Michel Kahaleh

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Publications

  1. pmc Advances in endoscopic ultrasound-guided biliary drainage: a comprehensive review
    Savreet Sarkaria
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Gut Liver 7:129-36. 2013
  2. pmc Safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation in the management of unresectable bile duct and pancreatic cancer: a novel palliation technique
    Paola Figueroa-Barojas
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Oncol 2013:910897. 2013
  3. pmc Endoscopic necrosectomy for walled-off pancreatic necrosis
    Michel Kahaleh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Endosc 45:313-5. 2012
  4. pmc Spyglass direct visualization system
    Michel Kahaleh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Endosc 45:316-8. 2012
  5. pmc Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation (EUS-RFA) of the Pancreas in a Porcine Model
    Monica Gaidhane
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:431451. 2012
  6. pmc Biliary leak in post-liver-transplant patients: is there any place for metal stent?
    Fernanda P Martins
    Endoscopy Unit, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, 05653120 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    HPB Surg 2012:684172. 2012
  7. pmc Prevention and management of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography complications
    Michel Kahaleh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Endosc 45:305-12. 2012
  8. pmc A review on the use of confocal laser endomicroscopy in the bile duct
    Ioana Smith
    Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:454717. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Multicenter trial evaluating the use of covered self-expanding metal stents in benign biliary strictures: time to revisit our therapeutic options?
    Michel Kahaleh
    Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:695-9. 2013
  10. pmc Endoscopic ultrasonography guided biliary drainage: summary of consortium meeting, May 7th, 2011, Chicago
    Michel Kahaleh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 19:1372-9. 2013

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  1. pmc Advances in endoscopic ultrasound-guided biliary drainage: a comprehensive review
    Savreet Sarkaria
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Gut Liver 7:129-36. 2013
    ..This article reviews the indications for ERCP and the currently practiced EUS-BD techniques, including EUS-guided rendezvous, EUS-guided choledochoduodenostomy and EUS-guided hepaticogastrostomy...
  2. pmc Safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation in the management of unresectable bile duct and pancreatic cancer: a novel palliation technique
    Paola Figueroa-Barojas
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Oncol 2013:910897. 2013
    ..However, there is limited experience in the bile duct. The objective of this pilot study was to assess the safety and efficacy of RFA in malignant biliary strictures...
  3. pmc Endoscopic necrosectomy for walled-off pancreatic necrosis
    Michel Kahaleh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Endosc 45:313-5. 2012
    ..Endoscopic necrosectomy using repeats session of debridement and stent insertion has been more frequently used within the last decade and half. This technique continues to evolve as we attempt to optimize the post-procedural outcomes...
  4. pmc Spyglass direct visualization system
    Michel Kahaleh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Endosc 45:316-8. 2012
    ..SOC is a great step toward intraductal visualization and therapy but the best is yet to come...
  5. pmc Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation (EUS-RFA) of the Pancreas in a Porcine Model
    Monica Gaidhane
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:431451. 2012
    ..Conclusion. EUS-guided RFA of the pancreatic head with the monopolar probe through a 19-gauge needle was well tolerated in 5 Yucatan pigs and with minimal amount of pancreatitis...
  6. pmc Biliary leak in post-liver-transplant patients: is there any place for metal stent?
    Fernanda P Martins
    Endoscopy Unit, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, 05653120 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    HPB Surg 2012:684172. 2012
    ..Temporary placement of CSEMS is effective to treat post-OLT biliary leaks. However, a high number of post removal biliary strictures occurred especially in the FCSEMS with fins. CSEMS cannot be recommended in this patient population...
  7. pmc Prevention and management of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography complications
    Michel Kahaleh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Endosc 45:305-12. 2012
    ..Adequate selection of patients undergoing ERCP, skilled operators using novel techniques and prompt identification and treatment are key to successful prevention and management...
