Endoscopic full-thickness transoral outlet reduction with semicircumferential endoscopic submucosal dissection.

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Summary of "Endoscopic full-thickness transoral outlet reduction with semicircumferential endoscopic submucosal dissection."

 Endoscopic full-thickness transoral outlet reduction (efTOR) is a therapeutic option to reduce a dilated gastrojejunal anastomosis (GJA) after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB). Mucosal ablation with argon plasma coagulation (APC) is usually performed to achieve tissue adaptation. However, rupture of sutures before scarring can lead to recurrent dilatation of the GJA. Here, we describe efTOR with a semicircumferential endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD-efTOR) as an alternative to APC-efTOR.


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Name: Endoscopy
ISSN: 1438-8812


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