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Keep Calm and Treat to Target in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Keep Calm and Treat to Target in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

December 14, 2017 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

This symposium took place on 30th October 2017, as part of the 25th United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Week in Barcelona, Spain Chairperson: Jean-Frédéric Colombel1 Speakers: Jean-Frédéric Colombel,1 Benjamin Pariente,2 Geert D’Haens3 1. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, New York, USA 2. Gastroenterology Department, Claude HuriezRead More

Editor’s Pick: Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Abdominal Tuberculosis

Editor’s Pick: Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Abdominal Tuberculosis

December 14, 2017 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

Mandavdhare et al. give an excellent overview of extrapulmonary tuberculosis, with a special focus on abdominal involvement. Unfortunately, this topic requires the attention of all, due to its rising incidence and increasing global migration. There are valuable paragraphs summarising the clinical presentation, diagnostic approach, and relevant comorbidities, as well asRead More

Extragastric Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Helicobacter Pylori: Friend or Foe?

Extragastric Gastrointestinal Manifestations of Helicobacter Pylori: Friend or Foe?

December 14, 2017 at 8:27 AM 0 comments

Ade Omodele-Lucien,1,2 *Idan Goren1,3,4 1. Internal Medicine T, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel 2. St George’s University of London Medical School, London, UK 3. Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel 4. Division of Gastroenterology, Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel *Correspondence to idango1@clalit.org.il Disclosure: TheRead More

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Pancreas Disease, Pancreatic Cancer, and Impact of Endoscopic Ultrasound Examination on Screening and Surveillance

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Pancreas Disease, Pancreatic Cancer, and Impact of Endoscopic Ultrasound Examination on Screening and Surveillance

December 14, 2017 at 8:26 AM 0 comments

*Cosmas Rinaldi A. Lesmana,1,2 Rino A. Gani,2 Laurentius A. Lesmana1 1. Digestive Disease & GI Oncology Center, Medistra Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia 2. Department of Internal Medicine, Hepatobiliary Division, Dr. Cipto Mangunkusumo National General Hospital, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia *Correspondence to medicaldr2001id@yahoo.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest.Read More

Atrophic Body Gastritis: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Outcome

Atrophic Body Gastritis: Clinical Presentation, Diagnosis, and Outcome

December 14, 2017 at 8:25 AM 0 comments

*Edith Lahner, Marilia Carabotti, Bruno Annibale Medical-Surgical Department of Clinical Sciences and Translational Medicine, Sant’Andrea Hospital, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy *Correspondence to edith.lahner@uniroma1.it Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 25.07.17 Accepted: 30.10.17 Citation: EMJ Gastroenterol. 2017;6[1]:75-82. Abstract Atrophic body gastritis is a chronic disorder characterised byRead More

Are We Ready for Biosimilars in Gastroenterology?

Are We Ready for Biosimilars in Gastroenterology?

December 14, 2017 at 8:24 AM 0 comments

*Muhammad Ilham Abdul Hafidz,1 Thevaraajan Jayaraman,1 Raja Affendi Raja Ali,2 Yeong Yeh Lee3 1. Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sg Buloh, Selangor, Malaysia 2. Gastroenterology Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 3. Department of Medicine, School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, MalaysiaRead More

Paediatric Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Taiwan: Current Status and Perspectives

Paediatric Helicobacter Pylori Infection in Taiwan: Current Status and Perspectives

December 14, 2017 at 8:23 AM 0 comments

Chun-Yan Yeung, Hung-Chang Lee* Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, MacKay Children’s Hospital, MacKay Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan *Correspondence to ped2435@mmh.org.tw Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 25.07.17 Accepted: 30.10.17 Citation: EMJ Gastroenterol. 2017;6[1]:90-97. Abstract Helicobacter pylori infection is the most prevalent chronic bacterial infection inRead More

Nutritional Deficiency After Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Comprehensive Literature Review

Nutritional Deficiency After Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Comprehensive Literature Review

December 14, 2017 at 8:22 AM 0 comments

*Sameh Hany Emile, Hossam Elfeki General Surgery Department, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt *Correspondence to sameh200@hotmail.com Disclosure: The authors have declared no conflicts of interest. Received: 12.06.17 Accepted: 30.10.17 Citation: EMJ Gastroenterol. 2017;6[1]:99-105. Abstract Sleeve gastrectomy (SG) has been recognised as an effective procedure for the treatment ofRead More

Changing the Game in Ulcerative Colitis: The Impact of Gut-Selective Therapy

Changing the Game in Ulcerative Colitis: The Impact of Gut-Selective Therapy

May 16, 2017 at 8:29 AM 0 comments

This satellite symposium took place on 17th February 2017 as part of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) Congress in Barcelona, Spain Chairperson: Jean-Frédéric Colombel1 Speakers: Jean-Frédéric Colombel,1 Brian G. Feagan,2 Stefan Schreiber3 1. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, New York, USA 2. Western University,Read More

Targeting Disease Progression in Crohn’s Disease: Fighting an Unrelenting Enemy

Targeting Disease Progression in Crohn’s Disease: Fighting an Unrelenting Enemy

May 16, 2017 at 8:28 AM 0 comments

This satellite symposium took place on 17th February 2017 as part of the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO) Congress in Barcelona, Spain Chairperson: Iris Dotan1 Speakers: Remo Panaccione,2 Iris Dotan1 1. Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel 2. University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Disclosure:Read More