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The aim of this study was to report a single center experience of primary pancreatic lymphoma (PPL) in Korea. We analyzed the clinicopathological data from four PPL patients (three male, median age 36 yr) diagnosed from 1997 to 2007 at Seoul National University Hospital. The diagnoses were: diffuse large B cell lymphoma (n=2), Ki-1 (+) anaplastic large cell(More)
Epithelioid hemangioendothelioma is a rare vascular tumor, which occurs in the lung, liver, bone, and soft tissue. Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy is a syndrome characterized by subperiosteal new bone formation, joint effusion and clubbing, and may be associated with cyanotic heart disease, chronic pulmonary disease, liver disease, and other miscellaneous(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Among the many complications that can occur following therapeutic endoscopy, bleeding is the most serious, which occurs in 1.0-6.1% of all colonoscopic polypectomies. The aim of this study was to identify risk factors of delayed post-polypectomy bleeding (PPB). METHODS We retrospectively reviewed the data of patients who underwent(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the effects of alpha (s1)-casein hydrolysate on females with stress-related symptoms. DESIGN Double-blind, randomized, crossover, placebo-controlled trial. SETTING The alpha (s1)-casein hydrolysate was manufactured by INGREDIA (Arras, France) and the placebo was manufactured by DIETAROMA (Bourg, France). Study was designed and(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe computed tomography (CT) features of metastatic gallbladder (GB) tumors (MGTs) from various primary tumors and to determine whether there are differential imaging features of MGTs according to different primary tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-one patients who had pathologically confirmed MGTs and underwent CT were(More)
Common bile duct (CBD) cancer is a relatively rare malignancy that arises from the biliary epithelium and is associated with a poor prognosis. Here, we report a case of advanced metastatic CBD cancer successfully treated by chemotherapy with gemcitabine combined with S-1 (tegafur+gimeracil+oteracil). A 65-year-old male presented with pyogenic liver abscess.(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Endoscopic papillectomy is increasingly performed with curative intent for benign papillary tumors. This study was performed to identify factors that predict the presence of malignancy and affect endoscopic success. METHODS We retrospectively analyzed the medical records of patients who received an endoscopic papillectomy for papillary(More)
Pancreatic cystic lesions are being detected with an increasing frequency. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) provides both diagnostic and therapeutic means for pancreatic cystic lesions. Detailed imaging and EUS-guided fine-needle aspiration provide additional information on pancreatic cystic lesions. EUS-guided pseudocyst drainage has advantages over(More)
Open Access The Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (KSGE) has been hosting seminars since 1989. The seminars have contributed much to the spread of knowledge about gastrointes-tinal (GI) endoscopy. Indeed, the seminars of the KSGE have become among the most attended educational seminars held in Korea. The 54th seminar was held on March 20th, 2016.(More)
The recent advances in pancreas cytology specimen sampling methods have enabled a specific cytologic diagnosis in most cases. Proper triage and processing of the cytologic specimen is pivotal in making a diagnosis due to the need for ancillary testing in addition to cytological evaluation, which is especially true in the diagnosis of pancreatic cysts. Newly(More)