Skip to main content

Articles

Page 3 of 49

  1. Patients with acute pancreatitis usually exhibit dyslipidemia and oxidative stress. However, the significance of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) level, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) ...

    Authors: Qin Wu, Xi Zhong, Min Fu, Hao Yang, Hong Bo, Xuelian Liao, Zhi Hu, Bo Wang, Zhongwei Zhang, Xiaodong Jin and Yan Kang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:164

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  2. Colonoscopy is a routine procedure in diagnosis and treatment of colonic disease. While generally regarded as a safe procedure, potentially fatal complications can occur. Gas gangrene is one such complication,...

    Authors: Lachlan J. Fairley, Samuel L. Smith and Stephen K. Fairley

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:163

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  3. Outcomes of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) using Toupet fundoplication (TF) and Stretta radiofrequency (SRF) have not been compared and this study was conducted to compare therapeutic efficacy of the t...

    Authors: Lifeng Ma, Tao Li, Guochao Liu, Jianlong Wang, Zhaoqiang Yin and Jiansheng Kang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:162

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  4. Emerging evidence demonstrates that surveillance of individuals at high-risk (HRIs) of developing pancreatic adenocarcinoma allows for identification and treatment of resectable tumors with improved survival. ...

    Authors: Ariel Bar-Mashiah, Anne Aronson, Monica Naparst, Christopher J. DiMaio and Aimee L. Lucas

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:161

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  5. The reflux of noxious contents of the stomach may cause oesophageal and extra-oesophageal complications either by direct contact of aspirated gastric refluxate with the upper airway or by a vago-vagal reflex. ...

    Authors: Moses Ayodele Akinola, Titus Ayodeji Oyedele, Kolawole Oluseyi Akande, Olukayode Yinka Oluyemi, Omotayo Felicia Salami, Alaba Moses Adesina and Adedeji David Adebajo

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:160

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  6. Post-infectious Irritable Bowel Syndrome (PI-IBS) is a functional bowel disorder which has significant impacts to a patient’s quality of life. No IBS-specific biomarker or treatment regimen for PI-IBS currentl...

    Authors: Erika Austhof, Kenzie Schaefer, Jaime Faulkner, Laura Bach, Mark Riddle and Kristen Pogreba-Brown

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:159

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  7. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is still performed using two-dimensional (2D) X-ray images. The success rate and risk of complications are considered operator-dependent. We explored perfo...

    Authors: Masao Toki, Hidekatsu Tateishi, Tsubasa Yoshida, Koichi Gondo, Shunsuke Watanabe and Tadakazu Hisamatsu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:158

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  8. Intestinal perforation from peritoneal dialysis is rare, but the resulting complications are serious. Some patients do not necessarily have symptoms, and it can be difficult to differentiate their condition fr...

    Authors: Qiuyuan Shao, Yangyang Xia, Qingyan Zhang and Miao Zhang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:157

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  9. Gastric cancer (GC) is a malignant tumour originating from the gastric mucosa epithelium that seriously threatens human health. DCLK1, miR-15b and lncRNA SNHG1 play potential roles in the occurrence of GC, but...

    Authors: Zhi-Qi Liu, Wei-Feng He, Yang-Jie Wu, Shun-Li Zhao, Ling Wang, Yan-Yi Ouyang and San-Yuan Tang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:156

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  10. Many studies have found that large tumor suppressor kinase 1 (LATS1) and LATS2 play important roles in many diseases, but studies have been rare on the relationship between these genes and non-cardia gastric c...

    Authors: Li-cong Ma, Xu-yang Tian, Fang Gao, Wen-jie Dong, Tong Dang and Yan-bin Jia

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:155

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  11. Indigo naturalis is a Chinese herbal medicine that has currently been used to treat various inflammatory diseases, including ulcerative colitis. Recently, there are several reports concerning severe adverse ev...

    Authors: Byungha Cho, Soon Man Yoon, Seung-Myoung Son, Hyoung Woo Kim, Ki Bae Kim and Sei Jin Youn

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:154

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  12. Oesophageal stents have several well-known respiratory complications, including aspiration pneumonia, fistula and airway compression. However, bilateral vocal cord paralysis has rarely been described.

