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Il Ju CHOI, M.D., Ph.D. (adjunct professor)
Faculty Appointment
(title, department)
Professor,Department of Cancer Control and Population Health, NCC-GCSP
Area of Expertise
Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Work Experience
Instructor, Eulji University, School of Medicine
Staff physician, Center for Gastric Cancer, National Cancer Center
Senior Researcher, Gastric Cancer Branch, Research Institute, National Cancer Center
Educational Background
PhD, Seoul National Univ. College of Medicine [2001]
MS, Seoul National Univ. College of Medicine [1995]
MD, Seoul National Univ. College of Medicine [1990]
Research Interests (Please place in paragraph form)
Dr. Choi’s research focuses on clinical trials on gastric cancer prevention by Helicobacter pylori treatment, gastric cancer epidemiology, endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of gastric cancer. He is also interested in the gastric cancer secondary prevention by endoscopic screening.
International Collaboration
IARC [international agency for research on cancer] [2013-] Member, SWOG (2011–present)
2021 Eradication Rates of Clarithromycin Triple Therapy in Korea: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis: . :~ ()

2021 SCI-E Prediction model for curative endoscopic submucosal dissection of undifferentiated-type early gastric cancer: SURGICAL ENDOSCOPY AND OTHER INTERVENTIONAL TECHNIQUES. Online:Published (3.149)

2021 SCI-E Ten-day bismuth-containing quadruple therapy versus 7-day proton pump inhibitor-clarithromycin containing triple therapy as first-line empirical therapy for the Helicobacter pylori infection in Korea: a randomized open-label trial: BMC GASTROENTEROLOGY. 21(1):95~ (2.489)

2021 기타 A 10- or 14-day Bismuth-containing Quadruple Therapy as a First-line Helicobacter pylori Eradication Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis: The Korean Journal of Helicobacter and Upper Gastrointestinal Research. Online:Published (0)

2021 기타 Salvage Regimens after Failure of Previous Helicobacter pylori Eradication Therapy: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis: The Korean Journal of Helicobacter and Upper Gastrointestinal Research. Online:Published (0)

2021 SCI-E Evidence-Based Guidelines for the Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Korea 2020: GUT AND LIVER. 15(2):168~195 (3.141)

2021 SCI-E Upregulation of LAMB1 via ERK/c-Jun Axis Promotes Gastric Cancer Growth and Motility: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR SCIENCES. 22(2):626~ (4.556)

2021 SCI-E Risk factors of lymph node metastasis after non-curative endoscopic resection of undifferentiated-type early gastric cancer: GASTRIC CANCER. 24(1):168~178 (7.088)

2020 SCI-E Effect of Helicobacter pylori treatment on the long-term mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes: KOREAN JOURNAL OF INTERNAL MEDICINE. Online:Published (2.751)

2020 SCI-E Comparison between endoscopic submucosal resection and surgery for the curative resection of undifferentiated?type early gastric cancer within expanded indications: a nationwide multi?center study: GASTRIC CANCER. Online:Published (7.088)

2020 기타 Evidence-based Guidelines for the Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Korea: 2020 Revised Edition The Korean Journal of Helicobacter and Upper Gastrointestinal Research. Online:Published (0)

2020 SCI-E Alterations in gastric microbial communities are associated with risk of gastric cancer in a Korean population: a case-control study: CANCERS. 12(9):2619~ (6.126)

2020 SCI-E TNF genetic polymorphism (rs1799964) may modify the effect of the dietary inflammatory index on gastric cancer in a case-control study: SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. 10(1):14590~ (3.998)

2020 SCI-E Clinical outcomes of endoscopic resection for undifferentiated intramucosal early gastric cancer larger than 2 cm: GASTRIC CANCER. Online:Published (7.088)

2020 SCI-E A Summary of the 2020 Gastric Cancer Summit at Stanford University.: GASTROENTEROLOGY. 159(4):1221~1226 (17.373)

2020 SCI-E Non-exposure Simple Suturing Endoscopic Full-thickness Resection with Sentinel Basin Dissection in Patients with Early Gastric Cancer : the SENORITA 3 Pilot Study: JOURNAL OF GASTRIC CANCER. 20(3):245~255 (1.989)

