Preoperative perihilar cholangiocarcinoma assessment using virtual endoscopic imaging magnetic resonance cholangioscopy
Conclusions MRCS can be used to noninvasively evaluate the bile duct in all directions. This novel method makes it easy to create virtual images and can be useful for diagnosing the preoperative SDS of PCCA. [...] 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 - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Okuno, Mitsuru Mukai, Tsuyoshi Iwata, Shota Tezuka, Ryuichi Mita, Naoya Uemura, Shinya Iwashita, Takuji Maruta, Akinori Iwata, Keisuke Tomita, Eiichi Shimizu, Masahito Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

Gel immersion endoscopy: Innovation in securing the visual field – Clinical experience with 265 consecutive procedures
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E1123-E1127 DOI: 10.1055/a-1400-8289 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 - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yano, Tomonori Takezawa, Takahito Hashimoto, Kousei Ohmori, Ayako Shinozaki, Satoshi Nagayama, Manabu Sakamoto, Hirotsugu Miura, Yoshimasa Hayashi, Yoshikazu Sunada, Keijiro Lefor, Alan Kawarai Yamamoto, Hironori Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

Quality of reporting in endoscopic ultrasound: Results of an international multicenter survey (the QUOREUS study)
Conclusions Our survey showed a strong agreement among endosonographers who expressed the need for a standardization in order to improve the report and, as a consequence, the quality of EUS. [...] 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 - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Fusaroli, Pietro Eloubeidi, Mohamad Calvanese, Claudio Dietrich, Christoph Jenssen, Christian Saftoiu, Adrian De Angelis, Claudio Varadarajulu, Shyam Napoleon, Bertrand Lisotti, Andrea Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Clinical outcome of endoscopic therapy in patients with symptomatic pancreas divisum: a Dutch cohort study
Conclusions Endoscopic therapy in patients with symptomatic PDiv is moderately effective, with its highest yield in patients presenting with RAP. Future studies are needed to assess factors predictive for success of endoscopic therapy and potential risk factors for relapse after ERCP. [...] 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 - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: de Jong, David M. Stassen, Pauline M. Poley, Jan Werner Fockens, Paul Timmer, Robin Voermans, Rogier P. Verdonk, Robert C. Bruno, Marco J. de Jonge, Pieter J.F. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Endoscopic band ligation in the treatment of gastric antral vascular ectasia: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E1145-E1157 DOI: 10.1055/a-1401-9880 Background and study aims While argon plasma coagulation (APC) is the first-line treatment for gastric antral vascular ectasia (GAVE), endoscopic band ligation (EBL) has shown promising results. The aim of this study was to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate the effectiveness of EBL for the treatment of GAVE. Methods Individualized search strategies were developed in accordance with PRISMA and MOOSE guidelines through September 1, 2020. Measured outcomes included endoscopic success (defined as GAVE eradication/improvement)...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: McCarty, Thomas R. Hathorn, Kelly E. Chan, Walter W. Jajoo, Kunal Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Multi-expert annotation of Crohn ’s disease images of the small bowel for automatic detection using a convolutional recurrent attention neural network
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E1136-E1144 DOI: 10.1055/a-1468-3964 Background and study aims Computer-aided diagnostic tools using deep neural networks are efficient for detection of lesions in endoscopy but require a huge number of images. The impact of the quality of annotation has not been tested yet. Here we describe a multi-expert annotated dataset of images extracted from capsules from Crohn’s disease patients and the impact of the quality of annotations on the accuracy of a recurrent attention neural network. Methods Images of capsule were annotated by a reader first and then reviewed by three expe...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: de Maissin, Astrid Vall ée, Remi Flamant, Mathurin Fondain-Bossiere, Marie Berre, Catherine Le Coutrot, Antoine Normand, Nicolas Mouch ère, Harold Coudol, Sandrine Trang, Caroline Bourreille, Arnaud Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Management of anticoagulants in delayed bleeding after endoscopic resection: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Conclusions There was no significant difference in delayed bleeding and thromboembolism between warfarin and DOACs in patients receiving endoscopic treatment. In terms of delayed bleeding, discontinuous warfarin without HBT was suggested as the best management, and dabigatran was recommended as the best type of DOAC. [...] 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 - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Zhao, Xianhong Huang, Yangxue Li, Jiarong Zhou, Aoqiang Chen, Gengxin Deng, Haixia Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Reliability of the Endoscopic Ultrasound Ulcerative Colitis (EUS-UC) score for assessment of inflammation in patients with ulcerative colitis
Conclusions The hyperemia component of the EUS-UC score performed significantly better than the original index from which it was derived, but the reliability of the DOI component was suboptimal. Intra-class correlation was excellent for both components. The EUS-UC score is a promising instrument for assessment of UC and further validation is required. [...] 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 - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yan, Brian M. Sey, Michael S.L. Belletrutti, Paul Brahm, Gary Guizzetti, Leonardo Jairath, Vipul Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Management of walled-off necrosis with nasocystic irrigation with hydrogen peroxide versus biflanged metal stent: randomized controlled trial
Conclusions Nasocystic irrigation with H2O2 and BMS are equally effective in the management of WON but time to clinical success and procedure time is longer with nasocystic irrigation. [...] 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 - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Maharshi, Sudhir Sharma, Shyam Sunder Ratra, Sandeep Sapra, Bharat Sharma, Dhruv Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) vs pneumatic dilation (PD) in treatment of achalasia: A meta-analysis of studies with ≥ 12-month follow-up
Conclusions POEM is more efficacious than PD in the treatment of patients with achalasia during short-term and long-term follow-up, albeit with higher risk of abnormal esophageal acid exposure. [...] 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 - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Ofosu, Andrew Mohan, Babu P. Ichkhanian, Yervant Masadeh, Maen Febin, John Barakat, Mohamed Ramai, Daryl Chandan, Saurabh Haiyeva, Gulara Khan, Shahab R. Aghaie Meybodi, Mohamad Facciorusso, Antonio Repici, Alessandro Wani, Sachin Thosani, Nirav Khashab, Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Long- and short-term outcomes of early gastric cancer after endoscopic resection: a retrospective study from China
Conclusions The effectiveness of ESD for EGC in China was confirmed, with satisfactory short- and long-term outcomes. With scheduled follow-up, the outcomes for mixed-type EGC can be similar to those for pure differentiated EGC after complete resection without development of lymphovascular invasion. [...] 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 - June 21, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Zhang, Qing-Wei Chen, Jin-Nan Tang, Zhao-Rong Gao, Yun-Jie Ge, Zhi-Zheng Li, Xiao-Bo Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Applying basic principles of surgery may pave the way for more effective endoscopic bariatric techniques
Conclusions This study showed that basic principles of surgery can be applied endoscopically to ensure a permanent suture with reduced chances of failure. These findings can help to pave the way for more effective bariatric endoscopic 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Hashiba, Kiyoshi Cappellanes, Carlos Alberto de Siqueira, Pablo Rodrigo Conrado, Antonio Carlos Ribeiro, Bruno Marson, Fernando Pavinato Pedron, Bruno Gregnanin Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

