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Esophageal Mast Cell Infiltration in a 32-Year-Old Woman with Noncardiac Chest Pain

Lee K, Kwon HJ, Kim IY, Yoo KH, Lee S, Min YW, Rhee PL

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):152-155.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14294
Noncardiac chest pain (NCCP) is one of the most common esophageal symptoms and lacks a clearly defined mechanism. The most common cause of NCCP is gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). One...
Endoscopic Findings of Enteropathy-Associated T-Cell Lymphoma Type II: A Case Series

Hong YS, Woo YS, Park G, Lee K, Kang SH, Lee HW, Kim ER, Hong SN, Chang DK, Kim YH, Rhee PL, Kim JJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):147-151.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14457
Enteropathy-associated T-cell lymphoma (EATL) is a rare extranodal T-cell lymphoma arising from the intestine. Two types of EATL have been reported. In contrast to the classic EATL type I, EATL...
Effects of Surgical Methods and Tumor Location on Survival and Recurrence Patterns after Curative Resection in Patients with T2 Gallbladder Cancer

Jung W, Jang JY, Kang MJ, Chang YR, Shin YC, Chang J, Kim SW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):140-146.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15080
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Extended cholecystectomy is generally recommended for patients with T2 gallbladder cancer. However, few studies have assessed the extent of resection relative to T2 gallbladder tumor location. This study analyzed...
Visceral Obesity If Associated with Gallbladder Polyps

Lee JK, Hahn SJ, Kang HW, Jung JG, Choi HS, Lee JH, Han IW, Jung JH, Kwon JH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):133-139.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14506
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Gallbladder polyps (GBP) are a common clinical finding and may possess malignant potential. We conducted this study to determine whether visceral obesity is a risk factor for GBP. METHODS: We...
Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection in Areas with a High Prevalence of HCV in the Republic of Korea in 2013

Sohn HS, Kim JR, Ryu SY, Lee YJ, Lee MJ, Min HJ, Lee J, Choi HY, Song YJ, Ki M

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):126-132.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14403
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The prevalence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in Busan, Gyeongnam, and Jeonnam Provinces in Korea is more than twice the national average. This study aimed to examine whether...
Prevalence and Factors Associated with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in a Nonobese Korean Population

Cho HC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):117-125.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14444
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is an emerging problem in Asia, but little is known about the disease in the nonobese population. The aims of this study were to...
Clinical Implications of the Serum Apelin Level on Portal Hypertension and Prognosis of Liver Cirrhosis

Lim YL, Choi E, Jang YO, Cho YZ, Kang YS, Baik SK, Kwon SO, Kim MY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):109-116.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14345
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Levels of serum apelin (s-apelin), an endogenous ligand for angiotensin-like receptor 1, have been shown to be related to hepatic fibrosis and hemodynamic abnormalities in preclinical studies. We investigated...
Doxazosin Treatment Attenuates Carbon Tetrachloride-Induced Liver Fibrosis in Hamsters through a Decrease in Transforming Growth Factor beta Secretion

Munoz-Ortega MH, Llamas-Ramirez RW, Romero-Delgadillo NI, Elias-Flores TG, de Jesus Tavares-Rodriguez E, del Rosario Campos-Esparza M, Cervantes-Garcia D, Munoz-Fernandez L, Gerardo-Rodriguez M, Ventura-Juarez J

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):101-108.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14459
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The development of therapeutic strategies for the treatment of cirrhosis has become an important focus for basic and clinical researchers. Adrenergic receptor antagonists have been evaluated as antifibrotic drugs...
Complications Requiring Hospital Admission and Causes of In-Hospital Death over Time in Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Cirrhosis Patients

Kim HY, Kim CW, Choi JY, Lee CD, Lee SH, Kim MY, Jang BK, Woo HY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):95-100.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14363
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Data on the epidemiology of alcoholic cirrhosis, especially in Asian countries, are limited. We compared the temporal evolution of patterns of alcoholic and nonalcoholic cirrhosis over the last decade. METHODS:...
Room for Quality Improvement in Endoscopist-Directed Sedation: Results from the First Nationwide Survey in Korea

Lee CK, Dong SH, Kim ES, Moon SH, Park HJ, Yang DH, Yoo YC, Lee TH, Lee SK, Hyun JJ, The Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Task Force on Endoscopic Sedation

