gastroenterology gastroenterology

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of medicine that studies the gastrointestinal tract and its diseases

Usage(s):

  1. Lukash is a specialist in gastroenterology and internal medicine who had been serving as assistant physician to former President Nixon.
  2. Sherwin Nuland is a celebrity doctor; he was a surgeon for 30 years, teaches surgery and gastroenterology at Yale and is author of How We Die, which won a National Book Award.
  3. In 1981, he found someone who would listen in Marshall, a brash young gastroenterology resident born in the bush to a boilermaker and a nurse.

News

  1. Liz Ashabranner receives certification

    Mary Elizebeth Ashabranner, CGCS of Manila, recently passed the national certification examination for Certified Gastroenterology Coding Specialist administered by the Professional Association of Healthcare Coding Specialists.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Northeast Arkansas Town Crier

  2. Boston Children's Hospital Ranks #1 in 7 of the 10 Specialties by U.S. News & World Report

    BOSTON, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boston Children's Hospital ranks first in more specialties than any other pediatric hospital according to the U.S. News & World Report's 2013-14 Best Children's Hospitals report. Boston Children's ranks first in Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  3. Screening at-risk adolescents for celiac disease proves cost-effective

    ( American Gastroenterological Association ) The current standard practice of screening adolescents who are either symptomatic or at high-risk for celiac disease proves to be more cost-effective than universal screening. Additionally, the strategy is successful in preventing bone loss and fractures in celiac patients, according to a new study in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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Quotes

  1. "We've made significant progress since we first announced our strategic master plan, opening a 1,500-space parking garage and completing a new four-story expansion housing the Surgery Center, the Gastroenterology Center and Clinical Psychology along...
    on Jan 12, 2010 By: Les Wexner Source: Newswise (press release)

  2. "It was impossible to displace the dogma," Marshall explained to me in a jaunty, wide-ranging conversation several years ago. "Their agenda was to shut me up and get me out of gastroenterology and into general practice in the outback."
    on Oct 7, 2005 By: Barry Marshall Source: International Herald Tribune

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