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Year 2021 / Volume 113 / Number 9

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Functional gastrointestinal disorders: real-life results of a multidisciplinary non-pharmacological approach based on group-consultations
627-634
Marta Tejedor, Daniel Alcalde, Cristina Cruces, Elena Hernando, Maria Carmen López-Martín, Rosa Briz, Almudena Calvache, Raquel Barranco, Luis Alonso Castillo, Inmaculada Chico, María de Lucas, Rosmery Marrufo Ramos, Raquel Rodríguez, María Delgado,

Introduction: functional gastrointestinal disorders are prevalent and resource consuming. The use of group-consultations in these diseases is limited and no specific multidisciplinary programs have been...

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Efficacy, tolerability and safety of a split-dose bowel cleansing regimen of magnesium citrate with sodium picosulfate – a phase IV clinical observational study
635-642
Renáta Bor, Mária Matuz, Anna Fabián, Zoltán Szepes, Kata Szántó, Klaudia Farkas, Mariann Rutka, Ágnes Milassin, Daniella Pigniczki, Anita Bálint, Tibor Tóth, Tamás Molnár,

Background: There are contradictory results about the effect of magnesium citrate plus sodium picosulfate bowel cleansing agents on the fluid and electrolyte balance. Therefore, this study aimed to determine...

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Evaluation of epicardial adipose tissue and carotid intima-media thickness as a marker of atherosclerosis in patients with inflammatory bowel disease
643-648
Nergiz Ekmen, Güray Can, Ahmet Yozgat, Hatice Can, Muahammet Fatih Bayraktar, Muhammed Emin Demirkol, Meral Akdoğan Kayhan, Hadi Sasani,

Background and aim: this study aimed to compare carotid intima media (CIMT) and epicardial adipose tissue (EAT) measurements, which are considered as markers for the detection of early atherosclerosis...

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Poor agreement between clinical screening and universal pre-procedure SARS-CoV-2 PCR testing prior to endoscopy
649-655
Sam Khorrami Minaei, Carmen Garrido Durán, Marcelo García Hernández, Irene García Amengual, Ana Mena Ribas,

Introduction: scientific societies recommend screening for SARS-CoV-2 in patients prior to endoscopy. There is no solid evidence regarding the efficiency of universal screening by PCR testing for SARS-CoV-2....

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Timing of enteroscopy in overt-obscure gastrointestinal bleeding: a systematic review and meta-analysis
656-669
Catarina Gomes, Rolando Pinho, Ana Ponte, Maria Manuela Estevinho, João Carvalho,

Background: the impact of early enteroscopy on the outcome of overt-obscure gastrointestinal bleeding (OGIB) is still unclear. Our aim was to evaluate the impact of early enteroscopy on overt-OGIB. Methods:...

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A rare case of emphysematous gastritis caused by Lactobacillus fermentum in a patient with diabetes
670-671
José Miguel Jiménez-Gutiérrez, Mario Peláez-Luna, Alejandro Campos-Murguía,

We present the case of a 42-year-old male with a history of type-2 diabetes mellitus (complicated by end-stage renal disease on peritoneal dialysis) and chronic diarrhea was admitted to the emergency department...

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Primary or idiopathic intestinal pneumatosis: a rare casual endoscopic finding
672-674
María Rodríguez González, María de los Ángeles Mejías Manzano, Ana María Sobrino López, Fernando Dotor García-Soto,

A 66-year-old male patient with no specific prior medical history consulted due to constipation without other associated symptoms. A colonoscopy was performed and multiple pseudonodular lesions were detected...

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A rare case of cap polyposis
675-676
Chang Liu, Biao Gong, Chan Lv, Shigui Xue,

The patient was a 63-year-old male with mucus and bloody stool more than 20 times a day mixed with a lot of pseudomembrane. The symptoms lasted over three months. Thus, he underwent a colonoscopy in another...

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Letter

Boerhaave's syndrome with rupture of the right wall of the esophagus after oral administration of sulfate solution
677
Hao Xu, Dongping Huang, Chiyi He,

A 63-year-old male took magnesium sulfate for bowel cleansing and subsequently developed severe nausea and vomiting. He then suffered from acute epigastric pain and compression pain in the right chest,...

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Letter

Dead-end stomach: a giant and pedunculated gastric pyloric gland adenoma conditioning gastric outlet obstruction and anemia
678-679
Raquel Pimentel, Elisa Gravito-Soares, Marta Gravito-Soares, Pedro Figueiredo,

We present the case of a 69-year-old female undergoing esophagogastroduodenoscopy for iron-deficiency anemia investigation. She reported intermittent bloating, nausea and vomiting. A pedunculated polyp...

