Neural contractions in colonic strips from patients with diverticular disease: role of endocannabinoids and substance P
- Physical Activity and Colorectal Cancer. Slattery, Martha L. // Sports Medicine;2004, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p239
Physical activity has been shown to reduce risk of colon cancer. Some studies have shown site-specific associations while others have not. The inverse association between physical activity and colon cancer is consistent although only 7 of 13 studies that have collected both colon and rectal...
- The effects of intestinal ischemia on colonic motility in conscious rats. Suzuki, Makoto; Takahashi, Atsushi; Toki, Fumiaki; Hatori, Reiko; Tomomasa, Takeshi; Morikawa, Akihiro; Kuwano, Hiroyuki // Journal of Gastroenterology;2008, Vol. 43 Issue 10, p767
The present study aimed to examine whether and how colonic motility is affected by mild ischemia-induced intestinal injury in conscious rats through in vivo monitoring of colonic contractions, specifically with regard to the interstitial cells of Cajal (ICC) and the effect of nitric oxide (NO)....
- COLONIC MOTILITY IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS: MUSCLING IN ON A MUCOSAL DISEASE? Schoen, Robert E.; Wald, Arnold; Johnson, David A.; Cattau Jr., Edward L. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov1992, Vol. 87 Issue 11, p1674
Comments on the study "Colonic Motility and Transit in Health and Ulcerative Colitis," by S. N. Reddy, G. Bazzocchi, S. Chan and colleagues. Overview of the study; Effect of irregular colonic transit and diminished contractility in patients with ulcerative colitis; Limitations of the study.
- Association Between Fecal Incontinence and Objectively Measured Physical Activity in U.S. Adults. Loprinzi, Paul D.; Rao, Satish S. // North American Journal of Medical Sciences;Nov2014, Vol. 6 Issue 11, p575
Background: Brisk physical activity may facilitate fecal incontinence due to physical activity-induced colonic motility. However, there currently are no studies that have examined the relationship between fecal incontinence and free-living physical activity behavior. Aim: Therefore, the purpose...
- Enhanced recovery for patients following colorectal surgery. Burch, Jennie // Nursing Standard;9/12/2012, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p37
The gastrointestinal tract consists of different organs that may become diseased and require surgery. Colorectal surgery is commonly undertaken for conditions such as colorectal cancer and diverticular disease. This article discusses some of the more common operations to increase the reader's...
- Epidemiology and Pathogenesis of Diverticular Disease. Heise, Charles P. // Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery;Aug2008, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p1309
Diverticular disease is a common entity in the USA with an apparent increasing incidence worldwide. The pathogenesis of this disease process is likely multifactorial involving dietary habits, changes in colonic pressures and motility, and colon wall structural changes associated with aging. The...
- Erratum: The Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Related Colorectal Carcinoma Is Limited: Results From a Nationwide Nested Case-Control Study. Baars, Judith E; Looman, Caspar WN; Steyerberg, Ewout W; Beukers, Ruud; Tan, Adriaan CITL; Weusten, Bas LAM; Kuipers, Ernst J; van der Woude, Christien J // American Journal of Gastroenterology;May2014, Vol. 109 Issue 5, p781
A correction to the article "The Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease-Related Colorectal Carcinoma Is Limited: Results From a Nationwide Nested Case-Control Study" that was published in the May, 2014 issue is presented.
- 5-Aminosalicylate is Not Protective From Neoplasia in Ulcerative Colitis. Bessissow, Talat; Bisschops, Raf; Ferrante, M; Baert, F; Van Assche, Gert; Rutgeerts, Paul; Vermeire, Severine // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun2013, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p1015
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "5-Aminosalicylic acid is not protective against colorectal cancer in inflammatory bowel disease: a meta-analysis of non-referral populations" by G. C. Nguyen in the 2012 issue.
- Malignant Duodeno-Colic Fistula: A Rare Complication of Colorectal Cancer. GURAYA, SALMAN YOUSUF // Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research;Nov2015, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p1
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article related to incidence of small bowel and colorectal cancer, published in a previous issue of 2015.