Endoscopic management of large pancreatic stones

Suryaprakash Bhandari, MD, from the Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences in Mumbai, India shares this video case, "Endoscopic management of large pancreatic stones in patient after lateral pancreaticojejunostomy." A 38-year-old female presented with moderate to severe intensity central abdominal pain radiating to back for 2 years. She was diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis with intracanalar stones …

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Managing high-risk giant gastric polyps

Douglas A. Howell, MD, FASGE, from the Maine Medical Center, Interventional Endoscopy, in Portland, Maine, USA shares this VideoGIE case "Combined volume reduction with the loop-and-leave technique permits safe endoscopic management of high-risk giant gastric polyps." Giant inflammatory or reactive polyps occur in the upper GI tract. Hyperplastic polyps have a <2% malignant risk. These …

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Endoscopic management of a GI perforation

Amy Tyberg, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Weil Cornell Medical College, Cornell University in New York, New York, USA shares this VideoGIE case "Endoscopic management of a GI perforation." This case describes a 55-year-old woman with Roux-en-Y anatomy who developed a full-thickness jejunal perforation during an endoscopic procedure. This adverse event …

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Ampullary and duodenal adenomas

Krishnavel V. Chathadi, MD, Director of Endoscopic Services for Gastroenterology, Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy, Henry Ford Health System, in Detroit, Michigan, USA, discusses this update to an ASGE document, "The role of endoscopy in ampullary and duodenal adenomas." This document focuses on the role of endoscopy in the evaluation and management of sporadic ampullary and duodenal …

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Editor’s Choice- Endoscopy in IBD

GIE Associate Editor Alessandro Repici, MD, recommends this article from the May issue "The role of endoscopy in inflammatory bowel disease" from the ASGE Standards of Practice committee, Amandeep K. Shergill, Jenifer R. Lightdale, David H. Bruining, et al. This is a valuable study because it is an excellent update on how endoscopy should be used …

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Endoscopy in the bariatric surgery patient

John A. (Jerry) Evans, MD, MMSc from Wake Forest University Medical Center describes this latest document from the ASGE Standards of Practice committee titled “The role of endoscopy in the bariatric surgery patient.” This guideline updates the current recommendations on the endoscopic management of issues that come up in patients who have had or will …

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Predictive value of cholangioscopy

Jorge Manuel Tavares Canena from the Center of Gastroenterology, Cuf Infanto Santo Hospital, Faculty of Medical Sciences - Nova Medical School and Department of Gastroenterology, Pulido Valente Hospital, Faculty of Medical Sciences - Nova Medical School in Lisbon, Portugal discusses his article "Predictive value of cholangioscopy after endoscopic management of early postcholecystectomy bile duct strictures …

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