EUS-guided gastroenterostomy versus duodenal self-expandable metal stent for malignant gastric outlet obstruction: results from a nationwide multicenter retrospective study (with video)

Post written by Rubén Sánchez-Aldehuelo, MD, from the Unidad de Endoscopia, Servicio de Gastroenterología y Hepatología, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Fundación para la Investigación Biomédica del Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal (IRYCIS), Universidad de Alcalá, and Enrique Vázquez-Sequeiros, MD, PhD, from the Unidad de Endoscopia, Servicio de Gastroenterología y Hepatología, Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, …

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EUS-guided gastroenterostomy assisted by extrinsic abdominal compression to treat gastric obstruction after surgical resection of a GI stromal tumor

Post written by Michael Lajin, MD, from the Sharp Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, California. EUS-guided gastroenterostomy is increasingly utilized to treat gastric outlet obstruction after surgery. We describe a case of EUS-guided gastroenterostomy facilitated by extrinsic abdominal compression to treat gastric obstruction following surgical resection of a gastrointestinal stromal tumor. A 77-year-old woman underwent laparoscopic resection of …

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Percutaneous- and EUS-guided gastroenterostomy for malignant afferent limb syndrome

Post written by Dayyan Adoor, MD, and Zachary L. Smith, DO, from the Department of Internal Medicine and the Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Disease, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio. A 66-year-old woman with poorly-differentiated pancreatic adenocarcinoma underwent a Whipple that was complicated by a biliary leak requiring placement of an internal external …

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