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BMC Gastroenterology

BMC Gastroenterology 1/2014

Ausgabe 1/2014

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 225 Artikel )

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Over-expression of COX-2 mRNA in colorectal cancer

Hennie MJ Roelofs, Rene HM te Morsche, Bjorn WH van Heumen, Fokko M Nagengast, Wilbert HM Peters

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A non-interventional study of the genetic polymorphisms of NOD2 associated with increased mortality in non-alcoholic liver transplant patients

Fuat Hakan Saner, Knut Nowak, Dieter Hoyer, Peter Rath, Ali Canbay, Andreas Paul, Michael Koldehoff, Ahmet Elmaağaclı

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Osteonecrosis of the jaw in a Crohn’s disease patient following a course of Bisphosphonate and Adalimumab therapy: a case report

Raimund HM Preidl, Tobias Ebker, Martin Raithel, Falk Wehrhan, Friedrich W Neukam, Philipp Stockmann

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Digital image analysis of endoscopic ultrasonography is helpful in diagnosing gastric mesenchymal tumors

Gwang Ha Kim, Kwang Baek Kim, Seung Hyun Lee, Hye Kyung Jeon, Do Youn Park, Tae Yong Jeon, Dae Hwan Kim, Geun Am Song

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The value of serum pepsinogen levels for the diagnosis of gastric diseases in Chinese Han people in midsouth China

Xiao-mei Zhang, Jia-xin Li, Gui-ying Zhang, Xin-hua Li, Huan Gu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Telomere shortening correlates to dysplasia but not to DNA aneuploidy in longstanding ulcerative colitis

Mariann Friis-Ottessen, Laila Bendix, Steen Kølvraa, Solveig Norheim-Andersen, Paula M De Angelis, Ole Petter F Clausen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Deregulated expression of Nucleophosmin 1 in gastric cancer and its clinicopathological implications

Mariana Ferreira Leal, Tatianee Katsue Furuya Mazzotti, Danielle Queiroz Calcagno, Priscilae Daniele Ramos Cirilo, Margarita Cortes Martinez, Samia Demachki, Paulo Pimentel Assumpção, Roger Chammas, Rommel Rodríguez Burbano, Marília Cardoso Smith

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Radiofrequency ablation following first-line transarterial chemoembolization for patients with unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma beyond the Milan criteria

Lan Zhang, Xin Yin, Yu-hong Gan, Bo-heng Zhang, Ju-bo Zhang, Yi Chen, Xiao-ying Xie, Ning-lin Ge, Yan-hong Wang, Sheng-long Ye, Zheng-gang Ren

01.12.2014 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Annual acknowledgement of manuscript reviewers

Magdalena Morawska

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Oral bisphosphonates do not increase the risk of severe upper gastrointestinal complications: a nested case–control study

Arianna Ghirardi, Lorenza Scotti, Gianluca Della Vedova, Luca Cavalieri D’Oro, Francesco Lapi, Francesco Cipriani, Achille P Caputi, Alberto Vaccheri, Dario Gregori, Rosaria Gesuita, Annarita Vestri, Tommaso Staniscia, Giampiero Mazzaglia, Giovanni Corrao

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

High dose multiple micronutrient supplementation improves villous morphology in environmental enteropathy without HIV enteropathy: results from a double-blind randomised placebo controlled trial in Zambian adults

John Louis-Auguste, Stephen Greenwald, Michelo Simuyandi, Rose Soko, Rose Banda, Paul Kelly

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Concurrent autoimmune pancreatitis and primary Biliary cirrhosis: a rare case report and literature review

Aiqing Li, Yongjie Wang, Zheng Deng

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Duodenal mucosal damage is associated with proliferative activity of Brunner’s gland hamartoma: a case report

Mayumi Akaki, Shoji Taniguchi, Kinta Hatakeyama, Ryoji Kushima, Hiroaki Kataoka

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Detection of small (≤ 2 cm) pancreatic adenocarcinoma and surrounding parenchyma: correlations between enhancement patterns at triphasic MDCT and histologic features

Michele Scialpi, Lucio Cagini, Luisa Pierotti, Francesco De Santis, Teresa Pusiol, Irene Piscioli, Michelle Magli, Alfredo D’Andrea, Luca Brunese, Antonio Rotondo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effects of paracentesis on hemodynamic parameters and respiratory function in critically ill patients

Veit Phillip, Bernd Saugel, Christina Ernesti, Alexander Hapfelmeier, Caroline Schultheiß, Philipp Thies, Ulrich Mayr, Roland M Schmid, Wolfgang Huber

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chronic gastritis in China: a national multi-center survey

Yiqi Du, Yu Bai, Pei Xie, Jingyuan Fang, Xiaozhong Wang, Xiaohua Hou, Dean Tian, Chengdang Wang, Yandi Liu, Weihong Sha, Bangmao Wang, Yanqing Li, Guoliang Zhang, Yan Li, Ruihua Shi, Jianming Xu, Youming Li, Minghe Huang, Shengxi Han, Jie Liu, Xu Ren, Pengyan Xie, Zhangliu Wang, Lihong Cui, Jianqiu Sheng, Hesheng Luo, Zhaohui Wang, Xiaoyan Zhao, Ning Dai, Yuqiang Nie, Yiyou Zou, Bing Xia, Zhining Fan, Zhitan Chen, Sanren Lin, Zhao-Shen Li

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Do high risk patients alter their lifestyle to reduce risk of colorectal cancer?

Gregory P Tarr, Andrew Crowley, Rhys John, Jonathan B Kok, Ho-Nam L Lee, Hasif Mustafa, Kia M Sii, Rebecca Smith, Sung-Eun Q Son, Lauren J Weaver, Claire Cameron, John D Dockerty, Michael Schultz, Iain A Murray

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Celiac disease in the Mediterranean area

Francesca Tucci, Luca Astarita, Abdelhak Abkari, Mona Abu-Zekry, Thomas Attard, Mongi Ben Hariz, José Ramon Bilbao, Ghazalia Boudraa, Samir Boukthir, Stefano Costa, Veselinka Djurisic, Jean-Pierre Hugot, Iñaki Irastorza, Aydan Kansu, Sanja Kolaček, Giuseppe Magazzù, Dušanka Mičetić-Turk, Zrinjka Misak, Eleftheria Roma, Pasqualino Rossi, Selma Terzic, Virtut Velmishi, Carmela Arcidiaco, Renata Auricchio, Luigi Greco

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The serotonin transporter gene polymorphism (5-HTTLPR) and irritable bowel syndrome: a meta-analysis of 25 studies

Zhi-Feng Zhang, Zhi-Jun Duan, Li-Xia Wang, Dong Yang, Gang Zhao, Lin Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effect of gluten free diet on immune response to gliadin in patients with non-celiac gluten sensitivity

Giacomo Caio, Umberto Volta, Francesco Tovoli, Roberto De Giorgio

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multiple-dose, parallel-group clinical trial to assess the effects of teduglutide on gastric emptying of liquids in healthy subjects

Jolene Kay Berg, Eric H Kim, Benjamin Li, Bo Joelsson, Nader N Youssef

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sequential algorithm analysis to facilitate selective biliary access for difficult biliary cannulation in ERCP: a prospective clinical study

Tae Hoon Lee, Soon Oh Hwang, Hyun Jong Choi, Yunho Jung, Sang Woo Cha, Il-Kwun Chung, Jong Ho Moon, Young Deok Cho, Sang-Heum Park, Sun-Joo Kim

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Psychological stress induced zinc accumulation and up-regulation of ZIP14 and metallothionein in rat liver

Xue Tian, Yuanyuan Zheng, Yingjie Li, Zhilei Shen, Liping Tao, Xiao Dou, Jianxin Qian, Hui Shen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Serum levels of apoptosis inhibitor of macrophage are associated with hepatic fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C

Kumiko Mera, Hirofumi Uto, Seiichi Mawatari, Akio Ido, Yozo Yoshimine, Tsuyoshi Nosaki, Kohei Oda, Kazuaki Tabu, Kotaro Kumagai, Tsutomu Tamai, Akihiro Moriuchi, Makoto Oketani, Yuko Shimada, Masaaki Hidaka, Susumu Eguchi, Hirohito Tsubouchi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Follow-up of pediatric celiac disease: value of antibodies in predicting mucosal healing, a prospective cohort study

Edith Vécsei, Stephanie Steinwendner, Hubert Kogler, Albina Innerhofer, Karin Hammer, Oskar A Haas, Gabriele Amann, Andreas Chott, Harald Vogelsang, Regine Schoenlechner, Wolfgang Huf, Andreas Vécsei

