Tag: hepatology

Evaluating liver transplant candidates and MELD scores

Evaluating liver transplant candidates and MELD scores

When we get a referral for a patient that’s referred for a liver transplant evaluation at our center it’s typically a patient that’s cirrhotic or has end stage liver disease and they’ve decompensated at that point so the only thing that could potentially help them in the future is a

Meet Pediatric Gastroenterologist Anthony Porto, MD, MPH, FAAP

Meet Pediatric Gastroenterologist Anthony Porto, MD, MPH, FAAP

– My interest, especially, is in celiac disease and children who have difficulty gaining weight. I think it’s a disease that we’re becoming more knowledgeable about. We hear about the gluten-free diet a lot, but about 1% of the population has celiac disease, where in the United States, about 28

Meet Internist Silvia Vilarinho, MD, PhD

Meet Internist Silvia Vilarinho, MD, PhD

– I really enjoy the combination between being a physician and having the privilege of also being a scientist, and if we make important progresses in the lab, that we could translate to the patients. Most of my focus right now is really to treat patients with liver disease. I

The New Endoscopy Unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

The New Endoscopy Unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

[MUSIC] Hi everybody, I’m Sally Thorner. The division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital is consistently recognized as one of the top GI programs in the entire country. That’s according to US News and World Report’s annual hospital rankings. The doctors, nurses, researchers and staff are committed

What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD?

What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease or IBD?

Hi I’m Maddie and I have inflammatory bowel disease. My doctors asked me if I could help explain some things that you should know about inflammatory bowel disease or what we call IBD. Before we talk about IBD there are a couple of really important things that you need to