Issue Highlights
AGA Cultivates Field’s Next Generation of Leaders
Is Advanced Endoscopy Training Worth it?
Management of Hepatocellular Adenoma: Recent Advances
Evaluation of Pharmacologic Prevention of Pancreatitis After Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography: A Systematic Review
A More Focused Approach to Pharmacoprevention of Post–Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Pancreatitis
Endoscopic Mucosal Impedance Measurements Correlate With Eosinophilia and Dilation of Intercellular Spaces in Patients With Eosinophilic Esophagitis
The Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Drug Diclofenac Reduces Acid-Induced Heartburn Symptoms in Healthy Volunteers
Metoclopramide Nasal Spray Reduces Symptoms of Gastroparesis in Women, but not Men, With Diabetes: Results of a Phase 2B Randomized Study
Gastric Cancers Missed During Endoscopy in England
Autoimmune Disease in First-Degree Relatives and Spouses of Individuals With Celiac Disease
Increased Detection of Celiac Disease With Measurement of Deamidated Gliadin Peptide Antibody Before Endoscopy
Pinaverium Reduces Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a Multicenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial
Effectiveness and Safety of Immunomodulators With Anti–Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy in Crohn’s Disease
Health Care Use by a Population-Based Cohort of Children With Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Assessment of Obstructive Defecation by High-Resolution Anorectal Manometry Compared With Magnetic Resonance Defecography
Variation in Aptitude of Trainees in Endoscopic Ultrasonography, Based on Cumulative Sum Analysis
Cumulative Sum Analysis and Endoscopic Ultrasound Training Competency: A Requiem for Expert Opinion?
Identification and Characterization of Cefazolin-Induced Liver Injury
Noninvasive Diagnosis of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Quantification of Liver Fat Using a New Quantitative Ultrasound Technique
A Model for Predicting Development of Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy in Patients With Cirrhosis
Increased Survival for Patients With Cirrhosis and Organ Failure in Liver Intensive Care and Validation of the Chronic Liver Failure–Sequential Organ Failure Scoring System
Improving Outcomes in Critical Care of Patients With Cirrhosis and Organ Failure: Herding Runaway Horses and Securing the Barn Door
Persistence of Human Papillomavirus, Overexpression of p53, and Outcomes of Patients After Endoscopic Ablation of Barrett's Esophagus
Does Human Papillomavirus Cause Esophageal Adenocarcinoma?
Deep Brain Stimulation for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Reduces Symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome in a Single Patient
Diverticular Disease and Vascular Diseases: A Shared Responsiveness to Injury Is Likely to Be the Underlying Mechanism
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Continuous-flow Left Ventricular Assist Device, Valvular Disease, and Acquired von Willebrand Syndrome
Measuring the Value of Colonoscopists’ Performance
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Lubiprostone Is Effective in Treating Functional Bowel Disease With Constipation
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Effect of Oral Zinc Supplementation on Persistent Diarrhea
Forward-Viewing Colonoscopy Versus Full-Spectrum Endoscopy (Fuse) for Dysplasia Detection With and Without Chromoendoscopy In Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Prospective, Randomized-order, Crossover Tandem Surveillance Colonoscopy Study
Epidemiology and Outcomes of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis Patients in an Australian Cohort
Curcumin Add-on Therapy for Remission Induction in Mild-moderate Active Ulcerative Colitis: A Multi-center, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial
ERCP in the Management of Symptomatic Pancreas Divisum: A Long-term Follow-up Study
Validation of Seven Noninvasive Diagnostic Models for Prediction of Liver Fibrosis in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B
Cxc Chemokine Receptor 3 Promotes Steatohepatitis in Mice Through Mediating Inflammatory Cytokines, Macrophage, and Autophagy
Predictors of Response and Outcome to Terlipressin in Patients With Hepatorenal Syndrome
Rising Incidence of Hepatitis C-related Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Impact of Surveillance
Modified Sequential Therapy Containing Levofloxacin Versus Levofloxacin Triple Therapy in the Second Line Treatment of Helicobacter pylori : A Randomized Trial
