Nathalie Vandaele

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OBJECTIVES:Proteasome-mediated protein degradation may contribute to the regulation of intestinal inflammation. At the same time, low-grade inflammation and increased intestinal permeability seem to be involved in the pathophysiology of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Thus, we aimed to evaluate proteasome composition and activities in colonic mucosa of IBS(More)
BACKGROUND Although the efficacy of gastric electrical stimulation has been reported in short-term studies, there is a lack of data on the long-term improvement of nausea and vomiting by gastric electrical stimulation in patients with delayed or normal gastric emptying. METHODS Thirty-one patients were implanted at our centre for medically refractory(More)
The intra-uterine device (IUD) is the most common existing reversible contraception. Uterine perforation occurs in 0.6 to 3.4 per 1000 insertions. We describe the first report of IUD translocation and subsequent penetration of the sigmoid through an endometriosic nodule. A 44-year-old gravida 2 para 2 woman consulted for rectal bleeding and melena.(More)
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