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  1. Despite transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) was recommended as first line therapy for intermediate hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), the efficacy of transarterial embolization (TAE) has not been widely recogn...

    Authors: Guoliang Wang, Jinxiang Zhang, Hao Liu, Qichang Zheng and Ping Sun
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:195
  2. Chronic liver disease (CLD) is one of the leading disease burdens in Pakistan. Until now, there has only been limited focus in the country on providing health services through tertiary services in urban cities...

    Authors: Sara Rizvi Jafree, Ammara Naveed, Humna Ahsan, Syeda Khadija Burhan, Masha Asad Khan, Amna Khawar and Florian Fischer
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:193
  3. Gallstones are associated with obesity, and the BRI is a new obesity index that more accurately reflects body fat and visceral fat levels. The relationship between BRI and gallstone risk is currently unknown, ...

    Authors: Changlong Wei and Gongyin Zhang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:192
  4. Type C hepatitis B-related acute-on-chronic liver failure (HBV-ACLF), which is based on decompensated cirrhosis, has different laboratory tests, precipitating events, organ failure and clinical outcomes. The p...

    Authors: Chunyan Li, Hao Hu, Chengzhi Bai, Huaqian Xu, Lin Liu and Shanhong Tang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:191
  5. The inflammatory bowel disease self-efficacy scale (IBD-SES) is an instrument used across many countries to measure important health outcomes of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We aimed to deve...

    Authors: Makoto Tanaka, Aki Kawakami, Kayoko Sakagami, Tomoko Terai, Jovelle Fernandez, Laurie Keefer and Hiroaki Ito
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:190
  6. There is an incomplete understanding of the full safety profiles of repeated COVID-19 vaccinations in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Among individuals with IBD, we assessed whether COVID-19 va...

    Authors: Jennifer J. Y. Lee, Sasha Bernatsky, Eric I. Benchimol, M. Ellen Kuenzig, Jeffrey C. Kwong, Qing Li and Jessica Widdifield
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:189
  7. Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) prevent aspirin-associated gastric and duodenal mucosal damage. However, long-term use of PPIs can lead to various adverse reactions, such as gastric polyps and enterochromaffin-l...

    Authors: Junhua Weng, Yuli Song, Dayu Kuai, Weiwei Dai, Yuxia Yao, Wenjing Xu, Yaqiang Li, Longying Fan and Baohong Xu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:187
  8. Egypt faces a significant public health burden due to chronic liver diseases (CLD) and peptic ulcer disease. CLD, primarily caused by Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, affects over 2.9% of the population nati...

    Authors: Mohamed Elbadry, Fathiya El-Raey, Mohamed Alboraie, Mohamed Abdel-Samiee, Doaa Abdeltawab, Mohammed Hussien Ahmed, Ahmed F Sherief, Ahmed Eliwa, Mina Tharwat, Amira Abdelmawgod, Ossama Ashraf Ahmed, Eman Abdelsameea, Aya Mahros, Abdelmajeed M Moussa, Alshaimaa Eid, Khaled Raafat…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:186
  9. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third leading cause of cancer and the second cause of cancer-related deaths in the world. Despite the infrastructure and the availability of organized screening programs, partici...

    Authors: Amir Sadeghi, Shiva Salar, Pardis Ketabi Moghadam, Makan Cheraghpour and Raziyeh Ghafouri
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:185
  10. Providing relevant digital health information of high quality may promote treatment adherence and self-management for patients with inflammatory bowel disease. The development of digital health services is opt...

    Authors: Sigurd Maurud, Lene Lunde, Anne Moen and Randi Opheim
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:184
  11. To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of aspartate aminotransferase(AST)/ alanine transaminase (ALT), AST to platelet ratio index (APRI), fibrosis-4 score (FIB-4) and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase to platelet co...

    Authors: Juanxia Wang, Xince Sun, Shibo Wei, Xinyue Chen, Haoyu Zhu, Youyou Liantang, Ruikun Bao and Yufeng Du
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:183
  12. To assess the outcome of previously untreated patients with perihilar cholangiocarcinoma who present to a cancer referral center with or without pre-existing trans-papillary biliary drainage.

