Arvydas D. Vanagunas MD FACP FACG


Clostridium Difficile Colitis

Discusses C. difficile bacteria that cause swelling and irritation of the large intestine, or colon. Looks at how you may get Clostridium difficile colitis if you take antibiotics. Covers treatment with medicine such as metronidazole.

Clostridium Difficile Colitis

Clostridium difficile colitis (or C. difficile colitis) is inflammation of the large intestine (colon) caused by a certain type of bacteria ( Clostridium difficile ). It sometimes occurs after a hospital stay or antibiotic treatment. Symptoms (which can be mild or severe) include stomach cramps, diarrhea, nausea…

Clostridium Difficile Colitis

Discusses C. difficile bacteria that cause swelling and irritation of the large intestine, or colon. Looks at how you may get Clostridium difficile colitis if you take antibiotics. Covers treatment with medicine such as metronidazole.

Clostridium Difficile Colitis

Clostridium difficile colitis (or C. difficile colitis) is inflammation of the large intestine (colon) caused by a certain type of bacteria ( Clostridium difficile ). It sometimes occurs after a hospital stay or antibiotic treatment. Symptoms (which can be mild or severe) include stomach cramps, diarrhea, nausea…

Magnetic Resonance Cholangiogram

A magnetic resonance cholangiogram (MRC) is a test that can help doctors look for problems in the belly. The image is done from outside the body. No instruments are inserted in the body. Doctors can use MRC to find gallstones before surgery to remove the gallbladder (laparoscopic cholecystectomy). But the test is most…