Medical Links

 

American College of Gastroenterology
Information for physicians and patients on a variety of gastrointestinal topics.

American Gastroenterological Association
Resource for patients and physicians. Information about digestive diseases, MEDLINE access, physician locator service, meeting information for physicians, practice guidelines, and more.

American Liver Foundation
Information for patients and physicians on a wide range of subjects concerning hepatitis and other diseases of the liver.

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
News for gastrointestinal endoscopists, case study of the month, meetings, publications.

Celiac Disease
A basic look into Celiac Disease.

Cirrhosis
Need-to-know information about Cirrhosis.

Clostridium Difficile
Patient information on clostridium Difficile.

Colonoscopy
What is a colonoscopy and how  does it work?

Constipation
Patient information on constipation and the typical causes.

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America
Comprehensive information on Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, plus an opportunity to ask physicians questions about inflammatory bowel diseases.

Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Pages

CT Colonography
What to expect with a computerized tomographic (CT) colonography.

Diverticulitis
Information including symptoms, tests and treatment options for this common health issue.

Dyspepsia
Known more commonly as indigestion, dyspepsia and can have any number of causes as well as symptoms to watch for that could indicate something more serious.

Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS)
What to expect with an EUS and how to prepare.

Eosinophilic esophagitis
Need-to-know information regarding Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and its treatment.

ERCP
Information on the ERCP procedure and how to prepare.

Food Allergy Vs. Food Intolerance
The differences between food allergies and food intolerances.

Free University of Brussels Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Home Page
Links to world-wide sources of gastroenterological information.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
A comprehensive look at Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.

GI Endoscopy Atlas
Excellent reference presented by the Department of Internal Medicine of the University of Iowa. Contains endoscopic and radiographic images. Includes endoscopic ultrasound.

Health A to Z
A consumer-oriented site with news updates, patient education, and the most comprehensive search engine in health and medicine.

Hemorrhoids
Symptoms, causes and at home or over the counter treatment for hemorrhoids.

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)
A comprehensive look at Hepatitis C Virus.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Information on the different types of IBD and the symptoms of each.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Patient information on IBS.

MedScape
The web’s “largest collection of freely-available, full-text, clinical articles”.

Patient Information Documents on Digestive Diseases
Information for patients from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, of the National Institute of Health.

What Is Barrett’s Esophagus?
A comprehensive look into Barrett’s Esophagus.