Lumen-Apposing Stents, An Issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics. The Clinics: Internal Medicine 28-2

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Top expert Dr. Jacques Van Dam has compiled the most current clinical reviews on lumen-apposing stents, an important emerging field in interventional endoscopy that can substitute for more invasive surgeries. Authors have addressed the following topics in this issue: Fluid collections and pseudocysts as a complication of acute pancreatitis; Surgical management of pancreatic pseudocysts; Evolution of EUS-guided cyst gastrostomy; EUS-guided drainage of pancreatic fluid collections; EUS-guided biliary drainage as an alternative to ERCP; EUS-guided gallbladder drainage; Novel uses of LAMS; Lumen-apposing stents: Which one and why; Safety of LAMS; Endoscopic closure of fistuli; and How the experts do it: Step-by-step guide. Readers will come away with the knowledge they need to incorporate the use of LAMs in their clinical repertoire.

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Lumen-Apposing Stents - Table of Contents

Foreword: Lumen-Apposing Metal Stents: An Important New Tool for Interventional Endoscopy Comes of Age

Preface: Lumen-Apposing Stents: An Important Step Forward

Fluid Collections and Pseudocysts as a Complication of Acute Pancreatitis

Surgical Management of Pancreatic Pseudocysts

The Evolution of Endoscopic Cystgastrostomy

Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Drainage of Pancreatic Fluid Collections

Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Biliary Drainage

Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Gallbladder Drainage

Novel Uses of Lumen-Apposing Metal Stents

Lumen-Apposing Metal Stents: Which One and Why?

Avoidance, Recognition, and Management of Complications Associated with Lumen-Apposing Metal Stents

Endoscopic Closure of Gastrointestinal Fistulae and Leaks

How the Experts Do It: Step-by-Step Guide

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Van Dam, Jacques Professor of Medicine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA.
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