suggests that the percentage of outpatient examinations with inadequate bowel preparation should not exceed 15% of all procedures.
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+ + ABIM (RRC-IM) - x - + ECFMG - - - +
The recent ASGE
guideline regarding the role of endoscopy in treating GERD highlights the safety, efficacy, and durability of Stretta," said Robert D.
The new study results showed that endoscopists can surpass the thresholds set by the ASGE
for visual assessment, but widespread use will require further validation, Dr.
guidelines also suggest a screening esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) for gastric cancer in new immigrants from high-risk regions, such as Korea, Japan, China, Russia, and South America, in particular if there is a family history in a first-degree relative.
By partnering with the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Welch Allyn is able to not only provide members with this valuable selection service, but ultimately it will help ASGE
members achieve 'meaningful use' requirements and secure HITECH stimulus incentives.
A new meta-analysis from the ASGE
concluded that endoscopic bariatric therapies can be effective options and are most beneficial when used as part of a comprehensive, multidisciplinary treatment program.
To address this emerging technology, a working group consisting of expert laparoscopic surgeons from SAGES and a group of expert interventional endoscopists representing ASGE
have joined together as the Natural Orifice Surgery Consortium for Assessment and Research[TM] (NOSCAR[TM]) Working Group on NOTES[TM].
In 1980, he was president of the ASGE
and in 1982 became president of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG).
We wanted to bring together key stakeholders under the unified goals of examining this complex problem, exploring possible solutions and setting priorities as we advance this issue and work to ensure the safe delivery of ERCP to our patients," said ASGE
President Colleen M.
As a company with a long history of serving the needs of gastroenterologists, GI Pathology Partners is proud to be the only laboratory sponsor of this ASGE
and ACG endorsed course.
These procedures contribute greatly to the evolving ability of the health care team to help patients with IBD achieve optimal health and minimize their risk for colon cancer," said ASGE
President Colleen M.