    Authors: Karen T. Brown, Joanne F. Chou, Hannah B. Suchy, George I. Getrajdman, Mithat Gonen, Anne M. Covey, Lynn A. Brody, Mark A. Schattner, Michael I. D’Angelica, T. Peter Kingham, Joseph P. Erinjeri and William R. Jarnagin
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:181
  13. Intussusception presents a significant emergency that often necessitates bowel resection, leading to severe complications and management challenges. This study aims to investigate and establish a scoring syste...

    Authors: Bingshan Xia, Guoqiang Chen, Qianyang Liu, Chengwei Yan, Peng Lu and Chunbao Guo
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:180
  14. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) affects over 3 million Americans and has a relapsing and remitting course with up to 30% of patients experiencing exacerbations each year despite the availability of immune tar...

    Authors: Shirley Cohen-Mekelburg, Cathy A. Goldstein, Muneer Rizvydeen, Zainab Fayyaz, Priya J. Patel, Jeffrey A. Berinstein, Shrinivas Bishu, Kelly C. Cushing-Damm, Hyungjin Myra Kim and Helen J. Burgess
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:179
  15. A growing body of research suggests that heat shock proteins (HSPs) may serve as diagnostic biomarkers for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), but their results are still controversial. This meta-analysis endeavor...

    Authors: Dan Xiang, Lifang Fu, Ying Yang, ChengJiang Liu and Yong He
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:178
  16. Although proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or potassium-competitive acid blocker (PCAB) are useful in peptic ulcer prevention, their efficacy in preventing other gastrointestinal bleeding remains unclear. This stu...

    Authors: Shun Sasaki, Kazuhiro Ota, Makoto Sanomura, Yosuke Mori, Hironori Tanaka, Akitoshi Hakoda, Noriaki Sugawara, Taro Iwatsubo, Yuki Hirata, Kazuki Kakimoto, Hideaki Morita, Wataru Nagamatsu, Masaaki Hoshiga, Toshihisa Takeuchi, Kazuhide Higuchi and Hiroki Nishikawa
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:177
  17. Angiogenesis is a critical step in colorectal cancer growth, progression and metastasization. CT are routine imaging examinations for preoperative clinical evaluation in colorectal cancer patients. This study ...

    Authors: Ze-mao Li, Wei Zhou, Li Feng, Hui-ying Zhang and Wei-bin Chen
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:176
  18. Many old people have at least one chronic disease. As a result, multiple drugs should be used. Gastrointestinal complications may occur because of the harmful effects of these chronic drugs on the stomach. The...

    Authors: Rowa Al Ramahi and Deema Tumeh
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:175
  19. Endoscopic biliary stenting (EBS) is commonly used for preoperative drainage of localized perihilar cholangiocarcinoma (LPHC). This study retrospectively compared the utility of inside stent (IS) and conventio...

    Authors: Reiko Yamada, Naohisa Kuriyama, Takamitsu Tanaka, Kenji Nose, Yoshifumi Nakamura, Tetsuro Miwata, Junya Tsuboi, Shugo Mizuno and Hayato Nakagawa
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:174
  20. Hospital re-admission for persons with Crohn’s disease (CD) is a significant contributor to morbidity and healthcare costs. We derived prediction models of risk of 90-day re-hospitalization among persons with ...

    Authors: C Dziegielewski, S Gupta, J Begum, M Pugliese, J Lombardi, Kelly E, McCurdy JD, R Sy, Saloojee N, Ramsay T, Benchimol EI and Murthy SK
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:172
  21. Numerous researches have indicated a correlation between the intake of dietary micronutrients and the occurrence of constipation. Nevertheless, the correlation between constipation and vitamin B1 remains uninv...

