Intussusception

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New Vaccine Against Rotavirus Approved   -  Feb 4, 2006
RotaShield caused a serious intestinal problem called intussusception, ... Intussusception is life-threatening for some babies, though doctors can usually ... Washington Post

FDA Notes Baby Vaccine Bowel Problems   -  Feb 13, 2007
The babies developed intussusception, a serious and potentially life-threatening condition in ... The other 12 needed enemas to reduce the intussusception. ... WebMD

Rotavirus Vaccines Look Good   -  Jan 5, 2006
..."The risk of intussusception was similar in vaccine and placebo recipients." Intussusception is the folding of the intestine, which is the most common ... TheStreet.com - TheStreet.com (subscription)

FDA Approves Glaxo's Infant Diarrhea Vaccine   -  Apr 4, 2008
Whitehouse Station, NJ-based Merck added language about intussusception to Rotateq's label last year after receiving 28 reports of children developing the ... FOXNews

… - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment of Intussusception Children - NY...   -  Apr 20, 2008
Intussusception is caused by part of the intestine being pulled inward into itself. This can block the passage of food through the intestine. ... New York Times

Is microsurgical intussusception vasoepididymostomy a suitable option...   -  Oct 25, 2005
Chan PTK et al. (2005) Prospective analysis of outcomes after microsurgical intussusception vasoepididymostomy. BJU Int 96: 598–601 PubMed ... Nature.com

No extra bowel problem risk with Merck vaccine: CDC   -  Mar 15, 2007
Intussusception is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when the intestine gets blocked or twisted and one portion telescopes into a nearby ... Reuters UK

CDC Backs New Kids Diarrhea Vaccine   -  Feb 22, 2006
A previous rotavirus vaccine was withdrawn from the market in 1999 due to risk of intussusception, a rare cause of intestinal obstruction. ... FOXNews

FDA: Glaxo infant vaccine appears safe   -  Feb 15, 2008
But the company adjusted the study's safety goal after recording higher-than-expected rates of intussusception in the placebo group -- a change not allowed ... Forbes

The vaccine balance   -  Jan 31, 2005
It has not caused intussusception in clinical trials involving 70000 children - the largest trials ever for a vaccine. Glaxo may have avoided the United ... New York Times

… observation of loupe-assisted intussusception vasoepididymostomy in...   -  Mar 1, 2009
To evaluate the clinical outcomes of loupe-assisted intussusception vasoepididymostomy (VE) in the treatment of epididymal obstructive azoospermia (EOA), ... Nature.com

… of the Cecum With Repeated Intussusception in Ulcerative Colitis:...   -  Nov 1, 2009
We encountered an unusual case of UC, which developed repeated ceco-colonic intussusception. To read this article in full you may need to log in, ... Nature.com

JAMA -- Postmarketing Monitoring of Intussusception After RotaTeqTM …   -  Feb 1, 2006
Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe gastroenteritis in children aged <5 years worldwide. In February 2006, a new rotavirus vaccine, RotaTeq TM (Merck ... Journal of American Medical Association - Journal of American Medical Association...

Public Advice Related to Rotavirus Vaccine and Intussusception   -  Feb 17, 2007
The Department of Health (DH) drew the public's attention to a public health notification issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United ... emaxhealth.com

Rotavirus vaccines set to slash infant deaths   -  Jan 14, 2006
Neither appears to show any association with intussusception. "These are milestone results," says John Wecker of PATH, a non-profit organisation based in ... New Scientist

Intestinal twisting possible after rotavirus vaccination   -  Feb 18, 2007
The condition, called intussusception, is the same that led to the withdrawal of the first rotavirus vaccine eight years ago. ... Pay-Per-View - Chicago Tribune - ProQuest Archiver

Ultrasound aids in diagnosis of intussusception   -  Jan 1, 2005
Intussusception is the most common cause of small bowel obstruction in children, occurring in at least 56 children per 100000 in the United States each year ... AAP News - AAP News (subscription)

Intussusception - MSN Health & Fitness   -  Aug 1, 2008
Intussusception is a condition in which part of the intestine folds inward and into itself (like a telescope), usually causing swelling, pain, ... MSN Health & Fitness

Watch for Intussusception After RotaTeq Vaccination, Says FDA   -  Feb 26, 2007
By News Staff. On Feb. 13, the FDA notified health care professionals and the public about 28 reports of intussusception after administration of live, oral, ... AAFP News Now

