Eva M A Iglesias Flores

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) may have an increased risk of developing hepatitis B virus (HB) infection. Invasive procedures such as colonoscopies and surgery might be some of the reasons for this. Moreover, the use of immunosuppressors may reactivate a latent infection. We assessed the immune status among IBD(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Abdominal pain and diarrhoea are common symptoms in the general population. The colonoscopy is the gold standard method of detecting an organic pathology in the colon. However, it is invasive; it can not be repeated frecuently; it is expensive; and the system is overloaded. Fecal calprotectin (FCP) is a marker that may detect(More)
Hydatidosis is a zoonosis with a continuing high prevalence in our environment. The most commonly affected organs are the lungs and the liver, with the musculoskeletal location being considered an unusual one. We comment the case of a patient who presented a series of lesions in his left iliac crest and middle left buttock with spontaneous fistulization to(More)
Chronic diarrhoea is a common entity in daily clinical practice and it leads to a loss in these patients quality of life. It may be the main symptom of multiple ethiologies including bile acid malabsorption (BAM) which has a comparable prevalence to celiac disease. The BAM results from imbalances in the homeostasis of bile acids in the enterohepatic(More)
INTRODUCTION Iron deficiency without anaemia (IDWA) is commonly found in outpatients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in an even higher proportion than anaemia. However, its true prevalence and possible impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) are unknown. The objectives of this study were: to establish the prevalence of IDWA, identify possible(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM The biosimilar of infliximab (CT-P13) has been approved for the same indications held by the infliximab reference product (Remicade®); however, there are few clinical data on switching in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy, safety, bioavailability profile and factors associated with relapse(More)