Performance of a novel esophageal stent with an antireflux valve

Post written by Kulwinder S. Dua, MD, FASGE, FACP, FRCP, from the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a new self-expanding metal esophageal stent (SEMS) with an anti-reflux valve in relieving dysphagia symptoms …

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Quality assurance of computer-aided detection and diagnosis in colonoscopy

Post written by Daniela Guerrero Vinsard, MD, and Yuichi Mori, MD, PhD, from the Showa University International Center for Endoscopy and Digestive Disease Center, Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Yokohama, Japan, and the Division of Internal Medicine, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA. Artificial Intelligence (AI) in gastrointestinal endoscopy entails the construction of …

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GIE Reviewer Tips

Timo Rath, MD, from the Ludwig Demling Endoscopy Center of Excellence, University Hospital Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany offers advice to new reviewers after participating in GIE's Reviewer Mentorship Program. Reviewing is an important part of my clinical and scientific endoscopic activities that I would not want to miss. Reviewing cutting-edge papers definitely improves my daily endoscopy …

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GIE Reviewer Tips

Georgios Mavrogenis, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Mediterraneo Hospital, Athens, Greece, offers advice to new reviewers after participating in GIE's Reviewer Mentorship Program. Giving feedback to a mentee can be difficult. How do you inspire young reviewers to do a good job?  I encourage them to detect the weaknesses and the strong points of …

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Usefulness and safety of colorectal precutting EMR and hybrid ESD for sessile serrated polyps

Post written by Yuzuru Tamaru, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization, Kure Medical Center and Chugoku Cancer Center, Kure, Japan. In this report, we present 2 cases of precutting endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)/hybrid endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) with a circumferential incision and partial dissection followed by snare resection via SOUTEN. We also …

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Outcomes of ER and metachronous cancer after ER for adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction

Post written by Seiichiro Abe, MD, PhD, from the Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. Endoscopic resection (ER) is a minimally invasive treatment option for superficial adenocarcinoma (EA). We recently demonstrated that lymphovascular involvement, a poorly differentiated histology, and lesion size were independent risk factors for metastasis in patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma. Patients …

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Endoscopist biopsy rate as a quality indicator for outpatient gastroscopy

Post written by Wladyslaw Januszewicz, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterological Oncology, The Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Centre and Institute of Oncology, and the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Clinical Oncology, Medical Centre for Postgraduate Education, Warsaw, Poland, and the MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom. The focus of our study was …

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