Welcome to G.I. 101, a series of podcasts produced in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada. In this podcast series, we will be addressing common clinical problems that arise from the gastrointestinal tract. These podcasts are intended for medical students, medical residents and subspecialty gastroenterology fellows. We will be focusing in particular on problems related to gastrointestinal motility. We will also be discussing other common gastroint ...
In this episode, Dr. Lazarescu discusses the investigation of refractory GERD. 24 hr esophageal pH testing and 24 hr pH-Impedance testing are reviewed.
In this episode, Dr. Daniel Sadowski discusses the pathophysiology and treatment of chronic constipation induced by narcotic usage. New medications available for this problem are also reviewed.
In this episode, Dr. Dan Sadowski reviews the serotonin and dopamine systems and how they influence the enteric nervous system. Medications that bind to various serotonin and dopamine receptors in the gut are reviewed.
In this episode, Dr. Dan Sadowski reviews the enteric nervous system and how it governs gastrointestinal motility. The influence of serotonin, dopamine and endogenous opioid are discussed.
In this episode, Dr. Dan Sadowski presents a case of gastroesophageal reflux disease. GERD mechanisms are reviewed along with diagnostic and treatment issues.
In this episode, Dr. Dan Sadowski describes a case of a young man with significant symptoms shortly after eating. The pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of dumping syndrome are reviewed.
In this episode, Dr. Dan Sadowski presents a case of dysphagia. A clinical approach to diagnosis and management is outlined.
In this episode, Dr. Adriana Lazarescu outlines an approach to the therapy of fecal incontinence.
In this episode, Dr. Adriana Lazarescu reviews the mechanisms of fecal incontinence and outlines a clnical approach.
The Chicago Classification of esophageal motility disorders is described.
The Chicago Classification of Esophageal Motility Disorders is described.
In this episode, Dr. Sadowski reviews the principles of esophageal manometry. Indications and contraindications are discussed. Some examples of motility disorders seen with esophageal manometry are presented.
In this episode Dr. Lazarescu reviews the three types of achalasia according to the Chicago Classification. Appropriate treatment for each type is discussed including Botox injection, Heller myotomy and endoscopic balloon dilatation.
In this episode, Dr. Lazarescu discusses normal and abnormal swallowing mechanisms using achalasia as an example.
In this episode the management options for the most common types of constipation are discussed.
In this episode, Dr. Sadowski discusses the case of a young woman with constipation.
In this episode, Dr. Sadowski discusses the case of a young man with episodic nausea and vomiting. A clinical approach to nausea and vomiting is presented.
In this episode, Drs. Adriana Lazarescu and Daniel Sadowski briefly describe the upcoming GI 101 podcast series.