Today, pouch disorders are no longer lumped together in one diagnostic bucket. Understanding which of 5 types of pouch disorders your patient has is key to providing the best possible therapy.
Discover how your patients with gastroparesis can benefit from Cleveland Clinic’s new gastroparesis clinic, which unites experts in gastroenterology, general surgery and others in one, unique setting.
The Intensive Review of Gastroenterology & Hepatology (a boot camp for GI boards), happening August 23-26, 2014 at Loews Coronado Bay in San Diego, CA, is a course that provides an intensive review of gastroenterology and hepatology through the lens of successful test-taking. It is targeted for candidates preparing for both initial certification and maintenance of re-certification AND for those in clinical practice who need a high-paced intensive review of the field. To meet the high standards required to pass the boards, we have put together this intensive review course which brings outstanding teachers from Cleveland Clinic and other leading institutions.
Before this 4-year-old boy got a four-organ transplant (intestine, duodenum, liver and pancreas), no one with Martinez-Frias syndrome survived past toddlerhood. Now 5, the boy is cured of his diabetes, off TPN and thriving. Lead transplant surgeon, Kareem Abu-Elmagd, MD, is gratified.
Exhaled breath analysis shows promise for noninvasive diagnosis
Jeffrey Ponsky, MD, has rejoined Cleveland Clinic in a newly created role focused on his passion for hands-on clinical innovations. Hear his thoughts on what’s next in minimally invasive surgery.
FMT is a ground-breaking treatment for diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile bacteria. By transferring “healthy” bacteria from a donor into a patient’s intestines, it’s hoped the proper balance of bacteria will be restored.
ESD is being used at a handful of U.S. centers to remove large colonic polyps. Discover more about this approach, which may soon be more widely adopted by surgeons and endoscopists.
Liver surgery is becoming safer, thanks to 3-D modeling. This technology is now helping surgeons plan surgeries and helping train tomorrow’s surgeons.