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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29656352/eus-guided-biliary-drainage-for-unresectable-malignant-biliary-obstruction-10-year-experience-of-99-cases-at-a-single-center
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Yoshihide Kanno, Shinsuke Koshita, Takahisa Ogawa, Kaori Masu, Hiroaki Kusunose, Toshitaka Sakai, Toji Murabayashi, Sho Hasegawa, Fumisato Kozakai, Keisuke Yonamine, Yujiro Kawakami, Yuki Fujii, Jun Horaguchi, Yutaka Noda, Kei Ito
PURPOSE: To evaluate clinical outcomes of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided biliary drainage (EUS-BD) for unresectable malignant biliary obstruction for cases in which endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) failed at a high-volume center. METHODS: All 99 EUS-BD cases of unresectable malignant biliary obstruction at Sendai City Medical Center between February 2007 and September 2017 were retrospectively evaluated. ERCP is strictly prioritized over EUS-BD during the study period, and EUS-BD was performed in cases wherein ERCP was impossible or ineffective...
April 14, 2018: Journal of Gastrointestinal Cancer
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29652030/endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-gallbladder-drainage-results-of-long-term-follow-up
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Omar Ahmed, Takeshi Ogura, Ali Eldahrouty, Hanaa Khalaf, Ehab Mohammed, Hussein Okasha, Ayat Sameer, Usama Abdelaal, Kazuhide Higuchi
Background/Aim: Recently, endoscopic ultrasound-guided gallbladder drainage (EUS-GBD) has emerged using a self-expandable metallic stent (SEMS). The aim of the study was to evaluate the long-term outcomes of this procedure. In addition, the efficacy and safety of EUS-GBD with SEMS were assessed. Patients and Methods: Thirteen consecutive patients who underwent EUS-GBD for acute cholecystitis between February 2014 and September 2016 were included in this retrospective study...
April 13, 2018: Saudi Journal of Gastroenterology: Official Journal of the Saudi Gastroenterology Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650940/-a-case-of-intraductal-pancreatic-mallignant-tumor-with-difficulty-in-differentiating-between-ipmn-and-itpn
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Tomoyuki Fukami, Akinori Noguchi, Hiromichi Ishii, Akira Watanabe, Riho Sugimoto, Hiroyuki Tada, Hiroki Takeshita, Seiji Umehara, Hiroyuki Izumi, Naoki Tani, Masahide Yamaguchi, Kenji Kawabata, Tetsuro Yamane
The patient was a male in his early 60s. Diabetes had aggravated 6 months earlier, and the patient was referred to our hospital for close examination. On contrast CT, enhanced mass shadows filling the lumen of the main pancreatic duct, which was dilated throughout the pancreas, were observed, and the mass was diagnosed as an adenocarcinoma on EUS-FNA. Based on these findings, main-duct IPMN was suspected and total pancreatectomy was performed. On macroscopic observation of the resected specimen, outgrowth of a solid tumor was observed in the main pancreatic duct, whereas only low-level mucus retention was noted in the pancreatic duct...
March 2018: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650928/-conversion-surgery-after-etoposide-cisplatin-ep-therapy-for-huge-pancreatic-neuroendocrine-carcinoma-a-case-report
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Akiko Nakazawa, Tetsuya Mitsui, Yoichi Miyata, Riki Ninomiya, Masahiko Komagome, Akira Maki, Fumiaki Ozawa, Yoshifumi Beck
Neuroendocrine carcinoma(NEC)is known as rapid tumor growth, high grade malignancy and poor prognosis. We report a case of huge pancreatic NEC successfully performed conversion surgery after EP therapy. A 70-year-old female, was presented to our hospital with appetite loss. CT scan revealed huge tumor, 15 cm in diameter, locating at the pancreas with possible involvement to liver, stomach, common hepatic artery, left gastric artery and gastroduodenal artery. Peritoneal dissemination and para-aortic lymph node metastasis were also suspected...
