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Dig Dis (2024) 42 (2): 161–165.
Published Online: 21 December 2023
... to be the highest in comparison to other parts of the world. Despite its high prevalence there are low rates of gastric cancer recorded in Africa. This African perspective gives an insight into the history of H. pylori in Africa and also examines the issue of the so-called “African Enigma,” it’s diagnosis...
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Dig Dis (2023) 41 (4): 622–631.
Published Online: 04 July 2023
...) in the diagnosis of liver fibrosis. Methods: A literature search was performed in eight databases until July 13, 2022. We strictly searched studies according to inclusion and exclusion criteria, extracted data, and then assessed quality. We pooled the sensitivity, specificity, and other diagnostic estimates...
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Dig Dis (2022) 40 (3): 282–289.
Published Online: 10 May 2021
..., quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. Acute diarrhea Chronic diarrhea Etiology Diagnosis Therapy Diarrhea...
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Dig Dis (2021) 39 (6): 606–614.
Published Online: 25 February 2021
...Cristina Maria Sabo; Simona Grad; Dan L. Dumitrascu Background and Summary: Chronic abdominal pain is a challenging complaint for both primary care providers and gastroenterologists alike, due to a broad differential diagnosis and sometimes extensive and negative workup. In the absence of red flag...
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Dig Dis (2021) 39 (6): 615–621.
Published Online: 15 February 2021
... or of their effectiveness, quality or safety. The publisher and the editor(s) disclaim responsibility for any injury to persons or property resulting from any ideas, methods, instructions or products referred to in the content or advertisements. NET Celiac disease Inflammatory bowel diseases Treatment Diagnosis...
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Dig Dis (2020) 38 (2): 117–121.
Published Online: 19 December 2019
...: This review focuses on current knowledge of MC and highlights the various controversies and criticisms regarding the clinical data about definitions, subtypes, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of this condition. Key Messages: The diagnosis of MC is based on histology, which distinguishes 2 subtypes...
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Dig Dis (2018) 36 (5): 362–368.
Published Online: 26 June 2018
... diverticlutis is in the absence of other concering or intermediate findings, there is no benefit in a follow-up colonoscopy [ 23-26 ]. Recently, 3 meta-analyses were published concerning the risk of CRC after a radiologic confirmed diagnosis of acute diverticulitis. The first meta-analysis included, just...
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Dig Dis (2018) 35 (Suppl. 1): 14–17.
Published Online: 08 February 2018
...Vincenzo Stanghellini Background: The correct diagnosis of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) is quite a challenge. The overlaps between syndromes can complicate the interpretation of clinical data. Summary: The incidence of functional digestive disorders and irritable bowel syndrome...
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Dig Dis (2016) 34 (Suppl. 1): 19–26.
Published Online: 22 August 2016
... the issue of whether patients with risk factors for NAFLD (diabetes and/or metabolic syndrome [MS]) should be screened for its presence with biomarkers, such as the fatty liver index (FLI). The diagnosis of NAFLD requires the exclusion of other causes of chronic liver disease and steatosis, especially heavy...
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Dig Dis (2015) 33 (Suppl. 2): 53–64.
Published Online: 07 December 2015
...Dina G. Tiniakos; John G. Brain; Yvonne A. Bury The diagnosis of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is based on a combination of biochemical, immunological and histological features and exclusion of other causes of liver disease. Typical histological features include a chronic hepatitis pattern of injury...
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Dig Dis (2015) 33 (Suppl. 2): 134–139.
Published Online: 07 December 2015
... suspicion but normal cholangiography, a liver biopsy is indicated to establish a diagnosis of small duct PSC. Several other disease entities such as IgG4-associated cholangitis (IAC), cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), and secondary causes of sclerosing cholangitis such as choledocholithiasis, AIDS-cholangiopathy...
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Dig Dis (2015) 33 (6): 780–790.
Published Online: 21 October 2015
... of pathological early HCC, imaging diagnosis, treatment strategy, staging system and subclassification of HCC. Further studies are warranted for the clinical practices of Japan to be adopted in the rest of the world. m-kudo@med.kindai.ac.jp 21 10 2015 © 2015 S. Karger AG, Basel 2015...
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Dig Dis (2015) 33 (4): 562–569.
Published Online: 06 July 2015
...Shamindra Direkze; Rajiv Jalan Minimal hepatic encephalopathy (mHE) is common among patients with cirrhotic liver disease and causes significant morbidity and mortality. It may present as cognitive impairment, behavioural changes and, less frequently, with neurological symptoms which make diagnosis...
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Dig Dis (2015) 33 (2): 147–154.
Published Online: 22 April 2015
... that due to a high risk for complications if the disease remains undiagnosed, patients with extraintestinal symptoms due to CD require appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Despite criticism regarding the cost-effectiveness of case finding in CD, such an aggressive approach has been considered cost...
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Dig Dis (2014) 32 (5): 586–596.
Published Online: 14 July 2014
...-alcoholic steatohepatitis with fibrosis. An early diagnosis in the high-risk population with features of insulin resistance and a proper identification of those patients with progressive liver disease are needed. Practicing physicians dealing with NAFLD should be aware of and should carefully evaluate...