gastroscopy

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Summary: Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the interior of the stomach.

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  1. ncbi A multicenter validation of an endoscopic classification with narrow band imaging for gastric precancerous and cancerous lesions
    P Pimentel-Nunes
    Department of Gastroenterology, Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto, Rua Dr Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal
    Endoscopy 44:236-46. 2012
  2. ncbi Diagnosis of the invasion depth of gastric cancer using MDCT with virtual gastroscopy: comparison with staging with endoscopic ultrasound
    Kazuhiro Furukawa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:867-75. 2011
  3. ncbi Endoscopic submucosal dissection for treatment of gastric subepithelial tumors (with video)
    Andrzej Białek
    Gastroenterology Department, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
    Gastrointest Endosc 75:276-86. 2012
  4. pmc Endoscopic gastroplication for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: a randomised, sham-controlled trial
    M P Schwartz
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Medical Centre, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Gut 56:20-8. 2007
  5. ncbi The Japanese guidelines for gastric cancer screening
    Chisato Hamashima
    Cancer Screening Technology Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:259-67. 2008
  6. ncbi Intracorporeal circular stapling esophagojejunostomy using the transorally inserted anvil (OrVil) after laparoscopic total gastrectomy
    Oh Jeong
    Department of Gastroenterologic Surgery, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, 160, Ilsim Ri, Hwasun eup, Hwasun Gun, Jeollanam do, 519 809, Korea
    Surg Endosc 23:2624-30. 2009
  7. ncbi Gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection assisted by a new traction method: the clip-band technique. A feasibility study in a porcine model (with video)
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Canary Islands, Tenerife, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:1137-41. 2011
  8. ncbi Comparison between the two systems to evaluate the appropriateness of endoscopy of the upper digestive tract
    Gianluca Bersani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Unit of Endoscopy Malatesta Novello Cesena, Post graduate School of Gastroenterology, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2128-35. 2004
  9. ncbi Scirrhous gastric carcinoma: endoscopy versus upper gastrointestinal radiography
    Mi Suk Park
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Ku, Seoul 138 040, South Korea
    Radiology 231:421-6. 2004
  10. ncbi A study of metachronous cancer after endoscopic resection of early gastric cancer
    Ji Sun Han
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dong A University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:1099-104. 2011

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  1. ncbi A multicenter validation of an endoscopic classification with narrow band imaging for gastric precancerous and cancerous lesions
    P Pimentel-Nunes
    Department of Gastroenterology, Portuguese Oncology Institute of Porto, Rua Dr Bernardino de Almeida, Porto, Portugal
    Endoscopy 44:236-46. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to describe and estimate the accuracy and reliability of a simplified classification system for NBI in the diagnosis of gastric lesions...
  2. ncbi Diagnosis of the invasion depth of gastric cancer using MDCT with virtual gastroscopy: comparison with staging with endoscopic ultrasound
    Kazuhiro Furukawa
    Department of Gastroenterology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 197:867-75. 2011
    ..of this study were to retrospectively evaluate the lesion detection rate of gastric cancer using only virtual gastroscopy generated from MDCT images and the accuracy of invasion depth diagnosis (T staging) using virtual gastroscopy ..
  3. ncbi Endoscopic submucosal dissection for treatment of gastric subepithelial tumors (with video)
    Andrzej Białek
    Gastroenterology Department, Pomeranian Medical University, Szczecin, Poland
    Gastrointest Endosc 75:276-86. 2012
    ..Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a well-accepted method for removing superficial mucosal tumors; however, there is limited data on the use of this method for removing subepithelial tumors...
  4. pmc Endoscopic gastroplication for the treatment of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: a randomised, sham-controlled trial
    M P Schwartz
    Department of Gastroenterology, University Medical Centre, PO Box 85500, 3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Gut 56:20-8. 2007
    ..Endoscopic treatment for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is rapidly emerging, but there is a great need for randomised controlled trials to evaluate the efficacy...
  5. ncbi The Japanese guidelines for gastric cancer screening
    Chisato Hamashima
    Cancer Screening Technology Division, Research Center for Cancer Prevention and Screening, National Cancer Center, 5 1 1 Tsukiji Chuo ku, Tokyo 104 0045, Japan
    Jpn J Clin Oncol 38:259-67. 2008
    ..8% of the total number of cancer deaths. Since 1983, under the Health Service Law for the Aged, gastric cancer screening has been conducted nationwide for all residents aged 40 years and over...
  6. ncbi Intracorporeal circular stapling esophagojejunostomy using the transorally inserted anvil (OrVil) after laparoscopic total gastrectomy
    Oh Jeong
    Department of Gastroenterologic Surgery, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, 160, Ilsim Ri, Hwasun eup, Hwasun Gun, Jeollanam do, 519 809, Korea
    Surg Endosc 23:2624-30. 2009
    ..The authors report the newly developed reconstruction technique after LTG: intracorporeal circular stapling esophagojejunostomy using the transorally inserted anvil (OrVil; Covidien, Mansfield, MA, USA)...
  7. ncbi Gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection assisted by a new traction method: the clip-band technique. A feasibility study in a porcine model (with video)
    Adolfo Parra-Blanco
    Endoscopy Unit, Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of Canary Islands, Tenerife, Spain
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:1137-41. 2011
    ..Several traction methods have been proposed to facilitate submucosal dissection, but they are usually not widely available or are difficult to apply...
