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  1. The occurrence of postoperative complications may affect short-term outcomes and prognosis of patients with various malignancies. However, the prognostic impact of these complications in older patients with co...

    Authors: Daiki Matsubara, Koji Soga, Jun Ikeda, Tatsuya Kumano, Masato Mitsuda, Tomoki Konishi, Shuhei Komatsu, Katsumi Shimomura, Fumihiro Taniguchi, Yasuhiro Shioaki and Eigo Otsuji
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:125
  2. Proper sedation of patients, particularly elderly individuals, who are more susceptible to sedation-related complications, is of significant importance in endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)....

    Authors: Yanping Zhang, Ning Zhang, Jing Hu, Changlin Liu and Guanjun Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:124
  3. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) was considered rare but is increasing with prolonged prognosis. Its impact on the overall prognosis of AIH is unknown, and treatment has not been es...

    Authors: Tomoko Tadokoro, Takako Nomura, Koji Fujita, Takushi Manabe, Kei Takuma, Mai Nakahara, Kyoko Oura, Shima Mimura, Joji Tani, Asahiro Morishita, Hideki Kobara, Masafumi Ono and Tsutomu Masaki
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:123
  4. While indirect comparison of infliximab (IFX) and vedolizumab (VDZ) in adults with Crohn’s disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC) shows that IFX has better effectiveness during induction, and comparable effic...

    Authors: Laurent Peyrin‐Biroulet, Perttu Arkkila, Alessandro Armuzzi, Silvio Danese, Marc Ferrante, Jordi Guardiola, Jørgen Jahnsen, Edouard Louis, Milan Lukáš, Walter Reinisch, Xavier Roblin, Philip J Smith, Taek Kwon, Jeeyoung Kim, Sangwook Yoon, Dong-Hyeon Kim…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:121
  5. The timing of antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients with normal alanine transaminase (ALT) or aged < 30 years is still undetermined. We aimed to elucidate the correlation between liver histo...

    Authors: Sufang Wei, Qiuli Xie, Guichan Liao, Hongjie Chen, Meixin Hu, Xiaoli Lin, Hong Li and Jie Peng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:120
  6. Acute pancreatitis poses a significant health risk due to the potential for pancreatic necrosis and multi-organ failure. Fluid resuscitation has demonstrated positive effects; however, consensus on the ideal i...

    Authors: Roopa Kumari, FNU Sadarat, Sindhu Luhana, Om Parkash, Abhi Chand Lohana, Zubair Rahaman, Hong Yu Wang, Yaqub N Mohammed, Sanjay Kirshan Kumar and Subhash Chander
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:119
  7. Achalasia is a rare esophageal disease with potentially lethal complications. Knowledge of the outcomes of the different surgical treatment modalities for achalasia by Heller’s cardiomyotomy (HCM) helps to cho...

    Authors: Joël Igor Kamla, Guy Aristide Bang, Joel Noutakdie Tochie, George Motto Bwelle, Blondel Nana Oumarou and Bernadette Ngo Nonga
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:118
  8. The diagnosis of primary small intestinal lymphoma (PSIL) is difficult. This study aimed to evaluate the clinical, radiological and endoscopic characteristics of PSIL and provide clue for diagnosis.

    Authors: Lin Li, Huijian Ma, Meng Niu, Chunxiao Chen, Chaohui Yu, Hong Zhang and Meng Jin
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:116
  9. Surface electroenterography is a potential non-invasive alternative to current diagnostics of colonic motility disorders. However, electrode positioning in electroenterography is often based on general anatomy...

    Authors: Nick H. Rolleman, Iris M. Visser, Willemijn M. Klein, Michel J.A.M. Van Putten, Ivo De Blaauw and Sanne M.B.I. Botden
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:114
  10. This retrospective study aimed to investigate the changes in peripheral blood lymphocyte subsets before and after immunotherapy in patients with advanced gastric cancer and their relationship n with the therap...

    Authors: Xinyan Wang, Xiaoling Liu, Huwei Dai and Junmei Jia
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:113
  11. Rectal anastomoses have a persisting high incidence of anastomotic leakage. This study aimed to assess whether the use of a poly-ϵ-caprolactone (PCL) scaffold as reinforcement of a circular stapled rectal anas...

