The double peak profile, or unreduced hernia, was present for 626 minutes. In all patients, both pressure profiles were observed. The transition rate between the 2 profiles was 8 per hour. The team noted that more reflux occurred when the lower esophageal sphincter and diaphragm were separated versus the reduced hernia state. The researchers found that the proportions of acidic reflux episodes during the single and double pressure peaks were similar. In the 2-pressure-zone state, there was an increase in all reflux mechanisms except transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. Dr Bredenoords team concluded, In patients with a small hiatal hernia, intermittent reduction of the hernia occurs frequently. Spatial separation of the diaphragm and lower esophageal sphincter in the nonreduced state results in a 2-fold increase in acidic and weakly acidic reflux due to mechanisms other than transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation. ...
Jean, F., Aubert, A., Bloch, F., Petite, J. P., Priollet, P., Fiessinger, J. N., Husson, J. M. and Billaud, E. (1986), Effects of diltiazem versus nifedipine on lower esophageal sphincter pressure in patients with progressive systemic sclerosis. Arthritis & Rheumatism, 29: 1054-1055. doi: 10.1002/art.1780290821 ...
The purpose of this research study is to examine and evaluate a part of the digestive system (gastrointestinal tract). The specific part the study team will look at is called the lower esophageal sphincter complex. This complex is located where the esophagus (food pipe) meets the top of the stomach. The lower esophageal sphincter complex involves a group of muscles, and the study team hopes to better understand how they work.. The study team hopes that, by studying the lower esophageal sphincter complex, it may be possible to discover how it functions and what causes it to fail. When a complex fails, this can lead to reflux and heartburn. So learning more about the lower esophageal complex may help doctors better treat future patients with reflux problems.. We plan to study these functions in normal control subjects, in patients with GERD (heartburn symptoms), and in patients with Barretts esophagus (a change in the lining of the esophagus due to chronic reflux). The doctor performing the ...
Introduction: Gastroesophageal reflux occurs twice as much during transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations (TLESR) in GERD patients compared to healthy volunteers (HV). Our aim was to assess whether the localisation of the postprandial acid pocket and its interaction with a hiatal hernia (HH) play a role in the occurrence of acidic reflux during TLESRs.. Methods: 10 HV and 22 GERD patients (12 with HH,3cm (s-HH), 10 with HH≥3cm (l-HH)) were studied. The squamocolumnar junction and diaphragmatic impression were marked with a radio-labelled clip. To visualize the acid pocket, 99mTc-pertechnetate was injected iv and images were acquired up to 2hrs postprandial. Concurrently, combined manometry/impedance and 4-channel pH-metry were performed, with pH pull-through at multiple time-points.. Results: The rate of TLESRs and the % associated with reflux was comparable between all groups. However, acidic reflux was significantly increased in patients, especially in l-HH patients. Acid pocket ...
Roman, S; Holloway, R; Keller, J; Herbella, F; Zerbib, F; Xiao, Y; Bernard, L; Bredenoord, A J; Bruley des Varannes, S; Chen, M; Fox, M; Kahrilas, P J; Mittal, R K; Penagini, R; Savarino, E; Sifrim, D; Wu, J; Decullier, E; Pandolfino, J E; Mion, F (2017). Validation of criteria for the definition of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxations using high-resolution manometry. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 29(2):e12920.. Savarino, E; Zentilin, P; Frazzoni, M; Cuoco, D L; Pohl, D; Dulbecco, P; Marabotto, E; Sammito, G; Gemignani, L; Tutuian, R; Savarino, V (2010). Characteristics of gastro-esophageal reflux episodes in Barretts esophagus, erosive esophagitis and healthy volunteers. Neurogastroenterology and Motility, 22(10):1061-e280.. Savarino, E; Tutuian, R; Zentilin, P; Dulbecco, P; Pohl, D; Marabotto, E; Parodi, A; Sammito, G; Gemignani, L; Bodini, G; Savarino, V (2010). Characteristics of reflux episodes and symptom association in patients with erosive esophagitis and nonerosive ...