2020 SCI-E Evaluation of Submucosal or Lymphovascular Invasion Detection Rates in Early Gastric Cancer Based on Pathology Section Interval: JOURNAL OF GASTRIC CANCER. 20(2):165~175 (1.989)

2020 SCI-E Family History of Gastric Cancer and Helicobacter pylori Treatment (letter): NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. 382(22):2170~2172 (74.699)

2020 SCI-E Dietary patterns and gastric cancer risk in a Korean population: a case-control study: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF NUTRITION. Online:Published (4.664)

2020 SCI-E Identification of Dietary Pattern Networks Associated with Gastric Cancer Using Gaussian Graphical Models: A Case-Control Study: CANCERS. 12(4):1044~ (6.126)

2020 SCI-E Clinicopathologic Features of Submucosal Papillary Gastric Cancer Differ from Those of Other Differentiated-Type Histologies: GUT AND LIVER. Online:Published (3.141)

2020 SCI-E Comparison of the performance of risk scoring systems for tumor bleeding in patients with inoperable gastric cancer: ENDOSCOPY. Online:Published (7.341)

2020 SCI-E Family History of Gastric Cancer and Helicobacter pylori Treatment: NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. 382(5):427~436 (74.699)

2019 SCI The Suggestion of Revised Criteria for Endoscopic Resection of Differentiated-Type Submucosal Gastric Cancer.: Ann Surg Oncol. Online:Published (3.681)

2019 SCI Association between the relative abundance of gastric microbiota and the risk of gastric cancer: a case-control study: SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. Online:Published (4.011)

2019 SCI-E Ten-Day Concomitant, 10-Day Sequential, and 7-Day Triple Therapy as First-Line Treatment for Helicobacter pylori Infection: A Nationwide Randomized Trial in Korea: Gut and Liver. 13(5):531~540 (2.968)

2019 SCI Online registry for nationwide database of Helicobacter pylori eradication in Korea: Correlation of antibiotic use density with eradication success: Helicobacter. 24(5):e12646~e12646 (3.352)

2019 SCI-E Effect of Helicobacter pylori Treatment on Long-term Mortality in Patients with Hypertension: GUT AND LIVER. Online:Published (2.968)

2018 SCI Effect of gastrectomy on blood pressure in early gastric cancer survivors with hypertension: SUPPORTIVE CARE IN CANCER. 27(6):2237~2245 (2.676)

2018 SCI-E Genome-wide Association of Genetic Variation in the PSCA Gene with Gastric Cancer Susceptibility in a Korean Population: CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT. 51(2):748~757 (3.23)

2018 SCI-E The distribution pattern of metastatic lymph nodes after non-curative endoscopic resection in early gastric cancer: JOURNAL OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY. 118(8):1257~1263 (2.886)

2018 SCI Association between dietary cadmium intake and early gastric cancer risk in a Korean population: a case-control study: European Journal of Nutrition. Online:Published (4.423)

2018 SCI Body mass index and mortality in patients with gastric cancer: a large cohort study.: Gastric Cancer. 21(6):913~924 (5.045)

2018 SCI Physical Activity and Gastric Cancer Risk in Patients with and without Helicobacter pylori Infection in A Korean Population: A Hospital-Based Case-Control Study: CANCERS. 10(10):1~1 (5.326)

2018 SCI-E Dietary carotenoids intake and the risk of gastric cancer: a case-control study in Korea: Nutrients. 10(8):e1031~e1031 (4.196)

2018 SCI Genome-wide profiling of normal gastric mucosa identifies Helicobacter pylori- and cancer-associated DNA methylome changes: International Journal of Cancer. 143(3):597~609 (7.36)

2018 SCI-E Long-Term Clinical Outcomes of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in Patients with Early Gastric Cancer: A Prospective Multicenter Cohort Study: Gut and Liver. 12(4):402~410 (2.849)

2018 SCI Helicobacter pylori and Preventin of Gastric Cancer: THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. 378(23):2244~2245 (79.26)

2018 SCI-E Prevalence and Implications of Bone Marrow Involvement in Patients with Gastric Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma: Gut and Liver. 12(3):278~287 (2.849)

