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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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

  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. Cytokines regulate the interaction between the immune system and malignant tumors. Among them, interleukin-10 (IL-10) is a multifunctional anti-inflammatory cytokine mainly produced by immune cells. The correl...

    Authors: Qianqian Mao, Yanwen Liu, Xi Chen and Cheng Jiang Liu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:76
  15. Current studies have shown that longer observation time can improve neoplastic detection rate. This study aimed to clarify whether endoscopists with longer observation times can detect more focal lesions.

    Authors: Li Dong, Xiaodan Zhang, Yuting Xuan, Peiling Xiong, Yumei Ning, Bing Zhang, Fan Wang, Qiu Zhao and Jun Fang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:75
  16. This study aimed to determine the safety and feasibility of minimally invasive gastrectomy in patients who underwent preoperative chemotherapy for highly advanced gastric cancer.

    Authors: Tsuyoshi Tanaka, Koichi Suda, Susumu Shibasaki, Akiko Serizawa, Shingo Akimoto, Masaya Nakauchi, Hiroshi Matsuoka, Kazuki Inaba and Ichiro Uyama
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:74
  17. Sofosbuvir/Velpatasvir (Epclusa, ECS) is the first pan-genotype direct-acting antiviral agent (DAA) for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, and Danoprevir (DNV) is the first DAA developed by a Chinese local ent...

    Authors: Yunjing Zhou, Minfeng Liang, Yiting Li, Xing Chen, Jie Yang, Honglian Bai, Yingzi Long, Xiaohong Zhang and Chaoshuang Lin
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:73
  18. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is gradually becoming a huge threat to public health. With complex working characteristics, female nurses had been found with high risk of NAFLD. To develop and validat...

    Authors: Ying Che, Rongsong Tang, Heli Zhang, Min Yang, Rongmei Geng, Lin Zhuo, Peng Wang, Xianjing Hu, Yujie Zhou, Panfeng Wang, Siyan Zhan and Baohua Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:72
  19. Current scientific evidence has pointed out the relevance of hemostatic products for improving clinical outcomes in liver trauma, including increased survival rates and reductions in bleeding-related complicat...

    Authors: Francisco J Sánchez-del-Valle, María-Isabel Sánchez-Seco, Adrián González Jiménez, Florentina Acosta, Pedro Fernández-Domínguez and Juan-José Pérez-Alegre
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:71
  20. Microscopic colitis (MC) is considered a chronic disease associated with autoimmune disease, smoking, and drugs. The aim was to examine the association between MC and celiac disease, adjusted for smoking, cons...

    Authors: Bodil Roth and Bodil Ohlsson
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:70
  21. Endoscopic resection is widely accepted as a local treatment for rectal neuroendocrine tumors sized ≤ 10 mm. However, there is no consensus on the best method for the endoscopic resection of rectal neuroendocr...

    Authors: Kazunori Takada, Kenichiro Imai, Takanori Yamada, Ken Ohata, Takashi Kanesaka, Yasuaki Nagami, Yasushi Yamasaki, Hideki Kobara, Yasuhiro Inokuchi, Akiko Chino, Shinjiro Yamaguchi, Hisatomo Ikehara, Takuji Kawamura, Yohei Yabuuchi, Yasuhiko Mizuguchi, Hiroaki Ikematsu…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:69
  22. Authors: Yoshiaki Mihara, Masataka Hirasaki, Yosuke Horita, Takashi Fujino, Hisayo Fukushima, Yasuo Kamakura, Kousuke Uranishi, Yasumitsu Hirano, Shomei Ryozawa, Masanori Yasuda, Yoshinori Makino, Satomi Shibazaki and Tetsuya Hamaguchi
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:67

    The original article was published in BMC Gastroenterology 2023 23:339

  23. The present study was conducted to compare the effectiveness of transdiagnostic treatment (UP) with the acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) on the emotional disorders, rumination, and life satisfaction in ...

    Authors: Homa Shahkaram, Jafar Sarani Yaztappeh, Amir Sadeghi, Amir Sam Kianimoghadam, Samaneh Soltanabadi, Maryam Bakhtiari and Abbas Masjedi Arani
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:66
  24. Signs and red flag symptoms in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients who are below the recommended screening age are often overlooked, leading to delayed diagnosis and worse prognosis. This study investigates how p...

