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Efficacy of a Multiplex Paclitaxel Emission Stent Using a Pluronic® Mixture Membrane versus a Covered Metal Stent in Malignant Biliary Obstruction: A Prospective Randomized Comparative Study

Jang SI, Lee SJ, Jeong S, Lee DH, Kim MH, Yoon HJ, Lee DK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):567-573.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16428
BACKGROUND/AIMS: A drug-eluting stent for unresectable malignant biliary obstruction was developed to increase stent patency by preventing tumor ingrowth. The safety and efficacy of a new generation of metallic stents...
Comparison of Histologic Core Portions Acquired from a Core Biopsy Needle and a Conventional Needle in Solid Mass Lesions: A Prospective Randomized Trial

Lee BS, Cho CM, Jung MK, Jang JS, Bae HI

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):559-566.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16284
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The superiority of endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle biopsy (EUS-FNB) over EUS-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) remains controversial. Given the lack of studies analyzing histologic specimens acquired from EUS-FNB or...
Simeprevir-Based Triple Therapy with Reduced Doses of Pegylated Interferon α-2a Plus Ribavirin for Interferon Ineligible Patients with Genotype 1b Hepatitis C Virus

Tamai H, Ida Y, Kawashima , Shingaki N, Shimizu R, Moribata K, Nasu T, Maekita T, Iguchi M, Kato J, Nakao T, Kitano M

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):551-558.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16525
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The present study aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of simeprevir-based triple therapy with reduced doses of pegylated interferon (PEG-IFN) and ribavirin for interferon (IFN) ineligible patients, such...
Final Report of Unmet Needs of Interferon-Based Therapy for Chronic Hepatitis C in Korea: Basis for Moving into the Direct-Acting Antiviral Era

Jang ES, Kim YS, Kim KA, Lee YJ, Chung WJ, Kim IH, Lee BS, Jeong SH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):543-550.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16530
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To evaluate the era of direct acting antivirals (DAAs), we must understand the treatment patterns and outcomes of interferon-based therapy for hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. We aimed to...
Establishment of a Disease-Specific Graded Prognostic Assessment for Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients with Spinal Metastasis

Rim CH, Choi C, Choi J, Seong J

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):535-542.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16486
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) patients with spinal metastasis (SM) show heterogeneous lengths of survival. In this study, we develop and propose a graded prognostic assessment for HCC patients with SM...
A Novel Model for Predicting Hepatocellular Carcinoma Development in Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B and Normal Alanine Aminotransferase Levels

Sinn DH, Lee JH, Kim K, Ahn JH, Lee JH, Kim JH, Lee DH, Yoon JH, Kang W, Gwak GY, Paik YH, Choi MS, Lee JH, Koh KC, Paik SW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):528-534.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16403
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) can develop in chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients with normal alanine aminotransferase (ALT) levels. Therefore, methods that can stratify an individual's HCC risk are needed. METHODS: A...
Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Single- versus Double-Balloon Enteroscopy Performed by Endoscopist Experts in Single-Balloon Enteroscopy: A Single-Center Experience and Meta-Analysis

Kim TJ, Kim ER, Chang DK, Kim YH, Hong SN

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):520-527.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16330
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Studies concerning the efficacy and safety of single-balloon enteroscopy (SBE) compared with that of double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE) often appear to be conflicting. However, previous studies were performed by endoscopists...
Association of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) with Depressive Symptoms in the United States Population and Independent Predictors of Depressive Symptoms in an IBD Population: A NHANES Study

Bhandari S, Larson ME, Kumar N, Stein D

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):512-519.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16347
BACKGROUND/AIMS: There is a paucity of population-based studies on the association between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and depression in the U.S. population. We sought to study this association using the...
Pantoprazole Does Not Reduce the Antiplatelet Effect of Clopidogrel: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Korea

Choi YJ, Kim N, Jang IJ, Cho JY, Nam RH, Park JH, Jo HJ, Yoon H, Shin CM, Park YS, Lee DH, Jung HC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):504-511.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16352
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Concerns that proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) diminish the efficacy of clopidogrel could hamper the appropriate prescription of PPIs. We evaluated the influence of pantoprazole on the antiplatelet effect of...
Endoscopic Treatment of Diverse Complications Caused by Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding: A Study in Eastern Asia

Kim SY, Oh KY, Chung JW, Kim YJ, Kim KO, Kwon KA, Park DK, Kim KK, Kim SM

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):497-503.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16089
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The use of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) is increasing proportionally with the obesity epidemic. However, some postoperative complications have been highlighted as major problems associated with LAGB. There...
Is the Reinitiation of Antiplatelet Agents Safe at 1 Week after Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection? Assessment of Bleeding Risk Using the Forrest Classification

Lee JY, Kim CG, Cho SJ, Kim YI, Choi IJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):489-496.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16232
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Delayed bleeding after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) commonly occurs within 3 days, but it may also occur after 1 week following ESD, especially in antiplatelet agent users. We...
A Novel Partially Covered Self-Expandable Metallic Stent with Proximal Flare in Patients with Malignant Gastric Outlet Obstruction

Takahara N, Isayama H, Nakai Y, Yoshida S, Saito T, Mizuno S, Yagioka H, Kogure H, Togawa O, Matsubara , Ito Y, Yamamoto N, Tada M, Koike K

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):481-488.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16259
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Endoscopic placement of self-expandable metal stents (SEMSs) has emerged as a palliative treatment for malignant gastric outlet obstruction (GOO). Although covered SEMSs can prevent tumor ingrowth, frequent migration of...
Endoscopic Management of Pancreatic Fluid Collections in Children

Nabi Z, Talukdar R, Reddy DN

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):474-480.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16137
The incidence of acute pancreatitis in children has increased over the last few decades. The development of pancreatic fluid collection is not uncommon after severe acute pancreatitis, although its natural...
Ultrasonography for Noninvasive Assessment of Portal Hypertension

Maruyama H, Yokosuka O

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):464-473.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16078
Portal hypertension is a major pathophysiology in patients with cirrhosis. Portal pressure is the gold standard to evaluate the severity of portal hypertension, and radiological intervention is the only procedure...
Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Updates on Molecular Targets for Biologics

Katsanos K, Papadakis

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):455-463.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16308
Therapy for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has changed, with several new agents being evaluated. The era of anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) antibody therapy saw remarkable progress in IBD therapy. Some...
Which Is Crucial, Strengthen the Foundation or Building the Dream House?

Isayama H, Nakai Y, Fujisawa T

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):453-454.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17226
No abstract available.
Does Single Balloon Enteroscopy Have Similar Efficacy and Endoscopic Performance Compared with Double Balloon Enteroscopy?

Jang HJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):451-452.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17225
No abstract available.
Depressive Symptoms and Quality of Life in the Patients of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Lee JW

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Jul;11(4):449-450.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17227
No abstract available.

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