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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  • 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.

  • Clinical Features and Management of Small Bowel Masses Detected During Device-Assisted Enteroscopy: A Multi-Center Experience

    Small bowel mass lesions (SBMLs) are rare, span a range of different histologies and phenotypes, and our understanding of them is limited. Some lesions occur in patients with recognized polyposis syndromes and others arise sporadically.




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. 1, Feb 2024

Table of Contents

Original Article

Pre- and Post-Implant Endoscopy in Left Ventricular Assist Device Recipients: A Single-Center Experience Abstract HTML PDF
Wael T. Mohamed, Vinay Jahagirdar, Fouad Jaber, Mohamed K. Ahmed, Hassan M. Ghoz, Brett W. Sperry, Wendell K. Clarkston 1-9
Alcohol Relapse After Early Liver Transplantation in Patients With Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Meta-Analysis Abstract HTML PDF Suppl1 Suppl2 Suppl3
Yousaf Zafar, Ahmed Kamal Siddiqi, Nafhat Shaikh, Maria Imran, Syed Sarmad Javaid, Laila Manzoor, Arsalan Zafar Iqbal, Jan Petrasek 10-14
A Real-World Experience on a Chinese Population of Patients With Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma Treated With Nivolumab Abstract HTML PDF
Shou-Wu Lee, Sheng-Shun Yang, Teng-Yu Lee 15-22
Clinicopathological Aspects and Inflammation-Immune Markers in Alcohol and/or Hepatitis C Virus-Induced Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients Treated With Sorafenib Abstract HTML PDF
Thiago Alexandre Martins Pinto, Helena Paes Almeida Saito, Carolina Lopes Nourani, Elaine Cristina Ataide, Ilka Fatima Santana Ferreira Boin, Gustavo Jacob Lourenco, Carmen Silvia Passos Lima 23-31

Case Report

Fulminant Emphysematous Pancreatitis: Diagnosis Time Counts Abstract HTML PDF
Basel Darawsha, Subhi Mansour, Tawfik Fahoum, Naseem Azzam, Yoram Kluger, Ahmad Assalia, Safi Khuri 32-36
Primary Non-Function of Hepatic Allograft With Preexisting Microvesicular Steatosis/Foamy Degeneration and Mild Large-Droplet Macrovesicular Steatosis Abstract HTML PDF
Melissa E. Limia, Xiu Li Liu, Jennifer Yu, Kathleen Byrnes 37-40
Delays in Colorectal Cancer Screening for Latino Patients: The Role of Immigrant Healthcare in Stemming the Rising Global Incidence of Colorectal Cancer Abstract HTML PDF
Eleazar E. Montalvan-Sanchez, Renato Beas, Ahmad Karkash, Ambar Godoy, Dalton Argean Norwood, Michael Dougherty 41-51

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