Rotavirus Vaccine; Incidence of intussusception resulting from...   -  Oct 16, 2005
2005 OCT 16 - (NewsRx.com) -- Scientists estimate the incidence of intussusception resulting from RotaShield rotavirus vaccine in a recent issue of the ... Pay-Per-View - Medical Letter on the CDC & FDA - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Two vaccines effective against a leading killer of children   -  Jan 9, 2006
...involving more than 60000 children each, and found no signs that the new vaccine causes the condition, called intussusception. ... Boston Globe

Intussusception in children.(Disease/Disorder overview)   -  Feb 1, 2007
What is intussusception? Intussusception is a condition where part of the intestine (bowel) folds into itself like a telescope. The telescoping may block ... Free with registration - CareNotes - AccessMyLibrary.com

Vaccine-Autism Link Ruled Out By Court   -  Feb 12, 2009
Intussusception occurs spontaneously in approximately 1 in 2000 healthy young ... "Since FDA approval, reports of infants with intussusception have been ... CBS News

Intussusception in children.(Disease/Disorder overview)   -  Aug 1, 2006
...* Intussusception (n-tuh-suh-SEP-shun) happens when a part of the intestines (bowel) folds into or inside of itself. It may look like a collapsed telescope ... Free with registration - CareNotes - AccessMyLibrary.com

New intussusception methods effective, time saving.(Triangulation, …   -  Jan 1, 2005
Philadelphia -- Two newer intussusception methods--triangulation and longitudinal--are comparable to more established end-to-end and end-to-side techniques, ... Free with registration - Urology Times - AccessMyLibrary.com

Intussusception in children.(Disease/Disorder overview)   -  May 1, 2006
...* Intussusception (n-tuh-suh-SEP-shun) happens when a part of the intestines (bowel) folds into or inside of itself. It may look like a collapsed telescope ... Free with registration - CareNotes - AccessMyLibrary.com

RotaTeq not tied to intussusception.   -  Mar 1, 2007
Atlanta -- The number of intussusception cases following administration of the current rotavirus vaccine thus far does not exceed the expected background ... Free with registration - Pediatric News - AccessMyLibrary.com

EBSCOhost Connection: Intussusception.   -  Jan 1, 2005
Intussusception: The article provides information about intussusception. Intussusception is a relatively rare but very serious type of bowel obstruction. Subscription - Intussusception - EBSCO Publishing

… RotaTeq may not raise the risk of intussusception in infants.(Infec...   -  Jul 15, 2008
Data suggest RotaTeq may not raise the risk of intussusception in infants.(Infectious Diseases) ... find Family Practice News articles. Pay-Per-View - Family Practice News - HighBeam Research

Primary Melanoma of the Colon Presenting as Ileocecal Intussusception   -  Mar 1, 2006
TO THE EDITOR: Most cases of gastrointestinal melanomas are metastatic, and the existence of primary gastrointestinal melanoma is controversial. ... Nature.com

Antegrade bowel intussusception can cause recurrent, chronic …   -  Nov 13, 2007
By World Journal of Gastroenterology, [RxPG] Several complications can be seen after pancreatic surgery, most notably bleeding, infections and anastomotic ... RxPG NEWS

… : RotaTeq may not raise risk for intussusception.(News) - Pediatric...   -  Jul 1, 2008
RotaTeq may not raise risk for intussusception.(News) ... find Pediatric News articles. ATLANTA -- The rotavirus vaccine RotaTeq is not associated with an ... Pay-Per-View - Pediatric News - HighBeam Research

Colonic intussusception in adults: Three cases and review of the...   -  Nov 1, 2006
Adult intussusception is a different disease from that encountered in children with a higher rate of pathological lead points, the majority of which in the ... Free with registration - Indian Journal of Surgery - AccessMyLibrary.com

Rotavirus Vaccine Reported Intussusception Cases Fall Within Expected...   -  Mar 19, 2007
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new safety data on a recently licensed rotavirus vaccine given to infants that indicate the ... emaxhealth.com

Bacterial gastroenteritis appears to raise intussusception risk 30...   -  Mar 1, 2008
Bacterial gastroenteritis appears to raise intussusception risk 30-fold.(News) ... find Pediatric News articles. SALT LAKE CITY -- A young child who has a ... Pay-Per-View - Pediatric News - HighBeam Research

