EDITORIALS

 

Cancer of the oesophagus, from bad to worse
M.van Blankenstein

Non-functioning tumours of the pancreas in MEN1 patients
F.Triponez, G.Cadiot

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Self-expanding metal stents for malignant esophagogastric obstruction: experience with a new design covered nitinol stent
R.Keller, D.Flieger, W.Fischbach, S.U.Christl

Carcinoma of the esophagus in Tamil Nadu (South India): 16-year trends from a tertiary center
J.V.Cherian, R.Sivaraman, A.K.Muthusamy, V.Jayanthi

MTHFR polymorphisms as prognostic factors in sporadic colorectal cancer
G.Osian, L.Procopciuc, L.Vlad

Management of nonfunctioning pancreatic endocrine tumors in the context of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1 syndrome
D.Botsios, K.Vasiliadis, K.Tsalis, F.Iordanidis, A.Megalopoulos, T.Tsachalis, K.Blouhos, D.Betsis

The quality of the fragment obtained by liver biopsy for staging chronic hepatitis

I.Sporea, R.ªirli, A.Popescu, M.Cornianu, C.Manciu, M.Focºa

Variation of the MELD score as a predictor of death on the waiting list for liver transplantation
L.Gheorghe, S.Iacob, R.Iacob, C.Gheorghe, I.Popescu


Hepatic venous pressure gradient does not correlate with the presence and the severity of portal hypertensive gastropathy in patients with liver cirrhosis

L.Bellis, S.Nicodemo, A.Galossi, R.Guarisco, L.Spilabotti, L.Durola, O.Dell’Unto, C.Puoti

Gray and color Doppler ultrasonography in differentiation between chronic viral hepatitis and compensated early stage cirrhosis
P.Iliopoulos, M.Vlychou, V.Margaritis, I.Tsamis, K.Tepetes, T.Petsas, C.Karatza

The venous thrombosis of the pancreatic graft
C.Ionescu, P.Wolf, B.Ellero, G.Mihaescu

REVIEW

Achalasia: an overview of diagnosis and treatment
D.Pohl, R.Tutuian


CLINICAL IMAGING

Olympus capsule endoscopy for small bowel examination
C.Gheorghe, R.Iacob, I.Bancila

 

Computer tomographic evaluation of digestive tract non-Hodgkin lymphomas
I.G.Lupescu, M.Grasu, G.Goldis, G.Popa, C.Gheorghe, C.Vasilescu, A.Moicean, V.Herlea, S.A.Georgescu


CASE REPORTS

An endoscopic view in gastric linitis. A case report
L.Negreanu, P.Assor, F.Bumsel, E.H.Metman


Pan-colonic varices and idiopathic portal hypertension
F.Francois, C.Tadros, D.Diehl

Intestinal involvement in Wegener's granulomatosis
K.Deniz, H.S.Özseker, S.Balas, E.Akpınar, C.Sökmensüer

Hepatic and skin metastases after laparoscopic radical prostatectomy for prostate cancer
I.Coman, N.Crisan, B.Petrut, C.Bungardean, T.Cristea, D.Crisan

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Acute pancreatitis as an unusual complication of corrosive ingestion
S.Nijhawan, P.Jain

CT aspects of gastrointestinal stromal tumors: adding EUS and EUS elastography
to the diagnostic tools
L.Gheorghe, C.Gheorghe, B.Cotruta, A.Carabela 346

Hepatic heterototopic tissue on the gallbladder wall: an incidental finding with
pathological potential
M.A.Beltran, C.Barria, B.Pujado, R.Barrera, P.Mendez, C.Pozo

Reversible acute reactive arthritis secondary to iatrogenic blind loop syndrome
D.Kevans, C.Smyth, C.O'Brien, P.Broe, S.Patchett

Hepatic duct compression syndrome diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound
K.Gottlieb, M.C.Brophy