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. 1, Feb 2017

Table of Contents

Original Article

Readability of Healthcare Literature for Gastroparesis and Evaluation of Medical Terminology in Reading Difficulty Abstract HTML PDF
Andrew Meillier, Shyam Patel 1-5
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr746w
Antiviral Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis B With Mild Acute Exacerbation Abstract HTML PDF
Su Lin, Qiaoxia Ye, Mingfang Wang, Yinlian Wu, Zhiyuan Weng, Yueyong Zhu 6-14
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr754w
Symptomatic Diverticular Disease in Patients With Severely Reduced Kidney Function: Higher Rates of Complications and Transfusion Requirement Abstract HTML PDF
Ahmed Dirweesh, Afolarin Amodu, Muhammad Khan, Ritika Zijoo, Bushra Ambreen, Mohammad Ibrahim, Muhammad Ijaz, Abdelhameed Nawwar, Kareem Genena, Muhammad Tahir, Naresh Kumar, Vincent A. Debari, Sara Wallach 15-20
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr784w
Predictors of Fetal and Maternal Outcome in the Crucible of Hepatic Dysfunction During Pregnancy Abstract HTML PDF
Indrajit Suresh, Vijaykumar TR, Nandeesh HP 21-27
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr787w
Relationship Between Obesity and Liver Enzymes Levels in Turner’s Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Farzaneh Rohani, Fatemeh Golgiri, Mohammad Reza Alaei, Mojgan Karimi, Parham Nikraftar, Ramin Bozorgmehr 28-32
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr778w
Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Samples of Gastric Biopsies Abstract HTML PDF
Leda Maria Delmondes Freitas Trindade, Lania Barreto de Oliveira Menezes, Adozina Marques de Souza Neta, Paulo Candido Leite Rolemberg, Lais Dantas Souza, Ikaro Daniel de Carvalho Barreto, Luise Meurer 33-41
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr785w

Case Report

Small Bowel Obstruction Secondary to Acute Pancreatitis Abstract HTML PDF
Tagore Sunkara, Denzil Etienne, Megan E. Caughey, Vinaya Gaduputi 42-44
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr758w
Hematemesis With Gastric Laceration After Tattooing a Polyp With Purified Carbon: A Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Ana Isabel Gonzalez-Tallon, Miguel Rivero-Fernandez, Irina Calvo-Ramos, Antonio Diaz-Sanchez, Maria del Rosario Gonzalez-Alonso, Elsa De la Fuente-Briongos, Rebeba Manzano-Fernandez, Eloisa Moya-Valverde, Jose Maria Riesco-Lopez, Rocio Campos-Cantero 45-49
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr728w
Sclerosing Mesenteritis: Multidisciplinary Collaboration Is Essential for Diagnosis and Treatment Abstract HTML PDF
Huan He, Min Zhi, Min Zhang, Mingli Su, Huangwei Chen, Liang Kang, Yan Huang, Zhiyang Zhou, Xiang Gao, Jianping Wang, Pinjin Hu 50-55
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr732w
Anal Neuroendocrine Tumor Masquerading as External Hemorrhoids: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Muhammad Khan, Ahmed Dirweesh, Chikezie Alvarez, Herbert Conaway, Robert Moser 56-58
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr751w
Colonic Endometriosis: Dig Deeper for Diagnosis Abstract HTML PDF
Kanthi Rekha Badipatla, Anisha Vupputuri, Masooma Niazi, Marie-Nirva Blaise, Suresh Kumar Nayudu 59-62
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr760e

Letter to the Editor

Intestinal Injury Associated With Uterine Perforation due to Surgical Abortion in Japan Abstract HTML PDF
Shunji Suzuki 63
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr766w
 
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