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Whole gut transit scintigraphy in the clinical evaluation of patients with upper and lower gastrointestinal symptoms
OBJECTIVE:In a single noninvasive, quantitative test, whole gut transit scintigraphy (WGTS) measures gastric emptying (GE), small bowel transit (SBT), and colonic transit (CT). The aim of this studyExpand
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Constipation and diarrhea in pregnancy.
Constipation and diarrhea are common during pregnancy, occurring in up to one-third of women. Constipation is often the result of physiologic changes that occur during pregnancy, usually fromExpand
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Simultaneous occurrence of inflammatory bowel disease and thyroid disease
We report a case of simultaneous occurrence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Graves’ disease. A review of reported cases of simultaneous onset of ulcerative colitis (UC) and autoimmuneExpand
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Simultaneous occurrence of inflammatory bowel disease and thyroid disease.
Abstract We report a case of simultaneous occurrence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Graves’ disease. A review of reported cases of simultaneous onset of ulcerative colitis (UC) andExpand
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Simultaneous Endoluminal Sonography and Manometry to Assess Anal Sphincter Complex in Normal Subjects
The purpose of this study was to usesimultaneous anal manometry and high-frequencyendoluminal ultrasonography (EUS) to determine therelationship between resting anal pressure andcross-sectional areaExpand
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Two distinct receptors for ATP can be distinguished in Swiss 3T6 mouse fibroblasts by their desensitization.
The stimulation of calcium efflux from Swiss 3T6 mouse fibroblasts by extracellular ATP was studied. It was found that the cells could be desensitized to ATP by a previous exposure to the nucleotide,Expand
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Whole gut transit scintigraphy in the clinical evaluation of patients with upper and lower gastrointestinal symptoms.
OBJECTIVE: In a single noninvasive, quantitative test, whole gut transit scintigraphy (WGTS) measures gastric emptying (GE), small bowel transit (SBT), and colonic transit (CT). The aim of this studyExpand
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Does Fasting Serum Gastrin Predict Gastric Acid Suppression in Patients on Proton-Pump Inhibitors?
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) block gastric acid secretion and may increase serum gastrin concentration. The aim of this study was to determine whether fasting serum gastrin concentration predictsExpand
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Edrophonium Provocative Testing During Electrogastrography (EGG) (Effects on Dyspeptic Symptoms and the EGG)
The aim of this study was to determine whetheredrophonium induces dyspeptic symptoms and/or gastricmyoelectric changes in normal subjects and patients withfunctional dyspepsia. Eighteen normalExpand
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