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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29041015/therapeutic-application-of-linked-color-imaging-for-colorectal-endoscopic-mucosal-resection
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Yasuhiro Goda, Hirohito Mori, Hideki Kobara, Noriko Nishiyama, Nobuya Kobayashi, Tatsuo Yachida, Tsutomu Masaki
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 17, 2017: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29039995/preferred-practice-patterns-in-endoscopic-dacryocystorhinostomy-among-oculoplastic-surgeons-in-asia-pacific-region
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Tracy Kwok, Mohammad Javed Ali, Hunter Yuen
PURPOSE: The aim of this study is to report the preferred practice patterns in endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy (EnDCR) among oculoplastic surgeons practicing in the Asia-Pacific region. METHODS: A detailed survey with 40 questions was electronically disseminated among oculoplastic surgeons practicing in Asia-Pacific region. The mailing list included targeted members of the Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and nonmembers from the contact directories of the two senior authors...
October 17, 2017: Orbit
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29036607/endoscopic-and-histopathologic-reflux-associated-mucosal-damage-in-the-remnant-esophagus-following-transthoracic-esophagectomy-for-cancer-5-year-long-term-follow-up
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H F Fuchs, H M Schmidt, M Meissner, S Brinkmann, M Maus, M Bludau, W Schröder, A H Hölscher, J M Leers
Gastroesophageal reflux is a common problem following esophagectomy and reconstruction with gastric interposition. Despite a routine prescription of proton pump inhibitors, reflux-associated mucosal damage in the remnant esophagus is frequently observed. Purpose of this study is to evaluate mucosal damage in the esophageal remnant during long-term follow-up and to compare the prevalence of this damage between the subgroups of esophageal squamous cell and adenocarcinoma. All patients undergoing transthoracic Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy were prospectively entered in our IRB approved database...
September 21, 2017: Diseases of the Esophagus: Official Journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29033768/preoperative-diagnosis-of-intestinal-endometriosis-by-magnifying-colonoscopy-and-target-biopsy
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Jun Tomiguchi, Hideaki Miyamoto, Kazutaka Ozono, Ryosuke Gushima, Takashi Shono, Hideaki Naoe, Motohiko Tanaka, Hideo Baba, Hidetaka Katabuchi, Yutaka Sasaki
Endometriosis can affect any portion of the gastrointestinal tract. A preoperative definitive diagnosis of intestinal endometriosis is difficult, because there is no characteristic endoscopic finding and the endoscopic biopsies usually sample insufficient endometrial tissue for pathologic diagnosis. To our knowledge, the magnifying endoscopic features of intestinal mucosal endometriosis have not been well documented. In this study, we report a case of intestinal endometriosis diagnosed preoperatively by magnifying image-enhanced colonoscopy and target biopsy...
May 2017: Case Reports in Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29033415/liver-cyst-infection-after-colon-endoscopic-mucosal-resection-in-a-patient-with-autosomal-dominant-polycystic-kidney-disease-on-maintenance-hemodialysis
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Shota Shimano, Miki Tsuda, Seiya Fuyuno, Yoshihide Arimura, Fumio Nanishi
A 60-year-old Japanese man with autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD) on maintenance hemodialysis underwent colonoscopy and endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). He was hospitalized after 4 days of fever that began the day following colonoscopy. We detected Klebsiella pneumoniae in a blood culture and a ring-shaped integration in the liver cyst by gallium scintigraphy. He recovered with antibiotics and percutaneous drainage. The patient was believed to have contracted the liver cyst infection via an injured colonic mucosa and portal vein...
