Gastrointestinal Dysbiosis Accompanied of Helicobacter Pylori Infection and its Correction by Probiotic
Ermolenko E, Varsin S, Baryshnikova N, Svarval A, Ferman R, Besedina N, Zakrevskaya A, Molostova A and Suvorov A
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 16, 2018
Investigation of gastric and colon microbiota in Helicobater pylori-infectes patients shown that: 1. Gastric microbiota in H. pylori-positive and H. pylori-negative patients was different and the samples from H. pylori-positive patients were characterized by the higher growth of opportunistic bacteria; 2. The link between H. pylori in stomach and colon microbiota is possible; 3. After eradication without probiotics we saw decreasing level of Bifidobacteria spp., Lactobacillus spp. and increasing...
A Retrospective Study of Catheter-Related Thrombosis Using the Central Vein Catheters for the Ulcerative Colitis Patients
Shinichiro Koketsu, Shinichi Sameshima, Takashi Okuyama, Hiroshi Shigematsu and Masatoshi Oya
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 22, 2018
Leukocyte apheresis is a therapeutic option for moderate-to-severe active ulcerative colitis in Japan. It causes fewer complications, however, leukocyte apheresis requires the use of a relatively large caliber of peripheral venous line for hemodialysis. We reluctantly used a large caliber catheter with a double-lumen into the central vein. Catheter-related thrombosis and infection cases were occasionally observed during leukocyte apheresis. ...