digestive system diseases

Summary

Summary: Diseases in any part of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT or the accessory organs (LIVER; BILIARY TRACT; PANCREAS).

Top Publications

  1. Ghazanfari T, Faghihzadeh S, Aragizadeh H, Soroush M, Yaraee R, Mohammad Hassan Z, et al. Sardasht-Iran cohort study of chemical warfare victims: design and methods. Arch Iran Med. 2009;12:5-14 pubmed
    ..This paper describes the design and methodology of Sardasht-Iran Cohort Study...
  2. Harrell A, Heniford B. Minimally invasive abdominal surgery: lux et veritas past, present, and future. Am J Surg. 2005;190:239-43 pubmed
    ..As the instrumentation became more advanced, the application of this technique followed. By revisiting the historical developments that now define laparoscopic surgery, we can possibly foresee its future...
  3. Hicks G. TRP channels as therapeutic targets: hot property, or time to cool down?. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2006;18:590-4 pubmed
  4. Khan J, Lambert A, Habib J, Broce M, Emmett M, Davis E. Abdominal complications after heart surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2006;82:1796-801 pubmed
    ..These complications carry a high mortality besides adding to the morbidity and cost. This review was undertaken to see if a subset of patients with increased risk of IAC could be identified...
  5. Feng Bin L, Yong Xing J, Yu Hang W, Zheng Kun H, Xin Lin C. Translation and psychometric evaluation of the Chinese version of functional digestive disorders quality of life questionnaire. Dig Dis Sci. 2014;59:390-420 pubmed publisher
    ..Few useful patient-reported outcomes scales for functional dyspepsia exist in China...
  6. Roupakias S, Mitsakou P. Surgical morbidity in obese children. Asian J Surg. 2012;35:99-103 pubmed publisher
    ..Identification by and awareness among pediatric surgeons, of increased risk factors for peri/postoperative complications, will be crucial in optimizing the hospital stay and outcome of these children...
  7. Schoepfer A, Pache I, Nichita C, Dorta G, Moradpour D. [Highlights in gastroenterology and hepatology 2010]. Rev Med Suisse. 2011;7:25-9 pubmed
    ..These new developments will be summarized and discussed critically, with a particular emphasis on their potential implications for current and future clinical practice...
  8. Gil J, Wojtuń S. [Treatment and prophylaxis of alimentary tract lesions caused by non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs]. Pol Merkur Lekarski. 2009;26:353-7 pubmed
    ..In paper authors presented prevalence of adverse events associated with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and possibility of their treatment and prophylaxis...
  9. Lazebnik L, Komissarenko I, Mikheeva O. [Cardiovascular pathology associated with digestive system diseases]. Eksp Klin Gastroenterol. 2011;:69-74 pubmed
    ..In this regard, we need for rational pharmacotherapy...

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  1. Weber J. Ipilimumab: controversies in its development, utility and autoimmune adverse events. Cancer Immunol Immunother. 2009;58:823-30 pubmed publisher
  2. Kendrick M, Cusati D. Total laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: feasibility and outcome in an early experience. Arch Surg. 2010;145:19-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Total laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy is a safe and effective therapeutic approach...
  3. Foltran F, Gregori D, Passali D, Bellussi L, Caruso G, Passali F, et al. Toys in the upper aerodigestive tract: evidence on their risk as emerging from the ESFBI study. Auris Nasus Larynx. 2011;38:612-7 pubmed publisher
  4. Nakayama Y, Tomita K. [Selection of fluid treatment based on pathophysiology]. Nihon Jinzo Gakkai Shi. 2008;50:100-9 pubmed
  5. Herszenyi L, Mihaly E, Tulassay Z. [Somatostatin and the digestive system. Clinical experiences]. Orv Hetil. 2013;154:1535-40 pubmed publisher
  6. Concia E, Viscoli C. [Principles and application protocols in the treatment of intra-abdominal infections]. Infez Med. 2008;16 Suppl 1:57-62 pubmed
    ..Antibiotic choice and duration therapy vary also according to the infection severity ...
  7. Reddy S, Zhan M, Alexander H, El Kamary S. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease is associated with benign gastrointestinal disorders. World J Gastroenterol. 2013;19:8301-11 pubmed publisher
    ..To explore associations between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and benign gastrointestinal and pancreato-biliary disorders...
  8. Huang Q, Lai W, Yuan C, Shen S, Cui D, Zhao J, et al. Predictors of intestinal pseudo-obstruction in systemic lupus erythematosus complicated by digestive manifestations: data from a Southern China lupus cohort. Lupus. 2016;25:248-54 pubmed publisher
  9. Noel S. [Morbidity of irregular work schedules]. Rev Med Brux. 2009;30:309-17 pubmed
    ..Shift work exerts major influences on the physiological functions of the human body, mediated by the disruption of circadian rhythms...
