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Myong Ki Baeg 2 Articles
Ischemic colitis complicated by Clostridioides difficile infection treated with fecal microbiota transplantation
Seok Hyung Kang, Tae-Geun Gweon, Hyunjung Hwang, Myong Ki Baeg
Clin Endosc 2023;56(5):666-670.   Published online January 20, 2022
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5946/ce.2021.199
AbstractAbstract PDFPubReaderePub
Ischemic colitis is an inflammatory condition of the colon that results from insufficient blood supply commonly caused by enterocolitis, vessel occlusion, or shock. In contrast, pseudomembranous colitis is a clinical manifestation of Clostridioides difficile infection (CDI). Ischemic colitis caused by CDI has rarely been reported. Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is an efficient treatment for refractory or fulminant CDI, and the indications for its use have recently expanded. However, performing FMT in patients with ischemic colitis is challenging because of the risk of perforation. Here, we have presented a case of ischemic colitis caused by CDI that was successfully treated with FMT via sigmoidoscopy.

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  • Case of Pseudomembranous Colitis Caused by a Clostridioides difficile Infection Concomitant with Cytomegalovirus colitis Mimicking Ischemic Colitis
    Hyo Suk Kim, Hye Min Kim, Tae-Geun Gweon
    The Korean Journal of Gastroenterology.2023; 81(3): 133.     CrossRef
  • Fecal microbiota transplantation in non-communicable diseases: Recent advances and protocols
    Sevag Hamamah, Roxana Gheorghita, Andrei Lobiuc, Ioan-Ovidiu Sirbu, Mihai Covasa
    Frontiers in Medicine.2022;[Epub]     CrossRef
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Endoscopic Electrosurgery in Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices
Myong Ki Baeg, Sang-Woo Kim, Sun-Hye Ko, Yoon Bum Lee, Seawon Hwang, Bong-Woo Lee, Hye Jin Choi, Jae Myung Park, In-Seok Lee, Yong-Seog Oh, Myung-Gyu Choi
Clin Endosc 2016;49(2):176-181.   Published online February 11, 2016
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5946/ce.2015.023
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Background
/Aims: Patients with cardiac implantable electronic devices (CIEDs) undergoing endoscopic electrosurgery (EE) are at a risk of electromagnetic interference (EMI). We aimed to analyze the effects of EE in CIED patients.
Methods
Patients with CIED who underwent EE procedures such as snare polypectomy, endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD), and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with endoscopic sphincterotomy (EST) were retrospectively analyzed. Postprocedural symptoms as well as demographic and outpatient follow-up data were reviewed through medical records. Electrical data, including preprocedural and postprocedural arrhythmia records, were reviewed through pacemaker interrogation, 24-hour Holter monitoring, or electrocardiogram.
Results
Fifty-nine procedures in 49 patients were analyzed. Fifty procedures were performed in 43 patients with a pacemaker, and nine were performed in six patients with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. There were one gastric and 44 colon snare polypectomies, five gastric and one colon ESDs, and eight ERCPs with EST. Fifty-five cases of electrical follow-up were noted, with two postprocedural changes not caused by EE. Thirty-one pacemaker interrogations had procedure recordings, with two cases of asymptomatic tachycardia. All patients were asymptomatic with no adverse events.
Conclusions
Our study reports no adverse events from EE in patients with CIED, suggesting that this procedure is safe. However, because of the possibility of EMI, recommendations on EE should be followed.

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    European Heart Journal.2022; 43(39): 3826.     CrossRef
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    EP Europace.2022; 24(9): 1512.     CrossRef
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    Jason M. Samuels, Douglas M. Overbey, Krzysztof J. Wikiel, Teresa S. Jones, Thomas N. Robinson, Edward L. Jones
    Surgical Endoscopy.2021; 35(7): 3796.     CrossRef
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    Eun Young Kim
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