2018 SCI Helicobacter pylori Therapy for the Prevention of Metachronous Gastric Cancer: THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE. 378(12):1085~1095 (79.26)

2018 SCI Dietary n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, the FADS gene, and the risk of gastric cancer in a Korean population: Scientific reports. 8(1):3823~3823 (4.122)

2018 SCI-E Effect of total number of harvested lymph nodes on survival outcomes after curative resection for gastric adenocarcinoma: findings from an eastern high-volume gastric cancer center: BMC CANCER. 18(1):73~73 (3.288)

2018 SCI Three-year interval for endoscopic screening may reduce the mortality in patients with gastric cancer: Surgical endoscopy. 33(3):861~869 (3.117)

2017 SCI Non-exposure simple suturing endoscopic full-thickness resection (NESS-EFTR) versus laparoscopic wedge resection: a randomized controlled trial in a porcine model: Surgical endoscopy. 32(5):2274~2280 (3.747)

2017 SCI Serial intermediate-term quality of life comparison after endoscopic submucosal dissection versus surgery in early gastric cancer patients.: Surgical Endoscopy. 32(4):2114~2122 (3.747)

2017 SCI Factors to improve the interobserver agreement for gastric atrophy and intestinal metaplasia: consensus of definition and criteria: Histopathology. 72(5):838~845 (3.523)

2017 SCI-E Recovery of Food Intake after Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer: Based on a Large-Scale Gastric Cancer Cohort: Digestive Surgery. 35(3):220~229 (1.644)

2017 SCI Effect of biopsy site on detection of gastric cancer high-risk groups by OLGA and OLGIM stages: Helicobacter. 22(6):1~1 (3.429)

2017 SCI Concomitant, sequential, and 7-day triple therapy in first-line treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection in Korea: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.: Trials. 18(1):549~549 (1.969)

2017 SCI-E Dietary inflammatory index and the risk of gastric cancer in a Korean population: Oncotarget. 8:85452~85462 (5.168)

2017 SCI-E Effects of soy product intake and interleukin genetic polymorphisms on early gastric cancer risk in Korea: a case-control study: Cancer Research and Treatment. 49(4):1044~1056 (3.772)

2017 SCI-E Alpha-fetoprotein is a significant prognostic factor for gastric cancer:Results from a propensity score matching analysis after curative resection: European Journal of Surgical Oncology. 43(8):1542~1549 (3.522)

2017 SCI-E Is the Reinitiation of Antiplatelet Agents Safe at 1 Week after Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection? Assessment of Bleeding Risk Using the Forrest Classification: Gut and Liver. 11(4):489~496 (2.663)

2017 SCI-E Botulinum Toxin Injection for the Treatment of Delayed Gastric Emptying Following Pylorus-Preserving Gastrectomy: an Initial Experience: Journal of Gastric Cancer. 17(2):173~179 (0)

2017 SCI-E Effect of a Proton Pump Inhibitor on Tumor Bleeding Prevention in Unresectable Gastric Cancer Patients: a Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial: Journal of Gastric Cancer. 17(2):120~131 (0)

2017 SCI Effectiveness of the Korean National Cancer Screening Program in Reducing Gastric Cancer Mortality: Gastroenterology. 152(6):1319~1328 (18.392)

2017 SCI Effect of abdominal visceral fat on the development of new erosive oesophagitis: a prospective cohort study.: European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology.. 29(4):388~395 (1.968)

2017 SCI-E The Effect of Endoscopic Resection on Short-Term Surgical Outcomes in Patients with Additional Laparoscopic Gastrectomy after Non-Curative Resection for Gastric Cancer: Journal of Gastric Cancer. 17(1):33~42 (0)

2016 SCI-E Effects of alcohol consumption, ALDH2 rs 671 polymorphism, and Helicobacter pylori infection on the gastric cancer risk in a Korean population: Oncotarget. 8(4):6630~6641 (5.008)

2016 SCI-E Quality of Life after Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Early Gastric Cancer: a Prospective Multicenter Cohort Study.: Gut and Liver. 11(1):87~92 (2)

2016 SCI Survival benefit of additional surgery after non-curative endoscopic resection in patients with early gastric cancer.: Gastrointest Endosc. 85(1):155~163 (6.217)

