Background: Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) represent the majority of primary non-epithelial neoplasms of the digestive tract, most frequently expressing the KIT protein detected by the immunohistochemical staining for the CD117 ... Keep reading
Gastrointestinal Surgery to Counter Type 2 Diabetes
By studying diabetes in animals, Dr. Rubino was the first to provide scientific evidence that gastrointestinal bypass operations involving rerouting the gastrointestinal tract (ie, gastric bypass) can cause diabetes remission ... Keep reading
Gastrointestinal Cancers: Progress with Targeted Therapies
One of the leading participants at the 2008 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, Robert Mayer, gave Peter Goodwin his assessment of some of the emerging new therapies being announced, for colorectal, liver and pancreas cancers. Keep reading
Gastrointestinal symptoms and motility disorders in patients with ...
A randomised, double-blind study to compare the gastrointestinal (GI) tolerability, safety and efficacy of etoricoxib and diclofenac in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Patients and methods:. A total of 4086 patients (mean age ... Keep reading
Gastrointestinal Tract Sonography in Fetuses and Children (Couture ...
series: Diagnostic Imaging --- Back cover textSonography of the gastrointestinal tract in fetuses, neonates and children entails no known biological risk, permits serial scanning and can provide information unobtainable with any other ... Keep reading
Notice of redundant publication: Surgical resection for ...
Our article previously published in World Journal of Surgical Oncology (Boni etal; World Journal of Surgical Oncology 2005, 3:78) was prepared as an update to an earlier article published in Scandinavian Journal of Surgery (Besana-Ciani ... Keep reading
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Endoscopic ultrasound-guided therapy safe for severe ...
A new Mayo Clinic study found that endoscopic ultrasound-guided therapy appears to be a safe and effective treatment for patients with severe gastrointestinal bleeding for whom conventional therapies have failed. ... Keep reading