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September 2018, Volume 27, Number 3


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Images of the Issue
Paraneoplastic colonic ulcers in an immunodepressed patient
A.M. Voiosu, T.A. Voiosu, C. Popp, R.B. Mateescu

An exceptional cause of drug-induced colitis: cholestyramine
J.C. Branco, G. Alexandrino, A. Alves, J. Reis

Direct per-oral pancreatoscopy as a diagnostic tool for intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm
A. Anderloni, A. Fugazza, E. Troncone, S. Carrara, A. Rovati, P. Spaggiari, A. Repici

A blessed endoscopy
T. Leal, B. Arroja, R. Gonçalves


Original Papers
Clinical predictors of arterial extravasation, rebleeding and mortality following angiographic interventions in gastrointestinal bleeding
P. Mohan, J. Manov, A. Diaz-Bode, S. Venkat, M. Langston, A. Naidu, R. Howse, G. Narayanan

Flexible endoscopic treatment for Zenker’s diverticulum – experience on 31 patients
A. Pop, A. Tantau, C. Tefas, A. Groza, M. Tantau

Low yield for routine laboratory checks in follow-up of coeliac disease
J.P.W. Burger, J.J.H. van der Laan, T.A. Jansen, J.P.H. Drenth, E.A. Roovers, M.M.S. Wessels, Peter J. Wahab

Serum cytokines profile in treated celiac disease compared with non-celiac gluten sensitivity and control: a marker for differentiation
F. Heydari, M. Rostami-Nejad, A. Moheb-Alian, M.H. Mollahoseini, K. Rostami, M.A. Pourhoseingholi, E. Aghamohammadi, M.R. Zali

A differential host response to viral infection defines a subset of earlier-onset diverticulitis patients
K.M. Schieffer, B.P. Kline, L.R. Harris, S. Deiling, W.A. Koltun, G.S. Yochum

Predictors of outcome in cognitive and behavioural interventions for irritable bowel syndrome. A meta-analysis
M. Radu, R. Moldovan, S. Pintea, A. Băban, D. Dumitrașcu

Genetic variants in nicotinamide-N-methyltransferase (NNMT) gene are related to the stage of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease diagnosed by controlled attenuation parameter (CAP)-fibroscan
E.M. Hasan, R.A. Abd Al Aziz, D. Sabry, S.K. Darweesh, H.A. Badary1, A. Elsharkawy1, M.M. Abouelkhair, A. Yosry

Effect of S-adenosyl-L-methionine on liver biochemistry and quality of life in patients with primary biliary cholangitis treated with ursodeoxycholic acid. A prospective, open label pilot study
E. Wunsch, J. Raszeja-Wyszomirska, O. Barbier, M. Milkiewicz, M. Krawczyk, P. Milkiewicz

Impact of direct acting antiviral (DAA) treatment on glucose metabolism and reduction of pre-diabetes in patients with chronic hepatitis C
P. Weidner, D. Boettche, T. Zimmerer, E. Burgermeister, A. Teufel, M.P.A. Ebert, C. Antoni

Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses
Mesalazine to treat symptomatic uncomplicated diverticular disease and to prevent acute diverticulitis occurrence. A systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized, placebo-controlled trials
M. Picchio, W. Elisei, A. Tursi

Fecal calprotectin in assessing inflammatory bowel disease endoscopic activity: a diagnostic accuracy meta-analysis
T. Rokkas, P. Portincasa, I.E. Koutroubakis

Clinical application of dietary therapies in irritable bowel syndrome
A. Rej, A. Avery, A.C. Ford, A. Holdoway, M. Kurien, Y. McKenzie, J. Thompson, N. Trott, K. Whelan, M. Williams, D.S. Sanders

Case Reports
Usefulness of the modified clip-with-line method for endoscopic mucosal treatment procedure
K. Soga, T. Shimomura, T. Suzuki, T. Tei, Tomohiko Usui, Yoshikazu Inagaki, Kyoichi Kassai, Kenji Itani

Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalomyopathy imitating Crohn’s disease: a rare cause of malnutrition
L. Kučerová, J. Dolina, M. Dastych, D. Bartušek, T. Honzík, J. Mazanec, L. Kunovský

Treatment of refractory mastocytic enterocolitis with budesonide
M.E. Kuruvilla, S. Mathew, V. Avadhani

Whipple’s disease: case report and review of the literature
V. De Francesco, F. Corsi, A. Pennella, A. Bellesia, G. Fiorini, D. Vaira, A. Zullo

Sensitive response to ingestion of lipids in dyspepsia
L.L. Pop, I.A. Muresan

P. Portincasa, F. Caponio, M.T. Montagna

Book review
Digestive Disease Interventions
Kapoor S. Baljendra, Lorenz M. Jonathan