    Authors: Y. Chiche, G. Beltramo, T. Degand, A. Drouillard, C. Foignot, N. Baudouin, P. Bonniaud and M. Georges

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:153

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  13. Gastric cancer (GC) is a world health problem and it is the third leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide. The current practice for prognosis assessment in GC is based on radiological and pathological criteri...

    Authors: Javad Behroozi, Shirin Shahbazi, Mohammad Reza Bakhtiarizadeh and Habibollah Mahmoodzadeh

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:152

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  14. Antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) occurs in 2–25% of nursing home residents, which may lead to dehydration, malnutrition, severe complications and hospitalizations. Research shows that probiotics can be eff...

    Authors: Herman A. van Wietmarschen, Martine Busch, Annemiek van Oostveen, Gerda Pot and Miek C. Jong

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:151

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  15. Polyethylene glycol solution (PEG) is widely used for bowel preparation prior to colonoscopies. However, patients often exhibited adverse events as nausea, vomit and distention due to its uncomfortable tastes ...

    Authors: Zong Hao, Lifeng Gong, Qiang Shen, Huipeng Wang, Shaowen Feng, Xin Wang, Yuankun Cai and Jun Chen

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:150

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  16. Endoscopic retrograde biliary drainage (ERBD) is the most frequently performed procedure for treating benign or malignant biliary obstruction. Although duodenal perforations secondary to the biliary plastic st...

    Authors: Xiaopeng Wang, Junwen Qu and Kewei Li

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:149

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  17. Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) are widely used techniques for the treatment of gastric epithelial dysplasia. Previous studies have compared the clinical outcome o...

    Authors: Min Kyung Back, Hee Seok Moon, In Sun Kwon, Jae Ho Park, Ju Seok Kim, Sun Hyung Kang, Jae Kyu Sung, Eaum Seok Lee, Seok Hyun Kim, Byung Seok Lee and Hyun Yong Jeong

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:148

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  18. Incidence of ulcerative colitis (UC) in elderly population is increasing because of ageing and because of its minimal impact on life span. Data on natural history, outcomes and therapeutic strategies are limited.

    Authors: Irene Zammarchi, Francesco Lanzarotto, Rosanna Cannatelli, Francesca Munari, Federica Benini, Alessandro Pozzi, Alberto Lanzini and Chiara Ricci

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:147

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  19. The impact of hepatic steatosis (HS) on treatment response following nucleos(t)ide analogue (NA) treatment for chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients has not been clearly elucidated. We aimed to investigate the di...

    Authors: Yi-Cheng Chen, Wen-Juei Jeng, Chao-Wei Hsu and Chun-Yen Lin

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:146

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  20. ERCP training models are very different in terms of anatomical differences, ethical issues, storage problems, realistic tactile sensation, durability and portability. There is no easy way to select an optimize...

    Authors: Chang-Il Kwon, Yeonsun Shin, Jaeok Hong, Minje Im, Guk Bae Kim, Dong Hee Koh, Tae Jun Song, Won Suk Park, Jong Jin Hyun and Seok Jeong

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:145

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  21. Nausea is a common symptom in youth with chronic abdominal pain. The aims of the current study were to assess: 1) the frequency of nausea in patients with functional dyspepsia (FD) and irritable bowel syndrome...

    Authors: Craig Friesen, Meenal Singh, Vivekanand Singh and Jennifer V. Schurman

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:144

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  22. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) increased the risk of developing pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) is the most common neoplastic disease originating from the pancreas. Increasing evide...

    Authors: Ji-bin Yin, Na Li, Ming-ming Cui, Xin Wang and Rui-tao Wang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:143

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  23. Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy (MNGIE) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder caused by mutations in TYMP gene, encoding nuclear thymidine phosphorylase (TP). MNGIE mainly presents with gas...

    Authors: Parham Habibzadeh, Mohammad Silawi, Hassan Dastsooz, Shima Bahramjahan, Shahrokh Ezzatzadegan Jahromi, Vahid Reza Ostovan, Majid Yavarian, Mohammad Mofatteh and Mohammad Ali Faghihi

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:142

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  24. Histoplasma capsulatum is the most common endemic mycosis in the United States and frequently presents as an opportunistic infection in immunocompromised hosts. Though liver involvement is common in disseminated ...

    Authors: Steven Park, Janice Cheong, Kaitlin Kyi, Jose Aranez, Sohaib Abu-Farsakh, Christa Whitney-Miller, Bandar Al-Judaibi and Marie Laryea

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:141

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  25. Antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is effective and can substantially reduce the risk of progressive liver disease and hepatocellular carcinoma but is often administered for an indefinite duration...

