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Endoscopic submucosal dissection of large colorectal tumors by using a novel spring-action S-O clip for traction (with video).
BACKGROUND Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) allows en bloc resection of large GI neoplasms, regardless of their size; however, technical difficulties associated with ESD in the colorectum make… Expand
Changes in Intestinal Microbiota Following Combination Therapy with Fecal Microbial Transplantation and Antibiotics for Ulcerative Colitis
Background: Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is a potential therapeutic approach to restore normal intestinal microbiota in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), which is associated with… Expand
Comparison of several activity indices for the evaluation of endoscopic activity in UC: Inter‐ and intraobserver consistency
Background: This study evaluated inter‐ and intraobserver agreement in the assessment of ulcerative colitis (UC) activity using 4 established indices and a newly designed Modified 6‐point Activity… Expand
Overexpression of a 60-kDa heat shock protein enhances cytoprotective function of small intestinal epithelial cells.
AIMS With the advancement of small intestinal (double balloon and capsule) endoscopy technology, incidence of small intestinal lesion caused by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) has been… Expand
Correlations among total colonoscopic findings, clinical symptoms, and laboratory markers in ulcerative colitis
- T. Osada, T. Ohkusa, +9 authors S. Watanabe
- Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology
- 1 December 2008
Background and Aim: Colonoscopy plays an integral role in the diagnosis, management and surveillance of ulcerative colitis (UC). In the present study we assessed the relationship between endoscopic… Expand
Prospective clinical trial of traction device-assisted endoscopic submucosal dissection of large superficial colorectal tumors using the S–O clip
BackgroundEndoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) allows en bloc resection of superficial colorectal tumors regardless of size. However, ESD is technically difficult, hazardous, and time consuming.… Expand
MAIT cells are activated and accumulated in the inflamed mucosa of ulcerative colitis
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic, relapsing and remitting, inflammatory disorder of the large intestine. Mucosal associated invariant T (MAIT) cells are a member of innate‐like lymphocytes found… Expand
Treatment of myelodysplastic syndrome and atypical leukemia with low-dose aclarubicin.
To study the therapeutic effect of low-dose aclarubicin (ACR), we carried out comparative treatment of 15 patients with myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and atypical leukemia using this drug. Complete… Expand
Distinct endoscopic characteristics of sessile serrated adenoma/polyp with and without dysplasia/carcinoma.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Sessile serrated adenoma/polyp (SSA/P) is a colorectal polyp that has malignant potential. However, the dysplastic components within an SSA/P can be difficult to detect. This… Expand
Double-balloon endoscopy for treatment of long-term abdominal discomfort due to small bowel penetration by an eel bone.
- T. Shibuya, T. Osada, +11 authors S. Watanabe
- Medical science monitor : international medical…
- 2 October 2008
BACKGROUND Penetration of the GI tract by a fish bone was treated by laparotomy. DBE is a useful procedure for removal of a foreign body from the small bowel. CASE REPORT A 33-year-old male… Expand