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EUS-guided celiac ganglia neurolysis: a clinical and human cadaver study (with video).
BACKGROUND AND AIMS There is little evidence that structures targeted during EUS-guided celiac ganglia neurolysis (EUS-CGN) are celiac ganglia and that selective ethanol injection into ganglia isExpand
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Colorectal endoscopic full-thickness resection using a novel, flat-base over-the-scope clip: a prospective study.
Background and study aims We aimed to evaluate the feasibility and safety of a new, flat-based over-the-scope clip (Padlock Clip) for colorectal endoscopic full-thickness resection (eFTR). PatientsExpand
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Endoscopic full-thickness resection of gastric and duodenal subepithelial lesions using a new, flat-based over-the-scope clip
BackgroundSurgical resection of upper gastrointestinal (GI) subepithelial tumors (SETs) is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. A new over-the-scope (OTS) clip can be used forExpand
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Rapid on‐site evaluation during endoscopic ultrasoundguided fine‐needle aspiration of lymph nodes does not increase diagnostic yield: A randomized, multicenter trial
OBJECTIVES: Studies on the impact of rapid on‐site evaluation (ROSE) during endoscopic ultrasound‐guided fineneedle aspiration (EUS‐FNA) of lymph nodes are retrospective and have shown conflictingExpand
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Hydraulic dilation with a shape-measuring balloon in idiopathic achalasia: a feasibility study.
BACKGROUND AND AIM Pneumatic dilation is a commonly used treatment in achalasia. Recent studies have shown that esophageal distensibility measurements can be used to assess the effect of dilation andExpand
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Growth rate of small pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1: results from an endoscopic ultrasound based cohort study.
Background and aims In multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1), endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) is used for identification and follow-up of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs). The role of EUS inExpand
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Stent placement for benign esophageal leaks, perforations, and fistulae: a clinical prediction rule for successful leakage control.
BACKGROUND AND STUDY AIMS Sealing esophageal leaks by stent placement allows healing in 44 % - 94 % of patients. We aimed to develop a prediction rule to predict the chance of successful stentExpand
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Electromagnetic-guided placement of nasoduodenal feeding tubes versus endoscopic placement: a randomized, multicenter trial.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Electromagnetic-guided placement (EMP) of a nasoduodenal feeding tube by trained nurses is an attractive alternative to EGD-guided placement (EGDP). We aimed to compare EMP andExpand
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Challenges in oral drug delivery in patients with esophageal dysphagia
ABSTRACT Introduction: Esophageal dysphagia is a commonly reported symptom with various benign and malignant causes. Esophageal dysphagia can impede intake of oral medication, which often poses aExpand
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