Journal Access: Open Access
Publisher: Elmer Press Inc
Journal scope: Gastroenterology Research (GR) is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal, focusing on basic research and clinical practice of gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreas and biliary, alimentary metabolism, nutrition, oncology and related fields.
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Abnormal Gas Diffusing Capacity and Portosystemic Shunt in Patients With Chronic Liver Disease
Pulmonary dysfunctions including the hepatopulmonary syndrome and portosystemic shunt are important complications of hepatic cirrhosis. To investigate the severity and nature of abnormal gas diffusing capacity and its correlation to portosystemic shunt in patients with chronic liver disease. Forty-four patients with chronic liver disease (15 chronic active hepatitis (CAH), 16 Child-Pugh class A, and 13 Child-Pugh class B) without other diseases history were enrolled in the study. Full Text
Simultaneous Esophageal and Gastric Ulceration Due to Doxycycline Ingestion: Case Report and Review of the Literature
Doxycycline induced mucosal injury to the esophagus and, rarely, stomach is an under appreciated cause of odonyphagia and chest pain. The diagnosis is dependent on a comprehensive exposure history and endoscopic evaluation. Once recognized, doxycycline induced ulceration is easily treated with cessation of the medication and gastric acid suppression. Our case report describes a classic description of doxycyline induced esophageal ulceration with the unusual endoscopic finding of a simultaneous antral ulcer. Full Text
Vol. 6, No. 2, Apr 2013
Table of Contents
No Association between Circulating Levels and Genetic Variants of IL-6 and TNF-α and Colon Adenoma
Caila B. Vaughn, Heather M. Ochs-Balcom, Jing Nie, Zhengyi Chen, Cheryl L. Thompson, Russell Tracy, Li Li
Hormonal Effects on Nodular GAVE
Alan Brijbassie, Abdullah Al Osaimi, Steven M Powell