Per-oral endoscopic tunneling for restoration of the esophagus (POETRE) in the management of a complete esophageal obstruction
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E1084-E1085 DOI: 10.1055/a-1463-3059 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: F élix, Catarina Barreiro, Pedro Rodrigues Azevedo, Jos é Maia, Luis K üttner-Magalhães, Ricardo Pedroto, Isabel Chagas, Cristina Tags: VidEIO Source Type: research

Endoscopic submucosal dissection with a scissors-type knife for colonic lipoma
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E1023-E1025 DOI: 10.1055/a-1485-1262 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Okamoto, Takeshi Ikeya, Takashi Fukuda, Katsuyuki Tags: VidEIO Source Type: research

Endocystoscopy for colonic polyps: Is there a future for this diagnostic modality in routine practice?
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E1012-E1013 DOI: 10.1055/a-1468-4414 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Sano, Yasushi Iwatate, Mineo Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Promotion of gastrointestinal endoscopy in Sub-Saharan Africa: What is needed, and how can ESGE and WEO help?
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E1001-E1003 DOI: 10.1055/a-1495-5215 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Bhat, Purnima Hassan, Cesare Desalegn, Hailemichael Aabakken, Lars Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Overutilization of surgery for superficial gastric carcinoma in USA: is it still the case in 2020?
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E994-E996 DOI: 10.1055/a-1393-5804 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yang, Dennis Draganov, Peter V. Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Underutilization of societal guidelines: occasional or widespread?
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E986-E988 DOI: 10.1055/a-1399-8891 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Kozarek, Richard Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Nature of a white opaque substance visualized by magnifying endoscopy in colorectal hyperplastic polyps
This study aimed to investigate whether the WOS in colorectal hyperplastic polyps was derived from lipid droplets accumulated in the epithelium, as observed in the case of gastric, duodenal, and colorectal epithelial neoplasms. Patients and methods We analyzed 30 consecutive patients who were positive for the WOS, as visualized in colorectal hyperplastic polyps by ME with narrow-band imaging and 30 consecutive patients who were negative for the WOS. Biopsy specimens obtained from the polyps were immunostained with anti-adipophilin antibody to determine the correlation between the presence of the WOS and that of lip...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Hirano, Akikazu Kenshi, Yao Ishihara, Hiroshi Hisabe, Takashi Imamura, Kentaro Kanemitsu, Takao Ohtsu, Kensei Hasegawa, Rino Ikezono, Go Takeda, Kazuhiro Miyaoka, Masaki Ueki, Toshiharu Tanabe, Hiroshi Haraoka, Seiji Iwashita, Akinori Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Outcomes of colonoscopy with non-anesthesiologist-administered propofol (NAAP): an equivalence trial
Conclusions ADR in colorectal cancer screening colonoscopies performed with NAAP was equivalent to that in those performed with MAC. Similarly, there was no difference in complication rates. [...] 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Alburquerque, Marco Smarrelli, Antonella Montesinos, Julio Chevarria Carre ño, Sergi Ortega Fernandez, Ana Zaragoza Garc ía, Alba Vargas Frontado, Cesar Ledezma Vidal, Llu ís Francesch, Montserrat Figa Llad ó, Ferrán González-Huix Tags: Original article Source Type: research

The pocket-creation method facilitates endoscopic submucosal dissection of gastric neoplasms involving the pyloric ring
Conclusions This is the first study reporting the advantages of the PCM over the CM for ESD of gastric lesions involving the pyloric ring. We believe that the PCM is an effective strategy to compress the pyloric sphincter and facilitates R0 resection. [...] 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Kitamura, Masafumi Miura, Yoshimasa Shinozaki, Satoshi Sakamoto, Hirotsugu Hayashi, Yoshikazu Sakaguchi, Mio Fukushima, Noriyoshi Lefor, Alan Kawarai Yamamoto, Hironori Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Efficacy of a small-caliber colonoscope for pain in female patients during unsedated colonoscopy: a randomized controlled study
