EUS-Directed Transgastric Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (EDGE): The First Learning Curve.

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Summary of "EUS-Directed Transgastric Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (EDGE): The First Learning Curve."

Endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-directed transgastric endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (EDGE) is a minimally invasive option for pancreaticobiliary access in patients with Roux-en-Y anatomy. The procedure involves creating a fistulous tract between the remnant stomach or jejunum and the bypassed stomach with the deployment of a lumen-apposing metal stent (LAMS), followed by the advancement of an endoscope through the LAMS to perform an ERCP or EUS. It is a technically challenging procedure, requiring skills in EUS, fluoroscopy, and LAMS deployment. The aim of this study was to determine the learning curve for EDGE.


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Name: Journal of clinical gastroenterology
ISSN: 1539-2031


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