TIF Procedure for GERD | Frank’s Story

>>If I were to rewind time and go back four to six years ago, I could eat anything, have a few beers, have a glass of wine, Buffalo wings are a huge fan of ours, being from Buffalo, no problems. And all of a sudden, …

Bravo Esophageal pH Test | What You Need To Know

(bright music)>>Welcome to Bravo pH Testing. Today, we will review the proper use of Bravo pH testing. Testing is usually performed for patients having symptoms of reflux, heartburn, regurgitation, chest pain, cough, nausea, or trouble controlling symptoms with medical therapy. The Bravo test can help …

A Novel Approach for the Treatment of Zenker’s Diverticulum: Z-POEM

A Novel Approach for the Treatment of Zenker’s Diverticulum: Z-POEM

>>A Novel Approach for the Treatment of Zenker’s Diverticulum: Z-POEM. As a background, treatment of Zenker’s diverticulum can be accomplished endoscopically or surgically. Both approaches are effective in patients with Zenker’s diverticulum, although the open surgical approach is considered invasive. Flexible endoscopic therapy via endoscopic …

More than Medicine | Jean Smith

More than Medicine | Jean Smith

[MUSIC]>>We are a part of research that can cure dreaded diseases such as cancer, HIV, heart diseases. We provide research expertise and services for the study of cellular mechanisms and the human genome. Yeah, I’ve been here for 27 years. [MUSIC] My mother, she never …

Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) | FAQ with Dr. Heather Di Carlo

Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) | FAQ with Dr. Heather Di Carlo

(upbeat music)>>Vesicoureteral reflux is the retrograde flow of urine from the bladder up to the kidneys. The tubes that drain the kidneys are called ureters, and actually the urine flows from the bladder up to the kidneys via the ureters. (upbeat music) There are various …

Surgery and Treatment for Diseases of the Esophagus | Dr. Richard Battafarano Q&A

Surgery and Treatment for Diseases of the Esophagus | Dr. Richard Battafarano Q&A

[MUSIC] Well, there are two main categories of diseases of the esophagus. The first is benign disease of the esophagus, and the most common of that is hiatal hernia, with gastroesophageal reflux disease or heartburn. And in those patients, the initial treatment is medicines. And …

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) | Q&A

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) | Q&A

[MUSIC] POEM stands for Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy. Peroral means, we’re going through the mouth, and endoscopic means we’re using the scope. A myotomy means we’re cutting the muscle. So it is going through the mouth and treating certain esophageal disorders by cutting the muscle. [MUSIC] …

Short Bowel Syndrome | Q&A with Samuel Alaish, M.D.

Short Bowel Syndrome | Q&A with Samuel Alaish, M.D.

[MUSIC] Short bowel syndrome is a condition of which patients either have lost a large amount of their intestine, or they were born with an insufficient amount of intestine, or their intestine just simply doesn’t work well enough. And the end result is they can’t …

What is Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty and How Does it Work?

What is Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty and How Does it Work?

[MUSIC] Bariatric surgery is the most effective method of weight loss currently. However, surgery’s complex and involves an inpatient stay and there are some associated adverse events. Therefore, the endoscopic community has been trying to emulate the benefits of surgery in a minimally invasive fashion. …

Dr. Michael Marohn | Minimally Invasive Surgeon

Dr. Michael Marohn | Minimally Invasive Surgeon

>>Hello, I’m Michael Marohn, a Minimally Invasive Surgeon at Johns Hopkins, where I’ve been for the last 13 years. Prior to that, I was in the US Military for 20 years at Walter Reed. One of the pioneers in Minimally Invasive Surgery pushing the envelope …