sigmoid colon

Summary

Summary: A segment of the COLON between the RECTUM and the descending colon.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Surgical treatment of Chagasic megacolon by abdominal rectosigmoidectomy with immediate posterior end-to-side stapling (Habr-Gama technique)
    Sergio C Nahas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Colorectal Surgery Division, University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine, Rua Jabebira 136, 05602 020 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1371-8. 2006
  2. ncbi Pathologic quiz case: a 54-year-old liver transplant recipient with diffuse thickening of the sigmoid colon. Malakoplakia of the colon associated with liver transplant
    David M Weinrach
    Department of Surgical Pathology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:e133-4. 2004
  3. doi Acquired hemophilia A with sigmoid colon cancer: successful treatment with rituximab followed by sigmoidectomy
    Satoshi Ichikawa
    Department of Hematology and Rheumatology, Tohoku University Hospital, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Hematol 90:33-6. 2009
  4. ncbi Management of patients with stercoral perforation of the sigmoid colon: report of five cases
    Wen Shih Huang
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Pu tzu 613 Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 12:500-3. 2006
  5. ncbi Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: fecaloma in a dilated sigmoid colon
    M Kantarci
    Department of Radiology, Ataturk University Medical School, Erzurum, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:955. 2007
  6. ncbi Dysmenorrhoea is associated with hypersensitivity in the sigmoid colon and rectum
    Willem Brinkert
    Pain and Nociception Research Group, Department of Anaesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Pain 132:S46-51. 2007
  7. doi Spontaneous intramural haematoma of the sigmoid colon causing acute intestinal obstruction in a haemophiliac: report of a case
    J Jarry
    Haemophilia 14:383-4. 2008
  8. doi An unusual presentation of a cystic duplication of the sigmoid colon entirely lined with squamous epithelium
    Gregory Rodesch
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Chidren s Hospital Queen Fabiola, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1831-4. 2009
  9. ncbi Laparoscopic resection of duplicated sigmoid colon under the guidance of intraoperative colonoscopy
    Yoon Ah Park
    Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 15:299-301. 2005
  10. ncbi Occult transfixation of the sigmoid colon by suprapubic catheter
    Miles D Witham
    Section of Ageing and Health, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Age Ageing 31:407-8. 2002

Research Grants

  1. NEUROENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS IN FIBROMYALGIA AND IBS
    Lin Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Colon Barrier Breakdown in the Elderly
    James Mullin; Fiscal Year: 2005
  3. GENETIC ANALYSIS OF HIRSCHSPRUNG DISEASE
    Aravinda Chakravarti; Fiscal Year: 2001
  4. GENETIC ANALYSIS OF HIRSCHSPRUNG DISEASE
    Aravinda Chakravarti; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Calcium/Vitamin D, Biomarkers & Colon Polyp Prevention
    Roberd Bostick; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. Aspirin, UGT1A6 Genotype, and Colon Gene Expression
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Relex Pathways Controlling Intestinal Motility
    TERENCE KEITH SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010
  8. Relex Pathways Controlling Intestinal Motility
    Terence Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
  9. Relex Pathways Controlling Intestinal Motility
    Terence Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
  10. Aging and Cancer of the Colon
    STEVEN DUDAS; Fiscal Year: 2004

Detail Information

Publications251 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Surgical treatment of Chagasic megacolon by abdominal rectosigmoidectomy with immediate posterior end-to-side stapling (Habr-Gama technique)
    Sergio C Nahas
    Department of Gastroenterology, Colorectal Surgery Division, University of Sao Paulo, School of Medicine, Rua Jabebira 136, 05602 020 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1371-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the technique and results of anterior rectosigmoidectomy with immediate posterior colorectal end-to-side stapled anastomosis for the treatment of Chagasic megacolon...
  2. ncbi Pathologic quiz case: a 54-year-old liver transplant recipient with diffuse thickening of the sigmoid colon. Malakoplakia of the colon associated with liver transplant
    David M Weinrach
    Department of Surgical Pathology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 128:e133-4. 2004
  3. doi Acquired hemophilia A with sigmoid colon cancer: successful treatment with rituximab followed by sigmoidectomy
    Satoshi Ichikawa
    Department of Hematology and Rheumatology, Tohoku University Hospital, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    Int J Hematol 90:33-6. 2009
    ..parallel with controlling hemorrhage, malignancy, which may cause acquired hemophilia A, was searched for and sigmoid colon cancer was found...
  4. ncbi Management of patients with stercoral perforation of the sigmoid colon: report of five cases
    Wen Shih Huang
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Pu tzu 613 Taiwan, China
    World J Gastroenterol 12:500-3. 2006
    ..two males and three females, whose median age was 64 years, had sustained stercoral perforation of the sigmoid colon. Chronic constipation was the common symptom among these patients...
  5. ncbi Education and imaging. Gastrointestinal: fecaloma in a dilated sigmoid colon
    M Kantarci
    Department of Radiology, Ataturk University Medical School, Erzurum, Turkey
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 22:955. 2007
  6. ncbi Dysmenorrhoea is associated with hypersensitivity in the sigmoid colon and rectum
    Willem Brinkert
    Pain and Nociception Research Group, Department of Anaesthesiology, Pain and Palliative Care, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Pain 132:S46-51. 2007
    ..e., viscero-visceral hyperalgesia. We measured skin sensitivity in the referred area of the sigmoid colon as well as stimulus-response relationships in the sigmoid colon and rectum...
