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  1. Hepatitis B virus-associated acute-on-chronic liver failure (HBV-ACLF) has been confirmed as a prevalent form of end-stage liver disease in people subjected to chronic HBV infection. However, there has been ra...

    Authors: Hanyun Tu, Rong Liu, Anni Zhang, Sufei Yang and Chengjiang Liu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:342
  2. Fluoropyrimidine-based postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy is globally recommended for high-risk stage II and stage III colon cancer. However, adjuvant chemotherapy is often associated with severe adverse eve...

    Authors: Yoshiaki Mihara, Masataka Hirasaki, Yosuke Horita, Takashi Fujino, Hisayo Fukushima, Yasuo Kamakura, Kousuke Uranishi, Yasumitsu Hirano, Shomei Ryozawa, Masanori Yasuda, Yoshinori Makino, Satomi Shizasaki and Tetsuya Hamaguchi
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:339
  3. The aim of this study was to understand the prevalence and potential risk factors of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection in Hainan Province, China.

    Authors: Run-xiang Chen, Da-ya Zhang, Xiaodong Zhang, Shiju Chen, Shimei Huang, Chen Chen, Da Li, Fan Zeng, Jiajia Chen, Cuiyi Mo, Lei Gao, Juntao Zeng, Jianxin Xiong, Zhai Chen and Feihu Bai
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:338
  4. Mucosal healing has become the primary treatment target for patients with Crohn’s disease (CD). We aimed to develop a noninvasive and convenient tool to evaluate the endoscopic activity in patients with ileoco...

    Authors: Xiaolin Hu, Jiajia Li, Yunyun Sun, Dacheng Wu, Tiantian Zhao, Maofeng Ma, Jie Chen, Mei Wang and Sicong Hou
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:337
  5. Ulcerative colitis is a relapsing and remitting disease that may be associated with flares. The causes of flares in the Indian setting are not well recognized.

    Authors: Vishavdeep Singh Rana, Gaurav Mahajan, Amol N. Patil, Anupam K. Singh, Vaneet Jearth, Aravind Sekar, Harjeet Singh, Atul Saroch, Usha Dutta and Vishal Sharma
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:336
  6. The purpose of this study was to establish a comprehensive prognosis nomogram for patients with liver cirrhosis complicated with hepatic encephalopathy (HE) in the intensive care unit (ICU) and to evaluate the...

    Authors: Wansheng Yan, Zhihui Yao, Qiutong Ou and Gang Ye
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:335
  7. Ulcerative Colitis (UC) is a disorder which oxidative stress plays a critical role in its pathogenesis. Empagliflozin (EMPA) is a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitor that has been shown to have an...

    Authors: Fereshteh Nazari-Khanamiri, Abbas Jafari, Zeinab Esmaeilzadeh and Morteza Ghasemnejad-Berenji
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:332
  8. There are limited studies on the endoscopic assessment of disease activity using balloon-assisted enteroscopy (BAE) and its predictive role for long-term outcomes of patients with small bowel Crohn’s disease (...

    Authors: Ji Eun Na, Sung Noh Hong, Ji Eun Kim, Eun Ran Kim, Young-Ho Kim and Dong Kyung Chang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:331
  9. New oral anticoagulants (NOACs) have been becoming prevalent in recent years and are increasingly used in the treatment of port vein thrombosis. The difference of the efficacy and safety between rivaroxaban an...

    Authors: Haonan Zhou, Mingdong Wu, Shixiong Yu, Han Xia, Wu Yu, Kai Huang and Yikuan Chen
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:329
  10. Impact of advanced age on disease characteristics of acute cholecystitis (AC), and surgical outcomes after laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has not been established.

    Authors: Cho Eun Lee, Seung Jae Lee, Ju Ik Moon, In Seok Choi, Dae Sung Yoon, Won Jun Choi, Sang Eok Lee, Nak Song Sung, Seong Uk Kwon, In Eui Bae, Seung Jae Roh and Sung Gon Kim
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:328
  11. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a complex metabolic disorder that increases the risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Global longitudinal strain (GLS) is...

