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Dawn Lipthrott, LCSW
Ethical Health Partnerships
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The information contained in our website and in the links below does not constitute medical advice. Its purpose is to help educate and inform you and to help you develop an understanding of your condition or treatment so that you can ask questions and discuss what you learn with your physician. This is NOT intended to take the place of evaluation and discussion with your doctor. Use this simply to help further the discussion with your healthcare professionals

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Medscape Patient Eduction Center

Gallstones: First Principles of Gastroenterology textbook description.

Gallbladder Surgery
(Excerpted from National Institutes of Health Consensus Statement) Which patients should be treated, which should have laparoscopic cholecystectomy, how laparoscopic surgery compares with open surgery and more.
American College of Surgeons patient booklet on gallbladder surgery (After you agree to the disclaimer, you will be taken to a page of booklet titles. Downlad About Cholecystectomy )
Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery for gallstones

Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal, Part 1: Introduction, Exploration, and Dissection VIDEO of actual gallbladder surgery. Presented by Netsurgery Gastrointestinal Surgery Focus.

Hepatitis Medscape Patient Eduction Center
Hepatitis Foundation International

Gastrointestinal Cancers

The GI Cancer Challenge: Establishing Treatment Strategies Within the Evolving Paradigm
Medical Management of Gastric and Esophageal Cancers