GERD

Psychotherapy helps patients with chronic digestive disorders

April 17, 2018

New AGA Clinical Practice Update explains benefits of psycho- gastroenterology for patients.

Course for APPs benefits all experience levels

April 16, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will take place Aug. 10 through 12 in Chicago, Illinois.

APPs: Enhance your delivery of patient care

March 28, 2018

AGA's popular course for advanced practice providers will be held this summer in Chicago.

Choose from 30 breakout sessions at the 2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

March 21, 2018

Delve deeper into specific clinical topics that interest you and get concrete action items that can be immediately implemented into your practice.

Diaphragmatic Breathing Reduces Belching and Proton Pump Inhibitor Refractory Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms

March 1, 2018

In a prospective study, we found a standardized protocol for diaphragmatic breathing to reduce belching and PPI-refractory gastroesophageal reflux symptoms.

How to Talk with Your Patients About PPIs and Cognitive Decline

Feb. 22, 2018

More information clearing concerns about the use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).

Save the Date: 2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

Jan. 11, 2018

This year’s course will take place on June 2 and 3, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Compendium of AGA 2017 Clinical Guidance

Dec. 21, 2017

Are you up-to-date on AGA's latest clinical guidance?

More Data on PPI Use and Kidney Disease

Nov. 8, 2017

A new meta-analysis on PPIs and kidney disease makes mainstream headlines. Here is what you, and your patients, need to know.

New PPI Study on Gastric Cancer Generates Media Attention

Nov. 2, 2017

AGA provides talking points to help your patients understand the science behind the PPI study.

Association Between Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and Cognitive Function in Women

Oct. 11, 2017

Dr. Paul Lochhead discusses his manuscript "Association Between Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and Cognitive Function in Women" for the October issue of Gastroenterology. To view: http://bit.ly/2hfffaw

Image Challenge: Chronic Abdominal Pain and Cutaneous Swelling

Sept. 27, 2017

What caused five to eight week episodes of intermittent abdominal pain, diarrhea, and associated nontender, non-itchy cutaneous erythema and swelling in patient?

Cost Effectiveness of Screening Patients With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease for Barrett’s Esophagus With a Minimally Invasive Cell Sampling Device

Sept. 1, 2017

We found Cytosponge screening with endoscopic confirmation to be a cost-effective strategy.

What Is Afflicting This Woman With Celiac Disease?

Sept. 1, 2017

A 75-year-old woman with celiac disease presented with abdominal distension, intermittent suprapubic cramping abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and nonbloody diarrhea.

A Modern Magnetic Implant for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Sept. 1, 2017

Magnetic augmentation of the lower esophageal sphincter is a safe and effective operation for GERD.

Reflux Diagnostics: Modern Techniques and Future Directions

Aug. 31, 2017

Esophageal testing should be undertaken for esophageal symptoms potentially attributed to GERD that persist despite optimized PPI therapy.

White Paper Provides Insight Into Drug Development for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Aug. 8, 2017

Future GERD drug trials must move away from traditional therapeutic endpoints and toward a more holistic approach that includes patient-reported outcomes.

Setting the Record Straight: PPIs Do Not Cause Dementia

July 20, 2017

New Gastroenterology research finds no convincing evidence to support the suggestion that proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) use increases dementia risk.

Research Update: PPIs Do Not Cause Dementia

July 20, 2017

New Gastroenterology research from Andrew T. Chan and colleagues helps clarify the connection between PPIs and cognitive function.

A Guide to Conversations About the Latest PPI Research Results

July 6, 2017

New research indicates long-term PPI use may be associated with a higher risk of death.

What Comes First — the Psychological Disorder or the Gastrointestinal Disorder?

July 5, 2017

According to researchers, more patients receive a diagnosis of a mood or anxiety disorder before diagnosis of a functional gastrointestinal disorder. Read more on the AGA Journals blog.

Watch Session Highlights on Neurogastroenterology & Motility at DDW® 2017

July 3, 2017

Whether you missed or want to re-watch the best science and cutting-edge research in neurogastroenterology and GI motility, top session highlights are now available.

Columnar Metaplasia in Three Types of Surgical Mouse Models of Esophageal Reflux

July 1, 2017

The EGJ model, which causes reflux of gastric acid and duodenal content, developed metaplasia and dysplasia most frequently.

Complications of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy

June 26, 2017

We reviewed many of the proposed adverse consequences of PPI therapy and apply established criteria for the determination of causation.