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immunosupresive medications

Sevgi Ciftci, Fahriye Keskin, Sema Keceli Ozcan, Mehmet Ali Erdem, Burak Cankaya, Recep Bingol, Cetin Kasapoglu
BACKGROUND: Candida albicans is a memeber of the oral flora that can lead to various complications in immunosupresive patients after oral surgery processes. Ankaferd Blood Stopper® (ABS) is a medical plant extract that is safe to use in patients with dental surgery bleedings in Turkey. OBJECTIVE: The study evaluated the antifungal activity of ABS medicinal plant extract against C albicans using the agar diffusion and broth microdilution methods. METHODS: The plant extract antifungal activity was assessed in vitro either by applying the ABS extract directly and by applying different concentrations of ABS onto Candida culture...
June 2011: Current Therapeutic Research, Clinical and Experimental
M Pintér, M Pintérová Kolesárová, S Rejchrt, T Douda, R Repák, M Kopáová, J Bures
THE AIM: The aim of this thesis was to elucidate more differences between a familial and sporadic inflammatory bowel disease by comparing certain clinical data. METHODS: We assessed 248 patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) observed in 1994-2004 in the Academic Department of Gastroenterology at the Medical Faculty in Hradec Králové. To get information about the defined characters we obtained from the questionary and the hospital data. RESULTS: We did not identify any relationship between the onset of the disease and a certain age group, yet males seem to be more prone to familial Crohn's disease...
November 2009: Vnitr̆ní Lékar̆ství
Lukasz Jałocha, Stanisław Wojtuń, Przemysław Dyrla, Antoni Blaszak, Marek Wojtkowiak, Bogusław Zysko, Jerzy Gil
Crohn disease treatment is a considerable challenge for a medical doctor. Gaining clinical remission is not enough. The important factor taken into account in treatment is gaining clinical remission and complete mucosal healing. Treatment useful in mucosal healing consists of immunosupresants as azathioprine, 6-markaptopurin, methotrexate and biological treatment. Important factors influencing mucosal healing is choice of medical treatment and its proper timing. More aggressive treatment in top-down scheme appears to be more successful in this aspekt than classical treatment with use of steroids...
May 2009: Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
G James
A new era of immunotherapy is arriving in medical therapeutics. Both immunosupresion and immunomodulation have advantages which the clinician must learn. In this review, the author describe several immunomodulators which include cytokines, interleukins, interferons, tumor necrosis factor, granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, erythropoietin, and immunoglobulins. Some of these therapeutics approaches are already with us, and some are at present in the experimental stage.
July 1990: Revista de Investigación Clínica; Organo del Hospital de Enfermedades de la Nutrición
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