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The Effect of Stress on Colon Motor and Electrical Activity in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
&NA; The present investigation was designed to study the role of stress on the physiologic mechanisms of the colon in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Patients with IBS were compared with normalExpand
Effect of anger on colon motor and myoelectric activity in irritable bowel syndrome.
The present investigation was designed to study the effect of anger on colon motor and myoelectric activity in irritable bowel syndrome. Patients with irritable bowel syndrome were compared withExpand
Dose de-escalation chemoprevention trial of alpha-difluoromethylornithine in patients with colon polyps.
BACKGROUND alpha-Difluoromethylornithine (DFMO) is a potent inhibitor of carcinogenesis in experimental animal models. In these animal models, DFMO has been especially active in preventingExpand
Colonic dysfunction in multiple sclerosis.
Multiple sclerosis is a central nervous system disease frequently accompanied by urinary symptoms and severe constipation. In order to investigate the pathophysiology of these symptoms, we studiedExpand
Effects of Regular Exercise in Management of Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
Regular physical exercise has long beenconsidered in the management of chronic constipation.This recommendation is probably based on the assumptionthat exercise shortens the transit time through theExpand
Cimetidine in the treatment of acute alcoholic pancreatitis. A randomized, double-blind study.
A double-blind study was made of the comparative effectiveness of cimetidine in the treatment of acute alcoholic pancreatitis. The study group was composed of 27 patients with acute episodes ofExpand
Colonic dysfunction in patients with thoracic spinal cord injury
Severe constipation is a debilitating concomitant of complete traumatic thoracic spinal cord injury. In order to investigate the pathophysiology of this symptom, we studied colonic compliance, asExpand
Effect of gastric bubble as a weight reduction device: a controlled, crossover study.
In spite of the widespread use of the Garren-Edwards gastric bubble as an adjuvant device in weight reduction, its efficacy has not been established. Therefore, our purpose was to conduct aExpand
Role of Anger in Antral Motor Activity in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
There is considerable evidence indicating that patients with irritable bowel syndrome respond to emotional and environmental stimulation with increased colon motor activity. It has been suggestedExpand
Effects of Exercise on Total and Segmental Colon Transit
To investigate the effect of aerobic exercise on total gastrointestinal and segmental colon transit, 16 male health care workers with a sedentary life-style were studied during 1 week of rest and 1Expand
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