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E1055-E1061 DOI: 10.1055/a-1464-0780 Background and study aims Female sex has been identified as a factor increasing patients’ pain during colonoscopy. The aim of this randomized controlled study was to investigate the efficacy of a small-caliber colonoscope, PCF-PQ260 L, for limiting pain in women during unsedated colonoscopy. Patients and methods Women who underwent unsedated colonoscopy were randomly allocated to either the small-caliber or standard colonoscope group. The primary outcome was overall pain and secondary outcomes were maximum pain and procedural measures....
Source: Endoscopy International Open - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Hamada, Yasuhiko Tanaka, Kyosuke Katsurahara, Masaki Horiki, Noriyuki Yamada, Reiko Tsuboi, Junya Nakamura, Misaki Tamaru, Satoshi Yamada, Tomomi Takei, Yoshiyuki Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Fluoroscopy-guided shaped endobiliary biopsy at endoscopic retrograde cholangiography can accurately diagnose biliary neoplasia: Results from a large cohort
In this study, we evaluate the diagnostic characteristics of FSEB for endobiliary lesions at endoscopic retrograde cholangiography (ERC). Patients and methods Consecutive patients undergoing FSEB between 1/2001 and 12/2014 were retrospectively enrolled. The identification of neoplastic lesions with FSEB, was the primary endpoint. The gold standard of neoplasia was histopathology, cytology or surgical histopathology. The benign cases were followed up for one year. Results A total of 204 patients undergoing 250 biopsy sessions by FSEB were analyzed. Per-patient analysis was performed and FSEB showed 81.1 % ...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Wang, Bao-can Wang, Kelly K. Paul, Navin Jayaraman, Vijay Wang, Qiang Abboud, Yazan Jamil, Laith H. Gaddam, Srinivas Lo, Simon K. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Simple feedback of colonoscopy performance improved the number of adenomas per colonoscopy and serrated polyp detection rate
Conclusions Feedback including ADR, MAP, MAP +, and clinically significant SR detection rate could improve on those quality indicators. Further studies are needed to effectively prevent colorectal cancer in colonoscopy practice. [...] 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Toyoshima, Osamu Yoshida, Shuntaro Nishizawa, Toshihiro Yamakawa, Tadahiro Arano, Toru Isomura, Yoshihiro Kanazawa, Takamitsu Ando, Hidehiko Tsuji, Yosuke Koike, Kazuhiko Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Weekend and evening planned colonoscopy activity: a safe and effective way to meet demands
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E1026-E1031 DOI: 10.1055/a-1477-2963 Background and study aims Colonoscopy is the “gold standard” investigation for assessment of the large bowel that detects and prevents colorectal cancer, as well as non-neoplastic conditions. The Joint Advisory Group (JAG) on Gastrointestinal Endoscopy recommends monitoring key performance indicators such as cecal intubation rate (CIR) and adenoma detection rate (ADR). We aimed to investigate the quality of colonoscopies carried out during evening and Saturday lists in our unit and compare them against JAG standards of quality for colonoscop...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Afify, Shimaa A. Abo-Elazm, Omnia M. Bahbah, Ishak I. Thoufeeq, Mo H. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Prophylactic colectomy and rectal preservation in FAP: systematic endoscopic follow-up and adenoma destruction changes natural history of polyposis
Conclusions A combination of therapeutic endoscopic treatment and extended rectal preservation appears to be a safe alternative to ileoanal J-pouch anastomosis. [...] 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Pasquer, Arnaud Benech, Nicolas Pioche, Mathieu Breton, Antoine Rivory, Jerome Vinet, Olivier Poncet, Gilles Saurin, Jean Christophe Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Artificial intelligence-assisted colonic endocytoscopy for cancer recognition: a multicenter study
Conclusions The newly developed AI system designed for endocytoscopy showed excellent specificity in identifying colorectal cancer. [...] 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mori, Yuichi Kudo, Shin-ei Misawa, Masashi Hotta, Kinichi Kazuo, Ohtsuka Saito, Shoichi Ikematsu, Hiroaki Saito, Yutaka Matsuda, Takahisa Kenichi, Takeda Kudo, Toyoki Nemoto, Tetsuo Itoh, Hayato Mori, Kensaku Tags: Original article Source Type: research

