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Association between Helicobacter pylori and Gastric Cancers

Kurt O, Ozturk K, Altun B

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):312-313.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15316
No abstract available.
Impact of a Newly Developed Short Double-Balloon Enteroscope on Stent Placement in Patients with Surgically Altered Anatomies

Tsutsumi K, Kato H, Okada H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):306-311.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16441
A newly developed short double-balloon enteroscope with a working channel enlarged to a diameter of 3.2 mm is a novel innovation in stent placement for patients with surgically altered anatomies....
Efficacy of Capecitabine Plus Oxaliplatin Combination Chemotherapy for Advanced Pancreatic Cancer after Failure of First-Line Gemcitabine-Based Therapy

Chung KH, Ryu JK, Son JH, Lee JW, Jang DK, Lee SH, Kim YT

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):298-305.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16307
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Second-line chemotherapy in patients with advanced pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC) that progresses following gemcitabine-based treatment has not been established. This study aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of...
Diagnostic Value of Endoscopic Ultrasonography in Symptomatic Patients with High and Intermediate Probabilities of Common Bile Duct Stones and a Negative Computed Tomography Scan

Jeon TJ, Cho JH, Kim YS, Song SY, Park JY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):290-297.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16052
BACKGROUND/AIMS: When computed tomography (CT) does not indicate choledocholithiasis in highly suspicious patients, there is no definite consensus on the subsequent modality. Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) indicates fewer procedure-related complications than...
The Combination of Cyst Fluid Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Cytology and Viscosity Increases the Diagnostic Accuracy of Mucinous Pancreatic Cysts

Oh SH, Lee JK, Lee KT, Lee KH, Woo YS, Noh DH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):283-289.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15650
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The objective of this study was to investigate the value of cyst fluid carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) in combination with cytology and viscosity for the differential diagnosis of pancreatic cysts. METHODS:...
Growth Differentiation Factor 15 Predicts Chronic Liver Disease Severity

Lee ES, Kim SH, Kim HJ, Kim KH, Lee BS, Ku BJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):276-282.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16049
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF-15) belongs to the transforming growth factor-β superfamily. GDF-15 is emerging as a biomarker for several diseases. The aim of this study was to determine...
Clinical Characteristics and Treatment Outcome of Peginterferon Plus Ribavirin in Patients Infected with Genotype 6 Hepatitis C Virus in Korea: A Multicenter Study

Shin SR, Kim YS, Lim YS, Lee JS, Lee JW, Kim SM, Jeong SH, Sohn JH, Lee MS, Park SH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):270-275.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16163
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Because of the limited geographic distribution, there have been insufficient data regarding hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 6 in Korea. This study aimed to investigate the clinical characteristics and...
Establishment of Hepatocellular Cancer Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Using a Reprogramming Technique

Kim HJ, Jeong J, Park S, Jin YW, Lee SS, Lee SB, Choi D

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):261-269.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15389
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Cancer is known to be a disease by many factors. However, specific results of reprogramming by pluripotency-related transcription factors remain to be scarcely reported. Here, we verified potential effects...
Diagnostic Yield and Clinical Impact of Video Capsule Endoscopy in Patients with Chronic Diarrhea: A Korean Multicenter CAPENTRY Study

Song HJ, Moon JS, Jeon SR, Kim JO, Kim J, Cheung DY, Choi MG, Lim YJ, Shim KN, Ye BD, Cheon JH, Park CH, Kim HS, Kim JH, Chang DK, Do JH, Kim KO, Jang BI, Shin SJ, The Korean Gut Image Study Group

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):253-260.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16231
BACKGROUND/AIMS: In some cases, chronic diarrhea is unexplained, and small bowel disorders may be one of the causes. The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic yield and...
Açaí Berries Inhibit Colon Tumorigenesis in Azoxymethane/Dextran Sulfate Sodium-Treated Mice

