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Peptic Ulcer Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Peptic ulcer disease (gastric ulcer and duodenal ulcer) is a common health problem. Approximately 20 million Americans will suffer from an ulcer once in their lifetime. An ulcer is a break in the lining of the stomach or in the first part of the small intestine (the duodenum), a result of erosion caused by the stomach’s natural acids. ... Read on »
Ulcers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Gastric ulcers and duodenal are relatively frequent clinical entities. At the moment the most exactly method to detected the ulcers is videoendoscopy of the upper digestive tract. The doctor eases a gastroscope, a thin tube containing a tiny camera, through your mouth and down into your stomach to look at the st ... Read on »
Gastroparesis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:55pm Gastroparesis is the failure of the stomach to empty because of decreased gastric motility. It is also called delayed gastric emptying. Diabetes is the most common cause of gastroparesis. Gastroparesis can also occur after stomach surgery for other conditions. Gastroparesis is a weak stomach. It can be the cause of a number of abdominal comp ... Read on »
Gastroparesis - Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Methods by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm By : Juliet Cohen Gastroparesis is the failure of the stomach to empty because of decreased gastric motility. It is also called delayed gastric emptying. Diabetes is the most common cause of gastroparesis. Gastroparesis can also occur after stomach surgery for other conditions. Gastroparesis is a weak stomach. It can be the cause of a numbe ... Read on »
records check by Joan H. Patient Expert Posted Fri 11 Jan 2008 12:00am Yesterday I saw my ENT, today I saw my endo. Between those two appointments and a recorded message, I have a whole bunch of tests results, because my ENT had all my test results from my g/e doc, and kindly gave me copies. So, here's the rundown, chronologically. November 20: Gastric Emptying Study. This is where I had to e ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: chronic granulomatous disease by nih.gov Posted Wed 08 Aug 2012 11:51am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed August 2012 What is chronic granulomatous disease? Chronic granulomatous disease is a disorder tha ... Read on »
The Happy Hospitalist by Geoff Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Sep 2008 11:16am This is an update to an earlier post on the Happy Hospitalist -- we are working double time, putting the final touches on the next "WS3" release of the Wellsphere site ... filled with amazing new features and expanded health communities... stay tuned for an announcement very soon! Here is a recent posting I found interesting from the Happy Hos ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 2 Comments The Adjustable Gastric Band System Gastric Bypass Roux-en-Y reduces the capacity of the stomach by creating a small stomach pouch. The small space holds only one ounce of fluid. The procedure also constructs a tiny stomach outlet, which slows the sp ... Read on »
Probable Left Main coronary artery occlusion/obstruction, with STE in aVR, alternating BBB, and arrest by Stephen Smith Posted Sat 21 Nov 2009 10:02pm This 59 yo male had sudden chest and abdominal pain and dyspnea. He called 911. Paramedics found him in profound distress, stating "I can't breathe". He had this prehospital ECG recorded at 0953: There is sinus tach and a wide QRS, not quite 120 ms, with wide upright R-waves in lateral leads; this is consistent with incomplete Left Bundle Bra ... Read on »
Gastric Bypass by kimmie1980ca Posted Sat 02 Jan 2010 12:00am What Is Obesity? Obesity results from the excessive accumulation of fat that exceeds the body's skeletal and physical standards. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), an increase in 20 percent or more above your ideal body weight is the point at which excess weight becomes a health risk. Today 97 million Americans, more than o ... Read on »