Enteral Feeding Devices and Ostomies

Nov 20, 2017 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Enteral Feeding Devices and Ostomies

Fig. 45.1 Typical initial PEG/PRG tube with internal “bumper” and external “crossbar” When a G-tube is placed surgically, the type of initial tube can vary from a standard mushroom-type tube…

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Endoscopy and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Nov 20, 2017 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Endoscopy and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

High risk of bacteremia High risk of infection unrelated to bacteremia Low risk of infection Dilatation of esophageal stricture Endoscopic ultrasound with fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) Routine EGD, IC, or sigmoidoscopy…

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Surgical Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

Nov 20, 2017 by in GASTROENTEROLOGY Comments Off on Surgical Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

Urgent/emergent indications  Intractable bleeding  Unrelenting pain  Unremitting sepsis  Complications   Colonic perforation   Colonic stricture Elective indications  Refractory to or complications of medical management  Chronic malnutrition   Poor growth   Delayed sexual maturation  Steroid…

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