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Management of Helicobacter pylori infection—the Maastricht V/Florence Consensus Report
Important progress has been made in the management of Helicobacter pylori infection and in this fifth edition of the Maastricht Consensus Report, key aspects related to the clinical role of H. pyloriExpand
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Total enteroscopy with a nonsurgical steerable double-balloon method.
BACKGROUND Deep insertion of an enteroscope by use of a push technique is difficult. A new method of enteroscopy was developed, a double-balloon method, to improve the access to the small intestine.Expand
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Guidelines for the Management of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Japan: 2009 Revised Edition
Background:  Over the past few years, the profile of Helicobacter pylori infection has changed in Japan. In particular, the relationship between H. pylori and gastric cancer has been demonstratedExpand
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Kyoto global consensus report on Helicobacter pylori gastritis
Objective To present results of the Kyoto Global Consensus Meeting, which was convened to develop global consensus on (1) classification of chronic gastritis and duodenitis, (2) clinical distinctionExpand
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JGES guidelines for colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection/endoscopic mucosal resection
Colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) has become common in recent years. Suitable lesions for endoscopic treatment include not only early colorectal carcinomas but also many types ofExpand
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Second Asia–Pacific Consensus Guidelines for Helicobacter pylori infection
The Asia–Pacific Consensus Conference was convened to review and synthesize the most current information on Helicobacter pylori management so as to update the previously published regionalExpand
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Clinical outcomes of double-balloon endoscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of small-intestinal diseases.
BACKGROUND & AIMS A specialized system for a new method for enteroscopy, the double-balloon method, was developed. The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of this endoscopic system forExpand
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Asia-Pacific consensus on the management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: an update focusing on refractory reflux disease and Barrett's oesophagus
Objective Since the publication of the Asia-Pacific consensus on gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in 2008, there has been further scientific advancement in this field. This updated consensus focusesExpand
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Rationale in diagnosis and screening of atrophic gastritis with stomach-specific plasma biomarkers
Abstract Background and aims. Atrophic gastritis (AG) results most often from Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection. AG is the most important single risk condition for gastric cancer that oftenExpand
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Extensive methylation of hMLH1 promoter region predominates in proximal colon cancer with microsatellite instability.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Methylation of the hMLH1 promoter region has been suggested to cause microsatellite instability (MSI) in sporadic colorectal carcinoma (CRC). We studied the methylation profile in aExpand
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