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Classifications | Upper GI tract

Forrest Classification

The Forrest Classification is now used as a tool to identify patients who are at an increased risk for bleeding, rebleeding and mortality
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Classifications | Pancreatobiliary System and Liver

Classification and characteristics of IgG4-associated cholangitis

On the basis of a clinical case, typical endoscopic findings and diagnostic criteria for hepatobiliary IgG4 disease are described here, along with the classification of

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Endoscopic treatment for peptic ulcer perforation

Background Perforation of an acute ulcer is a serious and life-threatening condition. Treatment for this sudden abdominal event is surgical in the majority of cases.
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Rapunzel syndrometeaching relevance >>

A 31-year-old female patient presented to the University Hospital’s emergency department with upper abdominal pain that had persisted for 2 weeks. She also reported a

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Classifications | Upper GI tract

Kodsi classification of Candida esophagitis

Candidiasis is the most frequent form of infectious esophagitis. The characteristic white plaques, which are difficult to rinse off, are found in approximately 4% of

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Ascaris Lumbricoides worm encountered in the stomach

Ascaris infestation show quite a wide array of clinical manifestations as it maybe asymptomatic showing only long term manifestations of growth retardation and malnutrition ,

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Classifications | Lower GI tract

Boston-Bowel-Preparation-Scale

Various measures introduced in recent decades have led to a reduction in the mortality rate due to colorectal carcinoma. They include screening colonoscopy.

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Transcutaneous SpyGlass-guided rendezvous

Achieving sustained biliary drainage in patients with cholestasis or cholangitis often represents a turning-point in the treatment of malignant and infectious diseases with hepatobiliary involvement.

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Endoscopic techniques | Teaching Videos

Sub-cardial Gastric ESD

Before starting any endoscopical procedure, in particular an endoscopic submucosal dissection, a proper and extensive evaluation of the lesion must be accomplished. White light endoscopy,

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Endoscopic techniques | Teaching Videos

Sub-mucosal Tunneling Endoscopic Resection (STER) of an Esophageal Leiomyoma

A two centimeter submucosal lesion arising from muscularis mucosae is identified in the distal esophagus.

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Classifications | Upper GI tract

Hiatus hernias and the Hill classification

To allow more precise assessment of the competence of the esophagogastric sphincter mechanism, Hill et al. presented a practical classification in 1996.

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Endoscopic therapy in sigmoid volvulus — case report and glance at the current ASGE guideline

Clinical case: A 78-year-old lady presented as an emergency case with stool retention for several days in chronic constipation, with known diverticulosis and acutely increasing
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Further training in endoscopy using virtual reality: the Virtual Gastro Tutor (VIGATU)teaching relevance >>

Further training in endoscopy using virtual reality: the VIGATU project is developing a VR endoscopy simulator for doctors and nursing staff

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The “black” esophagus

A 68-year old woman with advanced endometrial cancer and evidence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteremia and cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection was referred to endoscopy unit

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Endoscopic techniques | Teaching Videos

Rectal Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection

In this case, a 65-year-old woman presents with a recurrence of a polyp previously treated with endoscopic mucosal resection. The biopsy and the endoscopic evaluation

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Endoscopic techniques | Teaching Videos

Pediatric Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (Posterior Approach)

This video presents the case of a five-year-old child with confirmed type two achalasia. For POEM, patient is positioned in supine and insufflation with CO2

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Classifications | Lower GI tract

Follow-up intervals after polypectomy

Follow-up intervals after polypectomy Colonoscopy is the most reliable procedure for detecting colorectal carcinomas and polyps. The aim of colonoscopy must be to achieve a
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Endoscopic techniques | Instruments | Teaching Videos

Recovery of a lost gallstone from a perihepatic abscess

Gallbladder perforation, with stone “emptying” into the abdominal cavity, is a potential complication during cholecystectomy. Later complications may develop, particularly abscess formation. A subphrenic abscess

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Literature | Special Cases

Esophageal duplication cysts (EDCs)

Here we present a case of a patient qualified for endosonographic evaluation of unspecific esophageal submucosal lesion (SEL). The lesion was detected during routine upper

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Classifications | Lower GI tract

Sydney classification- assessment of deep mural injury after endoscopic mucosal resection.

Classification presented by Burgess NG et al. based on retrospective evaluation, clinical observations and image analysis. It allows for the assessment of deep mural injury

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Classifications | Upper GI tract

The CAES classification of anastomotic insufficiency in the esophagus

The Surgical Working Group on Endoscopy and Ultrasound (Chirurgische Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Endoskopie und Sonographie, CAES) has developed and validated a classification of anastomotic insufficiency in

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