Citations with the tag: GASTROSCOPY
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- Which patients with GERD get Barrett's esophagus?
Pinkowish, Mary Desmond // Patient Care; 3/15/1997, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p195
Presents a summary of the article entitled `The Relationship Between Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and its Complications with Barrett's Esophagus,' featured in the 1997 issue of `American Journal of Gastroenterol,' by G.M. Eisen, R.S. Sandler and S. Murry et al. Description of the...
- Open access gastroscopy: Too much to swallow?
Kerrigan, D.D.; Brown, S.R.; Hutchinson, G.H. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 2/10/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6721, p374
Focuses on the proportion of endoscopic examinations with normal finding in patients referred for gastroscopy. Impact of open access gastroscopy; Effects of targeting the service to patients aged over 40; Growth on the number of requests generated by the open access service.
- Transmission of Infection by Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Bronchoscopy.
Spach, David H.; Silverstein, Fred E.; Stamm, Walter E. // Annals of Internal Medicine; 1/15/93, Vol. 118 Issue 2, p117
Examines the transmission of infections by flexible gastrointestinal endoscopy and bronchoscopy. Analysis of the transmission of specific microorganisms; Discussion on cleaning and disinfection guidelines and practices; Information on surveys and studies on infectious complications of...
- Gastric Secretion in Chronic Pancreatitis.
Kravetz, Robert E.; Spiro, Howard M. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Nov65, Vol. 63 Issue 5, p776
Investigates the incidence of peptic ulceration in association with inflammatory lesions of the pancreas. Correlation between age and gastric secretory; Results of gastroscopy and gastric biopsy; Presence of a gastric secretagouge.
- Through-the-Nose Gastroscopy.
Fregonese, Diego; Di Falco, Giuseppe // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Mar1991, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p381
Presents a letter to the editor regarding upper gastrointestinal endoscopy with a nasogastric approach using a pediatric endoscope.
- Bacterial endocarditis: a complication of gastroscopy.
Logan, R.F.; Hastings, J.G.M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 4/16/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6629, p1107
Focuses on complications caused by the use of fiberoptic gastroscopy to diagnose bacterial endocarditis. Recognition of perforation and hemorrhage as complications; Risk of bacterial endocarditis; Effect of mitral valve replacement on cusps.
- Time gated fluorescence spectroscopy in Barrett's oesophagus.
Ortner, M.-A. E. J.; Ebert, B.; Hein, E.; Zumbusch, K.; Nolte, D.; Sukowski, U.; Weber--Eibel, J.; Fleige, B.; Dietel, M.; Stolte, M.; Oberhuber, G.; Porschen, R.; Klump, B.; H�rtnagl, H.; Lochs, H.; Rinneberg, H. // Gut; Jan2003, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p28
Background and aims: Specialised intestinal metaplasia and its dysplastic transformation, which precedes cancer in Barrett's oesophagus cannot be differentiated in standard gastroscopy. The aim of this study was to investigate whether laser induced protoporphyrin IX fluorescence permits the...
- Who should perform endoscopic procedure?
Redondo-Cerezo, E.; Garcia-Cono, J. // Gut; Mar2004, Vol. 53 Issue 3, p469
Presents a letter to the editor in response to an article on upper gastrointestinal endoscopy performed by nurses, published in the 2003 issue of the journal "Gut."
- STAGING STRICTURED OESOPHAGEAL TUMOURS: HOW USEFUL IS THE OLYMPUS MH908 SLIM-PROBE?
Meenan, J.; Tsang, S.; Doig, L. // Gut; Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA111
Optimal EUS staging of oesophageal cancer is not possible in up to 30% of patients due to strictures preventing passage of the scope. Such incomplete studies may result in inappropriate management plans. Potential solutions to this problem include stricture dilatation, the use of high frequency...
- Service is efficient and effective.
Corbett, W. A.; Contractor, B.; Hungin, A. S.; Cann, P. A.; Bramble, M. G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 6/26/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6894, p1750
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article dealing with the value of open access gastroscopy.
- Response to Dr. Peterson.