  8. ncbi Comparison between the two systems to evaluate the appropriateness of endoscopy of the upper digestive tract
    Gianluca Bersani
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Unit of Endoscopy Malatesta Novello Cesena, Post graduate School of Gastroenterology, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2128-35. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi Scirrhous gastric carcinoma: endoscopy versus upper gastrointestinal radiography
    Mi Suk Park
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 388 1 Poongnap dong, Songpa Ku, Seoul 138 040, South Korea
    Radiology 231:421-6. 2004
    ..To compare the accuracy of upper gastrointestinal (UGI) series and endoscopic examination in the diagnosis and localization of scirrhous gastric carcinoma...
  10. ncbi A study of metachronous cancer after endoscopic resection of early gastric cancer
    Ji Sun Han
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dong A University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea
    Scand J Gastroenterol 46:1099-104. 2011
    ..There are only a few reports of metachronous cancer after endoscopic resection. The aim of this study was to identify clinical factors associated with metachronous gastric cancer after endoscopic resection...
  11. ncbi Benefit of concomitant gastrointestinal and gynaecological evaluation in premenopausal women with iron deficiency anaemia
    L Vannella
    Department of Digestive and Liver Disease, Hospital Sant Andrea, II School of Medicine, University Sapienza of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 28:422-30. 2008
    ..Aim To evaluate prospectively the occurrence of bleeding and iron malabsorption related gastrointestinal (GI) diseases likely responsible of IDA in premenopausal women regardless of their menstrual flow...
  12. ncbi Gastric cancer: preoperative local staging with 3D multi-detector row CT--correlation with surgical and histopathologic results
    Chiao Yun Chen
    Department of Medical Imaging, Kaohsiung Medical University, Chung Ho Memorial Hospital, 100 Tz You 1st Road, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    Radiology 242:472-82. 2007
    ..To prospectively evaluate accuracy of multi-detector row computed tomographic (CT) images for preoperative staging of gastric cancer by using surgical and histopathologic results as reference standards...
  13. pmc How good is endoscopic ultrasound for TNM staging of gastric cancers? A meta-analysis and systematic review
    Srinivas Reddy Puli
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Missouri Columbia, One Hospital Drive, M580a, Columbia, Missouri 65212, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4011-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) for staging of gastric cancers...
  14. ncbi Endoscopic submucosal dissection as a treatment for gastric noninvasive neoplasia: a multicenter study by Osaka University ESD Study Group
    Motohiko Kato
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Clinical Research Building K1, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    J Gastroenterol 46:325-31. 2011
    ..To validate the use of ESD for total incisional biopsy in NIN, we examined the underdiagnosis rate of NIN and the rates of complication associated with ESD...
  15. ncbi American Gastroenterological Association Institute technical review on the management of gastric subepithelial masses
    Joo Ha Hwang
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Gastroenterology 130:2217-28. 2006
    ..The paper was approved by the Committee on January 19, 2006, and by the AGA Institute Governing Board on April 20, 2006...
  16. ncbi Neuroendocrine tumors of the stomach (gastric carcinoids) are on the rise: small tumors, small problems?
    H Scherubl
    Klinik für Gastroenterologie und GI Onkologie, Vivantes Klinikum Am Urban, Berlin, Germany
    Endoscopy 42:664-71. 2010
    ..Often gastric NETs (especially type 1) are found incidentally during a gastroscopy performed for other reasons; most of these NETs are smaller than 20 mm in size...
  17. ncbi Death after PEG: results of the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death
    Simon D Johnston
    Department of Gastroenterology, Belfast City Hospital, Northern Ireland
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:223-7. 2008
    ..However, the factors associated with complications and death after PEG have not been studied in detail. We describe the largest audit of deaths after PEG tube insertion...
  18. ncbi A new technique for endoscopic mucosal resection with an insulated-tip electrosurgical knife improves the completeness of resection of intramucosal gastric neoplasms
    Shin ichi Miyamoto
    Division of Digestive Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital, East Chiba, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:576-81. 2002
    ..A new technique was developed for EMR by using an insulated-tip electrosurgical knife (IT-EMR). This is a report on the clinical application of IT-EMR...
  19. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: 30-day mortality trends and risk factors
    S E J Janes
    Department of Surgery, New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, WV1 0QP, England
    J Postgrad Med 51:23-8; discussion 28-9. 2005
    ..30-day Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) mortality of 8% (1992). Recent concerns suggest that mortality may have increased, prompting a comparison of current practice with that reported earlier...
  20. ncbi Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy; evidence of different prognosis in various patient subgroups
    Ephraim Rimon
    Department of Geriatrics, Gastroenterological Division, Kaplan Harzfeld Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    Age Ageing 34:353-7. 2005
    ..As there are no prospective randomised trials about percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) insertion, the medical staff and caregivers encounter great difficulty in deciding when and if to perform this procedure...
  21. ncbi Impact of open-access endoscopy on detection of early oesophageal and gastric cancer 1994 - 2003: population-based study
    H M Paterson
    Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary, Dumfries, Scotland, UK
    Endoscopy 38:503-7. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to assess the impact, with regard to earlier diagnosis of oesophageal and gastric cancer, of the first 10 years of a regional open-access endoscopy service in the Dumfries and Galloway region of Scotland...