    Authors: Fereshte Attaran, Sepideh Emami, Masoudreza Sohrabi, Mojtaba Malek, Hossein Ajdarkosh, Mahmoodreza Khoonsari, Faramarz Ismail-Beigi and Mohammad E. Khamseh
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:327
  12. Autophagy plays an important role in carcinogenesis and tumor progression in many cancers, including gastric cancer. Cytotoxin-associated gene A (CagA) is a well-known virulent factor in Helicobacter pylori (H. p...

    Authors: Akihiko Sakatani, Yoshito Hayashi, Hirotsugu Saiki, Minoru Kato, Ryotaro Uema, Takanori Inoue, Keiichi Kimura, Shunsuke Yoshii, Yoshiki Tsujii, Shinichiro Shinzaki, Hideki Iijima and Tetsuo Takehara
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:326
  13. The efficacy of transnasal endoscopy using an ultrathin endoscope has been reported in several studies. However, few studies regarding peroral endoscopy with ultrathin endoscopes with high resolution have been...

    Authors: Iwao Aya, Ryoji Ichijima, Tomomi Sugita, Masako Nakayama, Ayaka Takasu, Kanako Ogura, Takuji Gotoda and Hirofumi Kogure
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:325
  14. At present, a large number of studies have found that long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) can be used as biomarkers for diagnosis and monitoring prognosis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). The expression of lncRNA...

    Authors: Ling Liao, Xia Chen, Hengliu Huang, Yuwei Li, Qing Huang, Zhen Song, Jie Luo, Tao Yuan and Shaoli Deng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:324
  15. One of the most frequent disorders is liver fibrosis. An improved understanding of the different events during the process of liver fibrosis & its reversibility could be helpful in its staging and in finding p...

    Authors: Sara Abubakr, Noha M. Hazem, R.N Sherif, Adel Abdelmohdy Elhawary and Kamal G Botros
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:323
  16. Intestinal parasitic infections (IPIs), caused by helminths and protozoans, are among the most prevalent infections in humans in developing countries. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of IPIs in pa...

    Authors: Shiva Zeinali, Mahsa Rezgi, Morteza Gholinejad and Rasool Jafari
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:322
  17. As a result of the lack of screening programs and the difficulty in making a proper diagnosis, the majority of hepatocellular carcinoma (HHC) patients present late in low-resource countries. The study therefor...

    Authors: Sheikh Omar Bittaye, Abubacarr Kambi, Momodou A. I. Tekanyi, Saydiba Tamba, Lamin Sanneh, Momodou Musa Sisawo, Abdoulie Jatta, Gibril Fatty, Adam Jeng, Momodou Salieu Jallow, Ousman Leigh and Ramou Njie
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:321
  18. The prevention of recurrence for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after curative resection is still a great challenge in clinical practice. There are numerous studies that trying to search for favorable ...

    Authors: Yanyan Ye, Ying Wang, Haoqian Xu and Fengming Yi
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:320
  19. There are few studies on acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF) in patients with recompensated cirrhosis. This study was aimed to investigate the clinical features of ACLF patients with recompensated cirrhosis.

    Authors: Haixia Yuan, Yingying Cao, Zhenjun Yu, Yue Huang, Fang Liu, Yanying Gao, Shaotian Qiu and Tao Han
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:319
  20. The literature is sparse on the association between serum liver fibrosis markers and the development of hepatic decompensation in patients with compensated cirrhosis. We aimed to assessed whether the serum liv...

    Authors: Qingling Chen, Ling Mei, Rui Zhong, Ping Han, Jun Wen, Xu Han, Lu Zhai, Lili Zhao and Jia Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:317
  21. Functional dyspepsia (FD) as a type of disorders of brain-gut interaction (DBGI), patient self-reporting of its symptoms becomes an important component of clinical outcome assessment. We performed a systematic...

    Authors: Xinai Wang, Yan Fei, Wenjing Li, Hao Liu, Hongling Xiao, Yaxuan Wu and Chenqi Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:316
  22. Pancreatic cancer is a fatal tumor, and the status of perineural invasion (PNI) of pancreatic cancer was positively related to poor prognosis including overall survival and recurrence-free survival. This study...