Personalized Therapy of Chronic Hepatitis C and B Dually Infected Patients With PEGylated Interferon Plus Ribavirin: A Randomized Study
Inhibiting ABCG2 by Ko143 May Enhance the Efficacy of Irinotecan Treatment in Colon Cancer
The Distribution Pattern of Hepatitis C Virus Genotypes in Vietnam Based on the Non-structural 5B Region
Significant Risk of Life Threatening Infections in Elderly Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Receiving Anti-TNF Therapy
Sorafenib and SC-1 Exhibit Anti-fibrotic Effects Through Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 3 Inhibition
Combination of Antioxidant Cocktail and Pregabalin in the Management of Pain in Chronic Pancreatitis After Ductal Clearance: A Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Trial
An Unexpected Cause of Dysphagia
Sevelamer-Induced Colitis Presenting as a Pseudotumor
Where Contrast Does Not Belong: A Rare Cause of Abdominal Pain
Endoscopic Treatment of Upper Gastrointestinal Obstruction After Ingestion of Illicit Drug Packets
A Rare Complication of a Barium-Contrast Study
Ectopic Gallbladder
Exam 1: Evaluation of Pharmacologic Prevention of Pancreatitis After Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography: A Systematic Review
Exam 2: Effectiveness and Safety of Immunomodulators With Anti–Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy in Crohn's Disease
Non-Endoscopic Clinical Predictors Affecting Cecal Intubation Time
Prevalence of Obesity and Its Associated Complications Among Suburban School Children of Navi Mumbai, India
Incidence, Serogroups and Genotypes of Rotavirus and Norovirus Causing Acute Diarrhea and to Compare Their Disease Severity, Estimated From a Prospective Study in Mumbai, India
The Emerging Potential of Vitamin D3-based Therapy in the Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection
The Increase of Intestinal Glucose Absorption by the Administration of 5% Glucose Solutions at Temperature of 15°C, 25°C, and 40°C in Mice (Mus Musculus)
Predictors of Mortality in Caustic Ingestion: A Single, Tertiary Center Study
MAM Domain Containing Glycosylphosphatidylinositol Anchor 2 is a Novel Tumor Suppressor Cooperating With DNA Methyltransferase 1 Associated Protein 1 in Gastric Cancer and is Associated With Disease Outcome
Carbonic Anhydrase IV Inhibits Colon Cancer Development by Inhibiting WNT Signaling Pathway Through Targeting WTAP-WT1-TBL1 Axis
Beneficial Changes in Intestinal Microbiota During Indomethacin Treatment in Mice
TMEFF2 Deregulation Contributes to Gastric Carcinogenesis and Indicates Poor Survival Outcome
Investigation of the Combination Effects of Andrographis Paniculata With Chemotherapeutics for Esophageal Cancer Treatment
Sedentary Behavior and Colorectal Adenoma – Is it a Risk Factor Independent of Physical Activity?
A Master microRNA miR-508-3p Modulates the Mesenchymal Subtype of Colorectal Cancer by Targeting ZEB1/BMI1/SALL4 Network
Prognostic Stratification Index of Filipino Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Etiological Spectrum of Children Presenting With Raised Liver Transaminases and Their Outcome in a Tertiary Care Pediatric Facility at Navi Mumbai, India
A Retrospective Study on Noninvasive Predictors of Esophageal Varices in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis: A Makati Medical Center Experience
Prevalence and Risk Factors of Hepatitis B Infection in Pregnant Women at the Prenatal Clinic of The University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital
Reduced Lysosomal Acidification Induce p53 and Unfolded Protein Response in Mice With Nutritional Steatohepatitis
Liver Plaques: Portal Vein Deposition of Oxidized Low-density Lipoprotein in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Prevalence of Hyperbilirubinemia in Purely Breastfed Term Infants Appropriate for Gestational Age born in a Tertiary Hospital in Quezon City
Incidence of Drug-induced Liver Injury Among Government Tertiary Hospital Patients on Anti-Koch’s Treatment
Colorectal Cancer Screening Based on Age and Gender: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis
Diagnostic Accuracy of a Fecal Immunochemical Tests Vary With Neoplasia Location, but not Number of Specimens Analyzed
Bowel Preparation, Colonoscopy Withdrawal Time and Adenoma Detection Rate: A Prospective Study of Screening Colonoscopies
The Cost-effectiveness of Adopting Risk-scoring Systems for Population-Based Colorectal Cancer Screening
Association Between Distal Hyperplastic Polyps and Proximal Neoplastic Lesions: A Prospective Study Among 5,613 Subjects
A Validated Scoring System to Predict Proximal Neoplasia for Colorectal Cancer Screening
