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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Magnetic compression anastomosis for treatment of biliary stricture after cholecystectomy

Post written by Dong Ki Lee, MD, PhD, from the Department of Internal Medicine, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. This video shows the process and the result of magnetic compression anastomosis (MCA) for treating a biliary stricture after cholecystectomy that could not be treated with conventional methods. A cholangiogram showed …

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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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Successful endoscopic full-thickness resection of an exophytic subepithelial lesion with double scope traction technique

Post written by Yuto Shimamura, MD, from Digestive Diseases Center, Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. Our video demonstrates a case of successful endoscopic resection of an exophytic subepithelial lesion in the stomach by applying a double scope traction technique. The creation of a mucosal opening followed by dissection of the lesion was performed …

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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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Jailbreaking a metal biliary stent through a duodenal stent

Post written by Nicholas M. McDonald, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. In our video manuscript, we describe a case of recurrent malignant biliary and duodenal obstruction that was caused by tumor ingrowth after prior coaxial biliary and metal stenting. The tumor ingrowth was treated with …

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Endoscopic submucosal dissection to treat squamous cell carcinoma in situ of the anal canal

Post written by Michael Lajin, MD, from SHARP HealthCare, San Diego, California, USA. The standard treatment for squamous cell anal cancer is chemoradiation treatment. A few case reports from Japan address resecting early squamous cell anal cancer by endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). We presented a case series of squamous carcinoma in situ of the anal canal …

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Differences in patient outcomes after outpatient GI endoscopy across settings: a statewide matched cohort study

Post written by Meng-Yun Lin, PhD, MPH, from the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Using the Massachusetts All-Payer Claims Database and Medicare data, our study compares patient outcomes of outpatient GI endoscopy …

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