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.
Dr. Stephanie Valente

Featured Episode

Early Stage Breast Cancer: Exploring Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS) with Dr. Stephanie Valente

What is DCIS and what role does a mammogram play in diagnosing it? Learn more about this form of early stage breast, including common myths and misconceptions, from Cleveland Clinic breast surgeon Stephanie Valente, MD.

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All Butts and Guts Episodes

All Butts and Guts Episodes

September 25, 2018

How Is Rectal Cancer Care Being Improved by New National Standards? (14:58)

Research proves a multidisciplinary team approach to rectal cancer care provides better patient outcomes. Steven Wexner, MD, Director of the Digestive Disease Center and Chairman of the Department of Colorectal Surgery at Cleveland Clinic Florida, discusses the road to new national accreditation ― called the National Accreditation Program for Rectal Cancer (NAPRC) ― and what this means for patients.

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September 11, 2018

Understanding Pelvic Floor Disorders with Dr. Massarat Zutshi

What is the pelvic floor and what group of conditions are classified as pelvic floor dysfunctions? What causes pelvic floor disorders and is there anything you can do to prevent them? Colorectal surgeon Massarat Zutshi, MD, provides all you need to know ― from symptoms, to diagnosis, to treatment.

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August 28, 2018

Gastroesophageal Reflux Diease (GERD) and Barrett's Esophagus with Dr. Prashanthi Thota (21:2)

What is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) exactly – and what tends to cause it? Join gastroenterology specialist Prashanthi Thota, MD, as she outlines everything from symptoms to treatments, as well as exploring Barrett's Esophagus, a rarer condition resulting from longtime exposure to GERD.

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August 14, 2018

Exploring the Growing Trend of Colon Cancer in Young Patients with Dr. Matthew Kalady

Matthew Kalady, MD, examines the increasing trend toward colon cancer in young patients, emphasizes the importance of understanding your family history, and not ignoring warning signs or symptoms.

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