Lumen-apposing metal stent use to maintain a surgical anastomosis

Post written by Mohammed Barawi, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Interventional Endoscopy, Ascension St John Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. In this video, we show the use of a lumen-opposing metal stent (AXIO stent) to maintain a stenosing gastroenterostomy in a patient with superior mesenteric artery syndrome. This video is meant to show one of …

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Over-the-scope clip for post-esophagectomy fistula

Brian S. Lim, MD, MCR from Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center at the University of California Riverside School of Medicine presents this video case titled "Over-the-scope clip for closure of persistent post-esophagectomy gastric conduit fistula." A 69-year-old man had an Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma. On postoperative day 6, the patient developed severe chest pain; CT …

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