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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28104092/the-use-of-indomethacin-in-the-prevention-of-postoperative-radioulnar-synostosis-after-distal-biceps-repair
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Callista L Costopoulos, Joseph A Abboud, Matthew L Ramsey, Charles L Getz, Daniel S Sholder, John P Taras, Daniel Huttman, Mark D Lazarus
BACKGROUND: This study evaluated the incidence of symptomatic radioulnar synostosis/heterotopic ossification after distal biceps tendon repair in patients receiving indomethacin prophylaxis. We hypothesized that indomethacin use postoperatively would decrease the occurrence of symptomatic synostosis. METHODS: A single-center retrospective record review identified 124 patients undergoing distal biceps repair between 2011 and 2014. Patients were analyzed for administration of indomethacin, contraindications to administration, age, time to surgery, fixation method, medical comorbidities, and development of symptomatic synostosis...
February 2017: Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28102092/survival-of-ileal-pouch-anal-anastomosis-constructed-after-colectomy-or-secondary-to-a-previous-ileorectal-anastomosis-in-ulcerative-colitis-patients-a-population-based-cohort-study
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Kalle Landerholm, Maie Abdalla, Pär Myrelid, Roland E Andersson
OBJECTIVES: Ileorectal anastomosis (IRA) affects bowel function, sexual function and reproduction less negatively than ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA), the standard reconstruction after colectomy for ulcerative colitis (UC). In younger UC patients, IRA may have a role postponing pelvic surgery and IPAA. The aim of the present study was to investigate the survival of IPAA secondary to IRA compared to IPAA as primary reconstruction, as this has not previously been studied in UC. PATIENTS AND METHODS: All patients with UC diagnosis between 1960 and 2010 in Sweden were identified from the National Patient Registry...
January 19, 2017: Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28079620/clostridium-difficile-infection-and-risk-of-colectomy-in-patients-with-inflammatory-bowel-disease-a-bias-adjusted-meta-analysis
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Yingxi Chen, Luis Furuya-Kanamori, Suhail A Doi, Ashwin N Ananthakrishnan, Martyn Kirk
BACKGROUND: Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is a common complication of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) and is associated with worse outcome. Variable rates of colectomy have been reported among IBD complicated by CDI. We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies to assess the association between CDI and colectomy among patients with IBD. METHODS: The literature was systematically searched using PubMed from inception through April 2016...
February 2017: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28078646/mucosal-healing-in-ulcerative-colitis-a-comprehensive-review
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REVIEW
Pedro Boal Carvalho, José Cotter
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease characterized by periods of remission and periods of relapse. Patients often present with symptoms such as rectal bleeding, diarrhea and weight loss, and may require hospitalization and even colectomy. Long-term complications of UC include decreased quality of life and productivity and an increased risk of colorectal cancer. Mucosal healing (MH) has gained progressive importance in the management of UC patients. In this article, we review the endoscopic findings that define both mucosal injury and MH, and the strengths and limitations of the scoring systems currently available in clinical practice...
January 11, 2017: Drugs
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28068895/can-surgery-for-inflammatory-bowel-disease-be-personalized
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Antonino Spinelli, Alessandra Marano, Claudio Bacchelli, Nicolò Maria Mariani, Marco Montorsi, Paulo Gustavo Kotze
In the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) despite advances in medical therapies, surgery has maintained a leading role in the management of complications of the disease, as well as in cases of failure of medical therapy. Surgery has become more and more minimally invasive, struggling for a difficult balance between guidelines and personalized treatment tailored on the single patient's need. In the present paper, the authors discuss the possible role for a personalization in debated fields of surgical treatment of Crohn&s disease and ulcerative colitis...
