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Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH), a chronic T-cell-mediated liver injury, is treated with corticosteroids with or without Azathioprine. Corticosteroids are not universally effective and have serious side effects. Cyclosporin A was effective in refractory cases. To assess efficacy and safety of Cyclosporin A (Neoral) in induction of remission in AIH patients this… (More)
BACKGROUND A definitive treatment for functional dyspepsia (FD), and the role of Helicobacter pylori eradication on the course of this disease are controversial. AIM To investigate the effect of a combination of acid-suppressing and prokinetic drugs or eradication therapy on the course of H. pylori-positive FD. METHOD A total of 157 patients with… (More)
Background and purpose: Colorectal cancer is one of the most common types of cancers
Congenital pseudarthrosis is very rare in upper extremity, and has only previously been reported in the forearm. A case of bilateral congenital pseudarthrosis of the index metacarpal bones is described.