In collaboration with the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, Chairman of Surgery Dr. Fabrizio Michelassi provides his perspective on new surgical approaches to treat patients with Crohn's disease.
DiLumen, a new technology developed at Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian uses a pair of inflatable balloons attached to an endoscope to stabilize the colon, allowing better visualization.
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Through our extensive and innovative research programs, we are also focused on the development of new techniques and therapies that promote better outcomes and improve the quality of life for patients following surgery. Click here to learn more about our open clinical trials.View Clinical Trials