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Research & Reviews  201 results

CT features of toxic megacolon: A systematic review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2020.10.019
Radiography (London, England : 1995); Eghbali E, Akhavi Milani A et. al.

Nov 15th, 2020 - Toxic megacolon is a rare but life-threatening condition. Diagnosis is made when both systemic toxicity and an enlarged colon are present. We undertook a systematic review of the literature to provide a list of toxic megacolon findings on computed...

Early Colectomy Saves Lives in Toxic Megacolon Due to Clostridium difficile Infection.
https://doi.org/10.14423/SMJ.0000000000001118
Southern Medical Journal; Ahmed N, Kuo YH

Jul 2nd, 2020 - The purpose of the study was to evaluate whether early colectomy in patients who have toxic megacolon due to Clostridium difficile colitis reduces mortality. The study was performed using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality ...

Acetylcholinesterase staining for the pathological diagnosis of Hirschsprung's disease.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00595-020-02055-x
Surgery Today; Yoshimaru K, Yanagi Y et. al.

Jun 22nd, 2020 - Hirschsprung's disease (HD) is a congenital disease manifesting various degrees of functional bowel obstruction caused by the absence of enteric ganglion cells, which are usually absent in the colonic segment of the HD patient. Because the agangli...

Toxic Clostridioides (formerly Clostridium) difficile colitis: No longer a diarrhea ass...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.06.026
American Journal of Surgery; Nwachuku E, Shan Y et. al.

Jun 20th, 2020 - Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is traditionally taught to be an antibiotic associated diarrheal infection. This diagnosis is based on the presence of clinical symptoms (usually defined as more than 3 watery, loose or unformed stool withi...

The mechanisms and safety of probiotics against toxigenic clostridium difficile.
https://doi.org/10.1080/14787210.2020.1778464
Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy; Liu D, Zeng L et. al.

Jun 10th, 2020 - Toxigenic Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is the main cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and can induce pseudomembranous colitis and infrequent toxic megacolon, which are potentially fatal. The standard antibiotic therapy for C. difficil...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  223 results

CT features of toxic megacolon: A systematic review.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.radi.2020.10.019
Radiography (London, England : 1995); Eghbali E, Akhavi Milani A et. al.

Nov 15th, 2020 - Toxic megacolon is a rare but life-threatening condition. Diagnosis is made when both systemic toxicity and an enlarged colon are present. We undertook a systematic review of the literature to provide a list of toxic megacolon findings on computed...

Early Colectomy Saves Lives in Toxic Megacolon Due to Clostridium difficile Infection.
https://doi.org/10.14423/SMJ.0000000000001118
Southern Medical Journal; Ahmed N, Kuo YH

Jul 2nd, 2020 - The purpose of the study was to evaluate whether early colectomy in patients who have toxic megacolon due to Clostridium difficile colitis reduces mortality. The study was performed using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality ...

Acetylcholinesterase staining for the pathological diagnosis of Hirschsprung's disease.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00595-020-02055-x
Surgery Today; Yoshimaru K, Yanagi Y et. al.

Jun 22nd, 2020 - Hirschsprung's disease (HD) is a congenital disease manifesting various degrees of functional bowel obstruction caused by the absence of enteric ganglion cells, which are usually absent in the colonic segment of the HD patient. Because the agangli...

Toxic Clostridioides (formerly Clostridium) difficile colitis: No longer a diarrhea ass...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjsurg.2020.06.026
American Journal of Surgery; Nwachuku E, Shan Y et. al.

Jun 20th, 2020 - Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) is traditionally taught to be an antibiotic associated diarrheal infection. This diagnosis is based on the presence of clinical symptoms (usually defined as more than 3 watery, loose or unformed stool withi...

The mechanisms and safety of probiotics against toxigenic clostridium difficile.
https://doi.org/10.1080/14787210.2020.1778464
Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy; Liu D, Zeng L et. al.

Jun 10th, 2020 - Toxigenic Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is the main cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and can induce pseudomembranous colitis and infrequent toxic megacolon, which are potentially fatal. The standard antibiotic therapy for C. difficil...

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News  25 results

IBD: When to operate and when to punt
https://www.mdedge.com/surgery/article/160476/general-surgery/ibd-when-operate-and-when-punt/page/0/2

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.

VIDEO: A better option for C. difficile toxic megacolon
https://www.mdedge.com/infectiousdisease/article/103661/infectious-diseases/video-better-option-c-difficile-toxic-megacolon
M. Alexander Otto

Oct 20th, 2015 - CHICAGO – Last-minute colectomy isn’t the way to go for Clostridium difficile–induced toxic megacolon; outcomes are better with a timely loop ileostomy and colonic lavage. University of Pittsburgh surgery professor Dr.

Tweet of the Week: Misplaced Vowel Causes Unwanted Bowel
https://www.medpagetoday.com/gastroenterology/generalgastroenterology/50344

Mar 6th, 2015 - Welcome to another edition of the MedPage Today Tweet of the Week! Every Friday, the editorial team highlights its favorite 140-character contribution from the healthcare twittersphere. This week's winner is ... Medpage Today's own Ivan Oransky. H...

5 Important Developments in C difficile Management
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/809238_3

Aug 25th, 2013 - Surgical Treatment for CDI A new surgical procedure for CDI has been developed: diverting loop ileostomy with colonic vancomycin lavage. The surgical experience with CDI has previously consisted of colectomy in patients who are critically ill, oft...

Fecal Transplantation for C difficile: A How-To Guide
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/779307_2

Feb 14th, 2013 - Patient Selection Guidelines Who is a candidate for FMT, and how do you get started? Slide 3. (Enlarge Slide) The AGA set some fairly strong guidelines about candidates for FMT. Appropriate candidates are patients who have relapsing CDI (a history...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →