Tag: uva gastroenterology
Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty Provides More Options for Obesity Treatment
A new endobariatric procedure offers a weight-loss option for patients that's less invasive than surgery and more effective than medication.
Expanding the Horizon of Third-Space Endoscopy in Gastroenterology
These procedures offer minimally invasive options for many conditions, including early gastrointestinal cancers.
Can a Nanoparticle Drug Cure Primary Biliary Cholangitis?
A clinical trial evaluating a novel nanoparticle drug may offer patients with primary biliary cholangitis the opportunity for a cure.
UVA Colorectal Surgeon Offering Sacral Nerve Stimulation to Relieve Fecal Incontinence
Sacral nerve stimulation utilizes a small, pacemaker-like device to deliver electrical impulses that stimulate the sacral nerve.
GI Referrals: Alternative Bowel Preparations for Colonoscopy and New Referral Form
Get tips to easily refer patients to UVA Endoscopy.
Minimally-Invasive Procedure to Treat Achalasia Is Part of Emerging Field of Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM), the most successful and widely performed Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES), is used to treat an esophageal motility disorder called achalasia.
UVA Opens Dedicated Multidisciplinary Clinic for Adult Eosinophilic Esophagitis
In response to the rise in diagnoses of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), UVA now has a multidisciplinary adult EoE clinic, one of only a handful of similar clinics in the United States.
Making Positive Gains in the Treatment of Esophageal Cancer
UVA is stepping up its efforts to implement strategies for early diagnosis and is setting the standard for surgical outcomes nationwide.