EDITOR


Editor in Chief : Monica Acalovschi (Cluj)
e-mail: monacal@umfcluj.ro

Assistant Editor
: Dan L. Dumitrașcu, Silviu Iobagiu (Cluj)

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IMAGE OF THE ISSUE

Quadri-modal imaging for real-time diagnosis of early gastric cancer
M.M. Filip, D.I. Gheonea, C.V. Georgescu, C. Popescu, T. Ciurea, A. Săftoiu

 

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Factors Predicting the Diagnostic Yield and Intervention in Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding Investigated Using Capsule Endoscopy
Reena Sidhu, David S Sanders, Kapil Kapur, John S Leeds, Mark E McAlindon

Multimodal Management of Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding Caused by Stress Gastropathy
Vlad Denis Constantin, Sorin Păun, Victor V. Ciofoaia, Vlad Budu, Bogdan Socea

Atypical Presentation is Dominant and Typical for Coeliac Disease
Mohammad Rostami Nejad, Kamran Rostami, Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi, Ehsan Nazemalhosseini Mojarad, Manijeh Habibi, Hossein Dabiri, Mohammad Reza Zali

Chromogenic in situ Hybridization Analysis of EGFR Gene Copies in Colon Adenocarcinoma Based on Intra-Operative Imprints and Tissue Microarrays

Evangelos Tsiambas, Dimitrios N Rigopoulos, Christos Kravvaritis, Andreas C Lazaris, Nikolaos Kavantzas, Athanasios Niotis, Theodoros H Niotis, Dimitrios Tsounis, Andreas Karameris, Efstratios Patsouris

Does Weight History Affect Fibrosis in the Setting of Chronic Liver Disease?
Thomas R. Riley, Mohammad Taheri, Ian R. Schreibman


Performance of a New Elastographic Method (ARFI technology) Compared to Unidimensional Transient Elastography in the Noninvasive Assessment of Chronic Hepatitis C. Preliminary Results

Monica
Lupșor , Radu Badea, Horia Stefanescu , Zeno Spârchez , Horațiu Branda, Alexandru Șerban, , Anca Maniu

Molecular Adsorbents Recirculating System in Patients with Severe Liver Failure. Experience of a Single Romanian Centre
Elena-Emanuela Rusu, Mihai Voiculescu, Diana-Silvia Zilisteanu, Gener Ismail

Percutaneous Ethanol Injection Therapy in the Treatment of Hepatocarcinoma - Results Obtained from a Series of 88 Cases
Mirela Dănilă, Ioan Sporea, Roxana Șirli, Alina Popescu


Computed Tomography-guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Treatment Efficacy and Complications

Fotios Laspas, Evangelia Sotiropoulou, Sophia Mylona, Anita Manataki, Paraskevi Tsagouli, Iris Tsangaridou, Loukas Thanos

1H NMR Spectroscopic Study of Blood Serum for the Assessment of Liver Function in Liver Transplant Patients
Pratima Tripathi, Lakshmi Bala, Rajan Saxena, S.K. Yachha, Raja Roy, C.L. Khetrapal

 

REVIEWS

Volatile Organic Compounds as Diagnostic Biomarkers in Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
Chris SJ Probert, Iftikhar Ahmed, Tanzeela Khalid, Emmanuel Johnson, Stephen Smith, Norman Ratcliffe

Soluble Transferrin Receptors and Iron Deficiency, a Step beyond Ferritin. A Systematic Review
Anastasios Koulaouzidis, Elmuhtady Said, Russell Cottier, Athar A Saeed

 

EDUCATION IN GASTROENTEROLOGY

Adverse Drug Reactions in Clinical Practice: a Causality Assessment of a Case of Drug-Induced Pancreatitis
Andreea Farcaș, Marius Bojița


Quiz HQ53. An interesting case of small bowel obstruction
M. Eisa, I.H. Mallick, J.G. McAdam

 

CASE REPORTS

Crohn's disease complicated by primary gastrointestinal Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting with small bowel perforation
Aurelio Castrellon, Paul Andrew Feldman, Miguel Suarez, Seth Spector, Lucy Chua, John Byrnes


Budd-Chiari Syndrome Secondary to Polycythemia Vera. A Case Report
Claudia Buzas, Zeno Spârchez, Andrei Cucuianu, Simona Manole, Ioana Lupescu, Monica Acalovschi

Ascites with Strongyloides Stercoralis in a Patient with Acute Alcoholic Pancreatitis and Liver Cirrhosis
Vasile Drug, Raluca Haliga, Qasim Akbar, Cătălina Mihai, Cristina Cijevschi Prelipcean, Carol Stanciu

An Unusual Presentation of Metastatic Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Presenting as Thigh Pain
William E. Norris, Joseph L. Perry, Fouad J. Moawad, J. David Horwhat

 

TECHNIQUE/CASE REPORT

Self-expandable Metal Stent Placement Combining Double Balloon Endoscopy with a Percutaneous Approach in a Roux-en-Y Hepaticojejunostomy
Jan J. Koornstra, Heyder Alkefaji

 

CLINICAL IMAGING

Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors: a Pictorial Review
Danai Chourmouzi, Emmanouil Sinakos, Lavrentis Papalavrentios, Evaggelos Akriviadis, Antonios Drevelegas

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Low prevalence and mild course of inflammatory bowel diseases in South Eastern Europe
R. Vadan, L. Gheorghe, C. Gheorghe

Primary hepatic tuberculosis in an immunocompetent patient: The Great Mimic
R. Kibria, S. Gilani, S.A. Ali, C.J. Barde

Severe acute cholestasis caused by Teucrium polium
K.P. Mimidis, V.P. Papadopoulos, G. Baltatzidis, A. Giatromanolaki, E. Sivridis, G. Kartalis

Enteropathy-type T-cell lymphoma presenting with chronic diarrhea not associated with celiac disease
C. Cengiz, S. Bulut, S. Boyacioglu

Efficacy of hepatitis B vaccine amongst health-care workers of South-Eastern Iran
A. Niazi, H.A. Khazaei, B. Narouei, K. Moazzami, N. Rezaei

An endoscopic technique for draining a liver abscess
A. Somasundaram, R. Ravi, R. Ravi, V. Jayanthi

Florid black esophagus in an alcoholic
S. Amornsawadwatana, R. Rerknimitr

Duodenal impaction / perforation of a biliary stent - a rare complication in the management of choledocholithiasis
F. Zeb, D. Kevans, K. Muir, G. Courtney, E. Tadros, A.R. Aftab