Massachusetts General Hospital Digestive Healthcare Center physicians use a colonoscopy, the primary and most effective screening technique, to screen patients for colorectal cancer.
General Surgery Treatments & Procedures
The Colorectal Surgery Program offers expert surgical care, including minimally invasive procedures and sphincter-sparing procedures to treat conditions affecting the intestinal tract, colon and rectum, anal canal and perianal area.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery's Endocrine Surgery Program provides comprehensive, expert treatment for diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal glands, including thyroid cancer.
Esophagectomy is performed by surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital as both a minimally invasive and standard open procedure to remove a diseased esophagus and reconstruct the gastrointestinal tract.
The Gastroesophageal Surgery Program offers advanced surgical options to treat the complete range of gastroesophageal conditions, including gastric and esophageal cancers and benign esophageal disease.
The Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery's Hernia Surgery Program provides a full range of surgical treatments for treating hernias. The Center provides expert care in multiple locations such as Boston, Danvers and Salem.
Laparoscopic liver resection is a minimally invasive procedure performed by surgeons at Massachusetts General Hospital to remove a benign or cancerous liver mass.
LINX Reflux Management System is an innovative minimally invasive procedure used by Massachusetts General Hospital surgeons to treat appropriately selected patients experiencing symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
The Liver Surgery Program provides expert care within a multidisciplinary team. Surgeons specialize in conventional, complex and laparoscopic removal of liver tumors, including use of experimental therapies and advanced surgical techniques.
The Massachusetts General Hospital Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery's Pancreas and Biliary Surgery Program provides surgical treatments for diseases of the pancreas, gall bladder, liver and bile ducts.
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