Soon Koo Baik

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Affiliation: Hallym University
Country: Korea

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Recent variceal bleeding: Doppler US hepatic vein waveform in assessment of severity of portal hypertension and vasoactive drug response
    Soon Koo Baik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 162 Ilsan dong, Wonju 220 701, South Korea
    Radiology 240:574-80. 2006
  2. pmc In vitro antibacterial and morphological effects of the urushiol component of the sap of the Korean lacquer tree (Rhus vernicifera Stokes) on Helicobacter pylori
    Ki Tae Suk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:399-404. 2010
  3. pmc Relationship of hemodynamic indices and prognosis in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Soon Koo Baik
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 19:165-70. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Haemodynamic evaluation by Doppler ultrasonography in patients with portal hypertension: a review
    Soon Koo Baik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    Liver Int 30:1403-13. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacological therapy of portal hypertension--focused on Korean data]
    Soon Koo Baik
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Ilsan dong, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 45:381-6. 2005
  6. doi request reprint [Measurement of hepatic venous pressure gradient in liver cirrhosis: relationship with the status of cirrhosis, varices, and ascites in Korea]
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Lifelong Health, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 14:150-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Damping index of Doppler hepatic vein waveform to assess the severity of portal hypertension and response to propranolol in liver cirrhosis: a prospective nonrandomized study
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Lifelong Health, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju, South Korea
    Liver Int 27:1103-10. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Gallbladder wall thickening in patients with acute hepatitis
    Ki Tae Suk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Lifelong Health, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    J Clin Ultrasound 37:144-8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Doppler ultrasonography and the hepatic venous pressure gradient in assessing portal hypertension in liver cirrhosis
    Yeun Jong Choi
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:424-9. 2003
  10. doi request reprint Beneficial effects of candesartan, an angiotensin-blocking agent, on compensated alcoholic liver fibrosis - a randomized open-label controlled study
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    Liver Int 32:977-87. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Recent variceal bleeding: Doppler US hepatic vein waveform in assessment of severity of portal hypertension and vasoactive drug response
    Soon Koo Baik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 162 Ilsan dong, Wonju 220 701, South Korea
    Radiology 240:574-80. 2006
    ..To prospectively evaluate both the correlation between abnormal Doppler ultrasonography (US) hepatic vein waveforms and the hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) and the response to drug treatment in patients with cirrhosis...
  2. pmc In vitro antibacterial and morphological effects of the urushiol component of the sap of the Korean lacquer tree (Rhus vernicifera Stokes) on Helicobacter pylori
    Ki Tae Suk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 25:399-404. 2010
    ..The results of this work suggest that urushiol has potential as a rapid therapeutic against H. pylori infection by disrupting the bacterial cell membrane...
  3. pmc Relationship of hemodynamic indices and prognosis in patients with liver cirrhosis
    Soon Koo Baik
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Intern Med 19:165-70. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the hemodynamic indices associated with the prognosis of patients with liver cirrhosis...
  4. doi request reprint Haemodynamic evaluation by Doppler ultrasonography in patients with portal hypertension: a review
    Soon Koo Baik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    Liver Int 30:1403-13. 2010
    ..We have reviewed briefly the clinical usefulness of Doppler US in assessing the severity of portal hypertension and its response to treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Pharmacological therapy of portal hypertension--focused on Korean data]
    Soon Koo Baik
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Ilsan dong, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 45:381-6. 2005
    ..This review covers mainly the results of the pharmacological therapy of portal hypertension in Korean cirrhotic patients...
  6. doi request reprint [Measurement of hepatic venous pressure gradient in liver cirrhosis: relationship with the status of cirrhosis, varices, and ascites in Korea]
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Lifelong Health, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 14:150-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relationships between HVPG and the complications or status of cirrhosis...
  7. ncbi request reprint Damping index of Doppler hepatic vein waveform to assess the severity of portal hypertension and response to propranolol in liver cirrhosis: a prospective nonrandomized study
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Lifelong Health, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju, South Korea
    Liver Int 27:1103-10. 2007
    ..We prospectively evaluated the correlation between the extent of abnormal Doppler HV waveforms expressed as damping index (DI) and the hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) and response to propranolol in patients with cirrhosis...
