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  1. Liver cancer is one of the most common malignancies worldwide. HCC (hepatocellular carcinoma) is the predominant pathological type of liver cancer, accounting for approximately 75–85 % of all liver cancers. Li...

    Authors: Wenjie Wang, Chen Zhang, Qihong Yu, Xichuan Zheng, Chuanzheng Yin, Xueke Yan, Gang Liu and Zifang Song

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:68

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  2. Testicular cancer (TC) survivors have an increased risk of various second primary malignancies. A recent cohort study detected an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) in TC survivors treated with platinum...

    Authors: Berbel L. M. Ykema, Tanya M. Bisseling, Manon C. W. Spaander, Leon M. G. Moons, Dorien van der Biessen-van Beek, Lisette Saveur, Martijn Kerst, Sasja F. Mulder, Ronald de Wit, Danielle Zweers, Gerrit A. Meijer, Jos H. Beijnen, Iris Lansdorp-Vogelaar, Flora E. van Leeuwen, Petur Snaebjornsson and Monique E. van Leerdam

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:67

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  3. Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP)-based polygenic risk scoring is predictive of colorectal cancer (CRC) risk. However, few studies have investigated the association of genetic risk score (GRS) with detectio...

    Authors: Michael J. Northcutt, Zhuqing Shi, Michael Zijlstra, Ayush Shah, Siqun Zheng, Eugene F. Yen, Omar Khan, Mohammad Imran Beig, Polina Imas, Adam Vanderloo, Obaid Ansari, Jianfeng Xu and Jay L. Goldstein

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:65

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  4. Methods have been developed for preventing delayed bleeding (DB) after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection (GESD). However, none of the methods can completely prevent DB. We hypothesized that DB could be ...

    Authors: Satoshi Abiko, Soichiro Oda, Akimitsu Meno, Akane Shido, Sonoe Yoshida, Ayumu Yoshikawa, Kazuaki Harada, Naoki Kawagishi, Itsuki Sano, Hisashi Oda and Takuto Miyagishima

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:63

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  5. Cholecystectomy (XGB) is the most common abdominal surgery performed in the United States and is associated with an increased post-surgery incidence of metabolic and gastrointestinal (GI) diseases. Two main ri...

    Authors: Celeste Alexander, Tzu-Wen L. Cross, Anne H. Lee, Lindsey K. Ly, Miranda D. Vieson, Jason M. Ridlon, Erik R. Nelson and Kelly S. Swanson

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:62

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  6. Laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) being used after Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) has not been reported. This report aims to explore the feasibility, safety, and potential efficacy of LS afte...

    Authors: Yingying Li, Zuojin Liu and Chang’an Liu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:61

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Constitutional mismatch repair deficiency (CMMRD) is caused by biallelic pathogenic variants in one of the mismatch repair genes, and results in early onset colorectal cancer, leukemia, brain tumors and other ...

    Authors: Keinosuke Hizuka, Shin-ichiro Hagiwara, Takatoshi Maeyama, Hitoshi Honma, Masanobu Kawai, Kiwamu Akagi, Michiko Yasuhara, Naohiro Tomita and Yuri Etani

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:60

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Pancreatic cancer (PC) is a devastating disease that has a poor prognosis and a total 5-year survival rate of around 5%. The poor prognosis of PC is due in part to a lack of suitable biomarkers that can allow ...

    Authors: Jiang Chen, Hongyu Li, Wenda Xu and Xiaozhong Guo

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:58

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Bile acid malabsorption occurs in up to one third of patients with chronic diarrhoea of functional characteristics. The gold standard test for its diagnosis is the 75Selenium homocholic acid taurine (75SeHCAT) te...

    Authors: Virginia Flores, Helena Martínez-Lozano, Federico Bighelli, Javier Orcajo, Javier García-Lledó, Juan Carlos Alonso-Farto and Luis Menchén

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:56

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  10. Pathological angiogenesis is involved in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma. In patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC), the level of angiogenic factor angiopoietin (ANGP)-2 is reported to be increase...

    Authors: Yosuke Osawa, Sachiyo Yoshio, Yoshihiko Aoki, Masaaki Korenaga, Masatoshi Imamura, Takashi Oide, Miku Okawara, Hironari Kawai, Yuriko Tsutsui, Yuichi Yoshida, Shiori Yoshikawa, Taizo Mori, Taiji Yamazoe and Tatsuya Kanto

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:55

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  11. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is characterized by the condition that bacteria overgrowth in the small intestine. Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) has been applied as an effective tool for ...

