EDITORIAL

TIMP-1: a strong player in colorectal cancer
L. Herszényi


IMAGES OF THE ISSUES

Gastric cat scratch - an upper endoscopy finding?
T.M.M. Carvalho, V.M.F. Pereira Fernandes, J.M.A. Lopes de Freitas

Ileum adenocarcinoma, a missed cause of anemia
B. Popa, G. Constantinescu, M. Ilie, E. Badila, M. Beuran, C. Turculet

Esophagitis dissecans superficialis associated with severe clindamycin toxicity
J.R. Silva, R. Pinho, A. Ponte, M. Silva, A. Furtado, J. Carvalho

Computed tomography view of Menetrier's disease
M. Gur, F.H. Besir, F. Ermis

ORIGINAL PAPERS

Quadruple rescue therapy after first and second line failure for Helicobacter pylori treatment:comparison between two tetracycline-based regimens
E. Ierardi, A. Giangaspero, G. Losurdo, F. Giorgio, A. Amoruso, V. De Francesco, A. Di Leo, M. Principi


Health-related quality of life and utilities in gastric premalignant conditions and malignant lesions: a multicentre study in a high prevalence country
M. Areia, S. Alves, D. Brito, A.T. Cadime, R. Carvalho, S. Saraiva, S. Ferreira, J. Moleiro, A. Dias Pereira, J. Carrasquinho, L. Lopes, J. Ramada, R. Marcos-Pinto, I. Pedroto, L. Contente, L. Eliseu, A.M. Vieira, M. Sampaio, H.T. Sousa, N. Almeida, C. Gregório, F. Portela, C. Sofia, V. Braga, E. Baginha, T. Bana e Costa, C. Chagas, L. Lebre Mendes, P. Magalhaes-Costa, L. Matos, F. Rocha Gonçalves, M. Dinis-Ribeiro


Acute colonic diverticulitis: diagnostic evidence, demographic and clinical features in three practice settings
R. Iyer, G.F. Longstreth, L-H Chu, W. Chen, L. Yen, P. Hodgkins, A.A. Kawatkar


The effect of Lactobacillus reuteri supplementation in adults with chronic functional constipation: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
V. Ojetti, G. Ianiro, A. Tortora, G. D'Angelo, T.A. Di Rienzo, S. Bibbo, A. Migneco, A. Gasbarrini

Clinical usefulness of HCV core antigen assay for the management of patients with chronic hepatitis C
D. Florea, E. Neaga, I. Nicolae, D. Maxim, M. Popa, D. Otelea

The metabolic syndrome is not correlated with the short-term risk of decompensation in patients with cirrhosis
B. Procopet, O. Farcau, M. Balagel, D. Crisan, H. Stefanescu, A. Pop, P. Fischer, A. Habic, C. Radu, M. Tantau, M. Grigorescu

Clinical usefulness of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for gastric subepithelial lesions smaller than 2 cm
K. Akahoshi, M. Oya, T. Koga, H. Koga, Y. Motomura, M. Kubokawa, J. Gibo, K. Nakamura


TIMP-1 expression in human colorectal cancer is associated with SMAD3 gene expression levels: a pilot study
C. Ionescu, C. Braicu, R. Chiorean, R. Cojocneanu Petric, E. Neagoe, L. Pop, S. Chira, I. Berindan-Neagoe

A comparison of three chromogranin A assays in patients with neuroendocrine tumours
L. Brehm Hoej, T. Parkner, C. Soendersoe Knudsen, H. Gronbaek

REVIEW

Non-invasive biomarkers in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis-induced hepatocellular carcinoma
M. Voiculescu, R.M. Nanau, M.G. Neuman

ROMANIAN SNG CORNER

The use of mebeverine in irritable bowel syndrome. A position paper of the Romanian Society of Neurogastroenterology based on evidence
D.L. Dumitrascu, A. Chira, S. Bataga, M. Diculescu, V. Drug, C. Gheorghe, A. Goldis, L. Nedelcu, P.J. Porr, I. Sporea

CASE REPORTS

Primary hepatic amyloidosis presenting as nodular masses on the background of diffuse infiltration and extreme liver stiffness on MR elastography
S. Srinivasan, Y.Q. Tan, H.S. Teh, P.J. Lee, R.N. Khoo

Hepatic cyst infection following aspiration sclerotherapy: A case series
T.F.M. Wijnands, M.A. Lantinga, J.P.H. Drenth

Malignant familial adenomatous polyposis treated by laparoscopic colectomy and ileal pouch anal anastomosis: a case report
F. Zaharie, G. Ciorogar, R. Zaharie, M. Tantau, C. Iancu, L. Mocan

Disappearance of an advanced adenomatous colon polyp after intratumoural injection with Viscum album (European mistletoe) extract: a case report
T. von Schoen-Angerer, A. Goyert, J. Vagedes, H. Kiene, H. Merckens, G.S. Kienle

BOOK REVIEW

Endosonography
Haves RH, Fockens P, Varadarajulu S, 2014.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

The deleterious effects of non-selective beta-blockers on cirrhotic patients: the confused clinician!
A. Trifan, C. Stanciu

Reply. When to stop non-selective beta-blockers: the window hypothesis in clinical practice
A. Krag, L.L.Gluud

Epidemiology and predictors of recurrence of Clostridium difficile infection in a North Italian tertiary care hospital
M. Bassetti, A. Astilean, A. Arzese, R. Cimarosti, F. Barbone, D. Pecori

An extremely rare primary gallbladder myxoid liposarcoma associated with amplification of DDIT3 gene
Y. Ma, S. Wei, D. Peker

Increased rate of spontaneous clearance of hepatitis C virus in patients infected with HIV
I.M. Dumitru, S. Rugina, L. Alexandrescu, E. Dumitru

Assessment of active mucosal inflammation in IBD patients in clinical remission
M. Agilli, F.N. Aydin, T. Cayci, Y.G. Kurt

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