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  1. Nasointestinal tubes (NITs) have been increasingly used in patients with small bowel obstruction (SBO); However, severe adverse events (SAEs) of NITs might threaten the lives of patients. The indications of NI...

    Authors: Hui Wang, Jun-rong Zhang, Shuai Chen, Ping Hou, Qing-feng Chen, Zong-qi Weng, Xin-chang Shang-guan, Bing-qiang Lin and Xian-qiang Chen
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:332
  2. The pathological evaluation of tissues with cholangitis is considered difficult, which can often occur after endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) and endoscopic biliary stenting (EBS). This study aimed to evaluate ...

    Authors: Toshinori Aoki, Eizaburo Ohno, Takuya Ishikawa, Yasuyuki Mizutani, Tadashi Iida, Kentaro Yamao, Takeshi Yamamura, Kazuhiro Furukawa, Masanao Nakamura, Takashi Honda, Masatoshi Ishigami, Hiroshi Yatsuya and Hiroki Kawashima
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:329
  3. Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy delivers the drug directly to the liver. We aim to explore the benefits and tolerability of Hepatic arterial infusion chemotherapy plus regorafenib in advanced colorectal...

    Authors: Guang Cao, Xiaodong Wang, Hui Chen, Song Gao, Jianhai Guo, Peng Liu, Haifeng Xu, Liang Xu, Xu Zhu and Renjie Yang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:328
  4. The importance of enteral nutrition (EN) in acute pancreatitis (AP) has been emphasised. Nasogastric (NG) feeding has been the preferred route for EN delivery in most AP patients intolerant to oral intake. How...

    Authors: Jiajia Lin, Cheng Lv, Cuili Wu, He Zhang, Zirui Liu, Lu Ke, Gang Li, Zhihui Tong, Jianfeng Tu and Weiqin Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:327
  5. Transarterial radioembolization (TARE) with yttrium-90 microspheres is a clinically effective therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treatment. This study aimed to perform a systematic review of the availa...

    Authors: J. C. Alonso, I. Casans, F. M. González, D. Fuster, A. Rodríguez, N. Sánchez, I. Oyagüez, R. Burgos, A. O. Williams and N. Espinoza
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:326
  6. Bile acid diarrhoea (BAD) can be severely debilitating and negatively affect patients’ quality of life (QoL). We carried out a multi-centre prospective study exploring QoL outcomes in patients with BAD after t...

    Authors: Aditi Kumar, Niall Galbraith, Hafid O. Al-Hassi, Manushri Jain, Oliver Phipps, Jeffrey Butterworth, Helen Steed, John McLaughlin and Matthew J. Brookes
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:325
  7. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the commonest liver condition in the western world and is directly linked to obesity and the metabolic syndrome. Elevated body mass index is regarded as a major ris...

    Authors: Kushala W. M. Abeysekera, James G. Orr, Fiona H. Gordon, Laura D. Howe, Julian Hamilton-Shield, Jon Heron and Matthew Hickman
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:323
  8. Despite an effective vaccine, hepatitis B remains a major global health problem due to its significant morbidity and mortality. Vaccination in immunosuppressed patients such as those treated for an inflammator...

    Authors: Juliette Besombes, Faouzi Souala, Guillaume Bouguen, Dominique Guyader, Claire Grolhier, Vincent Thibault and Charlotte Pronier
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:322
  9. To compare the efficacy and safety of transcatheter arterial chemoembolization combined with microwave ablation (TACE–MWA) versus TACE alone for the treatment of recurrent small hepatocellular carcinoma (sHCC)...

    Authors: Jie Ji, Wei Yang, Hai-Bin Shi, Sheng Liu and Wei-Zhong Zhou
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:321
  10. Most microbiota studies in microscopic colitis patients are performed after diagnostic colonoscopy without considering the potential effect of colonic lavage. Patients may achieve clinical remission after colo...

    Authors: Lissette Batista, Virginia Robles, Chaysavanh Manichanh, Laura Ruiz, Danila Guagnozzi, Ferran Pinsach, Francisco Guarner and Fernando Fernández-Bañares
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:320
  11. To date, no in-depth studies have focused on the impact of various clinical characteristics of esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC), including its association with subjective symptoms, on patient prognosi...