    Authors: Fenghua Xu, Ning Li, Chun Wang, Hanyang Xing, Dongfeng Chen and Yanling Wei

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:54

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  12. Abdominal pain is a frequent symptom in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) including Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). Pain can result from ongoing inflammation or functional disord...

    Authors: Martina Ledergerber, Brian M. Lang, Henriette Heinrich, Luc Biedermann, Stefan Begré, Jonas Zeitz, Niklas Krupka, Andreas Rickenbacher, Matthias Turina, Thomas Greuter, Philipp Schreiner, René Roth, Alexander Siebenhüner, Stephan R. Vavricka, Gerhard Rogler, Niko Beerenwinkel…

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:53

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  13. Gastric ectopic pancreas (GEPs) is a rare developmental anomaly which is difficult to differentiate it from submucosal tumor such as gastric stromal tumor (GST) by imaging methods. Since the treatments of the ...

    Authors: Chang Liu, Fang Yang, Wenming Zhang, Weiqun Ao, Yongyu An, Cui Zhang, Bailing Dai, Cailing Pu and Jian Wang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:52

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  14. To compare oncological results and safety profile of balloon micro-catheter trans-arterial chemoembolization (b-TACE) and drug-eluting-microsphere (DEM-TACE) in patients with hepatocellular-carcinoma (HCC).

    Authors: Pierleone Lucatelli, Gianluca De Rubeis, Bianca Rocco, Fabrizio Basilico, Alessandro Cannavale, Aurelio Abbatecola, Pier Giorgio Nardis, Mario Corona, Stefania Brozetti, Carlo Catalano and Mario Bezzi

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:51

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  15. Aortoenteric fistula (AEF) is a rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding and is often misdiagnosed in clinical practice. Herein, a case series of AEFs are presented and the clinical characteristics, diagnosis, ...

    Authors: Jia Luo, Wen Tang, Mengran Wang, Yao Xiao, Manhong Tan and Chunyan Jiang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:49

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  16. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional gastrointestinal disease characterized by chronic abdominal discomfort and pain. The mechanisms of abdominal pain, as a relevant symptom, in IBS are...

    Authors: Zhongyuan Lin, Yimin Wang, Shiqing Lin, Decheng Liu, Guohui Mo, Hui Zhang and Yunling Dou

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:48

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  17. Leiomyoma is the most common benign oesophageal tumour. Half of all leiomyoma patients have oesophagus-associated complaints, such as dysphagia and epigastric pain, and the other 50% are asymptomatic with a di...

    Authors: László Andrási, Zoltán Szepes, László Tiszlavicz, György Lázár and Attila Paszt

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:47

    Content type: Case report

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  18. Aorto-esophageal fistula (AEF) caused by foreign bodies ingestion is a rare but devastating disorder. Thoracic endovascular aortic repair (TEVAR) has become a widely accepted intervention for treating aorto-es...

    Authors: Yu-Yan Zhang, Shan Li, Xiang-Lei Yuan and Bing Hu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:46

    Content type: Case report

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  19. Upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is the most important presentation of an aorto-duodenal fistula (ADF). Early diagnosis is difficult, and the disease is associated with high mortality. The present study ai...

    Authors: Chikamasa Ichita, Akiko Sasaki, Chihiro Sumida, Karen Kimura, Takashi Nishino, Junichi Tasaki, Sakue Masuda, Kazuya Koizumi, Jun Kawachi and Makoto Kako

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:45

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  20. This study evaluates preliminary results of image-guided percutaneous direct pancreatic duct intervention in the management of pancreatic fistula after surgery or pancreatitis when initially ineligible for sur...

    Authors: Xi Li, Ricardo Paz-Fumagalli, Weiping Wang, Beau B. Toskich, John A. Stauffer, Gregory T. Frey, J. Mark McKinney and Justin H. Nguyen

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:44

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  21. A series of evidence revealed that body mass index was an important confounding factor in the research of uric acid and ischemic heart disease/hypertension. The objective of this study was to investigate wheth...

    Authors: Mimi Zhou, Nan Yang, Xin Xing, Danyan Chang, Juan Li, Jiang Deng, Yi Chen, Chunhua Hu, Rou Zhang, Xiaolan Lu, Yingren Zhao and Yingli He

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:43

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  22. Nutrition is a modifiable risk factor that plays an important role in the prevention or delaying of the onset of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Previous studies have focused on NAFLD and individual...

