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); Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ); JournalTOCs; Google Scholar; Worldcat; EBSCO; Thomson Reuters Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI-Web of Science).
Journal archiving and digital preservation: Portico


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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Viewpoints

Symptomatic Diverticular Disease in Patients With Severely Reduced Kidney Function: Higher Rates of Complications and Transfusion Requirement
The prevalence of diverticulosis is increasing with 5-10% of patients developing diverticulitis and 5-15% developing symptomatic bleeding. Diverticulitis can result in abscess, perforation, fistula, or obstruction. Bleeding has combined morbidity and mortality rates of 10-20%.
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Pancreatic Disease: A Review of Literature
There is an epidemic of obesity worldwide. The prevalence of obesity has doubled over the last three decades. Obesity, especially abdominal obesity is associated with insulin resistance that can lead to pancreatic steatosis and non-alcoholic fatty pancreatic disease (NAFPD). NAFPD describes a phenotype entity ranging from deposition of fat in the pancreas to pancreatic inflammation, and resultant fibrosis, which is similar to that of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Full Text


Image of the Issue

Small Bowel Obstruction Secondary to Acute Pancreatitis
While an uncommon occurrence, it is possible for patients diagnosed with acute pancreatitis to develop colonic ileus, obstruction, or perforation. By extension, it is also possible to develop a small bowel obstruction following an episode of acute pancreatitis. Here, we present the case of a 44-year-old male, who after repeated attacks of acute pancreatitis, came to the emergency department with continuous, non-bloody vomiting. Full Text

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Vol. 10, No. 2, Apr 2017

Table of Contents

Review

IL-10 and IL-10 Receptor Mutations in Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Lei Zhu, Tingting Shi, Chengdi Zhong, Yingde Wang, Michael Chang, Xiuli Liu 65-69
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr740w

Original Article

Changing Trends in Age, Gender, Racial Distribution and Inpatient Burden of Achalasia Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Vaibhav Wadhwa, Prashanthi N. Thota, Malav P. Parikh, Rocio Lopez, Madhusudhan R. Sanaka 70-77
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr723w
Correlation Between Symptom Severity and Health-Related Life Quality of a Population With Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Shou-Wu Lee, Teng-Yu Lee, Han-Chung Lien, Yen-Chun Peng, Hong-Jeh Yeh, Chi-Sen Chang 78-83
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr753w
Long-Term Study of Children With ROME III Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Managed Symptomatically in a Biopsychosocial Model Abstract HTML PDF
Shailender Madani, Suchi Parikh, Rohit S. Madani, Amornluck Krasaelap 84-91
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr798w
Discontinuation of Scheduled Infliximab in Crohn’s Patients With Clinical Remission: A Retrospective Single-Center Study Abstract HTML PDF
Huiqin Hu, Cheng Xiang, Chen Qiu, Zhao Chen, Silin Huang, Li Liang, Xinying Wang 92-99
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr800w
Assessment of the Relation Between SNP in MxA Gene and the Responsiveness of Egyptian HCV Genotype 4 Patients to Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin Treatment Abstract HTML PDF
Mohamed Hassany, Amany Gamal, Nashwa Zaki, Basem Eysa 100-105
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr810w
Differential Simultaneous Liver and Kidney Transplant Benefit Based on Severity of Liver Damage at the Time of Transplantation Abstract HTML PDF
Shahid Habib, Khalid Khan, Chiu-Hsieh Hsu, Edward Meister, Abbas Rana, Thomas Boyer 106-115
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr803w
Lack of Association Between the Clinical Outcome of Clostridium difficile Infection and Current Steroids Use Abstract HTML PDF
Ahmed Dirweesh, Chikezie Alvarez, Muhammad Khan, Bushra Ambreen, Rishitha Yelisetti, Shaikh Fawwad Hamiz, Sana Zia, Muhammad Tahir, Vincent A. DeBari, Donald Christmas, Sara Wallach 116-119
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr822w
The Diagnostic Value of Alarm Features for Identifying Types and Stages of Upper Gastrointestinal Malignancies Abstract HTML PDF
Shou-Wu Lee, Chi-Sen Chang, Hong-Jeh Yeh, Han-Chung Lien, Teng-Yu Lee, Yen-Chun Peng 120-125
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr826w

Case Report

Collagenous Gastritis in a Young Female With IgA Deficiency Abstract HTML PDF
Muhammad S. Anwar, Ali Aamar, Ali Marhaba, Jagmohan S. Sidhu 126-127
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr748w
Spontaneous Rupture of a Choledochal Cyst During Post Partum: A Rare Presentation Abstract HTML PDF
Ashish Gupta, Karikal Chakaravarthi, Lileswar Kaman 128-131
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr781w
Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy in a Patient With Continuous Intrathecal Baclofen Infusion Therapy Abstract HTML PDF
Ezekiel Wong Toh Yoon, Masuki Kobayashi 132-134
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr786w
Post-Colonoscopy Colonic Perforation Presenting With Subcutaneous Emphysema: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Muhammad Khan, Muhammad Ijaz, Sumera Bukhari, Ahmed Dirweesh, Donald Christmas 135-137
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr797w
Iron Pill Gastritis: An Under Diagnosed Condition With Potentially Serious Outcomes Abstract HTML PDF
Tagore Sunkara, Megan E. Caughey, Sofia Nigar, Raquel Olivo, Vinaya Gaduputi 138-140
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr804w
Efficacy and Safety of Direct-Acting Oral Anticoagulants Use in Acute Portal Vein Thrombosis Unrelated to Cirrhosis Abstract HTML PDF
Filipe Nery, Diana Valadares, Sara Morais, Manuel Teixeira Gomes, Andrea De Gottardi 141-143
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr806w
Recombinant Factor VIIa Use for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography With Sphincterotomy in a Patient With Choledocholithiasis and Unusual Coagulopathy Abstract HTML PDF
Molham Abdulsamad, Pavithra Reddy, Suvarna Guvvala, Anil Dev 144-146
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr812w
Atypical Presentation of Gastric Volvulus Abstract HTML PDF
Denzil Etienne, Mel A. Ona, Madhavi Reddy 147-148
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr813w
Multiple Duodenal Lipomas as a Rare Cause of Upper Gastrointestinal Obstruction: Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Maowei Pei, Mingrong Hu, Wenbin Chen, Chao Qin 149-152
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr817w
 
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