Endoscopic closure of jejunal perforation in altered anatomy using a detachable endoloop

Post written by Mohan Ramchandani, MD, DM, from the Department of Medical Gastroenterology, AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. A 73-year-old man was diagnosed with a case of carcinoma gastroesophageal junction. He underwent total gastrectomy with regional lymphadenectomy (D1 gastrectomy) and intrathoracic oesophagojejunostomy with Roux-en-Y jejunojejunal anastomosis. Post operatively he developed an anastomotic leak. After stabilization …

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Detachable snares: a video demonstration

Georgios Mavrogenis, MD from Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain in Brussels, Belgium presents this video demonstration "How to prepare and use detachable snares: a video demonstration for nurses and endoscopists" from the VideoGIE section. This video demonstrates how to prepare and use detachable snares for various indications such as polypectomy and closure of large …

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