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Aortoenteric Fistula Diagnosed by Double Balloon Enteroscopy: A Case Report

Yoon HG, Ko BM, Tae JW, Hong SJ, Moon JH, Kim JO, Lee JS, Lee MS

A secondary aortoenteric fistula (AEF) is a direct communication between the gastrointestinal tract and the aorta in a patient who has undergone major surgery on the aorta, often an aorta...
Giant Brunner's Gland Adenoma of the Proximal Jejunum Presenting as Iron Deficiency Anemia and Mimicking Intussusceptions

So CS, Jang HJ, Choi YS, Koh DH, Choi MH, Kae SH, Min SJ, Lee J

Brunner's gland adenoma is a rare benign proliferative lesion developing most commonly in the posterior wall of the duodenum. It is usually small in size and asymptomatic. Depending on its...
A Case of Biliary Cast Developed in a Patient with Long-Standing Biliary Sludge

Koo JW, Jang NE, Lee HJ, Joo KR, Cha JM, Shin HP, Lee JI, Lim SJ

Development of biliary casts is very unusual, especially in patients who have not undergone liver transplantation. Variable causes of biliary cast formation in nonliver transplantation patients have been suggested. However,...
Fracture of Self-Expandable Metal Stent during Endoscopic Removal in Benign Biliary Stricture

Joo KR, Paik CN, Chung WC, Lee KM, Yang JM

The endoscopic insertion of the self-expandable metal stent (SEMS) in benign biliary stricture has become an alternative to surgery. Fracture or migration of SEMS can occur rarely as complications. We...
A Case of Spontaneous Esophagopleural Fistula Successfully Treated by Endoscopic Stent Insertion

Kang GH, Yoon BY, Kim BH, Moon HS, Jeong HY, Sung JK, Lee ES

The most common cause of esophagorespiratory fistulas (ERFs) is associated with malignancy. The use of self-expandable metal stents is effective for the treatment of malignant ERFs, but benign ERF is...
Autosomal Dominant Inherited Cowden's Disease in a Family


Cowden's disease, also known as a kind of phosphatase and tensin homolog (PTEN) hamartoma tumor syndrome, is an uncommon autosomal dominant inherited complex disorder with various hamartomatous growths of multiple...
Esophageal Pyogenic Granuloma: Endosonographic Findings and Endoscopic Treatments

Seoung HG, Kim GH, Song GA, Kim JH, Oh MY, Choi JC, Koh JH, Park CJ

Pyogenic granuloma is a benign inflammatory vascular lesion, mainly found in the skin and oral mucosa. A few cases of pyogenic granuloma in the gastrointestinal tract have been reported, and...
Intra-Abdominal Tuberculous Lymphadenitis Diagnosed Using an Endoscopic Ultrasonography-Guided ProCore Needle Biopsy

Lee TH, Cho JY, Bok GH, Cho WY, Jin SY

Intra-abdominal tuberculous lymphadenitis can mimic a variety of other abdominal disorders such as pancreatic cancer, metastatic lymph nodes, or lymphoma, which can make a proper diagnosis difficult. A correct diagnosis...
The Early Onset of Disease May Be a Risk Factor for Decreased Bone Mineral Density in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Kim HJ, Hong SJ, Jeon YW, Han JP, Han SH, Kang JH, Tae JW, Lim HS, Kim HK, Ko BM, Lee MS

BACKGROUND/AIMS: The pathogenesis of bone loss in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is complex, multifactorial, and only partly understood. We aimed to examine the extent and risk factors of...
Usefulness of Percutaneous Transhepatic Cholangioscopic Lithotomy for Removal of Difficult Common Bile Duct Stones

Lee JH, Kim HW, Kang DH, Choi CW, Park SB, Kim SH, Jeon UB

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Approximately 5% to 10% of common bile duct (CBD) stones are difficult to remove by conventional endoscopic methods. Percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopic lithotomy (PTCSL) can be an alternative method for...
Self-Expandable Metallic Stent Placement in the Palliative Treatment of Malignant Obstruction of Gastric Outlet and Duodenum

Caglar E, Dobrucali

BACKGROUND/AIMS: To asses the usefulness of flexible metallic stents in the palliation of malignant obstruction of gastric outlet and duodenum. METHODS: Retrospective review was performed between January 2006 and December 2011...
Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Treating Achalasia in an Animal Model: A Feasibility Study

Bang BW, Choi YC, Kim HG, Kwon KS, Shin YW, Lee DH, Kim JM

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Laparoscopic Heller myotomy with antireflux procedure is considered to be a standard treatment for achalasia. Recently, peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) was developed and performed on patients with achalasia. However,...
Guideline for Capsule Endoscopy: Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Shim KN, Moon JS, Chang DK, Do JH, Kim JH, Min BH, Jeon SR, Kim JO, Choi MG, Korean Gut Image Study Group

Capsule endoscopy (CE) is considered as a noninvasive and reliable diagnostic tool of examining the entire small bowel. CE has been performed frequently at many medical centers in South Korea;...
Current Status of Photodynamic Therapy for Bile Duct Cancer

Lee TY, Cheon YK, Shim CS

The most common form in bile duct cancers is a highly desmoplastic cancer with a growth pattern characterized by periductal extension and infiltration. The prognosis of bile duct cancers, especially...
Photodynamic Therapy for Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Carcinoma

Qumseya BJ, David W, Wolfsen HC

This paper reviews the use of photodynamic therapy (PDT) in patients with Barrett's esophagus and esophageal carcinoma. We describe the history of PDT, mechanics, photosensitizers for PDT in patients with...
Photodynamic Therapy (PDT): PDT Mechanisms

Allison RR, Moghissi K

Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is a light based therapy used to ablate tumors. As practiced in oncology a photosensitizing agent is applied and then activated by a specific wavelength and energy...
Advance in Photosensitizers and Light Delivery for Photodynamic Therapy

Yoon I, Li JZ, Shim YK

The brief history of photodynamic therapy (PDT) research has been focused on photosensitizers (PSs) and light delivery was introduced recently. The appropriate PSs were developed from the first generation PS...
Can Early Onset of Disease Be One of the Risk Factors for Low Bone Mineral Density in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

Kwon KA, Ku YS

No abstract available.
Percutaneous Approach for Removal of Difficult Common Bile Duct Stones

Ryu JK

No abstract available.
Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy in a Porcine Model: A Step to Achalasia Patients

Hong SJ

No abstract available.

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