Annals of Gastroenterology



In this issue

The use of ultrasound in inflammatory bowel disease

Torsten Kucharzik, Klaus Kannengiesser, Frauke Petersen



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Evaluation and long-term outcomes of the different modalities used in colonic endoscopic mucosal resection

Asimina Gaglia, Sanchoy Sarkar

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Fecal occult blood testing for the prediction of small-bowel pathology detected by capsule endoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Diana E. Yung, Sanju Vijayan, Tomer Avni, Sarah Douglas, Uri Kopylov, Anastasios Koulaouzidis

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Pointing towards colonoscopy: sharp foreign body removal via colonoscopy

Melissa Hershman, Steven Shamah, Prashant Mudireddy, Michael Glick


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Volume 30, No 2 (2017)

Table of Contents

Invited Reviews

The use of ultrasound in inflammatory bowel disease PDF HTML
Torsten Kucharzik, Klaus Kannengiesser, Frauke Petersen 135
Evaluation and long-term outcomes of the different modalities used in colonic endoscopic mucosal resection PDF HTML
Asimina Gaglia, Sanchoy Sarkar 145
Infections in severe alcoholic hepatitis PDF HTML
Eleni Karakike, Christophe Moreno, Thierry Gustot 152

Review Articles

Normative values for stool frequency and form using Rome III diagnostic criteria for functional constipation in adults: systematic review with meta-analysis PDF HTML
Larry E. Miller, Alvin Ibarra, Arthur C. Ouwehand, Angela K. Zimmermann 161
Capsule endoscopy for the diagnosis and follow up of Crohn’s disease: a comprehensive review of current status PDF HTML
Michael Dam Jensen, Jacob Broder Brodersen, Jens Kjeldsen 168

Original Articles

The role of flow cytometry in celiac disease screening using human leukocyte antigen in adult patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus PDF HTML
Miren Vicuña Arregui, Jose Manuel Zozaya Urmeneta, Helena León Brito, Juan Pablo Martínez De Esteban, Carlos Prieto Martínez, Lluis Forga Llenas, Erkuden Aranburu Urtasun, Francisco Sala Pericas, Ramón Angós Musgo, Maria Rosario Mercado Gutierrez, Mercedes Palacios Sarrasqueta 179
Fecal occult blood testing for the prediction of small-bowel pathology detected by capsule endoscopy: a systematic review and meta-analysis PDF HTML
Diana E. Yung, Sanju Vijayan, Tomer Avni, Sarah Douglas, Uri Kopylov, Anastasios Koulaouzidis 186
Bridges to excellence quality indicators in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD): differences between IBD and non-IBD gastroenterologists PDF HTML
Mohammad Bilal, Shailendra Singh, Helen Lee, Kiranpreet Khosa, Raman Khehra, Kofi Clarke 192
rs2476601 polymorphism in PTPN22 is associated with Crohn’s disease but not with ulcerative colitis: a meta-analysis of 16,838 cases and 13,356 controls PDF HTML
Abdellah Hedjoudje, Chérifa Cheurfa, Clément Briquez, Allen Zhang, Stéphane Koch, Lucine Vuitton 197
Serum levels of vascular endothelial growth factor in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease PDF HTML
Maria-Vasiliki Papageorgiou, Emilia Hadziyannis, Dina Tiniakos, Anastasia Georgiou, Aikaterini Margariti, Athanasios Kostas, George V. Papatheodoridis 209
High serum ferritin is associated with worse outcome of patients with decompensated cirrhosis PDF HTML
Theodora Oikonomou, Ioannis Goulis, Stergios Soulaidopoulos, Areti Karasmani, Petros Doumtsis, Konstantina Tsioni, Eudokia Mandala, Evangelos Akriviadis, Evangelos Cholongitas 217
Hepatopulmonary syndrome is associated with the presence of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with decompensated cirrhosis PDF HTML
Stergios Soulaidopoulos, Ioannis Goulis, George Giannakoulas, Theodoros Panagiotidis, Petros Doumtsis, Areti Karasmani, Theodora Oikonomou, Theodora Tzoumari, Haralampos Karvounis, Evagelos Cholongitas 225
Prognostic significance of differentiating necrosis from fluid collection on endoscopic ultrasound in patients with presumed isolated extrapancreatic necrosis PDF HTML
Surinder S. Rana, Puneet Chhabra, Ravi Sharma, Vishal Sharma, Rajesh Gupta, Deepak K. Bhasin 232
Single-dose intra-procedural ceftriaxone during endoscopic ultrasound fine-needle aspiration of pancreatic cysts is safe and effective: results from a single tertiary center PDF HTML
Amir Klein, Rose Qi, Shyam Nagubandi, Eric Lee, Vu Kwan 237
A nationwide survey of training satisfaction and employment prospects among Greek gastroenterology fellows during the economic recession PDF HTML
Paraskevas Gkolfakis, Georgios Tziatzios, Vasilios Papadopoulos, George D. Dimitriadis, Sotirios D. Georgopoulos, Konstantinos Triantafyllou 242

Images of the Month

Esophageal ridges: an unusual complication of oral iron therapy PDF HTML
Vishal Sharma, Kaushal K. Prasad, Harshal S. Mandavdhare, Surinder S. Rana 250
Helicobacter pylori-positive inlet patch without concurrent Helicobacter pylori gastritis: case report of a patient with sleeve gastrectomy PDF HTML
Thinzar Lin, Sandar Linn, Mel A. Ona, Sushil Duddempudi 251
Appendiceal mucocele due to mucinous adenoma diagnosed by computed tomography colonography PDF HTML
Nicola Flor, Gianpaolo Carrafiello 252
Digital cholangioscopy (Spyglass™) in the diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma PDF HTML
Ioannis D. Dimas, Maria Fragaki, Emmanouil Vardas, Gregorios A. Paspatis 253

Case Report

Pointing towards colonoscopy: sharp foreign body removal via colonoscopy PDF HTML
Melissa Hershman, Steven Shamah, Prashant Mudireddy, Michael Glick 254


ISSN: 1792-7463