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gender aspects suggestive of gastroparesis in patients with diabetes mellitus: a cross-sectional survey

Ram Dickman, Julio Wainstein, Marek Glezerman, Yaron Niv, Mona Boaz

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Italian family paediatricians’ approach and management of celiac disease: a cross-sectional study in Puglia Region, 2012

Francesca Fortunato, Domenico Martinelli, Vanessa Cozza, Pierpaolo Ciavarella, Anna Valente, Teresa Cazzato, Ruggiero Piazzolla, Rosa Prato, Biagio Pedalino

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Endoscopic findings in uninvestigated dyspepsia

Jacob Jehuda Faintuch, Fernando Marcuz Silva, Tomás Navarro-Rodriguez, Ricardo Correa Barbuti, Claudio Lyoiti Hashimoto, Alessandra Rita Asayama Lopes Rossini, Marcio Augusto Diniz, Jaime Natan Eisig

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Clinical relevance of the cagA, tnpA and tnpB genes in Helicobacter pylori

Amin Talebi Bezmin Abadi, Ashraf Mohhabati Mobarez, Marc JM Bonten, Jaap A Wagenaar, Johannes G Kusters

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Management of the HBV reactivation in isolated HBcAb positive patients affected with Non Hodgkin Lymphoma

Mario Masarone, Amalia De Renzo, Vincenzo La Mura, Ferdinando Carlo Sasso, Marco Romano, Giuseppe Signoriello, Valerio Rosato, Fabiana Perna, Fabrizio Pane, Marcello Persico

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The concurrent association of inflammatory polymyositis and Crohn’s ileo-colitis in a Sri Lankan man: a case report of a rare association and literature review

Vipula R Bataduwaarachchi, Nilesh Fenandopulle, Upul Liyanage, Champa Jayasundara

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Short-term surgical and long-term survival outcomes after laparoscopic distal gastrectomy with D2 lymphadenectomy for gastric cancer

Ke Chen, Yi-Ping Mou, Xiao-Wu Xu, Jia-Qin Cai, Di Wu, Yu Pan, Ren-Chao Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Screening for celiac disease in 1st degree relatives: a 10-year follow-up study

Rosa H Uenishi, Lenora Gandolfi, Lucas M Almeida, Patrícia M Fritsch, Fernanda C Almeida, Yanna K M Nóbrega, Riccardo Pratesi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The relationship between hepatic resistin overexpression and inflammation in patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Chuan Shen, Cai-Yan Zhao, Wei Wang, Ya-Dong Wang, Hui Sun, Wei Cao, Wei-Yan Yu, Li Zhang, Ru Ji, Meng Li, Jian Gao

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Acute gastric dilatation due to a superior mesenteric artery syndrome: an autopsy case

Hiroaki Sato, Toshiko Tanaka

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Barriers impeding serologic screening for celiac disease in clinically high-prevalence populations

Erika M Barbero, Shawna L McNally, Michael C Donohue, Martin F Kagnoff

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Diagnostic yield of endoscopy in patients with abdominal complaints: incremental value of faecal calprotectin on guidelines of appropriateness

Emanuel Burri, Michael Manz, Patricia Schroeder, Florian Froehlich, Livio Rossi, Christoph Beglinger, Frank Serge Lehmann

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Hepatoprotective role of liver fatty acid binding protein in acetaminophen induced toxicity

Yu Gong, Guqi Wang, Yuewen Gong, Jing Yan, Yufei Chen, Frank J Burczynski

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Use of confocal laser endomicroscopy to predict relapse of ulcerative colitis

Chang-Qing Li, Jun Liu, Rui Ji, Zhen Li, Xiang-Jun Xie, Yan-Qing Li

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Orthotopic liver transplantation in situs inversus adult from an ABO-incompatible donor with situs inversus

Songfeng Yu, Hua Guo, Wu Zhang, Jun Yu, Sheng Yan, Jian Wu, Min Zhang, Shusen Zheng

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

DNA methylation subgroups and the CpG island methylator phenotype in gastric cancer: a comprehensive profiling approach

Marie Loh, Natalia Liem, Aparna Vaithilingam, Pei Li Lim, Nur Sabrina Sapari, Eiram Elahi, Zuan Yu Mok, Chee Leong Cheng, Benedict Yan, Brendan Pang, Manuel Salto-Tellez, Wei Peng Yong, Barry Iacopetta, Richie Soong

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Celiac disease risk varies between birth cohorts, generating hypotheses about causality: evidence from 36 years of population-based follow-up

Fredinah Namatovu, Olof Sandström, Cecilia Olsson, Marie Lindkvist, Anneli Ivarsson

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Severe cholestatic jaundice after a single administration of ajmaline; a case report and review of the literature

Benjamin H Mullish, Rishi K Fofaria, Belinda C Smith, Kirsty Lloyd, Josephine Lloyd, Robert D Goldin, Ameet Dhar

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

HMGB1 neutralization is associated with bacterial translocation during acetaminophen hepatotoxicity

Runkuan Yang, Xiaoping Zou, Jyrki Tenhunen, Shengtao Zhu, Henri Kajander, Marja-Leena Koskinen, Tor Inge Tonnessen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Study of Helicobacter pylori genotype status in cows, sheep, goats and human beings

Hassan Momtaz, Hossein Dabiri, Negar Souod, Mohsen Gholami

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A descriptive study of colorectal function in adults with Prader-Willi Syndrome: high prevalence of constipation

Louise Kuhlmann, Iben Moeller Joensson, Jens Broendum Froekjaer, Klaus Krogh, Stense Farholt

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Discussing the influence of electrode location in the result of esophageal prolonged pH monitoring

Valter Nilton Felix, Ioshiaki Yogi, Daniel Senday, Fernando Tadeu Vannucci Coimbra, David Pares, Vinicius Garcia, Carlos Eduardo Garcia

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Deregulated expression of circadian clock genes in gastric cancer

Ming-Luen Hu, Kun-Tu Yeh, Pai-Mei Lin, Cheng-Ming Hsu, Hui-Hua Hsiao, Yi-Chang Liu, Hugo You-Hsien Lin, Sheng-Fung Lin, Ming-Yu Yang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Mucosal gene therapy using a pseudotyped lentivirus vector encoding murine interleukin-10 (mIL-10) suppresses the development and relapse of experimental murine colitis

Hiroshi Matsumoto, Kazunori Haga, Izumi Ohno, Kei Hiraoka, Takahiro Kimura, Kip Hermann, Noriyuki Kasahara, Peter Anton, Ian McGowan

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of yellow pea fibre supplementation on weight loss and the gut microbiota: a randomized controlled trial

Jennifer E Lambert, Jill A Parnell, Jay Han, Troy Sturzenegger, Heather A Paul, Hans J Vogel, Raylene A Reimer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Overexpression of SLC38A1 is associated with poorer prognosis in Chinese patients with gastric cancer

Jing Xie, Ping Li, Hui-feng Gao, Jian-xin Qian, Ling-Yan Yuan, Jie-jun Wang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Abdominal attacks and treatment in hereditary angioedema with C1-inhibitor deficiency

Eitan Rubinstein, Leslie E Stolz, Albert L Sheffer, Chris Stevens, Athos Bousvaros

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Screening for adrenal suppression in children with inflammatory bowel disease discontinuing glucocorticoid therapy

Marianne Sidoroff, Kaija-Leena Kolho

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Short term micronutrient-antioxidant supplementation has no impact on a serological marker of gastric atrophy in Zambian adults: retrospective analysis of a randomised controlled trial

Violet Kayamba, Mumba Chomba, Paul Kelly

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of bevacizumab in elderly patients with metastatic colorectal cancer: results from the Czech population-based registry

Lubomir Slavicek, Tomas Pavlik, Jiri Tomasek, Zbynek Bortlicek, Tomas Buchler, Bohuslav Melichar, Rostislav Vyzula, Jana Prausova, Jindrich Finek, Ondrej Majek, Ladislav Dusek

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk factors of rotavirus diarrhea in hospitalized children in Sanglah Hospital, Denpasar: a prospective cohort study

Hendra Salim, Iu Putu Gede Karyana, Iu Gusti Ngurah Sanjaya-Putra, Soetjiningsih Budiarsa, Yati Soenarto

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Peritoneal metastatic adenocarcinoma possibly due to a gastric duplication cyst: a case report and literature review

Kuiliang Liu, Xiangchun Lin, Jing Wu, Hong Liu, Mingming Meng, Hui Su, Weiping Tai, Hong Chang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A retrospective study showing maintenance treatment options for paediatric CD in the first year following diagnosis after induction of remission with EEN: supplemental enteral nutrition is better than nothing!