  8. doi request reprint Gallbladder wall thickening in patients with acute hepatitis
    Ki Tae Suk
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Lifelong Health, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    J Clin Ultrasound 37:144-8. 2009
    ..Gallbladder wall thickening (GWT) is often observed in patients with acute hepatitis (AH). However, little is known regarding the relationship between AH and GWT. We analyzed the characteristics of GWT in patients with AH...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of Doppler ultrasonography and the hepatic venous pressure gradient in assessing portal hypertension in liver cirrhosis
    Yeun Jong Choi
    Departments of Internal Medicine, Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 18:424-9. 2003
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Beneficial effects of candesartan, an angiotensin-blocking agent, on compensated alcoholic liver fibrosis - a randomized open-label controlled study
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    Liver Int 32:977-87. 2012
    ..Recent studies have shown that the renin-angiotensin system is implicated in hepatic fibrogenesis in vitro and in vivo. However, no study was done in humans with alcoholic liver disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Captopril reduces portal pressure effectively in portal hypertensive patients with low portal venous velocity
    Soon Koo Baik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 162 Ilsan dong, 220 701 Wonju, South Korea
    J Gastroenterol 38:1150-4. 2003
    ....
  12. doi request reprint [Serum hyaluronic acid level: correlation with quantitative measurement of hepatic fibrosis in a cirrhotic rat model]
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 14:159-67. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the correlation between serum HA level and quantitative measurement of hepatic fibrosis in a cirrhotic rat model...
  13. doi request reprint Angiotensin receptor blockers are superior to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in the suppression of hepatic fibrosis in a bile duct-ligated rat model
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Lifelong Health, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 162 Ilsan dong, Wonju 220 701, South Korea
    J Gastroenterol 43:889-96. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the antifibrotic effect between ARBs and ACEIs...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acute hemodynamic effects of octreotide and terlipressin in patients with cirrhosis: a randomized comparison
    Soon Koo Baik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:631-5. 2005
    ..They purportedly act by mesenteric arterial vasoconstriction, thus reducing portal venous flow (PVF) and portal pressure. Little is known about the immediate-early hemodynamic effects of these drugs...
  15. doi request reprint Histological improvement following administration of autologous bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells for alcoholic cirrhosis: a pilot study
    Yoon Ok Jang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea Department of Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Liver Int 34:33-41. 2014
    ..In experimental models, bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) have the capacity to differentiate into hepatocytes and exhibit antifibrotic effects. However, there have been no studies in humans with alcoholic cirrhosis...
  16. doi request reprint Histological subclassification of cirrhosis using the Laennec fibrosis scoring system correlates with clinical stage and grade of portal hypertension
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju College of Medicine, South Korea
    J Hepatol 55:1004-9. 2011
    ..We aimed to determine the relationship between histological subclassification and clinical stage of cirrhosis as well as grade of portal hypertension...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Comparison of Doppler ultrasonography and hepatic venous pressure gradient in assessing portal hypertension in liver cirrhosis]
    Phil Ho Jeong
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Taehan Kan Hakhoe Chi 8:264-70. 2002
    ..This prospective study aimed to determine if Doppler ultrasonography can be representative of hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) in assessing the severity of portal hypertension and response to drug reducing portal pressure...
  18. pmc Computed tomography findings for predicting severe acute hepatitis with prolonged cholestasis
    Sang Jung Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul 136 705, South Korea
    World J Gastroenterol 19:2543-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate the significance of computed tomography (CT) findings in relation to liver chemistry and the clinical course of acute hepatitis...
  19. pmc Clinical features and outcomes of gastric variceal bleeding: retrospective Korean multicenter data
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering Center, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Clin Mol Hepatol 19:36-44. 2013
    ..However, there is limited information regarding hemostasis and the prognosis for GVB. The aim of this study was to determine retrospectively the clinical outcomes of GVB in a multicenter study in Korea...
  20. doi request reprint Thickening of the gastric wall on transabdominal sonography: a sign of gastric cancer
    Ki Tae Suk
    Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Lifelong Health, Yonsei University, Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Gangwon Do, South Korea
    J Clin Ultrasound 36:462-6. 2008
    ..To determine the value of a thickened gastric wall detected during transabdominal sonography (TAS) in the diagnosis of gastric cancer...
