melena

Summary

Summary: The black, tarry, foul-smelling FECES that contain degraded blood.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi A prospective two-center study comparing wireless capsule endoscopy with intraoperative enteroscopy in patients with obscure GI bleeding
    Dirk Hartmann
    Department of Gastroenterology, Academic Teaching Hospital, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:826-32. 2005
  2. ncbi Extramedullary relapse of multiple myeloma presenting as hematemesis and melena
    Mark A Dawson
    Department of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 3:223-6; quiz 227. 2006
  3. pmc Melena: a rare complication of duodenal metastases from primary carcinoma of the lung
    Chrysoula Kostakou
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Larissa 41447, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1282-5. 2007
  4. ncbi Massive melena caused by a carcinoid of the small intestine: report of a case
    Minoru Fujisawa
    Department of General Surgery, Juntendo University Nerima Hospital, 3 1 10 Takanodai, Nerima ku, Tokyo 177 8521, Japan
    Surg Today 37:1000-3. 2007
  5. pmc Glutamine depletion induces murine neonatal melena with increased apoptosis of the intestinal epithelium
    Takayuki Motoki
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Transplant, and Surgical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2 5 1, Shikata cho, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 17:717-26. 2011
  6. pmc Management of haematemesis and melaena
    K Palmer
    Department of Gastroenterology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Postgrad Med J 80:399-404. 2004
  7. ncbi Two cases of colonic tuberculosis presenting with massive melena
    T Namisaki
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan
    Int J Clin Pract 58:1162-4. 2004
  8. ncbi Time trends and impact of upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation in clinical practice
    Angel Lanas
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1633-41. 2009
  9. ncbi Nasogastric aspiration and lavage in emergency department patients with hematochezia or melena without hematemesis
    Nicholas Palamidessi
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:126-32. 2010
  10. ncbi Primary malignant melanoma of the oesophagus presenting with massive melena and hypovolemic shock
    Chih Yuan Lin
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defence Medical Centre, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    ANZ J Surg 72:62-4. 2002

Research Grants

  1. Sitagliptin therapy to improve outcomes after islet autotransplantation.
    Melena D Bellin; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. BIOLOGY OF HUMAN INTRAEPITHELIAL LYMPHOCYTES
    Ellen Ebert; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. CORI: Consortium Expansion and Database Enhancement
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. PTHRP 1 to 173 IN CHONDROCYTES
    Robert Terkeltaub; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. ANK and Joint Ankylosis in Spondylitis
    Robert Terkeltaub; Fiscal Year: 2008
  6. Screening for colortectal cancer in an Asian Community Center
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2008
  7. Chondrocyte S100/Calgranulins and RAGE in Osteoarthritis
    Robert Terkeltaub; Fiscal Year: 2009

Detail Information

Publications242 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi A prospective two-center study comparing wireless capsule endoscopy with intraoperative enteroscopy in patients with obscure GI bleeding
    Dirk Hartmann
    Department of Gastroenterology, Academic Teaching Hospital, Ludwigshafen, Germany
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:826-32. 2005
    ..However, sensitivity and specificity of capsule endoscopy have not been adequately defined. We, therefore, compared capsule endoscopy by using intraoperative enteroscopy as a criterion standard in patients with obscure GI bleeding...
  2. ncbi Extramedullary relapse of multiple myeloma presenting as hematemesis and melena
    Mark A Dawson
    Department of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, The Alfred Hospital, Commercial Road, Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria 3181, Australia
    Nat Clin Pract Oncol 3:223-6; quiz 227. 2006
    ..She presented with hematemesis and melena following salvage chemotherapy with dexamethasone, cyclophosphamide, etoposide, cisplatin, and rescue therapy with ..
  3. pmc Melena: a rare complication of duodenal metastases from primary carcinoma of the lung
    Chrysoula Kostakou
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Larissa 41447, Greece
    World J Gastroenterol 13:1282-5. 2007
    ..We describe a case of a 61- year old patient with primary adenocarcinoma of the lung, presenting with melena as the first manifestation of small bowel metastasis...
  4. ncbi Massive melena caused by a carcinoid of the small intestine: report of a case
    Minoru Fujisawa
    Department of General Surgery, Juntendo University Nerima Hospital, 3 1 10 Takanodai, Nerima ku, Tokyo 177 8521, Japan
    Surg Today 37:1000-3. 2007
    We report a case of massive melena caused by a carcinoid of the small intestine. A 28-year-old woman was admitted to our department after presenting with massive melena...
  5. pmc Glutamine depletion induces murine neonatal melena with increased apoptosis of the intestinal epithelium
    Takayuki Motoki
    Department of Gastroenterological Surgery, Transplant, and Surgical Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Okayama University, 2 5 1, Shikata cho, Okayama, 700 8558, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 17:717-26. 2011
    ..To investigate the possible biological outcome and effect of glutamine depletion in neonatal mice and rodent intestinal epithelial cells...
