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beta-Catenin Activated Hepatocellular Adenoma: A Report of Three Cases in Korea

Kim GJ, Seok JY, Rhee H, Choi JY, Choi JS, Kim KS, Thung S, Park YN

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):452-458.
Hepatocellular adenoma (HCA) is an uncommon benign hepatic tumor, and the use of oral contraceptives is known to contribute to the development of HCA. Recently, a genotype and phenotype classification...
CD64 Expression Is Increased in Patients with Severe Acute Pancreatitis: Clinical Significance

Zhang H, Ling XL, Wu YY, Lu MH, Guo H, Zhang PB, Zhao XY, Yang SM

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):445-451.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Upregulated CD64 expression on neutrophils is the most useful marker for acute bacterial infections and systemic inflammation. However, it is unknown whether CD64 is involved in the pathogenesis of...
Which Is the Better Treatment for the Removal of Large Biliary Stones? Endoscopic Papillary Large Balloon Dilation versus Endoscopic Sphincterotomy

Paik WH, Ryu JK, Park JM, Song BJ, Kim J, Park JK, Kim YT

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):438-444.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We evaluated the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of endoscopic papillary large balloon dilation (EPLBD) for large common bile duct (CBD) stone removal compared with endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST). METHODS: A total of...
Factors Affecting Tumor Ablation during High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Treatment

Hassanuddin A, Choi JH, Seo DW, Ryu CH, Kim SH, Park DH, Lee SS, Lee SK, Kim MH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):433-437.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: High intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) utilizes a targeted extracorporeal focused ultrasound beam to ablate neoplastic pancreatic tissue. We used an in vitro model to examine the effects of bone,...
Regional Distribution of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in the Republic of Korea, 2007-2011

Kwon GY, Lee H, Gwack J, Lee SW, Ki M, Youn SK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):428-432.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: In Korea, hepatitis C is included as an infectious disease in a sentinel surveillance system. Recently, a large variation in hepatitis C incidence between different regions in Korea has...
Prediction of a Null Response to Pegylated Interferon alpha-2b Plus Ribavirin in Patients with High Viral Load Genotype 1b Hepatitis C

Wada Y, Tamai H, Kawashima , Shingaki N, Mori Y, Kawaguchi , Moribata K, Deguchi H, Ueda K, Inoue I, Maekita T, Iguchi M, Kato J, Ichinose M

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):421-427.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The present study aimed to clarify whether virological response within 2 weeks after therapy initiation can predict a null response to pegylated interferon alpha-2b plus ribavirin therapy in patients...
Hypocholesterolemia in Patients with an Amebic Liver Abscess

Flores MS, Obregon-Cardenas A, Tamez E, Rodriguez , Arevalo K, Quintero I, Tijerina R, Bosques F, Galan L

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):415-420.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Many parasites induce changes in the lipid profiles of the host. Cholesterol increases the virulence of Entamoeba histolytica in animal models and in vitro culture. This study aimed to...
Treatment Outcome for Gastric Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma according to Helicobacter pylori Infection Status: A Single-Center Experience

Ryu KD, Kim GH, Park SO, Lee KJ, Moon JY, Jeon HK, Baek DH, Lee BE, Song GA

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):408-414.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy has been used as a first-line treatment for H. pylori-positive gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma. However, the management strategy for H. pylori-negative MALT lymphoma...
Clinical Outcomes Associated with Treatment Modalities for Gastrointestinal Bezoars

Park SE, Ahn JY, Jung HY, Na S, Park SJ, Lim H, Choi KS, Lee JH, Kim DH, Choi KD, Song HJ, Lee GH, Kim JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):400-407.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: With technical and instrumental advances, the endoscopic removal of bezoars is now more common than conventional surgical removal. We investigated the clinical outcomes in a patient cohort with gastrointestinal...
Endoscopy-Guided Balloon Dilation of Benign Anastomotic Strictures after Radical Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer

Lee HJ, Park W, Lee H, Lee KH, Park JC, Shin SK, Lee SK, Lee YC, Noh SH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):394-399.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to evaluate the outcome of endoscopic dilation for benign anastomotic stricture after radical gastrectomy in gastric cancer patients. METHODS: Gastric cancer patients who underwent...
Effect of DA-9701 on Colorectal Distension-Induced Visceral Hypersensitivity in a Rat Model

Kim ER, Min BH, Lee TH, Son M, Rhee PL

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):388-393.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: DA-9701 is a newly developed drug made from the vegetal extracts of Pharbitidis semen and Corydalis tuber. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of DA-9701...
Radiation Exposure from Abdominal Imaging Studies in Patients with Intestinal Behcet Disease

Jung YS, Park DI, Moon CM, Park SJ, Hong SP, Kim TI, Kim WH, Cheon JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):380-387.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Recently, several studies have revealed that diagnostic imaging can result in exposure to harmful levels of ionizing radiation in inflammatory bowel disease patients. However, the extent of radiation exposure...
Preventive Efficacy and Safety of Rebamipide in Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug-Induced Mucosal Toxicity

Kim JH, Park SH, Cho CS, Lee ST, Yoo WH, Kim SK, Kang YM, Rew JS, Park YW, Lee SK, Lee YC, Park W, Lee DH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):371-379.
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The use of proton pump inhibitors or misoprostol is known to prevent the gastrointestinal complications of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Rebamipide is known to increase the mucosal generation of...
Barrett's Esophagus and Cancer Risk: How Research Advances Can Impact Clinical Practice

di Pietro , Alzoubaidi D, Fitzgerald RC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):356-370.
Barrett's esophagus (BE) is the only known precursor to esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC), whose incidence has increased sharply in the last 4 decades. The annual conversion rate of BE to cancer...
Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Transluminal Drainage for Peripancreatic Fluid Collections: Where Are We Now?

Kawakami H, Itoi T, Sakamoto N

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):341-355.
Endoscopic drainage for pancreatic and peripancreatic fluid collections (PFCs) has been increasingly used as a minimally invasive alternative to surgical or percutaneous drainage. Recently, endoscopic ultrasound-guided transluminal drainage (EUS-TD) has...
Endoscopic Papillary Large Balloon Dilation: It Is about Time We Did for a Whopper

Jeong S, Lee DH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):339-340.
No abstract available.
Regional Diversity of Hepatitis C Virus Prevalence: Seeking for Culture Specific Mode of Transmission

Lee JI

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):337-338.
No abstract available.
Hepatitis C Viral Kinetics as a Determinant of Stopping Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin in Genotype 1 Infection

Kim DY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):335-336.
No abstract available.
Does Radiation Exposure from Abdominal Computed Tomography Increase Cancer Risk in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Behcet Disease?

Lim YJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Jul;8(4):333-334.
No abstract available.

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