2016 SCI-E Different effects of dietary factors on reflux esophagitis and non-erosive reflux disease in 11,690 Korean subjects: Journal of Gastroenterology. Online:Published (4.414)

2016 SCI Variations in TAS1R taste receptor gene family modify food intake and gastric cancer risk in a Korean population: Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 60(11):2433~2445 (4.551)

2016 SCI-E Practical intraoperative pathologic evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes during sentinel node navigation surgery in gastric cancer patients e Proposal of the pathologic protocol for the upcoming SENORITA trial: Surgical Oncology. 25(3):139 ~146 (3.514)

2016 SCI-E Short-Term Outcomes of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in Patients with Early Gastric Cancer: A Prospective Multicenter Cohort Study.: Gut and Liver. 10(5):739~748 (2)

2016 SCI-E Effect of dietary vitamin C on gastric cancer risk in the Korean population: World Journal of Gastroenterology. 22(27):6257~6267 (2.787)

2016 SCI Different survival outcomes after curative R0-resection for Eastern Asian and European gastric cancer: Results from a propensity score matched analysis comparing a Korean and a German specialized center: Medicine (Baltimore). 95(28):e4261~e4261 (2.133)

2016 SCI Genetic Variation in the TAS2R38 Bitter Taste Receptor and Gastric Cancer Risk in Koreans: Scientific reports. 6:26904~26904 (5.228)

2016 기타 Discrepancy between Clinical and Final Pathological Evaluation Findings in Early Gastric Cancer Patients Treated with Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection: Journal of Gastric Cancer. 16:34~42 ()

2016 SCI Dietary folate, one-carbon metabolism-related genes, and gastric cancer risk in Korea: Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 60(2):337~345 (4.551)

2016 SCI-E Therapeutic Decision-Making Using Endoscopic Ultrasonography in Endoscopic Treatment of Early Gastric Cancer.: Gut and Liver. 10(1):42~50 (2)

2015 SCI-E Lymph node metastasis risk according to the depth of invasion in early gastric cancers confined to the mucosal layer.: Gastric Cancer. 19(3):860~868 (3.719)

2015 SCI-E Long-term Low-dose Aspirin use Reduces Gastric Cancer Incidence: A Nationwide Cohort Study.: Cancer Research and Treatment. 48(2):798~805 (3.318)

2015 SCI-E A phase II study of perioperative S-1 combined with weekly docetaxel in patients with locally advanced gastric carcinoma: clinical outcomes and clinicopathological and pharmacogenetic predictors for survival.: Gastric Cancer. 19(2):586~596 (3.719)

2015 SCI External Validation of an Eastern Asian Nomogram for Survival Prediction After Gastric Cancer Surgery in a European Patient Cohort: Medicine. 94:e2406~e2406 (5.723)

2015 기타 Historical Perspective of Helicobacter pylori Treatment in Korea: The Korean Journal of Helicobacter and Upper Gastrointestinal Research. 15(4):211~221 (0)

2015 SCI Nonexposure endolaparoscopic full-thickness resection with simple suturing technique: Endoscopy. 47(12):1171~1174 (5.104)

2015 SCI-E Effect of Helicobacter pylori Eradication on Long-Term Survival After Distal Gastrectomy for Gastric Cancer.: Cancer Research and Treatment. Online:Published (3.318)

2015 SCI Risk Factors for Tuberculosis in Patients with Early Gastric Cancer: Is Gastrectomy a Significant Risk Factor for Tuberculosis?: Chest. 148(3):774~783 (7.483)

2015 SCI Postgastrectomy pharmacokinetic changes of S-1 in patients with localized advanced gastric cancer.: The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 55(8):926~935 (2.475)

2015 SCI Targeting Notch signaling by gamma-secretase inhibitor I enhances the cytotoxic effect of 5-FU in gastric cancer: Clinical & experimental metastasis. 32:593~603 (3.491)

2015 SCI-E Prediction Model for Gastric Cancer Incidence in Korean Population: PloS one [electronic resource]. 10(7):0132613~0132613 (3.234)

2015 SCI Robot-Assisted Gastrectomy for Early Gastric Cancer: Is It Beneficial in Viscerally Obese Patients Compared to Laparoscopic Gastrectomy?: World journal of surgery. 39(7):1789~1797 (2.642)

