Proctitis

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Proctitis

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The terms "Proctitis" returned 104 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Oral 5-Aminosalicylate, Mesalamine Suppository, and Mesalamine Enema as Initial Therapy for Ulcerative Proctitis in Clinical Practice with Quality of Care Implications.
 

Author(s): James M Richter, Nabeela K Arshi, Gerry Oster

Journal: Can J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2016 ;2016():6928710.

 

Background. Ulcerative proctitis (UP) is typically treated initially with oral 5-aminosalicylate ("5-ASA"), mesalamine suppository, or mesalamine enema ("UP Rx"). Little is known about their effectiveness in practice. Methods. Using a US health insurance database, we identified new-onset ...

Last Updated: 22 Jul 2016

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Colostomy is a simple and effective procedure for severe chronic radiation proctitis.
 

Author(s): Zi-Xu Yuan, Teng-Hui Ma, Huai-Ming Wang, Qing-Hua Zhong, Xi-Hu Yu, Qi-Yuan Qin, Jian-Ping Wang, Lei Wang

Journal: World J. Gastroenterol.. 2016 Jun;22(24):5598-608.

 

To assess the efficacy and safety of diverting colostomy in treating severe hemorrhagic chronic radiation proctitis (CRP).

Last Updated: 28 Jun 2016

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[An Unusual Case of Proctitis and Rectal Abscess due to Irritants by Artemisia asiatica Smoke (Ssukjwahun)].
 

Author(s): Seunghyup Kim, You Sun Kim, Seo Hyun Kim, Dong Hoon Lee, Se Jun Park, Seo Young Yun, Dae Young Kim, Jeonghun Lee, Jeong Seop Moon

Journal: Korean J Gastroenterol. 2016 Apr;67(4):212-215.

 

Proctitis is an inflammatory change of rectal mucosa induced by various agents or stimulus. Among many etiologies, it may be caused by medical treatments such as radiation or antibiotics. Proctitis usually presents with rectal ulcer but abscess formation is uncommon. Therapy using ...

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2016

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The terms "Proctitis" returned 14 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Radiation Induced Cystitis and Proctitis - Prediction, Assessment and Management.
 

Author(s): Supriya Mallick, Renu Madan, Pramod K Julka, Goura K Rath

Journal: Asian Pac. J. Cancer Prev.. 2015 ;16(14):5589-94.

 

Cystitis and proctitis are defined as inflammation of bladder and rectum respectively. Haemorrhagic cystitis is the most severe clinical manifestation of radiation and chemical cystitis. Radiation proctitis and cystitis are major complications following radiotherapy. Prevention of ...

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2015

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Chronic radiation proctitis: tricks to prevent and treat.
 

Author(s): Ben G L Vanneste, Lien Van De Voorde, Rogier J de Ridder, Evert J Van Limbergen, Philippe Lambin, Emile N van Lin

Journal: Int J Colorectal Dis. 2015 Oct;30(10):1293-303.

 

The purpose of this study was to give an overview of the measures used to prevent chronic radiation proctitis (CRP) and to provide an algorithm for the treatment of CRP.

Last Updated: 19 Sep 2015

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Strategic evaluation of interventions to prevent consequential late proctitis after prostate radiation therapy: new clinical trial designs should be considered.
 

Author(s): Timothy N Showalter, Nolan A Wages, Nitin Ohri

Journal: Cancer Biol. Ther.. 2014 Apr;15(4):361-4.

 

This review reconsiders evidence and strategies toward the prevention of consequential late rectal toxicity after radiation therapy, with a focus on prostate cancer. Novel clinical trial designs are encouraged, and these insights into the late effects of prostate radiation therapy ...

Last Updated: 4 Apr 2014

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Phenomics in Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Healthy Volunteer; Rheumatoid Arthritis; Ankylosing Spondylitis; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus/Antiphospholipid Syndrome; FMF; Cryopyrin-Associated Periodic Syndromes /TNF-receptor Associated Periodic Syndrome; Vasculitis; Uveitis; Myositis; Crohn's Disease; Ulcerative Rectocolitis; Type 1 Diabetes; Unclassified IAD Knee and/or Hip Arthritis, Muscular Dystrophy

 

Last Updated: 12 Dec 2016

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Faecal Incontinence iNtervention Study
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Fecal Incontinence; Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

 

Last Updated: 26 Sep 2016

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