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Differential Cardiovascular Outcomes after Dipeptidyl Peptidase-4 Inhibitor, Sulfonylurea, and Pioglitazone Therapy, All in Combination with Metformin, for Type 2 Diabetes: A Population-Based Cohort
Background/Objectives Data on the comparative effectiveness of oral antidiabetics on cardiovascular outcomes in a clinical practice setting are limited. This study sought to determine whether aExpand
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Zolpidem Use and Risk of Fracture in Elderly Insomnia Patients
Objectives To evaluate the risk of fractures related with zolpidem in elderly insomnia patients. Methods Health claims data on the entire South Korean elderly population from January 2005 to JuneExpand
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β1 selectivity of β-blockers and reduced risk of fractures in elderly hypertension patients.
INTRODUCTION Hypertension and osteoporosis are prevalent in the elderly population. Treatments beneficial to both conditions would be helpful. We examined the protective effect of β-blockers (BBs)Expand
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Drug persistency of cholinesterase inhibitors for patients with dementia of Alzheimer type in Korea
This study examined 1-year persistency with cholinesterase inhibitors (ChEIs) for the treatment of elderly Alzheimer’s dementia (AD) patients in Korea. Korean Health Insurance Review & AssessmentExpand
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Totally laparoscopic or robot-assisted pancreaticoduodenectomy versus open surgery for periampullary neoplasms: separate systematic reviews and meta-analyses
ObjectiveTo compare perioperative and oncologic outcomes of pure (totally) laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy (TLPD) or robot-assisted pancreaticoduodenectomy (RAPD) with those of conventional openExpand
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Comparison of the Safety of Seven Iodinated Contrast Media
We aimed to determine the characteristic adverse events (AEs) of iodinated contrast media (IOCM) and to compare the safety profiles of different IOCM. This study used the database of AEs reportsExpand
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Increased Risk of Herpes Zoster Infection in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in Korea
  • K. Chang, H. Lee, +11 authors S. Yang
  • Medicine
  • Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the…
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BACKGROUND & AIMS: Few data are available on risk of herpes zoster (HZ) infection in Asian patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). We investigated whether patients with IBD in Korea have anExpand
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A 30-year trend analysis in the epidemiology of inflammatory bowel disease in the Songpa-Kangdong District of Seoul, Korea in 1986-2015.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Although the incidence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is increasing in Asia, data on long-term epidemiologic trends are limited. We performed a 30-year longitudinal study toExpand
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Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio is a reliable marker of treatment response in rheumatoid arthritis patients during tocilizumab therapy
Abstract Objective: To investigate the reliable markers reflecting treatment response better than the traditional inflammatory indices in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) receiving tocilizumabExpand
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Utilization Patterns of Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs in Elderly Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
This study was conducted to investigate disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD) utilization in Korean elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We used data from January 1, 2005 to JuneExpand
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