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Journal Volume 84 - 2021
Issue Fasc. 2, April - June
Articles 26


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

Original articles

Post-operative pain after laparoscopic right hemicolectomy for Crohn’s disease: a case control study K. McKevitt, S.M. Sahebally, S. Patchett, A. O’Toole, S. Galvin, J. P. Burke

Therapeutic outcome of diverticular associated colitis – a retrospective single centre experience F. Vulsteke, G. De Hertogh, S. Vermeire

Predictive factors of complications and 30-day mortality in patients undergoing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: the utility of C-reactive protein to albumin ratio T. Duzenli, M. Ketenci, T. Akyol, H. Koseoglu, A. Tanoglu, M. Kaplan, Y. Yazgan

Recurrence rate of intramucosal gastric cancer with positive vertical margin due to lesion damage during endoscopic submucosal dissection J. Hayasaka, D. Kikuchi, K. Nomura, H. Odagiri, Y. Ochiai, Y. Suzuki, Y. Fukuma, M. Tanaka, S. Yamashita, A. Matsui, N. Inoshita, M. Kitagawa, S. Hoteya

Prospective switch study comparing two irrigation systems for transanal irrigation in children K. Van Renterghem, M. Sladkov, L. Matthyssens, D. Van de Putte, P. Pattyn, S. Van Biervliet, Saskia Vande Velde

Reference values for the water load test in healthy school children and adolescents F.J. Peralta-Palmezano, D.P. Escobar-Serna, J.J. Peralta-Palmezano

Seronegative autoimmune hepatitis in children: a single-center experience A. Islek, H. Keskin

Uptake of hepatitis C virus screening and treatment in persons under opioid substitution therapy between 2008 and 2013 in Belgium D. Busschots, A. Arain, R. Bielen, Ö.M. Koc, L. Bruckers, T. Rakhmawati, K. Corten, C. Lebbe, K. Cornelis, C. Mathei, F. Buntinx, N. Hens, G. Robaeys

Hypoxic hepatitis with marked elevation of serum ferritin probably due to activation of intrahepatic macrophages: another form of hypoxic hepatitis hitherto not reported? M. Tanaka, T. Goya, H. Suzuki, M. Takahashi, K. Imoto, M. Kurokawa, S. Tashiro, A. Kuwano, S. Okada, M. Kato, M. Kohjima, K. Kotoh, Y. Ogawa

Can we use endocan level to determine severity of pancreatitis? A.R. Baykan, I. Baydar, E. Şebin, Y. Ozdemir, S. Cerrah, B. Albayrak, M. Senturk

Case series

An atypical cause of right lower abdominal pain: amoebiasis, a family cluster T. De Somer, D. Baert, M. Deceuninck, C. Van Steenkiste, D. Marichal, C. Gabriel, E. Vanderstraeten, P. Dewint


Portal vein thrombosis: an overview of current treatment options A. Galante, A. De Gottardi

Antibiotic prophylaxis for prevention of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in liver cirrhosis: systematic review R. Pimentel, C. Gregório, P. Figueiredo

Buschke-Löwenstein tumor in a human immunodeficiency virus-positive patient : a case report and short literature review V. Ledouble, F. Sclafani, A. Hendlisz, M. Gomez Galdon, G. Liberale

Case reports

Pemphigus vulgaris presenting as esophageal ulceration. Report of an underdiagnosed manifestation C. Leal, M. Silva, S. Barbeiro, H. Vasconcelos

Hypercalcemia induced pancreatitis as a rare presentation of primary hyperparathyroidism V. Desmedt, S. Desmedt, E. D’heygere, G. Vereecke, W. Van Moerkercke

Complete response of a hepatocellular carcinoma with complex macrovascular invasion after combined treatment with chemoembolization and immunotherapy: a case report A.-M. Bucalau, I. Tancredi, M. Pezzullo, A. Covas, G. Verset

An unexpected cause of persistent bacteraemia and portomesenteric venous gas A. Loobuyck, G. Vermeersch, M. D’Hondt, T. Billiet


Duodenal metastasis of breast invasive carcinoma of no special type: a rare presentation M. Mascarenhas Saraiva, T. Ribeiro, A.R. Coelho, R. Silva, A.C. Real, G. Macedo

A cystic lesion mimicking pancreatic neoplasm D.A. Zinovkin, S.L. Achinovich, I.V. Mikhailov, E.S. Zinovkina, M.Z.I. Pranjol

Clinical images

Right lower quadrant mass in a geriatric patient J. Dupont, A. Wolthuis, K. Fagard

An unexpected liver lesion? T. De Somer, M. D’Hondt, K. Carels, E. Monsaert, V. Bouderez, E. Vanderstraeten, H. Alaerts, C. Van Steenkiste

Anorectal polyp R. Bansal, H. Ghanta, R. Blue, R. Sharma

A rare cause of acute abdomen in a young female patient N. Matsumoto, H. Fujikawa, S. Nishioka, S. Yamashita, T. Yoshizawa

Expert Point of View

Innovations in liver transplantation in 2020, position of the Belgian Liver Intestine Advisory Committee (BeLIAC) G. Dahlqvist, C. Moreno, P. Starkel, O. Detry, L. Coubeau, I. Jochmans