March 2018: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650926/-a-resected-case-of-adenosquamous-carcinoma-of-pancreas-that-relapsed-in-remnant-pancreas
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Kotaro Miura, Akishige Kanazawa, Sadatoshi Shimizu, Akihiro Murata, Shintaro Kodai, Takafumi Nishii, Katsunobu Sakurai, Akiko Tachimori, Yutaka Tamamori, Naoshi Kubo, Toru Inoue, Yukio Nishiguchi
A 70's man underwent subtotal stomach preserving pancreatoduodenectomy(SSPPD)for pancreatic head cancer. The pathological diagnosis was adenosquamous carcinoma(ASC)of the pancreas. Two months after surgery, a recurrent tumor in the remnant pancreas was confirmed with a CT scan and suspected to be ASC by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration(EUS-FNA). As the recurrent lesion was limited in the pancreas, total remnant pancreatectomy(TP)was performed 4 months after SSPPD. The final pathological diagnosis was ASC...
March 2018: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29650820/-rectal-mucinous-cancer-with-submucosal-tumor-like-morphology-preoperatively-diagnosed-using-eus-fnab-a-case-report
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Tomoko Matsumoto, Shiho Kuriyama, Yasuyuki Ohtawa, Toshihiko Waku
A man in his 70s presented with a chiefcomplaint ofbleeding during bowel movements. Subsequent colonoscopy revealed a submucosal tumor-like elevated lesion ofapproximately 4 cm situated in the sigmoid section ofthe rectum. EUS-FNAB was performed, and the lesion was identified as mucinous cancer. Based on a diagnosis of rectal cancer(cT4a, cN0, cM0, cStage II), a low anterior resection was performed. Histopathological analysis of the resected specimen revealed a well-differentiated mucinous cancer. The tumor had ruptured the proper muscular layer and was developing in a submucosal tumor-like manner, protruding from the wall within a fibrous capsule...
April 2018: Gan to Kagaku Ryoho. Cancer & Chemotherapy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29643654/role-of-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-in-adrenal-lesions-analysis-of-32-patients
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Rakesh K Gupta, Kaushik Majumdar, Ravindra K Saran, Siddharth Srivastava, Puja Sakhuja, Vineeta V Batra
Objective: Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration cytology (EUS-FNAC) is a precise and safe technique that provides both radiological and pathological diagnosis with a better diagnostic yield and minimal adverse events. EUS-FNAC led to the remarkable increase in the detection rate of incidentaloma found during radiologic staging or follow-up in various malignancy or unrelated conditions. Aims: We did this preliminary study with an aim to evaluate the role of EUS-FNA in diagnosing and classifying adrenal lesions, clinical impact, and compare the outcome with the previously published literature...
April 2018: Journal of Cytology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29629510/endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-coil-or-glue-injection-in-post-cyanoacrylate-gastric-variceal-re-bleed
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Roy J Mukkada, Rajesh Antony, Mathew J Chooracken, Jose V Francis, Antony P Chettupuzha, Pradeep G Mathew, Philip Augustine, Abraham Koshy
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: N-butyl-cyanoacrylate injection is recommended in bleeding/recently bled gastric varices. However, cyanoacrylate injection is associated with re-bleed in 25% to 50% of patients. Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided coil application is an emerging treatment modality for bleeding gastric varices. The aim of this study was to compare EUS-guided coil application combined with or without cyanoacrylate glue injection to injection alone in post-glue gastric variceal re-bleed...
April 9, 2018: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology: Official Journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29627494/metastatic-rhabdomyosarcoma-mimicking-autoimmune-pancreatitis-diagnosed-by-eus-guided-fine-needle-biopsy
#9
Victor L Fox, Jessica Yasuda, Alyaa Al-Ibraheemi, John R Saltzman
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 5, 2018: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29627387/predictors-of-nodal-metastases-for-clinical-t2n0-esophageal-adenocarcinoma
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Arianna Barbetta, Francisco Schlottmann, Tamar Nobel, David B Sewell, Meier Hsu, Kay See Tan, Hans Gerdes, Pari Shah, Manjit S Bains, Matthew Bott, James M Isbell, David R Jones, Daniela Molena
BACKGROUND: Induction therapy has not been proven to be beneficial for patients with clinical T2N0 esophageal adenocarcinoma. Surgery alone is associated with disappointing survival for patients found to have nodal disease on final pathologic examination. The aim of this study was to identify factors that predict pathologic nodal involvement in patients with endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-proven T2N0 esophageal adenocarcinoma. METHODS: We retrospectively reviewed patients with EUS-staged T2N0 (uT2N0) esophageal adenocarcinoma treated with surgery alone...
