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Detection of common bile duct stones: comparison between endoscopic ultrasonography, magnetic resonance cholangiography, and helical-computed-tomographic cholangiography.
OBJECTIVES New modalities, namely, endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS), magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP), and helical computed-tomographic cholangiography (HCT-C), have been introducedExpand
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Pancreatic cancer in patients with pancreatic cystic lesions: a prospective study in 197 patients.
BACKGROUND & AIMS K-ras mutation is frequently detected in pancreatic juice of patients with pancreatic small cystic lesions, as well as those with pancreatic cancer. Those cystic lesions are oftenExpand
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The thermal stabilities of luminescence and microstructures of Eu2+-doped KBaPO4 and NaSrPO4 with β-K2SO4 type structure.
Eu(2+)-doped monophosphates NaSrPO(4) and KBaPO(4) with the β-K(2)SO(4) structure were synthesized using the conventional high temperature solid state reaction. The X-ray powder diffraction,Expand
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The new red-emitting phosphor of oxyfluoride Ca2RF4PO4:Eu3+ (R=Gd, Y) for solid state lighting applications.
The novel red-emitting phosphors of Eu3+-activated Ca2RF4PO4:Eu3+ (R=Gd, Y) prepared by a solid-state reaction have been evaluated as a candidate for white solid state lighting. The detailedExpand
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Endo-hepatology: a new paradigm.
Recent advances in hepatology have included a new and effective treatment of viral hepatitis, with an increased need for the assessment of liver function and histology. At the same time, there haveExpand
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Total Cholesterol Level for Assessing Pancreatic Insufficiency Due to Chronic Pancreatitis
Background/Aims To determine the nutritional markers important for assessing the degree of pancreatic insufficiency due to chronic pancreatitis in routine clinical practice. Methods A total of 137Expand
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Relationships between main-chain chirality and photophysical properties in chiral conjugated polymers
A series of R- and S-binaphthyl-containing polyfluorenes, bearing different contents and types of axial chirality in the main chain, have been synthesized through Suzuki polycondensation toExpand
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Mutant IDH1 confers resistance to energy stress in normal biliary cells through PFKP-induced aerobic glycolysis and AMPK activation
Metabolism is a critical regulator of cell fate determination. Recently, the significance of metabolic reprogramming in environmental adaptation during tumorigenesis has attracted much attention inExpand
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The Impact of MDCT and Endoscopic Transpapillary Mapping Biopsy to Predict Longitudinal Spread of Extrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma
BackgroundsWe aimed to investigate the diagnostic accuracy of multidetector-row computed tomography (MDCT), mapping biopsy, and other imaging modalities to predict the longitudinal extension andExpand
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Studies on shallow traps in Li2B4O7:Eu,Mn
Abstract Li 2 B 4 O 7 (LTB) single crystals doped with 0.5 mol% Mn and 0.005 mol% Eu have been grown by the Czochralski method. The presence of Eu 3+ has been confirmed by photoluminescence spectraExpand
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