    Authors: Laura Lovisa Køtlum Petersen, Martin Dennis Dursun, Gunvor Madsen, Dang Quang Svend Le, Sören Möller, Niels Qvist and Mark Bremholm Ellebæk
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:112
  12. Metabolic dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) has been proposed as a new term for diagnosing fatty liver disease, which is considered to be a multi-systemic disease with multiple extrahepatic ma...

    Authors: Ziyan Feng, Fanrong Zhao, Ziyao Wang, Xinyi Tang, Yan Xie and Li Qiu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:111
  13. Both vonoprazan and proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are currently used to treat artificial ulcers after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection. However, evidence-based medicine proving the efficacy of vonopraz...

    Authors: Lizhen Chen, Dalei Jiang, Doudou Hu and Xianghua Cui
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:110
  14. Metabolism dysfunction-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD), is the most common chronic liver disease. Few MAFLD predictions are simple and accurate. We examined the predictive performance of the albumin-to-...

    Authors: Xu Ming Li, Song Lian Liu, Ya Jun He and Jian Chang Shu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:109
  15. Pancreatic tumors in children are uncommon, and data is scarce. The purpose of this study is to examine the prognostic factors of pediatric pancreatic tumors in a population-based cohort.

    Authors: Xianzhong Qi, Bi Zhou, Fuhua Liang and Xinxin Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:108
  16. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), including ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD), is a chronic relapsing-remitting systemic disease of the gastrointestinal tract with rising incidence. Studies have...

    Authors: Amir Hossein Behnoush, Seyede Parmis Maroufi, Tara Reshadmanesh, Yasmin Mohtasham Kia, Mitra Norouzi, Seyedeh Mina Mohammadi, Aleksandra Klisic and Amirmohammad Khalaji
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:107
  17. To investigate the effect of Oncometabolite succinate on colorectal cancer migration and invasion and to initially explore the underlying mechanism.Succinate acid detection kit detected the succinate content i...

    Authors: Jiangnan Yu, Hong Yang, Lin Zhang, Suye Ran, Qing Shi, Pailan Peng, Qi Liu and Lingyu Song
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:106
  18. Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) stems from a deficiency of functional pancreatic enzymes with consequent maldigestion and malnutrition. EPI shares clinical symptoms and manifestations with other disord...

    Authors: Jodie A. Barkin, Trudi B. Delk and Valerie J. Powell
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:101
  19. Approximately 10-15% of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients with overlapping features of ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD) are termed as inflammatory bowel disease unclassified (IBDU). Thi...

    Authors: Yupei Shao, Yixiao Zhao, Hong Lv, Pengguang Yan, Hong Yang, Jingnan Li, Ji Li and Jiaming Qian
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:105
  20. The recurrence rate and mortality rate among postoperative pancreatic cancer patients remain elevated. This study aims to develop and validate the cancer-specific survival period for individuals who have under...

    Authors: Wei Peng, Xiaopeng Yu, Renyi Yang, Sha Nie, Xiaolan Jian and Puhua Zeng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:104
  21. Doctors are at high risk of developing hemorrhoidal disease (HD), but it is unclear whether doctors are aware of this risk. The OASIS (dOctors AS patIentS) study was performed to examine the prevalence, awaren...

    Authors: Xiaoyuan Qiu, Yuxin Liu, Weikun Shi, Guole Lin, Mei Rong and Bingjie Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:103
  22. Evidences of comparison of sex difference in Chinese irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) patients were few. We aim to compare gender difference in the biopsychosocial characteristics of Chinese patients of IBS pred...

    Authors: Wenjuan Fan, Yang Chen, Xiucai Fang, Liming Zhu, Guijun Fei, Jia Lu and Xiaoqing Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:102
  23. This study aims to examine the mortality rate and trend of gastrointestinal cancers, particularly gastric cancer, as the leading cause of death among cancers in northern Iran over a 9-year period. In light of ...

    Authors: Pouyan Ebrahimi, Mohsen Karami, Sahar Delavari, Layla Shojaie, Seyed-Hossein Hosseini-Berneti, Fatemeh Bayani, Mehdi Moghaddasi, Ozra Babazade and Hossein-Ali Nikbakht
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:100
  24. In this study, we implemented a combination of data augmentation and artificial intelligence (AI) model—Convolutional Neural Network (CNN)—to help physicians classify colonic polyps into traditional adenoma (T...

