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Clinical Gastroenterology and TreatmentISSN: 2469-584X


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510056

Reactivation of Chronic HBV Infection Leading to HCC following Treatment of HCV with an Interferon-Based Regimen

Divya Chalikonda, Charles Kistler, Xiangdong David Ren and Hie-Won Hann

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 31, 2018

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are the most significant hepatocarcinogens. Increased risk for the development of Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) was observed in patients with dual infection compared to those with either HBV or HCV infection alone....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510055

Gastrointestinal Dysbiosis Accompanied of Helicobacter Pylori Infection and its Correction by Probiotic

Ermolenko E, Varsin S, Baryshnikova N, Svarval A, Ferman R, Besedina N, Zakrevskaya A, Molostova A and Suvorov A

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: February 16, 2018

Investigation of gastric and colon microbiota in Helicobater pylori-infectes patients shown that: 1. Gastric microbiota in H. pylori-positive and H. pylori-negative patients was different and the samples from H. pylori-positive patients were characterized by the higher growth of opportunistic bacteria; 2. The link between H. pylori in stomach and colon microbiota is possible; 3. After eradication without probiotics we saw decreasing level of Bifidobacteria spp., Lactobacillus spp. and increasing...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510054

A Retrospective Study of Catheter-Related Thrombosis Using the Central Vein Catheters for the Ulcerative Colitis Patients

Shinichiro Koketsu, Shinichi Sameshima, Takashi Okuyama, Hiroshi Shigematsu and Masatoshi Oya

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: January 22, 2018

Leukocyte apheresis is a therapeutic option for moderate-to-severe active ulcerative colitis in Japan. It causes fewer complications, however, leukocyte apheresis requires the use of a relatively large caliber of peripheral venous line for hemodialysis. We reluctantly used a large caliber catheter with a double-lumen into the central vein. Catheter-related thrombosis and infection cases were occasionally observed during leukocyte apheresis. ...

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