International Journal of Gastroenterology


Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023

  • Outbreak of Gastroenteritis Among Riyadh Female Long-Term Elderly Care Facility Residents-Saudi Arabia, January 2023

    Khalid Khalfan Alnair, Shady Kamel, Abdulaziz S. Almeshal

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 40-48
    Received: Jun. 20, 2023
    Accepted: Jul. 06, 2023
    Published: Jul. 27, 2023
    Abstract: Background: The female long-term elderly care facility in Al-Riyadh is affiliated with the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, with a maximum capacity of 60. Between January 29, and February 3rd, 2023, the local public health authorities were notified of a potential gastrointestinal illness (AGE) outbreak involving 15 residents and ... Show More
  • Empirical Research on the Anti-Inflammatory, Antibacterial, and Mucosal Protective Effects of Agarwood Based on the Oral and Intestinal Microenvironment

    Yi-Nan Zhang, Zi-Lin Wang, Xiang Guo, Xue-Jing Lin, Hao-Yi Duan, Nan Wang, Shui-Chang Zhang, Wei-Ru Cheng, Fan-Di Xu, Minhaj Ahmad, Zhu-Ling Guo

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 49-53
    Received: Jul. 10, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 01, 2023
    Published: Aug. 10, 2023
    Abstract: Objective: To investigate the effects of chemical substances contained in agarwood on the body's inflammatory response, oxidative stress, oral and intestinal micro-ecology, as well as their role in various mucosal diseases, such as recurrent aphthous ulcer (RAU) and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Materials and Methods: By reviewing and summarizi... Show More
  • Endoscopic Management of Colonic Perforation Due to Biliary Stent Migration

    Emin Bodakçi

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 54-56
    Received: Jul. 31, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 21, 2023
    Published: Aug. 31, 2023
    Abstract: Biliary stenting is an indispensable procedure in malignant and benign obstructions. Stent migration is seen in approximately 5-10% of patients with biliary stent placement. Duodenal, ileal, jejunal and colon perforation due to biliary stent migration has been reported in less than 1% of cases. In this case, a 70-year-old female patient who had a b... Show More
  • Clinical Outcome of Patients with COVID Transaminitis Given Essential Phospholipids in a Tertiary Medical Center: A Retrospective Cohort Study

    Daniel Frederick Cruz Ulep, Adolf Lim-Teodoro, Emmanuel Monsayac

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 57-63
    Received: Aug. 13, 2023
    Accepted: Aug. 29, 2023
    Published: Sep. 06, 2023
    Abstract: Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has been a global public health challenge since the initial emergence of the novel coronavirus. COVID-19 infections can cause multi-systemic effects, including gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal pain, loose bowel movement, and increased liver enzymes, leading to transaminitis. The use of essential phosphol... Show More
  • Review Article

    Recurrent Diarrhoeal Disease is a Major Cause of Childhood Malnutrition and Necessity of Contravention of the Vicious Cycle of Diarrhoea Related Malnutrition in Bangladesh

    Mohammed Istiaque Hossain*, Mohammad Delwar Hossain, Susanta Kumar Ghosh, Khadija Rahman, Mohammad Monir Hossain, Afsana Khanom, Riffat Mohiuddin, Tasnim Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 64-76
    Received: Sep. 24, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 13, 2023
    Published: Nov. 24, 2023
    Abstract: In children, diarrheal illness and its sequelae continue to be a leading cause of morbidity and death, particularly in impoverished nations like Bangladesh. Globally, diarrheal illnesses pose a severe threat to public health, particularly because they are the second-leading cause of mortality in children (behind respiratory illnesses). About 63% of... Show More
  • Research Article

    Anthropometric and Biochemical Findings in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease with or Without Diabetes

    Md. Mawla Ali Sheikh*, Md. Anisur Rahman, Tareq Mahmud Bhuiyan, Md. Golam Azam

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 2, December 2023
    Pages: 77-86
    Received: Oct. 01, 2023
    Accepted: Oct. 30, 2023
    Published: Dec. 22, 2023
    Abstract: Background: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) has emerged as a prevalent cause of chronic liver diseases globally in the past decade, posing significant risks to liver health, cardiovascular well-being, and even warranting consideration for liver transplantation. There is limited research on the clinical, anthropometric, biochemical, and me... Show More