    Authors: Jun Nakamura, Noriaki Manabe, Tomoki Yamatsuji, Yoshinori Fujiwara, Takahisa Murao, Maki Ayaki, Minoru Fujita, Akiko Shiotani, Tomio Ueno, Yasumasa Monobe, Takashi Akiyama, Ken Haruma, Yoshio Naomoto and Jiro Hata
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:319
  12. The purpose of this retrospective study aimed to assess the accuracy of detection of remnant common bile duct (CBD) stones by injecting saline through endoscopic nasobiliary drainage (ENBD) tubes under transab...

    Authors: XiaoDong Wu, ShuoDong Wu and ShaoShan Tang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:318
  13. Allied disorders of Hirschsprung’s disease (ADHD) mainly present with bowel obstruction, intestinal dilatation, and chronic constipation, while recurrent spontaneous pneumoperitoneum was rarely reported. We ai...

    Authors: Yue Yin, Yun Zhang, Bei Tan, Weixun Zhou, Wei Liu and Xuejun Zeng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:316
  14. A growing body of research suggests that methylated genes can be used as early diagnostic markers for cancer. Some studies on methylated Syndecan 2 (SDC2) have shown that it has a great diagnostic ability in c...

    Authors: Lixing Wang, Yu Liu, Duohan Zhang, Xiaoliang Xiong, Tingting Hao, Lili Zhong and Yinlong Zhao
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:314
  15. Gut pathological microbial imbalance or dysbiosis is closely associated with colorectal cancer. Although there are observable differences in molecular and clinical characteristics between patients with right- ...

    Authors: Daisuke Suga, Hiroki Mizutani, Shunsuke Fukui, Mayu Kobayashi, Yasuaki Shimada, Yuuichi Nakazawa, Yuuki Nishiura, Yuuya Kawasaki, Isao Moritani, Yutaka Yamanaka, Hidekazu Inoue, Eiki Ojima, Yasuhiko Mohri, Hayato Nakagawa, Kaoru Dohi, Kei Takaba…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:313
  16. Hepatitis B virus-related acute-on-chronic liver failure (HBV-ACLF) is the most prevalent type of ACLF in China. The mortality rate of HBV-ACLF has decreased in recent years due to advances in treatment therap...

    Authors: Naijuan Yao, Yajuan He, Yuchao Wu, Fei Wang and Zhen Tian
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:312
  17. The diversity of obesity-related metabolic characteristics generates different obesity phenotypes and corresponding metabolic diseases. This study aims to explore the correlation of different abdominal obesity...

    Authors: Maobin Kuang, Song Lu, Qiyang Xie, Nan Peng, Shiming He, Changhui Yu, Jiajun Qiu, Guotai Sheng and Yang Zou
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:311
  18. Patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) are known to have a significantly poor quality of life due to bowel frequency (night) and urgent defecation. Budesonide foam is a topical medication that was approved in J...

    Authors: Ryosuke Miyazaki, Toshiyuki Sakurai, Mariko Shimada, Yuko Iwashita, Naoki Shibuya, Yoshihiro Akita, Haruna Miyashita, Yuki Maruyama and Masayuki Saruta
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:310
  19. We aimed to evaluate the clinical applicability of a new scoring system that comprises the variables age, sex, pepsinogen ratio (PGR), gastrin-17 (G-17), and Helicobacter pylori (Hp) infection for gastric cancer ...

    Authors: Lin Li, Jinjing Ni, Shenghong Sun, Xiaojuan Zha, Rong Li and Chiyi He
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:306
  20. Multiple studies have demonstrated the involvement of low-density lipoprotein receptor-related protein 5 (LRP5) in metabolism-related diseases. This study explored the relationship between the LRP5 rs556442 gene ...

    Authors: Dongli Han, Haiying Zhang, Shousheng Liu, Likun Zhuang, Zhenzhen Zhao, Hongguang Ding and Yongning Xin
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:305
  21. Distinguishing strangulated bowel obstruction (StBO) from simple bowel obstruction (SiBO) still poses a challenge for emergency surgeons. We aimed to construct a predictive model that could distinctly discrimi...

