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A Case of Colonic Adenocarcinoma in a Patient with Wilson's Disease

Lee SY, Kim IH, Yoo SH, Kim DG

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):500-503.
Wilson's disease (WD) is an autosomal recessive inherited disorder of copper metabolism that results in the accumulation of copper in the body and primarily in the liver, brain, and cornea....
Bloody Diarrhea as a Presentation Manifestation of Familial Mediterranean Fever in a Patient with Compound Heterozygote Mutations of the MEFV Gene

Fallahi GH, Rezaei N, Sadjadei N

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):497-499.
Familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) is a hereditary autoinflammatory disease characterized by episodic fever and inflammatory polyserositis, which could lead to a variety of manifestations, including recurrent abdominal pain. Herein, a...
Preoperative Iodine Staining May Complicate the Demarcation of Esophageal Carcinoma

Asada-Hirayama I, Ono S, Kodashima , Niimi K, Mochizuki , Yamamichi , Fujishiro , Matsusaka , Fukayama M, Koike K

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):492-496.
A 53-year-old man was suspected of having an esophageal neoplasm. An endoscopic examination including Lugol chromoendoscopy suggested an esophageal squamous cell neoplasm limited to the lamina propria. A targeted biopsy...
Feasibility of Newly Developed Endoscopic Ultrasound with Zone Sonography Technology for Diagnosis of Pancreatic Diseases

Hirooka Y, Itoh A, Kawashima , Ohno E, Itoh Y, Nakamura Y, Hiramatsu , Sugimoto H, Sumi H, Hayashi D, Ohmiya N, Miyahara R, Nakamura M, Funasaka K, Ishigami M, Katano Y, Goto H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):486-491.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To confirm the feasibility of using newly developed endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) with Zone sonography(TM) technology (ZST; Fujifilm Corp.). METHODS: Seventy-five patients with pancreatic disorders were enrolled: 45 with intraductal papillary...
Radiotherapy Prolongs Biliary Metal Stent Patency in Malignant Pancreatobiliary Obstructions

Park S, Park JY, Bang S, Park SW, Chung JB, Song SY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):480-485.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Biliary stenting is the most effective decompressive method for treating malignant biliary obstructive jaundice. Although the main cause of stent occlusion is tumor growth, few studies have investigated whether...
Incidence of Cholangiocarcinoma with or without Previous Resection of Liver for Hepatolithiasis

Lee JY, Kim JS, Moon JM, Lim SA, Chung W, Lim EH, Lee BJ, Park JJ, Bak YT

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):475-479.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To investigate the incidence of cholangiocarcinoma in patients with hepatolithiasis with or without previous resection of liver. METHODS: From 2002 to 2009, we retrospectively reviewed 117 patients who were diagnosed...
Effects of Metabolic Syndrome on Fibrosis in Chronic Viral Hepatitis

Yoon H, Lee JG, Yoo JH, Son MS, Kim DY, Hwang SG, Rim KS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):469-474.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Metabolic syndrome, comprising diabetes, hypertension, central obesity, and dyslipidemia, is increasingly prevalent worldwide. We aimed to study the relationship between metabolic syndrome and the risk of liver fibrosis in...
Hepatitis B Core Antigen Expression in Hepatocytes Reflects Viral Response to Entecavir in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients

Lee JG, Hwang SG, Yoon H, Son MS, Kim DY, Yoo JH, Kim KI, Rim KS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):462-468.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Hepatitis B core antigen is known to be a major target for virus-specific T cells and also reflects the progression of liver dissease and viral replication. Hepatitis B core...
Durability of Sustained Virologic Response in Chronic Hepatitis C

Uyanikoglu A, Kaymakoglu S, Danalioglu A, Akyuz F, Ermis F, Pinarbasi , Demir K, Besisik F, Cakaloglu

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):458-461.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study is to investigate the rate of sustained virologic response (SVR) in chronic hepatitis C patients receiving antiviral treatment. METHODS: The files of patients with chronic...
Hepatitis B Screening and Vaccination Practices in Asian American Primary Care

Chu D, Yang JD, Lok AS, Tran T, Martins EB, Fagan E, Rousseau F, Kim WR

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):450-457.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Screening for hepatitis B virus (HBV) is recommended in populations with anticipated prevalence > or =2%. This study surveyed HBV screening and vaccination practices of Asian American primary care...
Risk Factors for Severe Diverticulitis in Computed Tomography-Confirmed Acute Diverticulitis in Korea

