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Year 2020 / Volume 112 / Number 6

Editorial

Defining authorship and contributorship criteria: transparency and visibility
425
Javier A. Cienfuegos, Enrique Pérez-Cuadrado,

The complexity and research publications have expanded exponentially.The role of authors and collaborators need to be clarified according with the standards of the International Committee of medical Journal...

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Guessing the future of endoscopic drainage of walled-off necrosis
426-428
Enrique Pérez-Cuadrado Robles, Guillaume Perrod, Gabriel Rahmi,

The endoscopic treatment of walled-off necrosis is rapidly evolving concurrently with an increasing number of endoscopic techniques, devices, and combined procedures. Thus, there is a growing armamentarium...

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The diagnostic value of video capsule endoscopy for Meckel’s diverticulum in children
429-433
Jie Wu, Zhiheng Huang, Ha Wu, Min Ji, Yuhuan Wang, Zifei Tang, Ying Huang,

Background: Meckel’s diverticulum (MD) is the most common congenital anomaly of the gastrointestinal tract and is also an important cause of bloody stool and anemia in children. However, there are few...

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Duodenal lymphogram as a complementary tool in the diagnosis of celiac disease in adults
434-439
Beatriz Burgueño Gómez, Celia Escudero-Hernández, Rodrigo de Pedro, Enrique Montalvillo, David Bernardo, Elena García-Lagarto, José Antonio Garrote Adrados, Eduardo Arranz Sanz, Luis Fernández Salazar,

Introduction: celiac disease (CD) patients have a specific pattern of lymphocytic infiltrate in the duodenal mucosa. Flow cytometry is a complementary tool for the diagnosis of CD, which allows the quantification...

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Diet as an environmental trigger in inflammatory bowel disease: a retrospective comparative study in two European cohorts
440-447
Carmen Monica Preda, Teodora Manuc, Andreea Chifulescu, Doina Istratescu, Edouard Louis, Cristian Baicus, Irina Sandra, Mircea-Mihai Diculescu, Catherine Reenaers, Catherine van Kemseke, Maria Nitescu, Cristian Tieranu, Miruna Popescu, Letitia Tugui, Adriana Andrei, Cosmin-Alexandru Ciora, Iliana simona Gherorghe, Mircea Manuc,

Background and aims: inflammatory bowel disease development has been associated with several environmental factors, among which, diet can play a key role, probably due to a westernized lifestyle. However,...

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Sexual behaviour and poor hygiene are related to recent hepatitis a virus community outbreaks
448-455
Alberto Hernández Bustabad, Dalia Morales Arráez, Alejandra González, Antonia de Vera, Felicitas Díaz-Flores, María Lecuona Fernández, Juan Luís Gómez-Sirvent, Ana Avellón Calvo, Manuel Hernández-Guerra,

Objectives: there has been a global increase in the incidence of hepatitis A infection. The aim of this study was to examine the characteristics of the increase in our region and the degree of adherence...

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Hemodynamic changes after endoscopic variceal ligation: a cohort study
456-461
Nerea Gonzalo Bada, José Manuel Suárez Parga, Teresa Hernández Cabrero, Dolores Ponce Dorrego, Yolanda Zarauza Soto, Marta Abadía Barnó, Antonio Olveira Martín, Joan Novo Torres, Ricardo Rodríguez Díaz, Lucia Fernández Rodríguez, Pedro Mora Sanz, Consuelo Froilán Torres,

Background: there is controversy about the need to maintain vasoconstrictor treatment after adequate haemostasis is achieved through endoscopic band ligation (EBL) in bleeding esophageal varices (BEV)....

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The relationship between integrin avß6 and HBV infection in patients with liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma: a preliminary report
462-466
Zhao-Bin He, Wei-Bo Niu, Cheng Peng, Chao Gao, Hui-Jie Gao, Jun Niu,

Objective: the aim of this study was to investigate the expression of integrin αvβ6 in normal, hepatitis B, HBV-associated cirrhosis and HBV-associated HCC liver tissues. Methods: immunohistochemistry...

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Comparison of the AIMS65 score with the Glasgow-Blatchford and Rockall scoring systems for the prediction of the risk of in-hospital death among patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding
467-473
Xuefeng Lu, Xiaojie Zhang, Hong Chen,

Objective: the aim of this study was to compare the AIMS65, Glasgow-Blatchford score (GBS) and Rockall score for the prediction of the risk of in-hospital death among patients with upper gastrointestinal...

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Association of celiac disease in patients with multiple sclerosis in Tuscany
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Barbara Piccini, Monica Ulivelli, Maria Pia Amato, Sabina Bartalini, Mario Falcini, Marta Giannini, Eliana Magnani, Luca Massacesi, Anna Maria Repice, Marina Vascotto, Salvatore Grosso,

Background and study purpose: to describe the comorbidity of celiac disease among a large cohort of multiple sclerosis patients in Tuscany. Methods: the association of celiac disease among multiple sclerosis...

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Obstructed defecation syndrome: a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge
477-482
Constanza Ciriza de los Ríos, Marta Aparicio Cabezudo, Ana Zatarain Valles, Enrique Rey Díaz-Rubio,

Obstructed defecation syndrome produces constipation with anal blockage and a feeling of incomplete evacuation, due to either anatomic and functional causes. This is a complex and multifactorial entity...

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Management of pancreatic collections: an update
483-490
Ana García García de Paredes, Sergio López-Durán, José Ramón Foruny Olcina, Agustín Albillos, Enrique Vázquez-Sequeiros,

Pancreatic fluid collections frequently occur in the context of moderate and severe acute pancreatitis, and may also appear as a complication of chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic surgery or trauma. It is...

