GERIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY SERIES #22Prevalence and Pattern of Colonic Diverticular Disease in Asymptomatic Indian Immigrants in the U.S.A.
The aim of this article is to evaluate the prevalence of colonic diverticulosis in asymptomatic Indian immigrants in New Jersey. The data is gathered from reports of screening colonoscopy performed in Indian immigrants older than 50 years.
NUTRITION ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, SERIES #90Pre-op NPO and Traditional Post-op Diet Advancement: Time to Move On
The standard method for initiating and advancing oral diet after surgery is evolving. This article reviews the evidence that shows in most instances the traditional approach is unnecessary. Also addressed is the role of nutrition in the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathways.
INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE, SERIES #67Infliximab for Refractory Ulcerative Proctitis
The management of ulcerative proctitis refractory to standard medications remains a challenge in clinical practice, as few data are evidence-based. This study shows for the first time that infliximab treatment may be effective for both induction and maintenance of clinical response in refractory UP.
A CASE REPORTChronic Abdominal Pain: "The Great Masquerader"
This case presents a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosing and treating pheochromocytoma, which is imperative to patient care.
Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Perspective and Consequences
The importance of inflammatory bowel disease is underlined by the extensive resources dedicated to elucidating its genetic and molecular causes as well as development of new and innovative treatments.
Boston Scientific Announces FDA Clearance and CE Mark Approval for AdvanixTM Biliary Stents
Latest innovation in plastic biliary stent technology includes features for enhanced deliverability, efficiency and procedural control.