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This randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind, 12-week study was designed to test this hypothesis by comparing the efficacy and upper gastrointestinal tract safety of valdecoxib with that of naproxen, a leading conventional NSAID comparator.
In an attempt to answer this question, researchers in the Netherlands organized a large prospective study involving more than 2900 patients who had been referred for diagnostic evaluation of the upper gastrointestinal tract.
This prompt intervention minimizes leakage of digestive enzymes or bile and damage to surrounding organs (in the case of an upper gastrointestinal tract perforation) and fecal contamination of the peritoneal cavity (in the case of a colonic perforation).
In the present study an attempt has been made to evaluate the proliferative activity in upper gastrointestinal tract cancers as defined by Ki-67 expression in correlation with various clinicopathological and histopathological parameters.
Crohn's disease of the upper gastrointestinal tract.
Nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding - risk factors and the valueof emergencyendoscopy.
2,3] Bleeding from the upper gastrointestinal tract is approximately five times more common than lower gastrointestinal tract [4] The common causes include duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer, erosive mucosal disease, varices of portal hypertension and Mallory Weiss syndrome.
A group of gastroenterologists and others from around the world cover the upper gastrointestinal tract and mediastinum, including intrinsic and extrinsic mass lesions, varices, and other vascular anomalies; hepatobiliary disorders and disorders of the abdomen, including stone disease, pancreaticobiliary neoplasms, cysts, acute and chronic pancreatitis, and liver, adrenal, and splenic lesions; colorectal lesions, including tumors, ovarian and prostatic lesions, and inflammatory bowel disorders; and studies of contrast agents and elastography.
In cases of a large communication, a unique lumen develops from the previously normal airway and upper gastrointestinal tract (figure).
He has distilled the important points pertaining to a wide range of disorders affecting the upper gastrointestinal tract.
Depomed formulates its products and product candidates with its proven, proprietary Acuform([R]) drug delivery technology, which is designed to improve existing oral medications, allowing for extended, controlled release of medications to the upper gastrointestinal tract.
Shah (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York), colleagues, and his pharmacist wife answer patients' questions regarding cancers of the upper gastrointestinal tract.

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