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Clinical Gastroenterology and TreatmentISSN: 2469-584X

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510089

Factors Associated With Hepatic Cytolysis in HIV-HBV and/ or HCV Coinfected Patients in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic Of The Congo: Multicenter Cross-Sectional Study

Jean-Paul Kimpiatu Mayimona, Aliocha Nkodila Natuhoyila, Charles Mbendi Nlombi, François Lepira Bompeka, Sebastien Mbendi Nsukini, Fiston Mbutiwi, Jean-Robert Makulo Rissassi, Antoine Tshimpi Wola, Hippolyte Situakibanza Nani-Tuma and Benjamin Longo Mbenza

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 22, 2022

Liver cytolysis is extremely common and sometimes severe in individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus, but data for this disorder is sketchy in the developing countries. The objective of this study is to identify factors associated with hepatic cytolysis in HIV-HVB-HCV co-infected patients in Kinshasa....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510088

Stercoral Colitis: Case Study Report

Jasmin Grewal and Salvatore Grasso

Article Type: Case Study | First Published: July 18, 2022

Stercoral colitis is a rare inflammatory condition of the colon as a result of fecal impaction commonly located in the sigmoid colon, the rectosigmoid junction, or the anterior rectum. This condition occurs commonly due to chronic constipation which results in fecal impaction and ultimately leading to inflammation of the colon....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510087

A Rare Case of Leptospirosis-Induced Liver Injury in an Urban Setting

Ahmed Alemam, MD, Subhan Ata, MD and Jasbir Makker, MD, FACP

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 18, 2022

Leptospirosis is one of the most common zoonoses in the world. Human infection occurs after exposure to contaminated water or soil; hence infection is more common in rural settings. It is an uncommon cause of acute liver injury, and usually causes an anicteric illness. Here we describe a rare case of a 50-year-old man who presented with jaundice, transaminitis, hyperbilirubinemia, and acute kidney injury. He was diagnosed with Leptospirosis with reported history of exposure to rodents in an urba...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510086

Improved Electrolyte and Fluid Balance Results in Control of Diarrhea with Crofelemer in Patient with Short Bowel Syndrome: A Case Report

William Powers, DO

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: May 09, 2022

Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a rare malabsorptive disorder characterized by the inability to maintain a balance of fluids, electrolytes, and nutrients when taking a conventional diet. SBS can cause chronic, severe diarrhea and malnutrition, often requiring dependence on parenteral nutrition. We present the case of a 55-year-old female with a complete colectomy and partial small bowel resection who experienced chronic, severe diarrhea for over a decade, resulting in her being housebound and maln...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510085

The Potential to Lower the Incidence of Necrotising Enterocolitis with Branched Chain Fatty Acids

Luke M. Bosnar, Anya E. Shindler, Jennifer Wood, Craig Patch and Ashley E. Franks

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: May 08, 2022

Necrotising enterocolitis is an intestinal inflammatory disease, with the highest rate of incidence occurring in premature infants born before 36-weeks, due to infants missing out on the in-utero ingestion of vernix caseosa. The in-utero consumption of vernix caseosa is a key biological process, necessary for the effective and healthy modulation of the infant’s intestinal microbiome, as the branched chain fatty acid content of vernix caseosa allows many branched chain fatty acid commensal bact...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-584X/1510084

CD 90 as Cancer Stem Cell Biomarker in Liver Cancer

Mohamed Hussein

Article Type: Research Paper | First Published: March 25, 2022

Liver cancer is the end-stage of chronic liver diseases. The main aetiologies of chronic liver diseases CLDs are chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The aim of this work was to evaluate diagnostic value of CD-90 in patients with chronic liver disease (CLD) Fibrosis, Liver cancer and healthy individuals. The present study included Fibrotic patients, Liver cancer patients, in addition individuals were enrolled in this study as control group. AFP and CEA were estimated in all groups. CD-90 w...

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