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Insufficient Job Control among Gastroenterology Trainees: Time to Focus on the Science

Sharma N

No abstract available.
Tuberculous Prostatic Abscess with Prostatorectal Fistula after Intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin Immunotherapy

Eom JH, Yoon JH, Lee SW, Kim HS, Park TY, Bang CS, Baik GH, Kim DJ

Intravesical bacillus Calmette-Guérin (BCG) immunotherapy is a common treatment modality for bladder cancer after transurethral resection of a bladder tumor. This therapy is generally safe, and development of a prostatic...
Synchronous Peripancreatic Lymph Node Gastrinoma and Gastric Neuroendocrine Tumor Type 2

Lee HW, Chung JW, Kim YJ, Kwon KA, Kim EJ, Kim KK, Lee WK, Sym SJ

A 34-year-old man was referred to our hospital with gastric polypoid lesions and biopsy-confirmed neuroendocrine tumor (NET). Computed tomography (CT) revealed a 3×3.5×8-cm retroperitoneal mass behind the pancreas, with multiple...
Long-Term Palliative Effect of Stenting in Gastric Outlet Obstruction Due to Transarterial Chemoembolization with Yttrium-90 in a Patient with Metastatic Neuroendocrine Tumor

Caglar E, DoÄŸusoy G, Kabasakal , Dobrucali

Internal radioembolization with yttrium-90 is a promising treatment method, predominantly for liver tumors. However, the shifting of yttrium-90-loaded spherules into the arteries and veins that supply the duodenum and stomach,...
Non-Exposed Endoscopic Wall-Inversion Surgery for Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor of the Stomach: First Case Report in Korea

Kim DW, Kim JS, Kim BW, Jung JY, Kim GJ, Kim JJ

Laparoscopic wedge resection of the stomach is a widely accepted treatment for primary resectable gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs). However, it is difficult to determine the appropriate incision line from outside...
Optimal Use of Wire-Assisted Techniques and Precut Sphincterotomy

Lee TH, Park SH

Various endoscopic techniques have been developed to overcome the difficulties in biliary or pancreatic access during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography, according to the preference of the endoscopist or the aim of...
A Review of Probe-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy for Pancreaticobiliary Disease

Karia K, Kahaleh M

Confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) is a novel in vivo imaging technique that can provide real-time optical biopsies in the evaluation of pancreaticobiliary strictures and pancreatic cystic lesions (PCLs), both of...
Endoscopic Management of Anastomotic Strictures after Liver Transplantation

Lee DW, Jo HH, Abdullah J, Kahaleh M

Endoscopic treatment of biliary strictures involving plastic stent placement has been used widely. The use of self-expandable metal stents (SEMSs) has been described for anastomotic strictures following liver transplantation (LT)....
Endoscopic Mucosal Resection versus Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Large Polyps: A Western Colonoscopist's View

Holmes I, Friedland

To discuss the rationale for the widespread application of endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) rather than endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) in Western centers. In Western centers, EMR is the treatment of...
Colon Capsule Endoscopy: Where Are We and Where Are We Going

Han YM, Im JP

Colon capsule endoscopy (CCE) is a noninvasive technique for diagnostic imaging of the colon. It does not require air inflation or sedation and allows minimally invasive and painless colonic evaluation....
Painless Colonoscopy: Available Techniques and Instruments

Kim HG

During colonoscopy, air insufflation to distend the lumen and facilitate careful inspection and scope insertion can induce pain and cause discomfort. Carbon dioxide (COâ‚‚) insufflation can decrease abdominal pain and...
Endoscopic Closure for Full-Thickness Gastrointestinal Defects: Available Applications and Emerging Innovations

Takeshita , Ho KY

Full-thickness gastrointestinal defects such as perforation, anastomotic leak, and fistula are severe conditions caused by various types of pathologies. They are more likely to require intensive care and a long...
Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Early Gastric Cancers with Uncommon Histology

Kim GH

Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) enables en bloc curative resection of early gastric cancers (EGCs) with a negligible risk of lymph node metastasis (LNM). Although ESD for EGCs with absolute and...
Endoscopic Ultrasonography in the Diagnosis of Gastric Subepithelial Lesions

Gong EJ, Kim DH

Subepithelial lesions occasionally found in the stomach of patients undergoing endoscopy may be either benign lesions or tumors with malignant potential. They may also appear due to extrinsic compression. Discrimination...
Novel Therapeutic Strategies in the Management of Non-Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Garber A, Jang S

Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding, the most common etiology of which is peptic ulcer disease, remains a persistent challenge despite a reduction in both its incidence and mortality. Both pharmacologic and...
Recent Developments in the Endoscopic Treatment of Patients with Peptic Ulcer Bleeding

Jang JY

Peptic ulcer bleeding is an internal medical emergency. Endoscopic hemostasis has been shown to improve the survival rate of patients with peptic ulcer bleeding. Although the established hemostatic modalities, including...
Endoscopic Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: Revisited

Nabi Z, Reddy DN

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is defined by the presence of troublesome symptoms resulting from the reflux of gastric contents. The prevalence of GERD is increasing globally. An incompetent lower esophageal...
Raman Spectroscopy for the Endoscopic Diagnosis of Esophageal, Gastric, and Colonic Diseases

Sharma N, Takeshita , Ho KY

Globally white-light endoscopy with biopsy sampling is the gold standard diagnostic modality for esophageal, gastric, and colonic pathologies. However, there is overwhelming evidence to highlight the deficiencies of an approach...
Meeting Report and Special Issue Preface: International Digestive Endoscopy Network (IDEN) 2016

Lee SK, Lee JK

No abstract available.

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