Citations with the tag: INTESTINES -- Diseases
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- Efficiency of EPI cluster sampling for assessing diarrhoea and dysentery prevalence.
Yoon, S.S; Katz, J. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization; 1997, Vol. 75 Issue 5, p417
Offers a look at examinations of efficiency of EPI cluster sampling in assessing the prevalence of diarrhoea and dysentery. Details on diarrhoea as one of the major causes of death among children in developing countries; Reference to when EPI cluster sampling can be used.
- Cyclospora outbreaks back again in 1997.
Berger, Darlene // MLO: Medical Laboratory Observer; Aug97, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p10
Reports on the outbreak of the intestinal disease cyclosporiasis in several states in the United States. Symptoms of the disease; Diagnosis of the disease; Possible vehicle of infection.
- The influence of a federal comprehensive health care...
Lukish, Jeffrey; Denobile, John // American Surgeon; Apr1997, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p338
Examines the influence of a federal comprehensive health care system on the detection and outcome of primary small bowel malignancies. Reference to the survey done on a number of cases of primary small bowel malignant tumors; Information on the patients and methods used in this survey;...
- Selected gastrointestinal pathologies in tropical sub-Saharan Africa.
Balint, G.A. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization; 1998, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p207
Focuses on the characteristics of some gastrointestinal diseases in sub-Saharan Africa. Names of some common diseases found in sub-Saharan Africa; Suggestion that doctors need to be well informed about the differences in the presentation of certain diseases in tropical and temperate climates;...
- When stress goes to your stomach.
Christiano, Donna // Good Housekeeping; May97, Vol. 224 Issue 5, p78
Discusses the effect of stress on bowel manner of women. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS); How the IBS affect the bowel of a person; Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD); Suspected cause of IBD; Why women are more prone on bowel disorder than men; How aerobics can help bowel disorder; How reducing...
Christiano, Donna // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 9/26/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 7, p777
A correction to the article "Dientamoeba Fragilis: An Emerging Role in Intestinal Disease," by C. Koschik and colleagues, published in a previous issue of the "Canadian Medical Association Journal" is presented.
- Soft-tissue images. Intestinal nonrotation in the adult.
Girvan, David P.; Schmidt, Nis // Canadian Journal of Surgery; Aug99, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p248
Focuses on intestinal nonrotation in adults in Canada. Signs and symptoms, causes and course of the disease; Chronic abdominal pain and ischemia as distinct representations of nonrotation; Modifications of the surgical procedure; Role of surgery in relieving the pain associated with the disease.
- Enzymatic Antioxidant Defence Mechanism in Rat Intestinal Tissue is Changed After Ischemia-Reperfusion. Effects of an Allopurinol Plus Antioxidant Combination.
Kacmaz, Murat; Ozturk, H. Serdar; Durak, Ilker; Karaayvaz, Muammer; Guven, Cengiz // Canadian Journal of Surgery; Dec99, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p427
Establishes the antioxidant status of rat intestinal tissues after ischemia-reperfusion and determines if pretreatment with an allopurinol and antioxidant vitamin combination gives any protection against mucosal injury. Why mucosal injury is important in the development of the shock state in...
Kacmaz, Murat; Ozturk, H. Serdar; Durak, Ilker; Karaayvaz, Muammer; Guven, Cengiz // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 3/15/2006, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p896
A correction to the article "Rifaximin: a novel nonabsorbed rifamycin for gastrointestinal disorders," by J.A. Adachi and H.L. DuPont that was published in the February 15, 2006 issue is presented.
- Acute Terminal Ileitis Associated with Pneumococcal Bacteremia: Case Report and Review of Pneumococcal Gastrointestinal Diseases.
Petti, Cathy A.; Ou, S.-H. Ignatius; Sexton, Daniel J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 5/15/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 10, pe50
Presents a case report and review of pneumococcal gastrointestinal diseases. Acute terminal ileitis associated with pneumococcal bacteremia; Pathogenesis of the pneumococcal infection; Details of the case report.
- Probiotics: panacea or simply a placebo?
Gillespie, Stephen; Gillespie, Janet // Pulse; 3/24/2003, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p66
Discusses the safety and efficacy of probiotics or a formulation of living microorganisms that exerts health benefits beyond their inherent nutritional value. Modes of action; Relation between probiotics and bowel infection; Evidence for use before or after conventional treatment; Recommendations.
