Issue 2 Articles

Early Oral Refeeding and Selection of Initial Diet in Mild Acute Pancreatitis

Research Article

When and how to initiate oral reefeding in patients with mild acute pancreatitis (AP) is still an important issue. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of early oral reefeding in these patients

Postoperative Recovery of Esophageal Function Measured by High Resolution Impedance Manometry

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The high resolution impedance manometry (HRIM, 36 pressure sensors; 12 impedance, MMS, Netherlands) was used to examine the postoperative recovery of esophageal function by pressure flow analysis [1]

Physical Activity is Beneficial for Gallbladder Disease

Review Article

Physical activity brings several beneficial effects on cardiovascular disease and in various metabolic disorders. The gallbladder is the dynamic reservoir of concentrated bile containing cholesterol, bile acids, and phospholipids as micelles and vesicles. Such lipid carriers depend on hepatic synthesis and play a key role in digestion and absorption of intestinal nutrients and cholesterol, in concert with intestinal motility

Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Fruit Such as Berries on the Body

Review Article

Many people are becoming more interested in their health. Every day, to increase their resistance against many diseases (including hypertension, diabetes, and obesity) and to keep healthy, people eat nutrients in the form of vegetables and fruits. Therefore, research into extracts from many kinds of vegetables and fruits is in progress, and the anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, and antioxidant effects that occur by various mechanisms are

HydatidCyst of the Liver Ruptured into the Thorax in a Child

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Hydatid disease (HD) is an important medical, social, and economic problem in many Mediterranean and Middle East countries [1]. Hydatid disease affects most commonly the liver and lungs [2]. One of the serious complications of liver hydatid cysts is cyst rupture. The rupture can occur after a trauma, or spontaneously because of increased intracystic pressure[3]