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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