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Gastro | Hackensack Meridian Health

GI Surgery at HUMC - Top decile in the U.S. for Colorectal Surgery Outcomes

Hackensack University Medical Center is ranked in the top decile in the U.S. for colorectal surgery length of stay, surgical site infection and readmission rates, according to the hospital’s 2021 report from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP). Our colorectal surgeons are early adopters of state-of-the-art technology and the newest robotic-assisted surgery techniques, which allow them to use the least invasive approaches to deliver outstanding outcomes.

Rectal Cancer Treatment
Rectal Cancer Infections, Length of Stay and Discharge-to-Home Rate Gains Achieved at Hackensack University Medical Center

Real-time, multidisciplinary care planning and outcomes assessment underpin continual improvements in rectal cancer outcomes

Pancreatic Cancer Screen
Pancreatic Cancer Blood Test Screening Program Yields Earlier Diagnoses at Hackensack University Medical Center

Screening at-risk groups—including 50+ with diabetes and BRCA gene carriers—leads to Stage 1 and Stage 2 asymptomatic diagnoses and successful treatment

Colorectal Surgery Program at Hackensack University Medical Center
Growing Colorectal Surgery Program at Hackensack University Medical Center Exceeds National Quality Standards

Teams adds three colorectal surgeons and embraces safety, best practices and minimally invasive/robotic surgery innovations

Rosario J. Ligresti, M.D.
Hackensack University Medical Center Pancreatobiliary Program Launches Successful Pancreatic Cancer Screening Initiative Doubling Diagnosis Rate

Proactive biomarker testing and efficient collaboration yield earlier diagnosis and higher survival rates

Hackensack University Medical Center Performing Ablation in Younger Patients with Barrett’s Esophagus

Ablation followed by aggressive screening used to manage esophageal cancer risk

Hackensack University Medical Center Successfully Applies GI Genius AI for Colon Cancer Detection

Real-time imaging analysis tool helps locate polyps and characterize cancer risk with a 40 to 45% detection rate

Hackensack University Medical Center Sees Increasing Volume and Complexity in IBD Surgical Cases

Multidisciplinary monthly meetings bring multifaceted expertise to individual case analysis and treatment plan development

Clinical Excellence Drives Colorectal Surgery Outcome Success at Growing Hackensack University Medical Center Program

Volumes set to double last year for program focused on safest surgical technology, infection control protocols

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