GastroentÃ©rologie Clinique et Biologique
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Objectives The most commonly used schedules are 5-FU in combination with CDDP with or without epirubicin (ECF) or docetaxel (TCF) in treatment of MGA patients (pts), independently of HER status. We evaluated the efficacy of FOLFIRI regimen in a large retrospective series of MGA pts.
Background/aims Identification of factors predicting response to therapy is critical in the management of hepatitis C. This study assessed significance of lymphocytosis as a predictor of sustained virological response (SVR).
Many randomised studies have now well established the role of radiotherapy (RT) in rectal cancer: it decreases the rate of local relapse and improves survival for stage II and III. The benefit of RT remains even in case of total mesorectum excision. Preoperative strategy has a better tolera...
Celiac crisis is an acute, fulminant form of celiac disease manifesting with severe diarrhea, metabolic and electrolyte abnormalities, and weight loss. It is mostly seen in children, and there are very few reports in adults. We present a 67-year-old patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia...
Lymphomatous polyposis of the gastrointestinal tract is rare. It refers to a heterogeneous group of small B-cell lymphomas including mantle cell lymphoma, follicular lymphoma and MALT lymphoma. It is characterized by the presence of multiple lymphomatous polyps along one or more segments of...
The peritoneum is one of the locations outside the most common pulmonary tuberculosis. Peritoneal tuberculosis poses a public health problem in endemic regions of the world. The phenomenon of migration, the increased use of immunosuppressive therapy and the epidemic of AIDS have contributed...
Background and aims Ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA) has an established effect on liver biochemistries in primary biliary cirrhosis (PBC). Few studies have evaluated long-term laboratory treatment effects and data beyond 6 years are not available. The aim of this study was to assess the lon...
Introduction As little data is available about secondary bleeding after proctological surgery, we conducted a specific survey.