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Research & Reviews  207 results

A Review of Clostridioides difficile Infection and Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gtc.2021.02.010
Gastroenterology Clinics of North America; Abad CLR, Safdar N

May 24th, 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...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8104209
Medicine Jang E, Chung JH

May 5th, 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...

Clostridioides difficile exploits toxin-mediated inflammation to alter the host nutriti...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7815924
Nature Communications; Fletcher JR, Pike CM et. al.

Jan 20th, 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...

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 3rd, 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 ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  231 results

A Review of Clostridioides difficile Infection and Antibiotic-Associated Diarrhea.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gtc.2021.02.010
Gastroenterology Clinics of North America; Abad CLR, Safdar N

May 24th, 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...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8104209
Medicine Jang E, Chung JH

May 5th, 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...

Clostridioides difficile exploits toxin-mediated inflammation to alter the host nutriti...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7815924
Nature Communications; Fletcher JR, Pike CM et. al.

Jan 20th, 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...

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 3rd, 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 ...

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News  27 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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