J Deviere

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Country: Belgium

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  1. ncbi request reprint Successful management of benign biliary strictures with fully covered self-expanding metal stents
    Jacques Deviere
    Service de Gastro entérologie et d Hépato pancréatologie, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Hopital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    Gastroenterology 147:385-95. 2014
  2. pmc Putative contribution of CD56 positive cells in cetuximab treatment efficacy in first-line metastatic colorectal cancer patients
    Raphael Marechal
    Department of Gastroenterology, GI Cancer Unit, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Cancer 10:340. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Pancreatic stents
    Jacques Deviere
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology and Digestive Oncology, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 21:499-510, ix. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint [Gastroesophageal reflux: alternatives to medical treatment]
    J Deviere
    Département de Gastro Entérologie, d Hépato Pancréatologie et d Oncologie Digestive, Hopital Erasme, Bruxelles
    Rev Med Brux 29:373-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Transoral gastroplasty is safe, feasible, and induces significant weight loss in morbidly obese patients: results of the second human pilot study
    C Moreno
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatopancreatology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 40:406-13. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Intraductal optical coherence tomography during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for investigation of biliary strictures
    M Arvanitakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 41:696-701. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Interleukin 10 reduces the incidence of pancreatitis after therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    J Deviere
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Gastroenterology 120:498-505. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic histoacryl obliteration vs. propranolol in the prevention of esophagogastric variceal rebleeding: a randomized trial
    S Evrard
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 35:729-35. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Innovations
    M Arvanitakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 40:152-5. 2008
  10. pmc Hepatic expression of CCL2 in alcoholic liver disease is associated with disease severity and neutrophil infiltrates
    D Degré
    Laboratory of Experimental Gastroenterology Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology and Digestive Oncology, Erasme Hospital Department of Pathology, Erasme Hospital Université Libre de Bruxelles ULB, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Exp Immunol 169:302-10. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Successful management of benign biliary strictures with fully covered self-expanding metal stents
    Jacques Deviere
    Service de Gastro entérologie et d Hépato pancréatologie, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Hopital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium Electronic address
    Gastroenterology 147:385-95. 2014
    ..We performed a large prospective multinational study to study the ability to remove these stents after extended indwell and the frequency and durability of stricture resolution...
  2. pmc Putative contribution of CD56 positive cells in cetuximab treatment efficacy in first-line metastatic colorectal cancer patients
    Raphael Marechal
    Department of Gastroenterology, GI Cancer Unit, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    BMC Cancer 10:340. 2010
    ..Antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC) could be another possible mechanism of cetuximab antitumor effects and its specific contribution on the clinical activity of cetuximab is unknown...
  3. doi request reprint Pancreatic stents
    Jacques Deviere
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology and Digestive Oncology, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 21:499-510, ix. 2011
    ..This article reviews the major indication for pancreatic stent placement and focuses on the choice of stent, technique of implantation and followup...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Gastroesophageal reflux: alternatives to medical treatment]
    J Deviere
    Département de Gastro Entérologie, d Hépato Pancréatologie et d Oncologie Digestive, Hopital Erasme, Bruxelles
    Rev Med Brux 29:373-8. 2008
    ..Interestingly, the group which could really benefit from this kind of treatment, namely those patients having persisting symptoms under PPI therapy or those having atypical GERD symptoms have been the topic of much less investigations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Transoral gastroplasty is safe, feasible, and induces significant weight loss in morbidly obese patients: results of the second human pilot study
    C Moreno
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatopancreatology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 40:406-13. 2008
    ..Palo Alto, CA) at 6 months. Here we report the 6-month results of the second phase of the pilot trial with the TOGA system, with technical improvements to the device...
  6. doi request reprint Intraductal optical coherence tomography during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for investigation of biliary strictures
    M Arvanitakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 41:696-701. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to demonstrate the feasibility of biliary intraductal OCT during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and to assess the potential of the method to detect malignant biliary strictures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interleukin 10 reduces the incidence of pancreatitis after therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    J Deviere
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Gastroenterology 120:498-505. 2001
    ..Prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) pancreatitis in humans is a unique model to study the potential role of IL-10 in this setting...
  8. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic histoacryl obliteration vs. propranolol in the prevention of esophagogastric variceal rebleeding: a randomized trial
    S Evrard
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 35:729-35. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to compare endoscopic Histoacryl obliteration with propranolol in the secondary prevention of esophagogastric variceal bleeding...
  9. ncbi request reprint Innovations
    M Arvanitakis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 40:152-5. 2008
  10. pmc Hepatic expression of CCL2 in alcoholic liver disease is associated with disease severity and neutrophil infiltrates
    D Degré
    Laboratory of Experimental Gastroenterology Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology and Digestive Oncology, Erasme Hospital Department of Pathology, Erasme Hospital Université Libre de Bruxelles ULB, Brussels, Belgium
    Clin Exp Immunol 169:302-10. 2012
    ..Our results demonstrate that CCL2 is increased in ALD, particularly in severe forms, and suggest a role for CCL2 in the pathogenesis of ALD via neutrophil recruitment...
