Onofre Alarcón

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This is an official guideline of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and the European Society of Gastrointestinal and Abdominal Radiology (ESGAR). It addresses the clinical indications for the use of computed tomographic colonography (CTC). A targeted literature search was performed to evaluate the evidence supporting the use of CTC.(More)
BACKGROUND Standard bowel cleansing for colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) requires a liquid diet and bowel laxatives for at least 2 days, which is a major drawback of this procedure and affects tolerance and acceptability. OBJECTIVE To compare the quality of colon cleanliness achieved with one-day versus two-day bowel preparation in outpatients undergoing(More)
Oestradiol induces uterine eosinophilia and oedema, both in the intact immature rat and in the adult ovariectomized rat. These responses are decreased in ovariectomized-adrenalectomized adult rats, in adrenalectomized immature rats and in medullectomized immature rats. Pre-treatment with L-epinephrine restored both oestrogenic effects. Insulin inhibits(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Although constipation affects quality of life, questionnaires hardly exist for its evaluation. We aimed to develop and validate a questionnaire able to measure the quality of life in patients with constipation. PATIENTS AND METHOD A Spanish multicenter study was performed in 2 stages: a) questionnaire development (open interview(More)
In the ovariectomized adult rat uterine oedema induced by 0.01 and 0.1 micrograms oestradiol-17 beta/100g body weight increased further in the presence of theophylline. Nuclear retention of oestrogen-receptor complexes also increased in response to theophylline both in vivo and in vitro. Theophylline decreased the number of eosinophils in the blood and(More)
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