Issue 3 Articles

Alpha-Fetoprotein and the Early Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Case Report

Hepatocellular carcinoma is the most common primary malignant tumor of the liver. Cirrhosisis associated with its carcinogenesis, so periodic surveillance is necessary. Ultrasonography is currently the most appropriate test for screening hepatocellular carcinoma, and alpha-fetoprotein is the most used biomarker despite its low sensitivity

Abdominal Cocoon Syndrome-Enigmatic and Unconventional Entity of Intestinal Obstruction

Case Report

Abdominal cocoon syndrome, the idiopathic form of sclera sing encapsulating peritonitis, is a rare condition of unknown etiology that results in an intestinal obstruction due to total or partial encapsulation of the small bowel by a fibro collage nous membrane (cocoons) [1]. A major challenge faced by clinicians while dealing with this entity is that

Aortojejunal Fistula on Healthy Aorta Due to Jejunal Diverticulum

Case Report

Aortoenteric Fistula (AEF) is a rare cause of massive gastrointestinal bleeding. Primary AEF are rare and generally the consequence of an aortic aneurysm. The duodenum and esophagus are the main locations of AEF. Diagnosis is difficult and patients are often hemodynamically unstable at the time of management because

Are we Close to Achieving HBV Cure? Risk for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Persists Despite Successful Suppression of Hepatitis B Virus for Over a Decade

Short Communication

FSince the discovery of the Hepatitis B Surface Antigen [1] and recognition of the antigen linked with post-transfusion hepatitis by the same group and others, significant progress on our understanding of the Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) has followed. Such advances include the illustration of the HBV virion [2], identification of Hepatitis B e-Antigen [3]

The MYTHS of De novo crohn’s Disease After Restorative Proctocolectomy with Ileal Pouch-anal Anastomosis for Ulcerative Colitis

Review Article

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) are the manifestation of overzealous dysregulated immune response in the intestinal tract, directed primarily against the indigenous microbes combined with defective functioning of anti-inflammatory pathways. Finding a trustable lead to predicting de novo Crohn’s Disease (CD)