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  • Jacobo Dib
  • Revista espanola de enfermedades digestivas…
  • 2016
I read with interest the article "Accuracy of ASGE criteria for the prediction of choledocholithiasis" by Nárvaez et al. Patients with suspicion of choledocholithiasis (CL) were categorized according to the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) recommendations. Those patients classified into high or intermediate-probability for CL underwent(More)
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Helicobacter pylori is the main cause of gastritis, gastroduodenal ulcers and gastric cancer. In the past two decades, the recommended treatment for its eradication as a first-line regimen is the standard triple therapy consisting of a proton pump inhibitor (PPI), amoxicillin and clarithromycin or metronidazole. However, the(More)
  • Jacobo Dib
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • 2017
REFERENCES 1. Dib J . Post-polypectomy syndrome . Am J Gastroenterol 2017 ; 112:390 (this issue). 2. Reumkens A , Rondagh EJ , Bakker CM et al. Post-colonoscopy complications: a systematic review, time trends, and meta-analysis of population-based studies . Am J Gastroenterol 2016 ; 111 : 1092 – 101 . 3. Gupta S , Saunders BP , Fraser C et al. Th e fi rst 3(More)
We thank Drs Menon and Fisher for their interest in our rticle about the double-guidewire technique (DGT).1 One f the main advantages of a multicenter trial is to include large number of subjects, perhaps increasing the generlization of the results. In our study, there were no statisically significant differences in primary success rates common bile duct(More)
The content of catecholamines in adrenergic plexuses of the spleen and small intestine of rats has been studied histochemically using a computer analysis. It is shown that the content increases both during the short-term cold and emotional stress. Intraperitoneally administered guanethidine (10 mg/kg) does not prevent cold-induced accumulation of(More)
  • Jacobo Dib
  • American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • 1998
patients with diffuse SSc tend to have an early and significant incidence of diffuse gastrointestinal disease, whereas years or decades may pass before patients with limited SSc develop esophageal hypomotility. In a study with 151 patients with SSc, Ferri et al. (4) describe a significantly higher prevalence of esophageal involvement in patients with(More)
  • Jacobo Dib
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • 2009
To the Editor: Although new technologies tend to replace old diagnostic and prognostic tests, ‘‘old’’ should not necessarily mean useless or worn out. In the article recently published in your Journal about biomarkers for gastrointestinal cancers (1) , I was surprised that carcinoembriogenic antigen was not even mentioned under “ Colon Carcinoma. ”(More)