Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:  


10419.  Badizadegan K. Progression of flat low-grade dysplasia to advanced neoplasia in patients with ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterology. 2004 May;126(5):1493; author reply 1494-5.

10420.  Beart RW Jr. Is pouchitis a clinical, endoscopic, or histologic problem? Dis Colon Rectum. 2004 Jun;47(6):949; author reply 949-50.

10421.  Bister VO, Salmela MT, Karjalainen-Lindsberg ML, Uria J, Lohi J, Puolakkainen P, Lopez-Otin C, Saarialho-Kere U. Differential expression of three matrix metalloproteinases, MMP-19, MMP-26, and MMP-28, in normal and inflamed intestine and colon cancer. Dig Dis Sci. 2004 Apr;49(4):653-61.

10422.  Burgmann T, Rawsthorne P, Bernstein CN. Predictors of alternative and complementary medicine use in inflammatory bowel disease: do measures of conventional health care utilization relate to use? Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 May;99(5):889-93.

10423.  Chatterjee NK, Moore DW, Monroe SS, Glass RI, Cambridge MJ, Kondracki SF, Morse DL. Molecular epidemiology of outbreaks of viral gastroenteritis in New York State, 1998-1999. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S303-10.

10424.  Danese S, Motte Cd Cde L, Fiocchi C. Platelets in inflammatory bowel disease: clinical, pathogenic, and therapeutic implications. Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 May;99(5):938-45. Review.

10425.  Fite A, Macfarlane GT, Cummings JH, Hopkins MJ, Kong SC, Furrie E, Macfarlane S. Identification and quantitation of mucosal and faecal desulfovibrios using real time polymerase chain reaction. Gut. 2004 Apr;53(4):523-9.

10426.  Hall N, Pierro A. Necrotizing enterocolitis. Hosp Med. 2004 Apr;65(4):220-5. Review.

10427.  Hartman C, Eliakim R, Shamir R. Perinuclear antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies and anti-Saccharomyces cerevisiae antibodies: serologic markers in inflammatory bowel disease. Isr Med Assoc J. 2004 Apr;6(4):221-6. Review.

10428.  Hou SK, Chern CH, How CK, Chen JD, Wang LM, Lee CH. Hepatic portal venous gas: clinical significance of computed tomography findings. Am J Emerg Med. 2004 May;22(3):214-8.

10429.  Ito H, Takazoe M, Fukuda Y, Hibi T, Kusugami K, Andoh A, Matsumoto T, Yamamura T, Azuma J, Nishimoto N, Yoshizaki K, Shimoyama T, Kishimoto T.  A pilot randomized trial of a human anti-interleukin-6 receptor monoclonal antibody in active Crohn's disease. Gastroenterology. 2004 Apr;126(4):989-96; discussion 947.

10430.  Itzkowitz SH, Harpaz N. Diagnosis and management of dysplasia in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases. Gastroenterology. 2004 May;126(6):1634-48. Review.

10431.  Kang G, Iturriza-Gomara M, Wheeler JG, Crystal P, Monica B, Ramani S, Primrose B, Moses PD, Gallimore CI, Brown DW, Gray J. Quantitation of group A rotavirus by real-time reverse-transcription-polymerase chain reaction: correlation with clinical severity in children in South India. J Med Virol. 2004 May;73(1):118-22.

10432.  Lodes MJ, Cong Y, Elson CO, Mohamath R, Landers CJ, Targan SR, Fort M, Hershberg RM. Bacterial flagellin is a dominant antigen in Crohn disease. J Clin Invest. 2004 May;113(9):1296-306.

10433.  Magnano A, Privitera A, Calogero G, Nanfito L, Sanfilippo G, Biondi A, Basile F. The role of capsule endoscopy in the work-up of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2004 Apr;16(4):403-6.

10434.  Managoli S, Chaturvedi P, Vilhekar KY, Gupta D, Ghosh S. Perforated acute appendicitis in a term neonate. Indian J Pediatr. 2004 Apr;71(4):357-8. Review.

10435.  Mandel D, Lubetzky R, Mimouni FB, Cohen S, Littner Y, Deutsch V, Dollberg S. Nucleated red blood cells in preterm infants who have necrotizing enterocolitis. J Pediatr. 2004 May;144(5):653-5.

10436.  Marshall JA, Hellard ME, Sinclair MI, Fairley CK, Cox BJ, Catton MG, Kelly H, Wright PJ. Failure to detect norovirus in a large group of asymptomatic individuals. Public Health. 2004 Apr;118(3):230-3.

