Year 2019 / Volume 111 / Number 3
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Year 2019 / Volume 111 / Number 3

Editorial

The best approach to treat concomitant gallstones and common bile duct stones. Is ERCP still needed?
173-175
Jesús García-Cano, Francisco Domper,

The authors analyze what should be the best approach to treat patients who had concomitant gallstones and common bile duct stones (CBDS). Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration (LCBDE) appears to be...

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Two-stage versus single-stage procedure for the management of cholecystocholedocholithiasis in elderly patients: a retrospectively cohort study
176-181
Yong Zhou, Wen-Zhang Zha, Ren-Gen Fan, Guo-qin Jiang, Xu-dong Wu,

Background: there is an increasing incidence rate of cholecysto-choledocholithiasis associated with the increasing proportion of senile individuals. Methods: a total of 100 elderly patients (over 80 years...

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Analysis of rebleeding in cases of an upper gastrointestinal bleed in a single center series
189-192
Rita Jiménez Rosales, Juan Gabriel Martínez-Cara, Francisco Vadillo-Calles, Eva Julissa Ortega-Suazo, Patricia Abellán-Alfocea, Eduardo Redondo-Cerezo,

Background: upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB) is one of the main causes of hospital admission in gastroenterology departments and is associated with a significant morbidity and mortality. Rebleeding...

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Is prophylactic gastrectomy indicated for healthy carriers of CDH1 gene mutations associated with hereditary diffuse gastric cancer?
189-192
Vicente Munitiz Ruiz, Pilar Jimeno, David Ruiz de Angulo, Ángeles Ortiz, Luisa F. Martínez de Haro, Miguel Marín, Pedro Cascales, Gema Ruiz García, Eduardo Ortiz Ruiz, Pascual Parrilla,

Introduction: hereditary diffuse gastric cancer (HDGC) is a recently reported hereditary cancer syndrome. Patients with suspected HDGC must be under surveillance via endoscopy and multiple biopsies. As...

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Survival and quality of life after surgery for colorectal cancer in the elderly: a comparative study
193-198
Irene Jiménez, Miguel Ángel Pacha, David Pares, María Esteve, José Troya, Josep Roca, Jaume Canet, Joan-Francesc Julián, Jaume Fernández-Llamazares,

Background: the aim of this study was to analyze the clinical results of the multidisciplinary management of elderly patients with colorectal cancer in a single center and to describe postoperative quality...

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Effectiveness and safety of gastrointestinal endoscopy during a specific sedation training program for non-anesthesiologists
199-208
Rafael Cabadas Avión, Aurora Baluja, María Ojea Cendón, María Sonsoles Leal Ruiloba, Santiago Vázquez López, Marcial Rey Martínez, Pilar Magdalena López, Julián Álvarez-Escudero,

Introduction: sedation is a key component for the improvement of sedation quality. A correct administration requires appropriate training. We performed a study to compare sedation effectiveness, safety...

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Evaluation of the medical economics and safety: two methods for the endoscopic removal of jujube pits
209-213
Chunmei Guo, Jing Wu, Haiyan He, Hong Liu, Yadan Wang, Nan Wei, Canghai Wang, Wu Lin, Hui Su,

Objective: to evaluate the medical economics and safety of two methods for the endoscopic removal of jujube pits, one with a transparent cap combined with a stone basket and the other with a transparent...

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Asparaginyl endopeptidase may promote liver sinusoidal endothelial cell angiogenesis via PI3K/Akt pathway
214-222
Na Li, Chu Liu, Guifen Ma, Yujen Tseng, Duyi Pan, Jie Chen, Feng Li, Xiaoqing Zeng, Tiancheng Luo, Shiyao Chen,

Background and aims: pathological angiogenesis plays an important role in the progression of chronic liver diseases. Asparaginyl endopeptidase (AEP) participates in tumor angiogenesis and was recently...

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Usefulness of bioelectrical impedance analysis for monitoring patients with refractory ascites
223-227
Guillermo Ontanilla-Clavijo, Javier Ampuero, Samuel Borreguero, Javier Rosell, Manuel Romero-Gómez,

Background: bioelectrical impedance analysis is a technique for the determination of the hydropic component. The hydropic component, determined by blood volume, could be a reflection of the hemodynamic...