  7. doi Spontaneous intramural haematoma of the sigmoid colon causing acute intestinal obstruction in a haemophiliac: report of a case
    J Jarry
    Haemophilia 14:383-4. 2008
  8. doi An unusual presentation of a cystic duplication of the sigmoid colon entirely lined with squamous epithelium
    Gregory Rodesch
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Chidren s Hospital Queen Fabiola, Brussels, Belgium
    J Pediatr Surg 44:1831-4. 2009
    ..barium enema demonstrated a slight leak of contrast in the aerated mass, suggesting a communication with the sigmoid colon. No other abnormalities were seen. The patient underwent surgery in emergency...
  9. ncbi Laparoscopic resection of duplicated sigmoid colon under the guidance of intraoperative colonoscopy
    Yoon Ah Park
    Department of Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 15:299-301. 2005
    ..Complete surgical removal is the treatment of choice. The authors report a case of sigmoid colonic duplication successfully treated by laparoscopic resection under the guidance of intraoperative colonoscopy...
  10. ncbi Occult transfixation of the sigmoid colon by suprapubic catheter
    Miles D Witham
    Section of Ageing and Health, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Age Ageing 31:407-8. 2002
    ..One day after the catheter was changed, he passed faeculent material in the catheter and became unwell with abdominal pain. The catheter tip was visible per rectum...
  11. doi Radiological anatomy of the sigmoid colon
    T E Madiba
    Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal, Congella, Private Bag 7, Durban, 4013, South Africa
    Surg Radiol Anat 30:409-15. 2008
    The variable incidence of sigmoid volvulus, which depends on the presence of an elongated sigmoid colon, suggests the possibility of variations in the length of the sigmoid colon...
  12. ncbi Sigmoid colon injury due to blunt abdominal trauma. A case report
    F Ceci
    Department of Surgery La Sapienza University, Rome
    G Chir 27:259-61. 2006
    We present a case of sigmoid colon injury after blunt abdominal trauma. The patient was submitted to sigmoid resection with primary end-to-end colo-colic anastomosis...
  13. ncbi Late radiotherapy-induced lower intestinal toxicity (RILIT) of intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer: the need for adapting toxicity scales and the appearance of the sigmoid colon as co-responsible organ for lower intestinal toxicity
    Valerie Fonteyne
    Department of Radiotherapy, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium
    Radiother Oncol 84:156-63. 2007
    ..Late radiotherapy-induced lower intestinal toxicity (RILIT) after intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) for prostate cancer. 2. The correlation between late RILIT and volume parameters of the rectum, sigmoid colon and small bowel.
  14. ncbi Giant submucosal sigmoid colon lipoma
    Anil M Bahadursingh
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Saint Louis University Health Sciences Center, 3635 Vista at Grand, P O Box 15250, St Louis, Mo 63110 0250, USA
    Am J Surg 186:81-2. 2003
  15. ncbi Study on the anatomical dimensions of the human sigmoid colon
    B N S Bhatnagar
    Department of Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India
    Clin Anat 17:236-43. 2004
    Although the sigmoid colon is commonly afflicted with disease, studies on its anatomical dimensions are scarce. It is suspected that dimensions of the sigmoid colon change with age...
  16. ncbi Laparoscopic removal of an intrauterine device perforating the sigmoid colon: a case report and review of the literature
    Esmond Chi
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Loma Linda Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 71:1055-7. 2005
    ..Endoscopic tattooing and laparoscopy was used to identify the colonic site and facilitate extraction by colonic resection. A review of the literature and discussion of laparoscopic management of this complication is presented...
  17. ncbi Migration of an intrauterine contraceptive device to the sigmoid colon: a case report
    U S Nceboz
    Celal Bayar University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Manisa, Turkey
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 8:229-32. 2003
    ..Although perforation of the uterus by an IUD is not uncommon, migration to the sigmoid colon is extremely rare. Here, we report a case of migration of an IUD to the sigmoid colon.
  18. ncbi Comparison of outcome of POSSUM, p-POSSUM, and cr-POSSUM scoring after elective resection of the sigmoid colon for carcinoma or complicated diverticular disease
    Joannes L T Oomen
    Department of Surgery, Zaans Medical Centre, Zaandam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Gastroenterol 42:841-7. 2007
    ..To compare POSSUM, p-POSSUM, and cr-POSSUM-predicted mortalities with the observed postoperative mortality in patients undergoing elective sigmoid colectomy for diverticular disease (n=121) or carcinoma (n=120)...
  19. ncbi Frequency of right lower quadrant position of the sigmoid colon in infants and young children
    D J Fiorella
    Department of Radiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Radiology 219:91-4. 2001
    P:URPOSE: To evaluate the frequency of right lower quadrant positioning of the sigmoid colon in infants and young children. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Findings in 169 patients who underwent enema examination were retrospectively reviewed...
  20. doi Immune reconstitution in the sigmoid colon after long-term HIV therapy
    P M Sheth
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Mucosal Immunol 1:382-8. 2008
    ..Blood and sigmoid colon biopsies were collected from HAART-treated individuals with undetectable blood HIV RNA for > or =4 years ..
  21. ncbi Migration of an intrauterine contraceptive device into the sigmoid colon
    Rola S Al-Mukhtar
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Mubarak Al Kabeer Hospital, Ministry of Health, PO Box 358, Surah 45704, Kuwait
    Saudi Med J 30:561-3. 2009
    ..This case introduces the possibility of safe rectal retrieval of migrating IUCD implanted into the bowel wall...
  22. ncbi Laparoscopic closure for perforation of the sigmoid colon by endoscopic linear stapler
    K Hayashi
    First Department of Surgery, Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan
    Surg Laparosc Endosc 6:411-3. 1996
    ..Laparoscopic closure for perforation of the sigmoid colon caused by diagnostic colonoscopy is described...
