Early gastrointestinal evaluation can lead to the identification and treatment of underlying causes such as gastrointestinal malignancy, peptic ulcer disease and inflammatory bowel disease
Endoscopy centers in both low- and high-prevalence areas may not benefit from a pre-testing strategy.
AGA and Medtronic partner to create educational materials to help gastroenterologists safely re-open their medical practices
Bethesda, Maryland (June 16, 2020) — The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) announced it will be developing educational materials and safety protocols for gastroenterologists as they work to re-open their clinical practices during the COVID-19 pandemic. As states lift shelter-at-home orders and physicians begin performing elective procedures, a focus on safety is a top priority for doctors […]
New AGA guideline finds that evidence to support use of probiotics to treat digestive diseases is greatly lacking, identifying only three clinical scenarios where current data suggests that probiotics may benefit patients.
The AGA Research Foundation funded 17 awards in the 2020 awards cycle.
Special issue of Gastroenterology serves as clinician’s roadmap to the rapidly changing developments in NAFLD treatment.
Bethesda, MD (May 13, 2020) — M. Bishr Omary, MD, PhD, AGAF, will begin his term as the 115th president of the AGA Institute on June 1, 2020. Dr. Omary, an international leader in GI biology and physiology, currently serves as senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and research for Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences schools, […]
AGA has published new recommendations citing that GI symptoms are not as common in COVID-19 as previously estimated.
AGA and the Joint Task Force on Allergy-Immunology Practice Parameters release guideline on the management of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)
Guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for allergists and gastroenterologists focusing on the clinical management of EoE for pediatric and adult patients.
Recommendations for resumption of elective endoscopy during the COVID-19 pandemic.