Pressure of the lower esophageal sphincter(LES) was measured simultaneously with esophagealtransmucosal potential difference(PD) in conscious healthy rabbits by using a rapid pull-through tech-nique. The effects of acrpuncturing Zusanli point with different hand--skills on both of them wereobserved. The results showed that none of the five hand--skills for acupuncturing Zusanli point haddirect effect on esophageal PD, but all significantly (p0. 01) increased the LES pressure and itsfunctional length and the strongest effect could be produced by lifting and thrusting together with rapidrotating of the needle. The findings of this experiment suggested that this hand--skill for acupunctur-ing Zusanli point should be chosen clinically for the treatment of reflux esophagitis.
In this prospective study of patients with GERD moderately responsive to proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), an electrical device to stimulate the lower esophageal sphincter was implanted and results were assessed at 1 year. GERD health related QOL scores were reduced to 2 compared to 9 on PPIs and 23 off PPIs prior to implant. Acid exposure was reduced from 10% to 3.3%. 96% of patients required no PPIs at 1 year. ...
Published May 9 2016. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common condition, and although its not directly related to thyroid health, it is a condition commonly seen in people with thyroid and autoimmune thyroid conditions. I more commonly see it in those with hypothyroidism and Hashimotos Thyroiditis, but it can be present in people with hyperthyroid conditions as well. 15 to 20% of the general population experience symptoms of GERD such as heartburn, regurgitation, and/or retrosternal pain (1). In this article Im going to discuss some of the different causes of GERD, along with some natural treatment options.. Id like to start off by talking about what happens when someone has GERD. The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) plays a crucial role in maintaining the mechanical barrier necessary for the prevention of gastric reflux (2). And GERD involves lower esophageal sphincter relaxation, which in turn causes a reflux of the gastric contents into the esophagus. Why does the lower ...
Changes in esophageal motility: In the esophagus, aging processes in addition to presence of medical problems such as diabetes mellitus and intake of drugs, lead to various changes that affect the overall function of this organ which are mainly concerned with motility(4) . However, in an otherwise healthy elderly person, the changes are so minor to cause any major disability. Presbyesophagus is the term given to describe an esophagus with esophageal motor dysfunction attributed to aging(1) . A presbyesophagus has decreased contractile amplitude, decreased polyphasic waves in the esophageal body, incomplete sphincter relaxation and esophageal dilation (4) . With age, there appears to be a gradual decrease in the upper esophageal sphincter pressure, but the resting pressure of the lower esophageal sphincter seems not to be significantly affected(3) . In addition, there is a delay in the upper esophageal sphincter relaxation after swallowing which itself, i. e swallowing, needs a higher than usual ...
The EndoFLIP (Endolumenal Functional Lumen Imaging Probe, Crospon Inc, Galway, Ireland) device uses the technique of impedance planimetry to evaluate dimensions and distensibility of the upper and lower esophageal sphincter. The null hypotheses for this study were that EndoFLIP variables would be stable between anesthestic episodes and would not be affected by body position when evaluating the upper and lower esophageal sphincters in healthy dogs. During each of three consecutive general anesthesia episodes administered to eight healthy adult research colony dogs with a standardized protocol, the EndoFLIP catheter was positioned to measure cross-sectional area, intrabag pressure, upper and lower esophageal sphincter length at two different balloon fill volumes (30 and 40 mL) and two body positions (lateral and dorsal recumbency ...
The causes can be found in the lower esophageal sphincter, hiatal hernias, emptying of your stomach, and esophageal contractions. The lower esophageal sphincter or (LES) is possibly the most significant factor to prevent reflux. The esophagus is actually a muscular tube that extends in the lower throat for the stomach. The LES is really a particular ring of muscle that surrounds the low-most end in the esophagus where it connects for the stomach.. The muscles that makes up the LES is continually closing, thereby constricting off access from your esophagus in the stomach. This closing of the passage prevents reflux. When food or saliva is swallowed, the LES opens for a couple seconds in order to permit the food or saliva to pass in the esophagus in the stomach, and after that it closes up again. For patients with GERD defects of the LES are pretty common.. A couple of these defects involve the function of the LES. First is an unusually weak tightening in the LES, which decreases its ability to ...
