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Contrast Does Not Affect Cholangioscope Image Quality

Laczek J, Flasar M, Goldberg E, Darwin P

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):115-116.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Peroral cholangioscopy is a rapidly evolving technique that allows direct examination of the bile duct. We sought to determine if there was a difference in image quality with the...
Delayed Viral Clearance of Chronic Hepatitis C in Patients after Treatment Failure

Cho SH, Lee SW, Choi SR, Han SY, Roh MH, Lee JH, Jang JS, Baek YH, Kim SY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):110-114.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection usually progresses to chronic hepatitis, with rare cases of spontaneous viral eradication. We present herein four cases involving patients that were initially declared to have...
A Case of Congenital Duodenal Web Causing Duodenal Stenosis in a Down Syndrome Child: Endoscopic Resection with an Insulated-Tip Knife

Lee SS, Hwang ST, Jang NG, Tchah H, Choi DY, Kim HY, Ryoo E

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):105-109.
A 35-month-old girl visited our hospital with repetitive vomiting and abdominal distention; this was especially aggravated after the introduction of solid and semisolid foods. At 5 months of age, the...
Cutaneous Metastasis from Cholangiocarcinoma as the First Clinical Sign: A Report of Two Cases

Hyun SY, Lee JH, Shin HS, Lee SW, Park YN, Park JY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):100-104.
Cutaneous metastases from internal malignancies are uncommon. Furthermore, cutaneous metastases from cholangiocarcinoma are extremely rare. Here we report a case of two patients with distant cutaneous metastases of cholangiocarcinoma: 1)...
Temporary Placement of a Newly Designed, Fully Covered, Self-Expandable Metal Stent for Refractory Bile Leaks

Hwang JC, Kim JH, Yoo BM, Lim SG, Kim JH, Kim WH, Kim MW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):96-99.
Bile leaks remain a significant cause of morbidity for patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Leakage from an injured duct of Luschka (subvesical duct) follows the cystic duct as the most common...
A Case of Esophageal Intramural Pseudodiverticulosis

Chon YE, Hwang S, Jung KS, Lee HJ, Lee SG, Shin SK, Lee YC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):93-95.
Esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis (EIP) is a rare benign disease that is characterized by multiple tiny flask-shaped outpouching lesions of the esophageal wall. The etiology is unknown, but the pathologic findings...
Seroprevalence of Hepatitis A and Associated Socioeconomic Factors in Young Healthy Korean Adults

Chung GE, Yim JY, Kim D, Lim SH, Park MJ, Kim YS, Yang SY, Yang JI, Cho SH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):88-92.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: An epidemiologic shift of hepatitis A virus (HAV) seroprevalence is expected due to an improvement in socioeconomic status in young adults in Korea. We investigated the age-specific seroprevalence and...
Clinical and Virological Responses to Clevudine Therapy of Hepatocelluar Carcinoma Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B

Woo SM, Park JW, Lee WJ, Kim CM

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):82-87.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The clinical effects of clevudine have been reported in patients with chronic hepatitis B virus infections (CHIs). In this investigation, we assessed whether clevudine induced biochemical and virological improvements...
Antiviral Therapy in Patients after Treatment for Hepatitis C-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Shin SR, Paik SW, Gwak GY, Choi MS, Lee JH, Koh KC, Yoo BC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):77-81.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Despite great progress, antiviral treatment for chronic hepatitis C in patients with prior hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) has been rarely investigated. We evaluated the efficacy and safety of antiviral therapy...
Association between Hepatitis B Virus X Gene Mutations and Clinical Status in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B Infection

Cho EY, Choi CS, Cho JH, Kim HC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):70-76.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Few reports have described the association between mutations in the entire X gene of the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and the clinical status of HBV-infected patients. We studied the...
The Efficacy of Early Scheduled Follow-Up Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography after Common Bile Duct Stone Removal

