Structural adaptations in the murine colon microcirculation associated with hapten-induced inflammation
- TOXIC MEGACOLON ASSOCIATED WITH CAMPYLOBACTER JEJUNI COLITIS. Jackson Jr., Terry L.; Young, Renee L.; Thompson, Jon S.; McCashland, Timothy M. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jan1999, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p280
Presents a case report of a woman with fulminant Campylobacter jejuni colitis with toxic megacolon and subsequent perforation. Symptoms; Colonoscopic and histological findings; Treatment given to the patient.
- Is the mucosal route of administration essential for probiotic function? Subcutaneous administration is associated with attenuation of murine colitis and arthritis. Sheil, B.; McCarthy, J.; O'Mahony, L.; Bennett, M. W.; Ryan, P.; Filzgibbon, J. J.; Kiely, B.; Collins, J. K.; Shanahan, F. // Gut;May2004, Vol. 53 Issue 5, p694
Background: We and others have reported the prophylactic efficacy of oral consumption of probiotic lactobacilli in the interleukin 10 knockout (IL-10 KO) model of colitis. It has not been demonstrated that the oral route is essential for probiotic efficacy. Aims: (i) To determine the effect of...
- Sequential clinical and histopathological changes in collagenous and lymphocytic colitis over time. Shaz, Beth H.; Reddy, Sarathchandra I.; Ayata, Gamze; Brien, Tom; Farraye, Francis A.; Antonioli, Donald A.; Odze, Robert D.; Wang, Helen H. // Modern Pathology;Apr2004, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p395
We conducted this retrospective study to evaluate the relationship between symptoms, histological findings, and treatment of collagenous (CC) and lymphocytic colitis (LC). We identified 19 CC and 12 LC patients having multiple colonoscopic procedures with colonic biopsies during their course of...
- Osteopontin expression in ulcerative colitis is distinctly different from that in Crohnâ€™s disease and diverticulitis. Masuda, Hideki; Takahashi, Yasuo; Asai, Satoshi; Hemmi, Akihiro; Takayama, Tadatoshi // Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr2005, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p409
Background. The aim of the present work was to assess osteopontin (OPN) expression in the colon tissues of ulcerative colitis (UC), Crohn's disease (CI)), and diverticulitis (Div) patients. Methods. This study included three groups: the UC group, CD group, and Div group. Immunohistochemical...
- mesosigmoiditis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1451
A definition of the term "mesosigmoiditis" is presented, which refers to the inflammation of the sigmoid colon.
- microscopic colitis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1466
A definition of the term "microscopic colitis," which refers to either of two kinds of colitis, is presented.
- serocolitis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p2105
A definition of the term "serocolitis" which refers to inflammation of the serous layer of the colon is presented.
- Balsalazide achieved symptomatic remission sooner than mesalamine for ulcerative colitis. Pruitt, R.; Hanson, J.; Safdi, M.; McDonald, John W.D. // ACP Journal Club;May/Jun2003, Vol. 138 Issue 3, p71
Summarizes a study that investigated whether treatment with balsalazide achieves higher symptomatic remission rates than mesalamine in patients with active, mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis. Characterization of the patients; Main outcome measures; Results of the study.
- CC. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p393
An encyclopedia entry for the acronym "CC," which refers to collagenous colitis, is presented.