Functional endoscopy in neurogenic dysphagia: a feasibility study focusing on the esophageal phase of swallowing
Conclusions By interdisciplinary cooperation with additional assessment of the esophageal phase of deglutition using the innovative method of functional endoscopy, the diagnosis of neurogenic disorders including dysphagia may be significantly improved, leading to a better clinical understanding of complex dysfunctional patterns. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study to show that a retroflex view of the ultrathin video endoscope within the esophagus can be safely performed. [NCT01995929] [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table ...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 15, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: R ückert, Jan Lenz, Philipp Heinzow, Hauke Wessling, Johannes Warnecke, Tobias Herrmann, Ingo F. Strahl, Michael Lenze, Frank Nowacki, Tobias Domagk, Dirk Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Perforation and post-polypectomy bleeding complicating colonoscopy in a population-based screening program
Conclusions Colonic perforation and post-polypectomy bleeding, among participants of population-based colorectal screening programs who test positive in the absence of colorectal cancer, are infrequent but serious complications, which increase with participant age and comorbidity, and with endoscopist characteristics. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 15, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Paszat, Lawrence F. Sutradhar, Rinku Luo, Jin Rabeneck, Linda Tinmouth, Jill Tags: Original article Source Type: research

A multicenter survey on endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography during the COVID-19 pandemic in northern and central Italy
Conclusion The case-volume reduction for ERCP during lockdown was lower than for other gastrointestinal endoscopy procedures. No definitive conclusions can be drawn about the percentage of SARS-CoV-2-positive patients and healthcare workers observed after ERCP. Appropriate triage and screening of patients and adherence to society recommendations are paramount. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 15, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Donato, Giulio Forti, Edoardo Mutignani, Massimiliano Laterra, Maria Antonella Arese, Daniele Coppola, Franco Zaccari, Piera Mariani, Alberto Arcidiacono, Paolo Giorgio Pig ò, Flavia Conigliaro, Rita Costa, Deborah Tringali, Alberto Lavagna, Alessandro R Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Sessile serrated lesions: Searching for the true prevalence
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E635-E636 DOI: 10.1055/a-1373-4825 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 15, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Kahi, Charles J. Rex, Douglas K. Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Resuming endoscopy during COVID-19 pandemic: ESGE, WEO and WGO Joint Cascade Guideline for Resource Limited Settings
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: C4-C4 DOI: 10.1055/a-1480-4036 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 15, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Antonelli, Giulio Karstensen, John G ásdal Bhat, Purnima Ijoma, Uchenna Osuagwu, Chukwuemeka Desalegn, Hailemichael Abera, Hanna Guy, Claire Vilmann, Peter Dinis-Ribeiro, Mario Ponchon, Thierry Sabbagh, Luis Carlos Pausawasdi, Nonthalee Makharia, Govind Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Novel artificial intelligence-driven software significantly shortens the time required for annotation in computer vision projects
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E621-E626 DOI: 10.1055/a-1341-0689 Background and study aims The contribution of artificial intelligence (AI) to endoscopy is rapidly expanding. Accurate labelling of source data (video frames) remains the rate-limiting step for such projects and is a painstaking, cost-inefficient, time-consuming process. A novel software platform, Cord Vision (CdV) allows automated annotation based on “embedded intelligence.” The user manually labels a representative proportion of frames in a section of video (typically 5 %), to create ‘micro-modelsʼ which allow accurate propagation o...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 14, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Hansen, Ulrik Stig Landau, Eric Patel, Mehul Hayee, Bu ʼHussain Tags: Original article Source Type: research

