"Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An acute inflammation of the INTESTINAL MUCOSA that is characterized by the presence of pseudomembranes or plaques in the SMALL INTESTINE (pseudomembranous enteritis) and the LARGE INTESTINE (pseudomembranous colitis). It is commonly associated with antibiotic therapy and CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE colonization.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Enterocolitis, Pseudomembranous" by people in Profiles.
Jimenez J, Drees M, Loveridge-Lenza B, Eppes S, delRosario F. Exposure to Gastric Acid-Suppression Therapy Is Associated With Health Care- and Community-Associated Clostridium difficile Infection in Children. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2015 Aug; 61(2):208-11.
Tokarski AT, Karam JA, Zmistowski B, Deirmengian CA, Deirmengian GK. Clostridium difficile is common in patients with postoperative diarrhea after hip and knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty. 2014 Jun; 29(6):1110-3.
Maltenfort MG, Rasouli MR, Morrison TA, Parvizi J. Clostridium difficile colitis in patients undergoing lower-extremity arthroplasty: rare infection with major impact. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Oct; 471(10):3178-85.
Junpaparp P, Buppajarntham S, Madueno FV, Varadi G. Concomitant typhlitis and Clostridium difficile colitis developed after first R-CHOP chemotherapy in a non-Hodgkin lymphoma patient. BMJ Case Rep. 2013 Apr 17; 2013.
Vardakas KZ, Konstantelias AA, Loizidis G, Rafailidis PI, Falagas ME. Risk factors for development of Clostridium difficile infection due to BI/NAP1/027 strain: a meta-analysis. Int J Infect Dis. 2012 Nov; 16(11):e768-73.
Ament PW, Dicola DB, James ME. Reducing adverse effects of proton pump inhibitors. Am Fam Physician. 2012 Jul 01; 86(1):66-70.
Casey DE, Chang K, Bustami RT. Evaluation of hospitalization for infections that are present on admission. Am J Med Qual. 2011 Nov-Dec; 26(6):468-73.
Lavu H, Kennedy EP, Mazo R, Stewart RJ, Greenleaf C, Grenda DR, Sauter PK, Leiby BE, Croker SP, Yeo CJ. Preoperative mechanical bowel preparation does not offer a benefit for patients who undergo pancreaticoduodenectomy. Surgery. 2010 Aug; 148(2):278-84.
Kurd MF, Pulido L, Joshi A, Purtill JJ, Parvizi J. Clostridium difficile infection after total joint arthroplasty: who is at risk? J Arthroplasty. 2008 Sep; 23(6):839-42.
Samie A, Obi CL, Franasiak J, Archbald-Pannone L, Bessong PO, Alcantara-Warren C, Guerrant RL. PCR detection of Clostridium difficile triose phosphate isomerase (tpi), toxin A (tcdA), toxin B (tcdB), binary toxin (cdtA, cdtB), and tcdC genes in Vhembe District, South Africa. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2008 Apr; 78(4):577-85.