  21. doi request reprint Hepatic vein arrival time as assessed by contrast-enhanced ultrasonography is useful for the assessment of portal hypertension in compensated cirrhosis
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Republic of Korea
    Hepatology 56:1053-62. 2012
    ..538; P < 0.001), and AUROC = 0.953 for CSPH. HVAT was significantly correlated with PH. These results indicate that measuring HVAT is useful for the noninvasive prediction of CSPH in patients with compensated cirrhosis...
  22. doi request reprint Antibacterial effects of the urushiol component in the sap of the lacquer tree (Rhus verniciflua Stokes) on Helicobacter pylori
    Ki Tae Suk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, South Korea
    Helicobacter 16:434-43. 2011
    ..Urushiol is a major component of the lacquer tree which has been used as a folk remedy for the relief of abdominal discomfort in Korea. The aim of this study was to evaluate the antibacterial effects of the urushiol on Helicobacter pylori...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Interequipment variability of Doppler ultrasonographic indices in patients with liver cirrhosis]
    Myeong Gwan Jee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Republic of Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 12:539-45. 2006
    ..Doppler ultrasongraphy is used to evaluate hemodynamic alternations in patients with liver cirrhosis. Purpose of this study was to determine the interequipment variability of Doppler indices in portal and splenic vein in cirrhosis...
  24. doi request reprint Hepatogenous diabetes in cirrhosis is related to portal pressure and variceal hemorrhage
    Hyo Keun Jeon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju Christian Hospital, Yonsei University, 162, Ilsan dong, Wonju, Republic of Korea
    Dig Dis Sci 58:3335-41. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the relationship of HD with portal hypertension (PHT) and variceal hemorrhage and to assess the prevalence of HD...
  25. ncbi request reprint Human application of a metallic stent covered with a paclitaxel-incorporated membrane for malignant biliary obstruction: multicenter pilot study
    Ki Tae Suk
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:798-803. 2007
    ..However, clinical studies that use metallic stents covered with a paclitaxel-incorporated membrane (MSCPM) in the biliary tract of human beings have not been previously carried out...
  26. doi request reprint Hepatic venous pressure gradient can predict the development of hepatocellular carcinoma and hyponatremia in decompensated alcoholic cirrhosis
    Moon Young Kim
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Institute of Lifelong Health, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 162 Ilsan dong, Wonju, South Korea
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1241-6. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine the relationship between hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) and the development of HCC or low SNa in decompensated alcoholic cirrhosis patients...
  27. pmc Current consensus and guidelines of contrast enhanced ultrasound for the characterization of focal liver lesions
    Jae Young Jang
    Institute for Digestive Research, Digestive Disease Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Mol Hepatol 19:1-16. 2013
    ....
  28. pmc Effect of propranolol on portal pressure and systemic hemodynamics in patients with liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension: a prospective study
    Ki Tae Suk
    Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Lifelong Health, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Gut Liver 1:159-64. 2007
    ..Propranolol can prevent variceal bleeding by ameliorating portal hypertension. We conducted this study to determine the effect of propranolol on portal hypertension and the optimal required dose in Korean cirrhotic patients...
  29. pmc Effect of Function-Enhanced Mesenchymal Stem Cells Infected With Decorin-Expressing Adenovirus on Hepatic Fibrosis
    Yoon Ok Jang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju, Republic of Korea Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering Center, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju, Republic of Korea
    Stem Cells Transl Med 5:1247-56. 2016
    ..DCN-MSCs exert strong protective effects against hepatic fibrosis by suppressing TGF-β/Smad signaling. Thus, treatment with DCN-MSCs is a potentially novel and efficient therapeutic approach for patients with intractable cirrhosis...
  30. pmc Dobutamine stress echocardiography for evaluating cirrhotic cardiomyopathy in liver cirrhosis
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 16:376-82. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether cirrhotic patients have blunted cardiac responses to catecholamine stimulation through dobutamine stress echocardiography (DSE)...
  31. pmc Usefulness of Forward-Viewing Endoscope for Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography in Patients with Billroth II Gastrectomy
    Jong Won Byun
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Clin Endosc 45:397-403. 2012
    ..We assessed the success rate and safety of forward-viewing endoscopic biliary intervention in patients with B II gastrectomy...
  32. doi request reprint Portal hypertensive gastropathy: correlation with portal hypertension and prognosis in cirrhosis
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine and Institute of Basic Medical Science, Yonsei University, Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    Dig Dis Sci 55:3561-7. 2010
    ..However, the relationship between PHG and portal hypertension is controversial. Furthermore, nothing is known regarding the correlation between PHG and prognosis in patients with cirrhosis...
