EDITORIAL


 

Polypoid Lesions of the Gallbladder: Diagnostic and Management Challenges
Husain Saleh, Daniel Walz, Murray Ehrinpreis


ORIGINAL PAPERS

Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Hospitalized Patients

Corina Radu, Mircea Grigorescu, Dana Crisan, Monica Lupsor, Diana Constantin, Liliana Dina

Dynamics of Circulating Microparticles in Liver Transplant Patients
Sergey V Brodsky, Marcelo E Facciuto, David Heydt, Jun Chen, Humayun K Islam, Malgorzata Kajstura, Gita Ramaswamy, Maria Aguero-Rosenfeld

Frequency of Hepatitis G Virus Infection among HIV Positive Subjects with Parenteral and Sexual Exposure
Amitis Ramezani, Minoo Mohraz, Rouhollah Vahabpour, Sara Jam, Mohammad Banifazl, Ali Eslamifar, Fereidoun Mahboudi, Arezoo Aghakhani, Rozita Edalat, Soheila Hekmat

Radial Endoscopic Ultrasonography in the Preoperative Staging of Pancreatic Cancer
Andrada Seicean, Radu Badea, Teodora Mocan, Cornel Iancu, Teodora Pop, Radu Seicean, Ofelia Moșteanu, Ovidiu Bălă, Oliviu Pascu

Endoscopic Ultrasound Approach of Pancreatic Cancer in Chronic Pancreatitis Patients in a Tertiary Referral Centre

Sevastița Iordache, Adrian Săftoiu, Sergiu Cazacu, Dan-Ionuț Gheonea, Daniela Dumitrescu, Carmen Popescu, Tudorel Ciurea

Prospective Study on Warfarin and Regional Chemotherapy in Patients with Pancreatic Carcinoma
Wes Nakchbandi, Herwart Müller, Manfred V. Singer, J. Matthias Löhr, Inaam A. Nakchbandi


Propofol Infusion versus Intermittent Meperidine and Midazolam Injection for Conscious Sedation in ERCP

Pradermchai Kongkam, Rungsun Rerknimitr, Sahadol Punyathavorn, Chitr Sitthi-Amorn, Yuwadee Ponauthai, Narongrit Prempracha, Pinit Kullavanijaya

Host-Related Predictive Factors for Anastomotic Leakage Following Large Bowel Resections for Colorectal Cancer*
S. Cornel Iancu, Lucian C. Mocan, Dana Todea-Iancu, Teodora Mocan, Iurie Acalovschi, Daniela Ionescu, Florin V. Zaharie, Gelu Osian, Cosmin I. Puia, Valentin Muntean

The Relationship between Involved Lymph Nodes, Metastatic Nest Diameters and Prognosis in Colorectal Cancer
Fariborz Mokarian, Mohammad Hossein Sanei, Ali Chehrei, Victoria Nurozi, Ali Akbar Nurozi


Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Elderly Patients

Alexandros Polychronidis, Sotirios Botaitis, Alexandra Tsaroucha, Grigoris Tripsianis, Anastasios Bounovas, Michail Pitiakoudis, Constantinos Simopoulos

 
REVIEWS

Chemotherapies and Targeted Therapies in Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma: from Laboratory to Clinic
Mihai Voiculescu, Robert E. Winkler, Marius Moscovici, Manuela G. Neuman

 

CASE REPORTS

Recurrent Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy. A Case Report
Daniel Muresan, Dan Ona, Gheorghe Cruciat, Ioana Rotar, Florin Stamatian

Persistent Diarrhea
Michael Sackmann, Viola Vehling, Klaus - D. Schmidt, Ulrich von Streitberg, Gerhard Seitz


Isolated Ampullary Adenoma Causing Biliary Obstruction
Salvatore Greco, Andrea Cassinotti, Alessandro Massari, Ilaria Bossi, Emilio Trabucchi, Gabriele Bianchi Porro

Double-Balloon Endoscopy in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hemorrhage from Retrovalvular Angiodysplasias
Soeresh Jarbandhan, W.M. van der Veer, Chris J.J. Mulder

 
CASE REPORT / TECHNIQUE

Endoscopic Repair of a Complete post-Radiation Esophageal Obstruction
Thomas Giever, Klaus Gottlieb, Anders Merg

 

EDUCATION IN GASTROENTEROLOGY

QUIZ HQ47. An interesting barium swallow of a patient with dysphagia
R. Durai, N. Kirmani, H. Hoque, R. M. Kerwat

 

CLINICAL IMAGING

Tissue Specific MR Contrast Media Role in the Differential Diagnosis of Cirrhotic Liver Nodules
Ioana Gabriela Lupescu, Razvan A. Capsa, Liana Gheorghe, Vlad Herlea, Serban A.Georgescu

Colon Capsule Endoscopy: a New Method of Investigating the Large Bowel
Silviu Iobagiu, Lidia Ciobanu, Oliviu Pascu

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

An unusual cause for anaemia
R. el-Ramli, A. Koulaouzidis

Successful treatment of Clostridium difficile colitis with intravenous immunoglobulin
A. Koulaouzidis, R. Tatham, J. Moschos, C. W. Tan

Hepatocellular carcinoma manifesting as cavitary lung metastases and leukemoid reaction
P. Jain, R. R. Rai, A. Jha

Removal of a metallic dental prosthesis from the duodenum using simultaneously a standard and an ultra-thin endoscope N. Almeida, F. Portela, D. Gomes, C. Gregório, H. Gouveia, M. Correia Leităo

Postprandial alcohol ingestion and gastric motility
D. L. Dumitrascu