healthpoints Winter 2011

CONTENTS

  • Pancreatic Cancer: Using imaging and genetic testing to detect and prevent pancreatic cancer.
  • Complex Hernias: Repairing hernias once considered inoperable.
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy for Gastroparesis: Novel use of weight loss surgery to cure debilitating effect of diabetes.
  • New Faculty: New Faculty appointments in 2010 and 2011 at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Department of Surgery.