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March 2018, Volume 27, Number 1

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Images of the Issue
Collagenous gastritis observed by magnifying narrow-band imaging endoscopy
K. Kawasaki, Y. Fujita, N. Uesugi, T. Sugai, T Matsumoto

Extraosseous Ewing sarcoma arising at the papilla of Vater
I. Kent, E. Edelstein, O. Levin, Y. Wiener

Brunner’s gland hyperplasia – a rare cause of gastrointestinal bleeding
I. Bancila, G. Becheanu, M. Dumbrava, R. Costache, C. Gheorghe

Original Papers
Pepsinogen test for the evaluation of precancerous changes in gastric mucosa: a population-based study
O. Sjomina, J. Pavlova, I. Daugule, P. Janovic, I. Kikuste, A. Vanags, I. Tolmanis, D. Rudzite, I. Polaka, I. Kojalo, I. Liepniece-Karele, S. Isajevs, D. Santare, V. Pirags, J. Pahomova, V. Dzerve, L. Tzivian, A. Erglis, M. Leja

The variant rs145204276 of GAS5 is associated with the development and prognosis of gastric cancer
Q.J. Li, G. Ma, H.M. Guo, S.H. Sun, Y. Xu, B.J. Wang

Factors associated with possibly inappropriate histological evaluation of excised specimens in cold-snare polypectomy for small colorectal polyps
Y. Shimodate, J. Itakura, M. Mizuno, R. Takezawa, M. Kobayashi, T. Yamazaki, A. Doi, N. Nishimura, H. Mouri, K. Matsueda, H. Yamamoto

Distinct effects of two almond cultivars on agreeability and gastrointestinal motility in healthy subjects: more than mere nutraceuticals
G. Diella, A. Di Ciaula, M.P. Lorusso, C. Summo, G. Caggiano, F. Caponio, M.T. Montagna, P. Portincasa

A multi-strain probiotic reduces the fatty liver index, cytokines and aminotransferase levels in NAFLD patients: evidence from a randomized clinical trial
N. Kobyliak, L. Abenavoli, G. Mykhalchyshyn, L. Kononenko, L. Boccuto, D. Kyriienko, O. Dynnyk

What’s in metabolomics for alcoholic liver disease?
A.M. Suciu, D.A. Crisan, B.D. Procopet, C.I. Radu, C. Socaciu, M.V. Tantau, H.O. Stefanescu, M. Grigorescu

Cholangiocarcinoma prognosis varies over time depending on tumor site and pathology
R. Kaneko, Y. Sato, Y. Kobayashi

EUS-guided radiofrequency ablation (EUS-RFA) of solid pancreatic neoplasm using an 18-gauge needle electrode: feasibility, safety, and technical success
S.F. Crinò, M. D’Onofrio, L. Bernardoni, L. Frulloni, M. Iannelli, G. Malleo, S. Paiella, A. Larghi, A. Gabbrielli

Systematic review and meta-analysis
The diagnostic value of pyruvate kinase isoenzyme type M2 for biliary tract carcinoma. A systematic review and meta-analysis
W.Q. Wang, W. Liu, N. Zhang, P.H. Wang, J.Z. Cao, J.M. Chen, B.L. Li, X.D. He

Case Reports
Intraductal tubulopapillary epithelial proliferation associated with type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis
S. Fujie, H. Matsubayashi, H. Ishiwatari, H. Hazama, T. Ito, K. Sasaki, H. Ono

Bosentan inducing autoimmune hepatitis in a patient with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
A. de Araujo, A. Mantovani, C.T. Cerski, A.B. Lopes, L.C. Bortoncello, M.B. Gazzana, H. Cheinquer

Hemorrhagic events in adult celiac disease patients. Case report and review of the literature
A. Dima, C. Jurcut, A. Manolache, D.V. Balaban, A. Popp, M. Jinga

JGLD at the changing of the guard
C. Stanciu

Secondary systemic amyloidosis diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided liver biopsy
Ł. Krupa, R. Staroń, J. Pająk, F. Lammert, M. Krawczyk, K. Gutkowski

Radiofrequency ablation of locally advanced pancreatic tumors. The surgical approach
A. Bartos, C. Breazu, Z. Spârchez, M. Tantau, C. Iancu, D. Bartos
Early detection of advanced pancreatic cancer after DAA-induced virological cure in a liver transplant recipient with hepatitis C recurrence
C. Ester, L. Gheorghe, G. Becheanu, I. Lupescu, I. Popescu, C. Gheorghe

Book Review
Color Atlas of Pharmacology
H. Luellmann, K. Mohr, L. Hein