Endoscopic full-thickness resection for GI stromal tumors

Stavros N. Stavropoulos, MD and colleagues present this video case titled "Endoscopic full-thickness resection for GI stromal tumors" from the VideoGIE section. Our video demonstrates endoscopic en bloc complete resection of a 4 cm gastric GI stromal tumor (GIST) with a substrantial 2 cm extraluminal component extending into the peritoneal cavity. In this elderly patient …

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4-step approach to POEM

Payal Saxena, MD, from the Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland presents this video case titled "Peroral endoscopic myotomy: a 4-step approach to a challenging procedure" from the VideoGIE section. Our video demonstrates the techniques for performing each of the 4 steps of POEM, which are …

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Predictors of incomplete resection and perforation for ESD

Nana Hayashi, MD from Hiroshima University Hospital in Hiroshima, Japan discusses her Original Article "Predictors of incomplete resection and perforation associated with endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal tumors." Predictors of incomplete resection and perforation can include lesion size, growth type, pathological diagnosis, use of hemostatic forceps, degree of fibrosis, history of biopsy, history of local …

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ESD through a gastrostomy

Shinji Kitamura, MD, and colleagues from the Department of Gastroenterology and Oncology at the Institute of Health Biosciences at the University of Tokushima Graduate School in Tokushima City, Japan share this video case titled "Endoscopic submucosal dissection through a gastrostomy for early gastric cancer in patients with pharyngeal stenosis." This report describes the safety and …

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Author Discussion Series- Joo Young Cho

An Original Article: Human Clinical Trial from the June issue: "The accuracy of probe-based confocal endomicroscopy versus conventional endoscopic biopsies for the diagnosis of superficial gastric neoplasia (with videos)" by Gene Hyun Bok, MD, Seong Ran Jeon, MD, Joo Young Cho, MD, Jun-Hyung Cho, MD, Woong Cheul Lee, MD, So Young Jin, MD, In Ho …

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Author Discussion Series- Alexander Meining

A New Methods article from the April issue: "A new instrument for endoscopic submucosal dissection (with videos)" by Alexander Meining, MD, Armin Schneider, Daniel Roppenecker, and Tim Lüth Alexander Meining, MD, from the II Medical Department, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich in Germany, explains more about his article "A new instrument for …

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