- Chronic diarrhoea.
Gillespie, Stephen; Gillespie, Janet // Nursing Standard; 1/31/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 21, p58
A quiz on the assessment of chronic diarrhea is presented.
- New vaccine for young horses under investigation.
Barakat, Christine; McCluskey, Mick // Equus; Feb2010, Issue 389, p12
The article reports on an investigation being conducted by researchers at the University of California-Davis on the effectiveness of a commercially available swine vaccine to prevent equine proliferative enteropathy (EPE).
- Intestinal protozoa.
Juckett, Gregory // American Family Physician; 6/1/96, Vol. 53 Issue 8, p2507
Presents a discussion on the clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of a number of intestinal protozoan infections. Includes giardiasis; Amebiasis; Cryptosporidiosis; Balantidiasis; Other infections.
- Meckel's Diverticulum.
Martin, John P.; Connor, Pamela D.; Charles, Kerri // American Family Physician; 02/15/2000, Vol. 61 Issue 4, p1037
Provides information on Meckel's diverticulum, most prevalent congenital abnormality of the gastrointestinal tract. Illustrative case of a woman; Incidence of the abnormality; Pathological association or conditions; Diagnosis; Complications.
- Rationale for the luminal provision of butyrate in intestinal diseases.
Wachtershauser, A.; Stein, J. // European Journal of Nutrition; 2000, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p164
Analyzes the rationale for the luminal provision of butyrate in intestinal diseases. Pathophysiology of the mucosal barrier in intestinal diseases; Butyrate as a nutriceutical for maintenance and regeneration of the mucosal barrier in intestinal diseases; Conclusion.
- Unintended Results.
Wachtershauser, A.; Stein, J. // Current Science; 3/7/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 13, p13
The article presents information about an intestinal disease called pseudomembranous colitis, and discusses its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
- Acute watery diarrhoeal syndrome, Afghanistan.
Wachtershauser, A.; Stein, J. // Weekly Epidemiological Record; 8/9/2002, Vol. 77 Issue 32, p269
Reports on the outbreak of acute watery diarrheal syndrome in Afghanistan. Number of deaths and cases reported in the country.
- Diarrhea: Differentiating the acute from the chronic.
Brandt, Lawrence J.; Peppercorn, Mark A.; Dupont, Herbert L. // Patient Care; Jul2002, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p52
Focuses on the difference between acute and chronic diarrhea. Factors that can lead to the passage of unformed stools; Causes of acute and chronic diarrhea; Treatment of the disease. INSET: This article at a glance.
- The patient with Crohn's disease.
Klonowski, Eileen Ivantic; Masoodi, Joyce E.; Moore, Amy Slugg // RN; Mar99, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p32
Discusses strategies for the diagnosis and management of Crohn's disease. Number of factors that play a role in the disease; Difficulty of diagnosis due to absence of symptoms; Drug treatment that can cause problems; Necessity of surgical intervention; Causes of the disease. INSET: Crohn's...
- PNEMATOSIS INTESTINALIS OF THE SMALL BOWEL IN AN ADULT ASSOCIATED WITH GASTRIC PERFORATION.
De, Utpal; Khamrui, Tapas // Indian Journal of Medical Sciences; May2007, Vol. 61 Issue 5, p288
A letter to the editor is presented regarding a case of an adult with pnematosis intestinalis of the small bowel with gastric perforation.
- How Intestinal Bacteria Cause Disease.
Guerrant, Richard L.; Steiner, Ted S.; Lima, Aldo A. M.; Bobak, David A. // Journal of Infectious Diseases; 3/15/99 Supplement 2, Vol. 179, pS331
Examines the varied ways that intestinal bacteria cause disease. Mechanisms of microbial diarrhea; Types of enteropathogens; Cholera and Escherichia coli.
- Letting History Be Your Guide.
Babb, Richard R. // Cortlandt Forum; 02/25/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p36
Discusses a case of chronic diarrhea. Etiology; Pathophysiology; Diagnosis; Treatment.
- �on Acute Diarrhea.
Babb, Richard R. // Cortlandt Forum; Jun2006, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p32
A quiz concerning acute diarrhea is presented.
- Intestinal Concerns.
