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The researchers will investigate gut microbiome in Korean patients with ulcerative colitis and normal control subjects using metagenomic analysis to elucidate the significant difference between two groups This study will help to understand the association between gut microbiome and inflammatory bowel disease.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Colonoscopy biopsy, stool collection, colonoscopy biopsy, stool collection
Seoul National University Hospital
Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-26T22:18:04-0400
The primary objective of this study is to obtain de-identified, clinically characterized, stool and plasma specimens for use in assessing new markers for the detection of neoplasms of the ...
The primary objective of this study is to gather stool samples from subjects with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to be added to a test set of stool samples that will be utilized to help ...
Computed tomography (CT) colonography has gained widespread multi-disciplinary interest as an evolving noninvasive colorectal screening examination, with the potential of improved patient ...
The aim of this study is to compare the colonoscopy success rate, cecal time and polyp detection rate between cap-fitted colonoscopy and conventional colonoscopy.
Observing the effects of an Olympus cap on the visibility and in adenoma detection during colonoscopy.
Blastocystis is one of the most common gut parasites found in the intestinal tract of humans and animals. Its' association with IBS is controversial, possibly as a result of irregular shedding of para...
Polyps of 1-5 mm are often detected during colonoscopy; these are only sporadically malignant. The removal, collection and pathological analysis of these polyps accounts for a significant part of the ...
Colonoscopy is the cornerstone of colorectal cancer screening programs. There is significant variability in the quality of colonoscopy between endoscopists. Colonoscopy quality assessment tracks vario...
In clinical practice, colonoscopy is widely used for the workup of chronic unexplained diarrhea. The aim of this study was to determine the yield of colonic biopsy in such an endeavor.
To create culturally appropriate colonoscopy education services and handouts for the Hispanic population undergoing a colonoscopy procedure to ensure correct bowel preparation.
A subtype of MICROSCOPIC COLITIS, characterized by chronic watery DIARRHEA of unknown origin, a normal COLONOSCOPY but abnormal histopathology on BIOPSY. Microscopic examination of biopsy samples taken from the COLON show larger-than-normal band of subepithelial COLLAGEN.
A subtype of MICROSCOPIC COLITIS, characterized by chronic watery DIARRHEA of unknown origin, a normal COLONOSCOPY but abnormal histopathology on BIOPSY. Microscopic examination of biopsy samples taken from the COLON show infiltration of LYMPHOCYTES in the superficial EPITHELIUM and the underlying connective tissue (lamina propria).
A condition characterized by chronic watery DIARRHEA of unknown origin, a normal COLONOSCOPY but abnormal histopathology on BIOPSY. This syndrome was first described in 1980 by Read and associates. Subtypes include COLLAGENOUS COLITIS and LYMPHOCYTIC COLITIS. Both have similar clinical symptoms and are distinguishable only by histology.
Development of a library collection, including the determination and coordination of selection policy, assessment of needs of users and potential users, collection use studies, collection evaluation, identification of collection needs, selection of materials, planning for resource sharing, collection maintenance and weeding, and budgeting.
Formation of a firm impassable mass of stool in the RECTUM or distal COLON.