Myung-Hwan Kim
University of Ulsan
Internal medicineRadiologySurgeryPathologyPancreatitisGallbladderAutoimmune pancreatitisEndoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatographyEndoscopyStentPancreasBile ductPancreatic ductPancreatic cancerEndoscopic ultrasoundPercutaneousIn patientGeneral surgeryMedicineGastroenterology
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#1Seung Bae Yoon (Catholic University of Korea)H-Index: 10
#2Sung-Hoon Moon (Hallym University)H-Index: 8
Last. Myung-Hwan Kim (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 89
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Abstract null null Background null The indications for maintenance glucocorticoid therapy (MGT) and its duration after initial remission of type 1 autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) remain controversial. In contrast to the Japanese treatment protocol, the Mayo protocol does not recommend MGT after initial remission. This study aimed to evaluate the relapse rate in patients with type 1 AIP according to the duration of glucocorticoid therapy. null null null Methods null We conducted a systematic litera...
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#1Dongwook Oh (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 16
#2Sung Woo Ko (Catholic University of Korea)H-Index: 1
Last. Myung-Hwan Kim (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 89
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#1Shin Hwang (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 55
#2Dong-Hwan Jung (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 22
Last. Myung-Hwan Kim (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 89
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Despite development in endoscopic treatment and minimally invasive surgery for choledocholithiasis, there remains a small number of patients who require bypass Roux-en-Y choledochojejunostomy (RYCJ) because of the intractable occurrence of common bile duct (CBD) stones. We herein present the detailed procedures of open RYCJ customized for intractable choledocholithiasis. The first method is a side-to-end choledochojejunostomy with intraluminal closure of the distal CBD. This method was applied t...
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#1Jwa Hoon Kim (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 24
#2Jae Ho Jeong (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 8
Last. Ki Byung Song (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 21
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PURPOSE This study evaluated the efficacy of adjuvant chemotherapy (AC) in patients with resected ampulla of Vater (AoV) carcinoma. Materials and Methods Data from 646 patients who underwent surgical resection at Asan Medical Center between 2000 and 2017 were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS The median age of the patients was 62 years, and 54.2% were male. Patients were classified into AC group (n=165, 25.5%) and no AC group (n=481, 74.5%). With a median follow-up duration of 88 months, in pati...
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#1Hoonsub So (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 9
#2Chi Hyuk Oh (Kyung Hee University)H-Index: 6
Last. Myung-Hwan Kim (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 89
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Introduction For unresectable hilar obstruction, restoring and maintaining biliary ductal patency are crucial for improved survival and quality of life. The endoscopic placement of stents is now a mainstay of its treatment, and bilateral stenting is effective for biliary decompression. This study aimed to determine the clinical outcomes of bilateral metal stent placement using large cell-type stents and the clinical predictors of stent dysfunction in patients with malignant hilar obstruction. Me...
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#1Dongwook Oh (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 16
#2Joonseog Kong (UOU: University of Ulsan)
Last. Sang Soo Lee (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 59
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BACKGROUND Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA) and fine-needle biopsy (FNB) are the current standard of care for sampling pancreatic and peripancreatic masses. Recently, a 22G EUS-FNB needle with Franseen geometry was developed, and this device was also introduced in a 25G platform. We compared the performance of the 25G and 22G Franseen needles for EUS-guided sampling of pancreatic and peripancreatic solid masses. METHODS We conducted a parallel-group randomized non-...
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#1Hoonsub So (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 9
#2Dong-Wan Seo (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 40
Last. Myung-Hwan Kim (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 89
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Background and Objectives: Rapid on-site cytologic evaluation (ROSE) increases the diagnostic yield of EUS-FNA. However, ROSE requires the presence of a cytopathologist and additional cost and time for slide staining and interpretation. Macroscopic on-site examination (MOSE) was recently introduced as an alternative to ROSE and showed high accuracy for the use in pathologic diagnosis. We evaluated the efficacy of MOSE in terms of tissue acquisition and diagnostic accuracy for abdominal lesions. ...
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Background. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a palliative method known for its application in the endoscopic treatment of malignant bile duct obstruction. It may be a useful rescue method for metal stent malfunction caused by tumor ingrowth. This study aimed to examine the feasibility and safety of endoluminal RFA for occluded bilateral hilar metal stents due to tumor ingrowth in patients with malignant hilar bile duct obstruction. Methods: From March 2016 to June 2018, 11 patients with unresect...
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#1Jun Seong Hwang (Inje University)H-Index: 1
#1Jun Seong Hwang (Inje University)
Last. Sang Soo Lee (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 59
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BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS While recent evidences support endoscopic resection as curative in ampullary tumors with high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia, only small case series have reported endoscopic management of early-stage ampullary cancer; thus, radical surgery remains the only accepted treatment modality. We evaluated the long-term outcomes of early ampullary adenocarcinoma administered endoscopic management. PATIENTS AND METHODS We retrospectively reviewed electronic medical records of 71...
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