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PURPOSE Due to the seroepidemiological shift in hepatitis A (HA), its severity, mortality, and complications have increased in recent years. Thus, the aim of this study was to identify predictive factors associated with poor prognosis among patients with HA. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 304 patients with HA admitted to our institution between July(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the value of using intramucosal pH (pHi) measurements to evaluate the viability of the gastric tube after thoracic esophagectomy, and to determine whether these measurements may be used for early prediction of anastomotic insufficiency. DESIGN Prospective, observational study. SETTING University hospital in Japan. PATIENTS(More)
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