Annals of Gastroenterology



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Use of biologics and chemotherapy in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases and cancer

Aranzazu Jauregui-Amezaga, Séverine Vermeire, Hans Prenen


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Endoscopic ultrasound-guided placement of the lumen-apposing self-expandable metallic stent for gallbladder drainage: a promising technique

Rashmee Patil, Mel A. Ona, Charilaos Papafragkakis, Sury Anand, Sushil Duddempudi

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Hypocalcemic tetany: a simple bedside marker of poor outcome in acute pancreatitis

Puneet Chhabra, Surinder S. Rana, Vishal Sharma, Ravi Sharma, Deepak K. Bhasin



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A rare case of Burkitt’s lymphoma of the duodenal bulb

Joana Rita Carvalho, Luís Carrilho-Ribeiro, Alexandra Zagalo, Fábio Cota Medeiros, Cristina Ferreira, José Velosa


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Volume 29, No 2 (2016)

Table of Contents

Editorial

Pancreatic surgery in the elderly: overcoming the prejudices PDF HTML
Christos Agalianos, Christos Dervenis 101

Special Article

Clinical practice guidelines for the surgical treatment of rectal cancer: a consensus statement of the Hellenic Society of Medical Oncologists (HeSMO) PDF HTML
Evaghelos Xynos, Paris Tekkis, Nikolaos Gouvas, Louiza Vini, Evangelia Chrysou, Maria Tzardi, Vassilis Vassiliou, Ioannis Boukovinas, Christos Agalianos, Nikolaos Androulakis, Athanasios Athanasiadis, Christos Christodoulou, Christos Dervenis, Christos Emmanouilidis, Panagiotis Georgiou, Ourania Katopodi, Panteleimon Kountourakis, Thomas Makatsoris, Pavlos Papakostas, Demetris Papamichael, George Pechlivanides, Georgios Pentheroudakis, Ioannis Pilpilidis, Joseph Sgouros, Charina Triantopoulou, Spyridon Xynogalos, Niki Karachaliou, Nikolaos Ziras, Odysseas Zoras, John Souglakos 103

Invited Reviews

Use of biologics and chemotherapy in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases and cancer PDF HTML
Aranzazu Jauregui-Amezaga, Séverine Vermeire, Hans Prenen 127
Optimizing bowel preparation for colonoscopy: a guide to enhance quality of visualization PDF HTML
Matthew L. Bechtold, Fazia Mir, Srinivas R. Puli, Douglas L. Nguyen 137

Review Articles

Clostridium difficile infection: a review of current and emerging therapies PDF HTML
Andrew Ofosu 147
Cystic lesions of the pancreas PDF HTML
Ioannis Karoumpalis, Dimitrios K. Christodoulou 155
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided placement of the lumen-apposing self-expandable metallic stent for gallbladder drainage: a promising technique PDF HTML
Rashmee Patil, Mel A. Ona, Charilaos Papafragkakis, Sury Anand, Sushil Duddempudi 162
Endoscopic ultrasound-guided placement of AXIOS stent for drainage of pancreatic fluid collections PDF HTML
Rashmee Patil, Mel A. Ona, Charilaos Papafragkakis, Sury Anand, Sushil Duddempudi 168

Original Articles

Do patients with lactose intolerance exhibit more frequent comorbidities than patients without lactose intolerance? An analysis of routine data from German medical practices PDF HTML
Rebecca Schiffner, Karel Kostev, Holger Gothe 174
Distinct features of circulating microparticles and their relationship with disease activity in inflammatory bowel disease PDF HTML
Evangelos Voudoukis, Eleni-Kyriaki Vetsika, Konstantina Giannakopoulou, Konstantinos Karmiris, Angeliki Theodoropoulou, Aekaterini Sfridaki, Vassilis Georgoulias, Gregorios A. Paspatis, Ioannis E. Koutroubakis 180
Long-term patient satisfaction of gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures PDF HTML
Konstantinos Triantafyllou, Paraskevas Gkolfakis, Maria Triantafyllou, Xhoela Ndini, Anastasia Melissaratou, Giannis-Aimant Moustafa, Eleni Xanthopoulou, Georgios Tziatzios, Georgia Vlachonikolou, Vasilios Papadopoulos, Evdoxos Pantelakis, Chrysoula Malli, George D. Dimitriadis 188
Bowel preparation in “real-life” small bowel capsule endoscopy: a two-center experience PDF HTML
Amir Klein, Marianna Dashkovsky, Ian Gralnek, Ravit Peled, Yehuda Chowers, Iyad Khamaysi, Ofir Har-Noy, Idan Levy, Moshe Nadler, Rami Eliakim, Uri Kopylov 196
The significance of platelet microparticles in patients with chronic hepatitis C and their association with antiviral treatment and smoking PDF HTML
Theoni Kanellopoulou, Alexandra Alexopoulou, Flora N. Kontopidou, Polidoros Konstantinides, George V. Papatheodoridis 201
Nucleos(t)ide analogues for the prevention of hepatitis B recurrence after liver transplantation do not affect serum phosphorus levels PDF HTML
Emmanouil Sinakos, Nikolaos Antoniadis, Ioannis Goulis, Evangelos Cholongitas, Stefania Kiapidou, Ekaterini Tsakni, Themistoklis Vasiliadis, Vassilios Papanikolaou, Evangelos Akriviadis 208
Hypocalcemic tetany: a simple bedside marker of poor outcome in acute pancreatitis PDF HTML
Puneet Chhabra, Surinder S. Rana, Vishal Sharma, Ravi Sharma, Deepak K. Bhasin 214
Safety of pancreatic resection in the elderly: a retrospective analysis of 556 patients PDF HTML
Daniel Ansari, Linus Aronsson, Joakim Fredriksson, Bodil Andersson, Roland Andersson 221

Images of the Month

Severe hemorrhagic gastritis after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement PDF HTML
Abhijeet Waghray, Amy Michel-Calderon, Annette Kyprianou, Nisheet Waghray 226
Spontaneous resolution of intramural gastric abscess without treatment PDF HTML
Rintaro Hashimoto, Akimichi Chonan 227
Endoscopic closure of colonic perforations using over-the-scope clip: a surgeon-sparing technique PDF HTML
Kinesh Changela, Dhuha Alhankawi, Sury Anand, Mahesh Krishnaiah 228
Through-the-scope endoscopic balloon dilatation of a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-induced diaphragm-like colonic stricture PDF HTML
Mel A. Ona, Rashmee Patil, Denzil Etienne, Sindhura Kolli, Madhavi Reddy 229

Case Reports

A rare case of Burkitt’s lymphoma of the duodenal bulb PDF HTML
Joana Rita Carvalho, Luís Carrilho-Ribeiro, Alexandra Zagalo, Fábio Cota Medeiros, Cristina Ferreira, José Velosa 230
Idelalisib: a rare cause of enterocolitis PDF HTML
Harika Balagoni, Dhara Chaudhari, Chakradhar Reddy, Mark Young 233

Clinical Opinion

Treatment of alcoholic hepatitis: is this a “dead-end”? PDF HTML
Evangelos Akriviadis, Emmanouil Sinakos 236

Commentary

2016 Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium: update on pancreatic cancer PDF HTML
Suzanne Russo, Muhammad Wasif Saif 238

Department of Error

Erratum: The gut-brain axis: interactions between enteric microbiota, central and enteric nervous systems PDF HTML
Marilia Carabotti, Annunziata Scirocco, Maria Antonietta Maselli, Carola Severi


ISSN: 1792-7463