EDITORIAL


Immune system and gut flora interactions are important episodes in metabolic diseases
S. Jain, F. Marotta, R. Catanzaro, H. Yadav


IMAGES OF THE ISSUES

A rare cause of recurrent iron-deficiency anemia: cavernous hemangioma of the small intestine
A. Huber, A. Abdel Samie, D. Kychenko, L. Theilmann

Mesenteric phlebosclerosis: an unexpected cause of abdominal pain
H-H Wang, Y-C Wu, C-H Liu, Y-L Chen, G-S Huang, W-C Chang


Cronkhite-Canada syndrome associated with a giant cell bone tumor
J.K. Triantafillidis, A. Kougioumtzian, A. Leivaditou, P. Kostopoulos


Severe hemorrhage from isolated ileal varices in a patient with cirrhosis
L. Dina, B. Procopet, O. Pascu, H. StefŃnescu, C. Caraiani, M. Tantau

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Common PPARγ variants C161T and Pro12Ala are not associated with inflammatory bowel disease in an Australian cohort
G.E. Hume, E.V. Fowler, L.R. Griffiths, J.D. Doecke, G.L. Radford-Smith


Diet and irritable bowel syndrome
I. Chirila, F.D. Petrariu, I. Ciortescu, C. Mihai, V.L. Drug

High prevalence of primary antibiotic resistance in Helicobacter pylori isolates in Italy
I.M. Saracino, A. Zullo, J. Holton, V. Castelli, G. Fiorini, C. Zaccaro, L. Ridola, C. Ricci, L. Gatta, D. Vaira

Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse imaging for evaluation of antiviral treatment response in chronic hepatitis C
N. Forestier, A. Gaus, E. Herrmann, C. Sarrazin, J. Bojunga, T. Poynard, J. Albert, L. Gerber, M.D. Schneider, G. Dultz, S. Zeuzem, M. Friedrich-Rust

Prospective non-invasive follow-up of liver fibrosis in patients with chronic hepatitis C
D. Crisan, C. Radu, M.D. Grigorescu, M. Lupsor, D. Feier, M. Grigorescu


Magnifying endoscopy with narrow-band imaging in the differential diagnosis of gastric adenoma and carcinoma and identification of a simple indicator
Y. Mochizuki, Y. Saito, A. Kobori, H. Ban, M. Ishida, Y. Fujiyama, A. Andoh

Optical colonoscopy and virtual colonoscopy numbers after initiation of a CT colonography program: long term data
M. Benson, J. Pier, S. Kraft, D. Kim, P. Pickhardt, J. Weiss, D. Gopal, M. Reichelderfer, P. Pfau


Percutaneous radiofrequency ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma: clinical outcome and safety in elderly patients
H. Nishikawa, Y. Osaki, E. Iguchi, H. Takeda, Y. Ohara, A. Sakamoto, K. Hatamaru, S. Henmi, S. Saito, A. Nasu, R. Kita, T. Kimura

Identification of early complications following liver transplantation using contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS). First results
J. Rennert, C. Dornia, M. Georgieva, S. Roehrl, C. Fellner, S. Schleder, C. Stroszczynski, E.M. Jung

REVIEW

Novel cellular and molecular approaches to stratification and treatment of colorectal cancer
N. Miron, S. Susman, O. Balacescu, R. Buiga, I. Berindan-Neagoe, V. Cristea, L. Balacescu, V. Manolescu, T.E. Ciuleanu

CASE REPORTS

Sarcoidosis: an extremely rare cause of granulomatous enterocolitis
M. Esmadi, D.S. Ahmad, B. Odum, A. Diaz-Arias, H. Hammad

Biliary plastic stent as a matrix core for lithogenesis in the common bile duct: a rare cause of jaundice
D. Bartos, A. Bartos, I. Acalovschi, C. Iancu

Diffuse nodular lymphoid hyperplasia of intestine in selective IgG 2 subclass deficiency, autoimmune thyroiditis, and autoimmune hemolytic anemia: case report and literature review
V. Garg, S. Lipka, K. Rizvon, J. Singh, S. Rashid, P. Mustacchia

Recanalization of severe gastric antral stricture after large endoscopic submucosal dissection: mucosal incision and local steroid injection
H. Mori, H. Kobara, S. Fujihara, N. Nishiyama, K. Rafiq, T. Masaki

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Comparison of two different approaches of ultrasound - guided biopsy in diagnosis of liver lesions
B. Filipovic, S. Basara, N. MiliniŠ, N. Milisavljevic, M. Djurasinovic, B. FilipoviŠ

Endoscopic ultrasound and pancreatic tuberculosis
C. Rao, S.S. Rana, D.K. Bhasin

Reply
S. Chatterjee, K.W. Oppong

Estimated prevalence of celiac disease in patients with osteoporosis and osteopenia in Yazd province (Iran)
A. Khoshnood, A. Karimzadeh, A. Dehghan

HIV/HCV coinfection in Romania - can we afford not to treat?
C. Sultana, S.M. Erscoiu, E. Ceausu, S. Ruta

The role of EUS for accurate preoperative differential diagnosis between GIST and pancreatic rest
C. Gheorghe, A. Borca, L. Gheorghe

Improvement of gastroesophageal reflux in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea treated with continuous positive airway pressure
E. Pelechas, D. Azoicai

ERATA

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