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An Unusual Cause of Acute Pancreatitis: Annular Pancreas and Papillary Opening of the Cystic Duct

Tas A, Koklu S, Kocak E, Akbal E, Ergul B

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):403-404.
No abstract available.
Simultaneous Duodenal Metal Stent Placement and EUS-Guided Choledochoduodenostomy for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer

Kawakubo K, Isayama H, Nakai Y, Sasahira N, Kogure H, Sasaki T, Hirano K, Tada M, Koike K

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):399-402.
Patients with pancreatic cancer frequently suffer from both biliary and duodenal obstruction. For such patients, both biliary and duodenal self-expandable metal stent placement is necessary to palliate their symptoms, but...
Carcinosarcoma in the Cecum

Ryu Y, Kim A, Kim H, Lee BJ, Jung W

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):395-398.
Carcinosarcoma of the colon is rare. Seventeen cases have been reported in the English literature. Most cases occurred in the left side of the colon. Indeed, there is only one...
Solitary Synchronous Metastatic Gastric Cancer Arising from T1b Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Case Report and Systematic Review

Kim MY, Jung HY, Choi KD, Song HJ, Lee JH, Kim DH, Choi KS, Kim SA, Lee GH, Kim JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):388-394.
Metastasis to the stomach from renal cell carcinoma (RCC) is extremely rare. Usually, gastric metastasis seems to be a late event in patients with RCC and is accompanied by disseminated...
Involvement of Nuclear Factor Kappa B in High-Fat Diet-Related Pancreatic Fibrosis in Rats

Yan MX, Ren HB, Kou Y, Meng M, Li YQ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):381-387.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: High-fat diets contribute to pancreatic fibrogenesis, but the pathogenesis remains unclear. This study investigated the role of nuclear factor kappa B (NF-kappaB) in high-fat diet-induced pancreatic fibrosis in rats. METHODS:...
Sodium Iodide Symporter and Phosphatase and Tensin Homolog Deleted on Chromosome Ten Expression in Cholangiocarcinoma Analysis with Clinicopathological Parameters

Kim JH, Han SY, Lee SW, Baek YH, Kim HY, Kim JH, Jeong JS, Roh YH, Kim YH, Park BH, Kwon HJ, Cho JH, Nam KJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):374-380.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study was performed to investigate the correlation of sodium iodide symporter (NIS) expression with the functionality and loss of phosphatase and tensin homolog deleted on chromosome ten (PTEN)...
Effect of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease on the Development of Type 2 Diabetes in Nonobese, Nondiabetic Korean Men

Chon CW, Kim BS, Cho YK, Sung KC, Bae JC, Kim TW, Won HS, Joo KJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):368-373.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We have a limited understanding of the effect of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) on the development of type 2 diabetes. METHODS: The study subjects included male who had received...
Comparative Study of Shear Wave Velocities Using Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse Technology in Hepatocellular Carcinoma: The Extent of Radiofrequency Ablation

Kang J, Kwon H, Cho J, Oh J, Nam K, Yoon S, Kang M, Lee S, Han S

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):362-367.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The purpose of this study was to assess the value of acoustic radiation force impulse (ARFI) for predicting the extent of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) by...
Effect of a Diet with Unrestricted Sodium on Ascites in Patients with Hepatic Cirrhosis

Gu XB, Yang XJ, Zhu HY, Xu BY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):355-361.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: There has been debate on whether a sodium-restricted diet (SRD) should be used in cirrhotic patients with ascites in China in recent years. The purpose of this study was...
Increased Incidence of Endoscopic Erosive Esophagitis in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients

Kim IS, Lee H, Park JC, Shin SK, Lee SK, Lee YC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):349-354.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Solid organ transplant recipients frequently report gastrointestinal symptoms, especially heartburn or dyspepsia. However, the prevalence of endoscopic erosive esophagitis (EE) and associated risk factors after transplantation are unknown. The...
Endoscopy Nurse Participation May Increase the Polyp Detection Rate by Second-Year Fellows during Screening Colonoscopies

Kim TS, Park DI, Lee DY, Yoon JH, Park JH, Kim HJ, Cho YK, Sohn CI, Jeon WK, Kim BI, Lim JW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):344-348.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to assess the effects of endoscopy nurse participation on polyp detection rate (PDR) and adenoma detection rate (ADR) of second-year fellows during screening...
Effects of the Oral Administration of Mosapride Citrate on Capsule Endoscopy Completion Rate

Ida Y, Hosoe N, Imaeda H, Bessho R, Ichikawa R, Naganuma M, Kanai T, Hibi T, Ogata H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):339-343.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: In capsule endoscopy (CE), the capsule does not always reach the cecum within its battery life, which may reduce its diagnostic yield. We evaluated the effect of mosapride citrate,...
Predictive Factors for Colonic Diverticular Rebleeding: A Retrospective Analysis of the Clinical and Colonoscopic Features of 111 Patients

Tanaka Y, Motomura Y, Akahoshi K, Iwao R, Komori K, Nakama N, Osoegawa T, Itaba S, Kubokawa M, Hisano T, Ihara E, Nakamura K, Takayanagi R

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):334-338.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Colonic diverticular bleeding can stop spontaneously or be stopped by endoscopic hemostasis. We analyzed the clinical and colonoscopic features of patients with colonic diverticular bleeding to establish the predictive...
The Learning Curve for Colorectal Stent Insertion for the Treatment of Malignant Colorectal Obstruction

Lee JH, Yoon JY, Park SJ, Hong SP, Kim TI, Kim WH, Cheon JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):328-333.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We aimed to assess the effectiveness of self-expanding metal stent (SEMS) insertion by evaluating the learning curve in relation to the experience of an endoscopist. METHODS: We retrospectively analyzed the...
The COX-2-1195AA Genotype Is Associated with Diffuse-Type Gastric Cancer in Korea

Shin WG, Kim HJ, Cho SJ, Kim HS, Kim KH, Jang MK, Lee JH, Kim HY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):321-327.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The potential role of the cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 polymorphism has been reported in relation to the risk of gastrointestinal tract malignancies. Therefore, we investigated whether COX-2 polymorphisms are associated with...
Clinical Impact of Second-Look Endoscopy after Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of Gastric Neoplasms

Kim HH, Park SJ, Park MI, Moon W

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):316-320.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: One major complication of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is delayed bleeding. Most hospitals routinely perform second-look endoscopy to reduce the chances of delayed bleeding without solid evidence supporting the...
Cellular and Molecular Basis of Intestinal Barrier Dysfunction in the Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Martinez C, Gonzalez-Castro A, Vicario M, Santos J

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):305-315.
The etiopathogenesis of the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), one of the most prevalent gastrointestinal disorders, is not well known. The most accepted hypothesis is that IBS is the result of...
The Crucial Role of Cholangiocytes in Cholangiopathies

Park SM

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):295-304.
Cholangiopathies are diseases involving the intrahepatic biliary tree. They appear to involve, chronic inflammation of the bile ducts, which can lead to the development of bile duct cholestasis, proliferation/ductopenia, biliary...
The Current Strategy for Managing Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1

Niina Y, Fujimori N, Nakamura T, Igarashi H, Oono T, Nakamura K, Kato M, Jensen RT, Ito T, Takayanagi R

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2012 Jul;6(3):287-294.
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) is an inherited autosomal dominant disease presenting with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs), parathyroid tumors, or pituitary tumors. Using the PubMed database, we reviewed the...

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