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Pro: Propofol in Endoscopy

Ferreira A, Cravo M

No abstract available.
Acute Pancreatitis Due to a Duodenal Ulcer

Pyeon SI, Hwang JH, Kim YT, Lee BS, Lee SH, Lee JN, Cheong JH, Oh KJ

Duodenal ulcers and acute pancreatitis are two of the most commonly encountered gastrointestinal diseases among the general population. However, duodenal ulcer-induced pancreatitis is very rarely reported worldwide. This report elaborates...
Polypoid Arteriovenous Malformation Presenting with Jejunojejunal Intussusceptions in an Adult

Lim DH, Ahn JY, Seo M, Yun JH, Kim TH, Jung HY, Kim JH, Park YS

Jejunal polypoid arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and jejunojejunal intussusceptions are both rare. Here, we present the case of a 61-year-old woman who suffered intermittent episodes of abdominal pain over the course...
Gastric Squamous Papilloma in a 52-Year-Old Female Patient

Jang HH, Kim HW, Kim SJ, Choi CW, Park SB, Song BJ, Shin DH, Kang DH

A papilloma is a benign epithelial lesion characterized by finger-like projections of tissue lined by an overgrowth of squamous cells and a core of connective tissue. We report a case...
Endoscopic Diagnosis of Duodenal Stenosis in a 5-Month-Old Male Infant

Nicholson , Acra SA, Chung DH, Rosen MJ

Duodenal stenosis and duodenal atresia are well-known gastrointestinal anomalies in patients with Down syndrome. Although duodenal atresia presents early and classically with vomiting in the immediate neonatal period, the presentation...
Successful Treatment of a Gastric Plasmacytoma Using a Combination of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection and Oral Thalidomide

Park SY, Moon HS, Seong JK, Jeong HY, Yoon BY, Hwang SW, Song KS

We report a rare case of a gastric plasmacytoma treated with endoscopic resection and oral thalidomide therapy. A 70-year-old man was admitted to our hospital with indigestion. He had no...
Esophgeal Perforation and Bilateral Empyema Following Endoscopic EsophyX Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication

Edriss H, El-Bakush , Nugent K

Transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF) has been used for endoscopic treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). TIF using the EsophyX device system (EndoGastric Solutions) was designed to create a full-thickness valve...
IgG4 Levels in Bile for Distinguishing IgG4-Associated Cholangiopathy from Other Biliary Disorders: A Single Blinded Pilot Study

Navaneethan U, Gutierrez , Jegadeesan R, Venkatesh , Poptic E, Sanaka MR, Vargo JJ, Parsi MA

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Immunoglobulin G4 (IgG4)-associated cholangiopathy (IAC) is an inflammatory disease and may mimic primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), cholangiocarcinoma (CCA), or pancreatic cancer on cholangiography. We investigated whether IgG4 levels in...
Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Using a Novel Versatile Knife: An Animal Feasibility Study (with Video)

Kwon CI, Kim G, Chung IK, Kim WH, Ko KH, Hong SP, Jeong S, Lee DH

BACKGROUND/AIMS: In order to reduce the procedure time and the number of accessory changes during endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), we developed a novel versatile knife, which has the combined advantages...
Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Is Safe for Day Patients

Ahn SY, Jang SI, Lee DW, Jeon SW

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Although the advantages of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) are well established, there are important limitations that relate to its higher cost and higher rate of complications compared with endoscopic...
Comparison of Clinical Outcomes Associated with Pull-Type and Introducer-Type Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomies

Lee SW, Lee JH, Cho H, Ha Y, Lim H, Ahn JY, Choi KS, Kim DH, Choi KD, Song HJ, Lee GH, Jung HY, Kim JH

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a method of providing enteral nutrition using endoscopy. The PEG techniques differ according to the insertion method, and include the pull type, push type,...
Lymph Node Metastases in Esophageal Carcinoma: An Endoscopist's View

Cho JW, Choi SC, Jang JY, Shin SK, Choi KD, Lee JH, Kim SG, Sung JK, Jeon SW, Choi IJ, Kim GH, Jee SR, Lee WS, Jung HY, Korean ESD Study Group

One of the most important prognostic factors in esophageal carcinoma is lymph node metastasis, and in particular, the number of affected lymph nodes, which influences long-term outcomes. The esophageal lymphatic...
Stricture Occurring after Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Esophageal and Gastric Tumors

Kim GH, Jee SR, Jang JY, Shin SK, Choi KD, Lee JH, Kim SG, Sung JK, Choi SC, Jeon SW, Jang BI, Huh KC, Chang DK, Jung SA, Keum B, Cho JW, Choi IJ, Jung HY, Korean ESD Study Group

Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a widely accepted treatment for early gastric and esophageal cancer. Compared to endoscopic mucosal resection, ESD has the advantage of enabling en bloc removal of...
Colon Cancer Screening and Surveillance in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Bae SI, Kim YS

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC). Accordingly, the duration and anatomic extent of the disease have been known to affect the...
Colon Cancer Screening with Image-Enhanced Endoscopy


Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a major cause of cancer mortality worldwide, and this has led to an increased use of screening colonoscopy. This screening has resulted in long-term risk reduction...
Endoscopic Gastric Cancer Screening and Surveillance in High-Risk Groups

Choi IJ

Gastric cancer remains a major cancer problem world-wide and future incidence will likely increase due to rapidly aging population demographics. Population-based screening is being undertaken in Korea and Japan, where...
Screening for Gastric Cancer: The Usefulness of Endoscopy

Choi KS, Suh M

Gastric cancer screening is common in countries with high prevalence rates of gastric cancer. However, data supporting the effectiveness of gastric cancer screening are lacking. Thus, the aim of this...
Prevention Strategies for Gastric Cancer: A Global Perspective

Park JY, von Karsa , Herrero R

Despite the substantial burden of gastric cancer worldwide, population strategies for primary prevention have not been introduced in any country. Recognizing the causal role of Helicobacter pylori infection, there is...
Diagnosis of Immunoglobulin G4-Related Sclerosing Cholangitis

Ryu JK

No abstract available.
Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Gastric Neoplasm at an Outpatient Clinic: Efficacy and Safety

Jung HY, Ahn JY

No abstract available.

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