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Anna Szaflarska-Popławska, Anetta Soroczyńska-Wrzyszcz, Ewa Barg, Jan Józefczuk, Bartosz Korczowski, Urszula Grzybowska-Chlebowczyk, Sabina Więcek, Bożena Cukrowska
INTRODUCTION: The results of studies assessing whether patients with Down syndrome have increased risk of coeliac disease are contradictory. The prevalence of coeliac disease in patients with Down syndrome is estimated at a wide range between 1% to as much as 18.6%. AIM: To assess coeliac disease prevalence in patients with Down syndrome in Poland. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study enrolled 301 patients with Down syndrome from six centres in Poland (Wroclaw, Sandomierz, Rzeszow, Grudziadz, Katowice, and Bydgoszcz)...
2016: Przegla̜d Gastroenterologiczny
N Van Damme, B Buijck, A Van Hecke, S Verhaeghe, E Goossens, D Beeckman
OBJECTIVES: To develop a content validated set of indicators to evaluate the quality of meals and meal service in residential facilities for elderly. Inadequate food intake is an important risk factor for malnutrition in residential facilities for elderly. Through better meeting the needs and preferences of residents and optimization of meals and meal service, residents' food intake can improve. No indicators were available which could help to guide strategies to improve the quality of meals and meal service...
2016: Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging
Supat Thongpooswan, Eric Chyn, Mostafa Alfishawy, Erfidia Restrepo, Charles Berman, Kawser Ahmed, Sethu Muralidharan
BACKGROUND: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection has been well described as an opportunistic infection of patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). To the best of our knowledge, this is the first case report of a patient with AIDS and lumbosacral polyradiculopathy, associated with gastroparesis resulting from CMV infection. CASE REPORT: A 46-year-old Hispanic woman with a history of HIV for 10 years was admitted to our hospital for nausea, vomiting, urinary retention, and generalized weakness...
2015: American Journal of Case Reports
Kathleen Ann Stanford
BACKGROUND: This case report details an incidental finding of a submandibular duct fistula to a patient's posterior mouth floor found on a barium swallow examination that was performed to rule out gastrological causes of substernal chest pain. The radiologist was unable to determine the cause of the filling defect at the time of the study. The patient's history revealed that a large calculus of unknown size had been passed spontaneously through the floor of the mouth, rupturing the proximal gland duct and creating the fistula...
July 2015: Radiologic Technology
Anna Domeracka-Kołodziej, Elżbieta M Grabczak, Marta Dąbrowska, Magdalena Lachowska
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to compare voice quality in patients with GERD-related changes in the larynx and laryngopharynx before and after treatment. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 249 consecutive patients diagnosed with GERD-related changes in larynx and laryngopharynx were involved in this retrospective study (166 females, 83 males). Patients completed the questionnaire RSI. The GRBAS scale was used for subjective voice evaluation. Objective voice analysis was performed with the use of KAY Elemetrics Model CSL 4300 (CSL 4305, MDVP)...
2015: Otolaryngologia Polska. the Polish Otolaryngology
Wenhui Sun, Yong Liu, Dawei Shou, Qiming Sun, Jianguang Shi, Li Chen, Tingbo Liang, Weihua Gong
AFP-producing (hepatoid differentiation) gastric cancer (GC) initially reported in 1970 plays an important role in the field of gastrology, which should be distinguished from other solid-type GCs owing to their different biological behavior. This review article aims to summarize the literature related to the role of AFP in gastric cancer and to unveil the underlying mechanism by which AFP-production impacts prognosis of GC patients. The prima facie evidence demonstrated that AFP-producing GC is more aggressive and characterized by a high incidence of venous invasion, lymphatic invasion, and metachronous and synchronous liver metastasis compared with AFP-non producing GC...
February 1, 2015: Cancer Letters
Andrzej Kierzek, Małgorzata Paprocka-Borowicz, Andrzej Pozowski, Jadwiga Kuciel-Lewandowska
Diaphanoscopy/transillumination, the method of shining a bright light through tissues, was devised in the mid-19(th) century and developed after the invention of the light bulb by T.A. Edison. Benjamin Milliot was the first to examine the stomach by means of an incandescent platinum wire. The experiments conducted by Max Einhorn using a device consisting of a Nelaton catheter with an inserted light bulb, were valuable. In Poland the method of gastrodiaphanoscopy was popularized by Teodor Heryng, Mikołaj Rejchman and by Warsaw doctors...
2013: Przegla̜d Gastroenterologiczny
Jacek Schmidt, Magdalena Lapienis, Michał Stawicki
INTRODUCTION: For many years the specialists have been interested in gastroesophageal reflux. The aim of the work is to present our experience in the diagnosis and the treatment of laryngopharyngeal reflux. MATERIAL AND METHODS: We studied 60 patients (35 women and 25 men) aged 25 to 60 (average age - 43), with symptoms of reflux, hospitalized in ENT Department in the years 2010-2011. In all patients in ENT examination laryngitis were stated. Each patient was treated with 24-hour esophageal pH-impedance during gastrological consultation...
