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Journal Volume 86 - 2023
Issue Fasc. 2, April - June
Articles 21


Clinical nutrition, skeletal muscle and liver disease: linking the dots for good management N. Lanthier, S. Lefere, H. De Schepper, C. Reenaers

Original articles

Motorized spiral enteroscopy: effectiveness when used for new indications H. Colin, A. Donati, L. Monino, T.G. Moreels

A retrospective analysis of the histology of resected polyps and colonoscopy quality parameters in Belgium E. Macken, S. Van Dongen, G. Van Hal

Irritable bowel syndrome-like symptoms before and after bariatric surgery and association with short-chain fermentable carbohydrates consumption: an observational prospective study P. Van Ouytsel, H. Piessevaux, A. Szalai, P. Loi, H. Louis

Association between barium exposure and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in U.S. adults G. Maodong, S. Xin, J. Luo


Diet and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, a short narrative review W.J. Kwanten

Liver health and the interplay between obesity, alcohol and bariatric surgery A. Geerts, L. Onghena, S. Lefere

Nutritional status in hepatic encephalopathy and transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt – TIPS, and strategies to improve the outcomes M.Berenguer

Sarcopenia in end-stage liver disease and after liver transplantation S. Leunis, M. Vandecruys, A. H. Van Craenenbroeck, V. Cornelissen, S. Bogaerts, S. De Smet, D. Monbaliu

Nutritional optimization in liver transplant patients: from the pre-transplant setting to post-transplant outcome F.M. Trovato, F. Artru


Belgian guidelines for pathology reporting of neuroendocrine neoplasms of the pancreaticobiliary and gastrointestinal tract. Initialized by the Belgian Group of Digestive Oncology (BGDO) and supported by the BGDO, the BSP (Belgian Society of Pathology) and the BCR (Belgian Cancer Registry) A. Hoorens, I. Borbath, T. Vandamme, C. Verslype, P. Demetter, P.J. Cuyle, S. Ribeiro, N. Van Damme, K.P. Geboes

Case series

Diverticulitis associated pancreatitis: a report of 2 cases and review of the literature H. Colin, D. Ndjekembo Shango, B. Pilet, F. Waignein, P. Yengue

Hyperferritinemia and non-HFE hemochromatosis: differential diagnosis and workup E. Lommaert, W. Verlinden, I. Duysburgh, T. Holvoet, J. Schouten

Case reports

Endoscopic therapy for Bouveret syndrome, illustrated by a case report E. Hufkens, M. Struyve, M. Bronswijk, S. van der Merwe

Child with protein losing enteropathy as presentation of collagenous duodenitis and eosinophilic gastroenteritis K. van Hoeve, M. De Keukelaere, G. De Hertogh, I. Hoffman

Respiratory involvement in Crohn’s disease: a case report T. Taelman, T. Hendrickx, S. Derijcke, W. Van Moerkercke

Immune checkpoint inhibitor refractory colitis leading to total colectomy in a melanoma patient N. Baczewska, M. Philippart, J. Siplet, J-F. Baurain, L. Stainier, E. Laterre, L. Duck, J-C. Coche

Tofacitinib for celiac disease and microscopic colitis: killing two birds with one stone M. Lenfant, G. De Hertogh, B. Verstockt

Are elevated systemic bile acids involved in the pathophysiology of sarcopenia and liver injury following gastric bypass? S. Bourseau, N. Bozadjieva-Kramer, A. Goffaux, P. Baldin, F. Etogo-Asse, P. Trefois, N. Lanthier

Clinical images

Obscure digestive bleeding L. Hurtado-Pardo, M. Bruna Esteban, J.C. González López, F. Mingol-Navarro, J. Vaqué Urbaneja

Unexpected outcome of a sigmoid lesion believed to be malignant K. Ferdinande, L. Harlet, J. Decaestecker, D. De Wulf