    Authors: Nicole L. Briggs, Mimi Ton, Rachel C. Malen, Adriana M. Reedy, Stacey A. Cohen, Amanda I. Phipps, Andrea N. Burnett-Hartman and Polly A. Newcomb
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:65
  25. Severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) is potentially lethal. Considering the role of inflammation in the progression of acute pancreatitis (AP), this study aims to develop a model based on inflammatory indexes for i...

    Authors: Xiaotong Li, Yiyan Zhang, Weiwei Wang, Yao Meng, Huimin Chen, Guiyang Chu, Hongyu Li and Xingshun Qi
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:63
  26. Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) is the validated non-pharmacological treatment for chronic pain in pediatric patients. While some suggested CBT were comparable to the usual care in reducing children’s functio...

    Authors: Xiaolan Huang, Nan Jia, Yan Zhang, Yanyan Hao, Fei Xiao, Chunrong Sun, Xiaodai Cui and Fei Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:62
  27. Sodium picosulfate (SP)/magnesium citrate (MC) and polyethylene glycol (PEG) plus ascorbic acid are recommended by Western guidelines as laxative solutions for bowel preparation. Clinically, SP/MC has a slower...

    Authors: Kinichi Hotta, Yosuke Otake, Daisuke Yamaguchi, Yuichi Shimodate, Norihiro Hanabata, Hiroaki Ikematsu, Yohei Yabuuchi, Yasushi Sano, Ryo Shimoda, Shinya Sugimoto, Mari Oba, Hiroyuki Takamaru, Kouichiro Kimura, Yoshihiro Kishida, Kazunori Takada, Sayo Ito…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:61
  28. Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic inflammatory disease that targets the colon and has seen an increasing prevalence worldwide. In our pursuit of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches for UC, we undertoo...

    Authors: Yuefei Wen, Chenyang Li, Peng Huang, Zhigang Liu, Yanjun He and Bin Liu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:60
  29. Hepatocellular senescence may be a causal factor in the development and progression of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). The most effective currently available treatment for NASH is lifestyle intervention,...

    Authors: Mathias Flensted-Jensen, Denise Oró, Emma A. Rørbeck, Chen Zhang, Martin Rønn Madsen, Andreas Nygaard Madsen, Jenny Norlin, Michael Feigh, Steen Larsen and Henrik H. Hansen
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:59
  30. To evaluate the benefit of bevacizumab under the comprehensive treatment strategy and its advantages over other drugs, so as to provide reference for the formulation of clinical plans.

    Authors: Yu Song, Qianqian Mao, Manling Zhou, Cheng-Jiang Liu, Li Kong and Ting Hu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:58
  31. Liver fibrosis is a major risk factor for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We have previously reported that differentially methylated regions (DMRs) are correlated with the fibrosis stages of metabolic dysfunct...

    Authors: Suguru Kurokawa, Takuro Kobori, Masato Yoneda, Yuji Ogawa, Yasushi Honda, Takaomi Kessoku, Kento Imajo, Satoru Saito, Atsushi Nakajima and Kikuko Hotta
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:57
  32. To evaluate the efficacy and safety of the combination of camrelizumab and apatinib in the treatment of liver cancer and to furnish clinical recommendations for pharmacological interventions.

    Authors: Min Chen, Yanglei Li and Minyu Cheng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:55
  33. With the increase in patients at risk of advanced liver disease due to the obesity epidemic, there will be a need for simple screening tools for advanced liver fibrosis. Soluble suppression of tumorigenicity 2...

    Authors: Florian F. Hildenbrand, Barbara Illi, Stefanie von Felten, Jacqueline Bachofner, Joanna Gawinecka, Arnold von Eckardstein, Beat Müllhaupt, Joachim C. Mertens and Sena Blümel
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:54
  34. To identify the factors influencing the early encapsulation of peripancreatic fluid/necrosis collections via contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT) and to determine the clinical significance of early enc...

    Authors: Ning Ning, Congyi Yu, Wenwu Sun, Yi Wen, Tongtian Ni, Huiqiu Sheng, Ying Chen, Li Ma, Erzhen Chen, Bing Zhao and Enqiang Mao
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:53
  35. Chronic constipation (CC) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders in the general population. Although there are many treatment options, achieving a stable treatment for CC remains one of the chall...

    Authors: Kazuki Ishibashi, Yuji Urabe, Nhu Thi Hanh Vu, Shunsuke Miyauchi, Takeo Nakamura, Hirona Konishi, Junichi Mizuno, Motomitsu Fukuhara, Hidehiko Takigawa, Ryo Yuge, Duc Trong Quach, Shiro Oka and Toru Hiyama
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:52
  36. Accurate evaluation of tumor invasion depth is essential to determine the appropriate treatment strategy for patients with superficial esophageal cancer. The pretreatment tumor depth diagnosis currently relies...

