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BACKGROUND Ghrelin is a peptide hormone that is involved in gastrointestinal motility and secretion; and therefore, may play a role in functional dyspepsia. OBJECTIVES To compare the change of serum ghrelin level in relation to meal-time, between patients with functional dyspepsia and a control group. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a cross-sectional study, 18(More)
BACKGROUND In a significant number of the patients with hematochezia, colonoscopy turns out to be normal and therefore is unable to determine the cause of bleeding. This study investigates outcomes and possible necessity for further work up in cases of hematochezia with normal colonoscopy. METHODS Ninety-seven patients with normal colonoscopy were(More)
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