• . David Corcoran, . Patrick Grant, . Colin Berry
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 131-137

    Abstract
    Undifferentiated chest pain is one of the most common reasons for emergency department attendance and admission to hospitals. Non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome (NSTE-ACS) [...]

  • B. Cools, . Werner Budts, . Ruth Heying, . Derize Boshoff, . Benedicte Eyskens, . Stefan Frerich, . Els Troost, . Marc Gewillig
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 92-97

    Abstract
    Data on long term function of the Melody valve are scarce. Patients and methods: single institution, results of percutaneous pulmonary valve implantation (PPVI) from 2006 [...]

  • A. Alencar-Filho, J. Ferreira, J. Luis Salinas, . Camila Fabbri, W. Monteiro, A. Siqueira, . Katashi Okoshi, M. Lacerda, M. Okoshi
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 12-16

    Abstract
    Cardiovascular system involvement in patients with Plasmodium vivax malaria has been poorly addressed. The aim of this study was to evaluate cardiac structures and function, [...]

  • J. S. Choy, T. Luo, . Yunlong Huo, . Thomas Wischgoll, . Kyle Schultz, S. D. Teague, . Michael Sturek, G. S. Kassab
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    Studies in human and non-human primates have confirmed the compensatory enlargement or positive remodeling (Glagov phenomenon) of coronary vessels in the presence of focal [...]

  • . Joseph Chiha, . Paul Mitchell, . Bamini Gopinath, . George Burlutsky, . Pramesh Kovoor, . Aravinda Thiagalingam
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 23-27

    Abstract
    Little is known about the significance of severe coronary tortuosity (SCT) despite it being a relatively common finding on coronary angiography. We examined whether the presence [...]

  • . Joseph Chiha, . Paul Mitchell, . Bamini Gopinath, A. J.H. Plant, . Pramesh Kovoor, . Aravinda Thiagalingam
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 161-166

    Abstract
    To investigate whether women presenting with suspected angina would show less severe coronary artery disease in than men as determined by the extent score. We examined 994 [...]

  • M. Chen, . Xiangfei Feng, J. Sun, . Qunshan Wang, . Pengpai Zhang, J. Wang, . Yi-Gang Li
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 69-75

    Abstract
    Patients with manifest atrioventricular accessory pathways (mAPs) have a greater tendency to develop atrial fibrillation (AF) compared with patients with concealed atrioventricular [...]

  • C. Chen, . Yung-Tzi Chen, . Kuang-Te Wang, . Shou-Chuan Shih, . Chuan-Chuan Liu, . Jen-Yuan Kuo, C. Hou, . Yih-Jer Wu, . Chung-Lieh Hung, . Hung-I Yeh
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 114-121

    Abstract
    Advanced age is associated with left ventricular (LV) remodeling and impaired diastole. The association among aging, mitral leaflet closure (EF slope), cardiac structures, [...]

  • . Huang-Chung Chen, . Wei-Chieh Lee, . Shu-Kai Hsueh, . Cheng-I Cheng, . Chien-Jen Chen, . Cheng-Hsu Yang, . Chih-Yuan Fang, . Chi-Ling Hang, . Hon-Kan Yip, . Chiung-Jen Wu, . Hsiu-Yu Fang
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 35-41

    Abstract
    Our aim was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of routine transradial approach (TRA) percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) for chronic total occlusion (CTO) lesions [...]

  • . Kelly Casós, . María-Llanos Pérez, . Arnau Blasco-Lucas, . Gemma Ferrer-Curriu, J. Gracia-Baena, . Carlos Sureda, . Eduard Permanyer, . Alberto Igual, . Manuel Galiñanes
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 55-61

    Abstract
    Ischemic postconditioning (IPostC), has been proposed as a useful approach to reduce infarct size in all species, but its clinical utility remains unclear. To investigate [...]

