BACKGROUND End-stage renal disease patients on chronic hemodialysis are among high risk groups for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection for whom routine HCV screening is recommended. Anti-HCV antibody (ab) testing may not be reliable to detect all infected cases because of the blunted ab response due to depressed immune state in these patients. Using a more… (More)
BACKGROUND Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are debilitating diseases that lead to a variety of problems in a patient's daily life and are a huge burden for the health care system. Since this group of diseases are multifactorial and complex, long-term longitudinal studies are clearly needed to understand them better. A popu-lation–based registry (IBD-FaR)… (More)
Double pylorus (DP) is a rare condition characterized by the presence of two openings from the gastric antrum to the duodenal bulb, which may be congenital or acquired. Herein, we describe a case of DP in a cirrhotic patient.