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.
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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.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.




The Value of Quick Sepsis-Related Organ Failure Assessment Scores in Patients With Acute Pancreatitis Who Present to Emergency Departments: A Three-Year Cohort Study
Distinguishing sepsis from other inflammatory syndromes continues to be a clinical challenge. The goal of risk stratification tools is to differentiate sepsis from other conditions.
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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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A Rare Case of Local Recurrence Following Curative Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of Intramucosal Differentiated-Type Gastric Cancer
A 78-year-old man underwent endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) of early gastric cancer (EGC) (type 0-IIa) in the anterior wall of the antrum. En bloc resection was achieved. The histopathological examination revealed very well-differentiated tubular adenocarcinoma (tub1) of 30 × 22 mm in size, confined to the mucosa. Full Text

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Basics of Blenderized Tube Feeds: A Primer for Pediatric Primary Care Clinicians Abstract HTML PDF
Judy-April Oparaji, Thomas Sferra, Senthilkumar Sankararaman 111-114

Original Article

Safety and Feasibility of Ultrasound-Guided Gastric Access for Percutaneous Transabdominal Gastrostomy Tube Placement Abstract HTML PDF
Pratik A. Shukla, Marcin K. Kolber, Richard Tapnio, Adam Zybulewski, Abhishek Kumar, Rajesh I. Patel 115-119
Neuroendocrine Markers Insulinoma-Associated Protein 1, Chromogranin, Synaptophysin, and CD56 Show Rare Positivity in Adenocarcinoma Ex-Goblet Cell Carcinoids Abstract HTML PDF
Chen Yang, Ivan Gonzalez, Lingxin Zhang, Dengfeng Cao 120-127
Glucose Metabolic Reprogramming and Cell Proliferation Arrest in Colorectal Micropapillary Carcinoma Abstract HTML PDF
Monika Vyas, Natalie Patel, Romulo Celli, Narendra Wajapeyee, Dhanpat Jain, Xuchen Zhang 128-134
Elevated International Normalized Ratio: A Risk Factor for Portal Vein Thrombosis in Cirrhotic Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Eric Omar Then, Vijay Shailendra Are, Michell Lopez-Luciano, Rani Bijjam, Andrew Ofosu, Andrea Culliford, Vinaya Gaduputi 135-140
Peppermint Oil to Improve Visualization in Screening Colonoscopy: A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Abstract HTML PDF
Ishani Shah, Noemi J. Baffy, Jennifer L. Horsley-Silva, Blake T. Langlais, Kevin C. Ruff 141-147
Efficacy of Low Dose Chemoprophylaxis for Coccidioidomycosis Infection in Liver Transplant Recipients Abstract HTML PDF
Shahid Habib, Razan A. El Ramahi, Scott Rosen, Sumaya Farran, Jamilah Shubeilat, Courtney Walker, Mariana Casal, Tirdad Zangeneh 148-156
Revisiting the Reliability of the Endoscopy and Sedation-Assisted High-Resolution Esophageal Motility Assessment Abstract HTML PDF
Hassan Tariq, Jasbir Makker, Chukwononso Chime, Muhammad Umar Kamal, Ahmed Rafeeq, Harish Patel 157-165

Case Report

Spontaneous Rupture of Fibrolamellar Variant Hepatocellular Carcinoma Abstract HTML PDF
Abhishek D. Polavarapu, Moiz Ahmed, Ghassan Samaha, Chanudi Kashmalee Weerasinghe, Liliane Deeb, Alisa Sokoloff 166-170
Endoscopic Botulinum Toxin Injection for Tacrolimus-Induced Achalasia in a Renal Transplant Recipient Abstract HTML PDF
Marilia Campos, Robert Matlock 171-173
Tackling the Diagnosis: Solid Pseudopapillary Tumor of the Pancreas in a Young Man Abstract HTML PDF
Marilia Campos, James Campbell, Hernando Gonzalez, Mufaddal Najmuddin 174-175
Successful Hepatitis C Virus Eradication in a Hemodialysis Patient With 2k/1b Chimera Genotype: A Case Report and Literature Review Abstract HTML PDF
Mikhail Leonidovich Zubkin, Galina Sergeevna Shchepetkova, Olga Veniaminovna Balkarova, Valeriy Ivanovich Chervinko, Evgeniy Vladimirovich Kryukov 176-180
Mifepristone: An Uncommon Cause of Drug-Induced Liver Injury Abstract HTML PDF
Ishani Shah, Tyler Putnam, Evan Daugherty, Neil Vyas, Keng-Yu Chuang 181-184
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