January 5, 2017: Current Drug Targets
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28063246/exacerbation-caused-by-5-asa-intolerance-in-children-with-ulcerative-colitis
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Hirotaka Shimizu, Katsuhiro Arai, Julian Tang, Kenji Hosoi, Rie Funayama
BACKGROUND: 5-aminosalicylate (5-ASA) is widely used as the first-line drug for ulcerative colitis (UC). 5-ASA is mostly a safe and effective drug, but it can bring about exacerbation due to 5-ASA intolerance. 5-ASA intolerance can be confusing and it can mislead physicians to consider unnecessary treatment escalation plan including corticosteroid (CS), biologics, or even surgery. In spite of the clinical importance of 5-ASA intolerance, there have been few publications about its incidence, clinical features, and diagnosis...
January 7, 2017: Pediatrics International: Official Journal of the Japan Pediatric Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28045769/diverting-ileostomy-for-the-treatment-of-severe-refractory-pediatric-inflammatory-bowel-disease
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Elizabeth C Maxwell, Noor Dawany, Robert N Baldassano, Petar Mamula, Peter Mattei, Lindsey Albenberg, Judith R Kelsen
OBJECTIVES: Diverting ileostomy is used as a temporizing therapy in patients with perianal Crohn disease; however, little data exist regarding its use for colonic disease. The primary aim of the present study was to determine the role of diversion in severe refractory colonic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in a pediatric population. METHODS: Retrospective study of patients who underwent diverting ileostomy at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia from 2000 to 2014 for the management of severe, refractory colonic IBD...
December 30, 2016: Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28003021/smoking-influences-the-need-for-surgery-in-patients-with-the-inflammatory-bowel-diseases-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-incorporating-disease-duration
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M Ellen Kuenzig, Sang Min Lee, Bertus Eksteen, Cynthia H Seow, Cheryl Barnabe, Remo Panaccione, Gilaad G Kaplan
BACKGROUND: Studies examining the association between smoking and the need for surgery in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis have reached inconsistent conclusions. These studies often do not differentiate between patients undergoing early surgery and patients having surgery later in their disease course. Our study examined the association between smoking status and time to first bowel resection in patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. METHODS: We searched MEDLINE and EMBASE for studies (n = 12) reporting on the association between smoking status (current, former, and never) and surgery in IBD, and incorporated disease duration in the analysis...
December 21, 2016: BMC Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27998853/-immunological-balance-of-cd8-cd28-cd8-cd28-t-lymphocytes-can-predict-gastrointestinal-hemorrhage-in-patients-with-inflammatory-bowel-disease
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Shi-Xue Dai, Hong-Xiang Gu, Gang Wu, Tao Zhong, Hong-Jian Jian, Yong-le Zhan, Min-Hai Zhang, Yong Gao, Jun Xu, Dong-Sheng Chen, Guang-Jie Liao, Yan-Ling Feng, Hong-Bo Liu, Ying Zou, Hong-Gang Chi
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the sensitivity and specificity of CD8(+)CD28(+)/CD8(+)CD28(-) T lymphocyte balance in predicting the gastrointestinal hemorrhage (GH) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). METHODS: Forty-nine IBD patients, including 30 with ulcerous colitis (UC) and 19 with Crohn's disease (CD), were enrolled to test peripheral blood CD8(+)CD28(+) and CD8(+)CD28(-) T cells using flow cytometry. All the patients were followed up for one year. The receiver-operating characteristic (ROC) curves were used to test the efficiency of CD8(+)CD28(+)/CD8(+)CD28(-) T lymphocyte balance to predict GH...
December 20, 2016: Nan Fang Yi Ke da Xue Xue Bao, Journal of Southern Medical University
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27997435/risk-of-surgery-and-mortality-in-elderly-onset-inflammatory-bowel-disease-a-population-based-cohort-study
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Geoffrey C Nguyen, Charles N Bernstein, Eric I Benchimol
BACKGROUND: As the prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) increases in the elderly population, we sought to characterize IBD-related outcomes in this population. METHODS: We identified incident IBD cases in Ontario, Canada between 1999 and 2008 and categorized subjects by age at diagnosis as young adults (18-40 yr); middle-age adults (41-64 yr); and elderly (≥65 yr) from within population-based health administrative data. We determined the risk of IBD-related surgery and mortality in those with elderly-onset IBD compared with other age groups...
