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Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

Online ISSN: 2398-3116

Marcel C C Machado (Editor-in-Chief)

University of São Paulo School of Medicine

Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE) is an open access journal with comprehensive peer review policy and a rapid publication process. GHE publish high-quality original articles, reviews, and commentaries in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, molecular biology, immunology, microbiology, genetics, translational medicine, diagnostics, and therapeutics, endoscopy, surgery, hepatobiliary surgery, transplantation, gastrointestinal malignancies (i.e., esophageal, gastric, colorectal, anal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers), radiation oncology, imaging, interventional therapy, gastroenterological and hepatobiliary diseases including preneoplastic and malignant conditions, pharmacology, pathophysiology, pathology, evidence-based medicine in gastroenterology, pancreatology, gastrointestinal laboratory medicine.  GHE will provide a platform in today's scientific and medical literature to serve as an international forum for rapid exchange of scientific information between clinicians and scientists worldwide to translate novel "bench to bedside" science into clinical therapies as well as report upon prognostics, novel therapeutic strategies which contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of gastroenterology and hepatology.

GHE will feature original research, review papers, case reports, clinical studies, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, commentaries, and book reviews.

GHE welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.ghe@oatext.com

Please, follow the Instructions for Authors. In the cover letter add the name and e-mail address of 5 proposed reviewers (we can choose them or not).

Copyright is retained by the authors and articles can be freely used and distributed by others. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work, first published by GHE, is properly cited.

Marcel C C Machado


Marcel C C Machado was graduated by University of Sao Paulo the best University of Brazil and one of the greatest universities of South America. He initiated his scientific career as a medical student publishing papers related to metabolic problems of the surgical patients. After finishing its residential training he engaged in a research group interested in organ transplantation. He performed the first liver transplantation in South American and later became a research fellow in University of Colorado working with T Starzl. He also performed several liver transplants back to Brazil but the program was interrupted and he was relocated to a group of biliary and pancreatic surgery. In this group he started a scientific program on acute and chronic pancreatitis He also initiated a research laboratory interested in acute pancreatitis. Later on he became Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Transplant Program of University of S Paulo however he maintain his interest in biliary and pancreatic surgery. After finishing his term in this program he turned his interest on the effect of ageing on acute diseases as sepsis and acute pancreatitis. He is now working in a research laboratory and working in a teaching hospital. He published more than 400 papers in scientific journals and collaborated in several international books.

Regional Editor-in-Chief


Lun-gen Lu,MD

Department of Gastroenterology
Shanghai General Hospital
Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
China

Ezekiel Wong Toh Yoon

Chief Gastroenterologist
Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology)
Hiroshima Kyoritsu Hospital
Japan

Editorial Board


Florin Burada

Associate Professor
Medical Genetics Department
Research Center of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Medicine and Pharmacy Craiova, Romania

Adrian Bartos, MD, PhD

General Surgeon
Regional Institute of Gastroenetrology and Hepatology,
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Ahmed Youssef Altonbary

Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University,
Mansoura, Egypt


Dr Giuseppe Mazzarella

Institute of Food Sciences-CNR
Lab. Immuno-Morphology
Via Roma 64, 83100 Avellino, Italy

QU Bao-Ge

Professor
Taishan Medicine College
China

Sandeep Nijhawan

Professor and Head
Dept of Gastroenterology
SMS Medical College Jaipur, India


Lun-gen Lu,MD

Department of Gastroenterology
Shanghai General Hospital
Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine
China

Hrishikesh V Samant. MD

Transplant Hepatology University of Nebraska Medical Centre
NE, USA

Michail P. Galanopoulos

Gastroenterology Department
Evaggelismos Hospital
Athens , Greece


Kalpit Devani

East Tennessee State University
TN,
USA

Marcel C C Machado

Department of Clinical Emergencies,
University of São Paulo School of Medicine,
Brazil

Takahito Yagi

Professor,
Hepto-Biliary and Pancreatic Surgery, Okayama University Hospital
Japan


Dr. LEANDRO Co BARCHI

Stomach and Smal Bowell Surgery Unit
Digestive Surgery Division
Department of Gastroenterology
University of São Paulo - School of Medicine
Brazil

Rouhallah Najjar Sadeghi

Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Faculty of Medicine
Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences
Sari, Iran

Abdurrahman Kadayifci

Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Gaziantep University School of Medicine
Gaziantep – Turkey


Alessandro Federico

Associate Professor in Gastroenterology
Department of Hepato-Gastroenterology
School of Medicine, Second University of Naples
Italy

Moneer Bahgat

Professor
Department of Hepatology and Gastroenterology
Mansoura Specialized Medical Hospital
Mansoura, Egypt

Isa Dietrich

Department of Surgery
Laboratory of Surgical Anatomy of Human Structural Topography
School of Medicine
Sao Paulo University
Brazil


