The Endoscopy Center
- Saving Lives with the Pill Cam
- Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease
- What to Expect During Your Colonoscopy
- Why is the Endoscopy Center different?
- Colon Cancer Screening
- Why the Endoscopy Center?
- Reflux and Barrets Esophagus
- Gall Stones and your Gallbladder
- What is ERCP?
- What is the Endoscopy Center?
- What is a Gastroenterologist?
- What is Endoscopic Ultrasound?
- What is Crohns Disease and Colitis?
- What is Hepatitis C?
Immediate Perforation Risk Is Higher with Non-Gastroenterologist Endoscopist
Performance of colonoscopy by non-gastroenterologists in the U.S. has been associated with an increased risk for colorectal cancer after colonoscopy, lower adenoma detection rates, and overuse of colonoscopy for screening and surveillance. Is it also associated with immediate perforation during colonoscopy.Read more.
Gastroenterology Associates Welcomes Dr. Pabby
Dr. Ajay Pabby began his medical career in gastroenterology in 2006. He is a graduate of Boston University where he received both his Bachelor of Arts Degree and his Medical Degree graduating Magna Cum Laude. In addition to his medical degree Dr. Pabby has a Masters Degree in Public Health.Dr. Pabby was a Research Fellow in Cancer Prevention and Control at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School Of Public Health. Read more.
New Clinical Guidelines Issued for Esophageal Cancer
The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) has released a set of clinical-practice guidelines to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of localized esophageal cancer. One of the key recommendations is that endoscopy with biopsy is the diagnostic test of choice for esophageal cancer.Read more.
Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease
Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, found in wheat, rye, and barley.Read more.
Picnic Pathogens: Treating Foodborne Illness
An estimated 48 million cases of food poisoning occur annually in the United States that result in approximately 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths. Foodborne illness can be caused by bacteria and viruses, parasites, mold, toxins, and contaminants, as well as allergens.Read more.
Optimum Performance: Eating too much red meat could put you in danger zone
Red meat consumers take note: according to a recent study published in the Archive of Internal Medicine, “eating red meat is associated with a sharply increased risk of death from cancer and heart disease.” Read more.
Report Affirms Lifesaving Role of Colonoscopy
In patients tracked for as long as 20 years, the death rate from colorectal cancer was cut by 53 percent in those who had the test and whose doctors removed precancerous growths, known as adenomatous polyps, researchers reported on Wednesday in The New England Journal of Medicine. The test examines the inside of the intestine with a camera-tipped tube. Read more.
Gastroenterology Associates Welcomes Dr. SchubertDr. Schubert completed her fellowship in Gastroenterology and her residency in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia. She received her medical degree from Pusan National University in South Korea and she also obtained a Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine at the University of Ulsan College of Medicine in South Korea where she completed her residency in General Surgery. She completed a colorectal surgery research fellowship with the Cleveland Clinic. Read more.
What to expect during your colonoscopyThis new educational video for GI patients, produced by the ACG Institute for Clinical Research and Education, underscores the lifesaving importance of colorectal screening by colonoscopy. The video instills confidence in patients about the effectiveness, safety and importance of colonoscopy. Featuring the experience of a female patient, we follow her through the day of her exam. The video reviews all clinical information regarding colonoscopy and urges viewers to follow all instructions from their health care providers. Read more.