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Effect of gastroprotective agents on upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients receiving direct oral anticoagulants
Abstract Objectives: Direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs) are effective in the prevention and treatment of thromboembolism; however, they are associated with upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB). InExpand
New scoring system using tumor markers in diagnosing patients with moderate pericardial effusions.
We performed diagnostic and therapeutic pericardiostomy with drainage and biopsy in 51 patients with moderate to large pericardial effusions of different etiologies from August 1991 to July 1995.Expand
Baseline Renal Function Predicts Hyponatremia in Liver Cirrhosis Patients Treated with Terlipressin for Variceal Bleeding
Objectives Terlipressin is safely used for acute variceal bleeding. However, side effects, such as hyponatremia, although very rare, can occur. We investigated the development of hyponatremia inExpand
Is it beneficial to perform surgical resection in elderly patients more than 80 years old with advanced gastric cancer?
Abstract Objectives: With the aging population, the number of elderly patients diagnosed with gastric cancer is increasing. However, determining treatment strategies for elderly patients with gastricExpand
Predictive Factors of Malignant Potential in Gallbladder Polyps
Background/Aims: Although the incidence of GB polyps is increasing with improved surveillance, the study of predictive factors of malignant potential has not been sufficient. The aim of thisExpand