AI everywhere in endoscopy, not only for detection and characterization
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E627-E628 DOI: 10.1055/a-1373-4799 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 14, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Hassan, Cesare Mori, Yuichi Antonelli, Giulio Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Sessile serrated lesion detection rates during average risk screening colonoscopy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the published literature
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E610-E620 DOI: 10.1055/a-1352-4095 Background and study aims Sessile serrated lesion (SSL) detection rate has been variably reported and unlike adenoma detection rate (ADR) is not currently a quality indicator for screening colonoscopy. Composite detection rates of SSL in patients undergoing average risk screening colonoscopy are not available. Methods Electronic database search (Medline, Embase and Cochrane) was conducted for studies reporting detection rates of serrated polyps (SSL, Hyperplastic polyp, traditional serrated adenoma) among average risk subjects undergoing screening...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 13, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Desai, Madhav Anderson, Joseph C. Kaminski, Michael Thoguluva Chandrasekar, Viveksandeep Fathallah, Jihan Hassan, Cesare Lieberman, David Sharma, Prateek Tags: Review Source Type: research

Clinical efficacy and safety of magnetic sphincter augmentation (MSA) and transoral incisionless fundoplication (TIF2) in refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): a systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusion Both procedures performed at par when comparing clinical success in terms of improvement in GERD-HRQL scores. In terms of overall patient satisfaction, post procedure regurgitation and cumulative number of patients off PPI therapy, MSA outperforms TIF2. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 13, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Chandan, Saurabh Mohan, Babu P. Khan, Shahab R. Jha, Lokesh K. Dhaliwal, Amaninder J. Bilal, Mohammad Aziz, Muhammad Canakis, Andrew Arora, Sumant Malik, Sarah Kassab, Lena L. Ponnada, Suresh Bhat, Ishfaq Hewlett, Alexander T. Sharma, Neil McDonough, Step Tags: Review Source Type: research

Feasibility of ultrathin endoscope for esophageal endoscopic submucosal dissection
Conclusion Although the procedure time was longer in the ultrathin group, en bloc resection was performed without any perforation. The findings indicate that esophageal ESD with an ultrathin endoscope is feasible. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 13, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Kikuchi, Daisuke Tanaka, Masami Nakamura, Satoshi Nomura, Kosuke Hayasaka, Junnosuke Ochiai, Yorinari Odagiri, Hiroyuki Yamashita, Satoshi Matsui, Akira Hoteya, Shu Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Effect of music on pediatric endoscopic examinations: a randomized controlled trial
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E599-E605 DOI: 10.1055/a-1352-3244 Background and study aims The primary objective was to measure the effect of music as an adjunct to sedation in patient anxiety levels during pediatric endoscopic examinations. Patients and methods We performed a single-blind randomized controlled trial comparing music with no music in children aged 2 to 18 years. Anxiety was measured using the Modified Yale Preoperative Anxiety Scale (m-YPAS) and the Visual Analog Anxiety Scale (VAS-anxiety). Patient perception of pain was evaluated with the Wong-Baker Faces Pain Rating Scale (WBFPRS). Patient ex...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 13, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Bay, Constanza Henriquez, Romina Villarroel, Luis Gana, Juan Crist óbal Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Radial incision and cutting combined with balloon dilation for refractory pancreaticojejunostomy anastomotic strictures
Conclusions This is the first report of RIC with BD for the treatment of refractory PJAS, showing favorable results. This combined procedure might be a useful option for treating refractory PJAS. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 12, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Inoue, Tadahisa Ibusuki, Mayu Kitano, Rena Kobayashi, Yuji Ohashi, Tomohiko Sumida, Yoshio Nakade, Yukiomi Ito, Kiyoaki Yoneda, Masashi Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

Second-generation colon capsule endoscopy for detection of colorectal polyps: Systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials
Conclusions CCE provides high diagnostic accuracy in an adequately cleaned large bowel. Conclusive findings on patient perspectives require further studies to increase acceptance/adherence of CCE for CRC screening. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 12, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: M öllers, Tobias Schwab, Matthias Gildein, Lisa Hoffmeister, Michael Albert, J örg Brenner, Hermann J äger, Simon Tags: Review Source Type: research

