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Latest breakthroughs in technology expand options for diagnosing and treating disease

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[Source: ScienceDaily] - Endoscopic radiofrequency ablation is an effective treatment in eliminating Barrett's esophagus, an electronic "nose" offers a fast and effective way to detect inflammatory bowel disease, artificial replacements are now being developed to replace gastrointestinal tissue that is removed, and researchers find that endoscopic ampullectomy for treating ampullary adenoma is more precise than surgery with fewer side effects. These are among the studies being presented at Digestive Disease Week® 2010. DDW is the largest international gathering of physicians and researchers in the field of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery.

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