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  1. The detection rate of methylated Septin9 (mSEPT9) in colorectal cancer (CRC) is varied greatly across the studies. This study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic ability of mSEPT9 in CRC, and compare the diagnost...

    Authors: Dong-cheng Lu, Qi-fang Zhang, Li Li, Xian-ke Luo, Bin Liang, Yi-han Lu, Bang-li Hu and Hai-xing Jiang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:232
  2. Mucosal healing (MH) has become the treatment goal of patients with Crohn’s disease (CD). This study aims to develop a noninvasive and reliable clinical tool for individual evaluation of mucosal healing in pat...

    Authors: Nana Tang, Han Chen, Ruidong Chen, Wen Tang and Hongjie Zhang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:229
  3. Entecavir (ETV) can suppress chronic hepatitis B (CHB) virus replication as a standard of treatment drugs. For the treatment of CHB, affordable generic drugs may be more widely used in developing and undevelop...

    Authors: Po-Ke Hsu, Pei-Yuan Su and Chia-Lin Wu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:228
  4. Patients with acid sphingomyelinase deficiency (ASMD) may be referred to a hepatologist for liver manifestations. This study summarized the liver manifestations of patients with ASMD in the early disease course.

    Authors: Neng-Li Wang, Jing Lin, Lian Chen, Yi Lu, Xin-Bao Xie, Kuerbanjiang Abuduxikuer and Jian-She Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:227
  5. Primary duodenal cancer (PDC) is rare, especially signet-ring cell carcinoma (SRCC) of the duodenal bulb, and it is commonly misdiagnosed as an ulceration. Here, we report a rare case of SRCC of the duodenal b...

    Authors: Nan Ye, Xiaoxiao Bao, Xiaokang Zhao and Bin Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:226
  6. Low-dose aspirin and clopidogrel have demonstrated potential chemoprevention for colorectal cancer (CRC). Proton-pump inhibitors (PPI) are commonly prescribed with anticoagulation drugs, but the relationship b...

    Authors: Pei-Huan Ho, Hung-Chun Hsiao, Chun-Wei Chen, Hui-Ming Chen, Siew-Na Lim, Chau-Ting Yeh, Chia-Jung Kuo and Wey-Ran Lin
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:225
  7. Pure laparoscopic liver resection (LLR) of segment 8 (S8) is still rarely performed due to the lack of an appropriate surgical approach. This article discusses the technical tips and operation methods for LLR ...

    Authors: Nan You, Ke Wu, Jing Li and Lu Zheng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:224
  8. The lesions of certain diseases are widely distributed in both stomach and small intestine, while the step-by-step strategy of gastroscopy followed by enteroscopy can be burdensome and costly. We aimed to dete...

    Authors: Ya-Wei Liu, Yuan-Chen Wang, Jia-Hui Zhu, Xi Jiang, Wei Zhou, Jie Zhang, Zhuan Liao and En-Qiang Linghu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:222
  9. Small intestinal stricture is a major cause for surgery in Crohn’s disease (CD). Endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) is performed for small intestinal strictures to avoid surgery, often repeatedly. However, fact...

    Authors: Shuji Hibiya, Kazuo Ohtsuka, Kento Takenaka, Ami Kawamoto, Yusuke Matsuyama, Yumi Udagawa, Maiko Motobayashi, Hiromichi Shimizu, Toshimitsu Fujii, Eiko Saito, Masakazu Nagahori, Ryuichi Okamoto and Mamoru Watanabe
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:218
  10. Group A rotavirus (RVA) remains the main causative agent of acute diarrhea among children under five years in countries that have not yet introduced the RVA vaccine worldwide. Long-term and continuous monitori...

    Authors: Lijuan Lu, Huaqing Zhong, Ran Jia, Liyun Su, Menghua Xu, Lingfeng Cao, Pengcheng Liu, Yuanyun Ao, Niuniu Dong and Jin Xu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:217
  11. Cholecystectomy is performed for most gallbladder polyps (GPs). However, cholecystectomy results concerning complications in some patients. For benign GPs, adoption of gallbladder-preserving surgery is worth t...

