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Palliative Care for End Stage Liver Disease

Palliative Care for End Stage Liver Disease

I have an interest in palliative care and end stage liver disease. When patients become very ill from a liver standpoint, in some circumstances, they get to the point where they either need a liver transplant or they won’t make it. Those are stressful situations and our goal always is

Compassionate Treatment for End Stage Liver Disease

Compassionate Treatment for End Stage Liver Disease

End stage liver disease is a very difficult problem to manage. And I think we’re part particularly suited to doing that here at Ohio State. Some patients, when they develop end stage liver disease, will only survive with a liver transplant. And so a we do our very best to

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

Diagnosis and treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis

Food allergies are a question that patients ask commonly. There are a number of considerations. So one important food allergy of course is gluten in patients who have celiac disease. And that really is essentially an allergy to gluten for those patients. There’s another condition that we’re seeing more often

Community Engagement and Equity in Digestive Health

Community Engagement and Equity in Digestive Health

So I’m the Director of Community Engagement and Equity in Digestive Health within my division of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. And really within this umbrella what we do is we are working towards bridging both community members, researchers, clinicians, other organizations, even government all stakeholders in making sure that we’re