The impact of overlapping functional dyspepsia, belching disorders and functional heartburn on anxiety, depression and quality of life of Chinese patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Functional dyspepsia (FD), belching disorders (BD) and functional heartburn (FH) are the three most common upper functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGID) in IBS patients. FD is known to exert deleterious e... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - July 6, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Xin Yao, Yunsheng Yang, Shutian Zhang, Yu Shi, Qian Zhang and Yongjun Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Human translatability of the GAN diet-induced obese mouse model of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
Animal models of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) are important tools in preclinical research and drug discovery. Gubra-Amylin NASH (GAN) diet-induced obese (DIO) mice represent a model of fibrosing NASH. ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - July 6, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Henrik H. Hansen, Helene M. Ægidius, Denise Oró, Simon S. Evers, Sara Heebøll, Peter Lykke Eriksen, Karen Louise Thomsen, Anja Bengtsson, Sanne S. Veidal, Michel Feigh, Malte P. Suppli, Filip K. Knop, Henning Grønbæk, Diego Miranda, James L. Trevaski Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes of liver –kidney transplantation in patients with primary hyperoxaluria: an analysis of the scientific registry of transplant recipients database
Primary hyperoxaluria (PH) is an inherited disease lacking of hepatic oxalic acid metabolic enzymes which could lead to irreverisible renal damage. Currently, liver –kidney transplantation is a curative but hig... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - July 3, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Jie Xiang, Zheng Chen, Fangshen Xu, Shengmin Mei, Zhiwei Li, Jie Zhou, Yinlei Dong, Yangjun Gu, Zhichao Huang and Zhenhua Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Comparison of the effects of adjuvant concurrent chemoradiotherapy and chemotherapy for resected biliary tract cancer
An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article. (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - July 2, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Hyera Kim, Mi Hwa Heo and Jin Young Kim Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Increased incidence of metachronous gastric neoplasm after endoscopic resection in patients with synchronous gastric neoplasm
This study was to compare metachronous risk in patients with and without synchronous neoplasms after complete ER. (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 30, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Ga-Yeong Shin, Hye Jin Cho, Jae Myung Park, Chul-Hyun Lim, Yu Kyung Cho and Myung-Gyu Choi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of breath, plasma, and urinary markers of lactose malabsorption to diagnose lactase non-persistence following lactose or milk ingestion
Adult lactase non-persistence (LNP) is due to low lactase expression, resulting in lactose malabsorption (LM). LNP is a genetic trait, but is typically determined by LM markers including breath H2, blood glucose,... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 29, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Aahana Shrestha, Matthew P. G. Barnett, Jo K. Perry, David Cameron-Smith and Amber M. Milan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transarterial chemoembolization combined with iodine 125 seeds versus transarterial chemoembolization combined with radiofrequency ablation in the treatment of early- and intermediate-stage hepatocellular carcinoma
Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE), radiofrequency ablation (RFA), and iodine 125 seeds implantation are optional treatments for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The aim of this study is to compare the effi... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 29, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Lei Chen, Xuefeng Kan, Tao Sun, Yanqiao Ren, Yanyan Cao, Liangliang Yan, Bin Liang, Bin Xiong and Chuansheng Zheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between mucosal healing by tacrolimus and relapse of refractory ulcerative colitis: a retrospective study
Tacrolimus (TAC) is a powerful remission-inducing drug for refractory ulcerative colitis (UC). However, it is unclear whether mucosal healing (MH) influences relapse after completion of TAC.We investigated whe... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 26, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Ayumi Ito, Syun Murasugi, Teppei Omori, Shinichi Nakamura and Katsutoshi Tokushige Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The outcomes of modified endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection for the treatment of rectal neuroendocrine tumors and the value of endoscopic morphology classification in endoscopic resection
To compare the outcomes of modified endoscopic mucosal resection (m-EMR) and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for rectal neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and evaluate the value of endoscopic morphology class... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 26, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Xiang-Yao Wang, Ning-Li Chai, En-Qiang Linghu, Shao-Tian Qiu, Long-Song Li, Jia-Le Zou, Jing-Yuan Xiang and Xing-Xing Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of surgical site infection after pancreaticoduodenectomy
