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Clinical Gastroenterology and TreatmentISSN: 2469-584X


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510046

Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis from Prevalence to Outcome

Hasan M Isa, Afaf M Mohamed, Halima E Al-Jowder and Khadija A Matrook

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 30, 2017

Pediatric Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is an Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) that has potential morbidities, lifelong challenges and can leave both physical and psychosocial impacts. This study aimed to review the epidemiology, clinical presentations, and way of diagnosis, therapeutic approaches, complications and outcome of pediatric patients with UC....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510045

Giant Hiatus Hernia and Association with Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux: A Review

Kevin J Chan, Bernard M Smithers and Michael W Hii

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: May 31, 2017

A Hiatus Hernia (HH) describes the protrusion of intra-abdominal contents, through the oesophageal hiatus of the diaphragm and into the mediastinum. The hernia typically contains the stomach to varying degrees but may include other organs such as the omentum, colon, liver, pancreas and spleen....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510044

Effect of EGF on Bax, Bcl-2 and Fas Expression in Ulcerous Disease and N87 Cell Line

Fatma Soylemez, Ozlem Izci Ay, Ertan Ay, Engin Altintas, Cagatay H Turkseven and Mehmet E Erdal

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 15, 2017

To evaluate the effect of EGF in primary culture of ulcer patients and N87 cell line on expressions of apoptotic genes. Ulcer patients who applied to Gastroenterology Clinic of Mersin University Medical Faculty were included in this study. EGF application to the primary culture of biopsy samples with ulcer patients and gastric cancer cell-line (ATCC-NCI-N87) has been carried out at three different doses....

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