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Clinical Practice

Best of AASLD 2019 Podcast Now Available

Richard K. Sterling, MD, MSc, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FAASLD, reviewed the top abstracts presented at DDW 2019 during the Best of AASLD. The Best of AASLD is now available as a podcast to download and listen.


DDW News video: Probiotics controversy

Probiotics are among the most controversial dietary supplements, according to Gerard E. Mullin, MD, MS. In this DDW News video, Dr. Mullin discusses controversy about the efficacy and potential harm of probiotics.


World IBD Day celebrated today at DDW

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) continues to be one of the hottest topics at DDW®. This year, World IBD Day — Sunday, May 19 — falls during the meeting, giving AGA another reason to celebrate the best IBD research. See what programming is planned for the day and join AGA for a reception Sunday at 5:30 p.m. on the Center Terrace.


AGA session offers ergonomics tips for endoscopy

An AGA Postgraduate Course breakout session on ergonomics Saturday afternoon included tips for optimal room design and strategies to minimize musculoskeletal injury during endoscopy. The session was led by Katherine S. Garman, MD, AGAF, and Amandeep K. Shergill, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine.