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Stella Arelaki, Athanasios Arampatzioglou, Konstantinos Kambas, Efthimios Sivridis, Alexandra Giatromanolaki, Konstantinos Ritis
Inflammation is a hallmark of colorectal cancer (CRC). Neutrophils are well-known mediators in tumor biology but their role in solid tumors, including CRC, was redefined by neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs). Given that it was recently demonstrated that platelet-derived polyP primes neutrophils to release NETs, we examined surgical specimens from CRC to investigate the presence of polyP, as a possible NET inducer. Biopsies with adenomas, hyperplastic polyps, inflammatory bowel disease and healthy colon tissues were used as controls...
2018: PloS One
Tianyu Liu, Duochen Jin, Samiullah Khan, Xue Chen, Tao Shi, Wenxiao Dong, Yanrong Qi, Zixuan Guo, Bangmao Wang, Hailong Cao
OBJECTIVE: A growing body of evidence indicates that patients with colorectal serrated lesions especially advanced serrated lesions (ASLs) are at risk of subsequent malignancy. This study aimed to provide more information for endoscopists for the management of ASLs by analyzing the clinicopathological features of ASLs, and the association between the presence of ASL and synchronous advanced colorectal neoplasia (sACN) in China. METHODS: We performed a retrospective cross-sectional study of data from 38,981 symptomatic patients who underwent colonoscopy between January 2010 and March 2016...
March 15, 2018: Journal of Digestive Diseases
Silvia Paggi, Giuseppe Mogavero, Arnaldo Amato, Emanuele Rondonotti, Alida Andrealli, Gianni Imperiali, Nicoletta Lenoci, Giovanna Mandelli, Natalia Terreni, Francesco Simone Conforti, Dario Conte, Giancarlo Spinzi, Franco Radaelli
BACKGROUND:  Linked color imaging (LCI) is a newly developed image-enhancing endoscopy technology that provides bright endoscopic images and increases color contrast. We investigated whether LCI improves the detection of neoplastic lesions in the right colon when compared with high definition white-light imaging (WLI). METHODS:  Consecutive patients undergoing colonoscopy were randomized (1:1) after cecal intubation into right colon inspection at first pass by LCI or by WLI...
March 14, 2018: Endoscopy
Douglas K Rex, Alessandro Repici, Seth A Gross, Cesare Hassan, Prasanna L Ponugoti, Jonathan R Garcia, Heather M Broadley, Jack C Thygesen, Andrew W Sullivan, William W Tippins, Samuel A Main, George J Eckert, Krishna C Vemulapalli
BACKGROUND: Devices used to improve polyp detection during colonoscopy have seldom been compared with each other. METHODS: We performed a 3-center prospective randomized trial comparing high-definition (HD) forward-viewing colonoscopy alone to HD with Endocuff to HD with EndoRings to the Full Spectrum Endoscopy (FUSE) system. Patients were age ≥50 years and had routine indications and intact colons. The study colonoscopists were all proven high-level detectors...
March 9, 2018: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Daisaku Fujimoto, Naoki Muguruma, Koichi Okamoto, Yasuteru Fujino, Kaizo Kagemoto, Yasuyuki Okada, Yoshifumi Takaoka, Yasuhiro Mitsui, Shinji Kitamura, Tetsuo Kimura, Hiroshi Miyamoto, Yoshimi Bando, Tomoko Sonoda, Tetsuji Takayama
Background and study aims:  Although new image-enhanced endoscopy (IEE) technologies such as blue laser imaging (BLI), BLI-bright, and linked color imaging (LCI) have been developed, their utility for the detection of sessile serrated adenoma/polyps (SSA/Ps) is still unclear. This study aimed to evaluate the utility of BLI, BLI-bright, and LCI for SSA/P detection in still image examinations and in a prospective randomized controlled trial (RCT). Patients and methods:  A group of 6 expert and non-expert endoscopists read 200 endoscopic still images containing SSA/P lesions using white light image (WLI), BLI, BLI-bright, and LCI...
March 2018: Endoscopy International Open
Xiaohuan Li, Yongxian Gui, Feifei Shen, Chun Ling Zhao, Yi Yang, Wenliang Han
Objective: The aim of this study was to explore the clinical value of capsule endoscopy in the diagnosis of small intestine neoplastic lesions. Materials and Methods: A retrospective analysis was conducted on the clinical data of 108 patients who underwent capsule endoscopic examination in the Endoscopy Center of Xinxiang Central Hospital from February 2010 to January 2014. The characteristics of different small bowel diseases were observed, and the prevalence rates of different small bowel lesions were calculated...
