Conscious transnasal hybrid ESD enables safe and painless en bloc resection

Post written by Yohei Minato, MD, from the NTT Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan. With the transnasal endoscopy, we successfully performed hybrid endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) of an early gastric cancer without sedation. Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) is a technically demanding and time-consuming procedure, which is usually performed under sedation. Recently, hybrid ESD was developed as …

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Technical difficulty in colorectal ESD

Kenichiro Imai, MD from the Division of Endoscopy, Shizuoka Cancer Center in Shizuoka, Japan discusses "Preoperative indicators of failure of en bloc resection or perforation in colorectal endoscopic submucosal dissection: implications for lesion stratification by technical difficulties during stepwise training." This study assessed predictors for failure of en bloc resection and perforation in colorectal endoscopic …

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