March 2004 Vol Issue

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A SPECIAL ARTICLE

Capsule Endoscopy

Sauyu Lin, Michael Shetzline and Naurang Agrawal

Over 65,000 capsule endoscopic studies have been performed worldwide and current data suggests that the diagnostic value of this procedure with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding and Crohn's disease is higher than that of other radiographic studies. Doctors Lin, Shetzline and Agrawal author a comprehensive paper on the history and uses of capsule endoscopy.



NUTRITION ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, SERIES #15

Nutrition in the Chemoprevention of Gastrointestinal Cancer: Where We Are in the New Millennium

Tarun Mullick and Emily Gasser

The authors provide a summary of the research to date in regards to nutrition and the prevention of gastrointestinal cancer and offer nutrition suggestions to physicians for their patients.



FELLOWS' CORNER

A case for you to solve.

Srinivas Seela and Harinath Sheela

A case for you to solve.



A SPECIAL ARTICLE

Migraine Headache and Its Association with Emesis and Gastric Motility: A Brief Review

Jonathan Buscaglia and Aaron Tokayer

Doctors Buscaglia and Tokayer discuss the pathophysiology of migraine headaches and the effect they have on gastric motility.



A CASE TO REMEMBER

Adult Onset Appendicitis: Colonoscopy Should be Part of the Routine Evaluation in the Early Postoperative Period

Anubha Sinha, Arthur J. DeCross, Michelle Nazareth, Charlotte K. Ryan and Uma Sundaram

The authors present two cases of small colonic carcinomas which were not found at open or laproscopic appendectomies.



Department Review