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Hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders

Section edited by Emmanuel A Tsochatzis and Rakesh Tandon

This section concerns all clinical and basic science aspects of hepatobiliary and pancreatic disorders including but not limited to: prevention, diagnosis and management, as well as related molecular genetics and pathophysiology.

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  1. Recent data shows that patients with severe acute pancreatic might benefit from early intensive therapy, enteral nutrition and timely transfer to specialized centers. The early prophylactic use of antibiotics ...

    Authors: Andrius Karpavicius, Zilvinas Dambrauskas, Audrius Gradauskas, Arturas Samuilis, Kristina Zviniene, Juozas Kupcinskas, Gintautas Brimas, Artur Meckovski, Audrius Sileikis and Kestutis Strupas

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:99

    Content type: Research article

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  2. Roux-en-Y reconstructive surgery excludes the biliopancreatic system from conventional endoscopic access. Balloon-assisted enteroscopy allows therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) i...

    Authors: Michael De Koning and Tom G. Moreels

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:98

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  3. This study analyzes the clinicopathologic and radiologic characteristics of malignant serous cystic neoplasm (SCN) of the pancreas through systematic review and an institutional case report.

    Authors: Jimi Huh, Jae Ho Byun, Seung-Mo Hong, Kyung Won Kim, Jin Hee Kim, Seung Soo Lee, Hyoung Jung Kim and Moon-Gyu Lee

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:97

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  4. Portal hypertensive gastropathy (PHG) is a frequently overlooked complication of liver cirrhosis (LC). The clinical implications of PHG as a prognostic factor of LC or a predictive factor for the development o...

    Authors: Chang Seok Bang, Hyo Sun Kim, Ki Tae Suk, Sung Eun Kim, Ji Won Park, Seung Ha Park, Hyoung Su Kim, Myoung Kuk Jang, Sang Hoon Park, Myung Seok Lee, Choong Kee Park and Dong Joon Kim

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:93

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  5. Fibrinogen storage disease (FSD) is a rare autosomal-dominant disorder caused by mutation in FGG, encoding the fibrinogen gamma chain. Here we report the first Han Chinese patient with FSD, caused by de novo fibr...

    Authors: Mei-Hong Zhang, A. S. Knisely, Neng-li Wang, Jing-Yu Gong and Jian-She Wang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:92

    Content type: Case report

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  6. Pegylated interferon alpha 2a, alpha 2b and ribavirin have been included to the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) for treatment of only chronic hepatitis C genotypes 2 and 3 in Thailand. This reimbur...

    Authors: Nattiya Kapol, Surasit Lochid-amnuay and Yot Teerawattananon

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:91

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  7. Hepatic inflammatory pseudotumor (IPT) is a rare disease which often mimics a malignant tumor and is therefore often misdiagnosed and surgically resected. Recently, a concept of IgG4-related diseases (IgG4-RD)...

    Authors: Masayuki Shibata, Hiroyuki Matsubayashi, Tsuyoshi Aramaki, Katsuhiko Uesaka, Naoyuki Tsutsumi, Keiko Sasaki and Hiroyuki Ono

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:89

    Content type: Case report

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  8. Poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase (PARP) participates in multi-organ failure in various inflammatory diseases including acute necrotizing pancreatitis (ANP). Since pancreatitis-associated adrenal insufficiency is pa...

    Authors: Jia Yu, Teng Zuo, Wenhong Deng, Qiao Shi, Peng Ma, Chen Chen, Liang Zhao, Kailiang Zhao and Weixing Wang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:81

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  9. Epilepsy is associated with an increased mortality among cirrhosis patients, but the reasons are unknown. We aimed to determine whether epilepsy is a risk factor for developing hepatic encephalopathy (HE), whi...

