Educational Links



The following information is intended to provide patients with up-to-date information regarding common conditions and the medical procedures performed at Airport Endoscopy Center (AEC).  This includes a description of the procedure, instructions on how to prepare for the procedure, and when applicable, a consent form for the procedure.  Click here to learn more about the procedures provided by the AEC.

gastro.org
American Gastroenterological Association
The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) is an "organization of physicians, researchers, and educators whose primary practice and research invovles the functions and disorders of the digestive system."  It was founded in 1987 and is one of the oldest medical associations in the United States.

cancer.org

American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the "nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suferring from cancer, through research, education, advocacy and service."

digestive.niddk.nih.gov
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC)
The NDDIC is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), NIH.  Here you can find a list of digestive diseases, digestive disease statistics, and other helpful learning resources. 

asge.org
American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
The ASGE "has been dedicated to advancing patient care and digestive health by promoting excellence in gastrointestinal endoscopy."


Learn more about common conditions and procedures:

Liver Disease

Gallstones

Hemorrhoids

Hepatitis C

Irritable Bowel Syndrom (IBS)

Ulcers & H. Pylori Infection

Ulcerative Colitis

Peptic Ulcer

Celiac Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Intussusception

Portal Hypertension



Affiliates: Airport Endoscopy, Temecula Valley Day Surgery Center, Conejo Valley Surgery Center,& Southern California Research Institute Medical Group