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Current issue

Journal Volume 85 - 2022
Issue Fasc. 1, January - March
Articles 24


Essential reading from the editor’s desk T. Vanuytsel, C. Reenaers

Original articles

Prevalence of microsatellite instable and Epstein-Barr Virus-driven gastroesophageal cancer in a large Belgian cohort S. De Meulder, X. Sagaert, H. Brems, C. Brekelmans, P. Nafteux, B. Topal, C. Verslype, S. Tejpar, E. Van Cutsem, J. Dekervel

Long-term outcomes of hemostatic therapy for variceal bleeding and the challenge pending in the post-direct-acting antivirals era K. Shibata, K. Yokoyama, R. Yamauchi, K. Matsumoto, S. Himeno, T. Nagata, T. Higashi, T. Kitaguchi, H. Fukuda, N. Tsuchiya, A. Fukunaga, K. Takata, T. Tanaka, Y. Takeyama, S. Shakado, S. Sakisaka, F. Hirai

Stimulating peristalsis improves esophagogastric junction observation during sedated esophagogastroduodenoscopy in children and adolescents A. Morita, Y. Nakayama, A. Horiuchi, I. Horiuchi, H. Takada

Validation and psychometric properties of the Turkish version of Neuromuscular disease Swallowing Status Scale (NdSSS) in patients with oro-pharygo-esophageal dysphagia in neuromuscular disorders Y.S. Sakin, E. Umay, A. Tanoglu, H. Erdal, G. Koc, I. Gundogdu

Underlying disease for percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement predicts short- and long-term mortality L. Bochatay, C. Bastid, J. Robert, E. Giostra, L. Spahr, P. Bichard, J.L. Frossard

Relationship of prognostic factors in stomach cancer with Helicobacter pylori: A retrospective study A.K. Kayapinar, D. Solakoglu, K. Bas, E. Oymaci, B. Isbilen, B. Calik, G. Diniz, G. Akbulut

Endoscopic mucosal resection of colorectal polyps: results, adverse events and two-year outcome I. Chaoui, I. Demedts, P. Roelandt, H. Willekens, R. Bisschops

A long-term study of liver-related events in Caucasian hepatitis B patients with normal ALT values and high viremia Ö.M. Koc, J. Verbeek, G.H. Koek, R. Bielen, D. Busschots, M. Gamil, G. Robaeys, F. Nevens

GPR, King’s Score and S-Index are superior to other non-invasive fibrosis markers in predicting the liver fibrosis in chronic Hepatitis B patients N. Ekin, F. Ucmak, B. Ebik, E. Tugba Tuncel, H. Kacmaz, M. Arpa, A. Engin Atay

Serum serotonin as a non-invasive marker of portal hypertensive gastropathy in Egyptian patients with HCV-related liver cirrhosis A. Marwa Gamaleldin, I. Walid Ellakany, A. Marwa Saad, A. Reham Aboelwafa


Isolated amyloidosis of the gastro-intestinal tract S. Smeets, F. Dedeurwaerdere, E. Thomaere, B. Houthoofd, L. D’Hulst, P. Wilmes, F. Offner, S. De Coninck

Chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction: a case report with review of the literature and practical guidance for the clinician S. De Meulder, T. Vanuytsel

Case series

An Israeli national survey on ischemic colitis induced by pre-colonoscopy bowel preparation (R1) O. Tomer, Y. Shapira, O. Kriger-Sharabi, N. Mawasi, E. Melzer, J. Epshtein, Z. Ackerman

Risk factors and clinical outcomes of acute esophageal necrosis: retrospective case series of a rare disease with “black” prognosis E. Dias, J. Santos-Antunes, E. Rodrigues-Pinto, M. Marques, R. Liberal, R. Coelho, R. Ramalho, R. Gaspar, G. Macedo

Case reports

Exceptional manifestation of Madelung’s disease after liver transplantation A. Lentini, O. Ciccarelli, E. Bonaccorsi Riani, L. Coubeau, N. Revencu, G. Dahlqvist, B. Lengelé

Esophageal carcinoma as a portal of entry for brainstem abscess formation P. Corens, S. Lamquet, E. Vanderstraeten, J. De Vlieger, L. De Cocker, E. Monsaert, V. Bouderez, T. Vandekerckhove, C. Van Steenkiste

High-grade anal intraepithelial neoplasia treated with endoscopic submucosal dissection: a case report J. Santos-Antunes, E. Dias, R. Coelho, M. Marques, P.A. Canão, J. Magalhães, G. Macedo

Celiac disease and intussusception – a rare but important association P. Goyal, S. Nohria, C. Singh Grewal, R. Sehgal, O. Goyal

Clinical images

Another gastrointestinal lesion amendable for ablation C. Jorissen, A. Vertessen, P. Bossuyt, PJ. Cuyle, M. Bronswijk

An unexpected cause of proximal small intestinal obstruction J. Ferreira-Silva, R. Morais, F. Moreira, G. Macedo

An unusual cause of massive rectal bleeding C. Caenepeel, L. Van Overbeke

Polypoid colon mucosa in a leukemia patient F. Lifrange, A. Van Gossum, L. Verset, D. Bron, M. Gomez-Galdon, P. Demetter