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Prevalence of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced enteropathy determined by double-balloon endoscopy: A Japanese multicenter study
Objective. Capsule endoscopy has shown that non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can damage the small intestine. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of NSAIDs enteropathyExpand
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Clinical characteristics of Japanese patients with eosinophilic esophagitis and eosinophilic gastroenteritis
BackgroundThe clinical characteristics of Japanese patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) have not been fully clarified. For understanding theExpand
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A randomized clinical trial comparing transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt with endoscopic sclerotherapy in the long-term management of patients with cirrhosis after recent variceal
The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) with that of endoscopic sclerotherapy (ES) in the long-term management of patients withExpand
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Acid and non-acid reflux in Japanese patients with non-erosive reflux disease with persistent reflux symptoms, despite taking a double-dose of proton pump inhibitor: a study using combined
BackgroundCombined multi-channel intra-luminal impedance and pH (Mll-pH) monitoring can detect gastro-esophageal reflux and identify acid and non-acid reflux (NAR) events. It can be used for patientsExpand
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Effect of acarbose on exocrine and endocrine pancreatic function in the rat
SummaryExocrine and endocrine pancreatic function were studied simultaneously in the isolated perfused pancreas from rats fed a normal or an acarbose-containing diet (150 mg/ 100 g food) for 20 days.Expand
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Impact of Quadruple Regimen of Clarithromycin Added to Metronidazole‐Containing Triple Therapy Against Helicobacter pylori Infection Following Clarithromycin‐Containing Triple‐Therapy Failure
Background: The establishment of an optimal second‐line regimen for Helicobacter pylori infection is required. Although quadruple therapy should overcome resistance to either clarithromycin orExpand
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Exocrine and endocrine pancreatic function in rats treated with α-glucosidase inhibitor (acarbose)
Abstract Pancreatic exocrine and endocrine secretory dynamics were studied in the isolated perfused pancreata of rats fed a normal diet or a diet supplemented with the α-glucosidase inhibitor,Expand
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Characteristics of Symptomatic Reflux Episodes in Patients with Non-Erosive Reflux Disease Who Have a Positive Symptom Index on Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy
Background and Aim: The reason that some reflux episodes evoke symptoms is poorly understood, therefore the aim of this study is to assess the determinants of reflux perception in patients withExpand
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Efficacy and Safety of Helicobacter pylori Eradication Therapy with Omeprazole, Amoxicillin and High- and Low-Dose Clarithromycin in Japanese Patients
AbstractObjective: Seven-day administration of omeprazole 40 mg/day + amoxicillin 1500 mg/day + clarithromycin 800 mg/day is currently approved in Japan for the eradication of Helicobacter pyloriExpand
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