Articles from Practical Gastroenterology (continued)


January   Metabolic Bone Disease in the Patient on Long Term Parenteral Nutrition

February Nutritonal Management of the Infant with Necrotizing Enterocolitis

March  Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy in the ALS Patient: Risk vs. Benefit

April  Nutrients and Constipation: Cause or Cure?

May   Select Micronutrient Issues in Gastric Bypass Patients

June   Management of Hyperemesis Gravidarum with Enteral Nutrition

July   The Role of Food and Dietary Intervention in Irritable Bowel Syndrome

August   Opiod Analgesics and the Gastrointestinal Tract

September   Water Intoxication–Considerations for Patients, Athletes and Physicians

October  Checking Gastric Residual Volumes: A Practice in Search of a Science?

November  Growth Hormone, Glutamine and Glucagon-like Peptide 2 in Short Bowel Syndrome

December   Nutritional Consequences of Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth



January   Stents for the Gastrointestinal Tract and Nutritional Implications

February   Diverticular Disease: Evidence for Dietary Intervention?

March  Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders

April  Prevention of Aspiration Pneumonia in the Enterally Fed Critically Ill Ventilated Patient

May   Bottled Water Myths: Separating Fact from Fiction

June  The BRAT Diet for Acute Diarrhea in Children: Should it be Used?

July  Intravenous Fluids: More Than Just Fill ‘Er Up

August  Clinical Ramifications of Malabsorption of Fructose and Other Short-Chain Carbohydrates

September  Parenteral Nutrition in Pancreatitis is Passe: But Are We Ready for Gastric Feeding? Part I

October  Parenteral Nutrition in Pancreatitis is Passe: But Are We Ready for Gastric Feeding? Part II

November  The Gourmet Colon Prep

December   The Hidden Images of Eating Disorders



February  Dumping Syndrome

March  Vitamin D Deficiency in Gastrointestinal Disease

April   Nutrition Concerns of the Patient with Primary Biliary Cirrhosis or Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

May   Immunonutrition – Fact, Fancy or Folly?

June  The Ketogenic and Atkins Diets: Recipes for Seizure Control

July   The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Parenteral Nutrition Management for Adult Patients

August  An Overview of Expanded Newborn Screening for Inborn Errors of Metabolism

September Gastric versus Jejunal Feeding: Evidence or Emotion?

Also:  The Gluten Free Diet: An Update for Health Professionals

October   Serum Proteins as Markers of Nutrition: What Are We Treating?

November Post PEG Feeding: Why Wait?

December   Liver Dysfunction Associated with Parenteral Nutrition: What Are the Options?



January  Much Ado About Refeeding

February  Management of PN-Induced Cholestasis

March  Trace Element Monitoring and Therapy for Adult patients Receiving Long-term Total Parenteral Nutrition

April  Nutrition Support of Blood or Marrow Transplant Recipients: How Much Do We Really Know?

May  Nutrition Issues in Cystic Fibrosis

June  Enteral Formula Selection: A Review of Selected Product Categories

July   To PEG or Not to PEG?

To PEG or Not to PEG? Another Perspective

August   Nutrition Intervention for the Patient with Gastroparesis: An Update

September  The Clinician’s Guide to Short Bowel Syndrome

October  HaveYou Passed Gas Yet? Time for a New Approach to Feeding Patients Postoperatively

November  Ostomies and Fistulas: A Collaborative Approach

December  Elemental and Semi-Elemental Formulas: Are They Superior to Polymeric Formulas?



January  Bezoars: From Mystical Charms to Medical and Nutritional Management

February  Bariatric Surgery: Nutritional Concerns on the Weigh Down

March   Nutrition in the Chemoprevention of Gastrointestinal Cancer: Where We Are in the New Millenium

April   Going Gluten-Free: A Primer for Clinicians   **See September 2006 updated version**

May  When Chyle Leaks: Nutrition Management Options

June  Post-Gastrectomy: Managing the Fall-Out

July  Drug-Nutrient Considerations in Patients Receiving Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

September  Nutrition in Renal Failure: Myths and Management

October   Oral Rehydration Solution: A Low-Tech Often Neglected Therapy

November  Prevention and Management of Complications of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy



January  Introduction to a New Series

Also:  Nutrition Support in Pancreatitis: Beyond Parenteral Nutrition

February  Lactose Intolerance: Considerations for the Clinician

March   Nutrition Intervention in the Patient with Gastroparesis**see updated version August 2005**

April  Aspiration Risk and Enteral Feeding: A Clinical Approach**see updated version April 2007**

May   Nutritional Considerations in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

June  Nutrition for Patients with Hepatic Failure

July   Uninvited Guests: The Impact of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth on Nutritional Status

August  Nutritional Assessment: Current Concepts and Guidelines for the Busy Physician

September  Enteral Nutrition: Dispelling Myths

October  Navitgating Home Care: Enteral Nutrition–Part I

November  Navigating Home Care: Parenteral Nutrition–Part II

December  Nutritional Management of Pediatric Short Bowel Syndrome