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American and Japanese Chronic Low Back Pain Patients: Cross‐Cultural Similarities and Differences
The study compared and contrasted medical. psychological, social and general behavioral functioning of American and Japanese low back pain patients and normal controls. The Sickness Impact ProfileExpand
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Gastric Carcinoid Tumors Without Autoimmune Gastritis in Japan: A Relationship with Helicobacter pylori Infection
In Japan, most cases of gastric carcinoid tumor (GCT) are unassociated with either autoimmune gastritis (AIG) showing type-A chronic atrophic gastritis (CAG-A) or Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES).Expand
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Diagnosis of pancreatic adenocarcinoma by detection of human telomerase reverse transcriptase messenger RNA in pancreatic juice with sample qualification.
  • K. Seki, T. Suda, +11 authors H. Asakura
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Clinical cancer research : an official journal of…
  • 1 July 2001
PURPOSE We evaluated the diagnostic efficacy of detection of human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) message, a catalytic domain of human telomerase, in endoscopic retrograde pancreatographyExpand
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CASE REPORT: Bile Duct Involvement in a Case of Autoimmune Pancreatitis Successfully Treated with an Oral Steroid
In the case reported here, the characteristic features of AIP were evaluated by ultrasonography, computed tomography and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, initially in the intrahepatic-Expand
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IgM myeloma--its distinction from Waldenström's macroglobulinemia.
An autopsy case of multiple myeloma (MM) with marked elevation of serum IgM as an M-component, diagnosed as IgM myeloma, was described. Clinically, multiple bone lesions were found but neitherExpand
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What is an appropriate indication for endoscopic papillary balloon dilation?
Objective There are a number of views on the indication for endoscopic papillary balloon dilation (EPBD) in the management of bile duct stones. In this study, we have evaluated the efficacy andExpand
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The role of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in infants with cholestasis.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) was assessed in the diagnosis of cholestatic liver disease in infants. METHODS ERCP was performed in 50 infants who hadExpand
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Risks of antipyretics in young children with fever due to infectious disease.
The objective of this study was to determine whether paracetamol (acetaminophen) affects the outcome of children with fever due to bacterial infectious disease. A total of 208 outpatients aged 6Expand
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Successful endoscopic therapy of superficial esophageal cancer on varices in a patient with alcoholic liver cirrhosis
A case of successful endoscopic therapy of superficial esophageal cancer on varices in a patient with alcoholic liver cirrhosis is reported. A slightly depressed superficial cancer (type 0‐IIc)Expand
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