EDITORIAL


To Scope or to Test for Colorectal Cancer Screening?
Ioan Sporea, Alina Popescu


IMAGES OF THE ISSUES

Massive Gastrointestinal Bleeding During the Course of Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
Ayse Salihoglu, Ibrahim Hatemi, Tuba Elif Senel, Hilal Aki, Burhan Ferhanoglu

Giant Esophageal Lipoma Presenting with Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms
Suna Yapali, Nevin Oruc, Mustafa Harman, Ahmet Aydin


A Case of Lansoprazole-Associated Collagenous Colitis with Longitudinal Ulcer
Tomoyuki Kitagawa, Koichiro Sato, Yuki Yokouchi, Kenji Tominaga, Sayo Ito, Iruru Maetani


Chronic Haematochezia Caused by Diffuse Cavernous Haemangioma of the Rectum
Ruchit Sood, Deepika Chilkunda, John Brittenden, Deven Vani

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Detection of Endoscopic and Histological Inflammation after an Attack of Colonic Diverticulitis is Associated with Higher Diverticulitis Recurrence
Antonio Tursi, Walter Elisei, Gian Marco Giorgetti, Cosimo Damiano Inchingolo, Rosanna Nenna, Marcello Picchio,Giovanni Brandimarte


Comparison of Quantiferon-TB Gold versus Tuberculin Skin Test for Tuberculosis Screening in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients
Gianluca Andrisani, Alessandro Armuzzi, Alfredo Papa, Manuela Marzo, Carla Felice, Daniela Pugliese, Italo De Vitis, Gian Lodovico Rapaccini, Luisa Guidi

Use of Quantitative Serum HBsAg for Optimization of therapy in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Treated with Pegylated Interferon Alfa-2a: a Romanian Cohort Study
Valeriu I. Gheorghişa, Florin Alexandru Caruntu, Manuela Curescu, Ioana Olaru, Monica Nicoleta Radu, Gabriel Colşan, Adrian Streinu-Cercel

Endoscopic Procedures in Patients under Clopidogrel/Dual Antiplatelet Therapy: To Do or Not to Do?
Ahmed Abdel Samie, Lorenz Theilmann

5-Fluorouracil Potentiates the Anti-Cancer Effect of Oxaliplatin on Colo320 Colorectal Adenocarcinoma Cells
Ioana Berindan-Neagoe, Cornelia Braicu, Valentina Pileczki, Roxana Cojocneanu Petric, Nicolae Miron, Ovidiu Balacescu, Dana Iancu, Tudor Ciuleanu


Assessment of Diffusion-Weighted MRI and 18F-Fluoro- Deoxyglucose PET/CT in Monitoring Early Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy in Adenocarcinoma of the Esophagogastric Junction
Marc-André Weber, Karen Bender, Carl Christian von Gall, Annika Stange, Katharina Grünberg, Katja Ott, Uwe Haberkorn, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Christian Zechmann

Long Term Outcome Following Surgical Treatment for Distal Gastric Cancer
Lucian Mocan, Claudiu Tomuº, Dana Bartos, Florin Zaharie, Ilie Ioana, Adrian Bartos, Cosmin Puia, Alexandru Necula, Teodora Mocan, Cornel Iancu


Pain Palliation by Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Celiac Plexus Neurolysis in Patients with Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer
Andrada Seicean, Calin Cainap, Iulia Gulei, Marcel Tantau, Radu Seicean

REVIEWS

Low Bioavailability and Traditional Systemic Steroids in IBD: Can the Former Take Over the Latter?
Federica Fasci Spurio, Annalisa Aratari, Giovanna Margagnoni, Valeria Clemente, Alessandra Moretti, Claudio Papi

Are There any Alternative Methods to Hepatic Venous Pressure Gradient in Portal Hypertension Assessment?
Bogdan Procopeş, Marcel Tantau, Christophe Bureau

Dental Treatment as a Risk Factor for Hepatitis B and C Viral Infection. A Review of the Recent Literature
Nima Mahboobi, Stephen R Porter, Peter Karayiannis, Seyed-Moayed Alavian

CASE REPORTS

A Case of Fatal Idiopathic Enteritis and Multiple Opportunistic Infections Associated with Dendritic Cell Deficiencies
James D. Lord, Janice Chen, Richard A. Kozarek

Gastric Carcinoids and Therapeutic Options. Case Report and Review of the Literature
Daniela Dobru, Alina Boeriu, Simona Mocan, Ofelia Pascarenco, Cristian Boeriu, Calin Molnar

CASE SERIES

Unknown Complicated Celiac Disease as an Unexpected Finding in Patients Investigated with Capsule Endoscopy for Crohn's Disease. A Case Series
Lidia Ciobanu, Oliviu Pascu, Silviu Iobagiu, Dana Damian, Eugen Dumitru, Marcel Tantau

Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus with Dual Autoimmune Mechanism Related to Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin Treatment for Chronic HCV Hepatitis
Cristina Popescu, Gabriel-Adrian Popescu, Victoria Arama

TECHNIQUE/ CASE SERIE

Radiofrequency Ablation of Splenic Tumors: a Case Series
Quanda Liu1, Yang Song2, Ningxin Zhou1, Xiaoya Xu1, Zhifei Wang1

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Virtual colonoscopy is unlikely to reduce the need for optical colonoscopy
M. Thoufeeq

Reply
M. Benson, P. Pfau

Idiopathic hepatitis B surface antibody seroreversion after pegylated interferon alpha-2a therapy
D.N. Tsynman, R. Rivera, B. Maliakkal

Gastric bezoars - diagnostic and therapeutic challenges
C. Mihai, B. Mihai, V. Drug, C. Cijevschi Prelipcean

Outcome of hemodialysis patients with occult hepatitis B virus infection at a 4 year follow-up
A. Ramezani, M. Banifazl, A. Eslamifar, F. Ahmadi, E. Razeghi, A. Aghakhani