NUTRITION ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, SERIES #97Cyclic Parenteral Nutrition Infusion: Considerations for the Clinician
Parenteral nutrition (PN) is typically administered as a 24 hour infusion in acutely ill patients and those requiring only short term PN. Stable patients who require long term or home PN, however, may benefit from a cyclic infusion regimen. Here we review metabolic consequences of cyclic PN infusion.
INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE, SERIES #72Recurrent Venous Thromboembolism in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Venous thromboembolic events are a relevant cause of morbidity and mortality in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among IBD patients is 2- to 4-fold increased compared to non-IBD subjects. Here we discuss the acquired risk factors such as active disease, fistulas, and abscesses that appear to playthe most relevant role.
DISEASES OF THE BILIARY TRACT, SERIES #6Diagnostic and Therapeutic Endoscopy of Biliary Diseases
This paper reviews the advances and different diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic approaches to common biliary diseases including choledocholithiasis, benign and malignant biliary strictures and bile leaks.
A CASE REPORTAir Under the Diaphragm After Upper Endoscopy and Laparoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement: Iatrogenic Chilaiditis Syndrome
Here we present a case report of ChilaiditiÂs syndrome after endoscopy and laparoscopic gastrostomy tube placement.
Pediatric Practice Gastroenterology (1st Edition, September 2010)
My first impression of Pediatric Practice Gastroenterology was how lightweight and colorful it was. In fact, the best part of this book is the layout and formatting. The chapters are compact (average chapter ranges between 1520 pages) and easy-to-read. There are plenty of boxed charts with lists, flow diagrams, color illustrations, and images.
Endoscopic Ultrasound edited by Dr s. Vanessa Shami and Michel Kahaleh from the University of Virginia is a hard-cover book that aims to offer a comprehensive, updated review of the instrumentation, technique, and future of endoscopic ultrasound.
Nebraska Cultures Launches Four Dr. Shahanis® Legacy Blends
Nebraska Cultures Inc., the creator and exclusive supplier of Dr. Shahanis® L. acidophilus, announced today the launch Dr. Shahanis® Legacy Blends; four new probiotics blends called Pro-Traveler™, Healthy-Defense™, Kid-Kare™ and Digestion-Plus™.
Boston Scientific Begins U.S. and International Launch of Expect™ Endoscopic Ultrasound Aspiration Needle
Innovative Fine Needle Aspiration technology expands diagnostic capabilities in pancreas and gastrointestinal tract