Gastrointestinal defect closure using a novel through-the-scope helix tack and suture device compared to endoscopic clips in a survival porcine model (with video)
Conclusions Compared to TTS clip, X-Tack is superior for effecting large mucosal defect closure, including durable sealing of full-thickness perforation. There was no difference in rate of healing between devices. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 12, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Hernandez, Ariosto Marya, Neil B. Sawas, Tarek Rajan, Elizabeth Gades, Naomi M. Wong Kee Song, Louis M. Abu Dayyeh, Barham K. Buttar, Navtej Storm, Andrew C. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Demarcated redness associated with increased vascular density/size: a useful marker of flat-type dysplasia in patients with ulcerative colitis
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E552-E561 DOI: 10.1055/a-1352-2709 Background and study aims Recent advances in endoscopic equipment and diagnostic techniques have improved the detection of dysplasia in the inflamed mucosa of patients with ulcerative colitis (UC). However, it remains difficult to endoscopically identify flat-type dysplasia which has been formerly recognized as invisible dysplasia. Patients and methods In this retrospective, single-center study, we endoscopically identified 10 cases of flat-type-predominant dysplasia by targeted biopsy among 38 intramucosal dysplasia lesions from patients with UC ...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - April 12, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Ikebata, Akiyoshi Shimoda, Masayuki Okabayashi, Koji Uraoka, Toshio Maehata, Tadateru Sugimoto, Shinya Mutaguchi, Makoto Naganuma, Makoto Kameyama, Kaori Yahagi, Naohisa Kanai, Takanori Kitagawa, Yuko Kanai, Yae Iwao, Yasushi Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Endoscopic ‘suction room’ to treat complex enteral stump leaks after upper gastrointestinal surgery
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: C3-C3 DOI: 10.1055/a-1417-5166 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - March 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mutignani, Massimiliano Dioscoridi, Lorenzo Venezia, Ludovica Larghi, Alberto Pugliese, Francesco Cintolo, Marcello Bonato, Giulia Forti, Edoardo Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Resuming endoscopy during COVID-19 pandemic: ESGE, WEO and WGO Joint Cascade Guideline for Resource Limited Settings
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E543-E551 DOI: 10.1055/a-1400-9135 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - March 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Antonelli, Giulio Karsensten, John Gasdal Bhat, Purnima Ijoma, Uchenna Osuagwu, Chukwuemeka Desalegn, Hailemichael Abera, Hanna Guy, Claire Vilmann, Peter Dinis-Ribeiro, Mario Ponchon, Thierry Sabbagh, Luis Carlos Pausawasdi, Nonthalee Makharia, Govind Ha Tags: Guideline Source Type: research

Impact of real-time use of artificial intelligence in improving adenoma detection during colonoscopy: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusions There is an increase in adenoma and polyp detection with the utilization of AIAC. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - March 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Ashat, Munish Klair, Jagpal Singh Singh, Dhruv Murali, Arvind Rangarajan Krishnamoorthi, Rajesh Tags: Review Source Type: research