  8. pmc A review on the use of confocal laser endomicroscopy in the bile duct
    Ioana Smith
    Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Gastroenterol Res Pract 2012:454717. 2012
    ..Further studies need to be conducted both to establish its usefulness for the diagnosis of indeterminate biliary strictures and to understand the histological meaning of the imaging patterns that are observed...
  9. doi request reprint Multicenter trial evaluating the use of covered self-expanding metal stents in benign biliary strictures: time to revisit our therapeutic options?
    Michel Kahaleh
    Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:695-9. 2013
    ..Covered self-expanding metal stents are being used more frequently in benign biliary strictures (BBS). We report the results of a multicenter study with fully covered self-expanding metal stent (FCSEMS) placement for the management of BBS...
  10. pmc Endoscopic ultrasonography guided biliary drainage: summary of consortium meeting, May 7th, 2011, Chicago
    Michel Kahaleh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 19:1372-9. 2013
    ..This paper summarizes the meeting's agenda and the conclusions generated by the creation of this consortium group...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a fully covered self-expanding metal stent with flared ends in malignant biliary obstruction: a multicenter study
    Michel Kahaleh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medical College Gastroenterology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY Digestive Health, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA Gastroenterology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA Gastroenterology, Digestive Associates of Houston Gastroenterology, Baylor Medical Center, Houston Gastroenterology, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, TX
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:e96-100. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety of a fully covered self-expanding metal stent (FCSEMS) with flared ends, in treating malignant biliary strictures. We report our long-term retrospective analysis from 6 centers...
  12. doi request reprint Temporary placement of covered self-expandable metal stents in benign biliary strictures: a new paradigm? (with video)
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:446-54. 2008
    ..Benign biliary strictures (BBS) are usually managed with plastic stents, whereas placement of uncovered metallic stents has been associated with failure related to mucosal hyperplasia...
  13. doi request reprint Mortality in patients undergoing covered self-expandable metal stent revisions in malignant biliary stricture: does pathology matter?
    Anshu Mahajan
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 42:803-6. 2010
    ..We investigated independent predictors of mortality in patients undergoing partially covered metal stents revision (i.e., removal and replacement)...
  14. doi request reprint Fully covered removable nitinol self-expandable metal stents (SEMS) in malignant strictures of the esophagus: a multicenter analysis
    Jayant P Talreja
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:1664-9. 2012
    ..However, experience and data on these stents are still limited. The purpose of this multicenter study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of fully covered nitinol SEMS in patients with malignant dysphagia...
  15. doi request reprint Fully-covered, self-expandable metal stents (CSEMS) in malignant distal biliary strictures: mid-term evaluation
    Mihir Bakhru
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Gastroenterol Hepatol 26:1022-7. 2011
    ..Limited data exist regarding fully-covered, self-expandable metal stents (CSEMS) with anchoring fins for the management of malignant distal biliary strictures. The aim of this study is to evaluate their safety and patency...
  16. doi request reprint Enteral stents for malignancy: a report of 46 consecutive cases over 10 years, with critical review of complications
    Melissa S Phillips
    Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:2045-50. 2008
    ..We analyzed the long-term results, predictive factors of outcomes, and complications associated with enteral stents with focus on their management...
  17. doi request reprint Bridge to surgery using partially covered self-expandable metal stents (PCMS) in malignant biliary stricture: an acceptable paradigm?
    George H Pop
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:613-8. 2011
    ..We analyzed the outcome of all patients receiving PCMS and subsequently referred for surgery in our institution...
  18. doi request reprint Management of complications associated with partially covered biliary metal stents
    Henry Ho
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Box 800708, VA, 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:516-22. 2010
    ..Partially covered metal stents (PCMS) have been increasingly used for both malignant and benign biliary indications. This study reports their complications and subsequent management...
  19. doi request reprint Multimodality endoscopic treatment of pancreatic duct disruption with stenting and pseudocyst drainage: how efficacious is it?
