EDITORIAL



Is there a real future for liver elastography?
Ioan Sporea


IMAGES OF THE ISSUES

Hepatic artery pseudoaneurysm: a rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding in a post liver transplant patient
W.-C. Chen, C. Frenette

Recurrent pancreatitis caused by a huge intraluminal duodenal diverticulum
M.C. Reichert, J.T. Bittenbring, P. Fries, V. Zimmer, F. Lammert, M. Dauer


Massive colomegaly due to recurrent sigmoid volvulus
M. Wohlauer, T. Robinson, H Moore, A. Bacon, G. Marshall, T. Arcomano


A small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the rectum diagnosed by colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection
K. Sato, Y. Yokouchi, Y. Saida, S. Ito, T. Kitagawa, I. Maetani

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Efficacy and tolerability of a third-line, levofloxacin-based, 10-day sequential therapy in curing resistant Helicobacter pylori infection
A. Tursi, M. Picchio, W. Elisei

Effects of -1018G>A polymorphism of HRH2 (rs2607474) on the severity of gastric mucosal atrophy
H. Yamada, T. Tahara, H. Shiroeda, R. Hayashi, T. Saito, M. Nakamura, M. Tsuchishima, M. Tsutsumi, T. Shibata, T. Arisawa

Clinical impact of EUS-FNA of mediastinal lymph nodes in patients with known or suspected lung cancer or mediastinal lymph nodes of unknown etiology
R. Srinivasan, M.S. Bhutani, N. Thosani, A. Săftoiu, D.C. Rice, A.M. Ioncică, G.A. Eapen, P. Gupta, S. Jaganmohan, E.L.A. Artifon, J.B. Zwischenberger

"Red flag" evaluation yield in irritable bowel syndrome
T.P. Black, C.S. Manolakis, J.A. Di Palma


Reassessment of the role of methane production between irritable bowel syndrome and functional constipation
M. Furnari, E. Savarino, L. Bruzzone, A. Moscatelli, L. Gemignani, E.G. Giannini, P. Zentilin, P. Dulbecco, V. Savarino

Anti-hypertensive therapy and risk factors associated with hypotension during colonoscopy under conscious sedation
D.M. Tang, K. Simmons, F.K. Friedenberg


Treatment of amanita phalloides intoxication by fractionated plasma separation and adsorption (PrometheusR)
D. Bergis, M. Friedrich-Rust, S. Zeuzem, C. Betz, C. Sarrazin, J. Bojunga

HFE gene C282Y, H63D and S65C mutations frequency in the Transylvania region, Romania
A.P. Trifa, R.A. Popp, M.S. Militaru, M.F. Farcaș, T.O. Crișan, I. Gana, A. Cucuianu, I.V. Pop

The His1069Gln mutation in the ATP7B gene in Romanian patients with Wilson's disease referred to a tertiary gastroenterology center
R. Iacob, S. Iacob, A. Nastase, C. Vagu, A.M. Ene, A. Constantinescu, D. Anghel, C. Banica, L. Paslaru, D. Coriu, S. Dima, C. Gheorghe, E. Ionica, L. Gheorghe

Gold nanoparticles conjugated with Cisplatin/Doxorubicin/Capecitabine lower the chemoresistance of hepatocellular carcinoma-derived cancer cells
C. Tomuleasa, O. Soritau, A. Orza, M. Dudea, B. Petrushev, O. Mosteanu, S. Susman, A. Florea, E. Pall, M. Aldea, G. Kacso, V. Cristea, I. Berindan-Neagoe, A. Irimie

REVIEWS

Treatment failure in coeliac disease: a practical guide to investigation and treatment of non-responsive and refractory coeliac disease
P.D. Mooney, K.E. Evans, S.Singh, D.S. Sanders


Is visceral fat reduction necessary to favour metabolic changes in the liver?
C. Finelli, G. Tarantino

CASE REPORTS

Gastric heterotopic pancreas: an unusual case and review of the literature
A. Trifan, E. Târcoveanu, M. Danciu, C. Huțanașu, C. Cojocariu, C. Stanciu

Primary focal T-cell lymphoma of the liver: a case report and review of the literature
R. Cerban, L. Gheorghe, G. Becheanu, V. Serban, C. Gheorghe

Recurrent infective endocarditis of the native aortic valve due to ESBL producing Escherichia coli (E coli) after therapeutic ERCP
M. Lupse, M. Flonta, M. Straut, C.R. Usein, M. Tantau, A. Serban

RETRACTION OF ARTICLES

E.F. Georgescu, I. Vasile, A.C. Georgescu.
Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction - a rare condition with heterogeneous etiology and unpredictable outcome. A case report.

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis March 2008: 17 (1); 77-80

Nikolaos Barbetakis, Andreas Efstathiou, Michalis Vassiliadis, Ioannis Fessatidis.
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia as a cause of cardiorespiratory failure and visceral obstruction in late pregnancy

J Gastrointestin Liver Dis June 2006: 15 (2); 185-188