Marek Wojtkowiak

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a serious clinical problem. In clinical classification of gastroesophageal reflux disease we differentiate esophageal and non-esophageal syndromes. In case of esophageal syndromes we differentiate based on clinical signs and syndromes with esophageal mucosal lesions based diagnosed on base of upper alimentary tract(More)
Successful Crohn's disease conservative treatment is often associated with use of few, sometimes new drugs. Their clinical use apart from inflammatory process decrease is associated with some risk. In the paper we report a case of 23-year-old woman suffering from Crohn's disease treated successfully with anti-TNF antibodies. Apart from successful(More)
Gastro-esopgageal reflux disease (GERD) incidence increase in most developed countries. It concerns 5 to 15% of the population. It requuires life style modification as well as prolonged medicamentd intake. The current situation requires development of new techniques of diagnosing and treatment as well as enhancement of old ones. The effective care of the(More)
THE AIM Non-erosive reflux disease is presented in reflux diseases classifications not adequately Many esophageal lesions were described in different endoscopic techniques but not one classification was proposed. In many patients with signs of prolonged gastro-esophageal reflux in endoscopic assessment pale mucosa above gastro-esophageal junction was(More)
UNLABELLED Hiatal hernia seems to be one of the significant clinical problems. The criteria of its diagnosis, occurrence and possible influence on esophageal reflux disease are still controversial. The aim of this paper is to research the incidence of hiatal hernia based on endoscopic criteria of its diagnosis and its influence on other esophageal diseases.(More)
Tretament in gastro-esophageal reflux disease (GERD) is in constant change. It is caused by the fact of change and development of diagnostic and therapeutic methods. Alternative methods of treatment are still searched beacause patients do not accept many years long drug treatment or surgical procedures. New methods are developed. Some of them as endoscopic(More)
Non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease (NERD) is still underappreciated type of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It is not a homogenous group of patients with real reflux, oversensitivity of esophagus and functional dyspepsia. Nowadays often in classifications of GERD patients with NERD are omitted. Many endoscopic lesions are found in esophagus(More)
Crohn disease treatment is a considerable challenge for a medical doctor. Gaining clinical remission is not enough. The important factor taken into account in treatment is gaining clinical remission and complete mucosal healing. Treatment useful in mucosal healing consists of immunosupresants as azathioprine, 6-markaptopurin, methotrexate and biological(More)
Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of the most common publication subjects in gastroenterology field for more than twenty years. The following article is a review of endoscopic methods of treatment of GERD complications. It is interesting that complications of disease are quite common despite the constant development of diagnostics and treatment(More)
In recent few years there took place a significant development of endoscopic antireflux procedures. There appeared a need for review of these procedures. There could be distinguished three basic directions in treatment; endoscopic sewing, injection and implantation technique based on administering polymer-based, biologically neutral substances and the(More)