RJGE 4/1999
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Original papers

Serotonin levels in liver cirrhosis
D.Culafic, M.Perisic, D.Mirkovic, M.Vukcevic ..................................................................................................... 235

Significance of vascular endothelial growth factor in gastric carcinoma
A.Scrftoiu, T.Ciurea, P.Ciurea, M.Banita, V.Comanescu, F.Gorunescu, I.Rogoveanu, S.Cazacu ............................. 239

Effects of Clonidine on diabetic diarrhea
M.Marin, P.J.Porr, D.Dejica ............................................................................................................................ 245

Reviews

Management and diagnosis of acute variceal bleeding
L.Dagher, A.Burroughs ................................................................................................................................. 249

Experimental portal hypertension. A Review of models and techniques
J.Reichen .................................................................................................................................................... 265

Mechanisms of fibrogenesis in chronic liver diseases
M.Pinzani .................................................................................................................................................... 269

Surgical technique

The thoracoscopic dissection of the esophagus in esophageal cancer
I.C.Puia, C.Iancu, O.Bclc, S.Muresan .............................................................................................................. 273 .

Case reports

Buerger's disease of the sigmoid colon: case report and review of the literature
M.Marin, I.Zaharia, M.Grigorescu, V.Pentek, L.Vlad, O.Anton, M.Stănescu .............................................. 277

Ethics

Ethics of publishing
B.J.Pollard ................................................................................................................................................... 283

Education in gastroenterology
Quiz de Gastroenterologie si Hepatologie (H-Q 8)
............................................................................................. 287

Guidelines for clinical practice
Gastric polyps ............................................................................................................................................... 290

Hepatitele cronice virale - probleme de diagnostic (Chronic viral hepatitis - diagnosis)
O.Pascu, M.Grigorescu, R.Strcin, R.Voiosu, A.Ionitc, F.Voinea, M.Georgescu, | M.Deac, A.Bratu ............................ 293

Hepatitele cronice virale - recomandcri terapeutice (Chronic viral hepatitis - therapy)
M.Grigorescu, O.Pascu, R.Strcin, M.Georgescu, F.Voinea, R.Voiosu, M.Deac, A.Bratu, A.Ionitc .............................. 295