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Alcohol Consumption Can Reduce the Risk of Gallstone Disease: A Systematic Review with a Dose-Response Meta-Analysis of Case-Control and Cohort Studies

Cha BH, Jang MJ, Lee SH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):114-131.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18278
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Gallstone disease (GSD) is a common gastrointestinal disorder. Clinical epidemiological studies revealed that alcohol consumption has a preventive effect on the development of GSD. This study aimed to evaluate...
Incidence and Overall Survival of Biliary Tract Cancers in South Korea from 2006 to 2015: Using the National Health Information Database

Kim BW, Oh CM, Choi HY, Park JW, Cho H, Ki M

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):104-113.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18105
BACKGROUND/AIMS: There have been no nationwide studies to investigate the trends in incidence and 5-year survival rates of intra- and extrahepatic bile duct cancers and gall-bladder cancer. Therefore, our study...
Treatment Outcome and Renal Safety of 3-Year Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate Therapy in Chronic Hepatitis B Patients with Preserved Glomerular Filtration Rate

Min IS, Lee CH, Shin IS, Lee NE, Son HS, Kim SB, Seo SY, Kim SH, Kim SW, Lee SO, Lee ST, Kim IH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):93-103.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18183
BACKGROUND/AIMS: To investigate the treatment efficacy and renal safety of long-term tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) therapy in chronic hepatitis B (CHB) patients with preserved renal function. METHODS: The medical records of...
Increased Expression of the Matrix-Modifying Enzyme Lysyl Oxidase-Like 2 in Aggressive Hepatocellular Carcinoma with Poor Prognosis

Choi J, Chung T, Rhee H, Kim YJ, Jeon Y, Yoo JE, Noh S, Han DH, Park YN

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):83-92.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17569
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Lysyl oxidase-like 2 (LOXL2), a collagen-modifying enzyme, has been implicated in cancer invasiveness and metastasis. METHODS: We evaluated the expression of LOXL2 protein, in addition to carbonic anhydrase IX (CAIX),...
Plasma Levels of K18 Fragments Do Not Correlate with Alcoholic Liver Fibrosis

Schlossberger V, Worni M, Kihm C, Montani M, Datz C, Hampe J, Stickel F

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):77-82.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18037
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Noninvasive markers of liver fibrosis in alcoholic liver disease (ALD) are crucial to establish early intervention. Previous studies have suggested that plasma levels of cleaved keratin-18 (K18; M30) fragments...
Age-Related Decrease in Skeletal Muscle Mass Is an Independent Risk Factor for Incident Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A 10-Year Retrospective Cohort Study

Lee MJ, Kim EH, Bae SJ, Kim GA, Park SW, Choe J, Jung CH, Lee WJ, Kim HK

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):67-76.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18070
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Sarcopenia has emerged as an important risk factor for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Although aging is the main cause of sarcopenia, the longitudinal association between age-related body composition...
Distinction between Chronic Enteropathy Associated with the SLCO2A1 Gene and Crohn's Disease

Yanai S, Yamaguchi , Nakamura S, Kawasaki K, Toya Y, Yamada N, Eizuka M, Uesugi N, Umeno J, Esaki M, Okimoto E, Ishihara S, Sugai T, Matsumoto

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):62-66.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18261
BACKGROUND/AIMS: We recently identified recessive mutations in the solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 2A1 gene (SLCO2A1) as causative variants of chronic nonspecific multiple ulcers of the small intestine...
Statin Exposure Is Not Associated with Reduced Prevalence of Colorectal Neoplasia in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Shah SC, Glass J, Giustino G, ten Hove J, Castaneda , Torres J, Kumar A, Elman J, Ullman TA, Itzkowitz

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):54-61.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18178
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Statins have been postulated to lower the risk of colorectal neoplasia. No studies have examined any possible chemopreventive effect of statins in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) undergoing...
Impact of Education on School Nurses' Knowledge of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Kim ES, Kwon KT, Kim SK, Kim M, Lee HS, Jang BI, Kim KO, Kim EY, Lee YJ, Hong SJ, Yang CH, Kang B, Choe BH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):48-53.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18139
BACKGROUND/AIMS: School nurses’ knowledge of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has not been evaluated. We aimed to investigate school nurses’ knowledge of IBD and determine whether education could improve this knowledge. METHODS:...
Continuous Infusion versus Intermittent Dosing with Pantoprazole for Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

Lee BE, Kim GH, Song GA, Seo JH, Jeon HK, Baek DH, Kim DU

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):40-47.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18222
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Proton pump inhibitors are widely used to prevent gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)-related bleeding, but no standard administration regimens have been established. We aimed to prospectively compare the effects...
Assessment of Clinical Outcomes after Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy via Esophageal Distensibility Measurements with the Endoluminal Functional Lumen Imaging Probe

Yoo IK, Choi SA, Kim WH, Hong SP, Cakir OO, Cho JY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):32-39.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18233
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Endoluminal functional lumen imaging probe (EndoFLIP) is a modality that enables clinicians to measure volume-controlled distension of the esophagus. This study aimed to assess the utility of EndoFLIP in...
Effect of Abdominal Visceral Fat Change on the Regression of Erosive Esophagitis: A Prospective Cohort Study

Nam SY, Kim YW, Park BJ, Ryu KH, Kim HB

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):25-31.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl17553
BACKGROUND/AIMS: Although abdominal visceral fat has been associated with erosive esophagitis in cross-sectional studies, there are few data on the longitudinal effect. We evaluated the effects of abdominal visceral fat...
Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection: Risk Factors, Treatment, and Prevention

Song JH, Kim YS

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):16-24.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18071
The most common cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea is Clostridium difficile infection (CDI). Recurrent C. difficile infection (rCDI) often occurs after successful treatment of CDI. Due to the increased incidence and...
Relationship between Telomere Maintenance and Liver Disease

Barnard A, Moch A, Saab S

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):11-15.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18081
Previous studies have established a correlation between increasing chronological age and risk of cirrhosis. This pattern raised interest in the role of telomeres and the telomerase complex in the pathogenesis...
Tips for Responding to Reviewers' Comments–from an Editor's or Reviewer's Points of View

Wong GL

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):7-10.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18361
No abstract available.
It's Ready for Targeting Muscle in Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver in This Era of Aging

Joo SK, Kim W

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):5-6.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18483
No abstract available.
Is EndoFLIP Useful for Predicting Clinical Outcomes after Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy in Patients with Achalasia?

Kim GH

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):3-4.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18443
No abstract available.
Effects of Abdominal Visceral Fat Change on Regression of Erosive Esophagitis

Ahn JY

  • Gut Liver.
  • 2019 Jan;13(1):1-2.
  • doi: 10.5009/gnl18299
No abstract available.

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