    Charles W Shrode
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 45:129-33. 2013
    ..Our study aim was to analyse and confirm factors associated with the resolution of pancreatic duct disruption...
  20. doi request reprint Interobserver agreement for confocal imaging of ampullary lesions: a multicenter single-blinded study
    Mihir R Bakhru
    Department of Digestive Health, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:440-2. 2013
    ..Malignant ampullary lesions can be difficult to classify by endoscopy alone. Probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy (pCLE) permits in vivo assessment of mucosal structures in the gastrointestinal tracts in the real time...
  21. ncbi request reprint The level of carcinoembryonic antigen and the presence of mucin as predictors of cystic pancreatic mucinous neoplasia
    Vanessa M Shami
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Pancreas 34:466-9. 2007
    ..We prospectively analyzed the contribution of carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) and cytological identification of extracellular mucin as predictors of mucinous neoplasia and malignancy...
  22. ncbi request reprint EUS-guided pancreaticogastrostomy: analysis of its efficacy to drain inaccessible pancreatic ducts
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:224-30. 2007
    ..EUS-guided pancreaticogastrostomy (EPG) has been reported as an alternative to surgery in cases of pancreatic stricture where ERCP is unsuccessful...
  23. ncbi request reprint EUS-guided drainage of bilomas: a new alternative?
    Vanessa M Shami
    Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:136-40. 2008
    ..Recently, endoscopic drainage of bilomas adjacent to the GI lumen has been reported in isolated reports...
  24. doi request reprint Presence of lymph node vasculature: a new EUS criterion for benign nodes?
    Joshua D Hall
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:118-21. 2009
    ..The presence of intranodal vasculature has been noted to coincide with benign cytology. We sought to determine the test characteristics of the presence of intranodal mediastinal vasculature during endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Interventional EUS-guided cholangiography: evaluation of a technique in evolution
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:52-9. 2006
    ..Interventional EUS-guided cholangiography (IEUC) has been increasingly used as an alternative to percutaneous transhepatic cholangiography (PTC) in cases of biliary obstruction when ERCP is unsuccessful...
  26. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound staging is adversely affected by placement of a self-expandable metal stent: fact or fiction?
    Vanessa M Shami
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Pancreas 37:396-8. 2008
    ..Our aim is to determine whether placement of SEMS affects the staging of Pca...
  27. doi request reprint Gallbladder stent placement for prevention of cholecystitis in patients receiving covered metal stent for malignant obstructive jaundice: a feasibility study
    Sonia Gosain
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2406-11. 2010
    ..Occlusion of the cystic duct by CSEMS may be complicated by cholecystitis. This potentially could be prevented by placement of a transpapillary gallbladder stent (GBS)...
  28. doi request reprint Single-balloon enteroscopy effectively enables diagnostic and therapeutic retrograde cholangiography in patients with surgically altered anatomy
    Andrew Y Wang
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:641-9. 2010
    ..In patients with surgically altered anatomy, ERCP is often unsuccessful. Single-balloon enteroscopy (SBE) enables deep intubation of the small bowel, permitting diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP in this subset of patients...
  29. doi request reprint Comparison between endoscopic ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging for the staging of pancreatic cancer
    Vanessa M Shami
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Pancreas 40:567-70. 2011
    ..Through this study, we aimed to compare the ability of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to effectively detect and stage pancreatic cancer...
  30. doi request reprint Transenteric drainage of pancreatic-fluid collections with fully covered self-expanding metallic stents (with video)
    Jayant P Talreja
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:1199-203. 2008
    ..Drainage of pancreatic-fluid collections (PFCs) by using fully covered self-expanding metallic stents (CSEMSs) offers the option of providing a larger-diameter access fistula for drainage when compared with plastic stents...
