What is it about?

A new small bore drainage has been developted for endoscopic vacuum therapy. Drainage of a infected pancreatic cyst is described.

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Why is it important?

A new typ of open-pore film drainage has been developted. The drainage has a small bore diameter of 4-6 mm. The paper includes a video which showes construction of the new drainage.

Perspectives

With the innovative device new minimal-invasive indications for endoscopic negative pressure therapy can be found such a treatment of pancreatic cyst.

Dr Gunnar Loske
Katholisches Marienkrankenhaus GmbH

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This page is a summary of: Transgastric endoscopic vacuum therapy with a new open-pore film drainage device in a case of infective pancreatic necrosis, Endoscopy, April 2016, Thieme Publishing Group, DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-106576.
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