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#1
Paul Fockens
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October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026605/ueg-week-2018-vienna-topics-and-highlights
#2
Herbert Tilg
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026604/transglucosidase-improves-the-bowel-movements-in-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-patients-a-preliminary-randomized-double-blind-placebo-controlled-study
#3
Akihiro Shimozato, Makoto Sasaki, Naotaka Ogasawara, Yasushi Funaki, Masahide Ebi, Chiho Goto, Satoshi Koikeda, Takashi Joh, Kunio Kasugai
BACKGROUND: Recent studies have highlighted the relationship between gut microbiota and bowel movements. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to evaluate transglucosidase treatment efficacy for bowel movements in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and to clarify the relationship between bowel movements, dietary habits, gut microbiota and fecal short-chain fatty acids. METHODS: In this randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 66 patients received placebo or transglucosidase (300 or 900 mg/day) orally, for 12 weeks...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026603/downregulation-of-mucosal-mast-cell-activation-and-immune-response-in-diarrhoea-irritable-bowel-syndrome-by-oral-disodium-cromoglycate-a-pilot-study
#4
Beatriz Lobo, Laura Ramos, Cristina Martínez, Mar Guilarte, Ana M González-Castro, Carmen Alonso-Cotoner, Marc Pigrau, Inés de Torres, Bruno K Rodiño-Janeiro, Eloisa Salvo-Romero, Marina Fortea, Cristina Pardo-Camacho, Danila Guagnozzi, Fernando Azpiroz, Javier Santos, María Vicario
BACKGROUND AND GOAL: Diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) exhibits intestinal innate immune and mucosal mast cell (MC) activation. MC stabilisers have been shown to improve IBS symptoms but the mechanism is unclear. Our primary aim was to investigate the effect of oral disodium cromoglycate (DSCG) on jejunal MC activation and specific innate immune signalling pathways in IBS-D, and secondarily, its potential clinical benefit. STUDY: Mucosal MC activation (by ultrastructural changes, tryptase release and gene expression) and innate immune signalling (by protein and gene expression) were quantified in jejunal biopsies from healthy (HS; n = 16) and IBS-D subjects after six months of either treatment with DSCG (600 mg/day, IBS-D-DSCG group; n = 18) or without treatment (IBS-D-NT group; n = 25)...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026602/re-phrasing-the-question-a-simple-tool-for-evaluation-of-adherence-to-therapy-in-patients-with-inflammatory-bowel-disease
#5
T Engel, B Ungar, G Ben-Haim, N Levhar, R Eliakim, S Ben-Horin
BACKGROUND: Non-adherence to medication in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a challenging problem which is often overlooked or under-estimated by the physician or denied by the patient. We aimed to examine if re-phrasing the wording of the question used by the physician could help in revealing more patients who are non-adherent, and for whom appropriate counseling may be instituted. METHODS: A cross-sectional questionnaire-based study of IBD patients treated in a tertiary center was conducted...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026601/complications-effectiveness-and-long-term-follow-up-of-fecal-microbiota-transfer-by-nasoduodenal-tube-for-treatment-of-recurrent-clostridium-difficile-infection
#6
Yvette H van Beurden, Pieter F de Groot, Els van Nood, Max Nieuwdorp, Josbert J Keller, Abraham Goorhuis
BACKGROUND: Fecal microbiota transfer (FMT) is an effective treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), but data on procedure-related complications and long-term outcome are scarce. METHODS: All patients treated with FMT for recurrent CDI at the Academic Medical Center between July 2010 and January 2016 were included. FMT was performed according to the FECAL trial protocol: administration of fresh donor feces (related or unrelated donor) through a duodenal tube after pre-treatment with vancomycin and bowel lavage...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026600/effect-of-prophylactic-clipping-in-colorectal-endoscopic-resection-a-meta-analysis-of-randomized-controlled-studies
#7
REVIEW
