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(2): 145~262
Editorials
Is there a potential role of fecal microbiota transplantation in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease?
Chang Soo Eun
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 145-146  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.145 PDF
Adalimumab or infliximab: which is better for perianal fistula in Crohn's disease?
Jong Pil Im
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 147-148  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.147 PDF
Systematic Review
Accuracy of computed tomographic features in differentiating intestinal tuberculosis from Crohn's disease: a systematic review with meta-analysis
Saurabh Kedia, Raju Sharma, Vishnubhatla Sreenivas et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 149-159  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.149 PDF
Reviews
Preoperative use of anti-tumor necrosis factor therapy in Crohn's disease: promises and pitfalls
Paulo Gustavo Kotze, Subrata Ghosh, Willem A. Bemelman et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 160-165  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.160 PDF
Current status of endoscopic balloon dilation for Crohn's disease
Fumihito Hirai
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 166-173  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.166 PDF
Original Articles
Parthenolide promotes apoptotic cell death and inhibits the migration and invasion of SW620 cells
Yu Chuan Liu, Se Lim Kim, Young Ran Park et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 174-181  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.174 PDF
Clinical efficacy of adalimumab versus infliximab and the factors associated with recurrence or aggravation during treatment of anal fistulas in Crohn's disease
Cheng-Chun Ji, and Shota Takano
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 182-186  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.182 PDF
Evaluation of Xpert MTB/RIF assay performance in the diagnosis of abdominal tuberculosis
Suraj Kumar, Sawan Bopanna, Saurabh Kedia et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 187-194  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.187 PDF
Patients with computed tomography-proven acute diverticulitis require follow-up to exclude colorectal cancer
Shafquat Zaman, Warren Chapman, Imtiyaz Mohammed et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 195-202  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.195 PDF
Red flag symptoms: detailed account of clinicopathological features in young-onset colorectal cancer
Ramish Riaz, Nosheen Masood, and Arfa Benish
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 203-207  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.203 PDF
Original Articles
Diagnostic and prognostic value of preoperative 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography/computed tomography for colorectal cancer: comparison with conventional computed tomography
Joo Young Lee, Soon Man Yoon, Jeong Tae Kim et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 208-214  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.208 PDF
Clinical outcomes of sigmoid colon volvulus: identification of the factors associated with successful endoscopic detorsion
Tomoya Iida, Suguru Nakagaki, Shuji Satoh et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 215-220  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.215 PDF
Clinical outcome of endoscopic management in delayed postpolypectomy bleeding
Jeong-Mi Lee, Wan Soo Kim, Min Seob Kwak et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 221-227  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.221 PDF
Current practices in endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal neoplasms: a survey of indications among Korean endoscopists
Tae Jun Kim, Eun Ran Kim, Sung Noh Hong et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 228-235  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.228 PDF Supplementary File
Colonic dysmotility and morphological abnormality frequently detected in Japanese patients with irritable bowel syndrome
Takeshi Mizukami, Shinya Sugimoto, Tatsuhiro Masaoka et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 236-243  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.236 PDF
Case Reports
Fecal microbiota transplantation for refractory Crohn's disease
Seon Ho Bak, Hyun Ho Choi, Jinhee Lee et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 244-248  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.244 PDF
Crohn's disease and smoldering multiple myeloma: a case report and literature review
So Young Park, Jae Min Kim, Hyun Joon Kang et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 249-254  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.249 PDF
Coexistence of ulcerative colitis and Sjögren's syndrome in a patient with Takayasu's arteritis and Hashimoto's thyroiditis
Hyun Woo Park, Hyun Seok Lee, Sejin Hwang et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 255-259  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.255 PDF
Images of the Issue
An ileosigmoid fistula: what is the diagnosis?
Chun Lan Zhang, Ji Li, Yan You et al.
Intestinal Research 2017; 15(2): 260-262  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2017.15.2.260 PDF