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Spy Glass Laser Endoscopy

Spy Glass Laser Endoscopy

What is the Current Practice in managing Hepato Billiary Diseases?

The current intervention in Hepatic, billiary and pancreatic diseases is a blind technique which has inadequate visualization due to 2D black and white imaging with plenty of exposure to X-Ray which is unhealthy

Spy Glass DS (Digital and Simple) direct visualization system has opened up blind spots in the treatment of disorder of brilliary system of the human body. Life threatening of disorder involving the liver, pancreas and gall bladder can now be diagnosed and treated under direct vision, which were earlier diagnosed using a 2d X-Ray image.

Benefits of SpyGlass DS

  • Single Operator System
  • Four - way steerability
  • 2 Irrigation and suction channels
  • Direct biopsy facility
  • 1.2 mm working channel accommodating both Electro Hydraulic Lithotripsy and laser probe at same time.


What are the steps included in the procedure?

Step - 1
With help of side viewing scope identity Ampula at the 2nd part of duodenum to perform ERCP or Pancreatography.

Step - 2
Access the intended duct with guide wire.

Step - 3
Introduce 3 mm sized spyscope over the wire through the Side Viewing scope working Channel.

Step - 4
Access and visualize stone or stricture.

Step - 5A
In case of stone - introduce laser probe to performlithotripsy under spyglass vision and clear the stone in one sitting.

Step - 5B
In caseof stricture - introduce spybite biopsy for accurate diagnosis and decide on surgery or not.

Step - 5C
Remove the foreign body [migrated plactic stent] under the vision of Spyglass DS.