  6. pmc Management of haematemesis and melaena
    K Palmer
    Department of Gastroenterology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, UK
    Postgrad Med J 80:399-404. 2004
    ..Intravenous omeprazole reduces the risk of re-bleeding in ulcer patients undergoing endoscopic therapy. Repeat endoscopic therapy or operative surgery are required if bleeding recurs...
  7. ncbi Two cases of colonic tuberculosis presenting with massive melena
    T Namisaki
    Third Department of Internal Medicine, Nara Medical University, Nara, Japan
    Int J Clin Pract 58:1162-4. 2004
    The clinical symptoms of colonic tuberculosis are variable, among which massive melena is extremely rare...
  8. ncbi Time trends and impact of upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding and perforation in clinical practice
    Angel Lanas
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital Clinico, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1633-41. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi Nasogastric aspiration and lavage in emergency department patients with hematochezia or melena without hematemesis
    Nicholas Palamidessi
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 17:126-32. 2010
    The utility of nasogastric aspiration and lavage in the emergency management of patients with melena or hematochezia without hematemesis is controversial...
  10. ncbi Primary malignant melanoma of the oesophagus presenting with massive melena and hypovolemic shock
    Chih Yuan Lin
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Tri Service General Hospital, National Defence Medical Centre, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC
    ANZ J Surg 72:62-4. 2002
  11. ncbi Intravascular papillary endothelial hyperplasia of the jejunum: an unusual cause of melena
    Sarra Mestiri
    AP HP, Henri Mondor Hospital, Department of Pathology, Paris X University, France
    Int J Surg Pathol 15:192-5. 2007
    ..The patient was referred to the hospital with a 1-week history of melena. The lesion did not recur after surgery...
  12. ncbi Gastrointestinal hemorrhage due to complicated gastroduodenal ulcer disease in liver transplant patients taking sirolimus
    Alastair D Smith
    Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Clin Transplant 19:250-4. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi Bleeding stromal tumor in Meckel's diverticulum
    J M A Biemans
    Department of Radiology, Stichting Sint Antoniusziekenhuis, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
    JBR-BTR 88:112-3. 2005
  14. pmc Gastric epithelioid haemangioendothelioma: a rare cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    P Sanjay
    Department of General Surgery, Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Llantrisant, South Wales CF72 8XR, UK
    Postgrad Med J 81:e7. 2005
    ..This case highlights the difficulty in diagnosing this rare tumour preoperatively and emphasises the need for long term follow up in view of its uncertain metastatic potential...
  15. ncbi Localization of upper GI bleed on delayed imaging with 99mTc tagged RBC angiogram
    M U Zaman
    Nuclear Medicine Section, Department of Radiology, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
    J Pak Med Assoc 54:490-1. 2004
  16. ncbi Stress-related gastric bleeding after rhinoplasty
    Yener Demirtas
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1669-70. 2004
  17. ncbi Symptomatic gastric leiomyoma mimicking giant gastric polyp: endoscopic diagnosis and removal
    G Brandimarte
    Department of Internal Medicine, Cristo Re Hospital Rome Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 8:107-10. 2004
    ..A 67-years-old patient was admitted to our attention due to two episodes of hematemesis and melena occurred in the previous two days...
  18. ncbi Life-threatening hemorrhage from enterotomies and anastomoses in 7 horses
    Aimie J Doyle
    University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1008 W Hazelwood Drive, Urbana, IL, USA
    Vet Surg 32:553-8. 2003
    ..To report our experience with horses that presumptively had severe intraluminal hemorrhage from enterotomy or anastomosis...
  19. ncbi The role of capsule endoscopy in the work-up of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
    Antonio Magnano
    Digestive Endoscopy Service, Vittorio Emanuele Hospital, Catania, Italy
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 16:403-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate the role of capsule endoscopy in the detection of causes of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding...
  20. ncbi Jejunal leiomyosarcoma, a rare cause of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding diagnosed by wireless capsule endoscopy
    D Martínez-Ares
    Department of Gastroenterology, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario Juan Canalejo, A Coruna, Galicia, Spain
    Surg Endosc 18:554-6. 2004
    ..Wireless capsule endoscopy has proved to be far superior to other radiologic and endoscopic techniques for the diagnosis of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding and pathologies of the small intestine in general...
  21. ncbi Reperfusion of splanchnic artery aneurysm following transcatheter embolization: treatment with percutaneous thrombin injection
    Raymond P Chan
    Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Department of Medical Imaging, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, 30 Bond St, M5B 1W8, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Cardiovasc Intervent Radiol 27:264-7. 2004
    ..The lesion was successfully treated by direct puncture of the aneurysm under computed tomographic guidance, followed by injection of thrombin. This technique is useful when an endovascular approach is not feasible...