February 2017: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27997432/the-efficacy-of-assisted-reproduction-in-women-with-inflammatory-bowel-disease-and-the-impact-of-surgery-a-nationwide-cohort-study
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Sonia Friedman, Pia Veldt Larsen, Jens Fedder, Bente Mertz Nørgård
BACKGROUND: In this study, we analyze the chance of a live birth and the impact of inflammatory bowel disease surgery in women with Crohn's disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC) who have undergone assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatments. METHODS: This is a nationwide cohort study based on the Danish health registries. We compare all women with and without CD or UC who received a first time ART treatment from January 1, 1994 to June 30, 2012 with follow-up until December 31, 2013...
February 2017: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27989362/complications-in-colorectal-surgery
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Jason S Frischer, Beth Rymeski
Colorectal pediatric surgery is a diverse field that encompasses many different procedures. The pullthrough for Hirschsprung disease, the posterior sagittal anorectoplasty for anorectal malformations including complex cloaca reconstructions and the ileal pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis and familial adenomatous polyposis present some of the most technically challenging procedures pediatric surgeons undertake. Many children prevail successfully following these surgical interventions, however, a small number of patients suffer from complications following these procedures...
December 2016: Seminars in Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27986584/bariatric-surgery-in-morbidly-obese-patients-with-inflammatory-bowel-disease-a-systematic-review
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Saeed Shoar, Sayed Shahabuddin Hoseini, Mohammad Naderan, Habibollah Mahmoodzadeh, Fung Ying Man, Nasrin Shoar, Motahar Hosseini, Shahram Bagheri-Hariri
BACKGROUNDS: With increased prevalence of obesity, the number of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients suffering from morbid obesity has raised. It is not clear yet if bariatric surgery is a safe and effective option in this population. OBJECTIVES: Our systematic review aims to summarize the available literature on the safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery in morbidly obese patients with IBD. SETTING: University hospital, Iran. METHODS: A PubMed/MEDLINE search was performed to identify studies reporting the outcome of morbidly obese IBD patients...
October 25, 2016: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27942727/quantifying-the-burden-of-interhospital-cost-variation-in-pediatric-surgery-implications-for-the-prioritization-of-comparative-effectiveness-research
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Danielle B Cameron, Dionne A Graham, Carly E Milliren, Charity C Glass, Christina Feng, Feroze Sidhwa, Hariharan Thangarajah, Matthew Hall, Shawn J Rangel
Importance: Practice variation is believed to be a driver of excess health care spending, although few objective data exist to guide the prioritization of comparative effectiveness research (CER) in pediatric surgery. Objective: To identify high-priority general pediatric surgical procedures for CER on the basis of the following 2 complementary measures: the magnitude of interhospital cost variation as a surrogate for the need for and potential effect of CER at the patient level and the cumulative fiscal burden of this cost variation when considering the case volume from all hospitals as a surrogate for public health relevance...
December 12, 2016: JAMA Pediatrics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27934790/abdomino-endoscopic-perineal-excision-of-the-rectum-for-benign-and-malignant-pathology-technique-considerations-for-true-transperineal-verus-transanal-total-mesorectal-excision-endoscopic-proctectomy
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Hazar Al Furajii, Niall Kennedy, Ronan A Cahill
PURPOSE: Transanal minimally invasive surgery using single port instrumentation is now well described for the performance of total mesorectal excision with restorative colorectal/anal anastomosis most-often in conjunction with transabdominal multiport assistance. While non-restorative abdomino-endoscopic perineal excision of the anorectum is conceptually similar, it has been less detailed in the literature. METHODS: Consecutive patients undergoing non-restorative ano-proctectomy including a transperineal endoscopic component were analysed...
January 2017: Journal of Minimal Access Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27930412/zinc-deficiency-is-associated-with-poor-clinical-outcomes-in-patients-with-inflammatory-bowel-disease
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Shivi Siva, David T Rubin, George Gulotta, Kristin Wroblewski, Joel Pekow
BACKGROUND: Zinc plays a pivotal role in wound repair, tissue regeneration, and the immune response. Although zinc deficiency is common in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the impact of low serum zinc levels on disease course is not known. METHODS: Patients enrolled in a prospectively collected IBD registry with at least 2 serum zinc measurements were included in the analysis. Using a logistic regression model, rates of IBD-related surgeries, IBD-related hospitalizations, and IBD-related complications were evaluated after a diagnosis of zinc deficiency (serum concentration <0...