  11. pmc Pancreatic ductal system obstruction and acute recurrent pancreatitis
    M Delhaye
    Department of Gastroenterology, ULB Erasme Hospital, 808 Route de Lennik, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    World J Gastroenterol 14:1027-33. 2008
    ..This review summarizes current knowledge about diagnostic work-up and therapy of these conditions...
  12. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome after pancreatic stenting in severe chronic pancreatitis
    N Eleftherladis
    Department of Gastroenterology, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Hopital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 37:223-30. 2005
    ..Although it has been proved that pancreatic stenting is effective in the symptomatic management of severe chronic pancreatitis, long-term outcomes after stent removal have not been fully evaluated...
  13. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic therapy for chronic pancreatitis
    M Delhaye
    Medicosurgical Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Scand J Surg 94:143-53. 2005
    ..This treatment is generally safe, minimally invasive, often effective for years, does not prevent further surgery, and can be repeated...
  14. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up and factors predictive of recurrence in Barrett's esophagus treated by argon plasma coagulation and acid suppression
    M Kahaleh
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hôpital Erasme Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 34:950-5. 2002
    ..In several series, argon plasma coagulation (APC) combined with acid suppression has led to short- or medium-term eradication of Barrett's esophagus. The present study was designed to assess the long-term outcome after this treatment...
  15. ncbi request reprint Safety, feasibility and weight loss after transoral gastroplasty: First human multicenter study
    J Deviere
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatopancreatology, ULB, Hopital Erasme, Route de Lennik 808, B 1070, Brussels, Belgium
    Surg Endosc 22:589-98. 2008
    ..To evaluate the safety and feasibility in human subjects of a new transoral restrictive procedure for the treatment of obesity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    M Arvanitakis
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Erasmus University Hospital, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 36:855-9. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Argon plasma coagulation in the treatment of Barrett's high-grade dysplasia and in situ adenocarcinoma
    J L Van Laethem
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 33:257-61. 2001
    ..We report our initial experience in the application of APC in this indication...
  18. doi request reprint Percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy in patients with gastroparesis following lung transplantation: feasibility and clinical outcome
    E Toussaint
    Medicine Department, Jules Bordet Institute, 1 rue Héger Bordet, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 44:772-5. 2012
    ..Jejunal nutrition was well tolerated in most of patients (9 /10). PEJ insertion is a feasible technique, which could help to provide nutritional support for patients with gastroparesis and previous lung transplantation...
  19. ncbi request reprint Complications of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography during live endoscopy workshop demonstrations
    A Schmit
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Erasmus University Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 37:695-9. 2005
    ..In this study, patients who underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) during live demonstrations were compared with matched patients treated in an ERCP unit...
  20. pmc High expression of CXCR4 may predict poor survival in resected pancreatic adenocarcinoma
    R Marechal
    Department of Gastroenterology, GI Cancer Unit, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Br J Cancer 100:1444-51. 2009
    ..CXCR4 in resected PA may represent a valuable prognostic factor as well as an attractive target for therapeutic purpose...
  21. ncbi request reprint Endotherapy including temporary stenting of fistulas of the upper gastrointestinal tract after laparoscopic bariatric surgery
    P Eisendrath
    Medical Surgical Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatopancreatology, Erasme Hospital, UniversitA libre de Bruxelles U L B, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 39:625-30. 2007
    ..Reoperations for complications of bariatric surgery are associated with high morbidity and mortality. It is not known whether endoscopic treatment may reduce reoperation rates...
  22. ncbi request reprint The treatment of patients with symptomatic common bile duct stenosis secondary to chronic pancreatitis using partially covered metal stents: a pilot study
    P Cantu
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 37:735-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and long-term results of using partially covered metal stents in this setting...
  23. ncbi request reprint Capsule endoscopy examination of patients with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: evaluation of clinical impact
    C Moreno
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 68:10-4. 2005
    ..Nevertheless, clinical impact data is lacking. The aim of our study was to determine the clinical outcome of patients undergoing WVCE for OGB...
  24. ncbi request reprint Buried bumper syndrome: low incidence and safe endoscopic management
    Ali Z El
    Gastroenterology Department, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 74:312-6. 2011
    ..The aim of our study was to report our own experience with BBS, focusing on its incidence and endoscopic management...
