Pilot study: EUS forceps biopsy

Yousuke Nakai, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, in Tokyo, Japan discusses this New Methods article, "A pilot study of EUS-guided through-the-needle forceps biopsy (with video)." In this pilot study, we evaluated EUS-guided through-the-needle forceps biopsy (EUS-TTNFB), using a 0.75-mm biopsy forceps through a 19-gauge FNA …

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Managing acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis

Ji Young Bang, MD, MPH, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Indiana University, in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA presents this video case "Management of acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis after EUS-guided FNA of a pancreatic cyst." Our VideoGIE video describes a case of a patient presenting with acute pancreatitis and a hemorrhagic pancreatic fluid collection (PFC) following EUS-FNA …

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Immediate control of acute intracystic arterial hemorrhage

Vinay Dhir, MD, from the Baldota Institute of Digestive Sciences, Global Hospitals, in Mumbai, India presents this VideoGIE case, "Immediate control of acute intracystic arterial hemorrhage after EUS-FNA by EUS-guided fine-needle injection." This video describes stopping of intra-arterial bleeding following EUS-guided cyst aspiration by utilizing EUS-guided FNA (EUS-FNA). This 60-year-old patient was referred to us …

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Novel approach for unresectable pancreatic mass with duodenal obstruction

Alberto Larghi, MD, PhD, from the Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Catholic University, in Rome, Italy discusses this VideoGIE case "Single-session EUS-guided FNA and biliary drainage with use of a biflanged lumen apposing stent on an electrocautery enhanced delivery system: one-stop shop for unresectable pancreatic mass with duodenal obstruction." The video case describes the possibility of performing, …

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EUS-guided trans-aortic FNA

Nah Kyum Lee, MD, and Do Hyun Park, MD, PhD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, in Seoul, South Korea present this VideoGIE case "EUS-guided trans-aortic fine-needle aspiration for intra-abdominal plasmacytoma in a patient with multiple myeloma." Our video case describes EUS-guided trans-aortic fine-needle aspiration (FNA) for …

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Fluorescence cytology during EUS-FNA

Tsukasa Ikeura, MD, PhD, from the Third Department of Internal Medicine, Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan shares this New Methods article titled "Fluorescence cytology with 5-aminolevulinic acid in EUS-guided FNA as a method for differentiating between malignant and benign lesions (with video)." 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA), a photosensitizer, is metabolized into protoporphyrin IX (PpIX) in the …

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