    Authors: Wei-xuan Xu, Qi-hong Zhong, Yong Cai, Can-hong Zhan, Shuai Chen, Hui Wang, Lin Lin, Ying-qian Geng, Ping Hou, Xian-qiang Chen and Jun-rong Zhang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:304
  22. The aim of this study is to explore the treatment strategies being followed for patients with obstructing colorectal cancer (OCRC) at our institute and to know the management outcomes.

    Authors: Abhijeet Kumar, Sajan Babu Dhungana, Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Suresh Prasad Sah and Bhawani khanal
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:303
  23. Erdheim-Chester disease (ECD) is a rare form of non-Langerhans cell histiocytosis characterized by infiltration of lipid-laden foamy macrophages within different tissues. Clinical manifestations of ECD are hig...

    Authors: Jia-wen Dai, Tian-hua He, Ming-hui Duan, Yue Li and Xin-xin Cao
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:302
  24. The ABC score is a new pre-endoscopic scoring system that was recently developed to accurately predict one-month mortality in upper and lower gastrointestinal bleeding (GIB). We aim to validate this new score ...

    Authors: Marie Christelle Saade, Anthony Kerbage, Suha Jabak, Maha Makki, Kassem Barada and Yasser Shaib
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:301
  25. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition of unknown prevalence characterized by an excessive amount of bacteria in the small bowel, typically resulting in vague gastrointestinal symptoms wit...

    Authors: Majd B. Aboona, Tina W. Wong, Paul R. Del Prado, Keith Paley, Ross F. Goldberg, Samuel Weimer, Harikrishna Dave, Dan Hobohm and Adam Smith
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:300
  26. Gastric cancer remains a severe public health problem worldwide, particularly in Japan. Recent studies have demonstrated that serum markers are beneficial for risk stratification in gastric cancer development....

    Authors: Naoko Nagasaki, Masanori Ito, Tomoyuki Boda, Takahiro Kotachi, Hidehiko Takigawa, Shiro Oka and Shinji Tanaka
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:299
  27. Authors: Ulrike Ries Feddersen, Sebastian Kjærgaard Hendel, Mark Alexander Berner-Hansen, Thomas Andrew Jepps, Mark Berner-Hansen and Niels Bindslev
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:298

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  28. A precise evaluation of liver reserve function in patients with hepatic alveolar echinococcosis (HAE) prior to hepatectomy could substantially increase the success rate of the operation and reduce the incidenc...

    Authors: Yuxin Liang, Zilong Zhang, Zonglin Dai, Rui Cao, Deyuan Zhong, Chunyou Lai, Yutong Yao, Tianhang Feng and Xiaolun Huang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:297
  29. To compare the prognosis of first-line systemic chemotherapy of AS (Albumin-bound paclitaxel and S-1) versus SOX (S-1 and oxaliplatin) regimen in Chinese gastric cancer patients with peritoneal metastasis.

    Authors: Lingyun Zhang, Jiayu Zhang, Yan Wang, Wei Li, Shan Yu, Qian Li, Yiyi Yu, Tianshu Liu and Yuehong Cui
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:296
  30. Heterogeneity of liver function and tumor burden in intermediate-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) results in different outcomes after transarterial chemoembolization (TACE). Easy albumin-bilirubin (EZ-ALB...

    Authors: Prooksa Ananchuensook, Supachaya Sriphoosanaphan, Sirinporn Suksawatamnauy, Nipaporn Siripon, Nutcha Pinjaroen, Nopavut Geratikornsupuk, Stephen J. Kerr, Kessarin Thanapirom and Piyawat Komolmit
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:295
  31. The endoscopic features of oxyntic gland adenoma and gastric adenocarcinoma of the fundic gland type have not been fully investigated in relation to Helicobacter pylori infection status. We compared the morpholog...

    Authors: Masaya Iwamuro, Chiaki Kusumoto, Masahiro Nakagawa, Kazuhiro Matsueda, Sayo Kobayashi, Masao Yoshioka, Tomoki Inaba, Tatsuya Toyokawa, Chihiro Sakaguchi, Shouichi Tanaka, Takehiro Tanaka and Hiroyuki Okada
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:294
  32. In recent years, the incidence of rectal neuroendocrine tumors (NET)s has markedly increased due to the widespread use of screening colonoscopy. However, many patients are referred from local clinics after und...

