- Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Inge Depoortere, Catholic University Leuven
- Rakesh Tandon, Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute
- Christian Trautwein, University Hospital Aachen
- Magdalena Morawska, BioMed Central
Profiling of the gut microbiota of Crohn’s Disease patients undergoing surgery helps determine the probability of recurrence, suggesting a new approach to guide treatment of Crohn’s patients undergoing surgery.
Shorter cecal insertion times are associated with a greater detection rate of small adenomas which can deteriorate to advanced lesions, highlighting cecal insertion time as a possible quality control indicator for colonoscopies.
The impact of antibiotics on the gut microbiota is positively associated with celiac disease and inflammation in a population-based, case-control study, but reverse causation cannot be ruled out.
BMC Gastroenterology 2013, 13:164
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