Yun-Ming Jeng

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alpha-Fetoprotein (AFP) is often elevated in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). This study was to elucidate the significance and related factors of AFP elevation in HCC in 781 unifocal HCCs receiving curative hepatectomy. We showed that high AFP (> 200 ng/ml), which was associated with AFP mRNA expression in HCC (p = 0.00001), correlated with major(More)
Helicobacter pylori has been associated with a variety of upper gastrointestinal diseases. Histopathological examination and culture are considered to be the more specific tests in the diagnosis of H. pylori infection. In the present study, we evaluated the efficiency of a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay of the H. pylori urease A gene as a procedure(More)
Congestive gastropathy is a common cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in cirrhotic patients. Forty-six patients with cirrhosis of the liver and 225 control subjects matched in age and sex without cirrhosis of the liver entered the study. We studied the prevalence of congestive gastropathy in cirrhotic patients, and the relationship between endoscopic and(More)
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