Prediction and management of bleeding during endoscopic necrosectomy for pancreatic walled-off necrosis: results of a large retrospective cohort at a tertiary referral center

Post written by Ian Holmes, MD, from Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.  Over the last 10 years, the management of pancreatic walled-off necrosis (WON) has evolved with the development of minimally invasive endoscopic approaches to cystgastrostomy and necrosectomy. Endoscopic necrosectomy (EN) has become a widely favored strategy because of the low rates of …

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Pancreatic necrosectomy using lumen-apposing stent

Amy Tyberg, MD from Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, New York, USA presents this video case, "Pancreatic Necrosectomy when using a Lumen-Apposing Metal Stent." This video describes a case of a patient with pancreatic walled-off necrosis who failed endoscopic drainage using plastic pigtail stents and subsequently underwent successful endoscopic drainage with a fully-covered, …

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