Yoshikazu Hirata

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BACKGROUND Magnifying endoscopy with narrow-band imaging (ME-NBI) has been used to estimate the invasion depth of superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SESCC), but the real diagnostic power(More)
A 36-year-old woman who had been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at the age of 17 years was referred to our hospital because of severe abdominal pain and repeated bloody diarrhea that persisted(More)
Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are routinely used for control of upper gastrointestinal disorders, often with long-term application. However, there has been some concern about the long-term safety and(More)
A 21-year-old Caucasian man with a diagnosis of Crohn's disease (CD) at the age of 14 was admitted to our hospital due to CD flare-up while under scheduled adalimumab (ADA) maintenance therapy. His(More)