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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Single-operator peroral cholangioscopy cystic duct cannulation for transpapillary gallbladder stent placement

Post written by Wiriyaporn Ridtitid, MD, Panida Piyachaturawat, MD, and Rungsun Rerknimitr, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University and King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thai Red Cross, Bangkok, Thailand. The focus of our study was to determine the efficacy and safety of single-operator peroral cholangioscopy (SOC) for helping …

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Peroral endoscopic fundoplication: a brand-new intervention for GERD

Post written by Akiko Toshimori, MD, from the Digestive Diseases Center, Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital, Showa University Tokyo, Japan. Last year, we reported POEM+fundoplication (POEM+F). In brief, POEM+F is a combination procedure of endoscopic myotomy and NOTES fundoplication for the purpose of preventing GERD after POEM. This time, we performed NOTES fundoplication for a …

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Lesser curve approach to gastric peroral endoscopic myotomy

Post written by Danny Issa, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medicine/New York, Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA. We performed gastric peroral endoscopic myotomy (GPOEM) using a lesser curve approach on 3patients with severe gastroparesis refractory to medical therapy. Two of the patients had undergone prior GPOEM with the …

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