  22. ncbi [Patient satisfaction in gastrointestinal endoscopy: results of a multicenter study]
    Antonio Sanchez del Rio
    Group of Hospitals Hospiten, Tenerife, Espana
    Gastroenterol Hepatol 31:566-71. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the main quality problems perceived by patients in gastrointestinal endoscopy through a satisfaction survey...
  23. ncbi Evaluation of patient satisfaction in gastrointestinal endoscopy
    Antonio Sánchez Del Río
    Servicio de Aparato Digestivo, Hospiten Hospital Group, Tenerife, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:896-900. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to identify by means of a satisfaction questionnaire the main reasons for dissatisfaction in patients undergoing gastrointestinal endoscopy...
  24. pmc Gastric carcinoids: biologic behavior and prognosis after differentiated treatment in relation to type
    Kurt Borch
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital of Linkoping, Linkoping, Sweden
    Ann Surg 242:64-73. 2005
    ..To analyze tumor biology and the outcome of differentiated treatment in relation to tumor subtype in patients with gastric carcinoid...
  25. ncbi In vivo assessment of gastrotomy closure with over-the-scope clips in an experimental model for varicocelectomy (with video)
    Carla Rolanda
    Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, School of Health Sciences, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
    Gastrointest Endosc 70:1137-45. 2009
    ..Transgastric access is good for a pelvic approach, making varicocelectomy a possible indication for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)...
  26. ncbi Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: transgastric cholecystectomy in a survival porcine model
    S Perretta
    Department of Surgery, IRCAD EITS, University of Strasbourg, 1, Place de l Hopital Hopitaux Universitaires, 67091, Strasbourg Cedex, France
    Surg Endosc 22:1126-30. 2008
  27. ncbi Prevalence and comparisons of five different diagnostic methods for Helicobacter pylori in diabetic patients
    O Senturk
    Gastroenterology Section, Kocaeli University, Medical School, Turkey
    Endocr Res 27:179-89. 2001
    ..Peristaltic activity, and impaired nonspecific immunity must be evaluated as risk factors in diabetics. We recommend that the 'gold standard' should be regarded as two positive out of these five different tests...
  28. ncbi Endoscopic enucleation for gastric subepithelial tumors originating in the muscularis propria layer
    In du Jeong
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, 290 3, Jeonha dong, Dong Gu, 682 714, Ulsan, South Korea
    Surg Endosc 25:468-74. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine the feasibility of endoscopic enucleation (EEN) for SETs in the muscularis propria layer and to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy and safety of EEN for SETs...
  29. ncbi Endoscopic enucleation of upper-GI submucosal tumors by using an insulated-tip electrosurgical knife
    Young Soo Park
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Gastroenterology, Brain Korea 21 Project for Medical Science, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 59:409-15. 2004
    ..A novel method for endoscopic enucleation of submucosal tumors with an insulated-tip electrosurgical knife is reported...
  30. ncbi Diagnostic accuracy of T and N stages with endoscopy, stomach protocol CT, and endoscopic ultrasonography in early gastric cancer
    Hye Seong Ahn
    Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Jongno gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Surg Oncol 99:20-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to analyze the accuracy of T and N staging of EGC with esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), Stomach protocol CT (S-CT), and endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS), and the factors influencing the accuracy...
  31. ncbi Transgastric instrumentation and bacterial contamination of the peritoneal cavity
    Vimal K Narula
    Division of General Surgery, The Ohio State University School of Medicine and Public Health, 410 West 10th Avenue, Ohio, Columbus, 43210 1228, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:605-11. 2008
    ..We report the bacterial load and contamination of the peritoneal cavity in patients requiring a gastrotomy Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LSRYGB)...
  32. ncbi A new method of diagnosing gastric intestinal metaplasia: narrow-band imaging with magnifying endoscopy
    N Uedo
    Deparment of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Endoscopy 38:819-24. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to clarify the value of NBI-ME for diagnosing gastric intestinal metaplasia...
  33. ncbi Endoscopic gastrostomy placement in the child with gastroesophageal reflux: is concomitant antireflux surgery indicated?
    Guin J P Wilson
    Department of Pediatric Surgery KE 04 140 5, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center, PO Box 85090, 3508 AB Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Surg 41:1441-5. 2006
    ..Therefore, we changed policy to perform only gastrostomy, regardless of pH study results. Subsequent antireflux surgery is performed only as necessary. We report here our results...
  34. ncbi Accuracy of EUS in the evaluation of small gastric subepithelial lesions
    Cetin Karaca
    Gastrointestinal Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:722-7. 2010
    ..EUS combined with endoluminal resection techniques is increasingly used to provide a definitive diagnosis of small gastric subepithelial lesions seen on standard upper endoscopy...
  35. ncbi Endoscopic partial resection with the unroofing technique for reliable tissue diagnosis of upper GI subepithelial tumors originating from the muscularis propria on EUS (with video)
    Chang Kyun Lee
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Soon Chun Hyang University College of Medicine, Cheonan Hospital, Cheonan, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:188-94. 2010
    ..However, the diagnostic efficacy of current tissue sampling techniques appears to be limited...
  36. ncbi A learning curve for advanced endoscopic resection
    Takuji Gotoda
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:866-7. 2005
  37. ncbi Closure of a gastrotomy after transgastric tubal ligation by using the Eagle Claw VII: a survival experiment in a porcine model (with video)
    Philip W Chiu
    Institute of Digestive Disease, Department of Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:554-9. 2008
    ..Transgastric access to the peritoneal cavity presents new opportunities for novel endoscopic surgery. Secure closure of the gastrotomy site is critical to the success of transgastric endoscopic surgery...
