Complication of Colonoscopy

• Adverse events due to the preparation • Drug induce (allergy, local thrombosis, respiratory depression) • Hypoxia • Pnemonia, pulmonary aspiration • Cardiac dysrhythmias • Infection • Perforation • Bleeding Rarely: Trauma of splena, acute appendicitis, impaction of...

Upper Endoscopy

Upper Endoscopy (Esophago-gastro-duodenoscopy) Upper endoscopy is a test that examine the lumen and lining of esophagus, stomach and the first part of the small intestine (duodenum). If there is an indication therapeutic procedure can be done immediately to treat some...

New Treatment Options of Chronic Hepatitis C

Introduction Hepatitis C virus infection (HCV) is a significant public health issue, with a socioeconomic and humanistic aspect, by affecting an estimated of 185 million people worldwide (2.1). Most of acute infected patients (80% (2.1)) establish chronic HCV, which...

Mastocytosis for Annals of Gastro

Abstract: Mastocytosis is a rare and heterogeneous group of diseases with the presence of dense mast cells infiltrates in various tissues being the common element.  The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is frequently affected with vague and subtle manifestations making the...

DILI Annals of Gastro

Abstract A previously healthy 16 year old Caucasian male presented to the GP with flu-like symptoms. After the patient has been treated with Azithromycin and Co-Amoxiclav, he developed deteriorating symptoms that resembled liver failure. After the conduction of the...

A Case Report on Carcinoid Tumours

Introduction Carcinoid tumours arise from neuroendocrine cells and are classified based on their site of origin embryonically. This, therefore, groups carcinoids according to foregut (stomach, bronchus and lungs), midgut (proximal large bowel, appendix and small...