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Serum connective tissue markers as predictors of advanced fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis B and D
Background/aims: Liver biopsy to assess fibrosis is invasive and prone to sampling error. While algorithms of serum markers to predict fibrosis stage have been described for chronic hepatitis C, these cannot be applied ...
Long-term outcomes associated with pancreatic extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy for chronic calcific pancreatitis
Background: Most outcomes data on pancreatic extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (P-ESWL) for chronic calcific pancreatitis (CCP) are based on studies with < 4 years- follow-up, and U.S. long-term studies are lacking.
Effectiveness of different treatment regimens in helicobacter pylori eradication: Ten-year experience of a single institution
Aim: We aimed to report the outcomes of different H. pylori eradication regimens used in our institution over the last 10 years. Method: Retrospectively, H. pylori-positive patients who were referred for upper gastrointestinal ...
CLEVUDINE TREATMENT OF CHRONIC DELTA HEPATITIS
Use of anti tumor necrosis factor-alpha monoclonal antibody for ulcerative jejunoileitis
Ulcerative jejunoileitis is an uncommon clinical syndrome consisting of abdominal pain, weight loss associated with diarrhea, and multiple inflammatory ulcerations and strictures of the small bowel. Ulcerative jejunoileitis ...
CHARACTERIZATION OF THE INACTIVE HBSAG CARRIER STATE
The efficacy and safety of colonoscopy preparation with oral sodium phosphate in elderly patients
Background/aims: Oral sodium phosphate is an agent used commonly in our country for cleaning the intestines before colonoscopy. Our aim was to compare the safety, tolerability and efficiency of oral sodium phosphate solution ...