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Abstract | April 4, 2022

Use of Genetics and Diet in Inflammatory Bowel Disease for Treatment with Checkpoint Inhibitor Blockade and resulting Gastrointestinal Toxicity

Colitis associated with checkpoint blockade therapy has pathophysiology similarities to Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. The inflammatory colitis toxicity from checkpoint blockade is also similar to clinical symptoms experienced in patients with IBD.

Posted in: Gastroenterology6

Abstract | May 7, 2021

Broken Heart Syndrome Caused by A Broken Gastrointestinal Tract

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TC) is a nonischemic cardiomyopathy that develops when there is a massive catecholamine release after a stressful event.

Posted in: Gastroenterology6

Abstract | May 5, 2021

Autoimmune Gastrointestinal complications in a patient with Crohn Disease: Coexisting Autoimmune Hepatitis and Autoimmune Pancreatitis.

Inflammatory Bowel disease (IBD) frequently has extra-intestinal manifestations, of which Hepatopancreaticobiliary (HPB) complications are the most common. Of the HPB manifestations, Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis is the most common and Autoimmune pancreatitis(AIP) is one of the less common HPB manifestations of IBD.

Posted in: Gastroenterology6

Abstract | November 13, 2020

Rectal Bleeding Risk Factors in Patients Treated with External Beam Radiation of the Prostate

Radiation proctitis can occur when the rectum receives large doses of radiation therapy. Newer technologies allow for reduced incidence of these toxicities. Predictors of additional toxicity in this population are not well studied. In this retrospective review, we sought to describe and analyze the presenting clinical features in our cohort and evaluate possible predictors of severity and chronicity in men with radiation proctitis after treatment with IMRT for prostate cancer.

Posted in: Gastroenterology6

Abstract | November 6, 2020

An unusual cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a patient with alcohol dependence- A case presentation

Gastroduodenal artery aneurysms (GDA) are a rare subset of visceral artery aneurysms (VAA), pseudoaneurysm of GDA being an even rarer diagnostic finding.

Posted in: Gastroenterology6

Abstract | November 6, 2020

Subfalcine Herniation and Ventriculomegaly: An Unusual Finding in a Healthy Woman

Headaches are a common complaint in the emergency department and urgent care setting. There are some unusual causes that require further evaluation.

Posted in: Emergency & Disaster Medicine9 Gastroenterology6
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