Endoscopic suturing of a jejunal feeding tube extension to prevent recurrent gastric coiling

Post written by Nicholas M. McDonald, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. A 23-year-old woman with a history of nausea, vomiting, and a 40-lb weight loss resulting in a BMI of 14.5 was referred for evaluation. Her symptoms were attributed to gastroparesis. Prior to referral, she had undergone …

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Endoscopic closure of jejunal perforation in altered anatomy using a detachable endoloop

Post written by Mohan Ramchandani, MD, DM, from the Department of Medical Gastroenterology, AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad, Telangana, India. A 73-year-old man was diagnosed with a case of carcinoma gastroesophageal junction. He underwent total gastrectomy with regional lymphadenectomy (D1 gastrectomy) and intrathoracic oesophagojejunostomy with Roux-en-Y jejunojejunal anastomosis. Post operatively he developed an anastomotic leak. After stabilization …

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