Endoscopic removal of a migrated plastic stent from the peritoneal cavity after EUS-guided gallbladder drainage

Post written by Mayu Nishiyama, MD, Shigeto Ishii, MD, Toshio Fujisawa, MD, PhD, Hiroaki Saito, MD, PhD, and Hiroyuki Isayama, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, Juntendo University, Tokyo, Japan. This is a case of unresectable hilar cholangiocarcinoma in a 74-year-old man. He developed acute cholecystitis after biliary stent placement …

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Electroincision and extraction of a gallstone from the duodenal wall for the prevention of gallstone ileus

Post written by Ryan Law, DO, from the Division of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. We describe a case of an 80-year-old female who was referred for management of persistent choledocholithiasis. She had a past history of carcinoid. The patient presented with symptomatic choledocholithiasis 2 years prior and underwent ERCP with plastic …

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