10437.  Mehmet N, Refik M, Harputluoglu M, Ersoy Y, Aydin NE, Yildirim B. Serum and gastric fluid levels of cytokines and nitrates in gastric diseases infected with Helicobacter pylori. New Microbiol. 2004 Apr;27(2):139-48. 

10438.  Mittal VK, Goliath J, Sabir M, Patel R, Richards BF, Alkalay I, ReMine S, Edwards M. Advantages of focused helical computed tomographic scanning with rectal contrast only vs triple contrast in the diagnosis of clinically uncertain acute appendicitis: a prospective randomized study. Arch Surg. 2004 May;139(5):495-9; discussion 499-500.

10439.  Numans ME, Lau J, de Wit NJ, Bonis PA. Short-term treatment with proton-pump inhibitors as a test for gastroesophageal reflux disease: a meta-analysis of diagnostic test characteristics. Ann Intern Med. 2004 Apr 6;140(7):518-27.

10440.  Olesen M, Eriksson S, Bohr J, Jarnerot G, Tysk C. Lymphocytic colitis: a retrospective clinical study of 199 Swedish patients. Gut. 2004 Apr;53(4):536-41.

10441.  Richeldi L, Ewer K, Losi M, Hansell DM, Roversi P, Fabbri LM, Lalvani A. Early diagnosis of subclinical multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Ann Intern Med. 2004 May 4;140(9):709-13.

10442.  Rohayem J, Berger S, Juretzek T, Herchenroder O, Mogel M, Poppe M, Henker J, Rethwilm A. A simple and rapid single-step multiplex RT-PCR to detect Norovirus, Astrovirus and Adenovirus in clinical stool samples. J Virol Methods. 2004 Jun 1;118(1):49-59.

10443.  Rubio CA, Befrits R. Low-grade dysplasia in flat mucosa in ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterology. 2004 May;126(5):1494; author reply 1494-5.

10444.  Saeed S, Varela JE, Nelson RL, Blend MJ. An unusual case of intraabdominal nocardia abscess detected by Tc-99m HMPAO-labeled WBC study. Clin Nucl Med. 2004 Apr;29(4):270-1.

10445.  Sands BE. From symptom to diagnosis: clinical distinctions among various forms of intestinal inflammation. Gastroenterology. 2004 May;126(6):1518-32. Review.

10446.  Taylor GA. Suspected appendicitis in children: in search of the single best diagnostic test. Radiology. 2004 May;231(2):293-5.


10447.  Abreu MT, Arditi M. Innate immunity and toll-like receptors: clinical implications of basic science research. J Pediatr. 2004 Apr;144(4):421-9. Review.

10448.  Barnich N, Bringer MA, Claret L, Darfeuille-Michaud A. Involvement of lipoprotein NlpI in the virulence of adherent invasive Escherichia coli strain LF82 isolated from a patient with Crohn's disease. Infect Immun. 2004 May;72(5):2484-93.

10449.  Blake KM, Carrigan SO, Issekutz AC, Stadnyk AW. Neutrophils migrate across intestinal epithelium using beta2 integrin (CD11b/CD18)-independent mechanisms. Clin Exp Immunol. 2004 May;136(2):262-8.

10450.  Fernandez-Prada CM, Venkatesan MM, Franco AA, Lanata CF, Sack RB, Hartman AB, Spira W. Molecular epidemiology of Shigella flexneri in a diarrhoea-endemic area of Lima, Peru. Epidemiol Infect. 2004 Apr;132(2):303-16.

10451.  Friedman CR, Hoekstra RM, Samuel M, Marcus R, Bender J, Shiferaw B, Reddy S, Ahuja SD, Helfrick DL, Hardnett F, Carter M, Anderson B, Tauxe RV; Emerging Infections Program FoodNet Working Group. Risk factors for sporadic Campylobacter infection in the United States: A case-control study in FoodNet sites. Clin Infect Dis. 2004 Apr 15;38 Suppl 3:S285-96.

10452.  Havelaar AH, Van Duynhoven YT, Nauta MJ, Bouwknegt M, Heuvelink AE, De Wit GA, Nieuwenhuizen MG, van de Kar NC. Disease burden in The Netherlands due to infections with Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O157. Epidemiol Infect. 2004 Jun;132(3):467-84.

10453.  Jayaram H, Estes MK, Prasad BV. Emerging themes in rotavirus cell entry, genome organization, transcription and replication. Virus Res. 2004 Apr;101(1):67-81. Review.