    Authors: Wenyi Du, Lingchen Lu, Yuxuan Liu, Yuxin Yan, Rui La, Qian Wu, Jie Xu and Xiaojun Zhou
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:171
  22. Low grade intraepithelial neoplasia (LGIN) and high grade intraepithelial neoplasia (HGIN) are potential precancerous lesion of gastric neoplasms. Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is the first option for...

    Authors: Ruichong Deng, Jiatong Wu, Defeng Li, Benhua Wu, Ruiyue Shi, Yanhui Tian, Jun Yao and Li-sheng Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:170
  23. Night eating syndrome (NES) is a kind of eating disorder. NES association with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms among university students is still not fully understood. We aimed to determine the...

    Authors: Mohammad Taleb Abed, Eyad Sayyed, Obada Yamak, Qusay Abdoh and Manal Badrasawi
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:169
  24. Transcatheter angiography (TA) could help to diagnose and treat refractory nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB). Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are the key medication for reducing the rebleeding...

    Authors: Xue Xiao, Xinbing Liu, Hailin Yan, Xiaocun Xing, Xuefeng Luo and Jinlin Yang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:168
  25. Serrated polyposis syndrome is the most common polyposis syndrome that has neoplastic potential. However, the natural history, genetic basis, and risk of dysplasia and neoplasia of serrated polyposis syndrome ...

    Authors: Natalie R. Dierick, Brian D. Nicholson, Thomas R. Fanshawe, Praka Sundaralingam and Stuart N. Kostalas
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:167
  26. The diagnosis of intestinal tuberculosis is challenging even nowadays. This study aims to report the positivity rates of new diagnostic methods such as immunohistochemistry and Real-Time Polymerase Chain React...

    Authors: Fernando Arevalo, Soledad Rayme, Rocío Ramírez, Romy Rolando, Jaime Fustamante, Mario Monteghirfo, Rocio Chavez and Eduardo Monge
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:166
  27. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common global health issue. Previous studies have revealed a higher prevalence of GERD in females than in males, however few studies have investigated sex difference...

    Authors: Chien-Chieh Lin, Jiun-Hung Geng, Pei-Yu Wu, Jiun-Chi Huang, Huang-Ming Hu, Szu-Chia Chen and Chao-Hung Kuo
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:165
  28. The validity of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) in older individuals with comorbidities remains unclear. Therefore, this study evaluated the safety and effi...

    Authors: Hirona Konishi, Yuji Urabe, Takeo Nakamura, Kazuki Ishibashi, Junichi Mizuno, Motomitsu Fukuhara, Takeshi Takasago, Hidenori Tanaka, Akiyoshi Tsuboi, Ken Yamashita, Yuichi Hiyama, Hidehiko Takigawa, Takahiro Kotachi, Ryo Yuge, Akira Ishikawa and Shiro Oka
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:164
  29. The liver regeneration is a highly complicated process depending on the close cooperations between the hepatocytes and non-parenchymal cells involving various inflammatory cells. Here, we explored the role of ...

    Authors: Qiongwen Zhang, Ting Yu, Huaicheng Tan and Huashan Shi
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:163
  30. Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) is a common complication of liver cirrhosis that can aggravate portal hypertension. However, there are features of both PVT and cirrhosis that are not recapitulated in most current...

    Authors: Yanan Guo, Sisi Dong, Meng Li, Yanyan Tao, Jing Lv and Chenghai Liu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:161
  31. Obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and metabolic disorders are common problems among participants with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). However, the association between these problems and the healthy ...

    Authors: Seyed Ahmad Hosseini, Ali Akbar Shayesteh, Seyed Jalal Hashemi, Zahra Rahimi, Nader Saki, Hossein Bavi Behbahani, Bahman Cheraghian and Meysam Alipour
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:159
  32. Metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) is defined as the occurrence of hepatic fat accumulation in patients with negligible alcohol consumption or any other cause of hepatic steatosis. This study aim...

    Authors: O. J. Kolawole, M. M. Oje, O. A. Betiku, O. Ijarotimi, O. Adekanle and D. A. Ndububa
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:147
  33. Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) is a complex disease with pathogenic mechanisms that remain to be elucidated. Previous observational studies with small sample sizes have reported associations between PSC,...