    Authors: Tsung-Hsing Chen, Yu-Tzu Wang, Chi-Huan Wu, Chang-Fu Kuo, Hao-Tsai Cheng, Shu-Wei Huang and Chieh Lee
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:99
  25. The optimal management strategy for early gastric cancer (EGC) a topic of contention. This study aims to compare the prognostic outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) and surgical treatment in pati...

    Authors: Yifan Zhang, Fangzhen Shi, Yuxiang Fan, Gang Liu, Chengkai Xia and Haodong Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:98
  26. Cellular response to oxidative stress plays significant roles in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) development, yet the exact mechanism by which HCC cells respond to oxidative stress remains poorly understood. Th...

    Authors: Baowang Liu, Jian Dou and Jinglin Cao
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:97
  27. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), which is closely associated with metabolic syndrome (MetS), is rarely reported in Tanzania, where MetS is prevalent. The purpose of this study was to determine the pr...

    Authors: Semvua B. Kilonzo, Eliud Kamala, Hyasinta Jaka and Patrick Ngoya
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:96
  28. Sarcopenia and anemia are common complications in patients with Crohn’s Disease (CD). However, few studies have shown the association between sarcopenia and hemoglobin levels in CD patients. This retrospective...

    Authors: Nandong Hu, Jingjing Liu, Xifa Gao, Hongye Tang, Jiangchuan Wang, Zicheng Wei, Zhongqiu Wang, Xiaoli Yu and Xiao Chen
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:95

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:130

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  29. Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a neuropsychiatric syndrome that affects the prognosis of patients with liver disease and is considered an independent risk factor for hospitalization and death. Rifaximin has be...

    Authors: Guihua Fang, Shuna Liu and Bin Liu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:94
  30. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has a poor prognosis, and alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is widely used to evaluate HCC. However, the proportion of AFP-negative individuals cannot be disregarded. This study aimed to e...

    Authors: Chengyu Liu, Zikang Li, Zhilei Zhang, Jinlong Li, Congxi Xu, Yuming Jia, Chong Zhang, Wuhan Yang, Wenchuan Wang, Xiaojuan Wang, Kuopeng Liang, Li Peng and Jitao Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:93
  31. Gastric remnant bleeding is a special case of upper gastrointestinal bleeding with certain specific disease characteristics, and some matters of transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) for hemostasis need at...

    Authors: Weida Wu, Jianyang Peng, Guohui Zhou, Chunsheng Zhang, Yuanzhen Lin and Zhicheng Weng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:92
  32. Aberrant DNA methylation is prevalent in colorectal serrated lesions. We previously reported that the CpG island of SMOC1 is frequently methylated in traditional serrated adenomas (TSAs) and colorectal cancers...

    Authors: Hironori Aoki, Akira Takasawa, Eiichiro Yamamoto, Takeshi Niinuma, Hiro-o Yamano, Taku Harada, Toshiyuki Kubo, Akira Yorozu, Hiroshi Kitajima, Kazuya Ishiguro, Masahiro Kai, Akio Katanuma, Toshiya Shinohara, Hiroshi Nakase, Tamotsu Sugai, Makoto Osanai…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:91
  33. Treatment choices in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) involve consideration of tradeoffs between the benefits, toxicities, inconvenience, and costs. Stated preference elicitation methods have been used in the me...

    Authors: Gabrielle Ritaccio, A. Sidney Barritt IV, Jamie L. Conklin, Daniel R. Richardson, Donna M. Evon, Hanna K. Sanoff, Ethan Basch, Stephanie B. Wheeler and Andrew M. Moon
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:90
  34. Metastatic rectal cancer is an incurable malignancy, which is prone to early mortality. We aimed to establish nomograms for predicting the risk of early mortality in patients with metastatic rectal cancer.

    Authors: Yanli Li, Ting Tao and Yun Liu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:89
  35. This study aimed to investigate the frequency of colorectal lesions in the first-degree relatives of patients with colorectal lesions among the Prospective Epidemiological Research Studies in Iran (PERSIAN )Gu...

    Authors: Somaieh Matin, Farahnaz Joukar, Saman Maroufizadeh, Mehrnaz Asgharnezhad, Paridokht Karimian and Fariborz Mansour-Ghanaei
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:88
  36. Primary biliary cholangitis (PBC) is a chronic cholestatic liver disease. The imbalance of Th17/Treg cells has been reported in PBC patients. Low-dose IL-2 can alleviate disease severity through modulating CD4...

