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Epidemiology of functional dyspepsia: a global perspective.
Dyspepsia refers to group of upper gastrointestinal symptoms that occur commonly in adults. Dyspepsia is known to result from organic causes, but the majority of patients suffer from non-ulcer or… Expand
Individual patient data meta-analysis of controlled attenuation parameter (CAP) technology for assessing steatosis.
BACKGROUND & AIMS The prevalence of fatty liver underscores the need for non-invasive characterization of steatosis, such as the ultrasound based controlled attenuation parameter (CAP). Despite good… Expand
Asian Consensus Report on Functional Dyspepsia
- H. Miwa, U. Ghoshal, +19 authors Young Tae Bak
- Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility
- 1 April 2012
Background/Aims Environmental factors such as food, lifestyle and prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection are widely different in Asian countries compared to the West, and physiological functions… Expand
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in Parkinson's disease.
BACKGROUND Recent studies reported a high prevalence of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in Parkinson's disease (PD), and a possible association with gastrointestinal symptoms and worse… Expand
Cost-effectiveness of N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate (histoacryl) glue injections versus transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in the management of acute gastric variceal bleeding
- S. Mahadeva, M. Bellamy, Dagobert Kessel, M. Davies, C. E. Millson
- American Journal of Gastroenterology
- 1 December 2003
ABSTRACTThe management of bleeding gastric varices has not been standardized. Although transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) is used in most centers, endoscopic treatment with… Expand
Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with worse severity of Parkinson's disease.
BACKGROUND Some studies have suggested that chronic Helicobacter pylori (HP) infection can aggravate the neurodegenerative process in Parkinson's disease (PD), and targeted intervention could… Expand
A Randomized Trial of Silymarin for the Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis
- Chan Wah Kheong, Nik Raihan Nik Mustapha, S. Mahadeva
- Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the…
- 1 December 2017
BACKGROUND & AIMS: Silymarin is a complex mixture of 6 major flavonolignans and other minor polyphenolic compounds derived from the milk thistle plant Silybum marianum; it has shown antioxidant,… Expand
Phenotypic variation in Blastocystis sp. ST3
- Nanthiney Devi Ragavan, S. K. Govind, T. T. Chye, S. Mahadeva
- Biology, Medicine
- Parasites & Vectors
- 29 August 2014
BackgroundBlastocystis, is one of the most common human intestinal protozoan, which has many conflicting reports on its pathogenic role. Gut conditions which obviously varies in asymptomatic… Expand
A multi-ethnic study of a PNPLA3 gene variant and its association with disease severity in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
The adiponutrin (PNPLA3) rs738409 polymorphism has been found to be associated with susceptibility to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in various cohorts. We further investigated the… Expand
Anxiety and depression in various functional gastrointestinal disorders: Do differences exist?
OBJECTIVE: To examine the differences in the prevalence and severity of anxiety and depression in patients with functional dyspepsia (FD), nonerosive reflux disease (NERD), irritable bowel syndrome… Expand