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Anomalous opening of the common bile duct into the duodenal bulb: endoscopic treatment
BackgroundAnomalous biliary opening especially the presence of the ampulla of Vater in the duodenal bulb is a very rare phenomenon. We report clinical implications, laboratory and ERCP findings andExpand
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Clinical Characteristics of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Turkey: A Multicenter Epidemiologic Survey
Aim To investigate the epidemiologic and clinical characteristics of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients in a large multicenter, countrywide, hospital-based study in Turkey. Materials andExpand
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Which platelet function test is suitable to monitor clopidogrel responsiveness? A pharmacokinetic analysis on the active metabolite of clopidogrel
Summary.  Background: Multiple platelet function tests claim to be P2Y12‐pathway specific and capable of capturing the biological activity of clopidogrel. Objectives: The aim of the present study wasExpand
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Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography by double balloon enteroscopy in patients with Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy
BackgroundIn patients with Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy (HJ), endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) cannot usually be achieved since the anastomosis is not reachable via standard duodenoscope.Expand
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Endoscopic closure of gastrointestinal defects with an over-the-scope clip device. A case series and review of the literature.
BACKGROUND The over-the-scope clip (OTSC) is a novel endoscopic tool used in the non surgical treatment of gastrointestinal perforations, fistula, and anastomotic leaks. AIMS The aim of the presentExpand
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Pattern of gastrointestinal and psychosomatic symptoms across the menstrual cycle in women with inflammatory bowel disease.
BACKGROUND/AIMS The purpose of this study was to determine the frequency of defecation, gastrointestinal (GI) and non-GI symptoms among women with ulcerative colitis (UC) (n=38) and Crohn's diseaseExpand
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Biliary Tract Obstruction Secondary to Malignant Lymphoma: Experience at a Referral Center
Lymphoma is a rare cause of biliary obstruction and, on cholangiography, may mimic other causes of obstructive jaundice. The optimum treatment for these patients is unclear. The aim of this study isExpand
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Inferior mesenteric arteriovenous fistula with ischemic colitis: multidetector computed tomographic angiography for diagnosis.
Inferior mesenteric arteriovenous fistula is rare and may be congenital or acquired. Two serious manifestations may occur in the course of the disease: portal hypertension and bowel ischemia. TheExpand
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Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in patients with Billroth II gastroenterostomy
Background and Aim:  Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is more complicated in patients with Billroth II gastroenterostomy (B II GE) especially in those associated with BraunExpand
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Migration of biliary plastic stents: experience of a tertiary center
Background and study aimsStent migration occurs in about 5–10% of patients undergoing biliary stenting. The aim of this study was to analyze the risk factors for stent migration in patients withExpand
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