Learning From Highly Effective Teams: What Can We Apply to the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit Team?
Dr. Nick McDonald
Dr. Nicholas M. McDonald discusses Highly Effective Teams and how Gastroenterologists can apply this type of teamwork to the Endoscopy Unit Team
Endoscopic Mucosotomy and Lumen-Apposing Metal Stent Placement for the Management of a Closed Colorectal Anastomosis
Dr. Tarun Rustagi, MD, talks about the management of a Closed Colorectal Anastomosis using Endoscopic Mucosotomy and Lumen-Apposing Metal Stent Placement
Infectious Abscess as Complication of Steroid Injection With Dilation of Refractory Upper Gastrointestinal Strictures
Dr. John Fang discusses how to treat upper gastrointestinal strictures using dilation combined with intralesional steroid injection.
Achieving Competence in Endoscopy
Dr. Samuel Han
Dr. Samuel Han discusses ways to get the most out of your endoscopy fellowship training. (19:14)
Acute Esophageal Necrosis Associated With Acute Pancreatitis
Dr. Palash Jaiswal
Dr. Palash Jaiswal discusses the rare clinical entity of acute esophageal necrosis, or black esophagus, and how it relates to low-flow hemodynamic states. (12:44)
Treatment of a Bleeding Rectal Varix Using an Over-the-Scope Clip
Dr. Sergio Sánchez-Luna
Dr. Sergio Sánchez-Luna discusses use of an over-the-scope clip to manage bleeding from a rectal varix refractory to management with endoscopic banding.
Tofacitinib for the Treatment of Arthritis Associated With Ulcerative Colitis
Dr. Noa Krugliak Cleveland
Dr. Noa Krugliak Cleveland discusses successful treatment of seronegative inflammatory arthritis in an ulcerative colitis patient using tofacitinib. (9:59)
Endoscopic Sinusotomy Using Needle Knife Technique for H-Pouch With Leak and Sinus
Dr. George Khoudari
Dr. George Khoudari discusses successful treatment of an H-pouch complicated with anastomotic sinus with needle-knife sinusotomy. (6:50)
Successful Treatment of Extensive Esophageal Squamous Papillomatosis With Cryotherapy
Dr. Mohammad Alomari
Esophageal squamous papillomatosis (ESP) is considered exceptionally rare, and little is known about the management of these lesions. Dr. Mohammad Alomari discusses the successful treatment of ESP with spray cryoablation. (9:19)
Postcholecystectomy Biliary Clip Migration Causing Acute Pancreatitis
Dr. Jodie A. Barkin
Postcholecystectomy biliary clip migration is a rare but important cause of acute pancreatitis. Dr. Jodie Barkin discusses a case of recurrent acute pancreatitis due to clip migration after laparoscopic cholecystectomy for cholelithiasis. (12:59)
Dr. Diana Snyder
Esophageal leukoplakia is a very rare white patch on the surface of the esophageal mucosa that cannot be rubbed off. Dr. Diana Snyder discusses the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal leukoplakia in a middle-aged man with a history of smoking. (8:12)
Mesenteric Venous Thrombosis Masquerading as Small Bowel Obstruction
Dr. Ahmad Al-Taee
Mesenteric venous thrombosis is an uncommon cause of intestinal ischemia. Dr. Ahmad Al-Taee discusses a case of mesenteric venous thrombosis in the setting of small bowel obstruction, infarction, and perforation.
Keys to Success in the Match: The Rank Order List
Dr. Matthew Chin
Dr. Matthew Chin, former Editor-in-Chief of the ACG Case Reports Journal, offers advice for creating a rank list for GI and hepatology fellowship programs. (18:01)
The Interview Process for Gastroenterology Fellowship
Dr. Tossapol Kerdsirichairat
Dr. Tossapol Kerdsirichairat, former Associate Editor of the ACG Case Reports Journal, discusses his experience and tips for navigating the interview process for GI and hepatology fellowship. (18:18)
The Light at the End of the Tunnel
Dr. Rufaat Mando
Percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopic lithotomy is 90% successful for removing common bile duct stones. Dr. Rufaat Mando discusses the use of this method to remove common bile duct stones in a patient with a history of Roux-en-Y surgery.
Cryptogenic Multifocal Ulcerative Sclerosing Enteritis: A Case of Intestinal Obstruction in the Setting of HIV
Dr. Kelly Hathorn
Cryptogenic multifocal ulcerative sclerosing enteritis (CMUSE) is a rare clinical entity characterized by chronic, relapsing episodes of ileus and obstruction resulting from superficial ulcerating lesions of the small intestine. Dr. Kelly Hathorn discusses a case of CMUSE arising in an HIV patient and highlights the unique pathology and potential pathogensis of CMUSE.