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Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Defines Vascularization Pattern of Hamartomatous Colonic Polyps in Peutz-Jeghers Syndrome

Badea R, Ciobanu L, Botan E, Pojoga C, Tantau M

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):680-682.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14044
The hamartomatous polyps in Peutz-Jeghers syndrome may have malignant potential. To differentiate between hamartomatous and adenomas polyps, vascular characterization can be assessed using noninvasive procedures, such as contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS)....
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Patients with Previous Acute Coronary Syndrome

Koh HR, Park CH, Chung MW, Park SY, Hong YJ, Jeong MH, Kim HS, Choi SK, Rew JS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):674-679.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13301
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is considered a high-risk procedure in patients with previous acute coronary syndrome (ACS); however, clinical studies are rare in the literature. The aim of this...
Triple-Tissue Sampling during Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Increases the Overall Diagnostic Sensitivity for Cholangiocarcinoma

Lee SJ, Lee YS, Lee MG, Lee SH, Shin E, Hwang JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):669-673.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13292
BACKGROUND/AIMS: There are several methods for obtaining tissue samples to diagnose malignant biliary strictures during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP). However, each method has only limited sensitivity. This study aimed to...
High Expression of Ribonucleotide Reductase Subunit M2 Correlates with Poor Prognosis of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Lee B, Ha SY, Song DH, Lee HW, Cho SY, Park CK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):662-668.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13392
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Ribonucleotide reductase subunit M2 (RRM2) catalyzes the production of deoxynucleotide triphosphates, which are necessary for DNA synthesis. RRM2 has been reported to play an active role in tumor progression,...
A Polymorphism in the Microsomal Triglyceride Transfer Protein Can Predict the Response to Antiviral Therapy in Egyptian Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Genotype 4 Infection

Saad Y, Shaker O, Nassar Y, Ahmad L, Said M, Esmat G

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):655-661.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13374
BACKGROUND/AIMS: A polymorphism in the microsomal triglyceride transfer protein (MTP) is associated with hepatic fibrosis, and carriers showed higher levels of steatosis, higher levels of hepatitis C virus (HCV) RNA...
High Expression of Aldo-Keto Reductase 1B10 Is an Independent Predictor of Favorable Prognosis in Patients with Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Ha SY, Song DH, Lee JJ, Lee HW, Cho SY, Park CK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):648-654.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13406
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Upregulation of aldo-keto reductase 1B10 (AKR1B10) through the mitogenic activator protein-1 signaling pathway might promote hepatocarcinogenesis and tumor progression. The goal of this study was to evaluate the prognostic...
Long-Term Outcomes of Cytomegalovirus Reactivation in Patients with Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis: A Multicenter Study

Kim YS, Kim YH, Kim JS, Jeong SY, Park SJ, Cheon JH, Ye BD, Jung SA, Park YS, Choi CH, Kim KO, Jang BI, Han DS, Yang SK, Kim WH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):643-647.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13427
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) reactivations are frequently observed in patients with active ulcerative colitis (UC), and ganciclovir therapy is effective in patients with steroid-refractory UC. This study aimed to determine the...
Limited Role of Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy in the Initial Staging Work-up of Gastric Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma in Korea

Min BH, Park JY, Kim ER, Min YW, Lee JH, Rhee PL, Rhee JC, Kim JJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):637-642.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13284
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to investigate the frequency of disseminated gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma and the role of bone marrow study in the initial staging...
Investigation of -308G>A and -1031T>C Polymorphisms in the TNFA Promoter Region in Polish Peptic Ulcer Patients

Salagacka , Zebrowska , Jelen A, Mirowski M, Balcerczak E

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):632-636.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13224
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) encoded by TNFA is a key mediator in inflammation, a precursor condition for peptic ulceration. Promoter polymorphisms of TNFA that influence its transcriptional activity...
Importance of the Time Interval between Bowel Preparation and Colonoscopy in Determining the Quality of Bowel Preparation for Full-Dose Polyethylene Glycol Preparation

Kim TK, Kim HW, Kim SJ, Ha JK, Jang HH, Hong YM, Park SB, Choi CW, Kang DH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):625-631.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13228
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The quality of bowel preparation (QBP) is the important factor in performing a successful colonoscopy. Several factors influencing QBP have been reported; however, some factors, such as the optimal...
The Feasibility of Using Simulated Targets in the Stomachs of Live Pigs for Full Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Training

Wang HY, Shih SC, Hung CY, Liu CY, Shieh TY, Chen MJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):619-624.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13327
BACKGROUND/AIMS: In endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) training, only a flat target lesion can usually be simulated in the normal mucosa. This study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of simulated targets...
Long-Term Outcome after Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in Patients with Superficial Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma: A Single-Center Study

Joo DC, Kim GH, Park DY, Jhi JH, Song GA

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):612-618.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13130
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Superficial esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (SESCC) is being increasingly detected during screening endoscopy. Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) allows for en bloc and histologically complete resection of lesions. This study...
The Efficacy of Moxifloxacin-Containing Triple Therapy after Standard Triple, Sequential, or Concomitant Therapy Failure for Helicobacter pylori Eradication in Korea

Chung KH, Lee DH, Jin E, Cho Y, Seo JY, Kim N, Jeong SH, Kim JW, Hwang JH, Shin CM

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):605-611.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13303
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Retreatment after initial treatment failure for Helicobacter pylori is very challenging. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacies of moxifloxacin-containing triple and bismuth-containing quadruple therapy. METHODS: A...
Current Status of Endoscopic Papillectomy for Ampullary Tumors

Moon JH, Choi HJ, Lee YN

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):598-604.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14099
Detection of tumors of the ampulla of Vater, including ampullary adenoma, has been improved by routine screening endoscopic procedures and imaging modalities. Endoscopic resection by endoscopic papillectomy is rapidly replacing...
An Overview of Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Park H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):590-597.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14081
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is a chronic, immune/antigen-mediated esophageal disease affecting both children and adults. The condition is characterized by an eosinophilic infiltration of the esophageal epithelium. Symptoms of esophageal dysfunction...
Pathogenesis and Management of Serrated Polyps: Current Status and Future Directions

Anderson J

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):582-589.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14248
Hyperplastic or serrated polyps were once believed to have little to no clinical significance. A subset of these polyps are now considered to be precursors to colorectal cancers (CRC) in...
Ribonucleotide Reductase Subunit M2 Can Be New Molecular Target and Prognostic Biomarker of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Kim HY, Kim CW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):580-581.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14377
No abstract available.
Once in a Blue Moon, the Bone Marrow Aspiration and Biopsy Has Clinical Impact for Gastric Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma

Kim HK, Cheung DY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):577-579.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14367
No abstract available.
Genetic Susceptibility of Gastroduodenal Disease in Ethnic and Regional Diversity

Lim YJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2014 Nov;8(6):575-576.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14313
No abstract available.

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