4,601 results match your criteria Acta gastro-enterologica Belgica[Journal]


A bag of diamonds.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):359

Department of Cardiology, AZ Delta Campus Heilig-Hartziekenhuis Roeselare, Wilgenstraat 2, 8800 Roeselare, Belgium.

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Incomplete intestinal obstruction.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):357-358

Department of Visceral Surgery, Mohammed V Military Teaching Hospital, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Mohammed V University, Rabat, Morocco.

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BSGIE survey on COVID-19 and gastrointestinal endoscopy in Belgium : results and recommendations.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):344-354

Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels.

Background And Aims: With the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic declining, activities in the gastrointestinal clinic are being recommenced after a period of stringent measures. Since a second COVID-19 wave is not entirely ruled out health care professionals might remain faced with the need to perform endoscopic procedures in patients with a confirmed positive or unknown COVID-19 status. With this report we aim to provide a practical relevant overview of preparation and protective measures for gastroenterologists based on the currently available guidelines and our local experience and results of a national Belgian survey, to guarantee a fast recall of an adequate infection prevention if COVID-19 reoccurs. Read More

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Liver transplantation during the COVID-19 epidemic : recommendations from the Belgian Liver Intestine Transplant Committee (BeLIAC).

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):340-343

KUL Liver Transplant Program, Universitair Ziekenhuis Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium.

Since January 2020, the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has dramatically impacted the world. In March 2020, the COVID-19 epidemic reached Belgium creating uncertainty towards all aspects of life. There has been an impressive capacity and solidarity of all healthcare professionals to acutely reconvert facilities to treat these patients. Read More

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NASH : a welfare disease with emerging questions and adequate answer attempts.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):339

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp, Belgium.

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COVID-19 and gastrointestinal endoscopy in Belgium : uncertainty and ambiguity.

Authors:
T G Moreels

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):337-338

Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Brussels, Belgium.

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Travel history can make the difference.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):334-336

Clinical Laboratory of Microbiology, OLVZ Aalst, Aalst, Belgium.

Entamoeba histolytica infections are rare in developed countries such as Belgium. A 53-year-old female patient presented with 10 days of fever and mild persisting pain in the right hypochondriac despite 6 days of antibiotic therapy. The anamnesis further revealed that the patient was born in Colombia and visits her native country on a regular basis. Read More

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Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt placement for symptomatic non- bleeding anorectal varices in nodular regenerative hyperplasia.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):331-333

Academic Hospital Roeselare, Department of Gastroenterology, 8800 Roeselare, Belgium.

In this paper we present the case of a male 55-year old patient with known ulcerative colitis and nodular regenerative hyperplasia, a rare form of noncirrhotic portal hypertension. He presented four visits to the emergency department with rapidly progressive anal discomfort. After two weeks a transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt was placed using the gun-sight technique with immediate relief of the unbearable anal pain and pressure. Read More

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A rectal metastasis of an unknown lobular breast carcinoma and its management.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):327-330

Clinique Saint Jean, Bruxelles, Belgium.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women but gastro- intestinal metastases of breast cancer are rare. They can occur years after the diagnosis or at the diagnosis of breast cancer. We report the case of a patient complaining of dyschesia, tenesmus and anal incontinence leading to the discovery of a rectal metastasis of an unknown breast neoplasia. Read More

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Boerhaave's syndrome initially presented with sore throat and cough complicated by a bilateral pneumothorax.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):322-324

Department of Pneumology, Clinique Saint Joseph, Arlon, Belgium.

A 14-year-old male was admitted to the Emergency Department with sore throat and cough. One hour after his admission, he presented a hemodynamic compromise with a respiratory failure. The thoracic tomodensitometry highlighted a tension bilateral pneumothorax and mediastinum consecutive to an esophageal rupture in the left posterolateral wall also known as Boerhaave's syndrome which was treated successfully with a non-operative management. Read More

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Successfully endoscopic retrieval of ingested toothpicks in colorectum : a report of four cases.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):319-321

Department of Gastroenterology, The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, Changsha, Hunan 410011, China.

Background: Toothpick ingestion is a rare event, but due to the low efficacy of radiographic examination, it can induce severe complications including perforation, abscess, and sepsis.

