Colovaginal fistula closure using a cardiac septal defect occluder

Post written by Omar Sadiq, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Michigan. We present a case of a 70-year-old woman who developed a colovaginal fistula following debulking surgery for stage 3 ovarian carcinoma. She refused further surgical intervention, and endoscopic interventions such as over-the-scope clips and endoscopic suturing were not successful. …

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Delayed endoscopic closure of a giant gastric perforation

Post written by Ravishankar Asokkumar, MBBS, MRCP, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Singapore General Hospital, and DUKE-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore. We described a case demonstrating the endoscopic closure technique of a large iatrogenic gastric perforation presenting in a delayed fashion. The perforation was closed using multiple over-the-scope clips, and we avoided surgery. …

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Overtube-guided electrohydraulic lithotripsy through digital cholangioscopy for difficult biliary stones in a postoperative patient

Post written by Hassan Atalla, MSc, and Arata Sakai, MD, PhD, from the Hepatology and Gastroenterology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Mansoura Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Mansoura, Egypt, and the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan. A 60-year-old man with history of Roux-en-Y hepaticojejunostomy for …

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Endoscopic tamponade using a fully covered self-expandable metallic stent for massive biliary bleeding from a pseudoaneurysm rupture during metallic stent removal

Post written by Nao Fujimori, MD, PhD, from the Department of Medicine and Bioregulatory Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. Hemobilia is a rare but life-threatening adverse event related to pancreato-biliary diseases, transhepatic percutaneous, or endoscopic interventions. The rupture of the pseudoaneurysm after a plastic stent or self-expandable metallic stents (SEMSs) …

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Triple-loop clip for the traction-assisted colorectal ESD

Post written by Shuichi Miyamoto, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hakodate Municipal Hospital, Hakodate, and the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Hokkaido University Faculty of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan. Recently, the effectiveness of traction-assisted ESD has been reported, and there are various devices for applying countertraction. These …

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Hemostatic forceps used as a scissor-type knife in combination with the transanal-traction method for assisted ESD in the area of the dentate line

Post written by Felipe Ramos-Zabala, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, HM Montepríncipe University Hospital, HM Hospitales Group, and the Department of Clinical Sciences, School of Medicine, University of CEU San Pablo, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain. In this video case report, we present a patient who was diagnosed with a subtle Paris 0-IIb …

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Use of a double-lumen cytology brush catheter to allow double-guidewire technique for endoscopic interventions

Post written by Kavel H. Visrodia, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts. In this video case series, we describe 3 distinct cases in which the use of a double-lumen cytology brush catheter to place 2 guidewires facilitated successful endoscopic interventions. The first is a case of an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography …

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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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Circumferential ESD for the treatment of ultra-short-segment Barrett’s adenocarcinoma with multifocal dysplasia

Post written by Fabian Emura, MD, PhD, FASGE, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Universidad de La Sabana, Chía, and the Advanced GI Endoscopy, EmuraCenter LatinoAmerica, Bogotá DC, Colombia. The procedure initiated from the esophagus in direct view and continued from the stomach in the retroflexion view using the IT-Knife2. A small perforation occurred when the …

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A case of duodenal polyp at superior duodenal angle successfully treated by cap-assisted endoscopic mucosal resection

Post written by Ippei Tanaka, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Sendai Kousei Hospital, Miyagi, Japan. A 72-year-old woman had a duodenal polyp at the superior duodenal angle (SDA). We performed cap-assisted endoscopic mucosal resection (EMRC) and successfully removed the lesion. Endoscopic observation and resection of duodenal polyps at SDA are extremely difficult because of …

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