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Is the Isolated-Tip Needle-Knife Precut as Effective as Conventional Precut Fistulotomy in Difficult Biliary Cannulation?

Lee TH, Park SH, Yang JK, Han SJ, Park S, Choi HJ, Lee YN, Cha SW, Moon JH, Cho YD

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):597-605.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17572
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Needle-knife precut fistulotomy (NK-F) is a well-known freehand technique for difficult biliary cannulation (DBC). Another approach involves the use of Iso-Tome®, a modified precutting device with an insulated needle...
Contrast-Enhanced Endoscopic Ultrasound for Differentially Diagnosing Autoimmune Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer

Cho MK, Moon SH, Song TJ, Kim RE, Oh DW, Park DH, Lee SS, Seo DW, Lee SK, Kim MH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):591-596.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17391
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Differentially diagnosing focal-type autoimmune pancreatitis (f-AIP) and pancreatic cancer (PC) is challenging. Contrast-enhanced harmonic endoscopic ultrasound (CEH-EUS) may provide information for differentiating pancreatic masses. In this study, we evaluated...
Predictors of Malignancy in “Pure” Branch-Duct Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm of the Pancreas without Enhancing Mural Nodules on CT Imaging: A Nationwide Multicenter Study

Kim TH, Woo YS, Chon HK, Hwang JH, Yoo KS, Lee WJ, Lee KH, Lee JK, Dong SH, Park CH, Park ET, Moon JH, Kim HG, Cho KB, Kim HJ, Lee SO, Cheon YK, Lee JM, Park JW, Kim MH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):583-590.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17582
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Presence of enhanced mural nodules, which can be visualized using computed tomography (CT), is one of high-risk stigmata in branch-duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasms (BD-IPMNs). Conversely, the absence of...
Assessment of the Surveillance Interval at 1 Year after Curative Treatment in Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Risk Stratification

Lee M, Chang Y, Oh S, Cho YY, Jung DE, Kim HH, Nam JY, Cho H, Cho EJ, Lee JH, Yu SJ, Yi NJ, Lee KW, Lee DH, Lee JM, Yoon JH, Suh KS, Kim YJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):571-582.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17365
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Guidelines recommend surveillance for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) recurrence at 3-month intervals during the first year after curative treatment and 6-month intervals thereafter in all patients. This strategy does not...
Patient Response to Endoscopic Therapy for Gastroesophageal Varices Based on Endoscopic Ultrasound Findings

Tseng Y, Ma L, Luo T, Zeng X, Li F, Li N, Wei Y, Chen S

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):562-570.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17471
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage is a common complication of portal hypertension. Endoscopic therapy is currently recommended for preventing gastroesophageal variceal rebleed. However, the rate of variceal rebleed and its associated...
Measuring Intrahepatic Vascular Changes Using Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography to Predict the Prognosis of Alcoholic Hepatitis Combined with Cirrhosis: A Prospective Pilot Study

Park MS, Hong S, Lim YL, Kang SH, Baik SK, Kim MY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):555-561.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17342
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Acute hepatic dysfunction combined with alcoholic hepatitis (AH) in alcoholic cirrhosis is related to hepatic hypo-perfusion secondary to intrahepatic necroinflammation, neoangiogenesis, and shunt. The hepatic vein arrival time (HVAT)...
Association of Perianal Fistulas with Clinical Features and Prognosis of Crohn’s Disease in Korea: Results from the CONNECT Study

Chun J, Im JP, Kim JW, Lee KL, Choi CH, Kim H, Cheon JH, Ye BD, Kim YH, Kim YS, Jeen YT, Han DS, Kim WH, Kim JS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):544-554.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18157
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The disease course and factors associated with poor prognosis in Korean patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) have not been fully determined. The aim of this study was to explore...
Frequency and Characteristics of Interval Colorectal Cancer in Actual Clinical Practice: A KASID Multicenter Study

Kim KO, Huh KC, Hong SP, Kim WH, Yoon H, Kim SW, Kim YS, Park JH, Lee J, Lee BJ, Park YS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):537-543.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17485
BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aims of the present study were to determine the frequency of interval colorectal cancers (CRCs) after surveillance colonoscopy and to compare the clinicopathologic features and survival outcomes with...
Long-Term Outcomes of Endoscopic Balloon Dilation for Benign Strictures in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Lee HW, Park SJ, Jeon SR, Ye BD, Park JJ, Cheon JH, Kim TI, Kim WH, Korean Association for the Study of the Intestinal Diseases (KASID)

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):530-536.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17396
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Benign intestinal strictures are common complications in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This study aimed to assess the long-term prognosis of endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) to treat benign...
Clinical Implication and Risk Factors for Malignancy of Atypical Gastric Gland during Forceps Biopsy

Kim MS, Kim SG, Chung H, Kim J, Hong H, Lee HJ, Kim HJ, Kim MA, Kim WH, Jung HC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):523-529.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18006
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Although forceps biopsy is performed for suspicious gastric tumors during endoscopy, it is difficult to determine treatment strategies for atypical gastric glands due to uncertainty of the diagnosis. The...
Efficacy and Safety of UI05MSP015CT in Functional Dyspepsia: A Randomized, Controlled Trial

Yoon H, Lee DH, Lee YH, Jeong JC, Lee ST, Choi MG, Jeon SW, Shim KN, Baik GH, Kim JG, Moon JS, Sung IK, Lee SK, Rhee PL, Jung HY, Lee BE, Kim HS, Kim SG, Lee KM, Seong JK, Jang JS, Park JJ

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):516-522.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17416
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a controlled release, once-daily formulation of mosapride (UI05MSP015CT) in patients with functional dyspepsia (FD). METHODS: Patients with FD were randomly assigned (1:1) to...
Analysis of Syndecan-2 Methylation in Bowel Lavage Fluid for the Detection of Colorectal Neoplasm

Park YS, Kim DS, Cho SW, Park JW, Jeon SJ, Moon TJ, Kim SH, Son BK, Oh TJ, An S, Kim JH, Chae JD

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):508-515.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17357
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Syndecan-2 (SDC2) methylation was previously reported as a sensitive serologic biomarker for the early detection of colorectal cancer (CRC). The purpose of this study was to investigate whether SDC2...
Immunotherapy for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection

Bertoletti A, Le Bert N

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):497-507.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17233
While new therapies for chronic hepatitis C virus infection have delivered remarkable cure rates, curative therapies for chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection remain a distant goal. Although current direct...
Diagnostic Endoscopic Ultrasound: Technique, Current Status and Future Directions

Ang TL, Kwek AB, Wang LM

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):483-496.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17348
Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is now well established as an important tool in clinical practice. From purely diagnostic imaging, it has progressed to include tissue acquisition, which provided the basis for...
Factors Predictive of Malignancy Potency in Pure Branch Duct Intraductal Papillary Mucinous Neoplasm of the Pancreas without Mural Nodules

Lee TH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):481-482.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18305
No abstract available.
Syndecan-2 Methylation as a New Biomarker for Early Detection of Colorectal Neoplasm

Kim JH, Park SC

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2018 Sep;12(5):479-480.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18286
No abstract available.

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