Slipping the barrier: how variants in CARD 15 could alter permeability of the intestinal wall and population health
- Role of interleukin 6 in a murine model of Crohn's ileitis: are cytokine/anticytokine strategies the future for IBD therapies? Pizarro, T. T.; de la Rue, S. A.; Cominelli, F. // Gut;Sep2006, Vol. 55 Issue 9, p1226
The article focuses on the significance of interleukin 6 (IL-6) in Crohn's ileitis in the murine model SAMP/Yit. Research revealed that administration of hyper IL-6 increased the severity of the disease in the mice. On the other hand, treatment with an inhibitor of IL-6 improves the severity of...
- REGIONAL ENTERITIS. Berger, Samuel S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1956, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p81
Presents a case of a patient with regional enteritis. Persistence of abdominal pains suffered by the patient; Examination of the abdomen of the patient; Pathology of the regional enteritis.
- Therapeutic efficacy of elemental enteral alimentation in Crohn's disease. MATSUEDA, KEI // Journal of Gastroenterology;2000 Supplement 12, Vol. 35, p19
Focuses on the therapeutic efficacy of elemental enteral alimentation in Crohn's disease. Incidence of Crohn's disease in Japan; Increase of intake of animal protein.
- Pneumaturia as a Presenting Sign of Regional Enteritis. Peck, Owen C.; Babb, Richard R. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1971, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p463
Describes the case of a patient who was hospitalized with abdominal pain and found to have an ileovesical fistula secondary to regional enteritis. Presenting symptom of regional enteritis; Urologic manifestations of the disease; Overall incidence of the disorder; Result of the patient's...
- The Relationship Between Heritability and Smoking Habits in Crohn's Disease. Brignola, Corrado; Belloli, Clarissa; Ardizzone, Sandro; Astegiano, Marco; Cottone, Mario; Trallori, Giacomo // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2000, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p3171
OBJECTIVE: In Crohn's disease (CD), the relationship between genetic predisposition and smoking has not been well defined. The aim of this study was to compare the smoking habits at the time of the diagnosis of CD patients having familial occurrence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) with those...
- Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis with Free Intraperitoneal Air: A Case Report. Hwang, Joanna; Reddy, V. Sreenath; Sharp, Kenneth W. // American Surgeon;
Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) is a rare disorder of the medical management and clinical outcome of which largely depend on the severity of its clinical manifestation. A limited number of cases have been reported in the literature although it is suggested that the true incidence of...
- Free Perforation in Crohn's Disease: I. A Survey of 99 Cases. Greenstein, A. J.; Mann, D.; Sachar, D. B.; Aufses Jr., A. H. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep1985, Vol. 80 Issue 9, p682
A review of more than 181 reported cases of free perforation in Crohn's disease yielded 84 cases that fulfilled rigorous criteria for classification as spontaneous free perforation with generalized peritonitis. An additional 15 cases from The Mount Sinai Hospital, derived from a population of...
- Anastomotic Configuration and Mucosal 5-Aminosalicylic Acid (5-ASA) Concentrations in Patients With Crohn's Disease: A GISC Study. Frieri, Giuseppe; Pimpo, M. T.; Palumbo, G.; Tonelli, F.; Annese, V.; Sturniolo, G. C.; Andreoli, A.; Comberlato, M.; Corrao, G.; Caprilli, R. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun2000, Vol. 95 Issue 6, p1486
OBJECTIVE: Recurrence of Crohn's disease quite inevitably occurs after resection of distal small bowel and proximal colon, involving the neoterminal ileum close to the anastomosis. Oral 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) administered soon after surgery delays recurrence and reduces its severity. We...
- Granulomatous Enterocolitis Complicated by Osteomyelitis. Meltzer, Saul S. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1973, Vol. 59 Issue 1, p77
Osteomyelitis complicating granulomatous disease of the bowel is described in a case report. Bony complications of this disorder should be kept in mind since they may occur more commonly than has previously been appreciated.