EUS-guided gallbladder drainage and subsequent peroral endoscopic cholecystolithotomy: A tool to reduce chemotherapy discontinuation in neoplastic patients?

Post written by Giuseppe Vanella, MD, from the Pancreatobiliary Endoscopy and Endosonography Division, Pancreas Translational and Clinical Research Center, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy. In this video case series, we discuss how endoscopic treatment of acute cholecystitis (AC) can improve the management of patients in a multidisciplinary cancer institute. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided gallbladder drainage …

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Editor’s Choice: Endoscopic vs percutaneous gallbladder drainage

Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Michael Wallace highlights this article from the December issue, "Endoscopic gallbladder drainage compared with percutaneous drainage" by Prashant Kedia, MD, Reem Z. Sharaiha, MD, MSc, Nikhil A. Kumta, MD, et al. Gallbladder disease is a very common condition throughout the world. It is currently managed by surgery and occasionally with percutaneous drainage in …

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Single-step EUS-guided stent puncture and delivery

Anthony Yuen Bun Teoh, FRCSEd (Gen) from the Department of Surgery at the Prince of Wales Hospital at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong SAR, China shares this video case from the VideoGIE section "Single-step EUS-guided puncture and delivery of a lumen-apposing stent for gallbladder drainage using a novel cautery-tipped stent delivery system." …

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Comparing endoscopic vs percutaneous drainage

Venkata Sandeep Akshintala, MD from Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions discusses his Original Article "A comparative evaluation of outcomes of endoscopic versus percutaneous drainage for symptomatic pancreatic pseudocysts" from the June issue. The focus of this study is to compare the outcomes of Endoscopic Drainage (ED) and Percutaneous Drainage (PD) for symptomatic pseudocysts. Symptomatic pseudocysts can …

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