A Comparison of Outcomes of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Versus Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage in the Management of Obstructive Jaundice From Hepatobiliary Tuberculosis: The Philippine General Hospital Experience
Rubber Band Ligation as an Alternative Hemostatic Device for Colonic Post-polypectomy Bleeding: A Case Series and Review of Literature
Triple Lumen Nasojejunal Tube With Subsequent Decompression and Feeding: A Chinese General Hospital Experience
Terminal Ileum Endometriosis Causing Intestinal Obstruction: A Case Report and Review of Literature
Pancreatic Tuberculosis Presenting With Vague Abdominal Pain and Pancreatic Mass Diagnosed Non-invasively With EUS-Guided FNA
A Retrospective Review of the Distributional Pattern of Colonic Diverticulosis Among Patients Undergoing Colonoscopy at Chinese General Hospital
Prune Belly Syndrome With Anorectal Malformation: A Rare Finding
Foreign Body Ingestion: Two Cases With Different Management Approach
Comparison Between Open and Laparoscopic Repair of Perforated Peptic Ulcer
Prediction Factors of Perforated Appendix in Acute Appendicitis Adult Patients, Bandung Al-Ihsan Hospital 2013-2014
Primary Rectal Lymphoma Responding to Chemotherapy as Sole Treatment: A Case Report
Primary Rectal Lymphoma Responding to Chemotherapy as Sole Treatment: A Case Report
Prevalence and Distribution of Intestinal Metaplasia and Correlation With Demographics in the Singaporean Chinese Population
Methotrexate is a Useful Immunomodulator in Asian Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Intestinal Luminal Study
Case Control Cohort Study of Cancer Rates in Synchronous Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Versus Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Alone
Celiac Disease: A Disease With Varied Manifestations in Adults in India
Serial Spot Urine Sodium as a Marker for Patency of Splenorenal Shunt
Unusual Presentation of Unusual Pancreatic Tumors
Initial Experience With Naloxone Hydrochloride for the Treatment of Acute Intestinal Pseudo-obstruction in Intensive Care Unit Patients
Endoscopic Removal of a Fish Bone Piercing in Lower Esophageal Mucosa
The Efficacy of Dexamethasone Treatment in Massive Enteric Bleeding in Typhoid Fever
The Efficacy of on Demand Liquid Simethicone in Improving Endoscopic Visibility during Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (UGIE): A Prospective, Randomized, Placebo-Control Study
Management of Corrosive Injuries of Upper GI Tract: Case Series
Relationship Between Clinical Factors and Severity of Herpes Simplex Esophagitis
Etiological Factors and Clinical Presentations of Food Poisoning in Rajasthan State Population
A Comaprative Evaluation of Modified CT Severity Index (MCTSI) and APACHE-IV System in the Prediction of Severity in Acute Pancreatitis
A Rare Case Report of Esophageal Web (Plummer Vinson Syndrome) in Adolescent Male
Comparison of the Quality of Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy in Inpatients Versus Outpatients
The Clinical Features of Gastric Cancer in Young Patients
Bedside Index for Severity in Acute Pancreatitis (BISAP) Score Best Predicts 120-day Mortality in Patients With Acute Pancreatitis: A Study on 358 Patients From a North Indian Center
Long Noncoding RNA GAPLINC Regulates CD44-dependent Cell Invasiveness and Associates With Poor Prognosis of Gastric Cancer
Study of Gut Microbiome in Chronic Pancreatitis: Association With Pancreatogenic Diabetes (Type 3C Diabetes) and Exocrine Insufficiency
Fecal Calprotectin Levels Could Be Used as a Predictor of Endoscopic Remission for Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients: Taiwan Society of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Multicenter Study
Outcome of Esophageal Dilatation by Savary Gilliard Dilators Without Fluoroscopy Guidance
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Under Spinal Anesthesia: A Feasibility Study
Comparative Clinical Study of Oral Clonidine Versus Oral Pregabalin Premedication to Attenuate Pressor Response to Laryngoscopy and Tracheal Intubation in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Study
Non Celiac Gluten Sensitivity-exploring the New Entity
Isolated Small Bowel Crohn’s Disease Diagnosed With Retrograde Single-Balloon Enteroscopy
Early Atherosclerosis in Ulcerative Colitis: A Cross-sectional Case-Control Study
Short-course Somatostatin Versus Terlipressin Infusion in Combination With Endoscopic Variceal Ligation for the Prevention of Early Esophageal Variceal Rebleeding: A Real-world, Prospective Cohort Study
Study of Scar Recurrence in Incidental Gallbladder Cancer