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Letter

Hemoperitoneum due to splenic injury after colonoscopy—Perhaps not a so uncommon a complication
679
Guillermo Castillo-López, Daniel Rodríguez-Alcalde, Javier Páramo Zunzunegui,

We have read with interest in your journal the article "Splenic rupture as an endoscopic complication: as rare as it appears?" and we would like to contribute a case handled in our hospital. We present...

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Letter

Primary Ewing's sarcoma of the small intestine
680
José Joaquín Paricio, Juan Ruiz Martín, Esther Sánchez Díaz,

17 year old female teenager with abdominal pain secondary to pelvic mass of 12 x 10 cm, which seems to depend on ovary. Surgery is scheduled for removal of the tumor, during which it is observed that the...

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Letter

Bochdalek hernia: use of capsule endoscopy
680-681
João Correia, Ana Ponte, João Carvalho,

The authors report an unusual case of gastrointestinal bleeding with a challenging diagnosis, associated with a Bochdalek hernia. This clinical case highlights the role of capsule endoscopy both as a first-line...

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Letter

A rare cause of intra-abdominal cysts: pancreatic cystic lymphangiomas
682
Alejandro Pérez Fernández, Eduardo Alcaraz Mateos, Aurelio López Martín,

Echenique et al. described a lymphangioma as a rare cystic neoplasm of the pancreas. We present a similar intra-abdominal lesion diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology....

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Letter

Efficacy of daily abdominal self-massage for the prevention of recurrent common bile duct stones after endoscopic biliary sphincterotomy
683-684
Naohito Uchida, Hirohito Yoneyama, Toshiaki Nakatsu,

Recurrent common bile duct stones (CBDS) can occur after endoscopic biliary sphincterotomy (EST). Bile flow through the papilla of Vater could be improved by means of abdominal massage. We report the results...

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Letter

Duodenal lymphangiectasias — The first sign of pancreatic adenocarcinoma
684
Filipe Taveira, José Paulo Magalhães, Daniel Brito,

A 41-year-old caucasian female, with past medical history of pituitary adenoma medicated with cabergoline, presented with worsening dyspepsia and unintentional weight loss of 5%. Physical exam and laboratory...

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Letter

Success of single-balloon enteroscope-assisted endoscopic retrograde colangiopancreatography in patients with a modified anatomy
684-685
Silvia Martín Arriero, Amaia Campos Ruiz, Idoia Ganchegui Aguirre, Begoña Álvarez Herrero, Sandra Estrecha Diaz, Manuel Álvarez Rubio, Aitor Orive Calzada,

We would like to congratulate Drs. Espinel and Pinedo for their excellent results in single-ballon enteroscopy-assisted ERCP recently published in REED(1).We also want to share our experience. Between...

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Letter

Importance of assessing for cannabis use prior to propofol sedation for endoscopy
685-686
Antonio Cerezo Ruiz,

Recently, we´ve noticed an increasing in the whole propofol dose in endoscopy in relation to cannabis use. This issue is not described in the current data (technical datasheet). We´re really concern that,...

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Letter

When the routine gets complicated: Gastric and splenic perforation by a nasogastric tube
686
Antonio M. Caballero-Mateos, Begoña Vidal-Vílchez, Antonio José Ruiz-Rodríguez,

Every invasive procedure carries some kind of risk, however rutine it may be. We present a case of a male patient which suffers a gastric and splenic perforation by a nasogastric tube, solved by means...

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Letter

Massive upper gastrointestinal bleeding secondary to an esophago-arterial fistula (arteria lusoria)
687
Eduardo Valdivielso Cortázar, Andrea Guerro Moya, Pedro Alonso Aguirre,

A 50-year-old patient with a history of hypopharyngeal cancer, laryngectomy, adjuvant chemoradiotherapy and incompetent tracheoesophageal fistula was admitted for elective pharingostomal surgery. During...

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Letter

Subacute distal ileitis in a healthy young adult
687-688
Federico Ignacio Cassella, Ángela Leonor Carbajal, Luis Alberto Viola,

A previously healthy 36-year-old male presented with pain in the right lower abdomen associated with weight loss, diarrhea and fever, after suffering blunt abdominal trauma during a vehicular collision...

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Letter

Use of scopolamine butylbromide to facilitate specimen fixation after endoscopic submucosal dissection
688-689
Raúl Honrubia López, Yutaka Mitsunaga, Shu Hoteya,

Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a technique for the en bloc resection of early neoplastic lesions in the gastrointestinal tract. A step that must be carried out after excision is the pinning...

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Letter

Pneumoperitoneum and COVID-19. A causal association?
689-690
Antonio Jesús Láinez Ramos-Bossini, Regina Gálvez López, Miguel Ángel Pérez Rosillo,

We read with great interest the letter from Pérez Naranjo et al. regarding the case we recently published in this journal. We believe that the case presented by the authors is undoubtedly useful as it...

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