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ASCA 2020 Postponed Due to COVID-19

April 1, 2020 — Out of concern for the health and safety of all members and supporters of the ASC community amid the coronavirus pandemic, the ASCA 2020 Conference and Expo in Orlando scheduled for May 13-16 is officially postponed. Please be assured that we are evaluating all our options to reschedule ASCA 2020 and will provide you with an ...

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Infection rates after colonoscopy, endoscopy at US specialty centers are far higher than expected

The rates of infection following colonoscopies and upper-GI endoscopies performed at U.S. outpatient specialty centers are far higher than previously believed, according to a Johns Hopkins study published online this month in the journal Gut. Johns Hopkins researcher Susan Hutfless, PhD, led a team that plumbed medical data from the year 2014 and determined that patients who underwent one of the common procedures ...

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