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EUS-guided cystesophagostomy using a LAMS for drainage of a pancreatic fluid collection in a pediatric patient

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

An 8-year-old boy was referred for abdominal pain of unclear etiology, dysphagia, and failure to thrive. 258 more words

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5 Times LAMs Should Bring in a Consultant

“Working with collections in a library, archives, or museum (LAM) setting requires knowledgeable professionals. Through a combination of specialized education and experience gained in the field, professionals amass knowledge and skills developed for a very niche area. 34 more words

Six more families sue Alex Jones over Sandy Hook conspiracy claims

The families of six victims of the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School along with an FBI agent who was among the first to respond to the shooting sued InfoWars’ founder Alex Jones and several of his businesses on Wednesday, alleging the radio personality had defamed them by repeatedly claiming that the shooting was a hoax. 500 more words

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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. 346 more words

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The Intersection of Libraries, Archives & Museums

“There’s no one model for libraries, archives and museums to coexist and interact. Each entity can be a stand-alone repository, a mixture of two entities, or contain all three entities. 54 more words

Safety and efficacy of lumen-apposing metal stents with and without simultaneous double-pigtail plastic stents

Post written by Kulwinder S. Dua, MD, FASGE, FACP, FRCP, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, USA.

Lumen-apposing metal stents (LAMSs) have a large internal diameter and hence are routinely used to manage walled-off pancreatic necrosis. 366 more words

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