October 16, 2017: Internal Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29030001/the-occurrence-and-characteristics-of-endoscopically-unexpected-malignant-degeneration-in-large-rectal-adenomas
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Maxime E S Bronzwaer, Gijsbert D Musters, Renée M Barendse, Lianne Koens, Eelco J R de Graaf, Pascal G Doornebosch, Mathijs P Schwartz, Esther C J Consten, Erik J Schoon, Ignace H J T de Hingh, Pieter J Tanis, Evelien Dekker, Paul Fockens
INTRODUCTION: Large non-pedunculated rectal polyps are most commonly resected by endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) or transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM). Despite preprocedural diagnostics, unexpected rectal cancer is incidentally encountered within the resected specimen. This study aimed to compare the diagnostic assessment and procedural characteristics of lesions with and without unexpected submucosal invasion. METHODS: A post-hoc analysis of a multicenter randomized trial (TREND study) was performed, in which patients with a non-pedunculated rectal polyp of ≥3 cm without endoscopic suspicion of invasive growth were randomized between EMR and TEM...
October 10, 2017: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29022245/prevalence-of-eosinophilic-esophagitis-in-patients-with-gastroesophageal-reflux-symptoms-a-cross-sectional-study-from-a-tertiary-care-hospital-in-north-india
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Bhaskarjyoti Baruah, Tarun Kumar, Prasenjit Das, Bhaskar Thakur, Vishnubatla Sreenivas, Vineet Ahuja, Siddhartha Datta Gupta, Govind K Makharia
BACKGROUND: Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is being recognized increasingly all over the globe; Indian data is however sparse. We screened patients with symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) for presence of EoE in them. METHODS: Consecutive patients with symptoms suggestive of GERD underwent gastroduodenoscopy and esophageal biopsies, obtained from both the upper esophagus (5 cm below the upper esophageal sphincter) and lower esophagus (5 cm above gastroesophageal junction), as well as from any other endoscopically visible abnormal mucosa...
October 12, 2017: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology: Official Journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29020763/efficacy-of-precut-endoscopic-mucosal-resection-for-treatment-of-rectal-neuroendocrine-tumors
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Hoonsub So, Su Hyun Yoo, Seungbong Han, Gwang-Un Kim, Myeongsook Seo, Sung Wook Hwang, Dong-Hoon Yang, Jeong-Sik Byeon
Background/Aims: Endoscopic resection is the first-line treatment for rectal neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) measuring <1 cm and those between 1 and 2 cm in size. However, conventional endoscopic resection cannot achieve complete resection in all cases. We aimed to analyze clinical outcomes of precut endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR-P) used for the management of rectal NET. Methods: EMR-P was used to treat rectal NET in 72 patients at a single tertiary center between 2011 and 2015...
October 12, 2017: Clinical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29020690/cold-forceps-avulsion-with-adjuvant-snare-tip-soft-coagulation-cast-is-an-effective-and-safe-strategy-for-the-management-of-non-lifting-large-laterally-spreading-colonic-lesions
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David J Tate, Farzan F Bahin, Lobke Desomer, Mayenaaz Sidhu, Vikas Gupta, Michael J Bourke
Background and aims Non-lifting large laterally spreading colorectal lesions (LSLs) are challenging to resect endoscopically and often necessitate surgery. A safe, simple technique to treat non-lifting LSLs endoscopically with robust long-term outcomes has not been described. Methods In this single-center prospective observational study of consecutive patients referred for endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of LSLs ≥ 20 mm, LSLs not completely resectable by snare because of non-lifting underwent standardized completion of resection with cold-forceps avulsion and adjuvant snare-tip soft coagulation (CAST)...
October 11, 2017: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29018538/replacement-of-warfarin-with-a-novel-oral-anticoagulant-in-endoscopic-mucosal-resection-a-multicentre-open-label-randomised-controlled-trial
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Takuya Yamada, Akiko Kada, Toshio Uraoka, Toshio Kuwai, Noriko Watanabe, Yoshihiro Sasaki, Katsuhiro Mabe, Yasuo Takahashi, Takashi Kagaya, Toshihisa Kimura, Hiroshige Hamada, Akiko M Saito, Naohiko Harada
INTRODUCTION: This randomised controlled trial aims to compare the efficacy of warfarin replacement with apixaban without postoperative resumption of heparin with that of conventional heparin bridging in patients taking warfarin and scheduled to undergo endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR): specifically, by checking for reduction in proportion of postoperative bleeding following EMR. METHODS AND ANALYSIS: The multicentre, open-label randomised parallel-group, controlled intervention study regards patients taking warfarin who are scheduled to undergo colon EMR...
