NUTRITION ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, #150Pancreatic Resection: Nutritional Implications and Long Term Follow Up
Pancreatic resection operations contribute significantly to both macro-nutrient and micro-nutrient malabsorption. Patients suffer both short term and long term deficiencies and are prone to other gastro-intestinal conditions with similar symptoms. Identifying the cause of their symptoms is challenging and requires careful follow up in a multi- professional setting. This paper discusses these issues and the importance of patient access to specialist dietetic support and routinely assessing endocrine function following all pancreatic resection.
GASTROINTESTINAL MOTILITY AND FUNCTIONAL BOWEL DISORDERS, SERIES #15Hypertrophic Pyloric Stenosis in Adults: A Rare Entity
The adult form of idiopathic hypertrophic pyloric stenosis (IHPS) is a rare entity with very few cases reported. Here we report a case of IHPS in an adult and review the diagnosis and management approaches as well as the latest advances in treatment approaches and future directions.
LIVER DISORDERS, SERIES #5Extra Hepatic Manifestations of Liver Diseases
Patients with liver disease present with varying severity ranging from being asymptomatic with abnormal liver function tests to those patients with overt florid liver failure. This paper will review extrahepatic features of liver diseases.
A CASE REPORTPre-Emptive Embolization For Post Liver Biopsy Asymptomatic Type 2 Hepatoportal Fistula
Constipation and the Critically Ill Child
Constipation is a common complication for adult patients who are receiving care in the intensive care unit (ICU). However, the incidence of constipation and its associated risk factors for children receiving ICU care is unknown. This observational, prospective study occurred at a pediatric ICU (PICU) in Spain, and recruited patients who were in the PICU for 3 days or longer.
Presence of NAFLD in Adolescents Undergoing Bariatric Surgery
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a complication of pediatric obesity, and bariatric surgery is becoming more commonly used as a treatment option for severely obese adolescent patients. This study looked at the prevalence of NAFLD in a series of adolescent patients undergoing bariatric surgery.
Genetics, Immunode ciency, and Very Early Onset In ammatory Bowel Disease
In ammatory bowel disease (IBD) has a genetic component associated with its pathogenesis; however, the effect of genetics in children with IBD younger than 5 years of age (also known as very early onset IBD or VEO-IBD) is unclear. The authors of this study evaluated for the presence of genetic variants of immune de ciency in patients with VEO-IBD.
AMENITY HEALTH COMPLETES 5 CLINICAL TRIALS IN 2015 ESTABLISHING MEDCLINE™ AS AN EFFECTIVE NIGHTTIME SOLUTION FOR GERD PATIENTS
MedCline™ furthers clinical reach to include PPI-refractory, laryngopharyngeal re ux (LPR), post-esophogectomy and gestational GERD patients providing a much-needed solution for those suffering with nocturnal symptoms.
MOUNT SINAI HEALTH SYSTEM EXPERTS SHARE TIPS FOR COLORECTAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH THIS MARCH
Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women in the United States. Although highly treatable and preventable, about 140,000 Americans are still diagnosed and more than 50,000 people die each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).