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Year 2021 / Volume 113 / Number 10

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Prevalence of pyoderma gangrenosum and Sweet´s syndrome in inflammatory bowel disease at a tertiary healthcare center
691-697
Florencia Giraudo, Eugenia Miraglia, María Laura Garbi, Martín Yantorno, María Roxana Maradeo, Gustavo Javier Correa, Francisco Tufare,

Background and aim: dermatological manifestations are normally found in one third of patients with inflammatory bowel disease. In this study, the prevalence, clinical characteristics, intestinal disease...

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Endoscopic internal drainage using transmural double-pigtail stents in leaks following upper gastrointestinal tract surgery
698-703
Esteban Fuentes-Valenzuela, Francisco Javier García-Alonso, Javier Tejedor-Tejada, Rodrigo Nájera-Muñoz, Marina de Benito Sanz, Ramón Sánchez-Ocaña, Carlos de la Serna Higuera, Manuel Pérez-Miranda,

Introduction: different endoscopic procedures have been proposed for the management of surgical leaks. Endoscopic internal drainage using trans-fistulary double-pigtail plastic stents has emerged as an...

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Experience in the treatment of hepatitis C with direct-acting antivirals in a foreign population at a high-immigration area
704-708
Matías Estévez Escobar, Marta Casado Martín, Isabel Moreno Moraleda, Teresa Jordán Madrid, Carolina Molina Maldonado, Cristina Viñolo Ubiña, Almudena Porcel Martín,

Introduction: immigrants from areas of high endemicity for hepatitis C represent a relevant risk group. The goal of this study was to analyze the characteristics of these patients in a high-immigration...

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Small-bowel transit time in capsule endoscopy: a determinant factor for the diagnosis of small-bowel bleeding
709-713
Cátia Arieira, Francisca Dias de Castro, Pedro Boal Carvalho, Bruno Rosa, Maria João Moreira, José Cotter,

Background: small-bowel capsule endoscopy (SBCE) is the gold standard for the study of small-bowel bleeding (SBB). Recent studies suggest that longer small-bowel transit times (SBTT) may be associated...

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Review

Current clinical and research fluid biomarkers to aid risk stratification of pancreatic cystic lesions
714-720
Ana García García de Paredes, Ferga Claudine Gleeson, Elizabeth Rajan, Enrique Vázquez-Sequeiros,

Pancreatic cystic lesions (PCL) are composed of a heterogeneous group of entities that are increasingly diagnosed, generally as incidental findings in asymptomatic patients. In conjunction with this growing...

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Special Article

V Spanish Consensus Conference on Helicobacter pylori infection treatment

Javier P. Gisbert, Javier Alcedo, Javier Amador, Luis Bujanda, Xavier Calvet, Manuel Castro-Fernández, Luis Fernández-Salazar, Emili Gené, Ángel Lanas, Alfredo J. Lucendo, Javier Molina-Infante, Olga P. Nyssen, A Pérez-Aisa, Ignasi Puig,

Helicobacter pylori infection is very common in the Spanish population and represents the main cause of chronic gastritis, peptic ulcer, and gastric cancer. The last iteration of Spanish consensus guidelines...

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Emphysematous pancreatitis: a rare entity with characteristic radiological findings
721-722
Fernando Ramírez Esteso, Esther Domínguez Ferreras, Francisco Domper Bardají, María Rodríguez González,

The case was a 53-year-old male with a history of acute pancreatitis of biliary origin, and subsequent laparoscopic cholecystectomy, currently hospitalized due to a diagnosis of acute pancreatitis. Seventy-two...

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Primary synchronous rectal squamous-cell carcinoma and its exceptional response to chemoradiotherapy
723-724
Esteban Fuentes-Valenzuela, Beatriz Burgueño-Gómez, María Miguel Lucero-Salaverry, Luis E. Abella,

We present the case of a 51-year-old female with a 2-month history of intense anal pain and rectal bleeding. A digital rectal exam revealed a possible lower rectal mass. A colonoscopy was then performed...

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Abdominal cocoon sign: an unusual cause of intestinal obstruction
725-726
Shuang Liang, Jiang-He Cui, Lin-Lin Hu,

A 46-year-old male patient came to the gastroenterology department with recurrent abdominal pain, distension, and delayed defecation. Also, three bowel obstructions had occurred within six months. He presented...

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Letter

Pneumatosis intestinalis as an incidental finding in a patient with COVID-19 infection
727
Paula Pérez Naranjo, Elena Moya Sánchez, Laura Férnandez Navarro,

In reference to the article by Láinez Ramos-Bossini AJ et al., recently published in your Journal, we would like to provide our experience regarding a probable causal association between pneumoperitoneum...

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Letter

Surgical treatment of buried bumper syndrome in patients with Parkinson´s disease and duodenal levodopa/carbidopa infusion therapy
727-728
José Ruiz Pardo, Pedro Antonio Sánchez Fuentes, Elisabet Vidaña Márquez,

We read with interest the article by Garrido Durán C, et al. in which endoscopic aspects of duodenal levodopa/carbidopa therapy in the treatment of advanced Parkinson's disease were analyzed. In this article,...

