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Genotypes of human polyomaviruses in urine samples of pregnant women in Taiwan
The viral DNA of human polyomaviruses JC virus (JCV) and BK virus (BKV) was detected by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in urine samples from 31 pregnant women in Taiwan. A pair of appropriateExpand
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In situ detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in liver tissue using a digoxigenin‐labeled probe created during a polymerase chain reaction
The cellular localization of hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA in liver tissue was studied by nonisotopic in situ hybridization using a digoxigenin‐labeled cDNA probe created during a polymerase chainExpand
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Association of concurrent hepatitis B surface antigen and antibody to hepatitis B surface antigen with hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic hepatitis B virus infection
Antibody to hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) (anti‐HBs) can exist in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. To date, little is known about the association of concurrent HBsAg andExpand
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[Is the prevalence of cryptogenic hepatocellular carcinoma increasing in Korea?].
BACKGROUND/AIMS Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has been characterized by a wide spectrum of liver damages that span from steatosis to cryptogenic liver cirrhosis and even to hepatocellularExpand
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[Genetic polymorphisms of alcohol-metabolizing enzymes and cytokines in patients with alcohol induced pancreatitis and alcoholic liver cirrhosis].
  • M. S. Kim, D. Lee, +10 authors M. Lee
  • Medicine
  • The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan…
  • 1 June 2004
BACKGROUND/AIMS Susceptibility to organ damage induced by alcohol may be related to inherited variations (polymorphisms) in alcohol-metabolizing enzymes, or polymorphisms affecting cytokines. The aimExpand
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Diagnostic value of PIVKA-II and alpha-fetoprotein in hepatitis B virus-associated hepatocellular carcinoma.
AIM To determine the cutoff values and to compare the diagnostic role of alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) and prothrombin induced by vitamin K absence-II (PIVKA-II) in chronic hepatitis B (CHB). METHODS AExpand
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[Effectiveness of triple therapy and quadruple therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication].
  • H. Jang, M. Choi, +10 authors J. Lee
  • Medicine
  • The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan…
  • 1 November 2005
BACKGROUND/AIMS Quadruple therapy can be considered as a first-line therapy in areas where the resistance rate to clarithromycin is high. Comparison study of triple therapy and quadruple therapy forExpand
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Early Viral Kinetics of Telbivudine and Entecavir: Results of a 12-Week Randomized Exploratory Study with Patients with HBeAg-Positive Chronic Hepatitis B
  • D. Suh, S. Um, +10 authors S. Zeuzem
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
  • 22 December 2009
ABSTRACT We characterized the early viral kinetic profiles of telbivudine and entecavir and the effects of these potent nucleoside analogs on hepatitis B virus (HBV) DNA and alanine aminotransferaseExpand
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Comparison of the long-term efficacy between entecavir and tenofovir in treatment- naïve chronic hepatitis B patients
BackgroundThere have been limited studies directly comparing the long-term efficacy between entecavir (ETV) and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF). This study was aimed to compare the long-termExpand
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[Association of hepatic iron deposition and serum iron indices with hepatic inflammation and fibrosis stage in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease].
  • J. Moon, S. Park, +12 authors S. Jun
  • Medicine
  • The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan…
  • 1 June 2006
BACKGROUND/AIMS Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis can develop from nonalcoholic fatty liver and progress to severe liver disease such as cirrhosis. The mechanism determining the progression from fattyExpand
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