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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. Imaging-based assessment of sarcopenia is a well-validated prognostic tool for patients with chronic liver disease. However, little is known about its value in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC...

    Authors: Pedram Keshoofi, Philipp Schindler, Florian Rennebaum, Friederike Cordes, Haluk Morgul, Moritz Wildgruber, Hauke S. Heinzow, Andreas Pascher, Hartmut H. Schmidt, Anna Hüsing-Kabar, Michael Praktiknjo, Jonel Trebicka and Leon Louis Seifert
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:145
  30. Food malabsorption and intolerance is implicated in gastrointestinal symptoms among patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Key triggers include fructose and fructan. Prior studies examined fructose and ...

    Authors: Twan Sia, Riki O. Tanaka, Albert Mousad, Aditya P. Narayan, Kristen Si, Leeon Bacchus, Hind Ouerghi, Aashka Patel, Arnav Patel, Evan Cunningham, Taylor Epstein, Jerry Fu, Stanley Liu, Raisa Khuda, Paige McDonald, Shibani Mallik…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:143
  31. Endoscopic features of intestinal transplant-associated microangiopathy (iTAM) have not been comprehensively investigated. This study aimed to examine the endoscopic characteristics of patients diagnosed with ...

    Authors: Masaya Iwamuro, Daisuke Ennishi, Nobuharu Fujii, Ken-ichi Matsuoka, Takehiro Tanaka, Toshihiro Inokuchi, Sakiko Hiraoka and Motoyuki Otsuka
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:140
  32. Gastric hamartomatous inverted polyps (GHIPs) are not well characterized and remain diagnostically challenging due to rarity. Therefore, this study aims to investigate the clinicopathologic and endoscopic char...

    Authors: Ningning Dong, Fandong Meng, Bing Yue and Junzhen Hou
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:139
  33. To analyze the risk factors associated with colorectal adenoma and to investigate the associations of metabolism-related fatty liver disease (MAFLD) with obesity, colorectal adenoma and high-risk adenoma.

    Authors: Jingfang Xiong, Yijun Wu, Dongya Chen, Zhaolin Zhang, Yihui Liu, Jiandong Luo and Hong Xu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:138
  34. Prediction of lymph node metastasis (LNM) for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) is critical for the treatment regimen and prognosis. We aim to develop and validate machine learning (ML)-based predictive mo...

    Authors: Hui Xie, Tao Hong, Wencai Liu, Xiaodong Jia, Le Wang, Huan Zhang, Chan Xu, Xiaoke Zhang, Wen-Le Li, Quan Wang, Chengliang Yin and Xu Lv
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:137
  35. The incidence of gastric cancer ranks the first among digestive tract tumors in China. However, there are no specific symptoms in the early stage of the tumor and the diagnosis process is complex, so more effe...

    Authors: Jiancang Ma, Yingying Feng, Jinkai Xu, Zongyu Li, Jingyue Lai and Hao Guan
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:136
  36. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic relapsing inflammatory disorder of the gastrointestinal tract (GIT).It results in progressive intestinal epithelium structural and functional damage that necessita...

    Authors: Ayman Menesy, Mohamed Hammad, Salah Aref and Fatma Adel Mourad Abozeid
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:135
  37. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) imposes a huge burden on the healthcare systems and greatly declines the patient’s quality of life. However, there is a paucity of detailed data regarding information and suppo...

    Authors: Narges Norouzkhani, Mahbobeh Faramarzi, Ali Bahari, Javad Shokri Shirvani, Saeid Eslami and Hamed Tabesh
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:134
  38. Preventing disease progression and viral suppression are the main goals of antiviral therapy in chronic hepatitis B (CHB). Liver stiffness measurement (LSM) by transient elastography is a reliable non-invasive...

    Authors: Hariklia Kranidioti, Konstantinos Zisimopoulos, Theodora Oikonomou, Theodoros Voulgaris, Spyros Siakavellas, Polixeni Agorastou, Melanie Deutsch, Christos Triantos, Ioannis Goulis, George Papatheodoridis and Spilios Manolakopoulos
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:133
  39. Different split regimens of polyethylene glycol are routinely used and no guidelines are available to select an optimal protocol of ingestion. This study aims to compare the efficacy and side effect profile of...

    Authors: Jawad Abou Zeid, Souheil Hallit, Bassem Akiki, Zeina Abou Zeid and Charbel Yazbeck
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:132
  40. To compare the potential efficacy and safety of dual therapy and quadruple therapy with vonoprazan (VPZ) as well as the standard quadruple therapy of proton pump inhibitor (PPI) for the eradication of Helicobacte...

    Authors: Chen Chen, Daya Zhang, Shimei Huang, Fan Zeng, Da Li, Xiaodong Zhang, Runxiang Chen, Shiju Chen, Jun Wang and Feihu Bai
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:131
  41. One of the proposed mechanisms by which nutrition influences the progression of hepatic steatosis to fibrosis is inflammation. The study investigated how the inflammatory potential of the diet affects the risk...

    Authors: Mahsa Miryan, Sameeah Abdulrahman Rashid, Jamshid Gholizadeh Navashenaq, Davood Soleimani, Mohsen Nematy and Jalal Moludi
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:128

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