Proctitis

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Proctitis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Proctitis" returned 101 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Budesonide foam induces remission in patients with mild to moderate ulcerative proctitis and ulcerative proctosigmoiditis.
 

Author(s): William J Sandborn, Brian Bosworth, Salam Zakko, Glenn L Gordon, David R Clemmons, Pamela L Golden, Robert L Rolleri, Jing Yu, Andrew C Barrett, Enoch Bortey, Craig Paterson, William P Forbes

Journal: Gastroenterology. 2015 Apr;148(4):740-750.e2.

 

Budesonide is a high-potency, second-generation corticosteroid designed to minimize systemic adverse consequences of conventional corticosteroids. We performed 2 randomized, phase 3 trials to evaluate the ability of budesonide rectal foam, formulated to optimize retention and provide ...

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2015

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Cytomegalovirus proctitis mimicking rectal cancer in an immunocompetent elderly patient: a case report.
 

Author(s): Sathyavani Subbarao, Anthony O'Sullivan, Tolu Adesina, Adam M Gwozdz, Julia Rees, Giovanni Satta

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Cytomegalovirus infection is associated with significant morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised patients, but its impact on immunocompetent patients is still poorly understood. Furthermore, there is increasing evidence implying that chronic infection may contribute to a heightened ...

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2014

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Gastrointestinal symptoms resembling ulcerative proctitis caused by larvae of the drone fly Eristalis tenax.
 

Author(s): Guillaume Desoubeaux, Julien Gaillard, Diane Borée-Moreau, Éric Bailly, Christian R Andres, Jacques Chandenier

Journal: Pathog Glob Health. 2014 Apr;108(3):158-63.

 

We report a case of facultative intestinal myiasis due to larvae of the drone fly Eristalis tenax, also named the rat-tailed maggots. The development of larvae in the lower bowel was responsible for non-specific gastrointestinal symptoms that resembled ulcerative proctitis. The diagnosis ...

Last Updated: 28 Apr 2014

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The terms "Proctitis" returned 12 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

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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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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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

QUality of Life in pAtients With Mild to modeRate Active procTitis Treated by mesalaZine (Pentasa®)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Active Ulcerative Proctitis

 

Last Updated: 27 Apr 2015

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Rectal Tacrolimus in the Treatment of Resistant Ulcerative Proctitis
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Ulcerative Colitis

 

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2012

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Last Updated: 8 Sep 2014

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