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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28190016/efficacy-of-vonoprazan-for-proton-pump-inhibitor-resistant-reflux-esophagitis
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Shintaro Hoshino, Noriyuki Kawami, Nana Takenouchi, Mariko Umezawa, Yuriko Hanada, Yoshimasa Hoshikawa, Tetsuro Kawagoe, Hirohito Sano, Yoshio Hoshihara, Tsutomu Nomura, Katsuhiko Iwakiri
BACKGROUND: Vonoprazan (VPZ) is a novel potassium-competitive acid blocker that may be clinically beneficial for proton pump inhibitor (PPI)-resistant reflux esophagitis (RE). The aim of this study was to investigate the efficacies of VPZ therapy at 20 mg for 4 weeks in patients with PPI-resistant RE and VPZ maintenance therapy at 10 mg for 8 weeks in patients who have been successfully treated. METHODS: Subjects comprised 24 patients with PPI-resistant RE (Los Angeles classification grade A/B/C/D: 3/7/11/3)...
February 11, 2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28166522/outcome-analysis-of-patients-with-gallstone-disease-receiving-cholecystectomy-a-population-based-cohort-study
#2
Kee-Thai Kiu, Hsiao-Lan Chen, Ming-Te Huang, Chih-Wei Sung, Yung-Po Liaw, Chun-Chao Chang, Yuan-Hung Wang, Hsin-An Chen
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Cholecystectomy is generally performed to treat patients with gallstone disease (GSD) in clinical practice. The present study aimed to investigate whether type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) may influence the overall survival of GSD patients. METHODS: The National Health Insurance Research Database, a population-based registry data in Taiwan, was used to identify GSD patients from 2001 to 2008. The risk of cancers and effects of T2DM on the overall survival of GSD patients receiving cholecystectomy were estimated by hazards ratios (HRs) and 95% CIs using the Cox proportional hazard model...
February 7, 2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28161707/pathogenesis-of-double-dose-proton-pump-inhibitor-resistant-non-erosive-reflux-disease-and-mechanism-of-reflux-symptoms-and-gastric-acid-secretion-suppressive-effect-in-the-presence-or-absence-of-helicobacter-pylori-infection
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Noriyuki Kawami, Nana Takenouchi, Mariko Umezawa, Shintaro Hoshino, Yuriko Hanada, Yoshimasa Hoshikawa, Hirohito Sano, Yoshio Hoshihara, Tsutomu Nomura, Eiji Uchida, Katsuhiko Iwakiri
BACKGROUND: Various mechanisms have been suggested to be responsible for contributing to the occurrence of proton pump inhibitor (PPI)-resistant non-erosive reflux disease (NERD). The aims of this study were to clarify the pathogenesis of PPI-resistant NERD. METHODS: Fifty-three patients with NERD, who had persistent reflux symptoms despite taking double-dose PPI, were included in this study. After excluding eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and primary esophageal motility disorder, esophageal impedance-pH monitoring was carried out...
February 4, 2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28161705/endoscopic-characteristics-risk-grade-and-prognostic-prediction-in-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumors-of-the-small-bowel
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Arihiro Nakano, Masanao Nakamura, Osamu Watanabe, Takeshi Yamamura, Kohei Funasaka, Eizaburo Ohno, Hiroki Kawashima, Ryoji Miyahara, Hidemi Goto, Yoshiki Hirooka
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Balloon-assisted endoscopy allows us to diagnose gastrointestinal (GI) stromal tumors (GISTs) in the small bowel including endoscopic ultrasonography and taking biopsy. The aim of this study was to retrospectively clarify clinical and endoscopic characteristics of small bowel GISTs using double-balloon endoscopy (DBE). METHODS: We reviewed 25 patients who underwent DBE and were diagnosed with GISTs. The risk of GISTs was stratified using the National Institute of Health (NIH) consensus criteria...
