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2014-04-22 08:33:00

BETHESDA, Md., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rate of developing esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) nearly doubles in those who both smoke and drink compared to those who

2014-04-21 12:27:26

Mucosal Healing and Maintenance of Remission Have High Influence in Gastroenterologists' Prescribing Decision for UC, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass.,

2014-04-18 09:57:20

Colic affects about one in five infants in the United States annually and accounts for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months after birth.

2014-04-17 23:01:33

The Firm is actively evaluating Byetta lawsuit claims on behalf of diabetics who allegedly developed pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or thyroid cancer after taking the incretin mimetic.

2014-04-15 16:27:56

LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tanzeum(TM) (albiglutide) for injection, for subcutaneous

2014-04-14 12:33:08

ROCKVILLE, Md., April 14, 2014 Synthetic Biologics, Inc.

2014-04-12 23:00:25

Transparency Market Research Report Added "Inflammatory Bowel Disease Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends And Forecast, 2013 - 2019" to its database.

2014-04-11 23:22:57

Hemorrhoid No More Pdf penned by Jessica Wright is a newly updated book that teaches people how to reduce their hemorrhoids symptoms quickly.

2014-04-11 23:21:27

NaturesMagicGift.com releases a review of Hemorrhoid Miracle, a downloadable guide, which promises to provide an all-natural cure for hemorrhoids. Los Angeles,

2014-04-11 12:23:43

Elastic-Like Seal Rebounds around Stoma to Provide Clinically-Proven Skin Protection GREENSBORO, N.C., April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ConvaTec, a leading global medical products and


Latest Gastroenterology Reference Libraries

Duodenal Atresia
2013-07-19 15:38:56

Duodenal atresia is a congenital closure of the lumen of the duodenum, which is the first portion of the small intestine and is separated from the stomach by the pyloric sphincter. During fetal development, the duodenum develops from the posterior portion of the foregut and the anterior portion of the midgut. The liver and pancreas originate from the diverticulum arising from the ventral part of the duodenum, and the bile duct runs along the ventral free side of the duodenum. Rotation and...

Small Intestine
2013-03-04 15:13:09

The small intestine is the part of the digestive tract that follows the stomach and is followed by the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The small intestine is on average between 22 feet 6 inches and 24 feet 4 inches. It is composed of three distinct structural parts; the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum. The duodenum is the part of the intestine where most chemical breakdown happens; it is also the shortest part of the intestine. It starts at the duodenal bulb and stops...

Stomach
2013-03-04 14:34:35

The stomach is the hollow organ that helps along digestion after mastication (chewing). It is the next step after the esophagus and before the small intestines. Formation and Orientation The stomach is composed of four parts. The cardia is the first part of the stomach in the digestive tract. It is the part of the stomach that allows the food to empty from the esophagus. The most northern part of the stomach is the Fundus. This section is the part that creates the curved part of the...

Gastroscopy
2013-03-04 10:13:56

The esophagogastroduodenoscopy is a medical diagnostic procedure used in internal medicine to view the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract. This non-invasive procedure is used for many complaints and requires little to no time for recovery from the procedure. Reasons for the Procedure Patients present to their physician with physical complaints. For example, a patient may come into the office and say they have been feeling tired and forgetful. Through many tests and evaluations,...

Esophagus
2012-07-01 19:23:24

The Esophagus is an organ which consists of a muscular tube through which food passes from the pharynx to the stomach. During swallowing, food passes from the mouth through the pharynx into the esophagus and travels to the stomach via peristalsis -- a radially symmetrical contraction and relaxation of muscles that propagate in a wave downward. The word esophagus is derived from the Greek word oisophagos, meaning “entrance for eating.” In humans the esophagus is continuous with the...

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