Issue 1 Articles

Seasonal Patterns of Acute Esophageal Variceal Bleeding In Patients with Liver Cirrhosis

Research Article

Seasonal variations in the incidence of esophageal variceal bleeding in patients with end stage liver disease have been explored in various studies but the results were inconsistent. In the present retrospective analysis, consecutive patients with liver cirrhosis admitted with esophageal variceal bleeding to the Galilee medical center from 2010 until 2015 were evaluated

Gastric Inflammatory Fibroid Polyp-Like Lesion with Specific Morphology during Proton Pump Inhibitor Treatment

Case Report

The patient was a 75-year-old woman who achieved Helicobacter pylori eradication. She started proton pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy for reflux esophagitis in 2016. Gastrointestinal endoscopy two years later (in 2018) revealed yellow sub mucosal tumor-like polypoid lesions in the greater curvature in the upper part of the gastric corpus and anterior wall

The Chronic Hepatitis B Treatment Virologic Response to HAART among HBV/ HIV Co-Infected Patients Who Failed Lamivudine Containing Regimens

Review Article

All HIV/HBV co-infected patients in Serbia have been treated with HAART containing an anti- HBV drug, irrespective of CD4 cell count and HBV disease status in order to prevent more active liver disease. Like in many developing countries, lamivudine containing HAART was used in all HBV/HIV co-infected individuals

Histological and Histomorphometric Studies of the Effects of Aqueous Leaf Extracts of Ficus Exasperata Vahl (Linn) In Indomethacin-Induced Gastroduodenal Ulcer in Adult Wistar Rats

Research Article

This study was designed to examine the histological and histomorphometric changes in the stomach and duodenum of Wistar rats following indomethacin-induced gastroduodenal lesion and treatment with aqueous extract of F.exasperata leaves

Excision of a Giant Huge Idiopathic Pseudo-Pancreatic Cyst: A Case Report

Case Report

A pseudo-pancreatic cyst is a common clinical entity characterized by a fibrous tissue wall which is devoid of epithelium with localized fluid rich in pancreatic enzymes as amylase [1]. Its incidence reaches 30-40% after pancreatitis [1, 2], decompression is indicated when symptomatic cysts persist for more than six weeks and for those larger than six centimeters [3]