GIE Senior Associate Editor, Dr. John R. Saltzman, MD, FASGE, highlights this article from the February issue “Core curriculum for endoscopic mucosal resection” by the ASGE Training Committee.
This article provides a framework for teaching the skills needed to perform endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR). It provides an outstanding overview of the technical, nontechnical, and cognitive skills needed for training in EMR. The topics covered include a discussion of EMR in varying locations within the GI tract, hemostasis techniques, defect closure, and specimen retrieval.
This document serves as a platform for education, training, and the clinical practice of EMR.
Read the article abstract here.
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