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- Endoscopic Ampullectomy. Baillie, John // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2005, Vol. 100 Issue 11, p2379
Discusses the application of endoscopic ampullectomy technique on sporadic small ampullary adenomas. Details on the characteristic appearance of ampullary adenomas; Assessment of the adequacy of the ampullectomy; Importance of ampullectomy to endoscopists.
- A Study of the Frequency of Recovery of Unexpected Giardia lamblia and Cryptosporidium from Duodenal Aspirates Taken during Routine Upper Endoscopy. Ramirez, Francisco C.; Clarridge, Jill E.; Heiser, Mary C.; Michaletz, Patrice A.; Schwartz, Jim T.; Saeed, Zahid A.; Graham, David Y. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1993, Vol. 88 Issue 4, p552
In this study, our objective was to determine whether the microscopic examination of duodenal aspirates recovered during routine upper endoscopy in unselected, immunocompetent patients, would disclose unsuspected Giardia lamblia or Cryptosporidium. Design: Prospective, cross-sectional study to...
- Measuring the Quality of Endoscopy. Bjorkman, David J.; Popp, John W. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr2006, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p864
The article reflects the condition of the practice of gastrointestinal endoscopy. The author asserts that there is a decreasing reimbursement for endoscopic procedures in the presence of increasing demand. An overview of the reasons behind the formation of the National Committee on Quality...
- Predicting the Prognosis of Acute Pancreatitis. Forsmark, Chris E.; Yadav, Dhiraj // Annals of Internal Medicine;10/4/2016, Vol. 165 Issue 7, p523
The author reflects on the stratification that allow clinicians to triage patient and identify the appropriate therapy, prognosis, course of disease and duration of hospitalization in individual patients. Topics discussed includes Acute pancreatitis (AP), gastrointestinal condition in patient...
- Colonoscopy: The Dominant and Preferred Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategy in the United States. Rex, Douglas K. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2007, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p662
The author reflects on the dominance of colonoscopy in the diagnosis and surveillance imaging in the colon and colorectal cancer screening in the medical sector in the U.S. There are several reasons for colonoscopy's popularity; first, colonoscopy is widely and accurately perceived as the most...
- Perspectives from Integrated Optics and Fibre Optics. Ramsden, J. J.; Yeh, Y.-P. // Medical Device Technology;Feb2005, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p30
The article discusses integrated optics technology and how it can be used with particular reference to in vitro diagnostics and endoscopy. Definition of in integrated optics; Techniques in measuring the phase velocities; Analysis of waveguide sensing for clinical application.
- Sigmoidoscopy in Diagnosing Microscopic Colitis. Huffman, Grace Brooke // American Family Physician;10/1/2000, Vol. 62 Issue 7, p1643
Presents a study by C.A. Matteoni and others to determine if biopsies from the left colon could detect microscopic colitis, precluding the need for colonoscopy. Description of the study and its results; Conclusion that the results of the study support the concept that microscopic colitis...
- Esophagus. // Current Medical Literature: Gastroenterology;2004, Vol. 23 Issue 3, p58
Comments on the article "Dieulafoy's lesion of the esophagus correctly diagnosed and successfully treated by the endoscopic injection of N-butyl-2-cyanoarylate," by Yoshida T. Adachi and colleagues, published in the 2004 issue of the periodical "Endoscopy". Potential diagnosis when the bleeding...
- Duodenitis. Gregg, James A.; Garabedian, Mamigon // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Mar1974, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p177
Presents clinical information on duodenitis. Endoscopic examination of patients for duodenitis; Premedication administered to patients with duodenitis; Correlation between the roentgen findings and the visual degree of duodenitis.