Case Report: Four patients with either defecation problems or abdominal/anal pain were admitted to our hospital. Colonoscopy showed all four cases had a toothpick impacted in the colorectal wall without perforation. Read More

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Acid-base disturbances in dehydrated patients with cystic fibrosis : four case reports with review of literature.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):315-318

Cystic Fibrosis Centre, Ghent University Hospital.

Most episodes of vomiting, reduced intake and diarrhoea in children can be evaluated and treated without additional tests. However, when the degree of clinical dehydration is not in line with the patient's medical history, other diagnoses should be suspected. In the presence of a hyponatraemic hypochloraemic metabolic alkalosis, cystic fibrosis (CF) should be included in the differential diagnosis, especially if there is failure to thrive even in the absence of respiratory symptoms. Read More

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Molecular perspectives for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma.

Authors:
A Demory J C Nault

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):309-312

Service d'hépatologie, Hôpital Jean Verdier, Hôpitaux Universitaires Paris-Seine-Saint-Denis, Assistance-Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, Bondy, France.

Major advances have been performed in the understanding of genomic dysregulation of hepatocellular carcinoma. A median of 40 to 60 somatic mutations in coding sequence per tumor was identified including 2 to 6 mutations per tumor in genes driving liver carcinogenesis. The main genetic alterations target the key signaling pathways of liver carcinogenesis : telomere maintenance, cell cycle gene, Wnt/beta-catenin pathway, epigenetic modifier gene, oxidative stress pathway, AKT/mTOR and Ras/Raf MAP kinase pathways. Read More

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Angiogenesis in the progression of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):301-307

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hepatology Research Unit, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most prevalent liver disease worldwide, and an increasing cause of liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. Angiogenesis, the formation of new blood vessels from pre-existing ones, is a key pathophysiological mechanism contributing to NAFLD progression. Major triggers for angiogenesis in NAFLD include tissue hypoxia, structural and dynamic endothelial cell dysfunction, stellate cell activation and macrophage-mediated inflammation. Read More

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Serum level of CCL2 predicts outcome of patients with pancreatic cancer.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):295-299

Departments of Integrative Oncology, Fudan University Shanghai Cancer Center, Shanghai 200032, China.

Background: Pancreatic cancer is one of the most deadly cancers worldwide with a five-year survival rate of less than 5%. Chronic pancreatitis showed increased risk to develop pancreatic cancer, in which chronic inflammation of the pancreas may play a critical role. Cytokines play an indispensable role in inflammatory reaction and tumorigenesis. Read More

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Benefits of abdominal paracentesis drainage performed ahead of percutaneous catheter drainage as a modification of the step-up approach in acute pancreatitis with fluid collections.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):285-293

Department of health sciences, "Džemal Bijedic" University of Mostar, 88000 Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Aim: The aim of the study is to evaluate the role of abdominal paracentesis drainage (APD) ahead of percutaneous catheter drainage (PCD), as a modification of the step-up approach, when treating acute pancreatitis (AP) with peritoneal ascitic fluid (PAF).

Patients And Methods: This is a prospective cohort study including 118 participants with AP in which the indicative factors for upgrading from APD to PCD were investigated in patients with PAF. Ninety six patients with a sufficient volume of PAF initially underwent ultrasound-guided APD and were separated into two groups : group A (the patients who did not undergo PCD after APD) and B (the patients who underwent PCD after APD). Read More

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Diagnostic utility of oxidative and non-oxidative markers for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in non-malign ascites.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):279-284

Ahi Evran University, Department of Biochemistry, Kirsehir, Turkey.

Objective: In this study, we aimed to investigate the diagnostic availability of oxidant and antioxidant parameters in ascites for spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP).

Material And Methods: This study was carried out between July and October 2018 with 25 patients with SBP and 24 patients without SBP. Patients with acute infection, those taking vitamin supplements and antioxidant medication, smoking and drinking alcohol, and patients without ascites culture were excluded from the study. Read More

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A 3'-untranslated region variant (rs2289046) of insulin receptor substrate 2 gene is associated with susceptibility to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):271-276

Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases Research Center, Research Institute for Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

Purpose: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an increasing global health concern defined by excessive hepatic fat content in the absence of excessive alcohol consumption. Regarding the key role of insulin and insulin resistance in NAFLD, we investigated whether insulin receptor substrate 1 (IRS1) and insulin receptor substrate 2 (IRS2) gene variants were associated with NAFLD risk.

