Diagnostic Gastro-duodenoscopy via a Gastro-gastric Fistula Prior to Overstitch Closure

Eric M Pauli, MD, Jeffrey M Marks, MD. University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH


Video Abstract Summary:
Most surgeons are aware of the challenge posed by Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) anatomy on the endoscopic evaluation and treatment of foregut pathology. In this video, we describe the successful endoscopic and fluoroscopic evaluation of the bypassed foregut in a RYGB patient using an ultra slim endoscope to traverse a 3mm GG fistula prior to fistula closure with the OverstitchTM endoscopic suturing system.

Session Number: SS25 – Videos: NOTES / Flexible Endoscopy
Program Number: V067

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