Fry, W. A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jul1990, Vol. 85 Issue 7, p899
Presents a letter to the editor in response to an advertisement about the inclusion of CLOtest in diagnostic gastroscopy.
- Temporomandibular Joint Dislocation: An Unusual Complication of Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Lacy, P. D.; Lee, J. M.; O'Morain, C. A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Dec2000, Vol. 95 Issue 12, p3653
Presents a letter to the editor about a case of acute bilateral temperomandibular joint dislocation as a complication of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.
- ATL>Gastric polyps in pediatrics: an 18-year hospital-based analysis.
Attard, T.M.; Yardley, J.H.; Cuffari, C. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Feb2002, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p298
OBJECTIVE:Gastric polyps are recognized as either an incidental finding on routine gastroscopy or a frequent occurrence in patients with polyposis syndromes. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence, clinical presentation, and histological subclassification of gastric polyps...
- Adoption of a Sitting Position in Transnasal Gastroscopy: A New Approach.
Chaohui Yu; Zhe Shen; Chaonan Zhang; Ying Fang; Youming Li // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Mar2009, Vol. 104 Issue 3, p790
A letter to the editor concerning the technique of adopting a sitting position in transnasal gastroscopy is presented.
- Letters to the Editor.
Ward, Cheryl // J.GENCA; Apr2013, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p30
The article solicits for a donation of an Olympus GIF-XQ40 optical gastroscope from the members of the Gastroenterological Nurses College of Australia Inc. (GENCA).
- Modification of Controlled Radial Expansion Balloon Catheter to Fit Into Pentax Diagnostic Gastroscope.
Raju, Gottumukkala S.; Jones, Thomas F.; Hershberger, Judy A. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jun2000, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p1604
Presents a letter to the editor about modification of controlled radial expansion balloon catheter to fit into Pentax diagnostic gastroscope.
- Oesophageal perforation at fibreoptic gastroscopy.
Dawson, J.; Cockel, R. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 8/29/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6291, p583
Examines the factors associated with oesophageal perforation using fiberoptic gastroscopy in Great Britain. Perforation at diagnostic esophagogastroduodenoscopy; Association of therapeutic endoscopy with the incidence of perforation and palliative intubation; Effect of the presence of a tight...
Dawson, J.; Cockel, R. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p934
A definition of the term "gastroscopy," which refers to the examination of the upper gastrointestinal tract using a gastroscope, is presented.
- 'Fair warnings' for patients facing esophagoscopy and gastroscopy.
Stiklorius, Candace // RN; Jun82, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p64
Provides tips for nurses on preparing patients for esophagoscopy and gastroscopy. Description of endoscopes; Importance of patient cooperation in both medical procedures; Uses for the medical procedures.
- EKG zmeny pri endoskopick�ch v�konoch na hornej casti gastrointestin�lneho traktu.
Makovn�k, M.; Ga�par, L.; Hlin�t�kov�, S.; Luk�c, L.; Lietava, J.; Duk�t, A. // General Practitioner / Prakticky Lekar; Mar2012, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p145
Aim of the study: To compare Holter electrocardiography (ECG) record in patients during endoscopic procedure with the period in which patients carry out their usual activities and to evaluate the cardiovascular response to endoscopic procedure. Methods: Ambulatory 24-hour ECG monitoring by...
- Helicobacter heilmannii.
Williams, L.; Dew, M. J.; Murray, L. A. // Postgraduate Medical Journal; Apr2001, Vol. 77 Issue 906, p271
This article presents the case of a 48 year old man who was referred to the open access endoscopy service by his general practitioner. He gave a 12 month history of epigastric path and nausea and was receiving Gaviscon. He was an ex-smoker admitting to minimal alcohol intake. The gastroscopy was...
- Familial visceral myopathy with pseudo-obstruction, megaduodenum, Barrett's esophagus, and cardiac abnormalities.
Mungan, Zeynel; Akyuz, Filiz; Bugra, Zehra; Yonall, Oya; Ozturk, Sukru; Acar, Arif; Cevikba, Ugur // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Nov2003, Vol. 98 Issue 11, p2556
This report describes a new subgroup of familial visceral myopathy. Three patients from within this family were admitted to the hospital with pseudo-obstruction. Barium x-ray, abdominal plain film, esophageal manometry, colonoscopy, gastroscopy, and echocardiography were performed in all...
