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Archives of Clinical Gastroenterology

ISSN: 2455-2283



Myointimal hyperplasia of mesenteric vein- an experience in a tertiary care centre

Published On: September 04, 2017 | Pages: 074 - 079

Author(s): Rama Kumari B, Ahluwalia J, Vaiphei K,
Background: Idiopathic myointimal hyperplasia of mesenteric vein (IMHMV) is an extremely rare cause of venous mesenteric ischemia. It is defi ned as non-thrombotic occlusion of the mesenteric veins secondary to myointimal hyperplasia. IMHMV is a poorly understood condition involving the rectosigmoid colon predominantly young previously healthy male individuals ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000044

Two cases of spontaneous rupture of an umbilical hernia, a rare complication of portal hypertension

Published On: August 28, 2017 | Pages: 071 - 073

Author(s): Peter R Oosterwijk*, Eva Kouw and Wouter H. de Vos tot Nederveen Cappel
Portal hypertension is a severe complication of liver cirrhosis frequently leading to formation of ascites. We describe two patients that presented with a spontaneous rupture of an umbilical hernia, a rare complication of liver cirrhosis. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000043

Granulomatous Gastritis Associated with Sarcoidosis: Case Report

Published On: August 24, 2017 | Pages: 069 - 070

Author(s): Vedat Goral* and Ragip Ortac
Granulomatous gastritis is a condition which may occur in association with Crohn’s disease, sarcoidosis, Wegener’s granulomatosis, tuberculosis, foreign body reaction or certain drugs including cocaine. Here, we report a diagnosis of granulomatous gastritis in a sarcoidosis patient who presented with non-specifi c dyspeptic complaints. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000042

Amyloidosis in colon presenting with rectal bleeding in multipl myeloma: A Case Report

Published On: August 23, 2017 | Pages: 066 - 068

Author(s): Vedat Goral*, Ragip Ortac and Nevin Yılmaz
Multiple myeloma (MM) is a malignant proliferation of plasma cells that secrete monoclonal immunglobin (M protein). It accounts for 1% of all cancers and 10% of hematological malignancies. Mean age at diagnosis is 66 years. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000041

Laparoscopic surgery without peritoneal space contamination in perforated acute abscedated diverticulitis of incarcerated inguinoscrotal hernia

Published On: July 06, 2017 | Pages: 063 - 065

Author(s): Ramiro Gálvez-Valdovinos*, Juan Francisco Funes-Rodríguez, Gustavo López-Ambriz, Luis L Tinoco Téllez and Luis Gerardo Domínguez Carrillo
Sixty seven year old male patient with hypotension, tachycardia, 38.5°C fever, tensioning left inguinoscrotal hernia and hyperemia (acute scrotum). By abdominal computed tomography, recto-sigmoid perforation in diverticulitis area with collection and free air in hernial sac, was observed. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000040

The Newer Horizons in Bariatric Surgery

Published On: June 26, 2017 | Pages: 061 - 062

Author(s): Mushtaq Chalkoo*,
Weight is one of the very important parameters of good health. Obesity is now a recognized disease, considered to be a global epidemic. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000039

Flies to Humans - Humans to Flies: A Virtuous Circle of Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Published On: June 06, 2017 | Pages: 047 - 060

Author(s): Elena Kamilari, Yiorgos Apidianakis* and Myrofora Panagi*
The two Nobel prizes in physiology or medicine of 1995 and 2011 establish Drosophila genetics as a signifi cant contributor of genes and signaling pathways relevant to human disease, including innate immunity and cancer. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000038

Prevalence of malnutrition in a tertiary hospital in Turkey: overlooked subject?

