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ACG Clinical Guideline: Diagnosis and Management of Small Bowel Bleeding
Bleeding from the small intestine remains a relatively uncommon event, accounting for ~5–10% of all patients presenting with gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding. Given advances in small bowel imaging withExpand
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Helicobacter pylori-related disease: guidelines for testing and treatment.
OBJECTIVE To develop practical guidelines for the treatment of patients with suspected and documented Helicobacter pylori-related gastroduodenal diseases. METHODS A panel of physicians withExpand
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A Prospective Study of the Diagnostic Accuracy of PillCam ESO Esophageal Capsule Endoscopy Versus Conventional Upper Endoscopy in Patients With Chronic Gastroesophageal Reflux Diseases
Introduction: Endoscopy is commonly performed to evaluate for suspected or established esophageal diseases including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and its complications. The newly developedExpand
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Oxalobacter formigenes and its role in oxalate metabolism in the human gut.
Oxalate is ingested in a wide range of animal feeds and human foods and beverages and is formed endogenously as a waste product of metabolism. Bacterial, rather than host, enzymes are required forExpand
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An anti-inflammatory diet as treatment for inflammatory bowel disease: a case series report
BackgroundThe Anti-Inflammatory Diet (IBD-AID) is a nutritional regimen for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that restricts the intake of certain carbohydrates, includes the ingestion of pre- andExpand
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Seasonal variations in the clinical of presentation of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.
Epidemiological evidence that Crohn's disease could be a transmissible condition is limited. The case histories of 211 patients with Crohn's disease and 201 patients with ulcerative colitis have beenExpand
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Religion and the Body
This book reflects on the implications of neurobiology and the scientific worldview on aspects of religious experience, belief, and practice. Just as interest in the neurosciences and related fieldsExpand
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Oxalobacter formigenes may reduce the risk of calcium oxalate kidney stones.
Most kidney stones are composed primarily of calcium oxalate. Oxalobacter formigenes is a Gram-negative, anaerobic bacterium that metabolizes oxalate in the intestinal tract and is present in a largeExpand
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A multicenter randomized comparison of the Endocapsule and the Pillcam SB.
BACKGROUND Video capsule endoscopy has been shown to be the single most effective endoscopic procedure for identifying the source of obscure GI bleeding (OGIB). OBJECTIVE Our purpose was to reportExpand
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Video Capsule Enteroscopy in the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease: A Multicenter Study
OBJECTIVES:Duodenal biopsy is the current gold standard for diagnosis of celiac disease. Videocapsule endoscopy examines the entire small bowel and allows visualization of mucosal villi. We evaluatedExpand
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