Hazel Duncan, Elaine Buchanan, Tracey Cardigan, Vikki Garrick, Lee Curtis, Paraic McGrogan, Andrew Barclay, Richard K Russell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Expression of energy metabolism related genes in the gastric tissue of obese individuals with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Rohini Mehta, Aybike Birerdinc, Lei Wang, Zahra Younoszai, Amir Moazzez, Hazem Elariny, Zachary Goodman, Vikas Chandhoke, Ancha Baranova, Zobair M Younossi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

KRAS mutations: variable incidences in a Brazilian cohort of 8,234 metastatic colorectal cancer patients

Carlos Gil Ferreira, Veronica Aran, Ilana Zalcberg-Renault, Ana Paula Victorino, Jonas H Salem, Martin H Bonamino, Fernando M Vieira, Mariano Zalis

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Determination of the discriminant score of intestinal microbiota as a biomarker of disease activity in patients with ulcerative colitis

Katsuyuki Fukuda, Yoshiyuki Fujita

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Antibiotic exposure in pregnancy and risk of coeliac disease in offspring: a cohort study

Karl Mårild, Johnny Ludvigsson, Yolanda Sanz, Jonas F Ludvigsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors associated with mortality risk for malignant colonic obstruction in elderly patients

Ming-gao Guo, Yi Feng, Jia-zhe Liu, Qi Zheng, Jian-zhong Di, Yu Wang, You-ben Fan, Xin-Yu Huang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Cyclin E involved in early stage carcinogenesis of esophageal adenocarcinoma by SNP DNA microarray and immunohistochemical studies

Zhongren Zhou, Santhoshi Bandla, Jiqing Ye, Yinglin Xia, Jianwen Que, James D Luketich, Arjun Pennathur, Jeffrey H Peters, Dongfeng Tan, Tony E Godfrey

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Correlation between depression, anxiety, and polymorphonuclear cells’ resilience in ulcerative colitis: the mediating role of heat shock protein 70

Ilias I Vlachos, Calypso Barbatis, Maria Tsopanomichalou, Lydia Abou-Assabeh, Konstantinos Goumas, Maria Ginieri-Coccossis, Marina Economou, George N Papadimitriou, Efstratios Patsouris, Polyxeni Nicolopoulou-Stamati

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

RETRACTED ARTICLE: Growth inhibition and apoptosis induced by 6-fluoro-3-formylchromone in hepatocellular carcinoma

Yijie Zhang, Kailian Zheng, Hongli Yan, Gang Jin, Chenghao Shao, Xuyu Zhou, Yingqi Zhou, Tianlin He

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Biomarkers can predict potential clinical responders to DIMS0150 a toll-like receptor 9 agonist in ulcerative colitis patients

Nikolai V Kuznetsov, Arezou Zargari, Alexander W Gielen, Oliver D von Stein, Eugen Musch, Ragnar Befrits, Robert Lofberg, Petra von Stein

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Clinical predictors of incident gallstone disease in a Chinese population in Taipei, Taiwan

Jau-Yuan Chen, Chung-Te Hsu, Jorn-Hon Liu, Tao-Hsin Tung

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Overall survival in response to sorafenib versus radiotherapy in unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma with major portal vein tumor thrombosis: propensity score analysis

Takahide Nakazawa, Hisashi Hidaka, Akitaka Shibuya, Yusuke Okuwaki, Yoshiaki Tanaka, Juichi Takada, Tsutomu Minamino, Masaaki Watanabe, Shigehiro Kokubu, Wasaburo Koizumi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of pre-transplant electrocardiographic abnormalities and post-transplant cardiac events in patients with liver cirrhosis

Axel Josefsson, Michael Fu, Einar Björnsson, Evangelos Kalaitzakis

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Serum trefoil factor 3 is a promising non-invasive biomarker for gastric cancer screening: A monocentric cohort study in China

Zhigang Huang, Xie Zhang, Hongna Lu, Lina Wu, Danping Wang, Qiubo Zhang, Huaxin Ding

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Long-term efficacy of infliximab for refractory ulcerative colitis: results from a single center experience

Satoshi Yamada, Takuya Yoshino, Minoru Matsuura, Naoki Minami, Takahiko Toyonaga, Yusuke Honzawa, Yoshihisa Tsuji, Hiroshi Nakase

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

NOX2-generated oxidative stress is associated with severity of ultrasound liver steatosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Maria Del Ben, Licia Polimeni, Roberto Carnevale, Simona Bartimoccia, Cristina Nocella, Francesco Baratta, Lorenzo Loffredo, Pasquale Pignatelli, Francesco Violi, Francesco Angelico

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Presentation, aetiology and treatment of adult intussusception in a tertiary Sub-Saharan Hospital: a 10-year retrospective study

Peter A Ongom, Christopher K Opio, Stephen C Kijjambu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy of early immunomodulator therapy on the outcomes of Crohn’s disease

Min Seob Kwak, Duk Hwan Kim, Soo Jung Park, Tae Il Kim, Sung Pil Hong, Won Ho Kim, Jae Hee Cheon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Safety and efficacy of protease inhibitor based combination therapy in a single-center “real-life” cohort of 110 patients with chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection

Malte H Wehmeyer, Friederike Eißing, Sabine Jordan, Claudia Röder, Annette Hennigs, Olaf Degen, Anja Hüfner, Sandra Hertling, Stefan Schmiedel, Martina Sterneck, Jan van Lunzen, Ansgar W Lohse, Julian Schulze zur Wiesch, Stefan Lüth

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Can the type of gallstones be predicted with known possible risk factors?: a comparison between mixed cholesterol and black pigment stones

Harshi TW Weerakoon, Jamburagoda GS Ranasinghe, Ayanthi Navaratna, Ramaiah Sivakanesan, Kuda B Galketiya, Shanthini Rosairo

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Age-specific prevalence of serrated lesions and their subtypes by screening colonoscopy: a retrospective study

Hyun Young Kim, Seon Mie Kim, Ji-Hyun Seo, Eun-Ha Park, Nayoung Kim, Dong Ho Lee

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Sigmoid colon cancer arising in a diverticulum of the colon with involvement of the urinary bladder: a case report and review of the literature

Yasumichi Yagi, Yasuhiro Shoji, Shozo Sasaki, Akemi Yoshikawa, Yuji Tsukioka, Wataru Fukushima, Hisashi Hirosawa, Ryohei Izumi, Katsuhiko Saito

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prevalence of faecal incontinence and its related factors among patients in a Malaysian academic setting

April C Roslani, Rajeshwary Ramakrishnan, Soraya Azmi, Daryl J Arapoc, Adrian Goh

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Acid suppressive agents and risk of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis: case–control study

Wen-Hung Hsu, Chao-Hung Kuo, Sophie SW Wang, Chien-Yu Lu, Chung-Jung Liu, Seng-Kee Chuah, Fu-Chen Kuo, Yen-Hsu Chen, Yaw-Bin Huang, Ming-Feng Hou, Deng-Chyang Wu, Huang-Ming Hu

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Coexistence of HBsAg and HBsAb in a difficult-to-treat chronic hepatitis B: loss of HBsAg with entecavir plus tenofovir combination

Giovanni Galati, Antonio De Vincentis, Umberto Vespasiani-Gentilucci, Paolo Gallo, Donatella Vincenti, Maria Carmela Solmone, Chiara Dell’Unto, Antonio Picardi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Up-regulation of CNDP2 facilitates the proliferation of colon cancer

Conglong Xue, Zhenwei Zhang, Honglan Yu, Miao Yu, Kaitao Yuan, Ting Yang, Mingyong Miao, Hanping Shi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Fast food diet with CCl4 micro-dose induced hepatic-fibrosis –a novel animal model

Tarak K Chheda, Pratibha Shivakumar, Satish Kumar Sadasivan, Harish Chanderasekharan, Yogananda Moolemath, Anup M Oommen, Jagannath R Madanahalli, Venkataranganna V Marikunte

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Paneth cell metaplasia in newly diagnosed inflammatory bowel disease in children

Naomi Simmonds, Mark Furman, Evi Karanika, Alan Phillips, Alan WH Bates

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Increasing late stage colorectal cancer and rectal cancer mortality demonstrates the need for screening: a population based study in Ireland, 1994-2010

