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Pouchitis

Known as: Ileitis, Pouch, Pouch Ileitis, Pouchitis [Disease/Finding] 
Acute INFLAMMATION in the INTESTINAL MUCOSA of the continent ileal reservoir (or pouch) in patients who have undergone ILEOSTOMY and restorative… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The predominantly anaerobic microbiota of the distal ileum and colon contain an extraordinarily complex variety of metabolically… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
PurposePouchitis is the major long-term complication after ileal-pouch anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis. Broad-spectrum… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Background: Ten to 15% of patients with pouchitis experience refractory or recurrent disease. The aim of this study was to… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and pouchitis are caused by overly aggressive immune responses to a subset of commensal… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND & AIMS We have recently documented the efficacy of a highly concentrated probiotic preparation (VSL#3) in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Metronidazole is effective for the treatment of acute pouchitis after ileal pouch–anal anastomosis, but it has not been directly… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND & AIMS The probiotic compound, VSL#3, is efficacious as maintenance therapy in pouchitis and ulcerative colitis. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND & AIMS Pouchitis is the major long-term complication after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis. Most… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), present in 5% of patients with ulcerative colitis, may be associated with pouchitis after… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE To develop a "Pouchitis Disease Activity Index" (PDAI) and to compare it with other diagnostic scoring systems for… Expand
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