  • . Dario Buccheri, . Patrizia Carità, . Michele Carella, . Davide Piraino, P. Rosa Chirco, . Giuseppe Andolina
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

  • . Usama Boles, . Chris Simpson, E. E. Gul, . Cortney Kiss, . Andres Enriquez, . Zongchao Jia, . Adrián Baranchuk, J. S. Walia
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 15 pp. 21-23

  • . Abhishek Bhaskaran, . William Chik, . Stuart Thomas, . Pramesh Kovoor, . Aravinda Thiagalingam
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 147-153

    Abstract
    In light of recent reports showing high incidence of silent cerebral infarcts and organized atrial arrhythmias following radiofrequency (RF) atrial fibrillation (AF) ablation, [...]

  • R. Nunes, L. Barroso, A. Pereira, M. Rondon, C. Negrão, J. Krieger, A. Mansur
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 13 pp. 14-18

    Abstract
    Muscle vasodilatation during exercise has been associated with cardiovascular health and may be influenced by genetic variability. The purpose of this study was to evaluate [...]

  • A. Banerjee, P. K. Ghoshal, . Kaushik Sengupta
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 99-105

    Abstract
    Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) is one of the most commonly encountered heart diseases reported globally. It is characterized by enlarged ventricles with impaired systolic and [...]

  • . Kattih Badder, . Jens Vogel-Claussen, . Udo Bavendiek, . Akin Muharrem, . Christian Kühn, . Johann Bauersachs, . Michael Brehm
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 32-36

  • . Stine Andersen, A. Andersen, J. Nielsen-Kudsk
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 59-65

    Abstract
    Adults with congenital heart disease represent a rapidly growing patient group. Dysfunction of the right ventricle is often present, and right heart failure constitutes the [...]

  • . Fadi Alattar, . Nashat Imran, . Fayez Shamoon
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 11-14

    Abstract
    Fragmented QRS (FQRS) in 12 lead ECG was recently correlated with various outcomes in ischemic and non-ischemic heart disease. We studied the relationship between FQRS and [...]

  • F. Al Kandari, . Andrejs Erglis, . Raed Sweidan, . Ingrid Dannheimer, . Milan Sepsi, . Juan Bénézet, . Michal Padour, . Ajay Naik, . Jaime Escudero, . Teena West, . Reece Holbrook, . Faizel Lorgat
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014).

  • . Tomonori Akasaka, . Daisuke Sueta, . Yuichiro Arima, . Noriaki Tabata, . Seiji Takashio, . Yasuhiro Izumiya, . Eiichiro Yamamoto, . Kenichi Tsujita, . Sunao Kojima, . Koichi Kaikita, . Ayami Kajiwara, . Kazunori Morita, . Kentaro Oniki, . Junji Saruwatari, . Kazuko Nakagawa, . Seiji Hokimoto
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 15 pp. 15-20

    Abstract
    Categorization as a cytochrome P450 (CYP) 2C19 poor metabolizer (PM) is reported to be an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Epoxyeicosatrienoic acids (EETs) [...]

  • . Yoshiyasu Aizawa, . Seiji Takatsuki, . Yoshiaki Kaneko, . Takashi Noda, . Yoshinori Katsumata, . Takahiko Nishiyama, . Takehiro Kimura, . Nobuhiro Nishiyama, . Kotaro Fukumoto, . Shinichi Niwano, . Takashi Kurita, . Takeshi Mitsuhashi, . Shiro Kamakura, . Akihiko Shimizu, . Minoru Horie, . Yoshifusa Aizawa, . Keiichi Fukuda
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 104-110

    Abstract
    In patients with Brugada syndrome (BS), VF occurred predominantly during the nocturnal period. Some patients also developed ESs. In addition to the circadian rhythm, patients [...]

  • S. Ait Faqih, . Béfa Noto-Kadou-Kaza, L. Abouamrane, . Naoufal Mtiou, S. El Khayat, . Mohamed Zamd, . Ghislaine Medkouri, M. Benghanem, . Benyounes Ramdani
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 87-89

    Abstract
    Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), defined as a systolic pulmonary artery pressure above 35 mm Hg, is another vascular disease entity recently described in patients receiving [...]

  • M. Abdelzaher, W. Atteia
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 45-50

    Abstract
    Many of the factors that are known to alter left atrial (LA) contractility are present in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy (ICM). Nevertheless, preservation of LA contractile [...]

