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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Endoscopist-Directed Nurse-Administered Propofol Sedation (EDNAPS) has been evaluated in community settings rather than tertiary referral centers. PATIENTS AND METHODS A hospital-wide prospectively collected database of Medical Emergency Team Calls (METCALL), emergency responses triggered by medically unstable patients, was(More)
BACKGROUND Entecavir and tenofovir potently suppress hepatitis B virus (HBV) replication so that serum HBV DNA levels <20 IU/mL can be achieved after 2 years. Despite this, inadequate suppression is reported in >20% of cases for unclear reasons. AIM We tested whether 4-week viral load (VL) assessment could improve 96-week treatment outcome. METHODS Data(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) increase the risk of colorectal cancer. Surveillance colonoscopy with chromoendoscopy is recommended, but conventional forward-viewing colonoscopy (FVC) detects dysplasia with low levels of sensitivity. Full-spectrum endoscopy (FUSE) incorporates 2 additional lateral cameras to the forward camera of the(More)
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