Contributing factors to an outbreak of multidrug-resistant K pneumoniae

Post written by Arjan W. Rauwers, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Worldwide, an increasing number of duodenoscope-associated outbreaks are reported. The contributing factors to an outbreak are not well understood. We report on an investigation after the outbreak of a multidrug-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae (MRKP) …

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New methods of teaching the axis in ERCP: Can I write my name?

Post written by Ivo Boškoski, MD, PhD, from the Fondazione Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy, and IHU, Istitut de Chirurgie Guidée par l’Image, Strasbourg, France. This is a unique video case in which we used the Boškoski-Costamagna ERCP trainer, a duodenoscope and a specially designed pen, to write the word ERCP. This video shows to young …

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Managing large duodenal lipoma by duodenoscope

Yong  Pang, MD, and colleagues from the General Hospital of Chengdu Military Region of PLA in China report on this video case "Unroofing and grasp-and-snare techniques in the management of large duodenal lipoma by duodenoscope combined with double-channel endoscope." In this video, we describe a new combined method for endoscopic resection of large duodenal lipoma. …

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