DDW News


Pancreatic Diseases

AGA Postgraduate Course will focus on practical application of GI advances

Will you be pinched for time at #DDW19? AGA’s Postgraduate Course course provides a concise and comprehensive update on the latest medical, scientific and technological advances in gastroenterology from the previous 12 months, designed for attendees who have limited time. Joseph Ahn, MD, MS, MBA, AGAF, and course co-directors explain more.


Experts will review pancreatic duct endotherapy

Grace H. Elta, MD, AGAF, FASGE, will co-moderate Monday’s ASGE Clinical Symposium Pancreatic Duct Endotherapy: Caution or Full Steam Ahead, which will review the current science and best practices for endotherapy in pancreatitis treatment.


Experts review challenges in chronic pancreatitis pain management

Suresh Chari, MD, examined the medical and nutritional therapies for pain management in an ASGE Clinical Symposium on Sunday morning. “Pain is processed in some of the same areas of the brain as thoughts and emotions — structural damage or inflammation are not essential to experience pain,” Dr. Chari said.