EDITORIAL

Anemia in inflammatory bowel diseases is much more than levels of hemoglobin
P. Bager

Liver elastography - where are we now?
I. Sporea

The disappointing performance of the new "magnetic sphincters": a wrong idea or a wrong realization?
M. Bortolotti



IMAGES OF THE ISSUES

An unusual cause of bleeding from the duodenum: pyogenic granuloma
E.P.M. van Vliet, R. Arensman, H.J.M. Pullens

Endoscopic resection of a giant colonic lipoma causing severe anemia
B. Popa, M. Ilie, V. Sandru, M. Hortopan, M. Beuran, G. Constantinescu

Gastric Kaposi sarcoma in a double lung-transplanted patient
J. Santos-Antunes, A. Ribeiro, G. Macedo

The helix sign in the peritoneal encapsulation syndrome: a new sign in a rare cause of bowel obstruction?
V. Mitrousias, E. Alexiou, A. Katsanas, K. Batzalexis, S. Germanos

ORIGINAL PAPERS

A single biopsy is valid for genetic diagnosis of eosinophilic esophagitis regardless of tissue preservation or location in the esophagus
E.S. Dellon,V. Yellore, M. Andreatta, J. Stover


Coping strategies and irrational beliefs as mediators of the health-related quality of life impairments in irritable bowel syndrome
M. Fadgyas Stanculete, S. Matu, C. Pojoga, D.L. Dumitrascu


Does infliximab short infusion have a beneficial impact on the quality of life in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases? A single centre prospective evaluation
M. Principi, G. Losurdo, R.F. La Fortezza, P. Lopolito, R. Lovero, S. Grillo, R. Bringiotti, E. Ierardi, A. Di Leo


Opportunistic colorectal cancer screening using colonoscopy. Comparative results between two historical cohorts in Bucharest, Romania
E.M. Ionescu, T. Nicolaie, S.I. Gologan, A. Mocanu, C. Ditescu, T. Arbanas, A. Stoicescu, A. Teiusanu, M. Andrei, M. Diculescu, M. CiocÓrlan

Early achievable severity (EASY) index for simple and accurate expedite risk stratificationc in acute pancreatitis
I. Hritz, P. Hegyi

Coagulation parameters in Wilson disease
M. Schaefer, L. Weber, D. Gotthardt, J. Seessle, W. Stremmel, J. Pfeiffenberger, K.H. Weiss

Efficacy of interferon A-2b monotherapy in B-thalassemics with chronic hepatitis C
M. Kalafateli, A. Kourakli, N. Gatselis, P. Lambropoulou, K. Thomopoulos, A. Tsamandas, M. Christofidou, K. Zachou, E. Jelastopoulou, V. Nikolopoulou, A. Symeonidis, G.N. Dalekos, C. Lambropoulou-Karatza, C. Triantos


Non-invasive distinction of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease using urinary volatile organic compound analysis: early results
R.P. Arasaradnam, M. McFarlane, E. Daulton, E. Westenbrink, N. O'Connell, S. Wurie, C.U. Nwokolo, K.D. Bardhan, R.S. Savage, J.A. Covington

REVIEWS

Overview of biological therapy in ulcerative colitis: current and future directions
F. Furfaro, C. Bezzio, S. Ardizzone, A. Massari, R. de Franchis, G. Maconi

Review of computed tomographic colonography from a surgeon's perspective
C. Bellows, G. Gagliardi, L. Bacigalupo

The role of Skp2 and its substrate CDKN1B (p27) in colorectal cancer
O.V. Bochis, A. Irimie, M. Pichler, I. Berindan-Neagoe

CASE REPORTS

Premalignant and malignant lesions of the heterotopic pancreas in the esophagus: a case report and review of the literature
J. Ulrych, V. Fryba, H. Skalova, Z. Krska, T. Krechler, D. Zogala


Primary hepatic neuroendocrine tumor after 4 years tumor-free follow-up
I.M. Lambrescu, S. Martin, L. Cima, V. Herlea, C. Badiu, S. Fica

A case of primary pancreatic non-Hodgkin B-cell lymphoma mimicking autoimmune pancreatitis
A. Anderloni, C. Genco, M. Ballare, S. Carmagnola, S. Battista, A. Repici

Nephrotic syndrome after infliximab treatment in a patient with ulcerative colitis
G. Dumitrescu, K. Dahan, X. Treton, O. Corcos, Y. Bouhnik, C. Stefanescu

Primary peritoneal serous psammocarcinoma: a case report
R.D. Tog„nel, I. ™imon, A. Zolog, R. Simescu, A. Cozma, V. Muntean

BOOK REVIEW

Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management
Mark Feldman, Lawrence S. Friedman and Lawrence J. Brandt

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Clinical decompensation after achieving SVR with sofosbuvir, daclatasvir and ribavirin in a patient with recurrent HCV post-liver transplant
M. Kalafateli, G. Dusheiko, P. Manousou

Serum intestinal-fatty acid binding protein as a biomarker for refractory celiac disease
S. Gross, M.P.M. Adriaanse, P. Nijeboer, G.J. Tack, I.M.W. van Hoogstraten, G. Bouma, C.J. Mulder, B.M.E. von Blomberg, A.C. E. Vreugdenhil, H.J. Bontkes

Mesalamine-induced fever: an important reminder to prescribers
J.A. Bain