2015 SCI Risk of Lymph Node Metastasis in Differentiated Type Mucosal Early Gastric Cancer Mixed with Minor Undifferentiated Type Histology: Annals of surgical oncology. 22(6):1813~1819 (3.93)

2015 SCI Optimal submucosal invasion of early gastric cancer for endoscopic resection.: Annals of surgical oncology. 22(6):1806~1812 (3.93)

2015 SCI-E Individual having a parent with early-onset gastric cancer may need screening at younger age: World journal of gastroenterology. 21(15):4592~4598 (2.369)

2015 SCI Long-term survival after endoscopic resection versus surgery in early gastric cancers.: Endoscopy. 47(4):293~301 (5.104)

2015 SCI-E The Effect of Abdominal Visceral Fat, Circulating Inflammatory Cytokines, and Leptin Levels on Reflux Esophagitis: Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility. 21(2):247~254 (2.296)

2015 기타 Endoscopic management of tumor bleeding from inoperable gastric cancer.: Clinical endoscopy. 48(2):121~127 (0)

2015 SCI-E Cost Comparison between Surgical Treatments and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection in Patients with Early Gastric Cancer in Korea: Gut and liver. 9(2):174~180 (1.81)

2015 SCI Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ upregulates galectin-9 and predicts prognosis in intestinal-type gastric cancer.: International journal of cancer. 136(4):810~820 (5.085)

2015 SCI Effect of endoscopy screening on stage at gastric cancer diagnosis: results of the National Cancer Screening Programme in Korea: British journal of cancer. 112(3):608~612 (4.836)

2015 SCI Long-term outcome comparison of endoscopic resection and surgery in early gastric cancer meeting the absolute indication for endoscopic resection: Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 81(2):333~341 (5.369)

2015 SCI-E Improvement of diabetes and hypertension after gastrectomy: A nationwide cohort study: World journal of gastroenterology. 21(4):1173~1181 (2.369)

2015 SCI-E Biopathologic features and clinical significance of micrometatasis in the lymph node of early gastric cancer: World journal of gastroenterology : WJG.. 21(2):667~674 (2.369)

2014 기타 Lymph Node Metastases in Esophageal Carcinoma: An Endoscopist's View: Clinical endoscopy. 47(6):523~529 (0)

2014 기타 Stricture occurring after endoscopic submucosal dissection for esophageal and gastric tumors: Clinical endoscopy. 47(6):516~522 (0)

2014 기타 Endoscopic gastric cancer screening and surveillance in high-risk groups: Clinical endoscopy. 47(6):497~503 (0)

2014 SCI-E Dietary Flavonoids and Gastric Cancer Risk in a Korean Population: Nutrients. 6(11):4961~4973 (3.148)

2014 SCI Ablation of galectin-3 induces p27(KIP1)-dependent premature senescence without oncogenic stress: Cell death and differentiation. 21(11):1769~1779 (8.385)

2014 기타 International Digestive Endoscopy Network 2014: Turnpike to the Future: Clinical endoscopy. 47(5):371~382 (0)

2014 SCI Characteristics of gastric cancer according to Helicobacter pylori infection status: Journal of gastroenterology and hepatology. 29(9):1671~1677 (3.627)

2014 기타 Highlights from the 50th seminar of the korean society of gastrointestinal endoscopy: Clinical endoscopy. 47(4):285~294 (0)

2014 SCI The association between Helicobacter pylori status and incidence of metachronous gastric cancer after endoscopic resection of early gastric cancer: Helicobacter. 19(3):194~201 (2.993)

2014 SCI Unique patterns and proper management of postgastrectomy bleeding in patients with gastric cancer: Surgery. 155(6):1023~1029 (3.105)

2014 SCI-E Up-regulation of neogenin-1 increases cell proliferation and motility in gastric cancer: Oncotarget. 5(10):3386~3398 (6.627)

2014 SCI OLGA and OLGIM stage distribution according to age and Helicobacter pylori status in the Korean population.: Helicobacter. 19(2):81~89 (2.993)

