A case of laparoscopy and endoscopy cooperative surgery for circumferential superficial nonampullary duodenal epithelial tumor

Post written by Osamu Dohi, MD, PhD, from the Department of Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan. An 84-year-old woman had a circumferential SNADET that was detected during esophagogastroduodenoscopy. We performed laparoscopy and endoscopy cooperative surgery (LECS) with ESD technique and laparoscopic closure for the …

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Intraoperative laparoscopic-assisted pancreatoscopy

Toufic Kachaamy, MD and Rahul Pannala, MD present this case from the VideoGIE section "Intraoperative laparoscopic-assisted pancreatoscopy and its role in differentiating main duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm from chronic pancreatitis." This case describes the multidisciplinary management of a patient with a severely dilated pancreatic duct suspicious for main duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (IPMN). …

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Iatrogenic bile duct obstruction

Aijaz A. Sofi, MD, FACP from the University of Toledo Medical Center in Toledo, Ohio, USA shares his New Methods article "A simultaneous endoscopic and laparoscopic approach for management of early iatrogenic bile duct obstruction." In this study, we present a novel method of concurrent endoscopic and laparoscopic approach in patients with iatrogenic bile duct …

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