J. Chris Eagon

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Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is performed with increasing frequency for the management of morbid obesity. Although LAGB is less invasive than other bariatric surgical procedures, it is associated with various complications that may lead to nonspecific abdominal symptoms several months or years after the procedure. Because complications of(More)
The aim was to measure the effect of gastric electrical stimulation on the frequency of canine antral pacesetter potentials (PPs), the strength of antral contractions, and the rate of gastric emptying while fasting, after feeding and with pentagastrin stimulation. Four conscious dogs with a stimulating electrode placed 10 cm proximal to the pylorus and(More)
The Large Scale Vocabulary Test (LSVT) was designed to evaluate how well the Metathesaurus plus planned additions to Meta covered the documentation needs of clinicians. Our consortium collected 10,538 clinical narratives from patient problem lists recorded at 65 Veterans Hospitals, internal medicine ambulatory care practices, diagnostic history and physical(More)
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