Gastroenterology Research

Editor-in-Chief: Xiuli Liu, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Florida, USA. More...
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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  • Low Expression of Transforming Growth Factor β in the Epithelium of Barrett’s Esophagus

    The aim of this study was to investigate the expression of transforming growth factor β (TGF-β) in the different stages of Barrett’s esophagus (BE). Paired endoscopic esophageal biopsy samples were obtained from patients with BE prospectively. Subjects were classified into three groups: BE, BE with dysplasia, and adenocarcinoma (AC) arising from BE.

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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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Autophagy Related-Protein 16-1 Up-Regulated in Hepatitis B Virus-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Impaired Apoptosis
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) as primary malignancy of the liver has become the most common type of cancer worldwide. HCC development is mainly caused by viruses, especially the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Autophagy is an important defense mechanism against virus infection; however, HBV promotes autophagy mediated by the HBx protein which stimulates its replication.
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Steatohepatitic Variant of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Focused Review
The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has steadily increased over the past three decades and currently ranks as the fifth most common cancer worldwide. Likewise, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), a known risk factor for the development of HCC, has emerged as the most common liver disease in Western countries. Full Text


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Isolated Gastric Metastasis of Endometrial Adenocarcinoma: First Case Report and Review of Pertinent Literature
Upper gastrointestinal metastasis of endometrial carcinoma rarely occurs in the absence of locoregional disease and other distant metastases. We describe herein the unique case of an isolated gastric metastasis of a stage I endometrial adenocarcinoma. Because the metastatic tumor was initially misdiagnosed clinically and pathologically as a primary gastric carcinoma, we illustrate the histopathology and review the pertinent literature. Full Text

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Vol. 12, No. 1, Feb 2019

Table of Contents

Original Article

Lactic Acid Is an Independent Predictor of Mortality and Improves the Predictive Value of Existing Risk Scores in Patients Presenting With Acute Gastrointestinal Bleeding Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Matthew Berger, Vadim Divilov, Getu Teressa 1-7
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1085w
The Influence of Hepatitis C Viral Loads on Natural Killer Cell Function Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1 Suppl2
Mark Collister, Cindy Ellison, Qian Li, Gerald Y. Minuk, Julia D. Rempel, Sam K. Kung 8-15
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1081w
Sorafenib-Related Adverse Events in Predicting the Early Radiologic Responses of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Abstract HTML PDF
Shou-Wu Lee, Teng-Yu Lee, Sheng-Shun Yang, Chun-Fang Tong, Hong-Zen Yeh, Chi-Sen Chang 16-20
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1109
Acute Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients Treated With Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants Compared With Warfarin in Clinical Practice: Characteristics and Clinical Outcome Abstract HTML PDF
Georgia Diamantopoulou, Christos Konstantakis, George Skroubis, George Theocharis, Vasilios Theopistos, Christos Triantos, Konstantinos Thomopoulos 21-26
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1115
Joint Hypermobility Syndrome Affects Response to a Low Fermentable Oligosaccharide, Disaccharide, Monosaccharide and Polyol Diet in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients: A Retrospective Study Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Konstantinos C. Fragkos, Katie Keetarut, Anna Cox, Johanna Eady, Anton V. Emmanuel, Natalia Zarate-Lopez 27-36
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1133

Case Report

Peri-Ampullary Metastasis From Endometrial Adenocarcinoma: A Rare Etiology of Obstructive Jaundice Abstract HTML PDF
Eimad Ahmmad, Ahmad S. Abdulkarim, Ahmed Dirweesh 37-39
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1129
Successful Endoscopic Reduction of an Ileocolonic Intussusception in an Adult With Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome Abstract HTML PDF
Mohd Amer AlSamman, Jason D. Ferreira, Abdelmoniem Moustafa, Jonathan Moveson, Paul Akerman 40-42
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1130
Formation of Pancreatoduodenal Fistula in Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm of the Pancreas Decreased the Frequency of Recurrent Pancreatitis Abstract HTML PDF
Gebran Khneizer, Kavya M. Reddy, Muhammad B. Hammami, Samer Alkaade 43-47
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1140
Malignant Peritoneal Mesothelioma Without Asbestos Exposure Abstract HTML PDF
Hafsa Abbas, Julio C Rodriguez, Hassan Tariq, Masooma Niazi, Ahmed Alemam, Suresh Kumar Nayudu 48-51
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1141
 
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