What Does the Gallbladder Do (Besides Make Stones)?


The gallbladder may be the least understood of all your body parts, but it sure knows how to make itself known. Exhibit A: Those galling stones. This painful ailment, which is diagnosed in nearly 1 million Americans a year, typically serves as the introduction to the otherwise unassuming organ. Our stomachs grumble and our [...]

What Does the Gallbladder Do (Besides Make Stones)?2023-03-08T11:05:25-05:00

Resolving to Eat Healthier in 2023? Listen to Your Gut


By Dr. Said Nabhan - To the rejoicing of guts everywhere, 2023 might not be the year of the glazed bacon doughnut. Half of the U.S. population has resolved to eat healthier in 2023, Statista reports. So out with the doughnuts, and in with the apples. But how many of these healthier eaters, we [...]

Resolving to Eat Healthier in 2023? Listen to Your Gut2023-01-11T14:22:01-05:00

Why We’re Grateful for 2022


By Greg Schooler, Chief Operating Officer As we close another calendar year, I’m reflecting on the past 12 months and all that we – and our patients – have accomplished. Following are four “gifts” we cherish most from 2022. Gift 1: Our access to transformative technologies. In November, our physicians performed the first colonoscopies [...]

Why We’re Grateful for 20222022-12-21T09:58:24-05:00

Do Not Skip Your Colonoscopy: Here’s Why


By Dr. Gregory Lam - If you had the opportunity to improve your chances of living without cancer, would you take that opportunity? A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine, “Effect of Colonoscopy Screening on Risks of Colorectal Cancer and Related Death,” was sensationalized in the news media to demonstrate that [...]

Do Not Skip Your Colonoscopy: Here’s Why2023-02-07T13:33:22-05:00

CGI Uses Artificial Intelligence-Enhanced Colonoscopy Screenings


Cincinnati, Ohio (November 4, 2022) – Cincinnati GI has performed its first colonoscopies using artificial intelligence (AI) to aid in the detection of polyps and lesions. Cincinnati GI's Anderson Endoscopy Center is the first and only endoscopy center or hospital in the Greater Cincinnati area currently offering AI-assisted colonoscopies. The GI Genius™ intelligent endoscopy [...]

CGI Uses Artificial Intelligence-Enhanced Colonoscopy Screenings2022-12-22T10:47:36-05:00

Colonoscopy vs. Cologuard: The Differences


By Dr. Gregory Lam - Screening for colon cancer can be lifesaving, so getting yourself tested is important. However, patients should be aware there are big differences between a traditional colonoscopy and the Cologuard test. Cologuard, the at-home colon cancer screening test that has been heavily marketed, has become a popular option due largely [...]

Colonoscopy vs. Cologuard: The Differences2023-02-10T16:50:07-05:00

Dispelling 5 Myths About Colonoscopy Preparation


Each year, gastroenterologists in the U.S. perform nearly 20 million colonoscopies. Yet that number should be higher. An estimated 40% of people who should get colonoscopies don’t, primarily out of fear of the preparation. But there are misconceptions about the prep that we’ll get to in a minute. Did you know that a screening [...]

Dispelling 5 Myths About Colonoscopy Preparation2024-02-19T10:35:52-05:00
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