  22. ncbi [Diagnostic image (190). A man with melaena. Enteral varices due to portal hypertension]
    G J Wanten
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, afd Maag, Darm en Leverziekten, Geert Grooteplein Zuid 8, 6525 GA Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1034. 2004
    ..A 58-year-old man was seen because of anaemia and melaena, due to bleeding from colonic varices resulting from thrombosis of the V. portae hepatis and the V. lienalis...
  23. ncbi Recurrent hemorrhagic shock from solitary jejunal diverticulum
    Marco Gismant
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart A Gemelli, Rome, Italy
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:1069-72. 2004
    We report the case of recurrent hemorrhagic shock manifested by massive melena and hematemesis in a 67-year-old patient, previously operated in another hospital for an abdominal aortic aneurysm two weeks before...
  24. ncbi An initial experience: using helical CT imaging to detect obscure gastrointestinal bleeding
    Frank H Miller
    Department of Radiology, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Medical School, 676 North St Clair Street, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Clin Imaging 28:245-51. 2004
    ..Our preliminary study shows that helical CT was able to identify a wide variety of causes of obscure GI bleeding...
  25. ncbi Myocardial infarction following recombinant activated factor VII in a patient with type 2A von Willebrand disease
    Igor Novitzky Basso
    Oxford Haemophilia Centre, Thrombosis Unit, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 15:503-4. 2004
    ..As the patient has risk factors for atherosclerotic disease, we presume the recombinant activated factor VII promoted coagulation at a pre-existing atherosclerotic lesion...
  26. ncbi Clinical profile of dengue hemorrhagic fever cases in Mexico
    Joel Navarrete-Espinosa
    Coordinación de los Programas Integrados de Salud Unidad de Salud Pública, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
    Salud Publica Mex 47:193-200. 2005
    ..Dengue hemorrhagic fever is a public health problem in Mexico since 1994. With four serotypes circulating the risk of epidemic dengue hemorrhagic fever is increasing...
  27. ncbi Prevalence of polyps greater than 9 mm in a consortium of diverse clinical practice settings in the United States
    David A Lieberman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland VA Medical Center, Oregon 97239, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:798-805. 2005
    ....
  28. ncbi [Late metastases of cutaneous malignant melanoma on the abdominal wall to the small and large bowel]
    Gábor Füredi
    Fejér Megyei Szent György Kórház Sebészeti Osztály
    Magy Seb 58:241-4. 2005
    ..Five years later he presented with complaints of epigastric pain, melena, hematochezia, anorexia and fatigue...
  29. doi Hookworm infection presenting as overt gastrointestinal bleeding: lessons from double-balloon enteroscopy in the tropics
    Das Kshaunish
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1310-1. 2008
  30. ncbi [Portal vein hypertension during azathioprine therapy in patients with Crohn's disease--a frequent phenomenon?]
    L Ehmsen
    Medizinische Klinik I, Stadtklinik Baden Baden, Klinikum Mittelbaden, Balgerstr 50, 76532 Baden Baden
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 133:950-3. 2008
    ..A 45-year-old man with 18 years history of Crohn's disease who was on treatment with azathioprine (AZA) for the past 48 months was admitted because of haematemesis and melaena...
  31. ncbi [Gastric plasmacytoma as an uncommon cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding]
    Miren Vicuña Arregui
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospital de Navarra, Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:217-20. 2008
    ..We describe the case of a male patient who underwent investigations for upper gastrointestinal bleeding and iron deficiency anemia. The final diagnosis was multiple myeloma associated with gastric plasmacytoma...
  32. ncbi [Nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Treatment options. What do I do? The internist]
    Raúl Fernando Olaeta-Elizalde
    Presidente del Consejo Mexicano de Gastroenterologia, Mexico, D F
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 72:51-3. 2007
  33. ncbi Clinical challenges and images in GI. Meckel's diverticulum
    Lieke Hol
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Gastroenterology 133:392, 732. 2007
  34. ncbi Large Brunneroma presenting with bleeding
    Gajanan D Wagholikar
    Department of Surgical Gastroenterology, and Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow
    Indian J Gastroenterol 21:201-2. 2002
    ..Brunner's gland adenoma (Brunneroma) is a rare entity. We report a patient who presented with severe anemia due to bleed from a large Brunneroma arising from the duodenal bulb, and was managed successfully by surgical excision of the tumor...
  35. ncbi Bleeding Meckel diverticulum responds to intravenous pantoprazole
    Ahmed Dahshan
    South Med J 100:334. 2007
  36. ncbi Operative management of symptomatic duodenal diverticula
    Kellie L Mathis
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First St S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg 193:305-8; discussion 308-9. 2007
    ..Duodenal diverticula are common but rarely cause symptoms that require operative intervention...
