• Infliximab Induced Cardiac Tamponade

      O’Morain, N; Kumar, L; O’Carroll-Lolait, C; Alakkari, A; Ryan, B (Irish Medical Journal, 2019-03)
      Biologic therapies are increasingly used in the treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Reactions to infusion therapy are not uncommon but are mostly benign and self-limiting. Rarely, life-threatening complications can occur.
    • Small bowel angiodysplasia and novel disease associations: a cohort study.

      Holleran, Grainne; Hall, Barry; Hussey, Mary; McNamara, Deirdre; Department of Clinical Medicine, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. grainneholleran@gmail.com (2013-04)
      Gastrointestinal angiodysplasias recurrently bleed, accounting for 3-5% of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding. The advent of small bowel capsule endoscopy (SBCE) has led to an increased recognition of small bowel angiodysplasias (SBAs) but little is known about their etiology. Previous small cohorts and case reports suggest an equal gender incidence and associations with cardiovascular disease, renal impairment, and coagulopathies.