Jessica Scruggs

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Since their introduction in the late 1980s, proton pump inhibitors (PPI) have demonstrated gastric acid suppression superior to that of histamine H2-receptor blockers. This class of drugs has improved the treatment of various acid-peptic disorders, including gastroesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer disease, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory(More)
Abdominal arteriovenous (A-V) fistulas may be spontaneous or secondary to trauma. The clinical manifestations of abdominal A-V fistulas are variable, but cutaneous findings are common and may be suggestive of the diagnosis. Cutaneous physical examination findings consistent with abdominal A-V fistula include lower extremity edema with cyanosis, pulsatile(More)
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