  37. ncbi [Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in neonates--experience of pediatric gastroenterology unit]
    Sonia Mazigh M'rad
    Service de Médecine Infantile C, Hopital d Enfants de Tunis
    Tunis Med 84:607-10. 2006
    ..The aim of our study was to assess the frequency of the different lesions occurring as well as to precise indications of upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in neonates...
  38. ncbi Thalidomide as treatment for digestive tract angiodysplasias
    J Heidt
    Department of Internal Medicine, MCH Antoniushove, PO Box 411, 2260 AK Leidschendam, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 64:425-8. 2006
    ..Monotherapy with thalidomide improves the clinical picture but may not be sufficient in the long term. Additional therapy, such as argon plasma coagulation or the use of the novel drug lenalidomide, might be necessary...
  39. pmc An unusual cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in a young girl
    Emiliano Antiga
    Department of Dermatological Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy
    CMAJ 175:583. 2006
  40. ncbi GI stromal tumor diagnosed by capsule endoscopy in a patient with neurofibromatosis type 1
    Sung Woo Jung
    Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Anam Hospital, Seoul, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:127-8; discussion 128. 2006
  41. ncbi Splenic infarction: an unusual complication of ethanolamine oleate injection
    A Bar-Gil Shitrit
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Endoscopy 38:432. 2006
  42. ncbi Stromal tumors of the small bowel causing unexplained melena: report of two cases
    L Basso
    Department of Surgery Pietro Valdoni, University of Rome La Sapienza Medical School, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome, Italy
    Am Surg 72:79-82. 2006
    ..Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) of the small bowel are relatively rare and, therefore, both difficult to diagnose and treat. The authors present two cases of such tumors and review the various options for diagnosis and treatment...
  43. ncbi Cytomegalovirus-induced small-bowel hemorrhage in a patient with nonsystemic vasculitic neuropathy
    Toshiro Sugimoto
    Department of Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta, Shiga, 520 2192, Japan
    Clin Rheumatol 25:575-6. 2006
    ..Cytomegalovirus infection should be considered in the differential diagnosis of gastrointestinal diseases in patients with collagen vascular diseases receiving immunosuppressive agents...
  44. ncbi Rodeo endoscopy
    Larry D Scott
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2611. 2005
  45. ncbi [Esophagus actinomycosis causing upper gastrointestinal bleeding]
    N Fernández Moreno
    Rev Esp Enferm Dig 97:533-4. 2005
  46. ncbi Wandering spleen presenting as bleeding gastric varices
    V Singla
    Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012, India
    Am J Emerg Med 26:637.e1-4. 2008
    ..Preoperative diagnosis was made on the basis of ultrasonography, endoscopy, and computed tomography, which was later proved on surgery and treated successfully...
  47. ncbi Metastatic seminoma presenting with pulmonary embolus, inferior vena caval thrombosis, and gastrointestinal bleeding
    Jeffrey A Leslie
    Division of Urology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
    Urology 62:144. 2003
    ..In this case report, we present an unusual patient with invasion of the duodenum from germ cell cancer and discuss the management of this challenging scenario...
  48. ncbi Massive bleeding from an arteriovenous malformation in the gastric fundus following gastric biopsy treated by embolisation
    A S Ibrahim
    Department of Medicine, Hamad General Hospital, PO Box 3050, Doha, Qatar
    Int J Clin Pract 57:354-5. 2003
    ..Repeat gastroduodenoscopy failed to identify the source. Angiography identified bleeding from an arteriovenous malformation at the fundus of the stomach. This was controlled by embolisation...
  49. ncbi Acute lower gastroenteric bleeding retrospective analysis (the ALGEBRA study): an analysis of the triage, management and outcomes of patients with acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding
    Matthew R Brackman
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Medlantic Research Institute, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Am Surg 69:145-9. 2003
    ..Patients with ALGIH were entered into a database. We defined patients as having ALGIH if presentation included melena or hematochezia. Patients with hematemesis, bloody nasogastric aspirate, or occult fecal blood were excluded...
  50. ncbi Gastrointestinal bleeds associated with rofecoxib
    Pamela A Foral
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, and Alegent Health Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68178, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 22:384-6. 2002
    ..We report two patients who were admitted to the hospital with diagnoses of gastrointestinal bleeds while they were taking rofecoxib...
  51. ncbi The role of endoscopy in the management of liver transplant patients
    G Macedo
    Liver Transplant Unit, H S João, Porto, Portugal
    Transplant Proc 35:1133. 2003
  52. ncbi Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 24-2004. A 48-year-old man with recurrent gastrointestinal bleeding
    Myles D Keroack
    Gastroenterology Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:488-95. 2004
  53. ncbi [Hormone therapy with estrogen patches for the treatment of recurrent digestive hemorrhages in uremic patients]
    M C Alarcon
    Nefrologia 22:208-9. 2002
  54. ncbi Combined diagnostic and therapeutic imaging of hemosuccus pancreaticus
    Adolfo Canadè
    Istituto di Radiologia, Universita Cattolica del S Cuore, Policlinico A Gemelli, Largo A Gemelli 8, 00168 Roma, Italy
    Rays 28:197-207. 2003
    ..During the examination, the aneurysm embolization excluded the affected vessel from the circulation and allowed immediate benefit to the patient...
