Gastroenterology Research

Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open Access
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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Abnormal Anatomical Variations of Extra-Hepatic Biliary Tract, and Their Relation to Biliary Tract Injuries and Stones Formation
To determine the most common abnormal anatomical variations of extra-hepatic biliary tract (EHBT), and their relation to biliary tract injuries and stones formation. This is a retrospective review of 120 patients, who underwent endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography (ERCP) and/or magnetic resonance cholangiopancreaticography (MRCP), between July 2011 and June 2013. The patients’ ERCP and MRCP images were reviewed and evaluated for the anatomy of EHBT; the medical records were reviewed for demographic data, biliary tracts injuries and stones formation.
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-Local Tumor Progression of Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Microwave Percutaneous Ablation: A Preliminary Report

-A Rare Cause of Massive Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage in Immunocompromised Host

-The Use of a Hemostasis Introducer for Percutaneous Extraction of Bile Duct Stones

-The Effects of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy on Quality of Life in Patients With Dementia

-Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy: Mortality and Risk Factors for Survival

-Desloratadine Induced Pill Esophagitis

-Endoscopic Treatment Options in Patients With Gastrojejunal Anastomosis Stricture Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass


Featured Article

Prognostic Factors and Complications in Patients With Operational Peptic Ulcer Perforation in Northern Thailand
Peptic ulcer perforation (PUP) is a very serious condition that leads to excessive complications and mortality. This study aimed to explore the possible prognostic factors and complications in patients with perforated peptic ulcer operation. A 6-year retrospective cohort study in Nakornping Hospital between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2010 was conducted. The study included 912 patients who underwent PUP surgery. Patient characteristics were analyzed by using frequency, percentage, mean (standard deviation) and median (range). A comparison between groups was made. The Pearson’s Chi-squared or Fisher’s exact test was used for categorical variables, as appropriate. Full Text

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Hemosuccus Pancreaticus: A Mysterious Cause of Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Hemosuccus pancreaticus (bleeding from the pancreatic duct into the gastrointestinal tract via the ampulla of Vater) is a rare, potentially life-threatening and obscure cause of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. It is caused by rupture of the psuedoaneurysm of a peripancreatic vessel into pancreatic duct or pancreatic psuedocyst in the context of pancreatitis or pancreatic tumors. It can pose a significant diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma due to its anatomical location and that bleeding into the duodenum is intermittent and cannot be easily diagnosed by endoscopy. Full Text

Current Issue

Vol. 7, No. 1, Feb 2014

Table of Contents

Review

HBx Gene Mutations in Hepatitis B Virus and Hepatocellular Carcinoma Abstract HTML PDF
Anumol Mathew M, Sumitha C Kurian, Atul Philip Varghese, Seema Oommen, Manoj G 1-4

Original Article

Prognostic Factors and Complications in Patients With Operational Peptic Ulcer Perforation in Northern Thailand Abstract HTML PDF
Chutikarn Suriya, Nongyao Kasatpibal, Wipada Kunaviktikul, Toranee Kayee 5-11
Abnormal Anatomical Variations of Extra-Hepatic Biliary Tract, and Their Relation to Biliary Tract Injuries and Stones Formation Abstract HTML PDF
Meiaad F. Khayat, Munaser S. Al-Amoodi, Saleh M. Aldaqal, Abdulrahman Sibiany 12-16
An Evidence-Based Approach to the Management of Functional Dyspepsia Associated With Helicobacter pylori Infection Abstract HTML PDF
Shou-Wu Lee, Yen-Chun Peng, Chun-Fang Tung, Teng-Yu Lee, Chi-Sen Chang, Hong-Zen Yeh 17-22

Case Report

Combined Placement of Covered Self-Expanding Metallic Stents and Nasojejunal Tube for Managing Large Lower Esophageal Perforations Abstract HTML PDF
Surinder S Rana, Rajesh Gupta, Divya Dahiya, Arunanshu Behera, Deepak K Bhasin 23-27
Infectious Colitis Associated With Ipilimumab Therapy Abstract HTML PDF
Jessica L. McCutcheon, Colt M. McClain, Igor Puzanov, Terrence A. Smith 28-31
Hemosuccus Pancreaticus: A Mysterious Cause of Gastrointestinal Bleeding Abstract HTML PDF
Rohan Mandaliya, Benjamin Krevsky, Abhinav Sankineni, Kiley Walp, Oliver Chen 32-37
 
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