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The pain you feel in your chest after eating a high-fat meal may not be your heart telling you to eat better, but may be your lower esophageal sphincter losing pressure. Your esophagus has two sphincters, upper and lower.
Reflux is often caused by problems with the lower esophageal sphincter. This is a muscle at the bottom of the esophagus. Normally, it opens to let food into the stomach and closes to keep food in the stomach. When this muscle relaxes too often or for too long, acid goes back into the esophagus. This causes nausea, vomiting, and heartburn. As babies digest their food, the lower esophageal sphincter may open. This lets stomach contents go back up into your childs esophagus. Sometimes the contents go all the way up. This causes your baby to vomit. Other times, the contents may only go part of the way up the esophagus. This can cause heartburn or breathing problems. Or it may not cause symptoms. ...
Why this difference? First, the effectiveness of the lower esophageal sphincter to inhibit gastric regurgitation may be less in young children than in adults. The competence of the lower esophageal sphincter and the motor function of the esophagus in infants are generally not well developed and may not prevent gastroesophageal reflux or vomiting during crying or abdominal straining. [12-14] The functions of the sphincter and esophagus improve with age, and the frequency of gastroesophageal reflux decreases toward a rate seen in adults by the third birthday of most children. [15,16] Second, infants and young children often have distended stomachs and generate high intragastric pressures during gagging or straining. These very young patients swallow moderate amounts of air when they cry or suck on pacifiers. [15] This intragastric air, usually present even in infants who have fasted, and the ability of infants to generate very high intraabdominal pressures during crying and gagging may increase ...
An electrical stimulator is placed in the abdomen with leads to the muscles of the lower oesophageal sphincter.. It uses low energy electrical impulses to strengthen a weak or improperly functioning lower oesophageal sphincter muscle to restore the natural anti-reflux barrier between the stomach and oesophagus without interfering with normal oesophageal function such as swallowing. In January 2012, a report published in Neuorgastroenterology and Motility following initial experimentation [r-xxii], concluded: "Short-term stimulation of the LES in patients with GERD significantly increases resting LESP without affecting esophageal peristalsis or LES relaxation. Electrical stimulation of the LES may offer a novel therapy for patients with GERD.". A paper published in Surgical Endoscopy in October 2012 [r-xxiii] reported on a pilot trial: "Electrical stimulation of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) improves LES pressure without interfering with LES relaxation. The aim of this open-label pilot ...
Reflux is often caused by problems with the lower esophageal sphincter. This is a muscle at the bottom of the esophagus. Normally, it opens to let food into the stomach and closes to keep food in the stomach. When this muscle relaxes too often or for too long, acid goes back into the esophagus. This causes nausea, vomiting, and heartburn.. As babies digest their food, the lower esophageal sphincter may open. This lets stomach contents go back up into your childs esophagus. Sometimes the contents go all the way up. This causes your baby to vomit. Other times, the contents may only go part of the way up the esophagus. This can cause heartburn or breathing problems. Or it may not cause symptoms.. ...
To the editor: Dr. Castell, in his recent review of lower esophageal sphincter physiology and disease (1), pointed out that relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter is mediated by nonadrenergic, noncholinergic nerves. He repeated the suggestion of others that the inhibition is via the "purinergic nervous system," and that adenosine triphosphate (ATP) may be the neurotransmitter involved (1).. The evidence that purines act as neurotransmitters in the gastrointestinal tract is derived almost entirely from studies using the guinea pig taenia coli (2). There is no evidence to support adenosine triphosphate or other purines as eurotransmitters in the esophagus. We have ...
The esophagus is a hollow muscular tube, closed proximally and distally by muscular sphincters. The esophageal wall is composed of an inner mucosal layer of squamous epithelium and connective tissue, within which lies a longitudinally oriented muscle layer called the muscularis mucosa. The function of this muscle layer is unclear, but it likely is involved in mucosal movement. The outer muscular coat, known as the muscularis propria, is involved in bolus transport and consists of an inner layer of circularly oriented muscle fibers and an outer layer of longitudinally oriented fibers. In between these two muscle layers lies the myenteric plexus, which controls the motor function of these muscles. The upper esophageal sphincter (UES) and proximal one third of esophageal body is composed of striated muscle. There is then a transition zone where striated and smooth muscle intermix. The lower esophageal sphincter (LES) and the distal one half to two thirds of the esophageal body are composed of ...