Surgical site infection (SSI) is one of the most common complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD). Thus, it is beneficial to preoperatively identify patients at high risk of developing SSI. The primary ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 26, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Wikran Suragul, Narongsak Rungsakulkij, Watoo Vassanasiri, Pongsatorn Tangtawee, Paramin Muangkaew, Somkit Mingphruedhi and Suraida Aeesoa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Undifferentiated carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells of the pancreas harboring KRAS and BRCA mutations: case report and whole exome sequencing analysis
Undifferentiated carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells (UC-OGC) is an extremely uncommon pancreatic neoplasm that comprises less than 1% of all exocrine pancreatic tumors. To date, cases and data from who... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 26, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Guangjian Yang, Jiangxia Yin, Kai Ou, Qiang Du, Wenhao Ren, Yujing Jin, Liming Peng and Lin Yang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Effects of gastric sleeve surgery on the serum levels of GH, IGF-1 and IGF-binding protein 2 in healthy obese patients
In this study, we investigated the le... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 25, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Khalid Al-Regaiey, Suad Alshubrami, Ibrahim Al-Beeshi, Torki Alnasser, Abdulnasser Alwabel, Hassan Al-Beladi, Omar Al-Tujjar, Abdulrahman Alnasser, Assim A. Alfadda and Muhammad Iqbal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Whipple disease diagnosed by enteroscopy: first case report in Colombia of an underdiagnosed disease and literature review
Whipple ’s disease is a rare systemic disease caused by a gram-positive bacillus called Tropheryma whipplei. First described in 1907 as an intestinal lipodystrophy with histological finding of vacuoles in the m... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 23, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Margarita Rey R., Luis Alejandro Orozco, Katherine Marrugo, Rocio L ópez, Erika D. Pérez-Riveros, José De la Hoz-Valle and Fernando Sierra-Arango Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The impact of albumin infusion on the risk of rebleeding and in-hospital mortality in cirrhotic patients admitted for acute gastrointestinal bleeding: a retrospective study of a single institute
To investigate the effect of albumin infusion on cirrhotic patients admitted for acute gastrointestinal bleeding. (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 23, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Zhu Wang, Ya-Wen Xie, Qing Lu, Hai-Lin Yan, Xin-Bin Liu, Yi Long, Xian Zhang and Jin-Lin Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The comparison of capnography and epigastric auscultation to assess the accuracy of nasogastric tube placement in intensive care unit patients
Placement of nasogastric (NG) tubes is a common procedure for patients especially in intensive care units (ICUs). Thus, it is important to determine the correct placement of the tube to prevent misplacement in... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 22, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Elahe Heidarzadi, Rostam Jalali, Behzad Hemmatpoor and Nader Salari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison between transpancreatic sphincterotomy and needle-knife fistulotomy in difficulty biliary access, a retrospective study in Taiwan
Selective deep biliary cannulation is the first and the most important step before further biliary therapy. Transpancreatic sphincterotomy (TPS), and needle knife fistulotomy (NKF) were commonly used in patien... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 19, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Kai-Shun Liang, Chieh-Chang Chen, Wei-Chih Liao, Yu-Ting Kuo, Liang-Wei Tseng, Wen-Tsung He and Hsiu-Po Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Novel modified endoscopic mucosal resection of large GI lesions ( >  20 mm) using an external additional working channel (AWC) may improve R0 resection rate: initial clinical experience
En-bloc resection of large, flat dysplastic mucosal lesions of the luminal GI tract can be challenging. In order to improve the efficacy of resection for lesions ≥2 cm and to optimize R0 resection rates of les... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 19, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: A. Sportes, Jung CFM, M. A. Gromski, P. Koehler, A. Seif Amir Hosseini, P. Kauffmann, V. Ellenrieder and E. Wedi Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Impact of guideline awareness in public pharmacies on counseling of patients with acute or chronic constipation in a survey of pharmacy personnel
Constipation is often self-managed by patients and guidelines are available to aid healthcare professionals in the counseling of patients for self-management. Therefore, we have explored the knowledge and atti... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 17, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Marion Eberlin, Sabine Landes, Doerthe Biber-Feiter and Martin C. Michel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The risk of rheumatoid arthritis among patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Studies have suggested that patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the available data on this association are inconsistent. This meta-analy... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 17, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yi Chen, Lang Chen, Changsheng Xing, Guangtong Deng, Furong Zeng, Tingting Xie, Lei Gu and Huixiang Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validation of a new risk score system for non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