  25. ncbi request reprint Newly developed Barrett's esophagus after subtotal esophagectomy
    D Franchimont
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme Hospital, University of Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 35:850-3. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint Intraductal papillary mucinous tumor of the pancreas demonstrated by MR cholangiopancreatography
    C Rosique
    Department of Radiology, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    JBR-BTR 85:44. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Cold liver ischemia-reperfusion injury critically depends on liver T cells and is improved by donor pretreatment with interleukin 10 in mice
    O Le Moine
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hopital Erasme, Brussels, Belgium
    Hepatology 31:1266-74. 2000
    ..In conclusion, liver resident T cells are critically involved in cold ischemia-reperfusion injury and pretreatment of the donor with IL-10 decreases liver injury and the release of T-cell- and macrophage-dependent cytokines...
  28. ncbi request reprint Quantification of pancreatic exocrine function with secretin-enhanced magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography: normal values and short-term effects of pancreatic duct drainage procedures in chronic pancreatitis. Initial results
    M A Bali
    Department of Radiology, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik, 808, 1070, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur Radiol 15:2110-21. 2005
    ..The initial results in CP patients have demonstrated non-invasively a significant short-term improvement of PFO and TEV after PDDP...
  29. doi request reprint Endoscopic treatment of postoperative enterocutaneous fistulas after bariatric surgery with the use of a fistula plug: report of five cases
    E Toussaint
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology and Digestive Oncology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 41:560-3. 2009
    ..The median follow-up duration was 18 months. In conclusion, the combined therapy consisting of fistula plug implantation with optional stenting helps closure in these difficult refractory cases of gastrocutaneous fistula...
  30. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors for pancreatic cancer in patients with chronic pancreatitis in association with K-ras gene mutation
    M Arvanitakis
    Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 36:535-42. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the prognostic value of a finding of mutated (K- ras) gene in predicting the development of PAC in patients with chronic pancreatitis...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of stool antigen detection for diagnosis of Helicobacter pylori infection in adults
    B Aguemon
    Unit of Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases, School of Public Health, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
    Acta Clin Belg 59:246-50. 2004
    ..The aims of this study were to evaluate the performance of Helicobacter pylori stool antigen test in the diagnosis of H. pylori infection...
  32. doi request reprint Endoscopy essentials: preparation, sedation, and surveillance
    V Kwan
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 40:65-70. 2008
  33. pmc Endoscopic therapy of Barrett's: what more do we need to know?
    J L Van Laethem
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Gut 53:779-80. 2004
    ..Results emerging from endoscopic treatments to ablate Barrett's oesophagus indicate that APC alone or ALA-PDT in combination with APC achieves complete clearance of Barrett's epithelium in approximately two thirds of patients...
  34. pmc Argon plasma coagulation therapy for ablation of Barrett's oesophagus
    J Deviere
    Department of Gastroenterology, ULB, Hospital Erasme, Bruxelles B 1070, Belgium
    Gut 51:763-4. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Functional MRCP in pancreatic and periampullary disease
    C Matos
    Department of Radiology and Gastroenterology, Erasme Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels B 1070, Belgium
    Int J Gastrointest Cancer 30:5-18. 2001
    ..The magnetic resonance (MR) evaluation of the pancreatic and biliary tree has undergone an important evolution because the introduction of the technique of MR cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)...
  36. ncbi request reprint [The medical gastroenterology department]
    J Deviere
    Rev Med Brux 23:57-62. 2002
    ....
  37. pmc Profile of soluble cytokine receptors in Crohn's disease
    T Gustot
    Division of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Free University of Brussels, 808 Lennik St, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Gut 54:488-95. 2005
    ..Deficient sCR production could participate in the pathogenesis and course of Crohn's disease (CD). The aim of the study was to examine the profile of sCRs in CD patients and their modulation by infliximab and corticosteroids...
  38. pmc Deficient host-bacteria interactions in inflammatory bowel disease? The toll-like receptor (TLR)-4 Asp299gly polymorphism is associated with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis
    D Franchimont
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Gut 53:987-92. 2004
    ..We sought to determine whether this polymorphism was associated with Crohn's disease (CD) and/or ulcerative colitis (UC)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reversible myopathy during successful treatment with pegylated interferon and ribavirin for acute hepatitis C
    P E Golstein
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    J Viral Hepat 11:183-6. 2004
    ..We report the case of a 33-year-old Caucasian man who was successfully treated for acute hepatitis C with the combination of pegylated interferon-alpha2b and ribavirin, and who during treatment developed myopathy which proved reversible...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparison of intraduodenal and intravenous glucose metabolism under clamp conditions in humans
    F Fery
    Laboratory of Experimental Medicine, Hopital Erasme, Brussels Free University, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 286:E176-83. 2004
    ..v. glucose. Despite the limitations related to whole body measurements, these two sets of data do not support the idea that enteral glucose stimulates hepatic uptake more efficiently than i.v. glucose...
