The emerging epidemic of inflammatory bowel disease in Asia and Iran by 2035: A modeling study
The projection studies are imperative to satisfy demands for health care systems and proper response to the public health problems such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 6, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Meysam Olfatifar, Mohammad Reza Zali, Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi, Hedieh Balaii, Shaghayegh Baradaran Ghavami, Maria Ivanchuk, Pavlo Ivanchuk, Saeed hashemi Nazari, Shabnam shahrokh, Siamak Sabour, Soheila Khodakarim, Hamid Asadzadeh Aghdaei, Pejman Roh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hybrid endoscopic submucosal dissection: An alternative resection modality for large laterally spreading tumors in the cecum?
Endoscopic resection for large, laterally spreading tumors (LSTs) in the cecum is challenging. Here we report on the clinical outcomes of hybrid endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) in large cecal LSTs. (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 5, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Xiang-Yao Wang, Ning-Li Chai, Ya-Qi Zhai, Long-Song Li, Zan-Tao Wang, Jia-Le Zou, Yong-Sheng Shi and En-Qiang Linghu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes and limitations of endoscopic ultrasound-guided hepaticogastrostomy in malignant biliary obstruction
Transpapillary biliary drainage in ERCP is an established method for symptomatic treatment of patients with unresectable malignant biliary obstruction. Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage frequently rem... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 5, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mateusz Jagielski, Micha ł Zieliński, Jacek Piątkowski and Marek Jackowski Tags: Research Source Type: research

Gene expression profiling of inflammatory cytokines in esophageal biopsies of different phenotypes of gastroesophageal reflux disease: a cross-sectional study
The clinical endoscopic phenotypes of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are classified as Barrett's esophagus (BE), erosive esophagitis (EE) and non-erosive gastroesophageal reflux disease (NERD). NERD is... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 3, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: M ónica R. Zavala-Solares, Gabriela Fonseca-Camarillo, Miguel Valdovinos, Julio Granados, Guido Grajales-Figueroa, Luis Zamora-Nava, Nancy Aguilar-Olivos, Luis R. Valdovinos-García and Jesús K. Yamamoto-Furusho Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Spinach consumption and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease among adults: a case –control study
Spinach has high antioxidants and polyphenols and showed protective effects against liver diseases in experimental studies. We aimed to assess the association between dietary intake of spinach and odds of nona... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 1, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Ebrahim Mokhtari, Hossein Farhadnejad, Ammar Salehi-Sahlabadi, Narjes Najibi, Mina Azadi, Farshad Teymoori and Parvin Mirmiran Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Extent of disease affects the usefulness of fecal biomarkers in ulcerative colitis
Fecal biomarkers are considered to be useful surrogate markers for endoscopic activity. Given the mechanisms of fecal biomarkers, we hypothesized that the extent of ulcerative colitis (UC; pancolitis, left-sid... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 1, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Akihito Sakuraba, Nobuki Nemoto, Noritaka Hibi, Ryo Ozaki, Sotaro Tokunaga, Oki Kikuchi, Shintaro Minowa, Tatsuya Mitsui, Miki Miura, Daisuke Saito, Mari Hayashida, Jun Miyoshi, Minoru Matsuura, Masayoshi Yoneyama, Hiroaki Ohnishi and Tadakazu Hisamatsu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Prevalence of chronic hepatitis B phases in Eritrean patients: a laboratory-based cross-sectional study
Understanding the natural history of chronic hepatitis B (CHB) virus infection is important for determining optimal management and predicting prognosis in patients. The aim of this study was to determine the p... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 1, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mohammed Elfatih Hamida, Saud Mohammed Raja, Yemane Seyoum, Isam Mohammed Elkhidir and Freweini Tekle Tags: Research Source Type: research

Clinical and therapeutic features and prognostic factors of metastatic colorectal cancer over age 80: a retrospective study
Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most common cancers in the world. The number of elderly patients with CRC increases due to aging of the population. There are few studies that examined chemotherapy and pr... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 1, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Hiroyuki Hisada, Yu Takahashi, Manabu Kubota, Haruhisa Shimura, Ei Itobayashi, Kenji Shimura and Akira Nakamura Tags: Research Source Type: research

Lower serum chloride concentrations are associated with increased risk of mortality in critically ill cirrhotic patients: an analysis of the MIMIC-III database
Cirrhosis can be complicated by electrolyte abnormalities, but the major focus has been concentrated on the clinical significance of serum sodium levels. Emerging studies have identified hypochloremia as an in... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - May 1, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yun Ji and Libin Li Tags: Research Source Type: research