    Authors: Nicole L. Allard, Jennifer H. MacLachlan, Anouk Dev, James Dwyer, Geeta Srivatsa, Timothy Spelman, Alexander J. Thompson and Benjamin C. Cowie

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:140

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  26. There is a discrepancy between west and east on the relationship between non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD). This study aimed to find out the possible reason for this an...

    Authors: Min Zhang, Su Lin, Ming-fang Wang, Jiao-feng Huang, Shi-ying Liu, Su-mei Wu, Hao-yang Zhang, Zi-mu Wu, Wen-Yue Liu, Dong-Chu Zhang, Chuan-ming Hao, Yue-yong Zhu, Ming-Hua Zheng and Xiao-zhong Wang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:139

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  27. The relationship between metabolic syndrome (MetS) and Barrett’s esophagus (BE) is still a challenging issue, and inconsistent results have been reported in different studies. Therefore, this study was conduct...

    Authors: Mohammad Karimian, Majid Salamati and Milad Azami

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:138

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  28. Pancreatic and peri-pancreatic neoplasms encompass a variety of histotypes characterized by a heterogeneous prognostic impact. miRNAs are considered efficient candidate biomarkers due to their high stability i...

    Authors: Caterina Vicentini, Federica Calore, Giovanni Nigita, Paolo Fadda, Michele Simbolo, Nicola Sperandio, Claudio Luchini, Rita T. Lawlor, Carlo Maria Croce, Vincenzo Corbo, Matteo Fassan and Aldo Scarpa

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:137

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  29. Colonic transendoscopic enteral tubing (TET) refers to colonic transendoscopic tube-delivered enteral therapy. Colonic TET has been successfully used for frequent colonic administration of drugs or multiple fe...

    Authors: Ting Zhang, Chuyan Long, Bota Cui, Heena Buch, Quan Wen, Qianqian Li, Xiao Ding, Guozhong Ji and Faming Zhang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:135

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  30. Abdominal pain may be a presenting symptom of lead poisoning and is often difficult to diagnose. This study aimed to determine the prevalence of abdominal pain in patients seen in the Laghman Hakim Hospital ED...

    Authors: Mahtab Shabani, Seyed Kaveh Hadeiy, Parinaz Parhizgar, Nasim Zamani, Hamid Mehrad, Hossein Hassanian-Moghaddam and Scott Phillips

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:134

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  31. Second-line (2 L) chemotherapies for advanced or metastatic gastric cancer have shown improved survival but there is no commonly accepted standard of care. This study examines real-world patient characteristic...

    Authors: David Gómez-Ulloa, Mayur Amonkar, Smita Kothari, Winson Y. Cheung, Ian Chau, John R. Zalcberg, Núria Lara Suriñach and Alfredo Falcone

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:133

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  32. Third-space endoscopy is a novel, safe, and effective method for treating different gastrointestinal conditions. However, several failed endoscopic procedures are attributed to incomplete myotomy. Lighting dev...

    Authors: Oscar Víctor Hernández Mondragón, Raúl Zamarripa Mottú, Omar Solórzano Pineda, Raúl Alberto Gutierrez Aguilar and Luís Fernando García Contreras

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:132

    Content type: Technical advance

    Published on:

  33. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the second most common malignant disease and the second most common cause of cancer death in Germany. Official CRC screening starts at age 50. As there is evidence that individuals w...

    Authors: Sabine Hoffmann, Alexander Crispin, Doris Lindoerfer, Gaby Sroczynski, Uwe Siebert, Ulrich Mansmann and FARKOR Consortium

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:131

    Content type: Study Protocol

    Published on:

  34. The role of the fecal microbiota composition for the postoperative disease course of patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) who have undergone ileocecal resection remains to be established. In this study, we inves...

    Authors: Anna Strömbeck, Anders Lasson, Hans Strid, Johanna Sundin, Per-Ove Stotzer, Magnus Simrén, Maria K. Magnusson and Lena Öhman

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:130

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  35. Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer is a rare condition that accounts for approximately 1–3% of all gastric cancer cases. Due to its rapid and invasive growth pattern, it is associated with a very poor prognosis...

