The Past, Present, and Future of Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

G&H  How has endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography evolved since its development? RK  Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) was initially developed in 1968 as a diagnostic tool. Patients would […]

Endoscopic Ultrasound–Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration Vs Fine-Needle Biopsy

  G&H  What is the difference between fine-needle aspiration and fine-needle biopsy? RM  The primary goal of fine-needle aspiration is to acquire individual cells as opposed […]

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for the Management of Esophageal Disorders

  G&H  What is the evolution of peroral endoscopic myotomy as a treatment option for esophageal disorders? IG  The evolution of peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) involved […]

Endoscopic Removal of Polyps in the Gastrointestinal Tract

G&H  What is the role of endoscopic mucosal resection in the removal of polyps in the gastrointestinal tract? MW  Endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) plays an important […]

An Overview of Endoscopic Ultrasound–Guided Gastroenteric Anastomosis

G&H  What are the indications for a gastroenteric anastomosis? MK  The main indication for a gastroenteric anastomosis is gastric outlet obstruction of either benign or malignant […]

Current Management of Low-Grade Dysplasia in Barrett Esophagus

  Abstract: Low-grade dysplasia in Barrett esophagus remains an ongoing challenge in clinical management. Recent studies suggest an increased risk in progression of low-grade dysplasia to […]

Endoscopic Management of Zenker Diverticula

  G&H  When should a Zenker diverticulum be treated? TB  Diagnosis and treatment of Zenker diverticula are symptom-driven, as they are uncommonly found incidentally. Treatment, therefore, […]

Medications and Methods for the Prevention of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis

  G&H  How commonly does pancreatitis occur as a complication of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography? AW  The overall incidence of post–endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) pancreatitis has been […]

Evidence-Based Guide on Capsule Endoscopy for Small Bowel Bleeding

  Abstract: Capsule endoscopy is the diagnostic test of choice for the evaluation of overt and occult small bowel bleeding. Its yield is higher in patients […]

Key Questions in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy to Guide Future Research

  G&H  How were the key unanswered questions in gastrointestinal endoscopy identified and ranked? PS  Establishing the key unanswered research questions within the field of gastrointestinal […]

Nonradiation, Endoscopic Ultrasound–Based Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Volume 13, Issue 1, January 2017 Kenneth F. Binmoeller, MD Medical Director Interventional Endoscopic Services California Pacific Medical Center San Francisco, California G&H  […]

Post-Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography Pancreatitis

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Volume 12, Issue 12, December 2016 Vikesh K. Singh, MD, MSc Director, Pancreatitis Center Medical Director, Pancreatic Islet Autotransplantation Program Associate Professor of […]

Treating Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Patients With a Narrow-Caliber Esophagus

  G&H  How do the signs and symptoms of eosinophilic esophagitis differ between a patient with a regular-caliber esophagus compared with a narrow-caliber esophagus? ED  The […]

Revealing Hidden Schatzki Rings Using the Bolster Technique

Gastroenterology & Hepatology Volume 12, Issue 7, July 2016 Caroline Jouhourian, MD Gastroenterology Fellow Clinical Instructor Tufts University School of Medicine Boston, Massachusetts G&H  What are […]

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