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Role of Balloon-Sheathed Intraductal Ultrasonography for Patients with Extensive Pneumobilia

Kim HN, Park CH, Cho EA, Rew SJ, Park IH, Lim SU, Jun CH, Park SY, Kim HS, Choi SK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):561-565.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14231
Intraductal ultrasonography (IDUS) is one of the most useful diagnostic tools for various extrahepatic biliary diseases. However, conventional IDUS has some limitations in providing accurate cross-sectional imaging of the bile...
IgG4-Associated Cholangitis Can Mimic Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma

Zaydfudim , Wang AY, de Lange E, Zhao Z, Moskaluk C, Bauer TW, Adams RB

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):556-560.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14241
IgG4-associated cholangitis can mimic hilar cholangiocarcinoma. Previously reported patients with IgG4-associated cholangitis mimicking cholangiocarcinoma had elevated serum IgG4 levels and long-segment biliary strictures. However, in the absence of other diagnostic...
Efficacy of Magnesium Trihydrate of Ursodeoxycholic Acid and Chenodeoxycholic Acid for Gallstone Dissolution: A Prospective Multicenter Trial

Hyun JJ, Lee HS, Kim CD, Dong SH, Lee SO, Ryu JK, Lee DH, Jeong S, Kim TN, Lee J, Koh DH, Park ET, Lee I, Yoo BM, Kim JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):547-555.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15015
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Cholecystectomy is necessary for the treatment of symptomatic or complicated gallbladder (GB) stones, but oral litholysis with bile acids is an attractive alternative therapeutic option for asymptomatic or mildly...
Intraductal Ultrasonography without Radiocontrast Cholangiogram in Patients with Extrahepatic Biliary Disease

Lim SU, Park CH, Kee WJ, Lee JH, Rew SJ, Park SY, Kim HS, Choi SK, Rew JS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):540-546.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14200
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Intraductal ultrasonography (IDUS) has been performed as an adjunct to endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) during radiocontrast cholangiography (RC). Radiation exposure during RC poses a health risk to both patients...
Different Strategies for Transpancreatic Septotomy and Needle Knife Infundibulotomy Due to the Presence of Unintended Pancreatic Cannulation in Difficult Biliary Cannulation

Lee YJ, Park YK, Lee MJ, Lee KT, Lee KH, Lee JK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):534-539.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14223
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Several precut techniques have been used to gain biliary access for difficult cases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the success and complication rates of two precut...
Causes, Features, and Outcomes of Drug-Induced Liver Injury in 69 Children from China

Zhu Y, Li YG, Wang JB, Liu SH, Wang LF, Zhao YL, Bai YF, Wang ZX, Li JY, Xiao XH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):525-533.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14184
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) is a frequent cause of pediatric liver disease; however, the data on DILI are remarkably limited. METHODS: All 69 children hospitalized with DILI between January 2009...
Secreted Phosphoprotein 1 Promoter Genetic Variants Are Associated with the Response to Pegylated Interferon alpha Plus Ribavirin Combination Therapy in Egyptian Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection

Ali FT, Ali MA, Elgizawy M, Elsawy AM

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):516-524.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14162
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The T-helper 1 (TH1) immune reaction is essential for the eradication of hepatitis C virus (HCV) during pegylated interferon alpha (PEG-IFN-alpha)- and ribavirin (RBV)-based therapy in chronic HCV patients....
Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Young Military Men

Bang CS, Kim YS, Han JH, Lee YS, Baik GH, Kim JB, Suk KT, Yoon JH, Kim DJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):509-515.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14109
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To estimate the prevalence and evaluate the associated psychological factors of functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) in males in their twenties who are currently enrolled in military service. METHODS: A total...
Screening Colonoscopy among Uninsured and Underinsured Urban Minorities