Toshihiro Nishizawa, Hidekazu Suzuki, Osamu Goto, Haruhiko Ogata, Takanori Kanai, Naohisa Yahagi
BACKGROUND AND AIM: The efficacy of clipping for preventing delayed bleeding after colorectal endoscopic resection is still controversial. To assess the efficacy of prophylactic clipping, we conducted a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. METHODS: We searched PubMed, the Cochrane library, and the Igaku-chuo-zasshi database for randomized trials eligible for inclusion in our meta-analysis. We identified seven eligible randomized trials from the database search, and compared the effect of clipping versus non-clipping with respect to delayed bleeding and perforation...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026599/comparison-of-pancreatic-histology-specimens-obtained-by-eus-19g-versus-22g-core-biopsy-needles-a-prospective-multicentre-study-among-experienced-pathologists
#8
Maria Chiara Petrone, Jan-Werner Poley, Matteo Bonzini, Ihab Abdulkader, Katharina Biermann, Genevieve Monges, Guido Rindi, Claudio Doglioni, Marco J Bruno, Marc Giovannini, Julio Iglesias-Garcia, Alberto Larghi, Paolo Giorgio Arcidiacono
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Scanty data about inter-observer agreement (IOA) among pathologists in the evaluation of pancreatic samples acquired with EUS histology needle are available. The aim of this study was to determine IOA on adequacy of pancreatic histology specimens obtained with a 22G needle by a panel of experienced pathologist, in comparison with the 19G needle. METHODS: This multicentre prospective study involved 73 pancreatic specimens prepared using histology needles of different calibres...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026598/endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-of-pancreatic-lesions-with-22-versus-25-gauge-needles-a-meta-analysis
#9
Antonio Facciorusso, Elisa Stasi, Marianna Di Maso, Gaetano Serviddio, Mohammed Salah Ali Hussein, Nicola Muscatiello
BACKGROUND: Robust data in favour of a clear superiority of 22 versus 25 Gauge needles for endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration are still lacking. OBJECTIVE: We aimed to compare the diagnostic sensitivity, specificity and safety of these two needles for endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of solid pancreatic lesions. METHODS: A computerized bibliographic search was restricted to randomized controlled trials only...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026597/endoscopic-approach-for-management-of-biliary-strictures-in-liver-transplant-recipients-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
#10
Dayse Pereira da Silva Aparício, José Pinhata Otoch, Edna Frasson de Souza Montero, Muhammad Ali Khan, Everson Luiz de Almeida Artifon
The most common biliary complication after liver transplantation is anastomotic stricture (AS) and it can occur isolated or in combination with other complications. Liver graft from a cadaveric donor or a living donor has an influence on the incidence of biliary strictures as well as on the response to endoscopic treatment. Endoscopic treatment using balloon dilation and insertion of biliary stents by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the initial approach to these complications. AIM: The aim of this article is to compare different endoscopic techniques to treat post-liver transplantation biliary strictures...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026596/flow-cytometry-of-duodenal-intraepithelial-lymphocytes-improves-diagnosis-of-celiac-disease-in-difficult-cases
#11
Julio Valle, José Mario T Morgado, Juan Ruiz-Martín, Antonio Guardiola, Miriam Lopes-Nogueras, Almudena García-Vela, Beatriz Martín-Sacristán, Laura Sánchez-Muñoz
BACKGROUND: Diagnosis of celiac disease is difficult when the combined results of serology and histology are inconclusive. Studies using flow cytometry of intraepithelial lymphocytes (IELs) have found that celiac patients have increased numbers of γδ IELs, along with a decrease in CD3-CD103 + IELs. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this article is to assess the role of flow cytometric analysis of IELs in the diagnosis of celiac disease in difficult cases. METHODS: A total of 312 patients with suspicion of celiac disease were included in the study...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026595/time-trend-occurrence-of-duodenal-intraepithelial-lymphocytosis-and-celiac-disease-in-an-open-access-endoscopic-population
