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Villi-like topography provides a native microenvironment for the intestinal epithelial morphogenesis
The use of an organotypic culture system, as an alternative to animal models, for recapitulating physiological and biologically relevant intestinal tissue is constantly gaining success in various fields of science. Indeed, it is currently used in basic
Does intestinal inflammation impact the lung response to bacterial endotoxin?
Lung inflammation leading to airway hyperresponsiveness causes illnesses for more than ten percent of the population in USA. Recent research had indicated that patients with inflammatory bowel disease have higher incidence of airway hyperresponsiveness compared to the
Octreotide – a promising fight against chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction
Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO) is a rare disorder that affects the intestinal tract of children and adults. It is a chronic and devastating disease that has significant morbidity and mortality. CIPO is characterized by severe and disabling
Malrotation, a congenital condition that causes intestinal obstruction in infants, unusually presented in a 92 year old man
Malrotation is a rare condition that occurs when there is a problem during development of the gastrointestinal tract. The development of the intestines is a complex process that occurs during the 5th to 12th week of gestation.