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Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy of an Impacted Enterolith Causing Acute Afferent Loop Syndrome

Cho YS, Lee TH, Hwang SO, Lee S, Jung Y, Chung IK, Park SH, Kim SJ

Afferent loop syndrome caused by an impacted enterolith is very rare, and endoscopic removal of the enterolith may be difficult if a stricture is present or the normal anatomy has...
Endoscopic Management of Rectal Dieulafoy's Lesion: A Case Series and Optimal Treatment

Park JG, Park JC, Kwon YH, Ahn SY, Jeon SW

Rectal Dieulafoy's lesion (DL) is rare cause of lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Because of its rarity, there is no consensus on the optimal endoscopic hemostasis technique for rectal DL. We analyzed...
Xanthoma of the Esophagus

Bang CS, Kim YS, Baik GH, Han SH

Xanthoma is an uncommon nonneoplastic lesion resulting from the accumulation of histiocytes. It predominantly shows cutaneous manifestations associated with dyslipidemia. However, xanthoma of the esophagus is extremely rare. To the...
A Case of Endoscopic Full-Thickness Resection in a Patient with Gastric High-Grade Dysplasia Unsuitable for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

Chae JM, Jang JY, Hong S, Kim JW, Chang YW

Gastric high-grade dysplasia is an important premalignant lesion in gastric epithelial cells and has a high possibility of transforming to adenocarcinoma. Therefore, biopsy-proven high-grade dysplasia should be treated with en...
Primary Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Diagnosed by Using Endoscopic Ultrasound with Fine Needle Aspiration

Jalil AA, Elkhatib F, Mahayni AA, Alkhatib A

There is paucity in the literature on the use of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) for evaluating the thyroid gland. We report the first case of primary papillary thyroid cancer diagnosed by...
A Case Report of Primary Duodenal Tuberculosis Mimicking a Malignant Tumor

Jung JH, Kim SH, Kim MJ, Cho YK, Ahn SB, Son BK, Jo YJ, Park YS

Tuberculosis remains a serious infectious disease with primary features of pulmonary manifestation in Korea. However, duodenal tuberculosis is rare in gastrointestinal cases of extrapulmonary tuberculosis. Here, we report a case...
The Management of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography-Related Duodenal Perforation

Cho KB

Uneventful duodenal perforation during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is an uncommon but occasionally fatal complication. ERCP-related perforations may occur during sphincterotomy and improper manipulation of the equipment and scope. Traditionally,...
Preparation of High-Risk Patients and the Choice of Guidewire for a Successful Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Procedure

Lee TH, Jung YK, Park SH

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is an essential technique for the diagnosis and treatment of pancreatobiliary diseases. However, ERCP-related complications such as pancreatitis, cholangitis, hemorrhage, and perforation may be problematic. For...
Equipment-Based Image-Enhanced Endoscopy for Differentiating Colorectal Polyps

Koo JS

The use of colonoscopy for the screening and surveillance of colorectal cancer has increased. However, the miss rate of advanced colorectal neoplasm is known to be 2% to 6%, which...
Prerequisites of Colonoscopy

Hong KH, Lim YJ

Colonoscopy is a widely accepted method for the evaluation of the colon and terminal ileum. Its diagnostic accuracy and therapeutic safety are influenced by prerequisites, including modulation of medication and...
Management of Antithrombotic Therapy for Gastroenterological Endoscopy from a Cardio-Cerebrovascular Physician's Point of View


Periprocedural management of antithrombotics for gastroenterological endoscopy is a common clinical issue. To decide how to manage the use of antithrombotics in patients undergoing endoscopy, the risk for hemorrhage and...
Endoscopy for Nonvariceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Kim KB, Yoon SM, Youn SJ

Endoscopy for acute nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding plays an important role in primary diagnosis and management, particularly with respect to identification of high-risk stigmata lesions and to providing endoscopic hemostasis...
Management of Acute Variceal Bleeding

Kim YD

Acute variceal bleeding could be a fatal complication in patients with liver cirrhosis. In patients with decompensated liver cirrhosis accompanied by ascites or hepatic encephalopathy, acute variceal bleeding is associated...
Evaluation and Management of Caustic Injuries from Ingestion of Acid or Alkaline Substances

Park KS

Although the numbers have decreased compared with in the past, cases of patients who ingest caustic substances and visit the emergency room are not rare. However, well-summarized data about caustic...
Plastic and Biodegradable Stents for Complex and Refractory Benign Esophageal Strictures

Ham YH, Kim GH

Endoscopic stent placement is a well-accepted and effective alternative treatment modality for complex and refractory esophageal strictures. Among the currently available types of stents, the partially covered self-expanding metal stent...
Highlights from the 50th Seminar of the Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Kim EY, Choi IJ, Kwon KA, Ryu JK, Dong SH, Hahm KB

The July issue of Clinical Endoscopy deals with selected articles covering the state-of-the-art lectures delivered during the 50th seminar of the Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (KSGE) on March 30,...

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