Clark, Nancy // American Fitness; May/Jun2002, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p48
Discusses the gastro-intestinal problems among professional and recreational athletes. Effect of foods and exercise patterns on gastro-intestinal problems; Reasons for the incidence of diarrhea among athletes; Solutions to gastro-intestinal problems of athletes.
- Trusting my gut reaction.
Sidell, James V. // Natural Health; Jan/Feb98, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p66
Opinion. Recounts an individual's experience relating to health whereby part of the small intestine was removed resulting in a condition called short bowel syndrome, while looking at how health was restored through diet. Why the small intestine was severed; What treatment was given following...
- TROPICAL COLONIC DISEASES.
Mandal, B.K.; Schofield, P.F. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition); 9/12/92, Vol. 305 Issue 6854, p638
Focuses on the organisms affecting large and small bowel diseases. Treatment of amoebic dysentery; Symptoms of a bacterial diarrhea affected by salmonella and campylobacter enterocolitis; Causes of infective colitides.
- A New Health Problem Due to Trichloroethylene: Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinlis.
Sato, Akio; Yamaguchi, Kotaro; Nakajima, Tamie // Archives of Environmental Health; May/Jun87, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p144
Examines the relationship between pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) and trichloroethylene in Japan. Occurrence of PCI among females; Infection on large intestines and sigmoid colon; Analysis of trichloroethylene exposure.
Sato, Akio; Yamaguchi, Kotaro; Nakajima, Tamie // GP: General Practitioner; 4/1/2002, p59
Focuses on the disease constipation. Clinical features of the disease; Investigation of the disease; Management of the disease.
Sato, Akio; Yamaguchi, Kotaro; Nakajima, Tamie // Current Medical Literature: Gastroenterology; 2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p53
Presents citations and clinicians' notes of articles about diseases of the intestine. 'The terminal ileum is affected in patients with lymphocytic or collagenous Colitis,' by H. Sapp, T.P. Brien et al.; 'Initial experience of wireless-capsule endoscopy for evaluating occult gastrointestinal...
- Autoimmune enteropathy in a pediatric patient: Partial response to tacrolimus therapy.
Steffen, Rita; Wyllie, Robert // Clinical Pediatrics; May97, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p295
Focuses on the partial response of autoimmune enteropathy, a disease caused by an immunologically medicated inflammation of the small and large intestine resulting in the loss of the normal absorptive surface area and subsequent diarrhea, to tacrolimus therapy. Characteristics of the disease;...
- The beneficial effect of enhanced macrophage function on...
Compton, Ray; Williams, David // American Surgeon; Jan1996, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p14
Presents the findings on a study on the effects of enhanced macrophage function on the healing of bowel anastomoses. Description of experiment; Discussion of findings; Reference material.
- What are the objectives of treatment for intestinal lymphangiectasia?
Takahashi, Hiroki; Imai, Kohzoh // Journal of Gastroenterology; 2001, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p137
Editorial. Discusses the objective of treatment for intestinal lymphangiectasia. Definition of protein-losing gastroenteropathy; Tissue fibrinolytic activity in the mucosa of intestinal lymphangiectasia; Mechanism of the effect of octereotide in intestinal lymphangiectasia.
- Nonocclusive mesenteric ischemia: reality.
Anantharaju, Abhinandana; Van Thiel, David H. // Journal of Gastroenterology; 2002, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p876
Comments on a paper describing a patient who succumbed to multiple episodes of presumed bowel ischemia, published in a 2002 issue of the 'Journal of Gastroenterology.' Patient's medical history; Clinical presentation; Diagnostic flaws.
- Bloating and Ischemic Bowel Disease.
Thuring, Paul; Mendel, Pete // Running & FitNews; Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p12
The article provides an answer to a question about bloating and ischemic bowel disease.
- Travelers' Diarrhea.
Ryder, Christopher S. // Pediatrics for Parents; 2008, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p3
The article presents an answer to a question about traveler's diarrhea.
- Intestinal Occlusion Resulting from a Small Bowel Adenocarcinoma as First Onset of Crohn's Disease in a Healthy Patient.
Aurello, Paolo; Dente, Mario; D'Angelo, Francesco; Nigri, Giuseppe; Ceseon, Matteo; Ramacciato, Giovanni // American Surgeon; Feb2009, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p189
A letter to the editor about intestinal occlusion due to a small bowel adenocarcinoma as first onset of Crohn's disease in a healthy patient is presented.