  33. ncbi request reprint [A case of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in a patient with liver cirrhosis accompanied by both esophageal and gastric varices]
    Dong Hoon Park
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 48:51-4. 2006
    ..Here, we report successful application of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy in a patient with liver cirrhosis accompanied by both gastric and esophageal varices...
  34. ncbi request reprint [Inhibitory effect of angiotensin blockade on hepatic fibrosis in common bile duct-ligated rats]
    Dong Hun Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 13:61-9. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is presumed that angiotensin has a role in hepatic fibrosis. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of angiotensin blockade on inhibition of hepatic fibrosis in cirrhotic rat model. Material and..
  35. pmc Upgrade of Lesions Initially Diagnosed as Low-Grade Gastric Dysplasia upon Forceps Biopsy Following Endoscopic Resection
    Chan Sik Won
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Gut Liver 5:187-93. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the predictive endoscopic features of high-grade gastric dysplasia (HGD) or early gastric cancer (EGC) following ER for lesions initially diagnosed as low-grade dysplasia (LGD) by a forceps biopsy...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Effect of endoscopic sclerotherapy using N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate in patients with gastric variceal bleeding]
    Jae Woo Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Republic of Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 12:394-403. 2006
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the efficacy of n-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate injection therapy for patients suffering with gastric variceal bleeding...
  37. pmc Clinical Implications of the Serum Apelin Level on Portal Hypertension and Prognosis of Liver Cirrhosis
    Yoo Li Lim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Gut Liver 10:109-16. 2016
    ..We investigated the clinical implications of s-apelin as a noninvasive prognostic biomarker for chronic liver disease (CLD)...
  38. doi request reprint Effects of probiotics (cultured Lactobacillus subtilis/Streptococcus faecium) in the treatment of alcoholic hepatitis: randomized-controlled multicenter study
    Sang Hak Han
    aDepartment of Pathology bDepartment of Internal Medicine cDepartment of Laboratory Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine dCenter for Efficacy Assessment and Development of Functional Foods and Drugs, Hallym University eDepartment of Internal Medicine, Kangwon University College of Medicine, Chuncheon fDepartment of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju gDepartment of Internal Medicine, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Gangneung hDepartment of Emergency Medical Technology, Daewon University College, Jecheon, South Korea
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 27:1300-6. 2015
    ..Probiotics might reduce gut-derived microbial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) by restoring bowel flora in patients with alcoholic hepatitis (AH). We evaluated the therapeutic effects of probiotics in patients with AH...
  39. doi request reprint A randomized trial to determine the diagnostic accuracy of conventional vs. jumbo forceps biopsy of gastric epithelial neoplasias before endoscopic submucosal dissection; open-label study
    Hyo Keun Jeon
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 162 Ilsan dong, Wonju, Gangwon Do, 220 701, Republic of Korea
    Gastric Cancer 17:661-8. 2014
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Lack of difference among terlipressin, somatostatin, and octreotide in the control of acute gastroesophageal variceal hemorrhage
    Yeon Seok Seo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Hepatology 60:954-63. 2014
    ..9%, and 8.8%; P=0.929). The absolute values of the lower bound of confidence intervals for terlipressin versus somatostatin, terlilpressin versus octreotide, and octreotide versus somatostatin were 0.095, 0.090, and 0.065, respectively...
  41. pmc Relationship between tetrahydrobiopterin and portal hypertension in patients with chronic liver disease
    Won Ki Hong
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 29:392-9. 2014
    ..However, the BH4 level showed no significant correlation with HVPG or clinical features of cirrhosis. BH4 concentration in liver tissue has little relation to the severity of portal hypertension in patients with chronic liver disease. ..
  42. pmc Relationship between the hepatic venous pressure gradient and first variceal hemorrhage in patients with cirrhosis: a multicenter retrospective study in Korea
    Jin Nyoung Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Clin Mol Hepatol 18:391-6. 2012
    ..The development of gastroesophageal varices and variceal hemorrhage is the most direct consequence of portal hypertension. Correlations between the hepatic venous pressure gradient (HVPG) and first variceal hemorrhage were examined...