  • Presentations to the XIV International Conference on Computational Plasticity (COMPLAS 2017).

    Abstract
    In this work an anisotropic material model at finite strains with nonlinear mixed (isotropic and kinematic) hardening is used for the identification of the hardening parameters [...]

  • Presentations to the VII International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering (Marine 2017).

    Abstract
    The aim of this work is to be able to cope with complex sloshing-seakeeping problems in an effective manner. For this purpose, two different solvers will be integrated into [...]

  • J. Gutiérrez Romero, J. García-Espinosa, B. Zamora-Parra, J. Pérez
    Presentations to the VII International Conference on Computational Methods in Marine Engineering (Marine 2017).

    Abstract
    There is no question about the relevancy of the blue growth concept, as a long term strategy to support sustainable growth in the marine sector. One of the sectors that has [...]

  • E. Vargas, S. González
    Mexican Law Review (2015). Vol. 7

    Abstract
    The recent surge in illegal firearms trafficking from the U.S. into Mexico has helped empower Mexican criminal groups to adopt highly confrontational strategies, contributing [...]

  • L. Gómez
    Mexican Law Review (2014). Vol. 7

    Abstract
    Biobanking presents significant governance challenges. This is especially evident in Mexico, where the legal framework has not kept up with significant industry expansion. [...]

  • J. Méndez
    Mexican Law Review (2013). Vol. 5

    Abstract
    This study, based on thirty-eight interviews of principals from public middle schools in Mexico City, analyzes the criteria and methods used by these school officials to identify [...]

  • M. Schiffer, S. Nuño
    Mexican Law Review (2014). Vol. 6

    Abstract
    This note examines the political context surrounding the banning of the Mexican American Studies program in Tucson, Arizona and the Acosta v. Huppenthal decision, which leaves [...]

  • G. Tagle
    Mexican Law Review (2015). Vol. 7

    Abstract
    The international responsibility of States is based on two legal precepts: first, a State must be subject to international obligations, and second, a State must be responsible [...]

  • P. Cámara
    Mexican Law Review (2016). Vol. 9

  • S. Puig
    Mexican Law Review (2013). Vol. 5

    Abstract
    This article tackles the complex question of the relationship between international and domestic adjudicatory bodies. It does so by analyzing the debate between liberals and [...]

  • L. Pásara
    Mexican Law Review (2013). Vol. 6

    Abstract
    Over the last twenty-five years, a number of justice reform projects funded by international actors have been implemented in Latin America. No less than 2 billion US dollars [...]

  • A. García
    Mexican Law Review (2014). Vol. 7

    Abstract
    BRICS is an exogenous invention that was institutionalized as a convenient geopolitical market strategy, which favored each of the five BRICS countries to a greater or a lesser [...]

  • J. Montiel
    Mexican Law Review (2016). Vol. 9

  • S. López-Ayllón, A. García, A. Fierro
    Mexican Law Review (2015). Vol. 7

    Abstract
    The main function of administrative courts in Mexico is to resolve disputes between administrative agencies and citizens. Mexico is a federal system with 31 states and a Federal [...]

  • S. Jr
    Mexican Law Review (2013). Vol. 5

    Abstract
    In June 2000, the United States and Mexico signed a treaty for the delimitation of the continental shelf in the western Gulf of Mexico beyond 200 nautical miles. When the [...]

  • K. Gurbacki
    Mexican Law Review (2014). Vol. 6

    Abstract
    This article discusses the impact of the influx of migrants from Mexico and Central America on the American Southwest. Specifically, it discusses how Native American tribes [...]

  • F. González
    Mexican Law Review (2015). Vol. 7

    Abstract
    Drawing on T.H. Marshall’s classic analysis of how civil, political and social rights evolved in Great Britain, this article follows authors, like Rose and Shin, who used [...]

  • J. Santillán
    Mexican Law Review (2013).

    Abstract
    This article is about the great changes that have happened in recent years in international politics as well as the challenges that these thorough transformations imply. Some [...]

