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Reply: Careful Assessment Is Needed in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis with Evidence of Cytomegalovirus Reactivation

Kim YS, Kim JS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):254-255.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14501
No abstract available.
The Cumulative Colectomy Rate in Patients with Cytomegalovirus-Positive Ulcerative Colitis

Ozturk K, Demirci H, Kantarcioglu M, Uygun A, Bagci S

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):253-253.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14450
No abstract available.
A Unique Use of a Double-Pigtail Plastic Stent: Correction of Kinking of the Common Bile Duct Due to a Metal Stent

Kuwatani M, Kawakami H, Abe Y, Kawahata S, Kawakubo K, Kubo K, Sakamoto N

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):251-252.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14286
A 72-year-old man with jaundice by ampullary adenocarcinoma was treated at our hospital. For biliary decompression, a transpapillary, fully covered, self-expandable metal stent (FCSEMS) was deployed. Four days later, the...
A Case of Toxic Megacolon Caused by Clostridium difficile Infection and Treated with Fecal Microbiota Transplantation

Gweon TG, Lee KJ, Kang D, Park SS, Kim KH, Seong H, Ban TH, Moon SJ, Kim JS, Kim SW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):247-250.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14152
Toxic megacolon is a rare clinical complication of fulminant Clostridium difficile infection. The mortality rate of fulminant C. difficile infection is reported to be as high as 50%. Fecal microbiota...
Feasibility, Efficacy, and Predictive Factors for the Technical Success of Endoscopic Nasogallbladder Drainage: A Prospective Study

Yane K, Maguchi H, Katanuma A, Takahashi , Osanai M, Kin T, Takaki R, Matsumoto , Gon K, Matsumori , Tomonari A, Nojima M

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):239-246.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14070
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Several studies have shown the usefulness of endoscopic nasogallbladder drainage (ENGBD) in patients with acute cholecystitis. However, the procedure is difficult, and factors that affect technical success have not...
New Technique of Endoscopic Sphincterotomy with Iso-Tome(R) to Incise the Distal Papillary Roof in Patients with Choledocholiths and Choledochoduodenal Fistula

Cho YS, Park SH, Jun BG, Lee TH, Choi HJ, Cha SW, Moon JH, Cho YD, Kim SJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):231-238.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14019
BACKGROUND/AIMS: It is sometimes difficult to incise the distal papillary roof (PR) completely in patients with choledocholiths and choledochoduodenal fistula (CDF). The Iso-Tome(R) (MTW-Endoskopie W. Haag KG), which is helpful...
The Influence of Alcoholic Liver Disease on Serum PIVKA-II Levels in Patients without Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Kang K, Kim JH, Kang SH, Lee BJ, Seo YS, Yim HJ, Yeon JE, Park JJ, Kim JS, Bak YT, Byun KS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):224-230.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14047
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Prothrombin induced by vitamin K deficiency or antagonist II (PIVKA-II) is a widely used diagnostic marker for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). We evaluated the correlation between alcoholic liver disease (ALD)...
Association between IPTA Gene Polymorphisms and Hematological Abnormalities in Hepatitis C Virus-Infected Patients Receiving Combination Therapy

Hwang JJ, Lo CC, Lin CH, Cheng HS, Hung IW, Tsai WJ, Hung CH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):214-223.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14095
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Hematological abnormalities during hepatitis C virus (HCV) combination therapy with pegylated interferon alpha and ribavirin often necessitate dose reduction. Variants of the ITPA gene have been reported to protect...
Factors Predictive of Treatment-Emergent Adverse Events of Prucalopride: An Integrated Analysis of Four Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trials

Leelakusolvong S, Ke M, Zou D, Choi SC, Tack J, Quigley EM, Liu A, Kim J

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):208-213.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14290
BACKGROUND/AIMS: This integrated analysis aimed to identify the factors associated with the most frequently reported treatment-emergent adverse events (TEAEs) in Asian and non-Asian patients with chronic constipation (CC) who receive...
The Role of the CpG Island Methylator Phenotype on Survival Outcome in Colon Cancer

Kang KJ, Min BH, Ryu KJ, Kim KM, Chang DK, Kim JJ, Rhee JC, Kim YH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):202-207.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13352
BACKGROUND/AIMS: CpG island methylator phenotype (CIMP)- high colorectal cancers (CRCs) have distinct clinicopathological features from their CIMP-low/negative CRC counterparts. However, controversy exists regarding the prognosis of CRC according to the...
Does Lymphocytic Colitis Always Present with Normal Endoscopic Findings?

