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Ampullary Adenoma Treated by Endoscopic Double-Snare Retracting Papillectomy

Soma H, Miyata N, Hozawa S, Higuchi H, Yamagishi , Nakamura Y, Saeki K, Kameyama K, Masugi Y, Yahagi N, Kanai T

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):689-692.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14206
We report herein improved methods for the safe and successful completion of endoscopic papillectomy (EP). Between January 2008 and November 2011, 12 patients underwent double-snare retracting papillectomy for the treatment...
Synchronous Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinomas Diagnosed by Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Biopsy

Goong HJ, Moon JH, Choi HJ, Lee YN, Choi MH, Kim HK, Lee TH, Cha SW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):685-688.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14215
Cases of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma with multiple masses accompanying underlying pancreatic diseases, such as intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm, have been reported. However, synchronous invasion without underlying pancreatic disease is very...
Evaluation of the Feasibility and Efficacy of Forward-Viewing Endoscopic Ultrasound

Lee S, Seo DW, Choi JH, Park DH, Lee SS, Lee SK, Kim MH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):679-684.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14394
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We aimed to evaluate the feasibility and efficacy of a forward-viewing linear endoscopic ultrasound (FV-EUS) in diagnostic EUS procedures compared to standard oblique-viewing EUS (OV-EUS). METHODS: This study was a...
Efficacy and Safety of Pancreatobiliary Endoscopic Procedures during Pregnancy

Lee JJ, Lee SK, Kim SH, Kim GH, Park DH, Lee S, Seo D, Kim MH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):672-678.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14217
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Endoscopic therapy with endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) has been suggested as an effective diagnostic and therapeutic tool for biliary and pancreatic disorders during pregnancy. In this report, we describe...
Potential Serum Markers for Monitoring the Progression of Hepatitis B Virus-Associated Chronic Hepatic Lesions to Liver Cirrhosis

Wu C, Liu L, Zhao P, Tang D, Yao D, Zhu L, Wang Z

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):665-671.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14212
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To screen for serum protein/peptide biomarkers of hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated chronic hepatic lesions in an attempt to profile the progression of HBV-associated chronic hepatic lesions using surface-enhanced laser...
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen Quantification across Different Phases of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection Using an Immunoradiometric Assay

Chung KH, Kim W, Kim BG, Lee HY, Jin E, Cho Y, Seo JY, Kim HY, Jung YJ, Kim JW, Jeong JB, Lee KL

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):657-664.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14188
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Quantification of hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) is an emerging serologic test and may be useful for identifying treatment strategies for chronic hepatitis B (CHB). This study aimed to...
Association between Diet and Lifestyle Habits and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Case-Control Study

Guo YB, Zhuang KM, Kuang L, Zhan Q, Wang XF, Liu SD

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):649-656.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13437
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Recent papers have highlighted the role of diet and lifestyle habits in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), but very few population-based studies have evaluated this association in developing countries. The...
The Usefulness of a Novel Screening Kit for Colorectal Cancer Using the Immunochromatographic Fecal Tumor M2 Pyruvate Kinase Test

Kim YC, Kim JH, Cheung DY, Kim TH, Jun EJ, Oh JW, Kim CW, Chung WC, Kim BW, Kim SS, Kim JI, Park SH, Kim JK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):641-648.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl13457
BACKGROUND/AIMS: M2 pyruvate kinase (M2-PK) is an enzyme that is produced in undifferentiated and proliferating tissues. This study aims to evaluate the usefulness of the immunochromatographic M2 pyruvate kinase (iM2-PK)...
Clinical Significance of Fecal Lactoferrin and Multiplex Polymerase Chain Reaction in Patients with Acute Diarrhea

Lee HM, Lee S, Lee BI, Jekarl DW, Song JY, Choi HJ, Kang BK, Im EJ, Kim JS, Kim JI, Kim BW, Choi H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):636-640.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14106
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The diagnostic yield of fecal leukocyte and stool cultures is unsatisfactory in patients with acute diarrhea. This study was performed to evaluate the clinical significance of the fecal lactoferrin...
Usefulness of Immunohistochemistry for Microsatellite Instability Screening in Gastric Cancer

Bae YS, Kim H, Noh SH, Kim H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):629-635.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15133
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The usefulness of immunohistochemistry to screen for the microsatellite instability (MSI) phenotype in gastric cancer remains unclear. Moreover, the prognostic value of MSI phenotypes in gastric cancer has been...
Adding Endoscopist-Directed Flexible Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing to the Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Study Increased the Detection Rates of Penetration, Aspiration, and Pharyngeal Residue

Park WY, Lee TH, Ham NS, Park JW, Lee YG, Cho SJ, Lee JS, Hong SJ, Jeon SR, Kim HG, Cho JY, Kim JO, Cho JH, Lee JS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):623-628.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14147
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Currently, the videofluoroscopic swallowing study (VFSS) is the standard tool for evaluating dysphagia. We evaluated whether the addition of endoscopist-directed flexible endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES) to VFSS could...
Clinical and Endoscopic Features of Metastatic Tumors in the Stomach

Kim GH, Ahn JY, Jung HY, Park YS, Kim MJ, Choi KD, Lee JH, Choi KS, Kim DH, Lim H, Song HJ, Lee GH, Kim JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):615-622.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14032
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Metastasis to the stomach is rare. The aim of this study was to describe and analyze the clinical outcomes of cancers that metastasized to the stomach. METHODS: We reviewed the...
A Proton Pump Inhibitor's Effect on Bone Metabolism Mediated by Osteoclast Action in Old Age: A Prospective Randomized Study

Jo Y, Park E, Ahn SB, Jo YK, Son B, Kim SH, Park YS, Kim HJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):607-614.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14135
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) act by irreversibly binding to the H+-K+-ATPase of the proton pump in parietal cells and may possibly affect the vacuolar H+-ATPase in osteoclasts. METHODS: We investigated...
Infliximab versus Cyclosporine Treatment for Severe Corticosteroid-Refractory Ulcerative Colitis: A Korean, Retrospective, Single Center Study

Kim EH, Kim DH, Park SJ, Hong SP, Kim TI, Kim WH, Cheon JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):601-606.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14120
BACKGROUND/AIMS: In patients with corticosteroid-refractory ulcerative colitis (UC), cyclosporine or infliximab may be added to the treatment regimen to induce remission. Here, we aimed to compare the efficacy of cyclosporine...
Review of Pure Endoscopic Full-Thickness Resection of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

Mori H, Kobara H, Nishiyama , Fujihara S, Masaki T

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):590-600.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14380
Natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) using flexible endoscopy has attracted attention as a minimally invasive surgical method that does not cause an operative wound on the body surface. However, minimizing...
Prevalence, Diagnosis and Management of Pancreatic Cystic Neoplasms: Current Status and Future Directions

Farrell JJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):571-589.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15063
Cystic neoplasms of the pancreas are found with increasing prevalence, especially in elderly asymptomatic individuals. Although the overall risk of malignancy is very low, the presence of these pancreatic cysts...
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography during Pregnancy: Really Guarantee to Safety?

Park ET

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):569-570.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15292
No abstract available.
Does the Cyclosporine Still Have a Potential Role in the Treatment of Acute Severe Steroid-Refractory Ulcerative Colitis?

Eun CS, Han DS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2015 Sep;9(5):567-568.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15293
No abstract available.

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