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Publication Name World Journal of Gastroenterology
Manuscript ID 9449
Country of Manuscript Source Japan
Received
2014-02-13 08:13
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2014-02-13 08:31
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2014-03-13 19:02
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2014-03-23 16:02
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2014-07-22 16:50
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2014-07-22 17:07
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2014-07-22 18:27
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2014-11-13 10:08
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2014-12-02 10:46
ISSN 1007-9327 (print) and 2219-2840 (online)
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Specialty Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Manuscript Type Retrospective Study
Article Title Hepatic clearance measured with 99mTc-GSA single-photon emission computed tomography to estimate liver fibrosis
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Masahiko Taniguchi, Atsutaka Okizaki, Kenji Watanabe, Koji Imai, Koichiro Uchida, Takahiro Einama, Noriyuki Shuke, Naoyuki Miyokawa and Hiroyuki Furukawa
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Corresponding author Masahiko Taniguchi, MD, Division of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Asahikawa Medical College, 2-1, Midorigaoka-Higashi, Asahikawa 078-8510, Japan. m-tani@asahikawa-med.ac.jp
Keywords Fibrosis; Technetium-99m-diethylenetriaminepenta-acetic acid-galactosyl human serum albumin; Single-photon emission computed tomography; Hepatic clearance; Liver resection
Core Tip This retrospective study evaluated the clinical utility of hepatic clearance measured with technetium-99m-diethylenetriaminepenta-acetic acid-galactosyl human serum albumin (99mTc-GSA) single-photon emission computed tomography for estimating the degree of liver fibrosis. We demonstrated that 99mTc-GSA hepatic clearance showed strong correlations with the degree of liver fibrosis and conventional liver function tests. It is a reliable index for assessing severe liver fibrosis. We believe that this quantitative index can yield a more accurate estimation of liver fibrosis compared with currently used measures before hepatectomy for hepatobiliary surgeons.
Publish Date 2014-12-02 10:46
Citation Taniguchi M, Okizaki A, Watanabe K, Imai K, Uchida K, Einama T, Shuke N, Miyokawa N, Furukawa H. Hepatic clearance measured with 99mTc-GSA single-photon emission computed tomography to estimate liver fibrosis. World J Gastroenterol 2014; 20(44): 16714-16720
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v20/i44/16714.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.3748/wjg.v20.i44. 16714
Manuscript File 9449-Review.docx
Answering Reviewers 9449-Answering reviewers.pdf
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