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White Bile in Malignant Biliary Obstruction: A Poor Prognostic Marker

Gremida A, Rustagi T

No abstract available.
Full-Thickness Resection Device for Complex Colorectal Lesions in High-Risk Patients as a Last-Resort Endoscopic Treatment: Initial Clinical Experience and Review of the Current Literature

Wedi E, Orlandini , Gromski M, Jung CF, Tchoumak I, Boucher S, Ellenrieder V, Hochberger J

The full-thickness resection device (FTRD) is a novel endoscopic device approved for the resection of colorectal lesions. This case-series describes the device and its use in high-risk patients with colorectal...
Management of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Site Gastric Ulcer in a Patient with an Esophageal Stricture and Hiatus Hernia

Wu CC, Li JW, Ng KS, Ang DS

Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is commonly performed for feeding difficulties, in patients suffering from complications of nasopharyngeal carcinoma and its treatment, namely radiotherapy and surgery. This case report describes the...
Gastric Adenocarcinoma with Systemic Metastasis Involving the Intraocular Choroid and Duodenum

Kim SY, Jang KT, Lee JH

Gastric cancer with double metastasis to the orbit and duodenum is extremely rare. We report the case of a patient with gastric adenocarcinoma who presented with synchronous orbital and duodenal...
Ménétrier’s Disease as a Gastrointestinal Manifestation of Active Cytomegalovirus Infection in a 22-Month-Old Boy: A Case Report with a Review of the Literature of Korean Pediatric Cases

Hong J, Lee S, Shon Y

Ménétrier’s disease (MD), which is characterized by hypertrophic gastric folds and foveolar cell hyperplasia, is the most common gastrointestinal (GI) cause of protein-losing enteropathy (PLE). The clinical course of MD...
Clinical Value of Contrast-Enhanced Harmonic Endoscopic Ultrasonography in the Differential Diagnosis of Pancreatic and Gallbladder Masses

Leem G, Chung MJ, Park JY, Bang S, Song SY, Chung JB, Park SW

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Recent studies have revealed that contrast-enhanced harmonic endoscopic ultrasonography (CEH-EUS) is beneficial in the differential diagnosis of malignant neoplasms of the pancreas and gallbladder from benign masses, in terms...
Is There a Change in Patient Preference for a Female Colonoscopist during the Last Decade in Korea?

Lee JM, Kim ES, Chun HJ, Yoo IK, Lee JM, Kim SH, Choi HS, Keum B, Seo YS, Lee HS, Jeen YT, Park JJ, Lee SW, Um SH, Kim CD

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Patients may feel embarrassed during colonoscopy. Our study aimed to assess changes in patient preference, over the past decade, for the sex of their colonoscopist. METHODS: Prospective studies were performed...
Double-Balloon Endoscopy after Incomplete Colonoscopy and Its Comparison with Computed Tomography Colonography

Hermans C, van der Zee D, Gilissen L

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Because of the national screening program for colorectal carcinoma in The Netherlands, the number of colonoscopies has increased. In case of incomplete colonoscopy, computed tomography colonography (CTC) and double-balloon...
Efficacy of the Over-the-Scope Clip System for Treatment of Gastrointestinal Fistulas, Leaks, and Perforations: A Korean Multi-Center Study

Lee HL, Cho JY, Cho JH, Park JJ, Kim CG, Kim SH, Han JH

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Currently, a new over-the-scope clip (OTSC) system has been introduced. This system has been used for gastrointestinal perforations and fistulas in other countries. The aim of our study is...
Safety of Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Tubes in Centenarian Patients

Sobani ZA, Tin K, Guttmann S, Abbasi AA, Mayer I, Tsirlin Y

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) is a relatively safe procedure; however, no study has evaluated the safety of PEG tube placement in patients over the age of 100 years. METHODS: We...
Quality is the Key for Emerging Issues of Population-Based Colonoscopy Screening

Yoon JY, Cha JM, Jeen YT, Medical Policy Committee of Korean Association for the Study of Intestinal Diseases (KASID), Quality Improvement Committee of Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (KSGE)

Colonoscopy is currently regarded as the gold standard and preferred method of screening for colorectal cancer (CRC). However, the benefit of colonoscopy screening may be blunted by low participation rates...
Colorectal Cancer Screening—Who, How, and When?

Bevan R, Rutter MD

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer worldwide. It is amenable to screening as it occurs in premalignant, latent, early, and curable stages. PubMed, Cochrane Database of Systematic...
Endoscopic Full-Thickness Resection Combined with Laparoscopic Surgery

Kim CG

Endoscopic full-thickness resection combined with laparoscopic surgery was recently developed. These procedures could be categorized as “Cut first and then suture” and “Suture first and then cut”. “Cut first and...
Gastric Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy

Chung H, Khashab MA

Gastroparesis (GP) is a syndrome characterized by delayed gastric emptying in the absence of mechanical obstruction of the stomach or proximal small bowel. Currently available dietary and medical therapies are...
Endoscopic Treatment of Subepithelial Tumors

Kim SY, Kim KO

Gastrointestinal subepithelial tumors (SETs) are generally found during endoscopy and their incidence has gradually increased. Although the indications for the endoscopic treatment of patients with SETs remain to be established,...
Current Status of Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy

Cho YK, Kim SH

Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) has been established as an optional treatment for achalasia. POEM is an endoluminal procedure that involves dissection of esophageal muscle fibers followed by submucosal tunneling. Inoue...
Introduction to Endoscopic Submucosal Surgery

Ko WJ, Cho JY

The concept of using natural orifices to reduce the complications of surgery, Natural Orifices Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery, has also been applied to therapeutic endoscopy. Endoscopic submucosal surgery (ESS) provides more...
Can Contrast-Enhanced Harmonic Endoscopic Ultrasonography Differentiate Malignancy from Benign Disease?

Lee TH

No abstract available.
Balloon-Assisted Endoscopy: A Powerful Tool for Complete Colonoscopy

Song KH, Lee BJ

No abstract available.
Is Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Acceptable in Centenarian Patients?

Shin CM, Lee DH

No abstract available.

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