Description: The purpose of this American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute Clinical Practice Update (CPU) is to review the available evidence and provide expert advice regarding best practices for use of telemedicine in gastroenterology and hepatology.
Methods: This CPU was commissioned and approved by the AGA Institute Clinical Practice Updates Committee (CPUC) and the AGA Governing Board to provide timely guidance on a topic of high clinical importance to the AGA membership and underwent internal peer review by the CPUC and external peer review through standard procedures of Gastroenterology. This expert commentary incorporates important, as well as recently published, studies in this field, and it reflects the experiences of the authors who are active gastroenterologists and hepatologists with extensive experience using telemedicine in clinical practice.
Keywords: COVID 19; Gastroenterology; Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Liver Transplantation; Telemedicine.
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