The team found more older patients reported dysphagia as their primary symptom. Overall, dysphagia was most common for solids only and rare for liquids only. The research team found that dysphagia for both liquids and solids was more frequent in older patients. Fewer older patients reported heartburn. The researchers found manometric diagnoses were generally similar between older and young dysphagia patients.. The team noted that the most common diagnoses was nonspecific esophageal motility disorder and ineffective peristalsis. There was a trend for diagnoses related to lower esophageal sphincter failure to be more frequent in younger subjects. Dr Andrews s team commented, Despite differences in symptom patterns, broad manometric diagnoses in the extreme elderly with dysphagia are similar to younger dysphagia patients. Further studies are required to determine whether this relates to insensitivity in recording or reporting of esophageal manometry (or perceptual differences associated with ...
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) does not close properly and stomach contents leak back, or reflux, into the esophagus. The LES is a ring of muscle at the bottom of the esophagus that acts like a valve between the esophagus and stomach. The esophagus carries food from the mouth to the stomach.. ...
When you eat, your tongue moves chewed food to the back of your throat. When you swallow, the food moves into the opening of the esophagus. Your esophagus is a tube that moves food from your throat to your stomach. Muscles in your esophagus wall slowly squeeze the food toward your stomach. A ring of muscles is located at the bottom of the esophagus. It is called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES). The LES opens to allow food to enter the stomach. The LES closes tightly after the food enters. This prevents stomach contents and acids from backing up into the esophagus. The esophagus does not secrete mucus and is not protected from stomach acids. The stomach secretes mucus to protect the lining of the stomach from the acids. Your stomach produces acids to break down food for digestion. Your stomach processes the food you eat into a liquid form. The processed liquid travels from your stomach to your small intestine. The small intestine is a tube that is about 20-22 feet long and 1 ½ to 2 inches ...
Achalasia is an uncommon disorder of the esophagus. The disorder is characterized by inadequate relaxation of the lower esophageal sphincter and concomitant loss of peristalsis in the body of the esophagus.
Vomiting Stomach Acid In Morning General Discussion Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) is an uncommon disorder affecting both children and adults and characterized by recurrent, episodes of severe nausea and vomiting. Stomach cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the stomach. The most common type of stomach cancer is adenocarcinoma, which develops from the cells of the innermost lining. Silent reflux is a condition in which stomach acid causes throat discomfort, especially behind the breastbone in the middle of the trunk. It does not always cause heartburn, but it can cause.. This article discusses the causes and symptoms of GERD, acid reflux and heartburn. Provides an explanation of lower esophageal sphincter (LES) dysfunction, the digestive process, how bacterial and fungal infections impact the gastric tract, the role of diet and other aspects of lifestyle. Seeks to educate sufferers so they can avoid the side.. Sep 5, 2014. These effects are also frequently causes of weight gain as well as ...
Youve just fed your baby breast milk or formula only to watch him or her spit up what seems like all of it. Is this normal? Find out the possible causes of spitting up, and what you can do about it.. Spitting up is common in healthy babies. About half of all babies during their first three months experience their stomach contents coming back up into the esophagus, a condition known as gastroesophageal reflux, infant reflux or infant acid reflux.. Normally, a muscle (lower esophageal sphincter) between the esophagus and the stomach keeps stomach contents where they belong. Until this muscle has time to mature, spitting up might be an issue - especially if your baby is relatively full.. Spitting up is the easy flow of a babys stomach contents through his or her mouth, possibly with a burp. Vomiting occurs when the flow is forceful - shooting out inches rather than dribbling from the mouth.. Normal spitting up doesnt interfere with a babys well-being. As long as your baby seems comfortable and ...