Nicholas Clarke, Joseph McDevitt, Patricia M Kearney, Linda Sharp

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Diagnostic sensitivity of carbohydrate deficient transferrin in heavy drinkers

Kevin J Fagan, Katharine M Irvine, Brett C McWhinney, Linda M Fletcher, Leigh U Horsfall, Lambro Johnson, Peter O’Rourke, Jennifer Martin, Ian Scott, Carel J Pretorius, Jacobus PJ Ungerer, Elizabeth E Powell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Nutritional status, growth and disease management in children with single and dual diagnosis of type 1 diabetes mellitus and coeliac disease

Mary Mackinder, Gavin Allison, Vaios Svolos, Elaine Buchanan, Alison Johnston, Tracey Cardigan, Nicola Laird, Hazel Duncan, Karen Fraser, Christine A Edwards, Ian Craigie, Paraic McGrogan, Konstantinos Gerasimidis

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Impact of clinical experience on type V pit pattern analysis using magnifying chromoendoscopy in early colorectal cancer: a cross-sectional interpretation test

Taku Sakamoto, Takahisa Matsuda, Takeshi Nakajima, Yutaka Saito, Takahiro Fujii

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Physical activity is associated with reduced risk of esophageal cancer, particularly esophageal adenocarcinoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Siddharth Singh, Swapna Devanna, Jithinraj Edakkanambeth Varayil, Mohammad Hassan Murad, Prasad G Iyer

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Evaluation of high-risk clinicopathological indicators in gastrointestinal stromal tumors for prognosis and imatinib treatment outcome

Wen-Yi Zhao, Jia Xu, Ming Wang, Zi-Zhen Zhang, Lin Tu, Chao-Jie Wang, Hui Cao, Zhi-Gang Zhang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Treatment of acute pancreatitis with protease inhibitors administered through intravenous infusion: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis

Takeshi Seta, Yoshinori Noguchi, Satoru Shikata, Takeo Nakayama

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intestinal obstruction due to dual gastrointestinal atresia in infants: diagnosis and management of 3 cases

Hua-dong Chen, Hong Jiang, Anna Kan, Li-e Huang, Zhi-hai Zhong, Zhi-chong Zhang, Jun-cheng Liu

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Hepatobiliary cystadenocarcinoma without mesenchymal stroma in a female patient: a case report

Yang-Hong Dai, Yee Hui Yeo, Yao-Feng Li, Chung-Bao Hsieh, Yu-Lueng Shih

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Chronic stress induces steatohepatitis while decreases visceral fat mass in mice

Yun-Zi Liu, Ji-Kuai Chen, Yi Zhang, Xia Wang, Shen Qu, Chun-Lei Jiang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Clinical impact of body mass index on bactibilia and bacteremia

Chang Seok Bang, Jai Hoon Yoon, Youn Jeong Kim, Jin Bong Kim, Gwang Ho Baik, Ki Tae Suk, Yeon Soo Kim, Dong Joon Kim

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

High glucose increases LPS-induced DC apoptosis through modulation of ERK1/2, AKT and Bax/Bcl-2

Mei Feng, Juan Li, Jun Wang, Chunyan Ma, Yulian Jiao, Yan Wang, Jie Zhang, Qiuying Sun, Ying Ju, Ling Gao, Yueran Zhao

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Clinical and psychosocial variables associated with behavioral intentions to undergo surveillance endoscopy

John M Hollier, Marilyn Hinojosa-Lindsey, Shubhada Sansgiry, Hashem B El-Serag, Aanand D Naik

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A rapid, simple questionnaire to assess gastrointestinal symptoms after oral ferrous sulphate supplementation

Dora IA Pereira, Susana S Couto Irving, Miranda CE Lomer, Jonathan J Powell

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Gastrinoma and neurofibromatosis type 2: the first case report and review of the literature

Sara Massironi, Alessandra Zilli, Roberta Elisa Rossi, Federica Cavalcoli, Dario Conte, Maddalena Peracchi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A new adult appendicitis score improves diagnostic accuracy of acute appendicitis - a prospective study

Henna E Sammalkorpi, Panu Mentula, Ari Leppäniemi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

FibroSURE as a noninvasive marker of liver fibrosis and inflammation in chronic hepatitis B

Marija Zeremski, Rositsa B Dimova, Samantha Benjamin, Jessy Makeyeva, Rhonda K Yantiss, Maya Gambarin-Gelwan, Andrew H Talal

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effect of statin use on outcome of symptomatic cholelithiasis: a case-control study

Jukka Pulkkinen, Matti Eskelinen, Vesa Kiviniemi, Tuukka Kotilainen, Markus Pöyhönen, Lasse Kilpeläinen, Pirjo Käkelä, Helena Kastarinen, Hannu Paajanen

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Smoking, use of moist snuff and risk of celiac disease: a prospective study

Jonas F Ludvigsson, Caroline Nordenvall, Bengt Järvholm

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Clinical characteristics of elderly patients with proton pump inhibitor-refractory non-erosive reflux disease from the G-PRIDE study who responded to rikkunshito

Yasuhisa Sakata, Kazunari Tominaga, Mototsugu Kato, Hiroshi Takeda, Yasuyuki Shimoyama, Toshihisa Takeuchi, Ryuichi Iwakiri, Kenji Furuta, Kouichi Sakurai, Takeo Odaka, Hiroaki Kusunoki, Akihito Nagahara, Katsuhiko Iwakiri, Takahisa Furuta, Kazunari Murakami, Hiroto Miwa, Yoshikazu Kinoshita, Ken Haruma, Shin’ichi Takahashi, Sumio Watanabe, Kazuhide Higuchi, Kazuma Fujimoto, Motoyasu Kusano, Tetsuo Arakawa, and the G-PRIDE study group

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Classification of adults suffering from typical gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms: contribution of latent class analysis in a European observational study

Stanislas Bruley des Varannes, Renzo Cestari, Liudmila Usova, Konstantinos Triantafyllou, Angel Alvarez Sanchez, Sofia Keim, Paul Bergmans, Silvia Marelli, Esther Grahl, Philippe Ducrotté

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A randomised, controlled study of small intestinal motility in patients treated with sacral nerve stimulation for irritable bowel syndrome

Janne Fassov, Lilli Lundby, Jonas Worsøe, Steen Buntzen, Søren Laurberg, Klaus Krogh

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association of MRC-1 and IL-28Bwith the treatment outcome of hepatitis C: a case control study

Cheng-Yuan Peng, Ter-Hsin Chen, Yun-Ping Lim, Fuu-Jen Tsai, Wei-Yong Lin, Wen-Ling Liao, Lei Wan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Characterization and prognosis of patients with hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the non-cirrhotic liver

Kerstin Schütte, Christian Schulz, Janine Poranzke, Kai Antweiler, Jan Bornschein, Tina Bretschneider, Jörg Arend, Jens Ricke, Peter Malfertheiner

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Endoscopic ligation (“Loop-And-Let-Go”) is effective treatment for large colonic lipomas: a prospective validation study

Hrvoje Ivekovic, Nadan Rustemovic, Tomislav Brkic, Rajko Ostojic, Klaus Monkemuller

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

MiR-195 affects cell migration and cell proliferation by down-regulating DIEXF in Hirschsprung’s Disease

Hao Lei, Junwei Tang, Hongxing Li, Hongwei Zhang, Changgui Lu, Huan Chen, Wei Li, Yankai Xia, Weibing Tang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

1HNMR-based metabolomic profile of rats with experimental acute pancreatitis

Juan Li, Xian-lin Zhao, Yi-xia Liu, Xiao-hang Peng, Shi-feng Zhu, Hui Guo, Yi-Ling Liu, Mei-hua Wan, Wen-fu Tang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Fecal lactoferrin in discriminating inflammatory bowel disease from Irritable bowel syndrome: a diagnostic meta-analysis

Xing-lu Zhou, Wen Xu, Xiao-xiao Tang, Lai-sheng Luo, Jiang-feng Tu, Chen-jing Zhang, Xiang Xu, Qin-dong Wu, Wen-sheng Pan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Therapeutic effect of intensive granulocyte and monocyte adsorption apheresis combined with thiopurines for steroid- and biologics-naïve Japanese patients with early-diagnosed Crohn’s disease

Takumi Fukuchi, Hiroshi Nakase, Satoshi Ubukata, Minoru Matsuura, Takuya Yoshino, Takahiko Toyonaga, Keiji Shimazu, Hideaki Koga, Hiroshi Yamashita, Dai Ito, Kiyoshi Ashida

