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A genetic test which can be used to diagnose adult-type hypolactasia in children
Background/Aims: Adult-type hypolactasia (primary lactose malabsorption) affects most of world’s human population and limits the use of fresh milk due to lactose intolerance. The diagnosis of… Expand
Is normal bowel function possible after repair of intermediate and high anorectal malformations?
The bowel function of 46 patients who had undergone internal sphincter-saving posterior sagittal anorectoplasty (PSARP) was evaluated by a questionnaire 3 to 10 years after the closure of the… Expand
Esophageal Morbidity and Function in Adults With Repaired Esophageal Atresia With Tracheoesophageal Fistula: A Population-Based Long-term Follow-up
Objective:We assessed esophageal morbidity and relationships between surgical complications, symptoms, endoscopic findings, immunohistochemistry, and esophageal motility in adults with repaired… Expand
Longitudinal follow-up of bronchial inflammation, respiratory symptoms, and pulmonary function in adolescents after repair of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula.
OBJECTIVE To characterize symptoms, pulmonary function tests (PFT) and bronchial responsiveness (BR) in adolescents after repaired esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula and correlate… Expand
H-type anorectal malformations: incidence and clinical characteristics.
To establish the incidence of H-type anorectal malformations (ARM), the hospital records of 629 patients with ARM were studied. Patients who had a congenital rectourogenital connection and an… Expand
Fecal continence and quality of life in adult patients with an operated low anorectal malformation.
Fecal continence and quality of life were evaluated by a questionnaire in 83 adult patients (mean age, 35 years; 53 women, 30 men) who underwent surgery for a low anorectal anomaly between 1947 and… Expand
Fecal calprotectin remains high during glucocorticoid therapy in children with inflammatory bowel disease
- K. Kolho, T. Raivio, H. Lindahl, E. Savilahti
- Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology
- 1 January 2006
Objective. Fecal calprotectin is a promising marker for the assessment of gastrointestinal inflammation. Fecal calprotectin levels were followed-up in children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)… Expand
Morbidity and quality of life in adult patients with a congenital abdominal wall defect: a questionnaire survey.
BACKGROUND In children with congenital abdominal wall defects (CAWD), surgical treatment of the abdominal defect and the associated anomalies cause considerable morbidity in the first years of life.… Expand
Anorectal function in adults operated for a benign sacrococcygeal teratoma.
- R. Rintala, P. Lahdenne, H. Lindahl, M. Siimes, M. Heikinheimo
- Journal of pediatric surgery
- 1 September 1993
Fecal continence and quality of life were evaluated by a questionnaire in 26 adult patients (mean age, 30 years; 6 men, 20 women) who had undergone surgery for a benign sacrococcygeal teratoma in… Expand
Health-related quality of life in adults after repair of congenital diaphragmatic defects--a questionnaire study.
- A. Koivusalo, M. Pakarinen, K. Vanamo, H. Lindahl, R. Rintala
- Journal of pediatric surgery
- 1 September 2005
BACKGROUND AND AIM Long-term respiratory, gastrointestinal, and vertebral sequelae are common after repair of congenital diaphragmatic defects (CDDs). The aim of this study was to assess the effect… Expand