• If you suspect you may have a gastrointestinal tumor, or you've been recently diagnosed, don't wait another day to talk to one of our doctors. (aahs.org)
  • The 2008 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium took place Jan. 25-27 in Orlando, Fla., and addressed recent developments in the prevention, screening and treatment of cancers affecting the esophagus, stomach, liver, pancreas, small bowel, colon and rectum. (healthday.com)
  • THURSDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- In patients with advanced colorectal cancer, those with a normal form of the KRAS gene are significantly more likely to have a favorable response to the fully human monoclonal antibody panitumumab (Vectibix) than those with mutations of the KRAS gene, according to research presented this week at the 5th annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in Orlando, Fla. (healthday.com)
  • THURSDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- When patients are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, those who are uninsured or covered by Medicaid are significantly more likely to have advanced-stage disease than those covered by private insurance or Medicare, according to research presented this week at the 5th annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in Orlando, Fla. (healthday.com)
  • THURSDAY, Jan. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Colon cancer-specific antigen-2 (CCSA-2) may be an accurate biomarker of colorectal cancer, according to preliminary research presented this week at the 5th annual Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium in Orlando, Fla. (healthday.com)
  • The Division of General and Gastrointestinal Surgery comprises a comprehensive team of surgeons and staff, all focused on delivering high-quality patient care, contributing to innovations in medicine and educating medical students and postgraduate trainees. (osu.edu)
  • A combination of drugs and surgery can be very effective for treating most gastrointestinal cancers. (aahs.org)
  • Some GI conditions such as gastrointestinal cancer, bowel obstruction and chronic diverticulitis may require surgery. (henryford.com)
  • Until now it is the only clinically feasible, i.e. minimally invasive and bedside, technique for monitoring the adequacy of gastrointestinal (mucosal) perfusion in a wide variety of conditions such as (hemorrhagic) shock, sepsis, trauma, pancreatitis, cardiovascular and gastro-esophageal surgery. (eur.nl)
  • Measurement of gastrointestinal luminal to blood PCO2 by means of tonometry has been shown to provide exactly that information: the presence or absence of ischemia. (eur.nl)
  • The aim of our study was to examine whether infection with the gastrointestinal helminths Trichinella spiralis or Heligmosomoides polygyrus could inhibit the development of autoimmune diabetes in NOD mice and to analyze the mechanisms involved in protection and the role of Th2 responses. (nih.gov)
  • Gastrointestinal helminths of gaige's tropical night lizard, Lepidophyma gaigeae (Sauria: Xantusiidae) from Hidalgo, Mexico. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Please join this drop-in group for a supportive discussion and education regarding living with gastrointestinal (colorectal, gastric, liver, pancreas, cholangiocarcinoma, gallbladder and other GI related) cancer. (gildasclubchicago.org)
  • Gastric tonometry after food provocation has been used as diagnostic test for chronic gastrointestinal ischemia. (eur.nl)
  • In a pilot study by J.J. Kolkman, using physical exercise as an alternative provocative manoeuvre, gastric (saline) tonometry showed to be a promising test for the detection of symptomatic chronic gastrointestinal ischemia. (eur.nl)
  • Royal Canin Veterinary Diet Gastrointestinal Canine Dog Treats are a paw-some way to give your pup a tasty treat without straying from his gastrointestinal diet. (chewy.com)
  • Advances in Gastrointestinal Disease Treatments Conference aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Advances in Gastrointestinal Disease Treatments Conference. (waset.org)
  • It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Advances in Gastrointestinal Disease Treatments Conference. (waset.org)
  • The available data from randomised controlled trials do not suggest that glutamine supplementation has any important benefits for young infants with severe gastrointestinal disease. (cochrane.org)
  • Endogenous glutamine biosynthesis may be insufficient to meet the needs of people with severe gastrointestinal disease. (cochrane.org)
  • Results from studies using experimental animal models of gastrointestinal disease have suggested that glutamine supplementation improves clinical outcomes. (cochrane.org)
  • This review examines evidence on the effect of glutamine supplementation in young infants with severe gastrointestinal disease. (cochrane.org)
  • To assess the effect of supplemental glutamine on mortality and morbidity in young infants with severe gastrointestinal disease. (cochrane.org)
  • Randomised or quasi-randomised controlled trials that compared glutamine supplementation versus no glutamine supplementation in infants up to three months old (corrected for preterm birth if necessary) with severe gastrointestinal disease defined as a congenital or acquired gastrointestinal condition that is likely to necessitate providing parenteral nutrition for at least 24 hours. (cochrane.org)
  • Brown JVE, Moe-Byrne T, McGuire W. Glutamine supplementation for young infants with severe gastrointestinal disease. (cochrane.org)
  • The introduction of new sedative agents and a desire for improved patient care have encouraged the use of sedation for gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy over the last decade. (cun.es)
  • OBJECTIVES: I. Determine the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) for the combination chemotherapy regimen of oxaliplatin plus irinotecan when both drugs are given once a week for four weeks, followed by a two week rest, in patients with metastatic gastrointestinal cancer. (knowcancer.com)
  • To determine whether patients prescribed inhaled corticosteroids are at risk for adverse gastrointestinal effects. (nih.gov)
  • The frequency of adverse gastrointestinal events in the patients who used inhaled corticosteroids and albuterol was compared with that in the patients who used albuterol alone. (nih.gov)
  • Adverse gastrointestinal events were observed in 461 (6.4%) patients using inhaled corticosteroids and albuterol and in 302 (2.5%) patients using only albuterol. (nih.gov)
  • After controlling for potential confounders, patients who used inhaled corticosteroids and albuterol had an increased risk for adverse gastrointestinal events compared with patients who used only inhaled albuterol (hazard ratio [HR] 1.26, 95% confidence interval [CI] 1.02-1.56). (nih.gov)
  • Patients using inhaled corticosteroids appear to have a slight risk for adverse gastrointestinal events that is mitigated in patients who used a spacer device. (nih.gov)
  • This thesis investigates the role of gastrointestinal exercise tonometry as a functional diagnostic test in patients suspected of chronic gastrointestinal ischemia. (eur.nl)
  • Gastrointestinal and respiratory infections are important illnesses that affect U.S. school-aged children. (cdc.gov)
  • During 2010-2016, parents of children from low-income households were more likely to report recent childhood gastrointestinal and respiratory illnesses than were higher income parents. (cdc.gov)
  • Public health partners could expand prevention efforts to decrease transmission of gastrointestinal and respiratory illnesses, especially low-cost measures such as promoting hand hygiene education in schools. (cdc.gov)
  • In the 2 weeks preceding the survey, prevalences of gastrointestinal and respiratory illnesses were 5% and 13%, respectively. (cdc.gov)
  • Gastrointestinal nematode infections are prevalent worldwide and are potent inducers of T helper 2 responses with the capacity to modulate the immune response to heterologous antigens. (nih.gov)
  • Described in Nature Nanotechnology, the advancement could help doctors better identify, understand and treat gastrointestinal ailments. (theengineer.co.uk)
  • National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) data on school absenteeism and gastrointestinal illness in the United States during 2010-2016 were analyzed to identify associations among income, illness, and absenteeism. (cdc.gov)
  • Oroville, CA) - The Butte County Public Health Department has been using public health measures to stop a gastrointestinal illness (GI) outbreak in all monitored shelters. (buttecounty.net)