2014 SCI Proposal of the Surgical Options for Primary Tumor Control During Sentinel Node Navigation Surgery Based on the Discrepancy Between Preoperative and Postoperative Early Gastric Cancer Diagnoses.: Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21(4):1123~1129 (3.943)

2014 SCI Long-term metformin use reduces gastric cancer risk in type 2 diabetics without insulin treatment: a nationwide cohort study.: Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 39(8):854~863 (5.478)

2014 SCI Genomic profile analysis of diffuse-type gastric cancers: Genome Biology. 15(4):R55~R55 (10.465)

2014 기타 Endoscopic removal of a migrated coil after embolization of a splenic pseudoaneurysm: a case report: Clinical endoscopy. 47(2):183~187 (0)

2014 SCI Prognostic Impact of Microscopic Tumor Involved Resection Margin in Advanced Gastric Cancer Patients after Gastric Resection: World Journal of Surgery. 38(2):439~446 (2.348)

2014 기타 Interobserver agreement in using magnifying narrow band imaging system: Clinical endoscopy. 47(1):1~2 (0)

2014 SCI-E MicroRNA 135a suppresses lymph node metastasis through down-regulation of ROCK1 in early gastric cancer: PLoS One. 9(1):e85205~e85205 (3.534)

2014 SCI Outcomes of second self-expandable metallic stent insertion for malignant gastric outlet obstruction: Surgical Endoscopy. 28(1):281~288 (3.313)

2014 SCI Clinical significance of intraperitoneal air on computed tomography scan after endoscopic submucosal dissection in patients with gastric neoplasms: Surgical Endoscopy. 28(1):307~313 (3.313)

2014 SCI-E Current evidence of effects of Helicobacter pylori eradication on prevention of gastric cancer: The Korean journal of internal medicine. 28(5):525~537 (0)

2013 SCI-E Effects of Polymorphisms of Innate Immunity Genes and Environmental Factors on the Risk of Noncardia Gastric Cancer: Cancer Research and Treatment. 45(4):313~324 (1.962)

2013 SCI Staging of intestinal- and diffuse-type gastric cancers with the OLGA and OLGIM staging systems: Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 38(10):1292~1302 (4.548)

2013 SCI-E Upregulation of adenylate cyclase 3 (ADCY3) increases the tumorigenic potential of cells by activating the CREB pathway: Oncotarget. 4(10):1791~1803 (6.636)

2013 SCI Association of smoking history with cancer recurrence and survival in stage III-IV male gastric cancer patients.: Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prevention. 22(10):1805~1812 (4.559)

2013 SCI Commentary: H. pylori eradication therapy after subtotal gastrectomy for gastric cancer - can the qualitative be quantified? Authors' reply: Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 38(8):991~991 (4.548)

2013 SCI Outcome of endoscopic therapy for cancer bleeding in patients with unresectable gastric cancer.: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 28(9):1489~1495 (3.325)

2013 SCI Randomised clinical trial: the effects of Helicobacter pylori eradication on glandular atrophy and intestinal metaplasia after subtotal gastrectomy for gastric cancer: Alimentary pharmacology and therapeutics. 38(5):477~489 (4.548)

2013 SCI The risk factors for lymph node metastasis in early gastric cancer patients who underwent endoscopic resection: is the minimal lymph node dissection applicable? A retrospective study: Surgical Endoscopy. 27:3247~3253 (3.427)

2013 SCI Recapitulation of previous genome-wide association studies with two distinct pathophysiological entities of gastric cancer in the Korean population: Journal of human genetics. 58(4):233~235 (2.365)

2013 기타 Are there great savings with rapid urease test by one-plus-one?: Clinical endoscopy. 45(4):341~342 (0)

2012 SCI Argon plasma coagulation is safe and effective for treating smaller gastric lesions with low-grade dysplasia: a comparison with endoscopic submucosal dissection.: Surgical Endoscopy. 27(4):1211~1218 (3.427)

2012 SCI Phase 3 Trial of Postoperative Chemotherapy Alone Versus Chemoradiation Therapy in Stage III-IV Gastric Cancer Treated With R0 Gastrectomy and D2 Lymph Node Dissection.: International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.. 84:e585~e592 (4.105)

2012 SCI-E Performance of Different Gastric Cancer Screening Methods in Korea: A Population-Based Study: PLOS ONE. 7(11):e50041~e50041 (4.092)

