Editorial commentary on the Indian Journal of Gastroenterology —March–April 2022
(Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology)
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - May 6, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

Prospective validation of AIIMS index as a predictor of steroid failure in patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis
ConclusionAIIMS index has been validated in 39 prospective ASUC patients as an effective early predictor of steroid failure (sensitivity  = 53%, specificity = 100%). (Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology)
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - April 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

Gastrointestinal complications (gangrene or perforation) after corona virus disease 2019 — A series of ten patients
AbstractDuring the recent second wave of corona virus disease  2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in India, we managed a series of gastrointestinal complications in patients with COVID-19. We aim to highlight the key presentation and clinical course and emphasize the lessons we learnt from our series of such patients. A case review of ten consecutive patients with eith er bowel gangrene or perforation who were managed at our centre from March 20, 2021 to June 10, 2021. Clinical-demographic details, possible etiology, radiological findings, management and outcomes have been described. Of the 10 patients, 2 presented with bowel gangr...
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - April 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

Prospective validation of AIIMS index as a predictor of steroid failure in patients with acute severe ulcerative colitis
ConclusionAIIMS index has been validated in 39 prospective ASUC patients as an effective early predictor of steroid failure (sensitivity  = 53%, specificity = 100%). (Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology)
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - April 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

Gastrointestinal complications (gangrene or perforation) after corona virus disease 2019 — A series of ten patients
AbstractDuring the recent second wave of corona virus disease  2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in India, we managed a series of gastrointestinal complications in patients with COVID-19. We aim to highlight the key presentation and clinical course and emphasize the lessons we learnt from our series of such patients. A case review of ten consecutive patients with eith er bowel gangrene or perforation who were managed at our centre from March 20, 2021 to June 10, 2021. Clinical-demographic details, possible etiology, radiological findings, management and outcomes have been described. Of the 10 patients, 2 presented with bowel gangr...
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - April 26, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

Innovative rescue therapy for ulcer bleeding after band ligation: New ENDOLOOP/clips/grasping forceps technique
(Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology)
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - April 1, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

Intraductal ultrasound in portal cavernoma cholangiopathy: The closer the better
(Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology)
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - April 1, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

Antiplatelet therapy associated with lower prevalence of advanced liver fibrosis in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis
This study focuses on the outcome of advanced liver fibrosis in patients with NAFLD. Our study is limited by the small number of studies that were included. Preliminary evidence from this meta-analysis suggests a protective association between antiplatelet therapy and the prevalence of ad vanced liver fibrosis in patients with NAFLD. Our findings support future research into repositioning an antiplatelet agent as a novel NAFLD treatment. (Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology)
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - March 22, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

62nd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology, February 10th – 13th, 2022, Pune
(Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology)
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - March 21, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

Effect of combined farnesoid X receptor agonist and angiotensin II type 1 receptor blocker on ongoing hepatic fibrosis
ConclusionsOCA  + losartan suppressed the ongoing hepatic fibrosis by attenuating gut barrier dysfunction and suppressing Ac-HSC proliferation. Combined therapy may be a promising novel approach for NASH with fibrosis. (Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology)
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - March 12, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research

Extremity deformity due to intractable pruritus and resolution with liver transplantation in progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis
(Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology)
Source: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology - March 7, 2022 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research