    Authors: Xiao-Jian He, Zhi-Ping Chen, Xiang-Peng Zeng, Chuan-Shen Jiang, Gang Liu, Dong-Liang Li, Da-Zhou Li and Wen Wang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:216
  12. The value of CT (computed tomography) sinography in evaluating abdominal wall sinus tracts is currently unclear. The present study aims to investigate the accuracy of CT sinography in diagnosing the extent of ...

    Authors: Xuechao Du, Yuchang Yan, Pengtao Sun, Shuo Yang, Zhenyu Pan, Sujun Liu and Tao Jiang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:214
  13. Risk stratification to identify patients with high risk of variceal rebleeding is particularly important in patients with decompensated cirrhosis. In clinical practice, eliminating gastroesphageal varices thor...

    Authors: Huiwen Guo, Ming Zhang, Na Zhang, Xiaochun Yin, Yang Cheng, Lihong Gu, Xixuan Wang, Jiangqiang Xiao, Yi Wang, Xiaoping Zou, Yuzheng Zhuge and Feng Zhang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:213
  14. This study aimed to determine the prognostic value of the sarcopenia on the progression free survival (PFS) and overall survival (OS) of esophageal squamous cell cancer (ESCC) patients who received radiotherap...

    Authors: Junchao Qian, Youjiao Si, Ke Zhou, Yu Tian, Qisen Guo, Kaikai Zhao and Jinming Yu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:211
  15. It is estimated that approximately 50% of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in Japan are currently over 75 years old. However, patients aged ≥ 75 years are typically underrepresented in clinical ...

    Authors: Yuri Komaki, Yoshinori Ozono, Kenichi Nakamura, Hisayoshi Iwakiri, Satoru Hasuike, Mitsue Sueta, Tadashi Miike, Shojiro Yamamoto, Hirofumi Uto, Kazunori Kusumoto, Toshimasa Ochiai, Junya Kato, Naoto Komada, Kazuo Kuroki, Toshiharu Eto, Masafumi Shigehira…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:210
  16. Eosinophilic enteritis is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the intestinal tract that is characterized by eosinophil infiltration. Cytomegalovirus (CMV), a common virus, has a broad infectivity range. CMV is ...

    Authors: Yuichi Yamaga, Masahiro Mizuno, Shunji Okae, Mikako Nio-Tamaoki, Kenji Masuo, Yoko Mashimo-Matsuo, Junya Tanaka and Motoshige Nabeshima
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:209
  17. Authors: Ahmed B. Bayoumy, Elsa L. S. A. van Liere, Melek Simsek, Ben Warner, Aathavan Loganayagam, Jeremy D. Sanderson, Simon Anderson, Jonathan Nolan, Nanne K. de Boer, Chris J. J. Mulder and Azhar Ansari
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:208

    The original article was published in BMC Gastroenterology 2020 20:296

  18. Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common of cancer-related deaths. Nucleolar protein 14 (NOP14) is known to play different roles in diverse types of cancers. However, little is known about its roles in...

    Authors: Caijie Lu, Weihua Liao, Yiwen Huang, Yaoxing Huang and Yuqi Luo
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:207
  19. Authors: Jun Omori, Osamu Goto, Tsugumi Habu, Yumiko Ishikawa, Kumiko Kirita, Eriko Koizumi, Hiroto Noda, Kazutoshi Higuchi, Takeshi Onda, Teppei Akimoto, Naohiko Akimoto, Norio Itokawa, Mitsuru Kaise and Katsuhiko Iwakiri
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:206

    The original article was published in BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:139

  20. The purpose of this study was to investigate the short-term outcomes and prognosis of elderly and very elderly colorectal cancer (CRC) patients after primary CRC surgery using propensity score matching (PSM).

    Authors: Yu-Xi Cheng, Xiao-Yu Liu, Bing Kang, Wei Tao, Zheng-Qiang Wei and Dong Peng
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:205
  21. Intermittent fasting (IF) during the month of Ramadan is part of the religious rituals of Muslims. The effect of intermittent fasting on disease activity in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) is still unknown. ...

