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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25699123/inflammatory-bowel-disease-as-a-risk-factor-for-premature-coronary-artery-disease
#1
Phillip Ruisi, John N Makaryus, Michael Ruisi, Amgad N Makaryus
BACKGROUND: Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are both systemic chronic diseases that alter bowel physiology. The central process in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and the associated manifestations are the result of B-cell production of IgG autoantibodies directed against self-antigens in various organ systems including coronary endothelium. Previous studies have demonstrated significant micro-vascular endothelial dysfunction in patients with IBD compared to patients not affected by the disease...
April 2015: Journal of Clinical Medicine Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25118813/gastrointestinal-tract-derived-pulse-granulomata-clues-to-an-underrecognized-pseudotumor
#2
Nicholas B Nowacki, Michael A Arnold, Wendy L Frankel, Alan Harzman, Berkeley N Limketkai, Martha M Yearsley, Christina A Arnold
Pulse granulomata (PG) in the lung and oral pathology literature are presumed due to food (pulse) introduced by mucosal injury. Herein, we report the largest series of PG in the gastrointestinal tract (GIT): 22 resections were prospectively collected from 17 patients (8 men, range=28 to 85 y). All patients had a history of intestinal injury/disease: diverticulitis, fistula, adenocarcinoma, perforation, ulcerative colitis, appendicitis, anastomotic site leak, and/or stent leak. Nine of 22 specimens were designated "masses"; most of these were clinically concerning for neoplasia...
January 2015: American Journal of Surgical Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24139079/endoscopic-therapy-in-inflammatory-bowel-diseases-with-videos
#3
REVIEW
Elizabeth Paine, Bo Shen
Endoscopic therapies are important modalities in the treatment of IBD, adjunct to medical and surgical approaches. These therapeutic techniques are particularly useful in the management of IBD-associated or IBD surgery–associated strictures, fistulas, and sinuses and colitis-associated neoplasia. Although the main focus of endoscopic therapies in IBD has been on balloon stricture dilation and ablation of adenoma-like lesions, new endoscopic approaches are emerging, including needle-knife stricturotomy, needle-knife sinusotomy, endoscopic stent placement, and fistula tract injection...
December 2013: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23864458/unusual-cholangiographic-findings-in-a-patient-with-primary-sclerosing-cholangitis-cystic-dilatation
#4
Erkan Parlak, Aydın Şeref Köksal, Selçuk Dışıbeyaz, Bülent Ödemış, Ayşegül Şengül, Gülden Aydoğ, Nurgül Şaşmaz
A 45-year-old woman with the diagnosis of primary sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis admitted with the complaints of pruritus and jaundice. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography revealed entirely narrow, irregular common bile duct and common hepatic duct and unusual cystic dilations in the common hepatic duct and left hepatic duct. Balloon dilation of the common bile duct was performed, and a 10 F double pigtail stent was inserted into the cyst. Three months after the endoscopic retrograde cholangiography, cystic dilatations had completely resolved...
2012: Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology: the Official Journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23701774/does-an-isolated-benign-choledochal-stricture-hide-a-psc
#5
Paola De Angelis, Renato Tambucci, Erminia Romeo, Francesca Rea, Claudia Caloisi, Tamara Caldaro, Giovanni Federici di Abriola, Francesca Foschia, Filippo Torroni, L Monti, Luigi Dall'Oglio
BACKGROUND: Strictures of the extra-hepatic biliary tree are rare in children and have a benign non-traumatic inflammatory origin or are related to idiopathic fibrosing pancreatitis. Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) can manifest as multiple biliary strictures or as a single dominant stricture. We describe the presentation, treatment, and outcome of six cases of isolated benign choledochal stricture (IBCS). METHODS: All patients underwent magnetic resonance cholangiography (MRC)...
May 2013: Journal of Pediatric Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/23307340/symptomatic-mesenteric-atherosclerotic-disease-lessons-learned-from-the-diagnostic-workup
#6
Steinarr Björnsson, Timothy Resch, Stefan Acosta
OBJECTIVE: This study aims to analyze the diagnostic workup in patients referred for endovascular mesenteric revascularization for symptomatic mesenteric atherosclerotic disease. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Fifty-five patients were identified between 2006 and 2011. Median follow-up time was 24 months. RESULTS: Median age was 71 years, 67 % were women. Forty patients had acute on chronic mesenteric ischemia, eight had acute mesenteric ischemia, and seven had chronic mesenteric ischemia...