  • V. Díaz
    Mexican Law Review (2014). Vol. 7

    Abstract
    This article analyzes the deployment of biometric systems in immigration control. It argues that public policy for biometric data collection and processing must be based on [...]

  • H. Rivera
    Mexican Law Review (2014). Vol. 7

    Abstract
    Mexico is entering a phase of transitional justice. This can be observed in the numerous reforms and measures that are being taken to adapt the legal system to international [...]

  • F. Higareda
    Mexican Law Review (2013). Vol. 5

    Abstract
    This article reviews the development of the Mexican media, both broadcast and print, through an analysis of their current legal framework, culture, ownership structure and [...]

  • J. Tovar
    Mexican Law Review (2013). Vol. 5

    Abstract
    Over the past two decades, Mexico has gone from an authoritarian regime to an electoral democracy. Although this change is undoubtedly positive, the institutional engineering [...]

  • H. Yen, C. Yang, S. Wu, M. Soon
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Colonoscopic polypectomy is a common procedure for removing colonic polyps to prevent subsequent development of colon cancer. Hemorrhage is the most common complication following [...]

  • C. Yeh, Y. Lin, C. Yu, C. Hsu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    Taiwan implemented a comprehensive and universal National Health Insurance (NHI) program to cover all inhabitants. This study aimed to assess the medical utilization by liver [...]

  • C. Yeh, C. Cheng, H. Lin, T. Luo, J. Chang, A. Ho
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Statins are a class of drugs used to lower cholesterol levels, accompanying increased high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels. Previous studies have suggested that statins can [...]

  • S. Yan, C. Chang, C. Chen, Y. Yeh, C. Tsai
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    This work was conducted to study the relationship of reticulocyte production index to clinically significant anemia in chronic hepatitis C patients receiving pegylated interferon [...]

  • T. Yang, C. Lu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Perforation of the mesenteric small bowel is an uncommon cause of acute abdomen in the emergency department. Early diagnosis is difficult owing to unspecific clinical presentations. [...]

  • S. Yang, S. Liao, C. Ko, C. Tung, Y. Peng, H. Lien, H. Yeh, C. Chang, J. Wang
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015).

    Abstract
    Many tumors are small and located around the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, and they are difficult to obtain tissue from for pathological diagnosis by the guidance of conventional [...]

  • K. Yang, S. Shih, H. Wang, W. Chang, K. Hu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

  • B. Yang, C. Yeh, C. Hsu, T. Chang, C. Wang
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Advanced hepatocellular carcinoma has a poor therapeutic outcome and treatment options are limited. Sorafenib, an orally active multikinase inhibitor, is the only systemic [...]

  • C. Wu, M. Bair, I. Lin, Y. Lee, H. Chen
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    We herein present the case of a woman who had esophageal thermal injury after having a spicy hot pot. The patient came to us with complaints of odynophagia, dysphagia, and [...]

  • C. Wu, T. Chen, C. Lin, C. Chiu, M. Su, C. Chiu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP) is one of the most frequent complications of liver cirrhosis. Ascitic fluid lactoferrin has been proved to be a good diagnostic tool [...]

  • L. Wu, C. Chen, C. Liu, M. Chen, P. Liu, P. Liu, O. Seror, I. Lee, S. Lin
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Conventional monopolar radiofrequency ablation (RFA) bears the risks of incomplete ablation and tumor seeding. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of [...]

  • S. Wang, H. Wang, T. Wang, H. Wang, W. Chang, C. Chu, S. Lin, H. Yeh, S. Shih
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    Most benign gastric ulcers are healed through suppression of gastric acid by a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). Despite prolonged use of a PPI, some gastric ulcers still do not [...]

  • H. Wang, C. Kuo, W. Lin, C. Hsu, Y. Ho, C. Lin, K. Chen, M. Su, C. Chiu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    Barretts esophagus (BE) is the most common cause or precursor of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), a condition with a poor prognosis. This study aimed to investigate the clinical [...]

  • C. Tseng, J. Tsai, C. Tai, C. Chang, T. Tang, H. Wang
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Paraganglioma is a rare extra-adrenal pheochromocytoma which originates from chromaffin cells within the ganglia of the sympathetic trunk and of the celiac, renal, suprarenal, [...]

