Feasibility and efficacy of double over-the-scope clipping for colonic iatrogenic perforation

Post written by Paola Soriani, MD, from the Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Azienda USL Modena, Ramazzini Hospital, Carpi, Italy. An 89-year-old woman underwent colonoscopy. In a setting of severe diverticular disease, a perforation of 20-25 mm occurred in the sigmoi-rectal juntion. The leakage was completely closed after the deployment of 2 over-the-scope clips, tightly adjacent to …

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EMR with an over-the-scope clip for superficial nonampullary duodenal epithelial tumor with fibrosis

Post written by Tomoaki Tashima, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Saitama Medical University International Medical Center, Saitama, Japan. A 52-year-old man was found to have a flat-elevated tumor measuring approximately 10 mm in diameter in the second part of the duodenum. First, the border of the target lesion was marked using the tip of …

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Managing GI bleeding from a created endoscopic omental patch

Post written by Ashish Sharma, MD, and Robert J. Sealock, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, USA. An 80-year-old male presented to the GI lab for an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) for gall stone pancreatitis and high probability of choledocholithiasis. He developed an iatrogenic duodenal …

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OTSC-assisted endoscopic resection of gastric submucosal nodule

Shashideep Singhal, MD, from the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas describes this video case "Over-the-scope clip-assisted endoscopic resection of gastric submucosal nodule." A 61-year-old woman with refractory dyspepsia underwent upper endoscopy, which showed an incidental gastric submucosal nodule. EUS showed a 1.4-cm nodule arising from the muscularis propria. FNA results were …

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Endoscopic closure of iatrogenic duodenal perforation

Shashideep Singhal, MD, form the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Texas Health Science Center, in Houston, Texas, USA presents this video case, "Endoscopic closure of iatrogenic duodenal perforation using dual over-the-scope clips." A 44-year-old female was referred for endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC) after an intraoperative cholangiogram done during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute …

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OTSC treatment of refractory peptic ulcer bleeding

James Y. W. Lau, MD, from the Department of Surgery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong presents this VideoGIE case, “Over-the-scope clip treatment of refractory peptic ulcer bleeding.” This video describes the use of an over-the-scope clip (OTSC) in treating the chronic peptic ulcerations with refractory bleeding that fail angiographic embolization and endoscopic …

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Novel technique for over-the-scope clip application

Brian P. Riff, MD from the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA describes this VideoGIE case, "A novel technique for over-the-scope clip application: a safer and more secure method." The video case demonstrates our preferred technique for closing persistent gastrocutaneous fistulas (GCF). …

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