Feasibility study of a single-use balloon-assisted robotic colonoscope in healthy volunteers
Conclusion The single-use robotic colonoscope NISInspire-C is a safe and feasible alternative to the conventional colonoscope. Further technical refinement is needed to improve the CIR. This study was limited by its small sample size. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - March 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Foo, Chi-Chung Leung, Wai-Keung Lui, Thomas Ka-Luen Cheung, Jo Lai-Ken Lam, Kwok-Wai Sreedhar, Biji Yeung, Chung-Kwong Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Measurement of intragastric pressure: an objective method to ascertain whether gastric wall extension is sufficient for assessment of the non-extension sign
Conclusions We developed an accurate method to measure IP using upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Strong extension of the gastric wall was obtained in almost all patients when the IP was 20 mmHg. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - March 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Imamura, Kentaro Machii, Motoko Yao, Kenshi Sou, Suketo Nagahama, Takashi Yao, Tsuneyoshi Kanemitsu, Takao Miyaoka, Masaki Ohtsu, Kensei Ueki, Toshiharu Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Ultra-magnifying narrow-band imaging for endoscopic diagnosis of gastric intestinal metaplasia: a pilot image analysis study
Conclusions The characteristic ultrastructural features of GIM were identified by ultra-magnifying NBI, warranting validation of diagnostic value in a prospective study. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - March 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Iwagami, Hiroyoshi Uedo, Noriya Yip, Hon-Chi Shichijo, Satoki Kanesaka, Takashi Maekawa, Akira Yamamoto, Sachiko Higashino, Koji Takeuchi, Yoji Ishihara, Ryu Nakatsuka, Shin-ichi Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Endoscopic spectrum and practical classification of small bowel gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) detected during double-balloon enteroscopy
Conclusion Our series shows that GISTs have a wider spectrum of endoscopic characteristics than previously described. The round type with normal overlying mucosa was equally prevalent as the grooved or ulcerated variant. Endoscopists should be aware of this wide spectrum of presentation of small bowel GIST. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - March 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Martinez-Alcal á, Alvaro Fry, Luc ía C. Kr öner, Thomas Peter, Shajan Contreras, Carlo M önkemüller, Klaus Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Gender disparities in advanced endoscopy fellowship: Women in Endoscopy (WIE) perspective
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E505-E506 DOI: 10.1055/a-1339-1432 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - March 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Siddiqui, Uzma D. van Hooft, Jeanin E. Sethi, Amrita Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Water-filled technique for therapeutic pancreato-biliary EUS in patients with surgically altered anatomy
We describe the water-filled technique (WFT) for EUS examination and treatment of the pancreato-biliary region in patients with surgically altered upper gastrointestinal anatomy. Using the WFT, the scope is advanced up to the gastro-jejunal anastomosis and, after placing the tip of the scope 2 cm beyond it, enlargement of the jejunal lumen is obtained by water instillation of the jejunal loop. An enlargement of more than 1.5 cm allows advancement of the tip of the scope under EUSguidance up to the duodenum, in a retrograde way. The WFT is useful for reaching the ampullary area and performing diagnostic and therapeuti...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 22, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mangiavillano, Benedetto Carrara, Silvia Eusebi, Leonardo H. Auriemma, Franceasco Bianchetti, Mario Repici, Alessandro Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

EUS-guided gastroenterostomy versus enteral stenting for gastric outlet obstruction: Systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusion EUS-GE is comparable in terms of technical and clinical effectiveness and has a similar safety profile when compared to ES for palliation of GOO. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 22, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Chandan, Saurabh Khan, Shahab R. Mohan, Babu P. Shah, Aun R. Bilal, Mohammad Ramai, Daryl Bhogal, Neil Dhindsa, Banreet Kassab, Lena L. Singh, Shailendra Ponnada, Suresh Nguyen, Andrew K. McDonough, Stephanie Adler, Douglas G. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Direct endoscopic necrosectomy in infected pancreatic necrosis using lumen-apposing metal stents: Early intervention does not compromise outcome
Conclusions Early endoscopic therapy in the form of direct endoscopic necrosectomy after LAMS placement within the first 30 days after proof of pancreatic necrosis is effective and does not result in poor outcome. Our retrospective data suggest that early intervention before walled-off necrosis is formed is tenable when it is essential due to the patient's clinical deterioration. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 22, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Albers, David Meining, Alexander Hann, Alexander Ayoub, Younan Kabara Schumacher, Brigitte Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Air circulation in a gastrointestinal light source box and endoscope in the era of SARS-CoV-2 and airborne transmission of microorganisms
Conclusions Changes are necessary to prevent airborne transmission. Exclusive use of an external CO2 pump and wrapping the endoscope platform with a plastic film will limit scatter of microorganisms. In the era of pandemic virus with airborne transmission, improvements in gastrointestinal ventilation systems are necessary to avoid contamination of patients and health care workers. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 22, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Chaussade, Stanislas Ali, Einas Abou Hallit, Rachel Belle, Arthur Barret, Maximilien Coriat, Romain Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Checklist feasibility and impact in gastrointestinal endoscopy: a systematic review and narrative synthesis
Conclusion Implementation of a gastrointestinal endoscopy checklist is feasible, with an understanding of relevant barriers and facilitators. Apart from a significant increase in the perception of team communication, evidence for a measurable impact attributable to gastrointestinal checklist implementation on endoscopic processes and safety outcomes is limited and warrants further study. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Bitar, V éronique Martel, Myriam Restellini, Sophie Barkun, Alan Kherad, Omar Tags: Review Source Type: research