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):83-94.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15343
BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study sought to characterize the current sedation practices of Korean endoscopists in real-world settings. METHODS: All active members of the Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy were invited to complete...
Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients Have an Increased Risk of Coexisting Colorectal Neoplasms

Baeg MK, Choi MG, Jung YD, Ko SH, Lim CH, Kim HH, Kim JS, Cho YK, Park JM, Lee IS, Kim SW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):76-82.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14381
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) and colorectal neoplasms (CRNs) share risk factors. We aimed to investigate whether the CRN risk is increased in ESCC patients. METHODS: ESCC patients who underwent...
Does Helicobacter pylori Exacerbate Gastric Mucosal Injury in Users of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs? A Multicenter, Retrospective, Case-Control Study

Kono Y, Okada H, Takenaka R, Miura K, Kanzaki H, Hori K, Kita M, Tsuzuki T, Kawano S, Kawahara Y, Yamamoto K

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):69-75.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14372
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The interaction between nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and Helicobacter pylori remains controversial. We retrospectively investigated whether H. pylori infection exacerbates severe gastric mucosal injury among chronic NSAID users. METHODS: From...
Negative Biopsy after Referral for Biopsy-Proven Gastric Cancer

Tae CH, Lee JH, Min BH, Kim KM, Rhee PL, Kim JJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):63-68.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14281
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Repeat endoscopy with biopsy is often performed in patients with previously diagnosed gastric cancer to determine further treatment plans. However, biopsy results may differ from the original pathologic report....
Clinical Risk Factors for Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: A Single-Center Study

Lee JM, Park SY, Choi JH, Kim UJ, Rew SJ, Cho JY, Ahn Y, Lim SW, Jun CH, Park CH, Kim HS, Choi SK, Rew JS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):58-62.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14127
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) is often performed therapeutically, and antithrombotic treatment is required for at least 12 months after stent implantation. However, the development of post-PCI upper gastrointestinal bleeding...
Assessment of Factors Affecting the Usefulness and Diagnostic Yield of Core Biopsy Needles with a Side Hole in Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration

Inoue T, Okumura F, Mizushima , Nishie H, Iwasaki H, Anbe K, Ozeki T, Kachi K, Fukusada S, Suzuki Y, Sano H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):51-57.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14249
BACKGROUND/AIMS: A barbed puncture needle with a side hole was recently developed to improve sample quality and quantity in endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration (EUS-FNA). In this study, we retrospectively assessed...
Therapeutic Decision-Making Using Endoscopic Ultrasonography in Endoscopic Treatment of Early Gastric Cancer

Lee JY, Choi IJ, Kim CG, Cho SJ, Kook MC, Ryu KW, Kim YW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):42-50.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14401
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We evaluated the effectiveness of an endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-based treatment plan compared to an endoscopy-based treatment plan in selecting candidates with early gastric cancer (EGC) for endoscopic submucosal dissection...
Clinicopathologic Analysis of Proton Pump Inhibitor-Responsive Esophageal Eosinophilia in Korean Patients

Jung DH, Yun GW, Lee YJ, Jo Y, Park H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):37-41.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl14269
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Proton pump inhibitor-responsive esophageal eosinophilia (PPI-REE) is a newly recognized form of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) that responds to PPI therapy. It remains unclear whether PPI-REE represents a subphenotype of...
Drug-Induced Liver Injury: Pattern Recognition and Future Directions

Haque T, Sasatomi E, Hayashi PH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):27-36.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15114
Drug-induced liver injury (DILI) remains a significant clinical challenge and is the leading cause of acute liver failure in most countries. An aging population that uses more medications, a constant...
Mass Eradication of Helicobacter pylori to Prevent Gastric Cancer: Theoretical and Practical Considerations

Lee YC, Chiang TH, Liou JM, Chen HH, Wu MS, Graham DY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):12-26.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15091
Although the age-adjusted incidence of gastric cancer is declining, the absolute number of new cases of gastric cancer is increasing due to population growth and aging. An effective strategy is...
Reappraisal of Antihypertensive Medicine Doxazosin and Carvedilol as a Potential Therapeutic for Hepatic Fibrosis

Paik YH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2016 Jan;10(1):10-11.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15576
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