Die Primär Biliäre Cholangitis (PBC) sollte frühestmöglich
erkannt und behandelt werden. Bei knapp 40 Prozent der Betroffenen
schlägt die Behandlung mit der Standardtherapie fehl. Eine wirksame
Alternative steht bislang (noch) nicht zur Verfügung.
Background: This article aims to summarize the current technology
available for evaluating esophageal function and gastroesophageal
reflux disease (GERD), and to assess which of these examinations are
necessary before antireflux surgery.
Background: Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) are a well-known risk
factor for the development of colorectal cancer (CRC). This risk
relates to different aspects of the disease, such as the duration,
extension, and tends to increase in the presence of associated
conditions, such as family history of CRC or some
Background: Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic
allergen-driven disease in which eosinophilic infiltration of the
esophagus results in fibrosis, causing symptoms of esophageal
dysfunction. The natural history of EoE frequently results in
progressive deterioration of patients’ quality of life.
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Background: The cleft lift procedure was introduced for the treatment
of pilonidal sinus disease, with the aim of shifting the healing line
off the midline. The aim of the present study is to provide
a tuitional description of the cleft lift procedure for the treatment
of complex pilonidal sinus disease.
Background: The intention of the first ileocolic resection in
Crohn’s disease is to remove local disease, which relieves symptoms
of intestinal obstruction, but should also relieve clinically
significant systemic inflammation and allow discontinuation of