    Authors: Peter Jepsen, Jakob Christensen, Karin Weissenborn, Hugh Watson and Hendrik Vilstrup

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:77

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  10. Toll-like receptors (TLRs) are effectors of the innate immune system that are able to recognize hepatitis C virus (HCV) and give rise to an immune response. Failure of interferon (IFN)-α-based treatment is rel...

    Authors: Chuan-Mo Lee, Tsung-Hui Hu, Sheng-Nan Lu, Jing-Houng Wang, Chao-Hung Hung, Chien-Hung Chen and Yi-Hao Yen

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:73

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  11. Pruritus (itch) is a symptom commonly experienced by patients with cholestatic liver diseases such as primary biliary cholangitis (PBC, previously referred to as primary biliary cirrhosis). Bile acids (BAs) ha...

    Authors: Vinod S. Hegade, Stuart F. W. Kendrick, Robert L. Dobbins, Sam R. Miller, Duncan Richards, James Storey, George Dukes, Kim Gilchrist, Susan Vallow, Graeme J. Alexander, Margaret Corrigan, Gideon M. Hirschfield and David E. J. Jones

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:71

    Content type: Study protocol

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  12. Difficult biliary cannulation in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) can result in failure of common bile duct (CBD) stone removal and pancreatitis. The present study aimed to report the effi...

    Authors: Chung-Mou Kuo, Yi-Chun Chiu, Chih-Ming Liang, Lung-Sheng Lu, Wei-Chen Tai, Yuan-Hung Kuo, Cheng-Kun Wu, Seng-Kee Chuah, Chi-Sin Changchien and Chung-Huang Kuo

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:70

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  13. Most complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) were relation to pancreaticoenterostomy. We improved a new method of pancreaticoenterostomy that included the continuous suturing of the jejunum and the st...

    Authors: Guoliang Yao, Yonggang Fan and Jingming Zhai

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:69

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  14. Obstructive jaundice has been reported to influence liver elasticity, independent of liver fibrosis. The aim of our prospective study was to evaluate the changes in liver elasticity, before and after biliary d...

    Authors: Kimitoshi Kubo, Hiroshi Kawakami, Masaki Kuwatani, Mutsumi Nishida, Kazumichi Kawakubo, Shuhei Kawahata, Yoko Taya, Yoshimasa Kubota, Toraji Amano, Hiroki Shirato and Naoya Sakamoto

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:65

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:116

  15. The incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis is increasing, and its clinicopathological features are well established. Several animal models of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis have ...

    Authors: Norihiro Kishida, Sachiko Matsuda, Osamu Itano, Masahiro Shinoda, Minoru Kitago, Hiroshi Yagi, Yuta Abe, Taizo Hibi, Yohei Masugi, Koichi Aiura, Michiie Sakamoto and Yuko Kitagawa

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:61

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  16. Hexokinase-2 (HK2) and Beta2-adrenergic receptor (Beta2AR) are overexpressed in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) tissues and associated with poor prognosis. However, the synergistic effect of HK2 and Beta2AR in ...

    Authors: Zhi-Feng Zhang, Xiao-Sha Feng, He Chen, Zhi-Jun Duan, Li-Xia Wang, Dong Yang, Pi-Xu Liu, Qiu-Ping Zhang, Yan-Ling Jin, Zhi-Gang Sun and Han Liu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:57

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  17. Anastomotic stricture is a complex and substantial complication following Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy. Initially, endoscopic and percutaneous approaches are often attempted, but the gold standard remains sur...

    Authors: Yu-long Yang, Cheng Zhang, Ping Wu, Yue-feng Ma, Jing-yi Li, Hong-wei Zhang, Li-jun Shi, Mei-ju Lin and Ying Yu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:54

    Content type: Technical advance

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  18. Transarterial chemoembolization (TACE) and sorafenib are the therapeutic standard for intermediate and advanced stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients respectively. High costs with adverse events (AE) o...