Dr.Anuradha Sekaran

Chief of Pathology
Asian Institute of Gastroenterology
Hyderabad, India

Piotr Nehring

Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine Department
Medical University of Warsaw
Poland


Early View

Volume 2, Issue 1


Nutritional status and long-term prognosis in patients with refractory hepatic ascites treated with tolvaptan

Masaaki Shimada Hiroaki Iwase Noboru Hirashima Nobumitsu Ryuge Noboru Urata

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

January 06, 2017


Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 5


Fulminant amoebic colitis: the role of surgery and the operative approach

Mark Wagener Maheshwar Naidoo

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

August 31, 2016


Endoscopic obliterative therapy with n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate for gastrointestinal varices

Takahiro Sato

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

September 07, 2016


Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) using the modified introducer technique: clinical experience and description of an innovative new kit

Ezekiel Wong Toh Yoon Minoru Sakomoto

Technology/Application-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

October 28, 2016


Assessing fellow competence in esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD): A pilot study

Vilas R. Patwardhan Niharika Mallepally Joseph D. Feuerstein Tyler M. Berzin Mandeep S. Sawhney Daniel A. Leffler Sunil G. Sheth

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

October 21, 2016


An unusual endoscopic image of a submucosal esophageal hematoma

Lei Shi Fu Jian Liu

Short Communication-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

October 28, 2016


Thrombocytopenia as an initial sign of cirrhosis secondary to hepatic steatosis: a case report

Elvin Omar Videa-Irias Juan Jose Flores Perez Daniells Erazo David Alejandro Rodas Fino Scarlet Betzabel Rodas Gallardo Michelle Elieth Trejo Cruz

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

November 26, 2016


Previous Issue

Volume 1, Issue 4


Laparoscopic surgery in adults with transposition of the great arteries: A report of two cases

Margaret Mariella BA T. Max Gevedon BS Sean Clifford MD Jaipeng Huang MD Erica Sutton MD Hiram C. Polk Jr. MD

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

July 05, 2016


A Foreign Body in the Appendix

Satoshi Ogawa Yoshito Uenoyama Yukitaka Yamashita

Clinical image-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

July 05, 2016


The assessing the left bronchial invasion of esophageal cancer in computed tomography

Hiroshi Makino Hiroshi Yoshida Hiroshi Maruyama Tadashi Yokoyama Atsushi Hirakata Jyunji Ueda Hideyuki Takada Yuta Kikuchi Eriko Shinozuka Masao Miyashita Takeshi Matsutani Tsutomu Nomura Eiji Uchida

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

July 05, 2016


Mycophenolate therapy in Autoimmune Pancreatitis

Adlene Jenita Jebakumar Prabhu Deepak Udayakumar Erik J Peterson Martin L Freeman

Short Communication-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

July 28, 2016


Successful management of Mirizzi's Syndrome, an uncommon complication of gallstone disease

Ezekiel Wong Toh Yoon Kazuki Nishihara Sunao Otagaki

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

August 31, 2016


Treatment of adult idiopathic ileocolic intussusception with non-operative reduction under fluoroscopic guidance

Ezekiel Wong Toh Yoon Koichi Higashi Jun Horiguchi

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

August 31, 2016


Archive


Volume 1

Fulminant amoebic colitis: the role of surgery and the operative approach

Mark Wagener Maheshwar Naidoo

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

August 31, 2016


Endoscopic obliterative therapy with n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate for gastrointestinal varices

Takahiro Sato

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

September 07, 2016


Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) using the modified introducer technique: clinical experience and description of an innovative new kit

Ezekiel Wong Toh Yoon Minoru Sakomoto

Technology/Application-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

October 28, 2016


Assessing fellow competence in esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD): A pilot study

Vilas R. Patwardhan Niharika Mallepally Joseph D. Feuerstein Tyler M. Berzin Mandeep S. Sawhney Daniel A. Leffler Sunil G. Sheth

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

October 21, 2016


An unusual endoscopic image of a submucosal esophageal hematoma

Lei Shi Fu Jian Liu

Short Communication-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

October 28, 2016


Thrombocytopenia as an initial sign of cirrhosis secondary to hepatic steatosis: a case report

Elvin Omar Videa-Irias Juan Jose Flores Perez Daniells Erazo David Alejandro Rodas Fino Scarlet Betzabel Rodas Gallardo Michelle Elieth Trejo Cruz

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

November 26, 2016


Laparoscopic surgery in adults with transposition of the great arteries: A report of two cases

Margaret Mariella BA T. Max Gevedon BS Sean Clifford MD Jaipeng Huang MD Erica Sutton MD Hiram C. Polk Jr. MD

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

July 05, 2016


A Foreign Body in the Appendix

Satoshi Ogawa Yoshito Uenoyama Yukitaka Yamashita

Clinical image-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

July 05, 2016


The assessing the left bronchial invasion of esophageal cancer in computed tomography