High rates of gastroesophageal cancers in patients with dyspepsia undergoing upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in Uganda
This study was therefore conducted to establish the causes of dyspepsia based on endoscopic diagnosis among patients with dyspepsia seeking care at the National Referral hospital of Uganda. Patients and methods This retrospective study conducted in the endoscopy unit of Mulago hospital reviewed 356 patient endoscopy reports spanning January 2018 to July 2020 with a focus on those with a referral indication of dyspepsia. Age and sex were the independent variables of interest while the endoscopy findings as reported by the endoscopist were the outcome variable of interest. Results Of the 356 endoscopy report...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mbiine, Ronald Nakanwagi, Cephas Kituuka, Olivia Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Management of early gastric cancer meeting criteria for endoscopic resection: US population-based study
Conclusions EGC can be safely treated with ER. However, EGC meeting JGCA ER criteria is largely treated with SR in the United States. [...] 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Barakat, Mohamed Ramai, Daryl Cheung, Derrick Abdelfatah, Mohamed M. Othman, Mohamed O. Carr-Locke, David L. Adler, Douglas G. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Underutilization of prophylactic rectal indomethacin and pancreatic duct stent for prevention of post-ERCP Pancreatitis
Conclusions Only one-third of all patients undergoing ERCP received prophylaxis in the form of rectal indothemacin and/or PPS in this large population-based data. Increased implementation of prophylactic use is needed in patients undergoing ERCP as supported by current guidelines. [...] 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 - June 17, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Issak, Abdulfatah Elangovan, Abbinaya Ferguson, Roy D. Waghray, Nisheet Sandhu, Dalbir S. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Updating the recommendations on bowel preparation for acute lower gastro-intestinal bleeding: The time has come!
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: C7-C7 DOI: 10.1055/a-1525-7686 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 - June 16, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Soriani, Paola Biancheri, Paolo Hassan, Cesare Manno, Mauro Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Scoring systems in clinical small-bowel capsule endoscopy: all you need to know!
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: C6-C6 DOI: 10.1055/a-1521-0901 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 - June 14, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Rosa, Bruno Margalit-Yehuda, Reuma Gatt, Kelly Sciberras, Martina Girelli, Carlo Saurin, Jean-Christophe Cortegoso Valdivia, Pablo Cotter, Jose Eliakim, Rami Caprioli, Flavio Baatrup, Gunnar Keuchel, Martin Ellul, Pierre Toth, Ervin Koulaouzidis, Anastasi Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Comparative diagnostic accuracy of EUS needles in solid pancreatic masses: a network meta-analysis
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: C5-C5 DOI: 10.1055/a-1521-0166 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 - June 7, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Han, Samuel Bhullar, Furqan Alaber, Omar Kamal, Ayesha Hopson, Puanani Kanthasamy, Kavin Coughlin, Sarah Archibugi, Livia Thiruvengadam, Nikhil Moreau, Christopher Jin, David Paragomi, Pedram Valverde-L ópez, Francisco Nagpal, Sajan Yazici, Cemal Papachr Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Removal of a giant gastric bezoar with the grasp-and-smash technique through a double-channel endoscope
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E925-E926 DOI: 10.1055/a-1401-3782 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Miyazawa, Masaki Kumai, Tatsuo Kawakami, Takumi Ohta, Hajime Yonejima, Manabu Tags: VidEIO Source Type: research