    Authors: Wang-De Hsiao, Cheng-Yuan Peng, Po-Heng Chuang, Hsueh-Chou Lai, Ken-Sheng Cheng, Jen-Wei Chou, Yang-Yuan Chen, Cheng-Ju Yu, Chun-Lung Feng, Wen-Pang Su, Sheng-Hung Chen and Jung-Ta Kao

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:50

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  19. Estimates suggest that only 20 % of HCV-infected patients have been identified and <10 % treated. However, baby boomers (1945-1965) are identified as having a higher prevalence of HCV which has led the Centers...

    Authors: Zobair M. Younossi, Louis L. LaLuna, John J. Santoro, Flavia Mendes, Victor Araya, Natarajan Ravendhran, Lisa Pedicone, Idania Lio, Fatema Nader, Sharon Hunt, Andrei Racila and Maria Stepanova

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:45

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  20. Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm (HAP) and Hepatic artery dissection are rare vascular complications after living donor liver transplantation (LDLT), which may lead to graft loss and death of the recipients. Conv...

    Authors: Lin Ma, Kefei Chen, Qiang Lu, Wenwu Ling and Yan Luo

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:44

    Content type: Case report

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  21. The routine use of preoperative biliary drainage before pancreaticoduodenectomy (PD) remains controversial. This observational retrospective study compared stented and non-stented patients undergoing PD to ass...

    Authors: Francesca Gavazzi, Cristina Ridolfi, Giovanni Capretti, Maria Rachele Angiolini, Paola Morelli, Erminia Casari, Marco Montorsi and Alessandro Zerbi

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:43

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  22. Off-treatment durability of nucleoside analogue (NA) therapy in patients with chronic hepatitis B has not been well investigated. In this study we monitored antiviral effect of NA therapy and evaluated off-tre...

    Authors: Naruhiko Nagata, Tatehiro Kagawa, Shunji Hirose, Yoshitaka Arase, Kota Tsuruya, Kazuya Anzai, Koichi Shiraishi and Tetsuya Mine

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:38

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  23. Crigler-Najjar syndrome (CN) is a very rare genetic disorder characterized by an inability to conjugate bilirubin. Contrary to CN type I, patients with CN II exhibit residual capacity to conjugate bilirubin an...

    Authors: Samuel Raimundo Fernandes, Carlos Miguel Moura, Beatriz Rodrigues, Luís Araújo Correia, Helena Cortez-Pinto and José Velosa

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:33

    Content type: Case report

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  24. Approximately 2.7 million Americans are chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV patients with cirrhosis form the largest group of persons at high risk for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Increas...

    Authors: Yachana Kataria, Ryan J. Deaton, Erika Enk, Ming Jin, Milita Petrauskaite, Linlin Dong, Joseph R. Goldenberg, Scott J. Cotler, Donald M. Jensen, Richard B. van Breemen and Peter H. Gann

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:30

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  25. Actual differences of long term outcome of extrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma according to the location of the tumor have not yet been studied. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prognosis and optimal surg...

    Authors: Keun Soo Ahn, Koo Jeong Kang, Yu Na Kang, Yong Hoon Kim and Tae-Seok Kim

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:21

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  26. Optimal phosphorous control is an important aspect of the care of patients with end-stage renal disease, and phosphate binders are usually needed.

    Authors: Christina Tieu, Roger K. Moreira, Louis M. Wong Kee Song, Shounak Majumder, Konstantinos A. Papadakis and Marie C. Hogan

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:20

    Content type: Case report

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  27. Improving prediction of treatment outcomes in chronic hepatitis C (CHC) genotype 4 (G4) is necessary to increase sustained viral response (SVR) rates. Vitamin D related and interferon stimulated genes are good...

    Authors: M. O. El-Derany, N. M. Hamdy, N. L. Al-Ansari and H. O. El-Mesallamy

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:19

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  28. Acute cholangitis is a life-threatening bacterial infection of the biliary tract. Main focus of this study was to create a useful risk prediction model that helps physicians to assign patients with acute chola...

