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Unusual Local Recurrence with Distant Metastasis after Successful Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Colorectal Mucosal Cancer

Lee HJ, Ye BD, Byeon JS, Kim J, Park YS, Hong YS, Yoon YS, Yang DH

Intramucosal colorectal cancer (CRC) is thought not to metastasize because the colonic lamina propria lacks lymphatics. Only a few recent case reports have suggested lymph node metastasis from intramucosal CRC,...
Acute Gastric Injury Caused by Undissolved Sodium Picosulfate/Magnesium Citrate Powder

Ze EY, Choi CH, Kim JW

Sodium picosulfate/magnesium citrate (SPMC) is a widely used oral bowel cleansing agent considered to be relatively safe. However, partially dissolved or undissolved SPMC powder may cause severe injuries of the...
Laser Imaging Facilitates Early Detection of Synchronous Adenocarcinomas in Patients with Barrett's Esophagus

Iwashita C, Miura Y, Osawa H, Takezawa T, Ino Y, Okada M, Lefor AK, Yamamoto H

Barrett's adenocarcinoma may occur in multiple sites, and recurrence and metachronous lesions are the major problems with endoscopic resection. Therefore, early detection of such lesions is ideal to achieve complete...
Mediastinal Pancreatic Pseudocysts

Dąbkowski K, Białek A, Kukla M, Wójcik J, Smereczyński A, Kołaczyk , Grodzki T, Starzyńska T

Mediastinal pseudocysts are a rare complication of acute pancreatitis. Lack of uniform treatment standards makes the management of this condition a clinical challenge. We report the case of a 43-year-old...
Double-Balloon Endoscopy in Overt and Occult Small Bowel Bleeding: Results, Complications, and Correlation with Prior Videocapsule Endoscopy in a Tertiary Referral Center

Hermans C, Stronkhorst A, Tjhie-Wensing A, Kamphuis J, van Balkom B, Dahlmans R, Gilissen L

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Videocapsule endoscopy (VCE) and double-balloon endoscopy (DBE) allow deep exploration in patients with suspected small bowel pathology. VCE is often performed as an initial small bowel examination to explore...
Mucosal Incision and Forceps Biopsy for Reliable Tissue Sampling of Gastric Subepithelial Tumors

Shin SY, Lee SJ, Jun JH, Park JK, Seo HI, Han KH, Kim YD, Jeong WJ, Cheon GJ

BACKGROUND/AIMS: The diagnostic efficacy of current tissue sampling techniques for gastric subepithelial tumors (SETs) is limited. Better tissue sampling techniques are needed to improve pathological diagnosis. The aim of this...
Endoscopic Management of Gastrointestinal Leaks and Bleeding with the Over-the-Scope Clip: A Prospective Study

Goenka MK, Rai VK, Goenka U, Tiwary IK

BACKGROUND/AIMS: The over-the-scope clip (OTSC) is a device used for endoscopic closure of perforations, leaks and fistulas, and for endoscopic hemostasis. To evaluate the clinical effectiveness and safety of OTSC. METHODS:...
Correlation of Endoscopic Findings of Gastric Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma with Recurrence after Complete Remission

Lee CM, Lee DH, Ahn BK, Hwang JJ, Yoon H, Park YS, Shin CM, Kim N

BACKGROUND/AIMS: In gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma, the clinical significance of various endoscopic findings has not yet been determined. This study aimed to compare the time to complete remission...
Recent Clinical Results of Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies as an Obesity Intervention

Bazerbachi F, Vargas Valls EJ, Abu Dayyeh BK

Despite advances in lifestyle interventions, anti-obesity medications, and metabolic surgery, the issue of health burden due to obesity continues to evolve. Interest in endoscopic bariatric techniques has increased over the...
Endoscopic Approach for Major Complications of Bariatric Surgery

Joo MK

As lifestyle and diet patterns have become westernized in East Asia, the prevalence of obesity has rapidly increased. Bariatric surgeries, such as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB), sleeve gastrectomy (SG), and...
Role of Malabsorptive Endoscopic Procedures in Obesity Treatment

Park JM

The incidence of obesity is increasing, and more definitive treatment modalities are needed. Endoluminal procedures, including restrictive endoscopic procedures, endoscopic gastroplasty, and malabsorptive endoscopic procedures, can reduce weight in obese...
Role of Endoscopic Gastroplasty Techniques in the Management of Obesity

Jung Y

Health and wellness represent a major global concern. Trends such as a lack of exercise and excessive consumption of calories are major causes of the rapid increase in obesity worldwide....
Role of Restrictive Endoscopic Procedures in Obesity Treatment

Lee HL

It is well recognized that obesity is a big problem and it can induce large economic burden. Obesity affects about 40% people in the America alone and obesity also is...
Recent Trends in Endoscopic Bariatric Therapies

Choi HS, Chun HJ

Obesity and its associated metabolic diseases including diabetes mellitus are severe medical problems that are increasing in prevalence worldwide and result in significant healthcare expenses. While behavioral and pharmacological treatment...
What is the Role of Double-Balloon Endoscopy in Patients Presenting with Obscure Gastrointestinal Bleeding?

Kim JH, Kwon KA

No abstract available.
How Can We Obtain Tissue from a Subepithelial Lesion for Pathologic Diagnosis?

Kim EY

No abstract available.
Over-the-Scope Clip in the Management of Gastrointestinal Defect and Intractable Non-Variceal Bleeding

Kim H

No abstract available.
Endoscopic Findings of Gastric Extranodal Marginal Zone B-Cell Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma

Lee SK

No abstract available.

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