Patients with gastric bypass surgery have an altered anatomy that can make it difficult for physicians to treat problems in the pancreas or bile duct.
Now available at Cleveland Clinic, endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastrojejunostomy is a noninvasive method for creating a bypass around a gastric obstruction.
Cleveland Clinic study presented at WCOG at ACG2017 shows patients with cirrhosis and severe pancreatitis face high risk if they need to have pancreatic fluid drained from their abdomens.
Unable to undergo cholecystectomy, a 47-year-old woman undergoes a hybrid percutaneous endoscopic removal of 82 gallstones and cystic duct stones with remarkable results.
Highlights include new findings in the treatment of IBD, cirrhosis, lung transplantation and bariatric surgery for obesity.
Cleveland Clinic staff will present nearly 50 different topics at Digestive Disease Week this year. Find out about the sessions you won’t want to miss.