Large-caliber metal stent controls entry site bleeding during EUS-guided drainage of walled-off necrosis

Post written by Radhika Chavan, MD, DNB, from the Asian Institute of Gastroenterology, Hyderabad, India. A 35-year-old man, diagnosed with acute necrotizing pancreatitis 7 weeks ago, presented with abdominal pain and fever for 2 weeks. Evaluation showed mild leukocytosis with raised amylase and lipase levels. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) showed large walled-off necrosis (WON) with minimal …

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Retrieval and redeployment of migrated LAMS to facilitate endoscopic necrosectomy of walled-off necrosis

Post written by Shashideep Singhal, MD, FASGE, from the Gastrointestinal Care Consultants, Houston, Texas, USA.                  Walled-off necrosis (WON) develops as a sequel to acute pancreatitis. Approximately 15% of patients with acute pancreatitis can experience WON. EUS-guided transmural drainage of WON has been a safe, efficacious, and widely used therapeutic modality in recent times. The …

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Massive bleeding after EUS-guided walled-off necrosis drainage

Post written by Lady Katherine Mejia Perez, MD, and Victoria Gómez, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. We describe a case of a 58-year-old man with necrotizing pancreatitis of biliary origin who underwent endoscopic drainage of a large, 12-cm pancreatic collection consistent with walled-off necrosis. A 15-mm diameter …

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Pulsating pseudoaneurysm in a walled-off necrosis

Shuntaro Mukai from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Tokyo Medical University in Tokyo, Japan describes this VideoGIE case "Pulsating pseudoaneurysm in a walled-off necrosis." Our video case describes a pulsating pseudoaneurysm in the cavity of a walled-off necrosis (WON) diagnosed by endoscopy through a fully-covered biflanged metal stent (BFMS). Subsequently, the pseudoaneurysm was …

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