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    Quality of life and symptoms of anxiety and depression in patients affected by ulcerative colitis

    Published On: August 29, 2020 | Pages: 060 - 063

    Author(s): Fernandes ACS, Tomazoni EI and Benvegnú DM*
    Introduction: Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) that can be divided into two periods: active and remission. Individuals affected by this pathology can manifest symptoms of anxiety and depression, as well as low quality of life, due to the symptomatology of this disease when active. Objective: Demonstrate the relationship between anxiety a ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Carcinoma cuniculatum of the esophagus-diagnostic and treatment dilemma

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    Published On: August 13, 2020 | Pages: 057 - 059

    Author(s): Matheus Falasa, Alexander Ayzengart, Michael Walters, Xiuli Liu and Olusola Oduntan*
    Carcinoma cuniculatum is a rare variant of well-differentiated squamous cell carcinoma of the esophagus, with fewer than twenty cases reported in the literature [1]. Diagnosis is often delayed due to failure of endoscopic biopsies to yield a definitive tissue diagnosis. We present the case of a patient with carcinoma cuniculatum of the esophagus who was misdiagnosed a ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    A Case of Rapunzel Syndrome

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    Published On: July 27, 2020 | Pages: 054 - 056

    Author(s): Krisztina Csuzi*, Orsolya Boda, Robert Neumann and Gergely Peter Toth
    Trichobezoar is a concretion of chewing and swallowing hair or any other indigestible materials that accumulate in the gastrointestinal tract. Rapunzel syndrome refers to a rare condition when a gastric trichobezoar extends into the small bowel. We describe the case of a 16-year-old female who presented with chronic abdominal pain, loss of appetite and weight loss. Ba ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Gastrointestinally mediated food allergy causing Spondyloarthritis-like disease

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2283.000078

    Published On: July 15, 2020 | Pages: 049 - 053

    Author(s): Raithel M, Finzel S, Heussinger N*, Rieker RJ and Baenkler HW
    Gastrointestinally-mediated food allergy (GMA) incidentally may cause non-erosive oligoarthritis. A 56-year-old woman with seronegative spondyloarthritis observed arthritic flares following ingestion of certain foods. Blood analyses were unremarkable. Segmental gut lavage revealed plasmacellular infiltrates and eosinophilia in terminal ileum. Food allergen-specific I ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Irritable bowel syndrome and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: Assessment with breath test

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    Published On: May 30, 2020 | Pages: 041 - 048

    Author(s): Costa LA*, Gomes TNF, Braga CU, Lenz L, Miszputen SJ and Ambrogini O
    Background: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been considered a functional disease, however evidences suggest organic abnormalities as disbiosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate bacterial overgrowth syndrome in IBS patients. Methods: Patients with IBS were submited to the expired H2 and CH4 breath test, with analyzes of exhaled air in fasting (zero minutes) a ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Chilean experience using “Theranostics” for treating metastatic neuroendocrine tumors with [177Lu]Lu DOTA-TATE

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    Published On: May 27, 2020 | Pages: 036 - 040

    Author(s): Horacio Amaral*, Rossana Pruzzo, René Fernández, Vasko Kramer, Cristian Soza-Ried and Irene Coudeu
    Introduction: Well-differentiated, Neuroendocrine Tumors (NET) are highly heterogenic and slow-growing pathologies, characterized by unspecific symptomatology and elevated expression of somatostatin receptors (SSTR). Despite the high incidence of NETs, several patients are diagnosed in advance stages of the disease when surgery is insufficient to treat the pathology. ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Clinical effects of Lactobacillus strains as probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome. Results from the LAPIBSS trial: Future objectives

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    Published On: May 18, 2020 | Pages: 031 - 035

    Author(s): Jean-Michel Maixent*, Olivier Pons, Souad R Sennoune and Stéphane Sadrin*
    The objective of this communication is to present and analyze the recent results from the LAPIBSS study in order to improve future clinical trials on the effects of Lactobacillus strains in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Using a tightly-controlled clinical trial protocol with the highest Jadad score of 5/5, the current trial aimed to demonstrate the ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Clinical evaluation of children with celiac disease: A single-center experience

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2283.000074

    Published On: May 12, 2020 | Pages: 026 - 030

    Author(s): Yasin Sahin*
    Background and objectives: The clinical findings of Celiac Disease (CD) change over time. Instead of classical symptoms such as diarrhea, growth retardation, abdominal bloating, atypical symptoms such as chronic constipation and abdominal pain may be the only sign of CD. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the clinical features of our patients with CD. Material and m ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Non-surgical acute cholecystitis: 2 cases of gallbladder rupture after internal endoscopic or percutaneous diversion