Impact of donor age on liver transplant outcomes in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: analysis of the SRTR database
Donor age is an important predictor for liver transplant recipients. Studies have not fully explored its impact on transplant outcomes in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients as well as its involvement in t... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 30, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Jie Zhou, Zhichao Huang, Zheng Chen, Fangshen Xu, Rongliang Tong and Shusen Zheng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Nomogram for predicting advanced liver fibrosis and cirrhosis in patients with chronic liver disease
We aimed to formulate a novel predictive nomogram to discriminate liver fibrosis stage in patients with chronic liver disease. (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Rongrong Ding, Xinlan Zhou, Dan Huang, Yanbing Wang, Xiufen Li, Li Yan, Wei Lu, Zongguo Yang and Zhanqing Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Salvage liver transplantation after resection of colorectal cancer liver metastasis with favorable outcomes: a case report and review of the literature
Approximately 50% of patients with colorectal cancer (CRC) develop metastases most commonly in the liver. Liver transplantation (LT) can be used in certain cases of primary liver malignancy or in metastatic di... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mahmoud Tabbal, Abdullah Mahmoud Alkhalifa, Abdullah Saleh AlQattan, Mohammed AlJawad, Mansour Ahmed Tawfeeq and Mohammed Saad Al Qahtani Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Hospitalization and surgery rates in patients with inflammatory bowel disease in Brazil: a time-trend analysis
The prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is increasing globally, and the disease is frequently managed surgically. The aim of this study was to investigate the time trends and geographic distribution... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Fl ávia Gonçalves Musauer Palacio, Lucila Marieta Perrotta de Souza, Jéssica Pronestino de Lima Moreira, Ronir Raggio Luiz, Heitor Siffert Pereira de Souza and Cyrla Zaltman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Infliximab ‐induced seizures in a patient with Crohn’s disease: a case report
Infliximab-induced seizures in patients with Crohn ’s disease are extremely rare and the mechanism of infliximab-induced seizures is unclear. (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Zhijie Lv, Xiaoqi Zhang and Li Wu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

mRNA profiling of a well-differentiated G1 pancreatic NET correlates with immunohistochemistry profile: a case report
Neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) are a complex group of tumours that occur in many organs. Routinely used IHC markers for NEN diagnosis include CgA, synaptophysin, Ki67 and CD56. These have limitations includin... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Abhirami Venugopal, Jessie Gillick-Walker, Agnes Michalczyk, Mustafa Khasraw and M. Leigh Ackland Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Circulating miRNA-202-3p is a potential novel biomarker for diagnosis of type 1 gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms
Currently, there are no circulating diagnostic biomarkers for gastric neuroendocrine neoplasms (g-NENs). In previous studies, we found that miRNA-202-3p is overexpressed in the tumour tissue of type 1 g-NEN. W... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 23, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Dou Dou, Xiao-kou Li, Qi-sheng Xia, Ying-ying Chen, Yuan-liang Li, Chao Wang, Zhi-rong Qi and Huang-ying Tan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Mortality rates and risk factors in 1412 Japanese patients with decompensated hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis: a retrospective long-term cohort study
Hepatitis C virus is the leading cause of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in Japan. We aimed to examine the long-term (> 20 years) mortality and hepatocellular carcinoma rates and associated risk ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 23, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Shunichiro Fujiyama, Norio Akuta, Hitomi Sezaki, Mariko Kobayashi, Yusuke Kawamura, Tetsuya Hosaka, Masahiro Kobayashi, Satoshi Saitoh, Fumitaka Suzuki, Yoshiyuki Suzuki, Yasuji Arase, Kenji Ikeda and Hiromitsu Kumada Tags: Research Source Type: research

Acute surgical ‐like abdomen as a gastrointestinal manifestation of COVID-19 infection: a case report in Colombia
The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic is a considerable public health problem, which has caused a burden on health systems in many countries. Despite the existence of multiple studies on the different digestive symptoms and... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 22, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Fernando Sierra-Arango, Cathalina Vergara-Cabra, Mariana V ásquez-Roldan and Erika D. Pérez-Riveros Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Cholelithiasis and cholecystitis in children and adolescents: Does this increasing diagnosis require a common guideline for pediatricians and pediatric surgeons?
In contrast to adults, for whom guidelines on the cholelithiasis treatment exist, there is no consistent treatment of pediatric patients with cholelithiasis throughout national and international departments, m... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Sonja Diez, Hanna M üller, Christel Weiss, Vera Schellerer and Manuel Besendörfer Tags: Research Source Type: research

