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Objective. The aim of the present study was to investigate whether pentraxin 3 (PTX3) can be a new noninvasive marker for prediction of liver fibrosis in patients with NAFLD. We also aimed to evaluate the relationship between PTX3 and atherosclerosis in patients with NAFLD. Method. Fifty-four male patients with biopsy-proven NAFLD and 20 apparently healthy(More)
Sarcopenia has increasingly been proposed as a predictor of response to treatment in oncology patients. In the August 2015 issue of The Oncologist, Arrieta et al. reported that routinely screening for sarcopenia and nutritional status was helpful in determining the next step of chemotherapy as well as toxicities in patients with non-small cell lung cancer(More)
To the Editor: We read the article of Chung et al., 1 " The efficacy of moxiflo-xacin-containing triple therapy after standard triple, sequential , or concomitant therapy failure for Helicobacter pylori eradication in Korea " with great interest. In this very well-designed study, the authors found that the eradication rate with moxifloxacin-containing(More)
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