January 2017: Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27926558/postoperative-venous-thromboembolism-in-patients-undergoing-abdominal-surgery-for-ibd-a-common-but-rarely-addressed-problem
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Matthew T Brady, Gregory J Patts, Amy Rosen, George Kasotakis, Jeffrey J Siracuse, Teviah Sachs, Angela Kuhnen, Hiroko Kunitake
BACKGROUND: Venous thromboembolism after abdominal surgery occurs in 2% to 3% of patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. However, no evidence-based guidelines currently exist to guide postdischarge prophylactic anticoagulation. OBJECTIVE: We sought to determine the use of postoperative postdischarge venous thromboembolism chemical prophylaxis, 90-day venous thromboembolism rates, and factors associated with 90-day thromboembolic events in IBD patients following abdominal surgery...
January 2017: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27916926/ulcerative-colitis-and-crohn-s-disease-are-associated-with-decreased-serum-selenium-concentrations-and-increased-cardiovascular-risk
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Teresa Castro Aguilar-Tablada, Miguel Navarro-Alarcón, Javier Quesada Granados, Cristina Samaniego Sánchez, José Ángel Rufián-Henares, Flor Nogueras-Lopez
The incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and associated oxidative stress is increasing. The antioxidant mineral selenium (Se) was measured in serum samples from 106 IBD patients (53 with ulcerative colitis (UC) and 53 with Crohn's disease (CD)) and from 30 healthy controls. Serum Se concentrations were significantly lower in UC and CD patients than in healthy controls (p < 0.001) and significantly lower in CD patients than in UC patients (p = 0.006). Se concentrations in patients were significantly influenced by sex, body mass index (BMI), the inflammatory biomarker α-1-antitrypsin, surgery, medical treatment, the severity, extent, and form of the disease and the length of time since onset (p < 0...
December 1, 2016: Nutrients
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27913244/higher-risk-of-hospitalization-and-serious-infection-among-patients-with-ulcerative-colitis-treated-with-adalimumab-compared-with-infliximab-in-a-nationwide-study
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Siddharth Singh, Nynne Nyboe Andersen, Mikael Andersson, Edward V Loftus, Tine Jess
BACKGROUND & AIMS: We compared the effectiveness and safety of infliximab and adalimumab in biologic-naïve patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), in a nationwide register-based propensity score-matched study of patients in Denmark. METHODS: We collected data from 1719 adults with UC, 15-75 years old, in Denmark who were treated with either infliximab or adalimumab as their first biologic agent. We compared rates of all-cause hospitalization, UC-related hospitalization, major abdominal surgery, and serious infections after a variable 2:1 propensity score matching, accounting for baseline clinical characteristics, disease severity, healthcare use, and use of UC-related medications...
November 29, 2016: Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27911976/demographic-and-clinical-characteristics-of-a-predominantly-hispanic-population-with-inflammatory-bowel-disease-on-the-us-mexico-border
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Antonio Mendoza Ladd, Yi Jia, Christine Yu, Sherif Elhanafi, Alok Dwivedi, Jiayang Liu, Giangqing Song, Mark Hall, Marc J Zuckerman
OBJECTIVES: Information regarding Hispanics with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is scarce. In this study we aimed to describe a predominantly Hispanic population with IBD in a city located along the US-Mexico border and to identify clinical or demographic differences between Hispanics and non-Hispanics. METHODS: Retrospective cohort analysis of patients with IBD between 2003 and 2013 at a tertiary care center. Information collected included age, sex, ethnicity, diagnosis, diagnosis status (new vs old), endoscopic extent of disease (EOD), extraintestinal manifestations, medical treatment, and surgeries performed...
December 2016: Southern Medical Journal
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