  • C. Tseng, Y. Chen
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

  • Y. Tsai, C. Lee, T. Tang, I. Chang, C. Chang, L. Mo, W. Wang
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Esophageal cancer is a common and highly lethal disease. In the Asia-Pacific region, esophageal squamous cell neoplasias are the major forms of the disease. Recent advances [...]

  • M. Tsai, T. Chen, H. Lai, T. Chen, M. Chang, C. Lin
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Colonoscopy is a standard and useful examination in the diagnosis of colorectal diseases, however, it usually causes pain to patients. Some patients receive narcotic drugs, [...]

  • C. Ting, W. Huang, C. Feng, C. Yu, C. Peng, W. Su, H. Lai, K. Cheng, P. Chuang, J. Kao
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Intrahepatic cholangiocellular carcinoma (ICC) is an uncommon but lethal cancer. The aim of this study is to assess the factors affecting the survival of ICC patients and [...]

  • W. Teng, T. Chang, C. Huang, W. Jeng, W. Chen, C. Huang, Y. Ho, C. Lin, I. Sheen
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    Rapid null response (rNR), defined as less than one log decline of Hepatitis C virus (HCV-RNA) at Week 4 of treatment with pegylated interferon-α and ribavirin (PegIFN/RBV), [...]

  • S. Teng, J. Shin, J. Huang
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    We report a 73-year-old male patient who suffered from right upper abdominal dull pain, fever, and chills for 2 days. Gall bladder stones and acute cholecystitis were diagnosed, [...]

  • W. Su, T. Hsieh, T. Hsieh, K. Tseng, C. Peng, C. Lin, T. Su, T. Hsiao, T. Tseng, H. Lin, C. Wang, J. Kao
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Clinical trials and real-world data confirm the efficacy of entecavir treatment for chronic hepatitis B (CHB), however, the factors associated with a favorable response remain [...]

  • W. Sun, F. Tsay, K. Lai, P. Hsu, C. Shih
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Pseudomelanosis duodeni is a rare endoscopic finding that manifests as dark speckled spots in the duodenum. It is considered a benign condition and is associated with certain [...]

  • Y. Shih, C. Liang, C. Lin, W. Hsu, C. Wu, C. Chung
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a systemic vasculitis characterized by a classic tetrad of nonthrombocytopenic palpable purpura, arthritis, gastrointestinal, and renal [...]

  • I. Shih, T. Lee, C. Tu, C. Chang, Y. Wang, Y. Tseng, H. Chiu, M. Wu, H. Wang, T. Shih, K. Liu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Magnetic resonance (MR) enterography has emerged as a new imaging modality in evaluating patients with Crohns disease. However, whether interpretations of MR enterography [...]

  • L. Saha, A. Bhatia, A. Chakrabarti
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    The aim of the present study was to demonstrate the antiulcer activity and mechanism of bezafibrate in a rat model of aspirin-induced gastric ulcer. We used an aspirin-induced [...]

  • T. Ou, H. Huang, T. Hsieh, W. Chang, H. Chu, C. Hsu, Y. Shih, T. Huang, P. Chen, H. Lin
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Esophageal candidiasis (EC) often occurs in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients, but is uncommon in non-HIV-infected patients. It is known that malignancy, [...]

  • Y. Li, C. Pan, H. Chan, K. Lai, P. Hsu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    A 48-year-old male presented with diffuse abdominal fullness for 1 month and tea-colored urine for 10 days. Abdominal computed tomography/magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography [...]

  • T. Lin, H. Chan, P. Hsu, T. Tsai, E. Wang, K. Lai, J. Cheng, H. Wang
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Clonorchis sinensis is endemic to Southeast Asia, Japan, China, and Taiwan. Those infected often have a history of consumption of raw fresh fish. Its manifestations can be [...]

  • Y. Lin, Y. Chen, P. Liao, W. Chao, J. Lin, Y. Hong, S. Wang
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Splenic vein occlusion caused by abdominal lymphadenopathy is rare. We herein present the case of a 80-year-old man with refractory isolated gastric variceal bleeding in the [...]

