Intraoperative endoscopy (IOE) was first described in the late 1960s and is regarded as the gold standard for complete evaluation of the small bowel. However,
In this video, we demonstrated a technique of laparoscopic-assisted PEG tube placement in patient with unsuccessful attempt of PEG due to air-filled loops of colon positioned between the stoma
Ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt placement is a common procedure performed for the management of hydrocephalus. Of the complications associated with this procedure, bowel perforation constitutes aro
A 63-year-old male presented for his first screening colonoscopy. On the day of the procedure, he was asymptomatic and physical examination was unremarkable.
Patients with symptoms of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) are often given a trial of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs). Despite low diagnostic yield, esophago
The anatomic challenges presented by Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) are formidable. Access to the excluded gastric remnant or biliary tree is a common difficulty
Patients requiring percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) related dysphagia represent a clinical challenge. Diminished pulm
Abdominal drains are frequently used as a surgeon’s surveillance tool, with the benefit of serving a potential therapeutic role, for high risk anastomoses. Although rare, surgical drains can
Delayed gastric emptying occurs in approximately 15-30% of patients following thoracoabdominal esophagectomy. This is predominantly due to inherent vagotomy. Pa
In this video, we review a case of the complex endoscopic removal of a large esophageal leiomyoma by a submucosal resection technique extending into the mediasti
In recent years several new endoscopic closure techniques and devices have been developed to manage complications of both surgical and endoscopic procedures in a less invasive yet effective way.
In this video, we review a case showing the thoracoscopic visualization of a long esophageal myotomy done through a per-oral endoscopic approach (POEM).
There is a significant shortage of physicians providing colonoscopy, especially in rural areas. Rural general surgeons often claim endoscopy as one of the corner
Geisinger Medical Center is presenting a video submission for a novel endoscopic placement of a GJ feeding tube. Traditionally this tube is placed either in a two step endoscopic procedure, first w
We aimed to assess the effect of a colonoscopy skills improvement (CSI) course on quality indicators for surgeons at our institution.
This is a case presentation of the complex endoscopic and bronchoscopic management of a recurrent tracheoesophageal fistula in a pediatric patient. This case highlights the benefit of a multidiscip
For patients with a gallbladder in situ, choledocholithiasis is a potentially challenging condition. Both two-session (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
We present a video of an endoscopic repair of a Dieulafoy Ulcer. The patient is a 73-year-old Hispanic female who presented multiple times with GI bleeding. She has a history of end-stage renal dis
We present a video of two cases in which the patients undergo endoscopic intervention for recurrent diverticulum. The first patient is a 49-year-old male with a history of transoral endoscopic Zenk
Given the morbidity of reoperation, endoscopic management of full-thickness gastrointestinal tract defects (FTGID) has become an attractive management strategy. We ha
While per-oral pyloromyotomy (POP) has shown promise as a novel endoscopic procedure to treat medically refractory gastroparesis, standardized care pathways are not w
Side-viewing endoscopes used for endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) provide almost no view of the esophagus during insertion. Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) routinely is p
The severe and complicated malignant stenosis of UGI show up a difficult problem. The purpose is retrospective analysis of SEMS inserting to UGI cancer obstruction.&nbs
Endoscopic submucosal tunneling techniques such as per-oral esophago-myotomy or per-oral pyloromytomy (POP) rely on gaining access to a submucosal plane in the g