Tag: Pathology

What does ulcer mean?

What does ulcer mean?

What does ulcer mean? ulcer. Noun 1. (pathology) ; An open sore of the skin, eyes or mucous membrane, often caused by an initial abrasion and generally maintained by an inflammation and/or an infection. 2. (pathology) ; peptic ulcer 3. (figuratively) ; Anything that festers and corrupts like an open

Dumping Syndrome, Animation

Dumping Syndrome, Animation

Dumping syndrome is a very common complication following gastric and esophageal surgeries. Also known as rapid gastric emptying, dumping syndrome is a condition in which undigested food moves too quickly from the stomach to the small intestine. In other words, food gets “dumped” into the intestine before being properly digested.

Meet Internist Silvia Vilarinho, MD, PhD

Meet Internist Silvia Vilarinho, MD, PhD

– I really enjoy the combination between being a physician and having the privilege of also being a scientist, and if we make important progresses in the lab, that we could translate to the patients. Most of my focus right now is really to treat patients with liver disease. I