Endoluminal vacuum therapy in the management of a large gastrobronchial fistula

Post written by Sarah Durbin, BS, Jose Luis Aranez, MD, and Robert Jay Sealock, MD, from the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. The case details a patient with a distant history of esophagectomy with gastric conduit that presented with a large gastrobronchial fistula resulting in necrotizing pneumonia. The patient was not an immediate candidate …

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Perspectives toward minimizing the adverse events of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

Post written by Vivek Kumbhari, MD, PhD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. This review focuses on the technical aspects required to perform an endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty (ESG). Though there is a growing body of literature on the clinical outcomes of ESG, there is little …

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Impact of a simulation-based ergonomics training curriculum on work-related musculoskeletal injury risk in colonoscopy

Post written by Rishad Khan, MD, and Samir C. Grover, MD, MEd, from the Division of Gastroenterology and the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. The focus of our study was a curriculum designed to teach novice endoscopists about ergonomics during colonoscopy. The …

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Impact of COVID-19 on endoscopy trainees: an international survey

  Post written by Katarzyna M. Pawlak, MD, PhD, Aline Charabaty, MD, AGAF, and Catharine M. Walsh, MD, MEd, PhD, from the Hospital of the Ministry of Interior and Administration, Szczecin, Poland, the Division of Gastroenterology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins-Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC, USA, and the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and …

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Computer-aided detection-assisted colonoscopy: classification and relevance of false positives

Post written by Matteo Badalamenti, MD, from the Humanitas Clinical and Research Center IRCCS, Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Division of Gastroenterology, Rozzano, Milan. The focus of our study was to define a structured classification of false-positive (FP) results provided by the Artificial Intelligence CADe system that was recently applied in endoscopic daily practice and to estimate …

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Performance of a computer-aided diagnosis system in diagnosing early gastric cancer using magnifying endoscopy videos with narrow-band imaging

Post written by Yusuke Horiuchi, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Cancer Institute Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. The performance of magnifying endoscopy with narrow-band imaging (ME-NBI) using a computer-aided diagnosis (CAD) system in diagnosing early gastric cancer (EGC) is unclear. Here, the focus of our study is to clarify the differences in the diagnostic performance …

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Impact of COVID-19 on colorectal cancer disparities and the way forward

Post written by Sophie Balzora, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, NYU Langone Health, New York, New York, USA. Our perspective piece identifies areas of colorectal cancer screening and prevention efforts targeted toward medically underserved populations most impacted amid the COVID-19 pandemic and envisions potential solutions to mitigate the deleterious effects of the …

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Accuracy of artificial intelligence–assisted detection of upper GI lesions

Post written by Wai K. Leung, MD, FRCP, from the Department of Medicine, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong. This meta-analysis aims to summarize the performance of all recently published studies on the use of artificial intelligence (AI)-assisted endoscopic detection of gastric and esophageal neoplastic lesions as well as H. pylori infection. …

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GIE welcomes a new Editorial Review Board member

GIE is proud to welcome Cadman Leggett, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine from the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, to the GIE Editorial Review Board. His research interests include Barrett’s esophagus, esophageal cancer, advanced imaging, and artificial intelligence. Below is an interview with Dr. Leggett. At what point in your career did you start serving as …

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Computer-aided diagnosis for characterization of colorectal lesions: comprehensive software that includes differentiation of serrated lesions

Post written by Leonardo Zorron Cheng Tao Pu, MD, MSc, from the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, and the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan. In this study, we have used artificial intelligence through deep learning to predict the …

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