Quit screwing around: magnetic retrieval of an appendiceal foreign body

Post written by Jad P. AbiMansour, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA. This video case is about a 65-year-old carpenter who had a CT scan performed for back pain and was incidentally found to have a metallic screw retained in his appendix. The surgical team referred the patient …

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Endoscopic transcecal appendectomy under laparoscopic single-port assistance

Post written by Takashi Muramoto, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, NTT Medical Center Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. We presented endoscopic transcecal appendectomy under laparoscopic single-port assistance for a flat-elevated tumor completely covering the appendiceal orifice in the video. The lesion was a flat-elevated tumor completely covering the appendiceal orifice, measuring 15 mm in …

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An organ-sparing approach: endoscopic submucosal hydrodissection followed by appendectomy to remove giant synchronous adenomas in a patient with prior left hemicolectomy

Post written by Felipe Ramos-Zabala, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, HM Montepríncipe University Hospital, HM Hospitales Group, Boadilla del Monte, and the Department of Clinical Sciences. School of Medicine, University of CEU San Pablo, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain. In this video case report, we present a patient  who had a previous left …

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