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The descending gastric fundus in endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty

Post written by Theodore W. James, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

We demonstrated that not only does the gastric body shorten during endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty, but the gastric fundus descends as well. 130 more words

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Usefulness and safety of colorectal precutting EMR and hybrid ESD for sessile serrated polyps

Post written by Yuzuru Tamaru, MD, PhD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, National Hospital Organization, Kure Medical Center and Chugoku Cancer Center, Kure, Japan.

In this report, we present 2 cases of precutting endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR)/hybrid endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) with a circumferential incision and partial dissection followed by snare resection via SOUTEN. 326 more words

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Outcomes of ER and metachronous cancer after ER for adenocarcinoma of the esophagogastric junction

Post written by Seiichiro Abe, MD, PhD, from the Endoscopy Division, National Cancer Center Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.

Endoscopic resection (ER) is a minimally invasive treatment option for superficial adenocarcinoma (EA). 528 more words

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Endoscopic closure of a large perforation during pneumatic dilation of a sleeve gastrectomy stricture

Post written by Allison R. Schulman, MD, MPH, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. 292 more words

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Endoscopist biopsy rate as a quality indicator for outpatient gastroscopy

Post written by Wladyslaw Januszewicz, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterological Oncology, The Maria Sklodowska-Curie Memorial Cancer Centre and Institute of Oncology, and the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Clinical Oncology, Medical Centre for Postgraduate Education, Warsaw, Poland, and the MRC Cancer Unit, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom. 569 more words

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Management of a windsock diverticulum by the use of novel submucosal dissection scissors

Post written by Ryan Law, DO, from the Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

A 41-year-old woman presented with a 2-year history of nausea, post-prandial pain, dysphagia to solid food, and intermittent regurgitation. 253 more words

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Short-term outcomes of endoscopic sleeve gastroplasty in 1000 consecutive patients

Post written by Aayed Alqahtani, MD, FRCSC, FACS, from the Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

For many patients with obesity, bariatric surgery is not a suitable option. 293 more words

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