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Reduction in hepatic venous pressure gradient as a consequence of volume contraction due to chronic administration of spironolactone in patients with cirrhosis and no ascites.
The effect of plasma volume contraction induced by a 4-wk administration of spironolactone or furosemide on the hepatic venous pressure gradient was evaluated in consecutively allocated patients with… Expand
Long-term haemodynamic effects of a 4-week regimen of nipradilol, a new beta-blocker with nitrovasodilating properties, in patients with portal hypertension due to cirrhosis. A comparative study with…
To study the long-term effects of pharmacological combination therapy, a comparison was made of the haemodynamic changes in patients with cirrhosis and portal hypertension following a 4-week… Expand
Anti‐interferon‐α neutralizing antibody is associated with nonresponse to pegylated interferon‐α plus ribavirin in chronic hepatitis C
Summary. Pegylated interferon‐α (PEG‐IFN‐α) plus ribavirin (RBV) treatment fails to achieve a sustained virological response (SVR) in approximately 20–50% of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus… Expand
Cold Resistance in Four Species of Beetles Overwintering in the Soil, with Notes on the Overwintering Strategies of Some Soil Insects
such studies compiled by SeMME (1982), for instance, a total of 123 species overwintering in a supercooling condition was cited, in which 82 species overwintered aboveground, 33 on the ground… Expand
Studies on nuclear polyhedrosis and granulosis viruses of the spotted cutworm, Xestia c-nigrum L. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).
The larvae of the spotted cutworm collected from grass fields at the beginning and the end of winter season were reared on an artificial diet in the laboratory. The larvae which died in the course of… Expand
Seasonal changes of glycogen/trehalose contents, supercooling points and survival rate in mature larvae of the overwintering soybean pod borer Leguminivora glycinivorella
Abstract The mature larvae of the soybean pod borer Leguminivora glycinivorella, spend over 9 months (October-next August) in the inactive state until pupation down to 3 cm below the surface in soil.… Expand
[Etiologic and pathophysiological characteristics of cirrhosis of the elderly].
To evaluate the etiologic and pathophysiological characteristics of the aged cirrhotics, a total of 219 cirrhotic patients who admitted to our department between 1975 and 1989 was divided into the… Expand
Parasites of some noctuid larvae in Hokkaido. II. Parasitic wasps.
Portal hypertension secondary to intrahepatic arterio-portal shunt in primary amyloidosis: A case report
SummaryPortal hypertension is a rare complication in hepatic amyloidosis. We experienced a case of a 40-year-old man with primary amyloidosis and advanced esophageal varices. Angiographic procedures… Expand