Delayed endoscopic closure of a giant gastric perforation

Post written by Ravishankar Asokkumar, MBBS, MRCP, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Singapore General Hospital, and DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore. We described a case demonstrating the endoscopic closure technique of a large iatrogenic gastric perforation presenting in a delayed fashion. The perforation was closed using multiple over-the-scope clips, and we avoided surgery. …

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Endoscopic closure of iatrogenic duodenal perforation

Shashideep Singhal, MD, form the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Texas Health Science Center, in Houston, Texas, USA presents this video case, "Endoscopic closure of iatrogenic duodenal perforation using dual over-the-scope clips." A 44-year-old female was referred for endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) after an intraoperative cholangiogram done during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute …

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Endoscopic band ligation in a porcine model

Ryan Law, DO from the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, USA discusses his New Methods article "Endoscopic band ligation for closure of GI perforations in a porcine animal model (with video)." We aimed to evaluate the efficacy of endoscopic band ligation for closure of acute gastrointestinal perforations using …

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Endoscopic closure of gastric perforation

Shashideep Singhal, MD, and colleagues from the Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York present this video case titled "Endoscopic closure of gastric perforation using Over-the-Scope Clip: a surgery-sparing approach." A 61-year-old woman with history of diabetes mellitus, sarcoidosis, and chronic oral steroid therapy presented for EGD for evaluation of dysphagia. The patient was found …

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