Alexander Tertychnyy

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OBJECTIVE To determine the role of duodenogastro-esophageal reflux (DGER) in the pathogenesis of refractory gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) in children. STUDY DESIGN Twenty-two patients (12 boys, mean age, 13.2 years) with GERD symptoms that persisted on omeprazole (1 mg/kg) underwent upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and barium x-ray, 24-hour pH(More)
BACKGROUND/AIM To investigate the geographic occurrence of mucosa-invading Fusobacteria in acute appendicitis. PATIENTS AND METHODS Carnoy- and formalin-fixated appendices from Germany, Russia, and China were comparatively investigated. Bacteria were detected using fluorescent in situ hybridization. Cecal biopsies from patients with inflammatory bowel(More)
Functional dyspepsia (FD) symptoms may develop after an acute gastroenteritis. In post-infectious (PI) irritable bowel syndrome, persisting low-grade colonic inflammation and increased enterochromaffine cells (EC) counts have been reported. The aim was to compare signs of inflammation and EC hyperplasia on duodenal biopsies in presumed PI-FD and(More)
AIM Ileocolonoscopy allows early detection of recurrence after surgical resection for Crohn's disease [CD]. Plexitis, defined as presence of inflammatory cells in or around enteric ganglia or nerve bundles, in the proximal surgical margin has been associated with an increased overall recurrence risk. We investigated prospectively whether plexitis can(More)
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