  55. ncbi Severe erosion of lumbar vertebral body because of abdominal aortic false aneurysm: report of two cases
    C H Diekerhof
    Departments of Orthopedics and Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:E382-4. 2002
    ..Two cases of lumbar vertebral erosion resulting from abdominal aortic false aneurysm are reported...
  56. ncbi [Esophageal non-variceal hemorrhage: a clinical and epidemiological study]
    G de Manzoni
    Cattedra di Chirurgia d Urgenza, I Divisione Clinicizzata di Chirurgia Generale, Ospedale Civile Maggiore Borgo Trento,
    G Chir 23:199-204. 2002
    ..Other causes of esophageal bleeding observed were: Candida esophagitis (19 cases), esophageal malignancy (11 cases), benign polyps (2 cases), angiodysplasia (one case) and one case of aorto-esophageal fistula...
  57. ncbi Malignant duodenal stromal tumor: the first case report in Thailand and review of the literature
    V Mahachai
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 84:S481-4. 2001
    ..A high level of suspicion to detect this malignant tumor especially in a patient presenting with obscure gastrointestinal bleeding and effective surgical treatment allow better clinical outcome in this rare and fatal malignancy...
  58. ncbi [Heyde syndrome]
    B Granel
    Service de Medecine Interne, CHU Timone, Marseille 13
    Presse Med 31:1451-3. 2002
    ..Heyde's syndrome associates aortic stenosis and digestive hemorrhage secondary to intestinal angiodysplasia...
  59. ncbi Gastrointestinal stromal tumours of the oesophagus
    Monalisa Sur
    Departments of Anatomical Pathology and Radiation Oncology, University of the Witwatersrand, South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg
    S Afr J Surg 41:21-3. 2003
    ..A rare case of gastrointestinal stromal tumour (GIST) of the oesophagus is presented. Pathological features with a review of the treatment options and the literature are presented...
  60. ncbi [Metastatic prostate cancer complicated with chronic disseminated intravascular coagulopathy causing acute renal failure, mimicking thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hemolytic uremic syndrome: pathomechanism, differential diagnosis and therapy relat
    Dániel Deme
    Szent Lázár Megyei Kórház Belgyógyászati Osztály 3100 Salgótarján Füleki út 54 56
    Magy Onkol 54:351-7. 2010
    ..carotid artery stenosis, gastric ulcer and alcoholic liver disease was admitted to another hospital with melena. Gastroscopy revealed intact gastric mucosa and actually non-bleeding duodenal ulcer covered by clots...
  61. ncbi Study on histopathology, ultrasonography and some special serum enzymes and collagens for 38 advanced patients of schistosomiasis japonica
    Shen Guangjin
    Anhui Provincial Institute of Schistosomiasis Control, 207 Dongjiao Road, Anhui, Wuhu 241000, People s Republic of China
    Acta Trop 82:235-46. 2002
    ..Histories of hematemesis and melena were recorded in three cases...
  62. ncbi [Severe upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage of a rare cause: aorto-esophageal fistula successfully treated]
    A Tonea
    Centrul de Chirurgie Generală şi Transplant Hepatic, I C Fundeni
    Chirurgia (Bucur) 100:599-604. 2005
    ..in our clinic from another hospital for repetitive severe upper gastrointestinal bleeding, with hematemesis and melena, pale, asthenia, without any pain; the bleeding stopped when he was admitted...
  63. ncbi Control of bleeding in children with Dengue hemorrhagic fever using recombinant activated factor VII: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
    Ampaiwan Chuansumrit
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 16:549-55. 2005
    ....
  64. ncbi [Acute hemorrhage of the upper part of the gastrointestinal tract--survey of emergency endoscopy of the upper gastrointestinal tract at our facility]
    J Golánová
    Interni klinika 2 lékarské fakulty UK a FN Motol, Praha
    Vnitr Lek 50:274-7. 2004
    ..The aim of our retrospective analysis was to discover causes of bleeding into upper GI tract and its characteristics over a 4 year period...
  65. ncbi Early gastrointestinal hemorrhage after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868 3298, USA
    Obes Surg 13:62-5. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the incidence of early GI hemorrhage after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP), its presentation, and possible treatment options...
  66. ncbi Hospital-acquired diarrhea in adults: a prospective case-controlled study in Mexico
    M Zaidi
    Department of Infectious Diseases, , , Mexico City, Mexico
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 12:349-55. 1991
    ..Reasons for exclusion were presence of chronic diarrheal disease or melena. There were 115 cases and 111 controls. RESULTS: Overall risk of acquiring nosocomial diarrhea was 5.5%, or 1...
