Clinical outcomes of endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal tumors

Post written by Kazuki Boda, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology and Metabolism, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan. The focus of our study was to investigate the clinical outcomes of colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) at a regional level. Because the morbidity associated with colon carcinomas is rising in Japan, the number of ESDs for …

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Clinical impact of narrow-band imaging magnifying endoscopic classification of colorectal tumors

Post written by Shinji Tanaka, MD, PhD, from Endoscopy and Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical & Health Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan. By JNET classification using magnifying observation, it will be possible to characterize the lesions of NICE Type 2 more in detail. NICE Type 2 includes various lesion such as dysplasia, superficial submucosal carcinoma, and …

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Predictors of incomplete resection and perforation for ESD

Nana Hayashi, MD from Hiroshima University Hospital in Hiroshima, Japan discusses her Original Article "Predictors of incomplete resection and perforation associated with endoscopic submucosal dissection for colorectal tumors." Predictors of incomplete resection and perforation can include lesion size, growth type, pathological diagnosis, use of hemostatic forceps, degree of fibrosis, history of biopsy, history of local …

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