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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29428426/first-line-treatment-of-helicobacter-pylori-in-lebanon-comparison-of-bismuth-containing-quadruple-therapy-versus-14-days-sequential-therapy
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Mahdi Tarhini, Mohammad Fayyad-Kazan, Hussein Fayyad-Kazan, Mahmoud Mokbel, Mohammad Nasreddine, Bassam Badran, Ghada Kchour
Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) is the most common cause of peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and represents a strong risk factor for gastric cancer. Treatment of H. Pylori is, therefore, a persistent need to avoid serious medical complications. Resistance to antibiotics remains to be the major challenge for H. Pylori eradication. In this study, we determined the prevalence of H. pylori infection and evaluated H. pylori eradication efficacy of bismuth-containing quadruple therapy (Pylera) versus 14-days sequential therapy in treatment naïve-Lebanese patients...
February 8, 2018: Microbial Pathogenesis
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29379535/diagnostic-yield-of-esophagogastroduodenoscopy-in-children-with-chronic-abdominal-pain
#2
Ulas Emre Akbulut, Hamdi Cihan Emeksiz, Fatma Gulgun Kocak, Ayten Livaoglu
Introduction: Chronic abdominal pain (CAP) is one of the most common indications of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) in the pediatric population. However, there is not enough information about the diagnostic yield of EGD in children with CAP. We aimed to evaluate the diagnostic yield of EGD in children with CAP in the Eastern Black Sea region of Turkey. Material and methods: The study included children (n = 372) who underwent EGD for the primary indication of chronic abdominal pain during an 18-month period...
January 2018: Archives of Medical Science: AMS
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29362643/endoscopic-removal-of-a-giant-complicated-hyperplastic-gastric-polyp
#3
Zaim Gashi, Aida Ferri Polloshka, Arber Veliu, Fisnik Kurshumliu, Elton Bahtiri
The patient, a 40-year-old male, was referred to our clinic with intermittent nausea, vomiting and symptomatic anemia for 4 months. Notable hematological indices were low hemoglobin levels of 9.6 g/dl and hematocrit levels of 35.8%, while after receiving two units of concentrated red blood cells, at discharge; they achieved levels of 15.2 g/dl and 42.3%, respectively. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed a 3 cm antral pedunculated polyp, prolapsing into pylorus thus causing intermittent pyloric obstruction and anemia...
December 15, 2017: Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29349051/anisakiasis-involving-the-oral-mucosa
#4
Sang Kyu Choi, Cheol Keun Kim, Soon Heum Kim, Dong In Jo
Anisakis is a parasite with life cycles involving fish and marine mammals. Human infection, anisakiasis, occurs with the ingestion of raw infected seafood and usually presents with acute or chronic gastrointestinal symptoms from esophageal or gastric invasion. We report a rare caseinvolving the oral cavity. A 39-year-old male presented with oral and sub-sternal pain of one day duration after eating raw cuttlefish. Physical examination revealed areas of erythema and edema with a central white foreign particle on the labial and buccal mucosa...
December 2017: Archives of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29190137/high-risk-gastric-pathology-and-prevalent-autoimmune-diseases-in-patients-with-pernicious-anemia
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Jing W Hughes, Brian D Muegge, Garry S Tobin, Marina Litvin, Lulu Sun, Jose B Saenz, C Prakash Gyawali, Janet B McGill
OBJECTIVE: Pernicious anemia (PA) develops from atrophic gastritis due to autoimmune destruction of parietal cells and results in achlorhydria, vitamin B12 and iron deficiencies, anemia, neurologic deficits, and premalignant and malignant stomach lesions. We report the presentation, diagnosis and gastric complications of PA in patients from an endocrinology practice. METHODS: Thirty-four patients (31 female, 3 male) with PA who underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) or gastrectomy were identified...