Recently, a new international bleeding score was developed to predict 30-day hospital mortality in patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB). However, the efficacy of this newly developed scoring sy... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 17, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Min Seong Kim, Hee Seok Moon, In Sun Kwon, Jae Ho Park, Ju Seok Kim, Sun Hyung Kang, Jae Kyu Sung, Eaum Seok Lee, Seok Hyun Kim, Byung Seok Lee and Hyun Yong Jeong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence of non Helicobacter pylori gastric Helicobacters in Iranian dyspeptic patients
Non Helicobacter pylori gastric Helicobacters (NHPGHs) are associated with a range of upper gastrointestinal symptoms, histologic and endoscopic findings. For the first time in Iran, we performed a cross-sectiona... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 16, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Shakiba Shafaie, Hami Kaboosi and Fatemeh Peyravii Ghadikolaii Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nomogram based on blood lipoprotein for estimation of mortality in patients with hepatitis B virus-related acute-on-chronic liver failure
This study... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 15, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Cuicui Xiao, Jiao Gong, Shuguang Zhu, Zhiwei Zhang, Sujuan Xi, Yutian Chong, Yusheng Jie and Qi Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

CO2 or air cholangiography reduces the risk of post-ERCP cholangitis in patients with Bismuth type IV hilar biliary obstruction
Endoscopic biliary stenting by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is the most common form of palliation for malignant hilar obstruction. However, ERCP in such cases is associated with a risk... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 15, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Wen-hui Zhang, Peng-peng Ding, Lei Liu, Yan-ling Wang, Wen-hui Lai, Jing-jing Han, Jun Han and Han-wei Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of serum miRNA test as a non-invasive method to diagnose nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is a key turning point during the progression of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Recent studies have shown that serum miRNA tests may be effective in the diagnosis... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 12, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Shengliang Xin, Qiao Zhan, Xiaofan Chen, Jinghang Xu and Yanyan Yu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Short-course Rifaximin therapy efficacy and lactulose hydrogen breath test in Chinese patients with diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome
Gut microbiota alterations including small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) might play a role in pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Rifaximin could effectively and safely improve IBS symptom... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 12, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Xiaojun Zhuang, Zhenyi Tian, Mei Luo and Lishou Xiong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE); a disease that must not be neglected - implications of esophageal rupture and its management
The prevalence of Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is increasing, a severe complication of EoE is spontaneous perforation of the oesophagus. It is of great importance to be aware of this risk and handle this sev... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 11, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Helen Larsson and Stephen Attwood Tags: Case report Source Type: research

A combination of single-balloon enteroscopy-assisted laparoscopy and endoscopic mucosal resection for treating gastrointestinal venous malformations in blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: a case report
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare congenital disease characterized by multifocal venous malformations. It remains a considerable challenge in treating the gastrointestinal (GI) venous malformat... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 10, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yuemei Xu, Yingjie Wu, Zhenzhen Dai, Feizhen Xia and Feng Xu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Hypophosphataemia after ferric carboxymaltose is unrelated to symptoms, intestinal inflammation or vitamin D status
Intravenous iron replacement is recommended for iron-deficient patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but may be associated with hypophosphataemia, predisposing to osteomalacia and fractures. This stu... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 10, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Wendy Fang, Rachel Kenny, Qurat-ul-Ain Rizvi, Lawrence P. McMahon and Mayur Garg Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A newly designed uncovered biliary stent for palliation of malignant obstruction: results of a prospective study
Biliary decompression can reduce symptoms and improve quality of life in patients with malignant biliary obstruction. Endoscopically placed stents have become the standard of care for biliary drainage with the... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 10, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Christopher Lawrence, Jose Nieto, Willis G. Parsons, Andr é Roy, Nalini M. Guda, Stephen E. Steinberg, Muhammad K. Hasan, Juan Carlos Bucobo, Satish Nagula, Nicholas D. Dey and Jonathan M. Buscaglia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optimization of impedance-measured reflux events in GORD utilizing acid exposure time
