Effectiveness of clip-and-thread traction-assisted duodenal endoscopic submucosal dissection: a propensity score–matched study (with video)

Post written by Tomoaki Tashima, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Saitama, Japan. The indications for endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) in superficial nonampullary duodenal epithelial tumors (SNADETs) remain controversial because the procedure is technically challenging. The aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of duodenal traction-assisted …

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Usefulness and safety of a scissors-type knife in ESD for non-ampullary duodenal epithelial tumors

Post written by Toshio Kuwai, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization, Kure Medical Center and Chugoku Cancer Center, Kure, Japan. In this study, we describe 2 cases of duodenal endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD)  using a scissors-type knife, Stag Beetle (SB) Knife Junior (Jr) (Sumitomo Bakelite Co., Tokyo, Japan). Our first case …

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