- Unsedated Endoscopy: Is it Feasible?
Aljebreen, Abdulrahman M. // Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology; Oct2010, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p243
The author explores the feasibility of unsedated endoscopic procedure. He mentions some side effects of sedatives. He explains the low prevalence of unsedated endoscopy. He cites a double-blind study conducted in Finland which examines the use of sedation in endoscopic procedures. He considers...
Aljebreen, Abdulrahman M. // Reactions Weekly; 2/5/2005, Issue 1037, p8
Discusses research being done on severe hemiplegic migraine attack precipitated by fentanyl sedation for esophagogastroscopy. Reference to a study by R. Gil-Gouvela et al., published in the December 28, 2004 issue of "Neurology"; Concomitant medication during her hospital admission; Findings of...
- Enoxaparin sodium.
Aljebreen, Abdulrahman M. // Reactions Weekly; 12/17/2011, Issue 1382, p19
The article describes the case of a 77-year-old man who presented with a 2-day history of a rash on both calves after receiving enoxaparin sodium in preparation for an elective gastroscopy.
- TOLERANCE ET ACCEPTABILITE DE LA GASTROSCOPIE CHEZ L'ADULTE EN COTE D'IVOIRE A PROPOS DE 300 CAS.
Soro, D.; Lohoues, kouacou M. J.; Ouattara, A.; Koné, S.; Kouassi, A. M.; Diakité, M.; Camara, B. M. // Mali Médical;
The purpose of this study was to report the real life experience of the oesophago- gastroduodenoscopy (FOGD) in order to check the truth of apprehension. This prospective study which involved 300 patients recruited at Cocody Teaching Hospital was carried out over a four- month-period. It...
- Symptoms, acid exposure and motility in patients with Barrett's esophagus.
Brandt, Michael G.; Darling, Gail E.; Miller, Linda // Canadian Journal of Surgery; Feb2004, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p47
Introduction: Barrett's esophagus, a syndrome in which the squamous mucosa that normally lines the distal esophagus is replaced with columnar epithelium, is found in a small percentage of patients presenting with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The columnar epithelium may be...
- Usefulness of Anti-Helicobacter pylori and Anti-CagA Antibodies in the Selection of Patients for Gastroscopy.
Heikkinen, Markku; Janatuinen, Esko; Mayo, Kathryn; M�graud, Francis; Julkunen, Risto; Pikkarainen, Pekka // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Dec1997, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p2225
Objectives: Screening of dyspeptic patients with serological tests for Helicobacter pylori before open-access gastroscopy has been suggested to be worthwhile. CagA-positive H. pylori strains may be associated with major pathology more often than CagA-negative strains. The...
- Endoscopy in the Diagnosis of Gastric Lymphoma and Sarcoma*.
Nelson, Robert S.; Lanza, Frank L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jul1968, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p37
Discusses a study on the use of gastroscopy in the diagnosis of gastric lymphoma and sarcoma. Significance of the improvement in gastroscopic instruments and means of gastroscopic photography; Information on the patients used as subjects of the study; Results of the gastroscopy and x-ray...
- Arrythmias and Ischemic Changes of the Heart Induced by Gastric Endoscopic Procedures.
Fujita, Rikiya; Kumura, Fusaji // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jul1975, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p44
Changes in the heart rate, blood pressure, ECG, occurring at the time of endoscopy of the stomach were studied in a group of 59 cases of cardiovascular disease and in a control group of 27 cases. With regard to arrythmias appearing at the time of endoscopy of the stomach, ventricular and atrial...
- Endoscopic, Histological and Ultrastructural Correlations in Chronic Gastritis.
Wye Pong Fung; Papadimitriou, John M.; Matz, Leonard R. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Mar1979, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p269
Thirty-three patients presenting with dyspepsia were examined with the Olympus Fiber-gastroscope. An endoseopic diagnosis was made in each case and multiple gastric biopsies were obtained for histological and ultrastructural assessment. The endoscopic, histological and ultrastructural findings...
