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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 16424
Country of Manuscript Source Japan
Received
2015-01-16 17:48
Peer-Review Started
2015-01-17 14:18
To Make the First Decision
2015-03-26 18:24
Return for Revision
2015-03-27 15:44
Revised
2015-04-09 21:00
Second Decision
2015-05-13 07:36
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
2015-05-13 20:20
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2015-05-21 17:26
Articles in Press
2015-05-21 17:26
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Edit the Manuscript by Language Editor
Typeset the Manuscript
2015-06-25 10:20
Publish the Manuscript Online
2015-07-14 12:17
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
Open Access This article is an open-access article which was selected by an in-house editor and fully peer-reviewed by external reviewers. It is distributed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial (CC BY-NC 4.0) license, which permits others to distribute, remix, adapt, build upon this work non-commercially, and license their derivative works on different terms, provided the original work is properly cited and the use is non-commercial. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
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Specialty Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript type Observational Study
Article Title Japanese apricot improves symptoms of gastrointestinal dysmotility associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Takao Maekita, Jun Kato, Shotaro Enomoto, Takeichi Yoshida, Hirotoshi Utsunomiya, Hideyuki Hayashi, Toshiko Hanamitsu, Izumi Inoue, Yoshimasa Maeda, Kosaku Moribata, Yosuke Muraki, Naoki Shingaki, Hisanobu Deguchi, Kazuki Ueda, Mikitaka Iguchi, Hideyuki Tamai and Masao Ichinose
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Correspondence To Takao Maekita, MD, PhD, Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, 811-1 Kimiidera, Wakayama, Wakayama 641-0012, Japan. maekita@wakayama-med.ac.jp
Keywords Japanese apricot; Umeboshi; Gastroesophageal reflux disease; Frequency Scale for Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease; Dysmotility
Core Tip Japanese apricot (JA), which is eaten as a daily food in Japan, is considered to have medicinal benefits. We focused on the effect of JA on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)-related symptoms in this study. First, GERD-related symptoms were examined in 1303 Japanese individuals using the validated questionnaire, the Frequency Scale for Symptoms of GERD (FSSG). JA was consumed daily by 392 subjects. Then, FSSG scores were compared between subjects who took one or more JA daily and those who did not. This study indicates that daily intake of JA improves digestive dysmotility symptoms, resulting in relief of GERD-related symptoms.
Publish Date 2015-07-14 12:17
Citation Maekita T, Kato J, Enomoto S, Yoshida T, Utsunomiya H, Hayashi H, Hanamitsu T, Inoue I, Maeda Y, Moribata K, Muraki Y, Shingaki N, Deguchi H, Ueda K, Iguchi M, Tamai H, Ichinose M. Japanese apricot improves symptoms of gastrointestinal dysmotility associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease. World J Gastroenterol 2015; 21(26): 8170-8177
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v21/i26/8170.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v21.i26.8170
Full Article (PDF) WJG-21-8170.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJG-21-8170.doc
Manuscript File 16424-Review.doc
Answering Reviewers 16424-Answering reviewers.pdf
Audio Core Tip 16424-Audio core tip.mp3
Biostatistics Review Certificate 16424-Biostatistics statement.pdf
Clinical Trial Registration Statement 16424-Clinical trial registration statement.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 16424-Copyright assignment.pdf
Signed Informed Consent Form(s) or Document(s) 16424-Clinical trial registration statement.pdf
Institutional Review Board Approval Form or Document 16424-Institutional review board statement.pdf
Non-Native Speakers of English Editing Certificate 16424-Language certificate.pdf
Peer-review Report 16424-Peer-review(s).pdf
Journal Editor-in-Chief Review Report 16424-Journal editor-in-chief review report.pdf
Scientific Misconduct Check 16424-Scientific misconduct check.pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 16424-Scientific editor work list.pdf