New scoring system to distinguish deep invasive submucosal and muscularis propria colorectal cancer during colonoscopy: a development and global multicenter external validation study (e-T2 Score)

Post written by Yohei Koyama, MD, PhD, from the Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, and the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tokyo Medical University Hospital, and Masayoshi Yamada, MD, PhD, from the Endoscopy Division and the Department of Genetic Medicine and Services, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. For this study, we aimed to …

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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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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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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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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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Comparative diagnostic performance of end-cutting fine-needle biopsy needles for EUS tissue sampling of solid pancreatic masses: a network meta-analysis

Post written by Antonio Facciorusso, PhD, from the Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, The Pancreas Institute, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy, and the Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Surgical and Medical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy. The development of EUS-guided fine-needle biopsy (FNB) needles has generated a great deal of interest …

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Editor’s Choice: Novel classification for adverse events in GI endoscopy: the AGREE classification

GIE Senior Associate Editor and incoming Editor-in-Chief Douglas G. Adler, MD, FASGE, highlights this article from the June issue: “Novel classification for adverse events in GI endoscopy: the AGREE classification” by Karlijn J. Nass, MD, et al. Several classification systems for evaluating and grading adverse events have been developed over the years, but none have received widespread …

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Correlation of the detection rate of upper GI cancer with artificial intelligence score: results from a multicenter trial (with video)

Post written by Shi Wang, MD, from the Department of Endoscopy, The Cancer Hospital of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Zhejiang Cancer Hospital), Institute of Basic Medicine and Cancer (IBMC), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hangzhou, China. The quality of EGD is a prerequisite for a high detection rate of upper GI lesions, especially …

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