  23. ncbi Mesh penetration of the sigmoid colon following a transabdominal preperitoneal hernia repair
    B Lange
    Department of Surgery, University of Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Surg Endosc 17:157. 2003
    ..pain and anal bleeding following a TAPP procedure may result from the penetration of the repair mesh into the sigmoid colon. In this case report, we discuss this particular complication following the TAPP procedure...
  24. ncbi A patient with arthritis, severe back pain, impaired wound healing, and perforated sigmoid colon
    Peter Härle
    Department of Internal Medicine I, University of Regensburg, Regensburg D 93042, Germany
    Lancet 367:2032. 2006
  25. doi Anatomical variations in the level of origin of the sigmoid colon from the descending colon and the attachment of the sigmoid mesocolon
    T E Madiba
    Department of Surgery, University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa
    Clin Anat 23:179-85. 2010
    The origin of the sigmoid colon is considered constant as is the V-shaped attachment of the sigmoid mesocolon attachment...
  26. ncbi Vaginal construction using sigmoid colon in children and young adults
    Ashok Rajimwale
    The Children s Hospital, Denver, CO 80218, USA
    BJU Int 94:115-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the age at which patients who required vaginal replacement (an uncommon procedure in children) were diagnosed, and the cause of their anomaly, and to relate these variables to the surgical outcome...
  27. ncbi Left pneumothorax secondary to colonoscopic perforation of the sigmoid colon: a case report
    Federico Lovisetto
    Dipartimento di Scienze Chirurgiche, Facolta di Medicina, University of Pavia, Italy
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 17:62-4. 2007
    ..and subsequently an exploratory laparoscopy was performed, during which air was found in the subserosa of the sigmoid colon and in the mesosigmoid secondary to perforation of a sigmoid diverticulum...
  28. doi Incidental finding of an intrauterine device in the sigmoid colon
    Loïc Sentilhes
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Angers University Hospital, Angers, France
    Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 13:212-4. 2008
    Translocation of an intrauterine device (IUD) to the sigmoid colon lumen is an extremely rare presentation of an ectopic IUD that usually results in fever and gastrointestinal symptoms...
  29. ncbi Endometrioid adenocarcinoma arising from endometriosis of the mesenterium of the sigmoid colon
    Susumu Kawate
    Department of Thoracic and Visceral Organ Surgery, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showamachi, Maebashi, Gunma 371 8511, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 35:154-7. 2005
    This report presents a case of endometrioid adenocarcinoma arising from endometriosis of the mesenterium of the sigmoid colon following total abdominal hysterectomy and bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy for leiomyoma of the uterus and ..
  30. ncbi Sigmoid colon perforation following a migrated biliary stent
    Michael Elliott
    Hornsby Ku ring gai Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    ANZ J Surg 73:669-70. 2003
  31. ncbi [Pneumatosis coli complicated with necrosis and perforation wall of sigmoid colon and diffuse peritonitis]
    Robert Zimoch
    Oddział Chorób Wewnetrznych Zespołu Publicznych Zakładów Opieki Zdrowotnej w Miliczu
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 115:361-5. 2006
    ..They occur more frequently in the left than in the right colon. We show a rare case of pneumatosis coli which was compicated of necrosis sigmoid, perforation and diffuse peritonitis...
  32. ncbi Intestinal vaginoplasty: is it optimal treatment of vaginal agenesis? A pilot study. Surgical method of sigmoid colon vaginoplasty in vaginal agenesis
    Ates Karateke
    Department of Gynecology, Zeynep Kamil Women s and Children Diseases Education and Research Hospital, Uskudar, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:40-5. 2006
    ..Patients were between 18 and 37 years old. Ileum vaginoplasty and sigmoid colon vaginoplasty were carried out in two and nine cases, respectively...
  33. doi Distribution of serotonin receptors and interacting proteins in the human sigmoid colon
    N Chetty
    Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Action, Monash Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 21:551-8, e14-5. 2009
    ..Human sigmoid colon samples were dissected into three separate layers (mucosa, taeniae coli and intertaenial strips) and RNA was ..
  34. ncbi Laparoscopic vaginal reconstruction using a sigmoid colon segment: a preliminary report
    W Urbanowicz
    Department of Pediatric Urology, Polish American Children s Hospital, Collegium Medicum, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland
    J Urol 171:2632-5. 2004
    ..Sigmoid vaginoplasty is an alternative technique for vaginal replacement. We describe the successful use of laparoscopy for reconstruction of a vagina in patients with the Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome...
  35. ncbi Anatomy of the sigmoid colon, rectum, and the rectovaginal pouch in women with enterocele and anterior rectal wall procidentia
    Kaven Baessler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cantonal Hospital Lucerne, 6000 Lucerne 16, Switzerland
    Clin Anat 19:125-9. 2006
    This study describes the anatomy of the rectovaginal pouch, the sigmoid colon, and rectum in women with posterior enterocele and anterior rectal wall procidentia...
  36. ncbi Reversal of Hartmann's procedure after surgery for complications of diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon is safe and possible in most patients
    J L T Oomen
    Department of Surgery, Zaans Medical Centre, Zaandam, The Netherlands
    Dig Surg 22:419-25. 2005
    Although evidence is growing that most patients who need an operation for diverticular disease of the sigmoid colon can be treated by a single-stage procedure, a two-stage procedure will still be necessary in some patients because of ..
