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Clinical Update: Managing Women's Digestive Health


A supplement to Ob. Gyn. News.
This Clinical Update is supported by Braintree Laboratories, Inc.
The articles are based on interviews with the faculty.

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Topic Highlights

Rectal Anatomy Is a Key Factor in Constipation
Lawrence R. Schiller, MD, FACP, FACG
Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
Department of Gastroenterology
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, TX
Consultant: Braintree Laboratories, Inc. and Novartis Pharmaceuticals.

Focus Evaluation of Constipation on Two Causes: Medication and Function
Jack A. DiPalma, MD, FACP, FACG
Professor and Director
Division of Gastroenterology
University of South Alabama College of Medicine
Mobile, AL
Clinical Grants: Braintree Laboratories, Inc. He discusses the unlabeled use of Polyethylene Glycol 3350 for chronic constipation.

Ob/Gyn: The Year in Review

GI Disorders Often Present to Gynecologists First
Christine L. Frissora, MD, FACG, FACP
Faculty Member, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
The Weill Medical College of Cornell University
The New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, NY
Consultant: Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Vela Pharmaceuticals; Research Grants: Forest Laboratories.

Treat Constipation Before Gynecologic Surgery
Marie Fidela R. Paraiso, MD, FACOG
Director of Residency Education
Associate Fellowship Director, Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Staff, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Urological Institute
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Cleveland, OH
Member of the Braintree Advisory Board.

Scientific Posters: Selected Summaries

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