  31. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and complications of covered Wallstents in malignant distal biliary obstruction
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center, Department of Biostatistics, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:528-33. 2005
    ..This study evaluated the efficacy and the complications associated with the use of the covered Wallstent in the setting of unresectable malignant biliary obstruction...
  32. doi request reprint Unresectable cholangiocarcinoma: comparison of survival in biliary stenting alone versus stenting with photodynamic therapy
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:290-7. 2008
    ..We compared survival in patients with unresectable cholangiocarcinoma undergoing endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) with PDT and stent placement with a group undergoing ERCP with stent placement alone...
  33. doi request reprint Biliary stents in the millennium
    Indu Srinivasan
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, USA
    Adv Ther 28:960-72. 2011
    ..This article will cover the various types of stents currently being used, established and upcoming indications, techniques of placement, and complications associated with stent use...
  34. doi request reprint Meshed capillary vessels found on narrow-band imaging without optical magnification effectively identifies colorectal neoplasia: a North American validation of the Japanese experience
    Zachary H Henry
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:118-26. 2010
    ..However, the efficacy of NBI to identify an MC pattern without optical magnification has not been determined...
  35. doi request reprint Interpretation of probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy of indeterminate biliary strictures: is there any interobserver agreement?
    Jayant P Talreja
    Department of Digestive Health, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 57:3299-302. 2012
    ..For indeterminate bile duct strictures, biopsy, cytologic brushing and needle aspiration have low levels of diagnostic accuracy...
  36. ncbi request reprint EUS drainage of a mediastinal abscess
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:158-60. 2004
  37. doi request reprint Photodynamic therapy for unresectable cholangiocarcinoma: contribution of single operator cholangioscopy for targeted treatment
    Jayant P Talreja
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Photochem Photobiol Sci 10:1233-8. 2011
    ..SOC permits targeted therapy during PDT and can be successfully performed without adverse events while simultaneously reducing exposure to radiation...
  38. doi request reprint Temporary placement of a fully covered self-expandable metal stent in the pancreatic duct for management of symptomatic refractory chronic pancreatitis: preliminary data (with videos)
    Bryan Sauer
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:1173-8. 2008
    ..Pancreatic duct (PD) stenting is beneficial for the treatment of pain in patients with PD strictures associated with chronic pancreatitis. Placement of metal stents has been reported but failed secondary to hyperplasia or migration...
  39. ncbi request reprint Temporary placement of covered self-expandable metallic stents in patients with biliary leak: midterm evaluation of a pilot study
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:52-9. 2007
    ..Management of biliary leaks includes ERCP and stent placement. The ability to temporarily place a partially covered self-expandable metallic stent (CSEMS) might offer an advantage in the treatment of biliary leaks...
  40. ncbi request reprint Temporary placement of fully covered self-expandable metal stents in benign biliary strictures: midterm evaluation (with video)
    Anshu Mahajan
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 70:303-9. 2009
    ..Recently, fully covered self-expandable metal stents (CSEMSs) with anchoring fins have become available...
  41. doi request reprint Endotherapy for pancreatic necrosis and abscess: endoscopic drainage and necrosectomy
    Jayant P Talreja
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA, 22908 0708, USA
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 16:605-12. 2009
    ..The technique and review of current literature regarding endoscopic therapy of pancreatic necrosis and abscess will be discussed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of pancreatic sphincterotomy as a precut technique for biliary cannulation
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 2:971-7. 2004
    ..This prospective study evaluates its efficacy and compares its complication rate to conventional biliary sphincterotomy (BS)...
  43. doi request reprint Complex biliary stones: treatment with removable self-expandable metal stents: a new approach (with videos)
    Mark Cerefice
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 74:520-6. 2011
    ..Complex biliary stones often require temporary stent placement before a repeat attempt at extraction. To date, covered self-expandable metal stents (CSEMSs) have not been formally investigated for this indication...