Methods: In this case-control study, 305 subjects including 151 cases with biopsy-proven NAFLD and 154 controls were enrolled. Read More

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The diagnostic yield of urgent colonoscopy in acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):265-270

Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Background And Aims: Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding (LGIB) is one of the leading causes of ER visits. Colonoscopy is indicated in all patients with LGIB, yet the time frame for performing colonoscopy remains unclear. Whether or not urgent endoscopic evaluation improves outcomes of LGIB has been questioned. Read More

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Prognostic value and association of systemic inflammation for patients with stage IV gastric cancer.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):255-263

Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Renji Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200127, China.

Objective: The present study is aimed at investigating the prognostic value and association of systemic inflammation (neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio and lymphocyte-to-monocytes ratio) for patients with stage IV gastric cancer.

Methods: In this retrospective study, patients with stage IV gastric cancer between January 2008 and December 2017 were included. A summary was performed on clinicopathological characteristics and a multivariate cox regression analysis was performed to identify the prognostic factors. Read More

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Relation of cyclooxygenase-2 expression with premalignant gastric lesions.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):249-254

Department of Pathology, University of Health Sciences Gaziosmanpasa Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Introduction: We studied the relation between premalignant gastric lesions and cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression.

Methods: The study included 254 patients, who were histo- logically diagnosed with chronic active gastritis, atrophy, dys- plasia and metaplasia. Gastric biopsy specimens of the patients were histopathologically examined in terms of the presence of Helicobacter pylori (H. Read More

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Logistic regression analysis of risk factors for upper gastrointestinal bleeding induced by PCI in combination with double antiplatelet therapy for STEMI patients.

Authors:
B Tang S Xiao

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):245-248

Department of Cardiology, Jingzhou Central Hospital, The Second Clinical Medical College, Yangtze University, Jingzhou, China.

Objective: To analyze the risk factors for upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) during double antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI).

Methods: A total of 388 patients treated from January 2015 to September 2017 due to STEMI were selected. Thirty-two cases of UGIB occurring during DAPT after PCI were included as a UGIB group, and another 356 cases without UGIB were set as a control group. Read More

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For better visibility of Acta Gastro-Enterologica Belgica.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Apr-Jun;83(2):243-244

Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospitals Leuven, KU Leuven, Belgium.

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Top 3 Differentials in gastrointestinal imaging : a case review by Rocky Saenz.

Authors:
C Hommel

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):98

Service d'Hépato-gastroentérologie, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, UCLouvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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A Drug-Induced Polypoid Lesion.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):97

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium.

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Duodenal mass in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):96

Department of Gastroenterology, Ortadogu 19 Mayis Hospital, Dikmen, Cankaya, Ankara, Turkey.

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Cholestatic hepatitis due to propafenone in father and daughter.

Authors:
G K Unler

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):95

Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology, Konya, Turkey.

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Patients with chronic hepatitis C virus infection are at high risk of being lost to follow-up. Focused interventions can increase linkage to care.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):94

Ghent University Hospital, Hepatology and Gastroenterology, Ghent, Belgium.

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Hiccups : an uncommon presentation of pyogenic liver abscess.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):92-93

Department of Anesthesiology, Tri-Service General Hospital and National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

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Z-POEM (Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy) for the management of large Zenker's diverticulum.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):90-91

Gastroenterology Division, Internal Medicine Department, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt.

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Azathioprine induced pancreatitis, polyarthritis and panniculitis (PPP) syndrome in a patient with Crohn's disease.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):87-89

Department of Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Clinical Pharmacology and Pediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.