Park HS, Han DS, Ro Y, Eun CS, Yoo KS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):197-201.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13373
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Although normal endoscopic findings are, as a rule, part of the diagnosis of microscopic colitis, several cases of macroscopic lesions (MLs) have been reported in collagenous colitis, but hardly...
Different MicroRNA Expression Levels in Gastric Cancer Depending on Helicobacter pylori Infection

Chang H, Kim N, Park JH, Nam RH, Choi YJ, Lee HS, Yoon H, Shin CM, Park YS, Kim JM, Lee DH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):188-196.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13371
BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study was conducted to identify microRNAs (miRNAs) that are differentially expressed in Helicobacter pylori-infected patients with an intestinal type of gastric cancer using miRNA microarray and to confirm...
Clinical Outcomes of the Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of Early Gastric Cancer Are Comparable between Absolute and New Expanded Criteria

Shin KY, Jeon SW, Cho KB, Park KS, Kim ES, Park CK, Chung YJ, Kwon JG, Jung JT, Kim EY, Kim KO, Jang BI, Lee SH, Park JB, Yang CH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):181-187.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13417
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Advances in endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) techniques have led to the development of expanded criteria for endoscopic resection of early gastric cancer (EGC). The aim of this study was...
Cost Comparison between Surgical Treatments and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in Patients with Early Gastric Cancer in Korea

Kim Y, Kim YW, Choi IJ, Cho JY, Kim JH, Kwon JW, Lee JY, Lee NR, Seol SY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):174-180.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13299
BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study was conducted to evaluate whether medical costs can be reduced using endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) instead of conventional surgeries in patients with early gastric cancer (EGC). METHODS: Patients...
Clinicopathologic Characteristics of Interval Gastric Cancer in Korea

Park MS, Yoon JY, Chung HS, Lee H, Park JC, Shin SK, Lee SK, Lee YC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):167-173.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13425
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Interval gastric cancer (IGC) is defined as cancer that is diagnosed between the time of screening and postscreening esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). Unfortunately, little is known about the characteristics of IGC...
Clinical Significance of Early Detection of Esophageal Cancer in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer

Lim H, Kim DH, Jung HY, Gong EJ, Na HK, Ahn JY, Kim MY, Lee JH, Choi KS, Choi KD, Song HJ, Lee GH, Kim JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):159-166.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13401
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The efficacy of surveillance for esophageal squamous cell neoplasia (ESCN) in patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC) remains controversial. Our study aimed to provide clinical data...
Perspective on Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia: Zhongshan Experience

Li QL, Zhou PH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):152-158.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14227
Worldwide, peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) has achieved remarkable initial outcomes in the treatment of achalasia. In China, POEM has developed very quickly since the first case was performed in our...
Colorectal Cancer Screening and Surveillance in the Elderly: Updates and Controversies

Day LW, Velayos F

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):143-151.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14302
Colorectal cancer is common worldwide, and the elderly are disproportionately affected. Increasing age is a risk factor for the development of precancerous adenomas and colorectal cancer, thus raising the issue...
Endoscopic Nasogallbladder Drainage in Patients with Acute Cholecystitis: What's Predictive Factor for Technical Success?

Woo YS, Lee JK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):141-142.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15010
No abstract available.
Prognostic Significance of CpG Island Methylator Phenotype in Colorectal Cancer

Joo YE

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Mar;9(2):139-140.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15023
No abstract available.

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