May 2013: Otolaryngologia Polska. the Polish Otolaryngology
C Valenzuela-Salazar, J M González-Páramo, K Luna-Ortiz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2013: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
M Zavala-Solares, M Á Valdovinos-Díaz
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2012: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
D Angulo-Molina, J C Salceda-Otero, D Lozoya-González, A Farca-Belsaguy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2012: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
Katarzyna Kapuścińska, Joanna Sitarz-Stopa, Andrzej Urbanik
Diagnostic imaging is one of the most evolving branch of medicine. Its development was started by X-ray invention (W. K. Roengen in 1895). Among Polish and worldwide pioneers of radiology there was prof. Walery Jaworski, who is known mainly as a "father" of Polish gastrology and a discoverer of Helicobacter pylori. The aim of this article is to remind Professor's merits to Polish and worldwide radiology.
2010: Przegla̧d Lekarski
Min Zhou
Ben chao shi jian was a monograph of dietary Chinese materia medica written by Japanese doctor: [see text], following the style of Ben cao gang mu (Compendium of Materia Medica). The book consulted Ben cao gang mu and associated with the actual situation of Japan, making elaborate illustrations on the function, toxicity, form feature, manufacture and collection of 442 kinds of dietary Chinese material medica produced from Japan and combining organically with all kinds of knowledges including medicice and pharmacology, health preservation, nutriology and gastrology etc...
January 2009: Zhonghua Yi Shi za Zhi, Chinese Journal of Medical History
Ramón Carmona-Sánchez
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2008: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
Tomas Cortés-Espinosa, Alex de la Cruz-Guillén, Hayré Manzano-Cortés
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2008: Revista de Gastroenterología de México
S J Konturek, T Brzozowski, P C Konturek, M L Schubert, W W Pawlik, S Padol, J Bayner
The progress in basic and clinical gastrology indicates that gastric mucosal integrity represents a balance between offensive and defensive factors. The main offensive factors appear to be gastric acid and pepsin under health conditions, while the nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) and Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), infecting this mucosa, are currently considered the most important "aggressive" factors under pathological conditions. To the list of the aggressive factors, also stress, certain cytokines (TNF-alpha, IL-8, IL-11 and IL-18) and oxygen or nitrogen free radicals should be added...
August 2008: Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology: An Official Journal of the Polish Physiological Society
P V Guliaev, T V Pomaskina, A A Kunshin, L A Chervotkina, S F Guliaeva, V I Tsirkin
AIM: To study efficacy of drinking mineral water (MW) nizhne-ivkinskaya 2K in combined sanatorium treatment of gastrointestinal acid-dependent diseases (ADD) and the role of endogenic modulators of M-cholinoreactivity in pathogenesis of ADD. MATERIAL AND METHODS: General condition of the patients, gastric pH and peristalsis (computer system Gastrolog-M), gastric and gall bladder motility (Aloka SSD 1100), hepatic function (by bilirubin and AST and ALT activity), lipid spectrum (including LDLP and HDLP) and M-cholinomodulating activity of the blood serum (by biomethod) were examined in 134 subjects: 20 healthy subjects and 114 patients with ADD...
2008: Terapevticheskiĭ Arkhiv
Z Sienkiewicz, T Paszek, I Wrońska
PURPOSE: The aim of the research was to investigate correlation between strain on the spine, work place and years spent in work. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Research was carried out on a group of 937 nurses working in health care units in the Warsaw district area. The study was conducted using the method of diagnostic survey and as a research tool a questionnaire sheet including 70 questions divided into 6 categories was used. Research was carried out voluntarily and anonymously...
2007: Advances in Medical Sciences
Paweł Babski, Stanisław Wojtuń, Jerzy Gil
Retroperitoneal fibrosis is a rare clinical entity characterised by the presence of patologic collagen tissue in a retroperitoneal space. The fibrous mass covers abdominal organs causing their disfunctions. RPF was described at the begining of XX century but its etiology is not clear yet. Usually it causes an ureter obstuction and hydronephrosis, that is why most commonly is diagnosed by urologists and nephrologists. However, retroperitoneal fibrosis can be multifacial disease. In some patients localisation of fibrosis is atypical and manifestationns can be varied...
May 2007: Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
Przemysław Dyrla, Stanisław Wojtuń, Jerzy Gil
Gastrology development is based on quick advancement in the area of imaging methods, especially radiologic and endoscopic methods. Currently, there is possibility of imaging the whole gastrointestinal tract with endoscopic methods as well as double-balloon method and endoscopic capsule. Those two latter methods allow the intestine examination that was out of the range of classic endoscopic methods. Radiologic methods as X-ray methods, ultrasonography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance and virtual colonoscopy are great assets for every Igastroenterologists...
May 2007: Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
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