Combining impedance with pH monitoring improves the detection and characterization of gastro-oesophageal reflux (GOR), yet the two modalities frequently differ in GOR quantification. Ambulatory 24-h pH-impedan... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 9, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Anthony J. Horton and Steven B. Clayton Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Value of routine test for identifying colorectal cancer from patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a risk factor for colorectal neoplasms. Our goal is to explore the relationship between NAFLD and colorectal cancer (CRC) and to analyze potential indicators for scr... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 9, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Rong Yang, Yu Chen and Xianlai Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Risk of rebleeding from gastroesophageal varices after initial treatment with cyanoacrylate; a systematic review and pooled analysis
Cyanoacrylate alone or in combination with other interventions, can be used to achieve variable rates of success in preventing rebleeding. Our study aims to assess the pooled risk of gastric and esophageal var... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 9, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Zixuan Hu, Decai Zhang, Joel Swai, Tao Liu and Shaojun Liu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Indications and diagnostic yield of small-bowel capsule endoscopy in a real-world setting
Indications and diagnostic yield of small-bowel video capsule endoscopy (SB-VCE) are communicated in recent clinical academic guidelines. However, guidelines are based mainly on relatively few, small, selectio... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 8, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Andr é Artan Kharazmi, Saeid Aslani, Malene Fey Kristiansen, Eva Efsen Dahl and Mark Berner-Hansen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced enteropathy as a major risk factor for small bowel bleeding: a retrospective study
Small bowel (SB) bleeding accounts for 5% of all gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding cases and 80% of obscure GI bleeding cases. Although angioectasia is the common etiology of SB bleeding, nonsteroidal anti-inflam... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 8, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Doo-Ho Lim, Kyoungwon Jung, Seung Bum Lee, In Kyu Park, Hee Jeong Cha, Jae Ho Park, Byung Gyu Kim, Seok Won Jung, In Du Jeong, Jae Hyun Kim, Sung Eun Kim, Won Moon, Moo In Park and Seun Ja Park Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Portal hypertension as a result of the incomplete surgically treated advanced alveolar echinococcosis: a case description
Infection of Echinococcus multilocularis causes in humans the alveolar echinococcosis. Although the infection has world-wide distribution it is rarely detected. Diagnosis of alveococcosis is difficult because of ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 5, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Ł. Pielok, M. Karczewski, W. Cierach, P. Zmora, E. Lenartowicz and J. Stefaniak Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Inflammatory polyps occur more frequently in inflammatory bowel disease than other colitis patients
Colitis is generally considered a risk factor for colon neoplasia. However, not all types of colitis seem to have equal neoplastic transformation potential. (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 5, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Hassan Ashktorab, Hassan Brim, Sally Hassan, Mehdi Nouraie, Agazi Gebreselassie, Adeyinka O. Laiyemo, Angesom Kibreab, Farshad Aduli, Giovanni Latella, Steven R. Brant, Zaki Sherif and Aida Habtezion Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hemorrhagic cholecystitis with rare imaging presentation: a case report and a lesson learned from neglected medication history of NSAIDs
Gallbladder carcinogenesis, frequently occurredin chronic cholecystitis patients, requires radical resection. We herein describe a hemorrhagic cholecystitis case that failed to be differentiated from gallbladd... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 5, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Xin Zhang, Chunjun Zhang, Haifeng Huang, Junsen Wang, Yun Zhang and Qida Hu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Aetiologies and outcomes of patients with abdominal pain presenting to an emergency department of a tertiary hospital in Tanzania: a prospective cohort study
This study is to fill the gap in the knowledge about incidence, presentation, causes and mortality from a... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 5, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Kilalo M. Mjema, Hendry R. Sawe, Irene Kulola, Amour S. Mohamed, Erasto Sylvanus, Juma A. Mfinanga and Ellen J. Weber Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Percutaneous stent placement for malignant hilar biliary obstruction: side-by-side versus stent-in-stent technique
Currently, side-by-side (SBS) and stent-in-stent (SIS) are the two main techniques for stent deployment to treat hilar biliary obstructions. Previous studies comparing these two techniques are very limited, an... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 5, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Wei-Zhong Zhou, Sheng Liu, Zheng-Qiang Yang, Yu-Tao Xian, Hong-dou Xu, Jun-zheng Wu and Hai-Bin Shi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Use of Immunostaining for the diagnosis of Lymphovascular invasion in superficial Barrett ’s esophageal adenocarcinoma
The prevalence of Barrett ’s esophageal adenocarcinoma (BEA) is increasing in Japan. Accurate assessment of lymphovascular invasion (LVI) after endoscopic resection or surgery is essential in evaluating treatme... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 5, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Isao Hosono, Ryoji Miyahara, Kazuhiro Furukawa, Kohei Funasaka, Tsunaki Sawada, Keiko Maeda, Takeshi Yamamura, Takuya Ishikawa, Eizaburo Ohno, Masanao Nakamura, Hiroki Kawashima, Takio Yokoi, Tetsuya Tsukamoto, Yoshiki Hirooka and Mitsuhiro Fujishiro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The influence of demographic characteristics on constipation symptoms: a detailed overview
