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  1. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is a common complication in renal transplant recipients. However, the risk stratification value of bleeding scoring systems in these patients is unclear, and data regardi...

    Authors: Rui Wang and Qiang Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:353
  2. Chronic atrophic gastritis (CAG) is a precancerous disease that often leads to the development of gastric cancer (GC) and is positively correlated with GC morbidity. However, the sensitivity of the endoscopic ...

    Authors: Quchuan Zhao, Qing Jia and Tianyu Chi
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:352
  3. Liver cancer is a severe public health problem worldwide, and it creates a relatively higher disease burden in China than in the Western world. Despite achieving notable progress in China, potential difference...

    Authors: Qiaoxin Wei, Haiyang Zhou, Xinhui Hou, Xiaoping Liu, Sisi Chen, Xueying Huang, Yu Chen, Mei Liu and Zhongping Duan
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:351
  4. To identify patients suitable for endoscopic injection sclerotherapy (EIS) by evaluating their portal hemodynamics and liver function.

    Authors: Ryuta Shigefuku, Hideaki Takahashi, Tsunamasa Watanabe, Nobuhiro Hattori, Hiroki Ikeda, Kotaro Matsunaga, Takuya Ehira, Tatsuya Suzuki, Nobuyuki Matsumoto, Chiaki Okuse, Motoh Iwasa, Hayato Nakagawa, Fumio Itoh and Michihiro Suzuki
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:350
  5. To investigate the effects of a reversed segment of the distal small intestine to improve weight gain in an experimental short bowel syndrome (SBS) model in piglets.

    Authors: Lasse Hartmann Schmidt, Jesper Stensig Aa, Bolette Hartmann, Gunvor Iben Madsen, Niels Qvist and Mark Bremholm Ellebæk
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:349
  6. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a kind of tumor with high invasiveness, and patients with advanced HCC have a higher risk of early death. The aim of the present study was to identify the risk factors of earl...

    Authors: Haidong Zhang, Xuanlong Du, Hui Dong, Wenjing Xu, Pengcheng Zhou, Shiwei Liu, Xin Qing, Yu Zhang, Meng Yang and Yewei Zhang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:348
  7. Primary gastric lymphoma (PGL) is the most common extranodal non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). Due to the rarity of the disease, it is important to create a predictive model that provides treatment and prognosis for...

    Authors: Jinru Yang, Tao Liu, Ying Zhu, Fangyuan Zhang, Menglan Zhai, Dejun Zhang, Lei Zhao, Min Jin, Zhenyu Lin, Tao Zhang, Liling Zhang and Dandan Yu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:347
  8. Adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC)with concurrent gastric carcinoma with lymphoid stroma (GCLS) are extremely rare tumors. There are only limited cases reported in the literature. Epstein–Barr virus (EBV) infection...

    Authors: Fang Cao, Yan Yan, Dongfeng Niu, Xiaozheng Huang, Ling Jia, Xinting Diao and Zhongwu Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:346
  9. Esophageal cancer (EC), one highly malignant gastrointestinal cancer, is the 6th leading cause of cancer-related deaths worldwide. Necroptosis and long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) play important roles in the occur...

    Authors: Yang Liu, Hongyu Hao, Lin Kang, Guona Zheng, Xiaowan Guo, Bingjie Li, Huanfen Zhao and Han Hao
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:345
  10. Esophageal carcinoma (ESCA) is a common malignancy with a poor prognosis. Previous research has suggested that necroptosis is involved in anti-tumor immunity and promotes oncogenesis and cancer metastasis, whi...

    Authors: Kai Sun, Juan-juan Hong, Dong-mei Chen, Zhan-xiong Luo and Jing-zhang Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:344
  11. Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is a potential treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but its efficacy in Japanese IBS patients is unknown. This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy, side effects...

    Authors: Motonobu Hamazaki, Tsunaki Sawada, Takeshi Yamamura, Keiko Maeda, Yasuyuki Mizutani, Eri Ishikawa, Satoshi Furune, Kenta Yamamoto, Takuya Ishikawa, Naomi Kakushima, Kazuhiro Furukawa, Eizaburo Ohno, Takashi Honda, Hiroki Kawashima, Masatoshi Ishigami, Masanao Nakamura…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:342
  12. Clinical evidence of the preventive effectiveness of medium-class topical corticosteroids for capecitabine-induced hand foot syndrome (HFS) is limited. Although the pathogenesis and mechanism of HFS are unclea...

