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Small-bowel varices (SBV) are an uncommon consequence of portal hypertension. Radiological intervention (RI) is usually considered for first-line management. When RI is not possible, management options become very limited. The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness of double-balloon enteroscopy (DBE)-facilitated cyanoacrylate-injection endotherapy of SBV.
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Name: Gastrointestinal endoscopy
Although bowel preparation before colonoscopy and capsule endoscopy is widely evaluated and usually follows established guidelines, a standard preparation regime for peroral small bowel enteroscopy is...
Balloon enteroscopy-assisted balloon dilation and temporary biliary stent placement are effective for hepaticojejunostomy anastomotic strictures (HJAS), but the re-stenosis rates are relatively hig...
Single-balloon enteroscopy (SBE) is utilized in the evaluation of obscure gastrointestinal bleeding, but 40-50% of these patients experience continued GI blood loss, in part due to missed lesions. The...
1. Balloon-assisted enteroscopy (BAE) is a new tool to investigate small intestinal diseases. 2. Deep enteroscopy made possible by balloon expansion and manipulation of small ...
In patients with biliodigestive anastomosis direct cholangiography (ERC) is due to changed anatomy commonly not possible. The aim of the study is to test the feasibility to perform direct ...
Background: The small bowel has been a black box for gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy as, until recently, most of the small bowel was not accessible with conventional endoscopes. Double-bal...
The recent practice guideline recommends endoscopic injection of cyanoacrylate (GVO) is the preferred method to treat acute gastric variceal bleeding. The rebleeding rate remains high foll...
Small-balloon enteroscopy(SBE) is a novel endoscopy system for examination of the deep small intestine.Initial reports indicated that CO2 was effective during the colonoscopy ,ERCP and DBE...
A balloon-assisted enteroscopy utilizing a flexible endoscope with one overtube balloon control unit.
Endoscopy of the small intestines accomplished while advancing the endoscope into the intestines from the stomach by alternating the inflation of two balloons, one on an innertube of the endoscope and the other on an overtube.
An endoscopy of the small intestines accomplished while advancing the endoscope, which is assisted by one or two balloons
Procedures to restore vertebrae to their original shape following vertebral compression fractures by inflating a balloon inserted into the vertebrae, followed by removal of the balloon and injection of BONE CEMENTS to fill the cavity.
The use of balloon CATHETERS to remove emboli by retraction of the balloon that is inflated behind the EMBOLUS.
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a chronic, life-threatening disorder characterized by abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries between the heart and lungs of affected individuals. Symptoms can range from mild breathles...