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Original Article

Transcutaneous Esophageal Ultrasonography in Children with Suspected Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease 1
Charoenwat B, Sintusek P, Chaijitraruch N, Mahayosnond A, Suksri S, Patcharatrakul T, Chongsrisawat V PDF
Efficacy and Safety of Endoscopic-guided Balloon Dilatation without Fluoroscopy for the Treatment of Achalasia 8
Pinyopornpanish K, Wongsa C, Thinrungroj N, Leerapun A, Pisespongsa P, Chitapanarux T, Thongsawat S, Kijdamrongthum P PDF
Evaluation of the First Radiolabeled 99mTc-Jerusalem Artichoke-Containing Snack Bar on Gastric Emptying and Satiety in Healthy Female Volunteers 13
Nokkaew N, Shiratori S, Gonlachanvit S, Chaiseri S, Sirisansaneeyakul S, Horkaew P, Kanungsukkasem V PDF
Effectiveness of 2-liter Split-dose versus 2-liter Non-split-dose Polyethylene Glycol for Bowel Preparation in Colonoscopy 22
Inthasorn J, Harinwan K, Chirapongsathorn S, Opuchar K, Sanpajit T, Piyanirun W, Puttapitakpong C PDF
Comprehensive Evaluation of Fecal Incontinence: A Preliminary Report of Anatomical Neurophysiologic Study 29
Tantiphlachiva K, Pattana-arun J, Sahakitrungrueng C, Rojanasakul A PDF
Impact of Palliative Biliary Drainage between Metal Stents and Plastic Stents on Survival Rate in Unresectable Distal Malignant Biliary Stricture in Songklanagarind Hospital 38
Pattarapuntakul T, Netinatsuton N, Sottisuporn J, Witeerungrot T, Ovartlarnporn B PDF
Economic Evaluation of Palliative Biliary Drainage in Unresectable Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma 44
Suttichaimongkol T, Borntrakulpipat S, Sangchan A, Mairiang P, Mairiang E, Sukeepaisarnjaroen W, Chunlertlith K, Sawadpanich K PDF
Etiology, Severity and Treatment Outcomes of Acute Pancreatitis in Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital: A Retrospective Study 53
Mahatumarat T, Pinyopornpanish K, Thinrungroj N, Leerapun A, Chitapanarux T, Thongsawat S, Kijdamrongthum P PDF
Multi-detector Computed Tomography versus Endoscopic Ultrasonography for the Detection of Pancreatic Cancer 59
Kongkam P, Jaruvongvanich V, Ave K, Aniwan S, Amornsawadwattana S, Aso A, Shimizu S, Kullavanijaya P, Rerknimitr R PDF
Transient Elastography for Detecting Significant Liver Fibrosis in Thai Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C 66
Suttichaimongkol T, Chansuk N, Kularbkaew C, Sa-ngaimwibool P, Sukeepaisarnjaroen W PDF
Prevalence of Seropositive and Seronegative Chronic HCV Infections in Southern Thai HIV Patients 72
Durongpongkasem P, Sripongpun P, Chamroonkul N, Kositpantawong N, Ruangchan S, Jarumanokul R, Kongkamol C, Piratvisuth T PDF
Treatment Outcomes and Costs of Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection 80
Sukeepaisarnjaroen W, Suttichaimongkol T, Sawanyawisuth K, Peansukwech U, Sarapanitch V, Duangrat P PDF
Two-year Efficacy of the Real World Roadmap Concept for Lamivudine Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients at Songklanagarind Hospital 87
Sripongpun P, Charoenthong N, Chamroonkul N, Kongkamol C, Piratvisuth T PDF
Prevalence and Risk Factors of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients with Normal Serum Aminotransferase Levels 93
Ekpanyapong S, Bunchorntavakul C, Techasirioangkun T, Napartivaumnuay N PDF
Oral L-ornithine-L-aspartate for Patients with Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy Treated with Lactulose: A Randomized, Double-blinded, Placebo-controlled Trial 104
Nimanong S, Sansak I, Tanwandee T, Charatcharoenwitthaya P, Chotiyaputta W, Boonyapisit K, Chainuvati S PDF
Correlation of Spleen Stiffness by Transient Elastrography with Parameters of Indicated Portal Hypertension and the Presence of Esophageal Varices 112
Paocharern P, Sethasine S PDF
The Use of Alpha-fetoprotein for Detecting Hepatocellular Carcinoma May Potentially be More Beneficial for Patients with Aggressive Hepatocellular Carcinomas and High Alpha-fetoprotein Levels 119
Panjawong W, Rattanasiri S, Intaraprasong P, Kitiyakara T PDF
Efficacy of Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis C, Genotype 3 Patients in Thailand 127
Chotiyaputta W, Kaosombatwattana U, Chamroonkul N, Bunchorntavakul C, Seansawat K, Techathuvanan K, Apisophonsiri P, Tanwandee T PDF
Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Anticoagulated Patients: Prevalence and Predictors of Significant Endoscopic Lesions and Change of the Management 135
Nawarawong N, Pongprasobchai S, Tanwandee T PDF