Clinical Guidelines (Sortable List)

Title Publication Date Update Primary Author Secondary Authors  
Management of Benign Anorectal Disorders August 2014 Arnold Wald, MD, MACG Adil E. Bharucha, MBBS, MD, Bard C. Cosman, MD, MPH, FASCRS and William E. Whitehead, PhD, MACG View
Diagnosis and Management of Achalasia August 2013 Michael F. Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc, FACG John E. Pandolfino, MD, MSCI, FACG, and Marcelo F. Vela, MD, MSCR, FACG View
Liver Disease and Pregnancy February 2016 Tram T. Tran , MD, FACG, FAASLD Tram T. Tran , MD, FACG, FAASLD, Joseph Ahn , MD, MS, FACG, Nancy S. Reau , MD, FAASLD, FAGA View
Management of Acute Pancreatitis September 2013 Scott M. Tenner, MD, MPH, FACG John Baillie, MB, ChB, FRCP, FACG, John M. DeWitt, MD, FACG, and Santhi Swaroop Vege, MD, FACG View
Management of Dyspepsia October 2005 In Progress Nicholas J. Talley, MD, FACG Nimish Vakil, MD, FACG View
Genetic Testing and Management of Hereditary Gastrointestinal Cancer Syndromes February 2015 Sapna Syngal, MD, MPH, FACG Randall E. Brand, MD, FACG, James M. Church, MD, FACG, Francis M. Giardiello, MD, Heather L. Hampel, MS, CGC, and Randall W. Burt, MD, FACG View
Guidelines for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Clostridium difficile Infections April 2013 Christina M. Surawicz, MD, MACG Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG, David G. Binion, MD, Ashwin N. Ananthakrishnan, MD, MPH, Scott R. Curry, MD, Peter H. Gilligan, PhD, Lynne V. McFarland, PhD, Mark Mellow, MD, FACG, and Brian S. Zuckerbraun, MD View
Management of Patients With Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding March 2016 Lisa L. Strate, MD, MPH, FACG Ian M. Gralnek, MD, MSHS View
Role of Esophageal Stents in Benign and Malignant Disease February 2010 Prateek Sharma, MD, FACG Richard A. Kozarek, MD, FACG View
Diagnosis and Management of Barrett’s Esophagus November 2015 Nicholas J. Shaheen , MD, MPH, FACG Gary W. Falk , MD, MS, FACG, Prasad G. Iyer, MD, MSc, FACG, Lauren Gerson , MD, MSc, FACG View
Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease May 2013 Alberto Rubio-Tapia, MD Ivor D. Hill, MD, FACG, Ciarán P. Kelly, MD, FACG, Audrey H. Calderwood, MD, and Joseph A, Murray, MD, FACG View
Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Acute Diarrheal Infections in Adults April 2016 Mark S. Riddle, MD, DrPH Herbert L. DuPont, MD, Bradley A. Connor, MD View
Screening and Surveillance of the Early Detection of Colorectal Cancer And Adenomatous Polyps 1 March 2008 Douglas K. Rex, MD, FACG John H. Bond, MD, FACG, David A. Johnson, MD, FACG, David A. Lieberman, MD, FACG, Theodore R. Levin, MD, FACG, Sidney J. Winawer, MD, MACG View
Colorectal Cancer Screening March 2009 Douglas K. Rex, MD, FACG David A. Johnson, MD, FACG, Joseph C. Anderson, MD, Philip S. Schoenfeld, MD, MSEd, MScEpi, FACG, Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, John M. Inadomi, MD, FACG View
Alcoholic Liver Disease 2 January 2010 In Progress Robert S. O'Shea, MD Srinivasan Dasarathy, MD, Arthur J. McCullough, MD View
Nutrition Therapy in the Adult Hospitalized Patient March 2016 Stephen A. McClave, MD John K. DiBaise, MD, FACG, Gerard E. Mullin, MD, FACG, Robert G. Martindale, MD, PhD View
Diagnosis and Management of Focal Liver Lesions September 2014 Jorge A. Marrero, MD Joseph Ahn, MD, FACG, K. Rajender Reddy, MD, FACG View
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis April 2015 Keith D. Lindor, MD, FACG Kris V. Kowdley, MD, FACG, and M. Edwyn Harrison, MD View
Guidelines for Colonoscopy Surveillance After Screening and Polypectomy: A Consensus Update by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer 3 September 2012 David A. Lieberman, MD, FACG Douglas K. Rex, MD, MACG, Sidney J. Winawer, MD, MACG, Francis M. Giardiello, MD, David A. Johnson, MD, FACG, Theodore R. Levin, MD, FACG View
