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Performance Characteristics of a New Flexible Nitinol 19-Gauge Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration Needle

Chavalitdhamrong D, Draganov P

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):756-756.
No abstract available.
Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome in Children: A Report of Six Cases

Urganci N, Kalyoncu D, Eken KG

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):752-755.
Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome (SRUS) is a rare, benign disorder in children that usually presents with rectal bleeding, constipation, mucous discharge, prolonged straining, tenesmus, lower abdominal pain, and localized pain...
A Novel Germline Mutation in Exon 10 of the SMAD4 Gene in a Familial Juvenile Polyposis

Jee MJ, Yoon SM, Kim EJ, Choi HJ, Kim JW, Sung RH, Han JH, Chae HB, Park SM, Youn SJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):747-751.
Familial juvenile polyposis (FJP) is a rare autosomal dominant hereditary disorder that is characterized by the development of multiple distinct juvenile polyps in the gastrointestinal tract and an increased risk...
Expression of Heat Shock Protein 70 Modulates the Chemoresponsiveness of Pancreatic Cancer

Hyun JJ, Lee HS, Keum B, Seo YS, Jeen YT, Chun HJ, Um SH, Kim CD

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):739-746.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Heat shock protein (HSP) 70 is constitutively overexpressed in pancreatic cancer cells (PCCs) and appears to confer protection against chemotherapeutics. We investigated whether modulating HSP 70 increases chemoresponsiveness to...
Intra-Abdominal Pressure in the Early Phase of Severe Acute Pancreatitis: Canary in a Coal Mine? Results from a Rigorous Validation Protocol

Bhandari V, Jaipuria J, Singh M, Chawla AS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):731-738.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Intra-abdominal hypertension (IAH) is being increasingly reported in patients with severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) with worsened outcomes. The present study was undertaken to evaluate intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) as a...
A Novel, Fully Covered Laser-Cut Nitinol Stent with Antimigration Properties for Nonresectable Distal Malignant Biliary Obstruction: A Multicenter Feasibility Study

Isayama H, Kawakubo K, Nakai Y, Inoue K, Gon C, Matsubara , Kogure H, Ito Y, Tsujino T, Mizuno S, Hamada T, Uchino R, Miyabayashi K, Yamamoto K, Sasaki T, Yamamoto N, Hirano K, Sasahira N, Tada M, Koike K

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):725-730.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Stent migration occurs frequently, but the prevention of complications resulting from covered self-expandable metal stents (C-SEMSs) remains unresolved. We prospectively assessed a newly developed C-SEMS, a modified covered Zeo...
Changes in Demographic Features of Gallstone Disease: 30 Years of Surgically Treated Patients

Chang YR, Jang JY, Kwon W, Park JW, Kang MJ, Ryu JK, Kim YT, Yun YB, Kim SW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):719-724.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to investigate changes in the clinical and demographical characteristics of gallstone disease in Korea, based on 30 years of surgically treated patients at...
Continuous Long-Term Entecavir Therapy in Naive Chronic Hepatitis B Patients Showing Partial Virologic Response

Kwon DH, Kim IH, Choung BS, Ahn DS, Yoo SH, Park SB, Lee S, Kim SH, Kim SW, Im YJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):712-718.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We investigated the efficacy of continuous long-term entecavir 0.5 mg treatment in naive chronic hepatitis B patients showing a partial virologic response (PVR). METHODS: A total of 227 patients were...
The Risk Factors for Bleeding of Fundal Varices in Patients with Liver Cirrhosis

Park EJ, Jang JY, Lee JE, Jeong SW, Lee SH, Kim SG, Cha SW, Kim YS, Cho YD, Cho JY, Kim HS, Kim BS, Kim YJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):704-711.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The relationship between portal hemodynamics and fundal varices has not been well documented. The purpose of this study was to understand the pathophysiology of fundal varices and to investigate...
Practical Effect of Sorafenib Monotherapy on Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Portal Vein Tumor Thrombosis

