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Re-Visiting Metoclopramide to Optimize Visualization with Gastrointestinal Bleeding – Mobilizing Existing Data

Estes DJ, Berera S, Deshpande , Sussman DA

No abstract available.
Duodenal Stricture due to Necrotizing Pancreatitis following Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Ethanol Ablation of a Pancreatic Cyst: A Case Report

Chun JW, Lee SH, Choi JH, Paik WH, Ryu JK, Kim YT

The frequency of incidental detection of pancreatic cystic lesions (PCLs) is increasing because of the frequent use of cross-sectional imaging. The appropriate treatment for PCLs is challenging, and endoscopic ultrasound-guided...
Ascending Colon Cancer with Pathologically Confirmed Tumor Thrombosis of Superior Mesenteric Vein: A Case Report

Kim SE, Lee SJ, Cha JY, Yi SW, Kim TS, Cho IL, Kwak JY, Oh KH

Colon cancer is very rarely accompanied by tumor thrombosis of the superior mesenteric vein (SMV). A 46-year-old patient had been diagnosed with SMV tumor thrombosis related to colon cancer without...
Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Followed by Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy in Patients with Early Esophageal Cancer with a High Risk of Lymph Node Metastasis

Kim HK, Ko WJ, Kwon CI, Song GW, Yoo IK, Song JH, Kim HS, Cho JY

Endoscopic submucosal dissection is recommended as an alternative therapy for early esophageal cancer. However, achieving curative resection in this procedure remains controversial since precise prediction of lymph node metastasis can...
New Diagnostic Approach for Esophageal Squamous Cell Neoplasms Using Linked Color Imaging and Blue Laser Imaging Combined with Iodine Staining

Tsunoda M, Miura Y, Osawa H, Khurelbaatar T, Sakaguchi , Fukuda H, Lefor AK, Yamamoto H

A 62-year-old man with a flat early esophageal cancer was referred for endoscopic treatment. White light imaging revealed a pale red lesion, whereas linked color imaging (LCI) and blue laser...
A Nationwide Assessment of the “July Effect” and Predictors of Post-Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Sepsis at Urban Teaching Hospitals in the United States

Desai R, Patel U, Doshi S, Zalavadia , Siddiq W, Dave H, Bilal M, Khullar V, Goyal H, Desai M, Shah N

BACKGROUND/AIMS: To analyze the incidence of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) sepsis in the early (July to September) and later (October to June) academic months to assess the “July effect”. METHODS: The...
Diagnostic Ability of Convex-Arrayed Endoscopic Ultrasonography for Major Vascular Invasion in Pancreatic Cancer

Fujii Y, Matsumoto , Kato H, Saragai Y, Takada S, Mizukawa S, Muro S, Uchida D, Tomoda T, Horiguchi , Tanaka N, Okada H

BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study aimed to examine the diagnostic ability of endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) for major vascular invasion in pancreatic cancer and to evaluate the relationship between EUS findings and pathological...
Effectiveness of Autologous Platelet-Rich Plasma for the Healing of Ulcers after Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

Jeong E, Yoo IK, Cakir OO, Kim HK, Kim WH, Hong SP, Cho JY

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) has been used for wound healing in various medical fields. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical efficacy and safety of local PRP...
Immunohistochemical Expression of Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Markers in Early Gastric Cancer: Cancer Tissue versus Noncancer Tissue

Jung HJ, Hong SJ, Kim SH

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is a developmental process, wherein the epithelial cells show reduced intercellular adhesions and acquire migratory fibroblastic properties. EMT is associated with downregulation in epithelial marker expression,...
Cap-Assisted Technique versus Conventional Methods for Esophageal Food Bolus Extraction: A Comparative Study

Wahba M, Habib G, Mazny AE, Fawzi M, Elfeki MA, Sabry S, ELbaz M, Nasr SM

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Food bolus impaction is the most common form of esophageal foreign body impaction observed in adults. Clinical guidelines recommend using the push technique or retrieval methods in such cases....
Updates on the Sedation for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Lee JK, Lee YJ, Cho JH, Im JP, Park CH, Jang JY, Jang BI, the Quality Management Committee and the Disinfection Management/Conscious Sedation Committee of Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (KSGE)

Sedation, defined as the depressed level of consciousness, induced by drug administration, is widely used for gastrointestinal endoscopy to relieve a patient’s anxiety and discomfort. In addition, successful procedure is...
Updates on the Disinfection and Infection Control Process of the Accredited Endoscopy Unit

Shin JE, Jung Y, Lee JH, Son BK, Jang JY, Kim HK, Jang BI, The Quality Management Committee and the Disinfection Management Committee of Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

A thorough disinfection and infection control process associated with gastrointestinal endoscopy is highly important for the health and safety of the examinee and the medical staff involved in the procedure....
Updates on the Facilities, Procedures, and Performance of the Accredited Endoscopy Unit

Lee TH, Yoon JY, Paik CN, Choi HS, Jang JY, The Quality Management Committee of The Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Endoscopic quality indicators can be classified into three categories, namely facilities and equipment, endoscopic procedures, and outcome measures. In 2019, the Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy updated the accreditation of...
Accredited Endoscopy Unit Program of Korea: Overview and Qualification

Kim JW, Cho YK, Kim JO, Jang JY, the Quality Management Committee of Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

The Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy introduced the Accredited Endoscopy Unit Program to enhance endoscopy unit quality through systematic quality management in 2012. It was gradually expanded from training hospitals...
Endoscopic Therapy for Acute Diverticular Bleeding

Kato M

Diverticular bleeding accounts for approximately 26%–40% of the cases of lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Rupture of the vasa recta at the neck or dome of the diverticula can be the cause...
Endoscopic Management of Peptic Ulcer Bleeding: Recent Advances

Chiu PW

Bleeding peptic ulcers remained as one of the commonest causes of hospitalization worldwide. While endoscopic hemostasis serves as primary treatment for bleeding ulcers, rebleeding after endoscopic hemostasis becomes more and...
Endoscopic Therapy and Radiologic Intervention of Acute Gastroesophageal Variceal Bleeding

Song JE, Kim BS

Acute gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage is a dreaded complication in patients with liver cirrhosis. Endoscopic therapy and radiologic intervention for gastroesophageal bleeding have rapidly developed in the recent decades. Endoscopic treatment...
Endoscopic Hemostasis for Non-Variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding: New Frontiers

Kichler A, Jang S

Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB) refers to blood loss from the gastrointestinal tract proximal to the ligament of Treitz due to lesions that are non-variceal in origin. The distinction of...
Is the July Effect Real in Patients Undergoing Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography?

Lee TY, Nakai Y

No abstract available.
Endoscopic Ultrasonography for Vascular Invasion in Pancreatic Cancer

Kim SH

No abstract available.

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