  43. ncbi request reprint [A case of sustained cholestasis caused by acute A viral hepatitis in Dubin-Johnson syndrome]
    Sang Ho Ra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 59:313-6. 2012
    ..It is a first report of cholestasis complicated by acute A viral hepatitis in a patient with Dubin-Johnson syndrome...
  44. pmc Clinical outcomes and risk factors of rebleeding following endoscopic therapy for nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage
    Ki Tae Suk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Korea
    Clin Endosc 44:93-100. 2011
    ..We evaluated the risk factors of rebleeding in patients undergoing endoscopic therapy for the NGIH...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of walking exercise as a bowel preparation for colonoscopy: a randomized controlled trial
    Hyun Soo Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:1964-9. 2005
    ..This prospective study was conducted to assess the effect of walking exercise on bowel cleansing before colonoscopy and to define a patient subgroup that would benefit from walking exercise...
  46. ncbi request reprint [Therapeutic effect of low-dose omeprazole vs. standard-dose ranitidine in mild to moderate reflux esophagitis]
    Jae Woo Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju Si, Gangwon Do, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 43:153-9. 2004
    ..There remains great controversy in their usefulness as the first choice and the appropriateness. We prospectively compared the efficacy and safety of the 8-week low-dose PPI vs. standard-dose H2RA in MMRE...
  47. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic sonographic evaluation of the thickened gallbladder wall in patients with acute hepatitis
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 162 Ilsan dong, Wonju 220 701, South Korea
    J Clin Ultrasound 31:245-9. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for delayed postendoscopic mucosal resection hemorrhage in patients with gastric tumor
    Jae Woo Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 19:409-15. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to determine the incidence and grade of postendoscopic mucosal resection hemorrhage and to identify risk factors for delayed postendoscopic mucosal resection hemorrhage in patients with gastric neoplasm...
  49. ncbi request reprint [A case of afferent loop syndrome treated by endoscopic drainage procedure using nasogastric tube]
    Hye Jeong Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 162 Ilsan dong, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 49:173-6. 2007
    ..We present a case of 67-year-old male patient with afferent loop syndrome associated with acute pancreatitis which was treated by endoscopic drainage procedure using a nasogastric tube...
  50. pmc The usefulness of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the early detection of hepatocellular carcinoma viability after transarterial chemoembolization: pilot study
    Youn Zoo Cho
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea Department of Cell Therapy and Tissue Engineering, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Clin Mol Hepatol 21:165-74. 2015
    ..We investigated whether arterial enhancement in CEUS after treatment with TACE can be used to detect HCC viability earlier than when using MDCT...
  51. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the efficacy of rabeprazole 10 mg and omeprazole 20 mg for the healing rapidity of peptic ulcer diseases
    Sangwon Ji
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1381-7. 2006
    ..Also, the effect of CYP2C19 genotypes on ulcer healing rapidity was investigated...
  52. pmc Hemodynamic alterations in cirrhosis and portal hypertension
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 16:347-52. 2010
    ..Systemic and splanchnic vasodilatation can induce hyperdynamic circulation which is related with multi-organ failure such as hepatorenal syndrome and cirrhotic cadiomyopathy...
  53. pmc Ultrasonographic scoring system score versus liver stiffness measurement in prediction of cirrhosis
    Kyoung Min Moon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Konyang University College of Medicine, Daejeon, Korea
    Clin Mol Hepatol 19:389-98. 2013
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint [Pathophysiology of portal hypertension, what's new?]
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 56:129-34. 2010
    ..These complementary processes of vasoreactivity, vascular remodeling and angiogenesis represent important targets in the research for the treatment of portal hypertension...
  55. pmc Three cases of glycogenic hepatopathy mimicking acute and relapsing hepatitis in type I diabetes mellitus
    Jae Hwang Cha
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Clin Mol Hepatol 19:421-5. 2013
    ..Clinicians should be aware of GH so as to prevent diagnostic delay and misdiagnosis, and have sufficient insight into GH; this will be aided by the present report of three cases along with a literature review. ..
  56. ncbi request reprint [Inhibitory effect of angiotensin II receptor antagonist on the contraction and growth of hepatic stellate cells]
    Soon Koo Baik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju Si, Gangwon Do, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 42:134-41. 2003
    ..This study aimed to investigate the effects of angiotensin II (ANG II) and its receptor antagonist (losartan) on the contraction and growth of HSCs...