  38. ncbi Evaluation of the diagnostic accuracy of gastroscopy to detect gastric tumours: clinicopathological features and prognosis of patients with gastric cancer missed on endoscopy
    Markku E Voutilainen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Finland
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 17:1345-9. 2005
    Some gastric cancers are missed during diagnostic gastroscopy, but data are sparse on the clinical characteristics of patients with missed gastric cancers and on the accuracy of gastroscopy for detecting these tumours...
  39. ncbi Natural history of chronic gastritis in a population-based cohort
    Stefan Redeen
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
    Scand J Gastroenterol 45:540-9. 2010
    ..To describe and explore the natural history of Helicobacter pylori infection and chronic gastritis in terms of gastric mucosal atrophy and ulcer development over time in a population-based cohort...
  40. ncbi Endoscopic marking with a metallic clip facilitates transcatheter arterial embolization in upper peptic ulcer bleeding
    Lars Gunnar Eriksson
    Department of Radiology, Akademiska sjukhuset, SE 751, 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:959-64. 2006
    ..To enable accurate transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) of the target vessel, a new technique to localize the exact position of a bleeding ulcer was tested that involves endoscopic marking of the ulcer with a metallic clip...
  41. ncbi Usefulness of three-dimensional, multidetector row CT (virtual gastroscopy and multiplanar reconstruction) in the evaluation of gastric cancer: a comparison with conventional endoscopy, EUS, and histopathology
    Suryaprakash Bhandari
    Institute for Digestive Research and Department of Radiology, Soon Chun Hyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 59:619-26. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the role of three-dimensional multidetector row CT for detection, precise localization, and staging of gastric cancer by comparison with conventional endoscopy, EUS, and histopathology...
  42. pmc Early experience with unsedated ultrathin 4.9 mm transnasal gastroscopy: a pilot study
    Justin Cheung
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 22:917-22. 2008
    Unsedated transnasal gastroscopy is a technique with unverified clinical advantages.
  43. ncbi Sedation, topical pharyngeal anesthesia and cardiorespiratory safety during gastroscopy
    Matti Ristikankare
    Department of Medicine, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
    J Clin Gastroenterol 40:899-905. 2006
    In a prospective, double-blind study, we examined the effects of routine sedation and pharyngeal anesthesia on cardiorespiratory parameters during gastroscopy.
  44. ncbi En-bloc resection of multiple type 1 gastric carcinoid tumors by endoscopic multi-band mucosectomy
    Andrew D Hopper
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1516-21. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to describe the application of the endoscopic multi-band mucosectomy (MBM) device to achieve en-bloc resection of multiple gastric carcinoid tumors...
  45. ncbi Prognostic significance of intestinal claudins in high-risk synchronous and metachronous multiple gastric epithelial neoplasias after initial endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Shuho Semba
    Division of Pathology, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
    Pathol Int 58:371-7. 2008
    ..049). These results indicate that early GC demonstrating I-CLDN(+) phenotype have a high risk of synchronous and metachronous secondary gastric epithelial neoplasias...
  46. ncbi Endoscopic resection with a two-channel videoendoscope for gastric carcinoid tumors
    K Higashino
    Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 51:269-72. 2004
    ..To completely remove these tumors, we used a two-channel videoendoscope with which both grasping forceps and a polypectomy snare could be used simultaneously...
  47. ncbi Gastric cancer staging at isotropic MDCT including coronal and sagittal MPR images: endoscopically diagnosed early vs. advanced gastric cancer
    Yoo Na Kim
    Department of Radiology and Center for Imaging Science, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 50 Ilwon Dong, Kangnam Ku, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Abdom Imaging 34:26-34. 2009
    ....
  48. pmc A randomised controlled trial of structured nurse-led outpatient clinic follow-up for dyspeptic patients after direct access gastroscopy
    David Chan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Southampton University Hospitals Trust, Southampton, UK
    BMC Gastroenterol 9:12. 2009
    Dyspepsia is a common disorder in the community, with many patients referred for diagnostic gastroscopy by their General Practitioner (GP)...
  49. ncbi A new technique for gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection: peroral traction-assisted endoscopic submucosal dissection
    Won Joong Jeon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Chungbuk National University, College of Medicine and Medical Research Institute, Hungdukgu, Cheongju, Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 69:29-33. 2009
    ..However, ESD leads to more complications, such as bleeding or perforation, and, in particular, needs more procedure time than a conventional EMR...
  50. ncbi Effect of a proton pump inhibitor or an H2-receptor antagonist on prevention of bleeding from ulcer after endoscopic submucosal dissection of early gastric cancer: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Noriya Uedo
    Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Osaka Medical Center for Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases, Osaka, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1610-6. 2007
    ..An objective of this study is to investigate whether a stronger acid suppressant (i.e., PPI) more effectively prevents bleeding after the recent advanced technique of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for EGC...
  51. ncbi Diagnostic validity of CT gastrography versus gastroscopy for primary lesions in gastric cancer: evaluating the response to chemotherapy, a retrospective analysis
    Sho Takahashi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Otaru Kyokai Hospital, Hokkaido, Japan
    Gastric Cancer 16:543-8. 2013
    This retrospective study was carried out to compare computed tomographic (CT) gastrography and conventional optical gastroscopy (GS) in order to evaluate the effectiveness of chemotherapy in primary gastric lesions.
