Gastroenterology Research

Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open Access
Editor-in-Chief: Xiuli Liu, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Florida
ISSN-print: 1918-2805
ISSN-online: 1918-2813
Journal scope: Gastroenterology Research (GR) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal, focusing on basic research and clinical practice of gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreas and biliary, alimentary metabolism, nutrition, oncology and related fields.
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  • Body Mass Index Is Associated With Mucosal Disease in Crohn’s: Results of a Case-Control Study

    Recent studies have suggested that increased body mass index (BMI) may have an adverse effect on treatment outcomes and natural history in Crohn’s disease (CD).

  • Clinical and Sociodemographic Aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients

    In Brazil, there are few epidemiological studies available about the demographic and clinical aspects of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

  • A Lumpy Bumpy Liver

    A 40-year-old male patient presented with distension of abdomen since last 4 years. The distension was progressive and more in upper abdomen.

  • Association of the Nonalcoholic Hepatic Steatosis and Its Degrees With the Values of Liver Enzymes and Homeostasis Model Assessment-Insulin Resistance Index

    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is among the most common chronic diseases of the modern world with a wide variety of factors including genetic, environmental and metabolic.

  • Slower Fibrosis Progression Among Liver Transplant Recipients With Sustained Virological Response After Hepatitis C Treatment

    The natural course of hepatic fibrosis in HCV allograft recipients with sustained virological response (SVR) after anti-HCV therapy remains debatable.




Increased Expression of Pyloric ERβ Is Associated With Diabetic Gastroparesis in Streptozotocin-Induced Male Diabetic Rats
Gastroparesis is a significant co-morbidity affecting up to 50% of patients with diabetes and is disproportionately found in women. Prior studies have suggested that loss of interstitial cells of Cajal, hyperglycemia, and nitric oxide dysfunction are potential causes of gastroparesis.
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Common Inflammatory Disorders and Neoplasia of the Ileal Pouch: A Review of Histopathology
Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) is the standard restorative procedure after proctocolectomy in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) who require colectomy. The ileal pouch is susceptible to a variety of insults including mechanical injury, ischemia, fecal stasis, and infectious agents. Full Text

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A Rare Disease of the Digestive Tract: Esophageal Melanosis
Esophageal melanosis which is characterized by melanocytic proliferation in the squamous epithelium of the esophagus and melanin accumulatin of esophageal mucosa (EM) is a rare disease of the digestive system. Although esophageal melanosis is considered to be a benign disease, its etiology is not cleared and has been reported to be the precursor lesion of esophageal primary melanomas. Full Text

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Vol. 9, No. 4-5, Oct 2016

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Original Article

Measures of Autonomic Dysfunction in Diabetic and Idiopathic Gastroparesis Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Mohammad Khalid Mohammad, Dominique J. Pepper, Archana Kedar, Feriyl Bhaijee, Babajide Familoni, Hani Rashed, Teresa Cutts, Thomas L. Abell 65-69
No Need of Fascia Closure to Reduce Trocar Site Hernia Rate in Laparoscopic Surgery: A Prospective Study of 200 Non-Obese Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Rikki Singal, Muzzafar Zaman, Amit Mittal, Samita Singal, Karamjot Sandhu, Anshu Mittal 70-73

Case Report

Epstein-Barr Virus-Associated Acute Liver Failure Present in a 67-Year-Old Immunocompetent Female Abstract HTML PDF
Wei Zhang, Betty Chen, Yongxin Chen, Robin Chamberland, Alexa Fider-Whyte, Julia Craig, Chintalapati Varma, Alex S. Befeler, Adrian M. Di Bisceglie, Peter Horton, Jin-Ping Lai 74-78
Congenital Esophageal Duplication Cyst: A Rare Cause of Dysphagia in an Adult Abstract HTML PDF
Nikhil Sonthalia, Samit S. Jain, Ravindra G. Surude, Ashok R. Mohite, Pravin M. Rathi 79-82
Epstein-Barr Virus-Positive Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Involving the Colon in a Patient With Ulcerative Pancolitis and Polymyositis on Long-Term Methotrexate Therapy Abstract HTML PDF
Michael D. Chang, Merry-Jennifer Markham, Xiuli Liu 83-86
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