  • W. Lin, H. Wang, S. Shih
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

  • C. Lin, C. Hsieh, T. Chen, T. Lin, T. Huang, H. Lee, K. Chen, L. Liao, C. Wang
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) is a main therapy for patients with intermediate-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The purpose of our study was to determine [...]

  • C. Lin, Y. Hsieh, C. Hsu, Y. Chu, H. Yeh, T. Chen, C. Chiu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Pyogenic granuloma (PG) is a polypoid form of capillary hemangioma. This study aimed to analyze the clinical and endoscopic features of gastric PG. We retrospectively reviewed [...]

  • C. Lin, Y. Chiu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

  • H. Lin, T. Chen
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Gallbladder perforation is a rare complication of cholecystitis. Similarly, septic thrombophlebitis of the portal vein, also called pylephlebitis, is another rare complication [...]

  • S. Liao, C. Ko, H. Yeh, C. Chang
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

  • P. Liao, H. Wang, S. Shih, M. Chen
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Heterotopic pancreas is a congenital anomaly characterized by the presence of ectopic pancreatic tissue far from the pancreas. The treatment of heterotopic pancreas may include [...]

  • W. Lei, W. Lo, C. Yi, T. Liu, C. Chen
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Achalasia is characterized by esophageal aperistalsis and a failure of lower esophageal sphincter (LES) relaxation. Combined multichannel intraluminal impedance and manometry [...]

  • Y. Lee, M. Bair, H. Chen, I. Lin, C. Wu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    A Dieulafoy lesion is an uncommon and sometimes life-threatening cause of gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Typically, it presents as a tiny mucosal defect with an exposed protruding [...]

  • P. Lee, J. Chen, H. Tung, C. Cheng, T. Chuang, S. Wang, H. Wu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    Distinguishing inactive hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) carriers from hepatitis B e antigen-negative hepatitis remains difficult but is important because patients with [...]

  • W. Lee, H. Wang, M. Chen, W. Chang, C. Chu, T. Wang, S. Shih, K. Hu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

  • K. Lee, Y. Hsieh, C. Perng, Y. Chao, C. Li, M. Hou, H. Lin
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    Malignant gastric outlet obstruction causes significant malnutrition and morbidity. The implantation of a metallic stent is an alternative palliative treatment to allow the [...]

  • T. Lee, F. Hung, L. Yang
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    To compare the efficacy of esomeprazole and famotidine against stress ulcers and the association of these prophylactic agents with ventilator-associated pneumonia in patients [...]

  • Y. Kuo, C. Chang, M. Wu, L. Mo
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2014). Vol. 1

    Abstract
    A 65-year-old Taiwanese man presented with dark urine for 5 days before admission to hospital and with fever on the 2nd day of admission to hospital. Laboratory studies showed [...]

  • S. Kao, D. Wu, S. Chuah, C. Kuo, C. Lu, W. Tai, K. Lai, W. Chen, F. Tsay, H. Wang, T. Tsai, K. Ling, C. Shih, P. Hsu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    Incomplete symptom resolution to proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy is a common problem in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). The aims of this study [...]

  • J. Kang, C. Chuang, C. Chen, H. Cheng, W. Chang, W. Chen, P. Cheng, B. Sheu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2015). Vol. 2

    Abstract
    Adequate bowel preparation is an important quality indicator of colonoscopy. This study validated whether the bowel cleansing quality and adenoma detection rate (ADR) could [...]

  • L. Jhang, C. Hung, T. Shieh, C. Chang, H. Wang, S. Shih, M. Chen
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Ectopic sebaceous glands (ESGs) are benign esophageal lesions that have a lower detection rate than malignant lesions because most patients are asymptomatic. However, this [...]

  • C. Hu, R. Chien, C. Lin, C. Liu
    Advances in Digestive Medicine (2016). Vol. 3

    Abstract
    Intussusception is rare in adults, representing only 1% of bowel obstruction and 5% of all intussusceptions. Previous reports have shown that > 90% of adults diagnosed with [...]