Curative ESD of neoplasms in ulcerative colitis

Federico Iacopini, MD, from the Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Unit, Ospedale S. Giuseppe—ASL Roma H, Albano L, in Rome, Italy discusses this New Methods article "Curative endoscopic submucosal dissection of large nonpolypoid superficial neoplasms in ulcerative colitis (with videos)." This is the first study evaluating the feasibility and clinical impact of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) for …

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Endoscopic incision and cutting procedure for colorectal anastomotic stricture

Fabio Shiguehissa Kawaguti, MD, from the Cancer Institute, São Paulo University Medical School, in São Paulo, Brazil share this VideoGIE case, "Endoscopic radial incision and cutting procedure for a colorectal anastomotic stricture." We present a patient with rectal cancer that was treated by surgical resection and temporary ileostomy and presented colorectal anastomotic stricture at the …

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Quality of life in patients with EGC

Eun Soo Kim, MD, PhD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Keimyung University School of Medicine, in Daegu, South Korea describes this Original Article, "Comparison of quality of life and worry of cancer recurrence between endoscopic and surgical treatment for early gastric cancer." This cross-sectional study with questionnaires aimed to …

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ESD recanalization of esophageal obstruction

Georgios Mavrogenis, MD, from the Department of Hepatogastroenterology, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Université Catholique de Louvain, in Brussels, Belgium describes this VideoGIE case "Recanalization of a complete postradiation esophageal obstruction with endoscopic submucosal dissection techniques." This video presents the management of a 30 cm post radiation esophageal obstruction by means of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) techniques. …

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“Unchaining” a stuck early gastric cancer

Andres Sanchez-Yague, MD, from Hospital Costa del Sol in Marbella, Spain shares this video case "'Unchaining' a stuck early gastric cancer by endoscopic submucosal dissection." A 67-year-old male with a past medical history of distal gastrectomy was diagnosed with a metachronous early gastric cancer at the cardia. The patient refused total gastrectomy and was referred to …

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EMR and submucosal dissection for colon neoplasms

Mikihiro Fujiya, MD, PhD and Kazuyuki Tanaka, MD from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hematology/Oncology, Department of Medicine, Asahikawa Medical University in Asahikawa, Japan present this Original Article "Efficacy and adverse events of EMR and endoscopic submucosal dissection for the treatment of colon neoplasms: a meta-analysis of studies comparing EMR and endoscopic submucosal dissection." We herein performed a …

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ESD in pyloric neoplasms

Gwang Ha Kim, MD from the Department of Internal Medicine at Pusan National University School of Medicine in Busan, Republic of Korea discusses his article "Factors associated with the outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection in pyloric neoplasms." Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a widely accepted treatment for premalignant lesions and early cancers in the stomach. …

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Control of immediate post-EMR bleeding

Srinadh Komanduri, MD from the Division of Gastroenterology, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, USA presents this case from the VideoGIE series, "Control of immediate post-EMR bleeding by using monopolar hemostatic forceps." The video depicts a case of a significant post-polypectomy arterial bleed and the appropriate management of this adverse event. …

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Endoscopic hemostatic forceps for uterine cervical bleeding

Hideki Kobara, MD, PhD and Yasuhiro Goda, MD from the Department of Gastroenterology and Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University in Kagawa, Japan presents this video case, "Application of endoscopic hemostatic forceps for uterine cervical bleeding." In our present video, first-ever application of endoscopic hemostatic forceps for active cervical bleeding is described. This idea is …

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Facilitating endoscopic submucosal dissection

Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, USA discusses his Original Article "Facilitating endoscopic submucosal dissection: the suture-pulley method significantly improves procedure time and minimizes technical difficulty compared with conventional technique: an ex vivo study (with video)" from the September issue. The main purpose of this study was to objectively …

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