Peroral pancreatoscopy via the minor papilla in the diagnosis of intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm

Post written by Shuhei Shintani, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Shiga University of Medical Science, Seta Tsukinowacho, Otsu Shiga, Japan. This report is the first video case report of the peroral pancreatoscopy (POPS) via the minor duodenum papilla for diagnosis of main duct intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm (MD-IPMN). This case was novel in 2 …

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Efficacy of autofluorescence imaging for flat neoplasm detection

Post written by Yoji Takeuchi, MD, from the Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Osaka International Cancer Institute, Osaka, Japan. Updated autofluorescence imaging (AFI) could show superior detection of flat colorectal neoplasms in the right-sided colon compared with conventional white-light imaging (WLI) in this prospective multicenter randomized controlled trial. Since flat (non-polypoid) neoplasms have a greater association …

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Endoscopic resection of an ampullary gangliocytic paraganglioma

Patrick Yachimski, MD, MPH from Vanderbilt University Medical Center presents this VideoGIE article titled "Endoscopic resection of an ampullary gangliocytic paraganglioma."  This video case depicts endoscopic examination and resection of a subepithelial ampullary lesion, histopathologically identified following resection as a gangliocytic paraganglioma. This case represents an unusual ampullary neoplasm. While most neoplasms resected in the …

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