Tag Archives: colon

Anomalous arterial supply to the colon refuses to obey the embryonic hernia model

In 2009 and the following 2010, we have encountered the first case (Case 1) and the second case (Case 2) of anomalous arterial blood supply to the colon in our anatomical practice for the medical students. The

Pancolonic varices and portal venous overload

Colonic arterio-venous malformation, although a rare disease, merits to be known as possible cause of severe lower digestive haemorrhage, which often constitutes the first clinical symptom. Colonoscopy usually represents the first diagnostic tool, demonstrating grossly enlarged vessels

Gut pacemakers

Food turns into nutrients in the stomach and small bowel and the nutrients need to be absorbed through the epithelial cells and waste needs to be removed. The muscle layers of the gut make sure that gut

Evaluation of colon specific tablets using experimental induced colitis rat animal model

Colon forms the important part of large intestine located after caecum. Compared to other regions of gastrointestinal tract (GIT), movement of material through colon is slow. Therefore a dosage form taken orally could take from as less

Fit rats can stomach menopause

Women enter menopause when their ovaries stop making the hormone estrogen. The longer a woman is postmenopausal (without estrogen), the more likely she is to gain weight and fat storage moves from the hips and thighs to