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Procedures

The following is a list of procedures and interventions offered by the UMass GI Faculty across 3 different campuses (University, Memorial and EAE)

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  •  Colonoscopy
    • screening, diagnostic, therapeutic
  • EMR (endoscopic mucosal resection)
  • ESD (endoscopic submucosal dissection)
    • gastric, rectal
  • Upper Endoscopy
    • surveillance, diagnostic, therapeutic
  • Hemostasis
    • thermal therapy (APC, Gold Probe), clipping (including Ovesco clips), band ligation, Sclerotherapy, Hemospray
  • PEG (no PEJ)
    • pull, push
  • VCE
    • EGD placed VCE, magnetically controlled capsule navigation
  • Deep small bowel Enteroscopy
  • Double Balloon Enteroscopy (DBE), primarily retrograde
  • Spirus, primarily anterograde    
  • Power Spiral
  • EUS
    • linear, radial, FNA / Aspiration
  • EUS guided biliary and gallbladder drainage
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • EUS directed angiotherapy
  • EUS guided gastrojejunostomy creation
  • EUS directed transgastric interventions (EDGI)
  • Endoscopy Simulation

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  • ERCP
    • Sphincterotomy, CBD, PD and cystic duct stenting, altered anatomy with lap assist
  • Cyst gastrostomy and necrosectomy
  • Rendezvous
    • EUS and IR guided
  • High Resolution Manometry
  • Luminal stenting
    • esophageal, duodenal, colonic
  • Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)
  • Zenker’s diverticulotomy
  • Apollo endostitch
    • overstitch of ulcers and perforations, Fistula closures
  • Spyglass choledochoscopy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Fibroscan
  • Bravo capsule
    • placement
  • pH Interpretation
  • Fecal Microbiota Transplant
    • under IRB, only for C diff treatment
  • Barr-X
  • Transoral Outlet Reduction (TORe)
  • Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG)
  • Pneumatic dilation of gastric sleeves
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Animal lab
    • ex vivo, cadaveric

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