  37. ncbi Decreased interstitial cells of Cajal in the sigmoid colon of patients with slow transit constipation
    Wei Dong Tong
    Department of General Surgery, Institute of Surgery Research, Daping Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
    Int J Colorectal Dis 19:467-73. 2004
    ..This study aimed to determine the normal distribution of ICC within the colon of the Chinese and also to determine if ICC are decreased in Chinese STC patients...
  38. ncbi One-stage sigmoid colon resection for perforated sigmoid diverticulitis (Hinchey stages III and IV)
    Sven Richter
    Clinic of General, Visceral, Vascular, and Pediatric Surgery, University Hospital of the Saarland, Kirrberger Strasse, D 66421 Homburg Saar, Germany
    World J Surg 30:1027-32. 2006
    ..We evaluated the outcome of patients with perforated sigmoid diverticulitis Hinchey III/IV undergoing one-stage colon resection and primary anastomosis without protective colostomy...
  39. ncbi [Ultrasonographic assessment of sigmoid colon in patients with irritable bowel syndrome]
    Hiroaki Kusunoki
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kawasaki Medical School
    Nihon Rinsho 64:1461-6. 2006
    ..factors may play a role in the pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), the function of sigmoid colon has been reported as a major pathogenesis of IBS...
  40. ncbi Exaggerated motility of the descending colon with repetitive distention of the sigmoid colon in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Shin Fukudo
    Department of Behavioral Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 1 Seiryo, Aoba, Sendai 980 8575, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 37:145-50. 2002
    ..e., altered bowel habit with abdominal pain relieved by defecation. We tested our hypothesis that an abnormal link between luminal stimulation and mural response may have some role in the pathophysiology of IBS...
  41. ncbi Surgical removal of an intrauterine device perforating the sigmoid colon: a case report
    Raul Mederos
    Department of General Surgery, Mount Sinai Medical Center, 4300 Alton Road, Miami Beach, FL 33140, USA
    Int J Surg 6:e60-2. 2008
    Intrauterine devices (IUDs) are among the most common contraceptive methods in the world, but have been associated with extrauterine dislocation and bowel perforation. We report a case of an IUD perforation of the sigmoid colon.
  42. ncbi Endometriosis causing extensive intestinal obstruction simulating carcinoma of the sigmoid colon: a case report and review of the literature
    M Varras
    Department of Gynaecology, George Gennimatas General State Hospital of Athens, Greece
    Eur J Gynaecol Oncol 23:353-7. 2002
    ..Reported here is a case of extensive bowel obstruction due to sigmoid colon endometriosis in a 43-year-old woman who presented with signs and symptoms of bowel obstruction...
  43. ncbi Effect of bladder distension on dose distribution of intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancer: three-dimensional computed tomography plan evaluation
    Mustafa Cengiz
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:464-8. 2008
    ..To quantify the effect of bladder volume on the dose distribution during intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancer...
  44. ncbi Vaginal reconstruction utilizing sigmoid colon: Complications and long-term results
    J Kellogg Parsons
    Division of Pediatric Urology, The James Buchanan Brady Urological Institute, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 37:629-33. 2002
    The use of sigmoid colon segments to repair congenital deformities of the vagina is well established. There are little data, however, on complications or functional results in these patients...
  45. ncbi Nitric oxide is involved in the relaxant effect of capsaicin in the human sigmoid colon circular muscle
    L Bartho
    Department of Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy, University Medical School of Pecs, Szigeti u 12, 7643 Pecs, Hungary
    Naunyn Schmiedebergs Arch Pharmacol 366:496-500. 2002
    The relaxant effect of capsaicin (300 nM) has been studied on mucosa-free circular strips of the human sigmoid colon in vitro...
  46. ncbi Laparoscopically assisted sigmoid colon vaginoplasty in women with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome: feasibility and short-term results
    B Cai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated First People s Hospital, Shanghai, PR China
    BJOG 114:1486-92. 2007
    To evaluate the technical feasibility and anatomical and functional outcomes of laparoscopically assisted sigmoid colon vaginoplasty (LASV) in women with Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome.
  47. ncbi Primary vs. secondary anastomosis after sigmoid colon resection for perforated diverticulitis (Hinchey Stage III and IV): a prospective outcome and cost analysis
    M K Schilling
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Bern, Switzerland
    Dis Colon Rectum 44:699-703; discussion 703-5. 2001
    PURPOSE: Our hypothesis was that in patients with perforated sigmoid colon diverticulitis and peritonitis (Hinchey Stage III and IV) a one-stage sigmoid colon resection is safe and cost effective when performed by an experienced ..
  48. ncbi Sigmoid colon is an unexpected organ at risk in brachytherapy for cervix cancer
    Hoda Al-Booz
    The Department of Clinical Oncology, Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre, Bristol, United Kingdom
    J Egypt Natl Canc Inst 18:156-60. 2006
    ..Late toxicities are our concern in treatment of cancer cervix especially as it is presenting in younger age population...
  49. ncbi Endoscopic biopsies in Ussing chambers evaluated for studies of macromolecular permeability in the human colon
    Conny Wallon
    Clinical Research Centre, University of Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:586-95. 2005
    ..Endoscopic biopsies in Ussing chambers have been introduced as a means of studying secretion and transepithelial permeability, but have not been evaluated for studies of protein antigen uptake in human intestine...
  50. ncbi Image-based three-dimensional treatment planning of intracavitary brachytherapy for cancer of the cervix: dose-volume histograms of the bladder, rectum, sigmoid colon, and small bowel
    Robert Y Kim
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1824 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35249, USA
    Brachytherapy 6:187-94. 2007
    The purpose of this study was to evaluate dose-volume histograms (DVHs) of bladder, rectum, sigmoid colon, and small bowel using image-based three-dimensional treatment planning for intracavitary brachytherapy.