- Intestinal Malrotation in the Elderly.
Amaral, Luis; Quimanilha, Rui; Bernardo, Luis; Eloi, Teresa; Bento, Francisco; Santos, Victor // American Surgeon; Jul2009, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p631
A letter to the editor about intestinal malrotation in elderly is presented.
Hawkins, Rebecca // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing; Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p183
Offers an insight on diarrhea. Definition; Signs and symptoms; Treatment options.
- A treatment not talked about.
Mazur, Marcia // Nation's Business; Nov93, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p67
Discusses abdominal ostomy, a form of surgery for people with bowel diseases. Marvin Bush's ulcerative colitis; Estimated number of people with ostomies; Diseases that require ostomies; Importance of ostomy in the treatment of cancer of the rectum or bladder; Technological innovations in ostomy;...
- Bowel problems and coping strategies in people with multiple sclerosis.
Mazur, Marcia // British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing; Jun/Jul2010, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p247
An abstract of the article "Bowel problems and coping strategies in people with multiple sclerosis," by C. Norton and S. Chelvanayagam is presented.
- Clinical outcome of laparoscopic antireflux surgery for patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
Kamolz, T.; Granderath, F. A.; Pointner, R. // Surgical Endoscopy; Dec2004, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p1825
Presents a letter to the editor focusing on analysis of patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
- Cryptosporidial enteritis without general or selective immune deficiency.
Fletcher, A.; Sims, T.A.; Talbot, I.C. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 7/3/1982, Vol. 285 Issue 6334, p22
Presents a case report of a woman with intestinal cryptosporidiosis in Great Britain. Inflammation within the ileal and caecal mucosa; Development of infection by a wide range of organisms in immunologically deficient patients; Transformation of the T-cells.
- Stones, Crohn's disease, and Meckel's diverticulum.
Harvey, I.C.; White, H.J.O. // British Medical Journal; 11/6/1976, Vol. 2 Issue 6044, p1107
Examines the presence of stones in a Meckel's diverticulum. Characteristics of the stones; Cause of the formation of the stones in a diverticulum; Association between Meckel's diverticulum and Crohn's disease.
- A BRIEF EVIDENCE-BASED REVIEW OF TWO GASTROINTESTINAL ILLNESSES: IRRITABLE BOWEL AND LEAKY GUT SYNDROME.
Manahan, Bill // Alternative Therapies in Health & Medicine; Jul2004, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p14
Presents a letter to the editor about irritable bowel and leaky gut syndrome.
- Aeromonas Infection of the Hepatobiliary System: Report of 15 Cases and Review of the Literature.
Clark, Nina M.; Chenoweth, Carol E. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 8/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p506
Aeromonas species cause both intestinal and extraintestinal disease. We reviewed hospital laboratory and medical records to identify patients with Aerornonas infection of the hepatobiliary or pancreatic system. Analysis of data from our hospital, as well as a review of the published literature,...
- Gut lymphoma presenting simultaneously in two siblings.
Freedlander, E.; Kissen, I.H.; McVie, J.G. // British Medical Journal; 1/14/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6105, p80
Primary intestinal lymphoma is rare outside the Middle East--there are, about 10 cases per million a year. A few cases have been reported in members of the same family but these have presented in childhood or early adult life. We report two cases of gut lymphoma occurring in a middle-aged...
- Intestinal Manifestations of Fabry's Disease.
Rowe, John W.; Gilliam, Julian I.; Warthin, Thomas A. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Nov74, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p628
Presents a study of intestinal manifestations of Fabry's disease. Description of the disease; Method of the study; Results and discussion; Conclusion.
- Intestinal Vasculitis in Essential, Mixed Cryoglobulinemia.
Reza, Michael J.; Roth, Bennet E.; Pops, Martin A.; Goldberg, Leonard S. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Nov74, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p632
Presents a study of intestinal vasculitis in essential, mixed cryoglobulinemia. Method of the study; Results and discussion; Conclusion.
- The Intestinal Cell Surface: Some Properties of Normal, Undifferentiated, and Malignant Cells.
Isselbacher, Kurt J. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Nov74, Vol. 81 Issue 5, p681
Describes properties of malignant cells in the intestinal cell surface. Structure and function of the microvillus and basolateral membranes; Hexose transport by isolated microvillus membrane vesicles; Membrane glycoproteins and glycolsyltransferases.