  67. ncbi Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) of the stomach: retrospective experience with surgical resection at the National Cancer Institute
    Sherif F Naguib
    The Department of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Cairo, Egypt
    J Egypt Natl Canc Inst 20:80-9. 2008
    ..Thereby imatinib mesylate was advocated as an adjuvant to surgery, which appears to have improved disease-free and overall survival...
  68. ncbi Proton pump inhibitors after endoscopic hemostasis in patients with peptic ulcer bleeding
    Rusmir Mesihovic
    Clinical Centre University of Sarajevo, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Med Arh 63:323-7. 2009
    ..For patients with bleeding peptic ulcers that display major endoscopic stigmata of recent hemorrhage, a combination of endoscopic and pharmacologic therapy is the current standard management...
  69. ncbi Presentation and outcome of gastrointestinal involvement in systemic necrotizing vasculitides: analysis of 62 patients with polyarteritis nodosa, microscopic polyangiitis, Wegener granulomatosis, Churg-Strauss syndrome, or rheumatoid arthritis-associated
    Christian Pagnoux
    Hopital Cochin, Service de Medecine Interne, 27, rue du Faubourg Saint Jacques, Paris Cedex 14, France
    Medicine (Baltimore) 84:115-28. 2005
    ..and were mainly abdominal pain in 61 (97%), nausea or vomiting in 21 (34%), diarrhea in 17 (27%), hematochezia or melena in 10 (16%), and hematemesis in 4 (6%)...
  70. ncbi T-tube gastrostomy as a novel approach for distal staple line disruption after sleeve gastrectomy for morbid obesity: case report and review of the literature
    Ismael Court
    The Bariatric and Metabolic Institute, Section of Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL 33331, USA
    Obes Surg 20:519-22. 2010
    ..the emergency room at Cleveland Clinic Florida with new onset of fever, abdominal pain, jaundice, hematemesis, and melena. A computed tomography scan of the abdomen revealed a large extravasation of contrast material parallel to the ..
  71. ncbi Clinical, radiologic and pathologic characteristics of the Carney triad: a case report and literature review
    Chin Fan Chen
    Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Kaohsiung J Med Sci 26:428-34. 2010
    ..A 26-year-old woman presented with dizziness and several episodes of melena over 3 days. Physical examination revealed pale conjunctiva but normal hemodynamic status...
  72. ncbi [Acute massive gastrointestinal bleeding in the elderly]
    Akihiro Kimura
    Department of Geriatric Medicine, Tokyo Medical University
    Nihon Ronen Igakkai Zasshi 46:250-8. 2009
    ..We, therefore, conducted a study to clarify these problems from a clinical view point in geriatric medicine...
  73. ncbi Simple clinical predictors may obviate urgent endoscopy in selected patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Departments of Medicine and Biometry, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:265-70. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to predict whether the modified BRS (mBRS) can predict (1) endoscopic high-risk stigmata (HRS) and (2) rebleeding and mortality...
  74. ncbi [Clinical manifestations and endoscopic characteristics of Kaposi's sarcoma in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome]
    Julio Sánchez del Monte
    Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, SSA, Hospital Regional Lic Adolfo López Mateos, ISSSTE
    Rev Gastroenterol Mex 70:416-23. 2005
    ..Kaposi sarcoma may be the initial manifestation of immunodeficiency acquired syndrome (AIDS )in 30% of patients. The digestive tract is the thirth most affected site after the skin and lymph nodes...
  75. ncbi Safety and efficacy of nasogastric intubation for gastrointestinal bleeding after myocardial infarction: an analysis of 125 patients at two tertiary cardiac referral hospitals
    Mitchell S Cappell
    Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein Medical Center, Klein Professional Building, Suite 363, 5401 Old York Road, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 50:2063-70. 2005
    ..Indications for NG intubation included melena in 55 patients; fecal occult blood with an acute hematocrit decline, severe anemia, or sudden hypotension in 37; ..
  76. ncbi Gastrointestinal manifestations of septic patients with scrub typhus in Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital
    - Aung-Thu
    Department of Medical Research, Lower Myanmar, Ministry of Health, Myanmar, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 35:845-51. 2004
    ..symptoms of scrub typhus patients were vomiting 13 (65%), nausea 12 (60%), diarrhea 9 (45%), and hametamesis or melena 5 (25%). Gastrointestinal signs included hepatomegaly 8 (40%), jaundice 7 (35%), and abdominal pain 4 (20%)...
  77. ncbi Prospective study of cardiac troponin I release in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    David M Iser
    Department of Medicine, The University of Melbourne, Western Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 23:938-42. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were to determine prospectively the risk of cardiac troponin I release and associated adverse cardiac events in patients with acute upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage...