  51. ncbi Infarction of the sigmoid colon secondary to giant cell arteritis
    M A Trimble
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 41:108-10. 2002
  52. pmc Toothpick impaction with sigmoid colon pseudodiverticulum formation successfully treated with colonoscopy
    Youn Son Chung
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hallym University College of Medicine, Anyang, Korea
    World J Gastroenterol 14:948-50. 2008
    ..We report our experience with a patient with a sigmoid colon pseudodiverticulum formation, a complication of accidental ingestion of a toothpick that was diagnosed and ..
  53. ncbi Smooth muscle cholinergic denervation hypersensitivity in diverticular disease
    Mark Golder
    Academic Department of Surgery, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Whitechapel, London, UK
    Lancet 361:1945-51. 2003
    ..We aimed to investigate the role of smooth muscle and neural cholinergic activity in the pathogenesis of this disease...
  54. ncbi Cervical surgical emphysema: rare presentation of a sigmoid colon retroperitoneal perforation with abscess rupture through the lumbar triangle of Petit
    L Zentner
    Ballarat Base Hospital, Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
    Australas Radiol 51:B140-3. 2007
    A retroperitoneal sigmoid colon perforation presenting with cervical surgical emphysema secondary to abscess rupture through the lumbar triangle of Petit into the posterior paraspinal muscle compartment has not been previously described...
  55. ncbi [Perforation of the sigmoid colon secondary to acetabular fracture]
    J Proust
    Service d Orthopedie Traumatologie, Hopital Universitaire Dupuytren, 2, avenue Martin Luther King, 87042 Limoges Cedex
    Rev Chir Orthop Reparatrice Appar Mot 90:573-6. 2004
    ..Imaging provides clear evidence for avoiding late diagnosis and life-threatening situations...
  56. ncbi Mucinous adenocarcinoma arising in a neovagina using the sigmoid colon thirty years after operation: a case report
    H Hiroi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
    J Surg Oncol 77:61-4. 2001
    ..CASE: A neovagina was constructed using the sigmoid colon at the age of 23 for congenital agenesis of the vagina, Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome...
  57. doi Intraoperative colonoscopy for anastomosis assessment in laparoscopically assisted left-sided colon resection: is it worthwhile?
    Monika Lanthaler
    Department of General and Transplant Surgery Innsbruck Medical University Hospital, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:27-31. 2008
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the use of intraoperative colonoscopy in laparoscopically assisted left-sided colon resection for the assessment of anastomosis...
  58. ncbi Fecoflowmetric profiles in postoperative patients with Hirschsprung's disease
    Minoru Yagi
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Niigata University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Niigata City, Niigata 951 8510, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 40:551-4. 2005
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the anorectal function from the viewpoint of fecoflowmetry in postoperative patients with Hirschsprung's disease (HD)...
  59. ncbi Colorectal intervention as part of surgery for patients with gynaecological malignancy
    A Bedirli
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, University of Gazi, School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Colorectal Dis 7:228-31. 2005
    ..This study was conducted to determine the indications for and outcome of colorectal intervention in patients with advanced gynaecological malignancy...
  60. ncbi Laparoscopic reversal of Hartmann's rectosigmoidectomy
    S Slawik
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, North Bristol NHS Trust, Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Colorectal Dis 10:81-3. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse the outcome of laparoscopic restoration of bowel continuity post Hartmann's procedure...
  61. ncbi Risk factors for clinical anastomotic leakage following the resection of sigmoid and rectal cancer
    Giedre Rudinskaite
    Department of Surgery, Kaunas University of Medicine, Eiveniu 2, 50009 Kaunas, Lithuania
    Medicina (Kaunas) 41:741-6. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the risk factors for the leakage after sigmoid and rectal cancer resections depending on the height of anastomoses...
  62. ncbi A sessile colonic polyp showing striking morphological changes within a 2-month period
    H Nakamura
    Department of Gastroenterology, Chofu Surgical Clinic, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 39:E279-80. 2007
  63. ncbi Rectovaginal fistula following double-stapling anastomosis in low anterior resection for rectal cancer
    Norifumi Tsutsumi
    Department of Surgery, Sawara Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 54:1682-3. 2007
    ..Therefore, this complication must be kept in mind, and a minimal-sized fistula can be treated conservatively without a diverting colostomy or other surgical procedures...
  64. ncbi Early prediction of anastomotic leakage after colorectal surgery by measuring peritoneal cytokines: prospective study
    Burak Uğraş
    Department of General Surgery, Istanbul Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, 34093 Capa, Istanbul, Turkey
    Int J Surg 6:28-35. 2008
    ..Anastomotic leakage (AL) is a major cause of postoperative mortality and morbidity in colorectal surgery. We investigated the early prediction of peritoneal cytokine levels in developing AL after colorectal surgery...
  65. ncbi Functional outcomes of two types of subtotal colectomy for slow-transit constipation: ileosigmoidal anastomosis and cecorectal anastomosis
    Ye Feng
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Am J Surg 195:73-7. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the functional outcomes of subtotal colectomy with cecorectal anastomosis (CRA) with those of subtotal colectomy with ileosigmoidal anastomosis (ISA) in patients with severe slow-transit constipation...
  66. doi Rectal prolapse as initial clinical manifestation of colon cancer
    C W Chen
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan
    Z Gastroenterol 46:348-50. 2008
    ..We describe the case of a 75-year-old woman who was diagnosed as having adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon after presenting with complete rectal prolapse...
