R. Meeks Strong

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Postpylorus delivery of enteral feeding is perceived by many experts to be safer than intragastric delivery. To test this assumption, patients with similar Glasgow Coma Scores were given identical enteral formulas continuously via a 10-French nasoenteric tube, placed into the stomach or beyond the second portion of the duodenum. Observations were made for(More)
The Automated Diagram Drafting (ADD) system is an off-line drafting system for generating schematic diagrams. The system has been operational at the Orlando Division of Martin Marietta for more than one year and has successfully demonstrated economical performance while producing documentation that meets military specification requirements. ADD has(More)
Gastrointestinal angiodysplasia (GIAD) are red flat arborized lesions that are found throughout the entire gastrointestinal tract. GIAD can vary in size and have a range of presentation from occult to life-threatening bleeding. The typical presentation is intermittent bleeding in the setting of iron deficiency anemia. Endoscopy is the primary means of(More)
The sensitivity of the guaiac-impregnated card, hemoccult II, for the detection of colorectal neoplasia was tested in 213 patients undergoing elective colonoscopy over a 10-month period. Contrary to statements in standard texts as to the high sensitivity of guaiac-impregnated cards for the detection of these tumors, our results demonstrate only a 52%(More)
This study compares pharmacokinetic parameters and colonic tissue concentrations of cyclosporine administered by olive-oil or water-retention enemas with conventional intravenous (i.v.) and oral dosing. Five medical students were enrolled in a prospective crossover study. All subjects received a single dose of cyclosporine on four separate occasions, once(More)