Category Archives: Medical Literature

BREAST CANCER 2014 – CHOICES FOR PATIENTS

7/27/14 ROBERT WAYNE, M.D., F.A.C.S. 2055 EXCHANGE STREET, STE. 190 ASTORIA, OR 97103 (503)325-9597 BREAST CANCER 2014 – CHOICES FOR PATIENTS BY: ROBERT WAYNE, M.D., F.A.C.S. In the past ten years there has been a major change in the way … Continue reading

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UPPER END CHOOSE WISE

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Patient Drug Education for Nitroglycerin Ointment

Patient Drug Education for Nitroglycerin Ointment Robert Wayne, MD FACS Nitroglycerin ointment (NTG) is used to help heal anal fissures. The ointment relaxes the smooth muscle around the anus and promotes blood flow which helps heal the fissure (tear). The … Continue reading

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TREATING HEARTBURN AND GERD

Treating heartburn and GERD Use Nexium, Prilosec, and related drugs carefully If you have heartburn, or a feeling of burning pain in your upper abdomen or lower chest, you might be tempted to try a powerful drug such as Nexium, … Continue reading

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COLITIS (IRRITATION OF THE COLON)

COLITIS (IRRITATION OF THE COLON) BY ROBERT WAYNE, M.D., F.A.C.S. COLITIS IS AN IRRITATION OF THE COLON. WHENEVER ANY PORTION OF THE INTESTINAL TRACT BECOMES IRRITATED, DOCTORS DESCRIBE IT AS AN “ITIS”. THUS THE TERMS GASTRITIS FOR IRRITATION OF THE … Continue reading

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HARD TO SPOT ON COLONSCOPY

 Hard to Spot on Colonoscopy NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Jun 28 – Serrated lesions of the colorectum, once thought benign, may in fact give rise to a third of all colorectal cancers — but they are more difficult to detect … Continue reading

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New Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of GERD 2013

New Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of GERD 2013 By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Mar 13 – The American College of Gastroenterology has published new guidelines for diagnosing and managing gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Many of the … Continue reading

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MY MEDICAL CHOICE BY ANGELINA JOLIE

My Medical Choice By Angelina Jolie  LOS ANGELES MY MOTHER fought cancer for almost a decade and died at 56. She held out long enough to meet the first of her grandchildren and to hold them in her arms. But … Continue reading

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COLON CANCER SCREENING OVERVIEW

Patient information: Colon and rectal cancer screening (Beyond the Basics) COLON CANCER SCREENING OVERVIEW Colorectal cancer is a cancer that develops in the large intestine [colon] or rectum. The primary goal of colon cancer screening is to prevent deaths from … Continue reading

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Dave Barry`s Colonoscopy Journal:

  I called my friend Andy Sable, a gastroenterologist, to make an appointment for a colonoscopy. A few days later, in his office, Andy showed me a color diagram of the colon, a lengthy organ that appears to go all over … Continue reading

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