    Authors: Elisabeth Niemeyer, Hamid Mofid, Carsten Zornig, Eike-Christian Burandt, Alexander Stein, Andreas Block and Alexander E. Volk

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:129

    Content type: Case report

    Published on:

  36. Because of high-risk behaviours, sedentary lifestyle and side effects of medications, psychiatric patients are at risk of viral hepatitis, alcohol-related liver disease and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. W...

    Authors: Terry Cheuk-Fung Yip, Grace Lai-Hung Wong, Yee-Kit Tse, Becky Wing-Yan Yuen, Hester Wing-Sum Luk, Marco Ho-Bun Lam, Michael Kin-Kong Li, Ching Kong Loo, Owen Tak-Yin Tsang, Steven Woon-Choy Tsang, Henry Lik-Yuen Chan, Yun-Kwok Wing and Vincent Wai-Sun Wong

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:128

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  37. Management of diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D) is generally based on patient-reported symptoms; however, limited information on symptom severity exists. The objective of the study was to ...

    Authors: Anton Emmanuel, Richard William Goosey, Gwen Wiseman, Stephen Baker and Hans Törnblom

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:127

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  38. One of the most feared complications of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), with an incidence of 3.5 to 15%, is post ERCP pancreatitis (PEP). Given the role of statins in the reduction of sy...

    Authors: Yousaf Bashir Hadi, Syeda Fatima Naqvi, Abdelhai Abdelqader, Justin Kupec and John Nasr

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:125

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  39. The neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) are considered to reflect the systemic inflammatory response and clinical prognosis. However, the independent prognostic values o...

    Authors: Wei-Long Chang, Wen-Chang Yang, Xiang-Yu Zeng, Cheng-Guo Li, Zhen Xiong, Tao Wang, Rui-Zhi Zhang, Kai-Xiong Tao and Peng Zhang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:124

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  40. The association between Helicobacter pylori and reflux esophagitis (RE) remains controversial. This study aimed to prospectively evaluate the effect of H. pylori eradication on RE and gastroesophageal reflux (GER...

    Authors: Hee Kyong Na, Jeong Hoon Lee, Se Jeong Park, Hee Jung Park, Sun Ok Kim, Ji Yong Ahn, Do Hoon Kim, Kee Wook Jung, Kee Don Choi, Ho June Song, Gin Hyug Lee and Hwoon-Yong Jung

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:123

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  41. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) provides an indispensable and unambiguous inspection allowing the discovery upper gastrointestinal lesions. However, many patients are anxious about undergoing EGD. Few studies...

    Authors: Masahiro Sogabe, Toshiya Okahisa, Akira Fukuya, Kaizo Kagemoto, Yasuyuki Okada, Yuka Adachi, Takeshi Kurihara, Toru Nii, Satoshi Teramae, Hironori Tanaka, Tetsu Tomonari, Koichi Okamoto, Hiroshi Miyamoto, Masahiko Nakasono and Tetsuji Takayama

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:122

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  42. For chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients without willingness to extend the routine duration of interferon (IFN) therapy, it is important to identify patients who will benefit from treatment cessation. Hepatitis ...

    Authors: Shuai Wu, Wenfan Luo, Yin Wu, Hongjie Chen and Jie Peng

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:121

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  43. Cabozantinib was approved by the European Medicines Agency and the Federal Drug Administration as an option for sorafenib-resistant advanced hepatocellular carcinoma, increasing overall survival and progressio...

    Authors: Maximilian Sieg, Michael Hartmann, Utz Settmacher and Habibollah Arefian

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:120

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  44. The majority of colonic obstructions result from colorectal cancer. However, malignancies of extra-colonic origin can also disrupt colorectal patency, and the efficacy of self-expanding metal stents (SEMS) ins...

    Authors: Eui Joo Kim, Sang Hoon Han, Kyoung Oh Kim, Jun-Won Chung, Dong Kyun Park, Kwang An Kwon and Jung Ho Kim

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:117

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

  45. The fecal immunochemical test (FIT) is the second most commonly used colorectal cancer (CRC) screening modality in the United States; yet, follow-up of abnormal FIT results with diagnostic colonoscopy is under...

    Authors: Vivy T. Cusumano, Edgar Corona, Diana Partida, Liu Yang, Christine Yu and Folasade P. May

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:115

    Content type: Research article

    Published on:

2019 Journal Metrics