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Endoscopic sclerotherapy as compared with endoscopic ligation for bleeding esophagal varices
TLDR
This randomized trial compared endoscopic sclerotherapy and endoscopic ligation in 129 patients with cirrhosis who had proved bleeding from esophageal varices and determined the incidence of complications and recurrences of bleeding, the number of treatments needed to eradicate varices, and survival. Expand
Clinical Utility of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy: Experience With 200 Cases
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Wireless capsule endoscopy is a valuable diagnostic tool in the evaluation of occult small bowel lesions, and was most effective in patients with gastrointestinal hemorrhage and anemia. Expand
Low-dose oral methotrexate for maintaining Crohn's disease remission: where we stand.
  • J. H. Sun, K. Das
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical gastroenterology
  • 1 October 2005
TLDR
The purpose of this article is to review the mechanism of action, absorption, and the objective evidence in supporting the use of oral methotrexate in maintaining CD remission. Expand
Technique and early clinical results of endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL)
TLDR
Endoscopic variceal ligation appears to control active bleeding, is associated with a low incidence of non-bleeding complications, and may be used as an alternative to sclerotherapy. Expand
Preferential Expression of Cyclooxygenase-2 in Colonic-Phenotype of Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia: Association With Helicobacter Pylori and Gastric Carcinoma
TLDR
The results suggest that the presence of mAb Das-1 and COX-2 reactivity in the GIM identify the subgroup of patients who may be at risk for gastric cancer and may need close surveillance. Expand
Fundamental Skills in Surgery
TLDR
The editors have done an excellent job of explaining the basic techniques in performing surgical procedures and summarizing the pathophysiology of surgical care. Expand
CaseMaster: The Database Solution for General and Thoracic Surgery Residents
TLDR
CaseMaster is designed to record either single or multiple resident operative experience, and one of us, Dr Sun, has reservations about the capacity of CaseMaster to accept multiple resident input because of the limited database. Expand
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