Azathioprine and 6-mercaptopurine have been widely used for maintenance of remission in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. The use of thiopurines is associated with multiple adverse effects including dose dependent cytopenias or idiosyncratic reaction. We report about a case of azathioprine related pancreatitis associated with polyarthralgia and panniculitis. Read More

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Inflammatory hepatocellular adenoma, focal nodular hyperplasia and hepatic granulomas in one single patient : possible physiopathologic explanations.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):83-85

Department of Pathology, Institut Jules Bordet, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium.

We report the case of a hepatocellular adenoma associated with focal nodular hyperplasia and hepatic granulomas in a 30-yearsold woman. This association has rarely been described before but might be explained by underlying common pathophysiologic mechanisms. In this manuscript possible links between the three entities are discussed. Read More

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Enteropathy-associated T-cell Lymphoma (EATL) with intracranial metastasis : a rare and dismal condition.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):77-80

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Antai Medical Care Corporation, Antai Tian-Sheng Memorial Hospital, Pingtung County, Taiwan.

Background: Enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma (EATL) is a rare type of gastrointestinal non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. EATL with intracranial metastasis is even rarer. We report a case of EATL with intracranial metastasis. Read More

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Capsule endoscopy : diagnosis of intestinal localisation of systemic follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):73-75

Department of Gastroenterology UZ Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium and Department of Gastroenterology, AZ Groeninge, Kortrijk, Belgium.

We report the case of a 58 year old man with occult obscure gastro-intestinal bleeding (OGIB) without other significant symptoms, in which systemic localisation of follicular B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma was discovered trough capsule endoscopy. This case reflects the clinical significance of performing capsule endoscopy in patients with OGIB. Read More

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Treatment of recurrent severe hepatic encephalopathy in patients with large porto-collaterals shunts or transjugular portosystemic shunt.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):67-71

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospitals KULeuven, Belgium.

Patients with hepatic encephalopathy (HE) do not systematically receive priority on the waiting list for liver transplantation. In some patients with cirrhosis, excessive amounts of gut derived ammonia can bypass the liver parenchyma due to large spontaneous portosystemic shunts (SPSS) induced by portal hypertension. A similar but iatrogenic condition can occur after transjugular portosystemic shunt (TIPS) insertion. Read More

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Foreign rectal body - Systematic review and meta-analysis.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):61-65

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, USA.

Background: Self-inserted foreign rectal bodies are an infrequent occurrence, however they present a serious dilemma to the surgeon, due to the variety of objects, and the difficulty of extraction. The purpose of this study is to give a comprehensive review of the literature regarding the epidemiology, diagnostic tools and therapeutic approaches of foreign rectal body insertion.

Methods: A comprehensive systematic literature review on Pubmed/ Medline and Google for 'foreign bodies' was performed on January 14th 2018. Read More

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Guidelines for an optimal management of a malignant colorectal polyp. What is essential in a pathology report ?

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):53-59

Department of Pathology, Cliniques Universitaires St Luc, UCL, Brussels, Belgium.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) has become the most common malignancy in our country. Routine screening colonoscopy is on the rise. With the recent advances in endoscopic treatment, many T1 colorectal carcinomas are now found and their percentage amenable to endoscopic resection has increased. Read More

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Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome secondary to oxaliplatin-based chemotherapy and regorafenib in metastastic colorectal cancer : case reports and literature review.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):47-50

Digestive Oncology Department, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium.

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome (PRES) is a rare disorder with multiple causes but potentially caused by chemotherapy. We present 3 cases of PRES of whom 2 are presumably caused by oxaliplatin and one by regorafenib. We discuss in this article the 3 cases individually and we summarize in the discussion the proposed theories in the literature of possible pathophysiological mechanisms. Read More

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Collagenous gastritis : about two paediatric cases and literature review.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):41-45

Department of Hepato-Gastro-Enterology, CHU UCL Namur, Godinne, Belgium.

Background And Study Aims: Collagenous gastritis is a rare entity divided in two subgroups (paediatric and adult). In the paediatric population, it often causes anaemia and abdominal pain. Therapy remains the most challenging part as no randomized clinical trial exists and long-term outcome is not well established. Read More

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Increased gallstone formation after sleeve gastrectomy and the preventive role of ursodeoxycholic acid.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):33-38

Department of General Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Background And Study Aims: To investigate the incidence of gallstone formation, and the use of Ursodeoxycholic Acid (UDCA), weight loss and serum lipid profile changes following obesity surgery.

