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  1. The Micro Hand S robot is a new surgical tool that has been applied to total mesorectal excision (TME) surgery for rectal cancer in our center. In this study, we compared the operative outcomes, functional out...

    Authors: Yanlei Wang, Guohui Wang, Zheng Li, Hao Ling, Bo Yi and Shaihong Zhu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:251

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  2. Few studies have reported whether a biopsy in emergency gastroscopy (EG) increased the risk of rebleeding in patients with Forrest I acute nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (ANVUGIB) combined with su...

    Authors: Quchuan Zhao and Tianyu Chi

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:250

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  3. The right posterior segment (RPS) graft was introduced to overcome graft size discrepancy in living donor liver transplantation (LDLT). However, it was very rarely used in pediatric patients. Here we presented...

    Authors: Xiaoye Qu, Ping Wan, Mingxuan Feng, Bijun Qiu, Yi Luo, Tao Zhou, Jianjun Zhu, Dong Zhao, Guangxiang Gu, Jianjun Zhang and Qiang Xia

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:249

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  4. Undifferentiated carcinoma with osteoclast-like giant cells (UCOGCs) is a rare and aggressive non endocrine pancreatic carcinoma characterized by the presence of osteoclastic giant cells mixed with mononuclear...

    Authors: Elisabetta Cavalcanti, Nicolo’ Schena, Grazia Serino, Giulio Lantone and Raffaele Armentano

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:247

    Content type: Case report

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  5. Several trend analyses on liver transplantation (LT) indications have been published in the U.S. and in other countries, but there are limited data on LT indication trends in Saudi Arabia (SA), especially sinc...

    Authors: Saleh A. Alqahtani, Dieter C. Broering, Saad A. Alghamdi, Khalid I. Bzeizi, Noara Alhusseini, Saleh I. Alabbad, Ali Albenmousa, Nasreen Alfaris, Faisal Abaalkhail and Waleed K. Al-hamoudi

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:245

    Content type: Research

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  6. Zanubrutinib is a Bruton’s tyrosine kinase inhibitor that has been recently licensed in refractory mantle cell lymphoma and under assessment in phase 3 clinical trials for other B cell malignancies. To date, t...

    Authors: Edmond Atallah, Pramudi Wijayasiri, Nicole Cianci, Khorrum Abdullah, Abhik Mukherjee and Guruprasad P. Aithal

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:244

    Content type: Case report

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  7. Symptoms associated with acute pancreatitis can be debilitating, and treatment remains a challenge. This study aimed to investigate the efficacy of selectively inhibiting the soluble form of TNF (solTNF) using...

    Authors: Rajasa Randhi, Melissa Damon and Kirsty J. Dixon

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:243

    Content type: Research

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  8. Three-dimensional (3D) technology has been used in many fields, including flexible endoscopy. We evaluated the usefulness of 3D visualization for endoscopically diagnosing superficial gastric neoplasia.

    Authors: Kazutoshi Higuchi, Mitsuru Kaise, Hiroto Noda, Kumiko Kirita, Eriko Koizumi, Takamitsu Umeda, Teppei Akimoto, Jun Omori, Naohiko Akimoto, Osamu Goto, Atsushi Tatsuguchi and Katsuhiko Iwakiri

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:242

    Content type: Research

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  9. A chronic expanding hematoma (CEH) enlarges as a result of slight bleeding over several months, and the tissue shows a mixture of blood breakdown products, granulation tissue with capillary ingrowth, and infla...

    Authors: Yasuyuki Ono, Shuji Kariya, Miyuki Nakatani, Yutaka Ueno, Takuji Maruyama, Atsushi Komemushi, Masaki Kaibori, Masatoshi Ikeda and Noboru Tanigawa

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:241

    Content type: Case report

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  10. The waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) has been recognised as a powerful indicator to evaluate non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in recent years, but few related studies are available. Thus, clarifying the a...

    Authors: Guotai Sheng, Qiyang Xie, Rongsheng Wang, Chong Hu, Mingchun Zhong and Yang Zou

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:239

    Content type: Research

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  11. Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), as a rare and heterogeneous category of solid tumors, feature various morphologies and behaviors. In recent years, the incidence of NETs has continued to increase. Endoscopic muco...

