ACG 2014 Virtual Press Briefing: Health “No Nos”

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    This year the College offers a series of pre-recorded virtual press briefings which feature the insights of leading gastroenterology experts on several key abstracts that will be unveiled at ACG 2014 in the areas related to hepatitis C, inflammatory bowel disease, drug induced liver injury, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, fecal microbiota transplantation and C. difficile. Notable case reports related to protein shakes, chia seeds, and other supplementation where good health intentions go bad are also featured. In these briefings, ACG experts offer their perspectives on the significance of the findings in relation to the larger issues surrounding these GI-related topics as well as tips for clinicians and patients. Links to author commentary and the abstracts are available on this page for each abstract featured in the briefings.


    Patricia Raymond, MD, FACG

    Patricia Raymond, MD, FACG

    Health “No Nos”

    Patricia Raymond, MD, FACG  provides insight on these notable case reports related to protein shakes, chia seeds, and other supplementation where good health intentions go bad:

    Poster 280 First Case of Fatal Renal and Fulminant Hepatic Failure from Muscle Building Supplements
    Read author insight and access abstract

    Poster 643 Watch It Grow: Esophageal Impaction With Chia Seeds
    Read author insight and access abstract

    Poster 1296 Protein Shakes: An Unusual Cause of Gastric Phytobezoar in a Health Obsessed Person
    Read author insight and access abstract

    Poster1579 Getting Burned by Activated Charcoal: A Case of Colitis Associated With Activated Charcoal Use
    Read author insight and access abstract

    Poster 369 Supplement-Induced Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction in Healthy Young Male
    Read author insight and access abstract

    Poster 1261 Desiccant-Induced Esophageal Obstruction: An Emerging Patient Safety Issue
    Read author insight and access abstract

    Listen to the briefing

    Access all ACG 2014 Press Briefings


    Media Contact Info:

    Members of the media who would like to arrange an interview with any of the experts or abstract authors please contact Jacqueline Gaulin of ACG via email jgaulin@gi.org or by phone at 301-263-9000.

     

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