Hiroshi Makino Hiroshi Yoshida Hiroshi Maruyama Tadashi Yokoyama Atsushi Hirakata Jyunji Ueda Hideyuki Takada Yuta Kikuchi Eriko Shinozuka Masao Miyashita Takeshi Matsutani Tsutomu Nomura Eiji Uchida

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

July 05, 2016


Mycophenolate therapy in Autoimmune Pancreatitis

Adlene Jenita Jebakumar Prabhu Deepak Udayakumar Erik J Peterson Martin L Freeman

Short Communication-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

July 28, 2016


Successful management of Mirizzi's Syndrome, an uncommon complication of gallstone disease

Ezekiel Wong Toh Yoon Kazuki Nishihara Sunao Otagaki

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

August 31, 2016


Treatment of adult idiopathic ileocolic intussusception with non-operative reduction under fluoroscopic guidance

Ezekiel Wong Toh Yoon Koichi Higashi Jun Horiguchi

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

August 31, 2016


Does modification of portal venous blood flow using balloon-occluded retrograde transvenous obliteration affect the mucosa of the small intestine?

Takayuki Yokota Shinichi Hashimoto Ryo Kawasato Tomohiro Shirasawa Satoko Kaneyama Atsushi Goto Takuya Iwamoto Tsuyoshi Ishikawa Takeshi Okamoto Jun Nishikawa Isao Sakaida

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

May 31, 2016


Enterocolitis syndrome. Cow’s milk allergy or food proteins?

Sandoval Ramírez Eunice Solís Nery E Camacho Meza de Baro Alvarez Paola

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

June 06, 2016


Detection of dysplasia in Barrett’s oesophagus: Are there impending optical and spectroscopic solutions?

Upchurch E Old OJ Lloyd GR Isabelle M Kendall C Shetty G Pavlou A Shepherd N Barr H

Review Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

June 10, 2016


Admission to treatment with DAAs in patients with chronic hepatitis C: are the actual criteria based on elastography correct?

Carlo Filice

Letter to Editor-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

June 10, 2016


Hepatitis E vaccines – Current scenario

Kamran Zaman Kapil Goyal Mini P Singh

Mini Review-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

June 24, 2016


Hepatic hydrothorax

Nauroz Syed Matthew D. Alvin

Review Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

July 04, 2016


Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography with intraductal ultrasound in pregnancy without the use of radiation

Anuj Datta Viktor Eysselein Michael Fleischman Sonya Reicher Inder Singh Ashwin Ashok Kelsey Chen

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

May 10, 2016


Endoscopically placed fiducials facilitate minimally invasive, parenchymal preserving resection of small pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors

Mohan K. Mallipeddi MD, Kevin N. Shah MD, Sabino Zani Rebecca A. Burbridge Rebekah R. White Dan G. Blazer Theodore N. Pappas Alexander Perez

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

May 11, 2016


Nonalcoholic fatty pancreas disease as an endogenous alcoholic fatty pancreas disease

Ivanildo Coutinho de Medeiros Josivan Gomes de Lima

Hypothesis-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

May 11, 2016


Chronic diarrhea in children: Indian Perspective

Mohit Kehar Shaifali Sikka

Review Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

May 13, 2016


Predicting hepatocellular carcinoma recurrence and survival

Minuk GY Yu D Holmes S Uhanova J Lipschitz J McKay A

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

May 23, 2016


Toxic bile acids do not increase transforming growth factor-beta expression in bile duct epithelial cells or collagen synthesis in myofibroblasts

Wang A Yu D Gong Y Garber J Minuk GY

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

May 26, 2016


Triglyeride-induced Pancreatitis: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach

Marvin Louis Roy Y. Lu Markus D. Agito

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

April 20, 2016


Narrative review: Epidemiology and acting mechanisms of risk factors of hepatocellular carcinoma

Pengcheng Li

Review Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

April 22, 2016


Immunoregulation in celiac disease

Giuseppe Mazzarella Vera Rotondi Aufiero

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

April 22, 2016


Hamartoma-adenoma-carcinoma sequence in a solitary Peutz-Jeghers type sigmoid polyp

Altonbary AY Bahgat MH Elkashef WF

Case Report-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

April 23, 2016


Effects of colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection on treatment for Tis carcinoma

Yuichi Tomiki Kumpei Honjo Kazumasa Kure Kosuke Mizukoshi Masaya Kawai Shun Ishiyama Kiichi Sugimoto Masanobu Tanaka Kazuhiro Sakamoto

Research Article-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy (GHE)

April 23, 2016


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GHE welcomes direct submissions from authors: Attach your word file with e- mail and send it to submissions@oatext.com alternatively to editor.ghe@oatext.com

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