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De Novo Superinfection of Hepatitis B Virus in an Anti-HBs Positive Patient with Recurrent Hepatitis C Following Liver Transplantation

Ha SH, Park YM, Hong SP, Back SY, Shin SK, Ji SI, Kim SO, Yoo WD, Kim BH, Park SJ, Hong Z

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):248-252.
A 60-year-old woman with end stage liver cirrhosis caused by genotype 2 hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection received an orthotopic liver transplantation (OLT). The patient was negative for the hepatitis...
Diagnostic Dilemma in an Unusual Case of Common Bile Duct Obstruction

Bhandari V, Singh M, Vyas HG, Sharma N, Chejara R

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):245-247.
Biliary obstructions are rarely caused by a foreign body and have received sparse attention. We present an unusual case with pruritis and abdominal pain caused by impacted full length surgical...
Two Cases of Adrenal Abscesses Following Histoacryl(R) (N-butyl-2-cyanocrylate) Injection

Lee BY, Jang JY, Jeong SW, Bok GH, Ham JH, Cho JY, Lee JS, Shim CS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):242-244.
We report two cases of adrenal abscesses that occurred following a Histoacryl(R) (N-butyl-2-cyanocrylate) injection for variceal bleeding. Patients had been diagnosed with alcoholic liver cirrhosis and gastric varices bleeding and...
A Case of Stenotic Change from Gastric Candidiasis Managed with Temporary Stent Insertion

Joo MK, Park JJ, Lee BJ, Kim JH, Yeon JE, Kim JS, Byun KS, Bak YT

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):238-241.
Invasive gastric Candida infection in patient with co-morbidity can cause stenotic change if it is developed at anatomically narrowing portion, such as distal antrum, pylorus, or duodenal bulb. However, proper...
Massive Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding from the Appendix

Chung KS, Gao JP

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):234-237.
Massive rectal bleeding from the appendix, considered a rare case of lower gastrointestinal bleeding, is not easily recognized by various diagnostic modalities. A multidisciplinary approach for both a diagnosis and...
Surgical Management for Giant liver Hemangiomas Greater Than 20 cm in Size

Jiang H, Chen Z, Prasoon P, Wu H, Zeng Y

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):228-233.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to investigate the primary management experience for giant liver hemangiomas greater than 20 cm in size. METHODS: Records of patients referred for evaluation of...
A 10-Year Retrospective Analysis of Clinical Profiles, Laboratory Characteristics and Management of Pyogenic Liver Abscesses in a Chinese Hospital

Zhu X, Wang S, Jacob R, Fan Z, Zhang F, Ji G

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):221-227.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Pyogenic liver abscess (PLA) is a serious, life threatening condition with a high mortality rate that represents a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. The aim of this study was to...
The Seroconversion Rate of Hepatitis A Virus Vaccination among Patients with Hepatitis B Virus-Related Chronic Liver Disease in Korea

Cho HC, Kim YJ, Choi MS, Lee JH, Koh KC, Yoo BC, Paik SW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):217-220.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to evaluate the seroconversion rate of a hepatitis A virus (HAV) vaccination in patients with hepatitis B virus (HBV)-related chronic liver disease (CLD). METHODS:...
Distribution Characteristics of Hepatitis B Serological Markers in Hospitalized Children and Adolescents in Zhejiang, China between 2006 and 2010

Chen X, Shen Y, Xiang W

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):210-216.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To investigate serological patterns of hepatitis B based on electrochemiluminescent immunoassays and the distribution characteristics of these patterns in hospitalized children and adolescents in Zhejiang, China between 2006 and...
Expression of the Transmembrane Glycoprotein CD44s Is Potentially an Independent Predictor of Recurrence in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Ryu HS, Park SH, Lee KB, Shin E, Jang JJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):204-209.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Cluster differentiation 44 standard isoform (CD44s) is a transmembrane glycoprotein. CD44s is a known prognostic factor in various cancers, due to its involvement in tumor cell growth, invasion and...
Endoscopic Papillary Large Balloon Dilation Combined with Guidewire-Assisted Precut Papillotomy for the Treatment of Choledocholithiasis in Patients with Billroth II Gastrectomy

Kim TN, Lee SH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):200-203.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Endoscopic extraction of bile duct stones is difficult and often complicated in patients with a Billroth II gastrectomy. We evaluated a simpler technique to achieve an adequate ampullary opening...
Is Health Screening Beneficial for Early Detection and Prognostic Improvement in Pancreatic Cancer?

