Current Issue - Silder
Current Issue: April 2021
This month's highlight articles
This study shows that endoscopic resection of polyps 5–19mm in size was incomplete in 1 out of 6 polypectomies, especially in those with a proximal location and for serrated lesions. Interestingly, no difference in incomplete resection rates was found between board-certified and trainee gastroenterologists.
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Risk of appendicitis after endoscopic full-thickness resection of lesions involving the appendiceal orifice: a retrospective analysis
Retrospective analysis of 50 patients treated with endoscopic full-thickness resection (EFTR) for lesions involving the appendiceal orifice. Although technically successful in 48 patients, EFTR was associated with development of acute appendicitis in 7 patients (14%).
Endoscopic management of ampullary tumors: European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) Guideline
An exhaustive review and analysis of the literature was undertaken by experts to develop this guideline, the first in the field of endoscopic management of ampullary tumors. A diagnostic and therapeutic algorithm is proposed that summarizes the various statements. A companion paper will provide guidance on superficial nonampullary tumors of the duodenum.