Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

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Gastric Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Makoto Nishimura, MD Norio Fukami, MD Gastric endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a technique of endoscopic resection that removes lesions by a free-hand dissection at the…

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Esophageal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

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Esophageal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Daniel S. Strand, MD Andrew Y. Wang, MD Endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) is a therapeutic endoscopic technique that enables the en bloc resection of superficial epithelial…

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Transoral Outlet Reduction (TORe)

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Transoral Outlet Reduction (TORe) Allison R. Schulman, MD, MPH Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has traditionally been the most commonly performed bariatric surgical procedure. It involves stapling of the stomach to…

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Endoscopic Suturing

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Endoscopic Suturing Qais Dawod, MD Reem Z. Sharaiha, MD, MSc BACKGROUND Endoscopic suturing techniques were firstly introduced by Swain and Mills in 1986.1 In 1998, the FDA approved the first…

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Balloon Tamponade

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Balloon Tamponade Donovan Inniss, BS Monica A. Tincopa, MD, MSc Esophageal varices occur as a consequence of portal hypertension and may develop in up to 50% of patients with cirrhosis,…

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Endoscopic Variceal Ligation

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Endoscopic Variceal Ligation Vilas R. Patwardhan, MD Elliot B. Tapper, MD Acute variceal hemorrhage (AVH) is a devastating complication of cirrhosis and portal hypertension.1,2 The expected overall 6-week mortality associated…

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Clips and Loops

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Clips and Loops Hiroyuki Aihara, MD, PhD The use of clip in endoscopy was first reported by Hayashi et al in 1975.1 Currently, clips are used for multiple indications including…

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