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Testing large-scale distributed systems is a challenge, because some errors manifest themselves only after a distributed sequence of events that involves machine and network failures. D 3 S is a checker that allows developers to specify predicates on distributed properties of a deployed system, and that checks these predicates while the system is running.(More)
Aims. The objective of this study was to compare the efficacy of exclusive enteral nutrition (EEN) and corticosteroids in inducing remission in pediatric Crohn's disease (CD) and the effects of the treatment on growth improvements. Methods. Data was retrospectively collected for children and adolescents newly diagnosed with CD in a referral center. Patients(More)
AIM The aim of this study was to investigate the role of bile and acid reflux in the pathogenesis of reflux oesophagitis (RE) in children. METHODS A total of 44 patients aged 5-17 years with gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms were enrolled. Simultaneous 24-h oesophageal Bilitec 2000 (Medtronic Instruments, Minneapolis, MN, USA) bilirubin monitoring and pH(More)
OBJECTIVE To explore the value of magnetic resonance enterography (MRE) for diagnosis of small intestinal diseases in children. METHOD A total of 92 children who received MRE from July 2009 to January 2014 were included into this study. The clinical value of MRE in children was evaluated by describing the image presentation of MRE based on clinical(More)
We introduce the design and implementation of a peer-to-peer text retrieval and search prototype system called P-Terse in this paper. Compared with existing P2P systems, P-Terse has three novel features: 1) The text content of the shared documents is searchable, which is a natural yet useful extension to file name matching based search provided by existing(More)
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