WVU Medicine Tuesday Talks: Advanced therapeutic endoscopy

Thursday, October 21, 2021

What do reflux, pancreatitis, gall stones, cirrhosis, and obesity all have in common? Answer: they can all -- in many cases -- be treated with minimally invasive advanced therapeutic endoscopy.

Patients experience vastly shorter hospital and recovery times compared to earlier treatments for these issues. What exactly is advanced therapeutic endoscopy? Shyam Thakkar, MD, director of advanced therapeutic endoscopy at WVU Medicine, explains these amazing new treatment techniques.