IMAGES OF THE ISSUES

Rectal polyp caused by Schistosoma haematobium
N. Janssen, J. Heemskerk, A.P. Willig, S.M. Toebosch

Reversible acute duodenitis as a complication of endoscopic biliary stenting
M. Tonolini


Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID)-induced colopathy with diaphragm-like strictures
R. Küttner Magalhaes, J.M. Ferreira, I. Pedroto


Adenocarcinoma of the right colon penetrating the liver
A. Bartos, D. Bartos, V. Ona, I. Acalovschi, C. Iancu


A typical case of Bouveret's syndrome, or not?
G. van Zwieten, E.B. de Goede, R.T. van der Laan, J. Heemskerk

ORIGINAL PAPERS

The contribution of intrabolus pressure to symptoms induced by gastric banding
C. Preissler, C. Krieger-Grübel, J. Borovicka, M. Fried, R. Tutuian

Barrett's esophagus and intestinal metaplasia of gastric cardia: prevalence, clinical, endoscopic and histological features
O.D. Pascarenco, A. Boeriu, S. Mocan, G. Pascarenco, S. Drasoveanu, M. Galeanu, D. Dobru

Transnasal endoscopy is preferred by transoral endoscopy experienced patients
A. Kadayifci, M. Atar, S. Parlar, A. Balkan, I. Koruk, M. Koruk

Healthy PNPLA3 risk allele carriers present with unexpected body fat composition. A study of one thousand subjects
A. Kempinska-Podhorodecka, M. Krawczyk, M. Klak, M. Blatkiewicz, F. Lammert, P. Milkiewicz, M. Milkiewicz


Nailfold capillaroscopy in primary biliary cirrhosis: a useful tool for the early diagnosis of scleroderma
F. Tovoli, A. Granito, L. Giampaolo, M. Frisoni, U. Volta, M. Fusconi, C. Masi, M. Lenzi

A real life boceprevir use in treatment-experienced HCV genotype 1 patients with advanced fibrosis
L. Gheorghe, S. Iacob, I. Simionov, F. Caruntu, A. Motoc, V. Arama, L. Preotescu, I. Stefan, A. Goldis, C. Brisc, S. Rugina, N. Rednic


Relationship between NT-proBNP and cardio-renal dysfunction in patients with advanced liver cirrhosis
A. Cavasi, E. Cavasi, M. Grigorescu, A. Sitar-Taut

Characterization of focal liver lesions using contrast enhanced ultrasound as a first line method: a large monocentric experience
I. Sporea, A. Martie, S. Bota, R. Sirli, A. Popescu, M. Danila

Scientific publications on portal vein thrombosis and Budd-Chiari syndrome: a global survey of the literature
X. Qi, J. Jia, W. Ren, M. Yang, V. De Stefano, J. Wang, D. Fan

REVIEWS

Metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, circadian disruption, antioxidants and pancreatic carcinoma: an overview
A. Giudice, A. Crispo, G. Massimiliano, G. D'Arena, M.F. Tecce, M. Grimaldi, A. Amore, E. Esposito, M. Montella


Recreational drugs: a new health hazard for patients with concomitant chronic liver diseases
G. Tarantino, V. Citro, C. Finelli

Benefits of curing hepatitis C infection
R.T. Marinho, S. Vitor, J. Velosa

CASE REPORTS

Unexpected Peutz-Jeghers syndrome in an adult presenting with intermittent upper intestinal obstruction. A case report
P. Szanto, V. Barbieru, R. Badea, T. Pop, I. Rusu, N. al Hajjar

Simultaneous occurrence of two rare diseases: actinomycosis and melanoma of the rectum
E. Dumitru, I.M. Dumitru, R. Popescu, G. Resul, I. Bulbuc, S. Rugina

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The epidemiology of Clostridium dificile infection in Romania: what we know, or do not know and why?
A. Trifan, C. Cojocariu, O. Stoica, C. Stanciu

Reply
M. Lupse

Fibrin-glue-sealed liver biopsy: indications, complications and results
R.M. Martín-Mateos, A. López-San Román, C. García-Sánchez, F. García-Hoz, L.A. Gil-Grande, E. Garrido Gómez, M. García-González

Increased levels of serum amyloid A during the early phase of hepatitis C treatment with interferon are associated with sustained virologic response - a pilot study
M. Gschwantler, M. Dulic, E. Dulic-Lakovic, R. Schwarzer, F. Rieder, W. Graninger, C. Steininger

Tumor characteristics and surgical therapy influence the outcome of gastrointestinal stromal tumors
N. Al Hajjar, A. Habic, A. Bartos, D. Crisan

Is there a role for chromoendoscopy in the diagnosis of coeliac disease?
A.J. Johnston, M. Kurien, A. Avgerinos, P.D. Mooney, D.S. Sanders