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Cedars-Sinai's Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases Program specializes in treating pancreatic and biliary diseases using interventional endoscopy and state-of-the-art research. This nationally recognized interventional gastroenterology group is dedicated to evaluating and treating difficult gastrointestinal diseases through advanced endoscopic technologies. Group members specialize in the diagnosis and care of acute or chronic pancreatitis, cancers of the pancreas and bile ducts, various conditions afflicting the small bowel and post-operative complications.
Combining innovative research, the expertise and excellence of a multidisciplinary team and state-of-the-art technology, Cedars-Sinai provides a range of services for patients that is matched by few other medical centers. Cedars-Sinai's record for successful outcomes and patient safety in treating pancreatic and biliary diseases is nationally recognized.
Dr. Simon Lo and his team have pioneered work in capsule endoscopy of the small intestine, including performing the first clinical case in the world and leading a multicenter, comparative study between different capsule platforms. They have also collaborated with other centers to introduce the double-balloon enteroscopy procedure that requires unique training and experience.Read Full Story
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