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Butts & Guts

Butts & Guts

A Cleveland Clinic podcast exploring your digestive and surgical health from end to end. You’ll learn how to have the best digestive health possible from your gall bladder to your liver and more from our host, Colorectal Surgery Chairman Scott Steele, MD.
Dana Sands, MD

Featured Episode

Rectal Cancer and the Transanal Total Mesorectal Excision (TaTME) Procedure

Cleveland Clinic is a leading center in the United States for innovative cancer treatment methods. In this third and final episode of the 2020 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month series, Dana Sands, MD joins Butts and Guts to discuss Transanal Mesorectal Total Excision (TaTME), an evolving procedure that is performed to treat rectal cancer.

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All Butts and Guts Episodes

All Butts and Guts Episodes

March 17, 2020

Treating Colorectal Cancer with Chemotherapy

In addition to surgical treatment for certain cancers, options like chemotherapy, immunotherapy and radiation are available based on a patient's disease condition. In this second episode of the 2020 Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month series, Smitha Krishnamurthi, MD joins Butts and Guts to share background into a patient's journey that includes a chemotherapy treatment path.

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March 3, 2020

Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal Cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths in the United States, but advances in early detection and treatment make it one of the most preventable and treatable forms of cancer. Gautam Mankaney, MD joins Butts and Guts to discuss recommended screening guidelines and methods.

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February 18, 2020

Using Behavioral Medicine to Manage Psychological Issues Caused By GI Disorders

Anxiety and stress add complications to medical disorders that are already difficult to manage on their own. Dr. Judith Scheman joins Butts and Guts to share the benefits of using behavioral medicine to help patients with gastrointestinal disorders improve their quality of life.

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February 4, 2020

All About Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a digestive and autoimmune disorder with symptoms that include digestive problems, anemia, skin rash, joint and bone pain. Listen as Alberto Rubio Tapia, MD joins Butts and Guts to share insight into this disease and provide recommendations for managing it on a daily basis.

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