Gastroenterology Research

Robert Wong, MD, MS, FACG
Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliated), Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Stanford University School of Medicine, CA, USA.

ISSN-print: 1918-2805  |  ISSN-online: 1918-2813  |  Bimonthly  |  Open Access  | Aims and Scope
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  • Pre- and Post-Implant Endoscopy in Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients: A Single-Center Experience

    Gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB) is common in left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) patients, but the optimal screening approach before LVAD implantation is still unclear. The aim of the study was to describe our experience with pre- and post-LVAD implantation endoscopic screening and subsequent GI bleeding in this cohort.

  • Timing and Outcomes of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy After Ischemic Stroke

    Guidelines recommend using percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) for dysphagia after 2 weeks of stroke onset. We aimed to study the impact of PEG timing on outcomes in patients with ischemic stroke.

  • Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy Associated With Acute Pancreatitis

    akotsubo cardiomyopathy is classically associated with emotional stress in middle-aged women. In clinical practice, physical stressors are a more common cause of Takotsubo cardiomyopathy.

  • Quality of Capsule Endoscopy Reporting in Patients Referred for Double Balloon Enteroscopy

    Abnormal video capsule endoscopy (VCE) findings often require intervention with double balloon enteroscopy (DBE). Accurate VCE reporting is important for procedural planning. In 2017 the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) published a guideline that included recommended elements for VCE reporting.

  • Endoscopic Ultrasound Predicts Risk of Occult Intra-Abdominal Metastases in Localized Gastric Cancer: A Validation Study

    In gastric cancer (GC) patients without imaging evidence of distant metastasis, diagnostic staging laparoscopy (DSL) is recommended to detect radiographically occult peritoneal metastasis (M1). DSL carries a risk for morbidity and its cost-effectiveness is unclear.




Intestinal Parasitic Infections in 2023
Intestinal parasites include intestinal protozoa and intestinal helminths. Intestinal parasitic infections (IPIs) pose a global health problem affecting over one billion people worldwide. Although these infections are predominantly seen in the developing world, they are frequently seen in the developed countries, particularly in immunocompromised patients.
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Identifying Key Genes to the Early Diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease by Integrating Analysis at the Blood and Tissue Levels
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) encompasses Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), is challenging to diagnose, and frequently relapses, significantly affecting patients’ quality of life. Despite extensive efforts, the pathogenesis of IBD remains unclear. Full Text

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Esophageal Ulcer After Intravitreal Ranibizumab Injection in a Patient With Age-Related Macular Degeneration
anibizumab is a monoclonal antibody fragment targeted against vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) A isoform (VEGF-A). This study aimed to report a case of esophageal ulcer that developed soon after intravitreal ranibizumab injection in a patient with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Full Text

Current Issue


Vol. 17, No. 2, Apr 2024

Table of Contents


Clinical Overview of Sarcopenia, Frailty, and Malnutrition in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis Abstract HTML PDF
Alexander Kusnik, Amulya Penmetsa, Farooq Chaudhary, Keerthi Renjith, Gopal Ramaraju, Marie Laryea, Johane P. Allard 53-63

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Predictive Factors of Non-Inflammatory Small Bowel Obstruction After Bowel Resection in Crohns Patients Abstract HTML PDF
Mir Zulqarnain, Fouad Jaber, Vinay Jahagirdar, Saqr Alsakarneh, Jose Gomez, Aditi Stanton, Nedhi Patel, Poonam Beniwal-Patel, Daniel Stein, Mary Otterson, Andres J. Yarur 64-71
The Potential of Narrow-Band Imaging as a Novel Light Source for Photodynamic Therapy for Superficial Cancers via Endoscopes Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1
Yusuke Nakada, Takaaki Sugihara, Maria Tanaka, Wataru Hamamoto, Tsutomu Kanda, Takuki Sakaguchi, Hiroki Kurumi, Takumi Onoyama, Yuichiro Ikebuchi, Tomoaki Takata, Hajime Isomoto, Naoyuki Yamaguchi 72-81
A Comprehensive Study on the Diagnostic Value of Multi-Slice Computed Tomography for Peripancreatic Infection in Elderly With Severe Acute Pancreatitis Abstract HTML PDF
Rui Hao, Yu Sun, Yang Hu 82-89
Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Surgeries as a Possible Risk for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Abstract HTML PDF
Rutvi Amin, Aditya Mansabdar, Hyundam Gu, Bhavani Gangineni, Neev Mehta, Harini Patel, Neel Patel, Srishti Laller, Suprada Vinayak, Mohammed Ali Abdulqader, Hardik Jain, Amitjeet Singh Rekhraj, Harshini Adimoulame, Gurinder Singh, Jose Moonjely Davis, Urvish Patel, Harmeet Gill 90-99

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