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
The Role of Cholangioscopy and RFA in Pancreaticobiliary Cancer Treatment, Neil Sharma, M.D.
Dr. Sharma discusses clinical challenges of stricture management and stent obstruction with case footage and a non-surgical, extrahepatic algorithm for cholangiocarcinoma.
Optimizing the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pancreaticobiliary Diseases: Digital Cholangioscopy using the SpyGlass™ DS System by Mouen Khashab, M.D., Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.
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.
The Evolving Role of the SpyGlass DS System in the Pre-operative Management of Hepatico-Pancreaticobiliary Cancer by Sandeep Patel, M.D., San Antonio, TX, U.S.A.
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.
Endoscopic Management of Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma, Clinical Evidence Overview and Case Review Video Presentation, Michel Kahaleh, M.D.
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.
The Role of Cholangioscopy in Main Duct Cholangiocarcinoma, by Neil Sharma, MD & Kevin Lowe, M.D. PhD, FACS
Neil Sharma, MD, gives an overview of Cholangiocarcinoma and how it is the 2nd most common primary liver malignancy.
Managing Indeterminant Biliary Strictures, Dr. Neil Sharma, M.D.
Learn More about pre-procedure planning and diagnostic modality selection. Dr. Sharma also discusses biopsy collection, alternative techniques and important pathology considerations.
Video Case Studies
Cholangioscopy guided biopsy of Indeterminant Biliary Stricture, Mankanwal Sachdev, M.D.
Sampling of a biliary duct lesion from a tangential position with SpyBite™ Max.
SpyGlass™ DS Direct Visualization System Animation
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
SpyScope™ DS Catheter Removal and Disposal
Step-by-step instructions for the removal and disposal of the SpyScope DS Catheter after a cholangioscopy procedure.
SpyScope™ DS Access and Delivery Catheter Setup
This video tutorial provides step-by-step instructions for the setup and use of the SpyScope DS Catheter, including attaching the SpyScope to the controller, the duodenoscopy and the irrigation and aspiration.
Set-up and Use of the SpyGlass™ DS Digital Controller
This video tutorial is particularly useful for the initial set-up of the SpyGlass DS Digital Controller.
Case of the Month
Articles and Guides
Case of the Month