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    ACG clinical guidelines: prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of Clostridioides difficile infections

    Am. j. gastroenterol; 116 (6), 2021
    Clostridioides difficile infection occurs when the bacterium produces toxin that causes diarrhea and inflammation of the colon. These guidelines indicate the preferred approach to the management of adults with C. difficile infection and represent the official practice recommendations of the American Coll...

    ACG clinical guidelines: diagnosis and management of achalasia

    Am. j. gastroenterol; 115 (9), 2020
    Achalasia is an esophageal motility disorder characterized by aberrant peristalsis and insufficient relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter. Patients most commonly present with dysphagia to solids and liquids, regurgitation, and occasional chest pain with or without weight loss. High-resolution mano...

    ACG clinical guideline: diagnosis and management of Barrett's esophagus

    Am. j. gastroenterol; 111 (1), 2016
    Barrett's esophagus (BE) is among the most common conditions encountered by the gastroenterologist. In this document, the American College of Gastroenterology updates its guidance for the best practices in caring for these patients. These guidelines continue to endorse screening of high-risk patients for...