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World Congress of Gastroenterology 2017

October 13 - 18, 2017; Orlando, Florida

October 13 - 18, 2017 Orlando, Florida

Conference News

Popular News from the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 2016

  • Surprising Lessons Learned by a Physician-Turned-Patient Surprising Lessons Learned by a Physician-Turned-Patient A 60-year-old gastroenterologist suffered a myocardial infarction, got rushed to the cath lab, and woke up 10 days later. What happened next startled him and opened his eyes to the patient experience.
  • Edible Bowel Prep Pleases Patients Edible Bowel Prep Pleases Patients An edible bowel preparation developed with the input of research chefs was highly rated by patients in a phase 2 study, and could lead to a boost in colonoscopy screening rates.
  • Promising Treatments on the Horizon for NAFLD and NASH Promising Treatments on the Horizon for NAFLD and NASH Endoscopic magnets, a semisynthetic bile analog, and a receptor agonist in development are offering hope to patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.

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Medscape Board at the Podium

  • Stephen Hanauer, MD
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    Presentation: Global perspectives in IBD: Evolution and management
    Date: October 16, 2017
  • Nancy Reau, MD
    Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois
    Presentation: Advances in the management of cirrhosis and portal hypertension
    Date: October 18, 2017

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