Diagnosing constipation remains difficult and its treatment continues to be ineffective. The reason may be that the symptom patterns of constipation differ in different demographic groups. We aimed to determin... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 3, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Sanne J. Verkuijl, Rob J. Meinds, Monika Trzpis and Paul M. A. Broens Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Liver cirrhosis in a patient with hepatic hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia and Budd –Chiari syndrome: a case report
Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) often involves the liver, and belongs to abnormal blood vessel disease. The etiology of Budd –Chiari syndrome (BCS) is not clear, but congenital vascular dysplasia is... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 3, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Bai-Guo Xu, Jing Liang, Ke-Feng Jia and Tao Han Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Evaluation of four scoring systems in prognostication of acute pancreatitis for elderly patients
To evaluate the ability of four scoring systems (Ranson, BISAP, Glasgow, and APACHE II) to predict outcomes of acute pancreatitis (AP) in elderly patients. (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 1, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yajie Li, Jun Zhang and Jihong Zou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The development of early ascites is associated with shorter overall survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma treated with drug-eluting embolic chemoembolization
A single-centre cohort study was performed to identify the independent factors associated with the overall survival (OS) of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients treated with transarterial chemoembolization ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 1, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mar ía Pipa-Muñiz, Susana Sanmartino, Alicia Mesa, Carmen Álvarez-Navascués, Maria-Luisa González-Diéguez, Valle Cadahía, José-Eduardo Rodríguez, Florentino Vega, Manuel Rodríguez, Serafin-Marcos Costilla-García and María Varela Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Juvenile polyposis syndrome might be misdiagnosed as familial adenomatous polyposis: a case report and literature review
Juvenile polyposis syndrome (JPS) is a rare disorder characterized by the presence of multiple juvenile polyps in the gastrointestinal tract, and germline mutations in SMAD4 or BMPR1A. Due to its rarity and co... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - June 1, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Xian Hua Gao, Juan Li, Zi Ye Zhao, Xiao Dong Xu, Yi Qi Du, Hong Li Yan, Lian Jie Liu, Chen Guang Bai and Wei Zhang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Elevated hemoglobin A1c is associated with the presence of pancreatic cysts in a high-risk pancreatic surveillance program
Emerging evidence demonstrates that surveillance of individuals at high-risk (HRIs) of developing pancreatic adenocarcinoma allows for identification and treatment of resectable tumors with improved survival. ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 27, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Ariel Bar-Mashiah, Anne Aronson, Monica Naparst, Christopher J. DiMaio and Aimee L. Lucas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stretta radiofrequency treatment vs Toupet fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease: a comparative study
Outcomes of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) using Toupet fundoplication (TF) and Stretta radiofrequency (SRF) have not been compared and this study was conducted to compare therapeutic efficacy of the t... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 27, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Lifeng Ma, Tao Li, Guochao Liu, Jianlong Wang, Zhaoqiang Yin and Jiansheng Kang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case report of iatrogenic gas gangrene post colonoscopy successfully treated with conservative management- is surgery always necessary?
Colonoscopy is a routine procedure in diagnosis and treatment of colonic disease. While generally regarded as a safe procedure, potentially fatal complications can occur. Gas gangrene is one such complication,... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 27, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Lachlan J. Fairley, Samuel L. Smith and Stephen K. Fairley Tags: Case report Source Type: research

High-density lipoprotein cholesterol to low-density lipoprotein cholesterol ratio in early assessment of disease severity and outcome in patients with acute pancreatitis admitted to the ICU
Patients with acute pancreatitis usually exhibit dyslipidemia and oxidative stress. However, the significance of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) level, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 27, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Qin Wu, Xi Zhong, Min Fu, Hao Yang, Hong Bo, Xuelian Liao, Zhi Hu, Bo Wang, Zhongwei Zhang, Xiaodong Jin and Yan Kang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gastroesophageal reflux disease: prevalence and Extraesophageal manifestations among undergraduate students in South West Nigeria
The reflux of noxious contents of the stomach may cause oesophageal and extra-oesophageal complications either by direct contact of aspirated gastric refluxate with the upper airway or by a vago-vagal reflex. ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 26, 2020 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Moses Ayodele Akinola, Titus Ayodeji Oyedele, Kolawole Oluseyi Akande, Olukayode Yinka Oluyemi, Omotayo Felicia Salami, Alaba Moses Adesina and Adedeji David Adebajo Tags: Research article Source Type: research