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