  67. ncbi Laparoscopic sigmoid and rectal resection using an electrothermal bipolar vessel sealing device
    Jyrki Kössi
    Department of Surgery, Paijat Hame Central Hospital, Lahti, Finland
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:719-22. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the suitability of the device for laparoscopic colonic surgery...
  68. doi [Surgical strategies in the treatment of acute diverticular disease--a retrospective analysis of surgical patients at the hospital "Städtisches Klinikum Brandenburg an der Havel"]
    M Kautzsch
    Klinik für Allgemein und Viszeralchirurgie, Städtisches Klinikum Brandenburg a d Havel, Brandenburg
    Zentralbl Chir 133:61-7. 2008
    ..The frequency of use of the various therapeutic concepts and their success rates were studied in our clinic...
  69. ncbi Resection of mesenteric inflammatory veno-occlusive disease causing ischemic colitis
    Philip Bao
    Department of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:812-7. 2005
    ..This report substantiates resolution of the inflammatory process after resection, colostomy, and reanastomosis. We review the literature and make conclusions regarding the clinical management of this disease...
  70. ncbi Modified Soave procedure through the posterior sagittal approach for Hirschsprung's disease
    Nguyen Thanh Liem
    Surgical Department, National Hospital of Pediatrics, 18 879 Lathanh Road, Hanoi, Vietnam
    J Pediatr Surg 40:547-50. 2005
    ..The objective of this study is to describe the surgical technique and clinical results of a modified Soave procedure through the posterior sagittal approach (PSAP) for Hirschsprung's disease...
  71. ncbi Polybacterial pyomyositis following laparoscopic colectomy for complicated diverticulosis
    Hang Korng Ea
    Service de médecine interne et rhumatologie, Groupe Hospitalier Diaconesses Croix Saint Simon, 125 rue d Avron, 75020 Paris, France
    Joint Bone Spine 74:653-5. 2007
    ..We report a case of diffuse subacute muscle infection caused by enteric bacteria, diagnosed two months after laparoscopic colectomy for a sigmoid abscess and successfully treated with antibiotics alone...
  72. ncbi Laparoscopic D3 lymph node dissection with preservation of the superior rectal artery for the treatment of proximal sigmoid and descending colon cancer
    Michiya Kobayashi
    Department of Human Health and Medical Sciences, Kochi Medical School, Nankoku, Japan
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:461-6. 2007
    In this paper we report a technique for laparoscopic lymph node (LN) dissection for descending and proximal sigmoid colon cancer with the preservation of the superior rectal artery (SRA) to maintain the blood supply to the distal sigmoid ..
  73. ncbi [Open surgery of the rectum]
    W Hohenberger
    Chirurgische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Erlangen
    Chirurg 78:739-47. 2007
    ....
  74. doi Multimedia article. Laparoscopic-assisted rectosigmoidectomy with ileal loop interposition. Surgical treatment of chagasic megacolon
    Eloy Espin-Basany
    Colorectal Surgery Unit, Hospital Valle de Hebron, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1421. 2008
    ..Recently a report of 147 patients treated with an open rectosigmoidectomy with an ileal loop interposition showed a low rate of complications (8.5 percent) and recurrence (3.1 percent).1..
  75. doi Persistent symptoms after elective sigmoid resection for diverticulitis
    Bernhard Egger
    Department of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1044-8. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine the incidence and pattern of persistent symptoms and their association with peroperative parameters...
  76. ncbi Pelvic cytoreduction with rectosigmoid resection
    Margrit M Juretzka
    Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 104:40-4. 2007
  77. ncbi Outcome after rectum or sigmoid resection: a review for gynecologists
    Maria Lorena Ret Dávalos
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 14:33-8. 2007
    ..This seems to be important in making the decision to perform a discoid or a segmental bowel resection for severe endometriosis...
  78. ncbi Resection rectopexy for external rectal prolapse reduces constipation and anal incontinence
    E Johnson
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Surg 96:56-61. 2007
    ..The main aim was to examine constipation and anal incontinence in patients before and after resection for external rectal prolapse...
  79. ncbi Feasibility of single-stage resection and primary anastomosis in patients with acute noncomplicated sigmoid volvulus
    Alper Akcan
    Department of General Surgery, Erciyes University School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    Am J Surg 193:421-6. 2007
    ..The management of sigmoid volvulus remains controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of treating sigmoid volvulus by using a single-stage resection and anastomosis versus a 2-stage approach...
  80. doi Colorectal anastomotic stenosis after elective laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for diverticular disease: a prospective evaluation of 68 patients
    Patrick Ambrosetti
    Clinique Générale Beaulieu, 4, rue Emile Yung, 1205, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1345-9. 2008
    ..This prospective study was designed to find the incidence of symptomatic anastomotic stenosis after elective laparoscopic sigmoidectomy for diverticular disease...
  81. ncbi [Rectosigmoid endometriosis]
    A Bouhmidi
    Rev Esp Enferm Dig 98:797-8. 2006
  82. ncbi Laparoscopic sigmoid resections for diverticulitis complicated by abscesses or fistulas
    Christina Zapletal
    Department of Surgery, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Theodor Stern Kai 7, 60590, Frankfurt Main, Germany
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:1515-21. 2007
    ..Therefore, we analysed our results of laparoscopic sigmoidectomies concerning intraoperative course, conversion rate, morbidity and hospital stay in RD and CD...
