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#1
Felix W Leung, Joseph W Leung
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2014: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24963461/stacked-esophagus-bricolage-to-battle-dysphagia
#2
Vishal Ghevariya, Vivek Trivedi, Berhanu Geme, Raghav Bansal
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2014: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24963459/validation-of-a-novel-method-for-analyzing-video-recordings-of-the-withdrawal-phase-of-air-insufflation-and-water-exchange-colonoscopy-documentation-of-distractions-from-focused-mucosal-inspection
#3
Victoria Y Yung, Andrew W Yen, Joseph W Leung, Surinder K Mann, Machelle D Wilson, Felix W Leung
BACKGROUND: Compared with air insufflation (AI), water-exchange (WE) colonoscopy increases adenoma detection rate (ADR) in the right colon. The impact of insertion methodological differences on withdrawal examination has not been studied. OBJECTIVE: To develop and validate a novel method for analyzing distractions from mucosal inspection, bowel preparation scores and yield of quality outcome in prerecorded videos. DESIGN: Edited videos of the withdrawal phase of screening colonoscopies meeting inclusion criteria...
January 2014: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24963457/introduction-to-the-volume-4-first-issue
#4
Felix W Leung, Joseph W Leung
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
January 2014: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24478931/an-incomplete-esophageal-perforation-masquerading-as-variceal-bleeding
#5
Veeral M Oza, Prathima Pangulur, Robert Kirkpatrick
What is new in this Letter to the Editor: This case and image emphasizes the importance of considering incomplete esophageal rupture in all patients who present with nausea, as well as in those patients who have hematemesis, as they are at high risk to progress to a complete rupture. We would like to emphasize that this presentation of Boerhaave's is unique in the sense that the patient denied any vomiting, and initially, neither had physical exam findings of pneumo-mediastinum nor any evidence of perforation, but on endoscopy was noted to have essentially an incomplete perforation, and the picture is an excellent representation of an incomplete perforation, and clearly shows the muscle fibers...
July 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24478930/gastric-antral-vascular-ectasia-gave-in-two-non-cirrhotic-patients-involved-large-area-of-stomach-case-report-and-literature-review
#6
Fengli Liu, Feng Ji, Xi Jin, Yechun Du
Gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE) is a rare clinical disease which can cause recurrent upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract bleeding. It is responsible for about 4% of non-variceal upper GI haemorrhages. GAVE was also named as watermelon stomach (WS) for its characteristic endoscopic performance. Though the etiology of GAVE is unknown, it received several presumptions according to its histopathological features. Treatments of GAVE can be separated into three categories: pharmacologic, endoluminal, and surgical approaches...
July 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24478925/vital-signs-and-serum-electrolyte-levels-are-well-preserved-after-large-volume-water-exchange-in-the-colonic-lumen-used-with-the-water-exchange-method
#7
Felix W Leung, Joseph W Leung, Rodelei M Siao-Salera, Surinder K Mann
BACKGROUND: Reports of water exchange (WE) colonoscopy did not describe complications, but the safety of the WE method has not been critically evaluated. AIM: We report the vital signs, cardiac rhythm and serum electrolyte levels before and after large volume water exchange. Unsedated patients are chosen for evaluation to avoid the confounding effects of sedation medications. PATIENT AND METHOD: Patients in two randomized controlled trials (RCT) comparing the use of air insufflations (AI) vs...
July 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24478924/medium-term-results-with-sacral-nerve-stimulation-for-management-of-faecal-incontinence-a-single-centre-experience
#8
Michael Feretis, Sharad Karandikar, Mark Chapman
OBJECTIVE: Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS) is an effective but expensive intervention for management of Faecal Incontinence (FI) offered primarily in tertiary centres. It is estimated that 30%-50% of patients fail to respond to temporary SNS. Aim of this study was to evaluate the value of anorectal investigations in patient selection and also to report the mid-term patient results and SNS related morbidity in a secondary referral centre. METHOD: 38 patients (36 female) with FI were offered temporary SNS between January 2008 - May 2012...
July 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24478922/introduction-to-the-volume-3-third-issue
#9
Felix W Leung, Joseph W Leung
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
July 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24147235/endoscopic-rescue
#10
Vishal Ghevariya, Jasmine Dave
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24147234/use-of-temporary-oesophageal-stent-in-the-management-of-oesophageal-perforation-after-laparoscopic-redo-nissen-fundoplication-in-a-paediatric-case
#11
Keith Wan Hang Chiu, Anna Radford, David Horton, Sanja Besarovic, Abdul Razack
Iatrogenic perforation of the oesophagus is life threatening, usually managed surgically. A 4 year-old boy sustained an intra-operative oesophageal perforation while undergoing laparoscopic redo-Nissen Fundoplication for gastrooesophgeal reflux symptoms. After several failed attempts to manage the patients surgically and conservatively, he was successfully treated by deployment of a temporary covered stent. Although commonly employed as an alternative management option in adults, the use of temporary covered stents in the paediatric population is rare especially for nonmalignant disease...
