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Gastric juice acidity in upper gastrointestinal diseases.
AIM To search the independent factors determining gastric juice acidity and to investigate the acidity of gastric juices in various benign and malignant upper gastrointestinal diseases. METHODSExpand
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Efficacy of Intravitreal Injections of Triamcinolone Acetonide in a Rodent Model of Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
PURPOSE To investigate effects of intravitreal injections of triamcinolone acetonide (IVI-TA) at different times in a rodent model of nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (rAION). Expand
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Upper gastrointestinal lesions in patients receiving clopidogrel anti-platelet therapy.
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Clopidogrel is associated with a high incidence of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in high-risk patients. However, the characteristic upper gastrointestinal lesions in symptomaticExpand
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Factors linked to severe thrombocytopenia during antiviral therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis c and pretreatment low platelet counts
BackgroundBaseline low platelet count (< 150,000/μL) increases the risk of on-treatment severe thrombocytopenia (platelet count < 50,000/μL) in patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC) undergoingExpand
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Protective effects of systemic treatment with methylprednisolone in a rodent model of non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (rAION).
This study investigated the protective effects of the administration of steroids on optic nerves (ON) and retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) in a rodent model of non-arteritic anterior ischemic opticExpand
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The Compliance of Doctors with Viral Hepatitis B Screening and Antiviral Prophylaxis in Cancer Patients Receiving Cytotoxic Chemotherapy Using a Hospital-Based Screening Reminder System
Background and Aim Screenings for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) and antiviral prophylaxis are recommended for HBsAg-positive patients before the start of cytotoxic chemotherapy; however,Expand
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Acute Vision Loss after Intravitreal Injection of Bevacizumab (Avastin) Associated with Ocular Ischemic Syndrome
Aim: To report a patient with diabetic rubeosis who suffered from acute retinal ischemic change and stroke after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab. Methods: A 55-year-old man had diabetes withExpand
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Efficacy of Intravitreal Injections of Antivascular Endothelial Growth Factor Agents in a Rat Model of Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy.
PURPOSE We investigated the efficacy of intravitreal injections of anti-VEGF agents in a rat model of anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. METHODS We applied laser-induced photoactivation on theExpand
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Prevention of acute exacerbation of chronic hepatitis B infection in cancer patients receiving chemotherapy in a hepatitis B virus endemic area
Reactivation of hepatitis B viral (HBV) infection in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy may cause interruption of chemotherapy and lead to liver failure and death. In our institute, aExpand
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Factors Influencing the Retrograde Labeling of Retinal Ganglion Cells with Fluorogold in an Animal Optic Nerve Crush Model
Purpose: To investigate whether different crush durations or a different fluorogold (FG) injection timing can affect the efficiency of FG retrograde labeling of retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) in theExpand
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