Endoscopic suturing for closure of ESD defects

Post written by Samuel Han, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado, USA. In this Tools and Techniques video, we describe a formalized technique to close defects created by ESD using endoscopic suturing. Essentially, we suggest proceeding from the site most distal to the scope insertion …

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Demonstration of transoral gastric outlet reduction

Post written by Vivek Kumbhari, MD, at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.  Weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) is common and is partially attributable to dilatation of the gastrojejunostomy (GJ), which diminishes the restrictive capacity of RYGB. Endoscopic revision of dilated GJ, called transoral outlet reduction (TORe), has been proved effective in …

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Demonstration of 2 different indications for endoscopic suturing in a single case of esophageal leak

Brian S. Lim, MD, MCR, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center/University of California, Riverside, School of Medicine, in Riverside, California, USA writes about this VideoGIE case "Weaving through the twists and turns of the fish bone case: demonstration of 2 different indications for endoscopic suturing in a single case of esophageal …

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Common indications for transoral flexible endoscopic suturing

Vivek Kumbhari, MD from the Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland, USA presents this case from VideoGIE, "Common indications for transoral flexible endoscopic suturing." This video introduces the OverStitch flexible endoscopic suturing system (Apollo Endosurgery, Austin, Tx, USA). We demonstrate the use of …

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