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1 Diet in the pathogenesis and treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases Gastroenterology, January 29, 2015 Review Article
2 Successful anti-viral treatment improves survival of patients with advanced liver disease due to chronic hepatitis C Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
3 Evaluation of proton pump inhibitor-resistant nonerosive reflux disease by esophageal manometry and 24-hour esophageal impedance and ph monitoring Digestion, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
4 Antimicrobials increase travelers risk of colonization by extended-spectrum betalactamase-producing enterobacteriaceae Clinical Infectious Diseases, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
5 Gastroesophageal reflux disease is a risk factor for severity of organizing pneumonia Respiration, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
6 Continuation or reintroduction of bevacizumab beyond progression to first-line therapy in metastatic colorectal cancer: Final results of the randomized BEBYP trial Annals of Oncology, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
7 FK506-binding protein 5 mRNA levels in ileal mucosa are associated with pouchitis in patients with ulcerative colitis Digestive Diseases and Sciences, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
8 Variability of oxygenation in possible hepatopulmonary syndrome: effects of requiring two abnormal arterial blood gas results for diagnosis Digestive Diseases and Sciences, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
9 Aerobic training activates interleukin 10 for colon anticarcinogenic effects. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
10 Prospective pilot study of a single daily dosage of trientine for the treatment of Wilson disease Digestive Diseases and Sciences, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
11 Clinical course of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) presented with normal ALT in Asian American patients Journal of Viral Hepatitis, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
12 Protein/peptide arrays to detect anti-Delta genotype 1, 6, 8 specific antibodies among Hepatitis D Virus infected patients by surface plasmon resonance imaging Journal of Clinical Microbiology, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
13 Helicobacter pylori infection status correlates with serum parameter levels responding to multi-organ functions Digestive Diseases and Sciences, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
14 Dose-dense biweekly docetaxel combined with 5-fluorouracil as first-line treatment in advanced gastric cancer: A phase II trial Medical Oncology, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
15 The EPIYA-ABCC motif pattern in CagA of Helicobacter pylori is associated with peptic ulcer and gastric cancer in Mexican population Full Text BMC Gastroenterology, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
16 Long-term outcomes of endoscopic versus surgical resection of superficial submucosal colorectal cancer Digestive Diseases and Sciences, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
17 Colorectal cancer screening and prevention in women Digestive Diseases and Sciences, January 29, 2015 Review Article
18 Chronic hepatitis C infection as a risk factor for renal cell carcinoma Digestive Diseases and Sciences, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
19 Presentation and endoscopic management of sigmoid volvulus in children European Journal of Pediatrics, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
20 Accuracy of ultrasound and noninvasive markers of fibrosis to identify patients with cirrhosis Digestive Diseases and Sciences, January 29, 2015 Clinical Article
As reported in the Journal of Hepatology, an elevated baseline ɣ-GT level is the strongest predictor of developing HCC in non-cirrhotic patients with hepatitis C and a sustained virologic response (HR = 6.44), followed by age (HR = 3.68).
As reported in PLoS ONE, the expression of PTPN12 was decreased in hepatocellular carcinoma tissue samples compared with adjacent normal tissues. Furthermore, decreased PTPN12 expression was associated with tumor recurrence, decreased cancer-specific survival, and decreased recurrence-free survival.
As reported in the Journal of Crohn’s & Colitis, treatment of corticosteroid-refractory ulcerative colitis patients with 3 doses of infliximab (n=113) resulted in short- (3 months) and long-term (12 months) colectomy rates of 18.6% and 25.6%, respectively. The RR of colectomy in patients with an elevated CRP and severe endoscopic lesions was 2.15 and 5.13, respectively.
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