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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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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).

  • gastroscopy.
    Ward, Cheryl // 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.

  • The impact of upper GI endoscopy referral volume on the diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease and its complications: a 1-year cross-sectional study in a referral area with 260,000 inhabitants.
    Mäntynen, Timo; Färkkilä, Martti; Kunnamo, Ilkka; Mecklin, Jukka-Pekka; Juhola, Matti; Voutilainen, Markku // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Oct2002, Vol. 97 Issue 10, p2524 

    OBJECTIVES:Less than half of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have endoscopic erosive esophagitis (endoscopy positive GERD). Symptomatic GERD and Barrett’s esophagus (BE), however, are risk factors for esophageal and gastric cardia adenocarcinomas. The aim of the...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Low-grade B-cell MALT lymphoma of the stomach.
    Tursi, A. // Surgical Endoscopy; Jun2005, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p864 

    Presents a letter to the editor about the role of gastroscopy in diagnosing patients with lymphoma.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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."

  • Enoxaparin sodium.
    Redondo-Cerezo, E.; Garcia-Cono, J. // 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.

  • 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.

  • Rates of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and gastro-oesophageal malignancy outcomes.
    Ford, Alexander C.; Glenn, Laura F.; Moayyedi, Paul // Gut; Apr2014, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p703 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Variation in gastroscopy rate in English general practice and outcome for oesophagogastric cancer: Retrospective analysis of hospital episode statistics" by M. Shawihdi and colleague in a 2014 issue.

  • Variation in referral practice and differential cancer outcome: a strong reason to reflect on whether current guidelines are fit for purpose or implemented effectively in primary care.
    Bodger, Keith; Shawihdi, Mustafa // Gut; Apr2014, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p703 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Rates of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and gastro-oesophageal malignancy outcomes" by A. C. Ford and colleague in a 2014 issue.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Fentanyl/midazolam.
    Soro, D.; Lohoues, kouacou M. J.; Ouattara, A.; Koné, S.; Kouassi, A. M.; Diakité, M.; Camara, B. 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...

  • '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.

  • Transnasal gastroscopy(T-EGD):the first preliminary experience in operative digestive endoscopy through trans-nasal route.
    Barberani, Fausto; Giovannone, Maurizio; Tosoni, Mauro; Gigliozzi, Alessandro; Boschetto, Sandro // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS283 

    An abstract of the article "Transnasal gastroscopy (T-EGD): The first preliminary experience in operative digestive endoscopy through trans-nasal route," by Fausto Barberani and colleagues is presented.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • British Geriatrics Society.
    Berkowitz, Donald // 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Intermittent treatment of duodenal ulcer with cimetidine.
    Dev Bardhan, Karna // British Medical Journal; 7/5/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6232, p20 

    Evaluates the intermittent treatment of duodenal ulcer with short courses of cimetidine. Administration of cimetidine as an alternative to maintenance treatment; Confirmation on the recurrence of the ulcer and subsequent healing through gastroscopy; Prevention on the recurrence of duodenal ulcer.

  • 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...

  • Familial dysautonomia: deep sedation and management in endoscopic procedures.
    Wengrower, Dov; Gozal, David; Goldin, Eran // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Oct2002, Vol. 97 Issue 10, p2550 

    OBJECTIVES:Familial dysautonomia is a rare genetic disorder that affects the development of the central nervous system, causing GI dysfunction. Because of an improved prognosis, elective surgical procedures are more common and present a unique problem to the anesthesiologist. All patients...

  • Dysphagia: a cost analysis of the diagnostic approach.
    Esfandyari, Tuba; Potter, Jon W.; Vaezi, Michael F. // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Nov2002, Vol. 97 Issue 11, p2733 

    OBJECTIVES:The initial diagnostic approach for dysphagia is controversial. The choices include barium swallow (BaS) versus esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). The aim of this study was to determine the clinical cost of establishing a diagnosis and treating dysphagia based on initial diagnostic...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Helicobacter pylori status and associated gastroscopic diagnoses in a tertiary hospital endoscopy population in Rwanda.
    Walker, Timothy D.; Karemera, Martin; Ngabonziza, Francois; Kyamanywa, Patrick // Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene; May2014, Vol. 108 Issue 5, p305 

    Background The study was undertaken to document the prevalence of Helicobacter pylori and endoscopic diagnoses in Rwandans presenting for gastroscopy. Methods We studied an endoscopic database containing 961 consecutive gastroscopy patients at the University Teaching Hospital, Butare, over 12...

  • Early Gastric Cancer in a United States Hospital.
    Goldstein, Franz; Kline, Tilde S.; Kline, Irwin K.; Thornton III, James J.; Abramson, John; Bell, Louis // American Journal of Gastroenterology; Nov1983, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p715 

    Early gastric cancer (EGC) confined to mucosa and submucosa, described by Japanese physicians over 20 years ago, yields about 90% 5-year postoperative survival. EGC has been increasingly reported from centers outside Japan, but rarely from the United States. Between 1976-1981, EGC was found in...

  • Emergency endoscopy cover: cost and benefits?
    Barkun, Alan N. // Gut; Aug2010, Vol. 59 Issue 8, p1012 

    The author comments on the study "Use of endoscopy for management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) in the UK: results of a nationwide audit," by Sarah A. Hearnshaw and colleagues, published within the issue. The national audit allegedly offers insightful information into the...

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