    Authors: Yohei Iimura, Naoki Furukawa, Masaaki Ishibashi, Yuka Ahiko, Taro Tanabe, Susumu Aikou, Dai Shida, Masanori Nojima, Seiichiro Kuroda and Narikazu Boku
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:341
  13. Optimal management of cirrhosis is complex, and patients often lack knowledge and skills, which can affect self-management. We assessed patient knowledge about cirrhosis and examined whether knowledge was asso...

    Authors: Patricia C. Valery, Christina M. Bernardes, Kelly L. Hayward, Gunter Hartel, Katelin Haynes, Louisa G. Gordon, Katherine A. Stuart, Penny L. Wright, Amy Johnson and Elizabeth E. Powell
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:340
  14. First Nations Peoples of Australia are disproportionally affected by hepatitis C (HCV) infection. Through a prospective study we evaluated the outcome of direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapy among First Natio...

    Authors: Paul J. Clark, Patricia C. Valery, James Ward, Simone I. Strasser, Martin Weltman, Alexander Thompson, Miriam T. Levy, Barbara Leggett, Amany Zekry, Julian Rong, Peter Angus, Jacob George, Steven Bollipo, Bruce McGarity, William Sievert, Gerry Macquillan…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:339
  15. A missed diagnosis of colorectal polyps during colonoscopy may be associated with the occurrence of interval colorectal cancer. The risk factors for a missed diagnosis or a method to predict the risk of a miss...

    Authors: Xiaobo Wang, Haiyang Guo, Yong Tang, Lin Chen and Xianfei Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:338
  16. Gastrointestinal bleeding is one of the major gastrointestinal diseases. In this study, our objective was to compare Glasgow-Blatchford score (GBS), AIMS65 score, MAP score, Modified GBS, and Iino score as out...

    Authors: Yoshihiro Sasaki, Tomoko Abe, Norio Kawamura, Taisei Keitoku, Isamu Shibata, Shino Ohno, Keiichi Ono and Makoto Makishima
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:337
  17. Incidentalomas, defined as incidental findings on imaging, are a growing concern. Our aim was to determine the impact and outcomes of extrahepatic incidentalomas on liver transplantation.

    Authors: Pedro Cortés, Hassan M. Ghoz, Fernando Stancampiano, Mohamed Omer, Balkishan Malviya, Andrew W. Bowman and William C. Palmer
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:336
  18. Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), the inflammatory subtype of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, is underdiagnosed and expected to become the leading indication for liver transplant in the United States. We ...

    Authors: Mary Rinella, Donna R. Cryer, Amy Articolo, Travis Fisher, Jennifer Schneider and Karl Nadolsky
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:335
  19. Standard treatment strategy for low rectal cancer in Japan is different from Western countries. Total mesorectum excision (TME) + lateral lymph node dissection (LLND) is mainly carried out in Japan, whereas ne...

    Authors: Hiroshi Miyakita, Lin Fung Chan, Kazutake Okada, Hajime Kayano, Masaki Mori, Sotaro Sadahiro and Seiichiro Yamamoto
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:334
  20. Nasointestinal tubes (NITs) have been increasingly used in patients with small bowel obstruction (SBO); However, severe adverse events (SAEs) of NITs might threaten the lives of patients. The indications of NI...

    Authors: Hui Wang, Jun-rong Zhang, Shuai Chen, Ping Hou, Qing-feng Chen, Zong-qi Weng, Xin-chang Shang-guan, Bing-qiang Lin and Xian-qiang Chen
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:332
  21. Hepatic arterial variations were fully elaborated in anatomical monographs. Here, we aimed to present a rare case with multiple arterial variations of the liver complicated laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy.

    Authors: Yong Yan, Bailin Wang, Wei Yuan, Jiansong Zhang, Junhao Xiao and Yanhua Sha
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:331
  22. Thyroid dysfunction has been reported in severe liver diseases. The aim of this study was to analyze the impact of serum thyroid-stimulation hormone (TSH) levels on the prognosis of patients with hepatitis B v...

