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      Increased incidence of gastrointestinal cancers among patients with pyogenic liver abscess: a population-based cohort study.

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          The relationship between pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) and gastrointestinal (GI) cancer was first reported more than 20 years ago, yet little is known about this connection. We evaluated this association in a population-based, retrospective, cohort study.

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          Journal
          Gastroenterology
          Gastroenterology
          1528-0012
          0016-5085
          Jan 2014
          : 146
          : 1
          Affiliations
          [1 ] School of Chinese Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; Graduate Institute of Clinical Medical Science, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; Division of Hepato-gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.
          [2 ] Management Office for Health Data, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.
          [3 ] Division of Hepato-gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.
          [4 ] School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.
          [5 ] Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.
          [6 ] Department of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address: tw.mohd@gmail.com.
          Article
          S0016-5085(13)01419-4
          10.1053/j.gastro.2013.09.058
          24095786
          189ff83b-b424-4dfc-a958-7df367fb5715
          Copyright © 2014 AGA Institute. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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          CI,Colon Cancer,DM,GI,HR,ICD-9-CM,Infection,International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification,PLA,Pancreas,Risk Factor,aHR,adjusted hazard ratio,confidence interval,diabetes mellitus,gastrointestinal,hazard ratio,pyogenic liver abscess

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