  44. doi request reprint Self expandable metal stents for anastomotic stricture following liver transplant
    Jorge Cerecedo-Rodriguez
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:2661-6. 2013
    ..The use of covered self-expandable metal stents (CSEMS) has been reported in anastomotic strictures post liver transplant. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of different CSEMS in these subjects...
  45. ncbi request reprint Palliation of pancreatic ductal obstruction in pancreatic cancer
    Reem Z Sharaiha
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, Street 1305 York Avenue, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 23:917-23. 2013
    ..Further studies, including prospective randomized studies comparing plastic and metal stents in these indications, are needed to further validate and confirm these results. ..
  46. doi request reprint The assessment of specimens procured by endoscopic ampullectomy
    Andrew M Bellizzi
    Dept of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Am J Clin Pathol 132:506-13. 2009
    ..Of the patients, 33 (73%) had documented persistent disease. None of the histologic or clinical features had a statistically significant relationship with disease persistence...
  47. ncbi request reprint Does FDG-PET add information to EUS and CT in the initial management of esophageal cancer? A prospective single center study
    Patrick B McDonough
    Department of Gastroenterology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:570-4. 2008
    ..This prospective blinded study analyzes the utility of FDG-PET as an adjunct to EUS and CT for the management of patients with esophageal cancer...
  48. ncbi request reprint Photodynamic therapy in cholangiocarcinoma
    Michel Kahaleh
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, 1305 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 10:S44-7. 2012
    ..This article addresses the clinical implications of endoscopic biliary drainage, explores past and present study findings with PDT for cholangiocarcinoma, and offers an introduction to the novel techniques for direct visualization...
  49. doi request reprint Percutaneous gastrostomy tube placement to perform transgastrostomy endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography in patients with Roux-en-Y anatomy
    Bezawit Tekola
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:3364-9. 2011
    ..Patients with prior RYGB are not amenable to conventional endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreaticography (ERCP). Surgical gastrostomy (SG) tube placement enables transgastrostomy ERCP (TG-ERCP)...
  50. pmc Fully covered self-expanding metal stents placed temporarily in the bile duct: safety profile and histologic classification in a porcine model
    Mihir R Bakhru
    Digestive Health, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    BMC Gastroenterol 11:76. 2011
    ..Fully covered Self-Expanding metal stents (FCSEMS) have been shown efficacious in palliating malignant biliary obstructions. There is little data analyzing mucosal response to their temporary placement in the bile duct...
  51. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement for evaluation of imaging with single operator choledochoscopy: What are we looking at?
    Amrita Sethi
    Division of Digestive and Liver Disease, Columbia University Medical Center NYPH, New York, NY, United States
    Dig Liver Dis 46:518-22. 2014
    ..However, there are little data regarding the interobserver agreement of imaging interpretation. Our objective was to assess the interobserver agreement in single operator choledochoscopy interpretation...
  52. doi request reprint Effectiveness of unsedated transnasal endoscopy with white-light, flexible spectral imaging color enhancement, and lugol staining for esophageal cancer screening in high-risk patients
    Vitor Arantes
    Endoscopy Unit, Alfa Institute of Gastroenterology, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:314-21. 2013
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  53. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound-guided cholangiopancreatography and rendezvous techniques
    Vanessa M Shami
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, United States
    Dig Liver Dis 42:419-24. 2010
    ..Due to the technical complexity associated with this procedure, it should be reserved for endoscopists at tertiary care centers with advanced training in both EUS and ERCP...
  54. ncbi request reprint Factors predictive of malignancy and endoscopic resectability in ampullary neoplasia
    Michel Kahaleh
    Departments of Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia 22908 0708, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:2335-9. 2004
    ..Endoscopic treatment of ampullary lesions has been well described, though it remains uncertain if specific features predict malignancy, and whether identifiable factors are associated with successful endoscopic resection of benign lesions...