    Authors: Mohamed Negm, Ahmed Bahaa, Ahmed Farrag, Rania M. Lithy, Hedy A. Badary, Mahmoud Essam, Shimaa Kamel, Mohamed Sakr, Waleed Abd El Aaty, Mostafa Shamkh, Ahmed Basiony, Ibrahim Dawoud and Hany Shehab
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:203
  22. Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) is a biomarker used in clinical management of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), however, approximately 40% of HCC patients do not present with elevated serum AFP levels. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Xiaowei Chi, Liejun Jiang, Yulin Yuan, Xinyan Huang, Xuemei Yang, Steven Hochwald, Jie Liu and Huayi Huang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:202
  23. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in France and by the time of the diagnosis, 15–25% of patients will suffer from synchronous liver metastases. Surgery associated to neoadjuvant treatment can c...

    Authors: Elias Karam, Petru Bucur, Camille Gil, Remy Sindayigaya, Nicolas Tabchouri, Louise Barbier, Urs Pabst-Giger, Pascal Bourlier, Thierry Lecomte, Driffa Moussata, Sophie Chapet, Gilles Calais, Mehdi Ouaissi and Ephrem Salamé
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:201
  24. The effectiveness of ustekinumab (UST) in the treatment of Crohn’s disease (CD) has been demonstrated in the pivotal Phase 3 UNITI 1 and 2 and IM-UNITI studies in both anti-TNF-naïve and anti-TNF-exposed patie...

    Authors: Rogério Serafim Parra, Júlio Maria Fonseca Chebli, Natália Sousa Freitas Queiroz, Aderson Omar Mourão Cintra Damião, Matheus Freitas Cardoso de Azevedo, Liliana Andrade Chebli, Erika Ruback Bertges, Antonio José Tiburcio Alves Junior, Orlando Ambrogini Junior, Bianca Loyo Pona Schiavetti da Silva, Marcio Lubini, Mauro Bafutto, Cristina Flores, Eduardo Garcia Vilela, Sandra Felice Boratto, Newton Luiz Tricarico Gasparetti Junior…
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:199
  25. Recent studies have shown that functional mitochondria are essential for cancer cells. Nuclear respiratory factor 1 (NRF1) is a transcription factor that activates mitochondrial biogenesis and the expression o...

    Authors: Dan Wang, Baolan Wan, Xiaojing Zhang, Pingping Sun, Shu Lu, Chenxu Liu and Li Zhu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:198
  26. Intestinal metaplasia (IM) is considered a key pivot point in the Correa model of gastric cancer (GC). It is histologically subtyped into the complete and incomplete subtypes, the latter being associated with ...

    Authors: Athanasios Koulis, Natasha Di Costanzo, Catherine Mitchell, Stephen Lade, David Goode, Rita A. Busuttil and Alex Boussioutas
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:197
  27. Recent studies have demonstrated the presence of associations between metabolic syndrome and the onset of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Metabolic syndrome, in turn, has been found to be linked to h...

    Authors: Wentao Zhu, An Liang, Pei Shi, Songsong Yuan, Ying Zhu, Jiwei Fu, Ting Zheng, Zhilong Wen and Xiaoping Wu
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:196
  28. Optimal concentration of ustekinumab (UST) predicting endoscopic remission has not been fully investigated in Crohn’s disease (CD). We aimed to identify the optimal UST trough levels predicting clinical, labor...

    Authors: Hisashi Hirayama, Yasuhiro Morita, Takayuki Imai, Kenichiro Takahashi, Atsushi Yoshida, Shigeki Bamba, Osamu Inatomi and Akira Andoh
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:195
  29. Delayed bleeding is an important adverse event after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). We aimed to externally validate the Bleeding after ESD Trend from Japan (BEST-J) score and subsequently deve...

    Authors: Jiaxu Wang, Shanshan Wu, Jie Xing, Peng Li, Shutian Zhang and Xiujing Sun
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:194
  30. The lung is one of the most frequent distant metastasis sites in colorectal cancer (CRC) patients; however, lung metastasis risk and prognostic factors have not been comprehensively elucidated. This study aime...

