The interventional direct peroral cholangioscopy toolbox for endoscopic snare resection of a high-grade biliary intraductal neoplasia

Post written by Jerry Yung-Lun Chin, MBBS, FRACP, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA, and the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Waikato Hospital, Te Whatu Ora, Hamilton, New Zealand. Direct peroral cholangioscopy (DPOC) is a valuable diagnostic and therapeutic tool for various biliary disorders. It also is economically favorable compared …

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Access balloon catheter for direct peroral cholangioscopy

Yun Nah Lee, MD, and colleagues from the Digestive Disease Center and Research Institute, Department of Internal Medicine, SoonChunHyang University School of Medicine, in Bucheon and Seoul, Korea discuss this New Methods article "A newly modified access balloon catheter for direct peroral cholangioscopy by using an ultraslim upper endoscope (with videos)." Direct peroral cholangioscopy (POC) …

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