    Authors: Wenbo Zou, Dingguo Wu, Yunyang Wu, Kuiping Zhou, Yuanshu Lian, Gengyun Chang, Yuze Feng, Jifeng Liang and Gao Huang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:315
  23. Validated, accepted grading tools for preprocedural complexity assessment in ERCP are lacking. We therefore created a grading system for ERCP based on the classification used by the American Society for Gastro...

    Authors: Andreas Maieron, Christine Duller, Andreas Püspök, Emanuel Steiner and Christine Kapral
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:314
  24. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) can exacerbate the severity of acute pancreatitis (AP), and this severity is worsened with increased severity of NAFLD. This study aimed to investigate the relation bet...

    Authors: Lei Zhu, Leyao Yuan, Tingting Wang, Quping Zhu, Qian Zhang, Changbao Pan, Qingcheng Xu, Denghao Deng, Weiwei Chen and Juan Chen
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:313
  25. Pancreatic adenocarcinoma is one of the most lethal tumors in the world with a poor prognosis. Thus, an accurate prediction model, which identify patients within high risk of pancreatic adenocarcinoma is neede...

    Authors: Na Li, Jionghuang Chen, Weihua Yu and Xiaoling Huang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:312
  26. Considering inflammation as a primary occurrence in gallstone formation, this study aimed to determine the relation between serum biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress, and dietary Inflammatory Index...

    Authors: Moloud Ghorbani, Azita Hekmatdoost, Zahra Darabi, Amir Sadeghi and Zahra Yari
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:311
  27. To appraise effective predictors for infection in patients with decompensated cirrhosis (DC) by using XGBoost algorithm in a retrospective case-control study.

    Authors: Jing Zheng, Jianjun Li, Zhengyu Zhang, Yue Yu, Juntao Tan, Yunyu Liu, Jun Gong, Tingting Wang, Xiaoxin Wu and Zihao Guo
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:310
  28. This study aims to investigate the relationship between different dietary patterns and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).

    Authors: Song Xiao, Ziqi Chen, Tingyu Mai, Jiansheng Cai, Yulu Chen, Xu Tang, Ruoyu Gou, Tingyu Luo, Kailian He, Tingjun Li, Jian Qin, Zhiyong Zhang and You Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:309
  29. To study the combined model of radiomic features and clinical features based on enhanced CT images for noninvasive evaluation of microsatellite instability (MSI) status in colorectal liver metastasis (CRLM) be...

    Authors: Xuehu Wang, Ziqi Liu, Xiaoping Yin, Chang Yang and Jushuo Zhang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:308
  30. Although non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) remains an uncommon indication for liver transplantation (LT) in the Chinese, the prevalence of NAFLD is increasing. We aimed to determine the prevalence of de n...

    Authors: Lung-Yi Mak, Albert CY Chan, Tiffany CL Wong, Wing-Chiu Dai, Wong-Hoi She, Ka-Wing Ma, Sui-Ling Sin, Ka-Wan Chu, Wai-Kay Seto, Man-Fung Yuen, Chung-Mau Lo and James Fung
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:307
  31. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has become the most common cause of chronic liver disease in wealthy societies, and is responsible for a significant rise in liver morbidity and mortality. Current tre...

    Authors: E. Asquith, K. Bould, J. C. Catling, E. J. Day and A. Holt
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:306
  32. The Hepatic hydrothorax is a pleural effusion related to portal hypertension; its diagnosis and therapeutic management may be difficult. The aims of this article are which follows: To gather the practices of h...

    Authors: Jean-François David Cadranel, Isabelle Ollivier-Hourmand, Jacques Cadranel, Thierry Thevenot, Honoré Zougmore, Eric Nguyen-Khac, Christophe Bureau, Manon Allaire, Jean-Baptiste Nousbaum, Véronique Loustaud-Ratti, Xavier Causse, Philippe Sogni, Bertrand Hanslik, Marc Bourliere, Jean-Marie Peron, Nathalie Ganne-Carrie…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:305
  33. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common disease which in the majority of patients is treated with proton pump inhibitors (PPI). However, up to 45% of the patients remain symptomatic on a standard do...

