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Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology


Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology is an international, open access, peer-reviewed journal which considers manuscripts on all aspects of the diagnosis, management and prevention of gastrointestinal disorders, in addition to related genetic, pathophysiological and epidemiological topics.

Editor in Chief: Dr. Melpakkam Srinivas

ISSN: 1179-5522

Processing Speed: High quality, constructive peer review and rapid editorial decision within an average of four weeks.



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2016:9

“Pinstripe Pattern” in an Achalasia Patient
Atsushi Imagawa, Keiko Takeuchi and Kozue Suto
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 1-2
Original research | Published on 18 Jan 2016



Gastric Hamartomatous Polyps—Review and Update
Monika Vyas, Xiu Yang and Xuchen Zhang
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 3-10
Original research | Published on 07 Apr 2016



Palliation of Dysphagia in Carcinoma Esophagus
Vishnu Prasad Nelamangala Ramakrishnaiah, Somanath Malage, G.S. Sreenath, Sudhakar Kotlapati and Sunu Cyriac
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 11-23
Original research | Published on 06 Jun 2016



Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis: Therapeutic Options and Surveillance Management
Aditi Kumar, Daniel Wheatley and Amar Puttanna
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 25-29
Original research | Published on 09 Jun 2016



Internal Herniation Through Foramen of Winslow: A Diagnosis Not to Be Missed
Edmund Leung, Simon Bramhall, Prajeesh Kumar, Moustafa Mourad and Amdad Ahmed
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 31-33
Original research | Published on 12 Jun 2016



Comparing the Roles of EUS, ERCP and MRCP in Idiopathic Acute Recurrent Pancreatitis
Mohammad Taghi Safari, Mohammad Bager Miri, Shahram Ebadi, Shabnam Shahrokh and Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 35-39
Original research | Published on 20 Jun 2016



Elderly Onset Celiac Disease: A Narrative Review
Maria Cappello, Gaetano C. Morreale and Anna Licata
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 41-49
Original research | Published on 27 Jul 2016



The Role of Laboratory Tests in Crohn’s Disease
Maria Cappello and Gaetano Cristian Morreale
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 51-62
Original research | Published on 18 Aug 2016



Primary Esophageal Intramural Squamous Cell Carcinoma Masquerading as a Submucosal Tumor: A Rare Presentation of a Common Disease
Nikhil Sonthalia, Samit S. Jain, Ravindra G. Surude, Vinay B. Pawar, Suhas Udgirkar and Pravin M. Rathi
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 63-66
Original research | Published on 29 Sep 2016



Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches to Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Understanding the Barcelona Clínic Liver Cancer Protocol
Jonathan Soldera, Silvana Sartori Balbinot, Raul Angelo Balbinot and Andreza Gautério Cavalcanti
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 67-71
Original research | Published on 26 Oct 2016



Eradication of Helicobacter pylori Infection Restores ki67, p53, and Cyclin D1 Immunoreactivity in the Human Gastric Epithelium
Konstantinos Triantafyllou, Vasilios Papadopoulos, Theodoros Emanouil, Paraskevas Gkolfakis, Vasileia Damaskou, Georgios Tziatzios, Ioannis G. Panayiotides, Irene Vafiadis and Spiros D. Ladas
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2016:9 73-78
Original research | Published on 17 Nov 2016



2015:8

Surgical Management of Adenocarcinoma of the Pancreatic Uncinate Process in a Cancer Hospital in Egypt
Sameh Roshdy, Osama Hussein, Ahmed Abdallah, Khaled Abdel-Wahab and Ahmed Senbel
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2015:8 1-6
Original research | Published on 14 Jan 2015



Management of Loose, Frequent Stools and Fecal Incontinence in a Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia Patient with Oral Serum-derived Bovine Immunoglobulin
Larry Good and Bruce P. Burnett
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2015:8 7-11
Original research | Published on 26 Jan 2015



Relative Adrenal Insufficiency in Cirrhotic Patients
Sotirios N. Anastasiadis, Olga I. Giouleme, Georgios S. Germanidis and Themistoklis G. Vasiliadis
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2015:8 13-17
Original research | Published on 02 Mar 2015



Extrahepatic Biliary Obstruction: An Unusual Presentation of Hepatic Sarcoidosis
Vinaya Gaduputi, Rakhee Ippili, Sailaja Sakam, Hassan Tariq, Masooma Niazi, Amir A. Rahnemai-Azar and Sridhar Chilimuri
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2015:8 19-22
Original research | Published on 19 Apr 2015



