Jun 02

Dansac have kindly produced this simple visual chart documenting the different types of colonic surgical resections

If the full picture isn’t clear seen, please click on this link to open it up in a larger window

Summary sheet describing the different types of colonic resections

Summary sheet describing the different types of colonic resections

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Jun 01

There has been an increase in H.pylori antibiotic resistance throughout Europe

Presently the leading triple combination therapy in UK is a 2 week course of Omeprazole 40mg bd + Clarithromycin 500mg bd + Metronidazole 400mg bd

With resistant cases quadruple therapy can be considered using 10-14 days of;-

a) Omeprazole 20mg qds + Tetracycline 500mg qds + Metronidazole 250mg qds + Bismuth Subsalicylate 524mg qds

b) Omeprazole 40mg bd + Tetracycline 1g bd + Furazolidone 200mg bd + Tripotassium Dicitratobismuthate 240mg bd

Faecal H.pylori antigen screen should be repeated 3months after treatment to ensure successful eradication

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Jun 01

Anal pain can have many potential causes

Click on this patient information link to be guided through some of the potential causes and their management

The Dr. Falk Foundation have kindly produced a full pdf leaflet with simple pictures that can be reviewed by clicking on the following link

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Jun 01

Dansac have produced a nice summary to help guide patients with a stoma through issues relating to getting back to work, body image, swimming, travelling, sexuality and relationships

Please click on the link here

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Jun 01

The Dr. Falk Foundation has produced this useful short video to guide patients in how best to administer both rectal enemas and suppositories.

Just click on this link and you should be guided to it

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