November 2017: Endocrine Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29082856/male-non-insulin-users-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus-are-predisposed-to-gastric-corpus-predominant-inflammation-after-h-pylori-infection
#6
Yao-Jong Yang, Chung-Tai Wu, Horng-Yih Ou, Chin-Han Lin, Hsiu-Chi Cheng, Wei-Lun Chang, Wei-Ying Chen, Hsiao-Bai Yang, Cheng-Chan Lu, Bor-Shyang Sheu
BACKGROUND: Both H. pylori infection and diabetes increase the risk of gastric cancer. This study investigated whether patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and H. pylori infection had more severe corpus gastric inflammation and higher prevalence of precancerous lesions than non-diabetic controls. METHODS: A total of 797 patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus were screened for H. pylori, of whom 264 had H. pylori infection. Of these patients, 129 received esophagogastroduodenoscopy to obtain topographic gastric specimens for gastric histology according to the modified Updated Sydney System, corpus-predominant gastritis index (CGI), Operative Link on Gastritis Assessment, and Operative Link on Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia Assessment...
October 30, 2017: Journal of Biomedical Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29065679/localized-gastric-amyloidosis-with-kappa-and-lambda-light-chain-co-expression
#7
Yong Hwan Ahn, Ye Young Rhee, Suck Chei Choi, Geom Seog Seo
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy for cancer screening was performed in a 55-year-old woman as part of a health screening program, and revealed a depressed lesion approximately 20 mm in diameter in the lesser curvature of the mid-gastric body. Several biopsy specimens were collected as the lesion resembled early gastric cancer; however, histopathologic evaluation revealed chronic active gastritis with an ulcer and amorphous eosinophilic material deposition. Congo red staining identified amyloid proteins, and apple-green birefringence was shown using polarized light microscopy...
October 26, 2017: Clinical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28888898/duodenal-pathologies-in-children-a-single-center-experience
#8
Ulas Emre Akbulut, Sami Fidan, Hamdi Cihan Emeksiz, Orhan Polat Ors
OBJECTIVE: Several studies have been performed concerning pathologies of the stomach and esophagus in the pediatric age group. However, there have been very few studies of duodenal pathologies in children. The authors aimed to examine the clinical, endoscopic, and histopathological characteristics, as well as the etiology of duodenal pathologies in children. METHOD: Patients aged between 1 and 17 years undergoing esophagogastroduodenoscopy during two years at this unit, were investigated retrospectively...
September 7, 2017: Jornal de Pediatria
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28884453/gastric-cancer-associated-with-refractory-cytomegalovirus-gastritis
#9
Masayuki Ueno, Yuichi Shimodate, Shumpei Yamamoto, Hiroshi Yamamoto, Motowo Mizuno
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) sometimes causes gastritis, especially in immunocompromised patients, but whether CMV gastritis promotes the development of gastric cancer is unknown. Here, we report a case of gastric cancer that developed in the presence of CMV gastritis, which had been present for at least 4 years and was refractory to treatment. An 80-year-old woman had noted epigastric discomfort and appetite loss. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed a shallow geographical ulcer extending from the upper body to the pylorus...
September 7, 2017: Clinical Journal of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28860835/lymphoid-follicles-in-children-with-helicobacter-pylori-negative-gastritis
#10
Efrat Broide, Vered Richter, Sonia Mendlovic, Tzippora Shalem, Adi Eindor-Abarbanel, Steven F Moss, Haim Shirin
PURPOSE: The prevalence of Helicobacter pylori gastritis has been declining, whereas H. pylori-negative gastritis has become more common. We evaluated chronic gastritis in children with regard to H. pylori status and celiac disease (CD). PATIENTS AND METHODS: Demographic, clinical, endoscopic, and histologic features of children who underwent elective esophagogastroduodenoscopy were reviewed retrospectively. Gastric biopsies from the antrum and corpus of the stomach were graded using the Updated Sydney System...
