Incidence of lymph node micrometastasis in GBC was low and did not correlate with other clinicopathological parameters, recurrence, and survival.
Endovascular interventions play an important role in the management of BCS, in properly selected patients, even if prognostic score is unfavorable.
Fully covered SEMS is safe and effective for refractory benign non-corrosive esophageal strictures.
Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPSS) has important role in the management of Budd-Chiari syndrome (BCS). Stent dysfunction rate up to 80% at 2 years limits the use of TIPSS. Reintervention is required if shunt develops occlusion or stenosis. Different techniques have been reported for the catheterization of TIPSS in cases of an occ...
Low BMD was frequent in children with CD and was associated with low BMI and vitamin D deficiency.
Treatment of chronic genotype-3 hepatitis C virus infection using direct-acting antiviral agents: An Indian experience.
Dual-DAA-based regimens were safe and highly effective in treating genotype-3 HCV infection in CHC and CC patients.
Lactose malabsorption was seen in 58% of children with non-organic chronic abdominal pain.
CLDQ-T was easily understood and showed good performance characteristics in assessing QOL in Tamil-speaking patients with CLD.
Neonatal hepatitis with acute liver failure due to varied etiology including various infections is reported in the past. Scrub typhus as a cause of neonatal hepatitis has rarely been reported in literature. A high index of clinical suspicion is required for early diagnosis and timely treatment. Severity and prognosis of the disease varies widely be...
Chronic constipation (CC) is a common problem in the community and in gastroenterology practice all over the world including India. After release of Rome IV guidelines in April 2016, there is increasing interest among gastroenterologists and physicians in India to look into special issues on CC in the Indian perspective. There are important differe...