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Meeting Coverage

ACG

American College of Gastroenterology

Dupilumab Helped Kids With Eosinophilic Esophagitis Achieve Needed Weight Gain

The drug also met primary endpoint of reducing peak esophageal intraepithelial eosinophil counts

ACG over a photo of Vancouver Convention Centre in British Columbia.

Latest ACG Meeting Coverage

Endoscopy Still an Option for Some 90-Year-Olds With GI Bleeds

But conservative management used in most cases

October 25, 2023
Novel Stool RNA Test More Sensitive for Detecting Colon Cancer Versus FIT

ColoSense test outperforms fecal immunochemical testing in phase III trial

October 25, 2023
Using Statins With Blood Thinners Linked With Less GI Bleeding Risk

Relationship was seen across the different types of blood thinners

October 25, 2023
Controversial Kratom Appeared to Cause Severe Ulcerative Colitis Flare

Researchers strongly discourage its use in IBD patients

October 24, 2023
GI Endoscopy Can Lead to Work-Related Injuries

Most endoscopists reported having back, neck, and hand pain

October 23, 2023
Continuing Ozanimod Prevented More Relapses in Ulcerative Colitis

Disease control also maintained with temporary withdrawal, at least initially

October 28, 2022
Oral Microbiome Therapy Tied to Low Recurrence of C. Diff

ECOSPOR IV study found low recurrence regardless of the number of prior episodes

October 27, 2022
Upadacitinib Maintenance Triples Clinical Remissions in Crohn's Disease

U-ENDURE trial also hit co-primary endpoint for endoscopic response

October 27, 2022
Two More IBD Drugs Cleared for Safety During Pregnancy

Ustekinumab, vedolizumab not linked to greater risk of complications

October 26, 2022
Guselkumab-Golimumab Combo Shows Promise for Ulcerative Colitis

More clinical remissions, endoscopic improvements, early trial finds

October 26, 2022
New HRS Drug Cuts Need for Renal Replacement Tx After Liver Transplant

Follow-up data from CONFIRM trial show terlipressin benefit in key subgroup

October 25, 2022
Adding Electric Stimulation Bests Pyloroplasty Alone for Gastroparesis

Randomized trial showed improved symptoms at 3 months with gastric electrical stimulation

October 25, 2022
Virtual Reality Improved Functional Dyspepsia Symptoms, Quality of Life

Intervention "recalibrates the perception of pain in a very powerful manner," researcher explains

October 24, 2022
Higher Upadacitinib Dose May Be Better for UC Maintenance

Post-hoc analysis suggested less severe disease and longer remission over 1 year

October 24, 2022

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