This animation describes Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration (EUS-FNA), an endoscopic procedure used to obtain detailed images of the digestive tract, including the pancreas and surrounding abdominal organs and tissue samples for analysis. This procedure helps your doctor to diagnose, stage, or rule out the presence of pancreatic disease or cancer, to determine the best courseRead More
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Gastroenterology is the area of medicine that deals with the digestive system and how our bodies break down food so it can be absorbed by our intestines to fuel the rest of our body. A gastroenterologist is a doctor who specializes in the digestive system. The Introduction to Gastroenterology video explores the basic anatomy ofRead More
You have to keep it simple! Think about a time you’ve complicated something (anything) and remind yourself of how you felt. If it was a task, how did you feel trying to complete it? Did you complete the task? And how did those around you feel due to your change in mood/behavior? The thing is,Read More
The CRH O’Regan System is the gold standard for non-surgical hemorrhoid treatment. The procedure is easy, fast and painless. You’ll be amazed at how simple it is…and how great you feel. Find a physician in your area by visiting www.crhsystem.com today.
Ulcerative Colitis is a chronic disease that causes inflammation in the large intestine and rectum. The GI symptoms associated with this can vary significantly for every individual. Let’s take a closer look. Inflammation may lead to: Bloody diarrhea with mucus Abdominal cramping Urgent bowel movements Weight loss Flair ups may be a result of: UnmanagedRead More
ACG Trustee Mark B. Pochapin, MD, FACG, Director, Division of Gastroenterology New York University Langone Medical Center (former Director of The Jay Monahan Center for Gastrointestinal Health), narrates a tour of a patient’s healthy colon during a colonoscopy where he explains why colonoscopy is the preferred method for colorectal cancer screening and why a properRead More
Your doctor has recommended that you have an EGD, also known as an upper GI endoscopy. This video will help you to understand this minimally invasive procedure. Let’s begin by reviewing information about your body. The gastrointestinal, GI tract, begins with the mouth. This tract or path for digestion, continues past the throat to theRead More
When creating a complete meal pattern, always think “do I have a diverse plate?” Below are some additional meal planning tips to get you started. Your meal should include: 1. Proteins 2. Carbs 3. Fruits and vegetables (mainly vegetables) 4. Healthy fats *Tip: when creating snacks, attempt to have 2-3 food groups! Example: peanutRead More