  57. ncbi request reprint [Modulation of colon cancer cell invasiveness induced by deoxycholic acid]
    Hyun Soo Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 48:9-18. 2006
    ..However, its molecular mechanisms are largely unknown. In this study, we investigated the effects of DCA on proliferation, migration, and invasiveness of colon cancer cells (HT-29)...
  58. pmc Effects of candesartan and propranolol combination therapy versus propranolol monotherapy in reducing portal hypertension
    Jae Hyun Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Clin Mol Hepatol 20:376-83. 2014
    ..This study compared the effects of combined treatment using the ARB candesartan and propranolol versus propranolol monotherapy on portal pressure in patients with cirrhosis in a prospective, randomized controlled trial...
  59. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of recurrent bleeding in Mallory-Weiss syndrome
    Jae Woo Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 46:447-54. 2005
    ....
  60. pmc Effect of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells on hepatic fibrosis in a thioacetamide-induced cirrhotic rat model
    Yoon Ok Jang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju College of Medicine, 162, Ilsan dong, Wonju, Republic of Korea
    BMC Gastroenterol 14:198. 2014
    ..Hence, we investigated the effect of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) on hepatic fibrosis in a thioacetamide (TAA)-induced cirrhotic rat model...
  61. pmc Probiotics (Lactobacillus rhamnosus R0011 and acidophilus R0052) reduce the expression of toll-like receptor 4 in mice with alcoholic liver disease
    Meegun Hong
    Department of Internal Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, South Korea
    PLoS ONE 10:e0117451. 2015
    ..We evaluated the biological effects of probiotics (Lactobacillus rhamnosus R0011 and acidophilus R0052), KRG (Korea red ginseng), and urushiol (Rhus verniciflua Stokes) on ALD, including their effects on normal and high-fat diet in mice...
  62. pmc Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy
    Soon Koo Baik
    Dept of Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, South Korea
    Orphanet J Rare Dis 2:15. 2007
    ..The extent of cirrhotic cardiomyopathy generally correlates to the degree of liver insufficiency. Reversibility is possible (either pharmacological or after liver transplantation), but further studies are needed...
  63. pmc Clinical characteristics and outcomes of acute hepatitis a in Korea: a nationwide multicenter study
    So Young Kwon
    Department of Internal Medicine, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 29:248-53. 2014
    ..Preventive strategies including universal vaccination in infants and active immunization of hepatitis A to adult population should be considered for prevention of community-wide outbreaks of hepatitis A in Korea. ..
  64. ncbi request reprint [Prevalence of erosive esophagitis in patients with subtotal gastrectomy: case-control study]
    Ki Tae Suk
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju Si, Gangwon Do, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 42:96-101. 2003
    ..In this study, we tried to prove that the bile reflux gastritis does increase the development of erosive esophagitis in patients who underwent subtotal gastrectomy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of potassium and calcium currents of hepatic stellate cells (ito) in rat
    Keon Il Lee
    Department of Physiology, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University 162 Ilsan dong, Wonju 220 701, Korea
    Yonsei Med J 45:649-60. 2004
    ..In this study, the cultured HSCs were found to express outward K+ currents composed of multiple pharmacological components, Ba2+-sensitive inward rectifying K+ current and L-type Ca2+ current...
  66. pmc High-dose clevudine impairs mitochondrial function and glucose-stimulated insulin secretion in INS-1E cells
    Yoon Ok Jang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, 220 701, Korea
    BMC Gastroenterol 12:4. 2012
    ..In this study, we investigated the effects of clevudine on mitochondrial function and insulin release in a rat clonal β-cell line, INS-1E...
  67. doi request reprint Adding adefovir vs. switching to entecavir for lamivudine-resistant chronic hepatitis B (ACE study): a 2-year follow-up randomized controlled trial
    Hyung Joon Yim
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Korea
    Liver Int 33:244-54. 2013
    ..Until now, randomized trials directly comparing adding adefovir and switching to entecavir monotherapy have not been reported...
  68. pmc Clinical features of acute viral hepatitis B in Korea: a multi-center study
    Hye Jin Choi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 17:307-12. 2011
    ..The incidence of Hepatitis B has significantly declined since the introduction of an HBV vaccination program. The aim of this study was to investigate recent clinical features of acute viral hepatitis B (AVH-B) in Korea...
