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Piggyback Rendezvous Cannulation for Endoscopic Metal Stent Conversion of Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drainage

Zimmer V

No abstract available.
Bile Duct Patency Maintained after Intraductal Radiofrequency Ablation in a Case of Hepatocellular Cholangiocarcinoma with Bile Duct Invasion

Han SY, Song GA, Kim DU, Baek DH, Lee MW, Kim GH

Combined hepatocellular-cholangiocarcinoma (HCC-CC) with bile duct invasion (BDI) is rare. In unresectable cases, biliary stent placement and photodynamic therapy (PDT) are used for resolving obstructive jaundice. However, stent occlusion remains...
Gastrocolocutaneous Fistula: An Unusual Case of Gastrostomy Tube Malfunction with Diarrhea

Lee J, Kim J, Kim HI, Oh CR, Choi S, Noh S, Na HK, Jung HY

A gastrocolocutaneous fistula is a rare complication of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG). We report a case of a gastrocolocutaneous fistula presenting with intractable diarrhea and gastrostomy tube malfunction. A 62-year-old...
A Rare Case of Early Gastric Cancer Combined with Underlying Heterotopic Pancreas

Yoon JB, Lee BE, Kim DH, Park DY, Jeon HK, Baek DH, Kim GH, Song GA

Heterotopic pancreas in the stomach is usually asymptomatic and benign. Here, we presented a rare case of an early gastric cancer overlying a heterotopic pancreas. A 48-year-old woman underwent esophagogastroduodenoscopy,...
Role of Endoscopy in the Management of Boerhaave Syndrome

Tellechea , Gonzalez J, Miranda-García P, Culetto A, D'Journo X, Thomas PA, Barthet M

Boerhaave syndrome (BS) is a spontaneous esophageal perforation which carries high mortality. Surgical treatment is well established, but the development of interventional endoscopy has proposed new therapies. We expose our...
A Prospective Blinded Study of Endoscopic Ultrasound Elastography in Liver Disease: Towards a Virtual Biopsy

Schulman A, Lin MV, Rutherford A, Chan WW, Ryou M

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Liver biopsy has traditionally been used for determining the degree of fibrosis, however there are several limitations. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) real-time elastography (RTE) is a novel technology that uses...
Usefulness of Endoscopic Transpapillary Tissue Sampling for Malignant Biliary Strictures and Predictive Factors of Diagnostic Accuracy

Tanaka H, Matsusaki , Baba Y, Isono Y, Sase T, Okano H, Saito T, Mukai K, Murata T, Taoka H

BACKGROUND/AIMS: It is sometimes difficult to distinguish between malignant and benign biliary strictures using imaging studies alone, and pathological diagnosis is necessary. The aim of this study was to determine...
Non-Exposure Endoscopic-Laparoscopic Cooperative Surgery for Stomach Tumors: First Experience from the Czech Republic

Hajer J, Havlůj L, Whitley A, Gürlich R

BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to investigate the use of non-exposure endoscopic wall-inversion surgery (NEWS) and the combination of laparoscopic and endoscopic approaches to neoplasia with non-exposure technique...
Retention Esophagitis as a Significant Clinical Predictor of Progression to Esophageal Cancer in Achalasia

Kim H, Park H, Choi H, Shin Y, Park H, Youn YH, Kim JH

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Chronic liquid and/or food stasis caused by retention esophagitis (RE) in achalasia is a notable endoscopic finding because of the presence of a thickened or whitish esophageal mucosa and...
Management of Benign and Malignant Pancreatic Duct Strictures

Dawod E, Kahaleh M

The diagnosis and management of pancreatic strictures, whether malignant or benign, remain challenging. The last 2 decades have seen dramatic progress in terms of both advanced imaging and endoscopic therapy....
Current Status of Endoscopic Gallbladder Drainage

Chan JH, Teoh AY

The gold standard for treatment of acute cholecystitis is laparoscopic cholecystectomy. However, cholecystectomy is often not suitable for surgically unfit patients who are too frail due to various co-morbidities. As...
Advanced Therapeutic Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Children – Today and Tomorrow

Nabi Z, Reddy DN

Gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy plays an indispensable role in the diagnosis and management of various pediatric GI disorders. While the pace of development of pediatric GI endoscopy has increased over the...
Pediatric Colonoscopy: The Changing Patterns and Single Institutional Experience Over a Decade

Park JH

The safety and effectiveness of pediatric colonoscopy for lower gastrointestinal tract diseases have been established in Korea for about 30 years. Both diagnostic and therapeutic colonoscopies have had many advances...
Foreign Body Ingestion in Children

Lee JH

Foreign body (FB) ingestion in children is common and most children are observed to be between 6 months and 3 years of age. Although most FBs in the gastrointestinal tract...
Sedation in Pediatric Esophagogastroduodenoscopy


Pediatric esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) has become an established diagnostic and therapeutic modality in pediatric gastroenterology. Effective sedation strategies have been adopted to improve patient tolerance during pediatric EGD. For children, safety...
Endoscopic Ultrasound Real-Time Elastography in Liver Disease

Song JE, Lee DW, Kim EY

No abstract available.
Diagnosis of Malignant Biliary Stricture: More is Better

Lee HJ, Cho KB

No abstract available.
Non-Exposure Endoscopic-Laparoscopic Cooperative Surgery for Stomach Tumors

Oh HJ, Kim CY

No abstract available.
Retention Esophagitis in Patients with Achalasia Requires Cancer Surveillance

Gong EJ, Kim DH

No abstract available.

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