2017: Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28816373/efficacy-and-safety-of-using-premedication-with-simethicone-pronase-during-upper-gastrointestinal-endoscopy-examination-with-sedation-a-single-center-prospective-single-blinded-randomized-controlled-trial
#11
Ling-Ye Zhang, Wen-Yan Li, Ming Ji, Fu-Kun Liu, Guang-Yong Chen, Shan-Shan Wu, Qian Hao, Hui-Hong Zhai, Shu-Tian Zhang
BACKGROUND AND AIM: To investigate the efficacy and safety of premedication with simethicone/Pronase during esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) with sedation. METHODS: Six hundred and ten patients were randomly allocated to two groups based on type of premedication given. Premedication used in the control group was 10 mL lidocaine hydrochloride mucilage (LHM, N = 314) and premedication used in the intervention group was 80 mL simethicone/Pronase solution plus 10 mL lidocaine hydrochloride mucilage (SP/LHM, N = 296)...
August 17, 2017: Digestive Endoscopy: Official Journal of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28781796/gastric-adenocarcinoma-at-the-anastomotic-site-50-years-after-gastrojejunostomy-a-case-report
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Tsutomu Namikawa, Yasuhiro Kawanishi, Kazune Fujisawa, Eri Munekage, Masaya Munekage, Hiromichi Maeda, Hiroyuki Kitagawa, Michiya Kobayashi, Kazuhiro Hanazaki
We herein report a rare case of superficially spreading early gastric cancer occurring 50 years after gastrojejunostomy. An 83-year-old woman was diagnosed with gastric cancer after complaining of epigastric discomfort. The patient had undergone gastrojejunostomy with Braun jejunojejunostomy for benign chronic peptic ulcer 50 years prior. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed an irregular nodular lesion on the gastric side of the anastomosis of the gastrojejunostomy. No abnormal lesions were identified by abdominal contrast-enhanced computed tomography...
August 2017: Molecular and Clinical Oncology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28754464/the-utility-of-routine-esophagogastroduodenoscopy-before-laparoscopic-roux-en-y-gastric-bypass
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Warren Y L Sun, Jerry T Dang, Noah J Switzer, Christopher de Gara, Daniel W Birch, Shahzeer Karmali
BACKGROUND: The routine use of esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) before laparoscopic Roux-en-y gastric bypass (LRYGB) is debatable. Various studies have reported high diagnostic yield of routine EGD before LRYGB to detect pathologies that could alter surgical management. However, other studies have found that preoperative EGD did not identify significant pathologies that changed clinical management; therefore, it is not indicated in asymptomatic patients. OBJECTIVES: We aimed to study the utility of routine EGD in patients before LRYGB...
June 28, 2017: Surgery for Obesity and related Diseases: Official Journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28723278/a-case-of-cannabinoid-hyperemesis-syndrome-with-heliobacter-pylori-and-preeclampsia-during-pregnancy
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Madeline Manning Meurer, Kalyan Chakrala, Dinesh Gowda, Charles Burns, Randall Kelly, Natalia Schlabritz-Loutsevitch
BACKGROUND: The condition termed cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) was characterized a decade ago by Allen et al. and includes cyclic episodes of nausea and vomiting and the learned behavior of hot bathing in individuals with chronic cannabis abuse. During pregnancy, the differential diagnosis of this syndrome is challenging, since it can be masked by typical symptoms of early pregnancy or by hyperemesis gravidarum, a complication of early pregnancy associated with excessive nausea and vomiting...
July 19, 2017: Substance Abuse
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28667040/mitochondrial-iron-accumulation-in-parietal-and-chief-cells-in-iron-pill-gastritis-following-billroth-ii-gastrectomy-case-report-including-electron-microscopic-examination
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Khurram Shafique, James L Araujo, Rajesh Veluvolu, Nicholas Cassai, Fidelina Desoto-Lapaix, Matthew R Pincus, Rosemary L Wieczorek
Iron pill gastritis has been shown to be associated with superficial gastric erosion and deposition of iron in lamina propria and gastric antral glands. However, iron absorption in gastric parietal and chief cells is rare. We present a case of a 62-year-old man with iron deficiency anemia. His past medical history is significant for Billroth II surgery. His medications include ferrous sulphate 325mg. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed diffuse circumferential abnormal mucosa at the gastro-jejunal anastomosis...