There are any number of causes for GERD, including eating certain foods that trigger heartburn (chocolate, peppermint, garlic, tomatoes, citrus fruits, etc.); ingesting alcohol and caffeine; eating too much; being overweight; and lying down after a meal.. Certain medications (antidepressants, beta blockers) and some medical conditions (esophageal varices and strictures) also may cause GERD. Usually stomach acid is confined to the stomach. But in some cases when a small valve called the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) malfunctions, it allows acid to seep back up into the esophagus. Reflux disease also is more common in patients with hiatal hernia, in which a portion of the stomach protrudes up into the esophagus.. [Back to Top]. 3. Who is affected by GERD? ...
Symptoms of GERD (acid reflux) are caused by stomach acid entering and irritating lower esophagus through the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) when it does not close completely or opens too frequently. Acid reflux appears to be most common in men over the age of fifty. Healthline reports that there is a correlation between the increase in western-world obesity and increasing reports of individuals complaining about acid reflux symptoms. The increase of symptoms in children is of particular concern to health professionals.. ...
difficile infections, with almost all cases being contracted in a hospital, after leaving a hospital or in a nursing home just. C. difficile is difficult to treat notoriously, and roughly 20% of people will have a single recurrence or multiple recurrences even after aggressive treatment with antibiotics.. Omeprazole is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux, ulcers). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. It relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough.. Two studies published in 2010, one of them a randomized controlled trial, showed no increase in heart attack or stroke among those taking a PPI with clopidogrel and a substantial benefit in the form of a reduced risk for gastrointestinal bleeds. In a letter to The New England Journal of Medicine, FDA officials pointed to flaws in the interpretation of the randomized trial and stuck by the agencys warning.. It improves lower esophageal sphincter (LES) ...
Chalasia is a condition most commonly identified in infants and young children, and is related to congential incompetence of the lower esophageal sphincter, allowing unrestricted reflux of gastric contents. This contrasts with achalasia, where th...
When this happens, food thats not necessarily totally digested enters your bloodstream, leading to breakouts. Dr. Zeichner notes that experts are just starting to scratch the surface on the bond between the gut and epidermis and how gut well being impacts hormonal pimple. I had some minor pimples, thus my dermatologist immediately set me on Accutane. You wont trust but within three or four times of me having the meds, I started become overly sensitive to essential oil/greasy food.. Pro-motility drugs increase the pressure in the lower esophageal sphincter and strengthen the contractions (peristalsis) of the esophagus. Both effects would be expected to reduce reflux of acid. However, these outcomes on the sphincter and esophagus happen to be small.. Until recently it has been impossible or tricky to accurately identify non-acid reflux and, therefore, to study whether non-acid reflux can be injurious or can cause symptoms. If you can find no signs or symptoms of complications no suspicion of ...
The tip of the catheter contains a sensor that senses acid. The sensor is positioned in the esophagus so that it is just above the lower esophageal sphincter, a specialized area of esophageal muscle that lies at the junction of the esophagus and stomach and prevents acid from refluxing back up into the esophagus. In this position the sensor records each reflux of acid. The catheter protruding from the nose is connected to a recorder that registers each reflux of acid.. The foods that youre supposed to eat on an alkaline diet are good for you (lean meats, lots of water, no soda) and are good for avoiding reflux as well. The Digestion Process (Organs and Functions)Digestion is the complex process of turning the food you eat into the energy you need to survive. The digestive process also involves creating waste to be eliminated, and is made of a series of muscles that coordinate the movement of food. Learn more about digestion and the body parts that make it possible, including the mouth, pharynx, ...
Even though I had read all the books and blogs, I was still having stomach problems in May. It was Kressers posts that got me to finally try the one thing I had been afraid to try, HCl Betaine with Pepsin. It worked like a charm and is still working. Jonathan Wright in his book, Why Stomach Acid is Good For You, stated that the majority of people with GERD have low stomach acid, not too much stomach acid. Without enough acid in the stomach, the lower esophageal sphincter muscle (LES) doesnt stay shut like it should. Taking HCl with meals solves this problem and also helps you to digest the food you are eating. It makes things work like they should. What I discovered in reading Kresser is that it may not be true that as we age we naturally produce less acid. He suggests that it is an overgrowth of the H. pylori bacteria that causes the acid to be reduced. That is how H. pylori can survive in our stomachs, by stopping the production of acid that would kill it and other bacteria. ...