Is ESR Important for Predicting Post-ERCP Pancreatitis?
Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh, Esmaeil Shamsi Afzali, Catherine Behzad, Mirhadi Mousavi, Dariush Mirsattari, Siavash Zafar Doagoo and Mohammad Reza Zali
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2015:8 23-27
Original research | Published on 05 May 2015



Characterization of Serum Cytokine Profile in Predominantly Colonic Inflammatory Bowel Disease to Delineate Ulcerative and Crohn’s Colitides
Olga Y. Korolkova, Jeremy N. Myers, Samuel T. Pellom, Li Wang and Amosy E. M’Koma
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2015:8 29-44
Original research | Published on 06 May 2015



Factors Associated with Hepatitis C Knowledge Before and After an Educational Intervention among Vietnamese Americans
Sunmin Lee, Shumenghui Zhai, Guo (Yolanda) Zhang, Xiang S. Ma, Xiaoxiao Lu, Yin Tan, Philip Siu, Brenda Seals and Grace X. Ma
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2015:8 45-53
Original research | Published on 29 Oct 2015



Bioelectrical Stimulation for the Reduction of Inflammation in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Ryan Marshall, Ian Taylor, Christopher Lahr, Thomas L. Abell, Ingrid Espinoza, Nitin K. Gupta and Christian R. Gomez
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2015:8 55-59
Original research | Published on 06 Dec 2015



Hemostasis Achieved Endoscopically for Diverticular Bleeding from the Horizontal Portion of the Duodenum
Yasumasa Matuso, Hiroshi Yasuda, Midori Suzuki, Shinya Ishigooka, Shun-ichiro Ozawa, Masaki Yamashita, Hiroyuki Yamamoto and Fumio Itoh
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2015:8 61-64
Original research | Published on 06 Dec 2015



2014:7

Defining a Therapeutic Program for Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis Patients with Unknown Etiology
Vincenzo Neri, Francesco Lapolla, Alessandra Di Lascia and Libero Luca Giambavicchio
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2014:7 1-7
Original research | Published on 05 Jan 2014



Virulence Factors of Helicobacter pylori: A Review
Bruna M. Roesler, Elizabeth M.A. Rabelo-Gonçalves and José M.R. Zeitune
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2014:7 9-17
Original research | Published on 27 Mar 2014



Impact of IL-10 (-1082) Promoter–Single Nucleotide Polymorphism on the Outcome of Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 4 Infection
Soheir F. Helal, Howayda E. Gomaa, Eman H. Thabet, Mariam A. Younan and Neveen A. Helmy
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2014:7 19-24
Original research | Published on 01 Apr 2014



Liver Function Test Abnormalities in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: A Hospital-based Survey
Maria Cappello, Claudia Randazzo, Ivana Bravatà, Anna Licata, Sergio Peralta, Antonio Craxì and Piero Luigi Almasio
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2014:7 25-31
Original research | Published on 17 Jun 2014



Primary and Secondary Prevention of Colorectal Cancer
Pedro J. Tárraga López, Juan Solera Albero and José Antonio Rodríguez-Montes
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2014:7 33-46
Original research | Published on 14 Jul 2014



Successful Treatment of Severe Spontaneous Periampullary Bleeding with Argon Plasma Coagulation
Amir Abadir
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2014:7 47-50
Original research | Published on 07 Aug 2014



Diabetic Ketoacidosis-induced Hypertriglyceridemic Acute Pancreatitis Treated with Plasmapheresis—Recipe for Biochemical Disaster Management
Abhishek Seth, Saurabh Rajpal, Taru Saigal, John Bienvenu, Ankur Sheth, Jonathan S. Alexander, Moheb Boktor, Kenneth Manas, James D. Morris and Paul A. Jordan
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2014:7 51-53
Original research | Published on 12 Oct 2014



Bupivacaine Lozenge Compared with Lidocaine Spray as Topical Pharyngeal Anesthetic before Unsedated Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
Nesrin Salale, Charlotte Treldal, Stine Mogensen, Mette Rasmussen, Janne Petersen, Ove Andersen and Jette Jacobsen
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2014:7 55-59
Original research | Published on 28 Oct 2014



2013:6

Appraisal of Microbial Evolution to Commensalism and Pathogenicity in Humans
Asit Ranjan Ghosh
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2013:6 1-12
Original research | Published on 27 May 2013



COX-2 Gene Promoter Methylation in Patients Infected with Helicobacter Pylori
Yosuke Michikawa, Hiroshi Yasuda, Yoshiyuki Watanabe, Ritsuko Oikawa, Yoshichika Ohishi, Tadateru Maehata and Fumio Itoh
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2013:6 13-19
Original research | Published on 25 Jun 2013