    Authors: Gholam Reza Sivandzadeh, Fardad Ejtehadi, Shima Shoaee, Ladan Aminlari, Ramin Niknam, Ali Reza Taghavi, Bita Geramizadeh, Ahmad Hormati, Ali Reza Safarpour and Kamran Bagheri Lankarani

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:238

    Content type: Research

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  12. We conducted a randomized controlled trial to investigate the effects of consumption of yogurt fermented with Lactobacillus delbrueckii ssp. bulgaricus OLL1073R-1 in women healthcare workers. In a previous study ...

    Authors: Tetsu Kinoshita, Koutatsu Maruyama, Keiko Suyama, Mariko Nishijima, Kimiko Akamatsu, Akiko Jogamoto, Kikumi Katakami and Isao Saito

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:237

    Content type: Research article

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  13. Vonoprazan is more potent and longer acting than traditional proton pump inhibitor. Although vonoprazan is expected to be superior to proton pump inhibitor, its efficacy in the treatment of gastric ulcers foll...

    Authors: Daisuke Kawai, Ryuta Takenaka, Mikako Ishiguro, Shotaro Okanoue, Tatsuhiro Gotoda, Yoshiyasu Kono, Koji Takemoto, Hirofumi Tsugeno and Shigeatsu Fujiki

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:236

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  14. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is characterised by gastrointestinal (GI) and psychological symptoms (e.g., depression, anxiety, and somatization). Depression and anxiety, but not somatization, have already bee...

    Authors: Laura Prospero, Giuseppe Riezzo, Michele Linsalata, Antonella Orlando, Benedetta D’Attoma, Marta Di Masi, Manuela Martulli and Francesco Russo

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:235

    Content type: Research

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  15. The Cryoballoon focal ablation system (CbFAS) for dysplastic Barrett’s esophagus is simple, time-saving and has high therapeutic efficacy. This study aimed to evaluate the technical feasibility and tissue dama...

    Authors: Hironori Sunakawa, Yusuke Yoda, Nobuyoshi Takeshita, Hiro Hasegawa, Kenji Takashima, Tomohiro Kadota, Takeo Fujita, Tetsuo Akimoto, Satoshi Fujii and Tomonori Yano

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:234

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  16. As a nutritional index, preoperative serum prealbumin highly correlates with surgical complications. However, the correlation between preoperative prealbumin and postoperative complications remains unclear in ...

    Authors: Yuancheng Li, Xingchao Liu, Yan Jiang, Kun Wan, Wei Liu, Yanjiao Ou, Jie Bai, Yuemei You, Feng Hu, Zeliang Xu, Ping Bie, Chengcheng Zhang and Leida Zhang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:233

    Content type: Research

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  17. High quality bowel preparation prior to colonoscopy can be difficult to achieve in the inpatient setting. Hospitalized patients are at risk for extended hospital stays and low diagnostic yield due to inadequat...

    Authors: Helmut Neumann, Melissa Latorre, Tim Zimmerman, Gabriel Lang, Jason Samarasena, Seth Gross, Bhaumik Brahmbhatt, Haleh Pazwash and Vladimir Kushnir

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:232

    Content type: Research

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  18. The clinical outcomes of drug-eluting beads transarterial chemoembolization (DEB-TACE) with doxorubicin-loaded CalliSpheres® beads for patients with unresectable or recurrent esophageal carcinoma have not been...

    Authors: Yonghua Bi, Xiaonan Shi, Jianzhuang Ren, Mengfei Yi, Xinwei Han and Min Song

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:231

    Content type: Research article

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  19. The effect of time delay from diagnosis to surgery on the prognosis of elderly patients with liver cancer is not well known. We investigated the effect of surgical timing on the prognosis of elderly hepatocell...

    Authors: Yongfei He, Tianyi Liang, Shutian Mo, Zijun Chen, Shuqi Zhao, Xin Zhou, Liping Yan, Xiangkun Wang, Hao Su, Guangzhi Zhu, Chuangye Han and Tao Peng

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:230

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  20. Wilson’s disease (WD) is a rare autosomal recessive disease associated with defective biliary excretion of copper. The simultaneous occurrence of WD and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) has seldom been repor...

    Authors: Lishan Xu, Bin Liu, Zhaoyang Liu, Ning Tang, Chunhui She, Jing Wang, Bo Zang and Yifei Yang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:229

    Content type: Case report

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  21. Immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICPIs) have changed the way advanced malignancies are currently confronted, improving cancer patients’ outcomes but also generating distinct immune-related (ir) adverse events. IC...