2012 SCI Acceleration of Gastric Tumorigenesis Through MKRN1-Mediated Posttranslational Regulation of p14ARF: journal of the national cancer institute. 104:1660~1672 (13.757)

2012 SCI Differential gene expression pattern in early gastric cancer by an integrative systematic approach: International Journal of Oncology. 41(5):1675~1682 (2.399)

2012 SCI Association of the interval between endoscopies with gastric cancer stage at diagnosis in a region of high prevalence: Cancer. 118(20):4953~4960 (4.771)

2012 기타 Association Study between Folate Pathway Gene Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Gastric Cancer in Koreans: Genomics & Informatics. 10(3):184~193 (0)

2012 SCI The influence of hospital volume and surgical treatment delay on long-term survival after cancer surgery: Annals of Oncology. 23(10):2731~2737 (6.425)

2012 SCI Effect of chemotherapy on the outcome of self-expandable metallic stents in gastric cancer patients with malignant outlet obstruction.: Endoscopy. 44(9):807~812 (5.21)

2012 SCI Reply to K. Hemminki et al and V. Formica et al: Journal of Clinical Oncology. 30(25):3152~3153 (18.372)

2012 기타 Upper Endoscopy in International Digestive Endoscopy Network 2012: Towards Upper End of Quality.: Clinical endoscopy. 45(3):217~219 (0)

2012 SCI Overexpression of IFITM1 Has Clinicopathologic Effects on Gastric Cancer and Is Regulated by an Epigenetic Mechanism: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PATHOLOGY. 181(1):43~52 (4.89)

2012 기타 Gastric Preparation for Upper Endoscopy: Clinical endoscopy.. 45(2):113~114 (0)

2012 기타 Preoperative plasma fibrinogen level is a useful predictor of adjacent organ involvement in patients with advanced gastric cancer: Journal of Gastric Cancer. 12(2):81~87 (0)

2012 SCI Robot-assisted total gastrectomy is comparable with laparoscopically assisted total gastrectomy for early gastric cancer: Surgical endoscopy and other interventional techniques. 26(5):1377~1381 (4.013)

2012 SCI Association of Family History With Cancer Recurrence and survival in Patients With Gastric Cancer: Journal of Clinical Oncology. 30(7):701~708 (18.372)

2012 SCI Survival analysis of gastric cancer patients with tumor thrombus in the portal vein.: Journal of Surgical Oncology. 105(3):310~315 (2.1)

2012 SCI Aspirin use and bleeding risk after endoscopic submucosal dissection in patients with gastric neoplasms.: Endoscopy. 44(2):114~121 (5.21)

2012 SCI-E Effects of Interleukin-10 Polymorphisms, Helicobacter pylori Infection, and Smoking on the Risk of Noncardia Gastric Cancer: PLoS ONE. 7(1):e29643~e29643 (4.092)

2012 SCI Prostate Stem Cell Antigen, a Presumable Organ-Dependent Tumor Suppressor Gene, Is Down-Regulated in Gallbladder Carcinogenesis: Genes, Chromosomes & Cancer. 51(1):30~41 (3.306)

2012 SCI Is the New Seventh AJCC/UICC Staging System Appropriate for Patients with Gastric Cancer?: Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 214(1):88~96 (4.549)

2011 SCI The lymphangiogenic factor SOX 18: A key indicator to stage gastric tumor progression.: International journal of cancer.. 131(1):41~48 (5.444)

2011 SCI Pretreatment risk factors for multiple gastric cancer and missed lesions: Journal of Surgical Oncology. 105(8):813~817 (2.1)

2011 SCI-E Comparison of surgical performance and short-term clinical outcomes between laparoscopic and robotic surgery in distal gastric cancer.: European journal of surgical oncology. 38(1):57~63 (2.499)

2011 SCI TOFSIMS-P: A Web-Based Platform for Analysis of Large-Scale TOF-SIMS Data: analytical chemistry. 83:9298~9305 (5.874)

2011 SCI Galectin-3 germline variant at position 191 enhances nuclear accumulation and activation of β-catenin in gastric cancer: Clinical Experimental Metastasis. 28:743~750 (4.113)

