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Development and evaluation of FSSG: frequency scale for the symptoms of GERD
BackgroundThe aim of this study was to produce a simplified questionnaire for evaluation of the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).MethodsA total of 124 patients with an endoscopicExpand
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Diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease using a new questionnaire
Background and Aim: An early and accurate evaluation by a general practitioner is needed to screen out non‐gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) patients. A recent questionnaire (QUEST) highlightedExpand
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Single-and two-phase diversion cross-flows between triangle tight lattice rod bundle subchannels - Data on flow resistance and interfacial friction coefficients for the cross-flow
Single- and two-phase diversion cross-flows arising from the pressure difference between tight lattice subchannels are our concern in this study. In order to obtain a correlation of the diversionExpand
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Postprandial water intake inhibits gastric antral motility with increase of cholecystokinin in humans
Objective. The effects of postprandial water intake on the gastrointestinal tract have not been systematically investigated in humans. Material and methods. In 8 healthy volunteers, the gastricExpand
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Liver tissue characterization for each pixel in ultrasound image using multi-Rayleigh model
In our previous study, we proposed the multi-Rayleigh model as an amplitude distribution model of fibrotic liver, and succeeded in the quantitative evaluation of liver fibrosis in the region ofExpand
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Quantitative Evaluation of Liver Fibrosis Using Multi-Rayleigh Model with Hypoechoic Component
To realize a quantitative diagnosis method of liver fibrosis, we have been developing a modeling method for the probability density function of the echo amplitude. In our previous model, theExpand
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An assistive wheelchair based on a concept of a passive robotics
We propose a novel assistive wheelchair based on a concept of a passive robotics. Expand
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Numerical modification of the Los Angeles classification of gastroesophageal reflux disease fails to decrease observer variation
Background:  We previously reported that a new endoscopic classification of gastroesophageal reflux disease, the Los Angeles classification, showed considerable observer variation depending on theExpand
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A Driving Assistance System for a Manual Wheelchair using Servo Brakes
We propose a novel intelligent wheelchair based on the passive robotics. Expand
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Linear Necessity Measures and Their Applications to Possibilistic Linear Programming
In this paper, necessity measures defined by two linear modifier functions, which we call "Linear Necessity Measure", are studied. Expand
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