In the extension study, the gastroscopy reported the presence of abundant food remains and proliferative and ulcerated lesion in antral region that did not allow the passage of an endoscopic tube
. The biopsy of the ulcerated lesion was positive for intestinal type adenocarcinoma.
"When you put multiple devices, such as fiber optics, other tubes, guidewires, and even stents, through a narrow laparoscopic or endoscopic tube
, for example, you get a 'stack-up' of tolerances.
A suturing device called an EndoCinch is attached to an endoscopic tube
inserted through the mouth and into the esophagus.