- PNEUMOPERITONEUM AFTER GASTROSCOPY.
Stroup, Clayton K.; Pine, Donald K. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jan1958, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p39
Presents information on a case of pneumoperitoneum following gastroscopy. Situations which might favor a traumatic perforation; Symptoms that may develop during gastroscopy; Case description.
- BENIGN GASTRIC ULCER: EXPERIENCES WITH 400 CASES.
Palmer, Eddy D. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Jan1963, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p9
Presents information on several cases of benign gastric ulcer. Comparison between the diagnostic effectiveness of roentgenography and gastroscopy; Types of ulcer; Symptom patterns which led to discovery of gastric ulcer.
- THE USE OF CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE AS PREMEDICATION IN PATIENTS PRIOR TO GASTROSCOPY.
Berkowitz, Donald // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Nov1963, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p525
Intramuscular chlordiazepoxide has been utilized as a premedication in 35 patients prior to gastroseopic examination. In 80 per cent of the cases it provided excellent tranquilization and relaxation and enabled the procedure to be carried out with no difficulty. Four additional patients had less...
- Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease.
Jankowski, Janusz; Jones, Roger; Delaney, Brendan; Dent, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 10/26/2002, Vol. 325 Issue 7370, p944
Illustrates how to consult with a patient that has gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Issues to cover; Steps to take; Indications for a prompt gastroscopy.
- Gastric Diverticula: Congenital and Acquired.
Eras, Philip; Beranbaum, Samuel L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Feb1972, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p120
Gastric diverticula of the juxtacardiac region which have a smooth configuration and no evidence of infiltration or inflammation should be regarded as congenital in origin and treated as benign structures. Designation of true or false serves no useful purpose. Pouches resembling gastric...
- Diffuse--Type Gastric Cancer in a Young Adult Presenting with Neurological Symptoms and Liver Rupture.
Tretjak, Ziga; Cerar, Anton; Pompe-Kirn, Vera // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Aug1992, Vol. 87 Issue 8, p1043
A 27-yr-old man presented with neurological symptoms and subsequent painful liver enlargement. Cranial computerized tomographic scans and gastroseopy were negative. Ultrasound examination revealed nonhomogeneous echo pattern of the enlarged liver; a guided biopsy specimen suggested hepatoma. The...
- British Geriatrics Society.
Tretjak, Ziga; Cerar, Anton; Pompe-Kirn, Vera // Age & Ageing; Sep95 Supplement 2, Vol. 24, pP25
Presents an abstract of the study `Gastroscopy in the elderly endoscope size and oxygen desaturation,' by M.W. Copper, C.M. Davidson and C.A. Austin, presented during the spring meeting of the British Geriatrics Society on April 6 to 8, 1995.
- Integrating Patient Preferences in Clinical Trials: A Pilot Study of Acupuncture Versus Midazolam for Gastroscopy.
Melchart, Dieter; Steger, Hans-Gerhard; Linde, Klaus; Makarian, Karina; Hatahet, Ziad; Brenke, Rainer; Saller, Reinhard // Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine; Jun2002, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p265
Background and objectives: Patient preferences play an important role when choosing between different treatment options and may have an influence on outcome. We performed a study to investigate (1) to what extent patients make use of the offer to receive acupuncture as a pretreatment for...
- Clinical Effectiveness of an Anesthesiologist-Administered Intravenous Sedation Outside of the Main Operating Room for Pediatric Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Thailand.
Amornyotin, Somchai; Aanpreung, Prapun // International Journal of Pediatrics; 2010, p1
Objectives. To review our sedation practice and to evaluate the clinical effectiveness of an anesthesiologist-administered intravenous sedation outside of the main operating room for pediatric upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (UGIE) in Thailand. Subjects and Methods. We undertook a retrospective...
- Helicobacter pylori genotypes in the Greek population.
