Endoscopic management of magnet ingestion and its adverse events in children

Post written by Radhika Chavan, MD, DNB, from the Ansh Clinic, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. In this video case series, we report adverse events related to the prolonged retention of magnets and endoscopic management in children. Three children each ingested 2 magnets of different shapes and sizes with variable periods of ingestion. They presented with abdominal …

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Technical feasibility of salvage endoscopic submucosal dissection after chemoradiation for locally advanced rectal adenocarcinoma

Post written by Galen Leung, MD, from the Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. For this study, we wanted to evaluate the technical feasibility of salvage endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) after chemoradiation for locally advanced rectal adenocarcinoma in terms of rates of complete resection of residual tumor and safety profile. Emerging evidence …

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Endoscopic submucosal dissection with ductotomy for the resection of a gastric duplication cyst with a communicating duct

Post written by Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD, from the Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology and Endoscopy, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. A 40-year-old woman with persistent upper abdominal pain was found to have a 3-cm subepithelial lesion in the prepyloric area and was referred to our center. EUS showed an anechoic cyst in the …

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Pooled rates of adenoma detection by colonoscopy in asymptomatic average-risk individuals with positive fecal immunochemical test: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Post written by Babu P. Mohan, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Utah Health, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The focus of this study was to evaluate the pooled rates of adenoma detection in fecal immunochemical test (FIT)-positive colonoscopy. Current adenoma detection rate (ADR) thresholds in FIT-positive colonoscopy …

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Derivation and validation of Re.Co.De death score risk in patients with acute nonvariceal upper GI bleeding

Post written by Riccardo Marmo, MD, from the Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, “L. Curto” Hospital, Salerno, Italy, and Cristina Bucci, MD, PhD, from the Endoscopy Unit, AORN Santobono-Pausillipon Napoli, Naples, Italy. Despite the advances in managing acute upper GI bleeding, it remains a common emergency in clinical practice with a high mortality rate. Different clinical …

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Follow-up outcomes of mucosal defect closures after endoscopic resection using a helix tacking system and endoclips

Post written by Sonmoon Mohapatra, MD, and Norio Fukami, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, Arizona, USA. In this video, we describe the follow-up outcomes of 5 patients who underwent endoscopic resection (ER) and secure mucosal defect closure using the X-Tack endoscopic HeliX tacking system (Apollo Endosurgery, Austin, Tex, USA) …

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Efficacy and safety comparison of scissor-type knives with needle-type knives for colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection: a post-hoc propensity score–matched analysis (with videos)

Post written by Toshio Kuwai, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization Kure Medical Center and Chugoku Cancer Center, Kure, Japan. In this study, we primarily focused on the safety of colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) using a scissor-type knife in comparison to a needle-type knife. For more information, please visit our …

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A specimen collection technique to ensure that the resected specimen is safely retrieved after duodenal endoscopic submucosal dissection

Post written by Marie Kurebayashi, MD, from the Department of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, NTT Medical Center Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. This video describes the collection method for duodenal specimens resected by endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). With this method, we leave a thin bundle of about 1 mm of submucosal fibers for the linkage of the resected specimen …

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Reproducibility of the electronic chromoendoscopy PICaSSO score (Paddington International Virtual ChromoendoScopy ScOre) in ulcerative colitis using multiple endoscopic platforms: a prospective multicenter international study (with video)

Post written by Marietta Iacucci, PhD, from the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University of Birmingham, and NIHR Birmingham Biomedical Research Centre, University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, and IBD Unit, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, and Rosanna Cannatelli, MD, from the Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University …

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Comparison of 22-gauge standard and Franseen needles in EUS-guided tissue acquisition for diagnosing solid pancreatic lesions: a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Post written by Masahiro Itonaga, MD, and Masayuki Kitano, MD, PhD, from the Second Department of Internal Medicine, Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama, Japan. To the best of our knowledge, no large multicenter randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have compared EUS-guided tissue acquisition (EUS-TA) using standard needles and Franseen needles for the diagnosis of solid pancreatic lesions. …

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