NFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE: A PRACTICAL APPROACHIntroduction to a New Series
NFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE: A PRACTICAL APPROACHAdherence Issues in the Patient with InflammatoryBowel Disease, Series #1
In this first article for the series on Inflammatory Bowel Disease
(IBD), Dr. Kane addresses the problem of patients who do not
take their medication as prescribed.
A SPECIAL ARTICLEObstructive Jaundice Secondary to Metastatic Cancer:A Review
The authors review the characteristics of the common primary tumors causing metastatic biliary obstruction.
NUTRITION ISSUES IN GASTROENTEROLOGY, SERIES #20Nutrition in Renal Failure: Myths and Management
"The course of malnutrition in renal failure is multifactorial, but gastrointestinal symptoms frequently contribute to decrease food intake," writes Mr. Krenitsky. Dietary management is essential for patients with chronic kidney disease and he anticipates increased interaction of gastroenterologists and patients who have kidney disease-treating underlying GI issues.
A CASE TO REMEMBER
Dysphagia may result from a variety of structural and functional
abnormalities. Presented is a case with two etiologies.
FELLOWS' CORNERA case for you to solve.
A case for you to solve.
A SPECIAL ARTICLEUpdate on Current Standards of Care in the Diagnosis andManagement of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)and Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH): DiagnosisPart I
Doctors Hookman and Barkin write that NAFLD may be the most
prevalent form of hepatic disease in the United States. Part I of
their paper deals with the histology, epidemiology and obese-related
spectrum of NAFLD/NASH. Part II will cover the medical therapy
and will appear in the October issue of Practical Gastroenterology.
A SPECIAL ARTICLEChanges in Information toAcute Liver Failure: Early Referral is the Key
Pediatric Acute Liver Failure Study Group Sites by State