POSTS TAGGED AS gastrointestinal

G. I. Tract Acoustical Monitoring after Surgery

October 21, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Acoustical GI Biosensor
Gastrointestinal tract sounds may be a new vital sign.  Rumbling in the intestines may indicate post-operative ileus, irritable [MORE]

Ingestible Pill Reminder

October 23, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Edible Sensor
This story has been reported widely in the news, but here is how it works: “Once the ingestible [MORE]

Liver’s Role in Hypertension

March 8, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

For over a half century, physiologists have known that blood pressure is controlled by some mechanism outside the brain.  [MORE]

Making Good Bacteria Better

March 8, 2011 | | Posted in Newsletter

The GI tract is a persistent battleground between organisms that benefit or harm the human host.  The notion that [MORE]

Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)

Innovative Intersection of Endoscopy and Laparoscopy or Deadend?
What is NOTES?  Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) is vying to be [MORE]