USE OF MII IN EVALUATING PATIENTS WITH ESOPHAGEAL DISEASE, SERIESPrinciples of MII Testing
This is Part I of a three-part series by doctors Tutian and Castell. In Part I, the authors state that multi-channel impedance (MII) can be used to augment either esophageal manometry or pH monitoring, and gives the principles involved in MII testing. Parts II and III, which will appear in February and March, will cover MII combined with esophageal manometry and MII combined with pH monitoring, respectively.
NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT IN GASTROENTEROLOGYIntroduction to a New Series
Ms. Parrish gives an overview of the series to come.
NUTRITIONAL SUPPORT IN GASTROENTEROLOGYSeries #1 Nutritional Support in Pancreatitis: Beyond Parenteral Nutrition
Andrea Yoder, RD, writes that nutritional support for patients with pancreatitis have evolved in recent years. This article discusses the evolution from parenteral to enteral nutrition for patients with pancreatitis.
FELLOWS' CORNERA Case Presentation
This is the first case in our new section, section2, "Fellows' Corner"-open to Trainees and Residents only. Cases should be sent to: C.S. Pitchumoni, M.D. Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Clinical Nutrition, St. Peter's University Hospital, 254 Easton Avenue, Box 591, New Brunswick, NJ 08903.
PEARLS OF GASTROENTEROLOGY"Spiderman" Unveiled: A Tribute
Doctor Fred writes a moving tribute to a fellow physician.