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The pathogenicity of Staphylococcus epidermidis on the intestinal organs of rats and mice: an experimental investigation

Ezekiel Olugbenga Akinkunmi, Oluwole Isaac Adeyemi, Oluwatoyin Abimbola Igbeneghu, Esther Omowunmi Olaniyan, Abidemi Emmanuel Omonisi, Adebayo Lamikanra

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Lymphomatoid granulomatosis associated with azathioprine therapy in Crohn disease

William Connors, Cameron Griffiths, Jay Patel, Paul J Belletrutti

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Potentially avoidable hospitalisation for constipation in Victoria, Australia in 2010–11

Humaira Ansari, Zahid Ansari, John M Hutson, Bridget R Southwell

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Controlling on-demand gastric acidity in obese subjects: a randomized, controlled trial comparing a single dose of 20 mg rabeprazole and 20 mg omeprazole

Kafia Belhocine, Fabienne Vavasseur, Christelle Volteau, Laurent Flet, Yann Touchefeu, Stanislas Bruley des Varannes

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The epidemiology and treatment of anal fissures in a population-based cohort

Douglas W Mapel, Michael Schum, Ann Von Worley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Initial presentations and final outcomes of primary pyogenic liver abscess: a cross-sectional study

Chang-Hua Chen, Shung-Sheng Wu, Hung-Chi Chang, Yu-Jun Chang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk score to predict gastrointestinal bleeding after acute ischemic stroke

Ruijun Ji, Haipeng Shen, Yuesong Pan, Penglian Wang, Gaifen Liu, Yilong Wang, Hao Li, Aneesh B Singhal, Yongjun Wang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

P Selectins and immunological profiles in HCV and Schistosoma mansoniinduced chronic liver disease

Mahmoud M Kamel, Shawky A Fouad, Maha MA Basyoni

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Hydroxyurea and colonic ulcers: a case report

Kochawan Boonyawat, Sansanee Wongwaisayawan, Prawat Nitiyanant, Vichai Atichartakarn

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Modelling the impact of improving screening and treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection on future hepatocellular carcinoma rates and liver-related mortality

Matthew E Cramp, William M Rosenberg, Steven D Ryder, Sarah Blach, Julie Parkes

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A multicentre case control study on complicated coeliac disease: two different patterns of natural history, two different prognoses

Federico Biagi, Alessandra Marchese, Francesca Ferretti, Rachele Ciccocioppo, Annalisa Schiepatti, Umberto Volta, Giacomo Caio, Carolina Ciacci, Fabiana Zingone, Anna D’Odorico, Antonio Carroccio, Giuseppe Ambrosiano, Pasquale Mansueto, Antonio Gasbarrini, Anna Chiara Piscaglia, Alida Andrealli, Marco Astegiano, Sergio Segato, Matteo Neri, Alberto Meggio, Giovanni de Pretis, Italo De Vitis, Paolo Gobbi, Gino Roberto Corazza

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The added value of using mutational profiling in addition to cytology in diagnosing aggressive pancreaticobiliary disease: review of clinical cases at a single center

Nidhi Malhotra, Sara A Jackson, Lindsay L Freed, Mindi A Styn, Mary K Sidawy, Nadim G Haddad, Sydney D Finkelstein

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Decreasing incidence of inflammatory bowel disease in Eastern Canada: a population database study

Desmond Leddin, Hala Tamim, Adrian R Levy

01.12.2014 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

METRIC (MREnterography or ulTRasound in Crohn’s disease): a study protocol for a multicentre, non-randomised, single-arm, prospective comparison study of magnetic resonance enterography and small bowel ultrasound compared to a reference standard in those aged 16 and over

Stuart Taylor, Susan Mallett, Gauraang Bhatnagar, Stuart Bloom, Arun Gupta, Steve Halligan, John Hamlin, Ailsa Hart, Antony Higginson, Ilan Jacobs, Sara McCartney, Steve Morris, Nicola Muirhead, Charles Murray, Shonit Punwani, Manuel Rodriguez-Justo, Andrew Slater, Simon Travis, Damian Tolan, Alastair Windsor, Peter Wylie, Ian Zealley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Endoscopic optical diagnosis provides high diagnostic accuracy of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma

Kengo Nagai, Ryu Ishihara, Shingo Ishiguro, Takashi Ohta, Hiromitsu Kanzaki, Takeshi Yamashina, Kenji Aoi, Noriko Matsuura, Takashi Ito, Mototsugu Fujii, Sachiko Yamamoto, Noboru Hanaoka, Yoji Takeuchi, Koji Higashino, Noriya Uedo, Hiroyasu Iishi, Masaharu Tatsuta, Yasuhiko Tomita, Takashi Matsunaga

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Dietary guideline adherence for gastroesophageal reflux disease

Ai Kubo, Gladys Block, Charles P Quesenberry Jr, Patricia Buffler, Douglas A Corley

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Alpha-fetoprotein level as a biomarker of liver fibrosis status: a cross-sectional study of 619 consecutive patients with chronic hepatitis B

Yu-rui Liu, Bin-bin Lin, Da-wu Zeng, Yue-yong Zhu, Jing Chen, Qi Zheng, Jing Dong, Jia-ji Jiang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Magnetic resonance enterography in pregnant women with Crohn’s disease: case series and literature review

Myriam D Stern, Uri Kopylov, Shomron Ben-Horin, Sarah Apter, Marianne Michal Amitai

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Zinc treatment ameliorates diarrhea and intestinal inflammation in undernourished rats

Camila AA de Queiroz, Said Gonçalves C Fonseca, Priscila B Frota, Ítalo L Figueiredo, Karoline S Aragão, Carlos Emanuel C Magalhães, Cibele BM de Carvalho, Aldo Ângelo M Lima, Ronaldo A Ribeiro, Richard L Guerrant, Sean R Moore, Reinaldo B Oriá

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Changes of activity and isoforms of alkaline sphingomyelinase (nucleotide pyrophosphatase phosphodiesterase 7) in bile from patients undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

Rui-Dong Duan, Ulf Hindorf, Yajun Cheng, Per Bergenzaun, Mats Hall, Erik Hertervig, Åke Nilsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

“Fast track” rehabilitation after gastric cancer resection: experience with 80 consecutive cases

Jing-xiang Song, Xiao-huang Tu, Bing Wang, Chen Lin, Zai-zhong Zhang, Li-ying Lin, Lie Wang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quality of life and health care consultation in 13 to 18 year olds with abdominal pain predominant functional gastrointestinal diseases

Niranga Manjuri Devanarayana, Shaman Rajindrajith, Marc A Benninga

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Pharmacologic cholinesterase inhibition improves survival in acetaminophen-induced acute liver failure in the mouse

Niels Steinebrunner, Carolin Mogler, Spiros Vittas, Birgit Hoyler, Catharina Sandig, Wolfgang Stremmel, Christoph Eisenbach

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Advanced biliary tract carcinomas: a retrospective multicenter analysis of first and second-line chemotherapy

Frédéric Fiteni, Marine Jary, Franck Monnien, Thierry Nguyen, Eric Beohou, Martin Demarchi, Erion Dobi, Francine Fein, Denis Cleau, Serge Fratté, Virginie Nerich, Franck Bonnetain, Xavier Pivot, Christophe Borg, Stefano Kim

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A case series of Meckel’s diverticulum: usefulness of double-balloon enteroscopy for diagnosis

Masashi Fukushima, Chiharu Kawanami, Satoko Inoue, Akihiko Okada, Yukihiro Imai, Tetsuro Inokuma

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Association between ERCC1 and TS mRNA levels and disease free survival in colorectal cancer patients receiving oxaliplatin and fluorouracil (5-FU) adjuvant chemotherapy

Sheng Li, Liangjun Zhu, Li Yao, Lei Xia, Liangxi Pan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Mortality following acute pancreatitis: social deprivation, hospital size and time of admission: record linkage study

Stephen E Roberts, Kymberley Thorne, P Adrian Evans, Ashley Akbari, David G Samuel, John G Williams

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Laparoscopy-assisted posterior low anterior resection of rectal cancer

Hao Qu, Yan-Fu Du, Min-Zhe Li, Yu-Dong Zhang, Jian Shen

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A new family with hereditary lysozyme amyloidosis with gastritis and inflammatory bowel disease as prevailing symptoms

Estelle Jean, Mikael Ebbo, Sophie Valleix, Lucas Benarous, Laurent Heyries, Aurélie Grados, Emmanuelle Bernit, Gilles Grateau, Thomas Papo, Brigitte Granel, Laurent, Daniel, Jean-Robert Harlé, Nicolas Schleinitz