    Authors: Stratigoula Sakellariou, Dionysia N. Zouki, Dimitrios C. Ziogas, Despoina Pouloudi, Helen Gogas and Ioanna Delladetsima

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:227

    Content type: Case report

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  22. Percutaneous transhepatic gallbladder drainage (PTGBD) is recommended for acute cholecystitis patients at high risk for surgical treatment. However, there is no evidence about the best timing of surgery after ...

    Authors: Koichi Kimura, Eisuke Adachi, Sachie Omori, Ayako Toyohara, Takahiro Higashi, Kippei Ohgaki, Shuhei Ito, Shin-ichiro Maehara, Toshihiko Nakamura, Yoichi Ikeda and Yoshihiko Maehara

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:226

    Content type: Research

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  23. Endoscopic papillectomy of duodenal papillary tumors (PT) is indicated for adenomas or well-differentiated adenocarcinomas that do not involve the sphincter of Oddi. However, there is currently no reliable pre...

    Authors: Hiroyuki Tanaka, Hiroki Kawashima, Eizaburo Ohno, Takuya Ishikawa, Tadashi Iida, Eri Ishikawa, Kazuhiro Furukawa, Masanao Nakamura, Takashi Honda, Yoshie Shimoyama, Ryoji Miyahara, Naoto Kawabe, Teiji Kuzuya, Senju Hashimoto, Masatoshi Ishigami, Yoshiki Hirooka…

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:224

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  24. In this study, to clarify the evolving background of people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), we compared the current prevalence of NAFLD with that of 2 decades ago.

    Authors: Takuro Okamura, Yoshitaka Hashimoto, Masahide Hamaguchi, Akihiro Obora, Takao Kojima and Michiaki Fukui

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:223

    Content type: Research

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  25. Jackhammer esophagus is a rare esophageal motility disorder that can result in dysphagia, chest pain, and gastro-esophageal reflux symptoms. High-resolution manometry is the gold standard for diagnosis, while ...

    Authors: Apichet Sirinawasatien and Pallop Sakulthongthawin

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:222

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Non-alcohol fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common liver disease and an unhealthy lifestyle can lead to an increased risk of NAFLD. The present study aims to evaluate the association of meat consumptio...

    Authors: Hewei Peng, Xiaoxu Xie, Xinting Pan, Jing Zheng, Yidan Zeng, Xiaoling Cai, Zhijian Hu and Xian-E Peng

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:221

    Content type: Research article

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  27. The benefits of surgical resection (SR) for various Barcelona Clinic Liver Cancer (BCLC) stages of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) remain unclear. We investigated the risk factors of overall survival (OS) and s...

    Authors: Yaw-Sen Chen, Pei-Min Hsieh, Hung-Yu Lin, Chao-Ming Hung, Gin-Ho Lo, Yao-Chun Hsu, I.-Cheng Lu, Chih-Yuan Lee, Tsung-Chin Wu, Jen-Hao Yeh, Pojen Hsiao, Yu-Chan Li, Ya-Chin Wang, Kun-Chou Hsieh and Chih-Wen Lin

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:220

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  28. Schistosoma mansoni related hepatic fibrosis is usually associated with hemodynamic alteration with increased mortality due to bleeding varices. The diagnosis of varices before bleeding imposes a big challenge in...

    Authors: Daniel W. Gunda, Elizabeth F. Mtui, Paulina M. Manyiri, David C. Majinge, Semvua B. Kilonzo, Humphrey D. Mazigo and Benson R. Kidenya

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:219

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  29. Constipation and obesity have common risk factors. However, little is known about the occurrence of constipation in individuals with severe obesity and the associated factors.

    Authors: Erika Aparecida Silveira, Annelisa Silva e Alves de Carvalho Santos, Jessivane Nascimento Ribeiro, Matias Noll, Ana Paula dos Santos Rodrigues and Cesar de Oliveira

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:217

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  30. This retrospective analysis was undertaken to evaluate the efficiency of SIRT with Y-90 microspheres and determined prognostic factors affecting patients with unresectable HCC.

    Authors: Nguyen Van Thai, Nguyen Tien Thinh, Thai Doan Ky, Mai Hong Bang, Dinh Truong Giang, Le Ngoc Ha, Mai Hong Son, Dao Duc Tien and Hyun Woong Lee

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:216

    Content type: Research

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  31. The normalization of liver biochemical parameters usually reflects the histological response to treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Researchers have not clearly determined whether different...

