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Effect of nitroglycerin on high resolution manometry parameters in patients with achalasia

Effect of nitroglycerin on high resolution manometry parameters in patients with achalasia

Nitroglycerin has long been used to relieve symptoms in patients with achalasia. It is well known that nitroglycerin decreases the pressure of the lower esophageal sphincter via...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 4/2017

Specialization: Paediatric gastroenterology Gastroenterology and hepatology Surgery
Serum concentration of S100P protein in patients  with colorectal cancer

Serum concentration of S100P protein in patients with colorectal cancer

Background: Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most frequent cancer worldwide and in the Czech Republic. S100P protein plays a significant role in colorectal carcinogenesis...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 4/2017

Specialization: Surgery Gastroenterology and hepatology Paediatric gastroenterology
Outcome of treatment of <i>Helicobacter pylori</i> infection  based on microbiological susceptibility testing following  the unsuccessful second-line eradication treatment

Outcome of treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection based on microbiological susceptibility testing following the unsuccessful second-line eradication treatment

Introduction: Helicobacter pylori is the etiological factor of several illnesses and its eradication is a key factor in treatment. Due to increasing resistance to antibiotics...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 4/2017

Specialization: Paediatric gastroenterology Gastroenterology and hepatology Surgery
Graft-duodenal fistula – a cause of massive gastrointestinal bleeding

Graft-duodenal fistula – a cause of massive gastrointestinal bleeding

Pathological communication between the aorta and the digestive tract is a very serious condition, has a high mortality rate, and ranks between a sudden abdominal and a sudden...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 4/2017

Specialization: Surgery Gastroenterology and hepatology Paediatric gastroenterology
Current position of eHealth care in the management of IBD patients

Current position of eHealth care in the management of IBD patients

The capacity of specialised centres to cope with the requirements of all patients suffering with lifelong chronic diseases, such as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), is often...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 4/2017

Specialization: Surgery Gastroenterology and hepatology Paediatric gastroenterology
Potential use of non-invasive methods for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Potential use of non-invasive methods for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) represents a range of disorders including simple steatosis, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), and progression to liver cirrhosis...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 4/2017

Specialization: Surgery Gastroenterology and hepatology Paediatric gastroenterology
Self-expandable coated metal Danis stent as a bridge  to liver transplantation

Self-expandable coated metal Danis stent as a bridge to liver transplantation

We report a case of a 66-year-old female without substantial internal comorbidities. In September, 2010, she was treated for 3 weeks with amoxicillin at a dose of 1,000 mg daily...

Full article   Gastroenterology and Hepatology Issue: 4/2017

Specialization: Surgery Gastroenterology and hepatology Paediatric gastroenterology
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
 

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