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Anatomic Problems of the Colon by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The colon, or large intestine, is part of the digestive system, which is a series of organs from the mouth to the anus. When the shape of the colon or the way it connects to other organs is abnormal, digestive problems result. Some of these anatomic problems can occur during embryonic development of the fetus in the womb and are known as co ... Read on »
The List of Celiac Problems is LONG… by Eileen Simpson Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Oct 2009 8:14pm It speaks for itself…this is why we confuse Doctors Here is the list of over 300 Signs, Symptoms, Associated Disorders and Complications directly or indirectly resulting from celiac disease. We were the first to present this information in our comprehensive book, “Recognizing Celiac Disease.” This list is now being ... Read on »
Focusing on Vision Through an Environmental Lens by Environmental Health Posted Wed 30 Nov 2005 9:00pm Focusing on Vision Through an Environmental Lens Formal Correction: This article has been formally corrected to address the following errors. Jump to ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
Where did all the good doctors go under ObamaCare? by jodigirl Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sat 25 Sep 2010 9:43am I grew up in Cary North Carolina with a family doctor (Benjamin Thompson, MD).  Dr. Thompson did everything from stitches to injections for strep throat.  Whenever we broke a bone, Dr. Thompson referred us to a specialist. When I was a sophomore in college and the stomach aches I had during my childhood turned out to be a birth defect as oppose ... Read on »
Volvulus by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Volvulus refers to the twisting of a portion of the intestine around itself or a stalk of mesentery tissue to cause an obstruction. Volvulus occurs most frequently in the colon, although the stomach and small bowel can also twist. The part of the digestive system above the volvulus continues to function and may swell as it fills with digest ... Read on »
Childhood Obesity Linked to Tonsillectomy Performed in Early Childhood by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Wed 15 Jul 2009 7:24pm Removing a child’s tonsils is one of the most common childhood surgeries, and it is a 2000-year-old surgical procedure.  A new study published in the journal Pediatrics links childhood obesity to tonsillectomies performed early in life.  Natural News reports: Analysis of the data showed that children whose tonsils had been removed (tonsill ... Read on »
A Case Of Cecal VolvulusCecal vo ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 14 Jun 2009 10:34pm A Case Of Cecal Volvulus Cecal volvulus is axial twisting that occurs involving the cecum, terminal ileum, and ascending colon. Rarely, it may take the form of upward and anterior folding of the ascending colon ("cecal bascule") 15 june 2009--The research team led by Prof. Hiroshi Suzuki from Toyama Hospital reported a case of caecal voluv ... Read on »
Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus – GDV (dog) by heru m. Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Jan 2011 11:57am Life-threatening, GDV is an emergency that requires immediate veterinary assistance for proper diagnosis and treatment. Also known as Bloat, or Torsion, GDV can quickly take the life of your dog. Commonly seen in deep-chested breeds (Basset Hounds, Doberman Pinschers, Great Danes, etc.), is caused by an intake of gasses that aren’t ... Read on »
Malpractice defense: Midgut Volvulus Following Gastric Bypass and Ventral Hernia Repairs by David W. Patient Expert Posted Tue 08 Mar 2011 5:48pm In addition to my consulting work and writing the Health Business Blog , I’m chairman of the board of Advanced Practice Strategies (APS), a medical risk management firm that provides litigation support for malpractice defense and an eLearning curriculum focused on enhancing patient safety. To learn more contact: Tim ... Read on »