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Journal of Gastroenterology

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17.06.2020 | Original Article—Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract

Infectious complications and timing for liver transplantation in autoimmune acute liver failure in Japan: a subanalysis based on nationwide surveys between 2010 and 2015

Acute liver failure (ALF) is a progressive clinical syndrome resulting from rapid loss of hepatocyte function with a variety of different causes in a patient without preexisting liver disease, characterized by encephalaopathy and coagulopathy. ALF …

17.06.2020 | Original Article—Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract

Serum hepatitis B core-related antigen predicts hepatocellular carcinoma in hepatitis B e antigen-negative patients

Chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection affects around 292 million people around the world [ 1 ]. Chronic hepatitis B (CHB) may cause liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), which is the leading cause of liver-related death in the …

16.06.2020 | Original Article—Alimentary Tract Open Access

Retinoic acid receptor γ activation promotes differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells into esophageal epithelium

The esophagus is known to be derived from the anterior region of the foregut via tracheal–esophageal separation in embryogenesis. Previous studies using mouse models have identified several important signals in the development of esophageal …

13.06.2020 | Original Article—Alimentary Tract Open Access

Traditional serrated adenoma has two distinct genetic pathways for molecular tumorigenesis with potential neoplastic progression

Although traditional serrated adenoma (TSA) is a rare type of serrated polyp that accounts for less than 1% of all colorectal polyps [ 1 ], TSA is now thought to be an important type of colorectal polyp occasionally encountered in routine …

12.06.2020 | Original Article—Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract

Treatment outcomes after splenectomy with gastric devascularization or balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration for gastric varices: a propensity score-weighted analysis from a single institution

Portal hypertension causes gastric variceal bleeding and hypersplenism. Variceal bleeding has high mortality and constitutes a life-threatening complication of portal hypertension [ 1 ]. Various methods have been advocated to treat portal …

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The Journal of Gastroenterology, which is the official publication of the Japanese Society of Gastroenterology, publishes Original Articles (Alimentary Tract/Liver, Pancreas, and Biliary Tract), Review Articles, Rapid Communications, Letters to the Editors and other articles on all aspects of the field of gastroenterology. Significant contributions relating to basic research, theory, and practice are welcomed. These publications are designed to disseminate knowledge in this field to a worldwide audience, and accordingly, its editorial board has an international membership.

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