The vaccine that almost wasn't.(Briefcase)   -  Jun 1, 2005
Five cases of intussusception occurred among the 10000 recipients of the vaccine during ... Intussusception is a treatable but potentially fatal intestinal ... $4.95 - Technology Review - ECNext

… Data on Rotavirus Vaccine Reported Intussusception Cases Fall...   -  Mar 20, 2007
Intussusception is a serious, life-threatening condition that occurs when the intestine ... The reported intussusception cases were detected through routine ... webwire.com

intussusception (pathology) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia   -  Jun 5, 2008
Britannica online encyclopedia article on intussusception (pathology), telescoping of a segment of the intestine into an adjacent segment, ... Subscription - Encyclopedia Britannica

Validation of clinical case definition of acute intussusception in...   -  Jul 1, 2006
The withdrawal of the first rotavirus vaccine to be licensed in the United States (RotaShield, Wyeth-Lederle Vaccines, Philadelphia, PA, United States), ... $4.95 - Bulletin of the World Health Organizatio... - ECNext

Metastasis; Case of ileoileal intussusception caused by metastasis...   -  Oct 25, 2005
2005 OCT 25 - (NewsRx.com) -- A case of ileoileal intussusception was caused by ... "There have been no reports of ileoileal intussusception due to ... Pay-Per-View - Cancer Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Postmarketing Monitoring of Intussusception After RotaTeq(TM) …   -  Mar 16, 2007
Postmarketing Monitoring of Intussusception After RotaTeq(TM) Vaccination - United States, February 1, 2006-February 15, 2007 ... find MMWR. Pay-Per-View - MMWR. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly... - HighBeam Research

Emergency surgery for ex Idol star Bo Bice   -  Oct 10, 2006
According to the report, the singer was diagnosed with intussusception, a intestinal condition which usually occurs in children. RTE.ie

Metastasis; Case of ileoileal intussusception caused by metastasis...   -  Oct 24, 2005
2005 OCT 24 - (NewsRx.com) -- A case of ileoileal intussusception was caused by ... "There have been no reports of ileoileal intussusception due to ... Pay-Per-View - Health & Medicine Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Reported intussusception cases with RotaTeq "within expected range;" ...   -  Mar 26, 2007
The USA's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this month released new safety data on a recently-licensed rotavirus vaccine given to infants ... Free with registration - Pharma Marketletter - AccessMyLibrary.com

Hot topics in pediatric vaccine safety. | Article from Pediatric News...   -  Aug 1, 2009
...(4) The vaccine, which had an attributable risk of intussusception of about 1 in 11000, had only been tested in about 10000 infants prelicensure. ... Pay-Per-View - Pediatric News - HighBeam Research

Event Brief of Merck &amp; Co., Inc. Conference Call - Final.   -  Feb 6, 2006
Intussusception occurs when the bowel folds in on itself, ... In REST, ROTATEQ did not increase the risk of intussusception compared to placebo. 1. ... Free with registration - America's Intelligence Wire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Dual Pathology Of Idiopathic Caecotransverse Intussusception And …   -  Jul 1, 2005
Dual Pathology Of Idiopathic Caecotransverse Intussusception And Rectosigmoid Carcinoma In A 69 Year Old Dual Pathology Of Idiopathic Caecotransverse ... Subscription - Internet Journal of Surgery - EBSCO Publishing

Laparoscopic Surgery For Adult Bowel Intussusception: Report Of A...   -  Jan 1, 2006
Laparoscopic Surgery For Adult Bowel Intussusception: Report Of A Case Laparoscopic Surgery For Adult Bowel Intussusception: Report Of A Case ... Subscription - Internet Journal of Surgery - EBSCO Publishing

Clinical Study Coordinator for Pediatric Drug Charged With Fraud, …   -  May 25, 2005
A similar rotavirus vaccine marketed by another pharmaceutical company had previously been discontinued due to concerns that it caused intussusception, ... RedOrbit

New vaccines: Big potential to save lives, and big debate about the...   -  Apr 8, 2007
There was a vaccine for this available about 10 years ago, but it was pulled from the market due to cases of intussusception--or potentially ... Free-Lance Star - The Free Lance-Star

