Primary bile acid diarrhea in a community gastroenterology practice.

[Primary bile acid diarrhea in a community gastroenterology practice]. Z Gastroenterol. 2019 Apr 15;: Authors: Wenzel H Abstract When first described in 1976, primary bile acid diarrhea (BAD Type 1) was regarded as a very rare cause of chronic diarrhea. Today, the incidence is estimated as> 1 %. Availability of diagnostic tools varies widely and, in Germany, there is no generally consented recommendation for their use. BAD is still widely underdiagnosed.Since the beginning of the '90 s, we have added a therapeutic trial with cholestyramine to our diagnostic approach of chronic diarrhea. Patients with a positive test were offered a Selenium-homocholic acid taurine (SeHCAT) test for confirmation of bile-acid-diarrhea (BAD), using a 7-day-retention of 20 % as cut-off value.From April 1991 to March 2017, after exclusion of other relevant causes for chronic diarrhea like IBD, celiac disease or microscopic colitis, 70 patients with a positive trial treatment of cholestyramine were identified for evaluation. Sixty of them had a SeHCAT test. Patients with BAD Type 1 and Type 3 were excluded, except for cholecystectomy.85 % (35/41) of patients with BAD Type 1 needed continued medical treatment (median follow-up time 8.3 (1 - 23.6) years). Among them, 68.6 % (24/35) took cholestyramine, 31.4 % (11/35) loperamide or another antidiarrheal treatment. 14.6 % (6/41) of patients reported a spontaneous remission after median 2.9 (0.7...
Source: Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Z Gastroenterol Source Type: research

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Source: Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology - Category: Rheumatology Tags: Clin Exp Rheumatol Source Type: research
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Source: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia - Category: Dermatology Tags: G Ital Dermatol Venereol Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol Source Type: research
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Source: European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Original Articles: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
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Source: European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Letters to the Editor Source Type: research
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Source: BMC Gastroenterology - Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tags: Case report Source Type: research
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Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
Conditions:   Intestinal Disease;   Inflammatory Bowel Diseases;   Crohn Disease;   Ulcer;   Celiac Disease Intervention:   Device: SV-3 Capsule Endoscopy Sponsors:   Capso Vision, Inc.;   Generic Devices Consulting, Inc. Completed
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