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December 2015, Volume 24, Number 4

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An excellence award for the Journal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
M. Acalovschi

Images of the Issue
Colonic mucosal Schwann cell hamartoma on incidental screening colonoscopy
O. Kanar, R. Nakshabendi, A.C.Berry.

An unusual cause of intussusception
R. Hashimoto, Y. Yamamoto, T. Tanuma

Original Papers
Hepatitis delta virus infection in Romania: prevalence and risk factors
L. Gheorghe, I.E. Csiki, S. Iacob, C. Gheorghe, A. Trifan, M. Grigorescu, A. Motoc, A. Suceveanu,
M. Curescu, F. Caruntu, I. Sporea, C. Brisc, I. Rogoveanu, R. Cerban, L. Tugui, A. Alexandrescu

Clostridium difficile infection in hospitalized cirrhotic patients with hepatic encephalopathy
O.C. Stoica, C. Stanciu, C. Cojocariu, E. Miftode, L. Boiculese, A. Trifan, I. Girleanu

Different pattern of inflammatory and atrophic changes in the gastric mucosa of the greater and
lesser curvature
S. Isajevs, I. Liepniece-Karele, D. Svirina, D. Santare, S. Kaidaks, A. Sivins, U. Vikmanis, M. Leja

Exosome-carried microRNA-375 inhibits cell progression and dissemination via Bcl-2 blocking
in colon cancer
F. Zaharie, M.S. Muresan, B. Petrushev, C. Berce, G.A. Gafencu, S. Selicean, A. Jurj, R. Cojocneanu-Petric, C.I. Lisencu, L.A. Pop, V. Pileczki, D. Eniu, M.A. Muresan, R. Zaharie, I. Berindan-Neagoe, C. Tomuleasa, A. Irimie

Risk for colorectal adenomas among patients with pancreatic intraductal papillary mucinous
neoplasms: a prospective case-control study
N. Panic, G. Capurso, F. Attili, G. Vitale, S. Stigliano, G. Delle Fave, E. Leoncini, M. Bulajic, E. Di Giulio, G. Costamagna, S. Boccia, A. Larghi

Comparison of two different techniques to assess adalimumab trough levels in patients with
Crohn’s disease
G. Bodini, E.G. Giannini, M. Furnari, E. Marabotto, I. Baldissarro, L. Del Nero, L. Assandri, A. Moscatelli, V. Savarino, E. Savarino

Non-invasive assessment of inflammation and treatment response in patients with Crohn’s disease
and ulcerative colitis using contrast-enhanced ultrasonography quantification
M. Socaciu, L. Ciobanu, B. Diaconu, C. Hagiu, A. Seicean, R. Badea

Tuberculin skin test and quantiferon in BCG vaccinated, immunosuppressed patients with
moderate-to-severe inflammatory bowel disease
Z. Kurti, B.D. Lovasz, K.B. Gecse, A. Balint, K. Farkas, A. Morocza-Szabo, A. Gyurcsanyi, K. Kristof,
Z. Vegh, L. Gonczi, L.S. Kiss, P.A. Golovics, L. Lakatos, T. Molnar, P.L. Lakatos

How far we are towards eradication of HBV infection
M. Voiculescu

Clinical diagnosis and staging of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma
I. Bartella, J.F. Dufour

A review of the appropriateness of the current italian guidelines for noninvasive imaging
assessment of focal liver lesions
G. Ferraioli, C. Dellafiore, M.F. Meloni, F. Calliada, C. Filice

Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 in ulcerative colitis treatment: systematic review and meta-analysis
G. Losurdo, A. Iannone, A. Contaldo, E. Ierardi, A. Di Leo, M. Principi

Romanian Corner
Mortality in digestive cancers, 2012: international data and data from Romania
S. Valean, M. Acalovschi, M. Diculescu, M. Manuc, A. Goldis, C. Sfarti, A. Trifan

Case Reports
Hepatocellular adenomas and carcinoma in asymptomatic, non-cirrhotic type III glycogen
storage disease
L.H. Oterdoom, K.E. Verweij, K. Biermann, M. Langeveld, H.R. van Buuren

Multifocal gastrointestinal angiosarcoma: a challenging diagnosis?
V. De Francesco, A. Bellesia, F. Corsi, A. Pennella, L. Ridola, A. Zullo

Two different UGT1A1 mutations causing Crigler–Najjar syndrome types I and II in an
Iranian family
Y. Maruo, M. Behnam, S. Ikushiro, S. Nakahara, N. Nouri, M. Salehi

Peritoneal coccidioidomycosis: a rare case report and review of the literature
T.R. Storage, J. Segal, J. Brown

Self-administered home series fecal “minitransplants” for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection
on a rectal remnant
D. Popa, M. Laszlo, L. Ciobanu, E. Ucenic, M. Mihalache, O. Pascu

Calendar of Events
Rhabdomyolysis due to lamivudine re-administration in a patient with HBV-related hepatic failure
caused by interruption of lamivudine and adefovir
S.K. Kim, S.R. Kim, S. Imoto, M. Tohyama, Y. Otono, T. Tamura

Validation of the Bristol Stool Form Scale into Romanian
A. Chira, D.L. Dumitrascu

“Learning curve“ for the POEM procedure
M. Tantau, C. Buzas, C. Tefas, A. Groza, A. Tantau

Balloon dilatation with or without intralesional and oral corticosteroids for anastomotic Crohn’s
disease strictures
M. van der Have, C. Noomen, B. Oldenburg, D. Walter, M.H.M.G. Houben, M.N. Wasser, P.D. Siersema, D. Hommes, H.H. Fidder

Thank to our reviewers 2015
In Memoriam: Radu Strain