No evidence to support routine drain use after gastrectomy

No convincing evidence to support routine drain use after gastrectomyAmplify’d from reference.medscape.comAbdominal drainage versus no drainage post gastrectomy for gastric cancer.Cochrane Database Syst Rev.  2011; (8):CD008788 (ISSN: 1469-493X)Wang Z; Chen J; Su K; Dong ZDepartment of Gastrointestinal Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital of Guangxi Medical University, No. 6 Shuang Yong Road, Nanning, Guangxi, China, 530021.BACKGROUND: Gastrectomy remains the primary therapeutic … Continue reading No evidence to support routine drain use after gastrectomy

Fructose Intolerance, Malabsorption a Common Culprit in Abdominal Pain

Fructose Intolerance, Malabsorption a Common Culprit in Abdominal PainAmplify’d from cme.medscape.com From MedscapeCME Clinical Briefs Fructose Intolerance, Malabsorption a Common Culprit in Pediatric Abdominal Pain CME News Author: Nancy A. Melville CME Author: Désirée Lie, MD, MSEd Authors and Disclosures CME Released: 10/29/2010; Valid for credit through 10/29/2011 Print This Email this Share Facebook Twitter … Continue reading Fructose Intolerance, Malabsorption a Common Culprit in Abdominal Pain

Sugar malabsorption and intolerance seem to be frequent in patients with abdominal bloating

Sugar malabsorption and intolerance seem to be frequent in patients with functional abdominal bloating and gas-related complaints. A malabsorbed sugar-free diet might be a long-term effective therapy in a high percentage of patients. Further controlled clinical trials are warranted.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govClin Nutr. 2006 Oct;25(5):824-31. Epub 2006 Jan 10.Sugar malabsorption in functional abdominal bloating: a pilot … Continue reading Sugar malabsorption and intolerance seem to be frequent in patients with abdominal bloating

High Calcium, High Protein Low Calorie Diet Effective

High Calcium, High Protein Low Calorie Diet Effective weight loss dietAmplify’d from http://www.medscape.comDLINE Abstract Printer-Friendly Email ThisDownload This processing....   [ Close Window ] Download This MEDLINE Bookends Endnote Papyrus Procite Refman Quickdoc  Format. View This Abstract Online Effect of a high-calcium energy-reduced diet on abdominal obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors in obese Brazilian subjects. … Continue reading High Calcium, High Protein Low Calorie Diet Effective