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AGA Perspectives Examines Role of Anesthesiologists in Routine GI Procedures

July 28, 2016

The latest issue of the magazine features a debate from Drs. Jeff Mandel and John Vargo on this prominent topic.

In the June/July issue of AGA Perspectives, contributors focus on some of the hottest topics in gastroenterology today, including proton pump inhibitor therapy, nutrition in GI, and in the featured debate, the role of anesthesiologists in routine GI procedures. Jeff Mandel, MD, offers the perspective of the anesthesiologist, while John Vargo, MD, MPH, AGAF, offers the perspective of the gastroenterologist

Also in this issue, Rob Knight, PhD, provides updated information on the microbiome and presents data from a recent American Gut Project event from this year's Digestive Disease Week®, in which individuals provided their own stool samples.

To read more about these and other articles in this issue, visit the AGA Perspectives website

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