Intestinal Research
‘Intestinal Research’ (Intest Res) is the joint official publication of the Asian Organization for Crohn's and Colitis (AOCC), Chinese Society of IBD (CSIBD), Japanese Society for IBD (JSIBD), Korean Association for the Study of Intestinal Diseases (KASID), Taiwan Society of IBD (TSIBD) and Colitis Crohn's Foundation (India) (CCF, india).
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 2018; 16(1): 1~162
Editorial
Can histologic remission be a better prognostic factor and therapeutic target beyond endoscopic mucosal healing in patients with ulcerative colitis?
Hyo Jun Ahn, and Sang-Bum Kang
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 1-3  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.1 PDF PubMed Central
Special Review
Asian Organization for Crohn's and Colitis and Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology consensus on tuberculosis infection in patients with inflammatory bowel disease receiving anti-tumor necrosis factor treatment. Part 1: risk assessment
Dong Il Park, Tadakazu Hisamatsu, Minhu Chen et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 4-16  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.4 PDF PubMed Central
Special Review: Consensus on TB in IBD
Asian Organization for Crohn's and Colitis and Asia Pacific Association of Gastroenterology consensus on tuberculosis infection in patients with inflammatory bowel disease receiving anti-tumor necrosis factor treatment. Part 2: management
Dong Il Park, Tadakazu Hisamatsu, Minhu Chen et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 17-25  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.17 PDF PubMed Central
Reviews
Immunological pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease
Seung Hoon Lee, Jeong eun Kwon, and Mi-La Cho
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 26-42  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.26 PDF PubMed Central
Quality indicators in inflammatory bowel disease
Sameer K. Berry, and Gil Y. Melmed
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 43-47  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.43 PDF PubMed Central
Quality is the key for emerging issues of population-based colonoscopy screening
Jin Young Yoon, Jae Myung Cha, Yoon Tae Jeen et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 48-54  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.48 PDF PubMed Central
Original Articles
Association of endoscopic and histological remission with clinical course in patients of ulcerative colitis
Vikram Narang, Ravneet Kaur, Bhavna Garg et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 55-61  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.55 PDF PubMed Central
Comparison of time until elective intestinal resection regarding previous anti-tumor necrosis factor exposure: a Brazilian study on patients with Crohn's disease
Paulo Gustavo Kotze, Daniela Oliveira Magro, Barbara Saab et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 62-68  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.62 PDF PubMed Central
Are Truelove and Witts criteria for diagnosing acute severe colitis relevant for the Indian population? A prospective study
Saransh Jain, Saurabh Kedia, Sawan Bopanna et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 69-74  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.69 PDF PubMed Central
Efficacy of restarting anti-tumor necrosis factor α agents after surgery in patients with Crohn's disease
Sakiko Hiraoka, Shiho Takashima, Yoshitaka Kondo et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 75-82  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.75 PDF PubMed Central
Efficacy and safety of the adalimumab biosimilar Exemptia as induction therapy in moderate-to-severe ulcerative colitis
Vandana Midha, Ramit Mahajan, Varun Mehta et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 83-89  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.83 PDF PubMed Central
Distribution of cytomegalovirus genotypes among ulcerative colitis patients in Okinawa, Japan
Saifun Nahar, Akira Hokama, Atsushi Iraha et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 90-98  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.90 PDF PubMed Central
Original Articles
An analysis of dietary fiber and fecal fiber components including pH in rural Africans with colorectal cancer
Mohammed Faruk, Sani Ibrahim, Ahmed Adamu et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 99-108  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.99 PDF PubMed Central Supplementary File
Rapid and accurate diagnosis of Clostridium difficile infection by real-time polymerase chain reaction
Pil Hun Song, Jung Hwa Min, You Sun Kim et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 109-115  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.109 PDF PubMed Central
Topographic, histological and molecular study of aberrant crypt foci identified in human colon in different clinical groups
Shouriyo Ghosh, Brijnandan Gupta, Pavan Verma et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 116-125  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.116 PDF PubMed Central
Three-year colonoscopy surveillance after polypectomy in Korea: a Korean Association for the Study of Intestinal Diseases (KASID) multicenter prospective study
Won Seok Choi, Dong Soo Han, Chang Soo Eun et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 126-133  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.126 PDF PubMed Central
Clinical outcomes of surveillance colonoscopy for patients with sessile serrated adenoma
Sung Jae Park, Hyuk Yoon, In Sub Jung et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 134-141  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.134 PDF PubMed Central
Case Reports
Fecal microbiota transplantation for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection in a patient with ulcerative colitis
Kosaku Nanki, Shinta Mizuno, Katsuyoshi Matsuoka et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 142-146  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.142 PDF PubMed Central
A case of pemphigus vulgaris associated with ulcerative colitis
Joo Wan Seo, Jongha Park, Jin Lee et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 147-150  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.147 PDF PubMed Central
Duodenal amyloidosis secondary to ulcerative colitis
Seung Woon Park, Sam Ryong Jee, Ji Hyun Kim et al.
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 151-154  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.151 PDF PubMed Central
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for pyoderma gangrenosum associated with ulcerative colitis
Hyun Il Seo, Hyun-Ju Lee, and Koon Hee Han
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 155-157  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.155 PDF PubMed Central
Images of the Issue
A rare cause of gastrointestinal hemorrhage
Wei-Chen Lin, and Cheng-Hsin Chu
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 158-159  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.158 PDF PubMed Central
Letter to the Editor
T-cell immune response against cytomegalovirus in peripheral blood and colonic mucosa from ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease patients
Seung-Joo Nam, Eun Sun Kim, and Yoon Tae Jeen
Intestinal Research 2018; 16(1): 160-162  http://dx.doi.org/10.5217/ir.2018.16.1.160 PDF PubMed Central