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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  • 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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Gastroparesis in Non-Diabetics: Associated Conditions and Possible Risk Factors
Gastroparesis is a syndrome characterized by delayed gastric emptying in the absence of any mechanical cause. While often associated with diabetes mellitus, most cases of gastroparesis are idiopathic. The purpose of the present paper is to review the co-morbid conditions that most likely associate with non-diabetic gastroparesis.
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Anti-Inflammatory Biologics and Anti-Tumoral Immune Therapies-Associated Colitis: A Focused Review of Literature
An increasing number of drugs including monoclonal antibodies and small molecules, either anti-inflammatory or immunity-enhancing, have been developed to treat human diseases and the number of medications in these classes is likely to expand in the future. Full Text


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Spontaneous Celiac Artery Dissection Presenting With Splenic Infarction: A Case Report
Spontaneous isolated celiac artery dissection (SICAD) is extremely rare. We herein report a case of a 43-year-old male with no known history of cardiovascular disease who presented to the emergency department (ED) with sudden onset severe epigastric abdominal pain without a known trigger. Abdominal computed tomography (CT) scan showed a focal dissection and irregular enhancement of the celiac trunk with associated splenic artery embolus and large splenic infarct. Full Text

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Vol. 11, No. 6, Dec 2018

Table of Contents

Review

Steatohepatitic Variant of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Focused Review Abstract HTML PDF
Andrea Morgan Olofson, David Hernandez Gonzalo, Michael Chang, Xiuli Liu 391-396
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1110

Original Article

Long-Term Safety and Efficacy of Fecal Microbiota Transplantation in the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Infection in Patients With and Without Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Tertiary Care Center’s Experience Abstract HTML PDF
Obada M. Tabbaa, Mohammed M. Aboelsoud, Mark C. Mattar 397-403
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1091
Autophagy Related-Protein 16-1 Up-Regulated in Hepatitis B Virus-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Impaired Apoptosis Abstract HTML PDF
Jiaranai Peantum, Areerat Kunanopparat, Nattiya Hirankarn, Pisit Tangkijvanich, Ingorn Kimkong 404-410
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1075w
Influence of Body Height on Oral and Pharyngeal Transit Time of a Liquid Bolus in Healthy Volunteers Abstract HTML PDF
Marcia R.K. Bernardi Regueiro, Luana Casari Parreira, Weslania Viviane Nascimento, Roberto Oliveira Dantas 411-415
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1063w
Factors Influencing the Adequacy of Bowel Preparation in Patients With Developmental Disabilities Abstract HTML PDF
Jose Mari Parungao, Charina Reyes, Nancy Jackson, Nancy Roizen, Michael Piper 416-421
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1118

Case Report

Isolated Gastric Metastasis of Endometrial Adenocarcinoma: First Case Report and Review of Pertinent Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Min Cui, Xiaofei Zhang, Noam Harpaz 422-425
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1071w
Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome, a Rare Cause of Hematochezia Abstract HTML PDF
Eric Omar Then, Andrew Ofosu, Prashanth Rawla, Tagore Sunkara, Vinaya Gaduputi 426-429
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1092
Liver Metastasis of Hepatoid Colonic Adenocarcinoma: A Rare and Unusual Entity With Poor Prognosis and Review of the Literature Abstract HTML PDF
Ming Hu, Weidong Liu, Feng Yin, Dongwei Zhang, Xiuli Liu, Jinping Lai 430-435
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1097
Crohn’s Disease Manifesting as a Duodenal Obstruction: An Unusual Case Abstract HTML PDF
Jamil Shah, Denzil Etienne, Madhavi Reddy, Jiten P. Kothadia, Abul Shahidullah, A.A.M. Abdullahel Baqui 436-440
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1105

Letter to the Editor

Anti-Epileptic Medication-Induced Asymptomatic Eosinophilic Colitis Abstract HTML PDF
Yamam Al-Saadi, Mohammad Bilal, David A. Pacheco, Praveen Guturu 441-442
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1000w
 
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