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.
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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. 2, Apr 2018

Table of Contents

Review

Hepatobiliary Manifestations and Complications in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Review Abstract HTML PDF
Fotios S. Fousekis, Vasileios I. Theopistos, Konstantinos H. Katsanos, Epameinondas V. Tsianos, Dimitrios K. Christodoulou 83-94
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr990w

Original Article

Upper and Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Findings in HIV-Infected Patients in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Abstract HTML PDF
Russell Parvin, Sindhura Kolli, Jamil Shah, Manan Jhaveri, Madhavi Reddy 95-99
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr973w
Clinical Predictors for Repeat Hospitalizations in Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) Patients With Gastrointestinal Bleeding Abstract HTML PDF
Charles V. Welden, Wiley Truss, Gerald McGwin, Frederick Weber, Shajan Peter 100-105
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr972w
Suspected Blood Indicator to Identify Active Gastrointestinal Bleeding: A Prospective Validation Abstract HTML PDF
Samuel Han, Julien Fahed, David R Cave 106-111
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr949w
Assessment of Gastric Acidity by Conventional Endoscopy With Serological Gastric Markers Abstract HTML PDF
Byung Chul Kim, Mi Ae Song, Sung Ho Kwon, Min Ji Kim 112-123
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr980w
Prevalence of Hepatitis B Reactivation Among Chinese Individuals With Chronic Hepatitis C Treated With Pan-Oral Direct-Acting Antivirals Abstract HTML PDF
Shou-Wu Lee, Teng-Yu Lee, Sheng-Shun Yang, Yen-Chun Peng, Hong-Zen Yeh, Chi-Sen Chang 124-129
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr971w
Direct-Acting Antivirals in Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 4 Infection in Community Care Setting Abstract HTML PDF
Vijay Gayam, Mazin Khalid, Amrendra Kumar Mandal, Muhammad Rajib Hussain, Osama Mukhtar, Arshpal Gill, Pavani Garlapati, Binav Shrestha, Debra Guss, Jagannath Sherigar, Mohammed Mansour, Smruti Mohanty 130-137
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr999w
Efficacy and Safety of Entecavir 0. 5 mg in Treating Naive Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Patients in Egypt: Five Years of Real Life Experience Abstract HTML PDF
Sahar Maklad, Ehab Mahfouz Reyad, Emad Adel William, Alaa Abouzeid 138-144
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr965w

Case Report

Trans-Hepatic Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tube Placement: A Case Report of A Rare Complication and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Anuj Chhaparia, Muhammad Bader Hammami, Juri Bassuner, Christine Hachem 145-149
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr966w
Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome Presenting as Colonic Intussusception: A Rare Entity Abstract HTML PDF
Jamil Shah, Tagore Sunkara, Philip Xiao, Vinaya Gaduputi, Madhavi Reddy, Sultana Razia 150-153
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr964e
Double Pylorus: Report of a Case With Endoscopic Follow-Up and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Fotios Fousekis, Panagiota Aggeli, Panagiotis Kotsaftis, George Pappas-Gogos 154-156
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr960w
Enteral Nutrition With an Enteral Formula Containing Egg Yolk Lecithin After Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy: A Case Series Abstract HTML PDF
Tetsuro Akashi, Risa Hashimoto, Akihisa Ohno, Kazuhide Matsumoto, Yukari Nakamura 157-160
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr995w
 
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