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Stomach: Light Blue Crest Sign for Intestinal Metaplasia

Gastric Intestinal Metaplasia is a risk factor of intestinal-type gastric cancer, but WLI was not adequate to detect IM of stomach. NBI system with and

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Literature | Lower GI tract | Pancreas | Upper GI tract

News from DDW

The latest developments in the field of gastroenterology and endoscopy are presented every year at Digestive Diseases Week (DDW) in Chicago — although in recent

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Literature | Upper GI tract

Endoscopic Doppler examination and hemostasis in nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage: paradigm shift, or old wine in new bottles?

During hemostasis in patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage, the Forrest classification is recommended for risk stratification, as it correlates best with the risk of

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Endoscopic diagnosis of celiac disease

Celiac disease is a chronic inflammation trigged by the ingestion of gluten and resulting in a dense infiltration of lymphocytes in the proximal small intestine.

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Neuroendocrine Gastric Tumors

Among the gastric submucosal tumors, neuroendocrine tumors are a special entity, which also require examination of independent gastric mucosal biopsies for classification.

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Galleries | Upper GI tract

Heterotopic gastric mucosa

Heterotope Magenschleimhaut des Ösophagus (heterotopic gastric mucosa, gastric inlet patch) entspricht funktionellem Magengewebe, das sich nicht an der anatomisch üblichen Lokalisation befindet. Sie ist in

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Galleries | Upper GI tract

When the Z-line is not completely normal

Depending on the patient’s degree of sedation and the examiner’s level of experience, carrying out a precise examination of the Z-line may not be very

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Literature | Upper GI tract

ESD probably no better than EMR in Barrett’s neoplasia

Considerable debate is currently taking place among therapeutic endoscopists regarding the best method of resecting early carcinomas, particularly in the upper gastrointestinal tract — whereas

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Literature | Upper GI tract

Risk stratification in Barrett’s esophagus — the emperor’s new clothes?

The efficacy of surveillance for Barrett’s patients is a matter of controversy, and it is probably due to the low long-term risk of carcinoma developing

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Literature | Upper GI tract

Low-grade dysplasia in Barrett’s esophagus — a second opinion is important, but then treatment is needed

Low-grade dysplasia (low-grade intraepithelial neoplasia, LGIN) is difficult to distinguish from inflammation histopathologically. The interobserver variance rates usually show kappa values below 0.4, representing a

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Literature | Upper GI tract

Does Barrett’s esophagus grow during monitoring?

The risk of progression of nonneoplastic Barrett’s esophagus to high-grade intraepithelial neoplasia or adenocarcinoma is extremely low and has been reported in recent studies to

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Literature | Upper GI tract

Achalasia — place of endoscopic therapy in the light of the first long-term data for POEM

Achalasia is a rare neuromuscular disease of unclear etiology that probably has a genetic background. The precise etiopathogenesis of achalasia is still unclear. Above all,

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