Successful endoscopic management of a large duodenal arteriovenous malformation using an over-the-scope clip
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E909-E910 DOI: 10.1055/a-1399-8589 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Laskaratos, Faidon-Marios Sehgal, Vinay Haidry, Rehan Tags: VidEIO Source Type: research

Endobiliary radiofrequency ablation for ingrowth occlusion after bilateral metal stent placement in patients with malignant hilar biliary obstruction
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E907-E908 DOI: 10.1055/a-1396-4182 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Inoue, Tadahisa Kitano, Rena Yoneda, Masashi Tags: VidEIO Source Type: research

VACStent: Combining the benefits of endoscopic vacuum therapy and covered stents for upper gastrointestinal tract leakage
Conclusions These clinical cases demonstrate the applicability and efficacy of the VACstent in management of esophageal and anastomotic leakage. With its vacuum sponge, the stent fosters wound healing while the covered SEMS keeps the passage patent for nutrition. [...] 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Lange, Jonas Dormann, Arno Bulian, Dirk Rolf H ügle, Ulrich Eisenberger, Claus Ferdinand Heiss, Markus Maria Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

Development of a gel dedicated to gel immersion endoscopy
Conclusions OPF-203 is useful for gel immersion 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Yano, Tomonori Ohata, Atsushi Hiraki, Yuji Tanaka, Makoto Shinozaki, Satoshi Lefor, Alan Kawarai Yamamoto, Hironori Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

CYP2C19 genotype variability in patients with refractory gastroesophageal reflux after per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)
Conclusions Post-POEM, PPI-refractory GERD is rare. As shown in this study, rapid metabolizers commonly respond by changing to a PPI less affected by CYP2C19 pharmacogenetics, thereby reducing the risk of long-term consequences from GERD and unnecessary anti-reflux surgery. [...] 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Perbtani, Yaseen B. Westerveld, Donevan R. Yang, Dennis J. Draganov, Peter V. Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

Magnet-assisted endoscopic diverticulotomy for an esophageal diverticulum after anterior cervical spine surgery: First case report
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E824-E827 DOI: 10.1055/a-1339-0953 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Morita, Flavio Hiroshi Ananias Bergantini Neto, Helio Sakai, Paulo Brito, Gilberto Borges Morita, Shinhiti Tags: Innovation forum Source Type: research

Scoring systems in clinical small-bowel capsule endoscopy: all you need to know!
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E802-E823 DOI: 10.1055/a-1372-4051Capsule endoscopy (CE) emerged out of the pressing clinical need to image the small bowel (SB) in cases of midgut bleeding and provide an overall comfortable and reliable gastrointestinal (GI) diagnosis 1. Since its wider adoption in clinical practice, significant progress has been made in several areas including software development, hardware features and clinical indications, while innovative applications of CE never cease to appear 2 3. Currently, several manufacturers provide endoscopic capsules with more or less similar technological features 4. Although t...
Source: Endoscopy International Open - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Rosa, Bruno Margalit-Yehuda, Reuma Gatt, Kelly Sciberras, Martina Girelli, Carlo Saurin, Jean-Christophe Valdivia, Pablo Cortegoso Cotter, Jose Eliakim, Rami Caprioli, Flavio Baatrup, Gunnar Keuchel, Martin Ellul, Pierre Toth, Ervin Koulaouzidis, Anastasi Tags: Review Source Type: research

Updating the recommendations on bowel preparation for acute lower gastro-intestinal bleeding: The time has come!
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E977-E978 DOI: 10.1055/a-1468-4326 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Soriani, Paola Biancheri, Paolo Hassan, Cesare Manno, Mauro Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Role of biodegradable stents in octogenarians with achalasia
Endosc Int Open 2021; 09: E767-E769 DOI: 10.1055/a-1393-5665 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: El Abiad, Rami Khashab, Mouen A. Tags: Editorial Source Type: research

