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According to the AGA-ASGE, the 2013 Clinical Congress of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will offer “the latest updates on key clinical issues to help enhance your delivery of patient care and clinical decision-making skills,” enabling attendees to “take away practical information on the full spectrum of GI and hepatic disorders, immediately applicable in both practice and hospital settings.”
AGA-ASGE 2013 Clinical Congress of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

AGA-ASGE 2013 Clinical Congress of Gastroenterology and Hepatology | AGA-ASGE 2013

Conference Coverages

Early Detection and Treatment is the Key to Increasing Survival in Patients with Liver Cancer
Early Detection and Treatment is the Key to Increasing Survival in Patients with Liver Cancer
Hepatocellular carcinoma is the fastest rising cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. However, there are several stages along the way from healthy liver to malignant transformation that offer opportunities for detection and intervention.
New Research Is Changing the Clinical Perception of Chronic Pancreatitis
Researchers have identified several mutations of genes that could predispose someone to chronic pancreatitis, while thinking has also changed when it comes to treating the pain associated with this chronic condition.
The Challenges of Treating Autoimmune Hepatitis
Autoimmune hepatitis often responds well to steroid therapy but identifying the disease and the best approach to management is filled with complexities.
Demystifying Colorectal Hereditary Syndromes
Research has shown that patients with hereditary colorectal syndromes such as Lynch syndrome, adenomatous polyposis, and hamartomatous polyposis have a much higher likelihood of developing colorectal cancer.
Assessment, Diagnosis, and Management of Celiac Disease
With celiac disease becoming more prevalent, especially in adults, what are the most effective approaches to testing patients for this disease, and are there effective management strategies that can be used in conjunction with a gluten-free diet?
Beyond PPIs: What is the Best Approach to Managing Refractory GERD?
Proton pump inhibitors (PPI) are effective in many patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), but up to half of patients do not experience symptom relief with these medications.
Managing Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diet and Medication
Expert advice from the 2013 AGA-ASGE Clinical Congress of Gastroenterology and Hepatology on managing diarrhea, constipation, abdominal pain, and other symptoms associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

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