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Main prophylactic measures in bariatric endoscopy. Spanish Expert Recommendations Guideline
491-500
Eduardo Espinet Coll, Román Turró Arau, Aitor Orive Calzada, Carlos Dolz Abadía, Amador García Ruiz de Gordejuela, Andrés Sánchez Yagüe, Javier Nebreda Durán, Manoel Galvao Neto, Gontrand López-Nava Breviere, Alfredo Mata Bilbao, Alfonso Alcalde Vargas, Ramón Abad Belando, Andrés José del Pozo-García, José Miguel Esteban López-Jamar, Jordi Pujol Gebelli, Antonio José Torres García, José Antonio Ramírez Felipe, Miguel Muñoz Navas,

Bariatric endoscopy (BE) encompasses a number of techniques —some consolidated, some under development— aiming to contribute to the management of obese patients and their associated metabolic diseases...

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A rare cause of extrahepatic biliary tract stricture: a neuroendocrine carcinoma
501-502
Roberto Oleas, Juan Olmos, Juan Alcívar-Vásquez, Carlos Robles-Medranda,

The case was an 82-year-old Hispanic female who complained of painless jaundice and weight loss. Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) showed a distal common bile duct (CBD) stricture with...

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A rare case of acute cholangitis after endoscopic ampullectomy
503-504
María Pilar Ballester Ferre, Vicente Sánchiz, Fernando Sábado, Andrés Peña,

Endoscopic ampullectomy is indicated for the resection of non-invasive papillary adenomas in selected patients. Cholangitis is an uncommon complication (0-2%) that may be secondary to contamination during...

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Research letter

Esophageal compression by a mediastinal vascular structure as a result of a dysphagia lusoria
505
Paula Fernández Álvarez, José Manuel Valladolid León, Ángel Caunedo Álvarez,

Dysphagia lusoria is an uncommon cause of mechanical dysphagia due to extrinsic compression. It is a congenital aortic root abnormality that occurs as a consequence of an aberrant right subclavian artery,...

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Gastrointestinal bleeding in a pancreatic arteriovenous malformation successfully treated by transarterial embolization
505-506
David Ferreras, David Ruiz de Angulo, Francisco Sánchez Bueno,

Pancreatic arteriovenous malformation (PAVM) is a rare case of upper gastrointestinal bleeding (UGIB), but it must be recognized in clinical practice, as it may be a potentially lethal condition in case...

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Research letter

Pancreatic metastasis of Merkel-cell carcinoma: a rare neoplasm of the pancreas
506-507
José Francisco Sánchez Melgarejo, María Josefa Sánchez Fernández, Eduardo Alcaraz Mateos,

Only 2-3.9% of pancreatic malignancies represent metastases from other sites, the most common origins being the lungs, kidneys, and gastrointestinal tract. Differentiating between primary and secondary...

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Laparoscopic transcystic common bile duct exploration (LTCBDE): a safer method to treat common bile duct stones than laparoscopic choledochotomy
507-508
Liwei Pang, Shuodong Wu, Jing Kong,

We read the article published in the Spanish Journal of Gastroenterology and its accompanying editorial about the laparoscopic treatment of both cholecystolithiasis and choledocholithiasis in a single...

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Research letter

Hepatic encephalopathy due to a congenital portosystemic shunt: a disease with a changeable presentation
508-509
Carlos Alventosa Mateu, Juan José Urquijo Ponce, Moisés Diago Madrid,

The presence of congenital portosystemic shunts in adult patients is an uncommon entity that can manifests itself with hepatic encephalopathy symptoms. However, its clinical presentation can be very diverse...

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Apropos of a case of pancreatic lymphoepithelial cyst: importance of the preoperative diagnosis by ecoendoscopy
509
Amparo Roa Colomo, Alicia Martín-Lagos Maldonado, Javier Esquivias López-Cuervo,

The case was a 75-year-old female with dyspeptic symptoms of a 2 month duration. There was a polycystic lesion at the level of the uncinate pancreatic process of 44 x 42 x 34 mm on abdominal ultrasound...

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Research letter

Acute pancreatitis associated with levofloxacin
510
Manuel Alfonso Jiménez Moreno, Gadea Hontoria Bautista, Rut Pereda García,

According to some series, 0.3-1.5% of all cases of acute pancreatitis are drug induced. Acute pancreatitis due to levofloxacin is included in its safety data sheet as an adverse effect.

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Research letter

Digestive involvement in a patient with Lambert-Eaton syndrome
510-511
María del Mar Díaz Alcázar, Antonio José Ruiz-Rodríguez, Alicia Martín-Lagos Maldonado,

We present the case of a 50-year-old male diagnosed with myasthenia gravis, secondary to thymoma or Lambert-Eaton syndrome during the study of repeated vomiting. Gastrointestinal symptoms persisted despite...

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Research letter

The effect of Adacolumn® on ulcerative colitis with COVID-19
511
Francisco Pérez Roldán, María Esther Bernardos Martín, Pedro González Carro,

Crespo et al. comment on the influence of immunomodulators and biological drugs on ulcerative colitis and SARS-CoV-2 infection. Granulo-monocytoapheresis is a treatment used in ulcerative colitis outbreaks,...

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Author´s answer to: “Effect of adacolumn® in ulcerative colitis with COVID-19”
511-512
Joaquín Hinojosa del Val, Javier Crespo, Enrique Pérez-Cuadrado Martínez,

We have read with interest the article published by Pérez et al., we really appreciate their interesting comments and would like to qualify some points. With the except of the clinical practice, currently...

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Personal protective equipment during activity resumption in endoscopy units: waterproof gowns in the daily practice
512
Andres Sánchez Yagüe,

Adapting endoscopy units to the resumption of services remains challenging. Published recommendations for the resumption of endoscopy services are logical but, in some cases, may prove difficult to put...

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