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Clinical Gastroenterology and TreatmentISSN: 2469-584X


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510061

Rectal Cancer Metastasis to an Anal Fissure

Kelly Cristine de Lacerda Rodrigues Buzatti, Igor Guedes Nogueira Reis, Isabelle Reis Daldegan and Beatriz Deoti Silva Rodrigues

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 27, 2018

Rectal cancer metastasis to an anal fissure is an extremely rare condition, being the most common dissemination mechanisms lymphatic and blood vessels. However, it is possible that feces carry tumor cells from proximal regions of the intestine to implant in injured areas of the anal mucosa, such as anal fistula, anal fissure or hemorrhoidectomy wound....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510060

Can Pre-Operative Endoscopy Identify Patients at Risk for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease after Sleeve Gastrectomy?

Rami R Mustafa, Leena Khaitan, MichaƂ Robert Janik, Adel Alhaj Saleh, Mohammed Alshehri, Seyed Mohammad Kalantar Motamedi, Adil Khan, Heba elghalban, Tomasz Rogula and Mujjahid Abbas

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: June 04, 2018

Obesity is a multinational public health burden as obesity has doubled since 1980 with 1.5 billion adults gone into obesity in 2008. In the United States, 34 percent of US adults 20-years-old and older are overweight, 34% obese, and 6% are Morbid obese. Obesity is precisely linked to diabetes, hypertension and other chronic disease increase risk, Making big load on public health....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510059

Inadequate Antiviral Use in Pregnant Women with Chronic Hepatitis B at High Risk for Vertical Transmission

Woodard C DO, Gelsomino T, Latronica A, Hooks ML, Aboelsoud M and Wu DY

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 30, 2018

Chronic hepatitis B affects approximately 1.25 million persons in the United States, leading to significant morbidity and mortality from liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma. The risk of perinatal transmission of hepatitis B to infants born to HBsAg-positive mothers has been reported to be as high as 90 percent without the use of active and passive immunization....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510058

Massive Splenic Infarction with Specific Sonographic Feature: Two Case Reports with Rare Etiologies

Mortazavi AR, Joudi M, Zabolinejad N, Aelami MH, Farhangi H and Alamdaran SA

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 26, 2018

We reported two pediatric rare cases with massive splenic infarction that in both of them the interspersed hyperechoic linear striation of the splenic parenchyma was first suggestive sign of infarction, and diagnosis was confirmed by color Doppler and surgery....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510057

Pseudomelanosis of the Stomach and Duodenum

Kevin Pelland and Xuchen Zhang

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 19, 2018

Pseudomelanosis of the upper gastrointestinal tract is rare and classically associated with oral iron intake, upper gastrointestinal bleeding, diabetes mellitus, end stage renal disease and antihypertensive medication use. Duodenal involvement is well described, but only few cases of combined stomach and duodenal involvement have been reported to date. The lesion is indolent but can mimic more concerning entities like malignant melanoma....

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