Park NS, Jeen YT, Choi HS, Kim ES, Kim YJ, Keum B, Seo YS, Chun HJ, Lee HS, Um SH, Kim CD, Ryu HS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):443-449.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Acute complicated diverticulitis can be subdivided into moderate diverticulitis and severe diverticulitis. Although there have been numerous studies on the risk factors for complicated diverticulitis, little research has focused...
Development of an ELISA for Quantitative Detection of Immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgA Antibodies to Helicobacter pylori for Use in Korean Patients with H. pylori-Associated Diseases

Seo JH, Jun JS, Youn HS, Yeom JS, Park JS, Park CH, Woo HO, Lee WK, Cho MJ, Rhee KH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):437-442.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We aimed to develop a quantitative enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) using whole-cell lysates of Helicobacter pylori 51 and to investigate its validity. METHODS: Data from 300 plates were obtained by...
Investigation of Interleukin-10 Promoter Polymorphisms and Interleukin-10 Levels in Children with Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Hua MC, Chao HC, Yao TC, Lai MW, Huang JL, The PATCH Study Group

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):430-436.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to investigate whether genetic variations at positions -1082, -819, and -592 in the interleukin (IL)-10 promoter affect IL-10 production in children with irritable...
A Comparison of 2 L of Polyethylene Glycol and 45 mL of Sodium Phosphate versus 4 L of Polyethylene Glycol for Bowel Cleansing: A Prospective Randomized Trial

Bae SE, Kim KJ, Eum JB, Yang DH, Ye BD, Byeon JS, Myung SJ, Yang SK, Kim JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):423-429.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Polyethylene glycol (PEG)-based gut lavage solutions are safe and effective, but require the intake of large volumes of fluid. The use of 2 L PEG plus 45 mL sodium...
Effects of the Temporary Placement of a Self-Expandable Metallic Stent in Benign Pyloric Stenosis

Choi WJ, Park JJ, Park J, Lim EH, Joo MK, Yun JW, Noh H, Kim SH, Choi WS, Lee BJ, Kim JH, Yeon JE, Kim JS, Byun KS, Bak YT

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):417-422.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The use of self-expandable metallic stents (SEMS) is an established palliative treatment for malignant stenosis in the gastrointestinal tract; therefore, its application to benign stenosis is expected to be...
Proteomic Identification of Proteins Suggestive of Immune-Mediated Response or Neuronal Degeneration in Serum of Achalasia Patients

Im SK, Yeo M, Lee KJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):411-416.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The primary pathophysiologic abnormality in achalasia is known to be a loss of inhibitory myenteric ganglion cells, which may result from an immune-mediated response or neuronal degeneration. The aim...
Levofloxacin, Metronidazole, and Lansoprazole Triple Therapy Compared to Quadruple Therapy as a Second-Line Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Korea

Moon JY, Kim GH, You HS, Lee BE, Ryu DY, Cheong JH, Jung JI, Jeong JH, Song CS, Song GA

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):406-410.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Several rescue therapies have been recommended to eradicate Helicobacter pylori infection in patients with a failure of first-line eradication therapy, but they still fail in more than 20% of...
Lichen Planus Is an Uncommon Cause of Nonspecific Proximal Esophageal Inflammation

Linton MS, Zhao L, Gui X, Storr M, Andrews CN

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):401-405.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Esophageal lichen planus (LP) has been described as a cause of nonspecific esophagitis that may cause dysphagia, but its incidence is unknown. We aimed to estimate the incidence of...
Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Autoimmune Pancreatitis: Similarities and Differences in Japan and Korea

Kamisawa T, Ryu JK, Kim MH, Okazaki K, Shimosegawa T, Chung JB

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):394-400.
Two subtypes (types 1 and 2) of autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) are currently recognized. Type 1 AIP is related to immunoglobulin G4 (lymphoplasmacytic sclerosing pancreatitis), and type 2 AIP is characterized...
Chemotherapy for Advanced Gastric Cancer: Review and Update of Current Practices

Park SC, Chun HJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Jul;7(4):385-393.
No standard adjuvant or palliative chemotherapy regimen has been internationally approved for patients with advanced gastric cancer. Adjuvant chemoradiotherapy is administered prior to surgery and is used in the Unitied...

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