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Evaluation of epicardial adipose tissue and carotid intima-media thickness as a marker of atherosclerosis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
Background and aim: this study aimed to compare carotid intima media (CIMT) and epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) measurements, which are considered as markers for the detection of early atherosclerosis in healthy ...
Is emergency endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography safe in COVID-19 pandemic?
(European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, 2021)
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 is now a pandemic worldwide and clinicians have many questions about the safety of interventional procedures, even in an emergency ...
Long-term proton pump inhibitor use is a risk factor for mortality in patients hospitalized for COVID-19
Background and aim: The aim of this study is to evaluate whether the long-term (?4 weeks) use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is arisk factor for intubation requirement and mortality in patients hospitalized for ...
Social stigmatization in Turkish patients with chronic hepatitis B and C
Background and aim: Viral hepatitis is the most important cause of chronic hepatitis worldwide. Stigmatization is defined as a feeling of rejection and isolation of patients by society due to illness. There are no studies ...
Modified quadruple therapy or bismuth-containing quadruple therapy in the first-line treatment of Helicobacter pylori in Turkey
Aim: Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) eradication is still an important issue in countries with high antibiotic resistance. This study aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of two bismuth-containing treatment modalities ...