Intragastric balloon has role in comprehensive weight-loss program
Intragastric balloon systems provide a minimally invasive weight-loss option for patients with a BMI of 30 to 40 — typically underserved population. At Mayo Clinic, the Orbera balloon is part of a unique multidisciplinary weight-loss program.
Exomic sequencing cheaper, faster, but yields still low
Sequencing protein-coding genes is increasingly less expensive and time-consuming, but the yield of clinically useful information remains small.
Mayo Clinic Pancreatic Cancer Conference 2015
Oct. 23-24, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz.
3rd Annual Mayo Clinic Esophageal Diseases Course 2015
Offered in conjunction with TGEN and Honor Health, this conference provides a multidisciplinary overview of the molecular biology of pancreatic cancer and the importance of early diagnosis and treatment.
Dec. 4-5, 2015, in Phoenix
This course explores advances in high-resolution manometry and impedance monitoring, discusses new techniques in endoscopic detection and treatment of Barrett's esophagus, and offers insights into relatively new diseases such as eosinophilic esophagitis.
Gastrointestinal Advances in Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery: Where Are We in 2016?
April 8-10, 2016, in Jacksonville, Fla.
This course covers recent advances in minimally invasive and therapeutic endoscopy approaches to gastrointestinal diseases. It includes expert lectures, live case demonstrations from the OR and endoscopy suite, as well as video cases.
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