ACG 2014 Virtual Press Briefing: DILI and NAFLD

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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.


    James Lewis, MD, FACG

    James Lewis, MD, FACG

    Drug Induced Liver Injury and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)

    James Lewis, MD, FACG provides insight on the following abstracts:

    Oral 28 Association Between Aspirin Use and Prevalence of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Cross-Sectional Study From the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Read author insight and access abstract

    Oral 31 Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury (DILI) in the United States: A Report of 1,257 Prospectively Enrolled Patients
    Read author insight and access abstract

    Poster 1441 Association Between Caffeine Consumption and Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A Systemic Review and Meta-Analysis
    Read author insight and access abstract

    Listen to the briefing

    Access all ACG 2014 Press Briefings

    Access the ACG Clinical Guideline: The Diagnosis and Management of Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury

     


    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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