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Research & Reviews  134 results

Intestinal Anastomosis
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1892319-overview

May 5th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Intestinal anastomosis is a surgical procedure performed to establish communication between two formerly distant portions of the intestine. This procedure restores intestinal continuity after removal of a pathologic condition a...

Intestinal Anastomosis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1892319-print

May 5th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Intestinal anastomosis is a surgical procedure performed to establish communication between two formerly distant portions of the intestine. This procedure restores intestinal continuity after removal of a pathologic condition a...

Retrospective, Uncontrolled Cohort Study on the Therapy of Chronic Megalon
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04340856

Apr 27th, 2022 - Megacolon may be defined as dilatation of the abdominal colon with a minimum of 9 cm in diameter and the absence of mechanical obstruction. Chronic megacolon in adults is an acquired uncommon condition that generally is associated with constipatio...

Robotic pyelolithotomy in a solitary pelvic kidney complicated with fulminant Clostridi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8951711
Journal of Medical Case Reports; Kerr PS, Nguyen NT et. al.

Mar 26th, 2022 - Robotic-assisted surgeries have gradually become the standard of care for many procedures, especially in the field of urology. Despite the widespread use of robotic assistance in surgeries, data on its postoperative complications are extremely lim...

Acute Responses to Infectious and Inflammatory Disorders of the Gastrointestinal System.
https://doi.org/10.4037/aacnacc2022486
AACN Advanced Critical Care; Fitzpatrick ER

Mar 9th, 2022 - Infectious and inflammatory disorders of the gastrointestinal system are life-threatening and occur frequently in hospitalized adults. Inflammatory and inflammation-related diseases of the gastrointestinal tract seen in the acutely and critically ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  7 results

Retrospective, Uncontrolled Cohort Study on the Therapy of Chronic Megalon
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04340856

Apr 27th, 2022 - Megacolon may be defined as dilatation of the abdominal colon with a minimum of 9 cm in diameter and the absence of mechanical obstruction. Chronic megacolon in adults is an acquired uncommon condition that generally is associated with constipatio...

Optimal Treatment for Recurrent Clostridium Difficile
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02667418

Jan 5th, 2022 - Abstract Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of healthcare-associated infectious diarrhea among adults in industrialized countries. In addition to diarrhea, C. difficile infection (CDI) may also result in serious complications such as s...

Efficacy of Golimumab in Maintaining Deep Remission in UC Patients in Prolonged Remission With Infliximab
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT02868398

May 11th, 2020 - 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...

Genetic Mosaicism in Hirschsprung's Disease
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01927809

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 ...

Aquanet Bowel Cleansing Device Versus Oral Sodium Picosulfate for Pre-endoscopy Bowel Preparation
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03074448

Mar 8th, 2017 - The study will compare the quality of pre-endoscopic bowel preparation using a bowel-cleansing device with oral Sodium picosulfate solution. The study will be described in accordance with the STROBE (Strengthening the Reporting of Observational st...

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News  29 results

Aerosolized Hydrogen Peroxide System Cut Rate of C. Diff Infections
https://www.medpagetoday.com/hospitalbasedmedicine/infectioncontrol/97747

Mar 18th, 2022 - Use of a touchless whole-room aerosolized hydrogen peroxide (aHP) disinfection system led to a reduction in Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI) rates at an acute care facility, a retrospective study found. Over the first 5 years of the study,...

Ulcerative Colitis Clinical Practice Guidelines (ASCRS, 2021)
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/956159

Aug 9th, 2021 - Guidelines on the surgical management of ulcerative colitis (UC) were published in July 2021 by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons in the journal Diseases of the Colon & Rectum.[1] Strong recommendations are outlined below unless no...

Fecal Transplant Transmits Fatal Drug-Resistant E coli Infection
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/920649

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 ...

Fecal Transplant Transmits Fatal Drug-Resistant E coli Infection
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/920649

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 ...

Clozapine-induced GI hypomotility: From constipation to bowel obstruction
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/171154/schizophrenia-other-psychotic-disorders/clozapine-induced-gi-hypomotility
Andrew Cruz, MD, Oliver Freudenreich, MD

Aug 11th, 2018 - Patients who are treated with clozapine—a second-generation antipsychotic approved for treatment-resistant schizophrenia—require monitoring for serious adverse effects. Many of these adverse effects, such as agranulocytosis or seizures, are famili.

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Patient Education  2 results see all →