    Authors: Jochen Schneider, Alexander Hapfelmeier, Sieglinde Thöres, Andreas Obermeier, Christoph Schulz, Dominik Pförringer, Simon Nennstiel, Christoph Spinner, Roland M. Schmid, Hana Algül, Wolfgang Huber and Andreas Weber

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:15

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  29. Liver fibrosis and its end-stage disease, cirrhosis, are major risk factors for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and present in 80 to 90 % of patients with HCC. Current genetically engineered mouse models for HC...

    Authors: Sook In Chung, Hyuk Moon, Dae Yeong Kim, Kyung Joo Cho, Hye-Lim Ju, Do Young Kim, Sang Hoon Ahn, Kwang-Hyub Han and Simon Weonsang Ro

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:13

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  30. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) with biliary tumor thrombus (BTT) is rare and its impact on postoperative prognosis remains controversial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the published evidence concerning...

    Authors: Wenhui Qiao, Feng Yu, Lupeng Wu, Bin Li and Yanming Zhou

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:11

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  31. Laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) has become the ‘gold standard’ for the treatment of symptomatic gallstones. Innovative methods are being introduced, and these procedures include transgastric or transcolonic ...

    Authors: Nan Ge, Siyu Sun, Shiwei Sun, Sheng Wang, Xiang Liu and Guoxin Wang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:9

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  32. In pancreaticobiliary maljunction (PBM), the sphincter of Oddi can not control bile and pancreatic juice flow, which may lead to two-way reflux of bile and pancreatic juice, thus causing chronic inflammation, ...

    Authors: Shun-gen Huang, Wan-liang Guo, Zhi-cheng Zhou, Jun-jie Li, Fu-bin Yang and Jian Wang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:7

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  33. The surveillance of subjects at risk of pancreatic cancer is restricted to clinical research; the incidence of familial pancreatic cancer needs to be better established. Thus, we aimed to evaluate the frequenc...

    Authors: Martina Mughetti, Lucia Calculli, Anna Maria Chiesa, Federica Ciccarese, Odeta Rrusho and Raffaele Pezzilli

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:6

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  34. Hemorrhage from the pancreatic duct, or hemosuccus pancreaticus (HP), is an unusual cause of intermittent gastrointestinal bleeding. HP is most often diagnosed in patients with chronic pancreatitis, and is usu...

    Authors: Hye Ryoung Sul, Hyun Woong Lee, Jeong Wook Kim, Sung Jae Cha, Yoo Shin Choi, Gi Hyeon Kim and Byung Kook Kwak

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:5

    Content type: Case report

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  35. Pancreatic hamartoma is an extremely rare benign disease of the pancreas. Only 30 cases have been reported to date.

    Authors: Daisuke Matsushita, Hiroshi Kurahara, Yuko Mataki, Kosei Maemura, Michiyo Higashi, Satoshi Iino, Masahiko Sakoda, Hiroyuki Shinchi, Shinichi Ueno and Shoji Natsugoe

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:3

    Content type: Case report

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  36. To assess correlation between liver or spleen stiffness measurement by transient elastography (TE) and hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) in patients with chronic liver disease as well find optimal and ru...

    Authors: Romanas Zykus, Laimas Jonaitis, Vitalija Petrenkienė, Andrius Pranculis and Limas Kupčinskas

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:183

    Content type: Research article

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in BMC Gastroenterology 2016 16:53

  37. Malignant bile duct obstruction is a common problem among cancer patients with hepatic or lymphatic metastases. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) with the placement of a stent is the method of choice...

    Authors: Georg-Martin Haag, Thomas Herrmann, Dirk Jaeger, Wolfgang Stremmel, Peter Schemmer, Peter Sauer and Daniel Nils Gotthardt

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:171

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  38. In cases of difficult bile duct cannulation, the use of wire-guided cannulation over a pancreatic stent (WGC-PS) or the double guidewire technique (DGT) may facilitate biliary cannulation. The aim of this stud...

