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A Novel Approach for Incisionless Stone Management: Transpapillary Lumen-Apposing Metal Stent for Duct Clearance and Cholangioscopy Access

Zimmer V

No abstract available.
Endoscopic Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Pancreatoduodenal Groove Pathology: Report of Three Cases and Brief Review of the Literature

Oría IC, Pizzala JE, Villaverde AM, Spina JC, Pasqua AV, Lazarte JC, Mazza OM, Marcolongo MM

The pancreatoduodenal groove is a small area where pathologic processes involving the distal bile duct, duodenum, pancreatic head, ampulla of Vater, and retroperitoneum converge. Despite great advances in imaging techniques,...
Is it Possible to Successfully Treat Locally Advanced Colon Cancer Using Pre-Operative Chemoradiotherapy?

Choi JH, Kim JH, Moon W, Lee SH, Baek SU, Ahn BK, Park JG, Park SJ

Pre-operative chemoradiotherapy (CRT) is a preferable treatment option for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer. However, few data are available regarding pre-operative CRT for locally advanced colon cancer. Here, we...
First Characterization with Ultrasound Contrast Agent of a Fibrovascular Polyp Before Its Endoscopic Resection: A Case Report (with Videos)

Williet N, Kassir R, Casteillo , Yvorel V, Habougit C, Roblin X, Phelip JM

We described for the first time the contrast enhancement of a giant fibrovascular esophageal polyp using ultrasound contrast agent, Sonovue® (Bracco, Milan, Italy) during echoendoscopy. Fine Doppler was unsuccessful in...
Endoscopic Removal of Inflated Transected Sengstaken–Blakemore Tube Using Endoscopic Scissors

Lee JH, Hwang EK, Doeun C, Yoo JJ, Kim SG, Kim YS

Balloon tamponade using Sengstaken–Blakemore (SB) tube is employed as a bridging therapy in cases in which endoscopic therapy fails to control esophageal variceal bleeding. Although SB tube insertion can lead...
The Utility of Endoscopic Ultrasound in Patients with Isolated Elevations in Serum Amylase and/or Lipase

Sitaraman , Sachdev AH, Gonda TA, Sethi A, Poneros JM, Gress FG

BACKGROUND/AIMS: The aim of this study was to describe the diagnostic yield of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) in patients with isolated elevated levels of amylase and/or lipase. METHODS: A retrospective chart review...
Factors Associated with Malignant Biliary Strictures in Patients with Atypical or Suspicious Cells on Brush Cytology

Park JY, Jeon TJ

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Pathological diagnosis of biliary strictures with atypical or suspicious cells on endoscopic retrograde brush cytology and indeterminate strictures on imaging is challenging. The aim of this study was to...
Efficacy of Nasobiliary Tubes and Biliary Stents in Management of Patients with Bile Leak after Liver Transplantation: A Systematic Review

Raza A, Omer A, Iqbal S, Gudsoorkar V, Koduru P, Krishnan K

BACKGROUND/AIMS: Bile leak is one of the most common complications of liver transplantation. The treatment options for bile leaks include conservative management, surgical re-intervention, percutaneous drainage and endoscopic drainage. We...
Predictive Factors for Inaccurate Diagnosis of Swollen Lymph Nodes in Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

Fujii Y, Kanno Y, Koshita S, Ogawa T, Kusunose H, Masu K, Sakai T, Yonamine K, Kawakami Y, Murabayashi T, Kozakai F, Noda Y, Okada H, Ito K

BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study aimed to identify the predictive factors for inaccurate endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) diagnosis of swollen lymph nodes without rapid on-site cytopathological evaluation. METHODS: Eighty-three consecutive patients...
Bimodal Chromoendoscopy with Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy for the Detection of Early Esophageal Squamous Cell Neoplasms

Prueksapanich P, Luangsukrerk T, Pittayanon R, Sanpavat A, Rerknimitr R

BACKGROUND/AIMS: This study aimed to evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of dual-focus narrow-band imaging (dNBI) and Lugol'schromoendoscopy (LCE) combined with probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) to screen for esophageal squamous cell...
Fecal Microbiota Transplantation: An Update on Clinical Practice

Kim KO, Gluck M

Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) is an infusion in the colon, or the delivery through the upper gastrointestinal tract, of stool from a healthy donor to a recipient with a disease...
Chronological Review of Endoscopic Indices in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Lee JS, Kim ES, Moon W

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is considered a chronic condition characterized by mucosal or transmural inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. Endoscopic diagnosis and surveillance in patients with IBD have become crucial....
Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection for Colitis-Associated Dysplasia

Yang DH, Rey I

Dysplasia is a precancerous lesion of colorectal cancer in patients with long-standing inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs), such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. Recent guidelines suggest endoscopic resection as a...
Management of Complications of Colorectal Submucosal Dissection

Kim ER, Chang DK

Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a useful procedure for the treatment of superficial gastrointestinal neoplasm. Compared with endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR), ESD has several benefits, which include resectability of various...
Advanced Treatment and Imaging in Colonoscopy: The Pocket-Creation Method for Complete Resection and Linked Color Imaging for Better Detection of Early Neoplastic Lesions by Colonoscopy

Yamamoto H, Shinozaki , Hayashi Y, Miura Y, Khurelbaatar T, Osawa H, Lefor AK

Early detection and resection of neoplastic lesions are key objectives to diminish colorectal cancer mortality. Resection of superficial colorectal neoplasms, cold snare polypectomy, endoscopic mucosal resection, and endoscopic submucosal dissection...
Estimation of Invasion Depth: The First Key to Successful Colorectal ESD

Lee BI, Matsuda T

Colorectal tumors with superficial submucosal invasion, which cannot be removed by snaring, are one of the most optimal indications for colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD). Therefore, estimation of the invasion...
Do Patients with Pancreatic Hyperenzymemia without Abnormal Imaging Need Additional Endoscopic Ultrasound?

Choe JW, Hyun JJ

No abstract available.
How Can We Differentiate Malignant Biliary Strictures from Clinically Indeterminate Biliary Strictures?

Kim EJ, Cho JH

No abstract available.
How to Improve the Diagnostic Accuracy of EUS-FNA in Abdominal and Mediastinal Lymphadenopathy?

Kim TH

No abstract available.
Usefulness of Probe-Based Confocal Laser Endomicroscopy for Esophageal Squamous Cell Neoplasm

Lee SK

No abstract available.

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