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. 4, Aug 2017

Table of Contents

Original Article

Constipation Is Related to Small Bowel Disturbance Rather Than Colonic Enlargement in Acquired Chagasic Megacolon Abstract HTML PDF
Mauro Bafutto, Alejandro Ostermayer Luquetti, Salustiano Gabriel Neto, Felix Andre Sanches Penhavel, Enio Chaves Oliveira 213-217
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr872w
Long-Term Follow-Up of Autonomic and Enteric Measures in Patients Undergoing Vertical Banded Gastroplasty for Morbid Obesity Abstract HTML PDF
Neil E. Crittenden, Hani Rashed, William D. Johnson, George Cowan, David Tichansky, Atul Madan, Naeem Aslam, Teresa Cutts, Thomas L. Abell 218-223
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr885w
Gastrin-Releasing Peptide and Glucose Metabolism Following Pancreatitis Abstract HTML PDF
Sayali A. Pendharkar, Marie Drury, Monika Walia, Murray Korc, Maxim S. Petrov 224-234
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr890w
The Use of Tranexamic Acid for Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding by Medical and Surgical Intensivists: A Single Center Experience Abstract HTML PDF
Jason Chertoff, Grant Lowther, Hassan Alnuaimat, Ali Ataya 235-237
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr891w
Prognostic Significance of Elevated Cardiac Troponin in Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding Abstract HTML PDF
Umair Iqbal, Osama Siddique, Ayesha Jameel, Hafsa Anwar, Ahmad Chaudhary 238-243
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr893w

Case Report

Doxycycline-Induced Acute Pancreatitis: A Rare Adverse Event Abstract HTML PDF
Prashanth Rawla, Jeffrey Pradeep Raj 244-246
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr838w
Splenic Abscess: An Unusual Complication of Colon Cancer Abstract HTML PDF
Rishitha Yelisetti, Madiha Khurshid, Areig Awad, Anand Kaji 247-250
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr840w
Paraneoplastic Dermatomyositis Syndrome Presenting as Dysphagia Abstract HTML PDF
Emmanuel Ofori, Daryl Ramai, Mel Ona, Madhavi Reddy 251-254
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr841w
Intraductal Ultrasonography as a Local Assessment Before Magnetic Compression Anastomosis for Obstructed Choledochojejunostomy Abstract HTML PDF
Hideaki Kawabata, Misuzu Hitomi, Naonori Inoue, Yukino Kawakatsu, Yuji Okazaki, Masatoshi Miyata 255-258
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr842w
Gastrointestinal Bleeding Successfully Treated Using Interventional Radiology Abstract HTML PDF
Nobuhiro Takeuchi, Masakazu Emori, Makoto Yoshitani, Junichi Soneda, Masanori Takada, Yusuke Nomura 259-267
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr851e
Acute Liver Failure in a Patient Travelling From Asia: The Other Face of the Coin of Infectious Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Balen Abdulrahman, Mohamed H. Ahmed, John Ramage 268-270
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr856w
 
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