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Year 2019 / Volume 111 / Number 8

Editorial

Inflammatory bowel disease – Newer models of care
577-578
Ana Echarri Piudo,

The model for approaching inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been modified, and a paradigm has been established with terms that define new strategies and perceptions. The present issue of Revista Española...

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The main determinants of disability in IBD and its relationship to optimism
579-585
Juliana M. Costa, Diana Matos, Bruno Arroja, Raquel Gonçalves, João B. Soares,

Background and aim: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a potentially disabling chronic disease that negatively affects many aspects of the patients’ life. This study aimed to assess the IBD-associated...

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Development and validation of the QUECOMIICAT questionnaire: a tool to assess disease-related knowledge in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
586-592
Francesc Casellas, Ester Navarro, Paloma Amil, Claudia Barber, Laura Marín, Jordi Guardiola, Eloy Espín, Empar Sainz, Xavier Aldeguer, Marta Gallego, Francsica Murciano, Esther García-Planella, Javier Martín-de-Carpi, Juan Manuel Mendive, Assumpció González-Mestre,

Introduction: adequate knowledge of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is essential for a successful patient-centered management of IBD. Objective: due to the scarcity of up-to-date tools for measuring IBD...

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Treat to target in inflammatory bowel disease: a survey of treatment strategies amongst Portuguese doctors
593-597
Sónia Bernardo, Samuel R. Fernandes, Luís Araújo-Correia,

Background: treatment goals in inflammatory bowel disease have changed over the last few years and have shifted from a mainly symptom-based management to objective endpoints, such as mucosal healing and...

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Relationship between the polyp detection rate and the post-colonoscopy colorectal cancer rate
598-602
Violeta María Sastre Lozano, Senador Morán Sánchez, José García Solano, Pablo Conesa Zamora, Guadalupe Ruiz Merino,

Aim: the adenoma detection rate is the quality indicator of colonoscopy that is most closely related to the development of interval colorectal cancer or post-colonoscopy colorectal cancer. However, the...

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Prehabilitation in patients undergoing pancreaticoduodenectomy: a randomized controlled trial
603-608
Fabio Ausania, Paula Senra, Reyes Meléndez, Regina Caballeiro, Rubén Ouviña, Enrique Casal-Núñez,

Introduction: prehabilitation has been proposed as an effective tool to prevent postoperative complications in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery. However, no studies have demonstrated its effectiveness...

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Survival, morbidity and mortality of pancreatic adenocarcinoma after pancreaticoduodenectomy with a total mesopancreas excision
609-614
Pablo Sánchez Acedo, Javier Herrera Cabezón, Cruz Zazpe Ripa, Antonio Tarifa Castilla,

Introduction: pancreatic adenocarcinoma is the most common malignancy in the periampullary region, with a five-year survival rate around 20%. Objective: the goal of our study was to determine the survival...

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Geographic analysis and estimation of hepatitis C cases in migrant populations living in Spain: is a country-based screening strategy appropriate?
615-625
María Esther Alarcón Linares, Alberto Torres Cantero, Carme Subirá, Oriana Ramírez Rubio, Javier Crespo, Jeffrey V. Lazarus, Ana Requena-Méndez,

Background: Spain needs to increase the number of new known cases in order to achieve the goal of eliminating hepatitis C virus (HCV) by 2030. The aim of this study was to estimate the number of HCV cases...

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HCV eradication with all-oral therapy in cirrhotic HIV-coinfected patients: an observational study of early changes in liver function and fibrosis tests
626-632
Lourdes Domínguez Domínguez, Mariano Matarranz, María Lagarde, Otilia Bisbal, Asunción Hernando, Carlos Lumbreras, Rafael Rubio, Federico Pulido,

Introduction: liver laboratory tests improve in hepatitis C virus (HCV)-monoinfected and cirrhotic patients who achieve HCV cure after interferon-free treatment. Objective and methods: this study evaluates...