  52. ncbi Two years' intensive training in endoscopic diagnosis facilitates detection of early gastric cancer
    Tetsuro Yamazato
    Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer Detection Center, Japan
    Intern Med 51:1461-5. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether 2 years intensive training improved the detection of gastric cancer by screening endoscopy...
  53. ncbi Prospective audit of gastroscopy under the 'three-day rule': a regional initiative in Italy to reduce waiting time for suspected malignancy
    F Parente
    Department of Gastroenterology, L Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 16:1011-4. 2002
    ..It requires patients with suspected severe diseases to have a diagnostic procedure performed within three working days of referral by a general practitioner...
  54. ncbi Design of the image-guided biopsy marking system for gastroscopy
    Deyu Sun
    College of Biomedical Engineering and Instrument Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
    J Med Syst 36:2909-20. 2012
    ..to find the biopsy positions in follow-ups, we proposed a non-invasive image guided biopsy marking system for gastroscopy. Using an electromagnetic tracking device, the position of the gastroscope relative to the stomach was acquired ..
  55. ncbi Children with neurological disorders do not always need fundoplication concomitant with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
    J W Puntis
    University of Leeds, The General Infirmary at Leeds, Neonatal Unit, UK
    Dev Med Child Neurol 42:97-9. 2000
    ..We conclude that routine investigation for gastroesophageal reflux in the child without severe vomiting can be avoided and the number of antireflux procedures reduced...
  56. ncbi Correlation between microsatellite instability and metachronous disease recurrence after endoscopic mucosal resection in patients with early stage gastric carcinoma
    A Kawamura
    Department of Internal Medicine II, Shimane Medical University, Shimane, Japan
    Cancer 91:339-45. 2001
    ....
  57. ncbi Safety of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in medically complicated infants
    Philip Minar
    Divisions of Gastroenterology and Perinatology, Department of Pediatrics, Wheaton Franciscan Health Care St Joseph s Regional Hospital, Children s Hospital of Wisconsin, and the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 53:293-5. 2011
    ..5% to 17%. The objective of this study was to evaluate the incidence of acute complications of PEG placement in medically complicated infants with a weight of less than 6 kg...
  58. pmc Evaluation of patient satisfaction of an outpatient gastroscopy service in an Asian tertiary care hospital
    Najib Azmi
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:96. 2012
    ..Different methods of evaluation of patient satisfaction may yield different results and there is currently no study to compare results of on-site versus phone-back interviews...
  59. ncbi Laparoscopic resection of gastric diverticulum
    S H Kim
    Department of Surgery, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Kyung Gi Do, Korea
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 9:87-91. 1999
    ..The location of the diverticulum was confirmed by intraoperative gastroscopy. Using a 5-cannula techniques, the diverticulum was resected with an endoscopic linear stapler device...
  60. ncbi Evaluation of early gastric cancer at multidetector CT with multiplanar reformation and virtual endoscopy
    Yulan Shen
    Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Shanghai Jiao Tong University Medical School, Rui Jin Hospital, China
    Radiographics 31:189-99. 2011
    ..Multidetector CT with MPR and virtual endoscopy is a powerful, noninvasive tool for the early detection and accurate preoperative staging of EGC...
  61. ncbi Self-limiting risk of metachronous gastric cancers after endoscopic resection
    Masaaki Kobayashi
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Niigata University Medical and Dental Hospital, Niigata, Japan
    Dig Endosc 22:169-73. 2010
    ..It is unclear whether the risk of metachronous cancer is self-limiting or permanent. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence of multiple cancers after ER during a long-term follow-up study...
  62. ncbi Gastric cancer detection using MDCT compared with 2D axial CT: diagnostic accuracy of three different reconstruction techniques
    Jung Hoon Kim
    Department of Radiology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Chongno Gu, Korea
    Abdom Imaging 37:541-8. 2012
    ..To assess the diagnostic accuracy of different reconstruction techniques using MDCT for gastric cancer detection compared with 2D axial CT...
  63. ncbi How can we predict the presence of missed synchronous lesions after endoscopic submucosal dissection for early gastric cancers or gastric adenomas?
    Jun Hwan Yoo
    Department of Gastroenterology, Ajou University School of Medicine, Suwon, South Korea
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:e17-22. 2013
    ..To identify predictive factors associated with the presence of missed synchronous lesions after endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for gastric adenoma or early gastric cancer (EGC)...
  64. ncbi Correlation between a short-term intravenous octreotide suppression test and response to antrectomy in patients with type-1 gastric neuroendocrine tumours
    Senthil V Murugesan
    Department of Gastroenterology, Institute of Translational Medicine, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3GE, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 25:474-81. 2013
    ..An octreotide suppression test has been previously suggested as a means to assess whether type-1 gastric NETs are likely to regress following antrectomy...
  65. ncbi The relationship between percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children: a systematic review
    Louise J Noble
    Division of Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Alder Hey Children s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK
    Surg Endosc 26:2504-12. 2012
    ..The aim of this systematic review is to examine the available evidence documenting the association between PEG and GERD...
  66. ncbi Gastric polyps: an update of their pathology and biological significance
    G Oberhuber
    Department of Clinical Pathology, University of Vienna, Medical School, Austria
    Virchows Arch 437:581-90. 2000
    ....
  67. ncbi Outcome after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in children and young adults
    John E Fortunato
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 50:390-3. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that definable preoperative clinical factors predict the need for further intervention to provide enteral access after PEG. Our aim was to identify factors associated with PEG outcome...
