Quant Imaging Med Surg 2016 Aug;6(4):482-485
Department of Radiology, Sint Antonius Ziekenhuis, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands.
Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2021 14;2021:8875564. Epub 2021 Apr 14.
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, 65 Tsurumai-cho, Showa-ku, Nagoya 466-8550, Japan.
Introduction: Ischemic enteritis (IE) is a relatively rare small bowel disease that is diagnosed via double-balloon endoscopy (DBE), although the lack of established diagnostic criteria can make it difficult to confirm the diagnosis. This study aimed to describe the clinical characteristics, endoscopic imaging features, and treatments for IE at our center. . Read More
Gut 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.
Department of Inflammation and Immunity, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Objective: Effective medical therapy and validated trial outcomes are lacking for small bowel Crohn's disease (CD) strictures. Histopathology of surgically resected specimens is the gold standard for correlation with imaging techniques. However, no validated histopathological scoring systems are currently available for small bowel stricturing disease. Read More
Dis Colon Rectum 2021 Apr 26. Epub 2021 Apr 26.
Department of General Surgery, Jinling Medical School of Nanjing Medical University, No. 305 East Zhongshan Road, Nanjing, PR China Department of General Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, No. 305 East Zhongshan Road, Nanjing, PR China Department of Medical Imaging, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Nanjing University, No. 305 East Zhongshan Road, Nanjing, PR China Department of General Surgery, Jinling Hospital, Medical School of Southeast University, No. 305 East Zhongshan Road, Nanjing, PR China.
Background: Postoperative intra-abdominal septic complications in patients with Crohn's Disease undergoing intestinal resection and anastomosis are frequent and difficult to manage.Objective: This study sought to explore the value of preoperative computed tomography enterography to predict intra-abdominal septic complications.Design: This was a retrospective and prospective observational study. Read More
Singapore Med J 2021 Apr;62(4):173-181
Department of Radiology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, United Kingdom.
BMJ Open 2021 May 4;11(5):e042885. Epub 2021 May 4.
Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Maastricht UMC+, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Introduction: Crohn's disease (CD) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease with a heterogeneous clinical presentation, relapse rate and treatment response. At present, no markers are available to adequately predict disease course at diagnosis. To prevent overtreatment of patients with a relative mild disease course, a step-up approach starting with corticosteroids is usually applied. Read More