    Authors: Zilong Wang, Zhicheng Liu, Jiarui Zheng, Linxiang Huang, Rui Jin, Xiaoxiao Wang, Dongbo Chen, Yandi Xie and Bo Feng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:87
  37. Authors: Xiang Geng, Qing Zhao, Hang Yuan, Hai-Liang Li, Chen-Yang Guo, Ting Yang, Wei-Jun Fan, Jung-Hoon Park, Xiao-Hui Zhao, Wen-Bo Zhu and Hong-Tao Hu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:86

    The original article was published in BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:14

  38. Functional performance as measured by the Karnofsky Performance Status (KPS) scale has been linked to the outcomes of liver transplant patients; however, the effect of KPS on the outcomes of the hepatocellular...

    Authors: Jie Zhou, Danni Ye, Siyao Zhang, Jiawei Ding, Tao Zhang, Zheng Chen, Fangshen Xu, Shenli Ren and Zhenhua Hu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:85
  39. The activation of hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) has been emphasized as a leading event of the pathogenesis of liver cirrhosis, while the exact mechanism of its activation is largely unknown. Furthermore, the n...

    Authors: Jin-Pei Liu, Shao-Hua Song, Pei-Mei Shi, Xiao-Yu Qin, Bai-Nan Zheng, Shu-Qing Liu, Chen-Hong Ding, Xin Zhang, Wei-Fen Xie, Yi-Hai Shi and Wen-Ping Xu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:84
  40. Acute mesenteric vein thrombosis (AMVT) is an acute abdominal disease with onset, rapid progression, and extensive intestinal necrosis that requires immediate surgical resection. The purpose of this study was ...

    Authors: Yu Xu, Shang-Tai Dai, Hong-Qiao Lu, Wei Chen, Zhi-Wei Xiong, Jiang Liu, Yong-Jiang Tang, Shi-Kui Guo and Kun-Mei Gong
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:83
  41. Deficient DNA mismatch repair (MMR) can cause microsatellite instability (MSI) and is more common in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients. Understanding the carcinogenic mechanism of bacteria and their impact on c...

    Authors: Nooshin Nazarinejad, Bahareh Hajikhani, Amir Abbas Vaezi, Farzaneh Firoozeh, Fatemeh Sameni, Somayeh Yaslianifard, Mehdi Goudarzi and Masoud Dadashi
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:82
  42. To assess the diagnostic performance of Ultrasound Attenuation Analysis (USAT) in the diagnosis and grading of hepatic steatosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) using Controlled Atte...

    Authors: Mengyun Wang, Shuzhen Tang, Guoqiu Li, Zhibin Huang, Sijie Mo, Keen Yang, Jing Chen, Baishan Du, Jinfeng Xu, Zhimin Ding and Fajin Dong
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:81
  43. Poorly visualized images that appear during small bowel capsule endoscopy (SBCE) can confuse the interpretation of small bowel lesions and increase the physician’s workload. Using a validated artificial intell...

    Authors: Dong Jun Oh, Youngbae Hwang, Sang Hoon Kim, Ji Hyung Nam, Min Kyu Jung and Yun Jeong Lim
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:80
  44. A number of observational studies indicate that insomnia is linked to inflammatory digestive diseases (IDDs). However, the definite relationship between insomnia and IDDs remains unclear.

    Authors: Lei Dai, Yunyan Ye, Joseph Mugaanyi, Caide Lu and Changjiang Lu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:79
  45. The increasing incidence of gastric cancer in the elderly underscores the need for an in-depth understanding of the challenges and risks associated with surgical interventions in this demographic. This study a...

    Authors: Yuki Ushimaru, Shinnosuke Nagano, Kazuhiro Nishikawa, Ryohei Kawabata, Tomohira Takeoka, Akihiro Kitagawa, Nobuyoshi Ohara, Hideo Tomihara, Sakae Maeda, Mitsunobu Imazato, Shingo Noura and Atsushi Miyamoto
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:78
  46. Several studies have found that primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are closely associated. However, the direction and causality of their interactions remain unclear. Thus...

    Authors: Xuan Dong, Li-Li Gong, Mei-Zhu Hong and Jin-Shui Pan
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:77

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