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Efficacy of probiotic treatment with Bifidobacterium longum 536 for induction of remission in active ulcerative colitis: A randomized, double‐blinded, placebo‐controlled multicenter trial
We conducted a randomized, double‐blinded, placebo‐controlled trial to investigate the efficacy of Bifidobacterium longum 536 (BB536) supplementation for induction of remission in Japanese patientsExpand
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Diagnostic Accuracy of Imaging for Liver Cirrhosis Compared to Histologically Proven Liver Cirrhosis
Objective: To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of liver cirrhosis by imaging modalities, including CT, MRI and US, compared to results obtained from histopathological diagnoses of resected specimens.Expand
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Transient protein-losing enteropathy associated with cytomegalovirus infection in a noncompromised host: a case report
Transient protein-losing enteropathy associated with cytomegalovirus infection in a noncompromised host: a case report
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Autoimmune pancreatitis complicated by gastric varices: a report of 3 cases.
We present three cases of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) complicated by gastric varices. Case 1: A 57-year-old man was diagnosed with AIP complicated by gastric varices and splenic vein obstruction.Expand
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Intraductal papillary-mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas penetrating to the stomach and the common bile duct.
CONTEXT Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN) of the pancreas occasionally penetrates to others organs. We present a case of IPMN penetrating to the stomach and the common bile duct. CASEExpand
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[Reversal of portal-systemic encephalopathy by shunt-preserving disconnection of portal and systemic circulation].
Obliteration of portal-systemic shunts surgically or by interventional radiological techniques is fairly effective in reversing intractable portal-systemic encephalopathy (PSE), but is oftenExpand
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Diffuse colon cancer with tumor thrombus in the portal vein.
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Listeria Monocytogenes Septicemia and Meningitis Caused by Listeria Enteritis Complicating Ulcerative Colitis
An 80-year-old man, who had been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, was admitted due to a fever and bloody diarrhea and was treated with a glucocorticoid and azathioprine. After 5 days, he developedExpand
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[Small nodular lesions of the pancreas: differential diagnosis with ultrasound angiography].
Ultrasound angiography (USAG), sonographic imaging of the blood flow in an organ or tissue obtained by carbon dioxide infusion into the supplying artery, was performed on 28 pancreatic nodularExpand
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Budd-Chiari syndrome and extrahepatic portal obstruction associated with congenital antithrombin III deficiency
We report a patient with Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS) and extrahepatic portal obstruction (EHO) associated with congenital antithrombin (AT) III deficiency. A 35-year-old man was admitted to Nishi KobeExpand
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