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Intermittent endoscopic dilation - A new method to prevent restenosis after benign esophageal stricture incision

A 38-year-old man was hospitalized on April 2, 2022, due to esophageal ulcer and stricture. No tumor cells were found in the pathological biopsy. Considering the diagnosis of benign esophageal stricture,...

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Location characteristics of gastric low-grade, high-grade dysplasia and early cancer for endoscopic diagnosis

Revealing out the hot zone and feature of early gastric cancers (EGCs) and dysplasia frequently developed is important for endoscopic screening and surveillance. This study aimed to investigate the...

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Colonoscopic polypectomy of juvenile polyps in children: Experience from a tertiary centre of Bangladesh

To assess the specifics of juvenile polyps and the value of polypectomy with complete colonoscopy in pediatric patients....

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Bacillus coagulans as a potent intervention for treating irritable bowel syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control trials

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common functional gastrointestinal tract disorder. Bacillus coagulans (BC) is a potent spore-forming probiotic that has been proposed as a potent supplement...

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A comparative analysis of prognostic regression models and machine learning algorithms in surgical decision-making of cardial submucosal tumors

Non-tunneling and submucosal tunneling endoscopic resection (STER) techniques are the most frequent treatments for cardial submucosal tumor (SMT). Here, we analyzed common machine learning (ML) algorithms...

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A case of phlegmonous gastritis complicated by stomach necrosis requiring gastrectomy

Phlegmonous Gastritis (PG) is a rare and swiftly progressing disease that is often fatal. It typically involves severe invasion of the gastric wall by bacteria. Due to its vague symptoms, diagnosis...

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Efficacy and safety of nab-paclitaxel chemotherapy for patients with gastric carcinoma: A systematic review and single arm meta-analysis

This study aims to investigate the efficacy of nab-paclitaxel mono-chemotherapy as a second-line treatment for previously treated adenocarcinoma patients....

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Chronic anal fissures treated with Unani formulation – A series of case reports

Chronic anal fissure is recognized for its profound impact on quality of life and the propensity for treatment relapse, underscoring the need to explore safe and alternative clinical interventions....

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Impact of COVID-19 vaccines on liver function: A state of the art and challenges for healthcare providers

COVID-19 vaccines have significantly reduced the virus's spread, but they may impact liver function. Although most individuals tolerate the vaccines well, rare cases of liver injury have been reported....

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Comparison of pain between laparoscopic appendectomy vs open appendectomy in patients with acute appendicitis

Pain is almost the main problem after surgery, effective pain management is crucial for recovery, since poorly managed pain can have detrimental effects on a patient's physical functioning, mental health,...

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Unusual complication of postoperative abdominal drainage

A 77-year-old male patient was treated surgically because of mesenterial ischemia. Gangrenous sigmoid and left colon were resected and unipolar colostomy was created at the level of the middle transverse...

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Complete closure of large gastric perforation using a portable disposable large-channel gastroscope and a novel twin forceps clip in a live pig model

The portable disposable large-channel endoscope was developed in-house by our team. It ensures successful gastroscopic treatment with good image condition, water supply, air supply, suction and maneuverability....

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The efficacy and safety of Chinese patent medicine LWWL combined with nucleoside/nucleotide analogues in treatment of chronic hepatitis B: A systematic review and meta-analysis

HBV infection is still one of the serious public health problems in the world. NAs as the first line drugs effectively inhibit viral replication, whereas the suppressive effects are much weaker on HBV...

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Acute infectious pancreatitis caused by Salmonella enteritis: A case report

This case study delineates the medical journey of a 25-year-old male who was hospitalized due to Salmonella enteritis and Acute Kidney Injury (AKI). Remarkably, he developed acute pancreatitis on the...

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Association between enteric dysmotility and GnRH antibodies: A meta-analysis

Recent studies reported a significant association between enteric dysmotility and GnRH antibodies, other studies reported no significant association. Therefore, we aimed to perform a meta-analysis to...

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Motorized spiral enteroscopy in clinical practice: Benefits and results in a single-center cohort study of 204 procedures

The aim of this paper relies on our clinical experience in a single center with an evaluation of feasibility, clinical benefits, and safety in daily practice based on diagnosis and therapeutic yield...

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Identification the shared pathogenesis between chronic hepatitis B and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Evidence from transcriptome data

The coexistence of Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is becoming more prevalent, which not only exacerbates the original hepatitis symptoms, but also boosts the...

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Validity of low-magnification narrow-band imaging in annual endoscopy screening for gastric neoplasms: A case-control study

Previously, I have reported the efficacy of whole stomach observation using magnifying narrow-band imaging at low magnification (LM-NBI) after routine white-light imaging (WLI). LM-NBI can detect lesions...

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Advancements in malnutrition in elderly inflammatory bowel disease patients

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) comprises a collection of chronic, non-specific inflammatory disorders affecting the gastrointestinal tract, the exact causes of which remain undefined. Research has...

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The potential application of ChatGPT in gastrointestinal pathology

ChatGPT is a well-known conversational artificial intelligence (AI) system based on the generative pre-trained transformer (GPT) architecture, launched by OpenAI. ChatGPT is trained through reinforcement...

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Efficacy and safety of EUS-guided cholecystolithotomy: A meta-analysis

The recurrence rate and readmission rate of patients with gallbladder stones and cholecystitis are high. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gallbladder drainage (EUS-GBD) is a new method for the treatment...

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Role of chatbots on gastroenterology: Let's chat about the future

New chatbot models, built on the transformer architecture and trained on large amounts of data, have the potential to transform healthcare, including gastroenterology. In this paper, we synthesized...

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Potential applications of ChatGPT in endoscopy: Opportunities and limitations

ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence model that has the potential to revolutionize the field of endoscopy. It can rapidly summarize medical records, assist with diagnosis, provide patient communication...

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Chat Generative Pre-Trained Transformer (ChatGPT) usage in healthcare

In recent years, with the rapid development of deep learning, artificial intelligence (AI) has gradually become a powerful assistant for humans in various aspects. The maturity and advancement of natural...

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Embracing the future of physician-patient communication: GPT-4 in gastroenterology

The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into healthcare, particularly GPT-4, opens up transformative opportunities for enhancing physician-patient communication, especially in the field of gastroenterology....

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