Colon capsule endoscopy is a viable alternative to colonoscopy for the investigation of intermediate- and low-risk patients with gastrointestinal symptoms: results of a pilot study
Conclusions CCE is a safe and effective alternative to colonoscopy in symptomatic average risk patients with or without the addition of biomarker 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Ismail, Mohd Syafiq Semenov, Serhiy Sihag, Sandeep Manoharan, Thilagaraj Douglas, Atiyekeogbebe Rita Reill, Phyllis Kelly, Michael Boran, Gerard O ’Connor, Anthony Breslin, Niall O ’Donnell, Sarah Ryan, Barbara McNamara, Deirdre Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Expert-level classification of gastritis by endoscopy using deep learning: a multicenter diagnostic trial
Conclusions The system had decent specificity and accuracy in classification of gastritis lesions. DL has great potential in WLE gastritis classification for assisting with achieving accurate diagnoses after endoscopic procedures. [...] 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mu, Ganggang Zhu, Yijie Niu, Zhanyue Li, Hongyan Wu, Lianlian Wang, Jing Luo, Renquan Hu, Xiao Li, Yanxia Zhang, Jixiang Hu, Shan Li, Chao Ding, Shigang Yu, Honggang Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Feasibility and safety of colonoscopy performed by nonexperts for acute lower gastrointestinal bleeding: post hoc analysis
Conclusions The performance of colonoscopies for ALGIB by nonexperts did not result in worse clinical outcomes, suggesting that its use could be feasible for nonexperts for diagnosis and treatment of ALGIB. [...] 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Nishida, Tsutomu Nikura, Ryota Nagata, Naoyoshi Honda, Tetsuro Sunagozaka, Hajime Shiratori, Yasutoshi Tsuji, Shigetsugu Sumiyoshi, Tetsuya Fujita, Tomoki Kiyotoki, Shu Yada, Tomoyuki Yamamoto, Katsumi Shinozaki, Tomohiro Nakamatsu, Dai Yamada, Atsuo Fuji Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Safety and efficacy of EUS-guided pancreatic duct drainage in symptomatic main pancreatic duct obstruction: Is there still a place for surgery?
Conclusion Provided it is performed in an expert center, EUS-PD is a minimally invasive, effective, and safe alternative to pancreatic surgical drainage in patients with symptomatic MPD dilatation with failure or in whom ERCP is impossible. [...] 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Falque, Arthur Gasmi, Mohamed Barthet, Marc Gonzalez, Jean-Michel Tags: Original article Source Type: research

ERCP improves mortality in acute biliary pancreatitis without cholangitis
Conclusion ERCP performed during inpatient admission for AGPNC was associated with decreased mortality. These data support early ERCP in patients with acute gallstone pancreatitis without cholangitis. [...] 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Novikov, Aleksey A. Fieber, Jennifer H. Saumoy, Monica Rosenblatt, Russell Mekelburg, Shirley A. Cohen Shah, Shawn L. Crawford, Carl V. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Do endosonographers agree on the presence of bile duct sludge and the subsequent need for intervention?
Conclusions There is only slight agreement among endosonographers regarding the presence of bile duct sludge. Regarding the need for subsequent treatment of bile duct sludge there is no consensus. [...] 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Quispel, Rutger Schutz, Hannah M. Hallensleben, Nora D. Bhalla, Abha Timmer, Robin van Hooft, Jeanin E. Venneman, Niels G. Erler, Nicole S. Veldt, Bart J. van Driel, Lydi M.J.W. Bruno, Marco J. Tags: Original article Source Type: research

Macroscopic on-site evaluation (MOSE) of specimens from solid lesions acquired during EUS-FNB: multicenter study and comparison between needle gauges
Conclusions MOSE showed high diagnostic yield and accuracy. Its yield was further increased if performed with a large size FNB needles and more than two passes. [...] 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 - May 27, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Authors: Mangiavillano, Benedetto Frazzoni, Leonardo Togliani, Thomas Fabbri, Carlo Tarantino, Ilaria De Luca, Luca Staiano, Teresa Binda, Cecilia Signoretti, Marianna Eusebi, Leonardo H. Auriemma, Francesco Lamonaca, Laura Paduano, Danilo Di Leo, Milena Carrara, Tags: Original article Source Type: research