Feasibility of Radical Cholecystectomy With Standard Lymphadenectomy for Patients Over 60 Years Old With Gallbladder Cancer
Low Incidence of Thromboembolic Disorders in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients: Experience From a Tertiary Center in Taiwan
Dramatic Regression and Cessation of Bleeding of Large Duodenal GIST With Imatinib
An Open Label Randomized Control Study to Compare the Efficacy of Vitamin E Versus Ursodeoxycholic Acid in Non-diabetic Indian NAFLD Patients
The Distribution and Dynamic Changes of Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 in Chinese Chronic Hepatitis B Patients With Nucleoside Analogue Treatment: Results From a Real-life Setting Study
Determining Modes of Transmission of Hepatitis C Virus
Comparison of the Clinical Features of Hepatocellular Carcinoma With Cryptogenic, Alcohol, and Viral Hepatitis Etiologies
Clinico-Laboratory Study and Response to Therapy in Children With Autoimmune Hepatitis
Coagulopathy in Cirrhosis: A Prospective Study to Correlate Conventional Tests of Coagulation and Bleeding Following Invasive Procedures in Cirrhotics
Radiofrequency Ablation Parameters Correlate With Survival of Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Preoperative Serum AFP is a Non-ideal Prognostic Marker for Hepatitis B Virus-associated Hepatocellular Carcinoma After Hepatectomy
Distinguished Prognosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma With or Without Cirrhosis: A Long-term Follow-up Analysis
Predictors of Outcome in Patients With Neonatal Hepatitis
More Than 90% of Patients of Cirrhosis Have Vitamin D Deficiency: A Cross-section Study
Long-term Administration of Rifaximin Improves the Prognosis of Patients With Alcoholic Liver Disease: A Case-Control Study
Demographic Profile and Treatment Outcomes of Filipino Patients With Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Liver Tumor Registry
Corticosteroid or Pentoxifylline for Treatment of Severe Alcoholic Hepatitis: Experience From a Tertiary Care Center in India
Hepatic Dysfunction and Gastrointestinal Symptoms Seen in Dengue Fever
Impact of Nitazoxanide on Sustained Virologic Response (SVR) in Egyptian Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 4: A Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Trial
Assessment of Liver Fibrosis With Acoustic Radiation Force Imaging (Arfi) Versus Liver Histology in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C: A Pilot Study
Spontaneous Regression of HCC: A Case Report
Management of a Case of Obscure Lower GI Bleeding by Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt (TIPS): A Case Report
Unilateral Sensori-Neural Hearing Loss Induced by Pegylated Interferon α2a: A Case Report
Peripheral Neuropathy: Clinical and Electrophysiological Study Among Individual With Chronic HCV Infection
Spectrum and Short-term Outcome of Renal Impairment in Cirrhosis
Role of Transient Elastography (Fibroscan) in Differentiating Severe Acute Hepatitis and Acute on Chronic Liver Failure
Is Treatment of Hepatic Osteodystrophy With Bisphosphonate Possible?
The Efficacy of Percutaneous Radiofrequency Ablation in Treatment of Small Hepatocellular Carcinoma Tumors Less Than 3 cm
Outcome of Early Hepatic Artery Thrombosis After Living Donor Liver Transplantation
Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Western India
Assessment of Malnutrition in Cirrhotic Patients
Serum Cholinesterase – An Old Wine in a New Bottle! A Marker to Differentiate Cirrhotic From Noncirrhotic Portal Hypertension
The Long-term Follow-up of 140 Patients With Drug-induced Liver Injury (DILI): Emphasis on Chronic Risk Factors and Phenotypes
Change of Insulin Resistance in Hepatitis C Virus-infected Patients Receiving Pegylated Interferon Plus Ribavirin
Drug-induced Liver Injury at a Tertiary Care Hospital in India: Etiology, Presentation, and Outcome
Impact of Hepatic Steatosis on the Outcome of Pegylated Interferon Treatment in Patients With Hepatitis B
A Study of Abnormal Liver Function Tests in Pregnancy in Western India
Hepatocellular Carcinoma Occurence in Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Without Established Cirrhosis
Comparison of Fibroscan to Simple Noninvasive Screening Tools in Predicting Fibrosis in NAFLD Patients of Western India With High Risk of Liver Fibrosis
Comparison Between Tenofovir and Entecavir Treatment in Real-World Clinical Practice
Risk Prognostic Factors With Transarterial Chemoembolization for Patients of Medium-stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Antitubercular Therapy Improves Clinical Symptoms of Crohn's Disease Initially but Long-term Complications Are High