Linaclotide: A New Option for the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation and Chronic Idiopathic Constipation in Adults
Colleen H. Parker, Yuhong Yuan and Louis Wing Cheong Liu
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2013:6 21-32
Original research | Published on 31 Jul 2013



Inflammatory Bowel Disease: An Expanding Global Health Problem
Amosy E. M’Koma
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2013:6 33-47
Original research | Published on 14 Aug 2013



Evaluation of Serum-Derived Bovine Immunoglobulin Protein Isolate in Subjects with Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Dale Wilson, Malkanthi Evans, Eric Weaver, Audrey L. Shaw and Gerald L. Klein
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2013:6 49-60
Original research | Published on 05 Dec 2013



2012:5

Characteristic Findings of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis on Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiography: Which is the Most Common Finding?
Amir Houshang Mohammad Alizadeh, Anahita Shahnazi, Aida Rasoulzadeh, Esmaeel Shams, Manijeh Mohammadi, Farideh Darabi, Mahnaz Behdad
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2012:5 1-4
Original research | Published on 20 Dec 2011



A Gentleman with an Unusual Cause of Hypoalbuminemia
Siu-tong Law and Sin Chuen Chiu
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2012:5 5-9
Original research | Published on 20 Feb 2012



Patient Adherence and Efficacy of Certolizumab Pegol in the Management of Crohn's Disease
Wojciech Blonski, Anna M. Buchner and Gary R. Lichtenstein
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2012:5 11-21
Original research | Published on 10 Apr 2012 | Video Abstract Available



Lubiprostone for the Treatment of Adult Women with Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation
Mahmoud Soubra and Ron Schey
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2012:5 23-30
Original research | Published on 10 Apr 2012



Rifaximin Therapy of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Hoonmo L. Koo, Saman Sabounchi, David B. Huang and Herbert L. DuPont
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2012:5 31-41
Original research | Published on 25 Jun 2012



Intestinal Metaplasia and the Risk of Gastric Cancer in an Immigrant Asian Population
Amir Abadir, Catherine Streutker, Christine Brezden-Masley, Andrea Grin and Young-In Kim
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2012:5 43-50
Original research | Published on 23 Aug 2012



Pantoprazole for the Treatment of Peptic Ulcer Bleeding and Prevention of Rebleeding
Christo J. van Rensburg and Susan Cheer
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2012:5 51-60
Original research | Published on 17 Sep 2012



A Complete Resolution of Sialadenitis Induced by Iodine Containing Contrast with Intravenous Dexamethasone Infusion
Homam Alkaied, Kassem Harris, Basem Azab and Marcel Odaimi
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2012:5 61-63
Original research | Published on 09 Oct 2012



Proton Pump Inhibitor use in Hospitalized Patients: Is Overutilization Becoming a Problem?
Cheryl Durand, Kristine C. Willett and Alicia R. Desilets
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2012:5 65-76
Original research | Published on 15 Oct 2012



Medical Management of Ulcerative Colitis with a Specific Focus on 5-Aminosalicylates
Hugh James Freeman
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2012:5 77-83
Original research | Published on 18 Oct 2012



2011:4

Three Patients with Viral Breakthrough During Pegylated Interferon Alpha-2b and Ribavirin Therapy: A Case Series
Daigo Kon, Takashi Goto, Kouichi Miura, Shigetoshi Ohshima, Tomomi Shibuya, Ei Kataoka, Wataru Sato, Takahiro Dohmen, Yumiko Anezaki, Hajime Ishii, Ikuhiro Yamada, Kentaro Kamada and Hirohide Ohnishi
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2011:4 1-5
Original research | Published on 08 Feb 2011



Once-Daily MMX Mesalamine in the Management of Ulcerative Colitis
Wojciech Blonski, Anna M. Buchner and Gary R. Lichtenstein
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2011:4 7-13
Original research | Published on 25 May 2011



Endoscopic Sclerotherapy for Bleeding Oesophageal Varices: Experience in Gezira State, Sudan
Moawia Elbalal Mohammed
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2011:4 15-19
Original research | Published on 06 Jun 2011



Azathioprine and Infliximab: Monotherapy or Combination Therapy in the Treatment of Crohn's Disease
Bryan L. Love, Lisa S. Smith, Steedman A. Sarbah and Fred C. Fowler
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2011:4 21-30
Original research | Published on 08 Jun 2011



