Diseases of the Pancreas, Series #4Prognosis in Acute Pancreatitis
The degree of severity should be determined promptly upon diagnosis of acute pancreatitis. In this review, we will discuss in detail the various severity scoring systems and individual prognostic markers currently in existence and assess their utility in patients with acute pancreatitis.
Nutrition Issues in Gastroenterology, Series #103Antioxidants as Adjunctive Therapy for Pain in Chronic Pancreatitis
Here we review the evidence of efficacy and rationale for the use of antioxidants in treating the pain of chronic pancreatitis.
A Special ArticleDiverticulosis of the Colon in an Ambulatory Care Practice: A Large Retrospective Study Looking at Incidence
The incidence of Diverticulosis in the United States has not been evaluated in a large-scale healthy population. Here we describe the incidence and trends of change in patients with diverticulosis in an outpatient endoscopy center.
A Case ReportGastroenterocutaneous Fistula as a Complication of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement
A Case ReportIngestion of Nineteen Nails and Successful Removal
Ulcerative Colitis: The Complete Guide to Medical Management
Ulcerative Colitis: The Complete Guide to Medical Management is a comprehensive review of the medical management of patients with ulcerative colitis (UC). The book includes a prologue and 39 chapters and is organized into three major sections: General, Medications,and Specific Clinical Presentations.
Gastroparesis: Pathophysiology, Presentation and Treatment
The editors brought together a group of experienced clinicians and researchers to provide an update on gastroparesis, an important and often frustrating challenge for patients and physicians alike. The book is as much a summary of our current understanding as it is a call for action, highlighting the many gaps in our knowledge. Should you read it? My answer is "yes", if you see and treat patients with gastroparesis or functional dyspepsia.
TRANSENTERIX TO UNVEIL NEW SPIDER® SURGICAL SYSTEM INSTRUMENTS AT SAGES
Platform delivers smallest incision in single-site market while replicating triangulation of multi-port systems
Boston Scientific announces GLOBAL LAUNCH of EXPECT™ 19 FLEX ENDOSCOPIC ULTRASOUND ASPIRATION NEEDLE
New device offers excellent flexibility and large size for acquiring tissue samples