Choi YJ, Choi YJ, Kim N, Nam RH, Lee S, Lee HS, Lee HN, Surh YJ, Lee DH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):243-252.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16068
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to investigate the protective effect of açaí against azoxymethane (AOM)/dextran sulfate sodium (DSS)-induced colorectal cancer development. METHODS: The effect of açaí on tumorigenesis was...
Positive Glucose Breath Tests in Patients with Hysterectomy, Gastrectomy, and Cholecystectomy

Kim DB, Paik CN, Kim YJ, Lee JM, Jun KH, Chung WC, Lee KM, Yang JM, Choi MG

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):237-242.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16132
BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and characteristics of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) in patients undergoing abdominal surgeries, such as gastrectomy, cholecystectomy, and hysterectomy. METHODS: One hundred seventy-one...
Gastroesophageal Reflux in Neurologically Impaired Children: What Are the Risk Factors?

Kim S, Koh H, Lee JS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):232-236.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16150
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Neurologically impaired patients frequently suffer from gastrointestinal tract problems, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). In this study, we aimed to define the risk factors for GERD in neurologically...
Efficacy of Levofloxacin-Based Third-Line Therapy for the Eradication of Helicobacter pylori in Peptic Ulcer Disease

Lim JH, Kim SG, Song JH, Hwang JJ, Lee DH, Han JP, Hong SJ, Kim JH, Jeon SW, Kim GH, Shim KN, Shin WG, Kim TH, Kim SM, Chung IK, Kim HS, Kim HU, Lee J, Kim JG

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):226-231.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16099
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The resistance rate of Helicobacter pylori is gradually increasing. We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of levofloxacin-based third-line H. pylori eradication in peptic ulcer disease. METHODS: Between 2002 and 2014,...
Adsorptive Granulocyte and Monocyte Apheresis in the Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis: The First Multicenter Study in China

Lai YM, Yao WY, He Y, Jiang X, Gu YB, Chen MH, Liu YL, Yuan YZ, Qian JM

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):216-225.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15408
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Patients with active ulcerative colitis (UC) have elevated levels of activated myeloid-derived leukocytes as a source of inflammatory cytokines. The selective depletion of these leukocytes by adsorptive granulocyte/monocyte apheresis...
Dynamic Changes in Helicobacter pylori Status Following Gastric Cancer Surgery

Yoon K, Kim N, Kim J, Lee JW, Lee HS, Lee JC, Yoon H, Shin CM, Park YS, Ahn SH, Park DJ, Kim HH, Lee YJ, Lee KH, Kim YH, Lee DH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):209-215.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16224
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Helicobacter pylori eradication is recommended in patients with early gastric cancer. However, the possibility of spontaneous regression raises a question for clinicians about the need for “retesting” postoperative H....
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth and Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Bridge between Functional Organic Dichotomy

Ghoshal UC, Shukla R, Ghoshal U

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):196-208.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16126
The pathogenesis of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), once thought to be largely psychogenic in origin, is now understood to be multifactorial. One of the reasons for this paradigm shift is...
Management of Antiviral Resistance in Chronic Hepatitis B

Lim YS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):189-195.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl15562
The primary goal of therapy for chronic hepatitis B (CHB) is to prevent liver disease progression. Hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) seroclearance or seroconversion is regarded as an optimal endpoint...
Pathophysiology and Management of Alcoholic Liver Disease: Update 2016

Stickel F, Datz C, Hampe J, Bataller R

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):173-188.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16477
Alcoholic liver disease (ALD) is a leading cause of cirrhosis, liver cancer, and acute and chronic liver failure and as such causes significant morbidity and mortality. While alcohol consumption is...
Is Adsorptive Granulocyte and Monocyte Apheresis Effective as an Alternative Treatment Option in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis?

Jeon SR

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):171-172.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17028
No abstract available.
Do We Need to Retest of Helicobacter pylori Infection after Gastric Cancer Surgery?

Lee SK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2017 Mar;11(2):169-170.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl16608
No abstract available.

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