Jeong SW, Jang JY, Shim KY, Lee SH, Kim SG, Cha SW, Kim YS, Cho YD, Kim HS, Kim BS, Kim KH, Kim JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):696-703.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We investigated the effects of sorafenib monotherapy on advanced hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) and portal vein tumor thrombosis (PVTT) in a clinical setting. METHODS: In total, 143 consecutive patients with unresectable...
An Inverse Relationship between the Expression of the Gastric Tumor Suppressor RUNX3 and Infection with Helicobacter pylori in Gastric Epithelial Dysplasia

Chung WC, Jung SH, Joo KR, Kim MJ, Youn GJ, Kim Y, Lee JS, Lee H, Jung JH, Lee YK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):688-695.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study was performed to determine the association between RUNX3 expression and Helicobacter pylori infection in premalignant gastric lesions. METHODS: We examined 107 patients with gastric epithelial dysplasia who had...
A Clear Liquid Diet Is Not Mandatory for Polyethylene Glycol-Based Bowel Preparation for Afternoon Colonoscopy in Healthy Outpatients

Jung YS, Seok HS, Park DI, Song CS, Kim SE, Lee SH, Eun CS, Han DS, Kim YS, Lee CK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):681-687.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: A dietary regimen consisting of a clear liquid diet (CLD) for at least 24 hours is recommended for colonoscopy preparation. However, this requirement results in problems in patient compliance...
Ischemia-Modified Albumin: Could It Be a New Oxidative Stress Biomarker for Colorectal Carcinoma?

Ellidag HY, Bulbuller , Eren E, Abusoglu S, Akgol E, Cetiner M, Yilmaz N

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):675-680.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: An impaired oxidative/antioxidative status plays an important role in the pathogenesis of many diseases, including cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the levels of the novel...
Concomitant Functional Gastrointestinal Symptoms Influence Psychological Status in Korean Migraine Patients

Park JW, Cho YS, Lee SY, Kim ES, Cho H, Shin HE, Suh GI, Choi MG

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):668-674.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Migraine is frequently accompanied by symptoms consistent with functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs). This study evaluated the prevalence of functional gastrointestinal symptoms and assessed the symptoms' relationship with the concomitant...
Seasonal Variation in Months of Birth and Symptom Flares in Korean Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Jung YS, Song CS, Kim ER, Park DI, Kim YH, Cha JM, Kim JH, Lee SH, Eun CS, Han DS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):661-667.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Seasonal variation may influence the development and exacerbation of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). However, most epidemiologic studies on this topic have been conducted in Western countries. The purpose of...
Substitutions in Penicillin-Binding Protein 1 in Amoxicillin-Resistant Helicobacter pylori Strains Isolated from Korean Patients

Kim BJ, Kim JG

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):655-660.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: A worldwide increase in amoxicillin resistance in Helicobacter pylori is having an adverse effect on eradication therapy. In this study, we investigated the mechanism of the amoxicillin resistance of...
Seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Korean Health Personnel

Kim HY, Kim N, Kim SM, Seo JH, Park EH, Lee DH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):648-654.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aims of this study were to evaluate whether doctors and nurses in a single hospital were at an increased risk of acquiring Helicobacter pylori infection in 2011 and...
Prediction of Risk of Malignancy of Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors by Endoscopic Ultrasonography

Kim MN, Kang SJ, Kim SG, Im JP, Kim JS, Jung HC, Song IS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):642-647.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The accurate preoperative prediction of the risk of malignancy of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) is difficult. The aim of this study was to determine whether tumor size and endoscopic...
Increasing the alpha 2, 6 Sialylation of Glycoproteins May Contribute to Metastatic Spread and Therapeutic Resistance in Colorectal Cancer

Park JJ, Lee M

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2013 Nov;7(6):629-641.
Abnormal glycosylation due to dysregulated glycosyltransferases and glycosidases is a key phenomenon of many malignancies, including colorectal cancer (CRC). In particular, increased ST6 Gal I (beta-galactoside alpha 2, 6 sialyltransferase)...

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