ESD of a large duodenal neuroendocrine tumor adjacent to the pyloric ring

Post written by Sonmoon Mohapatra, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saint Peter’s University Hospital/Rutgers—RWJ Medical School, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. A 62-year-old morbidly obese (BMI 62) man with multiple comorbid conditions was found to have a 1.5-cm subepithelial duodenal lesion in the anterior wall of the duodenal bulb, located within 1 …

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EMR of large and giant lateral spreading lesions of the duodenum

Post written by Amir Klein, MD, from the Endoscopy Unit, Westmead Hospital, in Westmead, New South Wales, Australia This study investigates the short and long term outcomes of endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) of large duodenal adenomas. Large sporadic duodenal adenomas are uncommon, but harbor a malignant potential, which requires consideration of definitive treatment. EMR may …

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