EUS-guided colo-enterostomy as a salvage drainage procedure in a high surgical risk patient with small bowel obstruction due to severe ileocolonic anastomotic stricture: a new application of lumen-apposing metal stent (LAMS)

Hugh D. Mai, Ethan Dubin, Arun Mavanur, Marvin Feldman, Sudhir Dutta

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Abstract

We submit the first case report of a successful EUS-guided transmural LAMS placement to drain the small bowel directly into the transverse colon in a high surgical risk patient with obstruction due to severe anastomotic stricture. We describe our technique for endoscopic colo-enterostomy and are hopeful that this will become a viable option to manage non-operable high-grade distal small bowel obstruction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Journal of Gastroenterology
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Mar 5 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anastomotic stricture
  • Colo-enterostomy
  • EUS-guided drainage
  • LAMS
  • SBO

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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