Doctors may recommend raising the head of a childs bed 6 to 8 inches to minimize reflux that happens at night. They also may try to address other conditions that can contribute to GER symptoms, including obesity and certain medicines - and in teens, smoking and alcohol use.. If these measures dont help relieve the symptoms, the doctor may also prescribe medicine, such as H2 blockers, which can help block the production of stomach acid, or proton pump inhibitors, which reduce the amount of acid the stomach produces.. Medications called prokinetics are sometimes used to reduce the number of reflux episodes by helping the lower esophageal sphincter muscle work better and the stomach empty faster.. In rare cases, when medical treatment alone doesnt help and a child is failing to grow or develops other complications, a surgical procedure called fundoplication might be an option. This involves creating a valve at the top of the stomach by wrapping a portion of the stomach around the ...
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How to Reduce Acidity in Cooking: 12 Steps. - 29.03.2019 · Anyone who has suffered with heartburn or other acid-related stomach problems may benefit from learning to reduce acidity in cooking. A few simple steps can reduce acids in foods such as sauces, casseroles, meats, and fish, and allow you to enjoy foods without discomfort.. Dec 5, 2017. Excessive stomach acid can be uncomfortable to live with, and while in many cases it is a minor nuisance, it can lead to serious health.. Feb 15, 2019. Home remedies for acidity make it easy to treat the condition of excessive secretion of acids in the stomach during the process of digestion.. Mar 3, 2018. All of us have suffered from acidity at some point or other. Severe pain in the stomach, burning, bloating, hiccupping, flatulence and acid reflux.. Stomach acid is critical to the bodies overall health. It protects the body from infection, breaks down food clumps so the vital nutrients can be absorbed, and triggers the lower esophageal sphincter to ...
A method detects at a tissue site an electrical activity causing a transient relaxation of at least a portion of one of a sphincter, a lower esophageal sphincter, a stomach, a cardia or a fundus. The method treats the electrical activity at the tissue site by delivering electromagnetic energy to ablate at least a portion of one of the nerve, the gastric nerve, a nerve plexus, a myenteric nerve plexus, a ganglia, a nerve pathway or an electrically conductive pathway. The method conducts a cooling solution to the tissue site at a flow rate and adjusts the flow rate in response to sensed temperature conditions.
A method detects at a tissue site an electrical activity causing a transient relaxation of at least a portion of one of a sphincter, a lower esophageal sphincter, a stomach, a cardia or a fundus. The method treats the electrical activity at the tissue site by delivering electromagnetic energy to ablate at least a portion of one of the nerve, the gastric nerve, a nerve plexus, a myenteric nerve plexus, a ganglia, a nerve pathway or an electrically conductive pathway. The method conducts a cooling solution to the tissue site at a flow rate and adjusts the flow rate in response to sensed temperature conditions.
Acid reflux. Spasm of the lower esophageal sphincter at the juncture of the stomach can leave the sphincter open causing acid reflux, GERD or heartbur...
An apparatus to treat a sphincter includes a catheter means including a catheter means distal portion means. An energy delivery device means is coupled to the catheter means and includes a tissue piercing distal end. The energy delivery device means is configured to pierce a sphincter exterior surface, advance a sufficient distance in an interior of the sphincter to a tissue site, deliver energy to the tissue site and create controlled cell necrosis of the sphincter in order to reduce a frequency of sphincter relaxation. A cable means is coupled to the energy delivery device means.
Well, xenomorphs (from those movies) incubate in the stomach, but when its ready to leave it just starts chewing its way out. It really doesnt have a clue what the shortest route is and really doesnt care. Keep in mind that given the incubation orientation (head curled over body, mouth towards hosts lower esophageal sphincter) it kind of makes sense that most of the creatures move upwards and out. What I dont get is why they generally come through the sternum or rib cage, but Im betting its a movie thing. ...
Le périodique Les systèmes de financement des crédits à lexportation dans les pays membres et les économies non membres de lOCDE propose des rapports par pays décrivant les crédits dexport officiels les pays membres de lOCDE et des économies non membres. Pris ensemble, ces systèmes représentent lécrasante majorité de crédit à lexportation de lappui fourni par les gouvernements au niveau mondial. Les rapports par pays sont mis à jour de temps en temps ...