April 5, 2018: Annals of Thoracic Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29623911/a-multicenter-evaluation-of-a-new-eus-core-biopsy-needle-experience-in-200-patients
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Douglas G Adler, V Raman Muthusamy, Dean S Ehrlich, Gulshan Parasher, Nirav C Thosani, Ann Chen, Jonathan M Buscaglia, Anoop Appannagari, Eduardo Quintero, Harry Aslanian, Linda Jo Taylor, Ali Siddiqui
Background and Objectives: We present a multicenter study of a new endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle biopsy (EUS-FNB) needle (Acquire, Boston Scientific, Natick, MA). The aim of the study was to analyze the needle's clinical performance when sampling solid lesions and to assess the safety of this device. Methods: We performed a multicenter retrospective study of patients undergoing EUS-FNB during July 1-November 15, 2016. Results: Two hundred patients (121 males and 79 females) underwent EUS-FNB of solid lesions with the Acquire needle...
April 4, 2018: Endoscopic Ultrasound
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29623910/evaluation-of-the-sharkcore-%C3%A2-needle-for-eus-guided-core-biopsy-of-pancreatic-neuroendocrine-tumors
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Benjamin L Witt, Rachel E Factor, Barbara E Chadwick, Justin Caron, Ali A Siddiqui, Douglas G Adler
Background and Objectives: EUS guided core biopsy was once rarely performed but is now entering mainstream practice. Neuroendocrine tumors often warrant core biopsy as sufficient tissue must be obtained to allow for special staining to ensure a correct diagnosis. Traditionally these lesions were sampled with FNA needles. We performed a retrospective pilot study to evaluate the clinical value and efficacy of the a new EUS core needle biopsy needle as compared to a standard EUS FNA needle in the evaluation of patients with known or suspected neuroendocrine tumors...
April 4, 2018: Endoscopic Ultrasound
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29622065/-endoscopic-ultrasonography-in-tumour-staging-of-colonic-cancer
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Marie Louise Malmstrøm, Trine Perner, Peter Vilmann, Isamil Gögenur
Tumour staging of colonic cancer has become increasingly important due to advancements in minimally invasive surgical techniques and potential benefits of neoadjuvant treatments for advanced but operable tumours. Selection of patients for the latter is based on CT-scans although the staging quality of this image modality is widely debated. Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) has not routinely been used for staging colonic cancer. This article presents the current knowledge of EUS for T-staging of colonic cancers and discusses the rationale for its supplement to routine CT-scans in selected patients...
April 2, 2018: Ugeskrift for Laeger
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29618971/novel-neurostimulation-of-autonomic-pelvic-nerves-overcomes-bladder-sphincter-dyssynergia
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Wendy Yen Xian Peh, Roshini Mogan, Xin Yuan Thow, Soo Min Chua, Astrid Rusly, Nitish V Thakor, Shih-Cheng Yen
The disruption of coordination between smooth muscle contraction in the bladder and the relaxation of the external urethral sphincter (EUS) striated muscle is a common issue in dysfunctional bladders. It is a significant challenge to overcome for neuromodulation approaches to restore bladder control. Bladder-sphincter dyssynergia leads to undesirably high bladder pressures, and poor voiding outcomes, which can pose life-threatening secondary complications. Mixed pelvic nerves are potential peripheral targets for stimulation to treat dysfunctional bladders, but typical electrical stimulation of pelvic nerves activates both the parasympathetic efferent pathway to excite the bladder, as well as the sensory afferent pathway that causes unwanted sphincter contractions...
2018: Frontiers in Neuroscience
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29618340/3d-high-resolution-anorectal-manometry-in-patients-with-perianal-fistulas-comparison-with-3d-anal-ultrasound
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Richelle J F Felt-Bersma, Maarten S Vlietstra, Paul F Vollebregt, Ingrid J M Han-Geurts, Vera Rempe-Sorm, Grietje J H Vander Mijnsbrugge, Charlotte B H Molenaar
BACKGROUND: Perianal fistula surgery can damage the anal sphincters which may cause faecal incontinence. By measuring regional pressures, 3D-HRAM potentially provides better guidance for surgical strategy in patients with perianal fistulas. The aim was to measure regional anal pressures with 3D-HRAM and to compare these with 3D-EUS findings in patients with perianal fistulas. METHODS: Consecutive patients with active perianal fistulas who underwent both 3D-EUS and 3D-HRAM at a clinic specialised in proctology were included...
