Category: Gastroenterology Innovations
Researcher Highlight Q&A: Sana Syed, MD, Improving Health Equity with Data Science and Machine Learning
Syed aims to use data on childhood GI disease to deliver precision medicine and improve health equity for children worldwide.
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.
Largest Ever Study Exploring Procedural Bleeding in Cirrhosis Patients
This ambitious international study aims to provide the definitive data needed to improve clinical management for this complex patient population.
MRI-Guided Linac Delivers Therapy With Greater Precision
UVA Health is among the first 25 centers to bring cancer patients the MRIdian Linac, a significant advance in MR-guided radiation therapy.
Battle Against Cancer Gets Boost from Organ-Development Discovery
Find out what cutting-edge genomics technology uncovered as the critical drivers of gut-related cancers.
Can Patient Preconditioning Improve Abdominal Cancer Surgery Outcomes?
UVA Health is testing whether smartwatch-based preconditioning can improve abdominal cancer surgical outcomes.
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.
Gastric Varices: UVA Health’s Versatile Options for Personalized Care
At UVA Health, GI/hepatology specialists and interventional radiologists collaborate to widen the range of treatment options for gastric varices.
Understanding Racial Disparities in Colon Cancer May Lead to More Targeted Prevention and Treatment
Racial disparities in colon cancer rates occur due to how the colon's different sides age. Current research analyzes why.