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Year 2019 / Volume 111 / Number 12

Editorial

Patient satisfaction, an indicator to consider in the colorectal cancer process
899-902
Pilar Esteban Delgado, Víctor Soria Aledo,

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the most relevant diseases worldwide because of its incidence, prevalence and mortalitye. It is the third most common tumor in men, after lung and prostate cancer, and...

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Satisfaction with care in colorectal cancer patients: inpatient versus outpatient study
903-908
M.ª Henar Núñez Rodríguez, Pilar Díez Redondo, Ramón Sánchez Ocaña, Fernando Santos Santamarta, Carolina Almohalla Álvarez, Manuel Pérez-Miranda Castillo,

Background: satisfaction with healthcare is focused on the patient and is known as “patient-centered care”. However, user satisfaction is not always synonymous with good care. Healthcare practitioners...

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Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in the management of biliary complications after orthotopic liver transplantation
909-913
Juan Egea Valenzuela, Roxanna Jijón Crespín, Andrés Serrano Jiménez, Fernando Alberca de las Parras,

Background: biliary complications are frequent after orthotopic liver transplantation and the management of these complications with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is available....

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A low frequency of post infection-IBS in patients attended in a tertiary referral center in México
914-920
Diego Rivera-Lechuga, Daniel Santana-Vargas, Ernesto Escamilla-Diego, Luis Charúa-Guindic, Max Schmulson,

Background: PI-IBS prevalence is around 10.1%-14.5% ≥ 12 months after infectious gastroenteritis in North America, Europe and Asia. However, there are no studies from Latin America. Two previous studies...

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Feasibility, results and endoscopic requirements of the Elipse® swallowable intragastric balloon: initial experience
921-926
Eduardo Espinet Coll, Sonia Carrasco Clavijos, Patricia Díaz Galán, Carmen Vila Lolo, José Antonio Gómez Valero, Silvia Bacchiddu, Daniel Irigoyen, Teresa Durán Pastor, Laura Mora Cubells, Antonio Juan-Creix Comamala,

Background: the Elipse® intragastric balloon (EIGB) is a swallowable capsule that is filled under x-ray control. After 16 weeks, its self-releasing valve is degraded and the balloon is deflated and excreted...

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Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth: could it be associated with chronic abdominal pain in children with allergic diseases?
927-930
Rubén Peña-Vélez, Erick Toro-Monjaraz, David Avelar-Rodríguez, Karen Ignorosa-Arellano, Flora Zárate-Mondragón, Roberto Cervantes-Bustamante, Ericka Montijo-Barrios, José Cadena-León, Jaime Ramírez-Mayans,

Background and aims: small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a well-known cause of chronic abdominal pain (CAP) during the pediatric age. On the other hand, children with a history of some allergic...

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Usefulness of fully covered self-expandable biliary metal stents for the treatment of post-sphyncterotomy ERCP bleeding
931-934
Andres Conthe, Óscar Nogales, Carlos Martínez Flores, Javier García Lledó, Laura Rayón, Leticia Pérez Carazo, Seila García Mulas, María López Ibáñez, Javier Aranda Hernández, Beatriz Merino,

Background: post-sphyncterotomy endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) bleeding is an adverse event with an estimated incidence rate of 1.34%. There is no established consensus about how...

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Endoscopic papillary large balloon dilation with minor sphincterotomy for periampullary diverticular papilla
935-940
Xiao-Dan Xu, Chun-Fang Xu, Jian-Qing Qian, Jian-Jun Dai, Zhen-Xing Sun,

Background To observe the outcome of endoscopic papillary large balloon dilation (EPLBD) with minor sphincterotomy (mEST) for periampullary diverticular papilla related to stone removal. Methods Patients...

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Elevated serum levels of interleukin-37 correlate with poor prognosis in gastric cancer
941-945
Yan Zhang, Min Tang, Xiao-Ge Wang, Jin-Hua Gu, Li-Na Zhou, Jun Jin, Ping Li, Li-Qiang Wang, Min-Bin Chen,

Background: interleukin-37 (IL-37) is as a natural suppressor of the innate inflammatory and immune responses. It has also been reported to be involved in carcinogenesis and metastasis. The present case-control...

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Randomized clinical trial evaluating the effect of a visual educational leaflet on the preparation of colonoscopies in hospitalized patients
946-952
Antonio Guardiola-Arévalo, Alicia Granja Navacerrada, Francisco Javier García-Alonso, Pilar Bernal Checa, Rubén Piqué Becerra, Ivan Guerra, Alicia Algaba, Eva de Andrés Esteban, Fernando Bermejo,

Background: the safety and diagnostic accuracy of colonoscopies depends on the quality of colon cleansing. Several factors have been reported that affect the quality of bowel cleansing, hospitalization...

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Is ERCP-BD or EUS-BD the preferred decompression modality for malignant distal biliary obstruction? A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
953-960
De-Feng Li, Chun-Hua Zhou, Li-Sheng Wang, Jun Yao, Duo-Wu Zou,

Background: endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)-guided biliary drainage (ERCP-BD) with transpapillary stent placement is the standard palliative treatment for malignant distal biliary...

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Gastrointestinal bleeding due to duodenal mucormycosis in an immunocompetent host mimicking malignancy
961-962
Chen Li, Hongyi Zhu, Yuyong Tan, Deliang Liu,

Mucormycosis is a rare and fatal infection, largely confined to immunocompromised hosts. Duodenal involvement is extremely rare. We report a case of a 67-year-old female presented with hematemesis eventually...

