Proctitis

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Proctitis

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The terms "Proctitis" returned 79 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Repeated autologous bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell injections improve radiation-induced proctitis in pigs.
 

Author(s): Christine Linard, Elodie Busson, Valerie Holler, Carine Strup-Perrot, Jean-Victor Lacave-Lapalun, Bruno Lhomme, Marie Prat, Patrick Devauchelle, Jean-Christophe Sabourin, Jean-Marc Simon, Michel Bonneau, Jean-Jacques Lataillade, Marc Benderitter

Journal: Stem Cells Transl Med. 2013 Nov;2(11):916-27.

 

The management of proctitis in patients who have undergone very-high-dose conformal radiotherapy is extremely challenging. The fibrosis-necrosis, fistulae, and hemorrhage induced by pelvic overirradiation have an impact on morbidity. Augmenting tissue repair by the use of mesenchymal ...

Last Updated: 28 Oct 2013

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Increased expression of VEGF and CD31 in postradiation rectal tissue: implications for radiation proctitis.
 

Author(s): G Karamanolis, I Delladetsima, V Kouloulias, K Papaxoinis, I Panayiotides, D Haldeopoulos, K Triantafyllou, N Kelekis, S D Ladas

Journal: Mediators Inflamm.. 2013 ;2013():515048.

 

Background. Inflammation mediators related to radiation proctitis are partially elucidated, and neovascularization is thought to play a key role. Objectives. To investigate the expression of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and CD31 as angiogenetic markers in postradiation ...

Last Updated: 5 Jun 2013

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A cure for post-radiation proctitis?
 

Author(s): Cesare Perotti, Claudia Del Fante, Costanza Alvisi, Marila Cervio, Luigia Scudeller

Journal: Blood Transfus. 2014 Jan;12 Suppl 1():s243-4.

 

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2014

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The terms "Proctitis" returned 10 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Endoscopic management of chronic radiation proctitis.
 

Author(s): Tarun Rustagi, Hiroshi Mashimo

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2011 Nov;17(41):4554-62.

 

Chronic radiation proctopathy occurs in 5%-20% of patients following pelvic radiotherapy. Although many cases resolve spontaneously, some lead to chronic symptoms including diarrhea, tenesmus, urgency and persistent rectal bleeding with iron deficiency anemia requiring blood transfusions. ...

Last Updated: 7 Dec 2011

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[Active and refractory ulcerative proctitis: an update].
 

Author(s): Gino Caselli M, George Pinedo M, Alvaro Zúñiga D, Manuel Alvarez L

Journal: Rev Med Chil. 2010 Jan;138(1):109-16.

 

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory disease of unknown etiology that affects a variable length of the colon, starting from the rectum. When the disease is confined to the rectum is called ulcerative proctitis (UP). Several studies have unsuccessfully attempted to determine ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2010

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[Advances in treatment of radiation proctitis].
 

Author(s): He Huang, Jin-Gen Lu, Yong-Qing Cao

Journal: Zhong Xi Yi Jie He Xue Bao. 2008 Sep;6(9):975-8.

 

Last Updated: 10 Sep 2008

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Assessment of Photopill Capsule Treatment for Safety and Feasibility in Ulcerative Proctitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ulcerative Colitis; Proctitis

 

Last Updated: 28 Oct 2014

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The Safety and Tolerability of Budesonide Foam in Subjects With Active Ulcerative Proctitis or Proctosigmoiditis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Proctitis; Proctosigmoiditis

 

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2014

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Last Updated: 14 May 2014

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