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Epigenomic Analysis of Aberrantly Methylated Genes in Colorectal Cancer Identifies Genes Commonly Affected by Epigenetic Alterations
BackgroundDetermination of the profile of genes that are commonly methylated aberrantly in colorectal cancer (CRC) will have substantial value for diagnostic and therapeutic applications. However,Expand
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Treatment outcomes according to endoscopic treatment modalities for rectal carcinoid tumors.
BACKGROUND Despite a growing understanding of the clinical effectiveness of endoscopic treatment for small rectal carcinoid tumors, there is still controversy concerning the best endoscopic treatmentExpand
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Therapeutic Effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus-SDC 2012, 2013 in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Probiotic bacteria exhibit a variety of properties, which are unique to a particular strain. Lactobacillus acidophilus-SDC 2012, 2013 are new strains isolated from Korean infants’ feces. TheExpand
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Unraveling the ties between irritable bowel syndrome and intestinal microbiota.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most prevalent functional gastrointestinal disorder. It is a multifactorial disorder. Intestinal microbiota may cause the pathogenesis of IBS by contributing toExpand
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Clinical Diagnosis of Primary Epiploic Appendagitis: Differentiation From Acute Diverticulitis
Background Primary epiploic appendagitis (PEA) is an uncommon cause of abdominal pain that occurs either from appendageal torsion or spontaneous thrombosis of an appendageal draining vein. PrimaryExpand
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Mucosal mast cell counts correlate with visceral hypersensitivity in patients with diarrhea predominant irritable bowel syndrome
Background and Aim:  Although increased mast cells in the gut and their role in visceral hypersensitivity in irritable bowel syndrome have been postulated, this relationship remains unclear. Our aimExpand
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The Association of Serum Lipids With Colorectal Adenomas
OBJECTIVES:There is suggestive but sparse evidence that dyslipidemia is associated with colorectal neoplasms. We investigated the association of serum lipid and apolipoprotein concentrations with theExpand
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Clinical impact of microsatellite instability in colon cancer following adjuvant FOLFOX therapy
  • S. Kim, J. Lee, +15 authors Y. Park
  • Medicine
  • Cancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology
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PurposeColon cancer with DNA mismatch repair (MMR) defects reveals indistinguishable clinical and pathologic aspects, including better prognosis and reduced response to 5-fluorouracil (5-FU)-basedExpand
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The Significance of Interstitial Cells in Neurogastroenterology
Smooth muscle layers of the gastrointestinal tract consist of a heterogeneous population of cells that include enteric neurons, several classes of interstitial cells of mesenchymal origin, a varietyExpand
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Incidence and prevalence of ulcerative colitis in the Songpa‐Kangdong District, Seoul, Korea, 1986–1997
Background and Aims : Ulcerative colitis (UC) is regarded as a rare disease in developing countries, but accurate data are generally lacking. We performed the present study to evaluate the incidenceExpand
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