    Authors: Hongmei Wang, Xuefeng Shan, Min Zhang, Kun Qian, Zhengze Shen and Weiying Zhou
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:193

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:249

  31. The prognostic value of the mucinous adenocarcinoma histotype on the early stages especially for stage I colorectal cancer (CRC) is still unclear. This study determined the clinicopathologic characteristics an...

    Authors: Liang Huang, Shuangling Luo, Sicong Lai, Zhanzhen Liu, Huanxin Hu, Mian Chen and Liang Kang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:192
  32. Methylated SDC2 has been proved as a diagnostic marker for human colorectal cancer (CRC), noninvasive stool DNA-based methylation testing also emerges as a novel approach for detecting CRC. The aim of this study ...

    Authors: Liang Ma, Geng Qin, Fei Gai, Yongwei Jiang, Zhan Huang, Hui Yang, Shukun Yao, Shiyu Du and Yongtong Cao
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:191
  33. Colon cancer (CC) is a disease with high incidence and mortality rate. The interaction between epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) and immune status has important clinical significance. We aim to identify ...

    Authors: Ning Kang, Xiaoli Xie, Xue Zhou, Yijun Wang, Shengxiong Chen, Ran Qi, Ting Liu and Huiqing Jiang
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:190
  34. Nuclear changes are typical in the carcinogenesis of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Morphometry and chromatin texture analysis are quantitative methods for their quantification. In this study, we analyzed nuc...

    Authors: Jordan Boeira dos Santos, Rodrigo Tzovenos Starosta, Emily Ferreira Salles Pilar, Jefferson Daniel Kunz, Joelson Tomedi, Carlos Thadeu Schmidt Cerski and Rúbia Denise Ruppenthal
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:189
  35. Patients with ulcerative colitis are at an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer with a prolonged disease course. Many studies have shown that alterations in the immune microenvironment play a key rol...

    Authors: Shi Yin, Xianzhe Li, Zhizhong Xiong, Minghao Xie, Longyang Jin, Huaxian Chen, Chaobin Mao, Fengxiang Zhang and Lei Lian
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:188
  36. To compare the predictive ability of six pre-endoscopic scoring systems (ABC, AIMS65, GBS, MAP(ASH), pRS, and T-score) for outcomes of upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) in elderly and younger patients.

    Authors: Yajie Li, Qin Lu, Mingyang Song, Kexuan Wu and Xilong Ou
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:187
  37. Ubiquitin ligases (Ub-ligases) are essential intracellular enzymes responsible for the regulation of proteome homeostasis, signaling pathway crosstalk, cell differentiation and stress responses. Individual Ub-...

    Authors: Veronika Iatsiuk, Frantisek Malinka, Marketa Pickova, Jolana Tureckova, Jiri Klema, Frantisek Spoutil, Vendula Novosadova, Jan Prochazka and Radislav Sedlacek
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:186
  38. A lack of sleep or disorder in sleep–wake cycles has been associated with metabolic impairments. However, few studies have investigated the association between daytime napping duration and the risk of non-alco...

    Authors: Chang Hong, Chengkai Wu, Pengcheng Ma, Hao Cui, Liya Chen, Ruining Li, Qimei Li, Lin Zeng, Shengwu Liao, Lushan Xiao, Li Liu and Wenyuan Li
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:185

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:235

  39. Zonulin is observed in animal models to regulate intestinal permeability and influenced by dietary intake, gut microbiota, and inflammation. We conducted a secondary analysis of a randomized controlled crossov...

    Authors: Aaron J. Riviere, Kristen S. Smith, Megan N. Schaberg, Michael W. Greene and Andrew D. Frugé
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:184
  40. It has been documented that Crohn’s disease (CD) patients were prone to develop non-alcoholic liver fatty liver disease (NAFLD) with less metabolic factors. Our purpose is to investigate the prevalence, clinic...

    Authors: Qijin Hong, Jun Shen, Qi Feng, Qing Zheng and Yuqi Qiao
    Citation: BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:183

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Gastroenterology 2022 22:242

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