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Rifampin-induced Pseudomembranous Colitis with Rectosigmoid Sparing

Yim SY, Koo JS, Kim YJ, Park SJ, Kim JN, Jung SW, Yim HJ, Lee SW, Choi JH, Kim CD

Pseudomembranous colitis (PMC) is known to be associated with antibiotic treatment, but is not commonly related to antitubercular (anti-TB) agent, rifampin. PMC is frequently localized to rectum and sigmoid colon,...
Adult Intussusception Caused by an Appendiceal Mucocele and Reduced by Colonoscopy

Park JK, Kwon TH, Kim HK, Park JB, Kim K, Suh JI

Appendiceal intussusception is a very rare disease that is found in only 0.01% of patients who have undergone an appendectomy. Clinical symptoms vary but include acute appendicitis symptoms such as...
A Case of Oral-contraceptive Related Ischemic Colitis in Young Woman

Seon CS, Park YS, Park SH, Ryu SR, Jo YJ, Kim SH, Son BK, Ahn SB

Ischemic colitis is generally considered a disease of the elderly. The causes of ischemic colitis include low-flow states due to cardiac dysfunction or hypovolemia and certain medications including estrogen. Here...
Short-term Clinical Outcomes Based on Risk Factors of Recurrence after Removing Common Bile Duct Stones with Endoscopic Papillary Large Balloon Dilatation

Kim JH, Kim YS, Kim DK, Ha MS, Lee YJ, Lee JJ, Lee SJ, Won IS, Ku YS, Kim YS, Kim JH

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Recurrence is an important late complication of endotherapy of bile duct stones. Endoscopic papillary large balloon dilation (EPLBD) can be used as an alternative method of removing difficult bile...
Clinical Outcomes of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Undifferentiated or Submucosal Invasive Early Gastric Cancer

Goh PG, Jeong HY, Kim MJ, Eun HS, Kim HJ, Kim ES, Kim YJ, Lee SY, Moon HS, Lee ES, Kim SH, Sung JK, Lee BS

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Early gastric cancer (EGC) that is undifferentiated or shows submucosal invasion has not been generally accepted as an indication for endoscopic treatment. But recently, experiences with endoscopic submucosal dissection...
Comparison on the Efficacy of Disinfectants Used in Automated Endoscope Reprocessors: PHMB-DBAC versus Orthophthalaldehyde

Kim SY, Lee HS, Hyun JJ, Seo MH, Yim SY, Oh HY, Kim HS, Keum B, Seo YS, Kim YS, Jeen YT, Chun HJ, Um SH, Kim CD, Ryu HS

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Since endoscopes are reusable apparatus classified as semicritical item, thorough reprocessing to achieve high-level disinfection is of utmost importance to prevent spread of infection. To improve disinfection efficacy and...
Low Grade Gastric Mucosa-associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma: Clinicopathological Factors Associated with Helicobacter pylori Eradication and Tumor Regression

Choi YJ, Lee DH, Kim JY, Kwon JE, Kim JY, Jo HJ, Shin CM, Kim HY, Park YS, Kim N, Jung HC, Song IS

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Eradication of Helicobacter pylori is widely accepted as initial therapy for low-grade gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. However, approximately 20% of patients with this disease are not responsive...
Clinical Outcomes and Risk Factors of Rebleeding Following Endoscopic Therapy for Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

Suk KT, Kim HS, Lee CS, Lee IY, Kim MY, Kim JW, Baik SK, Kwon SO, Lee DK, Ham YL

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Rebleeding after endoscopic therapy for non-variceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage (NGIH) is the most important predictive factor of mortality. We evaluated the risk factors of rebleeding in patients undergoing endoscopic...
Endoscopic Imaging in Barrett's Oesophagus: Applications in Routine Clinical Practice and Future Outlook

Costello S, Singh R

The practice for endoscopic surveillance of Barrett's oesophagus has evolved from "blind" or random 4 quadrant biopsies (Seattle protocol) to a more "intelligent" targeted biopsy approach. This evolution has been...
Endoscopic Stent Placement in the Palliation of Malignant Biliary Obstruction

Kim JH

Biliary drainage with biliary stent placement is the treatment of choice for palliation in patients with malignant biliary obstruction caused by unresectable neoplasms. In such patients, the endoscopic approach can...
Recent Advances in Image-enhanced Endoscopy

Cho WY, Jang JY, Lee DH, The Endoscopic Technology and Investigation Study Group

The desire to better recognized such malignancies, which may be difficult to distinguish from inflammation or trauma, has accelerated the development of endoscopy with new optical technologies. Narrow-band imaging is...

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