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 2016; 14(4): 293~381
Editorials
Could fecal calprotectin enter mainstream use for diagnosing and monitoring inflammatory bowel disease?
Shu Chen Wei
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 293-294  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.293 PDF
Can narrow-band imaging of Peyer’s patches predict the recurrence of ulcerative colitis?
Yoon Jae Kim
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 295-296  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.295 PDF
Review
Irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease overlap syndrome: pieces of the puzzle are falling into place
Rafiz Abdul Rani, Raja Affendi Raja Ali, Yeong Yeh Lee
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 297-304  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.297 PDF
Original Articles
Accuracy of three different fecal calprotectin tests in the diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease
Hui Won Jang, Hyun Sook Kim, Soo Jung Park et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 305-313  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.305 PDF
Narrow-band imaging with magnifying endoscopy for Peyer’s patches is useful in predicting the recurrence of remissive patients with ulcerative colitis
Satoshi Hiyama, Hideki Iijima, Syoichiro Kawai et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 314-321  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.314 PDF
Surgical management of inflammatory bowel disease in China: a systematic review of two decades
Qiao Yu, Ren Mao, Lei Lian et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 322-332  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.322 PDF
Thirty-day mortality after percutaneous gastrostomy by endoscopic versus radiologic placement: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Joo Hyun Lim, Seung Ho Choi, Changhyun Lee et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 333-342  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.333 PDF
Symptomatic improvement with gluten restriction in irritable bowel syndrome: a prospective, randomized, double blinded placebo controlled trial
Vinay G Zanwar, Sunil V Pawar, Pravir A Gambhire et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 343-350  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.343 PDF
Original Articles
A wide variation of the quality of colonoscopy reporting system in the real clinical practice in southeastern area of Korea
Jung Min Lee, Yu Jin Kang, Eun Soo Kim et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 351-357  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.351 PDF
The submucosal fibrosis: what does it mean for colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection?
Eun Kyoung Kim, Dong Soo Han, Youngouk Ro et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 358-364  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.358 PDF
Case Reports
Biologics for the treatment of pyoderma gangrenosum in ulcerative colitis
K Arivarasan, Vaishali Bhardwaj, Sukrit Sud et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 365-368  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.365 PDF
Obstructive ileus caused by phlebosclerotic colitis
Seung Hyun Lee, Jong Wook Kim, Se Jin Park et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 369-374  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.369 PDF
Sclerosing encapsulating peritonitis in a long-term propranolol user
Se Hui Noh, Byong Duk Ye, Hoonsub So et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 375-378  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.375 PDF
Images of the Issue
Two hyperemic polypoid lesions in the colon
Hyun Il Seo
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 379-380  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.379 PDF
Erratum
Erratum: Treatment of inflammatory bowel disease in Asia: the results of a multinational web-based survey in the 2nd Asian Organization for Crohn’s and Colitis (AOCC) meeting in Seoul
Hiroshi Nakase, Bora Keum, Byong Duk Ye et al.
Intestinal Research 2016; 14(4): 381-381  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2016.14.4.381 PDF