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Year 2018 / Volume 110 / Number 2

Editorial

Pursuing excellence in ERCP
71-73
Jesús García-Cano, Francisco Domper,

The term “ERCP cannulation” returns 1,563 items in Pubmed. In 1980 there were 7 papers, and 92 were included in 2015. Any gastroenterologist knows ERCP is often a complex procedure, at times with uncertain...

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Biliary cannulation effectiveness and pancreatitis risk using two early precut techniques
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Emilio Jesús de la Morena Madrigal, M.ª Isabel Rodríguez García, Ana Belén Galera Ródenas, Elena Pérez Arellano,

Introduction: Precut techniques allow for successful biliary cannulation rates approaching 100% but there may be an associated increase in the risk of complications. Recently, early needle-knife precut...

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Liver-kidney simultaneous transplantation in adult patients with primary hyperoxaluria. Experience at Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre
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Javier Martínez Caballero, Alberto Marcacuzco Quinto, Iago Justo Alonso, Oana Anisa Nutu, Alejandro Manrique Municio, Jorge Calvo Pulido, Félix Cambra Molero, Óscar Caso Maestro, Carlos Jiménez Romero,

Primary hyperoxaluria (PH) is a metabolic liver disease with an autosomal recessive inheritance that results in oxalate overproduction that cannot be metabolized by the liver. Urinary excretion of oxalate...

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High short-term rebleeding rate in patients undergoing a second endoscopic therapy for small-bowel angioectasias after recurrent bleeding
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Ana Ponte, Enrique Pérez-Cuadrado Robles, Rolando Pinho, Adélia Rodrigues, Pilar Esteban Delgado, Joana Silva, Jaime Rodrigues, João Carvalho, Enrique Pérez-Cuadrado Martínez,

Background: Angioectasias represents the most frequently found lesion in the small bowel by device-assisted enteroscopy for obscure gastrointestinal bleeding in Western countries. Recurrence of gastrointestinal...

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Prognostic factors of liver cirrhosis mortality after a first episode of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis. A multicenter study
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Luigi Melcarne, Julia Sopeña, Francisco José Martínez-Cerezo, Mercedes Vergara, Mireia Miquel, Jordi Sánchez-Delgado, Blai Dalmau, Salvador Machlab, Dustin Portilla, Yonaisy González-Padrón, Mónica Real Álvarez, Chantal Carpintero, Meritxell Casas,

Introduction: Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis is an infectious complication with a negative impact on survival of patients with cirrhosis. Objective: To analyze the short- and long-term survival after...

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Gastroduodenal lesions detected during small bowel capsule endoscopy: incidence, diagnostic and therapeutic impact
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José Francisco Juanmartiñena Fernández, Ignacio Fernández-Urien Sainz, Beatriz Zabalza Ollo, Cristina Saldaña Dueñas, Marta Montañés Guimera, Alfonso Elosua González, Juan José Vila Costas,

Background: Capsule endoscopy was primarily designed for the investigation of the small bowel. However, it may also identify lesions in other segments of the gastrointestinal tract. The aim of the current...

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Anal cytology, histopathology and anoscopy in an anal dysplasia screening program: is anal cytology enough?
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Marco Silva, Armando Peixoto, José Alexandre Sarmento, Rosa Coelho, Guilherme Macedo,

Background and aim: The human papilloma virus is the leading cause of anal squamous cell carcinoma. Cytological screening may reduce the associated morbidity and mortality. The aim of the study was to...

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The association between a positive lactulose methane breath test and rectocele in constipated patients
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Ji Min Lee, Chang Nyol Paik, Yeon Ji Kim, Dae Bum Kim, Woo Chul Chung, Kang-Moon Lee, Jin-Mo Yang,

Objectives: Rectocele with constipation might be related to methane (CH4) producing intestinal bacteria. We investigated the breath CH4 levels and the clinical characteristics of colorectal motility in...

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Spontaneous intramural intestinal hemorrhage due to anticoagulation therapy
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Helena Ribeiro, Richard Azevedo, Eduardo Pereira, António Banhudo,

An 84-years old woman, medicated with acenocumarol, was admitted to the Emergency Room with lower abdominal pain and nauseas and no history of trauma. She was medicated with acenocumarol and had a non-measurable...

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Case Report

Cholestasis after TIPS placement in a patient with primary sclerosing cholangitis: an uncommon complication
124-126
Alejandro Salagre García, Carolina Muñoz Codoceo, Elena Gómez Domínguez, Inmaculada Fernández Vázquez, Gregorio Castellano Tortajada,

We present the case of a patient with primary sclerosing cholangitis who presented a rapidly evolving cholestatic syndrome, with severe hyperbilirubinemia after placing a TIPS. It was resolved with a biliary...

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Letter to the Editor

Ectopic pancreas: a very unusual intestinal mass
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Antonio Rodríguez Infante, Daniel Fernández Martínez, Eduardo García Iglesias,

The ectopic pancreas is a rare entity, characterized by the presence of pancreatic islets in different locations of the gastrointestinal tract. Its clinical manifestations are nonspecific and it is often...

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Letter to the Editor

Complicated peribiliary cysts in patient without any prior liver disease
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María del Mar Díaz Alcázar, Alicia Martín-Lagos Maldonado, Elena Ruiz Escolano,

Peribiliary cysts involve cystic dilation of the extramural peribiliary glands in the liver hilum and portal tracts. Most peribiliary cysts are asymptomatic. We present the case of a patient without any...

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Letter to the Editor

Ileocecal endometriosis as an infrequent cause of intussusception
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María Fernanda Guerra Veloz, Blas José Gómez Rodríguez, Dina Chaaro Benallal,

We present a case of ileocecal endometriosis as a cause of infrequent ileocolic intussusception in an adult patient. It is reviewed as published by the authors Sanchez Cifuentes, A et al. 2016, emphasizing...

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Letter to the Editor

A question about dyspeptic patients analyzed using psychometric scores
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Rinaldo Pellicano, Marilena Durazzo,

Orive et al. reported the results of a randomized study that included patients with functional dyspepsia (FD) treated with standard versus standard plus a psychological approach. Reliability (Cronbach’s...

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Letter to the Editor

Cystic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor. Pancreatic endocrine or neuroendocrine tumor. Endoscopic ultrasonography.
130-131
Modesto J. Varas, Carme Loras, Agustí Balboa,

Cystic pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (cPNETs) represent less than 8% of all pancreatic cysts and approximately 13% of pancreatic endocrine tumors (PNETs). According to a recent review, the percentage...

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Letter to the Editor

Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease after liver transplantation
131-132
José Ignacio Herrero, Carlos Panizo,

We have read the article “Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease in liver transplant recipients” with great interest. This article reports a series of liver transplant recipients with post-transplant...

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Acknowledgement

Reviewers 2017
133-134

The Editor and the Editorial Board of The Spanish Journal of Gastroenterology thank the following reviewers work and contribution to the magazine during the year 2017.

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