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A Case of Choledocholithiasis and Intestinal Malrotation in an Adolescent with Repaired Gastroschisis

Kim BC, Kim KB, Kim EJ, Park S, Lee DH, Kim EB, Chae HB, Park SM

Most infants with repaired gastroschisis develop normally and remain in good health. About 10% of patients with gastroschisis have other malformations. We report a case of choledocholithiasis and intestinal malrotation...
A Case of Malignant Granular Cell Tumor in the Sigmoid Colon

Choi SM, Hong SG, Kang SM, Chae BG, Kim SJ, Park PK, Park HS

Granular cell tumor (GCT) is an uncommon, usually benign neoplasm; however, a malignant potential has been described. Malignant GCT is an extremely rare neoplasm showing rapid growth and invasion into...
A Case of Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma of the Sigmoid Colon Presenting as a Semipedunculated Polyp

Kim MH, Jung JT, Kim EJ, Kim TW, Kim SY, Kwon JG, Kim EY, Sung WJ

Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas are characterized by lymphoepithelial lesions pathologically. Colonic MALT lymphomas are relatively rarer than lymphomas of the stomach or small intestine. Endoscopically, colonic MALT lymphoma frequently...
An Unusual Case of Duodenal Perforation Caused by a Lollipop Stick: A Case Report

Cho EA, Lee DH, Hong HJ, Park CH, Park SY, Kim HS, Choi SK, Rew JS

Most ingested foreign bodies often pass through the gastrointestinal tract uneventfully; however, complications such as perforation do occur. Most cases of perforation are caused by thin, pointed objects such as...
Endoscopic Removal of a Migrated Coil after Embolization of a Splenic Pseudoaneurysm: A Case Report

Han YM, Lee JY, Choi IJ, Kim CG, Cho SJ, Lee JH, Kim HB, Choi JM

Splenic artery pseudoaneurysms can be caused by pancreatitis, trauma, or operation. Traditionally, the condition has been managed through surgery; however, nowadays, transcatheter arterial embolization is performed safely and effectively. Nevertheless,...
Endoscopic Treatment of Various Gastrointestinal Tract Defects with an Over-the-Scope Clip: Case Series from a Tertiary Referral Hospital

Lee WC, Ko WJ, Cho JH, Lee TH, Jeon SR, Kim HG, Cho JY

Recently, increasingly invasive therapeutic endoscopic procedures and more complex gastrointestinal surgeries such as endoscopic mucosal resection, endoscopic submucosal dissection, and novel laparoscopic approaches have resulted in endoscopists being confronted more...
Endosonographic Preoperative Evaluation for Tumors of the Ampulla of Vater Using Endoscopic Ultrasonography and Intraductal Ultrasonography

Okano N, Igarashi Y, Hara S, Takuma K, Kamata I, Kishimoto , Mimura T, Ito K, Sumino Y

BACKGROUND/AIMS: In recent years, endoscopic snare papillectomy has been performed to treat tumors of the ampulla of Vater. This procedure requires accurate preoperative evaluation. In this study, we diagnosed the...
Predictive Factors for Intractability to Endoscopic Hemostasis in the Treatment of Bleeding Gastroduodenal Peptic Ulcers in Japanese Patients

Ogasawara , Mizuno M, Masui R, Kondo Y, Yamaguchi , Yanamoto K, Noda H, Okaniwa N, Sasaki M, Kasugai K

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Despite improvements in endoscopic hemostasis and pharmacological therapies, upper gastrointestinal (UGI) ulcers repeatedly bleed in 10% to 20% of patients, and those without early endoscopic reintervention or definitive surgery...
Predictors of Esophageal Stricture Formation Post Endoscopic Mucosal Resection

Qumseya B, Panossian , Rizk C, Cangemi D, Wolfsen C, Raimondo M, Woodward T, Wallace MB, Wolfsen H

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Stricture formation is a common complication after endoscopic mucosal resection. Predictors of stricture formation have not been well studied. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective, observational, descriptive study by using a...
Endoscopic Sedation: Risk Assessment and Monitoring

Yoo YC

Sedation for endoscopic procedures is done to increase patient comfort and endoscopic performance. Drugs used for sedation suppress respiratory and cardiovascular function, and while the degree of suppression may vary,...
Endoscopic Sedation: From Training to Performance

Lee TH, Lee CK

Adequate sedation and analgesia are considered essential requirements to relieve patient discomfort and pain and ultimately to improve the outcomes of modern gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures. The willingness of patients to...
Sedation Regimens for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Moon SH

Sedation allows patients to tolerate unpleasant endoscopic procedures by relieving anxiety, discomfort, or pain. It also reduces a patient's risk of physical injury during endoscopic procedures, while providing the endoscopist...
Endoscopist-Directed Propofol: Pros and Cons

Kim EH, Lee SK

Concerns about the safety of endoscopist-directed propofol (EDP) have been voiced that propofol should be given only by healthcare professionals trained in the administration of general anesthesia. Here we discuss...
Endoscopic Diagnosis of Ampullary Tumors Using Conventional Endoscopic Ultrasonography and Intraductal Ultrasonography in the Era of Endoscopic Papillectomy: Advantages and Limitations

Moon JH

No abstract available.
When Is Pre-Emptive Treatment Necessary after Endoscopic Mucosal Resection of Early Esophageal Neoplasm?

Kim HG

No abstract available.
Predictive Factors for Endoscopic Hemostasis in Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Chung IK

No abstract available.

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