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Special Article

The quality of abdominal ultrasound: a much-needed consensus
633-636
Eva Marín-Serrano,

The abdominal ultrasound (AU) is a diagnostic imaging modality that is yet to be established in most Gastrointestinal (GI) Units in Spain. This is largely due to the difficulties that GI specialists face...

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Spontaneous splenoazygos shunt in a patient with portal hypertension: an exceedingly rare occurrence
637-638
Filipa Figueiredo, João Costa, Raquel Lameiras, Miguel Ramalho,

We present a case of a spontaneous splenoazygos shunt in a patient with liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension, detected by abdominal magnetic resonance imaging. Multiplanar reconstruction demonstrated...

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Pancreatic enzyme replacement for refractory multiple large pancreatic cysts
639-640
De-Feng Li, Jun Yao, Zhao-Shen Li, Yu Bai,

The case was a 47-year-old male with a long history of alcohol abuse but he had stopped drinking alcohol after the first attack of acute pancreatitis. He was referred due to recurrent pancreatitis complicated...

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Case Report

Life-threating diarrhea and acute renal failure secondary to pancreatic VIPoma treated by surgery
641-643
María Lapeña Rodríguez, Rafael Cholvi Calduch, Elena Muñoz Forner, Marina Garcés Albir, Luis Sabater Ortí,

Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors represent less than 5% of all pancreatic tumors. They are a heterogeneous group of neoplasms with a diverse behavior and prognosis. Pancreatic vasoactive intestinal polypeptide...

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Case Report

Successful management of anemia with sirolimus in blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome: case report and update
643-647
Marta Fernández Gil, Pilar López Serrano, Elena García García,

Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome (BRBNS) is a rare disorder with characteristic skin hemangiomas and vascular malformations, mostly in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. The GI lesions are mainly located...

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Research letter

The first reported case of colonic infection caused by Candida glabrata
648
Rita Jiménez Rosales, Catalina Ana Belén Ayuso Carrasco, Manuel Ojeda Hinojosa,

Lower gastrointestinal tract infection caused by Candida species are rarely reported and, Candida albicans and tropicalis have been the only pathogens identified. We present the first documented case of...

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Research letter

A rare cause of rectal bleeding
648-649
Ana Santos, Armando Peixoto, Guilherme Macedo,

A 54-year-old male patient, with recent medical history of acute myocardial infarction, performed a colonoscopy in context of rectal bleeding that revealed, in the sigmoid and rectum colon, erythematous...

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Research letter

Carcinosarcoma of the ampulla of Vater
649-650
Edson Guzmán Calderón,

Carcinosarcomas, are very rare tumors in gastrointestinal tract, and at the ampulla of Vater location, are extremely uncommon. They are also called spindle cell carcinomas or sarcomatoid carcinomas. These...

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A degenerate Todani Ia choledochal cyst in a patient with pancreas divisum
650-651
José Francisco Sánchez Melgarejo, José Maria Rubio Mateos, María Josefa Sánchez Fernández,

Bile duct cysts represent congenital abnormalities associated with biliopancreatic maljunction that may undergo malignant degeneration. We report herein the case of a 72-year-old male patient with cholangitis....

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The gastro-gastric fistula as a complication of a gastric bypass
651-652
Lidia Serrano Díaz, Javier Jiménez Sánchez, Juan José Martínez Crespo,

The gastric-gastric fistula is an infrequent complication of bariatric surgery, but one you have to suspect it in cases of weight gain or sickness. For its diagnosis it is necessary to conduct an upper...

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Esophageal lichen planus: a rare cause of dysphagia
652
Rebeca Irisarri Garde, Erika Borobio Aguilar, Alba Cebrián García,

Lichen planus (LP) is an idiopatic inflammatory disorder of mucocutaneous tissue, most frequently involving the skin or oral cavity, and rarely the esophagus, resulting in symptomatic dysphagia. Esophageal...

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