Permanent endoscopic reversal of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for diagnosis and long-term palliation of pancreatic cancer

Post written by Seifeldin Hakim, MD, and Phillip S. Ge, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA. Patients with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) anatomy face unique technical challenges in the management of pancreaticobiliary malignancy. EUS-guided RYGB reversal (known as EDGE or GATE …

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Argon plasma coagulation alone vs argon plasma coagulation plus full-thickness endoscopic suturing to treat weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Post written by Vitor Ottoboni Brunaldi, MD, MSc, from the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit, Gastroenterology Department, University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil, and the Center for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Surgery and Anatomy Department, Ribeirão Preto Medical School, University of São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. We aimed to compare APC alone to APC plus endoscopic …

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Comparing EUS-GG-ERCP and e-ERCP in patients with RYGB

Post written by Majidah Bukhari, MBBS, MD, FRCPC, from the Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, and King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) remains one of the most commonly performed bariatric surgeries worldwide. ERCP in patients with …

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Endoscopic management of stomal stenosis

Vivek Kumbhari, MD from the Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland, USA shares this VideoGIE case, "Endoscopic management of stomal stenosis after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass." A 39-year-old female was referred for management of a stomal stricture 14 years after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. She …

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