Restrictive diet in a patient with irritable bowel syndrome leading to Wernicke encephalopathy
We present a case of a woman with a past medical history of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and anxiety, who presents with ophthalmoplegia, ataxia and memory loss, characteristic of Wernicke encephalopathy. (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 20, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Qiang Wang, Zeinab Charmchi and Ilena C. George Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Correlation between the geographical origin of Helicobacter pylori homB-positive strains and their clinical outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
In general, all virulence factors of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) are involved in its infections. However, recent studies have shown that the homB gene is one of the virulence genes that affects the severity o... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 20, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Masoud Keikha and Mohsen Karbalaei Tags: Research Source Type: research

Sequential transarterial chemoembolization and early radiofrequency ablation improves clinical outcomes for early-intermediate hepatocellular carcinoma in a 10-year single-center comparative study
Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and radiofrequency ablation (RFA) are effective treatment methods for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). However, there is still a lack of clinical research on ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 20, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Liangliang Yan, Yanqiao Ren, Kun Qian, Xuefeng Kan, Hongsen Zhang, Lei Chen, Bin Liang and Chuansheng Zheng Tags: Research Source Type: research

Case report of portal hepatic schwannoma: presentation of multimodality images
We present a case of portal hepatic schwannoma ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 20, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Maki Amano, Yasuo Amano, Ryo Takagi, Xiaoyan Tang, Yuko Omori and Masahiro Okada Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Cost-effectiveness of TAS-102 plus bevacizumab versus TAS-102 monotherapy in patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
TAS-102 plus bevacizumab is an anticipated combination regimen for patients who have metastatic colorectal cancer. However, evidence supporting its use for this indication is limited. We compared the cost-effe... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 20, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Kiyoaki Sugiura, Yuki Seo, Takayuki Takahashi, Hideyuki Tokura, Yasuhiro Ito, Motomu Tanaka, Norihiro Kishida, Yusuke Nishi, Yoshihiko Onishi and Hikaru Aoki Tags: Research Source Type: research

