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Sofia Vitor, Alexandre Oliveira Ferreira, João Lopes, José Velosa
We present the case of an 18-year-old male patient that was referred to our gastrenterology department with history of intermittent painless hematochezia since childhood. During such instances, he was diagnosed with bowel intussusception, eosinophilic gastroenteritis and inflammatory bowel disease at 4, 6 and 8 years old, respectively. He underwent treatment with 5-aminosalicylic acid for two years, without improvement of symptoms. He was then lost to follow-up until our observation. His physical examination was unremarkable except for digital rectal examination which found a nodular compressible mass by the palpating finger...
August 2016: Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas
W S Hislop, R C Heading
BACKGROUND: Concern among Scots gastroenterologists about alcohol related illness prompted this inpatient prevalence study during the winter of 2000-01. AIMS: To study gastrenterology inpatient workload due to alcohol-related illness, to determine how much was specialty specific, and if there were regional variations. METHODS: 40 Consultant gastrenterologists throughout Scotland collected data on the prevalence of alcohol related conditions among inpatients under their care on each of three specified days during the winter of 2000/2001...
May 2004: Scottish Medical Journal
K N Fountoulakis, A lacovides, S Samolis, S Kleanthous, S G Kaprinis, G St Kaprinis, P Bech
INTRODUCTION: The current study aimed to assess the reliability, validity and psychometric properties of the Greek translation of the Zung Depression Rating Scale (ZDRS). METHODS: The study sample included 40 depressed patients 29.65 +/- 9.38 years old and 120 normal comparison subjects 27.23 +/- 10.62 years old. In 20 of them (12 patients and 8 comparison subjects) the instrument was re-applied 1-2 days later. Translation and Back Translation was made. Clinical Diagnosis was reached by consensus of two examiners with the use of the SCAN v...
2001: BMC Psychiatry
A S Belousov, N A Bredikhina, L T Zhuravlev
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February 1977: Sovetskaia Meditsina
O Nodarse, E Manso, R Llanio, W Haedo
The results of 8,000 fiber-optic endoscopic procedures performed at the Gastrenterologic Institut during a 5 year period are analyzed in this paper. This extensive was possible not only because the method is simple and innocous due to the flexibility and high technology of these apparatue, but also because the Cuban Public Health System made feasible the exploration without expenses for all the patients needing it. Thirty-two percent of the explorations in an ever greater scale in the search for gastric cancer in its early stages...
January 1976: G.E.N
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