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Cervical arthrodesis penetrated into the esophagus detected by gastroscopy
963-964
Gisselle Cordon, Cristina Sánchez Montes, Macarena Barreda Solana, Vicente Pons-Beltrán,

We present the case of a 76-year-old male who underwent arthrodesis due to a C7 fracture, which was complicated by an esophageal perforation and required primary surgical closure.

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Case Report

Primary colon mantle lymphoma: a misleading macroscopic appearance!
965-967
Cátia Arieira, Francisca Dias de Castro, Pedro Boal Carvalho, José Cotter,

Mantle cell lymphoma (MCL) of the colon is a rare entity, usually presenting as lymphomatous polyposis. We report the case of a 43-year-old male with an unusual colonic MCL in the form of a single exophytic...

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Research letter

Signet ring cell carcinoma in a juvenile polyp
968
Carmen Villar Lucas, Mercedes Hernando Martín, Begoña Álvarez-Cuenllas,

Juvenile polyps are hamartomatous lesions, usually unique, which appear at an early age. They are usually located in the rectosigmoid junction and are not thought to imply a higher risk of colorectal cancer....

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A solitary fibrous tumor: an entity to consider in the diagnosis of liver masses
969
Irene Andaluz García, Mariana Tavecchia, Antonio Olveira Martín,

We report the case of a female admitted for abdominal tenderness and palpable mass identifying in abdominal ultrasound a big hyperechogenic lesion with anechogenic areas inside with a nonspecific contrast...

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Fungal cholangitis of the hepatobiliary tract: a case report
969-970
María Isabel Ortuño Moreno, Francisco Ramón Ortuño Moreno, Jesús Miguel de la Peña Moral, José Antonio Pons Miñano,

We report the case of a 52-year-old male diagnosed with primary sclerosing colangitis, mainly of the extrahepatic bile duct, with a long evolution. After liver transplantation, the explanted liver showed...

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Intestinal perforation in unusual location
971
Javier Gómez Sánchez, Marisol Zurita Saavedra, Clotilde Moreno Cortés,

Meckel's diverticulum is the most frequent congenital gastrointestinal malformation and the clinical presentation varies from the absence of symptoms to intestinal obstruction or secondary perforation...

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Ischemic gastritis due to oral iron
971-972
Raisa Quiñones Castro, Luis Vaquero Ayala, María Concepción Álvarez Cañas,

Polypharmacy is a frequent phenomenon. For that reason, drugs side effects are increasing, including lesions in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Multiple drugs can induce damage to the GI mucosa. NSAIDs...

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Klatskin-mimicking neuroendocrine tumor
972-973
María Josefa Sánchez Fernández, José Francisco Sánchez Melgarejo, Alejandro Pérez Fernández,

With regard to the article published in your journal by Konstantinos Tsalis et al on Klatskin-mimicking lesions, we recently diagnosed a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) in the proximal biliary tract of a 78-year-old...

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Successful evolution of morphea after hepatitis C virus eradication with direct-acting antiviral agent treatment
973
Adriana R. Guerra Romero, Manuel Pérez Figueras, Sonia Alonso López,

Hepatitis C virus infection has been associated with many dermatologic conditions such as lichen planus, porphyria cutanea tarda, and cryoglobulinemia. Recently, an association of HCV with systemic sclerosis...

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Laparoscopic duodenojejunostomy as a treatment for Wilkie’s syndrome. Analysis of a four cases series
974-975
Paula Pastor Peinado, Pablo Priego Jiménez, Juan Ocaña Jiménez,

We present 4 cases of Wilkie's syndrome (WS) diagnosis in our Hospital between 2014-2019. WS is an infrequent disease, whose diagnosis can be challenging for patients suffering recurrent digestive symptoms....

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The one that got away: a rare complication after PEG tube placement
975
Tiago Leal, Dalila Costa, Raquel Gonçalves,

A 74 year-old male patient was admitted to the emergency department due to diarrhea of a one-month duration. The patient had 5 to 7 bowel movements/day of liquid stool, without blood or mucus. He had also...

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Twisting of sleeve gastrectomy: two ways of clinic presentation
976
Clara Giménez Francés, Francisco Miguel González Valverde, Antonio Albarracín Marín-Blázquez,

Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy is an increasingly widespread bariatric surgical technique thanks to its good outcomes and apparent simplicity. However, complications may arise, including hemorrhage, gastric...

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What should be the best approach in the management of bile duct cysts in the era of cholangioscopy?
977
Juan Alcívar-Vásquez, Roberto Oleas, Carlos Robles-Medranda,

We read with great interest the scientific letter by Sánchez Melgarejo JF et al., in which they report a degenerate Todani Ia choledochal cyst in a patient with a pancreas divisum. However, patients with...

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Umbilical metastasis of a pancreatic origin: Sister Mary Joseph’s nodule
977-978
Alberto Alejandro Marcacuzco Quinto, Oana Anisa Nutu, Iago Justo Alonso,

An 84-year-old male patient presented with an umbilical mass. Upon examination, he had an umbilical lesion of approx. 2 cm that was nodular and painful on palpation. The abdominal CT showed a soft tissue...

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PEG use in patients with squamous cell carcinoma
978
Jacobo Dib Jr,

I read with great interest the paper by Sousa M. Tumor seeding of the fistula tract should be suspected in patients with a previous history of esophageal or nasopharynx squamous cell carcinoma who have...

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Prehepatic portal hypertension of a vascular origin: Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome
979
María del Mar Díaz Alcázar, Elena Ruiz Escolano, Adelina García Robles,

Female of 17 years-old with Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome: port-wine stain, overgrowth of bone and soft tissue in limbs, dental malposition and intellectual disability. Moreover, severe portal hypertension...

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