Clinical Study Coordinator for Pediatric Drug Sentenced for Fraud, …   -  Sep 16, 2005
A similar rotavirus vaccine marketed by another pharmaceutical company had previously been discontinued due to concerns that it caused intussusception, ... RedOrbit

Intussusception rates with Rotateq are lower than expected.(Infectious...   -  Dec 1, 2006
Atlanta -- No major safety issues have arisen thus far with the new rotavirus vaccine, Penina Haber said at a meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and ... Free with registration - Family Practice News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Intussusception rates deemed no greater in Rotateq recipients.(News)...   -  Mar 1, 2007
Intussusception rates deemed no greater in Rotateq recipients.(News) ... find Family Practice News articles. ATLANTA -- The number of intussusception cases ... Pay-Per-View - Family Practice News - HighBeam Research

RotaTeq's adoption by FPs uncertain.(News)   -  Mar 15, 2006
In a safety analysis, intussusception occurred within 42 days of receiving a ... Indeed, although no sign of increased rates of intussusception was seen in ... Free with registration - Family Practice News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Intussusception rates with rotateq lower than expected, CDC reports.(...   -  Nov 1, 2006
ATLANTA -- No major safety issues have arisen thus far with the new rotavirus vaccine, Penina Haber said at a meeting of the Centers for Disease Control and ... Free with registration - Pediatric News - AccessMyLibrary.com

RotaTeq not tied to intussusception. | Article from Pediatric News | ...   -  Mar 1, 2007
RotaTeq not tied to intussusception. ... find Pediatric News articles. Atlanta -- The number of intussusception cases following administration of the ... Pay-Per-View - Pediatric News - HighBeam Research

Rotavirus Vaccine Manufacturing Agreement Between BIOVIRx and IDT   -  Mar 27, 2006
However, recent re-analysis of the data on intussusception and RotaShield(R) (More on RotaShield(R) and Intussusception: The Role of Age at time of ... RedOrbit

Intimo-intimal intussusception and other unusual manifestations of...   -  Mar 1, 2006
Four cases with unusual aortic dissection found unexpectantly at the time of operation, and their aortographic and anatomic findings and surgical treatment ... Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular... - The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascul...

Article: Intussusception rates with rotateq lower than expected, CDC ...   -  Nov 1, 2006
Intussusception rates with rotateq lower than expected, CDC reports.(Infectious Diseases) ... find Pediatric News articles. ATLANTA -- No major safety ... Pay-Per-View - Pediatric News - HighBeam Research

Intussusception.(Pediatric Advisor 2007)(Disease/Disorder overview)   -  May 31, 2007
Intussusception occurs when one portion of the intestine folds in on itself, much like a collapsing telescope, and puts pressure on another part of the ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Intussusception.(Pediatric Advisor 2006)(Medical condition overview)   -  Nov 1, 2006
Intussusception occurs when one portion of the intestine folds in on itself, much like a collapsing telescope, and puts pressure on another part of the ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Diarrhea; Rotavirus vaccines for developing world reviewed   -  Oct 29, 2005
The safety of vaccines with regard to the risk of intussusception must be demonstrated as well." Glass and his colleagues concluded, "Novel financing ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

New vaccine could prevent condition that causes 500,000 infant deaths...   -  May 1, 2006
During the study, infants who received the vaccine actually had a lower incidence of intussusception: 12 cases among vaccine recipients and 15 among those ... innovations report

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Researchers from …   -  Jan 1, 2007
..."The number of intussusception events during the two-week post-vaccination window was 24% lower for the strict versus the free schedule (138 vs 182, ... Pay-Per-View - Health & Medicine Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

ONLINE - International News Network   -  Dec 28, 2009
Intussusception is the number one cause of intestinal blockage in young ... Roughly 1 in 5000 babies in the US develop intussusception, according to one ... Online - International News Network

Intussusception: admission and discharge instructions.(Disease/Disorde...   -  May 24, 2006
Intussusception occurs when one portion of the intestine folds in on itself, much like a collapsing telescope, and puts pressure on another part of the ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Rotavirus Vaccines; CDC committee recommends new vaccine to prevent …   -  Mar 13, 2006
The risk of intussusception for RotaTeq, the new vaccine, was evaluated in a large scale trial of over 70000 children. In that study, there was no ... Pay-Per-View - Health & Medicine Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

