Bravo pH Monitoring collects 48 hours of pH data, twice the data of conventional catheter-based tests, increasing the ability to document relationships between atypical and reflux events. The 48 hours of data, allows your physician to evaluate your reflux symptoms and determine the best course of treatment for you.
A hemorrhoid is a collection of swollen tissue and blood vessels in the lower rectum or anus. Common causes include constipation, pregnancy, childbirth, obesity, heavy lifting, sitting for long periods and diarrhea.
ERCP is a procedure that enables your physician to examine the pancreatic and bile ducts.
Check out these tools, designed to make the DDW registration process as seamless as possible. With 2019 being the 50th anniversary of Digestive Disease Week® (DDW), this year’s meeting is one you won’t want to miss so DDW wants to ensure that you have everything you need to register. If you haven’t registered for DDW 2019 yet, you still have time to take advantage...
Resolutions at the beginning of a new year are a common practice. For most, these goals will revolve around finances, relationships, and quite often, physical health. Everyone wants to look and feel their best, and setting goals to improve health is a great way to accomplish both. For quite some time, research has indicated that...
An “endoscopy” is a technique used to look inside a part of the body. “Upper GI” refers to to the top portion of the gastrointestinal tract, specifically the digestive system which includes the esophagus, swallowing tube leading to the stomach, and the beginning of the small intestine.
The colon, commonly known as the large intestine, is the last portion of your digestive or gastrointestinal tract. It is a hollow tube about five feet long that absorbs water and minerals from digested food.