  55. doi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonographic access and drainage of the common bile duct
    Savreet Sarkaria
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 23:435-52. 2013
    ..This article reviews the indications and technique currently practiced in EUS-BD, including EUS-guided rendezvous, EUS-guided choledochoduodenostomy, and EUS-guided hepaticogastrostomy...
  56. ncbi request reprint EUS-guided antegrade transhepatic placement of a self-expandable metal stent in hepatico-jejunal anastomosis
    Everson L A Artifon
    University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    JOP 12:610-3. 2011
    ..To demonstrate an EUS-guided biliary drainage in patient with gastrointestinal tract modified surgically...
  57. doi request reprint Safety and efficacy of laser lithotripsy for complicated biliary stones using direct choledochoscopy
    Bryan G Sauer
    Digestive Health Center, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:253-6. 2013
    ..The objective of our study was to assess the safety and efficacy of laser lithotripsy with choledochoscopy guidance...
  58. doi request reprint Success and complications associated with placement of fully covered removable self-expandable metal stents for benign esophageal diseases (with videos)
    Mohamad A Eloubeidi
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 73:673-81. 2011
    ..Fully covered esophageal self-expandable metal stents (FCSEMSs) are thought to induce less mucosal hyperplasia and are potentially removable. They may constitute an attractive alternative for the treatment of benign esophageal diseases...
  59. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS)-guided access and therapy of pancreatico-biliary disorders: EUS-guided cholangio and pancreatic drainage
    Vanessa M Shami
    University of Virginia Health System, Digestive Health Center of Excellence, Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 17:581-93, vii-viii. 2007
    ..The techniques, efficacy, and complication of ECPD are discussed...
  60. doi request reprint Effect of pancreatic duct stent diameter on hospitalization in chronic pancreatitis: does size matter?
    Bryan G Sauer
    Department of Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Pancreas 38:728-31. 2009
    ..Few studies have compared response to different PD stent diameters. In this study, we retrospectively analyzed the effect of PD stent diameter on hospitalization for abdominal pain in chronic pancreatitis...
  61. ncbi request reprint Fine-needle aspiration cytology of pancreatic lymphoepithelial cysts
    Maria Luisa Policarpio-Nicolas
    Department of Pathology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Cancer 108:501-6. 2006
    ..The cytologic features of LECs have been described only in a handful of case reports and may overlap with both benign and malignant pancreatic tumors...
  62. doi request reprint Expandable metal stents for benign biliary disease
    Mihir R Bakhru
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Virginia, PO Box 800708, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 21:447-62, viii. 2011
    ..This article reviews the currently published experience on SEMS and attempts to define their current role in the treatment of benign biliary diseases...
  63. ncbi request reprint Removal of self-expandable metallic Wallstents
    Michel Kahaleh
    Digestive Health Center of Excellence, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 22908 0708, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 60:640-4. 2004
    ..In certain clinical situations, it also may be an alternative treatment for benign strictures. The ability to remove a metallic stent would be advantageous to the management of many biliary strictures, regardless of etiology...
  64. doi request reprint Pancreatic necrosectomy using covered esophageal stents: a novel approach
    Savreet Sarkaria
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Department of Surgery Intensive Care Unit, Weil Cornell Medical College, Cornell University Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
    J Clin Gastroenterol 48:145-52. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of endoscopic treatment of pancreatic necrosis with these stents...
  65. doi request reprint Death after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: findings at autopsy
    Sarah E Kerr
    Department of Pathology, University of Virginia Health System, Box 800214, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Hum Pathol 41:1138-44. 2010
    ..02) in ERCP-related death group versus controls. Although patients rarely die after ERCP, our findings suggest that healthy acinar tissue is a risk factor for ERCP-related death, especially in the setting of difficult cannulation...
  66. pmc Photodynamic therapy for cholangiocarcinoma
    Jayant P Talreja
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Gut Liver 4:S62-6. 2010
    ..This chapter summarizes the principle of PDT, the technique employed, and the published experience regarding PDT for cholangiocarcinoma...