  68. ncbi Gastrostomy insertion in the 21st century: PEG or laparoscopic? Report from a large single-centre series
    Ruth Clare Wragg
    Birmingham Children s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Pediatr Surg Int 28:443-8. 2012
    ..To determine whether laparoscopic-assisted gastrostomy (LAG) has superseded percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) based on the clinical outcomes...
  69. ncbi Diagnostic performance of 64-MDCT and 1.5-T MRI with high-resolution sequences in the T staging of gastric cancer: a comparative analysis with histopathology
    M Anzidei
    Department of Radiological Sciences, University of Rome Sapienza, School of Medicine, Rome, Italy
    Radiol Med 114:1065-79. 2009
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the accuracy of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging and 64-slice multidetector computed tomography (64-MDCT) in the T staging of gastric carcinoma in comparison with histopathology...
  70. ncbi Endoscopic resection of small gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Jianying Bai
    Department of Gastroenterology, Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China
    Dig Dis Sci 55:1950-4. 2010
    ..The common treatment principle of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) is complete resection of the tumor. The rapid development of endoscopic skill makes it possible to resect GISTs en-bloc through the endoscopic approach...
  71. ncbi Proton pump inhibitors versus histamine-2-receptor antagonists for the management of iatrogenic gastric ulcer after endoscopic mucosal resection or endoscopic submucosal dissection: a meta-analysis of randomized trials
    Zhiping Yang
    Xijing Hospital of Digestive Diseases, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, PR China
    Digestion 84:315-20. 2011
    ..We aimed to systematically evaluate the evidence comparing PPI and H(2)RA for iatrogenic ulcer...
  72. ncbi Usefulness of laparoscope-assisted antrectomy for gastric carcinoids with hypergastrinemia
    Masato Hoshino
    Department of Surgery, Daisan Hospital, Jikei University School of Medicine, 4 11 1 Izumihoncho, Komae, Tokyo 201 8601, Japan
    Hepatogastroenterology 57:379-82. 2010
    ..A laparoscopic antrectomy for type I gastric carcinoid is a minimally invasive treatment relevant to the pathology of the disease, and it is also expected to produce regression or even spontaneous resolution of the tumor...
  73. ncbi Comparison of serum IgA and IgG antibodies for detecting Helicobacter pylori infection
    Yoshihisa Urita
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Toho University School of Medicine, Tokyo
    Intern Med 43:548-52. 2004
    ..pylori) is well established, the usefulness of IgA-based tests is less well documented. The aim of this study was to evaluate two commercially available ELISAs, both for IgG and IgA...
  74. ncbi Tension pneumoperitoneum, pneumomediastinum, subcutaneous emphysema and cardiorespiratory collapse following gastroscopy
    W Y Tam
    Anaesth Intensive Care 35:307-9. 2007
  75. ncbi Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Changes during Gastroscopy in Healthy Older Subjects
    Ruth Ross
    Cardiovascular Investigation Unit, Royal Victoria Infirmary, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Gerontology 50:182-6. 2004
    Previous studies uncontrolled for co-morbidity have shown increased heart rate and decreased oxygenation during gastroscopy in older people...
  76. ncbi Endolumenal therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease: are they dead?
    Jonathan P Pearl
    Surg Endosc 21:1-4. 2007
  77. ncbi Variation in taste of topical lignocaine anaesthesia for gastroscopy
    M A Asante
    Department of Gastroenterology, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 12:685-6. 1998
    ..To study the distribution and determinants of taste variation for lignocaiine spray (Xylocaine; Astra Pharmaceuticals, King's Langley, UK)...
  78. ncbi To PEG or not to PEG
    Christopher Pennington
    Tayside University Hospital Trust, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee
    Clin Med 2:250-5. 2002
    ..Careful management and support for the carers in the community are essential. Not all patients benefit from PEG feeding. The aim must be an improvement in the quality of life, not a prolongation of terminal disease...
  79. pmc Novel approach to antibiotic prophylaxis in percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG): randomised controlled trial
    John Blomberg
    Upper Gastrointestinal Research, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMJ 341:c3115. 2010
    ..To evaluate a new and simpler strategy of antibiotic prophylaxis in percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)...
  80. ncbi Patients' satisfaction: an important factor in quality control of gastroscopies
    Birgitte Seip
    Department of Medicine, Telemark Hospital, Skien, Norway
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:1004-11. 2008
    ..The aims of the present study were to evaluate OGD-related discomfort assessed by the patient and to identify the possibilities for improvement...
  81. ncbi Efficacy of low and standard midazolam doses for gastroscopy. A randomized, double-blind study
    R Campo
    Digestive Endoscopy Unit SDI, CS Parc Tauli, Sabadell, Spain
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 12:187-90. 2000
    To evaluate the efficacy and safety of two different doses of intravenous midazolam (35 and 70 microg/kg) compared to placebo in patients undergoing gastroscopy.
  82. ncbi Endoscopic mucosal resection scissors for the treatment of early gastric cancer
    M Miyashita
    Department of Surgery 1, Nippon Medical School, Tokyo, Japan
    Endoscopy 35:611-2. 2003
    ..The lesion was removed using the scissors and no major complication was encountered. EMR scissors can be used for endoscopic resection of superficial lesions of the esophagus and stomach...
