Intestinal Research
‘Intestinal Research’ (Intest Res) is the official journal of Asian Organization for Crohn’s and Colitis (AOCC) and the joint publication of Chinese Society of IBD (CSIBD), Japanese Society for IBD (JSIBD), Korean Association for the Study of Intestinal Diseases (KASID), and Taiwan Society of IBD (TSIBD).
The aim of the Journal is to provide broad and in-depth analysis of intestinal diseases, especially inflammatory bowel disease, which shows increasing tendency and significance.As a Journal specialized in clinical and translational research in gastroenterology, it encompasses multiple aspects of diseases originated from the small and large intestines.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 1~143
Perspective
The great rise of Intestinal Research as an international journal 3 years after its language change to English as evidenced by journal metrics
Geum Hee Jeong, and Sun Huh
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 1-4  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.1 PDF
Editorial
Inflammatory bowel disease is no longer a risk factor of viral hepatitis infection in Asia
Eun Soo Kim
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 5-6  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.5 PDF
Reviews
Second Korean guidelines for the management of ulcerative colitis
Chang Hwan Choi, Won Moon, You Sun Kim et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 7-37  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.7 PDF
Second Korean guidelines for the management of Crohn's disease
Jae Jun Park, Suk-Kyun Yang, Byong Duk Ye et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 38-67  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.38 PDF Supplementary File
Original Articles
Single fecal microbiota transplantation failed to change intestinal microbiota and had limited effectiveness against ulcerative colitis in Japanese patients
Shinta Mizuno, Kosaku Nanki, Katsuyoshi Matsuoka et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 68-74  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.68 PDF Supplementary File
15-Hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase as a marker in colon carcinogenesis: analysis of the prostaglandin pathway in human colonic tissue
Dong-Hoon Yang, Yeon-Mi Ryu, Sun-Mi Lee et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 75-82  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.75 PDF
Analysis of the clinical indications for opiate use in inflammatory bowel disease
Youran Gao, Sundas Khan, Meredith Akerman et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 83-89  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.83 PDF Supplementary File
Maternal and fetal outcomes in pregnant Japanese women with inflammatory bowel disease: our experience with a series of 23 cases
Naoki Minami, Minoru Matsuura, Yorimitsu Koshikawa et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 90-96  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.90 PDF
Prevalence of hepatitis B, hepatitis C and human immunodeficiency viral infections in patients with inflammatory bowel disease in north India
Parnita Harsh, Vipin Gupta, Saurabh Kedia et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 97-102  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.97 PDF
Original Articles
Status of serum vitamin B12 and folate in patients with inflammatory bowel disease in China
Shaozhong Huang, Jiayi Ma, Mingming Zhu et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 103-108  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.103 PDF
Determining the optimal surveillance interval after a colonoscopic polypectomy for the Korean population?
Jung Lok Lee, Jae Myung Cha, Hye Min Lee et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 109-117  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.109 PDF
Intestinal barrier integrity and function in infants with cholestasis
Nagla H. Abu Faddan, Tahra M. K. Sherif, Omnia A. Mohammed et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 118-123  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.118 PDF
Case Reports
Metronidazole-induced encephalopathy in a patient with Crohn's disease
Jihye Kim, Jaeyoung Chun, Jae Yong Park et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 124-129  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.124 PDF
Capsule retention caused by duodenal metastases from primary appendiceal adenocarcinoma
Jen-Wei Chou, and Ken-Sheng Cheng
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 130-132  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.130 PDF
Crohn's disease with ankylosing spondylitis in an adolescent patient who had undergone long ileo-colonic anastomosis for Hirschsprung's disease as an infant
Ha Yeon Kim, and Tae Wook Kim
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 133-137  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.133 PDF
Brief Communication
Pivot to Asia: inflammatory bowel disease burden
Prashant Singh, Ashwin Ananthakrishnan, and Vineet Ahuja
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 138-141  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.138 PDF
Images of the Issue
Polypoid lesions at the anal canal: what do they hint?
Shu Chen Wei, Been Ren Lin, Chia Tung Shun et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(1): 142-143  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.1.142 PDF