April 4, 2018: BMC Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29614262/cost-effectiveness-analysis-comparing-lumen-apposing-metal-stents-with-plastic-stents-in-the-management-of-pancreatic-walled-off-necrosis
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Yen-I Chen, Alan N Barkun, Viviane Adam, Ge Bai, Vikesh K Singh, Majidah Bukhari, Olaya Brewer Gutierrez, B Joseph Elmunzer, Robert Moran, Lea Fayad, Mohamad El Zein, Vivek Kumbhari, Alessandro Repici, Mouen A Khashab
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: EUS-guided transmural drainage is effective in the management of pancreatic walled-off necrosis (WON). A lumen-apposing metal stent (LAMS) has recently been developed specifically for the drainage of pancreatic fluid collections showing promising results. However, no cost-effectiveness data have been published in comparison to endoscopic drainage with traditional plastic stents (PSs). The aim is to compare the cost-effectiveness of LAMSs to PSs in the management of WON...
March 31, 2018: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29611112/sedation-practices-in-gastrointestinal-endoscopy-a-survey-from-southern-india
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Prakash Zacharias, Shibi Mathew, John Mathews, Aby Somu, Maya Peethambaran, Menon Prashanth, Mathew Philip
Gastrointestinal endoscopies can cause an unpleasant experience for the patient. In India, most endoscopists follow a common institutional policy for sedation. The aim of this study was to analyze the sedation practices in various endoscopy centers across southern India. Data were collected with the help of a structured questionnaire given to a senior endoscopist of the center. Data from the completed questionnaire were later analyzed. Data were obtained from 19 centers across southern India. All endoscopy suites had central oxygen supply and emergency cart...
April 3, 2018: Indian Journal of Gastroenterology: Official Journal of the Indian Society of Gastroenterology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607396/prevalence-and-echo-features-of-mediastinal-lymph-nodes-in-eus-for-non-malignant-indications-a-prospective-study-in-a-southern-european-population
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Joana Carmo, Miguel Bispo, Susana Marques, Cristina Chagas
Background and study aims:  Significant heterogeneity in geographic distribution regarding the prevalence of mediastinal lymph nodes (MLN) has been documented in autopsy and computed tomography (CT) studies. Awareness of the local prevalence and characteristics of lymph nodes will be relevant when performing endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) for staging of malignant neoplasias. The aims of this study were to document the prevalence and echo features of MLN in patients undergoing EUS for non-malignant extrathoracic disease and to identify predictive factors for the presence of MLN...
April 2018: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29607394/diagnostic-adequacy-and-safety-of-endoscopic-ultrasound-guided-fine-needle-aspiration-in-patients-with-lymphadenopathy-in-a-large-cohort
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Rinkesh K Bansal, Narendra S Choudhary, Saurabh K Patle, Mahesh K Gupta, Chitranshu Vashishtha, Gagandeep Kaur, Haimanti Sarin, Rajesh Puri
Background and study aims : The role of endoscopic-ultrasound (EUS) guided fine-needle aspiration (FNA) in patients with lymphadenopathy in terms of diagnostic adequacy and safety in large population is not well defined. The aim of this study was to evaluate diagnostic adequacy and safety of EUS-FNA in patients with lymphadenopathy. Patients and methods:  Retrospective study from October 2010 to September 2015 at tertiary care center in Delhi-NCR. We analyzed data from 1005 EUS- FNAs of lymph nodes...
April 2018: Endoscopy International Open
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29605722/efficacy-of-eus-and-ercp-guided-biliary-drainage-for-malignant-biliary-obstruction-prospective-randomized-controlled-study
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Joo Kyung Park, Young Sik Woo, Donghyo Noh, Ju-Il Yang, So Young Bae, Hwan Sic Yun, Jong Kyun Lee, Kyu Taek Lee, Kwang Hyuck Lee
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: ERCP-guided biliary drainage (ERCP-BD is a criterion standard treatment for malignant biliary obstruction when curative surgery is not an option. Alternative methods such as PTBD would significantly lower the quality of life. EUS-guided biliary drainage (EUS-BD) has been developed and performed by experienced endoscopists. Therefore, the aims of this study were to evaluate the efficacy and safety of EUS-BD compared with ERCP in malignant biliary obstruction. METHODS: The prospective randomized controlled study was conducted and 30 patients were enrolled; 15 for each EUS-BD and ERCP-BD arm...
March 29, 2018: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
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