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Corrosive esophageal strictures: predictors of response to endoscopic dilation.
TLDR
Age, sex, grade of dysphagia, and cause and site of the stricture did not influence the number of sessions required for adequate dilation, but on multivariate analysis, maximal esophageal wall thickness (p < .01) but not average esophagesian wall thickness or stricture length was independently associated with the number. Expand
A Randomized Study Comparing Levofloxacin, Omeprazole, Nitazoxanide, and Doxycycline versus Triple Therapy for the Eradication of Helicobacter pylori
TLDR
This open-label, prospective trial demonstrates that LOAD is a highly active regimen for the treatment of HP in treatment-naive patients. Expand
Review article: the endocannabinoid system in liver disease, a potential therapeutic target
TLDR
Endocannabinoids are a family of potent lipid‐soluble molecules, acting on the cannabinoid receptors that mediate the effects of marijuana, which are located in the brain and peripheral tissues, including the liver. Expand
Clinical and Neurologic Manifestation of Minimal Hepatic Encephalopathy and Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy.
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Hepatic encephalopathy shows a wide spectrum of neuropsychiatric manifestations and better insight into the pathophysiology and diagnostic accuracy of HE will help determine future management strategies. Expand
Prevalence of restless legs syndrome in patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
TLDR
Restless legs syndrome is prevalent in patients with IBS, especially those with diarrheal symptoms, and assessment of concomitant disorders may improve diagnosis and expand relevant treatment options for patients. Expand
Response to Yuan and Leontiadis
  • P. Basu
  • Medicine
  • The American Journal of Gastroenterology
  • 1 July 2012
TLDR
The observation that some patients in preliminary reports had initially been tested less than 4 weeks after the cessation of therapy was correct, and on the basis of the feedback received from these presentations, using a 2-week minimum testing deadline was inadequate. Expand
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