  41. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic therapy for gastroesophageal reflux disease
    H Louis
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatopancreatology, Erasme University Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 51:303-12. 2005
    ..Specific and extensive warning should be obtained before starting clinical application. The present review aims to provide a comprehensive and critical view of endoscopic therapy in GERD management...
  42. pmc An inhibitor of interleukin-6 trans-signalling, sgp130, contributes to impaired acute phase response in human chronic liver disease
    A Lemmers
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepato Pancreatology and Digestive Oncology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles ULB, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Clin Exp Immunol 156:518-27. 2009
    ..This might explain the poor acute phase response induced by IL-6 in chronic liver disease...
  43. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    E Francois
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 34:882-7. 2002
  44. ncbi request reprint Blunted anti-inflammatory response to adenosine in alcoholic cirrhosis
    O Le Moine
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hopital Erasme, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
    J Hepatol 31:457-63. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the cytokine response to adenosine in whole blood cultures from alcoholic cirrhotic patients...
  45. ncbi request reprint Empirical therapy for symptomatic gastroesophageal reflux disease in primary care: determinants of efficacy
    J Arts
    Department of Gastroenterology, Gasthuisberg University Hospital, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Digestion 76:207-14. 2007
    ..We conducted a prospective survey of the use, relationship to existing guidelines and outcome of empirical treatment by general practitioners (GPs) in gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Long-term terlipressin administration improves renal function in cirrhotic patients with type 1 hepatorenal syndrome: a pilot study
    J P Mulkay
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hopital Erasme, , Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 64:15-9. 2001
    ..However, it does not cure the underlying disease and therefore, may only be considered as a bridge to a definitive treatment as liver transplantation...
  47. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of patients with hilar malignant stricture treated by endoscopic internal biliary drainage
    J Deviere
    Department of Gastroenterology, , Free University of Brussels, Belgium
    Gastrointest Endosc 34:95-101. 1988
    ..Once ERCP is performed and palliative endoscopic management of bifurcation tumors is begun, it must completed as soon as possible...
  48. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication after failure of Enteryx injection into the lower esophageal sphincter
    I El Nakadi
    Department of Digestive Surgery, Erasme Hospital, 808 Route de Lennik, 1070, Brussels, Belgium
    Surg Endosc 18:818-20. 2004
    ..We investigated the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS) after failure of Enteryx injection in the lower esophageal sphincter for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  49. ncbi request reprint PillCam colon capsule endoscopy compared with colonoscopy for colorectal tumor diagnosis: a prospective pilot study
    N Schoofs
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 38:971-7. 2006
    ..PillCam capsule endoscopy could be an alternative approach for screening large populations. We report a pilot evaluation in humans of the safety, feasibility, and performance of colon capsule endoscopy compared with colonoscopy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic eosinophilic oesophagitis: atypical presentation of a rare disease
    S Evrard
    Department of Gastroenterology, Erasme Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Acta Gastroenterol Belg 67:232-5. 2004
    ..This unusual presentation emphasizes that idiopathic eosinophilic oesophagitis must be proposed in the differential diagnosis of dysphagia, even in old patient without apparent oesophageal lesion at endoscopy...
  51. pmc Barrett's oesophagus: the new endoscopic modalities have a future
    J Deviere
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatopancreatology, ULB Hopital Erasme, Route de Lennik 808, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
    Gut 54:i33-7. 2005
    ..Forty to fifty per cent of Barrett's oesophagus patients with severe dysplasia would present adenocarcinoma within 5 years...
  52. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of septic shock due to pan-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii using combined antimicrobial therapy including tigecycline
    F S Taccone
    Infectious Diseases Department, Erasme University Hospital, University of Brussels, Route de Lennik 808, 1070, Brussels, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25:257-60. 2006
    ..Treatment with colistin methanesulphonate and high doses of meropenem were initiated, but since shock persisted, tigecycline was added to the regimen, resulting in successful resolution of the infection...
  53. ncbi request reprint Severity of acute gallstone pancreatitis in patients with pancreas divisum
    N Boon
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Erasmus University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 35:407-10. 2003
    ..The presence of pancreas divisum may reduce the severity of acute gallstone pancreatitis (AGP), as stone impaction at the major papilla only affects the ventral pancreas...
  54. doi request reprint A novel system for the improvement of colonic cleansing during colonoscopy
    J Rigaux
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology and Digestive Oncology, Erasme Hospital, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Route de Lennik 808, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 44:703-6. 2012
    ..0001). No adverse events were reported. This study suggests that the safety profile of the JetPrep system is comparable to standard irrigation and shows that the device significantly improves suboptimal bowel preparation...
  55. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease in general practice: a Belgian national survey
    P Eisendrath
    Dept of Gastroenterology and Hepatopancreatology, Erasme University Hospital, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
    Endoscopy 34:998-1003. 2002
    ....