Sgouras, D.N.; Giannaki, M.; Georgopoulou, A.; Kalliaropoulos, A.; Natsios, A.; Panagiotou, I.; Roma, E.; Michopoulos, S.; Kallergi, K.; Pangali, A.; Mentis, A.F. // Gut; Sep2002 Supplement 2, Vol. 51, pA18
Aim: To genotype in terms of cagA and vacA status, H. pylori clinical strains, isolated from children and adults in the Greek population. Materials and Methods: 45 clinical strains from children and 56 from adult patients were isolated from gastric biopsies following gastroscopy. The presence of...
- Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with duodenogastric reflux.
Gunay, A.; Sen, A. // Gut; Sep2002 Supplement 2, Vol. 51, pA45
Objectives: Helicobacter pylori (Hp) and duodenogastric reflux (DGR) are both associated with chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer and gastric cancer. The nature of their interrelationship remains unclear. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of Hp infection in DGR. Methods: We...
- The dependence between masticatory deficiency and Helicobacter pylori infection.
Dlugosz, J.W.; Sierpinska, T.; Laszewicz, W.; Kemona, A.; Golebiewska, M. // Gut; Sep2002 Supplement 2, Vol. 51, pA80
The impairment of masticatory efficiency (ME) could be a risk factor for H. pylori infection. The incidence and density of infection in edentulous patients (pts) is unknown. Aim: To evaluate H. pylori status in pts with different ME degree. Methods: In 40 dyspeptic pts with impaired ME (F/M =...
- ONE STOP INVESTIGATION OF IRON DEFICIENCY ANAEMIA. THE WAY AHEAD?
Beale, R.; Pinder, R.; Hall, A.; Rogers, M. // Gut; Apr2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 52, pA34
Adults with iron deficiency anaemia require Gl tract investigation. Traditionally gastroscopy (FOG) and barium enema (DCBE) are used, with colonoscopy (FOC) if DCBE is normal. Primary FOC is not used because caecal intubation rates may be as Iow as 57% and it is costly. We investigate iron...
- GPs use gastroscopy appropriately.
Zermansky, Arnold // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 6/26/93, Vol. 306 Issue 6894, p1750
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article about the use of gastroscopy by general practitioners.
- The Endoscopy Corner.
Waye, Jerome D. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Apr1976, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p360
Presents clinical information on the evaluation of ileostomy dysfunction. Use of fiberoptic endoscope in the identification of ileostomy dysfunction; Development of complications in patients with ileostomies; Reminder on the insertion of fiberoptic gastroscope into a stoma.
- CINEGASTROSCOPY II. External Source of Light for Color Cinematography Through the Gastroscope.
Colcher, Henry; Katz, George M. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; May1961, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p518
Analyzes some of the problems, solutions, and potentialities of cinegastroscopy. Information on cineradiography; Light source and its coupling to the fiberglass bundle; Modification of the method of cinegastroscopy with external light source and flexible light carrier.
- Splenic decapsulation after gastroscopy.
Fuchs, Ismael; Schrittwieser, Rudolf; Tauss, Josef; Kovar, Florian M. // Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift; Apr2012, Vol. 124 Issue 7/8, p282
Sanguineous splenic complications in elective treatment procedures remain a potentially life-threatening complication in patients of all age groups. In this case, the patient, as per her past medical history, underwent a laparoscopic appendectomy when she was admitted to the clinic. One of the...
- Impact of cumulative time on the clinical outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection in gastric neoplasm.
Lim, Sun; Park, Jun; Lee, Hyuk; Shin, Sung; Lee, Sang; Lee, Yong // Surgical Endoscopy; Apr2013, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p1397
Background: Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) can be technically demanding and requires great attention to detail and prolonged concentration. We assumed that clinical outcomes of ESDs may be affected by cumulative time, and we aimed to compare complete resection rates and adverse events...
- USE OF SILICONE ANTIFOAM IN GASTROSCOPY.
Garry, Mark W. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Dec1956, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p733
Evaluates the method of using silicone antifoam in gastroscopic procedure. Details on the occurrence of bubble formation or frothy secretions in the stomach during gastroscopic examination; Total number of patients showing some degree of bubbling; Benefits of gastroscopy.