Kim JN, Lee HS, Jung SW, Koo JS, Yim HJ, Lee SW, Choi JH, Kim CD, Ryu HS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):65-69.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To investigate the efficacy of early scheduled follow-up endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) after common bile duct (CBD) stone removal. METHODS: Patients who underwent endoscopic CBD stone removal and who had...
Clinical Features of Metastatic Tumors of the Pancreas in Korea: A Single-Center Study

Yoon WJ, Ryu JK, Kim YT, Yoon YB, Kim SW, Kim WH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):61-64.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The purpose of this study was to examine the clinical features of metastatic tumors of the pancreas (MTPs) in Korea. METHODS: A total of 53 cases (31 males) of pathologically...
The Relationship between Quiescent Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Peripheral Polyneuropathy

Cetinkaya , Cetinkaya , Gencer M, Sezikli M, Tireli H, Kurdas OO, Uluc K, Us O, Tanridag T

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):57-60.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic, recurrent disorder that involves multiple organ systems. Polyneuropathy is the most common neurological manifestation. The aim of the present study was to investigate...
Augmenting Effect of DA-9601 on Ghrelin in an Acute Gastric Injury Model

Baek YH, Lee KN, Jun DW, Yoon BC, Kim JM, Oh TY, Lee OY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):52-56.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Acute gastric injury by alcohol or indomethacin has been reported to be prevented by DA-9601, an extract of the herb Artemisia asiatica. Ghrelin, an endogenously produced gastrointestinal peptide hormone,...
Prevalence of Gastric and Duodenal Polyps and Risk Factors for Duodenal Neoplasm in Korean Patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Park SY, Ryu JK, Park JH, Yoon H, Kim JY, Yoon YB, Park JG, Lee SH, Kang SB, Park JW, Oh JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):46-51.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The prevalence of gastric polyps, duodenal adenoma and duodenal cancer has been reported as being high among familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP) patients, but there have been no reports of...
Infliximab Therapy Impacts the Peripheral Immune System of Immunomodulator and Corticosteroid Naive Patients with Crohn's Disease

Kato K, Fukunaga K, Kamikozuru K, Kashiwamura S, Hida N, Ohda Y, Takeda N, Yoshida K, Iimuro M, Yokoyama Y, Kikuyama R, Miwa H, Matsumoto

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):37-45.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Infliximab (IFX), an antibody to tumor necrosis factor, (TNF)-alpha has efficacy in treating Crohn's disease (CD). However, knowledge of the potential effects of IFX on patients' immune profiles is...
Anxiety, Depression and Quality of Life in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Cho HS, Park JM, Lim CH, Cho YK, Lee IS, Kim SW, Choi MG, Chung IS, Chung YK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):29-36.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: There have been few Asian studies regarding anxiety and depression associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The aim of this study was to evaluate the frequency and importance of...
Probiotic Fermented Milk Containing Dietary Fiber Has Additive Effects in IBS with Constipation Compared to Plain Probiotic Fermented Milk

Choi SC, Kim BJ, Rhee PL, Chang DK, Son HJ, Kim JJ, Rhee JC, Kim SI, Han YS, Sim KH, Park SN

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):22-28.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Although controversial, probiotics and dietary fiber are commonly used for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). We evaluated the effects of multistrain probiotics on the symptoms of IBS to...
Current Limitations and Potential Breakthroughs for the Early Diagnosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Kim MJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):15-21.
Recently, Gadoxetic acid (Gd-EOB-DTPA; Primovist(R); Bayer Schering Pharma), a tissue-specific contrast material, has been used for clinical MR imaging. This agent is a biphasic hepatobiliary contrast agent because it behaves...
Endoscopic Papillary Balloon Dilation for Removal of Choledocholithiasis: Indications, Advantages, Complications, and Long-Term Follow-Up Results

Chung JW, Chung JB

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2011 Mar;5(1):1-14.
Endoscopic papillary balloon dilation (EPBD) is an alternative method of endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST). Although concerns regarding post-procedure pancreatitis have been expressed, EPBD has come to be recognized as an effective...

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