    Authors: Min Jae Yang, Jae Chul Hwang, Byung Moo Yoo, Jin Hong Kim, Hyoung-Kyu Ryu, Soon Sun Kim, Joon Koo Kang and Min Kyeong Kim

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:150

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  39. Pyoderma Gangrenosum (PG) is a cutaneous condition, its diagnosis suggested by the presence of a painful cutaneous ulcer showing rapid progression. Pyoderma gangrenosum is associated with a concomitant systemi...

    Authors: Theodoros Androutsakos, Paraskevas Stamopoulos, Kiriaki Aroni and Gregorios Hatzis

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:149

    Content type: Case report

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  40. Continuous use of anabolic androgenic steroid in high-doses is associated with substantial health risks, including hepatocellular adenoma. Malignant transformation from hepatocellular adenoma to hepatocellular...

    Authors: Philipp Solbach, Andrej Potthoff, Hans-Jürgen Raatschen, Bisharah Soudah, Ulrich Lehmann, Andrea Schneider, Michael J. Gebel, Michael P. Manns and Arndt Vogel

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:60

    Content type: Case report

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  41. Endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) is currently recognized as the primary endoscopic treatment for common bile duct stones. However, it is difficult to remove multiple (≥3) or large (≥15 mm) common bile duct ston...

    Authors: Kouhei Tsuchida, Mari Iwasaki, Misako Tsubouchi, Tsunehiro Suzuki, Chieko Tsuchida, Naoto Yoshitake, Takako Sasai and Hideyuki Hiraishi

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:59

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  42. Several association studies with small sample sizes of two SNPs in IL28BB (rs12979860 and rs8099917) showed inconsistent results, so in this study, we aim to evaluate the association between the two SNPs and i...

    Authors: Jing Chen, Wei Wang, Xiaoguang Li and Jie Xu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:58

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  43. Biologic activities of functional mediators activate downstream transducers regulating inflammation and carcinogenesis. Correlation among mediators (IL-6, IL-27, TNF-α, and VEGF) with STAT proteins at diverse ...

    Authors: Jung-Ta Kao, Chun-Lung Feng, Cheng-Ju Yu, Shu-Mei Tsai, Ping-Ning Hsu, Yao-Li Chen and Yi-Ying Wu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:50

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  44. Surgical resection is the only curative treatment for pancreatic and periampullary cancer, but many patients undergo unnecessary laparotomy because tumours can be understaged by computerised tomography (CT). A...

    Authors: Stephen Morris, Kurinchi S Gurusamy, Jessica Sheringham and Brian R Davidson

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:44

    Content type: Research article

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  45. Although many of the factors and molecules closely associated with non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) have been reported, the role of inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS)-derived nitric oxide (NO) on the p...

    Authors: Yuichi Nozaki, Koji Fujita, Koichiro Wada, Masato Yoneda, Takaomi Kessoku, Yoshiyasu Shinohara, Kento Imajo, Yuji Ogawa, Makoto Nakamuta, Satoru Saito, Naohiko Masaki, Yoji Nagashima, Yasuo Terauchi and Atsushi Nakajima

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:42

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  46. Recurrent hepatitis C virus infection after liver transplantation is associated with reduced graft and patient survival. Re-transplantation for graft failure due to recurrent hepatitis C is controversial and n...

    Authors: Julien Vionnet, Manuel Pascual, Haithem Chtioui, Emiliano Giostra, Pietro E Majno, Laurent A Decosterd and Darius Moradpour

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:38

    Content type: Case report

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  47. Ischemic pancreatitis is a rare medical entity. The pancreatic tissue is susceptible to ischemia with the possibility of developing acute pancreatitis. The abdominal aortic aneurysm can be one possible cause o...

    Authors: Ileana Cocota, Radu Badea, Traian Scridon and Dan L Dumitrascu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2015 15:35

    Content type: Case report

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