#12
Gloria Galli, Flaminia Purchiaroni, Edith Lahner, Maria Carlotta Sacchi, Emanuela Pilozzi, Vito Domenico Corleto, Emilio Di Giulio, Bruno Annibale
BACKGROUND: Duodenal intraepithelial lymphocytosis (DIL) is a histological finding characterized by the increase of intraepithelial CD3T-lymphocytes over the normal value without villous atrophy, mostly associated to coeliac disease (CD), Helicobacter pylori (Hp) gastritis and autoimmune diseases. OBJECTIVE: To assess the occurrence of DIL, CD and Hp gastritis in an endoscopic population over a 13 year period. METHODS: From 2003 to 2015 we included adult patients who consecutively underwent oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD) with duodenal biopsies assessing the overall and annual occurrence of DIL and CD and the prevalence of Hp gastritis...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026594/subtypes-of-chronic-gastritis-in-patients-with-celiac-disease-before-and-after-gluten-free-diet
#13
Dolores Gabrieli, Fabiana Ciccone, Annalisa Capannolo, Angelo Viscido, Giorgio Valerii, Donatella Serva, Stefano Necozione, Gino Coletti, Giuseppe Calvisi, Dina Melideo, Giuseppe Frieri, Giovanni Latella
BACKGROUND: Celiac disease (CD) often manifests with dyspeptic symptoms and chronic gastritis is a common finding. AIM: To evaluate the frequency of lymphocytic gastritis (LG), chronic active gastritis (CAG), and chronic inactive gastritis (CIG) in patients with CD, before and after gluten-free diet (GFD). METHODS: A five-year prospective study including all consecutive patients with a new diagnosis of CD was conducted. Gastric and duodenal biopsy specimens taken both at the time of the CD diagnosis and at the first endoscopic control after 18-24 months on GFD were evaluated...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026593/antibiotic-resistance-and-gyra-mutation-affect-the-efficacy-of-10-day-sitafloxacin-metronidazole-esomeprazole-therapy-for-helicobacter-pylori-in-penicillin-allergic-patients
#14
Hideki Mori, Hidekazu Suzuki, Juntaro Matsuzaki, Tatsuhiro Masaoka, Takanori Kanai
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) eradication regimen has not been standardized for patients with penicillin allergy. We investigated the association between the efficacy of a 10-day sitafloxacin, metronidazole, and esomeprazole triple regimen and antibiotic resistance, in patients with penicillin allergy. METHODS: Penicillin-allergic patients infected with H. pylori were enrolled between March 2014 and November 2015. The minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) of sitafloxacin and metronidazole, and the gyrA mutation status of the H...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026592/yield-of-prolonged-wireless-ph-monitoring-in-achalasia-patients-successfully-treated-with-pneumatic-dilation
#15
Aurelio Mauro, Marianna Franchina, Alessandra Elvevi, Delia Pugliese, Andrea Tenca, Dario Conte, Roberto Penagini
BACKGROUND: Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a long-term complication of achalasia treatments. The aim of our study was to evaluate the yield of prolonged wireless pH monitoring in patients with successfully treated achalasia and its influence on proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use. METHODS: Twenty-five patients with achalasia who underwent prolonged wireless pH monitoring after a successful treatment with pneumatic dilation were enrolled. pH variables were analysed in the first 24 hours of monitoring to determine if tracings were indicative of GORD; the same variables were analysed in the following 24-hour period in order to obtain a worst-day diagnosis of GORD...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026591/irritable-bowel-syndrome-diagnosis-and-management-a-simplified-algorithm-for-clinical-practice
#16
REVIEW
Paul Moayyedi, Fermín Mearin, Fernando Azpiroz, Viola Andresen, Giovanni Barbara, Maura Corsetti, Anton Emmanuel, A Pali S Hungin, Peter Layer, Vincenzo Stanghellini, Peter Whorwell, Frank Zerbib, Jan Tack
