Endoscopic submucosal dissection with reinforcement using a laparoscopic approach for a duodenal cavernous hemangioma

Post written by Yoriaki Komeda, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Kindai University Faculty of Medicine, Osaka, Japan. We performed endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) with reinforcement using a laparoscopic approach (duodenal-laparoscopic and endoscopic coordinated surgery [D-LECS] with ESD) for a duodenal cavernous hemangioma. Cavernous hemangiomas including duodenum are derived from the submucosa. Even …

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Endoscopic transcecal appendectomy under laparoscopic single-port assistance

Post written by Takashi Muramoto, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, NTT Medical Center Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan. We presented endoscopic transcecal appendectomy under laparoscopic single-port assistance for a flat-elevated tumor completely covering the appendiceal orifice in the video. The lesion was a flat-elevated tumor completely covering the appendiceal orifice, measuring 15 mm in …

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