  78. ncbi [Unusual presentation of metastatic osteosarcoma as a giant duodenal polyp. A case report]
    D Piscitelli
    DAPEG Dipartimento di Anatomia Patologica e di Genetica, Sezione di Anatomia Patologica, Universita di Bari
    Pathologica 97:88-91. 2005
    ....
  79. ncbi Re-evaluation of a portocaval venograft without an ameroid constrictor as a method for controlling portal hypertension after occlusion of intrahepatic portocaval shunts in dogs
    Andrew E Kyles
    Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    Vet Surg 33:691-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the use of a portocaval venograft without an ameroid constrictor in the surgical management of intrahepatic portosystemic shunts (PSS)...
  80. ncbi [Life threatening intestinal bleeding in a Bearded Collie associated with a food supplement for horses]
    M Rohner Mächler
    Klinik für Kleintiermedizin der Universität Zürich
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 146:479-82. 2004
    In a Bearded Collie with acute weakness, hematemesis, melena, painful abdomen and pale mucous membranes a hematocrit of 13% and panhypoproteinemia were found...
  81. ncbi The clinical significance of incidental chronic colitis: a study of 17 cases
    Vikram Deshpande
    Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, 02114, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 34:463-9. 2010
    ..In this study, we report the clinical, histologic, and follow-up data on 17 cases of histologically documented cases of chronic colitis in which a definitive etiologic factor could not be identified...
  82. ncbi Peptic ulcer disease in dyspeptic patients with ischemic heart disease: search and treat?
    M Banic
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Department of Medicine, Dubrava University Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Z Gastroenterol 43:581-6. 2005
    ....
  83. ncbi Metastatic malignant melanoma of the gastrointestinal tract
    Kelly V Liang
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:511-6. 2006
    ..Symptoms may include abdominal pain, dysphagia, small bowel obstruction, hematemesis, and melena. We report 2 cases of malignant melanoma metastatic to the GI tract, followed by a review of the literature...
  84. ncbi Transcatheter arterial embolization in the management of bleeding duodenal ulcers: a 5.5-year retrospective study of treatment and outcome
    Lene Larssen
    Departments of Medical Gastroenterology, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:217-22. 2008
    ..In this study we report our experiences in 36 patients...
  85. ncbi Juvenile dermatomyositis at diagnosis: clinical characteristics of 79 children
    L M Pachman
    Division of Immunology, Children s Memorial Hospital Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Rheumatol 25:1198-204. 1998
    ....
  86. ncbi [Factors related to acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding after transcatheter arterial chemoembolization in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma]
    Jian Xin Wu
    Department of Gastroenterology, Xinhua Hospital, Shanghai Second Medical University, Shanghai 200092, P R China
    Ai Zheng 21:881-4. 2002
    ..The authors studied the factors associated with UGIB for better prevention and management of the complication...
  87. pmc Application of endoscopic hemoclips for nonvariceal bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal tract
    Shi Bin Guo
    Department of Gastroenterology, the Affiliated First Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116001, Liaoning Province, China
    World J Gastroenterol 15:4322-6. 2009
    ..To investigate acute nonvariceal bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract and evaluate the effects of endoscopic hemoclipping...
  88. ncbi Management of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    E Wee
    Gastroenterology, Department of General Medicine, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore
    J Postgrad Med 57:161-7. 2011
    ..Rarer causes include hemobilia, hemosuccus pancreaticus, and aortoenteric fistulas. Hematemesis and melena are the key features of bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract, but fresh per rectal bleeding may be ..
  89. ncbi [A case of colonic cryptococcosis]
    Jae Chun Song
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 52:255-60. 2008
    ..A 27-year- old woman admitted our hospital for intermittent melena. Initial abdominal CT scan revealed a mass lesion obstructing most of the lumen in ascending colon...
  90. ncbi Management of bleeding after percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography or transhepatic biliary drain placement
    Wael E A Saad
    University of Rochester Medical Center, Department of Imaging Sciences, 601 Elmwood Ave, Box 648, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 11:60-71. 2008
    ..These complications include: hemothorax, hemoperitoneum, subcapsular hepatic bleeding, hemobilia, melena, and bleeding from the percutaneous biliary drain...
  91. ncbi Nissen fundoplication in infants and children: a long-term clinical study
    Mostafa Abu Zeid
    Gastroenterology Surgery Center, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:697-700. 2004
    ..Infants and children who underwent open Nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease were retrospectively evaluated to assess the success and complications of this operation...
  92. ncbi [Case of minocycline-induced vasculitic neuropathy]
    Nobuhiro Ogawa
    Division of Neurology, Department of Internal Medicine, Shiga University of Medical Science
    Rinsho Shinkeigaku 50:301-5. 2010
    ..Three months before admission, she had had melena several times and body weight loss and pyrexia developed...
