Care and Treatment for Digestive, Liver & Pancreas Conditions
University of Colorado Hospital provides comprehensive GI/Gastroenterology services that give our patients access to the latest treatment options and diagnostic breakthroughs for digestive disorders, including:
Digestive System Research at University of Colorado Hospital
In our effort to improve the treatments for digestive diseases, University of Colorado Hospital participates in a variety of national research trials.
Digestive System Research: Technology
SpyGlass™ Direct Visualization System
SpyGlass is a new device designed to overcome the imaging limitations of conventional ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography). It was developed by Lead Investigator Yang K. Chen, M.D., one of our team of GI/Gastroenterology doctors.
ERCP is a specialized endoscopic procedure that is performed with fluoroscopy and contrast injection to examine and treat diseases of the bile ducts and pancreas. It is used to:
- Remove gallstones
- Open obstructed bile ducts
- Perform biopsies in suspected tumors