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Journal Volume 85 - 2022
Issue Fasc. 2, April - June
Articles 27


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

Original articles

Continuous ADR50 monitoring through automated linkage between endoscopy and pathology: a quality improvement initiative in a Brussels public hospital G. Rasschaert, M. Gomez Galdon, J. Vandevelde, P. Eisendrath

Effect of enhanced personal protective equipment on colonoscopy performance and pain linked to procedure during the COVID-19 pandemic M. Kiyak, B. Goksoy

Prevalence of double incontinence in patients with fecal incontinence undergoing anorectal manometry and discriminating factors M. Surmont, S. Kindt

Clinical features and risk factors for ischemic colitis in young and middle-aged patients W. Cai, J. Zhu, D. Hu

First-line therapies for H. pylori infection in Italy: a pooled-data analysis V. De Francesco, A. Zullo, R. Manta, M. Pavoni, IM. Saracino, G. Fiorini, F. Giostra, G. Monti, D. Vaira

Co-infection relationship with Epstein-Barr virus in gastroduodenal diseases with Helicobacter Pylori. Quantitative PCR and EBNA-1 gene-based approach S. Akkus, N. Gareayaghi, S. Saribas, S. Demiryas, D. Ozbey, N. Kepil, M. Demirci, T. Ziver Sarp, H. Oyku Dinc, R. Akcin, O. Uysal, M. Tugberk Bakar, M. Talha Aygun, H. Bahar Tokman, B. Kocazeybek

Malnutrition is highly prevalent in hospitalized cirrhotic patients and associates with a poor outcome C. Dumont, F. Wuestenberghs, N. Lanthier, H. Piessevaux, G. Dahlqvist

Validation of Baveno VI and Expanded-Baveno VI Criteria for predicting gastroesophageal varices in patients with alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease M. Pizzamiglio, A. Weicker, C. de Terwangne, J. Henrion, O.S. Descamps, M. De Vos

Tenofovir alafenamide prophylaxis post-liver transplantation: a real-world study in patients with chronic kidney disease E. Sinakos, P. Panas, N. Fragkou, N. Antoniadis, G. Katsanos, E. Tsakni, T. Oikonomou, A. Notopoulos, G. Tsoulfas, I. Goulis, E. Akriviadis

Defining prognostic parameters of well-differentiated gastric neuroendocrine tumors based on metastatic potential: a two-center experience O. Kurtulan, N. Turhan, G. Gedikoğlu, A. Akyol, C. Sökmensüer


Non-invasive screening, staging and management of metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients : what do we know so far ? Q. Binet, A. Loumaye, V. Preumont, J-P. Thissen, M.P. Hermans, N. Lanthier


Belgian consensus on irritable bowel syndrome S. Kindt, H. Louis, H. De Schepper, J. Arts, P. Caenepeel, D. De Looze, A. Gerkens, T. Holvoet, P. Latour, T. Mahler, F. Mokaddem, S. Nullens, H. Piessevaux, P. Poortmans, G. Rasschaert, M. Surmont, H. Vafa, K. Van Malderen, T. Vanuytsel, F. Wuestenberghs, J. Tack

Expert Point of View

The Belgian consensus on irritable bowel syndrome: the paediatric gastroenterologist view T. Mahler, I. Hoffman, F. Smets, Y. Vandenplas

Case series

Spontaneous perforated duodenal diverticulum: a case series D. Coevoet, F. Anné, JNL. Schouten, T. Holvoet, B. Naessens, W. Verlinden

Esophageal Melanocytosis: report of two cases and review of a rare and misunderstood entity A. Dubail, H. Dano, N. de Suray, H. Hassaini, A. Jouret-Mourin

Case reports

Lumen reconstruction with magnetic compression anastomosis technique in a patient with complete esophageal stricture B. Ödemiş, B. Başpinar, M.B. Durak, O. Coşkun, S. Torun

Immature squamous metaplasia of esophageal glands associated with squamous cell carcinoma L. Verset, V. Huberty, V. Bourgeois, A. Lemmers, P. Demetter

Abdominal pain in covid times: time to think twice M-A.Noreillie, F. Dedeurwaerdere, J. Jijo, S. Al Hanini, F. Marolleau

Elevated carbohydrate antigen 19-9 following Helicobacter suis gastritis and normalisation after eradication: first case report and review of the literature L. Capirchio, T-D. Huang, C. De Witte, F. Haesebrouck, C. Fervaille, C. Gillain, J-F. Rahier, T. De Ronde


Impact of enhanced instructions by short message service on the quality of bowel preparation for colonoscopy C. Gao, H. Chen, R. Cao, F. Gao, X. Qi

Metastatic cancer in an uncommon location: importance of clinico-pathological correlation A. Dubail, C. Galant, I. Borbath, F. Lecouvet, A. Chaouki, O. Barbier, P. Baldin

Does endoscopic submucosal dissection have its place in the treatment of patients with gastric mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma localized disease after eradication? Y. Li, Z. Wang, X. Zhang, J. Yang

Clinical images

A rare and unique inflammatory anorectal lesion I. Garrido, R. Coelho, E. Rios, G. Macedo

A rare sign of portal hypertension E. Dias, M. Marques, G. Macedo

A unique case of abdominal pain and anemia R. Bansal, C. R. Antonescu, R. Thibodeau, K.Tulla

A 25-year-old female with recurrent abdominal pain F. Ufuk, M. Celik