Gas in the portomesenteric vessels from nonocclusive ischemic bowel disease
- Healing the mucosa in Crohn's disease: does it matter? Khoon Lin Ling; Sai Wei Chuah; San Choon Kong // Singapore Medical Journal;2013 Apr, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p185
Clinical remission has been the therapeutic goal of Crohn's disease treatment for many years. While it has helped to ameliorate the symptoms, this treatment strategy has not brought about significant changes in the need for abdominal surgery in the natural history of Crohn's disease. The advent...
- Surgical management of Crohn's disease. Shaffer, Virginia; Wexner, Steven // Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery;Jan2013, Vol. 398 Issue 1, p13
Introduction: Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract. It is chronic and incurable, and the mainstay of therapy is medical management with surgical intervention as complications arise. Surgery is required in approximately 70% of patients...
- Clinical Characteristics and Natural History of Colitis in the Elderly. Brandt, Lawerence J.; Boley, Scott J.; Mitsudo, Sumi // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jun1982, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p382
The clinical behavior and course of ischemic, ulcerative, and Crohn's colitis in the elderly are analyzed. Fifty-two patients with ischemic colitis, 11 with ulcerative colitis, and four with Crohn's colitis composed the study group. Patients with ischemic colitis were older and had a higher...
- Cryptogenic multifocal ulcerous stenosing enteritis. Spencer, Hal; Kitsanta, Panagiota; Riley, Stuart // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Nov2004, Vol. 97 Issue 11, p538
The article presents a case of woman who suffered colicky lower abdominal pain, iron deficiency anemia, and mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. During her laparotomy, two strictures were detected in the proximal ileum and was associated to that of cryptogenic multifocal ulcerous...
- Massive gastrointestinal bleeding in Crohn's disease. Dent, M. T.; Freeman, A. H.; Dickinson, R. J. // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Aug1985, Vol. 78 Issue 8, p628
Massive gastrointestinal bleeding is rare in Crohn's disease. Three young adult patients are reported in whom the diagnosis of Crohn's disease was made following investigation for life-threatening gastrointestinal bleeding.
- Macrophage-Derived IL-18 Targeting for the Treatment of Crohn's Disease. T. Kanai; K. Uraushihara; T. Totsuka; A. Okazawa; T. Hibi; S. Oshima; T. Miyata; T. Nakamura; M. Watanabe // Current Drug Targets - Inflammation & Allergy;Jun2003, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p131
Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease associated with several changes in the immune system, including an increased number of infiltrating macrophages. These macrophages release a variety of proinflammatory cytokines, such as tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a), macrophage infiltrating...
- Crohn's disease: ethnic variation in CARD15 genotypes. Marsh, S.; McLeod, H.L. // Gut;May2003, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p770
Examines the variability in the incidence of Crohn's disease between different world populations. Role of the CARD15 gene in the ethnic variation of the incidence of the disease.
- Crohn's disease, Crohn disease. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p546
An encyclopedia entry for "Crohn's disease" and "Crohn disease," which refer to an inflammatory bowel disease, is presented.
- Crohn's disease. // GP: General Practitioner;3/18/2002, p66
Focuses on crohn's disease, an inflammatory disorder affecting any part of Gl tract. Clinical features of the disease; Diagnosis of the disease; Pathophysiology of the disease.