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Long-term nonsurgical management of Barrett's esophagus with high-grade dysplasia.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Surgical resection of the esophagus is frequently recommended for Barrett's high-grade dysplasia (HGD) without cancer. METHODS During a 20-year period, patients were diagnosed andExpand
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Induction of Antiviral Immunity by Double-Stranded RNA in a Marine Invertebrate
ABSTRACT Vertebrates mount a strong innate immune response against viruses, largely by activating the interferon system. Double-stranded RNA (dsRNA), a common intermediate formed during the lifeExpand
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Hiatal hernia size, Barrett's length, and severity of acid reflux are all risk factors for esophageal adenocarcinoma
OBJECTIVE:The reasons for the development of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma in Barrett's mucosa are not well understood. The aims of this study were to characterize risk factors for the transition fromExpand
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The Long-Term Natural History of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Introduction Long-term gastric acid suppression has been suggested as a means to prevent complications of reflux esophagitis. We report on the 20-year follow-up of 2,306 patients with at least twoExpand
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New occurrence and recurrence of neoplasms within 5 years of a screening colonoscopy
OBJECTIVE:The fear that colorectal adenomas were missed on initial colonoscopy or that new adenomas have developed is often a rationale for repeating a colonoscopic examination. The aim of this studyExpand
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Inactivation of White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) by normal rabbit serum: implications for the role of the envelope protein VP28 in WSSV infection of shrimp.
White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) is a highly pathogenic and prevalent virus affecting crustacea. A number of WSSV envelope proteins, including vp28, have been proposed to be involved in viralExpand
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Hiatal hernia size, Barrett’s length, and severity of acid reflux are all risk factors for esophageal adenocarcinoma
OBJECTIVE: The reasons for the development of dysplasia and adenocarcinoma in Barrett's mucosa are not well understood. The aims of this study were to characterize risk factors for the transitionExpand
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Multiple recurring uterocervical leiomyomas in two half-sibling Appaloosa fillies.
Two yearling, paternal half-sibling Appaloosa fillies were ovariohysterectomized for treatment of multiple uterocervical leiomyomas. The tumors recurred in both fillies, originating from cervicalExpand
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Cytoprotective effects of CI-959 in the rat gastric mucosa: modulation of leukocyte adhesion.
BACKGROUND & AIMS CI-959 is an anti-inflammatory agent that inhibits neutrophil adhesion, respiratory burst, and mast cell histamine release in vitro. In view of the emerging role of neutrophils inExpand
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PWE-210 Needle-based confocal laser endomicrosocpy for pancreatic cystic lesions: initial results from the UK concyst study
Introduction Pancreatic cystic lesions (PCL) are an increasingly common clinical finding, present in up to 2% of patients undergoing CT and 14% of those undergoing MRI for non-pancreatic indications.Expand
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