Endoscopic Ultrasound Now Available at Lawrence General
Lawrence General Hospital is excited to welcome Dr. Robert F. Yacavone
to the Lawrence General medical staff. Dr. Yacavone is a gastroenterologist who joins Pentucket Medical and Lawrence General Hospital to expand the spectrum of therapeutic endoscopy services available locally to our patients in the Merrimack Valley.
On January 19, 2015, Dr. Yacavone conducted the first endoscopic ultrasound at Lawrence General Hospital, providing significant relief and quality of life to a patient with esophageal cancer. Not only was this the first endoscopic ultrasound to be performed at Lawrence General, but it was also the first to be performed in the Merrimack Valley. This procedure gives more definitive visualization of anatomy allowing better planning for surgery.
Congratulations to the endoscopy team for mastering this new procedure and increasing our ability to better serve our patients!