Collazo TH, Jandorf L, Thelemaque L, Lee K, Itzkowitz

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):502-508.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14039
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Uninsured individuals have lower rates of screening colonoscopy (SC), and little is known regarding the pathology results obtained when they undergo colonoscopies. Since 2004, we have participated in a...
Sodium Picosulfate with Magnesium Citrate (SPMC) Plus Laxative Is a Good Alternative to Conventional Large Volume Polyethylene Glycol in Bowel Preparation: A Multicenter Randomized Single-Blinded Trial

Kim HG, Huh KC, Koo HS, Kim SE, Kim JO, Kim TI, Kim HS, Myung SJ, Park DI, Shin JE, Yang DH, Lee SH, Lee JS, Lee CK, Chang DK, Joo YE, Cha JM, Hong SP, Kim HJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):494-501.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14010
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We investigated whether sodium picosulfate with magnesium citrate (SPMC) plus bisacodyl compares favorably with conventional polyethylene glycol (PEG) with respect to bowel cleansing adequacy, compliance, and safety. METHODS: We performed...
The Effects of Broccoli Sprout Extract Containing Sulforaphane on Lipid Peroxidation and Helicobacter pylori Infection in the Gastric Mucosa

Chang YW, Jang JY, Kim YH, Kim JW, Shim JJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):486-493.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14040
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aims of this study were to investigate whether a broccoli sprout extract containing sulforaphane (BSES) inhibited the Helicobacter pylori infection density and exerted an antioxidative effect on gastric...
Efficacy of 7-Day and 14-Day Bismuth-Containing Quadruple Therapy and 7-Day and 14-Day Moxifloxacin-Based Triple Therapy as Second-Line Eradication for Helicobacter pylori Infection

Lee ST, Lee DH, Lim JH, Kim N, Park YS, Shin CM, Jo HJ, Song IS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):478-485.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14020
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Bismuth-containing quadruple and moxifloxacin-based triple regimens are recommended as second-line therapy for Helicobacter pylori infection. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of each regimen. METHODS: From...
Endoscopic and Oncologic Outcomes of Endoscopic Resection for Superficial Esophageal Neoplasm

Kim DH, Jung HY, Gong EJ, Choi JY, Ahn JY, Kim MY, Choi KS, Lee JH, Choi KD, Song HJ, Lee GH, Kim JH, Park YS, Baek S

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):470-477.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13263
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Endoscopic resection (ER) of superficial esophageal neoplasm (SEN) is a technically difficult procedure. We investigated the clinical outcomes of ER for SEN to determine its feasibility and effectiveness. METHODS: Subjects...
Lipase Supplementation before a High-Fat Meal Reduces Perceptions of Fullness in Healthy Subjects

Levine ME, Koch SY, Koch KL

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):464-469.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14005
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Postprandial symptoms of fullness and abdominal discomfort are common after fatty meals. Gastric lipases hydrolyze 10% to 20% of dietary triglycerides during the stomach trituration period of digestion. The...
The Pathogenesis and Management of Achalasia: Current Status and Future Directions

Ates F, Vaezi MF

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):449-463.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14446
Achalasia is an esophageal motility disorder that is commonly misdiagnosed initially as gastroesophageal reflux disease. Patients with achalasia often complain of dysphagia with solids and liquids but may focus on...
Management of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Current Status and Future Directions

Au JS, Frenette C

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):437-448.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15022
Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the second most common cause of cancer death worldwide. This cancer commonly arises against a background of chronic liver disease. As a result, a patient with...
Confrontational Strategy Is Essential for Being Effective Precut Papillotomy

Park SH, Lee TH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):435-436.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15203
No abstract available.
Is Lipase Supplementation before a High Fat Meal Helpful to Patients with Functional Dyspepsia?

Park SY, Rew JS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):433-434.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15206
No abstract available.
Endoscopic Treatment for Obesity: New Emerging Technology Trends

Kim SH, Chun HJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Jul;9(4):431-432.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15125
No abstract available.

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