TABLE OF CONTENTS

Volume 109, Issue 4 (April 2014)

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The Red Section

Effect of a Health System's Medical Error Disclosure Program on Gastroenterology-Related Claims Rates and Costs

Megan A Adams MD, JD, B Joseph Elmunzer MD and James M Scheiman MD, FACG

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 460-464; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.375

Inpatient Weekend ERCP Is Associated With a Reduction in Patient Length of Stay

Neehar D Parikh MD, MS, Rachel Issaka MD, Brittany Lapin MPH, Srinadh Komanduri MD, MS, John A Martin MD and Rajesh N Keswani MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 465-470; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.362

Images of the Month

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 471; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.59

Video of the Month

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 472; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.14

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Clinical and Systematic Reviews

Review

Continuing Medical Education: April 2014

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 473; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.51

Subject Category: Clinical and Systematic Review

Continuing Medical Education Management of Gastrointestinal Angiodysplastic Lesions (GIADs): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Christian S Jackson MD, FACG and Lauren B Gerson MD, MSc, FACG, FASGE, AGAF

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 474-483; advance online publication, March 18, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.19

Subject Category: Clinical and Systematic Review

Continuing Medical Education Questions: April 2014

Kenneth R DeVault MD, FACG, Raul J Badillo MD and Michal J Bartel MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 484; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.52

Subject Category: Clinical and Systematic Review

The Problem of Helicobacter pylori Resistance to Antibiotics: A Systematic Review in Latin America

M Constanza Camargo PhD, Apolinaria García PhD, Arnoldo Riquelme MD, William Otero MD, Claudia A Camargo DMD, Tomas Hernandez-García MD, Roberto Candia MD, Michael G Bruce MD and Charles S Rabkin MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 485-495; advance online publication, March 4, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.24

Subject Category: Clinical and Systematic Review

Continuing Medical Education: April 2014

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 496; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.53

Subject Category: Clinical and Systematic Review

Continuing Medical Education Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Gut: A Primer for the Luminal Gastroenterologist

Miriam Romero MD, James L Buxbaum MD and Suzanne L Palmer MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 497-509; advance online publication, January 7, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.452

Subject Category: Clinical and Systematic Review

Continuing Medical Education Questions: April 2014

Kenneth R DeVault MD, FACG, Whitney E Jackson MD, Jordan D Holmes MD, Bradley D Confer DO and Mangesh R Pagadala MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 510; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.54

Subject Category: Clinical and Systematic Review

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Reviews from the ACG Annual Meeting

Review

J. Edward Berk Distinguished Lecture: Avoiding Burnout: Finding Balance Between Work and Everything Else

Christina M Surawicz MD, MACG

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 511-514; advance online publication, March 18, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.44

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Original Contributions

Esophagus

The Optimal Number of Biopsy Fragments to Establish a Morphologic Diagnosis of Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Jennifer A Nielsen BA, Donna J Lager MD, Matthew Lewin MD, Gabriel Rendon MD and Cory A Roberts MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 515-520; advance online publication, January 21, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.463

Subject Category: Esophagus

Lack of Correlation Between HRM Metrics and Symptoms During the Manometric Protocol

Yinglian Xiao MD, PhD, Peter J Kahrilas MD, Frédéric Nicodème MD, Zhiyue Lin BS, Sabine Roman MD, PhD and John E Pandolfino MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 521-526; advance online publication, February 11, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.13

Subject Category: Esophagus

Symptoms and Endoscopic Features at Barrett's Esophagus Diagnosis: Implications for Neoplastic Progression Risk

Helen G Coleman PhD, Shivaram K Bhat PhD, MB, Bch, Liam J Murray MD, MRCGP, Damian T McManus MD, FRCPath, Orla M O'Neill MB, Anna T Gavin MB, Bch, BAO, MSc and Brian T Johnston MD, FRCP

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 527-534; advance online publication, March 4, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.10

