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Among patients with overt bleeding or anemia from small bowel lesions who receive continuous aspirin therapy, misoprostol is superior to placebo in achieving complete mucosal healing," said lead author Francis Chan, MD, professor of gastroenterology and hepatology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, who presented the findings at the annual Digestive Disease Week[R].
We hypothesized that small bowel serosal injuries of any length or circumference would not perforate at physiological intraluminal pressures, either at the time of injury or during the first five postoperative days.
Adequate distension of the small bowel allows imaging of mucosal abnormalities and provides functional information by defining free peristaltic contraction or fixation of the small bowel loops, but major disadvantage is the limited information about the state of the bowel wall and extramural pathology.
Galapagos NV (AMS: GLPG) will begin two new Phase 2 studies that will investigate filgotinib in small bowel Crohn's disease and fistulising Crohn's disease, with filgotinib collaboration partner Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ: GILD) leading the studies, the company revealed on Friday.
Video capsule endoscopy for the assessment of small bowel mucosa (3) revealed no abnormal finding.
Subsequent non-contrast CT revealed two irregularly marginated solid mesenteric masses (Figure 1A, 1B) causing proximal small bowel dilatation and a collapsed small bowel loop (Figure 1C) distal to the mesenteric mass consistent with mechanical obstruction.
In these situations, the patient had inadequate bowel preparation and the middle small bowel was therefore difficult to visualize using the PillCam[R].
In this paper we present a case of small bowel obstruction secondary to ileo-ileal intussusception resulted from metastatic small bowel melanoma.
The condition led to perforation of the small bowel, filling his whole abdomen with fluid and was life-threatening and a four-hour urgent surgery was performed.
When the trichobeazor breaks and extends beyond the stomach into the small bowel in the form of a tail, it is called as Rapunzel syndrome,3 after Rapunzel, the heroine of a German fairy tale.
In 1 of every 5 subjects, video capsule endoscopy led to the identification of small bowel lesions that required either endoscopic or surgical resection, rather than conservative treatment with iron replacement.
MRI techniques available to evaluate the small bowel include MR enterography (MRE) and MR enteroclysis.