February 4, 2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28161704/serum-derived-hyaluronan-associated-protein-is-a-novel-biomarker-for-inflammatory-bowel-diseases
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Yoshiharu Yamaguchi, Hisatsugu Noda, Noriko Okaniwa, Kazunori Adachi, Tetsuya Shinmura, Shoko Nakagawa, Masahide Ebi, Naotaka Ogasawara, Yasushi Funaki, Lisheng Zhuo, Koji Kimata, Makoto Sasaki, Kunio Kasugai
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We evaluated the role of serum-derived hyaluronan-associated protein (SHAP) in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) pathogenesis and its potential as a novel IBD biomarker. METHODS: We studied the SHAP expression in a mouse model of colitis and in human intestinal samples of IBD and compared serum concentrations with normal controls. RESULTS: SHAP was expressed in the connective tissue derived from inflamed regions of the intestine...
February 4, 2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28161703/neuroendocrine-cancer-therapeutic-strategies-in-g3-cancers
#6
Anja Rinke, Thomas M Gress
BACKGROUND: According to the latest WHO classification, neuroendocrine neoplasm (NEN) G3 of the gastrointestinal tract is defined by a proliferation index Ki67 above 20%. Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine carcinoma (NEC) is a rare and highly aggressive malignancy and despite responsiveness to chemotherapy, overall survival is poor. In the last 3-4 years, the heterogeneity of the NEN G3 group has become evident. SUMMARY: In addition to the proliferative activity, the tumour differentiation seems to play a major role, further dividing the NEN G3 group into neuroendocrine tumour (NET) G3 and NEC...
February 4, 2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28161699/appropriate-follow-up-strategies-for-gastrointestinal-stromal-tumor-patients-based-on-the-analysis-of-recurrent-interval-and-patterns
#7
Noriko Wada, Tsuyoshi Takahashi, Yukinori Kurokawa, Kiyokazu Nakajima, Toru Masuzawa, Rie Nakatsuka, Junji Kawada, Toshirou Nishida, Yutaka Kimura, Kouji Tanaka, Yasuhiro Miyazaki, Tomoki Makino, Makoto Yamasaki, Shuji Takiguchi, Masaki Mori, Yuichiro Doki
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Previous studies have proposed risk classifications for patients with gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) after resection and have contributed to the prediction of its prognosis. However, optimal postoperative surveillance has not yet been established. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed data from 115 GIST patients who experienced recurrence after complete resection. The relationships between clinicopathological characteristics and the first recurrence sites, or time to recurrence (TTR), were investigated...
February 4, 2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052292/evaluation-for-the-clinical-efficacy-of-colon-capsule-endoscopy-in-the-detection-of-laterally-spreading-tumors
#8
COMPARATIVE STUDY
Atsushi Igawa, Shiro Oka, Shinji Tanaka, Ichiro Otani, Sayoko Kunihara, Kazuaki Chayama
BACKGROUND AND AIM: The manner in which colorectal lesions are being detected with PillCam COLON2 capsule endoscopy (CCE2) has markedly improved in recent days. However, limited data are available on CCE2 for detecting laterally spreading tumors (LSTs). The aim of this study was to compare CCE2 with optical colonoscopy (OC), which is currently the gold standard used in the detection of LSTs. METHODS: We performed a prospective, single-academic center study comparing CCE2 with OC in patients with LSTs diagnosed using OC, which was performed during the 3-month period prior to CCE2...
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052291/yogurt-containing-lactobacillus-gasseri-mitigates-aspirin-induced-small-bowel-injuries-a-prospective-randomized-double-blind-placebo-controlled-trial
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RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED TRIAL
Takayoshi Suzuki, Aya Masui, Jun Nakamura, Hirokazu Shiozawa, Jun Aoki, Hirohiko Nakae, Shingo Tsuda, Jin Imai, Ozawa Hideki, Masashi Matsushima, Tetsuya Mine, Akira Tamura, Toshihiro Ohtsu, Yukio Asami, Atsushi Takagi
BACKGROUND: Although there is evidence about the beneficial effects of probiotics, their effects on aspirin-induced small bowel injuries have not been well examined. We evaluated the effects of the probiotic Lactobacillus gasseri OLL2716 (LG) on aspirin-induced small intestinal lesions, such as ulcers, erosions, reddened lesions, and bleeding. SUMMARY: This study enrolled 64 patients who received aspirin for more than 1 month and provided written informed consent to be part of the study...