A Rare Case Of Intermittent Ileocecal Intussusception Due To Meckel's...   -  Nov 12, 2006
A Rare Case Of Intermittent Ileocecal Intussusception Due To Meckel's Diverticulum A Rare Case Of Intermittent Ileocecal Intussusception Due To Meckel's ... Subscription - Internet Journal of Surgery - EBSCO Publishing

Article: Intussusception rates with Rotateq are lower than expected.(...   -  Dec 1, 2006
Intussusception rates with Rotateq are lower than expected.(Infectious Diseases) ... find Family Practice News articles. Atlanta -- No major safety issues ... Pay-Per-View - Family Practice News - HighBeam Research

Rotavirus vaccination and intussusception: can we decrease temporally...   -  Aug 1, 2006
URL: www.pediatrics.org/cgi/doi/10.1542/peds.2005-2874 Jennifer H. Tai MD, Aaron T. Curns, MPH, Umesh D. Parashar, MBBS, MPH, Joseph S. Bresee, MD, ... $4.95 - Pediatrics - ECNext

… Rare Cause From Gangrenous Retrograde Jejunogastric Intussusception...   -  Jan 1, 2006
Hematemesis: A Rare Cause From Gangrenous Retrograde Jejunogastric Intussusception Hematemesis: A Rare Cause From Gangrenous Retrograde Jejunogastric ... Subscription - Internet Journal of Surgery - EBSCO Publishing

intussusception | Definition of intussusception | HighBeam.com:...   -  Jul 12, 2006
Find out what intussusception means: The Oxford American College Dictionary has the definition of intussusception. Research related newspaper, magazine, ... Pay-Per-View - Oxford American College Dictionary - HighBeam Research

Oral Rotavirus Vaccines Are Safe and Effective in Children   -  May 15, 2006
Synopsis: The first vaccine for rotavirus (Rotashield) was withdrawn from the market because it caused intussusception in rare cases. ... AAFP News Now

… Giant Cell Lung Carcinoma Presenting As A Small Bowel Intussuscepti...   -  Apr 10, 2006
Asymptomatic Giant Cell Lung Carcinoma Presenting As A Small Bowel Intussusception Asymptomatic Giant Cell Lung Carcinoma Presenting As A Small Bowel ... Subscription - Internet Journal of Surgery - EBSCO Publishing

Evening Star - Evening Star 24   -  Jul 19, 2007
Around 12 to15 babies a year are treated for intussusception each year at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital. In most cases a radiological procedure can solve ... Ipswich Evening Star

FDA approves new rotavirus vaccine ...(Brief article)   -  Mar 1, 2006
RotaShield, was withdrawn shortly after it was marketed because it was linked to a number of cases of intestinal obstruction (called intussusception). ... Free with registration - Child Health Alert - AccessMyLibrary.com

Gut-Wrenching - Diagnosis - Medical Mysteries - New York Times   -  May 11, 2008
It was an intussusception — an unusual condition, in which one part of the small ... In adults, the most worrisome cause of intussusception is cancer. ... New York Times

Glycemic index, how high lood elevates blood sugar .   -  Jul 6, 2007
You can get an idea of what intussusception is from a telescope whoso ... In intussusception, parts of the intestine tele scope into adjacent sections. ... Sun Journal - Google News Archive

Vaccine Approved to Protect Children From Rotavirus   -  Feb 13, 2006
...from the market because it was linked with an increased risk of intussusception, a rare, life-threatening blockage or twisting of the intestine. ... HealthCentral.com

Sudden death of smiling toddler   -  Sep 5, 2007
His death certificate reads that Sam died of an intussusception of the terminal ilium, which coroners have told the couple is a twisting of the small ... Northern Echo - The Northern Echo

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Study findings from …   -  Oct 28, 2006
..."The number of intussusception events during the two-week ... The risk for intussusception did not differ significantly between vaccination strategies." ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

AAP, CDC: Continue immunizing infants against rotavirus   -  Apr 4, 2007
Twenty-eight cases of intussusception have been reported in infants who received ... The number of intussusception cases reported to date after RotaTeq ... AAP News - AAP News (subscription)

Will pediatricians adopt the new rotavirus vaccine?(drug approvals)   -  Jan 1, 2007
Because of the association of intussusception associated with RotaShield vaccine, RotaTeq may face more than the usual level of concern regarding ... $4.95 - Pediatrics - ECNext

