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A Prospective Nationwide Study of Drug-Induced Liver Injury in Korea
  • K. Suk, D. Kim, +24 authors K. Han
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • 1 September 2012
OBJECTIVES:To address a growing concern about drug-induced liver injury (DILI), a nationwide study was performed to investigate the significance of DILI in Korea.METHODS:From May 2005 to May 2007,Expand
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Drug-induced liver injury: present and future
  • K. Suk, D. Kim
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and molecular hepatology
  • 1 September 2012
Liver injury due to prescription and nonprescription medications is a growing medical, scientific, and public health problem. Worldwide, the estimated annual incidence rate of drug-induced liverExpand
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Revision and update on clinical practice guideline for liver cirrhosis
Liver cirrhosis (LC) is a disease with a high rate of prevalence and one of the most common causes of mortality in the Republic of Korea (hereafter "Korea"). In Korea, the main etiologies of LC haveExpand
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Hepatogenous Diabetes in Cirrhosis Is Related to Portal Pressure and Variceal Hemorrhage
Background and AimThe clinical impact and complications of hepatogenous diabetes (HD) on cirrhosis have not been elucidated. This study aimed to evaluate the relationship of HD with portalExpand
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Hepatic vein arrival time as assessed by contrast‐enhanced ultrasonography is useful for the assessment of portal hypertension in compensated cirrhosis
The measurement of the hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) for the estimation of portal hypertension (PH) in cirrhosis has some limitations, including its invasiveness. Hepatic vein arrival timeExpand
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Transplantation with autologous bone marrow‐derived mesenchymal stem cells for alcoholic cirrhosis: Phase 2 trial
Bone marrow‐derived mesenchymal stem cell (BM‐MSC) transplantation has been suggested as an effective therapy for liver cirrhosis. The efficacy and safety of autologous BM‐MSC transplantation in theExpand
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Current status and strategies for hepatitis B control in Korea
  • E. Cho, S. Kim, +4 authors Y. Kim
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and molecular hepatology
  • 1 September 2017
Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is the most common cause of chronic liver diseases in Korea. After the introduction of the universal HBV vaccination program, the prevalence of hepatitis B surfaceExpand
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Sensitive and specific detection of early gastric cancer with DNA methylation analysis of gastric washes.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Aberrant DNA methylation is an early and frequent process in gastric carcinogenesis and could be useful for detection of gastric neoplasia. We hypothesized that methylation analysisExpand
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Current consensus and guidelines of contrast enhanced ultrasound for the characterization of focal liver lesions
The application of ultrasound contrast agents (UCAs) is considered essential when evaluating focal liver lesions (FLLs) using ultrasonography (US). Microbubble UCAs are easy to use and robust; theirExpand
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Randomised clinical trial: the efficacy of a 10‐day sequential therapy vs. a 14‐day standard proton pump inhibitor‐based triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori in Korea
Aliment Pharmacol Ther 2011; 34: 1098–1105
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