Hwang Rae Chun

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OBJECTIVE Submucosal injection is used to prevent complications, such as perforation, during endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). Since injection of normal saline produces mucosal elevation of short duration, repeated injection is needed for extensive resection. To overcome this limitation, various submucosal injection solutions have been developed but there(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS The purpose of this study was to evaluate the clinicopathologic characteristics of colon cancers detected at the SOK Sokpeynhan Internal Medical Network, a nationwide system of primary health care institutions. METHODS We analyzed 579 colon cancer patients diagnosed using colonoscopy at the SOK network from January 2011 through December(More)
Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory bowel disease which affects mainly children and young adults, and its cause remains unknown so far. Infliximab, a monoclonal antibody to the pivotal cytokine tumor necrosis factor-alpha, has been approved as a drug for both induction and maintenance therapy for moderately to severely active, or fistula-complicated(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Stomach cancer is prevalent in Korea. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the characteristics of superficial gastric cancers detected at SOK Sokpeynhan Internal Medical Network, the nationwide primary health care institutions. METHODS We prospectively analysed the clinicopathologic and endoscopic characteristics of 218 superficial(More)
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