Month: May 2022

Psychosocial Risk Factors in Chilean Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

1. Abstract 1.1. Background and Objetive: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is presented as a biopsychosocial model according to Rome criteria. In Chile there are not studies on psychosocial risk factors (PRF) in IBS. The aim was to evaluate PRF in patients with IBS and their relationship with clinical severity, phenotypes and associated pathologies. 1.2. Methods …

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Complete Remission of Protein-Losing Enteropathy with Chronic Hepatitis B by Traditional Chinese Medicine in an Adult: An Unusual Case Report

1. Abstract We herein report a 22-year-old man with the history of chronic hepatitis B and serum HBV DNA level was high suffering from systemic edema due to protein-losing enteropathy(PLE), which subsequently proved to be intestinal lymphangiectasia (IL). His symptoms aggravated with the therapy of liver-protecting, prednisolone in 3 hospitals, furthermore, he was in ICU …

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Acute Tumor Inflammation with CD4/8+ and CD11+ Prolong The Survival Effect Induced by Intratumral Injection Optimum Combination of Chemotherapy Drugs with Hydralazine as Hapten in Animal Model

1. Abstract 1.1. Purpose To study the survival time of mice with tumor by intratumoral injection with chemotherapy drug Adr plus hapten of DNP or Hydra and find a combination of drugs of Adr with DNP or Hydra can prolong their life, and which one of DNP or Hydra can provide a long life extension …

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Efficacy of Rifaximin Add-On Levofloxacin Regimen as Third-Line Rescue Therapy of Helicobacter Pylori Eradication

1. Abstract 1.1. Background/Aims Levofloxacin–amoxicillin triple therapy was known as a choice of third-line regimen for Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) eradication. But it does not achieve the satisfactory eradication success rate. The objective of this study was to determine the efficacy of rifaximin add-on levofloxacin regimen. 1.2. Method We performed retrospective, observational study from June …

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A COVID crisis and its consequences

Editorial Dear colleagues, my name is ZivkaMadzic, I am president of society of enterostomal therapists and I work as nurse on a colorectal department in the First Surgical Clinic. Serbia’s population numbers approximately seven million and its capital, Belgrade, ranks among the largest and oldest citiеs in southeastern Europe. The first case of COVID positive …

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Association of IL-32 Isoforms Responses with Pegifn Therapy in Chronic HBV Infection

1. Abstract Interleukin-32 is a proinflammatory cytokine with immune protective effect. IL-32γ mediates antiviral activity of cytokines against HBV. However, the dynamic expression level of IL-32 isoforms in CHB and whether they are affected by drug therapy is not clear. Here we show that the persistent increased expression of plasma IL-32 is related to the …

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Health-Related Quality of Life Among Rural Chinese Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Diseases at Different Pathological Stages: A Cross-Sectional Study

1. Abstract 1. Aims: This study aims to compare the HR-QoL among rural Chinese patients with upper GI diseases at different pathological stages and to determine the factors influencing HR-QoL in this population. 1.2. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted in two counties in Shandong province in China from July to September 2018. Demographic and …

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Management of Internal Hemorroids by Elastic Ligature in Brazzaville

1. Abstract 1.1. Patients and Methods This was a retrospective, descriptive multicenter study on 132 patients treated with ligation of hemorrhoids. The study took place from January 2015 to July 2020 at the Medico-Social Center of the Schnell Foundation and at the Brazzaville University Hospital. Study variables were epidemiological, clinical and therapeutic. Microsoft Excel version …

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Prevalence and Characterization of Hepatitis C infection and Determination of Liver Damage in Patients on Chronic Hemodialysis at the Largest Reference Center for Renal Health, EsSalud, Lima, Peru

1. Abstract 1.1. Background: Hepatitis C (HCV) is a serious public health problem with approximately 3% of the world’s population infected. Patients on chronic hemodialysis are known to be a population at risk of HCV infection worldwide. 1.2. Aims: This study aimed to estimate the serological prevalence of HCV and characterize the HCV viral load …

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Related Factors of Jaundice Reduction Effect in Patients with High Biliary Obstruction Caused by Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma Using Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

1. Abstract 1.1. Background: The purpose of this study was to explore the risk factors of poor jaundice reduction effect in patients with high biliary malignant obstruction (HBMO) caused by unresectable hilar cholangiocarcinoma (u-HC) treated with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). 1.2. Methods: Total of 39 cases were retrospectively reviewed from March 2016 to January 2022. …

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