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Comparison of the methods for tumor response assessment in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma undergoing transarterial chemoembolization.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Recently, new methods, including the concept of viable enhancing tumor such as EASL and mRECIST, have been proposed for substitution of the conventional WHO and RECIST criteria in… Expand
An Asia-Pacific, double blind, placebo controlled, randomised study to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of tegaserod in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Background: Tegaserod has been shown to be an effective therapy for the multiple symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) in Western populations. However, little information is available regarding… Expand
Asian Consensus Report on Functional Dyspepsia
- H. Miwa, U. Ghoshal, +19 authors Young Tae Bak
- Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility
- 1 April 2012
Background/Aims Environmental factors such as food, lifestyle and prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection are widely different in Asian countries compared to the West, and physiological functions… Expand
Prevalence of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Symptoms and Uninvestigated Dyspepsia in Korea: A Population-Based Study
Various reports on the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and uninvestigated dyspepsia have been conducted in Western countries. We sought to determine the frequency of GERD… Expand
Asian consensus on irritable bowel syndrome
- K. A. Gwee, Young Tae Bak, +16 authors M. Hongo
- Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology
- 1 July 2010
Background and Aims: Many of the ideas on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are derived from studies conducted in Western societies. Their relevance to Asian societies has not been critically examined.… Expand
[The relationship between hepatitis B virus infection and the incidence of pancreatic cancer: a retrospective case-control study].
BACKGROUND/AIMS An association between past history of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and pancreatic cancer (PC) has recently been reported. We investigated whether HBV and hepatitis C virus (HCV)… Expand
[Expression of MUC3, MUC5AC, MUC6 and epidermal growth factor receptor in gallbladder epithelium according to gallstone composition].
- H. Kim, J. Kim, +9 authors C. H. Lee
- The Korean journal of gastroenterology = Taehan…
- 1 October 2003
BACKGROUND/AIMS Gallbladder (GB) mucin is one of the key factors in the gallstone formation. However, there is little information about the diversity of mucin secretion according to the stone… Expand
Durability of Antiviral Response in HBeAg-Positive Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Who Maintained Virologic Response for One Year After Lamivudine Discontinuation
The purpose of this study is to determine the long-term relapse rate and associated risk factors in HBeAg-positive chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients who had maintained virologic response (VR) for 1… Expand
Jejunal sensorimotor dysfunction in irritable bowel syndrome: clinical and psychosocial features.
- P. R. Evans, E. J. Bennett, Young Tae Bak, C. Tennant, J. Kellow
- 1 February 1996
BACKGROUND & AIMS The interrelationships between enteric hypersensitivity, dysmotility, and psychosocial factors in the pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are poorly understood. The aims… Expand
Fructose-sorbitol malabsorption and symptom provocation in irritable bowel syndrome: relationship to enteric hypersensitivity and dysmotility.
- P. R. Evans, C. Piesse, Young Tae Bak, J. Kellow
- Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology
BACKGROUND Fructose-sorbitol (F-S) mixtures can provoke symptoms in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients, and a proportion of IBS patients also have enteric hypersensitivity to distension. We… Expand