Digestive Diseases and Conditions

Stomach
The stomach is a muscular organ located on the left side of the upper abdomen. The stomach receives food from the esophagus. The stomach also secretes acid and enzymes that digest food. The pyloric sphincter is a muscular valve that opens to allow food to pass from the stomach to the small intestine.

 
 
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Dr. Mallat recently participated in a multi-center study on the efficacy of cryotherapy for treating a pre-cancerous condition of the esophagus (known as Barrett’s esophagus). Cryotherapy is the application of a freezing mist...
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