  69. pmc Complete endoscopic resection of very early stage gastric plasmacytoma
    Jae Woo Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Gut Liver 4:547-50. 2010
    ..This report appears to be the first documented case of complete endoscopic removal of a primary gastric plasmacytoma...
  70. ncbi request reprint [Hyperdynamic circulation in patients with liver cirrhosis and portal hypertension]
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Institute of Basic Medical Science, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 54:143-8. 2009
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  71. pmc The usefulness of non-invasive liver stiffness measurements in predicting clinically significant portal hypertension in cirrhotic patients: Korean data
    Won Ki Hong
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju Severance Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Korea
    Clin Mol Hepatol 19:370-5. 2013
    ..In this study we evaluated the relationship between LSM and HVPG, and the predictive value of LSM for clinically significant portal hypertension (CSPH) and severe portal hypertension in cirrhosis...
  72. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for cholecystitis after metal stent placement in malignant biliary obstruction
    Ki Tae Suk
    Divisions of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Republic of Korea
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:522-9. 2006
    ..Cholecystitis related to metal stent placement is a morbid event...
  73. doi request reprint A nationwide seroepidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection in South Korea
    Do Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Liver Int 33:586-94. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to reveal nationwide seroprevalence of HCV infection in South Korea by a large-scale survey...
  74. pmc Changes in the clinical outcomes of variceal bleeding in cirrhotic patients: a 10-year experience in gangwon province, South Korea
    Young Don Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Gangneung, Korea
    Gut Liver 6:476-81. 2012
    ..Variceal rupture is one of the main causes of mortality in cirrhotic patients. However, there are limited data on the long-term outcomes of variceal bleeding...
  75. pmc Clinical features and prognosis of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis in korean patients with liver cirrhosis: a multicenter retrospective study
    Jeong Heo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Pusan National University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea
    Gut Liver 3:197-204. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the clinical manifestations and prognosis of patients with liver cirrhosis and SBP in Korea...
  76. ncbi request reprint [Deoxycholic acid-induced signal transduction in HT-29 cells: role of NF-kappa B and interleukin-8]
    Dong Ki Lee
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Gastroenterol 43:176-85. 2004
    ..In this study, we investigated whether DCA induces nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-kappa B) activation and IL-8 expression, and tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDC) inhibits this signaling in HT-29 cells...
  77. pmc Clinical features and treatment outcomes of upper gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with cirrhosis
    Yeon Seok Seo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine, Sungbuk Gu, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 23:635-43. 2008
    ..3% and 25.9%, respectively. Survival of patients with variceal bleeding seems to be remarkably improved than previous reports, which may suggest the advances in hemostatic methods for control of variceal hemorrhage...
  78. ncbi request reprint Primary CD56+ T/NK cell lymphoma of the colon
    Hyun Soo Kim
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju Christian Hospital, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, 162 Ilsan dong, Wonju 220 701, Republic of Korea
    J Gastroenterol 37:939-46. 2002
    ..Three months later, he had cecal bleeding and perforation, and primary T/NK cell lymphoma of the colon was diagnosed through immunophenotypic and genotypic studies of surgical specimens...
  79. ncbi request reprint [The survey for the actual condition of drug medication and development of health care cost associated with toxic liver injury in Korean: a multicenter study for the detection and the development of nationwide reporting system of toxic liver injury]
    Tae Woo Yoo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 13:34-43. 2007
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the actual condition of drug medication and burden of health care cost...
  80. ncbi request reprint [Cirrhotic cardiomyopathy]
    Moon Young Kim
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 13:20-6. 2007
    ..Because of the marked paucity of treatment studies, current recommendations for management are empirical, nonspecific measures. Further studies for pathogenesis and new therapeutic strategies in this area are required...
  81. ncbi request reprint [Assessment and current treatment of portal hypertension]
    Soon Koo Baik
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wonju College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Wonju, Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 11:211-7. 2005
  82. ncbi request reprint [Design and conduct of randomized controlled trials (RCTs)]
    Dong Hun Park
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Republic of Korea
    Korean J Hepatol 12:309-14. 2006
  83. ncbi request reprint [Role of Doppler ultrasonography in portal hypertension]
    Soon Koo Baik
    Korean J Gastroenterol 48:215-7. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint Job stress and cardiovascular risk factors in male workers
    Myung Gun Kang
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Chosun University, Gwangju, South Korea
    Prev Med 40:583-8. 2005
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