GUEST EDITORIALResearch Priorities for Fecal Incontinence
Ms. Norton writes that "incontinence is a symptom of something gone wrong-disease, injury or neglect." She then details the research priorities needed to address this life-altering problem.
TREATMENT OF IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME, SERIES #5Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Serotonin (5-HT) Modulators
In their article Doctors Sach and Chang provide information on the clinical significance of serotonin receptor modulation in the treatment of IBS.
PEARLS OF GASTROENTEROLOGY"Dyssebacia"-A Fifth D of Pellagra
Doctor Fred presents a "look back" at a disease that most doctors will never see. Included are incomparable photographs.
NUTRITIONAL ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, SERIES #3Nutrition Intervention in the Patient with Gastroparesis
This article by Ms. Parrish provides guidelines for assessing the nutritional status of patients with gastroparesis and provides strategies for treating nutritional issues that arise in this patient population.
A CASE TO REMEMBERInfarcted Giant Liver Hemangioma Presenting with Signs of Acute Inflammation
The authors describe a patient with infarcted giant liver hemangioma in whom the biochemical and chemical manifestations disappeared after surgical resection.
FELLOWS' CORNERSquamous Papillomatosis of the Esophagus
A case of squamous papilloma of the esophagus is presented and discussed by Doctors Kumar and Murray.