Journal Access: Open Access
Publisher: Elmer Press Inc
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 Gas Diffusing Capacity and Portosystemic Shunt in Patients With Chronic Liver Disease
Pulmonary dysfunctions including the hepatopulmonary syndrome and portosystemic shunt are important complications of hepatic cirrhosis. To investigate the severity and nature of abnormal gas diffusing capacity and its correlation to portosystemic shunt in patients with chronic liver disease. Forty-four patients with chronic liver disease (15 chronic active hepatitis (CAH), 16 Child-Pugh class A, and 13 Child-Pugh class B) without other diseases history were enrolled in the study. Full Text
Hepatic Angiosarcoma: An Unusual Case of Intractable Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Hepatic Angiosarcoma is an extremely rare malignant neoplasm of the vascular or lymphatic endothelium accounting for about 2% of all sarcomas. It is considered idiopathic in up to 70% of cases. We describe the case of a 32-year female transferred to our center for evaluation of intractable gastrointestinal bleeding. Definitive diagnosis remained elusive despite multiple endoscopic assessments with repeated cauterization of arteriovenous malformations (AVMs). Full Text
Vol. 6, No. 2, Apr 2013
Table of Contents
No Association between Circulating Levels and Genetic Variants of IL-6 and TNF-α and Colon Adenoma
Caila B. Vaughn, Heather M. Ochs-Balcom, Jing Nie, Zhengyi Chen, Cheryl L. Thompson, Russell Tracy, Li Li
Hormonal Effects on Nodular GAVE
Alan Brijbassie, Abdullah Al Osaimi, Steven M Powell