January 2018: Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics
Naohisa Yoshida, Yuji Naito, Takaaki Murakami, Kiyoshi Ogiso, Ryohei Hirose, Yutaka Inada, Mitsuo Kishimoto, Rafiz Abdul Rani, Yoshito Itoh
Cold snare polypectomy (CSP) should be performed for benign lesions, though an accurate diagnosis is sometimes difficult with only white light observation. Irregular findings by narrow-band imaging (NBI) are useful for differentiating malignant lesions from benign lesions, and cases with this finding are not expected for CSP. We present a diminutive T1 cancer resected by CSP as a reflection case. A 68-year-old man underwent colonoscopy for surveillance after polypectomy. A reddish polyp 4 mm in size was detected at the rectum...
January 2018: Case Reports in Gastroenterology
Andreas W Berger, Katja Raedler, Cord Langner, Leopold Ludwig, Nektarios Dikopoulos, Karl F Becker, Julia Slotta-Huspenina, Michael Quante, Daniel Schwerdel, Lukas Perkhofer, Alexander Kleger, Eugen Zizer, Franz Oswald, Thomas Seufferlein, Alexander Meining
Background and objective: Current surveillance strategies for colorectal cancer following polypectomy are determined by endoscopic and histopathological factors. Such a distinction has been challenged. The present study was designed to identify molecular parameters in colonic polyps potentially defining new sub-groups at risk. Methods: One hundred patients were enrolled in this multicentre study. Polyps biopsies underwent formalin-free processing (PAXgene, PreAnalytiX) and targeted next generation sequencing (38 genes (QIAGEN), NextSeq 500 platform (Illumina))...
March 2018: United European Gastroenterology Journal
Abimbola Adike, Matthew R Buras, Suryakanth R Gurudu, Jonathan A Leighton, Douglas O Faigel, Kevin C Ruff, Sarah B Umar, Francisco C Ramirez
Background: The impact of Boston bowel preparation scale (BBPS) scores on the adenoma detection rate (ADR) in each segment has not been adequately addressed. The aim of this study was to determine the association between segmental or overall ADR and serrated polyp detection rate (SDR) with segmental and total BBPS scores. Methods: All outpatient screening colonoscopies with documented BBPS scores were retrospectively reviewed at a tertiary institution from January to December 2013...
March 2018: Annals of Gastroenterology: Quarterly Publication of the Hellenic Society of Gastroenterology
Xiaolin Li, Zhangning Zhao, Xiaomin Liu, Gaoting Ma, Mei-Jia Zhu
INTRODUCTION: Propofol infusion syndrome (PRIS) is a rare but potentially fatal complication of propofol infusion. It is clinically characterized by metabolic acidosis, refractory bradycardia, rhabdomyolysis, renal failure, hyperlipidemia, and hepatomegaly. Brain lesion was only reported once in a pediatric patient. We present the 1st adult case with colon polyp and cancer who was diagnosed with PRIS. Her brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT) scans reveal prominent bilateral brain lesions, matching with the proposed pathophysiologic mechanism of the syndrome...
January 2018: Medicine (Baltimore)
Kazuhiko Uchiyama, Yuji Naito, Nobuaki Yagi, Katsura Mizushima, Yasuki Higashimura, Yasuko Hirai, Osamu Dohi, Tetsuya Okayama, Naohisa Yoshida, Kazuhiro Katada, Kazuhiro Kamada, Osamu Handa, Takeshi Ishikawa, Tomohisa Takagi, Hideyuki Konishi, Daisuke Nonaka, Kyoichi Asada, Lyang-Ja Lee, Kenji Tanaka, Yoshiaki Kuriu, Masayoshi Nakanishi, Eigo Otsuji, Yoshito Itoh
BACKGROUND: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most predominant types of cancer, and it is the fourth most common cause of cancer-related death and it is important to diagnose CRC in early stage to decrease the mortality by CRC. In our previous study, we identified a combination of five peptides as a biomarker candidate to diagnose CRC by BLOTCHIP® -MS analysis using a set of healthy control subjects and CRC patients (stage II-IV). The aim of the present study was to validate the serum biomarker peptides reported in our previous study using a second cohort and to establish their potential usefulness in CRC diagnosis...
March 1, 2018: Journal of Gastroenterology
Bini Mathew, Judith V Hobrath, Michele C Connelly, R Kiplin Guy, Robert C Reynolds
Background: Sulindac belongs to the chemically diverse family of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) that effectively prevent adenomatous colorectal polyps and colon cancer, especially in patients with familial adenomatous polyposis. Sulindac sulfide amide (SSA), an amide analog of sulindac sulfide, shows insignificant COX-related activity and toxicity while enhancing anticancer activity in vitro and demonstrating in vivo xenograft activity. Objective: Develop structure-activity relationships in the sulindac amine series and identify analogs with promising anticancer activities...