Pertussis Rotavirus - Pertussis Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Nov 19, 2009
After carefully monitoring cases of intussusception and other adverse effects ... As with RotaTeq, no increased risk of intussusception was seen in an ... New York Times

Merck vaccine label to include report of death   -  May 1, 2008
Since the vaccine's launch, at least one recipient died due to intussusception, the FDA letter indicates. Intussusception is an obstruction in the bowels, ... MarketWatch

Rubella Rotavirus - Rubella Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Mar 14, 2009
After carefully monitoring cases of intussusception and other adverse effects ... As with RotaTeq, no increased risk of intussusception was seen in an ... New York Times

Article: Rotavirus Vaccine Urged for Babies; RotaTeq Recently Won FDA...   -  Feb 22, 2006
Article: Intussusception Among Recipients of Rotavirus ... Morbidity and Mortality Weekly ... Intussusception after dose 1 13 (87) Intussusception with ... ... Pay-Per-View - Washington Post - HighBeam Research

Uganda Diary Part II: De Csepel on a mission of mercy   -  Jan 9, 2009
The girl's intussusception, instead of being a few centimeters in length, involved two-thirds of her small bowel and extended all the way to her anus, ... $2.95 - Greenwich Citizen - NewsBank

CDC's Advisory Committee Recommends New Vaccine to Prevent …   -  Feb 24, 2006
..."It is made differently and was not associated with intussusception in a large ... will also regularly monitor reports of intussusception and other serious ... DentalPlans.com

Avant Gets $11.5M Payday with FDA OK of Rotarix   -  Apr 7, 2008
GSK conducted a study that looked at the incidence of intussusception, which can occur spontaneously in children in the absence of vaccination, ... BioWorld Online - BioWorld Online

FDA notifies MDs, parents on diarrhea vaccine: It said the rotavirus ...   -  Feb 14, 2007
The agency said the cases of intussusception, in which the intestine becomes ... "Of the 28 cases of intussusception, the number that many have been caused ... Pay-Per-View - Philadelphia Inquirer - HighBeam Research

Panel backs new rotavirus vaccine.(News)   -  Jan 1, 2006
To better determine the intussusception risk with RotaTeq, ... In the Merck study, overall, there were 13 cases of intussusception up to 1 year after the ... Free with registration - Pediatric News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Daily Times - Leading News Resource of Pakistan   -  Dec 26, 2009
However the study does not prove that antibiotics cause the complication, known as intussusception. Researchers think that antibiotics may be just one of ... Daily Times

Measles Rotavirus - Measles Health Information - NY Times Health   -  Aug 1, 2008
After carefully monitoring cases of intussusception and other adverse effects ... As with RotaTeq, no increased risk of intussusception was seen in an ... New York Times

Atlanta health, diet and fitness news | ajc.com   -  Feb 13, 2007
There have been 28 cases of dangerous twisting of the intestines (intussusception) in infants who received a newly-approved vaccine against rotavirus, ... Atlanta Journal Constitution

Article: TWO VACCINES SHOWN TO WORK ON ROTAVIRUS BOWEL …   -  Jan 5, 2006
Article: Intussusception Among Recipients of Rotavirus ... Morbidity and Mortality Weekly ... Intussusception after dose 1 13 (87) Intussusception with ... ... Pay-Per-View - Seattle Post-Intelligencer - HighBeam Research

US Reverses Restriction on Global Fund Grant Recipients   -  Sep 13, 2005
The risk of intussusception following Rotashield immunization was estimated ... They found no statistical difference in the incidence of intussusception in ... AllAfrica.com

Rotavirus Vaccines; CDC committee recommends new vaccine to prevent …   -  Mar 18, 2006
The risk of intussusception for RotaTeq, the new vaccine, was evaluated in a large scale trial of over 70000 children. In that study, there was no ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Merck's ROTATEQ(R) Reduced Hospitalizations and Emergency …   -  Dec 3, 2007
In post-marketing experience, cases of intussusception have been reported ... For the primary safety outcome, cases of intussusception occurring within 42 ... Free with registration - Business Wire - AccessMyLibrary.com

James Netterwald, PhD, MT (ASCP), Senior Editor   -  Sep 1, 2008
RotaShield was licensed in the US in the late 1990s, but the FDA pulled the vaccine when it was found to be causally-associated with intussusception—a rare ... Drug Discovery & Development



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