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BACKGROUND/AIMS Eradication of Helicobacter pylori reduces the incidence of gastric cancer, and may inhibit gastric dysplasia progression into gastric cancer. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of eradication of Helicobacter on the incidence of subsequent gastric dysplasia development after endoscopic resection. METHODS Medical records of(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Intestinal metaplasia (IM) is a premalignant condition. This study aimed to evaluate the correlation between endoscopic and histological findings of IM. METHODS The cases of IM were graded by conventional endoscopy, and biopsies were taken from the antrum and body of 1,333 subjects for histological IM diagnosis. Multivariate analyses were(More)
BACKGROUND The eradication rate with PPI-based standard triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection has fallen considerably. One recent innovation is sequential therapy with PPI and three antibiotics, but the complexity of this regimen may reduce its usability. Concomitant administration of nonbismuth quadruple drugs (concomitant therapy) is also an(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The aim of this study was to compare polyethylene glycol (PEG) 4 L, split method of PEG 4 L and PEG 2 L plus sodium phosphate (NaP) in the aspect of bowel preparation quality, safety, patients' compliance and preference. METHODS Total 249 subjects were prospectively enrolled and received bowel preparation for colonoscopy from August to(More)
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