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Transarterial chemoembolization in Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer Stage 0/A hepatocellular carcinoma.
AIM To evaluate the clinical characteristics of patients with Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) stage 0 and A hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) after transarterial chemoembolization (TACE). METHODSExpand
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Effects of Korean Red Ginseng (Panax ginseng), urushiol (Rhus vernicifera Stokes), and probiotics (Lactobacillus rhamnosus R0011 and Lactobacillus acidophilus R0052) on the gut–liver axis of
Background Roles of immune reaction and toll-like receptor-4 (TLR-4) have widely been established in the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease (ALD). Methods We evaluated the biologic efficacy ofExpand
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Characteristics of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in patients with chronic kidney disease.
AIM To evaluate the clinical characteristics of nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (NGIH) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). METHODS From 2003 to 2010, a total of 72 CKDExpand
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Effect of Korean Red Ginseng in chronic liver disease
Chronic liver disease, one of the most common diseases, typically arises from nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, alcoholic liver disease, chronic viral hepatitis, or hepatocellular carcinoma.Expand
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Microbiota-based treatments in alcoholic liver disease.
Gut microbiota plays a key role in the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease (ALD). Consumption of alcohol leads to increased gut permeability, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, and entericExpand
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Clinical characteristics and pituitary dysfunction in patients with metastatic cancer to the sella.
OBJECTIVE Metastatic disease to the sella is uncommon and there are limited available data regarding the clinical aspects of this disease. We therefore sought to characterize the clinicalExpand
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Prognostic Significance of Hemodynamic and Clinical Stages in the Prediction of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Background & Goals: Early identification of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is associated with improved survival for patients with chronic liver disease (CLD). We evaluated the prognostic significanceExpand
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Catheter‐free method is sufficient for preparation for transnasal endoscopy: Randomized controlled trial
Although transnasal endoscopy (TNE) is generally a comfortable and safe procedure, it has some disadvantages, such as complicated preprocessing and occasional repulsion reaction duringExpand
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