Stop taking routine biopsy specimens for the diagnose of a duodenal adenoma!
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E470-E471 DOI: 10.1055/a-1339-1089 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yamasaki, Yasushi Uedo, Noriya Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Gas leakage from the biopsy valve: Does it matter in the era of COVID-19?
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E450-E452 DOI: 10.1055/a-1339-1259 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Dumonceau, Jean-Marc Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Reply to McDonald and colleagues: “Can endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastroenterostomy be used as first line modality for endoscopic management of malignant gastric outlet obstruction?”
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E425-E426 DOI: 10.1055/a-1339-1459 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Kastelijn, Janine B. Moons, Leon M.G. Vleggaar, Frank P. Tags: Letter to the editor Source Type: research

Can endoscopic ultrasound-guided gastroenterostomy be used as a first-line modality for endoscopic management of malignant gastric outlet obstruction?
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E421-E422 DOI: 10.1055/a-1339-1230 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: McDonald, Nicholas M. Bilal, Mohammad Amin, Sunil Tags: Letter to the editor Source Type: research

Modified Z-POEM technique to allow easier closure of the tunnel entry
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E423-E424 DOI: 10.1055/a-1337-2415 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Lajin, Michael Tags: VidEIO Source Type: research

EUS-guided drainage with LAMS to treat a refractory micro-fistula after sleeve gastrectomy: Widen the fistula if you cannot seal it
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E419-E420 DOI: 10.1055/a-1326-1677 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Lajin, Michael Tags: VidEIO Source Type: research

EUS-guided hepaticoduodenostomy combined with antegrade metal stenting using an ultrathin flexible delivery system
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E417-E418 DOI: 10.1055/a-1326-1611 Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Inoue, Tadahisa Ibusuki, Mayu Kitano, Rena Kobayashi, Yuji Ito, Kiyoaki Yoneda, Masashi Tags: VidEIO Source Type: research

Endoscopic ‘suction room’ to treat complex enteral stump leaks after upper gastrointestinal surgery
We describe a new endoscopic approach to treat complex entero-cutaneous fistulas (CECF) by creating a “suction room” through placement of multiple stents (enteral, biliary and/or pancreatic) and a large nose-enteral suction tube inside the enteral stent maintained on a continuous negative aspiration suction.Between January 2016 and December 2019, six consecutive patients referred to our unit with CECF of the enteral stump after failed redo surgeries underwent creation of a “suction room.” In five patients, enteral, biliary and pancreatic stents were positioned before a nose-to-stent or nose-to-colle...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mutignani, Massimiliano Dioscoridi, Lorenzo Venezia, Ludovica Larghi, Alberto Pugliese, Francesco Cintolo, Marcello Bonato, Giulia Forti, Edoardo Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