  10. Masood M, Qadir M, Shirazi J, Khan I. Beneficial effects of lactic acid bacteria on human beings. Crit Rev Microbiol. 2011;37:91-8 pubmed publisher
    ..It has been concluded that lactic acid bacteria are highly beneficial microorganisms for human beings and are present abundantly in dairy products so their use should be promoted for good human health...
  11. van der Meij B, de Graaf P, Wierdsma N, Langius J, Janssen J, van Leeuwen P, et al. Nutritional support in patients with GVHD of the digestive tract: state of the art. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2013;48:474-82 pubmed publisher
    ..No studies exist on probiotics, prebiotics, dietary fibre and immunonutrition in GVHD-DT patients. Future research should focus on absorption capacity, vitamin and mineral status, and nutritional support strategies...
  12. Hayashi J, Furusyo N, Sawayama Y, Murata M. [Chronic infection is one of the etiologies for digestive diseases and atherosclerosis]. Fukuoka Igaku Zasshi. 2008;99:67-73 pubmed
  13. Lawrence R. Analgesic drugs and the gut - a reciprocal relationship. J R Coll Physicians Edinb. 2015;45:284-8 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper discusses some of the effects of common oral analgesic drugs on the gastrointestinal tract and their role in managing some of the most common, nonmalignant, chronic gastrointestinal disorders in adults. ..
  14. Simorov A, Reynoso J, Dolghi O, Thompson J, Oleynikov D. Comparison of perioperative outcomes in patients undergoing laparoscopic versus open abdominoperineal resection. Am J Surg. 2011;202:666-70; discussion 670-2 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to retrospectively compare the outcomes of laparoscopic abdominoperineal resection (APR) and open APR...
  15. Huisman E, van Hoek B, van Soest H, van Nieuwkerk K, Arends J, Siersema P, et al. Preventive versus "on-demand" nutritional support during antiviral treatment for hepatitis C: a randomized controlled trial. J Hepatol. 2012;57:1069-75 pubmed publisher
    ..We aimed at exploring the beneficial effects of preventive nutritional support...
  16. Taller A. [Safety of gastrointestinal endoscopy during pregnancy]. Orv Hetil. 2011;152:1043-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Only therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography should be performed. Obstructive jaundice and biliary pancreatitis need immediate endoscopic intervention. The fetus must be shielded from radiation exposure...
  17. Sandhu D, Surawicz C. Update on chronic diarrhea: a run-through for the clinician. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2012;14:421-7 pubmed publisher
  18. Roshan R, Rahnama P, Ghazanfari Z, Montazeri A, Soroush M, Naghizadeh M, et al. Long-term effects of sulfur mustard on civilians' mental health 20 years after exposure (The Sardasht-Iran Cohort Study). Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2013;11:69 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the long-term psychological symptoms among samples of exposed to sulfur mustard gas compared with unexposed civilians 20 years after exposure...
  19. Haga Y, Wada Y, Takeuchi H, Ikejiri K, Ikenaga M. Prediction of anastomotic leak and its prognosis in digestive surgery. World J Surg. 2011;35:716-22 pubmed publisher
  20. Khashab M, Kalloo A. Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2010;26:471-7 pubmed publisher
  21. Munoz J, Gómez i Prat J, Gallego M, Gimeno F, Treviño B, López Chejade P, et al. Clinical profile of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in a non-endemic setting: immigration and Chagas disease in Barcelona (Spain). Acta Trop. 2009;111:51-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Chagas disease is no longer limited to Latin America and is becoming frequent in industrialised countries in Europe and United States...
  22. Donovan J, Hamdy F, Lane J, Mason M, Metcalfe C, Walsh E, et al. Patient-Reported Outcomes after Monitoring, Surgery, or Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2016;375:1425-1437 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated the effects of active monitoring, radical prostatectomy, and radical radiotherapy with hormones on patient-reported outcomes...
  23. Vasconcelos J, Galyean M. ASAS Centennial Paper: contributions in the Journal of Animal Science to understanding cattle metabolic and digestive disorders. J Anim Sci. 2008;86:1711-21 pubmed publisher
  24. Benvenga S. When thyroid hormone replacement is ineffective?. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2013;20:467-77 pubmed publisher
    ..We will review circumstances and causes for failures, discuss pertinent unpublished personal cases of didactical value, and provide practical suggestions for providers encountering patients with similar presentations...