2018: Open Medicinal Chemistry Journal
Peter V Draganov
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January 2018: Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Khaled M Elamin, Keiichi Motoyama, Taishi Higashi, Yuki Yamashita, Azumi Tokuda, Hidetoshi Arima
In our previous study, we demonstrated that folate-appended methyl‑β‑cyclodextrin (FA-M-β-CyD) was a promising antitumor agent for the treatment of folate receptor-α (FR-α)-expressing tumors. In the present study, to enhance the antitumor effect of FA-M-β-CyD against FR-α- and CD44-expressing colorectal cancer cells, we synthesized a dual targeting supramolecular complex composed of FA-M-β-CyD and adamantane-grafted hyaluronic acid (Ad-HA). The supramolecular complex of Ad-HA/FA-M-β-CyD showed higher cytotoxic activity in HCT116 cells (FR-α (+), CD44 (+)), a human colon cancer cell line, than FA-M-β-CyD alone...
February 24, 2018: International Journal of Biological Macromolecules
Arvind J Trindade, Arvind Rishi, Robert Hirten, Sumant Inamdar, Divyesh V Sejpal, Jean-Frederic Colombel
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: There is limited data on the use of volumetric laser endomicroscopy (VLE) in imaging for colon polyps. Our aim was to identify VLE features of colon polyps. METHODS: A total of 45 patients were included. 43 underwent endoscopic mucosal resection of colorectal polyps 2 cm or greater. These polyps were then scanned with VLE immediately after resection. Two patients that underwent partial colonic resection served as controls. RESULTS: Forty-three polyps were included with review of matching histology: 3 intramucosal adenocarcinoma (IMCA), 5 tubular adenoma (TA)/tubulovillous adenoma (TVA) with high-grade dysplasia (HGD), 9 TVA with only low-grade dysplasia (LGD), 5 serrated adenoma (SA), and 21 TA with LGD...
February 22, 2018: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Kycler Witold, Kubiak Anna, Trojanowski Maciej, Janowski Jakub
Colorectal cancer is the second most common type of cancer both in Europe and Poland. During the last 30 years more than a 3-fold increase has been observed in Poland due to environmental and genetic factors. Almost all colorectal malignancies are related to the formation and malignant transformation of colorectal dysplasia and adenoma. Efforts aiming to decrease the number of colorectal cancer deaths are focused on the disease early detection. Genetic diagnosis for hereditary syndromes predisposing to colorectal cancer has been developed and is a part of the routine treatment...
March 2018: Reports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy
Abraham Christoffel van Wyk, Hennie van Zyl, Jonathan Rigby
BACKGROUND: Colorectal perineuriomas are uncommon benign mucosal-based proliferations of mesenchymal cells that express perineurial markers, often associated with colonic crypts displaying a serrated/hyperplastic architecture. The vast majority of cases arise distal to the splenic flexure and have been described as sessile polyps. Using molecular analysis, BRAF mutations have been demonstrated in the serrated crypt epithelium. We report a new case of perineurioma presenting as a pedunculated polyp in the transverse colon, with prominent hemosiderin deposits in the uninvolved lamina propria that separated the perineurial proliferation from the surface epithelium, a previously unreported histological finding...
February 20, 2018: Diagnostic Pathology
N A Oleynikova, O A Kharlova, P G Malkov, N V Danilova
AIM: the evaluation of Ki-67 and CD44 expression in the 'serrated' polyps of the colon and comparison them with adenocarcinomas and tubular and tubule-villous adenomas of the colon. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study is including 49 'serrated' polyps, 34 tubular (AT) and tubulo-villous (ATV) adenomas and 32 adenocarcinomas of the colon. Antibodies CD44 and Ki-67 were used as immunohistochemical markers in this study. RESULTS: A statistically significant difference (p<0...
2018: Arkhiv Patologii
Carlo Arévalo, Natalia Chunga, Steven Alarcón, Omar Rodríguez, Fernando Arévalo, Pedro Montes, Eduardo Monge
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether localization and size are related to the presence of high-grade dysplasia of colon adenomas in patients of a Peruvian hospital. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This is a descriptive transversal study. We checked colonoscopyreports of 2014-2015 years of Hospital Daniel Alcides Carrion, we included the polyps found in patients older than 18 years old, and excluded reports from patients with colorectal cancer, an antecedent of oncological surgery, inflammatory bowel disease and polyposis (6 or more)...
October 2017: Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú: órgano Oficial de la Sociedad de Gastroenterología del Perú
Kevin J Chang, David H Kim
CT colonography (CTC) has demonstrated equivalent accuracy to optical colonoscopy in the detection of clinically relevant polyps and tumors but this is only possible when technique is optimized. The two most important features of a high-quality CTC are a well-prepared colon and a distended colon. This article will discuss the dietary, bowel preparation, and fecal/fluid tagging options to best prepare the colon. Strategies to optimally distend the colon will also be discussed. CT scan techniques including patient positioning and radiation dose optimization will be reviewed...
February 15, 2018: Abdominal Radiology
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