    Authors: Jun-feng Chen, Wei-zhen Weng, Miao Huang, Xiao-hua Peng, Jing Zhang, Jing Xiong, Jian-rong He, Shao-quan Zhang, Hui-juan Cao, Bin Gao, Deng-na Lin, Juan Gao, Zhi-liang Gao and Bing-liang Lin
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:330
  23. The pathological evaluation of tissues with cholangitis is considered difficult, which can often occur after endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) and endoscopic biliary stenting (EBS). This study aimed to evaluate ...

    Authors: Toshinori Aoki, Eizaburo Ohno, Takuya Ishikawa, Yasuyuki Mizutani, Tadashi Iida, Kentaro Yamao, Takeshi Yamamura, Kazuhiro Furukawa, Masanao Nakamura, Takashi Honda, Masatoshi Ishigami, Hiroshi Yatsuya and Hiroki Kawashima
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:329
  24. Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy delivers the drug directly to the liver. We aim to explore the benefits and tolerability of Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy plus regorafenib in advanced colorectal...

    Authors: Guang Cao, Xiaodong Wang, Hui Chen, Song Gao, Jianhai Guo, Peng Liu, Haifeng Xu, Liang Xu, Xu Zhu and Renjie Yang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:328
  25. The importance of enteral nutrition (EN) in acute pancreatitis (AP) has been emphasised. Nasogastric (NG) feeding has been the preferred route for EN delivery in most AP patients intolerant to oral intake. How...

    Authors: Jiajia Lin, Cheng Lv, Cuili Wu, He Zhang, Zirui Liu, Lu Ke, Gang Li, Zhihui Tong, Jianfeng Tu and Weiqin Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:327
  26. Transarterial radioembolization (TARE) with yttrium-90 microspheres is a clinically effective therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treatment. This study aimed to perform a systematic review of the availa...

    Authors: J. C. Alonso, I. Casans, F. M. González, D. Fuster, A. Rodríguez, N. Sánchez, I. Oyagüez, R. Burgos, A. O. Williams and N. Espinoza
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:326
  27. Bile acid diarrhoea (BAD) can be severely debilitating and negatively affect patients’ quality of life (QoL). We carried out a multi-centre prospective study exploring QoL outcomes in patients with BAD after t...

    Authors: Aditi Kumar, Niall Galbraith, Hafid O. Al-Hassi, Manushri Jain, Oliver Phipps, Jeffrey Butterworth, Helen Steed, John McLaughlin and Matthew J. Brookes
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:325
  28. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the commonest liver condition in the western world and is directly linked to obesity and the metabolic syndrome. Elevated body mass index is regarded as a major ris...

    Authors: Kushala W. M. Abeysekera, James G. Orr, Fiona H. Gordon, Laura D. Howe, Julian Hamilton-Shield, Jon Heron and Matthew Hickman
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:323
  29. Despite an effective vaccine, hepatitis B remains a major global health problem due to its significant morbidity and mortality. Vaccination in immunosuppressed patients such as those treated for an inflammator...

    Authors: Juliette Besombes, Faouzi Souala, Guillaume Bouguen, Dominique Guyader, Claire Grolhier, Vincent Thibault and Charlotte Pronier
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:322
  30. To compare the efficacy and safety of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization combined with microwave ablation (TACE–MWA) versus TACE alone for the treatment of recurrent small hepatocellular carcinoma (sHCC)...

    Authors: Jie Ji, Wei Yang, Hai-Bin Shi, Sheng Liu and Wei-Zhong Zhou
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:321
  31. Most microbiota studies in microscopic colitis patients are performed after diagnostic colonoscopy without considering the potential effect of colonic lavage. Patients may achieve clinical remission after colo...

    Authors: Lissette Batista, Virginia Robles, Chaysavanh Manichanh, Laura Ruiz, Danila Guagnozzi, Ferran Pinsach, Francisco Guarner and Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:320
  32. To date, no in-depth studies have focused on the impact of various clinical characteristics of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), including its association with subjective symptoms, on patient prognosi...

