Comparative diagnostic performance of end-cutting fine-needle biopsy needles for EUS tissue sampling of solid pancreatic masses: a network meta-analysis

Post written by Antonio Facciorusso, PhD, from the Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, The Pancreas Institute, University Hospital of Verona, Verona, Italy, and the Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Surgical and Medical Sciences, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy. The development of EUS-guided fine-needle biopsy (FNB) needles has generated a great deal of interest …

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Editor’s Choice: Novel classification for adverse events in GI endoscopy: the AGREE classification

GIE Senior Associate Editor and incoming Editor-in-Chief Douglas G. Adler, MD, FASGE, highlights this article from the June issue: “Novel classification for adverse events in GI endoscopy: the AGREE classification” by Karlijn J. Nass, MD, et al. Several classification systems for evaluating and grading adverse events have been developed over the years, but none have received widespread …

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Correlation of the detection rate of upper GI cancer with artificial intelligence score: results from a multicenter trial (with video)

Post written by Shi Wang, MD, from the Department of Endoscopy, The Cancer Hospital of the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Zhejiang Cancer Hospital), Institute of Basic Medicine and Cancer (IBMC), Chinese Academy of Sciences, Hangzhou, China. The quality of EGD is a prerequisite for a high detection rate of upper GI lesions, especially …

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Differences in patient outcomes after outpatient GI endoscopy across settings: a statewide matched cohort study

Post written by Meng-Yun Lin, PhD, MPH, from the Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Using the Massachusetts All-Payer Claims Database and Medicare data, our study compares patient outcomes of outpatient GI endoscopy …

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Visceral artery pseudoaneurysms in necrotizing pancreatitis: risk of early bleeding with lumen-apposing metal stents

Post written by Guru Trikudanathan, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Visceral artery pseudoaneurysm (PSA) after necrotizing pancreatitis (NP) arises from enzymatic degradation of the arterial wall by the pancreatic enzymes or infection, direct erosion by necrosis, or traumatic injury to small arteries during interventions resulting …

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Novel classification for adverse events in GI endoscopy: the AGREE classification

Post written by Paul Fockens, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Research Institute Amsterdam Gastroenterology & Metabolism, Amsterdam University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Our research showed that there is no commonly used classification for adverse events in GI endoscopy (AGREE). We developed and tested a new classification based on a universally …

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Comparison of postpolypectomy bleeding events between cold snare polypectomy and hot snare polypectomy for small colorectal lesions: a large-scale propensity score–matched analysis

Post written by Hiroyuki Takamaru, MD, PhD, from the Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. We analyzed more than 12,000 colorectal lesions treated by cold snare polypectomy and 2400 treated by hot snare polypectomies. The rate of postpolypectomy bleeding after cold snare polypectomy was .1% compared with .5% after hot snare polypectomy. Next, …

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Dr Adler named next GIE Editor-in-Chief

Douglas G. Adler, MD, FASGE, has been named Editor-in-Chief of GIE, starting in January 2023. Dr Adler, who currently serves as a Senior Associate Editor for the journal, will replace Michael B. Wallace, MD, MPH, FASGE, who has led GIE for 8 years. Dr Adler received his medical degree from Cornell University Medical College in …

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Margin marking before colorectal endoscopic mucosal resection and its impact on neoplasia recurrence (with video)

Post written by Dennis Yang, MD, from the Center of Interventional Endoscopy, AdventHealth, Orlando, Florida, USA. Traditionally, during endoscopic submucosal dissection, lesion margins are meticulously examined and defined by placing coagulation marks lateral to the borders of the target lesion. The intended purpose of this step is to avoid inadvertent incomplete resection at the outer …

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2022 GIE and VideoGIE Reviewer Award Winners honored

Congratulations to the 2022 GIE and VideoGIE Reviewer Award Winners, who will be honored at the Editors’ Reception Monday night at Digestive Disease Week in San Diego, CA.These distinguished reviewers are being recognized for their superior contributions to both journals through completing high numbers of reviews and submitting the highest quality of work. They are …

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