December 13, 2022

For your health: Understanding heartburn signs, symptoms and treatments

From Thanksgiving feasts to holiday parties and events, it’s easy to overindulge during the busy holiday season. But if feeling bad after eating certain foods is becoming the norm for you – there is something you can do to find…

December 13, 2022

How to Tell if You Have a Sensitive Stomach

Plus, exactly what a “sensitive stomach” is, and the best foods and treatments to help. MOST OF US have had an occasional unsettled stomach. But if you feel like you’ve got a particularly sensitive stomach—cramping, queasiness, or other gastrointestinal (GI)…

December 12, 2022

G-POEM endoscopic procedure transforms patient’s life

Gastroparesis was robbing Valerie Hemlin of her ability to eat, walk, and even think. Thanks to a G-POEM surgery performed by gastroenterologist Pritesh Mutha, MD, with UT Physicians, Valerie is back to living a quality life. Watch her life-changing story!

December 12, 2022

Change in diet frees patient of chronic acid reflux

Forty-nine-year-old Brian Blackburne of Houston suffered from chronic digestive problems for so long that antacid medicine became a staple of his diet. “All my life I’ve never had a great stomach. I’ve had acid reflux from the time I was…

October 29, 2021

A potential signaling axis between RON kinase receptor and hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha in pancreatic cancer

A novel signaling axis between RON receptor tyrosine kinase and HIF-1alpha in pancreatic and triple negative breast cancers. Read more…

September 21, 2021

Women in Medicine

In celebration of Women in Medicine Month, ASGE asked women at all stages of their career in medicine, why they selected medicine and gastroenterology as their profession. Here is what they had to say and read about our very own…

August 4, 2021

Feeding tube study points to low bleeding risk despite uninterrupted antithrombotic therapy

Bleeding risks of patients who underwent endoscopic feeding tube placement without stopping  antithrombotic therapy was found to be minimal following a retrospective study led by the McGovern Medical School’s Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. The research, “Bleeding Risk and…

April 15, 2021

Advocacy for Gastroenterology Patients

iGUT Faculty Dr. Dimpal Bhakta, a young physician leadership scholar of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), participated today in 2021 ACG Advocacy Day to help advanced care for gastroenterology patients by educating congressional leaders on issues related to Clinical…

January 25, 2021

International Study Evaluating Role of EUS in Pancreatic Cyst

Pancreatic cystic lesions are frequently detected on abdominal imaging. Mucinous pancreatic cystic lesions carries risk for malignancy and needs further work up. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is frequently used diagnostic test in work up of pancreatic cyst. EUS allows fine needle…

January 19, 2021

iGUT Journal Club

Interventional gastroenterology faculty will discuss articles pertaining to endoscopy from all leading journals, including Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Endoscopy, Gastroenterology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Gut. This event will be held as webinar and could be accessed using…