New Technology & Techniques
We’re confident that future gastroenterologists will have new tools to better care for digestive disease patients. AGA is committed to keeping you up-to-date on the latest innovations and technologies being introduced into gastroenterology and hepatology.
Highlights from the 2021 AGA Tech Summit
Find out which innovation came away as the winner at the 2021 AGA Tech Summit.
Experts weigh in on duodenoscopes and how different GIs view the risk of scope-related multidrug-resistant organism.
This article covers the highly accurate risk scores and clinical recommendations for patients with suspected upper GI bleeding that AI can provide as well as some of the challenges this new tool faces.
Musculoskeletal injuries can cause pain and suffering, reduced quality of life, lost or reduced work output, short-term or permanent disability, lost wages, and impediment to career advancement. This article covers the findings of ergonomic experts.
Women in GI innovation
Drs. Amrita Sethi and Mythili Prabhu Pathipati are on AGA’s podcast to discuss how women can get more involved in innovation, plus general tips to bring innovation into your clinical practice.
AGA has developed FAQs and talking points to help you explain the many benefits of ERCP procedures, which utiize duodenoscopes, and the low risk of infection in light of the recent FDA Safety Communication.
From the AGA journals
We’re defining a path forward to develop a more structured screening program that can increase screening rates, catch more colorectal cancers early, and save countless lives.
Leaders from the AGA Center for GI Innovation and Technology write an editorial for Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology discussing the current innovation landscape and the one thing all GIs can do to help bring innovation to their practice.
The volume of endoscopic procedures performed by a typical gastroenterologist has increased significantly in the past 20 years. This article reviews basic ergonomic principles that endoscopists can apply today and possible innovations that may improve endoscopic ergonomics in the future.
Expert-written white paper explores variables that impact EUS-TA; standardizes definitions related to EUS-TA; makes recommendations regarding specimen/tissue handling and processing with respect to standard clinical practice, personalized medicine and research protocols; and discusses future directions for EUS-TA with respect to personalized medicine.
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