BACKGROUND: Effective management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), a common functional gastrointestinal disorder, can be challenging for physicians because of the lack of simple diagnostic tests and the wide variety of treatment approaches available. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this article is to outline a simple algorithm for day-to-day clinical practice to help physicians navigate key stages to reaching a positive IBS diagnosis and guidance on how to prioritise the use of specific management strategies...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29026590/eosinophilic-esophagitis-what-can-we-learn-from-crohn-s-disease
#17
REVIEW
Javier Molina-Infante, Alain M Schoepfer, Alfredo J Lucendo, Evan S Dellon
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is an emerging esophageal inflammatory disorder affecting children and young adults. As a relatively new disease, EoE is still burdened by frequent diagnostic and therapeutic pitfalls in clinical practice. This manuscript posits a number of similarities with Crohn's disease, which may help optimize EoE patient management. Commonalities include epidemiologic trends (Westernized diseases, rising incidence, early-life risk factors), diagnostic considerations (symptoms are poor predictors of disease activity, difficulties in disease activity assessment) and therapeutic issues (similar natural history and therapeutic goals, induction and maintenance phases, combination of drug and endoscopic treatment, potential drug interchangeability, long-term unsolved issues)...
October 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28815040/the-organisation-and-needs-of-young-sections-belonging-to-ueg-national-societies-results-of-a-europe-wide-survey
#18
Gianluca Ianiro, Valeria Castro, Werner Dolak, Mădălina Ilie, Grainne Holleran, Maciej Salaga, Yasmijn van Herwaarden, Johan Burisch
One of the aims of the Young Talent Group (YTG) is to make United European Gastroenterology (UEG) more attractive for young fellows interested in gastroenterology, and to involve them actively in UEG activities, by collaborating with young GI sections (YGIS) across Europe. Therefore, the YTG launched a survey to collect up-to-date information on YGISs belonging to UEG National Societies. The Friends of YTG were chosen as the target population and received a web-based questionnaire concerning their personal information, the structure of YGIS in their respective country, the YGIS' support mechanisms for young trainees, and ideas on how to improve them...
August 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28815039/predicting-adr-from-pdr-and-individual-adenoma-to-polyp-detection-rate-ratio-for-screening-and-surveillance-colonoscopies-a-new-approach-to-quality-assessment
#19
C Schramm, I Scheller, J Franklin, M Demir, F Kuetting, D Nierhoff, T Goeser, U Toex, H M Steffen
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Adenoma detection rate (ADR) has been established as a quality indicator for screening colonoscopy. Because ADR is cumbersome to obtain in routine practice, polyp detection rate (PDR), polypectomy rate (PR) and adenoma-to-polyp-detection-rate-ratio (APDRR) have been proposed to estimate ADR. This study aimed to evaluate APDRR in order to estimate ADR (ADRest) in different settings. METHODS: Average risk screening and surveillance colonoscopies from a community-based private practice and a tertiary academic hospital setting were retrospectively evaluated...
August 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28815038/management-of-desmoid-tumours-a-large-national-database-of-familial-adenomatous-patients-shows-a-link-to-colectomy-modalities-and-low-efficacy-of-medical-treatments
#20
T Walter, C Zhenzhen Wang, O Guillaud, E Cotte, A Pasquer, O Vinet, G Poncet, T Ponchon, J-C Saurin
BACKGROUND: Desmoid tumours represent a major complication of familial adenomatous polyposis. Our aims were to study the factors associated with the development of desmoid tumours in familial adenomatous polyposis patients, and to describe presentation and management of desmoid tumours. METHODS AND PATIENTS: We reviewed all patients with familial adenomatous polyposis followed at our institution between 1965-2013, with either identified adenomatous polyposis coli gene mutation, or a personal and family history suggesting adenomatous polyposis coli-related polyposis...
August 2017: United European Gastroenterology Journal
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