DDW News


Drum Roll, Please … We Have a New DDW Photo Policy!

Over the past few years, we have heard lively discussions about the Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) photography policy. The DDW Council has been listening, and recognizing that DDW is a large meeting with diverse audiences, has approved changes to the DDW photo policy.


DDW 2017 Final Report and Wrap Up

Highlighting the most relevant, up-to-date and cutting-edge science, Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology,


Hospitalized cirrhotic patients present multiple treatment challenges

Patients who are hospitalized with cirrhosis are in trouble. They may have hepatic encephalopathy leading to impaired mentation and possible coma. They may have acute kidney injury that requires a liver transplant. They may have portal hypertension leading to ascites and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. And they may have potentially fatal variceal bleeding.