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Cholangitis Secondary to Food Material Impaction in the Common Bile Duct through a Choledochoduodenal Fistula

Kang BK, Park SM, Kim BW, Kim JS, Kim JH, Ji JS, Choi H

Biliary-enteric communications caused by duodenal ulcers are uncommon, and choledochoduodenal fistula (CDF) is by far the most common type. Usually in this situation, food material does not enter the common...
Ectopic Opening of the Common Bile Duct into the Duodenal Bulb Accompanied with Cholangitis and Gallbladder Cancer: A Report of Two Cases

Lee JM, Kim HJ, Ha CY, Min HJ, Kim H, Kim TH, Jung WT, Lee OJ

An ectopic opening of the common bile duct (CBD) into the duodenal bulb is a very rare congenital anomaly of the biliary system, which may cause recurrent duodenal ulcer or...
Gastric Syphilis and Membranous Glomerulonephritis

Roh M, Sohn JH, Kim TY, Kim SJ, Kim JS, Chung SJ, Pyo JY, Oh YH

Syphilis is a chronic systemic infectious disease caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum. Gastric involvement and nephrotic syndrome are uncommon but well documented complications of syphilis, but the co-occurrence of...
Delayed Perforation Occurring after Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Early Gastric Cancer

Kang SH, Lee K, Lee HW, Park GE, Hong YS, Min BH

Delayed perforation is a very rare complication of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), with a reported incidence of 0.1% to 0.45%. Few reports exist on the clinical features and outcomes of...
Liver Metastasis of Early Gastric Cancer with Mixed Histology after Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

Han YH, Park JK, Kwon JS, Kim YD, Jeong WJ, Lee SJ, Han KH, Cheon GJ

The Japanese Classification of Gastric Carcinoma histologically classifies endoscopically resected gastric cancer into differentiated and undifferentiated types according to the presence or absence of tubular structures on histology. The former...
Diagnostic Accuracy of the Initial Endoscopy for Ampullary Tumors

Lee HS, Jang JS, Lee S, Yeon MH, Kim KB, Park JG, Lee JY, Kim MJ, Han JH, Sung R, Park SM

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Ampullary tumors come in a wide variety of malignant forms. We evaluated the diagnostic accuracy of endoscopy for ampullary tumors, and analyzed the causes of misdiagnosis. METHODS: We compared endoscopic...
A Single-Center Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating Timing of Preparation for Capsule Enteroscopy

Black KR, Truss W, Joiner CI, Peter S, Weber FH

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Intestinal lavage (IL) administration immediately before capsule enteroscopy (CE) is superior to lavage the day before the procedure. We aimed to determine the effect of IL timing on CE...
Risk Factors for Dieulafoy Lesions in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

Shin HJ, Ju JS, Kim KD, Kim SW, Kang SH, Kang SH, Moon HS, Sung JK, Jeong HY

BACKGROUND/AIMS: The purpose of this study is to verify the risk factors associated with Dieulafoy lesion formation in the upper gastrointestinal tract. METHODS: A case-control study was performed by reviewing the...
The Efficacy of an Endoscopic Grasp-and-Traction Device for Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection: An Ex Vivo Comparative Study (with Video)

Scholvinck DW, Goto O, Bergman JJ, Yahagi N, Weusten BL

BACKGROUND/AIMS: To investigate whether the EndoLifter (Olympus), a counter-traction device facilitating submucosal dissection, can accelerate endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). METHODS: Two endoscopists (novice/expert in ESD) performed 64 ESDs (artificial 3-cm lesions)...
Diagnostic Coding for Intramucosal Carcinoma and Neuroendocrine Tumor in the Colorectum: Proposal for Avoiding Confusing Coding in Korea

Han DS, Sohn JH, Byeon JS, Choi H, Kim JM

Applying proper coding is important for doctors practicing gastroenterology. The coding systems established by various organizations define tumors differently. As a result of changing concepts of tumor classification, there are...
Recent Advances in Gastrointestinal Stent Development

Park JS, Jeong S, Lee DH

Endoscopic stenting is increasingly being used in the management of gastrointestinal luminal obstruction, and has become the current treatment of choice for the palliation of blockage caused by malignant or...
Update on Pancreatobiliary Stents: Stent Placement in Advanced Hilar Tumors

Jang SI, Lee DK

Palliative drainage is the main treatment option for inoperable hilar cholangiocarcinoma to improve symptoms, which include cholangitis, pruritus, high-grade jaundice, and abdominal pain. Although there is no consensus on the...
Colorectal Stents: Current Status

Lee JM, Byeon JS

A self-expandable metal stent (SEMS) is an effective and safe method for the decompression of colon obstruction. Based on recent evidence, colorectal SEMS is now recommended for the palliation of...
Upper Gastrointestinal Stent Insertion in Malignant and Benign Disorders

Kang HW, Kim SG

Upper gastrointestinal (GI) stents are increasingly being used to manage upper GI obstructions. Initially developed for palliative treatment of esophageal cancer, upper GI stents now play an emerging role in...
How to Improve Diagnostic Accuracy in Suspicious Ampullary Lesions?

Paik WH, Hwang JH

No abstract available.
What Is the Optimal Timing of Bowel Preparation for Video Capsule Endoscopy?

Song HJ, Shim KN

No abstract available.
Is the Endoscopic Grasp-and-Traction Device Useful for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in Treating Early Gastric Cancer?

Cho JY

No abstract available.

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