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Percutaneous endoscopic cecostomy (introducer method) in chronic intestinal pseudo‐obstruction ‐ report of two cases and literature review

Percutaneous endoscopic cecostomy (introducer method) in chronic intestinal pseudo‐obstruction ‐ report of two cases and literature review

We report on two patients with recurrent episodes of chronic intestinal pseudo‐obstruction (CIPO). A 50y old woman with severe multiple sclerosis and a 84y old man with Parkinson's disease and dementia had multiple hospital admissions due to pain and distended abdomen. [Read More]

The Effect of Fingolimod on Conversion of Acute Gadolinium‐Enhancing Lesions to Chronic T1 Hypointensities in Multiple Sclerosis

The Effect of Fingolimod on Conversion of Acute Gadolinium‐Enhancing Lesions to Chronic T1 Hypointensities in Multiple Sclerosis

CONCLUSIONThis pilot study shows a trend of fingolimod on reducing the conversion rate from acute to chronic destructive MS lesions. Such an effect awaits verification in larger randomized prospective studies. (Source: Journal of Neuroimaging) [Read More]

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