Intracystic glucose’s diagnostic accuracy and other advantages should make it the preferred fluid biomarker to identify pancreatic cysts with malignant potential, Cleveland Clinic researchers contend.
Recurrence rates for benign sporadic adenomas did not differ when treated with endoscopic vs. surgical ampullectomy, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of more than two dozen studies.
A study of one of the largest pancreatic cyst databases yields several insights into which cysts may carry malignant potential.
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Cleveland Clinic therapeutic endoscopist Prabhleen Chahal, MD, discusses her experience managing pancreatic necrosis with minimally invasive endoscopic pancreatic necrosectomy.
EUS-guided gall bladder drainage has advantages over other procedures designed to drain fluid from an inflamed gall bladder.
Here’s a look at three new endoscopic offerings that might be right for your patients with common GI conditions: EDGE, TIF and endoscopic fistulotomy.
A Cleveland Clinic team examined a large database of ED visits looking for any disparities in wait times for those seeking care for acute GI conditions. What they found points to a need to brainstorm ways to overcome these racial and gender inequities.
Cleveland Clinic researchers present study at DDW 2018 which found that measuring intracystic glucose levels was more accurate than current testing protocols for distinguishing between precancel mucinous cysts and benign nonmutinous cysts.
Patients with gastric bypass surgery have an altered anatomy that can make it difficult for physicians to treat problems in the pancreas or bile duct.