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Balloon Catheter Assisted Biliary Stent Insertion

Kwon CI, Ko KH

No abstract available.
A Case of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Pancreatic Metastasis

Park C, Jang JY, Kim YH, Hwang EJ, Na KY, Kim KY, Park JH, Chang YW

Solitary pancreatic metastasis of esophageal cancer is extremely rare. We report the case of a 58-year-old male admitted with esophageal cancer. Additional asymptomatic solitary hepatic and pancreatic masses were observed...
Xanthogranulomatous Inflammation in Terminal Ileum Presenting as an Appendiceal Mass: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Yoon JS, Jeon YC, Kim TY, Han DS, Sohn JH, Nam KW, Nam YS, Pyo JY

Xanthogranulomatous inflammation (XGI) is a rare benign inflammatory disease characterized by aggregation of lipid-laden foamy macrophages. This disease entity has been described in various organs but most commonly in the...
Endoscopic Resection of Hypopharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Bok GH, Cho WY, Cho JY, Jin SY, Ahn JH, Chun CG, Lee TH, Kim HG

Hypopharyngeal cancers are often diagnosed at an advanced stage and have a poor prognosis. Even when they are diagnosed at an operable stage, surgery often results in substantial morbidity and...
A Case of Large Fibrovascular Polyp of the Stomach

Lee EJ, Hong SG, Baek HR, Lee CB, Choi SM, Kim SJ, Chae BG, Choi CY

A fibrovascular polyp is a rare benign disease of the upper digestive tract and is usually located in the esophagus. To our knowledge, this is the first case of gastric...
A Submucosal Tumor-Like Recurrence of Early Esophageal Cancer after Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

Choi JC, Kim GH, Park DY, Seoung HG, Lee YJ, Kim JH, Kim TK, I H

Early esophageal cancer is defined as a tumor invading the mucosa with or without lymph node or distant organ metastasis. In the current guidelines for early esophageal cancer, absolute indication...
A Case of Enteritis Cystica Profunda in the Ampulla of Vater Mimicking Choledochocele

You KW, Park SW, Lee GS, Kim DJ, Moon HC, Hong GY

Enteritis cystica profunda is a very rare disease in which a mucin-filled cystic space is surrounded partially with nonneoplastic columnar epithelium in the submucosa of the small intestine. Most of...
Endoscopic Ultrasound Elastography for the Pancreas in Korea: A Preliminary Single Center Study

Lee TH, Cho YD, Cha SW, Cho JY, Jang JY, Jeong SW, Choi HJ, Moon JH

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Endoscopic ultrasound elastography (EUS-EG) has been widely used for the evaluation of pancreatic cancer in the Western world. To date, there is very little experience with EUS-EG in Korea....
Diagnostic Accuracy and Interobserver Agreement in Predicting the Submucosal Invasion of Colorectal Tumors Using Gross Findings, Pit Patterns, and Microvasculatures

Choi HJ, Lee BI, Choi H, Choi KY, Kim SW, Song JY, Ji JS, Kim BW

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Depth of invasion is one of the most important factors for establishing treatment strategy for colorectal tumors. METHODS: Three blinded experts reviewed electronic photos and video clips of 33 early...
Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Treatment of Achalasia: Initial Results of a Korean Study

Lee BH, Shim KY, Hong SJ, Bok GH, Cho JH, Lee TH, Cho JY

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Achalasia is a rare esophageal motility disorder. Recently, a novel endoscopic technique, peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), was introduced as an alternative treatment for achalasia. We report the results and...
Early Gastric Cancer-Like Advanced Gastric Cancer versus Advanced Gastric Cancer-Like Early Gastric Cancer

Park HS, Lee SY, Hong SN, Kim JH, Sung IK, Park HS, Shim CS, Jin CJ

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Improvements in the endoscopic evaluation and management of gastric cancer have made it possible to determine the depth of invasion during endoscopic examination. The aim of this study was...
Guidelines for Bowel Preparation before Video Capsule Endoscopy

Song HJ, Moon JS, Do JH, Cha IH, Yang CH, Choi MG, Jeen YT, Kim HJ, Korean Gut Image Study Group

The preparation for video capsule endoscopy (VCE) of the bowel suggested by manufacturers of capsule endoscopy systems consists only of a clear liquid diet and an 8-hour fast. While there...
Endoscopic Assessment of Colorectal Cancer with Superficial or Deep Submucosal Invasion Using Magnifying Colonoscopy

Tanaka S, Hayashi N, Oka S, Chayama K

Among early colorectal carcinoma, endoscopic treatment is generally indicative for cases with intramucosal to submucosal (SM) superficial invasion, because cases with SM deep invasion should be treated surgically due to...
New Paradigms for Colonoscopic Management of Diminutive Colorectal Polyps: Predict, Resect, and Discard or Do Not Resect?

Hassan C, Repici A, Zullo A, Sharma P

The possibility to predict in vivo the histology of colorectal polyps by advanced endoscopic imaging has resulted in the implementation of a more conservative management for diminutive lesions detected at...
Optical Diagnosis of Small Colorectal Polyp Histology with High-Definition Colonoscopy Using Narrow Band Imaging

Rastogi A

Optical diagnosis of polyp histology can potentially result in enormous cost savings by way of the "resect and discard" strategy for diminutive polyps and the "do not resect" strategy for...
Introduction: What Are New Roles of Current Colonoscopy?

Kim HW

The recent advances in endoscopic imaging technologies make great changes in the management of colorectal polyps. These changes include optical histologic diagnosis with high definition colonscopy, new management strategies such...
Endoscopic Ultrasound Elastography for Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis: A Step Forward?

Lee WJ

No abstract available.
Clinical Usefulness of Magnifying Chromoendoscopy and Magnifying Narrow Band Imaging Endoscopy for Predicting the Submucosal Invasion of Early Colorectal Cancers

Kwon KA, Ku YS

No abstract available.
Endoscopically Diagnosed Gastric Cancers: Looking Alike, but Behave Differently

Kim WH, Hahm KB

No abstract available.

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