Subject Category: Esophagus

Stomach

A Comparative Study of Sequential Therapy and Standard Triple Therapy for Helicobacter pylori Infection: A Randomized Multicenter Trial

Liya Zhou BS, Jianzhong Zhang PhD, Minhu Chen MD, Xiaohua Hou MD, Zhaoshen Li MD, Zhiqiang Song MD, Lihua He BS and Sanren Lin BS

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 535-541; advance online publication, March 18, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.26

Subject Category: Stomach

Liver

Changing Hepatocellular Carcinoma Incidence and Liver Cancer Mortality Rates in the United States

Sean F Altekruse DVM, PhD, S Jane Henley MSPH, James E Cucinelli BA and Katherine A McGlynn PhD, MPH

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 542-553; advance online publication, February 11, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.11

Subject Category: Liver

The Royal Free Hospital Score: A Calibrated Prognostic Model for Patients With Cirrhosis Admitted to Intensive Care Unit. Comparison With Current Models and CLIF-SOFA Score Open

Eleni Theocharidou MD, MSc, Giulia Pieri MD, Ali Omar Mohammad MD, MSc, Michelle Cheung BSc, MBBS, Evangelos Cholongitas PhD, Agarwal Banwari MBBS, MD, FRCA, FRCP, FFICM and Andrew K Burroughs FRCP, FMedSci

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 554-562; advance online publication, February 4, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.466

Subject Category: Liver

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Isotretinoin and Risk of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A French Nationwide Study

Antoine Racine MD, Anne Cuerq MSc, Anne Bijon MSc, Philippe Ricordeau MD, Alain Weill MD, Hubert Allemand MD, PhD, Olivier Chosidow MD, PhD, Marie-Christine Boutron-Ruault MD and Franck Carbonnel MD, PhD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 563-569; advance online publication, February 18, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.8

See also: Original Contribution by Tenner

Subject Category: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Editorial: Isotretinoin and Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Trial Lawyer Misuse of Science and FDA Warnings

Scott Tenner MD, MPH, FACG

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 570-571; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.34

See also: Original Contribution by Racine et al.

Subject Category: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Adherence and Efficacy of Screening for Low Bone Mineral Density Among Ulcerative Colitis Patients Treated With Corticosteroids

Nabeel Khan MD, Ali M Abbas MD, MPH, Rawaa M Almukhtar MD, Elisabeth B Cole MS and Amna N Khan MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 572-578; advance online publication, January 28, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.486

Subject Category: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Colon/Small Bowel

Colorectal Cancer Incidence in Asian Populations in California: Effect of Nativity and Neighborhood-Level Factors

Uri Ladabaum MD, MS, Christina A Clarke PhD, David J Press MPhil, Ajitha Mannalithara PhD, Parvathi A Myer MD, MHS, Iona Cheng PhD and Scarlett Lin Gomez PhD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 579-588; advance online publication, February 4, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.488

Subject Category: Colon/Small Bowel

Pancreas and Biliary Tract

Fatty Pancreas, Insulin Resistance, and β-Cell Function: A Population Study Using Fat-Water Magnetic Resonance Imaging

Vincent Wai-Sun Wong MD, Grace Lai-Hung Wong MD, David Ka-Wai Yeung PhD, Jill M Abrigo MD, Alice Pik-Shan Kong MD, Ruth Suk-Mei Chan PhD, Angel Mei-Ling Chim MSc, Jiayun Shen PhD, Chung-Shun Ho PhD, Jean Woo MD, Winnie Chiu-Wing Chu MD and Henry Lik-Yuen Chan MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 589-597; advance online publication, February 4, 2014; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.1

Subject Category: Pancreas/Biliary Tract

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Letters to the Editor

Rifaximin for Episodic, Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy: The Data are Catching up to Clinical Practice, but Questions Remain

Stephen E Congly MD, FRCPC and Michael D Leise MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 598; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.480

See also: Letter to the Editor by Praveen

Response to Congly and Leise

Sharma Praveen MD, DM and Sharma Barjesh Chander MD, DM

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 598-599; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.482

See also: Letter to the Editor by Congly

Low-Residue Diet With Bowel Prep: Not for Everyone!

