Sandeep Sekhon

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BACKGROUND Fatty liver is associated with obesity, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and the metabolic syndrome. The pathophysiology of fatty pancreas is poorly understood, but it may be closely related to fatty liver. OBJECTIVE The aim of our study was to determine the prevalence of fatty pancreas and risk factors associated with its development. DESIGN(More)
Physiologic stress associated with illness and hospitalization is known to result in gastrointestinal ulceration, especially among the critically ill. The complication of this stress-related mucosal disease could be prevented with appropriate application of pharmacologic prophylaxis. Vigilance by the nursing staff is required to properly detect and manage(More)
INTRODUCTION Constipation and diarrhea as a side effect of medications is a frequent occurrence. Constipation is the most common gastrointestinal complaint that leads to physician visits, diagnostic tests and medications for treatment (1,2). Medication induced diarrhea accounts for about 7% of all adverse drug effects and there are more than 700 drugs that(More)
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