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α and β Subunits of Inhibin/Activin as Sex Cord‐Stromal Differentiation Markers
Inhibins (α and β heterodimers) and activins (β homodimers) are related peptides with opposing biologic action on gonadotropin regulation. They serve as components of the pituitary-gonadal feedbackExpand
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T-helper 2 cytokines, transforming growth factor β1, and eosinophil products induce fibrogenesis and alter muscle motility in patients with eosinophilic esophagitis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) often become dysphagic from the combination of organ fibrosis and motor abnormalities. We investigated mechanisms of dysphagia,Expand
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Treatment of gastric antral vascular ectasia (watermelon stomach) with endoscopic band ligation.
BACKGROUND Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) is characterized by mucosal and submucosal vascular ectasia causing recurrent GI hemorrhage. Treatment of GAVE with endoscopic thermal therapy (ETT)Expand
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A prospective pilot trial of ablation of Barrett's esophagus with low-grade dysplasia using stepwise circumferential and focal ablation (HALO system).
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Yearly surveillance endoscopy is carried out for Barrett's esophagus with low-grade dysplasia (LGD) so that progression to high-grade dysplasia and adenocarcinoma can beExpand
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Alpha and beta subunits of inhibin/activin as sex cord-stromal differentiation markers.
Inhibins (alpha and beta heterodimers) and activins (beta homodimers) are related peptides with opposing biologic action on gonadotropin regulation. They serve as components of the pituitary-gonadalExpand
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Interobserver agreement in hepatitis C grading and staging and in the Banff grading schema for acute cellular rejection: the "hepatitis C 3" multi-institutional trial experience.
CONTEXT Establishing adequate interobserver agreement is crucial not only for standardization of patient care but also to ensure validity of findings in multi-institutional trials. OBJECTIVE ToExpand
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Lynch syndrome-associated neoplasms: a discussion on histopathology and immunohistochemistry
It was a century ago that Warthin, a pathologist, first described the clinical condition now known as Lynch syndrome. One hundred years later, our understanding of this syndrome has advancedExpand
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Rapid antigen testing for group A Streptococcus by DNA probe.
The Gen-probe group A Streptococcus direct test (GASD), a nucleic acid probe assay for detecting GAS from throat swabs, has recently been developed. The test uses an acridium ester-labeled DNA probeExpand
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Isolated supraclavicular lymph node metastasis in pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a report of three cases and review of the literature.
CONTEXT Supraclavicular lymph nodes represent a rare site of metastasis in pancreatic cancer. We report three cases of pancreatic adenocarcinoma with metastases to supraclavicular lymph nodes. CASEExpand
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A 64-year-old-man with a history of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) who was on hemodialysis presented with bloody emesis and abdominal pain. Abdominal computed tomography showed gastric pneumatosisExpand
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