Non-variceal upper-gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB) refractory to therapeutic endoscopy is a challenging situation. The following details a novel use for the Sengstaken-Blakemore tube in a case of severe ulcerative esophagitis after failure of conventional medical and endoscopic treatment. A 77-year-old man with a history of peptic ulcer disease developed… (More)
Several studies on the ability of a subject to perceive position and movement of the mandible have been done. Through the use of a computer pantograph and statistical analysis, it was determined that subjects were unable to learn to reproduce a consistent functional jaw movement.