    Authors: Ammar Salehi-sahlabadi, Samaneh Sadat, Sara Beigrezaei, Makan Pourmasomi, Awat Feizi, Reza Ghiasvand, Amir Hadi, Cain C. T. Clark and Maryam Miraghajani

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:41

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  23. Gastrointestinal tumor bleeding remains a clinical challenge because it is difficult to treat with conventional endoscopic hemostatic options. Recently, an endoscopic hemostatic powder (UI-EWD) was developed a...

    Authors: Jongbeom Shin, Boram Cha, Jin-Seok Park, Weonjin Ko, Kye Sook Kwon, Jin-Woo Lee, Hyung Kil Kim and Yong Woon Shin

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:40

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  24. A wide variation of causes can lead to gastrointestinal symptoms in children- an infection with parasites is one of them. The expansion of international travel might lead to an increase in testing children for...

    Authors: Corinne Légeret, Céline Rüttimann, Hans Fankhauser and Henrik Köhler

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:39

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  25. Adenocarcinoma in Esophagogastric Junction (AEG) is a severe gastrointestinal malignancy with a unique clinicopathological feature. Hence, we aimed to develop a competing risk nomogram for predicting survival ...

    Authors: Tongbo Wang, Yan Wu, Hong Zhou, Chaorui Wu, Xiaojie Zhang, Yingtai Chen and Dongbing Zhao

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:38

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  26. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is defined as a multifactorial disorder associated with visceral hypersensitivity, altered gut motility and dysfunction of the brain-gut axis. Gut microbiota and its metabolites ...

    Authors: Ilnar F. Shaidullov, Dina M. Sorokina, Farit G. Sitdikov, Anton Hermann, Sayar R. Abdulkhakov and Guzel F. Sitdikova

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:37

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  27. The Korean National Cancer Screening Program has been providing annual fecal immunochemical test for colorectal cancer (CRC) to adults aged 50 years and older since 2004. The Korean Colonoscopy Screening Pilot...

    Authors: Bomi Park, Jae Kwan Jun, Byung Chang Kim, Kui Son Choi and Mina Suh

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:36

    Content type: Study protocol

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  28. Various serum markers for early identification of severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) have been studied. Serum macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) was reported to be correlated with severity of acute panc...

    Authors: Dingcheng Shen, Caixi Tang, Shuai Zhu and Gengwen Huang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:34

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  29. Vedolizumab has become a standard treatment for the inflammatory bowel diseases ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD). However, there is an ongoing debate on the ideal individual treatment algorithm...

    Authors: Laura Mühl, Emily Becker, Tanja M. Müller, Raja Atreya, Imke Atreya, Markus F. Neurath and Sebastian Zundler

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:33

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  30. Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and intestinal Behçet’s disease (BD) are vulnerable to micronutrient deficiencies due to diarrhea-related gastrointestinal loss and poor dietary intake caused by ...

    Authors: Yong Eun Park, Soo Jung Park, Jae Jun Park, Jae Hee Cheon, TaeIl Kim and Won Ho Kim

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:32

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  31. Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) can involve some complications, despite the good safety of its track record. The Buried Bumper Syndrome (BBS) is a rare, late and dangerous complication that consists ...

    Authors: A. G. Gravina, A. Tessitore, V. M. Ormando, F. Nagar, M. Romeo, M. R. Amato, M. Dallio, C. Loguercio, A. Federico, M. Romano and F. Ferraro

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:31

    Content type: Case report

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  32. Thrombocytopenia can rapidly improve in chronic hepatitis C (CHC) patients receiving direct-acting antiviral agents (DAA). The role of baseline (BL) thrombopoietin (TPO) in this phenomenon is unclear.

    Authors: Yen-Chun Chen, Ping-Hung Ko, Chi-Che Lee, Chih-Wei Tseng and Kuo-Chih Tseng

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:30

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  33. Mucosal Schwann cell hamartomas are rare neurogenic tumors which present most commonly in the distal colon. They are usually discovered as small, single polyps in asymptomatic patients.

    Authors: Takeshi Okamoto, Takaaki Yoshimoto and Katsuyuki Fukuda

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:29

    Content type: Case report

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  34. Only a few reports have assessed the effectiveness of endoscopic biliary drainage (EBD) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients with obstructive jaundice and liver dysfunction.

    Authors: Akihiro Matsumi, Hironari Kato, Toru Ueki, Etsuji Ishida, Masahiro Takatani, Masakuni Fujii, Masaki Wato, Tatsuya Toyokawa, Ryo Harada, Hirofumi Tsugeno, Minoru Matsubara, Hiroshi Matsushita and Hiroyuki Okada

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:28

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  35. Gastritis cystica polyposa (GCP) is a recently recognized entity histologically characterized by hyperplasia and cystic dilatation of the gastric glands spreading through the submucosal layer. Its symptoms inc...