  83. ncbi The prevalence of and risk factors for erosive oesophagitis and non-erosive reflux disease: a nationwide multicentre prospective study in Korea
    N Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 27:173-85. 2008
    ..Prospective nationwide multicentre studies that have evaluated endoscopic findings and reflux symptoms using a well-designed questionnaire are very rare...
  84. pmc Gastroscopy following a positive fecal occult blood test and negative colonoscopy: systematic review and guideline
    Johane Allard
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto, University Health Network Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 24:113-20. 2010
    ....
  85. ncbi Open access gastroscopy in hospitalized patients
    Eyal Gal
    Department of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 9:797-9. 2007
    Open access gastroscopy allows physicians to refer patients for endoscopic procedures without a prior consultation.
  86. ncbi Open-access gastroscopy is associated with improved outcomes in gastric cancer
    Guy R Blackshaw
    Departments of Surgery and Gastroenterology, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 15:1333-7. 2003
    To examine whether patients with gastric cancer diagnosed via open-access gastroscopy (OAG) differ in their outcomes compared with patients referred conventionally to outpatient clinics or as acute emergencies.
  87. ncbi Factors associated with non-attendance at outpatient endoscopy
    Javier Sola-Vera
    Hospital General Universitario de Elche, Elche, Spain
    Scand J Gastroenterol 43:202-6. 2008
    ..Non-attendance at endoscopy procedures leads to wasted resources and increased costs. The purpose of this study was to investigate the factors associated with non-attendance...
  88. ncbi How useful is selection based on alarm symptoms in requesting gastroscopy? An evaluation of diagnostic determinants for gastro-oesophageal malignancy
    M E Numans
    Julius Center for General Practice and Patient Oriented Research, University Medical Center Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:437-43. 2001
    ..of gastro-oesophageal malignancy as a means of helping family physicians select patients for 'open-access' gastroscopy. In this multicenter study, 861 consecutive patients were investigated with first-time gastroscopy (study ..
  89. ncbi Open-access gastroscopy in primary health-care offices to prevent peptic ulcer-related hospitalization and mortality
    M Voutilainen
    Dept of Internal Medicine, Jyvaskyla Central Hospital, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Scand J Gastroenterol 39:1289-92. 2004
    Open-access gastroscopy performed by general practitioners is available at some primary care health centres in our Central Finland hospital referral area...
  90. ncbi Endoscopic mucosal resection in the stomach using the insulated-tip needle-knife
    M Muto
    Division of Digestive Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Kashiwanoha, Chiba, Japan
    Endoscopy 37:178-82. 2005
  91. ncbi Helicobacter pylori culture and antimicrobial resistance in Iran
    Gholam Hossein Fallahi
    Department of Gastroenterology, Children Medical Centre, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Pediatr 74:127-30. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence of H pylori resistance to metronidazole, clarithromycin, tetracycline, amoxicillin, erythromycin and furazolidone in authors pediatric patients...
  92. ncbi Factors associated with tolerance to, and discomfort with, unsedated diagnostic gastroscopy
    H E Mulcahy
    Dept of Gastroenterology, Homerton Hospital, London, UK
    Scand J Gastroenterol 36:1352-7. 2001
    Identification of patients likely to experience high levels of discomfort during unsedated gastroscopy would be useful as these patients could be prospectively targeted for sedation...
  93. ncbi Differentiation between malignant and benign gastric ulcers: CT virtual gastroscopy versus optical gastroendoscopy
    Chiao Yun Chen
    Department of Medical Imaging, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, No 100 Tz You First Road, Kaohsiung City, 807 Taiwan
    Radiology 252:410-7. 2009
    To retrospectively compare computed tomographic virtual gastroscopy (VG) and conventional optical gastroendoscopy for the differentiation of malignant and benign gastric ulcers.
  94. ncbi Endoscopic full-thickness resection with sutured closure in a porcine model
    Keiichi Ikeda
    Department of Endoscopy, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:122-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to test the feasibility of full-thickness gastric resection...
  95. ncbi Is endoscopic ultrasonography indispensable in assessing the appropriateness of endoscopic resection for gastric cancer?
    K Hizawa
    Dept of Medicine and Clinical Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
    Endoscopy 34:973-8. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the accuracy of pretherapeutic staging techniques for assessing the appropriateness of endoscopic resection...
  96. ncbi New endoscopic treatment for intramucosal gastric tumors using an insulated-tip diathermic knife
    M Ohkuwa
    Division of Digestive Endoscopy and Gastrointestinal Oncology, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Chiba, Japan
    Endoscopy 33:221-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Compared with conventional EMR, this new method may have significant benefits, particularly regarding one-piece resection of lesions between 11 and 20 mm in size, and may also have a lower recurrence rate...
  97. ncbi Helicobacter pylori infection is unlikely to be transmitted between partners: evidence from genotypic study in partners of infected patients
    W Luman
    Department of Gastroenterology, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 14:521-8. 2002
    ..We postulated that the oro-oral route of transmission between spouses could be an important route of transmission of Helicobacter pylori...
  98. ncbi Efficacy of clinical pathway for the management of mucosal gastric carcinoma treated with endoscopic submucosal dissection using an insulated-tip diathermic knife
    Shoji Hirasaki
    Department of Internal Medicine, Shikoku Cancer Center, Matsuyama
    Intern Med 43:1120-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a clinical pathway and standardize the treatment for mucosal gastric carcinoma treated with IT-ESD...
