Pancreatoscopy-guided laser dissection of obstructing pancreatic duct stricture: pancreas-preserving endotherapy

Post written by Emily R. Jonica, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado, USA. In our video, we showcase the use of per-oral pancreatoscopy (POP) with holmium laser therapy during ERCP to address a nontraversable severe stricture and upstream large main pancreatic duct (MPD) stone in …

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Repeat endotherapy for small-intestine vascular lesions

Satoshi Shinozaki, MD, PhD from Jichi Medical University and Shinozaki Medical Clinic in Tochigi, Japan discusses his Original Article "Favorable long-term outcomes of repeat endotherapy for small-intestine vascular lesions by double-balloon endoscopy." The focus of this study is to evaluate the long-term outcome of patients with small intestine vascular lesions (SIVLs) bleeding after repeat double-balloon …

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Editor’s Choice- RFA for refractory gastric antral vascular ectasia

Senior Associate Editor Ian Gralnek, MD, MSHS, FASGE, recommends "Radiofrequency ablation for refractory gastric antral vascular ectasia (with video) by Tim McGorisk, MD, Kumar Krishnan, MD, Laurie Keefer, PhD, Srinadh Komanduri, MD, MS from the October issue. Despite being an open-label study with a limited number of included subjects n=21, these are emerging data on …

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