This web page provides clinical data, case studies, tips and techniques and disease management perspectives on digital cholangioscopy from physician experts in this field.
Presentations on Digital Cholangioscopy
Watch as Dr. Khashab brings to light his meta-analysis of 40+ SpyGlass DS publications and shares his personal experience using cholangioscopy to treat large biliary stones, diagnose indeterminate strictures, and guide pre-surgical mapping.
Dr. Patel discusses the role of cholangioscopy in mapping for cholangiocarcinoma and IPMN, and shares his experience using the new SpyGlass Retrieval Snare and SpyGlass Retrieval Basket.
Accuracy and cost effectiveness in stricture diagnostics, and a multidisciplinary approach to palliative treatment for non-resectable disease, including stenting, RFA, and mapping with cholangioscopy.
Neil Sharma, MD, gives an overview of Cholangiocarcinoma and how it is the 2nd most common primary liver malignancy.
Dr. Shrestha and Dr. Kazimi share their institution’s multi-disciplinary approach to managing patients with liver disease. They also discuss the role that direct visualization and targeted biopsies play in managing these patients.
Dr. Ellrichmann presents his experience diagnosing and treating complex bile duct stones, and shares case studies and data related to cholangioscopy with lithotripsy.
Video Case Studies
The animation shows system components, taking biopsies with the SpyBite™ Biopsy forceps and fragmenting stones using EHL or holmium laser therapy under direct visualization.
Set-up and Use Tutorials
This video tutorial is particularly useful for the initial set-up of the SpyGlass DS Digital Controller.
Articles and Guides