Résumé Objectif : Les facteurs de protection sont un sujet dactualité dans la littérature. Toutefois, aucun consensus nexiste quant à leur définition ainsi quaux effets possibles de ceux-ci sur le comportement délinquant. De plus, très peu est connu sur les facteurs de protection pouvant influencer la désistance chez les délinquants sexuels ainsi quaux implications possibles de ces facteurs dans le traitement des délinquants sexuels adultes. Lobjectif de cette recherche était donc de déterminer les appuis empiriques quant à ces différents points et de constater, concrètement, dans quelle mesure les facteurs de protection sont utilisés dans la prestation de programmes correctionnels visant à diminuer le risque de récidive sexuelle. Méthode : Afin de répondre à ces questions, une revue systématique de la littérature a été effectuée. Les mots-clés utilisés furent «protective factor» et «offender». Au total, 15 articles ont été retenus selon les différents ...
Lapplication est destinée aux touristes internationaux se rendant au Japon et elle offre des informations sur les destinations touristiques dans tout le pays, y compris les zones rurales, des renseignements sur les transports et des informations essentielles dans différentes langues dans le cas dune situation durgence ou de catastrophe. Elle agit comme portail touristique complet offrant tout ce dont un visiteur au Japon pourrait avoir besoin. Puisant dans les informations touristiques de lONTJ et de lAgence du tourisme du Japon, et en collaboration avec les nombreux services offerts par des sociétés du secteur privé, lapplication est conçue pour faciliter le séjour du voyageur au Japon.. LONTJ envisage de sassocier avec dautres fournisseurs de services et dajouter des contenus à lapplication afin de rendre les voyages au Japon plus agréables et plus aisés pour les gens du monde entier.. Application officielle de voyage au Japon : résumé. ...
Lestrès oxidatiu provoca lesions al DNA que poden produir errors en la replicació, transcripció o traducció i generar proteïnes aberrants. Donades les condicions destrès oxidatiu a les quals es troben sotmeses les cèl.lules del fel.lema, sha volgut estudiar la variabilitat dels seus àcids nucleics. La determinació de la taxa de mutació de la regió codificant del gen Qshsp17.4-CI en mRNA i DNA de fel.lema i àpex radicular, un teixit jove i en creixement actiu va mostrar unes taxes sorprenentment elevades en lmRNA (1/1784 pb) i el DNA genòmic (1/1520 pb) del fel.lema. Aquestes taxes són les més altes descrites en un genoma nuclear eucariota i són similars a les dels virus dRNA devolució ràpida com el virus de lHepatitis C. Amb aquestes taxes de mutació, un terç dels mRNAs del fel.lema de la surera contindrien missatges aberrants i la supervivència de les cel.lules es veuria compromesa. Això implica que el fel.lema hauria de ser considerat com un mosaic de cèl.lules ...
Les mutations chez les infirmières et les infirmiers. Un article de la revue Relations industrielles (Volume 38, numéro 2, 1983, p. 211-471) diffusée par la plateforme Érudit.
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O objetivo deste estudo clínico controlado de boca dividida foi avaliar longitudinalmente a progressão radiográfica de lesões de cárie em superfícies proximais de molares decíduos após o selamento com infiltrante resinoso em crianças de 3 a 8 anos. Foram incluídos neste estudo 16 pacientes que possuíam no mínimo duas lesões em superfície proximal de molares decíduos, com imagem radiográfica até o terço externo de dentina. As lesões foram alocadas de forma aleatória em dois grupos: teste (infiltrante resinoso) e controle (sem infiltrante). Os pacientes foram avaliados clinicamente quanto a presença de placa visível (IPV), sangramento gengival (ISG) e exame visual de cárie. Radiografias digitais interproximais foram realizadas em todos os pacientes, de ambas as lesões. Todos os pacientes receberam tratamento para a atividade de cárie que consistiu em aconselhamento dietético, instrução de higiene bucal incluindo fio dental e quatro aplicações tópicas de flúor. Ao ...