Sung-Ill Jang

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BACKGROUNDS/AIMS High intraluminal pressure has been reported to cause left colonic diverticula. However, the pathophysiology of right colonic diverticula is still unclear. Methane gas has been reported to delay small intestinal transit and to increase intraluminal pressure. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between right colonic(More)
TO THE EDITOR: We appreciate Dr. Joo for his interest and comments. The factors developing colonic diverticulosis are reported as age-associated alterations in the colonic wall, dietary fiber intake, motor dysfunction, genetic influences, altered colonic motility and abnormal intraluminal pressure. Methane gas could promote non-propagating or segmental(More)
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