Endoscopic full-thickness resection of a gastric GI stromal tumor

Post written by Vincent Huberty, MD, from the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatopancreatology, and Digestive Oncology, Erasme Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium. This is a video case report of a 76-year-old woman diagnosed with a 23-mm gastric GIST located in the fundus, on the greater curvature. Workup (including fine-needle aspiration, bite-to-bite biopsies, and EUS) …

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Endoscopic full-thickness resection of a gastric subepithelial tumor

Post written by Shashideep Singhal, MD, from the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA. An 81-year-old man was complaining of GERD. An EGD showed an incidental gastric body nodule. An EUS revealed a 1.5-cm by 1.4-cm submucosal tumor extending into the muscularis propria. Cytology from FNA showed spindle cells, suggestive …

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