EDITOR'S QUIZ: GI SNAPSHOT...: Giant gastric ulcer: an endoscopic roller coaster
- Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome Associated with Persistently Normal Fasting Serum Gastrin Concentrations. Wolfe, M. Michael; Jain, Devendra K.; Edgerton, James R. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Aug85, Vol. 103 Issue 2, p215
Presents a medical case of a 63-year-old man with a 2-year history of upper gastrointestinal ulcers who was found to have the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Diagnosis on the patients; Treatment administered; Discussion on the results.
- Benign gastric ulceration with pernicious anaemia. Logan, R.F.; Gillon, J.; Logan, E.C.M. // British Medical Journal;2/3/1979, Vol. 1 Issue 6159, p308
Presents a case of a woman having benign gastric ulceration with pernicious anemia. Medical history of the woman; Diagnosis of the disease; Treatment of the disease.
- Gastric Ulcers at Endoscopy: Brush, Biopsy, or Both? Sadowski, Daniel C.; Rabeneck, Linda // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1997, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p608
Objectives: All gastric ulcers discovered at endoscopy are potentially malignant. Concurrent use of both histological biopsy and cytological brushing has been advocated as a means of increasing the diagnostic yield for neoplasia at the time of initial endoscopy. The purpose of this analysis was...
- Access to care, pain relief still problems for sickle cell patients. Holliman, Kathy // Hem/Onc Today;2/10/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p1
The article assesses the factors that make it difficult for sickle cell anemia patients to seek effective medical care and pain relief.
- Sickle cell crisis! MANAGING THE PAIN. Dorman, Karen // RN;Dec2005, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p33
This article focuses on managing the pain experienced by patients with sickle cell disease. Rest, rehydration, management of underlying infection and complications and administration of analgesics, are included in the standard treatment for pain associated with sickle cell disease. Opioids are...
- Sickle cell anaemia 2: management approaches of painful episodes. De, Diana // British Journal of Nursing;5/12/2005, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p484
The first of this two-part series (Vol 14(8): 447-50) highlighted how sickle cell disorders were the most common genetic disorder in the UK. It also described how recurrent sickle cell painful episodes led to many social restrictions on a sufferer's life. In the UK, painful episodes still remain...
- ACID SECRETION, RESPONSE TO OMEPRAZOLE, AND HELICOBACTER PYLORI STATUS. Treiber, G.; Klotz, U. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1997, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p555
Explains the results of a study on the relationship between acid secretion, antisecretory response to omeprazole and Helicobacter pylori (Hp)-induced infection in a group of 12 patients with duodenal ulcer. Follow up on the long-term effect of a cure of HP infection on the pharmacodynamic...
- Atypical Gastric Ulcer in an Elderly Cocaine User. Gaduputi, Vinaya; Tariq, Hassan; Ihimoyan, Ariyo // Case Reports in Gastrointestinal Medicine;2013, p1
Cocaine or Benzoylmethylecgonine is an alkaloid extracted from the leaves of the Erythroxylon plant, which can cause gastrointestinal ischemia from severe arterial vasoconstriction via stimulation of alpha-adrenergic receptors in the gastric and mesenteric arteries.We report this case of a...
- Giant Gastric Ulcer: Its Natural History and Outcome in the H2RA Era. Raju, G. S.; Bardhan, K. D.; Phil, D.; Royston, C.; Beresford, J. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec1999, Vol. 94 Issue 12, p3478
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this paper is to study the natural history and outcome of medical treatment of giant gastric ulcer in the histamine H2-receptor antagonist era. METHODS: All patients with gastric ulcer were prospectively followed. We assessed the special features (in particular, demography...