IS UPPER GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOSCOPY NECESSARY FOLLOWING A NORMAL BARIUM MEAL FOR EVALUATION OF DYSPHAGIA
- FIRST DO NO HARM. Robinson, Malcolm; Johnson, David // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Aug1996, Vol. 91 Issue 8, p1664
Comments on a pilot study on intravenous ketorolac tromethamine versus meperidine for adjunctive sedation in upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Conditions of patients involved in the study; Efficacy of Ketorolac tromethamine.
- Placebo-Controlled Trial of Cisapride and Nizatidine in Unselected Patients With Functional Dyspepsia. Hansen, Jane Moller; Bytzer, Peter; Schaffalitzky de Muckadell, Ove B. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1998, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p368
Objective: Patients in most trials of pharmacotherapy for nonorganic dyspepsia have been groups referred selectively for endoscopy, which could have led to a selection bias of nonresponders, explaining the negative outcome of most controlled treatment trials in nonorganic dyspepsia. The aim of...
- Endoscopy, but not as we know it. Sharma, Neel // British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Feb2011, Vol. 72 Issue 2, p115
A letter is presented which discusses various genome-wide association studies on gastrointestinal diseases including coeliac disease, Crohnâ€™s disease and colorectal cancer, which could aid the development of new diagnostic means such as geneoscopy, (a genetic form of endoscopy) that will...
- OUTPATIENT ENDOSCOPY -- A FIVE YEAR EXPERIENCE. Smith, L. A.; Tsai, H. H. // Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA45
This article focuses on a study related to outpatient endoscopy. Castle Hill Hospital (CHH) endoscopy unit sees approximately 8,500 patients per year for all endoscopy. There is no accident and emergency department within CHH and this reflects the absence of an acute upper gastrointestinal...
- Mycophenolate mofetil. // Reactions Weekly;6/25/2005, Issue 1057, p14
Discusses research being done on the resolution of severe mycophenolate mofetil-related gastrointestinal adverse events following conversion to enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium. Reference to a study by B. Suwelack et al published in the April 27, 2005 issue of "Transplantation"; Findings of...
- Barium-induced Appendicitis in a 13-year Old Girl. Djordjevic, I.; Krstic, M.; Slavkovic, A.; Marjanovic, Z.; Kostic, A. // West Indian Medical Journal;Sep2013, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p680
The article presents a letter to the editor related to a case study of a 13-year old girl who was presented with nausea and vomiting followed with chronic postprandial epigastric pain and was diagnosed with barium-induced appendicitis.
- WHEN IS ENDOSCOPY APPROPRIATE IN DYSPEPSIA? Jones, Roger // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1993, Vol. 88 Issue 7, p981
Discusses role of endoscopy in the management of dyspepsia. Prevalence of dyspepsia; Studies conducted on the application of endoscopy on dyspeptic symptoms; Factors identified that predicted the outcome of endoscopies.
- The Changing Pattern of Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders by Endoscopy: Data of the Last 40 Years. Caglar, Erkan; Baysal, Birol; Dobrucalı, Ahmet // Diagnostic & Therapeutic Endoscopy;2014, p1
Objectives. We have investigated the changes in the incidence of various diagnoses that have been made in the endoscopy unit throughout the last 40 years. Methods. In this study, changes in the incidence of endoscopic diagnosis in upper gastrointestinal system between 1970 and 2010 were...
- Review: Prompt endoscopy is not a cost-effective strategy for initial management of dyspepsia: COMMENTARY. Talley, Nicholas J. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2005, Vol. 143 Issue 3, p76
This article comments on a clinical study according to which prompt endoscopy is not a cost-effective strategy for initial management of dyspepsia. The management of dyspepsia remains controversial, although the most recent U.S. guidelines continue to recommend Helicobacter pylori test-and-treat...