Arnaud Bourreille

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Functional and morphological alterations of the intestinal epithelial barrier (IEB) have been consistently reported in digestive disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease. There is mounting evidence that Parkinson's disease (PD) is not only a brain disease but also a digestive disorder. Gastrointestinal involvement is a(More)
BACKGROUND Ciclosporin and infliximab are potential rescue treatments to avoid colectomy in patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis refractory to intravenous corticosteroids. We compared the efficacy and safety of these drugs for this indication. METHODS In this parallel, open-label, randomised controlled trial, patients were aged at least 18 years,(More)
BACKGROUND Recent works provide evidence of the importance of the prostaglandin D2 (PGD2) metabolic pathway in inflammatory bowel diseases. We investigated the expression of PGD2 metabolic pathway actors in Crohn's disease (CD) and the ability of the enteric nervous system (ENS) to produce PGD2 in inflammatory conditions. METHODS Expression of key actors(More)
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