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September 2015, Volume 24, Number 3

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Myofibroblastic inflammatory tumor presenting as recurrent acute pancreatitis and obstructive jaundice
C.M. Preda, M. Ionescu, T. Dumitrascu, M. Manuc, C. Meianu, V. Herlea

Infliximab therapy for corticosteroid-resistant ipilimumab-induced colitis
P. Beniwal-Patel, K. Matkowskyj, F. Caldera

Original Papers

A pilot study of the effect of Aloe barbadensis mill. Extract (AVH200®) in patients with irritable bowel syndrome: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study
S. Størsrud, I. Pontén, M. Simrén

Investigation of volatile organic compounds emitted from faeces for the diagnosis of giardiasis
A. Bond, A. Vernon, S. Reade, A. Mayor, C. Minetti, J. Wastling, K. Lamden, C. Probert

Does hospitalization predict the disease course in ulcerative colitis? Prevalence and predictors of hospitalization and re-hospitalization in ulcerative colitis in a population-based inception cohort (2000-2012)
P.A. Golovics, L. Lakatos, M.D. Mandel, B.D. Lovasz, Z. Vegh, Z. Kurti, I. Szita, L.S. Kiss, M. Balogh, T. Pandur, P.L. Lakatos

The relationship of serum hemojuvelin and hepcidin levels with iron overload in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
S. Boga, H. Alkim, C. Alkim, A.R. Koksal, M. Bayram, M.B. Yilmaz Ozguven, S.Tekin Neijmann

Risk factors for hepatic encephalopathy after transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma and portal hypertension
J. Yao, L. Zuo, G. An, Z. Yue, H. Zhao, L. Wang, F. Liu

Diffusion weighted magnetic resonance imaging for the classification of focal liver lesions as benign or malignant
C. Caraiani, L. Chiorean, D.I. Fenesan, A. Lebovici, D. Feier, M. Gersak, A.M. Calin, M. Dan, C. Militaru, C. Mare, L. Ciobanu, R. Badea


Adverse food reaction and functional gastrointestinal disorders: role of the dietetic approach
F. Pasqui, C. Poli, A. Colecchia, G. Marasco, D. Festi

Abdominal ultrasound for the evaluation of gastric emptying revisited
C. Muresan, T. Surdea Blaga, L. Muresan, D.L. Dumitrascu

Modifiable factors and genetic predisposition associated with gallbladder cancer: a concise review
R. Liebe, P. Milkiewicz, M. Krawczyk, L. Bonfrate, P. Portincasa, M. Krawczyk

Glycosylation-related diagnostic and therapeutic drug target markers in hepatocellular carcinoma
M.E. Watson, L.A. Diepeveen, K.A. Stubbs, G.C. Yeoh

Hype or reality: should patients with metabolic syndrome-related NAFLD be on the Hunter-Gatherer (Paleo) diet to decrease morbidity?
G. Tarantino, V. Citro, C. Finelli

Case Reports

Severe refractory anemia in primary intestinal lymphangiectasia. A case report
V.D. Balaban, A. Popp, M. Grasu, F. Vasilescu, M. Jinga

Submucosal endoscopic sampling for indefinite gastric linitis plastica infiltrating into the submucosal layer
T. Chiyo, H. Kobara, H. Mor, N. Katsuki, R. Haba, T. Masaki

A case of duodenal neuroendocrine carcinoma treated with amrubicin as second-line chemotherapy
T. Inoue, H. Sano, T. Mizushima, H. Nishie, H. Iwasaki, F. Okumura

Nodular regenerative hyperplasia after liver transplantation complicated with inferior vena cava stenosis: a clue for etiopathogenesis?
R. Coelho, S. Rodrigues, E. Rodrigues-Pinto, R. Silva, J. Lopes, G. Macedo

The onset of de novo hepatocellular carcinoma after liver transplantation can be both of donor and recipient origin. A case report M. Tamè, C. Calvanese, A. Cucchetti, E. Gruppioni, A. Colecchia, F. Bazzoli


Do lymphomas have an autoimmune background and how can we increase the sensitivity of the diagnosis of primary pancreatic lymphoma with relatively small samples ?
C. Tomuleasa, E. Akin-Abayomi, D. Dima, C. Tefas, A. Irimie, B. Petrushev, I. Frinc, R. Grewal

Cytoreductive surgery (CR) followed by hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC): a chance of survival for patients with advanced colorectal cancer
A. Bartoș, D.M. Bartoș, C. Breazu, M. Hosu, R. Stoian, C. Iancu

Successful treatment of post-transplant hepatitis C virus cirrhosis with daclatasvir and asunaprevir
R. Ozaras, B. Mete, M. Yemisen, I.I. Balkan, M. Alkan, F. Tabak

Metabolomics for genomics: the role of vitamin D in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
D. Crisan, C. Radu, A. Suciu, M.D. Grigorescu, H. Stefanescu, F. Romanciuc, C. Socaciu, M. Grigorescu

Hemorrhoidectomy and anal stenosis
I.C. Puia, R. Bodea, R.M. Neagoe