  25. Charles J, Fahridin S, Miller G. Upper abdominal pain. Aust Fam Physician. 2008;37:601 pubmed
    ..Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients were seen marginally more often than average at these encounters. Very young and elderly patients were under represented...
  26. Spalluto L, Woodfield C, DeBenedectis C, Lazarus E. MR imaging evaluation of abdominal pain during pregnancy: appendicitis and other nonobstetric causes. Radiographics. 2012;32:317-34 pubmed publisher
    ..MR imaging is useful in diagnosing the cause of abdominal pain in a pregnant patient because of its ability to safely demonstrate a wide range of pathologic conditions in the abdomen and pelvis beyond appendicitis...
  27. Albuquerque R, Evêncio Neto J, Freitas S, Dória R, Saurini N, Colodel E, et al. Abortion in goats after experimental administration of Stryphnodendron fissuratum (Mimosoideae). Toxicon. 2011;58:602-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Another 2 goats that ingested single doses of 5 g/kg showed no clinical signs. These results demonstrate that Stryphnodendron fisuratum pods cause digestive disorders, liver disease, abortion and death...
  28. Hackett E, Gustafson D. Alterations of drug metabolism in critically ill animals. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2011;41:805-15, vii pubmed publisher
    ..Future research evaluating the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs important in the management of critically ill animals is imperative, and will allow evidence-based dose modification...
  29. Goldman S, Wagner L. Imaging of traumatic and non-traumatic emergencies--one approach. JBR-BTR. 2010;93:45-55 pubmed
    ..No one approach suits all facilities or all circumstances. All approaches need to be institution specific, and may be country or continent dependent. In this article we review our approach to this scenario...
  30. Leonardi M, Jamil K, Hiscox B, Ross D, Hiatt J. Abdominal surgery after lung transplantation. Am Surg. 2010;76:1130-4 pubmed
    ..Aggressive prophylaxis for ulcer disease and early elective intervention for potential surgical problems, such as gallstones and uncomplicated diverticulitis, should be considered...
  31. Camerino D, Fichera G, Punzi S, Campanini P, Conway P, Prevedello L, et al. [Work-related stress in nursery school educators in the Venice and Marghera districts]. Med Lav. 2011;102:262-74 pubmed
    ..Based on an investigation on organizational well-being in the Municipality of Venice (2009), we examined 110 public nursery school and preschool teachers working in the Venice and Marghera districts...
  32. Ebert E. Gastrointestinal manifestations of Henoch-Schonlein Purpura. Dig Dis Sci. 2008;53:2011-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The efficacy of corticosteroids in preventing severe complications or relapses is controversial. The majority of patients, however, improve spontaneously...
  33. Menichetti F. [New options for treatment of intraabdominal infections: tigecycline]. Infez Med. 2008;16 Suppl 1:53-6 pubmed
    ..Phase III studies for treatment of community acquired and nosocomial acquire pneumonia, and sepsis sustained by multi-drug-resistant pathogens are ongoing...
  34. Dalziel C. Digestive Disease Week 2008--turning science into medicine. IDrugs. 2008;11:559-62 pubmed
  35. Chiba T, Marusawa H, Ushijima T. Inflammation-associated cancer development in digestive organs: mechanisms and roles for genetic and epigenetic modulation. Gastroenterology. 2012;143:550-563 pubmed publisher
  36. Balentine C, Subramanian A, Palacio C, Sansgiry S, Berger D, Awad S. AVAS Best Clinical Resident Award (Tied): management and outcomes of the open abdomen in nontrauma patients. Am J Surg. 2009;198:588-92 pubmed publisher
    ..Little is known regarding the morbidity and mortality of the open abdomen technique in older nontrauma patients...
  37. Mondoulet L, Dioszeghy V, Larcher T, Ligouis M, Dhelft V, Puteaux E, et al. Epicutaneous immunotherapy (EPIT) blocks the allergic esophago-gastro-enteropathy induced by sustained oral exposure to peanuts in sensitized mice. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e31967 pubmed publisher
    ..05) and mRNA expression of Foxp3 (p<0.05) in the esophageal mucosa. Gastro-intestinal lesions induced by sustained oral exposure in sensitized mice are efficaciously treated by allergen specific EPIT. ..
  38. Björck M, Petersson U, Bjarnason T, Cheatham M. Intra-abdominal hypertension and abdominal compartment syndrome in nontrauma surgical patients. Am Surg. 2011;77 Suppl 1:S62-6 pubmed
    ..Intra-abdominal pressure measurements should be performed in any surgical patient who demonstrates risk factors for IAH/ACS...