Published On: May 31, 2017 | Pages: 041 - 046

Author(s): Yasin Sahin*, Ahmet Rauf Goktepe and Evrim Ozen
Aims: The study evaluated children’s nutritional status at the moment of hospitalization. Patients and Methods: The nutritional status of 113 hospitalized patients was retrospectively evaluated at the time of hospitalization in the Clinic of Pediatric Gastroenterology between May 2013 and November 2014. During hospitalization, height for age, weight for age, and we ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000037

Contributing Factors and Conversion Prevalence of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy to Open Surgery

Published On: May 22, 2017 | Pages: 037 - 040

Author(s): Faruquzzaman*
Back ground: The application of laparoscopic technique for cholecystectomy is expanding very rapidly and now performed in almost all major cities and tertiary level hospitals in our country. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000036

Overall operative outcomes of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and our experience in Statistics

Published On: May 22, 2017 | Pages: 033 - 036

Author(s): Faruquzzaman* and Hossain SM
Background: The laparoscopic surgery technique has rapidly spread because of its several advantages over conventional open surgery. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000035

Influence of Long-Term Use of Proton Pump Inhibitors on Esophageal and Gastrointestinal Precancerous Lesions or Carcinoma

Published On: May 18, 2017 | Pages: 029 - 032

Author(s): Baoge QU*, QU Hao
Patients with GERD and Barrett’s oesophagus should be encouraged to continue long term use of PPI therapy as a preventive measures for oesophageal adenocarcinoma. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000034

More Pronounced Reduction of Gut Bacteria in Crohn’s Disease than Ulcerative Colitis may have just Reflected Intimate Connection Rather than Difference of these two Diseases-A Different View on Findings Published in Gut

Published On: May 04, 2017 | Pages: 027 - 028

Author(s): Xiaofa Qin*
I read with great interest a paper published recently in Gut [1], as its fi nding that patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) have more pronounced reduction and dysbiosis ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000033

State of Art Update: Detection and Classifi cation of Early Colonic Neoplasia

Published On: March 24, 2017 | Pages: 021 - 026

Author(s): K McWhirter, R George and Y Ang*
Colonoscopy has been shown to be effective in the detection and removal of precancerous lesions and early cancers, and as a result, colorectal screening programs are in preparation, or in place throughout the world. Screening efforts are reducing the incidence of colorectal cancer (CRC) and allow diagnosis CRCs at an earlier stage. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000032

Pneumatosis Cystoides Intestinalis: Report of a New Case of a Patient with Artropathy and Asthma

Published On: March 08, 2017 | Pages: 017 - 020

Author(s): Monica Onorati*, Marta Nicola, Milena Maria Albertoni, Isabella Miranda Maria Ricotti, Matteo Viti, Corrado D’urbano and Franca Di Nuovo
Pneumatosis cystoides intestinalis (PCI) is an uncommon entity without the characteristics of a disease by itself and it is characterized by the presence of gas cysts within the submucosa or subserosa of the gastrointestinal tract. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000031

Long Pentraxin PTX 3 and Faecal Calprotectin as a Non Invasive Biomarkers for Ulcerative Colitis

Published On: February 10, 2017 | Pages: 011 - 016

Author(s): Sherif Ezzat, Amal Selim and Mohamed Abd El-Raouf Tawfi k*
Background and Study Aims: as there is no single golden rule for the diagnosis and activity of ulcerative colitis disease, this study is going to discuss the clinical relevance of calprotectin and PTX 3 in cases of ulcerative colitis and their roles as non-invasive methods to diagnose UC and determine disease activity. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000030

Analysis of Indications and Results of Anorectal Manometry in Two Tertiary Hospitals in India

Published On: January 31, 2017 | Pages: 009 - 010

Author(s): Rajiv Baijal and Mayank Jain*
The anorectum plays an important role in regulation of defecation and in maintenance of continence [1]. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000029

Acute Pancreatitis, Actualization and Evidence Based Management

Published On: January 19, 2017 | Pages: 001 - 008

Author(s): Luis Angel Medina Andrade*, Arsenio Torres Delgado, Luis Fernando Perez Corona, Oscar Sanchez Moreno, Daniel Flores Rodríguez, Oscar Rodrigo Rocha Erazo, Eduardo Vidrio Duarte, José Daen Jonathan Cabañas Gomez, Rene Cano Rodriguez, Nestor Apaez Araujo and Oscar Arturo Nava Carmona
Acute pancreatitis (AP) is a systemic immunoinfl ammatory response to auto-digestion of the pancreas and peri-pancreatic organs. It is a frequent gastrointestinal disease with an important morbimortality, reaching 30% in severe cases. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/2455-2283.000028