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).
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


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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. 3, Jun 2017

Table of Contents

Review

Review of Infectious Etiology of Acute Pancreatitis Abstract HTML PDF
Prashanth Rawla, Sathyajit S. Bandaru, Anantha R. Vellipuram 153-158
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr858w

Original Article

The Trend of Tranexamic Use in Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Ulcers Abstract HTML PDF
Stefan Redeen 159-165
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr836w
Evaluation of Esophageal Functions by Manometry in Iron Deficiency Anemia Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Pinar Kubilay, Beyza Doganay, Mehmet Bektas 166-171
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr850w
High C-Reactive Protein and Low Albumin Levels Predict High 30-Day Mortality in Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrotomy Abstract HTML PDF
Omer Karasahin, Pinar Tosun Tasar, Ozge Timur, Dogan Nasir Binici, Tugba Kiper Yilmaz, Adem Aslan, Sevnaz Sahin 172-176
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr862w
International Normalized Ratio Does Not Predict Gastrointestinal Bleeding After Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Patients With Cirrhosis Abstract HTML PDF
Abimbola Adike, Mohanad Al-Qaisi, Noemi J. Baffy, Heidi Kosiorek, Rahul Pannala, Bashar Aqel, Douglas O. Faigel, M. Edwyn Harrison 177-181
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr873w
Histology and Glutamine Synthetase Immunoreactivity in Liver Biopsies From Patients With Congestive Heart Failure Abstract HTML PDF
Bela Horvath, Lei Zhu, Daniela Allende, Hao Xie, John Guirguis, Michael Cruise, Deepa T. Patil, Robert O’Shea, John Rivas, Reyna Yordanka, Nan Lan, Xiuli Liu 182-189
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr875e

Case Report

Acute Pancreatitis Secondary to Severe Hypertriglyceridemia: Management of Severe Hypertriglyceridemia in Emergency Setting Abstract HTML PDF
Ahmad Chaudhary, Umair Iqbal, Hafsa Anwar, Hafiz Umair Siddiqui, Madiha Alvi 190-192
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr762e
A Case With Vitamin D Deficiency-Induced Cytomegalovirus Enteritis Presenting as Bowel Pseudo-Obstruction Abstract HTML PDF
Shou-Wu Lee, Chung-Wang Ko, Szu-Chia Liao, Chung-Shihn Chang, Hong-Zen Yeh, Chi-Sen Chang 193-195
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr823w
Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome: A Rare Cause of Chronic Diarrhea Abstract HTML PDF
Umair Iqbal, Ahmad Chaudhary, Muhammad Arsalan Karim, Hafsa Anwar, Nancy Merrell 196-198
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr820w
Refractory Celiac Disease Successfully Treated With Azathioprine Abstract HTML PDF
Umair Iqbal, Ahmad Chaudhary, Muhammad Arsalan Karim, Hafsa Anwar, Nancy Merrell 199-201
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr819w
Nafcillin-Induced Allergic Eosinophilic Cholestatic Hepatitis Abstract HTML PDF
Mark V. Guido, Warit Jithpratuck, Graham E. Parks, Guha Krishnaswamy 202-207
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr824w
Two Cases of Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis With Intraperitoneal Free Air Abstract HTML PDF
Kensuke Wada, Nobuhiro Takeuchi, Masakazu Emori, Masanori Takada, Yusuke Nomura, Akihito Otsuka 208-211
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr834w
 
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