Gastroenterology Research

Editor-in-Chief
Weibiao Cao, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA

Frequency: Bimonthly
Journal Access: Open Access
ISSN-print: 1918-2805
ISSN-online: 1918-2813
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Highlights

  • Does Extended Use of Clopidogrel-Based Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy Increase the Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding?

    Clopidogrel-based dual anti-platelet therapy (CDAPT) has shown significant benefits in the management of coronary artery disease (CAD), up to 1-year duration. Gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) is one of the limiting factors for prolonged use of CDAPT.

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  • Coronavirus Disease 2019: A Gastroenterologist’s Perspective in May 2020

    Although COVID-19 primarily affects the lungs, it is in fact a multisystem disorder causing high mortality and panicking the whole world. Gastrointestinal (GI) manifestations of this disorder usually accompany respiratory manifestations and this combination is indicative of the severity of the disease.

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  • Use of Vitamin D With Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy for Crohn’s Disease

    Vitamin D (VD) has an important role in regulating gut mucosal immunity, and seems to be inversely linked to disease activity and more frequent relapses in inflammatory bowel disease. In this study, we evaluated patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) in association with VD.

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  • Benign Multicystic Peritoneal Mesothelioma Presenting as Appendiceal Abscess: A Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge

    Herein, we present a case of a Caucasian man who was referred as suspected complicated appendicitis by his primary care physician, with the final diagnosis being benign multicystic mesothelioma.

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  • Histologic Lesions of Porto-Sinusoidal Vascular Disease Following Phlebotomy in Hemochromatosis

    Phlebotomy induces regression of liver fibrosis in genetic hemochromatosis. We assessed the histologic changes in pre-phlebotomy and post-phlebotomy liver biopsies from patients with HFE mutation as a model to study regression of fibrosis.

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Viewpoints

Does Extended Use of Clopidogrel-Based Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy Increase the Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding?
Clopidogrel-based dual anti-platelet therapy (CDAPT) has shown significant benefits in the management of coronary artery disease (CAD), up to 1-year duration. Gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) is one of the limiting factors for prolonged use of CDAPT. We identified all patients taking CDAPT from our ambulatory clinics. Demographic, clinical, laboratory and pharmacological data were abstracted.
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Primary Localized Amyloidosis of the Intestine: A Pathologist Viewpoint
Localized amyloidosis of the intestine is a rare entity, which can clinically masquerade several conditions such as colitis, polyps, and malignant tumors. This study aims to evaluate the clinicopathological features of this entity. To evaluate the clinicopathological features of this entity, a comprehensive search of the literature (1960 to 2019) was done using the following keywords: “amyloidosis” and “small intestine” or “duodenum” or “ileum” or “jejunum” or “colon”. Full Text


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Severe Sprue-Like Enteropathy and Colitis due to Olmesartan: Lessons Learned From a Rare Entity
Olmesartan is an angiotensin II receptor blocker (ARB) drug approved in 2002 for the treatment of hypertension. Since 2012, there have been reports of a rare adverse effect suspected to be related to its use. The author presents a case of a 63-year-old female with refractory gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms including diarrhea with associated weight loss and severe electrolyte abnormalities necessitating hospitalization. Full Text


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Vol. 13, No. 4, Aug 2020

Table of Contents

Original Article

Primary Localized Amyloidosis of the Intestine: A Pathologist Viewpoint Abstract HTML PDF
Saeed Ali Alshehri, MahmoudMahmoud Rezk Abdelwahed Hussein 129-137
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1303
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in Patients With Multiple Comorbidities: Long-Term Safety and Efficacy Results From a Tertiary Care Community Hospital Abstract HTML PDF
Charumathi Raghu Subramanian, Swapna Talluri, Safi Ullah Khan, Jeffry A. Katz, Michael Georgetson, Preetika Sinh 138-145
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1275
Does Extended Use of Clopidogrel-Based Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy Increase the Risk of Gastrointestinal Bleeding? Abstract HTML PDF
Hafsa Abbas, Suresh Kumar Nayudu, Madhavi Ravi, Muhammad Saad, Kashyap Bathini, Pranav Ravi, Swathi Roy, Divya Arya, Sridhar Chilimuri 146-149
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1285

Case Report

Severe Sprue-Like Enteropathy and Colitis due to Olmesartan: Lessons Learned From a Rare Entity Abstract HTML PDF
Daniel R. Bashari 150-154
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1301
Primary Gastric Adenosquamous Carcinoma: A Case Report Abstract HTML PDF
Ragia Aly, Sachin Gupta, Sorab Gupta, Navroop Nagra, Abhinav Goyal, Balraj Singh 155-157
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1307
A Rare Case of Evans Syndrome in a Patient With Ulcerative Colitis Abstract HTML PDF
Kok Hoe Chan, Su Lin Lim, Gowthami Are, Theodore DaCosta, Hamid S Shaaban 158-160
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1316

Correction

Correction to: Mifepristone: An Uncommon Cause of Drug-Induced Liver Injury Abstract HTML PDF
Ishani Shah, Tyler Putnam, Evan Daugherty, Neil Vyas, Keng-Yu Chuang 161-162
doi: https://doi.org/10.14740/gr1188c1
 

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