EDITORIALS


Novel radiotherapy schedules aid recovery of normal tissues after treament
J.F. Fowler

Small bowel tumors and videocapsule: a productive union

D. Urbain

How toxic is amiodarone to the liver?
P.T. Pollak

ORIGINAL PAPERS

A Preliminary Investigation of Exhaled Breath from Patients with Celiac Disease Using Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry
Alexa Hryniuk, Brian M. Ross

Small Bowel Tumors in Patients Undergoing Capsule Endoscopy: a Single Center Experience
Anca Trifan, Ana-Maria Singeap, Camelia Cojocariu, Cãtãlin Sfarti, Carol Stanciu

Colonoscopy and Sedation in Romania: Early Experience using a Balanced Propofol Regimen
Ioan Sporea, Alina Popescu, Dorel Sandesc, Ovidiu Bedreag, Ramona Asai, Roxana Sirli, Corina Vernic, Diana Nicolita, Alina Martie

Probiotics in Diverticular Disease of the Colon: an Open Label Study
Pepu Lamiki, Junji Tsuchiya, Surajit Pathak, Ruichi Okura, Umberto Solimene, Shalini Jain, Shichiro Kawakita, Francesco Marotta

Diabetes is Not an Independent Predictor of Gastroparesis in Symptomatic Patients Referred for Gastric Emptying Studies

Vivek V. Gumaste, Ikenna Egbuna, Allan Goldman

A Cross-Sectional Epidemiological Study of HBV, HCV, HDV and HEV Prevalence in the SubCarpathian and South-Eastern Regions of Romania
Mihai Voiculescu, Laura Iliescu, Camelia Ionescu, Laurenşiu Micu, Gener Ismail, Diana Zilisteanu, Andreea Radasan, Georgia Micu, Ioana Pertache


Liver Biopsy: Ultrasonography Guidance is not Superior to the Blind Method
Züleyha Akkan Çetinkaya, Mesut Sezikli, Fatih Güzelbulut, Yusuf Ziya Benek, Selvinaz Özkara, Yasemin Gökden, Bülent Yaºar, Oya Övünç Kurdaº

Performance of Unidimensional Transient Elastography in Staging Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
Monica Lupºor, Radu Badea, Horia Stefãnescu, Mircea Grigorescu, Alexandru ªerban, Corina Radu, Dana Criºan, Zeno Spârchez, Sorana Iancu, Anca Maniu


Isolation and Characterization of Hepatic Cancer Cells with Stem-Like Properties from Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Ciprian Tomuleasa, Olga Soritau, Dan Rus-Ciuca, Teodora Pop, Daniela Todea, Ofelia Mosteanu, Bogdan Pintea, Vasile Foris, Sergiu Susman, Gabriel Kacso, Alexandru Irimie


Multiple Primary Malignancies - Epidemiological Analysis at a Single Tertiary Institution
Alexandru Irimie, Patriciu Achimaº-Cadariu, Claudia Burz, Emil Puºcaº

 

EDUCATION IN GASTROENTEROLOGY

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Unusual Cause of Obstructive Jaundice and Cholangitis
Baotram Tran, Kyle Dunning, Harjeet Kohli

 

CASE REPORTS

A Large Cystic Tumor with Bile Duct Communication Originating Around the Hepatic Hilum

Isamu Makino, Yutaka Yoshimitsu, Hiroshi Sakuma, Masuo Nakai, Hiroshi Ueda

Solitary Fibrous Liver Tumor: Is Surgical Approach the Best Option?
Paula Novais, Carlos Robles-Medranda, Vera Lucia Pannain, Daniel Barbosa, Beatriz Biccas, Homero Fogaça

Polypoid Vascular and Lymphatic Malformation of the Duodenum: a Case Report
Jeong Wook Kim, Hyoung Chul Oh, Mi Kyung Kim, Jae Gyu Kim

NSAID-induced Colopathy. A Case Series
Abdur R. Aftab, Fergal Donnellan, Faisal Zeb, David Kevans, Garret Cullen, Garry Courtney

 

CLINICAL IMAGING

State-of-the Art Endoscopic Imaging in Lung Cancer: Should Specialties Collide or Concur?
Ana Maria Ioncica, Anca Malos, Emilia Criºan, Carmen Popescu, Adrian Sãftoiu, Tudorel Ciurea


The Added Value of Real-time Harmonics Contrast-Enhanced Endoscopic Ultrasonography for the Characterisation of Pancreatic Diseases in Routine Practice
Andrada Seicean, Radu Badea, Roxana Stan-Iuga, Iulia Gulei, Teodora Pop, Oliviu Pascu

 

LETTERS

High concentration of lactic dehydrogenase in small volumes of ascites
K. Izuishi, T. Masaki, Y. Suzuki

Hepatic myelolipoma
J. Radhi

Application of non-invasive tests of fibrosis by gastroenterologists and hepatologists
Y. Maor, B. Avidan

An unusual cause of Budd-Chiari syndrome: paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria
P. Jain

Budd Chiari Syndrome and V617F/JAK 2 mutation linked with the myeloproliferative disorders
G. Smira, L. Gheorghe, S. Iacob, D. Coriu, C. Gheorghe

Diagnosing functional abdominal disorders: evaluations are mandatory in those with warning symptoms
V.H. Chong