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Severe Acquired Toxoplasmosis in Immunocompetent Adult Patients in French Guiana
ABSTRACT The most common presentation of symptomatic postnatally acquired toxoplasmosis in immunocompetent patients is painless cervical adenopathy. Acute visceral manifestations are associated inExpand
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Endoscopic Ultrasonography in Chronic Pancreatitis: A Comparative Prospective Study with Conventional Ultrasonography, Computed Tomography, and ERCP
The usefulness and accuracy rate of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) in the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis (CP) were prospectively evaluated in 81 patients with suspected pancreatic disease. AllExpand
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Histoplasmosis and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome: a study of prognostic factors.
We aimed to identify prognostic factors for AIDS-associated disseminated histoplasmosis. In a multivariate analysis, we found that dyspnea, a platelet count of <100,000 platelets/mm3, and lactateExpand
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Effect of alosetron on responses to colonic distension in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Visceral hypersensitivity plays a major role in the pathophysiology of irritable bowel syndrome, as shown by balloon distension studies. 5‐HT3 receptors on afferent nerves may modulate visceralExpand
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Oxytocin increases thresholds of colonic visceral perception in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
AIM: The effects of oxytocin on colonic perception of intraluminal distension were evaluated in 26 patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), using a flaccid bag placed in the descending colon andExpand
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High prevalence of HBsAg during pregnancy in Asian communities at Cayenne Hospital, French Guiana.
We described hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) prevalence among 2,347 pregnant women having delivered at the Cayenne hospital in 2007 according to ethnicity. With 11.0% HBsAg prevalence, AsianExpand
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The κ agonist fedotozine relieves hypersensitivity to colonic distention in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Abstract Background & Aims: Visceral hypersensitivity plays a major role in the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS). Opioid κ receptors on afferent nerves may modulate it and may beExpand
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Intracolonic injection of glycerol: a model for abdominal pain in irritable bowel syndrome?
BACKGROUND & AIMS Abdominal pain is the main symptom in patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Glycerol is an irritant of colonic mucosa. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects ofExpand
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The kappa agonist fedotozine relieves hypersensitivity to colonic distention in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Visceral hypersensitivity plays a major role in the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel syndrome (IBS). Opioid kappa receptors on afferent nerves may modulate it and may be theExpand
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