A multicenter cohort study of patients with obesity suggests a decreased risk of developing new obesity-related cancers in patients with a history of bariatric surgery.Read More
First International Beta Cell Therapy Symposium, focus on Diabetes Management
Register now for the November 14-15 CME event
Why Attend Cleveland Clinic’s 50th Annual GI Update?
Gastroenterologists will get the latest on liver diseases, colon polyp surveillance, esophageal issues and IBD at Cleveland Clinic’s 50th Annual Gastroenterology Update in Cleveland, Nov. 6-7.
STAMPEDE: An Update for GIs About Bariatric Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes
Bariatric surgery helps resolve Type 2 diabetes, but also is showing promise to treat GI conditions, such as nonalcoholic steatohepatitis. Learn why GIs should take interest in STAMPEDE’s results
Help for GI Tract Diseases
By combining laparoscopy and endoscopy, the Digestive Disease Institute’s new Developmental Endoscopy Group is now able to provide new minimally invasive options to patients for motility disorders and GI cancers.
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Gastroparesis Clinic Opens
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.
Celiac Disease More Than Twice As Common in Cirrhosis Patients
Celiac disease is more than twice as common in people with cirrhosis of the liver than in the general population, a new study says — indicating that routine screening for Celiac disease may be warranted for these patients.
Q&A with Dr. Michael Rosen: New Hernia Center Director
Meet Dr. Michael J. Rosen, the new Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Hernia Center, one of only a handful of such centers across the country. Find out why he’s passionate about hernia surgery and how he’s innovating every day.
Split-Liver Transplant Survival Results Similar To Whole
Cleveland Clinic research results may help combat the organ donor shortage. Partial liver transplants have comparable survival rates to those of whole organ procedures after five years
Robotic Colorectal Surgery Gains Momentum
A sea change may be ahead for minimally invasive surgical treatment of colorectal disease. Robotic surgery to treat rectal cancer offers better visualization, dexterity and retraction than traditional laparoscopy.
Endoscopic Advances: A Closer Look
Physicians in the Digestive Disease Institute’s Endoscopy Section are optimizing patient care through use of several new technologies.
First, they are evaluating Hemospray powder (Cook Medical, Winston-Salem, N.C.) to control diffuse gastrointestinal bleeding.