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Participation of the Czech population in the Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme – trends and current situation

Participation of the Czech population in the Colorectal Cancer Screening Programme – trends and current situation

Background: The Czech Republic has a leading position in colorectal cancer incidence and mortality in comparison with other countries. The screening programme, which has been...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 5/2017

Specialization: Surgery Gastroenterology and hepatology Paediatric gastroenterology
Risk factors for local residual neoplasia after endoscopic mucosal resection

Risk factors for local residual neoplasia after endoscopic mucosal resection

Introduction: Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) is considered an effective endoscopic treatment of sessile polyps and non-polypoid colorectal neoplasia. A limitation of this...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 5/2017

Specialization: Paediatric gastroenterology Gastroenterology and hepatology Surgery
Endosonographically-guided drainage of pancreatic collections – personal experience

Endosonographically-guided drainage of pancreatic collections – personal experience

Background: Endosonography (EUS) -guided drainage is a commonly used method for the treatment of symptomatic pancreatic fluid collections, such as pancreatic pseudocyst (PC) and...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 5/2017

Specialization: Paediatric gastroenterology Gastroenterology and hepatology Surgery
Modern treatment of oesophageal cancer, gastroesophageal  junction and stomach – 2017 update

Modern treatment of oesophageal cancer, gastroesophageal junction and stomach – 2017 update

Locally advanced and metastatic oesophagogastric cancer remains a leading cause of cancer-related death. Despite recent therapeutic advances, the overall survival of patients...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 5/2017

Specialization: Surgery Gastroenterology and hepatology Paediatric gastroenterology
An example of a multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of metastatic rectal carcinoma

An example of a multidisciplinary approach for the treatment of metastatic rectal carcinoma

The Czech Republic has occupied the top position in the worldwide incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) long-term. In the Czech Republic, CRC is primarily diagnosed in more than...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 5/2017

Specialization: Paediatric gastroenterology Gastroenterology and hepatology Surgery
Diagnosis and therapy of hepatitis B  virus infection – Czech national guidelines

Diagnosis and therapy of hepatitis B virus infection – Czech national guidelines

The new recommendations reflect the increase in knowledge that has been reported since the release of previous Czech guidelines in September, 2014. The basis for these...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 5/2017

Specialization: Paediatric gastroenterology Gastroenterology and hepatology Surgery
An unusual case of gallstone ileus

An unusual case of gallstone ileus

The authors report a very rare case of biliary ileus, which was caused by biliary obstruction in the area of the oral rectum. In available scientific publications, the authors...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 5/2017

Specialization: Paediatric gastroenterology Gastroenterology and hepatology Surgery
Adenocarcinoma of the small intestine as an unusual cause of hypochromic anemia

Adenocarcinoma of the small intestine as an unusual cause of hypochromic anemia

In this particular case of a patient with hypochronic anemia dissipation character, we highlight the pitfalls encountered in diagnosing this relatively rare adenocarcinoma of...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 4/2017

Specialization: Paediatric gastroenterology Gastroenterology and hepatology Surgery
Acute appendicitis – a rare complication of colonoscopy

Acute appendicitis – a rare complication of colonoscopy

Acute appendicitis induced by colonoscopy is a very rare complication with 0.038% occurrence. Until July, 2016, only 37 cases have been described. The exact relationship between...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 4/2017

Specialization: Paediatric gastroenterology Gastroenterology and hepatology Surgery
Epidemiological study of obesity in populations of different  racial, cultural, economic and dietary backgrounds

Epidemiological study of obesity in populations of different racial, cultural, economic and dietary backgrounds

The aim of this work was to evaluate the current situation of body mass index (BMI) values within the global population in terms of geographical region, cultural and economic...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 4/2017

Specialization: Paediatric gastroenterology Gastroenterology and hepatology Surgery