    Authors: Jie Zhou, Dagang Zhu, Yixin Xu, Chao Chen and Kun Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:158
  34. At present, eradication regimens for non-Helicobacter pylori Helicobacter (NHPH) have not been established yet. We investigated effectiveness of the standard triple-drug combination therapy for Helicobacter pylor...

    Authors: Toshihisa Tsukadaira, Seiichi Hayashi, Hiroyoshi Ota, Natsuko Kobayashi, Hiroyuki Agawa, Himiko Kodaira, Yasuhiro Sekiguchi, Takehisa Matsumoto, Kazuki Horiuchi, Tatsuya Negishi and Toshifumi Tada
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:157
  35. Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma of the Esophagus (MECE) is a relatively rare tumor type, with most of the current data derived from case reports or small sample studies. This retrospective study reports on the 10-yea...

    Authors: Yi Wang, Yajing Wu, Chen Zheng, Qihui Li, Wenpeng Jiao, Jianing Wang, Linlin Xiao, Qingsong Pang, Wencheng Zhang and Jun Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:156
  36. Antiplatelet and anticoagulation drugs complicate acute gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) patients. Limited data about the risk factors and patient management has been presented. This study explored the associat...

    Authors: Wenlin Hao, Anlei Liu, Huadong Zhu, Xuezhong Yu, Gang Chen and Jun Xu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:155
  37. Liver diseases were significant source of early readmission burden. This study aimed to evaluate the 30-day unplanned readmission rates, causes of readmissions, readmission costs, and predictors of readmission...

    Authors: Xianbin Xu, Kai Gong, Liang Hong, Xia Yu, Huilan Tu, Yan Lan, Junjie Yao, Shaoheng Ye, Haoda Weng, Zhiwei Li, Yu Shi and Jifang Sheng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:153
  38. Esophageal squamous cell neoplasia (ESCN) is predominant in Asia. Endoscopic mucosal resection and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) have both been recommended worldwide, however the application of endosc...

    Authors: Hsu-En Cheng, Sz-Iuan Shiu and Chung-Wang Ko
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:152
  39. The anal symptoms occurring during pregnancy and post-partum, mainly related to Haemorrhoidal Disease (HD), have been reported with in a wide range of incidence in the literature. Although in many cases the co...

    Authors: Angela D’Alfonso, Francesca De Carolis, Alessandro Serva, Sayali Valiyeva, Maurizio Guido and Renato Pietroletti
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:150
  40. The colorectal cancer (CRC) screening program B-PREDICT is a population based invited two stage screening project using a faecal immunochemical test (FIT) for initial screening followed by a colonoscopy for th...

    Authors: Stefanie BREZINA, Gernot LEEB, Andreas BAIERL, Evelyn GRÄF, Monika HACKL, Philipp HOFER, Harald LANG, Michaela KLEIN, Karl MACH, Remy SCHWARZER, Wilhelm WLASSITS, Andreas PÜSPÖK and Andrea GSUR
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:149
  41. Fatigue is prevalent in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and has been associated with IBD activity, sleep quality, depression, and anxiety. This study aimed to identify fatigue profiles or clusters...

    Authors: Alex Barnes, Barbara Toson, R. V. Bryant, Sutapa Mukherjee, Jane M. Andrews, Paul Spizzo and Réme Mountifield
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:148
  42. The prevalence of neoplastic polyps in gallbladder polyps (GPs) increases sharply with age and is associated with gallbladder carcinoma (GBC). This study aims to predict neoplastic polyps and provide appropria...

    Authors: Qi Li, Minghui Dou, Hengchao Liu, Pengbo Jia, Xintuan Wang, Xilin Geng, Yu Zhang, Rui Yang, Junhui Li, Wenbin Yang, Chunhe Yao, Xiaodi Zhang, Da Lei, Chenglin Yang, Qiwei Hao, Yimin Liu…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:146

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