ESD multi-tunnel dissection

Jun-Chao Wu, MD,  from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, in Sichuan, China discusses this New Methods article, "Endoscopic submucosal multi-tunnel dissection for circumferential superficial esophageal neoplastic lesions (with videos)." There are some technical challenges endoscopic submucosal tunnel dissection (ESTD) in treating circumferential esophageal neoplastic lesions. Based on the development …

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Large muscle-layer defect closed using endoloop-clips technique

Motohiko Kato, MD, PhD, and Toshio Uraoka, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization, Tokyo Medical Center, in Tokyo, Japan share this video case "A large muscle-layer defect of the stomach caused by endoscopic submucosal dissection is closed by using the endoloop-clips technique." Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) can remove endoscopically even for …

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A novel peptide solution after ESD

Toshio Uraoka, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization Tokyo Medical Center, in Tokyo, Japan discusses this New Methods article, "A novel fully synthetic and self-assembled peptide solution for endoscopic submucosal dissection-induced ulcer in the stomach." Application of a novel fully-synthetic and self-assembled peptide solution, which functions as an extracellular matrix scaffold …

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Propofol sedation during complex upper endoscopy in elderly

Keisuke Hori, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmaceutical Sciences, in Okayama, Japan discusses this Original Article, "Propofol sedation with a target-controlled infusion pump and bispectral index monitoring system in elderly patients during a complex upper endoscopy procedure." The focus of our study was …

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Simple traction method for gastric ESD

Takuji Gotoda, MD, PhD, FASGE, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tokyo Medical University, in Tokyo, Japan discusses this Original Article "Usefulness of a traction method using dental floss and a hemoclip for gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection: a propensity score matching analysis (with videos)." Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) represents a significant advancement in therapeutic …

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ESD treatment of early cecal cancer

Kinichi Hotta, MD, from the Division of Endoscopy, Shizuoka Cancer Center, in Shizuoka, Japan describes this VideoGIE case "Early cecal cancer adjacent to the appendiceal orifice successfully treated by endoscopic submucosal dissection." The cecal tumor adjacent to the appendiceal orifice (CTAO) is considered one of the most difficult lesions to be treated by endoscopic resection. …

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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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