2011 SCI-E miRNA signature associated with outcome of gastric cancer patients following chemotherapy.: BMC Medical Genomics.. 4(1):e79~e79 (3.766)

2011 SCI Is the sentinel node biopsy clinically applicable for limited lymphadenectomy and modified gastric resection in gastric cancer? A meta-analysis of feasibility studies.: Journal of Surgical Oncology. 104(6):578~584 (2.428)

2011 SCI-E Galectin-3 Facilitates Cell Motility in Gastric Cancer by Up-Regulating Protease-Activated Receptor-1(PAR-1) and Matrix Metalloproteinase-1(MMP-1).: PLoS One. 6(9):e25103~e25103 (4.411)

2011 SCI Performance of gastric cancer screening by endoscopy testing through the National Cancer Screening Program of Korea: Cancer Science. 102:1559~1564 (3.846)

2011 SCI Helicobacter pylori infection and histological changes in siblings of young gastric cancer patients: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 26:1157~1163 (2.41)

2011 SCI-E Distinctions in gastric cancer gene expression signatures derived from laser capture microdissection versus histologic macrodissection.: BMC Medical Genomics. Online:Published (3.766)

2011 SCI Risk of high-grade dysplasia or carcinoma in gastric biopsy-proven low-grade dysplasia: an analysis using the Vienna classification.: Endoscopy. 43(6):465~471 (6.096)

2011 SCI Self-expandable metallic stent placement for malignant obstruction in patients with locally recurrent gastric cancer: Surgical Endoscoy. 25:1505~1513 (3.436)

2011 SCI Phase II study of a triplet regimen of S-1 combined with irinotecan and oxaliplatin in patients with metastatic gastric cancer: clinical and pharmacogenetic results.: Ann Oncol. 22(4):890~896 (6.452)

2011 SCI CYP2A6 and ERCC1 polymorphisms correlate with efficacy of S-1 plus cisplatin in metastatic gastric cancer patients.: British Journal of Cancer.. 104(7):1126~1134 (4.831)

2011 SCI A Functional Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Mucin 1, at Chromosome 1q22, Determines Susceptibility to Diffuse-Type Gastric Cancer: Gastroenterology. 140(3):892~902 (12.032)

2011 SCI-E A gene expression signature of acquired chemoresistance to Cisplatin and Fluorouracil combination chemotherapy in gastric cancer patients.: PLOS ONE. 6(2):e16694~e16694 (4.411)

2011 SCI Oncologic Effectiveness of Regular Follow-up to Detect Recurrence After Curative Resection of Gastric Cancer: Annals of Surgical Oncology. 18(2):358~364 (4.182)

2010 SCI-E Helicobacter pylori Seropositivity is Associated with Gastric Cancer Regardless of Tumor Subtype in Korea: Gut and Liver. 4:466~474 (0.167)

2010 SCI Abdominal Visceral Adipose Tissue Volume Is Associated With Increased Risk of Erosive Esophagitis in Men and Women.: Gastroenterology. 139(6):1902~1911 (12.899)

2010 SCI Risk Factors Associated with Gastric Cancer in Patients with a Duodenal Ulcer: Helicobacter. 15(6):516~523 (2.851)

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2004 SCI Incresed Expression of Metallothinonein Is Associated with Irinotecan Resistance in Gastric Cancer: Cancer Res. 64:4703~4706 (8.649)

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2003 SCI Effect of inhibition of extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1 and 2 pathway on apoptosis and bcl-2 expression in Helicobacter pylori-infected AGS cells: Infect Immun. 71:830~837 (4.212)

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2002 SCI Effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication on duodenal ulcer scar in patients with no clinical history of duodenal ulcer.: Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 16:275~280 ()

2002 SCI Efficacy of low-dose clarithromycin triple therapy and tinidazole-containing triple therapy for Helicobacter pylori eradication.: Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 16:145~151 ()

2000 SCI Prediction of the Clinical Course of Behcet's Colitis According to Macroscopic Classfication by Colonoscopy: Endoscopy. 32:635~640 ()

2000 SCI Long-Term Clinical Course and Prognostic Factors in Intestinal Behcet's Disease.: Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. 43:692~700 ()

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