  99. ncbi Complete endoscopic closure of gastrotomy after natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery using the NDO Plicator
    M F McGee
    Department of Surgery, Case Medical Center, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:214-20. 2008
    ..It was theorized that this device may facilitate transgastric natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) because closure of the transgastric defect remains a key component for advancement of this new technology...
  100. ncbi Patient outcomes related to percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy placement
    M J Verhoef
    Department of Community Health Sciences and Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Clin Gastroenterol 32:49-53. 2001
    ..Developing strategies to select patients who will benefit from long-term nutritional support could improve patient outcomes...
  101. ncbi Risk factors for bleeding after endoscopic mucosal resection
    Masatsugu Shiba
    Department of Gastroenterology, Osaka City University Medical School, 1 4 3 Asahi machi, Abeno Ku, Osaka 545 8585, Japan
    World J Gastroenterol 11:7335-9. 2005
    ..To clarify the risk factors for bleeding after endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)...

Research Grants22

  1. Intestinal Canal Reconstruction from Video Capsule Image
    STEVEN YI; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Conventional endoscopy tests, such as gastroscopy and colonoscopy, are effective for the upper or lower digestive tract, but achieve very limited success in the ..
  2. AUTOSTEREO FIBERSCOPE FOR 3-D MONITORING OF TUMORS
    WINSTON HO; Fiscal Year: 1993
    Visual monitoring of tumor areas using endoscopy, gastroscopy, fiberscopy and other visual approaches is critical for accurate and early diagnoses...
  3. NCRR Training Grant for Veterinary Students in Research
    Michael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Over a three-year period this program will contribute nine comparative medical scientists with veterinary medical degrees who are well trained in animal-oriented, hypothesis-based research. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  4. UGI Hemorrhage and Barrett's Epithelium
    Dennis Jensen; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This award will continue to enhance the applicant's research productivity and provide skilled mentoring for young investigators, so they can become independent patient-oriented investigators in digestive diseases. ..
  5. ANIMAL MODELS OF COLD AIR-INDUCED AIRWAY DISEASE
    Michael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The investigators will use these same measurements to determine the changes in pulmonary mechanics and airway inflammation in dogs that perform repeated exercise in frigid environments. ..
  6. Veterinary Comparative Respiratory Society 2008 Symposium
    Michael Davis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This symposium will review the current knowledge and practical challenges of these models in order to make them more accessible to the biomedical research community. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Use of Quantitative RT-PCR for Staging Esophageal Cancer
    James Luketich; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, we believe that this research will answer some very interesting questions about tumor biology and metastasis in esophageal cancer. ..
  8. Endoscopic Therapy of Early Cancer in Barretts Esophagus
    Kenneth Wang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Diagnostic and therapeutic techniques developed in this study can be applied to other gastrointestinal tumors. ..
  9. Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma among HCV-infected Veterans
    Hashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Evaluating the extent and patterns of HCC surveillance is crucial in understanding diffusion (and obstacles) of this practice and in designing interventions to improve the implementation of HCC surveillance. ..
  10. Biomarkers in Phototherapy of Barrett's Esophagus
    Kenneth K Wang; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..These studies will provide an improved understanding regarding the response of Barrett's esophagus to ablation therapy. ..
  11. MOLECULAR MODELING OF DIAGNOSIS AND PROGNOSIS IN HNSCC
    Maria Worsham; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. Influence of Tumor Immunogenicity to Immunotherapy
    Jeffrey Norton; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  13. Mechanisms of Growth Inhibition by Helicobacter Pylor
    Hassan Ashktorab; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..These studies will help to establish how bacteria can increase apoptosis possibly through generation of ROS and in specific circumstances this may alter one's risk of developing cancer. ..
  14. METHYLATION PROFILING AND RISK OF COLORECTAL CANCER
    Hassan Ashktorab; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will help in the detection and _rofiling of genetic changes in the pathway of CRC in AA. ..
  15. Gene Expression in Barrett's Esophagus
    Hashem El Serag; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..We present preliminary data on microarray and RT-PCRanalyses on 5 patients with BE that suggest an overactive Wnt pathway: we have also assembled the essential components of a successful study using microarrays. ..
  16. BENIGN BREAST DISEASE--MOLECULAR DIFFERENTIATION OF RISK
    Maria Worsham; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  17. THE ROLE OF MYCOBACTERIA IN CROHN'S DISEASE
    David Graham; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results of this study should either confirm or refute the proposed etiologic association of M. paratuberculosis and Crohn's disease as well as the identification of patients with Crohn's disease and M. paratuberculosis. ..
  18. STUDIES OF BARRETTS ESOPHAGUS
    Gareth Dulai; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The applicant has no comparable source of salary for the proposed period of research and training. ..
  19. Novel Method of Surveillance in Barrett's Esophagus
    Kenneth Wang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This is an innovative method by which a physician can diagnose hidden areas of cancer within patients who are at a high risk of developing esophageal cancer. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Studies on the Stem Cells of the Colonic Mucosa
    Robert Coffey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The identification of unique markers for the colonic stem cell will allow us to enrich for this cell population and undertake transplantation studies. ..
  21. A NOVEL TECHNIQUE FOR SCREENING BARRETT'S ESOSPHAGUS
    Kenneth Wang; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The development of a screening device for Barrett's esophagus that could be operated by paramedical personnel would enable large-scale low cost screening to identify patients at risk for esophageal cancer. ..