Please click on this link to find attached a patient advice sheet for Selective IgA Deficiency provided by Primary Immunodeficiency UK (PID UK) – www.piduk.org They also offer free membership for and support. Joining is free and easy to do. You can do this via their website at www.piduk.org/register/ Members also get a monthly e‐bulletin and two newsletters per year.
Recurrent isolated RUQ abdominal pain (e.g. often under the right ribs) is common and abdominal cutaneous nerve entrapment syndrome is said to account for 2% of all presentations to A+E with acute abdominal pain. Click on this link to review a recent systematic review of the literature assessing outcomes from;- a) Trigger point injection (TPI) alone – 86% short term successful…
Pancreatic cancer is a major problem in UK and unfortunately it is often picked up late I attach here a Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Sheet for your information
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
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…
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
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
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