A SPECIAL ARTICLEPostoperative Ileus
Postoperative ileus (POI) is a very common problem after many surgical procedures but is poorly understood. This article by Doctors Behm and Stollman focuses on the current understanding and pathophysiology of POI and reviews the clinical presentation, evaluation and current treatment options.
A CASE TO REMEMBERTreated Rosai-Dorfman Disease: An Unusual Cause of Biliary Obstruction
Doctors from Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York present an unusual case of a 50-year-old patient with healed Rosai-Dorfman disease which led to biliary obstruction.
PEARLS OF GASTROENTEROLOGYRetroperitoneal Liposarcoma Causing Incredible Abdominal Enlargement
An illustrative case of a 100-pound retroperitoneal liposarcoma removed from a 49-year-old woman is presented by doctors Guthrie and Fred.