    Authors: Masaaki Yoshikawa, Hiroki Kinoshita, Naoki Nishimura, Rieko Takai, Takuya Matsuda, Satoshi Nakatani, Erika Shioyama, Kosuke Takeda and Hitoshi Yoshiji

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:27

    Content type: Case report

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  36. To evaluate the efficacy and safety of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) on hepatic sinusoidal obstruction syndrome (HSOS) associated with consumption of Gynura segetum (GS).

    Authors: Lijie Zhang, Qing Li, Joyman Makamure, Dan Zhao, Ziyi Liu, Chuansheng Zheng and Bin Liang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:26

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  37. We aimed to determine the prevalence of elevated alanine aminotransferase (eALT) in employees of a German chemical company, and analyze its association with sociodemographic, work- and lifestyle-related factors.

    Authors: Matthias Claus, Christoph Antoni and Bernd Hofmann

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:25

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  38. An intravascular ultrasound catheter (IVUSc) was developed for intracardiac ultrasound to assess interventions with compelling results. However, intrahepatic vascular exploration was rarely tested and was alwa...

    Authors: Takeshi Urade, Juan Manuel Verde, Alain García Vázquez, Konstanze Gunzert, Patrick Pessaux, Jacques Marescaux and Mariano Eduardo Giménez

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:24

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  39. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a very common functional bowel disorder. However, the difference of depression and anxiety comorbidities among different IBS subtypes is still not well evaluated. This study a...

    Authors: Zhichao Hu, Meixuan Li, Liang Yao, Yinshu Wang, Enkang Wang, Jianye Yuan, Fengyun Wang, Kehu Yang, Zhaoxiang Bian and Linda L. D. Zhong

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:23

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  40. Sedation is commonly used in gastrointestinal endoscopy; however, considerable variability in sedation practices has been reported. The objective of this review was to identify and synthesize existing recommen...

    Authors: Fahima Dossa, Olivia Megetto, Mafo Yakubu, David D. Q. Zhang and Nancy N. Baxter

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:22

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  41. The histological diagnosis of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) by an endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided approach is still challenging.

    Authors: Koichiro Tsutsumi, Toru Ueki, Yasuhiro Noma, Kunihiro Omonishi, Kyotaro Ohno, Soichiro Kawahara, Takashi Oda, Hironari Kato and Hiroyuki Okada

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:21

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  42. Combined hepatocellular carcinoma and cholangiocarcinoma (cHCC-CC) is an infrequent type of primary liver cancer that comprises hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and cholangiocarcinoma (CC). This study investigat...

    Authors: Chih-Wen Lin, Tsung-Chin Wu, Hung-Yu Lin, Chao-Ming Hung, Pei-Min Hsieh, Jen-Hao Yeh, Pojen Hsiao, Ya-Ling Huang, Yu-Chan Li, Ya-Chin Wang, Chih-Wen Shu and Yaw-Sen Chen

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:20

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  43. Dasatinib is a second-generation tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) developed for treatment of patients with chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). The drug has been shown to act as a potent multikinase inhibitor by blo...

    Authors: Naoki Oshima, Yoshiyuki Mishima, Kotaro Shibagaki, Kousaku Kawashima, Norihisa Ishimura, Fumiyoshi Ikejiri, Chie Onishi, Takahiro Okada, Masaya Inoue, Ichiro Moriyama, Junji Suzumiya, Yoshikazu Kinoshita and Shunji Ishihara

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:19

    Content type: Case report

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  44. Colonic volvulus, a condition in which a colonic segment partially twists around its base, is the third leading cause of large bowel obstruction after colonic neoplasms and diverticular disease. However, volvu...

    Authors: Akihiro Yoshida, Yasutake Uchima, Naoki Hosaka, Kosuke Minaga and Masatoshi Kudo

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:11

    Content type: Case report

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  45. Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) rarely metastasizes to the brain; therefore, the features of brain metastasis of PDAC are still unknown. We encountered simultaneous metastases to the brain and lung in ...

    Authors: Yoshito Oka, Shigetsugu Takano, Yusuke Kouchi, Katsunori Furukawa, Tsukasa Takayashiki, Satoshi Kuboki, Daisuke Suzuki, Nozomu Sakai, Shingo Kagawa, Isamu Hosokawa, Takashi Mishima, Takanori Konishi, Takashi Kishimoto and Masayuki Ohtsuka

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:9

    Content type: Case report

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