10454.  Miehsler W, Reinisch W, Valic E, Osterode W, Tillinger W, Feichtenschlager T, Grisar J, Machold K, Scholz S, Vogelsang H, Novacek G. Is inflammatory bowel disease an independent and disease specific risk factor for thromboembolism? Gut. 2004 Apr;53(4):542-8.

10455.  Weinstock JV. The role of substance P, hemokinin and their receptor in governing mucosal inflammation and granulomatous responses. Front Biosci. 2004 May 1;9:1936-43. Review.

10456.  Wex T, Treiber G, Nilius M, Vieth M, Roessner A, Malfertheiner P. Helicobacter pylori-mediated gastritis induces local downregulation of secretory leukocyte protease inhibitor in the antrum. Infect Immun. 2004 Apr;72(4):2383-5.

10457.  Woo PC, Lau SK, Teng JL, Que TL, Yung RW, Luk WK, Lai RW, Hui WT, Wong SS, Yau HH, Yuen KY; L Hongkongensis study group. Association of Laribacter hongkongensis in community-acquired gastroenteritis with travel and eating fish: a multicentre case-control study. Lancet. 2004 Jun 12;363(9425):1941-7.


10458.  Haber P, Chen RT, Zanardi LR, Mootrey GT, English R, Braun MM; VAERS Working Group. An analysis of rotavirus vaccine reports to the vaccine adverse event reporting system: more than intussusception alone? Pediatrics. 2004 Apr;113(4):e353-9.


10459.  Ahmad T, Tamboli CP, Jewell D, Colombel JF. Clinical relevance of advances in genetics and pharmacogenetics of IBD. Gastroenterology. 2004 May;126(6):1533-49. Review.

10460.  Bauditz J, Schachschal G, Wedel S, Lochs H. Thalidomide for treatment of severe intestinal bleeding. Gut. 2004 Apr;53(4):609-12.

10461.  Bender BJ, Ozuah PO. Intravenous rehydration for gastroenteritis: how long does it really take? Pediatr Emerg Care. 2004 Apr;20(4):215-8.

10462.  Feagan BG. 5-ASA therapy for active Crohn's disease: old friends, old data, and a new conclusion. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2004 May;2(5):376-8.

10463.  Fonseca BK, Holdgate A, Craig JC. Enteral vs intravenous rehydration therapy for children with gastroenteritis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 May;158(5):483-90.

10464.  Garcia-Vega E, Fernandez-Rodriguez C. A stress management programme for Crohn's disease. Behav Res Ther. 2004 Apr;42(4):367-83.

10465.  Gillen D, Wirz AA, McColl KE. Helicobacter pylori eradication releases prolonged increased acid secretion following omeprazole treatment. Gastroenterology. 2004 Apr;126(4):980-8.

10466.  Kim SC, Ferry GD. Inflammatory bowel diseases in pediatric and adolescent patients: clinical, therapeutic, and psychosocial considerations. Gastroenterology. 2004 May;126(6):1550-60. Review.

10467.  Lee WS. The use of infliximab in South-east Asian children with severe Crohn's disease. Pediatr Int. 2004 Apr;46(2):198-201.

10468.  Lim WC, Hanauer SB. Emerging biologic therapies in inflammatory bowel disease. Rev Gastroenterol Disord. 2004 Spring;4(2):66-85. Review.

10469.  Miron D, Torem M, Merom R, Colodner R. Azithromycin as an alternative to nalidixic acid in the therapy of childhood shigellosis. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2004 Apr;23(4):367-8.

10470.  Molnar T, Szepes Z, Nagy F, Szenohradszki P, Lonovics J. Open questions concerning cyclosporine therapy in ulcerative colitis. Gastroenterology. 2004 May;126(5):1495-6; author reply 1496.

10471.  Moskovitz DN, Bodian C, Chapman ML, Marion JF, Rubin PH, Scherl E, Present DH. The effect on the fetus of medications used to treat pregnant inflammatory bowel-disease patients. Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 Apr;99(4):656-61.

10472.  Sartor RB. Therapeutic manipulation of the enteric microflora in inflammatory bowel diseases: antibiotics, probiotics, and prebiotics. Gastroenterology. 2004 May;126(6):1620-33. Review.

10473.  Srinivasan R, Lichtenstein GR. Recent developments in the pharmacological treatment of Crohn's disease. Expert Opin Investig Drugs. 20004 Apr;13(4):373-91. Review.

10474.  Taylor JA. Oral rehydration: in pediatrics, less is often better. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2004 May;158(5):420-1.