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Improvements Through the Use of a Rapid Multiplex PCR Enteric Pathogen Detection Kit in Children With Hematochezia

Children presenting for emergency department (ED) care with bloody diarrhea (i.e. hematochezia) represent a diagnostic challenge. Infectious enteric pathogens - Salmonella, Shigella and Shiga

  • 27 Feb, 2022
  • 1 location
Early Videocapsule Endoscopy for Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

The objective of this study is to determine whether early video capsule endoscopy (VCE) immediately after a negative gastroscopy in the setting of suspected upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) improves patient outcomes as compared to the standard approach which typically involves performing colonoscopy prior to small bowel investigations. We aim to …

  • 11 Nov, 2021
  • 1 location
Precise Delivery of Tranexamic Acid to Enhance Endoscopic Hemostasis for Peptic Ulcer Bleeding

Peptic ulcer bleeding is a common emergency for patients who need therapeutic endoscopy. According to international guidelines and Taiwan consensus, the standard therapy included proton pump inhibitor (PPI) and endoscopic therapy. For high-risk peptic ulcers, such as active spurting, oozing bleeding, a nonbleeding visible vessel or ulcers with adherent clots, …

  • 13 Jun, 2022
  • 1 location
Transverse Colostomy for Refractory Hemorrhagic Chronic Radiation Proctitis: a Prospective Cohort Study

Refractory rectal bleeding of chronic radiation proctitis (CRP) is still problematic and does not respond to medical treatments including reagents, endoscopic argon plasma coagulation (APC) or topical formalin. We proposed this prospective cohort study, to assess the efficacy and safety of colostomy in treating refractory hemorrhagic CRP with moderate to …

blood transfusion
severe anemia
  • 12 Feb, 2022
  • 2 locations
Early Routine Bowel Preparation for Suspected Acute Diverticular Bleeding

angiography will not be obtained in the first 24 hours of hospital admission and be considered only if the patient has ongoing hematochezia at the completion of their bowel preparation. After completion of

  • 14 Mar, 2022
  • 1 location
Examining the Effect of Ondansetron on Bowel Prep Success

This is a pilot randomized-controlled trial assessing the utility of ondansetron for improving pediatric pre-colonoscopy bowel prep outcomes using the boston bowel preparation score, as well as assessing the impact on patient experience of bowel preparation.

  • 10 Jul, 2022
  • 1 location
Timing of Endoscopic Intervention for Acute Variceal Hemorrhage: an RCT

Acute variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding remains a hot potato in cirrhotic patients. The purpose of this study is to figure out whether urgent endoscopy (within 6h after gastroenterological consultation) is superior to non-urgent endoscopy (between 6h and 24h after gastroenterological consultation) in reducing re-bleeding for these patients. This is a …

  • 13 May, 2021
  • 1 location
Autologous Stem Cell Transplant for Crohn's Disease

Crohn's Disease (CD) is an inflammatory bowel disease. It can lead to significant complications and discomfort in the stomach and intestines. Crohn's disease is a debilitating, incurable disease of immune cells; it affects almost 1 million people in the United States. CD is characterized by inflammation of the stomach and …

tumor necrosis factor
  • 09 Aug, 2022
  • 1 location
Capsule Endoscopy for Severe Hematochezia

Patients with severe hematochezia (bright red blood per rectum) may have a bleeding source proximal to the colon. Visualization of the entire gastrointestinal tract using a second-generation

Accepts healthy volunteers
  • 14 Apr, 2022
  • 1 location
Temperature of Extremities and Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Bloody stool and necrotizing enterocolitis(NEC) is two main focus in non-neonatal intensive care unit ward and usually lead to longed duration of hospitalization. Neutral temperature is a environmental temperature where the infant's body temperature is normal under resting state, and the changes of body temperature and skin temperature are less …

  • 27 Mar, 2021
  • 1 location