2017: BMJ Open Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29017673/iatrogenic-gastrointestinal-perforation-following-therapeutic-endoscopic-procedures-management-and-outcome
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Wen Chong Song, Wei Wei Lv, Xiao Zhong Gao
The aim of this study was to analyze the location, the cause and treatment of iatrogenic gastrointestinal perforations following therapeutic endoscopic procedures. Perforation occurred in 12 patients out of 3,389, giving cases occurred intraoperatively or postoperatively. Among them, 6 cases were closed by titanium clipping and 1 case by purse string suture. In another case after cap-assisted endoscopic mucosal resection (EMRC), attempted titanium clipping failed, emergency surgery had to be performed. One each case, after Argon plasma coagulation (APC) and case after endoscopic piecemeal mucosal resection (EPMR), recovered well spontaneously...
September 2017: Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons—Pakistan: JCPSP
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29017297/endoscopic-balloon-dilation-for-crohn-s-disease-associated-strictures
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REVIEW
Thomas Klag, Jan Wehkamp, Martin Goetz
Management of intestinal strictures associated with Crohn's disease (CD) is clinically challenging despite advanced medical therapy directed toward mucosal healing to positively influence the natural course of CD-associated complications. Although medical therapy is available for inflammatory strictures, therapy of fibrostenotic strictures is the domain of surgery and endoscopy. Endoscopic balloon dilation (EBD) has been recognized as a well-established first-line procedure in terms of safety and efficacy. Although surgery is a valuable treatment modality for the management of CD-related strictures, EBD can help prevent multiple surgical interventions, which might in the long-term lead to a risk of short bowel syndrome...
September 2017: Clinical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29017290/role-of-advanced-endoscopic-imaging-techniques-in-the-management-of-inflammatory-bowel-disease
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REVIEW
Eun Soo Kim
Endoscopy plays a crucial role in the management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in terms of diagnosis, monitoring of mucosal status, and surveillance of colitis-associated neoplasia. Mucosal healing evaluated by endoscopy has been recognized as the target of treatment in the era of powerful biologics therapy. The optimal modality for identifying dysplasia in IBD has yet to be well defined. Increasing progress has recently been made in endoscopic technologies to more accurately assess mucosal inflammation and more effectively detect dysplasia...
September 2017: Clinical Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29016405/definition-of-barrett-esophagus-in-the-united-states-support-for-retention-of-a-requirement-for-goblet-cells
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Kevan J Salimian, Kevin M Waters, Ogechukwu Eze, Maryam K Pezhouh, Yaman Tarabishy, Eun-Ji Shin, Marcia I Canto, Lysandra Voltaggio, Elizabeth A Montgomery
Barrett esophagus (BE) predisposes patients to the development of esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC). However, the global definition of BE is controversial. Pathologists in Europe and the United States require intestinal metaplasia (IM) within columnar-lined mucosa (CLM) in the tubular esophagus to diagnose BE, whereas in the UK and Japan only the presence of CLM is required. To aid in establishing an appropriate definition for BE, we evaluated whether IM accompanies EAC in a US patient cohort. We examined a series of 139 consecutive patients who underwent endoscopic mucosal resections or esophagectomies for EAC performed at a US tertiary care center...
October 9, 2017: American Journal of Surgical Pathology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28994567/underwater-endoscopic-mucosal-resection-uemr-an-alternative-for-removal-of-large-sessile-colorectal-polyps
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Dalbir S Sandhu, Ye J Lee, Henning Gerke
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: Large sessile/flat colonic polyps are traditionally removed by lift polypectomy. Underwater endoscopic mucosal resection (UEMR) is a novel technique where air is suctioned out and replaced by water to decompress the colon so that the flat lesions assumes a more polypoid shape facilitating its removal with the standard snare resection. We report the feasibility and safety in our series of patients utilizing this technique. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A retrospective, observational study of all patients who underwent removal of large colonic polyps (>10 mm) over a period of 3 years (January 2012 - January 2015) at a tertiary care center by UEMR were included in the study...