    Authors: Qianqian Ma, Xianhua Liao, Congxiang Shao, Yansong Lin, Tingfeng Wu, Yanhong Sun, Shi-Ting Feng, Junzhao Ye and Bihui Zhong

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:215

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  32. Portal hypertension induced esophageal and gastric variceal bleeding is the main cause of death among patients of decompensated liver cirrhosis. Therefore, a standardized, biomarker-based test, to make an earl...

    Authors: Ying Zhu, Wen Xu, Wei Hu, Fang Wang, Yan Zhou, Jianguo Xu and Wei Gong

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:214

    Content type: Research

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  33. Colorectal cancer on the right side of the colon has been suggested to be harder to detect by colonoscopy. The aim of this study was to evaluate whether a second forward-view examination of the right side of t...

    Authors: Keshu Shan, Hongpeng Lu, Zhixin Zhang, Jiarong Xie, Lu Xu, Weihong Wang, Chunjiu Hu and Lei Xu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:213

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  34. Metabolic associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD) is a new definition for liver disease associated with known metabolic dysfunction. Based on new diagnostic criteria, we aimed to investigate its prevalence and ...

    Authors: Yu-ling Chen, Hao Li, Shu Li, Zhou Xu, Shen Tian, Juan Wu, Xin-yu Liang, Xin Li, Zi-li Liu, Jun Xiao, Jia-ying Wei, Chen-yu Ma, Kai-nan Wu, Liang Ran and Ling-quan Kong

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:212

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  35. Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI) is associated with the outcome of pancreatic disease. However, there is no method for assessing PEI that can be used noninvasively and easily for outpatient. It has been...

    Authors: Kota Uetsuki, Hiroki Kawashima, Eizaburo Ohno, Takuya Ishikawa, Tadashi Iida, Kenta Yamamoto, Kazuhiro Furukawa, Masanao Nakamura, Takashi Honda, Masatoshi Ishigami, Yoshiki Hirooka and Mitsuhiro Fujishiro

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:211

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  36. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is one of the major causes of chronic liver disease, cirrhosis, and liver cancer. Most of the infected people have no clinical symptoms. The current strategy for HCV elimination include...

    Authors: Hsu-Heng Yen, Pei-Yuan Su, I.-L.ing Liu, Ya-Huei Zeng, Siou-Ping Huang, Yu-Chun Hsu, Po-Ke Hsu and Yang-Yuan Chen

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:209

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  37. Primary squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the pancreas with pseudocysts, especially diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA), is extremely rare.

    Authors: Xia Qiu, Yajie Meng, Meiqin Lu, Chuan Tian, Min Wang and Junwen Zhang

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:208

    Content type: Case report

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  38. Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a multisystemic autoimmune disease, and few cases combine with Crohn’s disease. We present the first SLE patient concurrent with Crohn’s disease and rectovaginal fistula. ...

    Authors: Heng Yeh, Ren-Chin Wu, Wen-Sy Tsai, Chia-Jung Kuo, Ming-Yao Su, Cheng-Tang Chiu and Puo-Hsien Le

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:206

    Content type: Case report

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  39. The projection studies are imperative to satisfy demands for health care systems and proper response to the public health problems such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

    Authors: Meysam Olfatifar, Mohammad Reza Zali, Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi, Hedieh Balaii, Shaghayegh Baradaran Ghavami, Maria Ivanchuk, Pavlo Ivanchuk, Saeed hashemi Nazari, Shabnam shahrokh, Siamak Sabour, Soheila Khodakarim, Hamid Asadzadeh Aghdaei, Pejman Rohani and Gholamhossein Mehralian

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:204

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  40. Endoscopic resection for large, laterally spreading tumors (LSTs) in the cecum is challenging. Here we report on the clinical outcomes of hybrid endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) in large cecal LSTs.

    Authors: Xiang-Yao Wang, Ning-Li Chai, Ya-Qi Zhai, Long-Song Li, Zan-Tao Wang, Jia-Le Zou, Yong-Sheng Shi and En-Qiang Linghu

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:203

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  41. Transpapillary biliary drainage in ERCP is an established method for symptomatic treatment of patients with unresectable malignant biliary obstruction. Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage frequently rem...

    Authors: Mateusz Jagielski, Michał Zieliński, Jacek Piątkowski and Marek Jackowski

    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2021 21:202

    Content type: Research

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