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Black Esophagus Associated with Alcohol Abuse

Hong JW, Kim SU, Park HN, Seo JH, Lee YC, Kim H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):133-135.
Black esophagus is a rare condition of the esophagus that manifests as endoscopic findings of black-colored esophageal mucosa, which is usually caused by acute esophageal necrosis. We report a case...
Infarction and Perforation of the Small Intestine due to Tumor Emboli from Disseminated Rectal Cancer

Jo JC, Lee DH, Song HJ, Kim SW, Suh C, Kang YK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):130-132.
Small bowel perforation due to hematogenous metastatic tumor emboli is a rare event, especially in a patient with rectal cancer. We report a 75-year-old man with relapsed rectal cancer who...
Hematochezia with Colonic Polypoid Angiodysplasia in a Young Female Patient

Choi HK, Park CI, Shin JA, Moon JT, Lee SJ, Park CI, Park H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):126-129.
A 18-year-old girl visited the hospital due to hematochezia. Colonoscopy revealed a 6-mm Yamada type II polyp with stigmata of bleeding, and a shallow ulcer on top was found at...
Methylation of the Tumor Suppressor Gene RUNX3 in Human Gastric Carcinoma

Song HJ, Shim KN, Joo YH, Kim SE, Jung SA, Yoo K

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):119-125.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: RUNX3 (PEBP2alphaC/CBFA3/AML2) is a novel tumor suppressor gene in the human gastric carcinoma. The aims of this study were to determine the methylation of RUNX3 promoter and the association...
Volatile Sulfur Compounds as a Predictor for Esophagogastroduodenal Mucosal Injury

Yoo SH, Jung HS, Sohn WS, Kim BH, Ku BH, Kim YS, Park SW, Hahm KB

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):113-118.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Halitosis is a symptom that bothers patients more socially than medically and its pathogenic mechanisms are unclear and treatment armamenterium is limited. Clinicians generally ignored active interventions. Since halitosis...
Endoscopic Sedation in Developing and Developed Countries

Benson AA, Cohen LB, Waye JD, Akhavan A, Aisenberg

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):105-112.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Data are scarce on endoscopic sedation practices outside the United States and Western Europe, particularly from developing nations. An Internet survey was used to assess endoscopic sedation practices in...
Effect of Low-dose, Enteric Coated Aspirin on Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease

Choi CK, Kim N, Choi JW, Park YS, Kim JW, Jeong SH, Lee DH, Cho YS, Youn TJ, Chung WY, Chae IH, Choi DJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):99-104.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study was performed to determine whether low-dose aspirin and/or clopidogrel can induce gastrointestinal bleeding and gastroduodenal mucosal injury. METHODS: A total of 387 patients who underwent coronary angiography at...
Submucosal Injection of Normal Saline can Prevent Unexpected Deep Thermal Injury of Argon Plasma Coagulation in the in vivo Porcine Stomach

Fujishiro , Kodashima , Ono S, Goto O, Yamamichi , Yahagi N, Kashimura , Matsuura T, Iguchi M, Oka M, Ichinose M, Omata M

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):95-98.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: There have been several reports of thermal injury induced by argon plasma coagulation (APC) in animal models, but no follow-up studies have revealed the actual thermal injury. METHODS: APC was...
Management Strategies for Gallbladder Polyps: Is It Possible to Predict Malignant Gallbladder Polyps?

Park JK, Yoon YB, Kim YT, Ryu JK, Yoon WJ, Lee SH, Yu SJ, Kang HY, Lee JY, Park MJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):88-94.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Gallbladder (GB) polyps are commonly encountered in clinical practice, and are found more frequently as the number of medical screening examinations increases. The aim of this study was to...
Conference Report: Korea-Japan Symposium on Autoimmune Pancreatitis

Park SW, Chung JB, Otsuki M, Kim MH, Lim JH, Kawa S, Ito T, Nishimori , Ryu JK, Okazaki K, Lee K, Kamisawa T

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):81-87.
A consensus meeting on autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) was held in Seoul on August 31, 2007. Many Korean and Japanese gastroenterologist interested in AIP participated in the joint symposium, and issues...
Cerulein Pancreatitis: Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and Apoptosis

Kim H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):74-80.
Cerulein pancreatitis is similar to human edematous pancreatitis, manifesting with dysregulation of digestive enzyme production and cytoplasmic vacuolization, the death of acinar cells, edema formation, and infiltration of inflammatory cells...
Colorectal Cancer in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Potack J, Itzkowitz

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2008 Sep;2(2):61-73.
Patients with long-standing inflammatory bowel disease have an increased risk of developing colorectal cancer (CRC). CRC risk increases with longer duration of colitis, greater anatomic extent of colitis, the presence...

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