Dis Colon Rectum 2021 May 19. Epub 2021 May 19.
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts Assistant Professor of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts Associate Professor of Surgery, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada Assistant Professor of Surgery, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, Florida Associate Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio Professor of Surgery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey.
World J Clin Cases 2021 Jul;9(20):5631-5636
Department of Gastroenterology, Chonnam National University Hospital, Gwangju 501-757, South Korea.
Background: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis is usually seen in immunocompromised patients with risk factors such as human immunodeficiency virus infection, solid organ transplant, inflammatory bowel disease, or malignancy. Therefore, many clinicians usually do not consider the possibility of CMV colitis in immunocompetent patients. We reported a rare case of segmental colonic hypoganglionosis associated with CMV colitis in an immunocompetent patient. Read More
Clin Colon Rectal Surg 2021 Jul 20;34(4):242-250. Epub 2021 Jul 20.
Department of General Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.
Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (ACPO) and volvulus are two disease processes that affect the colon causing abdominal distension and may necessitate operation intervention. ACPO may be associated with multiple comorbidities, infectious diseases, and cardiac dysfunction. It may be treated with conservative management including endoscopic decompression or neostigmine. Read More
Gastroenterology Res 2021 Jun 19;14(3):157-164. Epub 2021 Jun 19.
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Northwestern University-Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA.
Background: Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction (ACPO) is characterized by acute colonic dilation in the absence of anatomical obstruction. Neostigmine is an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor recommended as first-line salvage therapy for uncomplicated ACPO. Decompressive colonoscopy is recommended if neostigmine is contraindicated or unsuccessful. Read More
Z Orthop Unfall 2021 Jul 14. Epub 2021 Jul 14.
Orthopedics and Traumatology, Hatay Antakya State Hospital, Antakya, Turkey.
Ogilvie's syndrome is a clinical entity that occurs with signs of excessive dilatation of the colon and obstruction, despite the absence of a mechanical obstruction. Although its etiology remains uncertain, anticholinergic drugs, metabolic disorders, diabetes mellitus, hyperparathyroidism, Parkinson's disease, major orthopedic interventions, or blunt abdominal trauma are considered to be possible causes. Imbalance in sympathetic innervation plays a role in the pathogenesis. Read More
Turk J Gastroenterol 2021 04;32(4):336-348
Department of Gastroenterology, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Science, Lucknow, India.
Background: Data on specific gastrointestinal (GI) motility disorders, such as gastroparesis (GP), chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO), and colonic inertia (CI), as well as awareness among doctors about these disorders are scanty in Asia.Method: Prospectively maintained records of 60 patients were retrospectively analyzed, and knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) of 66 Indian physicians were surveyed electronically.Results: A total of 60 (age 37. Read More