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By Dr. Domingo E. Galliano Jr., MD, FACS, FASCRS


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Routine Screening Leads to Life Saving Procedure

At 70 years old, Charlotte County resident Robert Kar thought he was in pretty good shape. He leads a normally active liefestyle at his home near the Beach Complex in Port Charlotte, where he lives with his beautiful wife Fattaneh. Late last year, he had a few health concerns, so he went to visit his family doctor, who recommended that he have a screening colonoscopy.

A Multi-Pronged Approach to Relieving Stomach Woes

An estimated 1.9 percent - or 5.8 million Americans - have what is known as chronic abdominal pain, a difficult-to diagnose and treat stomach problem that plagues patients for six months or more. To create a comprehensive approach to treating CAPa and its various causes, Dr. Domingo E. Galliano Jr. is teaming with Daniel Goldman, Ph.D.

Fecal Incontinence, Constipation, and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Tests and Treatments

"Quite a number of conditions can affect the colorectal area," notes Domingo E. Galliano Jr. MD, FACS, FASCES. "One of the most distressing - and taboo - is that of fecal incontinence/constipation and pelvic floor dysfunction." Pehaps even more isolating that the well-known condition of urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence and

InterStim Therapy for Fecal Incontinence

"The bowel function is controlled by three things: the sphincter, a muscle which keeps stool from leaking; the rectum's storage capacity, or how much the rectum can stretch and hold stool before it must be released; and rectal sensation, the feeling that one must void a bowel movement. If anything intereferes with these three factors, then fecal incontinence, constipation, and pelvic floor dysfunction can occur.

New Procedure May Solve GERD Sufferers' Woes

Oh, it's just a little heartburn... How often do we hear that? It is the quick dismissal of someone explaining away that unpleasant - and often unsettling - burning sensation that originates behind the breastbone and then rises into the esophagus and throat like a stream of molten lava. Heartburn, huh? No big deal. You should not have eaten that

Treating Hemorrhoids Without Pain or Shame

Let's face it: Traditional methods for treating hemmorhoids were frequently painful - not to mention embarrassing. (It's never pleasant trying to avoid telling co-workers why you have to take several days off from work after surgery.) But there's good news. With advances in modern medical technology, many patients can have their hemmorhoids treated

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