Pre-inhalation of hydrogen-rich gases protect against caerulein-induced mouse acute pancreatitis while enhance the pancreatic Hsp60 protein expression
Acute pancreatitis (AP) lacks targeted prevention and treatment measures. Some key points in the pathogenesis of AP remain unclear, such as early activation of pancreatic enzymes. Several recent reports have s... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Kun Li, Hongling Yin, Yi Duan, Peizhen Lai, Yancheng Cai and Youzhen Wei Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Optimal timing of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for acute cholangitis associated with distal malignant biliary obstruction
This study a... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Namyoung Park, Sang Hyub Lee, Min Su You, Joo Seong Kim, Gunn Huh, Jung Won Chun, In Rae Cho, Woo Hyun Paik, Ji Kon Ryu and Yong-Tae Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Small bowel obstruction and strangulation secondary to an adhesive internal hernia post ESWL for right ureteral calculi: a case report and review of literature
We present ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Elaine N. Gitonga and Haitao Shen Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Plasma interleukin-17 and alpha-fetoprotein combination effectively predicts imminent hepatocellular carcinoma occurrence in liver cirrhotic patients
Predicting imminent hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in liver cirrhotic patients is an unmet medical need. We aimed to investigate circulatory biomarkers and their optimum combinations in a prospective study. (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Kung-Hao Liang, Ming-Wei Lai, Yang-Hsiang Lin, Yu-De Chu, Chih-Lang Lin, Wey-Ran Lin, Ya-Hui Huang, Tong-Hung Wang, Rong-Nan Chien, Tsung-Hui Hu and Chau-Ting Yeh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Linaclotide for the treatment of refractory lower bowel manifestations of systemic sclerosis
We report our experienc... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 15, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Eric J. Dein, Fredrick M. Wigley and Zsuzsanna H. McMahan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Colorectal cancer screening using a stool DNA-based SDC2 methylation test: a multicenter, prospective trial
Prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC) is a global priority, with many countries conducting population-based CRC screening programs. Although colonoscopy is the most accurate diagnostic meth... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 15, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Chang Woo Kim, Hyunjin Kim, Hyoung Rae Kim, Bong-Hyeon Kye, Hyung Jin Kim, Byung Soh Min, Tae Jeong Oh, Sungwhan An and Suk-Hwan Lee Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Patient experiences with the role of physical activity in inflammatory bowel disease: results from a survey and interviews
Physical activity may affect disease activity in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. We used a survey to investigate this association and performed interviews to get a better understanding of patient exp... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 14, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Carlijn R. Lamers, Nicole M. de Roos, Lola J. M. Koppelman, Maria T. E. Hopman and Ben J. M. Witteman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identifying potential biomarkers of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease via genome-wide analysis of copy number variation
The prevalence of Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is increasing and emerging as a global health burden. In addition to environmental factors, numerous studies have shown that genetic factors play an ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 14, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yang fan Li, Jing Zheng, He wei Peng, Xiao lin Cai, Xin ting Pan, Hui quan Li, Qi zhu Hong, Zhi jian Hu, Yun li Wu and Xian-E. Peng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A case of intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasm of the pancreas in a branch duct: a rare case report and literature review
Intraductal tubulopapillary neoplasm (ITPN) of the pancreas is a new disease concept defined by the World Health Organization in 2010. ITPN progresses with tubulopapillary growth in the pancreatic duct and is ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 13, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Atsushi Yamaguchi, Takuro Hamada, Kaoru Wada, Riho Moriuchi, Kanae Tao, Hirona Konishi, Yuzuru Tamaru, Ryusaku Kusunoki, Toshio Kuwai, Hirotaka Kouno, Kohei Ishiyama, Naoto Hadano, Takeshi Sudo, Naoyuki Toyota, Junichi Zaitsu, Kazuya Kuraoka & hellip; Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Successful treatment of infantile oxysterol 7 α-hydroxylase deficiency with oral chenodeoxycholic acid
Deficiency of oxysterol 7 α-hydroxylase, encoded by CYP7B1, is associated with fatal infantile progressive intrahepatic cholestasis and hereditary spastic paraplegia type 5. Most reported patients with CYP7B1 muta... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 13, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yun-Ping Tang, Jing-Yu Gong, Kenneth D. R. Setchell, Wujuan Zhang, Jing Zhao and Jian-She Wang Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Primary pancreatic hydatid cyst: a case report and literature review
Hydatid cysts are parasitic zoonoses that often occur in the liver. Pancreatic hydatid cysts are very rare and are usually misdiagnosed as pancreatic cystadenomas. At present, surgical resection combined with ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 13, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yilei Wu, Jun Gong, Wei Xiong, Xiaojiong Yu and Xiangyu Lu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Left-side incarcerated Amyand ’s hernia with appendix and caecum provoke by early banana diet: a case report
Amyand ’s hernia was an unusual condition defined by the presence of an appendix located in the inguinal hernia sac. Its prevalence was 1% of all inguinal hernia in children. The clinical manifestation of Amyan... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 13, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Supangat, Henggar Allest Pratama, Nanda Eka Sri Sejati, Brenda Desy Romadhon and Ina Sulistyani Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Perioperative risk factors for survival outcomes in elective colorectal cancer surgery: a retrospective cohort study
Surgical resection remains the best option for long-term survival in colorectal cancer (CRC); however, surgery can lead to tumor cell release into the circulation. Previous studies have also shown that surgery... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 13, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Xing-Xing Liu, Jun Su, Yuan-yuan Long, Miao He and Zhao-Qiong Zhu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Golimumab improves work productivity in patients suffering from moderate to severe ulcerative colitis: results of a prospective study over 24 months
Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease with recurrent episodes of debilitating symptoms negatively affecting work productivity and health-related quality of life (HRQoL). The use of bi... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 12, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Niels Teich, Harald Gr ümmer, Eric Jörgensen, Thomas Liceni, Frank Holtkamp-Endemann, Tim Fischer and Susanne Hohenberger Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is mass screening for coeliac disease a wise use of resources? A health economic evaluation
Living with undiagnosed symptomatic coeliac disease is connected with deteriorated health, and persons with coeliac disease often wait a long time for their diagnosis. A mass screening would lower the delay, b... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 9, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Fredrik Norstr öm, Anna Myléus, Katrina Nordyke, Annelie Carlsson, Lotta Högberg, Olof Sandström, Lars Stenhammar, Anneli Ivarsson and Lars Lindholm Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Distinct clinical phenotypes for Crohn ’s disease derived from patient surveys
Defining clinical phenotypes provides opportunities for new diagnostics and may provide insights into early intervention and disease prevention. There is increasing evidence that patient-derived health data ma... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 9, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Tianyun Liu, Lichy Han, Mera Tilley, Lovisa Afzelius, Mateusz Maciejewski, Scott Jelinsky, Chao Tian, Matthew McIntyre, Nan Bing, Kenneth Hung and Russ B. Altman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gastrointestinal symptoms as first remarkable signs of ANCA-associated granulomatosis with polyangiitis: a case report and reviews
Systemic vasculitis associated with antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibodies (ANCA) have an extremely wide variety of symptoms, therefore the fast and proper diagnosis is difficult to establish even for exper... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 8, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: N óra Ledó and Ákos Géza Pethő Tags: Case report Source Type: research

