Annals of Gastroenterology



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Lymphocytic duodenitis or microscopic enteritis and gluten‑related conditions: what needs to be explored?

Enzo Ierardi, Giuseppe Losurdo, Andrea Iannone, Domenico Piscitelli, Annacinzia Amoruso, Michele Barone, Mariabeatrice Principi, Antonio Pisani, Alfredo Di Leo



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Diagnostic yield from colon biopsies in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and suspected cytomegalovirus infection: is it worth it?

Shifa Umar, Kofi Clarke, Farshaad Bilimoria, Mohammad Bilal, Shailendra Singh, Jan Silverman

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Anal self-massage in the treatment of acute anal fissure: a randomized prospective study

Fabio Gaj, Ivano Biviano, Laura Candeloro, Jacopo Andreuccetti

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Experimental gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection: training in a porcine model

Panagiotis Kasapidis, Stefanos Bassioukas, Georgios Mavrogenis, Georgios Tribonias, Konstantinos Delis, Sotirios Georgopoulos, Dimitrios Christodoulou, Theodoros Emmanouil, Konstantina Paraskeva, Vassilios Panteris, Apostolos Papalois, John Triantafillidis, Zacharias Tsiamoulos, Takataro Fukuhara, Yoriaki Komeda,
Hiroshi Kashida

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Volume 30, No 4 (2017)

Table of Contents

Invited Reviews

First-line therapies for Helicobacter pylori eradication: a critical reappraisal of updated guidelines PDF HTML
Vincenzo De Francesco, Annamaria Bellesia, Lorenzo Ridola, Raffaele Manta, Angelo Zullo 373
Lymphocytic duodenitis or microscopic enteritis and gluten‑related conditions: what needs to be explored? PDF HTML
Enzo Ierardi, Giuseppe Losurdo, Andrea Iannone, Domenico Piscitelli, Annacinzia Amoruso, Michele Barone, Mariabeatrice Principi, Antonio Pisani, Alfredo Di Leo 380

Review Articles

Stromal and immune cells in gut fibrosis: the myofibroblast and the scarface PDF HTML
Vassilis Valatas, Eirini Filidou, Ioannis Drygiannakis, George Kolios 393
Iron deficiency anemia in chronic liver disease: etiopathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment PDF HTML
Eleana Gkamprela, Melanie Deutsch, Dimitrios Pectasides 405

Original Articles

A systematic review and meta-analysis of the role of Helicobacter pylori eradication in preventing gastric cancer PDF HTML
Theodore Rokkas, Androniki Rokka, Piero Portincasa 414
Early effect on intragastric pH of oral administration of rabeprazole with mosapride compared with rabeprazole alone PDF HTML
Hiroshi Iida, Megumi Kaai, Yumi Inoh, Kenji Kanoshima, Kanji Ohkuma, Takashi Nonaka, Koji Fujita, Tomonori Ida, Akihiko Kusakabe, Shin Maeda, Atsushi Nakajima, Masahiko Inamori 424
Diagnostic yield from colon biopsies in patients with inflammatory bowel disease and suspected cytomegalovirus infection: is it worth it? PDF HTML
Shifa Umar, Kofi Clarke, Farshaad Bilimoria, Mohammad Bilal, Shailendra Singh, Jan Silverman 429
Psychometry and Pescatori projective test in coloproctological patients PDF HTML
Ana Célia Caetano, Dinis Oliveira, Zaida Gomes, Edgar Mesquita, Carla Rolanda 433
Anal self-massage in the treatment of acute anal fissure: a randomized prospective study PDF HTML
Fabio Gaj, Ivano Biviano, Laura Candeloro, Jacopo Andreuccetti 438
Clinical impact of the immunochemical fecal occult blood test for colorectal cancer screening in Brazil PDF HTML
Cláudio R. Teixeira, Michele leml.os Bonotto, Júlio P. Lima, Luciana F. Figueiredo, Leonardo Conrado, Carlos Frasca 442
Experimental gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection: training in a porcine model PDF HTML
Panagiotis Kasapidis, Stefanos Bassioukas, Georgios Mavrogenis, Georgios Tribonias, Konstantinos Delis, Sotirios Georgopoulos, Dimitrios Christodoulou, Theodoros Emmanouil, Konstantina Paraskeva, Vassilios Panteris, Apostolos Papalois, John Triantafillidis, Zacharias Tsiamoulos, Takataro Fukuhara, Yoriaki Komeda, Hiroshi Kashida 446
Bacterial load and cytokine profile in patients with cirrhosis following therapy with proton pump inhibitors: a prospective cohort study PDF HTML
Christos Triantos, Maria Kalafateli, Panagiota I. Spadidea, Dimitrios Goukos, Efstratios Koutroumpakis, Christos Konstantakis, Stelios F. Assimakopoulos, Charalambos Gogos, Athanasia Mouzaki, Georgios Daikos, Konstantinos Thomopoulos 450
Circulating adipokines in children with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease: possible noninvasive diagnostic markers PDF HTML
Amal Ahmed Mohamed, Said Sabry, Asmaa Mahmoud Abdallah, Naglaa Adly Abd Elazeem, Doaa Refaey, Hebat Allah Fadel Algebaly, Gamal Abo El Fath, Heba Omar 457

Images of the Month

A magnet-induced stomach ulcer causing abdominal pain PDF HTML
Abhijeet Yadav, Joseph D. Feuerstein 464
Fully “Dual Knife J®” submucosal tunnel endoscopic resection (STER): a step up to bariatric surgery PDF HTML
Gianfranco Donatelli, Panagiotis Lainas, Ibrahim Dagher 465
Submucosal pocket-assisted enucleation of gastric submucosal lesions PDF HTML
Georgios Mavrogenis, Dimitrios Ntourakis, Ioannis Tsevgas, Dimitrios Zachariadis 466
Strongyloides stercoralis infection: an “exotic” cause of chronic diarrhea PDF HTML
Dimitrios S. Politis, Eleni Triantafyllidi, Konstantinos H. Katsanos, Dimitrios K. Christodoulou 467

Case Report

Clostridium septicum aortitis with synchronous ascending colon and rectal adenocarcinoma PDF HTML
Deepanshu Jain, Andrew C. Kistler, Patricia Kozuch 468

Letters to the Editor

The impact of hepatitis C virus and human immunodeficiency virus coinfection on survival in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma PDF HTML
Eleftherios Spartalis, Christos Damaskos, Antonios Athanasiou, Dimitrios Dimitroulis 471
Authors’ reply PDF HTML
Eyas Alkhalili, Alissa Greenbaum, Li Luo, Rodrigo Rodriguez, Katharine Caldwell, Oscar Munoz Estrada, Jacqueline O’Neill, Itzhak Nir, Katherine T. Morris 471


ISSN: 1792-7463