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Many cases of acute pancreatitis are directly related to excessive alcohol consumption.
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After the Chernobyl accident in 1986, Dr. McConnell made 40 trips to the Ukraine and Belarus where much of the fallout landed. There he helped to care for and study the effects of radiation exposure on tens of thousands of people exposed to nuclear fallout, including approximately 25,000 children. He is considered one of the world’s foremost experts in radiation-induced thyroid cancer.
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Hernias: What You Need to Know

A hernia is a very common condition that can affect men and women of all ages.
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Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are common conditions that can produce a variety of negative effects if left untreated.
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Medically induced obesity can be caused my a variety of factors, and sometimes weight loss surgery can help.
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The new esophageal atresia clinic is dedicated to the long-term treatment of children with EA-TEF. The clinic provides coordinated multidisciplinary care that addresses all facets of their patients’ conditions.
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New protocol to treat anal fissures offers excellent results, without cutting the muscle.
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Nearly all cases of colorectal cancer begin with the growth of polyps, or benign growths of tissue, in the intestine. During colonoscopy, your doctor examines the inside of the rectum and entire colon through a flexible, lighted tube.
What's New in the Department of Surgery

New Faculty Highlight: P. Ravi Kiran, MBBS

P. Ravi Kiran, MBBS, brings unparalleled expertise in complex colorectal surgery
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