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Research & Reviews  122 results

Computed tomography enterocolongraphy in assessment of degree of ulcerative colitis act...
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Ahmed EA, Abdelatty K et. al.

Jul 15th, 2021 - Inflammatory bowel diseases are gaining more interest in the past few years. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic disease that requires accurate follow-up for a good treatment plan. Colonoscopy alone cannot be efficient to detect disease extent an...

A Review of Clostridioides difficile Infection and Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea.
Gastroenterology Clinics of North America; Abad CLR, Safdar N

May 25th, 2021 - Antibiotic-associated diarrhea and Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) occur frequently among adults. The pathophysiology of CDI is related to disruption of normal gut flora and risk factors include hospitalization, use of antibiotic therapy,...

Communicating multiple tubular enteric duplication with toxic megacolon in an infant: A...
Medicine Jang E, Chung JH

May 6th, 2021 - Gastrointestinal tract duplication is a rare congenial anomaly which can be found anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract. While many patients are incidentally diagnosed during operation, in some cases it can present with severe gastrointestinal...

The prognostic value of toxin B and binary toxin in Clostridioides difficile infection.
Gut Microbes; López-Cárdenas S, Torres-Martos E et. al.

Mar 5th, 2021 - To study the association between detection of the Clostridioides difficile gene encoding the binary toxin (CDT) and direct detection of toxinB (TcdB) from feces with the appearance of serious disease, complications, or recurrence in a prospective ...

Clostridioides difficile exploits toxin-mediated inflammation to alter the host nutriti...
Nature Communications; Fletcher JR, Pike CM et. al.

Jan 21st, 2021 - Clostridioides difficile is a bacterial pathogen that causes a range of clinical disease from mild to moderate diarrhea, pseudomembranous colitis, and toxic megacolon. Typically, C. difficile infections (CDIs) occur after antibiotic treatment, whi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  8 results

Microbiota or Placebo After Antimicrobial Therapy for Recurrent C. Difficile at Home (MATCH)

Oct 31st, 2018 - Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is one of the most common nosocomial infections and is increasingly seen in non-hospitalized patients. Although more than 90% of patients have symptom resolution with a course of standard antimicrobial therapy...

Incidence and Economic Burden of Clostridium Difficile Infections (CDI) in the German Health Care System (IBIS)

Mar 15th, 2018 - Documentation of patient is performed by using the web-based survey platform www.ClinicalSurveys.net which was set up by researchers of the University Hospital of Cologne. This survey platform enables an optimal performance in epidemiological, obs...

Efficacy of Golimumab in Maintaining Deep Remission in UC Patients in Prolonged Remission With Infliximab

Aug 21st, 2017 - Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic idiopathic relapsing-remitting or continuously active inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) which almost exclusively affects the colonic mucosa. Acute severe flares of UC may lead onto potential lethal complications...

Abdominal SepsiS Study: Epidemiology of Etiology and Outcome

Jun 29th, 2017 - To investigate microbiology and/or drug resistance patterns related to: Geographical region, Source of IAI, Upper GI tract perforation (stomach & duodenum), Lower GI tract perforation (jejunum, ileum, colon, rectum), Primary peritonitis, Peritonea...

Genetic Mosaicism in Hirschsprung's Disease

Apr 7th, 2017 - Hirschsprung's disease is a complex genetic disorder. The etiology of this disease is not completely understood. It is characterized by the absence of ganglia (nerve cells) in de distal colon. This impairs bowel relaxation which can lead to bowel ...

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News  26 results

Fecal Transplant Transmits Fatal Drug-Resistant E coli Infection

Oct 31st, 2019 - Two patients who received fecal microbiota transplant (FMT) in clinical trials contracted extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing (ESBL) Escherichia coli bacteremia, and one of them died, according to a report published online October 5 in the ...

Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know Key Differences Between Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Jul 12th, 2018 - UC is a surgically curable disease. However, CD can involve any segment of the GI tract from the mouth to the anus; surgical resection is not curative, as recurrence is the norm. In addition, repeated need for surgery and bowel resection may resul...

FDA OKs New Topical Treatment for Excessive Underarm Sweating

Jun 29th, 2018 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved topical glycopyrronium (Qbrexza, Dermira) for the treatment of adults and children as young as age 9 years who have primary axillary hyperhidrosis. Qbrexza is a topical anticholinergic cloth a...

IBD: When to operate and when to punt

Mar 9th, 2018 - Emergencies require quicker decisions. In ulcerative colitis, emergency cases may include toxic megacolon, perforated colon, or obstruction from either a stricture or cancer, as well as bleeding in rare cases.

La FDA refuerza la advertencia de que el estreñimiento no tratado causado por el medicamento para tratar la esquizofrenia clozapina (Clozaril) puede provocar graves problemas intestinales

1-28-2020 Comunicación de la FDA sobre la seguridad de los medicamentos ¿Qué preocupación relativa a la seguridad está anunciando la FDA? La Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (Food and Drug Administration, FDA) está reforzando una adverte...

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Patient Education  2 results see all →