    Authors: Masao Yoshida, Keita Mori, Yuji Urabe, Dai Hirasawa, Fumisato Sasaki, Manabu Takeuchi, Tomohiro Kadota, Toshiyuki Yoshio, Shigetaka Yoshinaga, Yoko Kitamura, Kazuya Ohno, Yoichiro Ono, Kimihiro Igarashi, Hiroaki Takahashi and Ryu Ishihara
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:50
  37. Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is associated with gastric cancer. Early and accurate diagnosis of H. pylori infection can reduce risk of gastric cancer. Conventional white light imaging (WLI) and image-enhanced ...

    Authors: Boonyaorn Chatrangsun, Natsuda Aumpan, Bubpha Pornthisarn, Soonthorn Chonprasertsuk, Sith Siramolpiwat, Patommatat Bhanthumkomol, Pongjarat Nunanan, Navapan Issariyakulkarn, Varocha Mahachai, Yoshio Yamaoka and Ratha-korn Vilaichone
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:46
  38. To evaluate the risk of early hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in chronic hepatitis C patients treated with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) in Hong Kong, as it has not been studied before in this locality.

    Authors: Victor Yung Sin Chow and Wing I Cheung
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:49
  39. Functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) are closely related to disorders of brain-gut interaction. FGIDs are the dominant disease of acupuncture treatment, which can improve the symptoms and emotional st...

    Authors: Lin Wang, Xiaoying Luo, Xiangli Qing, Shuangshuang Fang, Tianyuan Jiang, Qianying Wang, Zhuotai Zhong, Yang Yang, Jianqin Yang, Gengqing Song, Xiaolan Su and Wei Wei
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:47
  40. Alterations in the intestinal microbiota may play a role in the pathogenesis of functional bowel disorders (FBDs). Probiotics are widely used to improve intestinal dysbacteriosis in FBDs. In the context of FBD...

    Authors: Xiao-Yan Ye, Jun-Yi Chen, Li-Hao Wu, Dan-Ping Luo, Xiao-Huo Ye, Li-Quan Wu and Xing-Xiang He
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:45
  41. High quality endoscopy is key for detecting and removing precursor lesions to colorectal cancer (CRC). Adenoma detection rates (ADRs) measure endoscopist performance. Improving other components of examinations...

    Authors: Sharon Power, Kate Wooldrage, Brian P. Saunders and Amanda J. Cross
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:44
  42. Alterations in the production of short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) may reflect disturbances in the gut microbiota and have been linked to metabolic dysfunction-associated steatotic liver disease (MASLD). We asse...

    Authors: Mira Thing, Mikkel Parsberg Werge, Nina Kimer, Liv Eline Hetland, Elias Badal Rashu, Puria Nabilou, Anders Ellekaer Junker, Elisabeth Douglas Galsgaard, Flemming Bendtsen, Johnny Laupsa-Borge, Adrian McCann and Lise Lotte Gluud
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:43
  43. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is a frequent medical issue. The primary risk factors for bleeding peptic ulcers are Helicobacter pylori infection and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. The associat...

    Authors: Mohsen Masoodi, Mohammad Sabzikarian, Nikta Masoodi, Saeed Farhadi, Gholam Reza Rezamand, Seidamir Pasha Tabaeian, Atefeh Talebi and Farimah Fayyaz
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:42
  44. Methods to prevent esophageal stenosis (ES) after endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) have received increasing attention. Although steroid administr...

    Authors: Junichi Mizuno, Yuji Urabe, Shiro Oka, Hirona Konishi, Kazuki Ishibashi, Motomitsu Fukuhara, Hidenori Tanaka, Akiyoshi Tsuboi, Ken Yamashita, Yuichi Hiyama, Takahiro Kotachi, Hidehiko Takigawa, Ryo Yuge, Toru Hiyama and Shinji Tanaka
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:41
  45. Currently all participants of the Dutch colorectal cancer (CRC) screening program with a positive faecal immunochemical test (FIT) are seen at the outpatient clinic to assess their health status, receive infor...

    Authors: Fleur E. Marijnissen, Pieter J. F. de Jonge, Nicole S. Erler, Sohal Y. Ismail, Iris Lansdorp-Vogelaar and Manon C. W. Spaander
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2024 24:38

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