Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:  

9099.      Abdo AA, Beck P. Diagnosis and management of microscopic colitis. Can Fam Physician. 2003 Nov;49:1473-8. Review.

9100.      Aydin O, Egilmez R, Karabacak T, Kanik A. Interobserver variation in histopathological assessment of Helicobacter pylori gastritis. World J Gastroenterol. 2003 Oct;9(10):2232-5.

9101.      Barta Z, Csipo I, Szabo GG, Szegedi G.   Seroreactivity against Saccharomyces cerevisiae in patients with Crohn's disease and celiac disease. World J Gastroenterol. 2003 Oct;9(10):2308-12.

9102.      Charron M. Inflammatory bowel disease activity assessment with biologic markers and 99mTc-WBC scintigraphy: are there different trends in ileitis versus colitis? J Nucl Med. 2003 Oct;44(10):1586-91.

9103.      Danese S, Katz JA, Saibeni S, Papa A, Gasbarrini A, Vecchi M, Fiocchi C. Activated platelets are the source of elevated levels of soluble CD40 ligand in the circulation of inflammatory bowel disease patients. Gut. 2003 Oct;52(10):1435-41.

9104.      Das S, Gupta S, Mukesh.  Serotypic and antibiotic susceptibility pattern of salmonella species isolated from cases of gastroenteritis at infectious diseases hospital (IDH), Delhi from 1997-2000.  J Commun Dis 2002; 34(4): 237-44.

9105.      Dvorak AM. Neuroendocrine cell secretory granules are not bacteria in inflammatory bowel disease. Gastroenterology. 2003 Oct;125(4):1288.

9106.      Hata K, Watanabe T, Kazama S, Suzuki K, Shinozaki M, Yokoyama T, Matsuda K, Muto T, Nagawa H. Earlier surveillance colonoscopy programme improves survival in patients with ulcerative colitis associated colorectal cancer: results of a 23-year surveillance programme in the Japanese population. Br J Cancer. 2003 Oct 6;89(7):1232-6.

9107.      Hong JJ, Cohn SM, Ekeh AP, Newman M, Salama M, Leblang SD; Miami Appendicitis Group. A prospective randomized study of clinical assessment versus computed tomography for the diagnosis of acute appendicitis. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2003 Fall;4(3):231-9.

9108.      Huang A, Gilmour JW, Imami N, Amjadi P, Henderson DC, Allen-Mersh TG. Increased serum transforming growth factor-beta1 in human colorectal cancer correlates with reduced circulating dendritic cells and increased colonic Langerhans cell infiltration. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Nov;134(2):270-8.

9109.      Koutroubakis IE, Koukouraki SI, Dimoulios PD, Velidaki AA, Karkavitsas NS, Kouroumalis EA. Active inflammatory bowel disease: evaluation with 99mTc (V) DMSA scintigraphy Radiology. 2003 Oct;229(1):70-4. Epub 2003 Aug 18.

9110.      Melgar S, Yeung MM, Bas A, Forsberg G, Suhr O, Oberg A, Hammarstrom S, Danielsson A, Hammarstrom ML. Over-expression of interleukin 10 in mucosal T cells of patients with active ulcerative colitis. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Oct;134(1):127-37.

9111.      Neumayer L, Kennedy A. Imaging in appendicitis: a review with special emphasis on the treatment of women. Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Dec;102(6):1404-9. Review.

9112.      Onders RP, Mittendorf EA. Utility of laparoscopy in chronic abdominal pain. Surgery. 2003 Oct;134(4):549-52; discussion 552-4.

9113.      Schulmann K, Hollerbach S, Schmiegel W. Diagnosing small bowel Crohn's disease with wireless capsule endoscopy. Gut. 2003 Oct;52(10):1531-2.

9114.      Settbas Y, Alper M, Akcan Y, Gurbuz Y, Oksuz S. Massive gastrointestinal tuberculosis in a young patient without immunosuppression. World J Gastroenterol. 2003 Oct;9(10):2382-4.

9115.      Shen B, Shermock KM, Fazio VW, Achkar JP, Brzezinski A, Bevins CL, Bambrick ML, Remzi FH, Lashner BA. A cost-effectiveness analysis of diagnostic strategies for symptomatic patients with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Nov;98(11):2460-7.

9116.      Teml A, Kratzer V, Schneider B, Lochs H, Norman GL, Gangl A, Vogelsang H, Reinisch W. Anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies: a stable marker for Crohn's disease during steroid and 5-aminosalicylic acid treatment. Am J Gastroenterol. 2003 Oct;98(10):2226-31.

9117.      Warner BW, Falcone RA. Images in clinical medicine: pneumatosis intestinalis. J Pediatr. 2003 Oct;143(4):543.

9118.      Wold PB, Fletcher JG, Johnson CD, Sandborn WJ. Assessment of small bowel Crohn disease: noninvasive peroral CT enterography compared with other imaging methods and endoscopy--feasibility study. Radiology. 2003 Oct;229(1):275-81. Epub 2003 Aug 27.


9119.      Amedei A, Bergman MP, Appelmelk BJ, Azzurri A, Benagiano M, Tamburini C, van der Zee R, Telford JL, Vandenbroucke-Grauls CM, D'Elios MM, Del Prete G. Molecular mimicry between Helicobacter pylori antigens and H+, K+ --adenosine triphosphatase in human gastric autoimmunity. J Exp Med. 2003 Oct 20;198(8):1147-56.

9120.      Bernardi D, Podswiadek M, Zaninotto M, Punzi L, Plebani M. YKL-40 as a marker of joint involvement in inflammatory bowel disease. Clin Chem. 2003 Oct;49(10):1685-8.

9121.      Del Zotto B, Mumolo G, Pronio AM, Montesani C, Tersigni R, Boirivant M. TGF-beta1 production in inflammatory bowel disease: differing production patterns in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Oct;134(1):120-6. Erratum in: Clin Exp Immunol. 2003 Nov;134(2):365.

9122.      Morgenstern I, Raijmakers MT, Peters WH, Hoensch H, Kirch W. Homocysteine, cysteine, and glutathione in human colonic mucosa: elevated levels of homocysteine in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2003 Oct;48(10):2083-90.

9123.      Zandman-Goddard G. Infection and anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha therapy. Isr Med Assoc J. 2003 Nov;5(11):814-6. Review.


9124. Yacyshyn BR, Pilarski LM. Discussion on the safety of 6-mercaptopurine for childbearing patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a retrospective cohort study. Gastroenterology. 2003 Nov;125(5):1562.