April 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24147233/didactic-teaching-and-simulator-practice-improve-trainees-understanding-and-performance-of-biliary-papillotomy
#12
Joseph W Leung, Danny C Yen, Brian S Lim, Felix W Leung
BACKGROUND: Opportunities for trainees to learn the basics of papillotomy prior to performance on patients is desirable. A papillotomy scoring scale provides objective assessment of papillotomy performance. AIM: To determine the effects of teaching and simulation practice on papillotomy performance using disposable papillae and the endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography (ERCP ) mechanical simulator (EMS). METHOD: Trainees attended workshops with didactic talks on how to perform the "perfect" biliary papillotomy...
April 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24147230/increase-in-proximal-adenoma-detection-rate-after-transition-from-air-to-water-method-for-screening-colonoscopy-in-a-community-based-setting-in-the-united-states
#13
Sooraj Tejaswi, Jesse Stondell, Catherine Ngo, Machelle D Wilson
BACKGROUND: The water method of colonoscopy has been shown to increase adenoma detection rate in the United States veteran population, but this has not yet been demonstrated in a non-veteran community setting in the United States. AIMS: Our aim is to perform a retrospective study to compare adenoma detection rate between the air and the water colonoscopy methods for screening colonoscopies at a non-veteran community site. METHODS: We performed a retrospective review of 100 patients from before and after a single community endoscopist transitioned from air colonoscopy to water colonoscopy...
April 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24147229/experience-with-water-aided-colonoscopy-in-a-canadian-community-population
#14
Adrian W Bak, Rafael F Perini, Travis Schroeder, Felix W Leung
PURPOSE: Water-aided colonoscopy, immersion (WI) or exchange (WE), minimizes insertion pain and reduces sedation. WE improves adenoma detection rates (ADR). In a performance improvement program, we assessed water-aided methods in a busy community GI practice in Canada. METHODS: Over a 13 month period patients were offered water-aided colonoscopy with an option to complete the examination with on-demand sedation. WI was used in the first 1-2 months and replaced exclusively with WE thereafter...
April 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24147228/water-aided-methods-for-colonoscopy-a-review-of-va-experience
#15
Fw Leung, S Friedland, Jw Leung, Sk Mann, Fc Ramirez, Aw Yen
Over the past 10 years, investigators at four Veterans Affairs Medical Centers in the United States devoted considerable expertise refining the method of water immersion colonoscopy. During that period, and through collective, accumulated experience, the technique evolved to its current iteration - water exchange colonoscopy. Water immersion is characterized by suction removal of infused water predominantly during the withdrawal phase of colonoscopy and has a long history of acceptance by colonoscopists. Water exchange is characterized by suction removal of infused water predominantly during endoscope insertion to minimize distention of the colonic lumen...
April 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24498532/hilar-hematoma-after-extracorporeal-shock-wave-lithotripsy-for-pancreatic-stones
#16
Bo Ye, Ting-Ting Du, Liang-Hao Hu, Jun-Tao Ji, Zhao-Hong Zheng, Zhuan Liao, Zhao-Shen Li
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24498528/the-impact-of-diphenhydramine-and-promethazine-in-patients-undergoing-advanced-upper-endoscopic-procedures
#17
Swapna B Reddy, John G Lee, Kenneth J Chang, Venkataraman Muthusamy
BACKGROUND: Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP ) and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) procedures are more complex and longer duration than standard endoscopy, requiring deeper levels of sedation. While prior studies have compared standard sedation (meperidine and midazolam) to propofol, no randomized, controlled trials have evaluated the use of adjunct sedatives in these procedures. AIMS: To prospectively compare the use of promethazine and diphenhydramine as adjunct sedatives to standard sedation in patients undergoing advanced endoscopic procedures...
2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24498527/efficacy-of-single-balloon-enteroscopy-a-2-year-veterans-affairs-medical-center-experience-with-a-systematic-review-of-the-literature
#18
Dhavan A Parikh, Mohit Mittal, Felix W Leung, Surinder K Mann
BACKGROUNDS: The inherent challenges associated with accessing the small bowel (SB) have limited evaluation of this portion of the GI tract. Recent advances in imaging have improved our ability to detect and treat SB pathology. However, little is known regarding the utilization and outcomes of single balloon enteroscopy (SBE). OBJECTIVES: Here we report our single center experience with SBE to examine its efficacy on SB investigation in the Veteran's Affairs population...
2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24498526/introduction-to-the-volume-3-fourth-issue
#19
Joseph W Leung
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24147224/a-novel-application-of-the-water-exchange-method-in-the-treatment-of-sigmoid-volvulus-a-report-of-two-cases
#20
Carlyn Tan, David Kunkel, Luis H Ocampo, Claudia P Sanmiguel, Sundip Karsan, Hartley Cohen, Felix W Leung
Water immersion for colonoscopy was originally developed as an adjunct to air insufflation. It facilitated passage through the sigmoid colon and decreased cecal intubation time. From this technique evolved the water exchange method for screening and diagnostic colonoscopies. Water exchange uses cycles of warm water infusion and suction during insertion in lieu of air insufflation to avoid over-distension of the colon. In this report, we describe a novel application of the water exchange method in the effective and safe treatment of sigmoid volvulus in two patients...
January 2013: Journal of Interventional Gastroenterology
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