EDITORIAL



Gut Microbiota, Inflammation and Symptomatic Diverticular Disease. New Insights into an Old and Neglected Disorder
Eamonn M M Quigley



IMAGES OF THE ISSUE

Severe Eosinophilia and Hepatic Lesion: a Rare Case of Fascioliasis from Greece
Stelios F. Assimakopoulos, Aristea Psilopanagioti, Andreas Michail, Christos Papakonstantinou, Charalambos Gogos, Chrisoula Labropoulou-Karatza

Bile Sludge that Mimics Hydatid Cyst Membranes: a Potential Pitfall for Ultrasound
Taylan Kara, Erhan Akpinar, Basar Sarikaya, Gulbiz Dagoglu, Okan Akhan


ORIGINAL PAPERS

Second-line and Rescue Therapies for Helicobacter pylori Eradication in Clinical Practice
Angelo Zullo, Vincenzo De Francesco, Gianpiero Manes, Giuseppe Scaccianoce, Francesca Cristofari, Cesare Hassan

Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Expression and Microvessel Density - Two Useful Tools for the Assessment of Prognosis and Survival in Gastric Cancer Patients
Sevastita Iordache, Adrian Saftoiu, Claudia-Valentina Georgescu, Sandu Ramboiu, Dan-Ionut Gheonea, Monalisa Filip, Michael Schenker, Tudorel Ciurea

Diagnostic Yield of Capsule Endoscopy in a Tertiary Hospital in Patients with Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Sietze T. van Turenhout, Maarten A.J.M. Jacobs, Stijn J. van Weyenberg, Erik Herdes, Fred Stam, Chris J.J. Mulder, Gerd Bouma

Ultrastructural Evidence of Mucosal Healing after Infliximab in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis
Ovidiu C. Fratila, Constantin Craciun

MMR Gene Expression Pattern in Sporadic Colorectal Cancer

Mihai Ioana, Cristina Angelescu, Florin Burada, Francisc Mixich, Anca Riza, Theodor Dumitrescu, Dragos Alexandru, Tudorel Ciurea, Mihai Cruce, Adrian Saftoiu

Access to Peginterferon plus Ribavirin Therapy for Hepatitis C in Romania between 2002-2009
Liana Gheorghe, Oliviu Pascu, Emanoil Ceausu, Irma Eva Csiki, Speranta Iacob, Florin Caruntu,Iulia Simionov, Roxana Vadan


Serum Hyaluronic Acid and Laminin as Biomarkers in Liver Fibrosis
Hadi Parsian, Ali Rahimipour, Mohammad Nouri, Mohammad Hossein Somi, Durdi Qujeq, Mehrdad Kashi Fard, Karim Agcheli

Portal Hypertensive Enteropathy Before and After Variceal Obliteration: an Endoscopic, Histopathologic and Immunohistochemical Study
Hisham R EL- Khayat, Ahmed El Khattib, Mona Nosseir, Mohamed Aboul Ezz, Hussein El -Amin, Yasser M Fouad


REVIEW


Practical Issues for Frozen Section Diagnosis in Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
Jayson R. Miedema, Heike V. Hunt


CASE REPORTS

Acute Hepatotoxicity Caused by Enalapril: a Case Report
Gustavo Henrique da Silva, Almerinda Vieira Fernandes Ribeiro Alves, Pedro Duques, Tiago Sevá-Pereira, Elza Cotrim Soares, Cecilia Amelia Fazzio Escanhoela

Homozygous G320V Mutation in the HJV Gene Causing Juvenile Hereditary Haemochromatosis Type A. A Case Report
Mariela S. Militaru, Radu A. Popp, Adrian P. Trifa

Chronic Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction and Neurological Manifestations in Early Adulthood: Considering MNGIE Syndrome in Differential Diagnosis
Erkin Oztas, Yasemin Ozin, Fatih Onder, Ibrahim Koral Onal, Dilek Oguz, Cetin Kocaefe

Ascites as the Presenting Symptom in a Patient with Churg-Strauss Syndrome
Aaltje Y. Adema, Annemarie M. Schilder, Tim C.M.A. Schreuder, Karin Grünberg, Irine E.M. Bultink,
Chris J.J. Mulder


EDUCATION IN GASTROENTEROLOGY

QUIZ HQ 56
A rare cause of acute abdomen
R.Durai, D.Birch

QUIZ HQ 57
Multicentric carcinomas of the gastrointestinal tract
G. Smira, L. Gheorghe, C. Gheorghe, G. Becheanu, A. Croitoru


CLINICAL IMAGING

Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy of the Colon
Dan Ionut Gheonea, Adrian Saftoiu, Tudorel Ciurea, Carmen Popescu, Claudia Valentina Georgescu, Anca Malos

Endoscopic Therapy of Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma
Marcel Tantau, Ofelia Mosteanu, Teodora Pop, Alina Tantau, Gabriela Mester

 

LETTERS

Who should be tested for gastroparesis among diabetic patients
L. Poanta, D.L. Dumitrascu

Reply
V.V. Gumaste
Paravaterian diverticula presenting as acute cholangitis in two very elderly patients
N. Vitturi, F. Simoni, F. De Stefano, R. Orlando, F. Lirussi, G. Realdi

Decreased beta cell reserve and higher prevalence of vascular complications in cirrhotics who developed diabetes mellitus
D. Sampelean, F. Casoinic, O. Orasan

Mesalazine induced drug fever
I. Hatemi, A. Goksu, A. Dobrucali

Gastric penetration by an ingested sewing needle with migration to the liver
H. Bolanaki, M.A. Kirmanidis, N. Courcoutsakis, E.G. Tsalkidou, C. Simopoulos, AJ. Karayiannakis