Tuyyab Hassan MD, Pranav Periyalwar MD, Saema Tahir MD and Annette Kyprianou MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 599; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.471

See also: Letter to the Editor by Hookey et al.

Response to Hassan et al.

Lawrence Hookey MD, Andrea Maelicharkova MD, S J Vanner MD, MSc and Jennifer Flemming MD, MAS

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 599-600; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.2

See also: Letter to the Editor by Hassan et al.

Opium, an Oncogene or a Marker of Oncogenic Behaviors?

Kamran B Lankarani MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 600; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.15

See also: Letter to the Editor by Malekzadeh et al.

Response to Lankarani

Mohammad Masoud Malekzadeh MD, Hooman Khademi MD, MPH, Reza Malekzadeh MD and Farin Kamangar MD, PhD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 600-601; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.16

See also: Letter to the Editor by Lankarani

Re: Proton Pump Inhibitors and Risk for Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection Among Inpatients

Jason Abdallah MD, Tuyyab Hassan MD and Annette Kyprianou MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 601-602; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.481

See also: Original Contribution by Leung et al.

Response to Abdallah et al.

Daniel E Freedberg MD, Hojjat Salmasian MD, MPH, Carol Friedman PhD and Julian A Abrams MD, MS

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 602-603; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.483

Interstitial Cajal-Like Cell: A New Player in Cholelithiasis?

Artur Pasternak MD, PhD, Krzysztof Gil MD, PhD, Mariusz Gajda MD, PhD, Krzysztof A Tomaszewski MD, Andrzej Matyja MD, PhD and Jerzy A Walocha MD, PhD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 603-604; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.251

Stress as a Risk Factor for Inflammatory Bowel Disease: More Evidence From Our OEF/OIF Veterans?

Tauseef Ali MD, Casey S Prammanasudh BA, Jason M Samuels BS and Mohammad F Madhoun MD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 604-605; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.416

When the Dissolvable Does not Dissolve: An Agile Patency Capsule Mystery

Amara Okoli MD, MPH, Nischala Ammannagari MD, Mohammed Mazumder MD and Kiran Nakkala MD, MPH

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 605-607; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.435

Fatal Gas Embolism after Endoscopic Transgastric Necrosectomy for Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis

Benjamin Bonnot MD, Isabelle Nion-Larmurier MD, Benoit Desaint MD, Najim Chafai MD, François Paye MD, PhD, Marc Beaussier MD, PhD and Thomas Lescot MD, PhD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 607-608; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.473

Ulcerative Colitis and Electronic Cigarette: What's the Matter?

Marine Camus MD, MSc, Glaire Gallois MD and Philippe Marteau MD, PhD

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 608-609; doi:10.1038/ajg.2013.439

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Announcements

Calendar of Courses, Symposiums, and Conferences

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 610; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.50

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Reviewer Recognition

Reviewer Recognition 2013

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 611-615; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.49

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Errata, Corrigenda and Retractions

Erratum: A Special Valentine's Day Endoscopic Treat, Thanks to Dr. Barrett FREE

Hazem T Hammad

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 616; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.57

Corrigendum: The Royal Free Hospital Score: A Calibrated Prognostic Model for Patients With Cirrhosis Admitted to Intensive Care Unit. Comparison With Current Models and CLIF-SOFA Score FREE

Eleni Theocharidou, Giulia Pieri, Ali Omar Mohammad, Michelle Cheung, Evangelos Cholongitas, Agarwal Banwari and Andrew K Burroughs

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 616; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.58

Erratum: Inpatient Weekend ERCP Is Associated With a Reduction in Patient Length of Stay FREE

Mark Feldman

Am J Gastroenterol 109: 616; doi:10.1038/ajg.2014.70