    Authors: Manfred Gross, Dennis Neuschwander, Lisa Steffens, Jörn Thomsen and Kristina Röschmann-Doose
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:304
  34. The prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) has had a marked increase in Western countries with a paralleling interest in extraesophageal (EE) manifestations of GERD, including laryngopharyngeal r...

    Authors: Reidar Fossmark, Eivind Ness-Jensen and Øystein Sørdal
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:303
  35. Poor muscle function is associated with a negative prognosis in advanced liver disease but the impact in compensated chronic liver disease is unknown. Similar prognostic uncertainty applies to fatigue. We aime...

    Authors: Ulrika Ekerfors, Magnus Simrén, Hanns-Ulrich Marschall, Daghan Demir and Axel Josefsson
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:302
  36. Vomiting and nausea seem to be relatively specific symptoms related to gluten ingestion in treated celiac disease. However, the overall prevalence and associated factors of these symptoms after chronic gluten ...

    Authors: Iida Ahonen, Pilvi Laurikka, Sara Koskimaa, Heini Huhtala, Katri Lindfors, Katri Kaukinen, Kalle Kurppa and Laura Kivelä
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:301
  37. Aim of this study was to analyze long-term trends of hospitalizations, treatment regimen and in-hospital mortality of in-patients with acute mesenteric ischemia (AMI) over the past decade and effects of the SA...

    Authors: Stefanie Bette, Osama Habeeballah, Jan H. Luitjens, Thomas Kroencke, Christian Scheurig-Muenkler and Josua A. Decker
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:300
  38. The prognosis of patients undergoing hepatectomy combined with transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and TACE alone was examined in order to better understand the role of hepatectomy in the treatment of hepat...

    Authors: Xin Liu, Haodong Li, Fei Wang, Ke Su, Bingsheng He, Jie He, Jiaqi Zhong, Yunwei Han and Zhenjiang Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:299
  39. Gastric cancer (CC) is a disease with high incidence and mortality rate. Immunotherapy is an important method for gastric cancer while lack of effective predictor. Integrins play an important role in the devel...

    Authors: Chao Xu, Xiao-Li Xie, Ning Kang and Hui-Qing Jiang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:298
  40. Oncologic impact of genetic alteration across synchronous colorectal cancer (CRC) still remains unclear. This study aimed to compare the oncologic relevance according to genetic alteration between synchronous ...

    Authors: Il Tae Son, Minsung Kim, Bo Young Oh, Min Jeong Kim, Sang Nam Yoon, Jun Ho Park, Byung Chun Kim and Jong Wan Kim
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:297
  41. The sedation method used during double-balloon endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (DB-ERCP) differs among countries and/or facilities, and there is no established method. This study aimed to evalua...

    Authors: Kazuya Miyamoto, Kazuyuki Matsumoto, Taisuke Obata, Ryosuke Sato, Akihiro Matsumi, Kosaku Morimoto, Taiji Ogawa, Hiroyuki Terasawa, Yuki Fujii, Tatsuhiro Yamazaki, Daisuke Uchida, Shigeru Horiguchi, Koichiro Tsutsumi, Hironari Kato and Motoyuki Otsuka
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:296
  42. Type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis responds well to glucocorticoid therapy with a high remission rate. Moreover, glucocorticoid maintenance therapy can help prevent relapse. However, the relapse rate following ces...

    Authors: Yusuke Kiyoshita, Yasutaka Ishii, Masahiro Serikawa, Keiji Hanada, Tamito Sasaki, Yoshifumi Fujimoto, Atsushi Yamaguchi, Ken Hirao, Bunjiro Noma, Tomoyuki Minami, Akihito Okazaki, Masanobu Yukutake, Teruo Mouri, Tomofumi Tsuboi, Yumiko Tatsukawa, Shinya Nakamura…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:295
  43. Milligan-Morgan hemorrhoidectomy (MMH) is the most widely used surgical procedure because of its precise curative effect, but it has the disadvantages such as obvious postoperative pain and bleeding. To retros...

    Authors: Qing Long, Yong Wen and Jun Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:293

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