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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Over-the-scope clip for post-esophagectomy fistula

Brian S. Lim, MD, MCR from Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center at the University of California Riverside School of Medicine presents this video case titled "Over-the-scope clip for closure of persistent post-esophagectomy gastric conduit fistula." A 69-year-old man had an Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy for esophageal carcinoma. On postoperative day 6, the patient developed severe chest pain; CT …

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