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052288/frequent-presence-of-lymphovascular-invasion-in-small-rectal-neuroendocrine-tumors-on-immunohistochemical-analysis
#10
REVIEW
Yoshiyasu Kitagawa, Dai Ikebe, Takuto Suzuki, Taro Hara, Makiko Itami, Taketo Yamaguchi
Rectal neuroendocrine tumors (RNETs) have become common in recent years and are good candidates for endoscopic resection (ER). To achieve clear resection margins, more advanced techniques such as endoscopic submucosal dissection, endoscopic submucosal resection with a ligation device, and cap-assisted endoscopic mucosal resection are available for ER. After ER, lymphovascular invasion (LVI) is regarded as an important predictor of nodal metastasis. Previous studies have shown that small RNETs with LVI were uncommon (0-8...
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052286/jga-news
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2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052285/gender-difference-of-gastric-emptying-in-healthy-volunteers-and-patients-with-functional-dyspepsia
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Hideki Mori, Hidekazu Suzuki, Juntaro Matsuzaki, Kanami Taniguchi, Toshiyuki Shimizu, Tsuyoshi Yamane, Tatsuhiro Masaoka, Takanori Kanai
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Delayed gastric emptying is one of the reasons why functional dyspepsia (FD) occurs. The 13C-acetate breath test is widely used to evaluate gastric emptying. Nevertheless, the standard value of 13C-acetate breath test has not taken into account the gender difference of gastric emptying among healthy individuals. The main aim of this study was to readjust the standard value of 13C-acetate breath test in the light of gender differences. In addition, we clarified the prevalence and clinical characteristics of delayed gastric emptying in patients with FD using the modified standard values of 13C-acetate breath test...
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052284/asian-perspectives-on-diagnostic-and-therapeutic-strategies-in-inflammatory-bowel-disease-report-and-analysis-of-a-survey-with-questionnaires
#13
Atsushi Yoshida, Fumiaki Ueno, Toshio Morizane, Takashi Joh, Takeshi Kamiya, Shin''ichi Takahashi, Kengo Tokunaga, Ryuichi Iwakiri, Yoshikazu Kinoshita, Hidekazu Suzuki, Yuji Naito, Kazuhiko Uchiyama, Shin Fukodo, Francis K L Chan, Ki-Baik Halm, Udom Kachintorn, Kwong Ming Fock, Abdul Aziz Rani, Ari Fahrial Syam, Jose D Sollano, Qi Zhu
BACKGROUND: Diagnostic and therapeutic strategies in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) vary among countries in terms of availability of modalities, affordability of health care resource, health care policy and cultural background. This may be the case in different countries in Eastern Asia. The aim of this study was to determine and understand the differences in diagnostic and therapeutic strategies of IBD between Japan and the rest of Asian countries (ROA). METHODS: Questionnaires with regard to clinical practice in IBD were distributed to members of the International Gastroenterology Consensus Symposium Study Group...
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052282/changes-in-intestinal-motility-and-gut-microbiota-composition-in-a-rat-stress-model
#14
Takaaki Murakami, Kazuhiro Kamada, Katsura Mizushima, Yasuki Higashimura, Kazuhiro Katada, Kazuhiko Uchiyama, Osamu Handa, Tomohisa Takagi, Yuji Naito, Yoshito Itoh
BACKGROUND: Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) causes chronic abdominal pain and abnormal bowel movements. The etiology involves complicated interactions among visceral hypersensitivity, disorders related to bowel movements, and stress. Changes in the microbiota affect the IBS pathophysiology. We investigated changes in colorectal motility, structure, and microbiota in response to stress due to maternal separation (MS) and corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) administration in rats. SUMMARY: Neonatal rats were separated from their mothers for 3 h daily from postnatal day (PND) 2 to PND14...
