ERCP

Treatment Option for Blockages of the Bile or Pancreatic Ducts ERCP, which stands for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, is a minimally invasive procedure performed by gastroenterologists in order to relieve blockages within the bile or pancreatic ducts (the tubes that carry

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What is GERD?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease represents the abnormal passage of stomach contents (including acid) Into the esophagus. When this happens some patients experience heartburn, which is a burning in the mid abdomen–sometimes radiating up the chest. In addition to heartburn, patients may

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Diverticulosis

Diverticulosis is a condition in which small, sac-like pouches protrude out of the colon wall. These pouches are called diverticula and are incredibly common. About 60% of people will develop diverticulosis by the time they reach age 60. Once formed, these

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