Lumen-Apposing Stents, An Issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323583060, 9780323583077

Lumen-Apposing Stents, An Issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics, Volume 28-2

1st Edition

Authors: Jacques Van Dam
eBook ISBN: 9780323583077
Hardcover ISBN: 9780323583060
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 14th March 2018

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Table of Contents

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


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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About the Authors

Jacques Van Dam Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA