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  1. Content type: Case report

    Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) has been etiologically linked with primary gastric lymphoma (PGL) and gastric carcinoma (GC). There are a few reports of occurrence of both diseases in the same patient with H. py...

    Authors: Uday C Ghoshal, Debashish Guha, Santu Bandyopadhyay, Chiranjib Pal, Srikanta Chakraborty, Ujjala Ghoshal, Tamal K Ghosh, Bhaskar B Pal and Prabir K Banerjee

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2002 2:6

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  2. Content type: Research article

    An increased prevalence of coeliac disease in patients with primary biliary cirrhosis has been recently reported. However, in other studies the association has not been confirmed. There have been no formal att...

    Authors: Costantinos Chatzicostas, Maria Roussomoustakaki, Dimitrios Drygiannakis, Maria Niniraki, Maria Tzardi, Mary Koulentaki, Philippos Dimoulios, Ioannis Mouzas and Elias Kouroumalis

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2002 2:5

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    Absorption of water and Na+ in descending colonic crypts is dependent on the barrier function of the surrounding myofibroblastic pericryptal sheath. Here the effects of high and low Na+ diets and exposure to whol...

    Authors: Jay R Thiagarajah, Nina M Griffiths, Kevin C Pedley and Richard J Naftalin

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2002 2:4

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Cholelithiasis is the gallstone disease (GSD) where stones are formed in the gallbladder. The main function of the gallbladder is to concentrate bile by the absorption of water and sodium. GSD has high prevale...

    Authors: Oleg Kleiner, Jagannathan Ramesh, Mahmoud Huleihel, Beny Cohen, Keren Kantarovich, Chen Levi, Boris Polyak, Robert S Marks, Jacov Mordehai, Zahavi Cohen and Shaul Mordechai

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2002 2:3

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Alcoholic hepatitis is characterized by acute, or acute-on-chronic hepatic failure and associated with a high mortality. Specific therapies should be considered for those at high risk of mortality. The Mayo En...

    Authors: Milan Sheth, Mark Riggs and Tushar Patel

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2002 2:2

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  6. Content type: Research article

    Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) is an important outcome measure in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The aim of our study was to assess HRQoL in a population of 135 Greek patients with IBD.

    Authors: Athanasios G Pallis, Ioannis G Vlachonikolis and Ioannis A Mouzas

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2002 2:1

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  7. Content type: Research article

    High dose interferon induction treatment of hepatitis C viral infection blocks viral production over 95%. Since dose reduction is often performed due to clinical considerations, the effect of dose reduction on...

    Authors: Frank C Bekkering, Avidan U Neumann, Johannes T Brouwer, Rachel S Levi-Drummer and Solko W Schalm

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:14

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Since the introduction of molecular diagnostic tools such as markers for hepatitis C and different autoimmune diseases, liver biopsy is thought to be useful mainly for staging but not for diagnostic purposes. ...

    Authors: Claudia Spycher, Arthur Zimmermann and Juerg Reichen

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:12

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  9. Content type: Research article

    The only US guidelines listed in the National Guideline Warehouse for the diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) are the expert opinion guidelines published by The American Gastroenterology Association. A...

    Authors: Barbara P Yawn, Eva Lydick, G Richard Locke, Peter C Wollan, Susan L Bertram and Margary J Kurland

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:11

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Excessive loss of bile acids in stool has been reported in patients with cystic fibrosis. Some data suggest that a defect in mucosal bile acid transport may be the mechanism of bile acid malabsorption in these...

    Authors: Matthias Stelzner, Sivagurunathan Somasundaram, Sum P Lee and Rahul Kuver

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:10

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Pancreatic cancer is a biologically aggressive disease with less than 20% of patients suitable for a "curative" surgical resection. This, combined with the poor 5-year survival indicates that effective palliat...

    Authors: Beverley G Fosh, Jonathon Guy Finch, Adrian A Anthony, Michael Texler and Guy J Maddern

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:9

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  12. Content type: Case report

    Sulfasalazine is a widely used anti-inflammatory agent in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease and several rheumatological disorders. Although as many as 20% of treated patients may experience reversibl...

    Authors: Leonard G Quallich, Joel Greenson, Hilary M Haftel and Robert J Fontana

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:8

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Physicians' perspectives regarding hepatitis C shape their approach to patient management. We used utility analysis to evaluate physicians' perceptions of hepatitis C-related health states (HS) and their thres...

    Authors: Raj Patil, Scott J Cotler, Geraldine Banaad-Omiotek, Robert A McNutt, Michael D Brown, Sheldon Cotler and Donald M Jensen

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:6

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  14. Content type: Research article

    MAdCAM-1 is an adhesion molecule expressed in Peyer's patches and lymphoid tissues which is mobilized by cytokines like TNF-α and is a major determinant of lymphocyte trafficking to the gut in human inflammato...

    Authors: Tadayuki Oshima, Paul Jordan, Matthew B Grisham, Jonathan S Alexander, Merilyn Jennings, Makotoh Sasaki and Kenneth Manas

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:5

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Hepatitis C is a serious problem on the Greek island of Crete, where a high prevalence of antibodies against hepatitis C (anti-HCV) has recently been reported. This article reports the findings of a study carr...

    Authors: Dimitrios Drygiannakis, Christos Lionis, Ioannis Drygiannakis, Georgios Pappas and Elias Kouroumalis

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:4

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Oral anticoagulants like the coumarin derivatives are characterised by a particularly narrow therapeutic range. Any interfering co-medication can pose a challenge to establishing a stable anticoagulant dosage ...

    Authors: Christa Enderle, Willi Müller and Ulrich Grass

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:2

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Jejunogastric intussusception (JGI) is a rare but potentially very serious complication of gastrectomy or gastrojejunostomy. To avoid mortality early diagnosis and prompt surgical intervention is mandatory.

    Authors: Athanasios J Archimandritis, Nikos Hatzopoulos, Petros Hatzinikolaou, Stavros Sougioultzis, Dimitris Kourtesas, George Papastratis and Michalis Tzivras

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2001 1:1

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