Patients And Methods: Patients who underwent bariatric surgery due to obesity were retrospectively reviewed and divided into 2 groups for their prophylactic UDCA use. Patients who had a previous gallbladder pathology and ones who did not have a preoperative ultrasonography (US) were excluded. Read More

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Quality of care in an inflammatory bowel disease clinical trial center : a prospective study evaluating patients' satisfaction.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):25-31

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospitals Leuven, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

Background And Study Aims: Quality of care is a very timely topic in medicine. We designed a questionnaire to measure perceived quality of care and to explore areas of improvement.

Patients And Methods: In this prospective study a questionnaire was developed and administered to all patients with inflammatory bowel disease participating in a randomized clinical trial. Read More

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Effectiveness and persistence of Vedolizumab in patients with inflammatory bowel disease : results from the Belgian REal-LIfe study with VEdolizumab (Be-RELIVE).

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):15-23

Algemeen Ziekenhuis Sint-Lucas Brugge vzw, Brugge, Belgium.

Background And Study Aims: Vedolizumab (VDZ) is a gutselective integrin inhibitor used to treat Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). This retrospective study assessed effectiveness and treatment persistence of VDZ in a Belgian reallife cohort of CD and UC patients.

Patients And Methods: CD and UC patients from 15 Belgian centers, who started VDZ between 01/09/2015 and 31/06/2016 and attended ≥1 visit after the first VDZ infusion, were included. Read More

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High mortality rate of oesophageal perforation is associated with delayed hospital admission : a prospective observational case series study.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):11-14

Unit of Bariatric Surgery and Metabolic Disorders, Interbalkan Medical Center, Thessaloniki, Greece.

Background: To assess mortality rate of oesophageal perforation cases and study their etiology, diagnosis and management in a single specialized UK centre.

Patients And Methods: A prospective observational study was performed between January 2012 and January 2015. All consecutive patients admitted with acute iatrogenic or spontaneous esophageal perforation were included. Read More

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Comparative study of tissue adhesive therapy versus band ligation in control of actively bleeding esophageal varices.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):5-10

Cairo University, Kasr Alainy Faculty of Medicine, Internal Medicine division of Gastroenterology, Cairo, Egypt.

Background And Study Aims: Bleeding esophageal varices is a common life-threatening emergency that carries a significant morbidity and mortality. Acute variceal bleeding is considered active when spurting and/or oozing varix is seen at the time of endoscopy, or inactive in the presence of large esophageal varices with blood in the stomach with no other bleeding source at the time of endoscopy. Aim: comparing endoscopic variceal ligation (EVL) versus cyanoacrylate injection (CI) in active esophageal variceal bleeding control. Read More

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From the editor's desk...

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2020 Jan-Mar;83(1):3-4

Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospitals Leuven, KU Leuven, Belgium.

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What happened to my liver lesion (Hepatic Sclerosed Hemangioma)? Let's not forget (radiological) history.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2019 Oct-Dec;82(4):554-555

Radiology Unit, Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Speciality Medicine, Sant'Orsola Hospital, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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February 2020

A not-so-innocent kiss.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2019 Oct-Dec;82(4):552-553

Department of Gastroenterology, AZ Sint-Lucas, Brugge, Belgium.

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February 2020

Autoimmune hepatitis in a patient with thymectomy: the benefit of histology and MUM-1 immunostaining.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2019 Oct-Dec;82(4):550-551

Service d'Hépato-gastroentérologie, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Université catholique de Louvain, Brussels, Belgium.

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February 2020

How will the welfare state cope with welfare diseases such as NASH?

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2019 Oct-Dec;82(4):548-549

Ghent University, Faculty of Medicine, Ghent, Belgium.

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February 2020

Coexistence of ampulla Vater tumor and Castleman's disease: a rare case report.

Acta Gastroenterol Belg 2019 Oct-Dec;82(4):546-547

Izmir Katip Çelebi University, Atatürk Training and Research Hospital, General Surgery Clinics, Izmir, Turkey.

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February 2020