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Gastroenterology

  1. Content type: Research article

    Between 10 and 20% of all patients undergoing bariatric surgery procedures regain weight secondary to a gastrojejunostomy enlargement. The aim of this study was to validate the interobserver agreement while me...

    Authors: Luiz Gustavo de Quadros, Manoel dos Passos Galvão Neto, Josemberg Marins Campos, Roberto Luiz Kaiser Junior, Eduardo Grecco, Mario Flamini Junior, Marcelo Falcao de Santana, Idiberto Jose Zotarelli Filho and Adriano Augusto Tomas Vasconcelos Almeida Alexandre

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2017 10:13

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Depression and anxiety are common in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and can affect disease outcomes, including quality of life and success of disease treatment. Successful management of psychiatric comorbidi...

    Authors: Kirsten M. Fiest, Charles N. Bernstein, John R. Walker, Lesley A. Graff, Carol A. Hitchon, Christine A. Peschken, Ryan Zarychanski, Ahmed Abou-Setta, Scott B. Patten, Jitender Sareen, James Bolton, Alexander Singer and Ruth Ann Marrie

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:404

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  3. Content type: Case Report

    Thyrotoxic crisis is a medical emergency requiring early diagnosis and urgent management, which can be challenging due to its diverse clinical presentations. While common presentations include fever, sweating,...

    Authors: R. D. S. S. Wickramasinghe, W. A. N. V. Luke, B. S. Sebastiampillai, M. P. M. L. Gunathilake and R. Premaratna

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:320

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Low-grade hepatic encephalopathy (LGHE) comprises minimal hepatic encephalopathy (MHE) and grade 1 hepatic encephalopathy. LGHE has no or minimal recognizable symptoms but has mild cognitive and psychomotor de...

    Authors: S. K. C. E. Subasinghe, Y. Nandamuni, S. Ranasinghe, M. A. Niriella, J. K. N. D. Miththinda, A. Dassanayake, A. P. de Silva and H. J. de Silva

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:303

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a metabolic disease commonly associated with obesity, type 2 diabetes, and inflammation-all features of insulin resistant syndrome. However, very limited data are av...

    Authors: Israt Ara Hossain, Salima Akter, Farjana Rahman Bhuiyan, Mijanur Rahman Shah, Mohammad Khalilur Rahman and Liaquat Ali

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:266

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  6. Content type: Short Report

    Mice, rats, and pigs are the three most used animal models when studying gastrointestinal peptide hormones; however their distribution from the duodenum to the distal colon has not been characterized systemat...

    Authors: Nicolai J. Wewer Albrechtsen, Rune E. Kuhre, Signe Toräng and Jens J. Holst

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2016 9:60

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  7. Content type: Research article

    The gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analog buserelin causes enteric neuronal loss. Acute stress or injection of corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) affects motility, secretion, and barrier function of t...

    Authors: Elin Sand, Caroline Linninge, Liudmyla Lozinska, Emil Egecioglu, Bodil Roth, Göran Molin, Björn Weström, Eva Ekblad and Bodil Ohlsson

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:824

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  8. Content type: Research article

    Objective of the present cross-sectional study was to investigate the impact of caffeine consumption on fatty liver and serum alanine aminotransferase (ALT) concentrations in a random population sample.

    Authors: Tilmann Graeter, Pia C. Niedermayer, Richard A. Mason, Suemeyra Oeztuerk, Mark M. Haenle, Wolfgang Koenig, Bernhard Otto Boehm and Wolfgang Kratzer

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:640

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  9. Content type: Case Report

    Gastrointestinal stromal tumors are a subtype of mesenchymal tumors. In recent years a significant progress was made in their diagnosis and treatment which led to significant improvement of their prognosis. En...

    Authors: A. Stemate, A. M. Filimon, M. Tomescu and L. Negreanu

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:558

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  10. Content type: Research article

    This study investigated the effects of endurance exercise training on ileum antioxidant status, as well as tight junction, inflammatory, and nutrient transporter gene expression.

    Authors: A. Maleah Holland, Hayden W. Hyatt, Ashley J. Smuder, Kurt J. Sollanek, Aaron B. Morton, Michael D. Roberts and Andreas N. Kavazis

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:514

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Chronic hepatitis C (CHC) is a global health challenge. New therapeutic agents with excellent sustained virological response (SVR) rates are available mainly in developed countries, while the majority of CHC p...

    Authors: Nicolae-Catalin Mechie, Armin D Goralzcyk, Lars Reinhardt, Sabine Mihm and Ahmad Amanzada

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2015 8:260

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Polyethylene Glycol 3350 (Miralax®) without electrolytes is commonly used for 3–4 days as bowel preparation for colonoscopy in children. One-day preparation has been anecdotally reported to be effective but th...

    Authors: Serge A Sorser, Venkata Konanki, Alice Hursh, Karen Hagglund and Hernando Lyons

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:648

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  13. Content type: Short Report

    Chronic non-bloody diarrhoea affects up to 5% of the population. Microscopic colitis is one of the most common causes, encompassing the subtypes collagenous colitis and lymphocytic colitis. The diagnosis of mi...

    Authors: Johanna K Larsson, Klas Sjöberg, Lina Vigren, Cecilia Benoni, Ervin Toth and Martin Olesen

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:236

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  14. Content type: Short Report

    Next generation sequencing (NGS) is a state of the art technology for microRNA (miRNA) analysis. The quantitative interpretation of the primary output of NGS i.e. the read counts for a miRNA sequence that can ...

    Authors: In-Hee Lee, Xiaoman Hong, Sharad C Mathur, Mukut Sharma, Amit Rastogi, Prateek Sharma, Lane K Christenson and Ajay Bansal

    Citation: BMC Research Notes 2014 7:212

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