    Authors: Boram Cha, Jongbeom Shin, Weon Jin Ko, Kye Sook Kwon and Hyungkil Kim
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:293
  33. Malignant peritoneal mesothelioma (MPM) is a rare disease characterized by atypical symptoms, difficult diagnosis, variable course and poor prognosis, and it develops mainly in elderly individuals. The authors...

    Authors: Dan Pan, Mengyao Wang, Wencheng Liu, Yan Li, Lixuan Sang and Bing Chang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:292
  34. There are limited comparative data for infliximab and vedolizumab in inflammatory bowel disease patients.

    Authors: Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet, Perttu Arkkila, Alessandro Armuzzi, Silvio Danese, Jordi Guardiola, Jørgen Jahnsen, Charles Lees, Edouard Louis, Milan Lukáš, Walter Reinisch, Xavier Roblin, Minyoung Jang, Han Geul Byun, Dong-Hyeon Kim, Sung Jeong Lee and Raja Atreya
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:291
  35. Physical activity in paediatric and young adult patients suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) may play an important role in the overall health status. However, physical activity in these patients ha...

    Authors: Ken Lund, Michael Due Larsen, Torben Knudsen, Jens Kjeldsen, Rasmus Gaardskær Nielsen, Søren Brage and Bente Mertz Nørgård
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:290
  36. Pancreatic acinar cell metaplasia (PACM) has been rarely reported in the gastric mucosa. In the present study, we aimed to elucidate the clinical and pathological characteristics of PACM associated with Helicobac...

    Authors: Takafumi Fuchino, Yasuhiro Wada, Masaaki Kodama, Ken-ichi Mukaisho, Kazuhiro Mizukami, Tadayoshi Okimoto, Ryoji Kushima and Kazunari Murakami
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:289
  37. Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma (ICC) and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) are the most prevalent histologic types of primary liver cancer. HCC and ICC differ in treatment and prognosis, warranting an effective ...

    Authors: Xin Zhang, Wen-Juan Huang, Meng-Lin Zhang, Wen Wang, Ye Niu, Rui-tao Wang and Zeng-yao Liu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:288
  38. For patients taking esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD), sedation should ideally be used individually based on patients’ comfort and tolerance level. However, currently there is no valid predictive tool. We under...

    Authors: Jinqing Ou, Kuiqing Lu, Junzhen Li, Xi Deng, Junhui He, Guijin Luo, Hongdan Mo, Lingli Lu, Man Yang, Jinqiu Yuan and Pingguang Lei
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:287
  39. Hepatotoxicity due to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has gained prominent attention since it can be affected by many factors. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of hepatotoxici...

    Authors: Lem Edith Abongwa, Anthony Kebira Nyamache, Fokunang Charles, Judith Torimiro, Nshom Emmanuel, Irénée Domkam, Mbu Eyongetah, Beriyuy Jude, Fung Holgar Mua, Sama Bella, Tankou Colman Tamboh, Erna Charlene Moungang, Victorine Ngum and Paul Okemo
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:286
  40. Despite numerous reports on ischemic bowel obstruction caused by internal hernia, no case presentation has been reported of an internal hernia caused by a bridge formed between the medial and lateral zones of ...

    Authors: Kohei Kanamori, Takashi Ogimi, Lin Fung Chan, Hiroshi Miyakita, Kazutake Okada, Hajime Kayano, Masaki Mori, Toshio Nakagohri, Kazuo Koyanagi and Seiichiro Yamamoto
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:285
  41. Endoscopic vacuum therapy (EVT) has become a standard treatment method for esophageal perforations in adults. However, experience with EVT in infants is scarce. In this retrospective case series, we report on ...

    Authors: Dominik J. Kaczmarek, Dominik J. Heling, Christian P. Strassburg, David Katzer, Gesche Düker, Joanna Strohm, Andreas Müller, Andreas Heydweiller and Tobias J. Weismüller
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:282

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