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Gastroduodenal FTRD® – Case report shows successful resection of accessory spleen

Successful use of the gastroduodenal FTRD® for diagnostic clarification and resection of an incidental accessory spleen found in the stomach wall

Key findings
• Patient underwent an esophagogastroduodenoscopy and subsequent endoscopic ultrasound, which revealed a submucosal gastric lesion
• The lesion was successfully resected using the gastroduodenal FTRD without complications
• Gastroduodenal FTRD enabled diagnostic clarification: pathology results confirmed the presence of an accessory spleen extending into the deep tissue

Case Details
• Type: Case report
• Patient: 54-year-old woman, presenting with fatigue and iron deficiency anemia
• Medical history: Stage 2 right breast cancer at age 24, splenectomy at 30 years, total abdominal hysterectomy at age 50 due to menorrhagia

Trujillo SG, Saleh S, Burkholder R, Shibli F, Shah B. Accessory Spleen: A Rare and Incidental Finding in the Stomach Wall. Cureus. 2022 May 13;14(5):e24977. doi:10.7759/cureus.24977.

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gastroduodenal FTRD® mounted on an endoscope enables endoscopic full-thickness resection of lesions in stomach and duodenum Ovesco Endoscopy