Rate of detection of serrated lesions at colonoscopy in an average-risk population: a meta-analysis of 129,001 individuals
Conclusions This study determined the overall detection rate for serrated lesions and their different subtypes. The pooled detection rate estimates can be used as a reference for establishing CRC screening programs. Future studies may evaluate the independent factors associated with the presence of serrated lesions during colonoscopy to enhance their rate of detection. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Huang, Junjie Chan, Paul S.F. Pang, Tiffany W.Y. Choi, Peter Chen, Xiao Lok, Veeleah Zheng, Zhi-Jie Wong, Martin C.S. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Prevalence of and risk factors for stent migration-induced duodenal perforation
Conclusion SMDP is a rare but potentially life-threatening complication of ERC after transpapillary drainage for perihilar biliary strictures. Stents ≥ 12 cm and stent insertion into the left liver lobe may be associated risk factors. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Stassen, Pauline M.C. de Jong, David M. Poley, Jan-Werner Bruno, Marco J. de Jonge, Pieter J.F. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Intraluminal gas escape from biopsy valves and endoscopic devices during endoscopy: caution advised during the COVID-19 era
Conclusions Gas leakage from the biopsy valve and device handles commonly occur during endoscopic procedures. We recommend protective measures be considered during use of any tools during endoscopy. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Urakawa, Shinya Hirashita, Teijiro Momose, Kota Nishimura, Makoto Nakajima, Kiyokazu Milsom, Jeffrey W. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Outpatient ESD for challenging colorectal lesions: Is it feasible and safe for western countries?
Conclusion Outpatient colorectal ESD is feasible and safe for challenging lesions. It reduces costs of hospitalization but direct access to the endoscopy service to manage potential post-ESD complications should always be guaranteed. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Pecere, Silvia Barbaro, Federico Petruzziello, Lucio Papparella, Luigi Giovanni Napoli, Marco Boskoski, Ivo Costamagna, Guido Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Experimental study of loop shape using 0.025-inch ERCP guidewires (with videos)
Conclusion In conclusion, characteristics of flexibility and stiffness among guidewires were significantly different in the ex-vivo study. In the experimental study regrading deformation behavior until achieving a loop shape, maximum load also differed. To evaluate whether guidewires easily form a loop shape, clinical study is needed. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Ogura, Takeshi Ueno, Saori Okuda, Atsushi Nishioka, Nobu Yamada, Tadahiro Yamada, Masanori Ueshima, Kazuya Matsuno, Jun Yamamoto, Yoshitaro Higuchi, Kazuhide Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Long-term clinical results of per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia: First report of more than 10-year patient experience as assessed with a questionnaire-based survey
Conclusions Clinical results of POEM over 10 years were favorable regardless of various factors. Symptoms improved even in patients who required additional treatments, suggesting that POEM plays a significant role in treatment of achalasia. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Onimaru, Manabu Inoue, Haruhiro Fujiyoshi, Yusuke Abad, Mary Raina Angeli Nishikawa, Yohei Toshimori, Akiko Shimamura, Yuto Tanabe, Mayo Sumi, Kazuya Ikeda, Haruo Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Use of suction during endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle biopsy of solid pancreatic lesions with a Franseen-tip needle: a pilot comparative trial
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E401-E408 DOI: 10.1055/a-1336-3170 Background and study aims The utility of suction during endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) fine-needle biopsy (FNB) using Franseen-tip needle remains unclear and has not been evaluated in randomized trials. We designed a randomized crossover trial to compare the diagnostic yield during EUS-FNB using a 22G Franseen-tip needle, with and without standard suction. Patients and methods Consecutive patients undergoing EUS-guided sampling of solid pancreatic lesions were recruited. A minimum of two passes were performed for each case: one with 20-mL syringe suc...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Costa-Moreira, Pedro Vilas-Boas, Filipe Martins, Diana Moutinho-Ribeiro, Pedro Lopes, Susana Lopes, Joanne Barroca, Helena Macedo, Guilherme Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Clinical evaluation of physician-controlled guidewire manipulation during endoscopic ultrasound-guided hepaticogastrostomy (with video)
Conclusion PCGW might contribute to improving the success rate of EUS-HGS. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Nishiguchi, Kyohei Ogura, Takeshi Nishioka, Nobu Ueno, Saori Okuda, Atsushi Yamada, Tadahiro Yamada, Masanori Ueshima, Kazuya Higuchi, Kazuhide Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Interobserver agreement of the Paris and simplified classifications of superficial colonic lesions: a Western study
Conclusions Agreement is often measured with Cohen’s κ, but we documented higher levels of agreement when analyzed with the AC1 statistic. The level of agreement was substantial for the Paris classification, and almost perfect for the simplified system. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Cocomazzi, Francesco Gentile, Marco Perri, Francesco Merla, Antonio Bossa, Fabrizio Piazzolla, Mariano Ippolito, Antonio Terracciano, Fulvia Giuliani, Arcangela Patrizia Cubisino, Rossella Marra, Antonella Carparelli, Sonia Mileti, Alessia Paolillo, Rosa Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Impact of simple, specific, verbal instructions on the quality of bowel preparation in hospitalized patients undergoing colonoscopy: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E378-E387 DOI: 10.1055/a-1339-0913 Background and study aims Bowel preparation for colonoscopy is frequently inadequate in hospitalized patients. We explored the impact of specific verbal instructions on the quality of inpatients bowel preparation and factors associated with preparation failure. Patients and methods Randomized (1:1), two strata (mobilized vs. bedridden; 3:2) trial of consecutive inpatients from four tertiary centers, who received either specific, verbal instructions or the standard of care (SOC) ward instructions about bowel preparation. The rate of adequate bowel ...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Triantafyllou, Konstantinos Gkolfakis, Paraskevas Skamnelos, Alexandros Diamantopoulou, Georgia Dagas, Athanasios Tziatzios, Georgios Thomopoulos, Konstantinos Potamianos, Spyros Christodoulou, Dimitrios Tags: Original article Source Type: research

