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Journal Volume 83 - 2020
Issue Fasc. 3, July - September
Categories Editorial
Original articles
Case series
Case reports
Clinical images
Expert opinion
Articles 26
Volume 83 (2020) - Fasc.3



The changing landscape of hepatology and gastroenterology N. Lanthier, T. Vanuytsel

Original articles

Long-term outcome after endoscopic ligation of acute esophageal variceal bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis A.A. Salman, H. E.-D. Shaaban, M. Atallah, M. Yousef, R. A. Ahmed, O. Ashoush, M. Tourky, M. A Nafea, M.H. Elshafey, M. El-Ghobary

The effect of helicobacter pylori eradication on atrophic gastritis and intestinal metaplasia : a retrospective single center research N. Suna, D. Etik, S. Öcal, C. Gündüz, A. Açikgöz, I. Bildik, A. Gürsoy, I. Kasgöz, H. Tüleylioglu, A. Boyacioglu

The association between cagL and cagA, vacAs-m, babA genes in patients with gastric cancer, duodenal ulcer, and non-ulcer dyspepsia related to Helicobacter pylori S. Demiryas, R. Caliskan, S. Saribas, S. Akkus, N. Gareayaghi, S. Kirmusaoglu, N.. Kepil, H. Dinc, H. Dag, E. Dagdeviren, H.B. Tokman, F. Kalayci, M. Demirci, I. Tasci, Y. Erzin, K. Bal, B. Kocazeybek

Not all pediatric intestinal polyps are alike D. Vermeulen, M. Van Winckel, S. Vande Velde, R. De Bruyne, S. Van Biervliet, B. De Moerloose, L. Matthyssens, K. Van Renterghem, D. Vandeputte

Surveillance recommendations for patients with Lynch syndrome and FAP : a monocentric study L. Baert, K Claes, M. De Man, D.J. Tate, K. Geboes

The easy way of evaluating exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in type 2 diabetes : listen to the patients’ complaints and look in their eyes! Z. Aksoz, T. Akkan, E. Beyan, M. Dagdeviren, A. Mete Yildirim, I. Karadag, O. Dogan, D.T. Ertugrul, M. Altay

Evaluation of the clinical course and prognostic indices of acute pancreatitis in elderly patients : a prospective study H. Satis, N. Kayahan, Z.G. Sargin, A. Karatas, D. Çeliker

Evaluation of the diagnostic validity of noninvasive tests for predicting liver fibrosis stage in chronic hepatitis B patients D. Çelik, B. Tatar, S. Köse, I Ödemis

Hepatitis B Reactivation in HBsAg-negative Anti-HBc-positive patients receiving cytotoxic chemotherapy for solid tumors S. Fidan, E. Fidan, E. Karaman, M. Erkut, A.M. Cosar

Case series

G-POEM in patients with gastroparesis – gambling for healing or bigger armamentarium ? A case series and review of the literature F. Gundling, M. Fuchs, W. Schepp, M. Fox

Coexistence of Constitutional Mismatch Repair Deficiency syndrome and Lynch syndrome in a family of seven : MSH6 mutation and childhood colorectal cancer – a case series D.I. Athanasiadis, K.I. Athanasiadou, A. Voulgaridou, D.I. Zafeiriou, A. Kattamis, D.K. Christodoulou, E. Papakonstantinou


Intralesional steroid injections in addition to endoscopic dilation in benign refractory esophageal strictures : a systematic review N. Henskens, L. Wauters, T. Vanuytsel

Appendiceal cancer : a review of the literature M. Van de Moortele M., G. De Hertogh, X. Sagaert, E. Van Cutsem

Pre-surgical risk assessment in patients with cirrhosis R. Martin Mateos, I. García de la Filia Molina, A. Albillos

Prevalence of liver injury in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) : a systematic review and meta-analysis E. Merola, C. Pravadelli, G. de Pretis

Case reports

Auto-immune gastritis induced by pembrolizumab, an anti-PD-1, in a melanoma patient J. Vandepapelière, J. Siplet, L. Libbrecht, H. Dano, J-F. Baurain, T. Moreels

EBV : not your Everyday Benign Virus H. Ruymbeke, J. Schouten, F. Sermon

Ascariasis in common bile duct resulting in a subhepatic abscess B. C. Anzali, N. Mohammadi, M. Bahreini, A. Esmaeili

Choledochoscope-assisted antegrade-retrograde endoscopic dilation of complete esophageal stenosis in a patient with dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa H. Koklu, C. Vahabov, E. Parlak, T. Kav


Is bendamustine plus rituximab a suitable option for rituximab-refractory duodenal-type follicular lymphoma? E. Cencini, A. Fabbri, B. Mecacci, M. Bocchia

Air in the whole body after colonoscopy in a patient with ulcerative colitis S.-Z. Wu, Y.-H. Chen, Z.-F. Wu

Clinical images

Ringed esophagus sign on barium esophagogastroduodenoscopy A.J. Láinez Ramos-Bossini, M.J. Hernández-Abad, R.M. Malo-Prian

An unsuspected cause of esophagitis and esophageal stenosis – Looking beyond endoscopy findings J.C. Rocha da Silva, A.I. Louro da Ponte, A.C. Gomes, E.P. Afecto, J. R. Carvalho

Uncommon cause of acute abdomen in adult patient F. Carboni, F. Marandino, M. Valle

Expert opinion

Diagnostic approach to chronic diarrhoea and recent insights in treatment of functional diarrhoea including irritable bowel syndrome P. Poortmans, S. Kindt