Gastroenterology Research

Weibiao Cao, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open Access
ISSN-print: 1918-2805
ISSN-online: 1918-2813
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  • Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Gastroenterologist’s Perspective in May 2020

    Although COVID-19 primarily affects the lungs, it is in fact a multisystem disorder causing high mortality and panicking the whole world. Gastrointestinal (GI) manifestations of this disorder usually accompany respiratory manifestations and this combination is indicative of the severity of the disease.

  • Use of Vitamin D With Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy for Crohn’s Disease

    Vitamin D (VD) has an important role in regulating gut mucosal immunity, and seems to be inversely linked to disease activity and more frequent relapses in inflammatory bowel disease. In this study, we evaluated patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) in association with VD.

  • Benign Multicystic Peritoneal Mesothelioma Presenting as Appendiceal Abscess: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge

    Herein, we present a case of a Caucasian man who was referred as suspected complicated appendicitis by his primary care physician, with the final diagnosis being benign multicystic mesothelioma.

  • Histologic Lesions of Porto-Sinusoidal Vascular Disease Following Phlebotomy in Hemochromatosis

    Phlebotomy induces regression of liver fibrosis in genetic hemochromatosis. We assessed the histologic changes in pre-phlebotomy and post-phlebotomy liver biopsies from patients with HFE mutation as a model to study regression of fibrosis.

  • Esophageal Carcinoma Cuniculatum Diagnosed on Mucosal Biopsies Using a Semiquantitative Histologic Schema

    Esophageal carcinoma cuniculatum is a rare variant of squamous cell carcinoma characterized by a unique and common histologic pattern including hyperkeratosis, acanthosis, dyskeratosis, deep keratinization, intraepithelial neutrophils, neutrophilic microabscess...




Temporal Trends and Predictors of Pancreatitis Patients Who Leave Against Medical Advice: A Nationwide Analysis
Acute pancreatitis is the leading gastrointestinal cause of hospital admissions. Our study aims to determine the trends and predictors of discharge against medical advice (AMA). We utilized the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (2003 - 2016) to identify patients admitted with pancreatitis.
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Diagnosis and Treatment of Genetic HFE-Hemochromatosis: The Danish Aspect
This paper outlines the Danish aspects of HFE-hemochromatosis, which is the most frequent genetic predisposition to iron overload in the five million ethnic Danes; more than 20,000 people are homozygous for the C282Y mutation and more than 500,000 people are compound heterozygous or heterozygous for the HFE-mutations. Full Text

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First Reported Case of Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of the Appendix
An extramedullary plasmacytoma involving the gastrointestinal tract is extremely rare. We report an appendiceal extramedullary plasmacytoma in a 35-year-old man who presented to the emergency department because of upper abdominal pain. Computed tomography (CT) imaging revealed an incidental mass (3.7 × 1.9 × 1.6 cm) at the tip of the appendix. Full Text

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Table of Contents


Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Gastroenterologist’s Perspective in May 2020 Abstract HTML PDF
Monjur Ahmed 89-95

Original Article

Filling of Polyglycolic Acid Sheets for Closure of Gastrointestinal Fistulas With an Easily Deliverable Technique Using a Guidewire Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Hideaki Kawabata, Daiki Sone, Katsutoshi Yamaguchi, Naonori Inoue, Yuji Okazaki, Yuki Ueda, Misuzu Hitomi, Masatoshi Miyata, Shigehiro Motoi 96-100
Use of Vitamin D With Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy for Crohn’s Disease Abstract HTML PDF
Mauro Bafutto, Enio Chaves Oliveira, Joffre Rezende Filho 101-106
Evaluation of Roles of MicroRNA-21 and MicroRNA-18a in Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma and Comparison of Their Changes in Expression Post-Chemoradiotherapy Abstract HTML PDF
Mohd Talha Noor, Nivesh Seehra, Jitendra Rajput, Rajeev Sharma, Bhagwan Singh Thakur 107-113

Short Communication

Auditing the Routine Microbiological Examination of Pus Swabs From Uncomplicated Perianal Abscesses: Clinical Necessity or Old Habit? Abstract HTML PDF
Lida Lalou, Lucy Archer, Paul Lim, Leo Kretzmer, Ali Mohammed Elhassan, Afolabi Awodiya, Charalampos Seretis 114-116

Case Report

Benign Multicystic Peritoneal Mesothelioma Presenting as Appendiceal Abscess: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge Abstract HTML PDF
Charalampos Seretis, Ali Mohamed Elhassan, Leo Kretzmer, Paul Lim, Anitha Suseelan Menon, Afolabi Awodiya, Subba Rao Kanchustambam 117-120
Gastroduodenal Fistula: A Rare Finding With an Atypical Presentation Abstract HTML PDF
Farah Deshmukh, Kalpit Devani, Peter Francisco, Nancy Merrell 121-124

Letter to the Editor

Effect of COVID-19 Pandemic and Lockdown on Children With Gastrointestinal Disorders Abstract HTML PDF
Eyad Altamimi 125-128

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