Type VI choledochal cyst diagnosed on ERCP with direct cholangioscopy

Post written by Lawrence Ku, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA. This case highlights the diagnostic dilemma of differentiating between 2 types of choledochal cysts, type II versus type VI. Although rare, these choledochal cysts have significant malignant potential, ranging from 5 to 7.5%. Malignant transformation of type VI …

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Endoscopic transhepatic cholangiography with antegrade transanastomotic stent placement

Ryan Law, DO, from the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA, shares this case from the VideoGIE section, "Endoscopic transhepatic cholangiography with antegrade transanastomotic stent placement in a liver transplantation patient with Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy." Our case describes the endoscopic treatment of a hepaticojejunostomy stricture in an adult patient …

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Successful removal of intrahepatic bile duct stones

Syed Mujahid Hassan, FCPS and colleagues from the Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation, Civil Hospital Karachi, in Karachi, Pakistan present this video case "Successful removal of intrahepatic bile duct stones by using a combination of extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy and direct peroral cholangioscopy." This video demonstrates the successful removal of intrahepatic …

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