Nachiket A Dubale

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BACKGROUND Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) and biliary stenting fails in 5-10% patients of malignant biliary obstruction because papilla is inaccessible. Percutaneous transhepatic biliary drainage (PTBD) is an accepted alternative. Endosonography-guided biliary drainage (EUS-BD) has been described recently. AIM To compare success(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-guided drainage of walled-off necrosis (WON) may be carried out by placement of multiple plastic stents (MPS) or specially designed fully covered bi-flanged metal stents (BFMS). Comparative data on efficacy of these two stent types for WON drainage are limited. This retrospective study compares outcomes of(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM Endoscopic transmural drainage (ETMD) of peripancreatic fluid collections (PFC) is an effective alternative to surgical drainage. Conventional drainage using plastic stents has its limitations. A wide-bore short-length wide flange fully covered self-expandable metallic stent (FCSEMS) has recently been developed. The present study(More)
In patients with chronic pancreatitis, an actively bleeding pseudo aneurysm can be life threatening. Common sites of pseudoaneurysms are splenic, gastro-duodenal, superior & inferior pancreaticoduodenal arterial branches. Angioembolisation is an effective alternative to a complex and morbid operative management. Here we report 4 cases of unusual sites of(More)
Achalasia cardia is the commonest esophageal motility disorder. Recently, a new endoscopic procedure-peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)-has emerged for treating this chronic and debilitating condition. It has shown comparable success rates in prospective studies with conventional Heller's myotomy with lesser rates of postoperative reflux. Literature(More)
Anomalous biliary anatomy is frequently encountered by surgeons during cholecystectomy. Importance of its recognition lies in avoiding serious biliary injuries. One such anomaly is cholecystohepatic duct. We describe rare clinical situation wherein agenesis of CHD along with cholecystohepatic duct was mistaken for hilar stricture.
Endoscopic dilation of a strictured hepaticojejunostomy can be performed through an access or afferent loop using a balloon enteroscope or a pediatric colonoscope; however, these canbe cumbersomeprocedures. Alternatively, a percutaneous approach may be utilized, but is associated with significant morbidity because of the requirement for external drainage(More)