Kim ER, Bae SY, Lee KH, Lee KT, Son HJ, Rhee JC, Lee JK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):194-199.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of health screening for early detection and improved prognosis in pancreatic cancer. METHODS: Between 1995 and 2008, 176,361 examinees visited...
Upgrade of Lesions Initially Diagnosed as Low-Grade Gastric Dysplasia upon Forceps Biopsy Following Endoscopic Resection

Won CS, Cho MY, Kim HS, Kim HJ, Suk KT, Kim MY, Kim JW, Baik SK, Kwon SO

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):187-193.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Gastric dysplasia is generally accepted to be the precursor lesion of gastric carcinoma. Approximately 25% to 35% of histological diagnoses based on endoscopic forcep biopsies for gastric dysplastic lesions...
Clinical Characteristics of Microscopic Colitis in Korea: Prospective Multicenter Study by KASID

Park YS, Baek DH, Kim WH, Kim JS, Yang SK, Jung SA, Jang BI, Choi CH, Han DS, Kim YH, Chung YW, Kim SW, Kim YS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):181-186.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Microscopic colitis (MC) encompasses collagenous and lymphocytic colitis and is characterized by chronic diarrhea. In cases of MC, colonic mucosae are macroscopically normal, and diagnostic histopathological features are observed...
Expression of DOG1, PDGFRA, and p16 in Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors

Jung SH, Suh KS, Kang DY, Kang DW, Kim YB, Kim ES

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):171-180.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The diagnosis of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST) relies on the demonstration of KIT expression, but KIT expression is absent or reduced in approximately 15% of GIST. METHODS: Eighty-one GISTs were...
Clinical Outcome of Self-Expandable Metal Stent Placement in the Management of Malignant Proximal Colon Obstruction

Cho YK, Kim SW, Lee BI, Lee KM, Lim CH, Kim JS, Chang JH, Park JM, Lee IS, Choi MG, Choi KY, Chung IS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):165-170.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: There are limited data regarding the clinical outcomes of self-expandable metal stents in the treatment of proximal colon obstruction. We compared the clinical outcomes of stent placement in patients...
Efficacy of Bispectral Index Monitoring for Midazolam and Meperidine Induced Sedation during Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection: A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Study

Kang KJ, Min BH, Lee MJ, Lim HS, Kim JY, Lee JH, Chang DK, Kim YH, Rhee PL, Rhee JC, Kim JJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):160-164.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Propofol induced sedation with bispectral index (BIS) monitoring has been reported to lead to higher satisfaction in patients and endoscopists during endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) procedures. There are no...
KLF4 Expression Correlates with the Degree of Differentiation in Colorectal Cancer

Hu R, Zuo Y, Zuo L, Liu C, Zhang S, Wu Q, Zhou Q, Gui S, Wei W, Wang Y

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):154-159.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Kruppel-like factor 4 (KLF4) is an epithelial-specific transcription factor primarily expressed in the gastrointestinal tract that mediates growth arrest in the colonic epithelium. We tried to find whether KLF4...
Differential LINE-1 Hypomethylation of Gastric Low-Grade Dysplasia from High Grade Dysplasia and Intramucosal Cancer

Lee JR, Chung WC, Kim JD, Lee KM, Paik CN, Jung SH, Jung JH, Lee YK, Han SW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):149-153.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Gastric epithelial dysplasia is considered a precancerous lesion with a variable clinical course. There is disagreement, however, regarding histology-based diagnoses, which has led to confusion in choosing a therapeutic...
Pathology of Epstein-Barr Virus-Associated Gastric Carcinoma and Its Relationship to Prognosis

Song HJ, Kim KM

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Jun;5(2):143-148.
Among Epstein-Barr virus (EBV)-associated neoplasms, EBV-associated gastric carcinoma (EBVaGC) is the most common tumor worldwide. In contrast to the predominant site of occurrence of EBV-negative gastric carcinoma in the antrum,...

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