May 2013: Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Official Journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22949790/endovascular-treatment-of-a-mobile-thrombus-of-the-thoracic-aorta-in-association-with-ulcerative-colitis
#7
Vanessa Devens Trindade, Jurandi Bettio, Luciano Cabral Albuquerque
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2012: Texas Heart Institute Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/22414672/-abdominal-pain-with-a-microvascular-cause
#8
Claire A D Slegers, Gijsbert C Bloemsma, Carmen S Horjus, Henk Visser, Rob J Robijn, Ernst Jan Spillenaar Bilgen
A 50-year-old Caucasian man was admitted with unexplained abdominal pain. Based on CT scan results, a perforation resulting from colitis of the transverse colon was suspected. Additional colonoscopy showed ulcerative stenosis of the transverse colon. Initially, the patient recovered on conservative treatment; however, because of persistent stenosis, an elective resection of the transverse colon was performed. A CT scan revealed free gas around the anastomosis on the fourth postoperative day. Relaparotomy revealed leakage and diffuse ischaemic changes around the anastomosis as well as perforations at different sites on the small bowel...
2012: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21789539/comorbidities-sphincterotomy-and-balloon-dilation-predict-post-ercp-adverse-events-in-psc-patients-operator-experience-is-protective
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Amer A Alkhatib, Kristen Hilden, Douglas G Adler
BACKGROUND: Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a chronic cholestatic disease. Interventional ERCP improves survival in PSC patients. AIMS: To describe the frequency and risk factors for post-ERCP adverse events in patients with PSC via multivariate analysis. METHODS: Retrospective cohort study included patients with a diagnosis of PSC who underwent ERCP at academic institutions between February 2000 and October 2009. Demographis, co-morbid conditions, antibiotic use, cannulation method, ERCP maneuvers and 30-day post-ERCP adverse events were collected...
December 2011: Digestive Diseases and Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/20517857/-late-stent-thrombosis-in-a-young-patient-who-had-ulcerative-colitis
#10
Salem Abdessalem, Nizar Annabi, Sami Mourali, Rachid Mechemeche
BACKGROUND: Arterial and venous thrombosis are well recognized systemic complications of inflammatory bowel disease predominantly in patients with crohn's colitis and in those with ulcerative colitis (UC). Aim : report a new case. CASE: We describe the case of a 35 years old man presenting previously an anterior infarct with a tighten stenosis in the middle part of the left anterior descending artery (LAD). The stenosis was treated percutaneously with a bare stent deployment...
June 2010: La Tunisie Médicale
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19946184/-the-relationship-between-inflammatory-bowel-disease-ibd-and-complications-of-urinary-and-male-genital-tracts
#11
Yasushi Yumura, Jun-Ichi Oota, Atsushi Fujikawa, Yumiko Yokomizo, Masatoshi Moriyama
Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) that may often involve organs other than those of the gastrointestinal tract. We investigated retrospectively the frequency, diagnosis and treatment of urinary and male genital complications of CD and UC. From February 1998 to July 2007, 93 patients with CD and 75 patients with UC consulted our department for urinary and male genital complications. Thirty, 19 and 16 of the 93 patients with CD were diagnosed as having fistulas to the urinary and male genital systems, urolithiasis and hydronephrosis, respectively...
November 2009: Hinyokika Kiyo. Acta Urologica Japonica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/17198074/markedly-elevated-serum-ca-19-9-levels-in-association-with-a-benign-biliary-stricture-due-to-primary-sclerosing-cholangitis
#12
Mark D Murray, Frank R Burton, Adrian M Di Bisceglie
We report on the case of a 55-year-old man with long-standing ulcerative colitis who developed jaundice. This led to a diagnosis of primary sclerosing cholangitis being made, with a dominant stricture in the common bile duct. Serum CA 19-9 was initially markedly raised at 26,321 U/mL but fell promptly into the normal range after stenting of the stricture. Long-term follow up of this patient has failed to show evidence of cholangiocarcinoma. We conclude that serum CA 19-9 levels need to be assessed in the clinical context of biliary obstruction and should ideally be measured after relief of that obstruction, as it may be falsely elevated due to benign biliary strictures...
January 2007: Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/17149628/diagnostic-and-therapeutic-ercp-in-the-pediatric-age-group
#13
Hussain Issa, Ali Al-Haddad, Ahmed H Al-Salem
The role and value of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in the pediatric age group is not well established, because pancreatic and biliary diseases are less common in children. This however is not the case in areas like the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia where sickle cell disease (SCD) and other hemoglobinopathies are common, with increased frequency of cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the indications, findings, safety and therapies of ERCP in children...
