Successful endoscopic ultrasound-guided nasocavitary catheter drainage of abscess caused by delayed perforation after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection

Post written by Shunya Takayanagi, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, NTT Medical Center Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. In this study, we reported the use of EUS-guided nasocavitary catheter drainage to treat an intra-abdominal abscess caused by delayed perforation after gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). A 78-year-old man with early gastric cancer in the lesser curvature …

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Countertraction in ESD

Post written by Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA Two technically challenging endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) cases are described in this video. The first gastric ESD was complicated by prior tattooing and incomplete resection, which caused significant …

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Simple traction method for gastric ESD

Takuji Gotoda, MD, PhD, FASGE, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Tokyo Medical University, in Tokyo, Japan discusses this Original Article "Usefulness of a traction method using dental floss and a hemoclip for gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection: a propensity score matching analysis (with videos)." Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) represents a significant advancement in therapeutic …

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