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Letter

Symptomatic hypomagnesemia induced by proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs). A known adverse event that is worth recalling
728-729
Alma Keco Huerga, Jesús García de la Borbolla Serres, Manuel Castro Fernández,

In 2016, the Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva published a paper on the adverse effects of PPIs, including a position statement on their safety, with the conclusion that they are uncommon and usually...

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Letter

Dysphagia secondary to autoimmune necrotizing anti-HGMCR myopathy
729-730
Eduardo Valdivielso Cortázar, Manuel Delgado Blanco, Pedro Alonso Aguirre,

We present the case of an 87-year-old female who presented with upper dysphagia to solids, weight loss of 5 kg and weakness in the upper limbs of a seven months duration. Gastroscopy showed a hiatal hernia...

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Letter

Unexplained ascites caused by myeloid sarcoma with omentum involvement
730-731
Yong Li, Jianfeng Pan, Xiaowei Liu,

Concerning the article published in this journal by Meireles LC et al., we have recently identified a case of myeloid sarcoma involving the omentum, but it was characterized by ascites as the main symptom,...

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Non-oclusive mesenteric ischemia as a complication of dialysis
731-732
Clara Giménez Francés, María Encarnación Tamayo Rodríguez, Antonio Albarracín Marín-Blázquez,

We present the case of a 69-year-old male ex-smoker, whose medical background included hypertension, chronic renal failure, atrial fibrillation anticoagulation, and chronic lower limb arterial ischemia....

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Letter

Modified submucosal double-tunneling endoscopic resection for the treatment of a large esophageal submucosal tumor originating from the muscularis propria
732-733
De-feng Li, Ben-hua Wu, Li-sheng Wang,

A 69-year-old female complained of epigastric pain of 6 months’ duration. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed a transversal submucosal tumor (SMT) in the lower esophagus. Subsequently, endoscopic ultrasonography...

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Letter

Tofacitinib, a useful option for the treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum in an ulcerative colitis patient
733-734
Pablo Salmón Olavarría, Saioa Rubio Iturria, Óscar Nantes Castillejo,

Pyoderma gangrenosum (PG) is a difficult-to-manage ulcero-necrotizing dermatosis associated with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). In this article, we report a refractory PG in a patient with severe ulcerative...

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Letter

Cystic duct remnant syndrome in a cholecystectomized patient, confirmed by cholangiography
734
Sara Pérez Moyano, Lorena Morillo Blanco, Julio Guilarte López-Mañas,

Wereport the case of a 59-year-old male with cholelithiasis, choledocholithiasis, and biliary obstruction due to enolic chronic pancreatitis. He was treated 7 years previously with cholecystectomy, ERCP,...

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Letter

Leflunomide as a cause of collagenous colitis: an entity to consider
735
Paulina Núñez, Rodrigo Quera, Lilian Flores, Luis Contreras,

Leflunomide belongs in the group of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) used in the treatment of psoriatic, rheumatoid, and reactive arthritis. Approximately 20 % of patients will experience...

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Letter

Comments on ‘Percutaneous endoscopic colostomy to treat recurrent sigmoid volvulus in an almost centenary patient’
735-736
Sabri Selcuk Atamanalp,

I read with great interest the article titled ‘Percutaneous endoscopic colostomy to treat recurrent sigmoid volvulus in an almost centenary patient’ written by Segura et al., who presented a recurrent...

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Letter

Implementation of a hepatology and gastroenterology teleconsultation for our penitentiary center
736-737
Antonio Cerezo-Ruiz, José Luis Montero-Álvarez, José De Juan-Ramírez,

The use of telemedicine in penitentiary centers (PCs) is an effective measure to improve quality access to specialized care (secondary prevention) and reduces the inherent costs derived from physical consultations...

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Letter

Hiatal hernia and Cameron ulcer: an overlooked association in pediatric patients
737
Helena Moreira Silva, Ricardo Küttner-Magalhães, Rosa Lima,

A ten-year-old boy presented with a two-year history of iron deficiency anemia (IDA) and occasional vomiting. His medical history included cerebral palsy and chronic pulmonary disease under mechanical...

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Letter

ABP 501 (adalimumab-atto) in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease: an example of evidence-based extrapolation
737-738
Fernando Muñoz Núñez, Carlos Taxonera, Jordi Marrón,

We report the available evidence demonstrating the biosimilarity of ABP 501 (AMGEVITA®, adalimumab-atto) to its reference product (RP) (Humira®, adalimumab), and the rationale for the extrapolation of...

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Letter

Endoscopic removal of an embedded uncovered biliary self-expandable metal stent with a mechanichal lithotriptor
738-739
Juan M. Martín Guerrero, Carlos Ortiz-Moyano, Mercedes Serrano-Romero,

Biliary fully-covered self-expandable metal stents (FCSEMS) can be used for benign conditions since they can be removed. Uncovered SEMS (uSEMS) are employed for malignant biliary obstruction and are intended...

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