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Special Issues

New and Old Therapeutic Options for Crohn’s Disease

Guest Editor: Tony C. K. Tham

Deadline: May 1, 2019 (Open)

Pancreatitis: New Insights into Etiology, Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Management and Complications

Guest Editor: Prashanth Rawla

Deadline: April 30, 2019(Open)

Exploring Novel Treatment Options for Liver Fibrosis: Can Anti-Angiogenics Succeed?

Guest Editor: Matthias Bartneck

Deadline: March 31, 2019(Open)

Pathology and Management of Cirrhosis

Guest Editor: Tatsuo Kanda

Deadline: January 31, 2019 (Open)

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Research Article

NF-κB; the Critical Link between Immune and Metabolic Pathways: Could NF-κB be Used as a Novel Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarker for Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis?

Athina Chasapi , Konstantinos Balampanis, Anna Tanoglidi, Eleni Kourea, George I. Lambrou, Vaia Lambadiari, Fotios Kalfarentzos, Erifili Hatziagelaki, Maria Melachrinou, Georgia Sotiropoulou-Bonikou
Received: January 28, 2019; Published: May 22, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1902020

Review

Organotin Polymers for the Control of Pancreatic Cancer

Charles E. Carraher, Jr., Michael R. Roner, Jessica Frank, Paul Slawek, Francesca Mosca, Kimberly Shahi, Alisa Moric-Johnson, Lindsey Miller
Received: January 31, 2019; Published: May 14, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1902019

Review

The Rational Use of Diuretics in the Management of Cirrhotic Ascites in Japan

Masaaki Takamura, Shuji Terai
Received: February 4, 2019; Published: April 25, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1902018

Review

Walled-Off Necrosis in Acute Pancreatitis: Clinical and Therapeutic Implications

Raffaele Pezzilli
Received: February 07, 2019; Published: April 10, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1902017

Research Article

Prevalence of Viral Liver Disease and Oral Lichen Planus in Patients Who Visited Dental Clinics: A Study by the Ehime Dental Association

Yumiko Nagao , Shinji Nishioka , Keizo Koresawa
Received: January 12, 2019; Published: April 2, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1902016

Review

Endoscopic Management of Crohn’s Disease Strictures

Oliver Reed, Patrick B Allen, Grant Caddy, John Eccles, Tony CK Tham
Received: January 28, 2019; Published: March 26, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1901015

Review

New Insights to Prevent Liver Fibrosis by Targeting YB-1 and Collagen Genes

Ramareddy V Guntaka
Received: December 20, 2018; Published: March 13, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1901014

Review

Stem Cell Therapy in the Elderly with Liver Disease

Marcel Tomaszewski, Philip Wong
Received: August 23, 2018 ; Published: January 03, 2019; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1901013

Original Research

Association between Liver Stiffness and Gastro-Esophageal Varices in Chronic Liver Diseases

Hirotaka Yamamoto, Maiko Kishino, Shinichi Nakamura, Etsuko Hashimoto, Katsutoshi Tokushige
Received: November 12, 2018 ; Published: December 27, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1804012

Original Research

Taste Impairment and Compliance Improvement of Branched-Chain Amino Acids in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis

Atsushi Naganuma, Satoru Kakizaki, Takashi Hoshino, Toshiyuki Tanaka, Tetsushi Ogawa, Tomoki Araki, Shuya Sawada, Satomi Adachi, Yusuke Ogawa, Toyoshi Sasaki, Ken Sato, Hitoshi Takagi, Toshio Uraoka
Received: September 26, 2018; Published: December 26, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1804011

Case Report

An Unusual Case of Signet Ring Cell Cholangiocarcinoma: Case Report and a Review of Literature

Shechter Yonat, Dagan Amir, BenHaim Menahem, Bar-Ziv Yaakov, Brazovsky Eliyau, Shteingart Shimon, Dancour Alian, Paz Kalman, Lurie Yoav
Received: February 17, 2018; Published: September 3, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1803009

Original Research

Peptides Obtained by Enzymatic Decomposition of Mackerel Prevent Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis in Sprague-Dawley Rats fed a High-fat and High-cholesterol Diet

Katsuhisa Omagari, Ayumi Fukuda, Machiko Suga, Ayumi Ogata, Shinta Nishioka, Kazuhito Suruga, Mayuko Ichimura, Koichi Tsuneyama
Received: April 9, 2018; Published: August 4, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1803008

Review

Models for Predicting Risk of Acute Kidney Injury after Liver Surgery

Habibur P. Rahman, Ricky H Bhogal, Patricia F. Lalor
Received: February 5, 2018; Published: May 16, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1802007

Original Research

Misinterpretation or Underestimation of the Appearance, Location, or Size of Non-bleeding Visible Vessels (Forrest Class IIa) as a Cause of Hemostasis Failure

Hidehiro Kamezaki, Dai Sakamoto, Daiki Okamura, Koji Nakagawa, Naoya Kato
Received: December 10, 2017; Published: March 15, 2018; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1801006

Editorial

Anemia during Direct-Acting Antiviral Regimens in Kidney Transplant Recipients with Hepatitis C

Tatsuo Kanda, Shunich Matsuoka, Mitsuhiko Moriyama
Received: October 18, 2017; Published: October 30, 2017; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1704005

Case Report

Successful Treatment of a Pregnant Woman with Chronic Active Hepatitis B using Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate

Koji Takahashi, Tatsuo Kanda, Yuki Haga, Reina Sasaki, Masato Nakamura, Shuang Wu, Shingo Nakamoto, Shin Yasui, Hidehiro Kamezaki, Osamu Yokosuka
Received: July 25, 2017; Published: July 28, 2017; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1703004

Original Research

IFN-Based and IFN-Free Direct-Acting Antiviral Drug Treatments for Acquired Hepatitis C Virus in Post-Transplant Recipients

Tomomi Kogiso, Mutsuki Kobayashi, Kuniko Yamamoto, Yuichi Ikarashi, Kazuhisa Kodama, Makiko Taniai, Nobuyuki Torii, Kazunari Tanabe, Hideki Ishida, Shohei Fuchinoue, Hiroto Egawa, Masakazu Yamamoto, Etsuko Hashimoto, Katsutoshi Tokushige
Received: February 8, 2017; Published: April 6, 2017; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1702003

Case Report

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia Suspected Due to Low-Dosage Prednisolone Treatment for Acute Autoimmune Hepatitis: Case Report and Literature Review

Hidehiro Kamezaki, Tatsuo Kanda, Osamu Yokosuka, Masanori Tsukahara, Yasunori Kasahara, Takayuki Sakurai
Received: October 11, 2016; Published: January 21, 2017; doi:10.21926/obm.hg.1701001