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Clinical Impact of Recombinant Soluble Thrombomodulin for Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation Associated with Severe Acute Cholangitis

Okuda A, Ogura T, Imanishi M, Miyano A, Nishioka N, Higuchi K

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):471-477.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17489
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Recently, recombinant human soluble thrombomodulin (rTM) has been developed as a new drug for disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC). This study aims to evaluate the clinical benefit of rTM in...
Prospective Comparison of Intraductal Ultrasonography-Guided Transpapillary Biopsy and Conventional Biopsy on Fluoroscopy in Suspected Malignant Biliary Strictures

Kim HS, Moon JH, Lee YN, Choi HJ, Lee HW, Kim HK, Lee TH, Choi MH, Cha SW, Cho YD, Park SH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):463-470.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17205
BACKGROUND/AIMS: In suspected malignant biliary strictures (MBSs), the diagnostic yield of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)-based tissue sampling is limited. Transpapillary forceps biopsy (TPB) under intraductal ultrasonography (IDUS) guidance is expected...
Electrohydraulic Lithotripsy for Difficult Bile Duct Stones under Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography and Peroral Transluminal Cholangioscopy Guidance

Kamiyama R, Ogura T, Okuda A, Miyano A, Nishioka N, Imanishi M, Takagi W, Higuchi K

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):457-462.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17352
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Electrohydraulic lithotripsy (EHL) under endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) guidance can be an option to treat difficult stones. Recently, a digital, single-operator cholangioscope (SPY-DS) has become available. Peroral transluminal cholangioscopy...
Expression of Fibroblast Growth Factor 21 and β-Klotho Regulates Hepatic Fibrosis through the Nuclear Factor-κB and c-Jun N-Terminal Kinase Pathways

Lee KJ, Jang YO, Cha SK, Kim MY, Park KS, Eom YW, Baik SK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):449-456.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17443
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Fibroblast growth factor (FGF) 21 is associated with hepatic inflammation and fibrosis. However, little is known regarding the effects of inflammation and fibrosis on the β-Klotho and FGF21 pathway...
Factors Associated with Health-Related Quality of Life in Korean Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C Infection Using the SF-36 and EQ-5D

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

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):440-448.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17322
BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study aimed to describe the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) outcomes for Korean chronic hepatitis C patients and to investigate the impact of patient and virus-related factors on...
Cancer Risk in Patients with Intestinal Behçet’s Disease: A Nationwide Population-Based Study

Han M, Jung YS, Kim WH, Cheon JH, Park S

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):433-439.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17324
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The relationship between intestinal Behçet’s disease (BD) and cancer remains unclear. We conducted a nationwide, population-based study to determine the risk of cancer in patients with intestinal BD. METHODS: Using...
Guideline Adherence to Colonoscopic Surveillance Intervals after Polypectomy in Korea: Results from a Nationwide Survey

Hong S, Suh M, Choi KS, Park B, Cha JM, Kim HS, Jun JK, Han DS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):426-432.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17403
BACKGROUND/AIMS: People around the world are increasingly choosing to undergo colorectal cancer screening via colonoscopy. As a result, guideline adherence to postpolypectomy colonoscopy surveillance has drawn increasing attention. The present...
An Elevated Platelet Count Increases the Risk of Relapse in Ulcerative Colitis Patients with Mucosal Healing

Nakarai A, Kato J, Hiraoka S, Takashima , Inokuchi T, Takahara M, Sugihara Y, Harada K, Okada H

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):420-425.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17236
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Although mucosal healing (MH) has been considered a treatment goal for patients with ulcerative colitis (UC), the risk factors predictive of relapse in patients who achieve MH are unknown....
Comparison of Tight Junction Protein-Related Gene mRNA Expression Levels between Male and Female Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Patients

Kim JJ, Kim N, Park JH, Kim YS, Lee SM, Lee DH, Jung HC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):411-419.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17419
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Male predominance has been observed in the erosive reflux disease (ERD), but reverse finding in nonerosive reflux disease (NERD). This suggests sex-specific medicine approach is needed but its mechanism...
Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in Patients with Early Gastric Cancer: A Prospective Multicenter Cohort Study

Kim SG, Park CM, Lee NR, Kim J, Lyu DH, Park SH, Choi IJ, Lee WS, Park SJ, Kim JJ, Kim JH, Lim CH, Cho JY, Kim GH, Lee YC, Jung HY, Lee JH, Chun HJ, Seol SY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):402-410.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17414
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) has been regarded as a curative treatment for early gastric cancer (EGC) in indicated cases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the nationwide...
Continuous Use of Thienopyridine May Be as Safe as Low-Dose Aspirin in Endoscopic Resection of Gastric Tumors

Oh S, Kim SG, Kim J, Choi JM, Lim JH, Yang HJ, Park JY, Han SJ, Kim JL, Chung H, Jung HC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):393-401.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17384
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Current guidelines recommend withholding antiplatelets for 5–7 days before high-risk endoscopic procedures. We investigated whether this reduces post-endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) bleeding. METHODS: Gastric ESD cases with antiplatelets were retorospectively...
Optical Diagnosis for Colorectal Polyps: A Useful Technique Now or in the Future?

Puig I, Kaltenbach T

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):385-392.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17137
In the last few years, interest in the optical diagnosis of colorectal polyps has increased among gastroenterologists. Several studies have shown that the optical diagnosis of small colorectal polyps is...
Update on the Pathophysiology and Management of Anorectal Disorders

Patcharatrakul T, Rao SS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):375-384.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17172
Anorectal disorders are common and present with overlapping symptoms. They include several disorders with both structural and functional dysfunction(s). Because symptoms alone are poor predictors of the underlying pathophysiology, a...
Does Estrogen Contribute to the Esophageal Barrier Function in Women?

Iijima K

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):373-374.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18199
No abstract available.
Long-Term Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Early Gastric Cancer in Korea

Kwon YH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):371-372.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18216
No abstract available.
Effects of Antiplatelet Agents on Bleeding after Endoscopic Resection of Gastric Tumor

Ahn JY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Jul;12(4):369-370.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18193
No abstract available.

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