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2283.000073

    Published On: May 05, 2020 | Pages: 022 - 025

    Author(s): Lorenzo Monfardini*, Claudio Sallemi, Nicolo’ Gennaro and Claudio Bna
    Gallbladder rupture is a rare but serious complication of acute cholecystitis. We describe two cases of acute cholecystitis in patients not candidate for surgery that underwent internal biliary drainage with endoscopic and percutaneous approach, respectively. Both experienced gallbladder rupture in the postoperative period. The complication occurred after percutaneou ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Thrombectomy from superior mesenteric vein in treatment of small intestine gangrene

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2283.000072

    Published On: April 20, 2020 | Pages: 020 - 021

    Author(s): Ihnatovich I* and Ihnatovich K
    The traditional definition of tissue ischemia-a decreased level of oxygen deliverability by bloodstream that results in cell hypoxia. Anatomical and functional hindrance to blood flow is the basis of tissue hypoperfusion. Arterial, venous and functional disturbances in blood circulation lead to acute intestinal ischemia. In 85-90 % of cases acute mesenterial ischemia ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Tumor lysis syndrome after chemotherapy for metastatic colic carcinoma: About two adult cases

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2283.000071

    Published On: April 20, 2020 | Pages: 017 - 019

    Author(s): Abaza H*, Sallami S, Ben Chaabene A and Gara S
    Tumor Lysis Syndrome (TLS) is a major oncological emergency involving metabolic perturbations. It occurs when tumor cells release their contents into the bloodstream, either spontaneously or in response to therapy. TLS is characterized by hyperuricemia, hyperkalemia, hyperphosphatemia and hypocalcemia following massive lysis of malignant cells. Although this syndrome ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Incomplete Currarino Syndrome: Case Report and a Brief Review of Literature

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2283.000070

    Published On: April 11, 2020 | Pages: 013 - 016

    Author(s): Muhammad Abdelhafez Mahmoud*and Ashraf Hamed Seddek
    Currarino Syndrome (CS) or triad is rare entity that was first reported by Currarino in 1981 as a pathology involving three anomalies; anorectal malformation, a sacral bony defect and a presacral mass. CS can be familial or sporadic, with an autosomal dominant inheritance mode. The English literature reported over 310 cases of Currarino triad with the cases diversity ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    An outbreak of gastroenteritis by Salmonella enterica subspecies diarizonae

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2283.000069

    Published On: March 27, 2020 | Pages: 010 - 012

    Author(s): Vikrant Negi*
    Gastroenteritis in human by Salmonella enterica subspecies diarizonae is rare and usually observed in neonates and children with history of contact with reptiles. Salmonella enterica subspecies diarizonae were isolated from two young adult male patients with symptoms of acute gastroenteritis. The isolates were identified by Vitek 2 compact system and agglutination by ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Characterization of patients with primary biliary cholangitis and autoimmune hepatitis from a community hospital in East Harlem

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2283.000068

    Published On: February 15, 2020 | Pages: 006 - 009

    Author(s): Priyanka Yerragorla, Divya Nekkalapudi, Ahmed Shady and Nora V. Bergasa*
    Background and objectives: Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC) and Autoimmune Hepatitis (AIH) are uncommon autoimmune diseases in the United States. There is limited information in regards to those two conditions in Black Americans and subjects of Hispanic ethnicity; thus, we conducted a study to characterize patients with these diseases in a community hospital that ser ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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    Predictive risk factors for liver abscess rupture: A prospective study of 138 cases

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-2283.000067

    Published On: January 25, 2020 | Pages: 001 - 005

    Author(s): Ndong A*, Tendeng JN, Ndoye NA, Diao ML, Dieye A, Diallo AC, Mansouri MR, Dia DA, Nibogora J, Fall F, Sagna SA, Konta B, Kane K, Dieng M, Diedhiou M, Manyacka PM and Konaté I
    Introduction: Liver abscess is a serious condition due to its complications. The most frequent complication is rupture. Our aim is to determine the predictive risk factors of liver abscess rupture at the Saint Louis Regional Hospital Center. Material and methods: This is a prospective descriptive and analytical study over the period of 1st January 2016 to 28th Februa ... CrossMark Publons Harvard Library HOLLIS Search IT Semantic Scholar Get Citation Base Search Scilit OAI-PMH ResearchGate Academic Microsoft GrowKudos
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