Prenatal Genetic Screening and Diagnosis

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Jane Cheuh, MD Director, Prenatal Diagnosis and Therapy Stanford University Medical Center March 21, 2013 Watch the video Prenatal screening, including ultrasounds and blood tests, gives pregnant women an important heads-up on possible birth defects and allow women to make decisions about their pregnancy.  The most common test is …

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Celiac Disease

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Nielsen Fernandez-Becker, MD, PhD Instructor, Gastroenterology Stanford University Medical Center March 11, 2010 Lecture Overview: Celiac disease is a digestive condition caused by eating gluten, which is found in wheat, barley, or rye. It affects the small intestine’s ability to absorb nutrients. Its cause is unknown and may be …

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Shamita Shah, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology Clinical Director, Stanford Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program Stanford University Medical Center February 24, 2010 Lecture Overview: Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are chronic inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal tract known as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Its cause is unknown and may be …

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Cancer Awareness Series: New Successes in Colorectal Cancer Treatments and Outcomes

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: George Fisher, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Oncology Uri Ladabaum, MD, MS Associate Professor, Gastroenterology Hanlee Ji, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Oncology Samuel Strober, MD Professor, Immunology and Rheumatology March 24, 2011 Lecture Overview: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer in the United States and is the …

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Chronic Pancreatitis: Diagnosis and Management

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Walter G. Park, MD, MS Instructor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Stanford University Medical Center October 13, 2011 Unlike acute pancreatitis—a sudden inflammation of the pancreas—chronic pancreatitis is a long-term condition that alters the organ’s normal structure and function, and can cause persistent, debilitating pain. The pancreas is a gland located …

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Celiac Disease and Gluten Associated Disorders

Posted By SHL Librarian Presented by: Nielsen Fernandez-Becker, MD, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology May 5, 2016 Celiac disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract that is triggered by eating gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. When people with celiac disease eat gluten, their body mounts an …

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