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

CD44 but not CD24 expression is related to poor prognosis in non-cardia adenocarcinoma of the stomach

Xueyuan Cao, Donghui Cao, MeiShan Jin, Zhifang Jia, Fei Kong, Hongxi Ma, Yinping Wang, Jing Jiang

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Successful management of severe intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: report of a first Japanese case

Kenya Kamimura, Hiroyuki Abe, Naomi Kamimura, Masayuki Yamaguchi, Maiko Mamizu, Kanna Ogi, Yoshifumi Takahashi, Ken-ichi Mizuno, Hiroteru Kamimura, Yuji Kobayashi, Manabu Takeuchi, Kunihiko Yoshida, Kyoko Yamada, Takayuki Enomoto, Koichi Takakuwa, Minoru Nomoto, Miki Obata, Yoshinori Katsuragi, Yukio Mishima, Ryo Kominami, Tomoteru Kamimura, Yutaka Aoyagi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Endoscopic nasobiliary drainage for obstructive jaundice using either a 5 Fr or 7 Fr catheter: a prospective, randomized trial

Toshio Fujisawa, Koichi Kagawa, Shunsuke Watanabe, Kantaro Hisatomi, Kensuke Kubota, Hajime Sato, Atsushi Nakajima, Nobuyuki Matsuhashi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Factors influencing treatment outcome in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease: outcome of a prospective pragmatic trial in Asian patients

Khean Lee Goh, Kee Don Choi, Myung-Gyu Choi, Tsai-Yuan Hsieh, Hwoon-Yong Jung, Han-Chung Lien, Jayaram Menon, Steven Mesenas, Hyojin Park, Bor-Shyang Sheu, Justin CY Wu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Completion rate of small bowel capsule endoscopy is higher after erythromycin compared to domperidone

Jessie Westerhof, Rinse K Weersma, Reinier A Hoedemaker, Jan J Koornstra

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Minithoracotomy oesophagectomy for oesophageal carcinoma with aberrant right subclavian artery: a rare case of dysphagia

Duminda Subasinghe, Hemantha Sudasinghe, Chathuranga Tisara Keppetiyagama, Sumana D Handagala, Anuja Abayadeera, Merrenna IM De Zoysa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Diagnostic yield of endoscopic ultrasonography in patients with intermediate or high likelihood of choledocholithiasis: a retrospective study from one university-based endoscopy center

Varayu Prachayakul, Pitulak Aswakul, Patommatat Bhunthumkomol, Morakod Deesomsak

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Long term follow-up and liver-related death rate in patients with non-alcoholic and alcoholic related fatty liver disease

Svanhildur Haflidadottir, Jon G Jonasson, Helga Norland, Sylvia O Einarsdottir, David E Kleiner, Sigrun H Lund, Einar S Björnsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Fluorescence imaging in vivo visualizes delayed gastric emptying of liquid enteral nutrition containing pectin

Ippei Yamaoka, Takeshi Kikuchi, Naoyuki Endo, Goro Ebisu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

EUS assisted transmural cholecystogastrostomy fistula creation as a bridge for endoscopic internal gallbladder therapy using a novel fully covered metal stent

Nan Ge, Zhiguo Wang, Siyu Sun, Sheng Wang, Guoxin Wang, Shiwei Sun, Linlin Feng, Fei Yang, Wenzhuang Ma, Shupeng Wang, Xiang Liu, Jintao Guo, Wen Liu

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Tracking the foreign body, a rare cause of hepatic abscess

Pierre-François Laterre, Carole Dangoisse

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Covered versus uncovered self-expandable metallic stents for palliation of malignant gastric outlet obstruction: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ya-min Pan, Ji Pan, Li-kun Guo, Min Qiu, Jia-jun Zhang

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Autoimmune pancreatitis with colonic stenosis: an unusual complication and atypical pancreatographic finding

Hiroyuki Matsubayashi, Yoshihiro Kishida, Yukio Yoshida, Masao Yoshida, Yasuyuki Tanaka, Kimihiro Igarashi, Kenichiro Imai, Hiroyuki Ono

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Comparable outcome of liver transplantation with Histidine-Tryptophan-Ketoglutarate vs. University of Wisconsin preservation solution: a retrospective observational double-center trial

Alexander Kaltenborn, Jill Gwiasda, Volker Amelung, Christian Krauth, Frank Lehner, Felix Braun, Jürgen Klempnauer, Benedikt Reichert, Harald Schrem

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

New foe treated with old guns – supportive role of steroids in the treatment of acute severe hepatitis E

Marcial Sebode, Sven Pischke, Marc Lütgehetmann, Susanne Polywka, Alexander Quaas, Ansgar W Lohse, Henning Wege

01.12.2014 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intestinal permeability – a new target for disease prevention and therapy

Stephan C Bischoff, Giovanni Barbara, Wim Buurman, Theo Ockhuizen, Jörg-Dieter Schulzke, Matteo Serino, Herbert Tilg, Alastair Watson, Jerry M Wells

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Osteoporosis increases subsequent risk of gallstone: a nationwide population-based cohort study in Taiwan

Sukhontip Klahan, Chun-Nan Kuo, Shu-Chen Chien, Yea-Wen Lin, Chun-Yi Lin, Chia-Hsien Lin, Wei-Chiao Chang, Ching-I Lin, Kuo-Sheng Hung, Wei-Pin Chang

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Microcystic/reticular schwannoma of the esophagus: the first case report and a diagnostic pitfall

Mi Jin Gu, Joon Hyuk Choi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The changing clinical profile of celiac disease: a 15-year experience (1998-2012) in an Italian referral center

Umberto Volta, Giacomo Caio, Vincenzo Stanghellini, Roberto De Giorgio

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Adenoma detection rates in an opportunistic screening colonoscopy program in Iran, a country with rising colorectal cancer incidence

Alireza Delavari, Faraz Bishehsari, Hamideh Salimzadeh, Pejman Khosravi, Farnaz Delavari, Siavosh Nasseri-Moghaddam, Shahin Merat, Reza Ansari, Homayoon Vahedi, Bijan Shahbazkhani, Mehdi Saberifiroozi, Masoud Sotoudeh, Reza Malekzadeh

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

High-saturate-fat diet delays initiation of diethylnitrosamine-induced hepatocellular carcinoma

Xiao-Yan Duan, Qin Pan, Shi-Yan Yan, Wen-Jin Ding, Jian-Gao Fan, Liang Qiao

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Different therapeutic approaches on quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel disease

Junjie Xu, Hui Lin, Xu Feng, Minyue Tang, Jun Shen, Zhihua Ran

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Liver regeneration: immunohistochemichal study of intrinsic hepatic innervation after partial hepatectomy in rats

Apostolos N Kandilis, John Koskinas, Ioannis Vlachos, Spyridon Skaltsas, Despina Karandrea, Petros Karakitsos, Alkistis Pantopoulou, Marina Palaiologou, Nikolaos Nikiteas, Dina G Tiniakos, Despina N Perrea

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effect of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells on hepatic fibrosis in a thioacetamide-induced cirrhotic rat model

Yoon Ok Jang, Moon Young Kim, Mee Yon Cho, Soon Koo Baik, Youn Zoo Cho, Sang Ok Kwon

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of oral budesonide for prophylaxis of acute intestinal graft-versus-host disease after allogeneic stem cell transplantation (PROGAST)

Renate Schmelz, Martin Bornhäuser, Johannes Schetelig, Alexander Kiani, Uwe Platzbecker, Uta Schwanebeck, Xina Grählert, Lutz Uharek, Daniela Aust, Gustavo Baretton, Rainer Schwerdtfeger, Jochen Hampe, Roland Greinwald, Ralph Mueller, Gerhard Ehninger, Stephan Miehlke

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Frequency and risk factors for rebleeding events in patients with small bowel angioectasia

Eiji Sakai, Hiroki Endo, Masataka Taguri, Harunobu Kawamura, Leo Taniguchi, Yasuo Hata, Akiko Ezuka, Hajime Nagase, Takaomi Kessoku, Ken Ishii, Jun Arimoto, Eiji Yamada, Hidenori Ohkubo, Takuma Higurashi, Tomoko Koide, Takashi Nonaka, Hirokazu Takahashi, Atsushi Nakajima

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Differences in K-rasand mitochondrial DNA mutations and microsatellite instability between colorectal cancers of Vietnamese and Japanese patients