Management of Crohn’s Disease in Adults February 2009 In Progress Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACG Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG, William J. Sandborn, MD, FACG View
Prevention of NSAID-Related Ulcer Complications March 2009 Frank L. Lanza, MD, FACG Francis K. L. Chan, MD, FACG, Eamonn M. M. Quigley, MD, FACG View
Management of Patients with Ulcer Bleeding March 2012 Loren A. Laine, MD, FACG Dennis M. Jensen, MD, FACG View
Evaluation of Abnormal Liver Chemistries January 2017 In Progress Paul Y. Kwo, MD, FACG Stanley Martin Cohen, MD, FACG, Joseph K. Lim, MD, FACG View
Ulcerative Colitis in Adults March 2010 In Progress Asher Kornbluth, MD David B. Sachar, MD, MACG View
Diagnosis and Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease March 2013 Philip O. Katz, MD, FACG Lauren B. Gerson, MD, MSc, FACG, Marcelo F. Vela, MD, MSCR, FACG View
Colonoscopy Surveillance after Colorectal Cancer Resection: Recommendations of the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer 4 February 2016 Charles J. Kahi C. Richard Boland, Jason A. Dominitz, Francis M. Giardiello, David A. Johnson, Tonya Kaltenbach, David Lieberman, Theodore R. Levin, Douglas J. Robertson, Douglas K. Rex View
Optimizing Adequacy of Bowel Cleansing for Colonoscopy: Recommendations From the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer 3 October 2014 David A. Johnson, MD, MACG Alan N. Barkun, MD, FACG, Larry B. Cohen, MD, FACG, Jason A. Dominitz, MD, MHS, Tonya Kaltenbach, MD, FACG, Myriam Martel, Douglas J. Robertson, MD, MPH, C. Richard Boland, MD, Frances M. Giardello, MD, David A. Lieberman, MD, FACG, Theodore R. Levin, MD, FACG, and Douglas K. Rex, MD, MACG View
ACCF/ACG/AHA 2008 Expert Consensus Document on Reducing the Gastrointestinal Risks of Antiplatelet Therapy and NSAID Use 5 November 2008 Robert A. Harrington, MD, FACC Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, FACC, FAHA, James Scheiman, MD, FACG, Neena S. Abraham, MD, MSCE, FACG, Elliott M. Antman, MD, FACC, FAHA, Francis K. L. Chan, MD, FACG, Curt D. Furberg, MD, FAHA, David A. Johnson, MD, FACG, Kenneth W. Mahaffey, MD, FACC, Eamonn M. Quigley, MD, FACG, Robert A. Harrington, MD, FACC, Eric R. Bates, MD, FACC, Charles R. Bridges, MD, MPH, FACC, Mark J. Eisenberg, MD, MPH, FACC, Victor A. Ferrari, MD, FACC, Mark A. Hlatky, MD, FACC, Sanjay Kaul MBBS, FACC, Jonathan R. Lindner, MD, FACC, David J. Moliterno, MD, FACC, Debabrata Mukherjee, MD, FACC, Richard S. Schofield, MD, FACC, Robert S. Rosenson, MD, FACC, James H. Stein, MD, FACC, Howard H. Weitz, MD, FACC, and Deborah J. Wesley, RN, BSN View
Guidelines on Genetic Evaluation and Management of Lynch Syndrome: A Consensus Statement by the US Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer 3 August 2014 Francis M. Giardiello, MD John I. Allen, MD, FACG, Jennifer E. Axilbund, MS, CGC, C. Richard Boland, MD, Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, Randall W. Burt, MD, FACG, James M. Church, MD, FACG, Jason A. Dominitz, MD, MHS, David A. Johnson, MD, FACG, Tonya Kaltenbach, MD, FACG, Theodore R. Levin, MD, FACG, David A. Lieberman, MD, FACG, Douglas J. Robertson, MD, MPH, Sapna Syngal, MD, FACG, and Douglas K. Rex, MD, FACG View
Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment of Hepatitis C: An Update 2 April 2009 Marc G. Ghany, MD Dorris B. Strader, MD, David L. Thomas, MD, Leonard B. Seeff, MD View
An Update on Treatment of Genotype 1 Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection: 2011 2 January 2013 Marc G. Ghany, MD David R. Nelson, MD, Doris B. Strader, MD, David L. Thomas, MD, Leonard B. Seeff, MD View
Diagnosis and Management of Small Bowel Bleeding August 2015 Lauren B. Gerson MD, MSc, FACG Jeff L. Fidler, MD, David R. Cave, MD, PhD, FACG, Jonathan A. Leighton, MD, FACG View
