EDITORIAL



What Has the Optimistic Bias Got to Do with the Need to Differentiate Fatty Liver from Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis?
Giovanni Tarantino


IMAGES OF THE ISSUE

Pseudomelanosis Coli and Adenomatous Polyps
Stijn J. Van Weyenberg, Frank Hoentjen, Frederik Thunnissen, Chris J. Mulder

Successful Treatment of a Bleeding Duodenal Varix by Endoscopic Band Ligation
Melisa Dulic, Emina Dulic-Lakovic, Brigitte Hellmich, Benedikt Blaha, Michael Gschwantler

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Primary Clarithromycin Resistance in Helicobacter pylori: the Multicentric Italian Clarithromycin Resistance Observational (MICRO) Study
Vincenzo De Francesco, Floriana Giorgio, Enzo Ierardi, Mariangela Zotti, Matteo Neri, Angelo Milano, Vincenzo Varasano, Francesco Luzza, Evelina Suraci, Riccardo Marmo, Armando Marone, Raffaele Manta, Vincenzo Giorgio Mirante, Marina de Matthaeis, Antonietta Pedroni, Gianpiero Manes, Stefano Pallotta, Paolo Usai, Mauro Liggi, Giovanni Gatto, Vittorio Peri, Rodolfo Sacco, Giampaolo Bresci, Fabio Monica, Cesare Hassan, Angelo Zullo

Quality of Life in Coeliac Disease is Determined by Perceived Degree of Difficulty Adhering to a Gluten-Free Diet, not the Level of Dietary Adherence Ultimately Achieved
Stephen M. Barratt, John S. Leeds, David S. Sanders

A Pharmacogenetics Study of TPMT and ITPA Genes Detects a Relationship with Side Effects and Clinical Response in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Receiving Azathioprine
William Zabala-Fernández, Manuel Barreiro-de Acosta, Ana Echarri, Daniel Carpio, Aurelio Lorenzo,Javier Castro, David Martínez-Ares, Santos Pereira, Ignacio Martin-Granizo, Marta Corton, Angel Carracedo, Francisco Barros

Alcohol Dehydrogenase (ADH) and Aldehyde Dehydrogenase(ALDH) as Candidates for Tumor Markers in Patients with Pancreatic Cancer
Wojciech Jelski, Emilia Kutylowska, Magdalena Laniewska-Dunaj, Maciej Szmitkowski

Molecular Epidemiology of Hepatitis C Virus Strains from Romania
Camelia Sultana, Gabriela Oprisan, Camelia Szmal, Codruta Vagu, Aura Temereanca, Sorin Dinu, Monica Delia Teleman, Simona Ruta

Tacrolimus May Induce the Production of Nucleolar Antinuclear Antibody in Liver Transplant Patients
Yongkang Wu, Bei Cai, Jiangtao Tang, Yangjuan Bai, Lanlan Wang


Optimized Tandem amiRNA Mediates Stronger Inhibitory Effects on Hepatitis B Virus Infection
Chunwen Pu, Lifen Wang, Xiaohui Miao, Yong Zhang, Chunmeng Jiang, Wei Liu, Weixiang Sun, Qingwei Gao

REVIEW

Appropriateness of the Indication for Colonoscopy: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Cesare Hassan, Emilio Di Giulio, Riccardo Marmo, Angelo Zullo, Bruno Annibale


Plasma or Serum TIMP-1 is a Predictor of Survival Outcomes in Colorectal Cancer: a Meta-analysi
Ju-Han Lee, Jung-Woo Choi, Young-Sik Kim

Response to Standard of Care Antiviral Treatment in Patients with HCV Liver Cirrhosis - a Systematic Review
Simona Bota, Ioan Sporea, Alina Popescu, Roxana Sirli, Adriana Maria Neghina, Mirela Danila, Mihnea Strain

EDUCATION IN GASTROENTEROLOGY

Helicobacter Pylori in Developing Countries. World Gastroenterology Organisation Global Guideline
R.H. Hunt, Chair (Canada); S.D. Xiao (China); F. Megraud (France); R. Leon-Barua (Peru); F. Bazzoli (Italy);
S. van der Merwe (South Africa); L.G. Vaz Coelho (Brazil); M. Fock (Singapore); S. Fedail (Sudan); H. Cohen (Uruguay);
P. Malfertheiner (Germany); N. Vakil (USA); S. Hamid (Pakistan); K.L. Goh (Malaysia); B.C.Y. Wong (Hong Kong);
J. Krabshuis (France); A. Le Mair (The Netherlands)*

CLINICAL IMAGING/CASE REPORT

Computed Virtual Chromoendoscopy - Enhanced Videocapsule Endoscopy is of Potential Benefit in Gastric Antral Vascular Ectasia Syndrome Refractory to Endoscopic Treatment
Mihai Rimbaº, Andrei Haidar, Mihail Radu Voiosu

CASE REPORTS

The Association Between Helicobacter Pylori Chronic Gastritis, Psychological Trauma and Somatization Disorder. A Case Report
Bianca Andreica-Sandica, Alina Panaete, Raluca Pascanu, Costica Sarban, Vasile Andreica

Autoimmune Pancreatitis with Response to Chemoradiation Therapy
Hiroyuki Matsubayashi, Noriaki Hasuike, Yusuke Onozawa, Hideyuki Kanemoto, Hiroyuki Ono, Ralph H. Hruban

A case report of Abdominal Splenosis - a Practical Mini- Review for a Gastroenterologist
Dorota Ksi±dzyna
TECHNIQUE/CASE SERIES

Duodopa Infusion Treatment: a Point of View from the Gastroenterologist
Lucian Negreanu, Bogdan Ovidiu Popescu, Ruxandra Doina Babiuc, Amalia Ene, Ovidiu Alexandru Bajenaru, Gabriel C. Smarandache

BOOK REVIEW/LETTERS

Endoscopy and Liver Disease
Andrés Cárdenas, Paul J. Thuluvath

Letters
Pancreatic tumor and Gitelman syndrome
D. Sampelean, M. Cazacu, A. Mihailov, L. Ciumarnean, A. Pop

Hepatic arteriovenous malformation with hyperammonemia in Rendu-Osler-Weber syndrome
T. Taguchi, S. Iwamura, M. Mizobuchi, Y. Terada

Unexplained jaundice after squirrel bite. It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see (H. D. Thoreanu)
T. Voigtländer, M. Cornberg, R. Kubitz, J. Schlue, M.P. Manns, T. Lankisch