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Densities of rectal peptide YY and somatostatin cells as biomarkers for the diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic disorder. IBS diagnosis is a diagnosis of exclusion since there are no blood tests, radiological or endoscopic examinations for this disorder. Although several attempts ...
Endocrine cells in the ileum of patients with irritable bowel syndrome
(Baishideng Publishing Group, 2014-03-07)
AIM: To study the ileal endocrine cell types in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients. METHODS: Ninety-eight patients with IBS (77 females and 21 males; mean age 35 years, range 18-66 years) were included, of which 35 ...