Gastroenterology Research

Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open Access
Editor-in-Chief: Xiuli Liu, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Florida, USA
ISSN-print: 1918-2805
ISSN-online: 1918-2813
Journal scope: Basic research and clinical practice of gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreas and biliary, alimentary metabolism, nutrition, oncology and related fields.
Indexed and covered: PubMed and PubMed Central;
Chemical Abstracts (CA); JournalTOCs; Google Scholar; Worldcat; EBSCO; Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI-Web of Science).
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Highlights

  • 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).

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Efficacy of Video Capsule Endoscopy in the Management of Suspected Small Bowel Bleeding in Patients With Continuous Flow Left Ventricular Assist Devices
Continuous flow left ventricular assist device (CF-LVAD) patients have a high prevalence of gastrointestinal bleeding from the small bowel. Video capsule endoscopy (VCE) is often used for diagnosis in these patients, but efficacy has yet to be determined. In this study, we evaluated the efficacy of VCE in the management of CF-LVAD patients with suspected small bowel bleeding by comparing to a non-VCE CF-LVAD control group.
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Africa and Middle East: An Attempt to Predict the Present and Future Implications on the Healthcare System
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) encompasses a group of hepatic diseases that range in severity. NAFLD is increasingly recognized as an epidemic among different populations, including those in Africa and the Middle East. The objective of this narrative review is to document the prevalence of and risk factors for NAFLD in Africa and the Middle East and the potential implications on the healthcare systems. Full Text


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Eosinophilic Colitis Masquerading as Malignancy of Colon
Eosinophilic colitis (EC) is a rare part of spectrum of diseases called eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease (EGID). It was found to have bimodal distribution involving neonates and adults in age groups of 30 - 50 with male preponderance. We present this case of a 78-year-old woman who came to the hospital with abdominal pain, hematochezia and unintentional weight loss, and was found to have EC. This case was very unique given the age at presentation and the radiological findings mimicking malignancy. Full Text

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Vol. 10, No. 6, Dec 2017

Table of Contents

Original Article

Medical Treatment for Microscopic Colitis: A Community Hospital’s Experience Abstract HTML PDF
Abdallah Haidar, Savreet Kaur, Nancy Jackson, Jose Mari Parungao, Michael Piper, Alan Cutler 329-333
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr907w
ELISA Serology for Antibodies Against Chlamydia trachomatis in Crohn’s Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Herbert J. Van Kruiningen, Zeinab Helal, Ariane Leroyer, Antonio Garmendia, Corrine Gower-Rousseau 334-338
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr922w
Rockall Score Larger Than 7 as a Reliable Criterion for the Selection of Indications for Preventive Transarterial Embolization in a Subgroup of High-Risk Elderly Patients After Primary Endoscopic Hemostasis for Non-Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Abstract HTML PDF
Aleksejs Kaminskis, Patricija Ivanova, Sanita Ponomarjova, Maksims Mukans, Viesturs Boka, Guntars Pupelis 339-346
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr909w
Carcinoids and Capsules: A Case Series Highlighting the Utility of Capsule Endoscopy in Patients With Small Bowel Carcinoids Abstract HTML PDF
Michael G. Noujaim, Jonathan Green, May Min, Christopher R. Schlieve, Krunal Patel, Mitchell Cahan, David Cave 347-351
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr937w
Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding: Characteristics and Clinical Outcome of Patients Treated With an Intensive Protocol Abstract HTML PDF
Georgia Diamantopoulou, Christos Konstantakis, Anastasia Kottorοu, Georgios Skroubis, Georgios Theocharis, Vasileios Theopistos, Christos Triantos, Vasiliki Nikolopoulou, Konstantinos Thomopoulos 352-358
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr914w
Is the Glasgow Prognostic Score Applicable to Both Early- and Advanced-Stage Gastric Cancers? Abstract HTML PDF
Tomoyuki Wakahara, Nozomi Ueno, Tetsuo Maeda, Kiyonori Kanemitsu, Takuro Yoshikawa, Shinobu Tsuchida, Akihiro Toyokawa 359-365
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr943w

Case Report

Primary Jejunal Adenocarcinoma Presenting as Bilateral Ovarian Metastasis Abstract HTML PDF
Emmanuel Ofori, Daryl Ramai, Charilaos Papafragkakis, Kinesh Changela, Mahesh Krishnaiah 366-368
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr879w
Transient Adult Jejunojejunal Intussusception: A Case of Conservative Management vs. Surgery Abstract HTML PDF
Jonathan Lai, Daryl Ramai, Tyler Murphy, Fanny Kasher 369-371
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr881w
Esophageal Granular Cell Tumor: A Case and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Emmanuel Ofori, Daryl Ramai, Ying X. Lui, Madhavi Reddy 372-375
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr898w
Colon Carcinoma Presenting as Streptococcus anginosus Bacteremia and Liver Abscess Abstract HTML PDF
Prashanth Rawla, Anantha R. Vellipuram, Sathyajit S. Bandaru, Jeffrey Pradeep Raj 376-379
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr884w
Superior Mesenteric Vein Thrombosis in a Patient on Oral Contraceptive Pills Abstract HTML PDF
Prashanth Rawla, Jeffrey Pradeep Raj, Krishna Chaitanya Thandra, Sathayajit S. Bandaru 380-382
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr903w
A Biliobronchial Fistula in a Patient With Hepatocellcular Carcinoma Treated With Chemoembolization Diagnosed by Hepatobiliary Iminodiacetic Acid Scan and Managed by Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Abstract HTML PDF
Yousef Nassar, Sven Hida, Seth Richter 383-385
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr904w
 
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