Long-term treatment of an ischemic jejunal stricture: Is stenting a viable option?

Post written by Andrew Canakis, DO, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. In this video case report, we describe endoscopic management of a long, ulcerated, ischemic jejunal stricture in a patient with an extensive surgical history for weight loss and colon cancer who presented with chronic …

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PEG tube placement in the United States

Lukejohn W. Day, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, in San Francisco, California, USA describes his Original Article "Practice variation in PEG tube placement: trends and predictors among providers in the United States." Enteral access placement is performed by a variety of providers and specialties …

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Introducer-type percutaneous gastrostomy system

Mavrogenis Georgios, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology at the Grand Hôpital de Charleroi in Charleroi, Belgium presents this video demonstration of the introducer-type percutaneous gastrostomy system.This video describes the Pexact gastrostomy system. We made efforts to present in detail all the steps of this procedure. Not all endoscopists are familiarized with this technique. We …

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