Endoscopy

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DOES EARLY ENDOSCOPY IMPROVE MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE NON-VARICEAL GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

Background: Initial management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) aims towards aggressive fluid resuscitation to maintain hemodynamic stability. Existing evidence regarding benefit of early endoscopy is unclear with some studies suggesting mortality benefits and some [...]

By | 2018-03-19T13:15:12+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Consultative Medicine, Hospital Medicine 2018, Research|Comments Off on DOES EARLY ENDOSCOPY IMPROVE MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH ACUTE NON-VARICEAL GASTROINTESTINAL BLEEDING

ENDING ENDOSCOPY DELAY: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO REDUCE INPATIENT ENDOSCOPY DELAYS

Background: Endoscopies are commonly performed in the inpatient setting, and successful completion frequently requires close coordination among nurses, hospitalists, gastroenterologists, and anesthesiologists. Given the complexity of this multidisciplinary involvement, as well as variability in patient [...]

By | 2019-04-17T09:30:11+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Innovations, Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Quality Improvement, Winners|Comments Off on ENDING ENDOSCOPY DELAY: A MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO REDUCE INPATIENT ENDOSCOPY DELAYS

The Entire Stomach Turned Into an Immobile Sack: An Unusual Case of Crohn Disease

Case Presentation: A 19 year old African American male with no significant PMH presented with intractable nausea and vomiting after meals, and 65lb weight loss over 10 weeks. The emesis was bilious and non-bloody, associated [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Adult, Clinical Vignettes Abstracts|Comments Off on The Entire Stomach Turned Into an Immobile Sack: An Unusual Case of Crohn Disease