EUS-guided gastrojejunostomy for relief of gastric outlet obstruction from a large duodenal hematoma

Post written by Theodore W. James, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. We present the first reported use of an EUS-guided gastrojejunostomy for the treatment of gastric outlet obstruction from a large duodenal hematoma. A 44-year-old man with a history of alcoholic pancreatitis presented …

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One-step EUS-guided gastrojejunostomy

Nobuhito Ikeuchi, MD, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Tokyo Medical University in Tokyo, Japan presents this video case “One-step EUS-guided gastrojejunostomy with use of lumen-apposing metal stent for afferent loop syndrome treatment.” Afferent loop syndrome is an adverse event of several types of gastric surgery and often causes patient suffering. However, retrograde endoscopic decompression …

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Novel EUS-guided gastrojejunostomy technique

Takao Itoi, MD, PhD, FASGE from the Tokyo Medical University in Tokyo, Japan discusses his article "Novel EUS-guided gastrojejunostomy technique using a new double-balloon enteric tube and lumen-apposing metal stent (with videos)" from the New Methods section of the December issue. Advanced gastric, duodenal, and peri-pancreatic cancers can show gastric outlet obstruction (GOO) at the …

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