February 2007: Pediatric Surgery International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/15592034/brachytherapy-of-prostate-cancer-after-colectomy-for-colorectal-cancer-pilot-experience
#14
Panos G Koutrouvelis, Dan Theodorescu, Stuart Katz, Niko Lailas, Fred Hendricks
PURPOSE: We present a method of brachytherapy for prostate cancer using a 3-dimensional stereotactic system and computerized tomography guidance in patients without a rectum due to previous treatment for colorectal cancer. MATERIALS AND METHODS: From June 1994 to November 2003 a cohort of 800 patients were treated with brachytherapy for prostate cancer. Four patients had previously been treated for colorectal cancer with 4,500 cGy external beam radiation therapy, abdominoperineal resection and chemotherapy, while 1 underwent abdominoperineal resection alone for ulcerative colitis...
January 2005: Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/12953321/colovaginal-fistulas-etiology-and-management
#15
REVIEW
Anil M Bahadursingh, Walter E Longo
OBJECTIVE: To review the diagnosis and treatment of colovaginal fistulas from various causes. DATA SOURCES: Papers on colovaginal fistulas were identified using Ovid and PubMed. The search terms used were as follows: colovaginal fistulas, rectovaginal fistulas, diverticular disease and fistulas. METHODS OF STUDY: Articles were selected based on their relevance to colovaginal fistulas and were then further subdivided into epidemiology, etiology, presentation, diagnosis and management...
July 2003: Journal of Reproductive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/12744823/endoscopic-therapy-for-inflammatory-bowel-disease
#16
Eric S. Goldstein, Peter H. Rubin
Endoscopic therapy can be employed and may be useful in inflammatory bowel disease patients with dysplastic polyps, inflammatory strictures (enteric and biliary), bleeding, and for treatment of some complications of continent ileostomies. Dysplastic polyps can be removed endoscopically safely and effectively without resorting to colectomy, as long as there is no other detectable dysplasia in flat mucosa and complete removal can be assured (by biopsy of adjacent mucosa and close follow-up). Some colonic strictures in Crohn's disease can be dilated using endoscopes of graded caliber or with through-the-scope balloons, with or without stent placement...
June 2003: Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/12576890/surgical-management-of-ulcerative-colitis-in-the-presence-of-primary-sclerosing-cholangitis
#17
Lisa S Poritz, Walter A Koltun
INTRODUCTION: The surgical management of ulcerative colitis in the patient with primary sclerosing cholangitis is controversial. METHODS: This study was designed as a retrospective chart review of all patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis who were surgically treated for ulcerative colitis. RESULTS: Sixteen patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis and ulcerative colitis were identified. The indication for ulcerative colitis surgery was dysplasia in 7 patients (44 percent), cancer in 2 (13 percent), intractability in 4 (25 percent), and unknown in 1...
February 2003: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/11816549/retroperitoneal-fibrosis-during-the-course-of-ulcerative-colitis-a-simple-coincidence
#18
I A Mouzas, P Anezinis, S Karampekios, E Matrella, M Koulentaki, E A Kouroumalis
Retroperitoneal fibrosis has been described as a rare occurrence during the course of inflammatory bowel disease, mainly Crohn's disease. This is the third report on retroperitoneal fibrosis occurring during the course of ulcerative colitis. A 62-year-old male patient with a 5-year history of ulcerative colitis developed stenosis of the left ureter due to retroperitoneal fibrosis. Treatment consisted in surgically releasing the ureter from the mass and steroids. During a 2.5-year follow-up, renal function was stable and ulcerative colitis in remission...
October 2001: Digestive and Liver Disease
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/10349305/-a-case-of-drug-induced-urolithiasis-composed-of-acetyl-sulphapyridine-associated-with-ulcerative-colitis
#19
R Yanagisawa, T Kamijo, Y Nagase
A 26-year-old female visited our hospital complaining left flank pain and macroscopic hematuria. She had been suffering ulcerative colitis and administered salazosulphapyridine and predonisolone from 17-year-old. Intravenous urography showed radiolucent multiple stones in the left renal pelvis. Three sessions of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy were performed after ureteral stenting. Although disintegration and discharge of the stones were satisfactory, bladder stone induced by ureteral stent was complicated...
March 1999: Nihon Hinyōkika Gakkai Zasshi. the Japanese Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/9880431/hydronephrosis-unrecognized-complication-following-restorative-proctocolectomy-with-ileal-pouch-anal-anastomosis
#20
D E Boddie, G W Couper, R A Keenan
Restorative proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastamosis (IPAA) is the operation of choice to avoid permanent ileostomy in the surgical management of patients with ulcerative colitis and familial adenomatous polyposis coli. IPAA with two loops of small intestine (J-pouch) is the most common configuration. Mortality rates are low, and despite significant morbidity patient satisfaction remains high. Functional results are good in most cases. We present two cases of hydronephrosis following IPAA. Loin pain was the presenting symptom in both cases, with one patient developing impaired renal function...
February 1999: World Journal of Surgery
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