Prevention and Management of Gastroesophageal Varices and Variceal Hemorrhage in Cirrhosis 2 September 2007 Guadalupe Garcia-Taso, MD Arun J. Sanyal, MD, Norman D. Grace, MD FACG, William D Carey, MD, MACG View
Preventive Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease February 2017 In Progress Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc, FACG Gil Y. Melmed, MD, MS, Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACG, Sunanda V. Kane, MD, MSPH, FACG View
Management of Pancreatic Cysts In Progress Grace H. Elta, MD, FACG Brintha Enestvedt, MD, Anne Marie O'Broin-Lennon, MD View
Evidenced Based Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Esophageal Eosinophilia and Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) May 2013 Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH Nirmala Gonsalves, MD, Ikuo Hirano, MD, FACG, Glenn T. Furuta, MD, Chris A. Liacouras, MD, and David A. Katzka, MD, FACG View
Management of Helicobacter pylori Infection August 2007 In Progress William D. Chey, MD, FACG Benjamin C. Y. Wong, MD, FACG View
Diagnosis and Management of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Practice Guideline by the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Gastroenterological Association 6 June 2012 Naga P. Chalasani MD, FACG Zobair Younossi, MD, FACG, Joel E. Lavine, MD, PhD, Anna Mae Diehl, MD, Elizabeth M. Brunt, MD, Kenneth Cusi, MD, Michael Charlton, MD, Arun J. Sanyal, MD View
Diagnosis and Management of Idiosyncratic Drug-Induced Liver Injury July 2014 Naga P. Chalasani, MD, FACG Paul H. Hayashi, MD, Herbert L. Bonkovsky, MD, FACG, Victor J. Navarro, MD, William M. Lee, MD, FACG, and Robert J. Fontana, MD View
Management of Gastroparesis January 2013 Michael Camilleri, MD, FACG Henry P. Parkman, MD, FACG, Mehnaz A. Shafi, MD, Thomas L. Abell, MD, Lauren Gerson, MD, MSc, FACG View
Epidemiology, Risk Factors, Patterns of Presentation, Diagnosis, and Management of Colon Ischemia (CI) January 2015 Lawrence J. Brandt, MD, MACG Paul Feuerstadt, MD, FACG, George F. Longstreth, MD, FACG, and Scott J. Boley, MD View
ACCF/ACG/AHA 2010 Expert Consensus Document on the Concomitant Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors and Thienopyridines: A Focused Update of the ACCF/ACG/AHA 2008 Expert Consensus Document on Reducing the Gastrointestinal Risks of Antiplatelet Therapy and NSAID Use 7 December 2010 Neena S. Abraham, MD, FACG, Chair Mark A. Hlatky, MD, FACC, FAHA, Vice Chair, Elliott M. Antman, MD, FACC, FAHA, Deepak L. Bhatt, MD, MPH, FACC, FAHA, David J. Bjorkman, MD, MSPH, FACG, Craig B. Clark, DO, FACC, FAHA, Curt D. Furberg, MD, PhD, FAHA, David A. Johnson, MD, FACG, Charles J. Kahi, MD, MSc, FACG, Loren Laine, MD, FACG, Kenneth W. Mahaffey,MD, FACC, Eamonn M. Quigley, MD, FACG, James Scheiman, MD, FACG, Laurence S. Sperling, MD, FACC, FAHA, Gordon F. Tomaselli, MD, FACC, FAHA View

Footnotes

1. This guideline was jointly developed by the American Cancer Society, the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer and the American College of Radiology.

2. The ACG jointly developed and/or endorsed this guideline with AASLD.

3. This guideline was developed in conjunction with the U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on Colorectal Cancer.

4. This guideline was jointly developed by the American Gastroenterological Association, American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

5. This guideline was developed in conjunction with the American College of Cardiology Foundation (ACCF) Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus Documents and the American Heart Association (AHA).

6. This guideline was developed in conjunction with the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the American Gastroenterological Association.

7. This guideline was jointly developed by the American College of Gastroenterology, the American College of Cardiology Foundation, and the American Heart Association.