  39. Reavis K, Melvin W. Advanced endoscopic technologies. Surg Endosc. 2008;22:1533-46 pubmed publisher
  40. Marco Martínez J. [Hyponatremia: classification and differential diagnosis]. Endocrinol Nutr. 2010;57 Suppl 2:2-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The most useful laboratory tests for its diagnosis are urinary sodium concentration, plasma osmolality and urinary osmolality...
  41. Zeltzer J, Zins M, Boulay Coletta I, Rousset P, Deguelte Lardière S, Hoeffel C. Digestive diseases mimicking primary gynecological diseases or with secondary gynecological manifestations. Diagn Interv Imaging. 2016;97:29-36 pubmed publisher
    ..This article reviews, illustrates and discusses these different presentations and provides certain clues to help reach a definite diagnosis. ..
  42. Czako L, Dubravcsik Z, Gasztonyi B, Hamvas J, Pakodi F, Szepes A, et al. [The role of endoscopic ultrasound in the diagnosis and therapy of gastrointestinal disorders]. Orv Hetil. 2014;155:526-40 pubmed publisher
    ..This recommendation was based on the consensus of the Board members of the Endoscopic Ultrasound Section of the Hungarian Gastroenterological Society...
  43. Kamine T, Papavassiliou E, Schneider B. Effect of abdominal insufflation for laparoscopy on intracranial pressure. JAMA Surg. 2014;149:380-2 pubmed publisher
    ..Human data on the effects of laparoscopy on ICP are lacking. We retrospectively reviewed laparoscopic operations for ventriculoperitoneal shunt placement to determine the effect of insufflation on ICP...
  44. Lee N, Kim S, Kim G, Heo J, Seo H, Kim T, et al. Significance of the "delayed hyperintense portal vein sign" in the hepatobiliary phase MRI obtained with Gd-EOB-DTPA. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2012;36:678-85 pubmed publisher
    ..To determine the significance of the delayed hyperintense portal vein sign in Gd-EOB-DTPA-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  45. Hansen J, Gulati A, Sartor R. The role of mucosal immunity and host genetics in defining intestinal commensal bacteria. Curr Opin Gastroenterol. 2010;26:564-71 pubmed publisher
  46. Rokutan K, Kawahara T, Kuwano Y, Tominaga K, Nishida K, Teshima Kondo S. Nox enzymes and oxidative stress in the immunopathology of the gastrointestinal tract. Semin Immunopathol. 2008;30:315-27 pubmed publisher
    ..Although the functional roles of Nox/Duox in the gastrointestinal tract are still unclear, we will review their potential roles in the gastrointestinal immunopathology, particularly in H. pylori-induced inflammation, IBD, and malignancy...
  47. Cohen L. Key opinion leader interview. Fospropofol disodium: new perspectives on endoscopic procedures. Rev Gastroenterol Disord. 2008;8:213-6 pubmed
  48. Jiang R, Yu X, Ma H, He Y, Wei J, Bai W, et al. [The prevalence of depression and anxiety in gastrointestinal out-patients of tertiary general hospitals in Beijing]. Zhonghua Nei Ke Za Zhi. 2009;48:399-401 pubmed
    ..To explore the prevalence and physician's recognition of depression and anxiety disorder in gastrointestinal out-patients of three tertiary general hospitals in Beijing...
  49. Martinescu G, Gavăt V. [Assessment of the effect of meteorological factors on the health of a group of patients in the city of Ia?i]. Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi. 2012;116:575-9 pubmed
    ..Analyzing the meteorological factors influence perception on state of health and evaluation of the awareness of how they act...
  50. Che K, Muckova N, Olafsson S, Srikureja W. Safety of same-day endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography under conscious sedation. World J Gastroenterol. 2010;16:3287-91 pubmed
    ..To assess the tolerability and safety of same-day tandem procedures, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) followed by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) under conscious sedation...
  51. Altom L, Graham L, Gray S, Snyder C, Vick C, Hawn M. Outcomes for incisional hernia repair in patients undergoing concomitant surgical procedures. Am Surg. 2012;78:243-9 pubmed
    ..The high failure rate of hernia repairs among same site concomitant procedures should be taken into account during the surgical decision-making process...
  52. Mori A, Ohashi N, Maruyama T, Tatebe H, Sakai K, Shibuya T, et al. Transnasal endoscopic retrograde chalangiopancreatography using an ultrathin endoscope: a prospective comparison with a routine oral procedure. World J Gastroenterol. 2008;14:1514-20 pubmed
  53. Concia E, Viscoli C. Antimicrobial management of intra-abdominal infections. J Chemother. 2009;21 Suppl 1:39-43 pubmed
    ..Antibiotic choice and duration of therapy also vary according to the severity of the infection...