GUEST EDITORIALFiber Therapy in IBS and Other GI Disorders
Based on his observation and experience in nutrition research, Doctor Anderson shares some suggestions for improving bowel function and decreasing symptom severity in patients with IBS.
A SPECIAL ARTICLENocturnal Acid Breakthrough: Its Physiological Significance and Clinical Relevance
Nocturnal acid breakthrough (NAB), is not synonymous with nocturnal heartburn which can be of concern because it may be associated with acidic reflux. Doctor Orr gives the pathophysiology of NAB and nocturnal heartburn and the management and treatment.
NUTRITION ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, SERIES #9Enteral Feeding: Dispelling Myths
Ms. Parrish and Ms. McCray write that total enteral feeding (TEN) is indicated for patients who have a functional GI tract but are unable to nourish themselves by mouth. Their article focuses on the most common \"intolerances\" facing clinicians.
A CASE TO REMEMBEREpithelial Inclusion Cyst of the Cecum
FELLOWS' CORNERAn Interesting Case of Whipple's Disease
Doctors Waechter and Schwartz write of a case of a 67-year-old patient who presented with a series of symptoms for your diagnosis.
A CASE STUDYAngle Acuity Between the Ileum and Ascending Colon: A Sign of Infiltrative Disease
The terminal ileum is the most common site in the small bowel to be affected by pathological processes. The aim of the authors' study is to draw attention to the significance of the angle imaged at the ileo-cecal/ ascending colon junction.