  93. ncbi [Arachnoid cyst associated with pyloric stenosis in a young boy]
    Smaranda Diaconescu
    Facultatea de Medicina, Clinica a V Pediatrie Gastroenterologie, Universitatea de Medicină si Farmacie Gr T Popa Iaşi
    Rev Med Chir Soc Med Nat Iasi 114:1053-7. 2010
    ..The little patient was admitted into hospital with haematemesis, melena, influenced generally condition and acute posthemorrhagic anaemia following aspirin intake for hypertermia...
  94. ncbi Active Crohn disease with maternal vitamin K deficiency and fetal subdural hematoma
    M Hirose
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Ohtsu, Japan
    Obstet Gynecol 98:919-21. 2001
    ..Fetal subdural hematoma is a rare condition not considered a complication of Crohn disease in pregnancy...
  95. ncbi Clinical, biochemical, and hematological characteristics, disease prevalence, and prognosis of dogs presenting with neutrophil cytoplasmic toxicity
    Itamar Aroch
    School of Veterinary Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel
    J Vet Intern Med 19:64-73. 2005
    ..a significantly higher prevalence of pale mucous membranes, tachycardia, fever, abdominal organomegaly, icterus, melena, and hematuria. Most mean hematologic variables were significantly different between groups...
  96. ncbi Primary aortoduodenal fistula complicated by abdominal aortic aneurysm
    A K Korkut
    Dept of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Vakif Gureba Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey
    J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) 41:113-5. 2000
    ..Appearing of melena and hematemesis gastroduodenoscopy and radionuclide scanning was performed as diagnosis...
  97. ncbi An evaluation of endoscopic indications and findings related to nonvariceal upper-GI hemorrhage in a large multicenter consortium
    Brintha K Enestvedt
    Department of Internal Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon 97214, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:422-9. 2008
    ..There is limited information about patients with UGIH who are evaluated by endoscopy at nonacademic settings, which comprise the majority of endoscopic practices in the United States...
  98. ncbi Aortoenteric fistulas: CT features and potential mimics
    Quan D M Vu
    Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, 510 S Kingshighway Blvd, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Radiographics 29:197-209. 2009
    ..The clinical signs of aortoenteric fistula include hematemesis, melena, sepsis, and abdominal pain, but the condition also may be clinically occult...
  99. ncbi Gastrointestinal manifestations of Henoch-Schonlein Purpura
    Ellen C Ebert
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, One Robert Wood Johnson Place, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2011-9. 2008
    ..Bleeding is usually occult or, less commonly, associated with melena. Intussusception, the most common surgical complication, is usually ileo-ileo or ileo-colic...
  100. ncbi Gastritis in Saudi Arab children
    Mohammad I El-Mouzan
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:576-9. 2005
    ..Information on childhood gastritis in developing countries is rare; hence, the objective of this study is to report the pattern of this condition in Saudi Arab children...
  101. ncbi Local therapeutic injection in bleeding peptic ulcer: a comparison of adrenaline to adrenaline plus a sclerosing agent
    A Garrido Serrano
    Department of Gastrointestinal Medicine, Hospital Comarcal de Riotinto, Huelva, Spain
    Rev Esp Enferm Dig 94:395-405. 2002
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Research Grants7

  1. Sitagliptin therapy to improve outcomes after islet autotransplantation.
    Melena D Bellin; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Melena Bellin, MD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, at the University of Minnesota (UM)...
  2. BIOLOGY OF HUMAN INTRAEPITHELIAL LYMPHOCYTES
    Ellen Ebert; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These studies will determine the mechanism of IEL chemotaxis toward secreted products of ECs, why IL-15 is more potent than IL-2 in inducing LAK activity by IELs, and how IL-10 and IL-12 augment this activity. ..
  3. CORI: Consortium Expansion and Database Enhancement
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  4. PTHRP 1 to 173 IN CHONDROCYTES
    Robert Terkeltaub; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Completion of these studies will indicate not only how PTHrP 1-173 can modulate OA, but also how functional properties of the PTHrP 1-173 C-terminal 140-173 domain can be harnessed to promote cartilage repair. ..
  5. ANK and Joint Ankylosis in Spondylitis
    Robert Terkeltaub; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies will identify novel targets for enthesopathic bone fusion in spondyloarthritis. ..
  6. Screening for colortectal cancer in an Asian Community Center
    David Lieberman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is a new paradigm for screening, which takes advantage of the trust and cultural awareness that exists at the community center and does not rely on the primary care provider. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Chondrocyte S100/Calgranulins and RAGE in Osteoarthritis
    Robert Terkeltaub; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Completion of the work will reveal new potential targets for therapeutic intervention in OA by disconnecting inflammation from deleterious alteration of chondrocyte differentiation and function. ..