  83. ncbi [Value of laparoscopic surgery in elective colorectal surgery with "fast-track"-rehabilitation]
    T Junghans
    Universitätsklinik für Allgemein, Visceral, Gefäss und Thoraxchirurgie, Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Charite Campus Mitte, Berlin
    Zentralbl Chir 131:298-303. 2006
    ..Whether these benefits may also occur when all patients are treated with multimodal "fast-track"-rehabilitation programs is questionable...
  84. ncbi [Laparoscopic surgery in colorectal diseases]
    E Balen
    Servicio de Cirugia General, Hospital de Navarra, Pamplona
    An Sist Sanit Navar 28:67-80. 2005
    ..A description is given of the details of the surgical technique of right and left colectomies, laparoscopic resections of the rectum and of total colectomy...
  85. doi [Results of sigma resection in acute complicated diverticulitis : method and time of surgical intervention]
    J P Ritz
    Chirurgische Klinik I, Abteilung für Allgemein, Gefäss und Thoraxchirurgie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Hindenburgdamm 30, 12200, Berlin, Deutschland
    Chirurg 79:753-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to check the results of laparoscopic sigmoid resection for sigmoid diverticular disease with respect to stage of inflammation and time of surgical intervention...
  86. ncbi Impact of new technologies on the clinical and functional outcome of Altemeier's procedure: a randomized, controlled trial
    Paolo Boccasanta
    Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Mangiagalli e Regina Elena, IRCCS Foundation, 1st Department of General Surgery, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:652-60. 2006
    ....
  87. pmc Defunctioning stoma reduces symptomatic anastomotic leakage after low anterior resection of the rectum for cancer: a randomized multicenter trial
    Peter Matthiessen
    Department of Surgery, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
    Ann Surg 246:207-14. 2007
    ....
  88. doi [Amyloidosis induced colonic stricture. The first symptom of myeloma multiplex. A case report]
    Anita Annahazi
    Szegedi Tudomanyegyetem, Általános Orvostudományi Kar, I Belgyógyászati Klinika
    Orv Hetil 149:1181-5. 2008
    ..However, annular stricture of the colon due to amyloidosis is very rare. Amyloidosis develops in appr. 10% of multiple myeloma patients with lambda light chain production, it is usually type AL and not a presenting symptom...
  89. ncbi Risk factors for anastomotic leak after recto-sigmoid resection for ovarian cancer
    Debra L Richardson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 103:667-72. 2006
    ..Our objective was to identify primary risk factors for anastomotic leak in OC patients undergoing RS resection to better determine who would most benefit from protective diversion...
  90. ncbi Colonic resection in the setting of damage control laparotomy: is delayed anastomosis safe?
    Preston R Miller
    Department of Surgery, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Am Surg 73:606-9; discussion 609-10. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this represents the first reported series of DA after DCL, an area in which further work is needed to carefully define indications for the safe application of this concept...
  91. ncbi [Insufficient anastomoses in sigmoideal and rectal resections. A retrospective study conducted in a surgical clinic in Hradec Králové]
    P Motycka
    Chirurgická klinika LF UK v Hradci Králové a FN Hradec Králové
    Rozhl Chir 86:17-23. 2007
    ..Anastomotic insufficiency is the primary cause of postoperative morbidity and mortality following resection procedures of the large intestine and rectum...
  92. ncbi Primary transanal rectosigmoidectomy for Hirschsprung's disease: Preliminary results in the initial 33 cases
    Y Gao
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, The Second Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University, Xi'an, P.R. China
    J Pediatr Surg 36:1816-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Primary transanal rectosigmoidectomy for HD is logical and associated with excellent early results. A long-term follow-up is required to determine bowel functions. J Pediatr Surg 36:1816-1819...
  93. ncbi A modified sigma-rectum pouch (Mainz pouch II) technique: analysis of outcomes and complications on 220 patients
    Jovan B Hadzi-Djokic
    Institute of Urology and Nephrology, Clinic of Urology, Belgrade, and Clinical Center Nis, Clinic of Urology, Nis, Serbia and Montenegro
    BJU Int 97:587-91. 2006
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of a modified technique for a sigma-rectum pouch (Mainz pouch II)...
  94. ncbi Recurrent diverticulitis after sigmoid colectomy for sigmoid colon diverticulitis
    Jeffrey J Visco
    Dis Colon Rectum 46:1572-3; author reply 1573. 2003
  95. ncbi [Laparoscopic sigmoid resection]
    F Corcione
    UOC di Chirurgia Generale e Centro di Chirurgia Laparoscopica, A O Monaldi, Azienda Ospedaliera di Rilievo Nazionale e di Alta Specializzazione, Napoli, Italy
    Minerva Chir 58:509-13. 2003
    ....
  96. ncbi Gastrointestinal transit after laparoscopic versus open colonic resection
    L Basse
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Denmark
    Surg Endosc 17:1919-22. 2003
    ..Gastrointestinal transit after colonic resection with laparoscopy or laparotomy was assessed...
  97. ncbi Use of an implantable marker for rapid intraoperative localization of nonpalpable tumors: a pilot study in a swine colorectal model
    C J Sonnenday
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:1927-31. 2003
    ..This study aimed to establish the accuracy and reproducibility of localization of intraluminal markers by laparoscopic and open techniques in a swine colorectal model, using a prototype for a novel wireless system...
  98. ncbi Experience with laparoscopic medial and lateral dissection of the rectosigmoid for cancer
    Daniel Bacal
    World J Surg 27:1337-8; author reply 1338. 2003
  99. ncbi Modified transanal rectosigmoidectomy for Hirschsprung's disease: clinical and manometric results in the initial 20 cases
    Fabio Luis Peterlini
    Federal University of Sao Paulo UNIFESP EPM, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Pediatr Surg 38:1048-50. 2003
    ....
