Lumen-apposing properties of EUS-specific stents

Anthony Yuen Teoh, FRCSEd ((Gen)), from the Department of Surgery, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong discusses this Original Article "Ex vivo comparison of the lumen-apposing properties of EUS-specific stents (with video)." Several endoscopic ultrasound-specific stents have become available. Some of these stents claim lumen-apposing properties but objective …

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Drainage of PFCs via a lumen-apposing stent

Douglas G. Adler, MD, FACG, AGAF, FASGE, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA discusses this Original Article "EUS-guided drainage of peripancreatic fluid collections and necrosis by using a novel lumen-apposing stent: a large retrospective, multicenter U.S. experience (with videos)." My co-lead author …

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EUS-guided rescue of lumen-apposing stent

Saowanee Ngamruengphong, MD, from the Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland, USA presents this VideoGIE case "EUS-guided rescue of early dislodgement of a lumen-apposing stent." A 74-year-old man presented with cholelithiasis and choledocholithiasis. The patient underwent an ERCP with biliary sphincterotomy and placement …

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