October 9, 2017: Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28992635/anchoring-the-snare-tip-using-a-small-incision-in-the-submucosa-facilitates-en-bloc-endoscopic-mucosal-resection-for-sporadic-duodenal-adenomas
#16
Emmanuel Forté, Jérémie Jacques, Jérôme Rivory, Florian Rostain, Jean-Christophe Saurin, Thierry Ponchon, Mathieu Pioche
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 9, 2017: Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28991566/imaging-and-screening-of-cancer-of-the-small-bowel
#17
REVIEW
Jin Sil Kim, Seong Ho Park, Stephanie Hansel, Joel G Fletcher
Delayed diagnosis of small bowel cancers frequently occurs and may arise because of many factors, including low incidence of disease, difficult endoscopic access, lack of mucosal mass or abnormality, subtle radiologic features, and low index of clinical suspicion. As small bowel cancers are rare and their causes are largely unknown, routine population-based screening of asymptomatic patients to find precursor lesions or early cancers is ineffective. However, targeted screening/surveillance strategies are used in specific at-risk and symptomatic patient populations...
November 2017: Radiologic Clinics of North America
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28988198/wide-field-endoscopic-mucosal-resection-versus-endoscopic-submucosal-dissection-for-laterally-spreading-colorectal-lesions-a-cost-effectiveness-analysis
#18
Farzan F Bahin, Steven J Heitman, Khalid N Rasouli, Hema Mahajan, Duncan McLeod, Eric Y T Lee, Stephen J Williams, Michael J Bourke
OBJECTIVE: To compare the cost-effectiveness of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) and wide-field endoscopic mucosal resection (WF-EMR) for removing large sessile and laterally spreading colorectal lesions (LSLs)> 20 mm. DESIGN: An incremental cost-effectiveness analysis using a decision tree model was performed over an 18-month time horizon. The following strategies were compared: WF-EMR, universal ESD (U-ESD) and selective ESD (S-ESD) for lesions highly suspicious for containing submucosal invasive cancer (SMIC), with WF-EMR used for the remainder...
October 7, 2017: Gut
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28987843/the-endoscopic-buccal-fat-pad-flap-for-closure-of-skull-base-defects-a-report-of-five-cases
#19
Daniel W Flis, John F Burke, Arnau Benet, Phillip Theodosopoulos, Manish Aghi, Ivan H El-Sayed
OBJECTIVE: To demonstrate the clinical utility of the buccal fat pad to close a variety of skull base defects. METHODS: A retrospective chart review of 5 consecutive patients who underwent endoscopic cranial base surgery with endoscopic harvest of BFPF pedicled along the internal maxillary artery for reconstruction of the skull base from October 2013 until November 2014. RESULTS: All 5 patients had complete take of the BFPFs with mucosalization on post-operative follow up with no reported complications or CSF leaks...
October 5, 2017: World Neurosurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28981629/usefulness-of-transcriptional-blood-biomarkers-as-a-non-invasive-surrogate-marker-of-mucosal-healing-and-endoscopic-response-in-ulcerative-colitis
#20
Núria Planell, M Carme Masamunt, Raquel Franco Leal, Lorena Rodríguez, Miriam Esteller, Juan J Lozano, Anna Ramírez, Maria de Lourdes Setsuko Ayrizono, Claudio Saddy Rodrigues Coy, Ignacio Alfaro, Ingrid Ordás, Sudha Visvanathan, Elena Ricart, Jordi Guardiola, Julián Panés, Azucena Salas
Background and Aims: Ulcerative colitis [UC] is a chronic inflammatory disease of the colon. Colonoscopy remains the gold standard for evaluating disease activity, as clinical symptoms are not sufficiently accurate. The aim of this study is to identify new accurate non-invasive biomarkers based on whole-blood transcriptomics that can predict mucosal lesions and response to treatment in UC patients. Methods: Whole-blood samples were collected for a total of 152 UC patients at endoscopy...
July 10, 2017: Journal of Crohn's & Colitis
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