  100. ncbi Histopathological extent of rectal invasion by rectovaginal endometriosis
    A Kavallaris
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Friedrich Schiller University, Bachstrasse 18, 07740 Jena, Germany
    Hum Reprod 18:1323-7. 2003
    ..We aimed to evaluate the microscopic extent of endometriosis in surgical en-bloc specimens of vaginal skin, rectovaginal septum, cul-de-sac, and part of the rectosigmoid bowel...
  101. ncbi Laparoscopic mobilization of the rectosigmoid and excision of the obliterated cul-de-sac
    Jackie Hollett-Caines
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 10:190-4. 2003
    ..To evaluate the feasibility and surgical and clinical outcomes of laparoscopic excision of anterior recto-sigmoid wall endometriosis and en bloc dissection of the obliterated cul-de-sac...

Research Grants71

  1. NEUROENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS IN FIBROMYALGIA AND IBS
    Lin Chang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  2. Colon Barrier Breakdown in the Elderly
    James Mullin; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..2: These same patient volunteers will be contributing biopsies of the ascending colon, descending colon and sigmoid colon during their colonoscopy...
  3. GENETIC ANALYSIS OF HIRSCHSPRUNG DISEASE
    Aravinda Chakravarti; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..and beyond (long segment HSCR), the splenic flexure and the descending colon (short segment HSCR), or the sigmoid colon only (classic HSCR)...
  4. GENETIC ANALYSIS OF HIRSCHSPRUNG DISEASE
    Aravinda Chakravarti; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..beyond (long segment: L-HSCR), the splenic flexure and the descending colon (short segment: S-HSCR), or the sigmoid colon only (classic HSCR)...
  5. Calcium/Vitamin D, Biomarkers & Colon Polyp Prevention
    Roberd Bostick; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..colonoscopy; biopsies of normal appearing mucosa will also be taken from three colon sites (rectum, mid- sigmoid colon, and proximal ascending colon) during follow-up colonoscopies...
  6. Aspirin, UGT1A6 Genotype, and Colon Gene Expression
    Johanna Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..in colonic gene expression will be determined using cDNA microarray analysis of biopsy RNA from the sigmoid colon and rectum and Bax and Bcl-2 expression in the colonic crypts will be measured by immunohistochemistry...
  7. Relex Pathways Controlling Intestinal Motility
    TERENCE KEITH SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In addition, we have found that the monkey sigmoid colon, which is our translation model, has motor patterns that are similar to those in the guinea-pig colon and ..
  8. Relex Pathways Controlling Intestinal Motility
    Terence Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, we have found that the monkey sigmoid colon, which is our translation model, has motor patterns that are similar to those in the guinea-pig colon and ..
  9. Relex Pathways Controlling Intestinal Motility
    Terence Smith; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, we have found that the monkey sigmoid colon, which is our translation model, has motor patterns that are similar to those in the guinea-pig colon and ..
  10. Aging and Cancer of the Colon
    STEVEN DUDAS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In a cohort of colon cancer patients diagnosed with local, regional or distant adenocarcinoma of the sigmoid colon, we propose to determine with respect to age: levels of oxidative DNA damage, apoptotic activity and the ..
  11. Role of Progesterone in Colonic Muscle Dysfunction
    Jose Behar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..and pregnant guinea pigs, and in normal and PG treated human colonic muscle cells from free margins of the sigmoid colon of patients with adenocarcinoma and from female patients with colonic inertia and chronic constipation...
  12. CD8+TCell Antiretroviral Mechanisms in Lymphoid Tissue
    Elizabeth Connick; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..IFN)-gamma production, tetramer staining, cytolysis, and apoptosis in peripheral blood, lymph node and sigmoid colon biopsies...
  13. NADPH oxidase-associated transition from Barrett's esophagus to adenocarcinoma
    Weibiao Cao; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This project is designed to find potential therapeutic targets to prevent this progression. ..
  14. NADPH oxidases-associated transition from Barrett's esophagus to adenocarcinoma
    Weibiao Cao; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  15. Signal transduction in progression of Barretts esophagus
    Weibiao Cao; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..4. Determine signaling pathways involved in the upregulation of COX-2 following acid exposure. 5. Determine whether IL-lb induces production of IL-6. ..
  16. CONTRACTILE SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS
    Weibiao Cao; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..To define inflammation, associated changes in motor function we will examine the circular muscle from the sigmoid colon from patient with active ulcerative colitis and compare it with muscle from disease-free margins of ..
  17. Treatment of Fear and Pain in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    Bruce Naliboff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  18. Physiologic Characteristics of Traditional Chinese Medicine Based IBS Subgroups
    Bruce Naliboff; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Given the disappointing results with conventional approaches to multisystemic functional disorders like IBS, this may provide exciting insights and contributions to the classification and treatment of these challenging disorders. ..
  19. CORI: Consortium Expansion and Database Enhancement
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  20. Inflamation and the Risk of Endometrial Cancer
    Akila Viswanathan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal will ensure that she will become an established independent investigator and a leading expert in gynecologic cancer epidemiology. ..
  21. NEUROENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS IN FIBROMYALGIA AND IBS
    Lin Chang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. NEUROENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS IN FIBROMYALGIA AND IBS
    Lin Chang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. NEUROENDOCRINE ALTERATIONS IN FIBROMYALGIA AND IBS
    Lin Chang; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The combination of experimental approaches should improve our understanding of the CNS mechanisms underlying functional pain syndromes. ..