Schistosomiasis

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Schistosomiasis

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 1288 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Development of the PraziCalc mobile device-app to calculate praziquantel dosage in the treatment of schistosomiasis.
 

Author(s): Agostinho Gonçalves Viana, André Luiz Gomes Coelho, Pedro Henrique Gazzinelli-Guimarães, Anna E Phillips, Daniella Castanheira Bartholomeu, Lilian Lacerda Bueno, Ricardo Toshio Fujiwara

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Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding urinary schistosomiasis among adults in the Ekombe Bonji Health Area, Cameroon.
 

Author(s): Laura Ngolere Folefac, Peter Nde-Fon, Vincent Siysi Verla, Michael Nkemanjong Tangye, Anna Longdoh Njunda, Henry Namme Luma

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Urinary schistosomiasis (US) is endemic in Cameroon. Knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) are important aspects for control of the disease. However, data on these remain scanty. We aimed at evaluating knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding urinary schistosomiasis among adults ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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PORTAL PRESSURE DECREASE AFTER ESOPHAGOGASTRIC DEVASCULARIZATION AND SPLENECTOMY IN SCHISTOSOMIASIS: LONG-TERM VARICES BEHAVIOR, REBLEEDING RATE, AND ROLE OF ENDOSCOPIC TREATMENT.
 

Author(s): Walter De Biase da Silva Neto, Thiago Miranda Tredicci, Fabricio Ferreira Coelho, Fabio Ferrari Makdissi, Paulo Herman

Journal: Arq Gastroenterol. ;55(2):170-174.

 

Schistosomiasis is an endemic health problem affecting about four million people. The hepatosplenic form of the disease is characterized by periportal hepatic fibrosis, pre-sinusoidal portal hypertension and splenomegaly. Liver function is preserved, being varices bleeding the main ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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The terms "Schistosomiasis" returned 193 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Gastric fundus splenosis with hemangioma masquerading as a gastrointestinal stromal tumor in a patient with schistosomiasis and cirrhosis who underwent splenectomy: A case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Bing Guan, Xiao-Hong Li, Liang Wang, Min Zhou, Zhi-Wu Dong, Guo-Jun Luo, Ling-Ping Meng, Jun Hu, Wei-Yun Jin

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Jul;97(27):e11461.

 

Splenosis is the heterotopic auto-transplantation of the splenic tissues. Gastric splenosis in a rare location mimics a gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST). Gastric splenosis with hemangioma has not been reported throughout the literature.

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Schistosomiasis in Zambia: a systematic review of past and present experiences.
 

Author(s): Chester Kalinda, Moses J Chimbari, Samson Mukaratirwa

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The speedy rate of change in the environmental and socio-economics factors may increase the incidence, prevalence and risk of schistosomiasis infections in Zambia. However, available information does not provide a comprehensive understanding of the biogeography and distribution of ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Prevalence of Urinary Schistosomiasis in Migrants in Apulia, a Region of Southern Italy, in the Years 2006-2016.
 

Author(s): Gaetano Brindicci, Carmen Rita Santoro, Vittoriana De Laurentiis, Carmen Capolongo, Maria Elena Solarino, Roberta Papagni, Emanuela Ciracì, Pietro Gatti, Daniela Loconsole, Rosa Monno, Laura Monno, Giuseppe Miragliotta, Gioacchino Angarano

Journal: Biomed Res Int. 2017 ;2017():8257310.

 

Schistosomiasis is the most prevalent tropical disease in the world after malaria. According to the World Health Organization, the disease afflicts more than 240 million people in about 80 countries. Recently, an epidemiological surveillance study performed between 1997 and 2010 by ...

Last Updated: 31 Dec 1969

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Repeated Doses of Praziquantel in Schistosomiasis Treatment (RePST)
 

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2018

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Detection of Schistosomiasis CAA in Travellers After High-risk Water Contact
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Schistosomiasis

 

Last Updated: 23 Jul 2018

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