Review Article
27/12/2016
Giovanni C Actis
Expanding over Crohn’s disease in the Far East, and easily biased to chronicity, ulcerative colitis (UC) continues to pose a challenge. Traditional remedies have been based on control of inflammation and immune suppression, effected by such classic drugs as mesalamines, corticosteroids, and thiopurines. However, these molecules have ... read more
Research Article
28/12/2016
Riyadh Mohamad Hasan
Perianal abscesses remain one of the most frequent surgical cases encountered by both general and colorectal surgeons. The use of broad-spectrum empirical antibiotics for perianal abscesses after drainage also remains common, although with questionable benefit.The aim of the study conducted was to evaluate the role and efficacy ... read more
Research Article
31/3/2017
Bita Bijari, Behnam Soltani
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) questionnaire is a disease-specific questionnaire to measure the health related quality of life (QOL) in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.The current study aimed at assessing the validity of the Persian version of the QOL questionnaire in patients with inflammatory bowel disease referred to ... read more
Research Article
25/3/2017
Pankaj Garg, Pratiksha Singh
Water used as a single sharp stream in toilet commode for post defecation cleansing is a common practice in several countries across the globe including India. Repeated hitting of the anus by water stream could potentially cause injury to the anal canal epithelium and lead to development ... read more
Research Article
31/3/2017
Robin F. Irons, Michael E. Kwiatt, Michael J. Minarich, John P. Gaughan, Francis R. Spitz, Steven J. McClane
Ideal operative timing for non-emergent, acute diverticulitis (AD) remains unclear. Medical management is initially attempted to convert a high risk urgent surgery to a less morbid elective surgery, or to avoid surgery altogether. A large proportion of patients will fail medical treatment and require colectomy.To evaluate the ... read more
Letter
7/2/2017
Ahmed Mohammed Ali Hussein Alhurry, Masoomeh Rahimi

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