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052281/new-trends-and-techniques-in-gastroenterology
#15
Yasuhisa Shinomura
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052280/igics-jga-keynote-program-the-9th-international-gastrointestinal-consensus-symposium-igics-gastrointestinal-infections-february-27-2016-keio-plaza-hotel-tokyo-japan-abstracts
#16
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052279/prevalence-of-gastric-non-helicobacter-pylori-helicobacters-in-japanese-patients-with-gastric-disease
#17
Anders √ėverby, Somay Y Murayama, Hirofumi Michimae, Hidekazu Suzuki, Masayuki Suzuki, Hiroshi Serizawa, Ryo Tamura, Shinichi Nakamura, Shinichi Takahashi, Masahiko Nakamura
BACKGROUND: Non-Helicobacter pylori-helicobacters (NHPH) compose a group of gram negative zoonotic bacteria that may induce in humans gastric diseases including gastritis, gastroduodenal ulcer and MALT lymphoma. Their prevalence in the general population has previously been reported to 0.1-6.2%, although such reports still remain less in number. AIMS: This study aimed at estimating the prevalence of gastric NHPH in Japanese people, and further aimed at linking this to different gastric diseases and co-infection with H...
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052278/diagnosis-and-treatment-strategy-of-achalasia-subtypes-and-esophagogastric-junction-outflow-obstruction-based-on-high-resolution-manometry
#18
REVIEW
Eikichi Ihara, Kazumasa Muta, Keita Fukaura, Kazuhiko Nakamura
BACKGROUND: Based on Chicago Classification version 3.0, the disorders of esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction (EGJOO) include achalasia (types I, II and III) and EGJOO. Although no curative treatments are currently available for the treatment of the disorders of EGJOO, medical treatments, endoscopic pneumatic dilation (PD), laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM), and per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) are usually the sought-after modes of treatment. Since the etiology and pathogenesis might vary depending on the types of EGJOO disorders, treatment strategies should be considered based on those subtypes...
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052276/short-and-long-term-outcomes-of-infliximab-treatment-for-steroid-refractory-ulcerative-colitis-and-related-prognostic-factors-a-single-center-retrospective-study
#19
Masanao Nasuno, Maki Miyakawa, Hiroki Tanaka, Satoshi Motoya
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to analyze the short- and long-term outcomes of infliximab (IFX) treatment to cure steroid-refractory ulcerative colitis (UC) and related prognostic factors. METHODS: Retrospective data were collected from 125 patients with steroid-refractory UC who received IFX treatment at our center from July 2005 to November 2013. The Lichtiger clinical activity index score was calculated at baseline, 2 weeks, 6 weeks, and 1 year, and the cumulative non-colectomy rate following IFX administration was estimated...
2017: Digestion
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052275/endoscopic-submucosal-dissection-and-endoscopic-mucosal-resection-for-non-ampullary-superficial-duodenal-tumor
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Shu Hoteya, Tsukasa Furuhata, Toba Takahito, Yumiko Fukuma, Yugo Suzuki, Daisuke Kikuchi, Toshifumi Mitani, Akira Matsui, Satoshi Yamashita, Kosuke Nomura, Yasutaka Kuribayashi, Toshiro Iizuka, Mitsuru Kaise
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic submucosal resection (ESD) and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) are well established as curable and safety procedures for treating superficial tumors of the stomach, esophagus and colon. However, a majority of endoscopic resection strategies for non-ampullary superficial duodenal tumors (NASDTs) remains undefined. The aim of this study was to clarify which was the right method for NASDT treatment - EMR or ESD. SUMMARY: We analyzed 129 consecutive endoscopic resection (74 ESD and 55 EMR) procedures performed with NADSTs and divided the ESD group into 49 large ESD groups (more than 20 mm in diameter) and 25 small ESD groups (less than 20 mm in diameter)...
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