A Review of the Management of Gastric Acid-Related Diseases: Focus on Rabeprazole
Motoyasu Kusano, Shikou Kuribayashi, Osamu Kawamura, Yasuyuki Shimoyama, Hiroko Hosaka, Atsuto Nagoshi, Hiroaki Zai and Masatomo Mori
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2011:4 31-43
Original research | Published on 14 Sep 2011 | Highly accessed (previous month)



Diagnostic Performance of Ultrafast 3-Dimensional Ultrasound on the Small Bowel: Single Center Experience
Salah Elwagdy, Mokhtar Ragab Ramadan, Mohamed A. Farag, Manal Farag, Sahar Eladawy, Hosni A-Karim, Gamal M. Soliman, Ali Ibrahim, Shabban Salah and Abdel Hamid Elgargani
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2011:4 45-51
Original research | Published on 31 Oct 2011



2010:3

Hepatitis B Screening Compliance and Non-Compliance among Chinese, Koreans, Vietnamese and Cambodians
Grace X. Ma, Yin Tan, Min Qi Wang, Ying Yuan and Wang Gyu Chae
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2010:3 1-10
Original research | Published on 05 Mar 2010



Microscopic Colitis and Medication Use
Monina F. Pascua, Prashant Kedia, Mark G. Weiner, John Holmes, Jonas Ellenberg and James D. Lewis
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2010:3 11-19
Original research | Published on 18 May 2010



Constipation, IBS and the 5-HT4 Receptor: What Role for Prucalopride?
Gareth J. Sanger and Eamonn M.M. Quigley
Clinical Medicine Insights: Gastroenterology 2010:3 21-33
Original research | Published on 20 Dec 2010



2009:2

Endoscopic Needle Knife Precut Papillotomy for Inaccessible Bile Duct Following Failed Pancreatic Duct Access
Hiroyuki Miyatani and Yukio Yoshida
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2009:2 1-5
Original research | Published on 16 Dec 2008



Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Scleroderma
Cherag Daruwala, Giancarlo Mercogliano and Thomas P. Harder
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2009:2 7-12
Original research | Published on 09 Apr 2009



Indications and Outcome of Endoscopic Papillectomy of the Major and Minor Papilla - a Prospective 5-year Study
Uwe Will, Peter Gottschalk, Hans Bosseckert and Frank Meyer
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2009:2 13-20
Original research | Published on 20 Jul 2009



Fulminant Hepatic Failure Caused by Diffuse Liver Metastases Following Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor Resection
Abdel-Rauf Zeina, Alicia Nachtigal, Eugene Vlodavsky and Jochanan E. Naschitz
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2009:2 21-24
Original research | Published on 02 Sep 2009



The Role of Adjuvant Therapy in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor after Operative Treatment
Ka-Ho Lok
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2009:2 25-27
Original research | Published on 02 Oct 2009



2008:1

Surgery is Indicated for Persistent Enterocutaneous Fistulizing Crohn’s Disease
Judith E. Baars, Ernst J. Kuipers, Herman van Dekken and C. Janneke van der Woude
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2008:1 1-3
Original research | Published on 26 Mar 2008



Prospective Audit of Colonoscopy Practice in a Lebanese University Hospital
Rita Slim, Louisa Khairallah, César Yaghi, Khalil Honein, Marwan Chemaly, Bahaa Kheir and Raymond Sayegh
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2008:1 5-10
Original research | Published on 24 Apr 2008



Knowledge, Perceptions, and Communication about Colorectal Cancer Screening among Chinese American Primary Care Physicians
Wenchi Liang, Mei-Yuh Chen, Grace X. Ma, Jeanne S. Mandelblatt
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2008:1 21-26
Original research | Published on 16 May 2008



Update 2008: The Esophagus
Alan B.R. Thomson
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2008:1 11-20
Original research | Published on 06 Jun 2008



Underlying—Disease Risk for Antispasmodic Premedication in Older Patients Undergoing Investigations of the Gastrointestinal Tract
Noboru Saito, Akiyoshi Seshimo and Shingo Kameoka
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2008:1 27-31
Original research | Published on 06 Jun 2008



Effects of Seal Oil on Meal-Induced Symptoms and Gastric Accommodation in Patients with Subjective Food Hypersensitivity: A Pilot Study
Kine Gregersen, Ragna A. Lind, Tormod Bjørkkjær, Livar Frøyland, Arnold Berstad and Gülen Arslan Lied
Clinical Medicine: Gastroenterology 2008:1 33-41
Original research | Published on 05 Nov 2008





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