GASTROENTEROLOGY

Hydrogen Breath Tests for Diagnosis of Carbohydrate Malabsorption and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth

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Hydrogen Breath Tests for Diagnosis of Carbohydrate Malabsorption and Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth Allen A. Lee, MD Jason R. Baker, PhD Hydrogen breath tests (HBTs) are common, noninvasive, but indirect…

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Anorectal Manometry and Biofeedback

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Anorectal Manometry and Biofeedback Jason R. Baker, PhD Anorectal manometry is a test of anorectal function that can provide useful information about disorders that affect defecation and continence. There are…

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Ambulatory 24-Hour Esophageal pH Monitoring

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Ambulatory 24-Hour Esophageal pH Monitoring Jason R. Baker, PhD Ambulatory 24-hour esophageal pH monitoring is a study in which continuous esophageal intraluminal pH measurement allows the detection of changes in…

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Esophageal Manometry

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Esophageal Manometry Joseph R. Triggs, MD, PhD John E. Pandolfino, MD, MSCI High-resolution esophageal manometry (HREM) and subsequent interpretation using the Chicago Classification (CC) is the gold standard for the…

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Percutaneous Liver Biopsy

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Percutaneous Liver Biopsy Shreya Sengupta, MD Liver biopsy has a central role in the evaluation of patients with suspected liver disease and can assess the nature and severity of disease….

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Gastric Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy

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Gastric Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy Maen Masadeh, MD Rami El Abiad, MD Mouen A. Khashab, MD Gastroparetic patients present with a wide variety of symptoms that include nausea, vomiting, early satiety,…

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Abdominal Paracentesis

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Abdominal Paracentesis Shreya Sengupta, MD Abdominal paracentesis with appropriate ascitic fluid analysis is one of the most rapid and cost-effective methods of diagnosing the cause of ascites.1 Paracentesis is safely…

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Colon Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

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Colon Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Sergey V. Kantsevoy, MD, PhD Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) was developed in Japan for en bloc removal of gastric cancer and precancerous lesions located in the…

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