Biliary reintervention with inversion technique in the duodenum with short-type double-balloon endoscope

Post written by Naminatsu Takahara, MD, PhD, and Yousuke Nakai, MD, PhD, from the Department of Endoscopy and Endoscopic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. A 51-year-old man was referred for the management of malignant biliary obstruction (MBO) and gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) due to pancreatic head cancer. A biliary covered metallic stent and …

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Needle-knife polypectomy in the duodenum

Post written by David Prichard, MB., BCh., PhD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic Health System La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA This video discussed the evaluation and management options for a large pedunculated duodenal polyp. It demonstrates, in a stepwise fashion, the process we utilized to perform the polypectomy. Polypectomy in the duodenum is …

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EMR of large and giant lateral spreading lesions of the duodenum

Post written by Amir Klein, MD, from the Endoscopy Unit, Westmead Hospital, in Westmead, New South Wales, Australia This study investigates the short and long term outcomes of endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of large duodenal adenomas. Large sporadic duodenal adenomas are uncommon, but harbor a malignant potential, which requires consideration of definitive treatment. EMR may …

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Editor’s Choice: EMR of lateral spreading lesions of the duodenum

Associate Editor Amit Rastogi, MD, FASGE, highlights this article from the October issue "Endoscopic mucosal resection of large and giant lateral spreading lesions of the duodenum: success, adverse events, and long-term outcomes" by Amir Klein, MD, Dhruv Nayyar, MD, Farzan F. Bahin, MBBS (Hons), FRACP, MPhi, et al.  This study describes the short and long …

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