Gastroenterology Research

Editor-in-Chief: Xiuli Liu, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Florida, USA
Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open Access
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; Clarivate Analytics 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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Viewpoints

Suspected Blood Indicator to Identify Active Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Prospective Validation
The suspected blood indicator (SBI) function in the RAPID Reader v8.3 program was designed to quickly identify the presence of blood in video capsule endoscopy. While previous retrospective studies have shown that the SBI function was accurate in detecting the presence of active bleeding in the small bowel, its specificity and sensitivity were poor.
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Hepatobiliary Manifestations and Complications in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Review
Liver and biliary track diseases are common extraintestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), reported both in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, and may occur at any time during the natural course of the disease. Their etiology is mainly related to pathophysiological changes induced by IBD, and secondary, due to drugs used in IBD. Full Text


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Trans-Hepatic Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement: A Case Report of A Rare Complication and Literature Review
Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes have emerged as the standard of care for long-term enteral feeding. This procedure is relatively safe; however, complications do occur, and one of the most dreaded complications is trauma to the surrounding organs. Hepatic injury during PEG placement is an extremely rare complication of the PEG procedure, with a handful of cases described in the medical literature. We describe the case of an accidental trans-hepatic placement of a PEG tube in a 78-year-old morbidly obese female, even with excellent trans-illumination and manual external pressure achieved during endoscopic placement. Full Text

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Vol. 11, No. 3, Jun 2018

Table of Contents

Review

Novel Surgical Treatments for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Systematic Review of Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation and Electric Stimulation Therapy Abstract HTML PDF
Michal Stanak, Judit Erdos, Katharina Hawlik, Tudor Birsan 161-173
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1024w
Anti-Inflammatory Biologics and Anti-Tumoral Immune Therapies-Associated Colitis: A Focused Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Weixun Zhou, Yan Huang, Jinping Lai, Jun Lu, Michael Feely, Xiuli Liu 174-188
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1041w

Original Article

Low Expression of Transforming Growth Factor β in the Epithelium of Barrett’s Esophagus Abstract HTML PDF
Shou-Wu Lee, Han-Chung Lien, Chi-Chen Lin, Mei-Chin Wen, Chi-Sen Chang 189-194
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1009w
Possible Risk Factors for Candida Esophagitis in Immunocompetent Individuals Abstract HTML PDF
Yousef Nassar, Tony Eljabbour, Hwajeong Lee, Asra Batool 195-199
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1019w
Once Versus Twice-Daily Oral Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy for Prevention of Peptic Ulcer Rebleeding: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis Abstract HTML PDF
Fares Ayoub, Vikas Khullar, Debdeep Banerjee, Patrick Stoner, Tiffany Lambrou, Donevan R. Westerveld, Wissam Hanayneh, Amir Y. Kamel, David Estores 200-206
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1011w
Non-Operative Management of Type 2 ERCP-Related Retroperitoneal Duodenal Perforations: A 9-Year Experience From a Single Center Abstract HTML PDF
Vasileios Theopistos, Georgios Theocharis, Christos Konstantakis, Panagiotis Kitrou, Ioannis Kehagias, Christos Triantos, Konstantinos Thomopoulos 207-212
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1007w
Incidence, causes and risk factors for 30-day unplanned reoperation after gastrectomy for gastric cancer: experience of a high-volume center in China Abstract HTML PDF
Hua Xiao, Yu Wang, Hu Quan, Yongzhong Ouyang 213-220
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1032w
SATB2 Shows Different Profiles Between Appendiceal Adenocarcinomas Ex Goblet Cell Carcinoids and Appendiceal/Colorectal Conventional Adenocarcinomas: An Immunohistochemical Study With Comparison to CDX2 Abstract HTML PDF
Chen Yang, Li Sun, Lingxin Zhang, Lixin Zhou, Dongfeng Niu, Wenfeng Cao, Zhongwu Li, Xiaozheng Huang, Qiang Kang, Lin Jia, Marina Platik, Xiuli Liu, Jinping Lai, Dengfeng Cao 221-230
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1015w

Case Report

Renal Cell Carcinoma Presenting as an Ampullary Mass: A Case Report and Review of Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Syed Hasan, Zubair Khan, Mohammad Saud Khan, Umar Darr, Toseef Javaid, Raheel Ahmed, Ali Nawras 231-234
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr981w
Diphyllobothrium latum mimicking subacute appendicitis Abstract HTML PDF
Konika Sharma, Karn Wijarnpreecha, Nancy Merrell 235-237
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr989w
Enterococcus Faecalis Infective Endocarditis and Colorectal Carcinoma: Case of New Association Gaining Ground Abstract HTML PDF
Zubair Khan, Nauman Siddiqui, Muhammad Wasif Saif 238-240
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr996w
Denture-Associated Oral Microbiome and Periodontal Disease Causing an Anaerobic Pyogenic Liver Abscess in an Immunocompetent Patient: A Case report and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Muhammad Bader Hammami, Elizabeth M. Noonan, Anuj Chhaparia, Feras Al Khatib, Juri Bassuner, Christine Hachem 241-246
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1006w
Cytoreductive Surgery and Normothermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy for Signet Ring Cell Appendiceal Adenocarcinoma With Peritoneal Metastases in the Setting of Cirrhosis Abstract HTML PDF
Bharat Panuganti, Ea-sle Chang, Cyril W. Helm, Theresa Schwartz, Eddy C. Hsueh, Jinhua Piao, Jinping Lai, Jula Veerapong 247-251
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1029w
A Case of Concomitant Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis Treated With CPAP Therapy Abstract HTML PDF
Bharat Bajantri, Dmitry Lvovsky 252-259
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1033w
 
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