May 2017: Annals of Clinical and Laboratory Science
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28584718/the-increasing-prevalence-of-hiv-helicobacter-pylori-co-infection-over-time-along-with-the-evolution-of-antiretroviral-therapy-art
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Aleksandra Radovanović Spurnić, Branko Brmbolić, Zorica Stojšić, Tatijana Pekmezović, Zoran Bukumirić, Miloš Korać, Dubravka Salemović, Ivana Pešić-Pavlović, Goran Stevanović, Ivana Milošević, Djordje Jevtović
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is one of the most common human bacterial infections with prevalence rates between 10-80% depending upon geographical location, age and socioeconomic status. H. pylori is commonly found in patients complaining of dyspepsia and is a common cause of gastritis. During the course of their infection, people living with HIV (PLHIV) often have a variety of gastrointestinal symptoms including dyspepsia and while previous studies have reported HIV and H. pylori co-infection, there has been little data clarifying the factors influencing this...
2017: PeerJ
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28572561/follicular-b-cell-lymphoma-with-accompanying-ischemic-gastritis-completely-resolved-by-rituximab
#17
Anam Tariq, Neal Mehta, Kathryn Peroutka
BACKGROUND Follicular B cell lymphomas account for a significant portion of all newly diagnosed non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. While involvement can be varied, the most common extranodal presentation is within the gastrointestinal tract beyond the stomach. In addition, the stomach has a diffuse multivessel vascular supply, which decreases the likelihood of developing ischemic gastritis. CASE REPORT An 89-year-old woman with history of diabetes, deep venous thromboembolism, and hypertension was referred due to a newly diagnosed retroperitoneal mass...
June 2, 2017: American Journal of Case Reports
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28539935/efficacy-and-safety-of-the-triple-therapy-containing-ilaprazole-levofloxacin-and-amoxicillin-as-first-line-treatment-in-helicobacter-pylori-infections
#18
Hyo Jun Ahn, Dong Pil Kim, Myeong Su Chu, Hyeon Jeong Yun, Seok-Hwan Kim, Seung Woo Lee, Dong Soo Lee
Background and Aims. To establish the efficacy and safety of ilaprazole, levofloxacin, and amoxicillin as a first-line eradication treatment for Helicobacter pylori. Methods. Patients with gastric ulcer, duodenal ulcer, or gastritis, as detected by esophagogastroduodenoscopy with confirmed H. pylori infection between September 2014 and November 2015, were enrolled in the study. All participants received ilaprazole (10 mg bid), levofloxacin (500 mg bid), and amoxicillin (1000 mg bid) for 10 days. H. pylori eradication was confirmed by a (13)C-urea breath test at 6-8 weeks after the end of treatment...
2017: Gastroenterology Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496538/iron-pill-gastritis-an-under-diagnosed-condition-with-potentially-serious-outcomes
#19
Tagore Sunkara, Megan E Caughey, Sofia Nigar, Raquel Olivo, Vinaya Gaduputi
Given the ubiquitous use of oral iron therapy, their side effects are often encountered and well recognized in clinical practice. However, iron pill gastritis remains an often under-reported and elusive diagnosis. An astute clinician should be aware of this condition in order to promptly discontinue oral iron and institute timely treatment. Here in, we present a case of a 46-year-old woman who presented to the gastroenterology clinic with vague epigastric pain and microcytic anemia. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy revealed multiple gastric erosions and non-bleeding gastric antral ulcer with biopsies showing excessive iron deposition suggestive of iron pill gastritis...
April 2017: Gastroenterology Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28496534/collagenous-gastritis-in-a-young-female-with-iga-deficiency
#20
Muhammad S Anwar, Ali Aamar, Ali Marhaba, Jagmohan S Sidhu
Collagenous gastritis, without colonic involvement, is exceptionally rare. It is not known to be associated with IgA deficiency and scleroderma. This is the first report of this type of association. We present a 26-year-old white female with a past medical history of gastroesophageal reflux disease and scleroderma. She was evaluated for complaints of abdominal pain and diarrhea. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed gastritis and duodenitis. Colonoscopy was normal. The histopathological report showed collagenous gastritis and focal lymphocytic duodenitis...
April 2017: Gastroenterology Research
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