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A multicenter evaluation of a new EUS core biopsy needle: Experience in 200 patients
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A multicenter study of a new endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle biopsy needle showed a high rate of tissue adequacy and production of a tissue core with this device with no adverse events seen in 200 patients. Expand
Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis: An Underdiagnosed Condition
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Eosinophilic gastroenteritis is an underdiagnosed condition; the disease might be female-predominant in adults and the efficacy of restriction diet in adult patients are required. Expand
Expandable metal stents in achalasia—is there a role?
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Expandable metal stents in achalasia or pseudoachalasia do not provide sustained symptom relief, and their use is associated with unacceptably high morbidity and mortality. Expand
Castleman's disease: a rare cause of hematemesis.
C-kit-positive gastric metastasis of lobular carcinoma of the breast masquerading as gastrointestinal stromal tumor
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This case illustrates that although c-kit is highly specific and sensitive for GIST, its expression may occur in a variety of other neoplasms, some of which morphologically resemble GIST and may present in the gastrointestinal tract as metastases. Expand
Extra-Pancreatic Pancreatitis: A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain
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A woman with chronic pancreatitis and a pseudocyst arising in a gastric pancreatic rest producing abdominal pain and vomiting that resolved after surgical resection is described. Expand
Conservative management of cholelithiasis and its complications in pregnancy is associated with recurrent symptoms and more emergency department visits.
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Conservative treatment of cholelithiasis and its complications during pregnancy is associated with recurrent biliary symptoms and frequent emergency department visits, and ERCP and LC are safe alternative approaches during pregnancy. Expand
Risk of pancreatic adenocarcinoma
African Americans have a higher incidence of pancreatic adenocarcinoma compared with non‐Hispanic whites. Whether other clinical differences exist between these two groups is not well known.
Expandable metal stents in achalasia— is there a role?
Abstract OBJECTIVE: Achalasia is treated with pneumatic dilation or myotomy, and botulinum toxin injections are occasionally used. We review our community’s experience with expandable metal stents inExpand
MicroRNA in Pancreatic Cancer: From Biology to Therapeutic Potential
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This review provides a brief overview of miRNA biogenesis and its role in fundamental cellular process and miRNA studies in pancreatic cancer patients and animal models and describes the role of mi RNA in cell cycle and proliferation, apoptosis, and metastasis. Expand
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