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Special Article

Basic training in digestive endoscopy for resident physicians in gastroenterology. Recommendations by the Sociedad Española de Endoscopia Digestiva (SEED)
228-238
Álvaro Brotons, Angels Vilella, Cristina Sánchez-Montes, Catalina Garau, Albert Vila, Vicente Pons Beltrán, Carlos Dolz Abadía,

Digestive endoscopy is the most effective tool available for the diagnosis of multiple gastrointestinal (GI) tract conditions, and it represents a key aspect in the training of gastroenterology residents...

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Pelvic hydatidosis: an exceptional location
239-240
Alba Manuel Vázquez, Raquel Latorre Fragua, Luis Gijón de la Santa, José Manuel Ramia,

Hydatid disease is a zoonosis, still endemic in some Spanish geographical areas. Extrahepatic-extrapulmonary lesions account for only 10%, with pelvic lesions being exceptional. We present two patients...

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An unusual association: median arcuate ligament syndrome and nutcracker syndrome
241-242
Carolina Moreno Márquez, María Dolores Galván Fernández, Xaira Cortés Sañudo, Ángel Caunedo Álvarez,

We present a case of arcuate ligament syndrome diagnosed in a 23-year-old patient with epigastric pain, vomiting and weight loss, using Doppler ultrasound and CT-angiography, treated by surgical resection...

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Case Report

A novel rescue maneuver for a distal dislodged lumen-apposing metal stent (LAMS): “LAMS-in-LAMS” technique
243-245
Maria Curieses Luengo, Claudia F. Consiglieri, Manuel Puga, Joan B. Gornals,

Introduction: the appearance of the lumen-apposing metal stent (LAMS) has meant an authentic revolution. To date, the results are promising but it is necessary to note the technical incidents and LAMS-related...

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Endoscopic full-thickness resection (EFTR) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy: is it feasible?
245-247
Miguel Fraile López, Rodrigo Ugalde Herrá, Fernando Fernández Cadenas,

Endoscopic full-thickness resection (EFTR) is a new technique for the resection of colonic lesions with limitations for other techniques such as endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) or endoscopic submucosal...

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Research letter

Black stomach: acute gastric wall ischemia due to polycythemia of an unknown origin
248
Richard Azevedo, Flávio Pereira, Ana Caldeira,

Acute ischemia of the gastric mucosa, resulting in a black stomach, is a very rare event given the blood supply of the stomach, with a rich collateral blood flow system. We present the case of a 65-year-old...

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Subtotal cholecystectomy versus cholecystostomy
248-249
Sayantan Bhattacharya,

Emergency laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) is associated with a higher morbidity and mortality, as compared to elective LC. A two-fold increase in 30-day re-admission after LC was associated with two...

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Severe hyponatremia secondary to preparation for colonoscopy with sodium picosulfate/magnesium citrate
249
Olatz Azcune Echeverria,

The number of colonoscopies performed in Spain has been progressively increasing in recent years with the program of early detection of colon cancer. The preparation for this test is the key to greater...

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Research letter

Primary squamous cell carcinoma of the stomach: a rare entity
250
Miguel Fraile López, Guillermo Eduardo Mendoza Pacas, Fernando Fernández Cadenas,

We present the case of a primary squamous cell carcinoma (PSCC) and inform about the evidence to date and also highlight the diagnostic criteria. We present the case report of a 78-year-old female was...

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Research letter

Spontaneous liver rupture secondary to distal right hepatic artery microaneurysms in a patient admitted due to Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia
250-251
José Barquín Yágüez, Javier Die Trill, Juan Carlos García Pérez,

Spontaneous liver rupture is an uncommon and life-threatening condition often associated with high mortality rate. The most common causes are preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome during pregnancy, liver tumours...

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Research letter

Giant fibrovascular polyp of the esophagus: a case report and diagnostic-therapeutic issues
251-252
Eduardo Valdivielso Cortázar, Javier Redondo Martínez, Pedro Alonso Aguirre,

Giant fibrovascular polyps are very ucommon benign lesions. Due its size, they can be lethal, so an early diagnosis is important. A case report and diagnostic - therapeutic issues are described.

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