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1 25-Vitamin D levels in chronic hepatitis C infection: association with cirrhosis and sustained virologic response
Backstedt, David; Banner University Liver Disease Center, University of Arizona College of Medicine ...
Background Low serum 25-Vitamin D levels are associated with advanced fibrosis in hepatitis C infection. Vitamin D supplementation has been hypothesized to augment response rates to interferon-based t...
2 A comparative study of combination octreotide plus methylprednisolone with octreotide and placebo on prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)pancreatitis
Katsinelos P., . Christodoulou K., . Pilpilidis I., Xiarchos P., Vasiliadis Th., Katsiba D., Kalomen...
SUMMARY This study compares the effect of the combination of octreotide plus methylprednisolone with octreotide and placebo on biochemical and clinical parameters of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopan...
2007-03-19
3 A decade of improved access to screening is associated with fewer colorectal cancer deaths in African Americans: a single-center retrospective study
Siba, Yahuza Culpepper-Morgan, Joan Schechter, Menachem Alatevi, Eric Jallow, Sainabou Onaghise, Jud...
Background Controversy exists as to whether disparities in colorectal cancer (CRC) outcomes in African Americans (AAs) are best resolved by screening at age 45 or by proper use of existing guidelines....
4 A differential effect of 5-ASA and NSAIDs on colonic epithelial cell proliferation
L.A. Bourikas G. Kolios V. Valatas I. Drygiannakis G. Notas P. Manousou I.A. Mouzas E. Kouroumalis,
5-Aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), a weak inhibitor of cyclo-oxygenase(COX), has been extensively used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) for induction and maintenance of remission. Fur...
2009
5 A fully covered self-expandable metal stent anchored by a 10-Fr double pigtail plastic stent: an effective anti-migration technique
Katsinelos, Panagiotis Lazaraki, Georgia Gkagkalis, Stergios Chatzimavroudis, Grigoris Aanastasiadou...
Background Fully covered self-expandable metal stents (FCSEMS) have been used successfully in the treatment of malignant and benign biliary strictures. However, stent migration is a major complication...
6 A nationwide survey of training satisfaction and employment prospects among Greek gastroenterology fellows during the economic recession
Gkolfakis, Paraskevas; Hepatogastroenterology Unit, 2nd Department of Internal Medicine-Propaedeutic...
Background This study assessed Greek gastroenterology fellows’ satisfaction regarding training, working conditions, quality of life and future employment perspectives.Methods Greek gastroenterology fe...
7 A physiological comparison between idiopathic and post-hysterectomy constipation
Amperiadis P., . Vasiliadis Th., . Tarpagos A., . Katsinelos P., Christodoulou K., Celic A., Dimirop...
SUMMARY In order to gain more insight into the pathophysiology of severe constipation, anorectal manometry, sphincter electromyography, whole gut tansit time and a test of defaecation of a simulated s...
2007-03-19
8 A prospective analysis of factors influencing fluoroscopy time during therapeutic ERCP
Katsinelos, Panagiotis Gatopoulou, Anthi Gkagkalis, Stergios Fasoulas, Kostas Beltsis, Athanasios Za...
Background Fluoroscopy time (FT) in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has a linear relationship with radiation exposure to endoscopist, personnel and patients. The aim of this pros...
2012-10-14
9 A randomised controlled trial comparing octreotide vs octreotide plus sclerotherapy in the control of bleeding and early mortality from esophageal varices
D. Kapetanos, A. Ilias, G. Kokozidis, G. Kitis, Th. Patsanas, N. Kousopoulou,,
SUMMARY Octreotide, the long-acting analogue of somatostatin, has been used as the initial treatment in acute variceal haemorrhage, with conflicting results. In this study we compared octreotide alone...
2007-03-19
10 A retrospective analysis of the impact of diastolic dysfunction on one-year mortality after transjugular intrahepatic porto-systemic shunt, liver transplantation and non-transplant abdominal surgery in patients with cirrhosis
Shounak, Majumder; University of Connecticut Health Center Vimal, Rabdiya; Hartford Hospital Colin, ...
Background The incidence of diastolic dysfunction (DD) approaches 40% in patients with cirrhosis. However, the clinical impact of DD remains a subject of considerable debate. Surgery in patients with ...