Endoscopic treatment of Killian-Jamieson diverticulum using submucosal tunneling diverticulotomy technique

Post written by Ali Zakaria, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Ascension Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan. We present a case of an 82-year-old female patient with progressively worsening dysphagia to solid food, regurgitation, globus sensation, and halitosis. Barium esophagram revealed a 40-mm anterolateral protrusion at the level of the proximal cervical esophagus, consistent with KJD. …

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Submucosal tunneling technique using insulated-tip knife in complete circumferential endoscopic submucosal dissection

Kenichiro Imai from the Division of Endoscopy, Shizuoka Cancer Center presents this video case. We demonstrated complete circumferential colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) using an insulated-tip knife. Colonoscopy in a 70-year-old woman showed a 15-cm circumferential laterally spreading tumor (LST) in the upper rectum. Through the use of magnified endoscopy, we diagnosed non-invasive cancer, so we …

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Successful removal of esophageal submucosal tumor

Successful removal of an esophageal submucosal tumor by submucosal tunneling endoscopic resection technique Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Endoscopy Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts, USA In this video, we describe a case of submucosal esophageal tumor successfully removed by a submucosal tunneling endoscopic resection (STER) technique. This is a …

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Endoscopic resection of giant esophageal leiomyoma

Vivek Kumbhari, MD from the Department of Medicine and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in Baltimore, Maryland, USA presents this video case "Submucosal tunneling endoscopic resection of a giant esophageal leiomyoma." A 53-year-old woman presented for evaluation of a 2-month history of progressive dysphagia and chest pain. A chest CT …

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