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Mayo Clinic Digestive Diseases Physician Update e-Edition
June 2014
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Patient Care

Refractory celiac disease may explain failed response to gluten-free diet

Celiac disease patients can fail to respond to a gluten-free diet for many reasons, including gluten contamination, misdiagnosis and other gastrointestinal disorders. When all of these have been excluded, the causative factor may be refractory sprue.

Unique multidisciplinary clinic manages GI bleeding risk in cardiac patients

A first-of-its-kind program specializes in gastrointestinal bleeding management and peri-endoscopic management of patients with significant cardiac issues.

Pediatric Care

Aerodigestive Clinic treats pediatric GI and respiratory disorders

Mayo's Aerodigestive Clinic provides individualized, multidisciplinary care across a range of subspecialties for children who have complex upper airway, pulmonary and digestive tract disorders.

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Pancreatic juice biomarkers promising for pancreatic cancer

Methylated DNA biomarkers in archived pancreatic juice show promise for detecting pancreatic cancer and distinguishing it from pancreatitis. A year-long pilot study aims to validate the findings and assess reproducibility of the juice collection methods.

Chromosomal instability a predictive biomarker in Barrett's esophagus
Biomarkers with high sensitivity and specificity are needed to identify Barrett's esophagus patients at high risk of progression to esophageal adenocarcinoma. In studies, chromosomal instability has proved to have both.

See all Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinical Trials at Mayo Clinic

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11th Annual Course: 2014 Mayo Clinic EUS Summit and Principles and Pearls in Pancreatology

July 30-Aug. 2, 2014, in Rochester, Minn.
This course provides a multidisciplinary review of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), including a hands-on animal lab that emphasizes technical aspects of EUS and use of new and standard devices.

Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review

Sept. 4-7, 2014, in Chicago
This review is designed for candidates preparing for certification or maintenance of certification examinations in gastroenterology. The program will include relevant topics such as pathology, endoscopy, radiology and nutrition.

Advances in Technology and Understanding of Esophageal Diseases

Dec. 5-6, 2014, in Phoenix
This course offers a comprehensive approach to advances in esophageal disease, including high-resolution manometry and impedance monitoring, new techniques in endoscopic detection and treatment of Barrett's esophagus, and insights into eosinophilic esophagitis.

See all Gastroenterology Continuous Professional Development courses

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View videos by specialty and Grand Rounds presentations online

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