Clinical characteristics and surgical treatments of primary hepatic angiosarcoma
Primary hepatic angiosarcoma is a very rare and highly malignant tumor with poor prognosis. It is difficult to diagnose because of the lack of typical clinical features, and the treatment protocols for PHA are... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 7, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Lei Jiang, Lijun Xie, Ge Li, Hang Xie, Zhao Fang, Xinran Cai and Yanling Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Absent or impaired rectoanal inhibitory reflex as a diagnostic factor for high-grade (grade III –V) rectal prolapse: a retrospective study
Clinically diagnosing high-grade (III –V) rectal prolapse might be difficult, and the prolapse can often be overlooked. Even though defecography is the significant diagnostic tool for rectal prolapse, it is not... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 7, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Byung-Soo Park, Sung Hwan Cho, Gyung Mo Son, Hyun Sung Kim, Yong-Hoon Cho, Dae Gon Ryu, Su Jin Kim, Su Bum Park, Cheol Woong Choi, Hyung Wook Kim, Tae Un Kim, Dong Soo Suh, Myunghee Yoon and Hong Jae Jo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The inverse association between unhealthy eating habit and mucosal healing among patients with ulcerative colitis
Although the association between eating habits which can be modified and digestive diseases has been reported, to date, no research has evaluated the association between eating habits and ulcerative colitis (U... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 7, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Shinya Furukawa, Sen Yagi, Kana Shiraishi, Yu Hashimoto, Shogo Kitahata, Masakazu Hanayama, Kazuhiro Tange, Kenichiro Mori, Tomoyuki Ninomiya, Seiyuu Suzuki, Naozumi Shibata, Hidehiro Murakami, Katsuhisa Ohashi, Aki Hasebe, Hideomi Tomida, Yasunori Yamamo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Chemotherapy alone versus definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy for cT4b esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: a population-based study
The role of radiotherapy for cT4bNanyM0 esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESqCC) is relatively unclear, with both chemotherapy (C/T) alone and definitive concurrent chemoradiotherapy (dCCRT) being treatment ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 7, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Chia-Chin Li, Chih-Yi Chen, Ying-Hsiang Chou, Chih-Jen Huang, Hsiu-Ying Ku and Chun-Ru Chien Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A rapid preliminary prediction model for intestinal necrosis in acute mesenteric ischemia: a retrospective study
This study ... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 7, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Xinsuo Zhuang, Fumei Chen, Qian Zhou, Yuanrun Zhu and Xiaofeng Yang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ectopic pancreas appearing as a giant gastric cyst mimicking gastric lymphangioma: a case report and a brief review
Ectopic pancreas (EP) is defined as pancreatic tissue that lacks anatomical or vascular communication with the normal body of the pancreas. Despite improvements in diagnostic endoscopy and imaging studies, dif... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 6, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Xuemei Liu, Xinglong Wu, Biguang Tuo and Huichao Wu Tags: Case report Source Type: research

The Danish comorbidity in liver transplant recipients study (DACOLT): a non-interventional prospective observational cohort study
Liver transplantation is the only curative treatment for patients with end-stage liver disease. Short-term survival has improved due to improved surgical techniques and greater efficacy of immunosuppressive dr... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 1, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Magda Teresa Thomsen, Julie H øgh, Andreas Dehlbæk Knudsen, Anne Marie Reimer Jensen, Marco Gelpi, Gerda E. Villadsen, Rozeta Abazi, Peter Holland-Fischer, Lars Køber, Otto Clemmesen, Paul Suno Krohn, Jens Hillingsø, Tina Vilsbøll, Tor Biering-Søren Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Identification of the angiogenesis related genes for predicting prognosis of patients with gastric cancer
In this study we aimed to investigate the prognostic value of angiogenesis-related genes (ARGs) in gastric cancer (GC). (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 1, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Sheng Zheng, Zizhen Zhang, Ning Ding, Jiawei Sun, Yifeng Lin, Jingyu Chen, Jing Zhong, Liming Shao, Zhenghua Lin and Meng Xue Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gastrointestinal symptoms as the first manifestation of antiphospholipid syndrome
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is an acquired pre-thrombotic autoimmune condition, which produces autoantibodies called antiphospholipid antibodies (APL) against phospholipid-binding plasma proteins. The diag... (Source: BMC Gastroenterology)
Source: BMC Gastroenterology - April 1, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Xiaojuan Zou, Zhongqi Fan, Ling Zhao, Weiling Xu, Jin Zhang and Zhenyu Jiang Tags: Case report Source Type: research