February 2004 Vol Issue

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GERD IN THE 21st CENTURY, SERIES #2

The Impact of Nocturnal Symptoms in GERD

Colm O'Loughlin and Reza Shaker

This article by Doctor O'Loughlin and Doctor Shaker examines the prevalence of nocturnal reflux, its impact on quality of life in those affected and the consequences of nocturnal reflux in terms of esophageal diseases and their progression.



NUTRITION ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, SERIES #14

Bariatric Surgery: Nutritional Concerns on the Weigh Down

Kelly O'Donnell

Ms. O'Donnell writes that gastric bypass surgery is an effective treatment for losing weight and maintaining weight loss in the morbidly obese. Her article describes the anatomical changes associated with the surgery and the resulting nutritional deficiencies. She gives dietary guidelines and recommendations for coping with these deficiencies.



FELLOWS' CORNER

A case for you to solve.

Matthew J. Hrnicek and John K. DiBaise

A case for you to solve.



Medical Bulletin Board

News items of interest to the nation's gastroenterologists.