High sensitivity of ROSE-supported ERCP-guided brushing for biliary strictures
Conclusions This is the first study evaluating the use of ROSE as support for ERCP-guided brushing of biliary strictures, with a sensitivity far higher than those reported for brushing alone and at least comparable to those of more expensive and invasive techniques. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Archibugi, Livia Mariani, Alberto Ciambriello, Biagio Petrone, Maria Chiara Rossi, Gemma Testoni, Sabrina Gloria Giulia Carlucci, Michele Aldrighetti, Luca Falconi, Massimo Balzano, Gianpaolo Doglioni, Claudio Capurso, Gabriele Arcidiacono, Paolo Giorgio Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Step-clipping method can improve the detectability of the target lesion in colonic diverticular bleeding
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E356-E362 DOI: 10.1055/a-1322-2259 Background and study aims Despite the information regarding extravasation from contrast-enhanced computed tomography (CECT), the detectability of the target diverticulum by colonoscopy remains unsatisfactory in colonic diverticular bleeding (CDB). The lack of common signs recognizable on CT and endoscopic images makes it difficult to set a region of interest; however, this can be overcome with the “step-clipping” method, a strategic marking technique for revealing the target. We aimed to investigate the clinical performance of the step-clippin...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 19, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Aoyama, Taiki Takemoto, Hiroki Takeuchi, Yukari Shigita, Kenjiro Asayama, Naoki Fukumoto, Akira Mukai, Shinichi Nagata, Shinji Tags: Original article Source Type: research

A pilot study of virtual reality as an alternative to pharmacological sedation during colonoscopy
Conclusion Replacing pharmacological sedation with VR did not impact colonoscopy completion rates, procedure time, or AEs. Satisfaction was high and only one subject (3.7 %) chose to suspend VR. VR can be an effective alternative for patients undergoing colonoscopy who prefer to avoid narcotics. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 18, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Friedman, Madeline Rand, Kyle Patel, Tobias Colizzo, Francis Carolan, Peter Kelsey, Peter Chung, Daniel C. Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

Fibrin glue: Novel submucosal injection agent for endoscopic submucosal dissection
Conclusions The FG solution can be potentially used as an ESD submucosal injection agent in an in vitro model. [...] Georg Thieme Verlag KG Rüdigerstraße 14, 70469 Stuttgart, GermanyArticle in Thieme eJournals: Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: Endoscopy International Open)
Source: Endoscopy International Open - February 18, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Takao, Madoka Takegawa, Yoshitaka Takao, Toshitatsu Sakaguchi, Hiroya Nakano, Yoshiko Tanaka, Shinwa Morita, Yoshinori Toyonaga, Takashi Umegaki, Eiji Kutsumi, Hiromu Kodama, Yuzo Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research