    Authors: Jun Nakamura, Noriaki Manabe, Tomoki Yamatsuji, Yoshinori Fujiwara, Takahisa Murao, Maki Ayaki, Minoru Fujita, Akiko Shiotani, Tomio Ueno, Yasumasa Monobe, Takashi Akiyama, Ken Haruma, Yoshio Naomoto and Jiro Hata
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:319
  33. The purpose of this retrospective study aimed to assess the accuracy of detection of remnant common bile duct (CBD) stones by injecting saline through endoscopic nasobiliary drainage (ENBD) tubes under transab...

    Authors: XiaoDong Wu, ShuoDong Wu and ShaoShan Tang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:318
  34. Allied disorders of Hirschsprung’s disease (ADHD) mainly present with bowel obstruction, intestinal dilatation, and chronic constipation, while recurrent spontaneous pneumoperitoneum was rarely reported. We ai...

    Authors: Yue Yin, Yun Zhang, Bei Tan, Weixun Zhou, Wei Liu and Xuejun Zeng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:316
  35. A growing body of research suggests that methylated genes can be used as early diagnostic markers for cancer. Some studies on methylated Syndecan 2 (SDC2) have shown that it has a great diagnostic ability in c...

    Authors: Lixing Wang, Yu Liu, Duohan Zhang, Xiaoliang Xiong, Tingting Hao, Lili Zhong and Yinlong Zhao
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:314
  36. Gut pathological microbial imbalance or dysbiosis is closely associated with colorectal cancer. Although there are observable differences in molecular and clinical characteristics between patients with right- ...

    Authors: Daisuke Suga, Hiroki Mizutani, Shunsuke Fukui, Mayu Kobayashi, Yasuaki Shimada, Yuuichi Nakazawa, Yuuki Nishiura, Yuuya Kawasaki, Isao Moritani, Yutaka Yamanaka, Hidekazu Inoue, Eiki Ojima, Yasuhiko Mohri, Hayato Nakagawa, Kaoru Dohi, Kei Takaba…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:313
  37. Hepatitis B virus-related acute-on-chronic liver failure (HBV-ACLF) is the most prevalent type of ACLF in China. The mortality rate of HBV-ACLF has decreased in recent years due to advances in treatment therap...

    Authors: Naijuan Yao, Yajuan He, Yuchao Wu, Fei Wang and Zhen Tian
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:312
  38. The diversity of obesity-related metabolic characteristics generates different obesity phenotypes and corresponding metabolic diseases. This study aims to explore the correlation of different abdominal obesity...

    Authors: Maobin Kuang, Song Lu, Qiyang Xie, Nan Peng, Shiming He, Changhui Yu, Jiajun Qiu, Guotai Sheng and Yang Zou
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:311
  39. Patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) are known to have a significantly poor quality of life due to bowel frequency (night) and urgent defecation. Budesonide foam is a topical medication that was approved in J...

    Authors: Ryosuke Miyazaki, Toshiyuki Sakurai, Mariko Shimada, Yuko Iwashita, Naoki Shibuya, Yoshihiro Akita, Haruna Miyashita, Yuki Maruyama and Masayuki Saruta
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:310

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  40. We aimed to evaluate the clinical applicability of a new scoring system that comprises the variables age, sex, pepsinogen ratio (PGR), gastrin-17 (G-17), and Helicobacter pylori (Hp) infection for gastric cancer ...

    Authors: Lin Li, Jinjing Ni, Shenghong Sun, Xiaojuan Zha, Rong Li and Chiyi He
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:306
  41. Multiple studies have demonstrated the involvement of low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 (LRP5) in metabolism-related diseases. This study explored the relationship between the LRP5 rs556442 gene ...

    Authors: Dongli Han, Haiying Zhang, Shousheng Liu, Likun Zhuang, Zhenzhen Zhao, Hongguang Ding and Yongning Xin
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:305
  42. Distinguishing strangulated bowel obstruction (StBO) from simple bowel obstruction (SiBO) still poses a challenge for emergency surgeons. We aimed to construct a predictive model that could distinctly discrimi...

    Authors: Wei-xuan Xu, Qi-hong Zhong, Yong Cai, Can-hong Zhan, Shuai Chen, Hui Wang, Lin Lin, Ying-qian Geng, Ping Hou, Xian-qiang Chen and Jun-rong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:304

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