Over-the-scope clip for post-esophagectomy fistula

Brian S. Lim, MD, MCR from Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center at the University of California Riverside School of Medicine presents this video case titled "Over-the-scope clip for closure of persistent post-esophagectomy gastric conduit fistula." A 69-year-old man had an Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma. On postoperative day 6, the patient developed severe chest pain; CT …

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Endoscopic outcomes in early esophageal cancer

Sachin Wani, MD, from the University of Colorado and Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, USA discusses his Original Article "Comparison of endoscopic therapies and surgical resection in patients with early esophageal cancer: a population-based study" from the February issue. The aims of this study were to use the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results …

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