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Multicenter Implementation of a New Electronic Medical Record System Leads to Longer Procedure Times and Poor Staff Satisfaction

Storm AC, Ryou M, Thompson C

No abstract available.
Papillary Cannulation Facilitated by Submucosal Saline Injection into an Intradiverticular Papilla

Lee K, Choi JW, Lee Y, Han JH, Park SM

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) of the intradiverticular papilla with its invisible orifice remains challenging. Several techniques have been introduced to evert the papillary opening to facilitate cannulation. A 79-year-old woman...
Strongyloidiasis Presenting as Yellowish Nodules in Colonoscopy of an Immunocompetent Patient

Ra H, Chung JW, Chung DH, Kim JH, Kim YJ, Kim KO, Kwon KA, Park DK

Strongyloides stercoralis is endemic to tropical and subtropical regions, and infections are usually asymptomatic. However, immunocompromised patients, such as those receiving immunosuppressive therapy, high-dose steroids, or chemotherapy, can develop fatal...
Primary Gastric Small Cell Carcinoma: A Case Identified as a Large Subepithelial Tumor from Invisible State in 6 Months

Lee YI, Jeon HK, Im JW, Oh SY, Kim KB, Kim B

Primary gastric small cell carcinoma (GSCC) is one of the gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. It is a rare cancer with a very aggressive behavior and a poor prognosis because of the...
A Case of Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in situ Arising from Esophageal Squamous Papilloma

Cho JY, Cheung DY, Kim TJ, Kim JK

Squamous papilloma is a common benign tumor of the esophagus. Patients with papilloma are usually asymptomatic, and they are diagnosed incidentally during esophagogastroduodenoscopy. Most papillomas are small and easily removed...
Impact of Periampullary Diverticulum on ERCP Performance: A Matched Case-Control Study

Corral JE, Mousa OY, Kröner PT, Gomez V, Lukens FJ

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Periampullary diverticulum (PAD) is frequently encountered during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and has been associated with stone formation in the bile duct. The effects of PAD on the ERCP...
Single-Stage Endoscopic Stone Extraction and Cholecystectomy during the Same Hospitalization

Terauchi T, Shinozaki , Shinozaki , Sasakura Y, Kimata M, Furukawa J, Lefor AK, Ogata Y, Kobayashi

BACKGROUND/AIMS: The clinical impact of single-stage endoscopic stone extraction by endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and cholecystectomy during the same hospitalization remains elusive. This study aimed to determine the efficacy and...
Effect of Sending Educational Video Clips via Smartphone Mobile Messenger on Bowel Preparation before Colonoscopy

Jeon SC, Kim JH, Kim SJ, Kwon HJ, Choi YJ, Jung K, Kim SE, Moon W, Park MI, Park SJ

BACKGROUND/AIM: We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of sending educational video clips via smartphone mobile messenger (SMM) on enhancing bowel preparation before colonoscopy. METHODS: This was a prospective, endoscopist-blinded, randomized controlled...
Endoscopy Timing in Patients with Acute Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding

Alexandrino G, Domingues , Carvalho R, Costa MN, Lourenço , Reis J

BACKGROUND/AIMS: The role of very early (≤12 hours) endoscopy in nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding is controversial. We aimed to compare results of very early and early (12–24 hours) endoscopy in...
Endoscopic Management of Combined Biliary and Duodenal Obstruction

Nabi Z, Reddy DN

Combined obstruction of the bile duct and duodenum is a common occurrence in periampullary malignancies. The obstruction of gastric outlet or duodenum can follow, occur simultaneously, or precede biliary obstruction....
The Use of Vasoconstrictors in Acute Variceal Bleeding: How Long Is Enough?


Vasoconstrictors are often used as the first line therapy for acute esophageal variceal hemorrhage. They might also be used for a few days after endoscopic therapy to prevent early rebleeding....
Pitfalls in the Interpretation of Publications about Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of Early Gastric Cancer with Undifferentiated-Type Histology

Bang CS, Baik GH

Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a standard treatment for patients with gastrointestinal neoplasms with a negligible risk of lymph node metastasis. ESD enables en bloc resection of gastrointestinal neoplasms and...
Is Radical Surgery Necessary for All Patients Diagnosed as Having Non-Curative Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection?

Lee SH, Park BS

If a lesion does not meet the expanded indication criteria for treatment with endoscopic therapy for early gastric cancer or has a positive resection margin, it is regarded as suitable...
Risk Factors for Lymph Node Metastasis in Undifferentiated-Type Gastric Carcinoma

Kook MC

Undifferentiated-type carcinoma has a high incidence of lymph node metastasis. The independent risk factors for lymph node metastasis in undifferentiated-type carcinoma are invasion depth, tumor size, lymphovascular invasion, and presence...
Strategy for Curative Endoscopic Resection of Undifferentiated-Type Early Gastric Cancer

Kim JH

Endoscopic resection (ER) of undifferentiated-type early gastric cancer (UD-EGC) has a lower curative resection (CR) rate than differentiated-type EGC. However, if UD-EGC is curatively resected using ER, long-term outcomes can...
Presence of Periampullary Diverticulum is Not a Hurdle to Successful Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

Han J

No abstract available.
Single-Stage Endoscopic Stone Extraction and Cholecystectomy during the Same Hospitalization: What is the Optimal Strategy for Patients with Choledocholithiasis and Cholelithiasis?

Lee TY

No abstract available.
How Can We Achieve Good Compliance for Bowel Preparation?

Park J, Kim TO

No abstract available.
When Should We Perform Endoscopy for Patients with Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding?

Jung K, Park MI

No abstract available.

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