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Best of AGA podcast highlights top abstracts at DDW® 2019

C. Richard Boland, MD

The Best of AGA is part of our signature two-hour session, the Best of DDW, presented each year on Tuesday. Moderated by Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) Council Chair, Grace H. Elta, MD, AGAF, FASGE, a discussant from each of the four societies reviewed the top presentations of the latest, best and most thought-provoking research presented all week.

C. Richard Boland, MD, professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, selected eight of the top abstracts from AGA to discuss. The reviewed abstracts covered topics including:

  • The use of NSAIDs to reduce post-colonoscopy CRC.
  • Long-term PPI use and the risk of gastrointestinal cancers.
  • Using a circular RNA signature to diagnose early-stage gastric cancers.

Download and Listen

The Best of AGA is now available as a podcast, available to download and listen. If you attended DDW 2019, audio and slides from this session are available to watch in DDW On Demand (included in the cost of registration). Enter your badge ID, last name and the email you used to register for DDW 2019 to access for the first time.

This year, the Best of DDW session will be held on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 from 2 to 4 p.m. Learn more about registration for DDW 2020 here.

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