Tomohiro Miwata, Toru Hiyama, Duc Trong Quach, Huy Minh Le, Ha Ngoc Thi Hua, Shiro Oka, Shinji Tanaka, Koji Arihiro, Kazuaki Chayama

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effect of 5-HT7receptor blockade on liver regeneration after 60-70% partial hepatectomy

Konstantinos N Tzirogiannis, Kalliopi T Kourentzi, Sofia Zyga, Vassiliki Papalimneou, Maria Tsironi, Agni D Grypioti, Ioannis Protopsaltis, Dimitrios Panidis, Georgios I Panoutsopoulos

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Transplantation of human fetal biliary tree stem/progenitor cells into two patients with advanced liver cirrhosis

Vincenzo Cardinale, Guido Carpino, Raffaele Gentile, Chiara Napoletano, Hassan Rahimi, Antonio Franchitto, Rossella Semeraro, Marianna Nuti, Paolo Onori, Pasquale Bartolomeo Berloco, Massimo Rossi, Daniela Bosco, Roberto Brunelli, Alice Fraveto, Cristina Napoli, Alessia Torrice, Manuela Gatto, Rosanna Venere, Carlo Bastianelli, Camilla Aliberti, Filippo Maria Salvatori, Luciano Bresadola, Mario Bezzi, Adolfo Francesco Attili, Lola Reid, Eugenio Gaudio, Domenico Alvaro

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Management of overt upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a low resource setting: a real world report from Nigeria

Olusegun I Alatise, Adeniyi S Aderibigbe, Adewale O Adisa, Olusegun Adekanle, Augustine E Agbakwuru, Anthony O Arigbabu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Intestinal capillariasis in the 21stcentury: clinical presentations and role of endoscopy and imaging

Julajak Limsrivilai, Supot Pongprasobchai, Piyaporn Apisarnthanarak, Sathaporn Manatsathit

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Trends in gastroenteritis-associated mortality in the United States, 1985–2005: variations by ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes

Jyotsna S Jagai, Genee S Smith, Judith E Schmid, Timothy J Wade

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk of uncomplicated peptic ulcer disease in a cohort of new users of low-dose acetylsalicylic acid for secondary prevention of cardiovascular events

Ana Ruigómez, Saga Johansson, Péter Nagy, Mar Martín-Pérez, Luis A García Rodríguez

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Toll-like receptor 4 Asp299Gly and Thr399Ile polymorphisms: New data and a meta-analysis

Nezha Senhaji, Brehima Diakité, Nadia Serbati, Younes Zaid, Wafaa Badre, Sellama Nadifi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Structural and functional consequences of buserelin-induced enteric neuropathy in rat

Elin Sand, Bodil Roth, Björn Weström, Peter Bonn, Eva Ekblad, Bodil Ohlsson

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease associated with gallstones in females rather than males: a longitudinal cohort study in Chinese urban population

Jia Liu, Haiyan Lin, Chengqi Zhang, Lu Wang, Shuo Wu, Dongzhi Zhang, Fang Tang, Fuzhong Xue, Yanxun Liu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Expression of NALPs in adipose and the fibrotic progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in obese subjects

Rohini Mehta, Arpan Neupane, Lei Wang, Zachary Goodman, Ancha Baranova, Zobair M Younossi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Early life environment and natural history of inflammatory bowel diseases

Abra Y Guo, Betsy W Stevens, Robin G Wilson, Caitlin N Russell, Melissa A Cohen, Holly C Sturgeon, Anna Thornton, Cosmas Giallourakis, Hamed Khalili, Deanna D Nguyen, Jenny Sauk, Vijay Yajnik, Ramnik J Xavier, Ashwin N Ananthakrishnan

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Inhibitory effects of astaxanthin on azoxymethane-induced colonic preneoplastic lesions in C57/BL/KsJ-db/dbmice

Takahiro Kochi, Masahito Shimizu, Takafumi Sumi, Masaya Kubota, Yohei Shirakami, Takuji Tanaka, Hisataka Moriwaki

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Distress criterion influences prevalence rates of functional gastrointestinal disorders

Charlotte Markert, Kerstin Suarez-Hitz, Ulrike Ehlert, Urs M Nater

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A Point-of-Care test for facing the burden of undiagnosed celiac disease in the Mediterranean area: a pragmatic design study

Stefano Costa, Luca Astarita, Mongi Ben-Hariz, Giovanni Currò, Jernej Dolinsek, Aydan Kansu, Giuseppe Magazzu’, Stefania Marvaso, Dusanka Micetic-Turku, Salvatore Pellegrino, Giuseppe Primavera, Pasqualino Rossi, Andrea Smarrazzo, Francesca Tucci, Carmela Arcidiaco, Luigi Greco

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

HBV DNA level could predict significant liver fibrosis in HBeAg negative chronic hepatitis B patients with biopsy indication

Surat Praneenararat, Naichaya Chamroonkul, Pimsiri Sripongpun, Samornmas Kanngurn, Roongrueng Jarumanokul, Teerha Piratvisuth

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Lack of evidence of viral reactivation in HBsAg-negative HBcAb-positive and HCV patients undergoing immunosuppressive therapy for psoriasis

Filomena Morisco, Maria Guarino, Serena La Bella, Luisa Di Costanzo, Nicola Caporaso, Fabio Ayala, Nicola Balato

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A screening instrument to identify ulcerative colitis patients with the high possibility of current non-adherence to aminosalicylate medication based on the Health Belief Model: a cross-sectional study

Aki Kawakami, Makoto Tanaka, Masakazu Nishigaki, Naoki Yoshimura, Ryoichi Suzuki, Shin Maeda, Reiko Kunisaki, Noriko Yamamoto-Mitani

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Prospective cross-sectional study on faecal immunochemical tests: sex specific cut-off values to obtain equal sensitivity for colorectal cancer?

Sietze T van Turenhout, Frank A Oort, René WM van der Hulst, Arjen P Visscher, Jochim S Terhaar sive Droste, Pieter Scholten, Anneke A Bouman, Gerrit A Meijer, Chris JJ Mulder, Leo GM van Rossum, Veerle MH Coupé

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Liver ENPP1 protein increases with remission of type 2 diabetes after gastric bypass surgery

Vinko Besic, Richard S Stubbs, Mark T Hayes

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The EPIYA-ABCC motif pattern in CagA of Helicobacter pyloriis associated with peptic ulcer and gastric cancer in Mexican population

Fredy Omar Beltrán-Anaya, Tomás Manuel Poblete, Adolfo Román-Román, Salomón Reyes, José de Sampedro, Oscar Peralta-Zaragoza, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Oscar del Moral-Hernández, Berenice Illades-Aguiar, Gloria Fernández-Tilapa

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Clinical value of wireless pH-monitoring of gastro-esophageal reflux in children before and after proton pump inhibitors

Michaela Boström, Ola Thorsson, Ervin Toth, Daniel Agardh

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Anti-Outer membrane protein C and anti-glycoprotein 2 antibodies in inflammatory bowel disease and their association with complicated forms of Crohn’s disease

Darina Kohoutova, Marcela Drahosova, Paula Moravkova, Stanislav Rejchrt, Jan Bures

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The influence of astragalus polysaccharide and β-elemene on LX-2 cell growth, apoptosis and activation

Jin Zheng, Li-tian Ma, Qin-you Ren, Lu Li, Yi Zhang, Heng-jun Shi, Yi Liu, Cheng-hua Li, Yong-qi Dou, Shao-dan Li, Hui Zhang, Ming-hui Yang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Mutational profiles of different macroscopic subtypes of colorectal adenoma reveal distinct pathogenetic roles for KRAS, BRAF and PIK3CA

Li-Chun Chang, Han-Mo Chiu, Chia-Tung Shun, Jin-Tung Liang, Jaw-Town Lin, Chien-Chuan Chen, Yi-Chia Lee, Ming-Shiang Wu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Knockout of MIMP protein in lactobacillus plantarumlost its regulation of intestinal permeability on NCM460 epithelial cells through the zonulin pathway

Zhihua Liu, Liang Kang, Chao Li, Chao Tong, Meijin Huang, Xingwei Zhang, Nanqi Huang, Mary Pat Moyer, Huanlong Qin, Jianping Wang

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

A second-look endoscopy may not reduce the bleeding after endoscopic submucosal dissection for gastric epithelial neoplasm

Fumiaki Takahashi, Naoto Yoshitake, Takashi Akima, Hitoshi Kino, Masakazu Nakano, Chieko Tsuchida, Kohei Tsuchida, Keiichi Tominaga, Takako Sasai, Hironori Masuyama, Hideyuki Hiraishi

