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Erratum: United Rapid Urease Test Is Superior than Separate Test in Detecting Helicobacter pylori at the Gastric Antrum and Body Specimens

Moon SW, Kim TH, Kim HS, Ju JH, Ahn YJ, Jang HJ, Shim SG, Kim HJ, Jung WT, Lee OJ

The publisher wishes to apologize for incorrectly displaying the author (Sung Woon Moon) name. We correct his name from Sung Woon Moon to Sung Won Moon.
Hepatic and Splenic Infarction and Bowel Ischemia Following Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Celiac Plexus Neurolysis

Jang HY, Cha SW, Lee BH, Jung HE, Choo JW, Cho YJ, Ju HY, Cho YD

Endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus neurolysis (EUS-CPN) is a well-established intervention to palliate malignant pain. We report a patient who developed hepatic and splenic infarction and bowel ischemia following EUS-CPN. A...
Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome Associated with Serrated Adenoma and Malignant Polyp: A Case Report and a Literature Review of 13 Cronkhite-Canada Syndrome Cases in Korea

Yun SH, Cho JW, Kim JW, Kim JK, Park MS, Lee NE, Lee JU, Lee YJ

Cronkhite-Canada syndrome (CCS) is a rare nonfamilial polyposis syndrome characterized by epithelial disturbances both in the gastrointestinal tract and in the epidermis. The pathologic finding of the polyp is usually...
Huge Liposarcoma of Esophagus Resected by Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection: Case Report with Video

Yo I, Chung JW, Jeong MH, Lee JJ, An J, Kwon KA, Rim MY, Hahm KB

Liposarcoma is one of the most common soft tissue sarcomas occurring in adults, but it rarely occurs in the gastrointestinal tract and more uncommonly in the esophagus. To the best...
A Case of Anisakiasis Invading the Stomach and the Colon at the Same Time after Eating Anchovies

Kim SH, Park CW, Kim SK, Won S, Park WK, Kim HR, Nam KW, Lee GS

Anisakiasis of the gastrointestinal tract is caused by the ingestion of raw fish or uncooked food infested with Anisakis larvae. A large number of cases of gastric anisakiasis have been...
Two Cases of Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphomas in the Cervical Lymph Nodes in Patients with Low-Grade Gastric Marginal Zone B-Cell Lymphoma (MALT Lymphoma)

Jung JH, Jung HY, Yoon H, Lee JK, Kang JH, Jeon SJ, Park YS, Kim JH

It is well known that gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas are associated with Helicobacter pylori infection and have a good prognosis. However, although rare, these low-grade lymphomas transform to...
Gastric Schwannoma Diagnosed by Endoscopic Ultrasonography-Guided Trucut Biopsy

Hong SW, Cho WY, Kim JO, Chun CG, Shim KY, Bok GH, Um WH, Lee JE

Schwannomas of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract are rare subepithelial tumors comprising approximately 3.3% to 12.8% of all mesenchymal tumors of the GI tract. On endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) they are seen...
A Gastric Composite Tumor with an Adenocarcinoma and a Neuroendocrine Carcinoma: A Case Report

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

A 70-year-old woman was admitted to our department with epigastric discomfort and nausea over the duration of 1 month. An esophagogastroduodenoscopy showed the presence of a 1.0x1.0 cm-sized flat lesion...
Steps of Reprocessing and Equipments

Lee YK, Park JB

With the increasing interest in endoscopy and the rising number of endoscopic examinations in hospitals, the importance of endoscopic reprocessing is also increasing. Cure facilities that are understaffed and ill-equipped...
Recent Update of Gastrointestinal Endoscope Reprocessing

Hong KH, Lim YJ

As infection-related issues have become one of the most important concerns in endoscopy centers, proper reprocessing of endoscopes has attracted great interest. Compliance with established guidelines for reprocessing is critical...
Technical Tips and Issues of Biliary Stenting, Focusing on Malignant Hilar Obstruction

Lee TH

Although there is no survival advantage, inoperable hilar cholangiocarcinoma managed by palliative drainage may benefit from symptomatic improvement. In general, biliary drainage is divided into endoscopic or percutaneous approaches and...
Unusual Complications Related to Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography and Its Endoscopic Treatment

Kwon CI, Song SH, Hahm KB, Ko KH

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)-induced complications, once occurred, can lead to significant morbidity. Commonly 5% to 10% of patients experience procedure related complications such as post-ERCP pancreatitis, biliary hemorrhage, and cholangitis,...
Is Image-Enhanced Endoscopy Useful for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Tumor?

Kim KO, Ku YS

Since the introduction of endoscopic submucosal dissection method for the treatment of early gastric cancer, endoscopic treatment of early gastric cancer has increased exponentially. Accordingly, early diagnosis of cancerous or...
Gastric Polyps and Protruding Type Gastric Cancer

Jung JT

Gastric protruding lesions are frequently encountered by health screening esophagogastroduodenoscopy. They can be classified into epithelial lesion and subepithelial lesion. Epithelial gastric lesions are generally divided into benign and malignant....
The Role of Endoscopic Ultrasonography in T Staging: Early Gastric Cancer and Esophageal Cancer

Cho JW

While a number of diagnostic methods have been developed, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) still takes the most important role in the preoperative evaluation of esophageal cancer. EUS can detect lesions of...
The Clinical Significance and Management of Noncurative Endoscopic Resection in Early Gastric Cancer

Heo J, Jeon SW

Nowadays, endoscopic mucosal resection or endoscopic submucosal dissection has shown effectiveness equivalent to that of gastrectomy and has emerged as a popular technique for curative treatment of gastric cancer. However,...
Endoscopic Treatment of Refractory Gastroesohageal Reflux Disease

Kim WH, Park PW, Hahm KB, Hong SP

Though efficient acid suppression with proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) remains the mainstay of treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), some of the patients showed refractory response to PPIs, necessitating further...
Observable Laryngopharyngeal Lesions during the Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Park KS

Regardless of outstanding developments in the endoscopic field, laryngopharyngeal lesions are generally considered as a field of otolaryngology, and thus it is thought that not a lot of gastrointestinal endoscopists...
Optimal and Safe Bowel Preparation for Colonoscopy

Moon W

Effective colonoscopy requires an adequate level of cleansing as a basic component. This review will describe a compact review about general considerations in bowel preparation for colonoscopy and specific considerations...
Preparation and Patient Evaluation for Safe Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Kang SH, Hyun JJ

Patient evaluation and preparation is the first and mandatory step to ensure safety and quality of endoscopic procedures. This begins and ends with identifying the patient, procedure type, and indication....

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