EDITORIAL


 

IN MEMORIAM Herbert Falk
Oliviu Pascu, Cluj-Napoca, Romania


ORIGINAL PAPERS

Swiss tertiary care center experience challenges the age-cohort effect in Helicobacter Pylori infection

D. Gruber, D. Pohl, S. Vavricka, B. Stutz, M. Fried, R. Tutuian

How frequent is celiac disease among epileptic patients?
M. H. Emami, H. Taheri, S. Kohestani, A. Chitsaz, M. Etemadifar, S. Karimi, M. A. Eshaghi, M. Hashemi

Costs and efficacy of "on demand" low-dose immunoprophylaxis in HBV transplanted patients: experience in the Romanian program of liver transplantation
S. Iacob, D. Hrehoreț, E. Matei, B. Dorobanțu, E. Gangone, L. Gheorghe, I. Popescu

Improving nonalcoholic fatty liver disease management by general practitioners: a critical evaluation and impact of an educational training program
I. Grattagliano, G. D'Ambrosio, V. O. Palmieri, A. Moschetta, G. Palasciano, P. Portincasa and the "Steatostop Project" Group

Liver stiffness measurement by transient elastography in clinical practice

I. Sporea, R. Șirli, A. Deleanu, A. Popescu, M. Cornianu

Liver enlargement associated with opportunistic infections in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection
D. Terzic, B. Brmbolic, D. Jevtovic, B. Dupanovic, M. Korac, D. Selemovic, N. Svirtlih, N. Draskovic, B. Mugosa, I. Boricic, Z. Terzic


Reduced quality of life in patients with chronic viral liver disease as assessed by SF12 questionnaire

N. Svirtlih, S. Pavic, D. Terzic, D. Delic, J. Simonovic, E. Gvozdenovic, I. Boricic

Expression of p53, Bcl-2, VEGF, Ki67 and PCNA and prognostic significance in hepatocellular carcinoma
C. Stroescu, A. Dragnea, B. Ivanov, C. Pechianu, V. Herlea, O. Sgarbura, A. Popescu, I. Popescu

Prevalence, histology, endoscopic treatment and long-term follow-up of large colonic polyps and laterally spreading a tumors. The Romanian experience
A. I. Tantau, M. V. Tantau, A. Serban, T. Zaharie, C. Cruciat, R. Badea, O. Pascu


Feasibility of therapeutic endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography for bile duct stones in nonagenarians: a single unit audit

E. Christoforidis, K. Vasiliadis, K. Blouhos, K. Tsalis, E. Tsorlini, T. Tsachalis, D. Betsis

Pro12Ala polymorphism in the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma (PPARγ) gene in inflammatory bowel disease
O. Atug, V. Tahan, F. Eren, A. Tiftikci, N. Imeryuz, H. O. Hamzaoglu, N. Tozun

Quality of life in inflammatory bowel disease: psychometric evaluation of an IBDQ cross-culturally adapted version
R. Verissimo


REVIEWS

HBV chronic hepatitis during chemotherapy - an immune controlled disease
F. A. Căruntu, V. Gheorghiță

 

EDUCATION IN GASTROENTEROLOGY

Quiz HQ48. Oesophageal hiatus hernia and complications of fundoplication
R. Durai, H. Hoque, R. Kerwat

 

CASE REPORTS

IFNα-induced recurrence of Graves' disease ten years after thyroidectomy in chronic viral hepatitis C
I. Duncea, C. E. Pepene

A case of benign intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas containing two major subtypes
Y. Sanada, K. Yoshida

Multiple lymphomatous polyposis associated with small lymphocytic lymphoma: a unique presentation
S. Khaled, V. Gotlieb, I. P. Schuster, M. W. Saif

Laparoscopic excision of an infected "egg-shelled" retroperitoneal pseudocyst

C. Palanivelu, M. Rangarajan, R. Senthilkumar, M. V. Madhankumar, S. Annapoorni

 

CLINICAL IMAGING

Real-time sonoelastography - a new application in the field of liver disease
L. Gheorghe, S. Iacob, C. Gheorghe

Real-time contrast-enhanced and real-time virtual sonography in the assessment of benign liver lesions

L. Săndulescu, A. Săftoiu, D. Dumitrescu, T. Ciurea

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Recurrent intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy: ursodeoxycholic acid should be the first line of treatment
P. Jain

Factors associated with gastrointestinal symptom overlap and clustering in a predominant Malay Asian population
V. H. Chong, R. I. Pengiran

Concomitant colitis in a patient with Behcet's disease
Y. Yilmaz, E. Dolar

Is liver cirrhosis a risk factor for breast cancer in men?
P. Mohan, M. K. Ramakrishnan, V. Jayanthi

Achalasia in a 91-year-old patient
S. Iobagiu

Histamine, 5-hydroxytriptamine, collagen, mast cells and Ig-secreting cells in the small bowel disorders with diarrhea
S. G. Stoinov, P. I. Penchev, V. A. Gerova, V. G. Tsenova