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

The severity of irritable bowel syndrome or the presence of fibromyalgia influencing the perception of visceral and somatic stimuli

Fabrizio Tremolaterra, Serena Gallotta, Yvonne Morra, Ennio Lubrano, Carolina Ciacci, Paola Iovino

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Adenocarcinoma developed from remnant cystic duct after cholecystectomy

Jae Hyuk Do, Yoo Shin Choi, Eun Young Ze

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Efficacy of transoral fundoplication for treatment of chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease incompletely controlled with high-dose proton-pump inhibitors therapy: a randomized, multicenter, open label, crossover study

Karim Sami Trad, Gilbert Simoni, William Edris Barnes, Ahmad Bassel Shughoury, Mamoon Raza, Jeffrey Alan Heise, Daniel Gilles Turgeon, Mark Alan Fox, Peter George Mavrelis

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Potential blood-based markers of celiac disease

Hanna Bragde, Ulf Jansson, Mats Fredrikson, Ewa Grodzinsky, Jan Söderman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Risk factors for early and delayed post-operative bleeding after endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric neoplasms, including patients with continued use of antithrombotic agents

Tomoaki Matsumura, Makoto Arai, Daisuke Maruoka, Kenichiro Okimoto, Shoko Minemura, Hideaki Ishigami, Keiko Saito, Tomoo Nakagawa, Tatsuro Katsuno, Osamu Yokosuka

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Symptom profile in partial responders to a proton pump inhibitor compared with treatment-naïve patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease: a post hoc analysis of two study populations

Nimish Vakil, Anna Niklasson, Hans Denison, Anna Rydén

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Long-term outcomes of patients with refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease following a minimally invasive endoscopic procedure: a prospective observational study

Wei-Tao Liang, Zhong-Gao Wang, Feng Wang, Yue Yang, Zhi-Wei Hu, Jian-Jun Liu, Guang-Chang Zhu, Chao Zhang, Ji-Min Wu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Occurrence of Helicobacter pyloriand Epstein-Barr virus infection in endoscopic and gastric cancer patients from Northern Brazil

Carolina Rosal Teixeira de Souza, Kátia Soares de Oliveira, Jefferson José Sodré Ferraz, Mariana Ferreira Leal, Danielle Queiroz Calcagno, Aline Damasceno Seabra, André Salim Khayat, Raquel Carvalho Montenegro, Ana Paula Negreiros Nunes Alves, Paulo Pimentel Assumpção, Marília Cardoso Smith, Rommel Rodríguez Burbano

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Improving compliance to colorectal cancer screening using blood and stool based tests in patients refusing screening colonoscopy in Germany

Andreas Adler, Sebastian Geiger, Anne Keil, Harald Bias, Philipp Schatz, Theo deVos, Jens Dhein, Mathias Zimmermann, Rudolf Tauber, Bertram Wiedenmann

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Effectiveness and safety of ferric carboxymaltose treatment in children and adolescents with inflammatory bowel disease and other gastrointestinal diseases

Martin W Laass, Simon Straub, Suki Chainey, Garth Virgin, Timothy Cushway

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

MELD score and antibiotics use are predictors of length of stay in patients hospitalized with hepatic encephalopathy

Valérie Martel-Laferrière, Caitlin Homberger, Kian Bichoupan, Douglas T Dieterich

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Metabolic factors accelerate colorectal adenoma recurrence

Leo Taniguchi, Takuma Higurashi, Takashi Uchiyama, Yoshinobu Kondo, Eri Uchida, Shiori Uchiyama, Fumitake Jono, Jun Hamanaka, Hitoshi Kuriyama, Yasuo Hata, Hiroki Endo, Hirokazu Takahashi, Hajime Nagase, Nobuyuki Matsuhashi, Atsushi Nakajima

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Quantitative pedigree analysis and mitochondrial DNA sequence variants in adults with cyclic vomiting syndrome

Thangam Venkatesan, Essam A Zaki, Nilay Kumar, Jyotirmoy Sengupta, Muhammad Ali, Baber Malik, Aniko Szabo, Miranda AL van Tilburg, Richard G Boles

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Long intestinal tube splinting prevents postoperative adhesive small-bowel obstruction in sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis

Min Li, Weiming Zhu, Yousheng Li, Jun Jiang, Jieshou Li, Ning Li

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Dose-dependent effects of lesogaberan on reflux measures in patients with refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease: a randomized, placebo-controlled study

Philip B Miner Jr, Debra G Silberg, Magnus Ruth, Frank Miller, John Pandolfino

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Early diagnosis of celiac disease in IgA deficient children: contribution of a point-of-care test

Francoise Bienvenu, Silvia I Anghel, Cécile Besson Duvanel, Julien Guillemaud, Lorna Garnier, Florian Renosi, Alain Lachaux, Jacques Bienvenu

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Multiple aseptic splenic abscesses in a 15 year old patient

Alexander J Jordan, Klaus-Peter Becker, Metin Sertemir, K Wolfgang Neff, Rüdiger Adam, Horst Schroten, Tobias Tenenbaum

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Detection of drug effects on gastric emptying and contractility using a wireless motility capsule

Inna Rozov-Ung, Amjad Mreyoud, John Moore, Gregory E Wilding, Elias Khawam, Jeffrey M Lackner, John R Semler, Michael D Sitrin

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Protective effects of hydrogen enriched saline on liver ischemia reperfusion injury by reducing oxidative stress and HMGB1 release

Yantao Liu, Liqun Yang, Kunming Tao, Marcela P Vizcaychipi, Dafydd M Lloyd, Xuejun Sun, Michael G Irwin, Daqing Ma, Weifeng Yu

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Is the reflux disease questionnaire useful for identifying GERD according to the Montreal definition?

Enrique Rey, Marta Barceló, Javier Zapardiel, Eduardo Sobreviela, Mercedes Muñoz, Manuel Díaz-Rubio

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Ulcerative jejunitis in a child with celiac disease

Terry Sigman, Van-Hung Nguyen, Florin Costea, Ana Sant’Anna, Ernest G Seidman

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Changes in gut bacterial populations and their translocation into liver and ascites in alcoholic liver cirrhotics

Sari Tuomisto, Tanja Pessi, Pekka Collin, Risto Vuento, Janne Aittoniemi, Pekka J Karhunen

01.12.2014 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Two patients with intestinal failure requiring home parenteral nutrition, a NOD2 mutation and tuberculous lymphadenitis

Holger Schäffler, Matthias Teufel, Sabrina Fleischer, Chih-Jen Hsieh, Julia-Stefanie Frick, Georg Lamprecht

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Hepatitis C virus core antigen, an earlier and stronger predictor on sustained virological response in patients with genotype 1 HCV infection

Bo Feng, Rui-Feng Yang, Qing Xie, Jia Shang, Fan-Yun Kong, Hai-Ying Zhang, Hui-Ying Rao, Qian Jin, Xu Cong, Yun-Ye Liu, Yi Kang, Lai Wei

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

High success rate of repeat colonoscopy with standard endoscopes in patients referred for prior incomplete colonoscopy

Andrew J Gawron, Annapoorani Veerappan, Rajesh N Keswani

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

High prevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in Behcet’s disease

Kamran B Lankarani, Mohammad Reza Ravanbod, Elham Aflaki, Mohammad Ali Nazarinia, Akbar Rajaee

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Treatment with pirfenidone for two years decreases fibrosis, cytokine levels and enhances CB2 gene expression in patients with chronic hepatitis C

Lucia Flores-Contreras, Ana S Sandoval-Rodríguez, Mayra G Mena-Enriquez, Silvia Lucano-Landeros, Inmaculada Arellano-Olivera, Arnulfo Álvarez-Álvarez, M Guadalupe Sanchez-Parada, Juan Armendáriz-Borunda

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Health related quality of life in patients with chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer and factors with impact: a longitudinal study

Zhengwei Wen, Xiaomei Li, Qian Lu, Julie Brunson, Miao Zhao, Jianfeng Tan, Chonghua Wan, Pingguang Lei

01.12.2014 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2014 Open Access

Hyperammonia induces specific liver injury through an intrinsic Ca2+-independent apoptosis pathway

Jingjing Li, Zujiang Yu, Qiongye Wang, Duolu Li, Bin Jia, Yubing Zhou, Yanwei Ye, Shen Shen, Yanfang Wang, Shasha Li, Lu Bai, Quancheng Kan

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