success of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) therapy, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute.

2009-07-22 11:46:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SedationFacts.org, a web site for practicing gastroenterologists, gastroenterology nurses and gastroenterology fellows, announces enhanced site content addressing policies and conditions related to Non-anesthesiologist Administered Propofol (NAAP).NAAP describes the administration of propofol by a registered nurse under the direction of a physician, or by a physician or nurse other than an anesthesia professional.

2009-06-01 08:00:00

- Webinar on June 9 to discuss the prevalence and prevention of NSAID-induced ulcers available at www.connecttoprotect.com - BETHESDA, Md. and CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute and Horizon Therapeutics, Inc.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
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