Journal of Gastroenterology

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List of Papers (Total 254)

A multicenter, retrospective, observational study of the clinical outcomes and risk factors for relapse of ulcerative colitis at 1 year after leukocytapheresis

Background Extracorporeal leukocytapheresis (LCAP) is effective for inducing remission of ulcerative colitis (UC). This retrospective observational study aimed to evaluate the clinical outcome at 1 year and identify risk factors for relapse of UC after LCAP. Methods Patients with active UC treated with LCAP between 2010 and 2012 were enrolled from 54 medical facilities in Japan. ...

The identification of celiac disease in asymptomatic children: the Generation R Study

Background The objective of our study was to assess whether TG2A levels in the healthy childhood population can be predictive of subclinical CD. Methods A total of 4442 children (median age, 6.0 years) participating in a population-based prospective cohort study were screened on serum TG2A. Those with positive TG2A (≥7 U/ml; n = 60, 1.4%) were invited for clinical evaluation ...