Sneak Peek: Exhibit Hall Preview for DDW® 2018

Come see innovation in action when you visit the Exhibit Hall during DDW® 2018.
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Supplement Your DDW® 2018 Registration   

Add these items to your existing registration for a full DDW® 2018 experience.
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DDW® 2018 Sponsoring Society Courses

Save money on sponsoring society course registration fees when you register on or before April 18. Already registered for DDW® 2018? Add these courses today.
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DDW® 2018 Offers Session Formats for Every Attendee

Attend Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018 to learn and contribute through a variety of session formats.
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CRC at DDW® 2018

Continue your education and discussions from Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018.
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Navigate DDW® 2018 Sessions with DDW Tracks

Learn more about DDW Tracks and sessions from the first featured track: Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
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Everything You Need to Register for DDW® 2018

Registration tools will help you easily secure your spot at the 2018 meeting.
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Complimentary Access to DDW On Demand Included for 2018 Attendees

Want a CME accredited digital library with approximately 500 hours of non-ticketed presentations* from this year’s meeting? Register for DDW 2018.
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Apply for DDW® 2018 Travel Awards

Apply for Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018 Basic Science Travel Awards by Feb. 22 at 9 p.m. ET.
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DDW® 2018 Late-Breaking Abstract Submission Now Open

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is now accepting late-breaking abstracts for DDW 2018.
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DDW 2017 Final Report and Wrap Up

Highlighting the most relevant, up-to-date and cutting-edge science, Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery,...

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Get Notified About DDW® 2018

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) Administration is in the thick of planning the 2018 meeting. We hope you can join us in Washington, DC, June 2-5, for another great event. Interested in receiving information as planning progresses? Add your information on the form below...

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DDW 2018: Monumental Developments in Science & Medicine

Join us in Washington, D.C., June 2-8 for Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2018. Recognized as a top 50 medical meeting, this is your opportunity to learn cutting-edge medical advances, network with thought leaders and view the latest research in the field. Watch the...

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Biosimilar products gaining momentum in US market

Biosimilar medications are beginning to make gains in the U.S. drug market, with the potential for explosive growth in the future. They currently account for about 1 percent of prescriptions written in the U.S. and 28 percent of drug spending. An AGA symposium on the...

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GI vets offer tips to land on your feet after fellowship

GI fellows have decisions to make. What kind of career track do they want, academic or private practice? And in what setting? Private practice and academic institutions offer various settings with a mix of advantages and disadvantages. For instance, there are two...

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If One Pill Cures All, Why Aren’t All Patients Cured?

DDW TV spoke with speaker Michael W. Fried, MD, FAASLD, about the incredible strides made in the treatment of hepatitis C – and how to address the small percentage of patients who don’t respond immediately to the new therapeutics. Watch...

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Health Policy in the US: Where are we now?

DDW TV spoke to session speaker, Ross F. Goldberg, MD, FACS, about the updates in MACRA and MIPS, the update in quality metrics, and we ask how academic centers are functioning within the new payment models. Watch...

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A Clinician’s Guide to FMT

DDW TV covered this important session, which focused on practical advances and challenges with fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT). One of the session speakers, Colleen Kelly, MD, FACG, talked about the best ways to perform FMT for the treatment of recurrent C....

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Texting can be good for your health

Studies have shown that success in losing weight is affected by how often patients see a health-care professional. Patients benefit from the doctor’s advice and reminders on nutrition, exercise, stress management, time management and tips on finding healthy,...

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Fight for fair reimbursement will continue, AGA president says

“In his presidential address on Monday at DDW®, AGA President Timothy Wang, MD, AGAF, reviewed AGA’s accomplishments and priorities under his leadership over the past year, highlighting several new tools that help AGA members address changes to the GI practice environment.

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Hear the ‘Best of DDW’ in one session

Representatives from each of the four participating DDW® societies will highlight the top research abstracts presented over the course of this year’s meeting during Tuesday’s Best of DDW session. DDW Council Chair Grace H. Elta, MD, AGAF, FASGE, and DDW Council Treasurer Steven A. Edmundowicz, MD, FASGE, will moderate the two-hour session, a perennial favorite for meeting attendees.

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World Cup competition features top endoscopy videos from around the globe

The best endoscopic videos from around the world will be showcased during Tuesday’s seventh annual ASGE World Cup of Endoscopy. Each video will be presented and scored by an international panel of 10 judges. One winner will be declared at the end of the session and the top three countries will receive gold, silver and bronze medals.

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Society presidents gather at Women in GI Luncheon

The gastroenterology community welcomes female presidents of four GI societies (left to right): Karen L. Woods, MD, FASGE, ASGE president-elect; Sheila E. Crowe, MD, AGAF, AGA president-elect; Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, ACG president; and Anna S. Lok, MD, FAASLD, AASLD president.

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Hospitalized cirrhotic patients present multiple treatment challenges

Patients who are hospitalized with cirrhosis are in trouble. They may have hepatic encephalopathy leading to impaired mentation and possible coma. They may have acute kidney injury that requires a liver transplant. They may have portal hypertension leading to ascites and spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. And they may have potentially fatal variceal bleeding.

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Newly approved obesity treatments will be reviewed during lunch symposium

Eight experts will discuss novel endoscopic approaches for the treatment of obesity during Tuesday’s Kelly and Carlos Pelligrini SSAT and SAGES Luncheon Symposium. The annual symposium, which qualifies for up to three hours of CME credit and does not require a ticket, is co-sponsored by SSAT and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES).

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