EoE and H. pylori infection inversely associate

Sunday 17 April 2016

von Arnim U, Wex T, Link A, Messerschmidt M, Venerito M, Miehlke S, Malfertheiner P. Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with a reduced risk of developing eosinophilic oesophagitis. Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2016;43(7):825-30 In the last two decades, a remarkable rise in incidence of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) has been observed. Since… Read More

Pheripheral blood eosinophils and serum biomarkers in monitoring EoE

Thursday 8 October 2015

The budesonide-induced treatment response in EoE is mirrored by several blood and serum markers. The absolute blood eosinophil count correlates with the oesophageal eosinophil density.

Long-Term Response in PPI-REE is influenced by CYP2C19 genotype

Wednesday 30 September 2015

A recent multicenter international study shows that most of EoE patients with response to PPI present a sustained histological remission while on low-dose PPI maintenance therapy

No seasonal variations in the diagnosis or symptoms of EoE

Thursday 24 September 2015

A meta-analysis of 16,846 EoE patients included in 18 studies found no significant variations in the seasonal distribution of either the diagnosis or clinical recrudescence of the disease throughout the year.